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October 19, 2013
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2:00 am 
America Revealed  "Electric Nation"  Called the biggest, most complex machine in the world, Yul Kwon travels the country to understand how more than 200,000 miles of high-tension transmission lines deliver electricity to the nation and learn the intricacies and vulnerabilities of the system. He joins a live wire repair team who do their daring repairs from the side of a helicopter in flight, visits the country's largest coal mine, and rappels down the side of a wind turbine.G

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G

4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G

4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Thinking and Language"  The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. This lesson explores both topics. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses his research in cognitive psychology, and linguist Noam Chomsky, along with others, explains the principles of language acquisition. Susan Curtiss tells the gripping story of "Genie" a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.G

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Search for Intelligence"  What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This lesson presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. The nature/nurture influence on intelligence is also explored, as well as the phenomenon of stereotype threat.G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Lawyers for Justice - In much of Asia where poverty is widespread, the rule of law weak and human rights only starting to get traction, lawyers generally represent only the rich and powerful. Lucky Severson reports from Chiang Mai, Thailand on Bruce Lasky, a lawyer from New York who is working with law schools in Southeast Asia to set up pro bono legal clinics to help the poor and disenfranchised there. 12 Years a Slave - The powerful movie 12 Years a Slave, based on a true story of a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery, premieres this weekend. D

6:30 am 
Start Up  "Workin Like A Hot Dog!"  Gary and the crew head to Indianapolis to chat with Bev, who started Happy Dog Hotel and Spa, a pet facility that's provides high-standard care for man's best friend. Then they travel to Cleveland to meet with Al "Bubba" Baker, NFL player turned restaurateur, who began "Bubba's Q," a family restaurant with a lot of heart and some very unique ribs. And last, they trek over to Detroit to speak with Roger, who created "Train Like A Savage," a no-holds-barred workout regime that's mental and physically challenging its devotees. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Melanoma"  Patient Story: While Melanoma is the most dangerous kind of skin cancer, it can be curable if it is caught and treated early. In this episode, Andrea Heitker shares her personal story, and you'll learn the signs of Melanoma and what you can do to prevent it. Myth or Medicine: Can sunscreen actually cause skin cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent skin cancer. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Yummy Pastas"  Everyone loves pasta, and Lidia is known for her hundreds of super easy and really delicious pasta dishes that can be prepared any day of the week. In fact, this episode contains recipes that are perfect for the busiest of days, including Baked Ziti, Fettuccine Alfredo and Spaghetti with Basil Pistachio Pesto. D

8:00 am 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Providence, RI: Chefs Matt Jennings and Ken Oringer"  Pete Evans cooks with two of the East Coast's best chefs to make a delicious meal on a roof deck in downtown Providence that overlooks the entire downtown area. Dinner includes green asparagus with black truffle vinaigrette and morels, sassafrass panna cotta, and grilled pork belly with razor clams. D

8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Farm Market Fresh"  Host Laura Theodore prepares recipes that are bursting with "just picked" flavor. She begins with refreshing "Garden Vegetable Basil Gazpacho" a chilled delight on a hot summer night. Next up, fresh from the farm ingredients inspire tempting "Zucchini Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Salsa" and zesty "Arugula and Walnut Pesto Pasta" Apples stand front and center in "Autumn Apple Crisp. D

9:30 am 
Martha Bakes  "Brioche"  Brioche is light, airy and one of Martha's favorite breads. In this episode, she starts by making the brioche dough and then turns it into three wonderful brioche variations - brioche a tete, brioche loaf, and baba au rhum. She also creates Martha's French toast, a breakfast favorite. D

10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "You Say Tomato"  When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Backyard Barbecue"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Barbecued Pulled Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for electric charcoal starters. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of ice cream cones. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Two Ways with Fish"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Poached Fish Fillets with Sherry-Tomato Vinaigrette. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of poaching in oil. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of oyster crackers. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Point of View"  Scrapbooking for your life means capturing events and moments that are all about you. It's creating projects with a very personal point of view. Our show includes: "Who I am becoming", a personal page reflecting today, a vintage collage layout using paints to add ephemera with Paula Nelson-Hart, and a tribute to "who you are" with Kim Hupke; projects about us all on today's Scrapbook Soup. D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Trademark of Spring, Part 1"  (15 x 30 Canvas; Acrylic Medium) In this episode, Jerry shows how to compose this beautiful Blue Bonnet painting using a rough charcoal sketch. Then he paints sky and under-paints all of the main features of the landscape, I.e., distant hills, distant trees, meadows, and the road. D

12:30 pm 
Aviators   Zenith 801: No runway? No problem! We challenge the limits faced in the world of bush flying in this amazing utilitarian aircraft. Legacy Flight: A tribute to our flying heroes past and present. ILS Testing: The Instrument Landing System (ILS) is a precise system used to help planes land almost blind. D

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Getting to Work"  Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater"  Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. D

2:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Rachell's Standing Desk 2"  Learn how to cut the coolest woodworking joint of all! The miter-clamped breadboard end makes a broad desktop that always stays flat. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Sand Shaded Clock"  On this installment of Rough Cut, Tommy takes a look at the art of sand shading, a technique dating back to the ancient Egyptians. He demonstrates how this art form can be uniquely applied to his Sand Shaded Clock project. For the Rough Cut Road Trip, Tommy heads to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, which houses some beautiful examples of sand shading made by John and Thomas Seymour. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek   2014 Road Tests: Porsche Cayman, Nissan Note. D

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Discover how sea oats are helping one state save its shoreline. Visit a North Carolina nursery using robots to deliver plants for your garden. Examine the research going into creating new plants at Burpee Seeds. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "America's Political Breakdown"  After a 16-day shutdown, there's finally a deal to raise the debt limit and reopen the government. But the can's just been kicked down the road - another Congressional confrontation over spending cuts, entitlement programs and possible default will take place within a few months. Nonetheless, Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator of the Financial Times believes that no matter the rhetoric and flamethrowing, the debt ceiling has to be raised because the alternatives are "simply, unimaginably horrible. D

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   While United States immigration policy makes it difficult for immigrant entrepreneurs to get visas to set up shop in the United States, Chile is welcoming them with open arms. Through an initiative called Start-Up Chile, the country is aiming to be the high-tech hub of South America. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. D

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Salute to Our Senior Citizens"  Bobby Burgess is host for this tune-filled tribute to the young-at-heart everywhere that opens with "Dearie." Gail, Ron and Michael invite everyone to "Let's Go Dance Again." Jim Turner croons "Try to Remember." Lawrence conducts the band in a rendition of "You're an Old Smoothie."G

7:59 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Once in a Moonlit Junkyard"  When a stranger on a motorbike rides into town looking for Compo, it can only mean the return of his old girlfriend Babs.G

8:29 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth plans to attend a country house sale to mingle with the aristocracy. Richard loses sleep over what she might buy.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Relationships"  Relations remain frosty between Lionel and Jean. Alistair, Lionel's agent, is keen on Jean and she responds.G

9:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Mum's The Word"  Plans for Richard and Ava's wedding are escalating. Ava confides her concerns about the plans to Sarah but Sarah has trouble responding. Chloe also has a crisis that she needs Sarah's help with.G

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Cement Load"  When the submarine pen project is cancelled, the men of Possum Lodge contend with 15 truckloads of cement. Red converts a boat into a hovercraft.G

10:30 pm 
My Family  "Can't Get No Satisfaction"  Michael and Alfie's internet dating does not go quite according to plan. Kenzo's piano-playing may leave a lot to be desired, but will Ben's attempt to get his old band together prove a bigger hit?G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Crimson Horror"  There is something odd about Mrs. Gillyflower's Sweetville mill town, with its perfectly clean streets and beautiful people. There is something even stranger about the bodies washing up in the river, all bright red and waxy. When the Doctor and Clara go missing, it is up to Vastra, Jenny and Strax to rescue them before they too fall victim to the Crimson Horror.G

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