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November 2, 2012
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2:00 am 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 9. The Professional Teacher"  In this video program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they nurture themselves as professionals: their mentors and heroes, their activities, and the ways they reach out to their peers as they all grow in their careers. Documentary-style footage showcases the myriad ways in which they maintain their professional edge. D
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Alternating Current"  Electromagnetic induction makes it easy to generate alternating current while transformers make it practical to distribute it over long distances. D
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Economic Efficiency"  Rent control in New York City explains the effect of wage and price controls in a free market economy. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "True Love/Friendship"  Rebecca and Ramon exchange Christmas presents - and a kiss. Ramon suggests they spend New Year's together.G
5:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Walk Your Way to a Healthy Heart 2"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need"  THAT'S SNOW LIE - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink A FRIEND IN NEED - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero.". D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses"  Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Webby In Bathland"  Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Discovering Darkness"  On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked--creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Step By Step!"  When Leo forgets his brand new toy dinosaur in the park, Daddy and Caillou go looking for it, with no success. So Caillou, with Mommy's help, puts up a Lost and Found Poster, and then, finds 'Dino' at the Park Office Lost and Found! When the washing machine needs fixing, Caillou ends up helping Bob the repairman. Inspired, Caillou helps Dad hammer a nail and glue the leg onto a wobbly stool too! Caillou accompanies Grandma to the Senior's residence where he finds out 'driving' the meal cart is more fun than driving his toy truck. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Good Egg: Kenya"  When the kids find a mysterious, colorful egg in the park, Barney takes them on a trip to Kenya to try to find out what kind of animal could have laid the egg. While in Kenya, they meet Ayira who introduces them to many people, cultures and animals of Kenya!. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Useful"  Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny Mayor/Tobey Goes Good"  Granny Mayor - Granny May uses her wily ways to become the Mayor's Senior Aide. WordGirl has to help the Mayor see past her "nice old lady" act to stop him from signing laws which actually help villains commit more crimes. Tobey Goes Good - In order to win WordGirl's heart Tobey decides enters "The Young Inventors Challenge and Friendly Competition. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finale"  Ruff's twin brother Scruff has taken over FETCH!. Scruff devises a series of elimination games that take place in a variety of Ruff and Scruff's important childhood haunts. And once again, is Ruff stuck without a Grand Prize?!?. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses"  Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Media, Ethics and the Election"  Marcia Franklin talks with Kelly McBride, a senior faculty member of the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida who specializes in ethics, reporting and writing at the school for professional journalists, news media leaders, future journalists and journalism teachers.G
8:30 pm 
Election 2012: What's at Stake   Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour anchors this combination of field reports and interview segments that explore how President Obama and Governor Romney say they plan to address some of the nation's most pressing concerns. The show looks at stimulating the economy, paying for Social Security and Medicare, providing affordable healthcare, reforming immigration and protecting America's interests abroad. Contributing to this special are anchors and correspondents from PBS NEWSHOUR, FRONTLINE, WASHINGTON WEEK and NEED TO KNOW.G
9:30 pm 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Furry Four"  Telly, Abby, and Elmo are reading Telly's favorite comic book "The Furry Four!" They decide to pretend to be the Furry Four and quickly change into their furry, super costumes. Elmo is the Furry Flash, Abby is the Furry Tornado, and Telly is Mr. Furry! But that only makes three. They need one more member to be Furry Muscles so they can become "The Furry Four. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes"  The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg"  Rick cruises the Rhine River, dodging riverboat traffic and the legendary siren, Lorelei. He climbs castles, descends into dungeons, and relaxes with Rhine wine before touring Burg Eltz - a lived-in castle where the noble lady still puts out fresh flowers.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Copenhagen and Denmark"  Rudy splurges on pastries in Copenhagan, visits the Little Mermaid and dances till dawn at Tivoli Gardens. He rides horseback through the Danish countryside and storms the moat at Prince Hamlet's castle.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Tequila: Exploring The Legend"  Host David Yetman, Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez and premiere agave expert Ana Valenzuela travel to the state of Jalisco, Mexico, to inspect the history, production process - and even taste - of one of Mexico's most famous exports - tequila. The trip begins in Tequila, the city named after the famous beverage. The city has profited economically and developed a strong sense of cultural identity around the production of this distilled liquor. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Garden Coaching (Atlanta, GA)"  Just as athletes have trainers, we too can have personal garden coaches to help us achieve the landscape of our dreams. In this episode, we tag along with a coach to learn how they can guide, teach and empower us to be better gardeners on any skill level. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Rio Grande Del Norte, Climate Adaptation, Flying Aces of the Insect World, Peel Watershed, Indigo Snakes"  In northern New Mexico the Rio Grande runs through a spectacular gorge formed by a rift in the Earth's crust. It is a critical flyway for migratory birds, with a plateau on either side that is an important habitat for elk and deer. A pending Congressional bill would protect these areas as the Rio Grande del Norte National Conservation Area.G
9:00 am 
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
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Chitown Union Station"  Visit one of the largest two rail O gauge layouts in the country; step back to 1882, when the Denver, South Park and Rio Grande railroad was still under construction; visit the railroad that originally took the industrial age millionaires to their summer mansions; and Tracks Ahead explores how some rail travelers go in style.G
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Volcano"  Bring out the dynamics of the Hawaiian volcano using vibrant colors and perspective.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play "On Green Dolphin Street" and the signature lick from the Four Seasons hit, "Oh, What A Night." Featured guests include Andy LaVerne, Karl Propst and Mary Daniels. D
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
7:00 pm 
Bird Tales   BIRD TALES is the story of people who, in unique ways, share a love for birds. Sarah Zuccarelli lives at a bird sanctuary. Don Kroodsma has been studying their songs for over 40 years. Abraham Hunter shares his birding experience through art. An inmate in a New Jersey prison shares his passion for birds with other inmates and correctional officers. School children in Nicaragua and Washington, DC are part of Bridging the Americas, a migratory bird education and conservation program.G
8:00 pm 
Nature's Power Revealed  "The Atmosphere"  This concluding episode looks at the devastating effects of tornados, lightning storms and the winds. It also reveals the stranger sides of the atmosphere, in particular the moving rocks in Death Valley, and the shower of frogs and fish that happens occasionally. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G
10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
11:00 pm 
Bird Tales   BIRD TALES is the story of people who, in unique ways, share a love for birds. Sarah Zuccarelli lives at a bird sanctuary. Don Kroodsma has been studying their songs for over 40 years. Abraham Hunter shares his birding experience through art. An inmate in a New Jersey prison shares his passion for birds with other inmates and correctional officers. School children in Nicaragua and Washington, DC are part of Bridging the Americas, a migratory bird education and conservation program.G
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Alaskan Adventure"  Travel with Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Don't Blow Your Dough"  Biz Kids Beware. Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Beware of scams and schemers. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Abruzzi Style/La Cucina Abruzzese"  Mary Ann surprises good friend and Italian Specialty grocery store owner Joe Pace by preparing his favorite Abruzzi recipes: a traditional Spaghetti, Saffron and Asparagus dish, then sumptuous Roast Lamb with Rosemary, and ends Joe's perfect meal with the perfect dessert, a gelato and espresso favorite: Affogato. D
5:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  ""Egg"Cellent!"  P. Allen Smith visits chef Patrick Herron to learn about duck eggs and make desserts. He learns about a rare breed of heritage duck and explores the chemistry involved in cooking with eggs.G
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
7:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 4 of 15"  The crew starts the ceiling work on the first floor, host Kevin O'Connor learns more about Swedish Style, and general contractor Tom Silva lets some light into the master suite with the help of a new skylight. D
7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Turning Heirloom Gifts"  Turning is fun, safe and remarkably easy. Maybe that explains the rapid growth of turners in America. A fruit bowl and a kitchen ladle show the easy way to do both spindle and face plate bowl turning. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Recasting Roles"  Allen demonstrates how he repurposes and recycles, such as converting an old cotton trailer into a mobile turkey pen. He adds whimsy to the garden by using items he finds laying around.G
8:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "A New Twist for Pansies"  Capture the beauty of pansies in stained glass. Vicki shares a new framing technique that will encircle this sweet panel with an intriguing twisted lead frame. Today's tip features lead stretching and cutting techniques. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Easy Reversible Aprons-Everyday and Elegant, Pt. 2"  Upgrade your cooking and serving attitude with a festive reversible apron. Nancy's guest, Mary Mulari, has designed some new aprons in her signature reversible style. She and Nancy show how to make three full flair apron styles that include colorful appliqued pockets, grommets, rick rack, detachable accents, and more. D
9:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Winter Snowfall"  With the use of Texture medium it is so easy to create depth in the mountains scene just as fresh snowfall. D
10:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Fort Los Adaes"  In the 1700s, the Spanish border was just six miles from the French fort at Natchitoches. Fort Los Adaes became a Spanish stronghold, greatly influencing the culture and cuisine of northwest Louisiana. Ray Berthelot and Corneil Cox explore this intriguing Spanish story. D
10:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "A New Home/Meet The Discussion Group"  In the first segment, Rebecca arrives in San Francisco, and is surprised to discover that her godmother Nancy expects her to pay rent as well.G
11:30 am 
Connect with English  "Job Hunting/A Bad Day"  At school, Rebecca learns that her work-study program has been canceled so she goes on a job search - and meets some interesting prospects.G
12:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "Drag Races"  Forces can help put objects into motion and can also bring moving objects to a stop. In this workshop, fifth-grade students explore the physics of motion using plastic cars with strings and washers attached to provide a pulling force. The students test the speed of the vehicles and explain what forces bring the vehicles to a stop, as the cars collide with and displace barriers at the end of their run. Finally, the students discuss their findings to help solidify their understanding of the effect of forces on motion.G
1:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans.G
1:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Alaskan Adventure"  Travel with Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Don't Blow Your Dough"  Biz Kids Beware. Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Beware of scams and schemers. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. D
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York: New York Pizza"  Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. D
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
6:00 pm 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Sonoma"  Heading north over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge we head up the coast to Sonoma. We learn how an eccentric Hungarian immigrant helped launch fine wine production in California. We meet Merry Edwards, one of California's first women wine makers who has a passion for the finicky pinot noir grape - in fact - she's the self-appointed queen of pinot. D
6:30 pm 
French Chef Classics  "French Tarts, Apple Style"  Julia Child makes three French favorites: Tarte aux Pommes Classique, Tarte des Demoiselles and Tartin. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 4 of 15"  The crew starts the ceiling work on the first floor, host Kevin O'Connor learns more about Swedish Style, and general contractor Tom Silva lets some light into the master suite with the help of a new skylight. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice Sidetrips"  Rick puts on hip boots to wade into the muck of Venice and takes a speedboat tour of the lagoon. He visits Padua, Vicenza, Verona and Ravenna on the mainland.G
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Ottawa, Canada"  Travelscope celebrates Canada and the Canadians in the nation's capital. Joseph canoes beneath Parliament Hill, survives the War Museum and samples the cuisine at Cordon Bleu - the world's most prestigious culinary training ground. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York: New York Pizza"  Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Orgaanic Ponzu and Jamon De Fermin"  Guest Chef: Marco Canora. During a recent trip to Spain, Ming fell in love with ham- and not just any ham, but the most luscious, silky ham he ever tasted-jamon iberico de Fermin. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes his new love and pairs it with an old favorite in his pantry- ponzu. D
10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Fort Los Adaes"  In the 1700s, the Spanish border was just six miles from the French fort at Natchitoches. Fort Los Adaes became a Spanish stronghold, greatly influencing the culture and cuisine of northwest Louisiana. Ray Berthelot and Corneil Cox explore this intriguing Spanish story. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice Sidetrips"  Rick puts on hip boots to wade into the muck of Venice and takes a speedboat tour of the lagoon. He visits Padua, Vicenza, Verona and Ravenna on the mainland.G
11:00 pm 
China from the Inside  "Power and the People"  The Communist Party of China faces a range of challenges from corruption and rural unrest to ideological byproducts of burgeoning capitalism. Part 1 of 4G
2:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting"  Speakers: Helene Gayle, Joel Achenbach, David Breashears, Richard Daley. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jack Black (actor). D
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  Are there "general principles" that encompass all sciences, that explain even beyond the sciences? What would that mean about our world and about us?. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
6:30 am 
POV  "Nostalgia for the Light"  Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" is a meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile's remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners "disappeared" during the Pinochet dictatorship. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  Are there "general principles" that encompass all sciences, that explain even beyond the sciences? What would that mean about our world and about us?. D
11:00 am 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
12:30 pm 
POV  "Nostalgia for the Light"  Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" is a meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile's remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners "disappeared" during the Pinochet dictatorship. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
5:30 pm 
POV  "Nostalgia for the Light"  Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" is a meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile's remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners "disappeared" during the Pinochet dictatorship. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Idaho Reports Election Special 2012  "Ballot Measures"  Host Greg Hahn explores issues surrounding propositions 1, 2 and 3 on the November ballot - the educational reform measures. State Superintendent Tom Luna, an opposition spokesperson, a panel of journalists, and political analyst Jim Weatherby put the questions in context.G
10:30 pm 
POV  "Nostalgia for the Light"  Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" is a meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile's remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners "disappeared" during the Pinochet dictatorship. D

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