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June 2, 2012
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1:00 am 
Krakatoa: The Last Days   Take a ringside seat at one of history's deadliest natural disasters with this docudrama based on eye-witness accounts and aided by computer graphics. The docudrama stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Olivia Williams and Kevin McMonagle and draws from personal accounts, photographs, newspaper articles and the latest scientific research. The 1883 volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait is the second greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history spewing more than 18 cubic kilometres of tephra in less than 48 hours and killing more than 36,000 people.G

2:30 am 
Krakatoa   Dramatic recreations and computer graphics bring the 1883 volcanic eruption to life. The explosion, heard hundreds of miles away, reduced the island of Krakatoa to a third its former size and sent waves that reportedly topped 100 feet high crashing onto Asian shores, killing 36,000 people.G

4:00 am 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Paul Simon - Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon says even he was surprised by the overt religious imagery in his recent CD, "So Beautiful or So What." In a rare interview about spirituality, Simon talks with Kim Lawton about his profound interest in God and spiritual issues, and how all of that gets expressed in his work. Wounded Veterans - The Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, the military's largest and most advanced medical facility , treats some of the most seriously burned and wounded soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. D

6:30 am 

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Pneumonia"  Pneumonia can be an aggressive, even fatal disease. Learn how early treatment can deliver better outcomes and how the first step toward prevention may be getting the pneumonia vaccine. D

7:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D

8:00 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Louisiana Tribute"  Mindful of the suffering of New Orleans in the last year, this show pays tribute to Louisiana's rich culinary traditions. You know Raichlen's rule: If something tastes good baked, boiled, or deep-fried, it probably tastes even better grilled. Case in point: Grill-Top Shrimp "Boil" jazzed up with grilled bratwurst-this isn't like any shrimp boil you've ever tasted. D

8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Tamari & Chipotle Chiles"  Guest Chef: John Besh. You can't beat today's SIMPLY MING intersection of East and West -Tamari and Chipotle Chiles. With its big dose of umami, that elusive flavor, Ming works wonders from both sides of the globe with his Broiled Chipotle-Tamari Chicken Wings with Zucchini Sticks, Tamari Slow Braised Chipotle Pork Stew, and his Seared Scallops with Chipotle-Soy Syrup and Sweet Potato-Onion Homefries. D

9:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican Picnic"  What's on the menu at a typical Mexican picnic? Are some foods, like hot dogs and hamburgers, universal? Turn your backyard into a little slice of Mexico by tweaking some old stand-bys. Recipes will include: Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli; Pickled Onion and Potato Salad; Garabatos or "Scribbles" Cookies. D

9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Oil Adventure"  Is cold-pressed rapeseed oil the olive oil of the north? To find out, Andreas travels to the old fortress town of Fredrikstad in Eastern Norway. Using fresh vegetables, Andreas makes classic and innovative emulsion sauces, preserved and deep-fried mackerel, crispy potatoes, and Norwegian coleslaw. D

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southwestern Suppers"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make authentic Beef enchiladas at home. then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Baked Beans. Chris uncovers the test kitchen's top freezer tricks, and finally, Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the best easy chicken tacos at home. D

10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Rustic Yet Refined"  Joanne makes us a classic Italian frico and then with her student Stephanie demonstrates how rustic and refined can work well together in the same meal, making a spiced lentil and herb salad and halibut wrapped in prosciutto. Recipes: Frico with Bacon and Potatoes, Prosciutto di San Daniele-Wrapped Halibut Fillet, and Spiced Lentils and Herb Salad. Student: Stephanie Gerbracht, Wine Sales. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Gnocchi at Home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for rotary graters. Then, Chris discusses with science expert Guy Crosby the science of soil and its effect on the taste of tomatoes. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Cutouts and Die Cuts"  There are so many ways of making a shape. This show previews the newest. Julianna Hudgins starts out with fabric appliques - of course she has a great way to cut them out. D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "First Love, Part 2"  Having completed the under painting, more highlights and dark areas are added to the background and road to provide contrast. Next, the tree trunks are blocked in on the sides using a dark, rich mixture. At this point, shadows can be added across the road. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 9 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva installs new red cedar clapboards on the oldest part of the house using a story pole to match the coursing of a later addition. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey arrives to help remove some existing plumbing that's in the way of the new kitchen. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a new horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway that will later be topped with a rustic finish to make it look like a stone driveway, without the mess or the maintenance. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls"  General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners build a railing for their porch. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin visit a stoneyard to learn about stone used to build walls. D

2:00 pm 
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

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Drop-Leaf Table"  The Drop-Leaf Table featured on this episode of Rough Cut has a lot of bang for the buck. Not only is the shaker-type style beautiful to look at, but the finger joints are fun to learn how to make. To get inspiration for this project, Tommy takes a Road Trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to see drop-leaf and gate-leg tables from centuries past. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Dodge Dart"  Road Test: 2013 Dodge Dart. Road Test: 2012 Range Rover Evoque. Goss' Garage: Batteries. D

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   A Washington dairy farmer says his veterinary work delivers better milk to your table. Chef Dave Lieberman serves up some unusual dishes that include peaches. Think all carbohydrates are bad for your diet? Some fast facts about food say no. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Jackpot!"  Spectacular windfalls for collectors bring happy smiles in this retrospective of successful attic or flea market finds uncovered by Roadshow appraisers.G

6:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Gloucester 2"  Returning to Gloucester Cathedral, Michael Aspel and the team uncover the microphone used by Churchill to announce the end of World War II, the oldest piece of furniture seen on a ROADSHOW and a church coffer from 1400 that is opened for the first time in living memory.G

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Childhood Memories"  The topic is introduced with "Those Were the Days." Arthur Duncan brings his "Little Red Wagon." Clay Hart is "Watchin' Scotty Grow" and Guy and Ralna recall "Little Toy Trains." Bob Smale shines on "Chopsticks."G

8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Oh What A Tangled Web"  Captain Peacock and Mr. Rumbold's secretary arrive late and appear to have spent the night together.G

8:31 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is fearful that the tumultuous lives of her family members will cast a pall on the carefully polished image she tries so hard to maintain.G

9:01 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Surprise, Surprise"  After a day spent visiting old haunts together, Lionel departs to deliver a lecture. Jean makes a surprise visit to the lecture.G

9:31 pm 
Outnumbered   This show starring Claire Skinner and Hugh Dennis as Mom and Dad contains strong elements of improvisation as family chaos is portrayed in the raw as everyone has experienced it at some time. Their three children are a 5-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a 7-year-old boy who could out-fib Jeffrey Archer and an 11-year-old gearing up for a scary first day in the upper grades at school.G

10:02 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Sausage Envy"  The boys do their wurst for the Possum Lake Sausage Carnival. Then, Red makes popcorn in a clothes dryer.G

10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley 1996 Easter Special   With the arrival of Lent, the parishioners are thinking what they may give up in preparation for Easter. Mrs. Cropley makes the difficult decision to forgo lard and fishpaste pancakes. For Geraldine, however, her true sacrifice is to give up her beloved chocolate.G

11:10 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Cold Blood"  The Doctor faces his most difficult challenge yet and he tries desperately to ensure Alaya's prediction of a massacre does not come true. Meanwhile, the fate of the captured Amy is uncertain.G

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