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2:00 am 
Masterpiece  "Sense and Sensibility - Part 1"  Hattie Morahan plays level-headed Elinor Dashwood, and Charity Wakefield is her impulsive sister Marianne. Though poor, they attract a trio of very promising gentlemen: soon-to be wealthy Edward Ferrars, heroic colonel Brandon and Byronic John Willoughby. Part 1 of 2G
3:30 am 
Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert   Travel a storied landscape of the American West, a land of hallowed mountains, red rock canyons and vast plateaus. Indian author N. Scott Momaday gives words to the landscape filmmaker John Grabowska captures on film. Together they present a thoughtful interpretation of land ethics. Indian actor Irene Bedard (Pocahontas) narrates.G
4:00 am 
Chasing Churchill: In Search of My Grandfather  "The Other Country"  Granddaughter Celia Sandys travels to the South of France in search of those places that gave Winston Churchill particular pleasure. He called Morocco "the most beautiful place on earth." Even during the turmoil of WW II, he found time to travel and indulge in his favorite relaxation - painting. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Lambeth Report/Christian Science Healing/Save"  Kim Lawton reports from Canterbury, England on the once-every-decade Lambeth meeting of the Anglican bishops; Judy Valente examines the practice of spiritual healing among Christian Scientists; Rabbi Menachem Youlus describes his work to rescue and repair Torah scrolls. D
5:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   Eleanor Clift, Newsweek, Rich Lowry, National Review. Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune, Monica Crowley, Syndicated Radio Commentator. D
6:00 am 
Signing Time! - Apt  "Family, Feelings & Fun"  Alex and Leah share signs for family members, feelings and objects found outside.G
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
North Idaho College Forum  "The Adventures of Woodville with Oscar: A Children's Story"  Farm animals are portrayed by children and adults. Part 2 of 2G
7:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Kid-Friendly, Mom Approved"  Easy-to-make chicken fingers with two dipping sauces are fun, easy to handle and healthy too.G
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Tajarin- Yellow and Gold"  After visiting Piemonte in the Langhe region, Lidia makes tajarin pasta with truffle butter and agnolotti with roasted meat and spinach stuffing.G
8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Taquisa for Ten"  Chef Rick Bayless and his daughter, Lanie, plan a backyard taquisa (taco buffet) centered around Michoacan-style pork carnitas taco filling.G
9:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Varmland: Christmas Buffet"  Tina makes mulled wine, Christmas candy and ham - the Swedish way. She also attempts ice-swimming in a frozen lake.G
9:30 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shoulders and Butts"  Raichlen grills American, Caribbean and Balinese-style pork shoulder. He also prepares pit-roasted pork served with pickled onions and salsa.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Kansas City Barbecue"  Kitchen experts bring Kansas City-style barbecue into the Test Kitchen as they prepare sticky ribs and beans. They also test grill thermometers.G
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Journaling: New Ways to Write!"  Heidi Harrelson points out hidden messages in handwriting. Linda Sattgast introduces crystal clear type.G
11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Creek Runs Through It, Part 1"  Jerry demonstrates on a mottled background how to block in the sky and foreground. Lessons demonstrated in the 18-inch by 24-inch acrylic painting include emphasis on color composition and continuity. Part 1 of 4G
11:30 am 
Click & Clack's As The Wrench Turns  "Pasta Wars"  Click and Clack devise an alternative fuel-burning vehicle, the Fusilli 500, the world's first pasta-powered car.G
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 2"  In New Orleans, homeowner Rashida Ferdinand goes over plans with her architect that call for an addition on her shotgun single to include a master suite and new family room. The builder shows Norm Abram how the house was originally constructed from dismantled bargeboards from vessels traveling the nearby Mississippi River. A mold expert arrives.G
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Water Softening System/Fiber-Cement Shingles"  Richard Trethewey helps a pair of homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona, install a new water softening system. Tom Silva shows how to install fiber-cement shingles on a backyard shed.G
1:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Dominy Clock"  Norm uses poplar to build a tall case for his replica clock and paints the case to resemble the original built by a New York colonial family.G
1:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "French Work Bench - Part 2"  Roy Underhill presents a tool chest, drawers and vises to complete the workbench from Provence. Part 2 of 2G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Volkswagen Tiguan"  The 2009 Tiguan and the 2008 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid are road tested. Plus, Trailer Tow Dos and Don'ts.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   We begin the third season of America's Heartland focusing on an ongoing challenge for American farmers and ranchers: staying in business and ensuring it continues on to the next generation. We visit two Nevada cattle ranches with different futures: one rancher is selling his spread while the other is coming up with new and innovative ways to save his family enterprise. We then visit a Delaware family who's selling their farm, but ensuring their late parents' love of education is fully honored. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Car of the Future"  Tom and Ray Magliozzi (NPR's "Car Talk") lead the way on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas. They look at whether hydrogen fuel cell, biodiesel or ethanol technologies are future fuels or useful intermediate steps. This light-hearted but knowledgeable look at a serious issue also includes a trend-setting all-electric sports car.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Bismarck, Nd - Hour Three"  A script of the Academy Award-winning movie "The Informer," signed by the director and cast.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Bolton"  In Reebok Stadium, exhibits include official photographs of Scott's Antarctic expedition.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, takes in slinky Art Nouveau and waltzes to Johann Strauss refrains.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal   With former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic now behind bars in The Hague, facing trial for war crimes, we look at what this means to his victims. - High temperatures mean drastically low water levels in Greece - Disgruntled Traders at London's Portobello market - And it's Poland V Germany, but the result of this contest is always the same. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "The Adventures of Woodville with Oscar: A Children's Story"  Farm animals are portrayed by children and adults. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Transportation"  Insisting they "Gotta Travel On," cast members ride three-wheeled bikes. Tanya is "Walkin' the Floor," and Bob Lido and pals play "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Mrs. Slocombe Expects"  The head of ladies' fashions faces a family crisis.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "A Barbecue at Violet's"  Hyacinth is sure that if she can break down Emmet's shyness, she will be offered a part in the musical even though the show is fully cast.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Mending Stuart's Leg"  Stuart has a "click" in his knee.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   When Laura and Mike visit the dentist together, they are not prepared for the surprising outcome.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Implosion"  A fundraiser for the local historical society blows up some of the area's heritage. Red builds a motorcycle and sidecar out of an old bike and riding mower.G
10:30 pm 
Waiting for God   NULL
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Rise of the Cybermen"  The T.a.r.d.i.s. is trapped on a parallel Earth where Rose's father is still alive. But sinister forces are at work, and British society is being prepared for the ultimate upgrade.G
1:01 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 7. Assessing Students"  How do we know students are learning? Because assessment often provides only small snapshots of learning, this session provides teachers with a variety of tools and strategies to assess students. D
2:01 am 
Constitution, The: That Delicate Balance  "Crime and Punishments"  Cruel and unusual punishment, from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty, is debated bynU.S. Court of Appeals judge Arthur Alarcon, Federal Bureau of Prisons director NormannCarlson, government leaders, civil libertarians, and journalists. D
3:01 am 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D
3:29 am 
Democracy In America  "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual"  This program examines the First, Fourth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments to show how the Bill of Rights protects individual citizens from excessive or arbitrary government interference, yet, contrary to the belief of many Americans, does not grant unlimited rights. D
4:01 am 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  This program looks at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, and even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in the memory and retrieved when needed. With Dr. Richard Thompson of the University of Southern California and Dr. Diana Woodruff-Pak of Temple University. Updated. D
4:29 am 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  This program is an exploration into the higher mental processes. D
5:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Kung Pao Sauce"  In Chinese cuisine, Kung Pao Sauce is a classic way to dress up vegetables, beef, chicken, and fish. Joined by two very special guests, Iris and Stephen Tsai (better known as "Mom & Pops"), Ming creates Kung Pao Chicken and Kung Pao Clams and Pork using his master recipe. Peppercorn Tuna on Kung Pao Bok Choy Fondue combines the tender taste of the tuna with the rich fondue. D
5:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Taiwan"  Wolf opens the fifth season of the series in Taiwan where he visits a variety of specialty markets - night markets, Chinese foods and herbs vendors and antique markets with jade areas. He checks out martial arts as well as a dance troupe and a puppet theater.G
6:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Flavors of Hong Kong"  Join Ming during highlights of his trip to the vibrant and beautiful city of Hong Kong. Fresh is the word as Ming explores the local markets to find the very best in fruits, vegetables, and seafood. Ming also checks out the Best of the Best Chef Challenge, the ultimate culinary competition that determines the best restaurant in the city. D
6:30 am 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Having A Blast - Daytime"  Daytime Fun Even the most avid sports fan shouldn't miss a visit to Forbidden City - the world's largest palace complex. Then, step back 2,000 years in history.and step up onto the Great Wall of China. D
7:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Dim Sum Wrappers"  Ming demonstrates dim sum wrappers that he and guest chef Susanna Foo use to prepare variations on the popular fare.G
7:30 am 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "A Journey Down The Yangtze River, China"  A river cruise passes through the magnificent Three Gorges section where construction of the world's largest dam is bringing rapid change.G
8:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Shrimp Sauce"  Ming first sampled shrimp sauce years ago while in Hong Kong with his family. This Cantonese condiment can be considered a "poor man's lobster sauce" because it is an incredibly versatile gravy that can be used for practically anything, and is an excellent source of protein. The Shrimp Sauce master recipe can be eaten by the spoonful or made into a piquant Shrimp Sloppy Joe. D
8:30 am 
Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie  "China - One Billion Foodies"  There is an unbreakable bond of food, culture and history within the world's oldest continuing civilization. The opening episode of this new series travels from the rural countryside to the urban epicenters to explore Chinese cuisine in its authentic form.G
9:00 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Shanghai"  Rudy explores the city of skyscrapers, non-stop shopping and delicious dining. Excursions to the gardens of Suzhou and the canal town of Zhouzhuang bring the ancient past alive.G
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup"  Ming's master recipe for his Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup combines the traditional taste of soy sauce with the sharp freshness of ginger, which is a welcome addition to his Chicken and Tri-Bell Stir Fry. Ming creates his Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup to perfectly complement his delicious Banana Leaf-Wrapped Halibut with Zucchini Rice and succulent Wok-Stirred Head-On Shrimp. On a visit to China, Ming visits the Lee Kum Kee soy sauce manufacturing plant, where he witnesses this key Asian condiment evolve from bean to bottle. D
10:00 am 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Exploring Rural China and the Great Wall"  After a visit to the Great Wall, Mark and Julie explore Southern China with its towering limestone pinnacles that shelter cave networks.G
10:30 am 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting on the Show - The Ceremonies and The Volunteer Army"  Chat with the creators of the opening and closing ceremonies: China's biggest show in the last 5000 years. Then, the search for a song of Olympic* proportion.And, find out why volunteering at the Olympics is like wining the lottery. D
11:01 am 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 11. Classroom Case Studies, 3-5"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3-5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3-5 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
11:29 am 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 12. Classroom Case Studies, 6-8"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6-8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6-8 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
12:01 pm 
Teaching Reading 3-5 Workshop  "Workshop 3. Building Comprehension"  NULL
12:29 pm 
Teaching Reading 3-5 Workshop  "Workshop 4. Writing"  NULL
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 8. Making Connections"  How do we connect social studies to life beyond the classroom? In this culminating session, the teachers demonstrate the major concepts they. D
2:01 pm 
Constitution, The: That Delicate Balance  "Campaign Spending"  Do limits on campaign spending infringe on First Amendment rights? Political consultant DavidnGarth, Washington Post columnist David Broder, Bill Moyers, and others explore the issues.n. D
3:01 pm 
Democracy In America  "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality"  This program looks at the nature of the guarantees of political and social equality, and the roles that individuals and government have played in expanding these guarantees to less-protected segments of society, such as African Americans, women, and the disabled. D
3:29 pm 
Democracy In America  "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"  This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans. D
4:01 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Judgement and Decision Making"  Exceedingly complex processes are involved in the making of judgements and decisions. This program examines how and why people make good and bad judgements, and the psychology of taking risks. With Dr. Daniel Kahneman of Princeton University and the late Dr. Irving Janis of Yale University. D
4:29 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Motivation and Emotion"  This program reviews what researchers are discovering about why we act and feel as we do, from the exhilaration of love to the agony of failure. With Dr. Norman Adler of Yeshiva University and Dr. Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania. D
5:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kung Pao Sauce"  In Chinese cuisine, Kung Pao Sauce is a classic way to dress up vegetables, beef, chicken, and fish. Joined by two very special guests, Iris and Stephen Tsai (better known as "Mom & Pops"), Ming creates Kung Pao Chicken and Kung Pao Clams and Pork using his master recipe. Peppercorn Tuna on Kung Pao Bok Choy Fondue combines the tender taste of the tuna with the rich fondue. D
5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Taiwan"  Wolf opens the fifth season of the series in Taiwan where he visits a variety of specialty markets - night markets, Chinese foods and herbs vendors and antique markets with jade areas. He checks out martial arts as well as a dance troupe and a puppet theater.G
6:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Flavors of Hong Kong"  Join Ming during highlights of his trip to the vibrant and beautiful city of Hong Kong. Fresh is the word as Ming explores the local markets to find the very best in fruits, vegetables, and seafood. Ming also checks out the Best of the Best Chef Challenge, the ultimate culinary competition that determines the best restaurant in the city. D
6:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Having A Blast - Daytime"  Daytime Fun Even the most avid sports fan shouldn't miss a visit to Forbidden City - the world's largest palace complex. Then, step back 2,000 years in history.and step up onto the Great Wall of China. D
7:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Dim Sum Wrappers"  Ming demonstrates dim sum wrappers that he and guest chef Susanna Foo use to prepare variations on the popular fare.G
7:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "A Journey Down The Yangtze River, China"  A river cruise passes through the magnificent Three Gorges section where construction of the world's largest dam is bringing rapid change.G
8:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Shrimp Sauce"  Ming first sampled shrimp sauce years ago while in Hong Kong with his family. This Cantonese condiment can be considered a "poor man's lobster sauce" because it is an incredibly versatile gravy that can be used for practically anything, and is an excellent source of protein. The Shrimp Sauce master recipe can be eaten by the spoonful or made into a piquant Shrimp Sloppy Joe. D
8:30 pm 
Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie  "China - One Billion Foodies"  There is an unbreakable bond of food, culture and history within the world's oldest continuing civilization. The opening episode of this new series travels from the rural countryside to the urban epicenters to explore Chinese cuisine in its authentic form.G
9:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Shanghai"  Rudy explores the city of skyscrapers, non-stop shopping and delicious dining. Excursions to the gardens of Suzhou and the canal town of Zhouzhuang bring the ancient past alive.G
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup"  Ming's master recipe for his Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup combines the traditional taste of soy sauce with the sharp freshness of ginger, which is a welcome addition to his Chicken and Tri-Bell Stir Fry. Ming creates his Garlic Ginger Soy Syrup to perfectly complement his delicious Banana Leaf-Wrapped Halibut with Zucchini Rice and succulent Wok-Stirred Head-On Shrimp. On a visit to China, Ming visits the Lee Kum Kee soy sauce manufacturing plant, where he witnesses this key Asian condiment evolve from bean to bottle. D
10:00 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Exploring Rural China and the Great Wall"  After a visit to the Great Wall, Mark and Julie explore Southern China with its towering limestone pinnacles that shelter cave networks.G
10:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting on the Show - The Ceremonies and The Volunteer Army"  Chat with the creators of the opening and closing ceremonies: China's biggest show in the last 5000 years. Then, the search for a song of Olympic* proportion.And, find out why volunteering at the Olympics is like wining the lottery. D
11:01 pm 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 11. Classroom Case Studies, 3-5"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3-5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3-5 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
11:29 pm 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 12. Classroom Case Studies, 6-8"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6-8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6-8 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   David Mamet (playwright)/Andrew Bridge (author). D
2:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
3:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Season 3, Episode 6"  A Mars lander mission at the poles of Mars seeks to understand the mysterious red planet's potential or past ability to support life. Forty years ago, a young paleontologist unearthed the fossilized remains of two mammoths, their tusks entwined. By looking inside the fossilized tusks, modern forensic science can read a record of the mammoths' final days.G
4:00 am 
NOVA  "Car of the Future"  Tom and Ray Magliozzi (NPR's "Car Talk") lead the way on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas. They look at whether hydrogen fuel cell, biodiesel or ethanol technologies are future fuels or useful intermediate steps. This light-hearted but knowledgeable look at a serious issue also includes a trend-setting all-electric sports car.G
5:00 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Eyes on the Road"  Beginning with a deadly crash that killed ten people, this Dallas Morning News investigation examines safety in the nation's trucking industry. D
5:30 am 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Staying Healthy - Sports Medicine"  No pain, no gain. at least not with physical therapist Dr. Bob Chan. And, doctors at 3rd Peking Hospital are routing for their patients. D
6:00 am 
Great Museums: China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, this one-hour high-definition (HD) tribute honors Beijing's Cultural Olympiad theme, "One World. One Dream." Using pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, the special reveals five millennia of China's history and social structure through its art.G
7:00 am 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting The Best Foot Forward"  Olympic spirit is school spirit at this grade-school. This elaborate celebration ends with a surprise visit from a Gold Medal Winner. Then, preparations continue as these folks learn how to welcome their Olympic guests in English. D
7:30 am 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Going for the Gold - Chinese Athletes In Training"  An exclusive look at how the Chinese National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. And, Personal stories of two world champions: their talent, drive, and the pressure they and their families will face when they compete before millions of fellow Chinese. Then, Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu as it's known in the U. S., is waging its toughest battle: the battle to become an Olympic sport. D
8:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
9:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Season 3, Episode 6"  A Mars lander mission at the poles of Mars seeks to understand the mysterious red planet's potential or past ability to support life. Forty years ago, a young paleontologist unearthed the fossilized remains of two mammoths, their tusks entwined. By looking inside the fossilized tusks, modern forensic science can read a record of the mammoths' final days.G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellow Pine Country"  The resilient former mining community is host to the third largest harmonica festival of its type in the nation. Up to 4,000 people attend the event on the South Fork of the Salmon.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Dalai Lama In Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with guests about the visit the Dali Lama made to Idaho in 2005G
11:00 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Eyes on the Road"  Beginning with a deadly crash that killed ten people, this Dallas Morning News investigation examines safety in the nation's trucking industry. D
11:30 am 
Great Museums: China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, this one-hour high-definition (HD) tribute honors Beijing's Cultural Olympiad theme, "One World. One Dream." Using pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, the special reveals five millennia of China's history and social structure through its art.G
12:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Staying Healthy - Sports Medicine"  No pain, no gain. at least not with physical therapist Dr. Bob Chan. And, doctors at 3rd Peking Hospital are routing for their patients. D
1:00 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting The Best Foot Forward"  Olympic spirit is school spirit at this grade-school. This elaborate celebration ends with a surprise visit from a Gold Medal Winner. Then, preparations continue as these folks learn how to welcome their Olympic guests in English. D
1:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Going for the Gold - Chinese Athletes In Training"  An exclusive look at how the Chinese National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. And, Personal stories of two world champions: their talent, drive, and the pressure they and their families will face when they compete before millions of fellow Chinese. Then, Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu as it's known in the U. S., is waging its toughest battle: the battle to become an Olympic sport. D
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Season 3, Episode 6"  A Mars lander mission at the poles of Mars seeks to understand the mysterious red planet's potential or past ability to support life. Forty years ago, a young paleontologist unearthed the fossilized remains of two mammoths, their tusks entwined. By looking inside the fossilized tusks, modern forensic science can read a record of the mammoths' final days.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Car of the Future"  Tom and Ray Magliozzi (NPR's "Car Talk") lead the way on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas. They look at whether hydrogen fuel cell, biodiesel or ethanol technologies are future fuels or useful intermediate steps. This light-hearted but knowledgeable look at a serious issue also includes a trend-setting all-electric sports car.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellow Pine Country"  The resilient former mining community is host to the third largest harmonica festival of its type in the nation. Up to 4,000 people attend the event on the South Fork of the Salmon.G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Dalai Lama In Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with guests about the visit the Dali Lama made to Idaho in 2005G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Fire Station, Face Artifact, Pop Lloyd's Baseball"  The investigators begin the series in Morristown, New Jersey, where President Ulysses S. Grant is said to have stopped at a fire station on the day of America's Centennial. In nearby Mantoloking, Mrs. Betsy Colie seeks to learn if the rock with an etched face she found on a beach is an artifact left behind by Native Americans.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Bonnie & Clyde, Al Ringling Theater, Sears Home"  A Wisconsin woman seeks to learn if the bullets she owns are those responsible for the deaths of outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   On Tuesday, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was indicted for failing to disclose gifts he received from VECO Corporation, an Alaska-based oil services company. But his indictment is only the latest news - and perhaps the tip of the iceberg - in an ongoing political scandal that's rocking the state. NOW goes behind the breaking headlines to shine a bright light on the scandalous connection between VECO and Alaska's old-boy political network. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: In Iraq's new government, women will hold at least 25% of all the jobs. We'll talk with the American Muslim leader who helped mandate the quota. Plus, the force behind Asia's new economy, and how LA gang culture traveled to El Salvador. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "Immigration Raid Analysis"  Immigration is a complex, national issue that's igniting emotions and fueling heated debate. This discussion analyzes the 2006 ICE raids of Swift meat packing plants in six states and how those raids have affected the immigration issue. The panel includes experts from grass roots, legal and academic organizations. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Ray Suarez"  His 30 years of journalism experience include eight years as the Washington-based Senior Correspondent for PBS's The NewsHour and six years as host of National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation. Suarez has also contributed to the New York Times and the Washington Post and is the author of The Holy Vote and The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration. In this interview with Maria Hinojosa, Suarez reflects on his life and career, the relationship between religion and politics in America, and the current state of American journalism. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Oceans In Glass: Behind The Scenes of the Monterey Bay Aquarium"  Peter Coyote narrates this trip behind the glass to reveal the secrets of how the professionals keep the show running. Some of the features include a kelp forest, a "jelly farm" and a pipe-cleaning "pig."G
12:30 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Career Day"  Maya helps her mentor at Career Day to restore his confidence in himself.G
1:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
1:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ye Olde Colonial Episode"  Losing power in the doghouse gives Ruff the most Brilliant Idea in the History of Television! All he needs is a $250,000,000 advance from his boss, Henry, to buy a time machine to send the whole cast back in time.way back.to 1627! Dressed as Colonists, the cast members abandon their videogames and cell phones for log sawing, oven starting, jaw harping, goat tending, and lessons in Colonial life. D
2:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
2:30 am 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
4:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "New Friends"  A famous storyteller comes to the island to open a new library. It's Thomas' job to show the storyteller the sights of Sodor so she can write a special story for the children. Thomas tries to take the Storyteller to the docks but he finds James in trouble and has to help his friend. D
4:30 am 
Bob the Builder  "Adventures in the Valley"  Mr. Bentley is organizing a special parade to announce Sunflower Valley's very first mayor! Bob and the machines are putting up lights and building a special podium for the big announcement. When sneaky Spud takes a look at the gold envelope containing the new mayor's name, Mr. Bentley wonders if it could be him. D
5:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Plumber's Helper/Curious George Takes a Hike"  George brings some new toys in the tub and a few of them spiral down the drain, causing a clog.G
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Food for Thought/Friends 4ever"  FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Clifford and his friends are influenced by advertisements for a new dog food. FRIENDS 4EVER: When T-Bone learns his old best buddy Burger is coming for a visit, he tells Clifford and Cleo about the time when he was a puppy, and thought he'd never be able to have another friend as good Burger. D
6:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Little Red Hen"  "Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red?G
6:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Super Snow Day/Make No Mistake"  Super Snow Day - It's a warm spring day, but Enrique walks into the playroom and finds Max & Emmy in their winter gear. They're going sledding on Snowy Summit in Dragon Land. Enrique has never even seen snow except for in books or on TV, so he is hesitant to try sledding. D
7:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Team Spirit"  Interest is lagging in the annual Mount Olympus Games, attendance is sagging, and Zeus is not happy. How can he restore the spirit of competition? With lightning bolt speed, he pits Team Motherboard, coached by Digit, against Team Hacker, coached by Wicked, The teams have to compete in the Triadditon, a relay-type race made up of an obstacle course, a swim race, and a foot race where each competitor does one event and tags their teammate to do the next. Bragging rights and hero worship go to the winners. D
7:30 am 
Arthur  "The Election/Francine Goes to War"  It's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously as if she were running for President of the United States. Francine gets in trouble no matter what she does, thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbor!G
8:00 am 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
8:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "To Bee Or Not to Bee"  Ruff has just finished shooting his first ever FETCH promo, "Busy As a Bee," but he can't get out of his bee costume because the zipper is broken! Bees on the brain, Ruff challenges Brian and Khalil to learn how to be beekeepers. Anna and Julia's challenge has nothing to do with bees-they must learn how to windsurf with the help of windsurfing champion, Nevin Sayer. D
9:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Neighborhood Opera: "Windstorm In Bubbleland""  There is never any trouble in Bubbleland until a windstorm threatens to destroy everything. Hildegarde Hummingbird, the smallest creature of all, tries to warn everyone. She is ignored and leaves Bubbleland.G
9:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Chirp's Flight Program/Mirror, Mirror in the Dump"  Chirp's Flight Program - Chirp's flying practice really takes off when she decides to copy what other birds do. Gliders can fly well depending on how you throw them. The kids have fun watching how toy planes and helicopters fly - and how they DON'T fly. D
10:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
10:30 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
11:00 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
11:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
12:00 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Cassie, The Green-Eyed Dragon/Hello, Miss Tipps"  Cassie, the Green-eyed Dragon - Everyone rushes to the School in the Sky to see Cassie's big surprise - her little brother, Finn! She has brought him to school so that she can tell all her friends how adorable her baby brother is. As she is speaking, she can't help but notice all the attention this cute tiny tyke is taking away from her. When Cassie simply can't take it anymore, she blurts out: "I wish I'd never brought him!" Quetzal speaks with Cassie and she admits that she's jealous. D
12:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
1:30 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen"  Bob tries to become a sloth. Burdette learns that the pits are seeds that new trees grow from.G
2:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D
2:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
3:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
3:30 pm 
Teletubbies  "Balancing Pots"  Some small boys are filling buckets with water. When their mother balances her bucket on her head, the children try to copy her. In Teletubbyland, Tinky Winky sees Dipsy on top of Home Hill - eventually! The film shows some children playing an "on top" and " underneath" game. Then the Teletubbies get together to watch the magic tree grow in Teletubbyland.G
4:00 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Fearfest"  A big thunderstorm hits Animal Junction and Zoboo sees something frightening in the dark. But the scary creatures are just grizzly bear cubs! Martin and Chris tell their lemur friend all about grizzlies and other animals that seem scary - but really aren't.G
4:30 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Golden Meaty Awards"  Lionel is master of ceremonies of this first annual music awards show, featuring favorite tunes from Between the Lions and very tasty awards. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "A Bone of Contention"  In this episode of Wishbone, both Joe and poet Henry Longfellow's Captain Miles Standish learn that it is better to serve one's self than to depend on another to carry out an important task. With their hearts both broken by unrequited love, Joe and Miles end their relationships with their best friends, David and John Alden, whom they think intentionally stole their true loves away from them. Yet, they finally realize that their anger is unfounded and reinstate their friendships. D
5:30 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
6:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
6:30 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Career Day"  Maya helps her mentor at Career Day to restore his confidence in himself.G
7:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
7:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ye Olde Colonial Episode"  Losing power in the doghouse gives Ruff the most Brilliant Idea in the History of Television! All he needs is a $250,000,000 advance from his boss, Henry, to buy a time machine to send the whole cast back in time.way back.to 1627! Dressed as Colonists, the cast members abandon their videogames and cell phones for log sawing, oven starting, jaw harping, goat tending, and lessons in Colonial life. D
8:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
9:00 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Neighborhood Opera: "Windstorm In Bubbleland""  There is never any trouble in Bubbleland until a windstorm threatens to destroy everything. Hildegarde Hummingbird, the smallest creature of all, tries to warn everyone. She is ignored and leaves Bubbleland.G
9:30 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Chirp's Flight Program/Mirror, Mirror in the Dump"  Chirp's Flight Program - Chirp's flying practice really takes off when she decides to copy what other birds do. Gliders can fly well depending on how you throw them. The kids have fun watching how toy planes and helicopters fly - and how they DON'T fly. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
10:30 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
11:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
11:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G

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