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May 19, 2013
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12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Silk Road: X'ian to Kashgar"  In China, Megan McCormick follows the legendary trade route along which caravans of treasures once found their way into Europe.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   SPECIAL REPORT: In part three of its award-winning series on U.S. immigration policies done in conjunction with the Nation Institute, Need to Know examines how Obama administration policies are leading to the deportation - and ultimately the deaths - of thousands of undocumented workers who have worked in the United States for decades, even raising families here. These undocumented workers are the very people the president and some Republican lawmakers say should be eligible for a pathway to citizenship. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Income and Expenses"  Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kids watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you'll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits, and innovation. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "BLM Crime/Primative Living"  A BLM ranger helps protect central Oregon's scenery from the ravages that seem to go along with growth. A flint-knapping gathering at Glass Buttes shows how people might have lived in primitive days.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Forgotten Cookies"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Melting Moments cookies. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for toasters. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Decoding Neanderthals"  A team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announces in 2010 they have reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome, and the analysis shows modern humans and their Neanderthal cousins interbred widely outside Africa. The film looks at these findings and a range of new evidence for Neanderthal self-expression and language.G
5:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "It's A Free Country"  Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories - ripped from the headlines - involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion and right to privacy. D
6:00 pm 
Other Holy Land   This documentary explores the earliest history and growth of Christianity in Asia Minor, now the country of Turkey. Top scholars of archeology and history guide us through three geographical areas - Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Constantinople (Istanbul) - that played a major role in the transformation of a "cult" called Christianity into a world wide religion. Turkey today is a very modern country, where visitors can still discover secret churches carved out of rock, visit markets and landscapes that seem unchanged over two millennia, gaze on ancient icons, stand amid historic ruins, and walk in the footsteps of St. D
7:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
8:00 pm 
Eisenhower's Secret War  "From Warrior to President"  A military man - five-star general and World War II hero - Dwight D. Eisenhower does not aspire to be a politician. His career goal in the nuclear age is to keep America secure from the threats of communism. Becoming president allows him to continue to provide that leadership. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "It's A Free Country"  Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories - ripped from the headlines - involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion and right to privacy. D
10:00 pm 
Other Holy Land   This documentary explores the earliest history and growth of Christianity in Asia Minor, now the country of Turkey. Top scholars of archeology and history guide us through three geographical areas - Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Constantinople (Istanbul) - that played a major role in the transformation of a "cult" called Christianity into a world wide religion. Turkey today is a very modern country, where visitors can still discover secret churches carved out of rock, visit markets and landscapes that seem unchanged over two millennia, gaze on ancient icons, stand amid historic ruins, and walk in the footsteps of St. D
11:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
12:00 pm 
Minds Behind The Station   This is a documentary for viewers of all ages about the NASA scientists who designed the Space Station and maintain the floating laboratory that is used as a base for space exploration, observation and research.G
12:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
1:00 pm 
Five Rivers Five Voices   Across a vast landscape, rivers cut to the very heart of life in the American West. Some are wild, some harnessed by man. Some inspire and renew us, others stand as boundaries and battlegrounds. D
2:00 pm 
Churchill  "The Last Prize"  Explore the later life of Winston Churchill, the embodiment of Britain and the age of imperial grandeur. Part 3 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 3. Social History"  The discipline of social history focuses on the lives of ordinary people. Diaries, photos, music, and clothing all contain clues to these personal histories. This session illustrates how literature can be more fully understood when paired with social history artifacts that reflect the cultural norms of the time. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "China"  Today we visit the Far East. China is located in eastern Asia and has the largest population of any country in the world with over 1 billion people. We visit China for beautiful symbols of the Chinese New year and traditional Chinese designs. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
5:30 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chop Salad, Redfish Courtbouillon, and Strawberry Sorbet. D
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "You Say Harissa"  Each time Joanne travels, she loves to find ways to bring exotic flavors home. In this episode, she shows her student Michelle how a picant spice rub, harissa, can quickly transform a home cooked meal of pork tenderloin into a gourmet experience with a cooling mint and cumin yogurt on the side. Recipes: Harissa-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Mint and Cumin Yogurt, Green Spring Vegetables. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Food, Drink & Place"  At Istanbul's Spice Market, persimmons are split open, their insides resembling melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
9:00 pm 
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
9:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Asparagus Puffs (Gougeres) and Lamb Skewers With Fava Salad"  Joanne shows her student Del how to peel fava beans and use rosemary in an unexpected way, and then they create a seasonal twist on the classic French cheese gougeres. Recipes: (1) ASPARAGUS CHEESE PUFFS, (2) GRILLED LAMB ON ROSEMARY SKEWERS WITH WARM FAVA SALAD. Student: Clodel "Del" Gosuico - Programmer. D
10:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Texas Bbq"  Chef Joe ventures out of the kitchen, even leaves New York and heads to Texas to see how BBQ is done in the Lone Star State. He finishes his round trip with some New York style pizza and some Long Island Apple Picking! What a way to spend the day!. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Show Off Their Kinky Boots"  Our guests are composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper and librettist Harvey Fierstein creators of Kinky Boots, the hit show. They reveal secrets of their collaboration, which resulted in 6 Tony Awards, including ones for Lauper and the show as Best Musical of 2013. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What Makes Brains Conscious?"  Everything I know - everything! -- comes from my brain. Consciousness, our private sense of inner awareness, is the one big question to which we might find answers. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Daughter from Danang/Balikbayan"  "Daughter from Danang" tells the story of a Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter who are joyously reunited after 22 years -- but whose illusions are quickly shattered as the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in. In "Balikbayan," a migrant worker sends her mother back home bringing a taste of a 'better life' at all cost. This is one of the absurd but practical realities of mixing consumerism along with tradition in a developing nation. D
2:30 pm 
Little Manila: Filipinos In California's Heartland   The "Little Manilla" section of Stockton, Calif., filled with chop-suey houses, gambling dens and dance halls, served as the de facto hometown for displaced Filipinos at the turn of the 20th century. In its heyday, this lively area contained the largest population of Filipinos outside of the Philippines. D
3:00 pm 
Key Ingredients   Most of us don't give a second thought about the wealth of history and culture that shapes our dining habits and taste preferences. Our recipes, menus, ceremonies, and etiquette are directly shaped by our country's rich immigrant experience, the history and innovations of food preparation technology, and the ever changing availability of key ingredients. Key ingredients explores four aspects of our complex relationship with food: Entrepreneurial Spirit - Many people prefer to eat foods grown by people they know using local resources. D
3:30 pm 
Indelible Lalita   Indelible Lalita tells the story of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment. Meditatively flowing between surface and interior, the film follows Lalita as she migrates from Bombay to Paris to Montreal, and becomes completely White along the way. Lalita learns to let go of her body as the sign of her ethnicity and femininity, and ultimately realizes that her body is just a temporary vessel for her spirit. D
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "West 47th Street"  Mental illness is a topic rife with stereotypes and misunderstanding. Made with depth and compassion, West 47th Street is an intimate cinema verite portrait of four people struggling to recover from serious mental illness. They've all come to Fountain House, a renowned rehabilitation center in New York City's Hell's Kitchen. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Daughter from Danang/Balikbayan"  "Daughter from Danang" tells the story of a Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter who are joyously reunited after 22 years -- but whose illusions are quickly shattered as the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in. In "Balikbayan," a migrant worker sends her mother back home bringing a taste of a 'better life' at all cost. This is one of the absurd but practical realities of mixing consumerism along with tradition in a developing nation. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "West 47th Street"  Mental illness is a topic rife with stereotypes and misunderstanding. Made with depth and compassion, West 47th Street is an intimate cinema verite portrait of four people struggling to recover from serious mental illness. They've all come to Fountain House, a renowned rehabilitation center in New York City's Hell's Kitchen. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Daughter from Danang/Balikbayan"  "Daughter from Danang" tells the story of a Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter who are joyously reunited after 22 years -- but whose illusions are quickly shattered as the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in. In "Balikbayan," a migrant worker sends her mother back home bringing a taste of a 'better life' at all cost. This is one of the absurd but practical realities of mixing consumerism along with tradition in a developing nation. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing"  George learns about stretching, keeping hydrated and pacing to help Professor Wiseman win a race.G
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Surprising Bean/Hear Here"  The Surprising Bean - Nick keeps trying to surprise Sally, but he just can't do it! The Cat takes them to find a real surprise in the Skippylarito Fields! Once there, Cat shows them a special bean - that suddenly moves! With a shrunken Thingamajigger, they go inside the bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there. They learn that it's really the moth that causes the bean to move. What a neat surprise indeed! Hear Here - The kids hear chirping but can't find where it's coming from. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Magic Porridge Pot"  Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Build A Better Basket"  Alan, Rosita, and Elmo are putting together a basket full of goodies for Little Red Riding Hood to take to her grandma's house. Red Riding Hood comes by ready to pick up the basket and asks if they tested it to make sure it was strong enough to stand up to the Big Bad Wolf. They agree to test the basket, and Alan holds it up saying, "I got a basket of goodies for you, Grandma. D
3:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Super Daniel!/Play Pretend"  Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. D
3:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Shadow Smile!"  After looking at his own shadow, Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. This leads Sid and his friends to investigate shadows at The Science Center. They explore ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source and discover that shadows show shapes but not details like colors, stripes, or a smile! (Educational objective - Shadows). D
4:00 pm 
WordWorld  "A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly"  A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly. D
4:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Shows Responsibility"  Borrowed Book: Miss Martin agrees to loan Caillou a preschool book, as long as he promises to take good care of it. Caillou agrees, but when he returns home he soon realizes the book is gone. Oh no! He lost it! Feeling badly, Caillou goes to great lengths to recreate the book - only to find out he left it in the preschool's playground. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The New Kid/The Princess and the Frog"  The New Kid - When Riff meets a new friend in the park, BJ feels a little left out. BJ goes to great lengths to try to find a new friend for himself. Barney helps BJ see that we don't have to forget old friends when we make new ones. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Good Deeds"  It is a busy day in Sodor as Knapford Station is being decorated. Emily is collecting the flowers for the new window boxes, but when Mavis does not say hello, Emily assumes she is sad and chuffs to the quarry to cheer her up with some of the flowers. The flowers end up in the way of the engines' work. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing"  George learns about stretching, keeping hydrated and pacing to help Professor Wiseman win a race.G
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon/Art in the Park"  HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON - It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution. ART IN THE PARK - Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Seasquatch"  The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Fortress of Attitude"  The kids use their skills at measuring length to climb a massive, booby-trapped statue of Hacker.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Bounces Back"  Ruff is under a lot of pressure. To his dismay, he's recently heard that schnauzers are the most intelligent breed of dogs. Meanwhile Chet has shredded his final term paper for obedience school. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories"  Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess _ but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life. Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Muffy's Art Attack/Tales from the Crib"  Muffy's Art Attack - Arthur Ganson, real-life kinetic sculptor, guest stars in this episode about art appreciation. When Muffy sees Ganson' s machines, she brags that she can make even better ones . until the artist himself shows her that art is beautiful when created out of self-expression, not competition. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Escape From Flea Island/No Dogs Allowed"  Escape from Flea Island - Carolina is determined to outdo Tiffany Blatsky on the science project. No Dogs Allowed - Tiffany wants to make Helen's treehouse into a girls' clubhouse.G
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Personal Trainer/Sprout Outing"  George learns about stretching, keeping hydrated and pacing to help Professor Wiseman win a race.G
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Surprising Bean/Hear Here"  The Surprising Bean - Nick keeps trying to surprise Sally, but he just can't do it! The Cat takes them to find a real surprise in the Skippylarito Fields! Once there, Cat shows them a special bean - that suddenly moves! With a shrunken Thingamajigger, they go inside the bean and meet the moth larvae that lives there. They learn that it's really the moth that causes the bean to move. What a neat surprise indeed! Hear Here - The kids hear chirping but can't find where it's coming from. D

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