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October 20, 2012
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1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Decline of Rome"  While empires slash at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroy the empire from within.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Rome"  Exhausted by centuries of power, the Western empire collapses before its enemies.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G
3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G
3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G
4:00 am 
Inside Out  "Thinking and Language"  The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. This lesson explores both topics. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses his research in cognitive psychology, and linguist Noam Chomsky, along with others, explains the principles of language acquisition. Susan Curtiss tells the gripping story of "Genie" a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.G
4:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Search for Intelligence"  What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This lesson presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. The nature/nurture influence on intelligence is also explored, as well as the phenomenon of stereotype threat.G
5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G
5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   None of the Above: Political Implications - We continue our three-part miniseries examining the rapid rise in the number of Americans-now 20 percent-who describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated. The majority of these "nones," as they are often called, are Democratic and politically liberal. Managing Editor Kim Lawton looks at how their growing numbers could affect elections and the role of religion in politics. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Foot Pain"  Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. D
7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Italian Style Breakfast for Dinner"  Lidia cooks frittatas today; they are delicious for lunch AND dinner and are also a great way to use leftover vegetables and day old bread. Recipes include Ricotta Frittata, Sausage, Eggs & Pepper Frittata and an Asparagus and Onion frittata. She also visits Brooklyn's famous Faicco with dear friend and restaurateur, Angelo Vivolo, to see their Italian American tradition of making sausage. D
8:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family-Style Breakfast"  The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. Mexican French Toast Rolls (Dedos Gitanos); Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce; Alisa's Marbled Pound Cake. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Creme Anglaise with Guest Duff Goldman"  This week on Simply Ming, Host Ming Tsai is joined by pastry chef extraordinaire - Duff Goldman. Together they show us how to use Crè me Anglaise - a key ingredient in every pastry chef's arsenal, and create two delicious desserts: Old School Chocolate Souffle with Creme Anglaise and Vanilla Frozen Custard with Flambeed Berries. D
9:00 am 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D
9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Vegetables"  Everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, but many home cooks avoid cooking them simply because they don't know how. In this episode, Martha shares her favorite methods for preparing vegetables so that they retain their delicious flavors, bright colors, and nutritional properties, offering quick, easy-to-follow recipes and tips. Viewers learn how to make simple vegetable side dishes, including steamed spinach, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted cauliflower "steaks," brown sugar-glazed carrots, sauteed sugar snap peas and shelled peas with mint and lemony kale salad. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for fondue pots. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Duchess Potatoes. D
10:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Guy Savoy, Las Vegas"  Three-Star Michelin Chef Guy Savoy shows us that class, elegance and the best foods in the world can be found in Las Vegas. Guy whisks us away to the Nevada desert where we visit a hydroponic farm. With local ingredients we recreate three of his signature plates in his famed restaurant: an appetizer of Colors of Caviar as well as the main course, Bar en Ecailles Grilles aux Epices Douces: Crispy Sea Bass with Delicate Herbs. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Wall Art"  Get out your photos and scrapbook supplies to create one of a kind wall art. We begin with a framed kaleidoscope photo using software. Then, it's a new way to hang pictures for wall art for all occasions with Marilyn Gossett. D
12:00 pm 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Bear Day, Part 4"  Jerry focuses on adding the main subject, then adds highlights and details to complete this Rocky Mountain waterfall scene. Part 4 ofG
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 3 of 15"  With the interior opened up, master carpenter Norm Abram shows host Kevin O'Connor the bones of the building. On the first floor, general contractor Tom Silva relocates a load-bearing partition wall and takes the dip out of the floor. Out front, Kevin and homeowner Sally Peterson learn about the appropriate colors for the outside of her Victorian-era house. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Custom Fireplace Mantel/Repairing A Leaking Kitchen Faucet"  General contractor Tom Silva builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Then, Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Tennessee Inspired Cedar Chest"  Eastern red cedar has been used for centuries to keep moths away from woolen clothing. Learn the true secret behind the myth that cedar's aroma is the perfect insect repellent. This chest is the place to keep valuable bed linens at the foot of the bed. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Workbench"  This time, on Rough Cut, Tommy takes on the key tool in any woodshop - the workbench. With help from his shop coordinator and Rough Cut technical advisor, Eli Cleveland, Tommy will demonstrate how to make a workbench with mortise and tenon joinery and a beautiful solid maple top. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Learn what to look for when you reach for orange juice on the supermarket shelf. Sample a unique vintage of wine from. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can Science Stop Crime?"  Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology -- not only to solve horrific murders -- but also to try to prevent crimes before they even happen. He learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse, to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain, to tracking the creation of a criminal mind. And we meet a genius crime-stopper who's made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack -- not just your laptop -- but your kids' toys, medical devices and even your car. D
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 2"  Appraisers critique a 1772 needlework sampler and an 1890 Japanese bronze sculpture. A ruby and diamond bracelet, purchased by the owner's great-grandmother - a German countess - from Austria's Empress Eugenie in the 1890s, is valued up to $35,000. Part 2 of 3G
5:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Specialist Penny Brittain shares some top tips for clever collecting, and the story of slavery and its abolition is told through some fascinating objects.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Tribute to Disney"  Larry Hooper performs "Oh Happy Day." Bobby and Cissy dance to the "Mickey Mouse Mambo." Norma Zimmer tells about "When You Wish Upon a Star." Ken Delo sings "The Big Bad Wolf" to his daughter.G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Agent"  To supplement his salary, Mr. Goldberg runs an agency to fix suitable positions for talented members of the sales staff.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Seaside Fun"  Hyacinth is at the seaside for the fair at a pleasure beach. She looks after a travel-weary elderly lady and deals with an amorous Italian pensioner.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "A House Full of Women"  Sandy moves into the household and Lionel finds himself surrounded by females.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered  "Christmas Special 2009"  It's only Boxing Day but Karen has already made a list of New Year resolutions. There is also an onslaught of unsuitable toys, lost pets, and discussions as to whether robbers and/or aliens have stolen Ben's pants.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "The Abi Habit"  According to Susan, abstinence makes the heart grow fonder. While Janey looks at having it thrust upon her, for Abi, it seems like a longer-term commitment.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The God Complex"  The TARDIS lands in what looks like an ordinary hotel. But the walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish. There is a room for every visitor that contains their deepest, darkest fears. Fears that will kill them. There is a room waiting for the Doctor.G
11:49 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "Heartbreak Hotel"  NULL
1:00 am 
Nature's Power Revealed  "Power of Fire"  This examination of the power of volcanoes looks at their effect on life at the time of eruption, how they have shaped Earth's landscape, and the constant churning cauldron of molten rock within Earth itself that finds its way to the surface through volcanic activity.G
2:00 am 
Race 2012   Using the presidential election as a lens, this documentary examines America's increasingly complex racial landscape. With a behind-the-scenes approach, the film navigates the high-stakes world of racial pollsters, spin doctors and candidates as they compete for voters of many ethnic and racial groups.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Paws and Effect/The Trouble with Teddy"  Paws and Effect - When Martha gets a piece of glass in her paw, everyone realizes that littering hurts more than the environment. But what can they do about it? As Alice, Helen, and TD know, protecting the environment (and paws) is important, but it is easier said than done. Vocabulary: (E) discard(ed)(ing), litter(ed)(ing), thoughtless, debris, recycle(d)(ing) (I) careless(ly), trash, important, broke(n), injured. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Big Game"  Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing and blowing them right off the field!G
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off"  School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one? Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Pick Your Friends/ Finola's Farm"  Pick Your Friends - It's Valentine's Day and Nick and Sally disagree hotly on how to decorate the card they're making for the Cat. Does this mean they aren't really best friends? The Cat takes them to meet Sheldon, a tortoise who knows all about friendship. They learn that Sheldon's best friend is completely different from him and that being best friends doesn't mean you always have to agree. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Cookbook"  Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister.G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity"  HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Spring Celebration"  Put some spring in your step, and your next brunch, with fun and easy projects designed to welcome both the season and good friends. Recipes: herb focaccia bread and turkey bacon egg frittatas. Projects: a nest-inspired place card and two ways to use roses on a table. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Osage Prairie Summer, Part 3"  In this episode, Jerry now begins showing viewers how to paint in the trees and bushes. Jerry also explains the proper use or negative space to create good eye-flow and form for the trees and middle ground bushes. He also shows how to under-paint the foreground grasses. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Ocean Options"  Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Creators"  On the next On Story, Bones creator Hart Hanson and Veronica Mars Creator Rob Thomas discuss the creation of a successful TV series. And (followed by) the short films 0507 by Ben and Chris Blaine and Smile by Lauren Elmer. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "The Magical Country of Wales"  When legendary crooner Tom Jones pined for "the green, green grass of home" he was reminiscing about Wales. Rolling pastures, flower-filled fields and hedge lined country roads - a romantic journey into the British Isles. The pristine countryside is ideal for cycling thru quaint hamlets and snuggling up to a fire in one of many lovely B & B's. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
6:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Richard Thompson"  Since Richard Thompson's recording debut in 1968, this singer/songwriter/guitarist has created a body of work unsurpassed in its sheer musical invention and emotional precision. Rolling Stone Magazine named Thompson's' album, "Shoot Out the Lights," (recorded with then wife Linda) one of the "100 Best Albums of All Time." Guitar Player Magazine reader's poll named Richard one of the "Top 20 guitarists of all time. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples"  The two women showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.G
8:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Syncopated City (1919-1933)"  Prohibition and the Jazz Age bring change and a mix of classes and cultures. In the spotlight are Eubie Blake, Al Jolson, The Marx Brothers, the Gershwins and Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. With the stock market crash, the Great Depression and the new "talking picture' coming from Hollywood, cause a massive talent exodus to Hollywood. Part 2 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Kevin Kirk and Onomatopoeia: In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G
10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Allen Thompson; Ralph Stanley II. D
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples"  The two women showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.G
1:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to "stay on topic. D
1:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $ 100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students' age differences by encouraging peer support. D
2:00 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Babies Are Children, Too"  The special concerns when caring for infants in groups and the importance of nurturing care. D
2:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Dealing with Feelings"  Activities that promote emotional health in family relations, self-expression, and dealing with frustration and stress. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Common Core State Standards"  The Common Core State Standards: Watch teachers break new ground putting the Common Core Standards into practice in Math and English Language Arts. The emphasis of these lessons is on deeper thinking, analyzing, and problem solving to better prepare students for success in college and future careers. D
4:00 am 
Signing Time!  "Who Has The Frog?"  In trying to find Hopkins the frog, Alex and Leah learn to sign question words like who, what, where and when. D
4:30 am 
Signing Time!  "My Favorite Sport"  Play ball with The Signing Time friends as they learn sports-related signs including basketball, baseball, soccer and football. D
5:00 am 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
6:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  Maxa samples some of the world's finest wines and cruises the river dotted with castles, stopping at chateaux, ancient watermills and villagesG
6:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
7:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "The Perfect Pinot"  Pinots are the drink of choice right now. Caprial and John show us how to create concoctions to complement the perfect glass of wine. Crab and Parsnip Cakes with Lemon Creme Fraiche; Morel Mushroom Cannelloni. D
7:30 am 
For Your Home  "Wine Room"  Vicki and Sloan call in the pros to create a divine wine haven. After breaking through a dining room wall into unused garage space, wine storage expert Ted Beltran helps design the racking and cooling system while Bob Nulf adds designer tile work, lighting and a beautiful faux finish. In addition, learn how to select the right wines and keep track of your collection. D
8:00 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
8:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
9:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Burgundy and Loire Regions"  From the town of Beaune, Rudy learns about winemaking history and the taste of Burgundy.G
9:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja"  Baja California Norte produces many world-class, gold medal-winning wines. That fact may surprise most people in the United States. Rick takes us on a tour of the region along with renowned winemaker and visionary Hugo d'Acosta, founder of La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school that opened in 2004. D
10:00 am 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "The Skelligs, Co Kerry"  NULL
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Fermented Black Beans & Ketchup"  Guest Chef: Jason Santos. Today's master ingredients actually started out in the same place even though they ended up on opposite sides of the globe-fermented black beans and ketchup. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes the pair and combines them to make Stir Fried Pork Chops and Peppers with Spicy Ketchup, a spicy appetizer with his Warm Beef Dip with Crudites and a spin on a classic with his Bacon Wedge with Tropical 1,000 Island Dressing. D
11:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Salads The French Way"  Chef Keller creates the kind of wonderful and enticing salads you will find in bistros and brasseries throughout France. Mixed Green Salad with Pear, Almonds and Cheese Filled Baked Potato; Spinach Salad with Poached Egg and Polenta Croutons.G
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
12:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G
1:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to "stay on topic. D
1:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $ 100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students' age differences by encouraging peer support. D
2:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Babies Are Children, Too"  The special concerns when caring for infants in groups and the importance of nurturing care. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Dealing with Feelings"  Activities that promote emotional health in family relations, self-expression, and dealing with frustration and stress. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Common Core State Standards"  The Common Core State Standards: Watch teachers break new ground putting the Common Core Standards into practice in Math and English Language Arts. The emphasis of these lessons is on deeper thinking, analyzing, and problem solving to better prepare students for success in college and future careers. D
4:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "Who Has The Frog?"  In trying to find Hopkins the frog, Alex and Leah learn to sign question words like who, what, where and when. D
4:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "My Favorite Sport"  Play ball with The Signing Time friends as they learn sports-related signs including basketball, baseball, soccer and football. D
5:00 pm 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
6:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  Maxa samples some of the world's finest wines and cruises the river dotted with castles, stopping at chateaux, ancient watermills and villagesG
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
7:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "The Perfect Pinot"  Pinots are the drink of choice right now. Caprial and John show us how to create concoctions to complement the perfect glass of wine. Crab and Parsnip Cakes with Lemon Creme Fraiche; Morel Mushroom Cannelloni. D
7:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Wine Room"  Vicki and Sloan call in the pros to create a divine wine haven. After breaking through a dining room wall into unused garage space, wine storage expert Ted Beltran helps design the racking and cooling system while Bob Nulf adds designer tile work, lighting and a beautiful faux finish. In addition, learn how to select the right wines and keep track of your collection. D
8:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
8:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G
9:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Burgundy and Loire Regions"  From the town of Beaune, Rudy learns about winemaking history and the taste of Burgundy.G
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja"  Baja California Norte produces many world-class, gold medal-winning wines. That fact may surprise most people in the United States. Rick takes us on a tour of the region along with renowned winemaker and visionary Hugo d'Acosta, founder of La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school that opened in 2004. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Latin Celebration"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to authentic Peruvian Roast Chicken. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for vertical roasters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of brown rice. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Fermented Black Beans & Ketchup"  Guest Chef: Jason Santos. Today's master ingredients actually started out in the same place even though they ended up on opposite sides of the globe-fermented black beans and ketchup. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes the pair and combines them to make Stir Fried Pork Chops and Peppers with Spicy Ketchup, a spicy appetizer with his Warm Beef Dip with Crudites and a spin on a classic with his Bacon Wedge with Tropical 1,000 Island Dressing. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Dance Or Swept Off My Feet"  Joanne starts her class with a challenge, presenting her French student Pascal three variations on the classic French sauce aioli. Then they are both swept off their feet by Joanne's twist on the classic combination of chicken and salad. Recipes: Aioli and Variations, "Oven-Fried" Chicken Legs, and Butter Lettuce and Avocado with Lime Vinaigrette. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Wall Street marks its biggest sell-off in months as poor earnings and weak outlooks weigh on investors. NBR's Erika Miller looks at the disconnect between consumers and businesses. A stern warning from Wall Street to Washington. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   D.L. Hughley (comedian/author). D
3:00 am 
Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders   This magazine format show features three stories and a special "global hit performance." Reporter Alexis Bloom meets with Wynton Marsalis in Chicago. Then SOUND TRACKS goes behind the scenes of the latest animated movie from Pixar to introduce the Scottish folk singer, Julie Fowlis, and follows African singer Youssou N'dour as he runs for president of Senegal.G
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Romney closing the gender gap: After this week's debate the Presidential candidates are focusing on undecided women in swingstates. The most recent Gallup poll shows Romney within one point of the President among women who are likely to vote. Spotlight on College Rape : A former Amherst College student brings attention to rape on college campuses after an article about her claim the school downplayed her rape allegation goes viral. D
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D
6:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   Obama V. Romney - Testy Townhall, Tagging Texas Students - A Brave New World? Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Michelle Bernard, MSNBC. D
7:00 am 
Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America   Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war.G
8:00 am 
The Modoc War   The Modoc War of 1872 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history. For seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Steven Romick"  Guest: Steven Romick, Portfolio Manager, FPA Crescent Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with "Great Investor" Steven Romick of FPA Crescent Fund. Romick describes how he is keeping his five-star-rated fund on top by balancing the forces of inflation and deflation, and continuing his contrarian, value-oriented strategies. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   None of the Above: Political Implications - We continue our three-part miniseries examining the rapid rise in the number of Americans-now 20 percent-who describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated. The majority of these "nones," as they are often called, are Democratic and politically liberal. Managing Editor Kim Lawton looks at how their growing numbers could affect elections and the role of religion in politics. D
10:00 am 
POV  "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful"  In 2005, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme set out to document the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina and the rebuilding of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. When he met Carolyn Parker, what began as a historical documentary morphed into a vibrant character study of the courage and resiliency of this fearless matriarch and civil rights activist. "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful" is Demme's account of Parker's five-year crusade to rebuild her beloved neon-green house, her church, her community -- and her life. D
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America   Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war.G
2:00 pm 
The Modoc War   The Modoc War of 1872 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history. For seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. D
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Romney closing the gender gap: After this week's debate the Presidential candidates are focusing on undecided women in swingstates. The most recent Gallup poll shows Romney within one point of the President among women who are likely to vote. Spotlight on College Rape : A former Amherst College student brings attention to rape on college campuses after an article about her claim the school downplayed her rape allegation goes viral. D
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Plutocracy Rising"  The One Percent is not only increasing their share of wealth - they're using it to spread millions among political candidates who serve their interests. Example: Goldman Sachs, which gave more money than any other major American corporation to Barack Obama in 2008, is switching alliances this year; their employees have given $900,000 both to Mitt Romney's campaign and to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. Why? Because, says the Wall Street Journal, the Goldman Sachs gang felt betrayed by President Obama's modest attempts at financial reform. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America   Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war.G
9:00 pm 
The Modoc War   The Modoc War of 1872 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history. For seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Plutocracy Rising"  The One Percent is not only increasing their share of wealth - they're using it to spread millions among political candidates who serve their interests. Example: Goldman Sachs, which gave more money than any other major American corporation to Barack Obama in 2008, is switching alliances this year; their employees have given $900,000 both to Mitt Romney's campaign and to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. Why? Because, says the Wall Street Journal, the Goldman Sachs gang felt betrayed by President Obama's modest attempts at financial reform. D
11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
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