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12:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope"  The groups bring the best in Americana to the stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks from the recording O' Be Joyful.G
1:00 am 
Nature  "Saving Otter 501"  A stranded orphaned otter found on the beach near Monterey, California, enters a special program at Monterey Bay Aquarium that will keep her alive, provide training and return her to the wild. Cameras follow the three-day old female as handlers in Darth Vader-like suits feed her a special formula, and a surrogate mother otter teaches her the skills needed to survive.G
2:00 am 
The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer   The Smartest Team begins where other concussion documentaries leave off, not simply identifying the risks concussions pose in football, but offering high school programs across the country specific ways to minimize risks. The documentary shows how a team of experts, working with an Oklahoma high school football team, is able to reduce its concussion rate by 75% in just one season. Through candid interviews of parents, players, the high school athletic trainer and team doctor, and leading national concussion experts, The Smartest Team acknowledges the serious challenge concussions pose to the game but provides concrete steps high school football programs can take play safer by playing smarter. D
3:00 am 
MI-5  "A Chance for Peace"  Al-Qaeda's number three person offers to negotiate with Harry at a private meeting - the location of a bomb set to detonate that day in exchange for a public pardon for two Al-Qaeda prisoners. The Home Secretary resists, Russia tosses in a new problem for MI-5, and a mole stirs the pot.G
4:00 am 
Hustle   Albert decides it is time for a break as he leaves for time in his favorite casinos. "Liability" Finch, an old friend of Ash's, shows up wanting help with a Van Gogh he has acquired. Mickey tells him it is too risky. The Head of Customs appears with his own proposal that puts the team in a very tight spot, so Sean tries to take matters into his own hands.G
5:00 am 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Electric Cars & A Boy In An Electric Wheelchair"  Mister Rogers visits a garage where electric cars are being made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri organizes a search for Prince Tuesday and the unhappy Prince is finally found. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "George Makes A Stand/Curious George Sees The Light"  George sells lemonade to buy a soccer ball and causes problems when he adjusts a traffic light.G
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Quack Quack/One Duck Too Many"  There's only one way to get rid of an obnoxious duck, and that's to build her a new pond - to her exact specifications, of course. Megan Mullally guest-stars as Quack (#2.) Pocoyo: Elly on Ice - Elly finds ice-skating frustrating, but succeeds with encouragement and practice. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Wrapper's Delight/Dive Swim Scoop"  Wrappers Delight - Sally and Nick are trying to wrap a present for their moms. But they're having problems. Why meeting Cat's good friend Gina the Giraffe Weevil, will help! Gina shows them how she uses leaves to wrap her eggs to protect them while she waits for them to hatch. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and Roquefort's Rhythmic Ghost/Angelina's Lunch Table"  Angelina and Roquefort's Rhythmic Ghost - When Gracie hears a mysterious tapping in Roquefort Hall, she is afraid that the place is haunted. But soon Gracie, Angelina, Vici, and AZ are inspired to tap and hip hop to the sound, building on the rhythmic pattern each time they dance. With a little help from Ms. Mimi, they learn the truth about the "ghost" of Roquefort Hall! Angelina's Lunch Table - All of Angelina's friends are dying for her individual attention. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "The Big Dino Dig Special (Pt. 3)"  Muck's Track to Trouble - Today's job is to build a railway that will travel around the Dinosaur Fun Park. Scoop, Muck and Scratch are asked to dig out the route, and lay the track. Muck hits a rock that is large and oddly fin-shaped, which forces him to build a rickety bridge over it! A test run begins and as soon as the train is on its way, the rickety bridge begins to crumble! Faced with disaster, Muck swallows his pride and asks for help from the others. D
9:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey and the Awful Tooth"  The Shrinking Blankey: Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, SHE is growing. She is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Educational theme: Growing. D
10:00 am 
Wishbone  "Golden Retrieved"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Joe forgets Wishbone, when nothing seems more important than a new mountain bike. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up"  Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned. Frog loses the letters "PL" from his plane and must search through the jungle to find them. After some crazy jungle adventures (including a run-in with a giant Frog-kissing plant), Frog realizes that fun doesn't always have to be planned! Mail Mix Up: Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver letters to his WordFriends, but he forgets Kangaroo's instructions and delivers the wrong letters to everyone. D
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Dirty Words of Finance"  Guest: Cliff Asness, Managing and Founding Principal, AQR Capital Management. This week's "Consuelo Mack WealthTrack," features a rare interview with "Financial Thought Leader" Cliff Asness of AQR Capital Management, a global investment management firm which runs hedge funds, mutual funds and a diversified collection of investment strategies. Asness discusses the three "dirty words" of finance and how investors can get back to "clean" investing principles. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Women of Color in the USA; UN Women Ad Campaign Exposes International Sexism; Behind the Headlines: Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, Chair of the National Governor's Association. PANELISTS: Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Spike the Watercooler Founder Marjorie Clifton, The Heritage Foundation's Jennifer Marshall, Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "The Red Dairy Barn - Part 2"  Roger and Sarah Bansemer visit the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in Tennessee. Roger uses acrylics to finish the painting of the red dairy barn and Sarah explores the farm, silos and outbuildings. D
1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fearless Quilting Finishes, Part 3"  Are your stashed quilts "in a bind?" Overcome the fear of applying binding with Nancy's easy methods. Learn how to cut and apply traditional binding and binding for unique shapes (curves, hexagons, and more) including effortless mitered corners. Plus, Nancy shares ideas for using prepackaged binding with perfect results. D
2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Mixed Bag"  Quilting has many variations, themes and ideas - it's hard to define it just one way. First, Barbara Schneider has a lesson on digital cloth printing. Begin with a photograph and software and end up with custom cloth. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Dried In"  See the last few steps needed to get things dried in, including a lot of glass from top to bottom. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Rustic Step-Back Cupboard"  Simple construction takes center stage as the editors of Woodsmith magazine build a rustic, step-back cupboard. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Getting to Work"  Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater"  Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Waterwise Gardening (San Diego, CA)"  We explore how gardeners can maximize their garden's beauty while still minimizing their water usage using time tested and the latest watering technology. D
5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   On Sunday we report from Hawaii, where a battle has erupted in Kauai between residents who claim they are getting sick and large companies developing genetically modified seeds. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. D
6:29 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Retrospective 2"  Previous unscreened finds from recent locations include a book of police records found in a dumpster that expose a plot to poison Prime Minister Lloyd George, and the largest Faberge egg seen on the program.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sneaker Waves, Glacier Caves, Frank Moore"  Dangerous sneaker waves injure and kill people every year. The program examines what steps people can take to be safe at the beach.G
8:01 pm 
Father Brown  "The Hammer of God"  When an ungodly man is murdered at the unveiling of a new church clock, Father Brown must find the killer before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The Paradise, Part Three"  Miss Audrey falls ill and Moray must appoint one of the girls as her substitute, intensifying the rivalry between Denise and Clara. Meanwhile Katherine enjoys the affections of new suitor Peter Adler, but is still conflicted about her lingering feelings for Moray. Part 3 of 7G
10:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E2)"  Downton Abbey becomes a convalescent home for wounded soldiers to ease overcrowding at the hospital. O'Brien is shocked to find Isobel Crawley giving most of the orders and suggests Thomas might aide Cora, now relegated to the background. Violet tries her best to undo Matthew's engagement to Lavinia while remaining convinced there is more to Lavinia's relationship with Sir Richard than meets the eye. Part 2 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Body of Evidence"  When the body of missing computer expert Martin Longthorn, who worked for the Metropolitan Police, turns up in the morgue of a teaching hospital under a false name and address, the UCOS team members find themselves drawn into the unfamiliar world of online hacktivists.G
12:00 am 
Great Performances  "Great Performances' 40th Anniversary Celebration"  The series celebrates with an all-star homecoming at New York's Lincoln Center. Diverse alumni share personal stories of their experiences with the nation's only ongoing primetime stage for all performing arts. Stars include Julie Andrews, Audra McDonald, David Hyde Pierce, Josh Groban, Itzak Perlman and Michael Buble.G
1:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Istanbul Crossroads"  At the crossroads of the Bosphorous strait sits the sprawling metropolis of Istanbul, which has nurtured a variety of religions, cultures, languages, cuisines and, of course, music. In this episode, host Jacob Edgar checks out some of the sights and sounds found in "The City of the World's Desire." Turkish op star Nil Karaibrahimgil takes Jacob to her favorite trendy boutique, treats him to unplugged performances of some her best-known songs and provides an exclusive look at her private residence. D
2:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   2014 Road Tests: Porsche Cayman, Nissan Note. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Whoosh & Vanish Mystery"  It's a very windy day on Sesame Street. Elmo and Telly are just about to play a game of basketball. When they return from eating a healthy power snack, their ball is missing! It's a real mystery and they need to investigate to solve the problem! First, Telly writes down what they already know about the mystery! Then, he forms a hypothesis, or a guess, that Abby must have made the basketball disappear because she's able to do magic. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D
5:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope"  The groups bring the best in Americana to the stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks from the recording O' Be Joyful.G
7:00 am 
Genealogy Roadshow  "Austin"  The team finds secrets involving Texans' favorite subjects: football, politics and home-state pride. An African-American Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer uncovers a family history of land ownership, uncommon for blacks in 1920s Texas. A North Texas woman learns of her ancestor's Civil War affiliation and the tragedy it wrought.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Ocean Circulation, Historic Photos, Hobie Cats"  The circulation systems of oceans are not fully mapped. Now Oregon State University scientists have new tools that allow them to track the systems.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Embracing Change"  After settling into life on the Road (which includes dumping septic tanks and sleeping 3 feet away from each other), the team heads towards Hollywood. There, they meet Dr. Valerie Weiss, a film director who went through the trouble of getting a Ph.D in Biophysics so she could determine whether she really wanted to pursue science or filmmaking. D
10:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Games Machines Play"  Alan Alda attends contests between machines and humans, mostly students who build them. He watches robots play soccer; visits a human-powered submarine contest; and observes small machines that must prove their efficiency at lowering a beam.G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G
12:00 pm 
Genealogy Roadshow  "Austin"  The team finds secrets involving Texans' favorite subjects: football, politics and home-state pride. An African-American Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer uncovers a family history of land ownership, uncommon for blacks in 1920s Texas. A North Texas woman learns of her ancestor's Civil War affiliation and the tragedy it wrought.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Buenos Aires City Guide"  Judith visits the Recoleta Cemetery, takes in the Gaucho street fair, and hits the tiles at a trendy tango club. She also takes a ferry across the Rio de la Plata to the Uruguayan village of Colonia.G
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Illinois River, Zumwalt Prairie Songbirds, Pest House"  Experienced guides run the Illinois River. Zumwalt Prairie, an area of rolling hills, grasslands and abundant wildlife is facing possible development.G
4:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E1)"  War now wages in Europe. Young men go to war - or avoid it. Mary returns from London. Matthew stuns everyone with an announcement. Sybl, who experiences sorrow over the number of her dance partners dying in battle, wants to do something of significance and enrolls in a nursing course. Among the servants, a new maid proves difficult and Bates has an announcement for Annie. Mr. Carson tries to run the household with a short staff. Thomas returns to a place at the hospital. Part 1 of 7G
6:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. D
7:00 pm 
POV  "56 Up"  This is the eighth film in a series that began 49 years ago by interviewing a diverse group of 7-year-old children in England, and then resuming the discussion every seven years. Now director Michael Apted finds they have mostly weathered the storms of middle age and are beginning to face the challenges of aging, illness and economic crisis as he meets with 13 of the original 14 subjects.G
9:30 pm 
Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour   Popularly known for the "whistling bird" Alessi teakettle, the architect transforms America's built environment in the 1980s with buildings that take a whimsical approach to classical forms. But in early 2003, a mysterious and potentially fatal illness leaves him partially paralyzed. His ordeal, which includes years of painful rehabilitation, opens a new chapter of Graves' career - designing hospital furniture and homes for wounded war veterans.G
10:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. D
11:00 pm 
POV  "56 Up"  This is the eighth film in a series that began 49 years ago by interviewing a diverse group of 7-year-old children in England, and then resuming the discussion every seven years. Now director Michael Apted finds they have mostly weathered the storms of middle age and are beginning to face the challenges of aging, illness and economic crisis as he meets with 13 of the original 14 subjects.G
12:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D
1:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D
1:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G
2:00 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
2:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
3:00 am 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 4. Inquiry: Tom"  In Part I, Jorge Arredondo. D
4:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Understanding Stereotypes"  Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the lesson, Ms. Sinclair has students brainstorm individually and in groups to understand how stereotypes have affected their lives and their learning. D
4:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorations In Archeology and History"  Gwen Larsen teaches sixth–grade social studies at Harbor School in Boston, Massachusetts. In her introductory lesson, Ms. Larsen guides students through an exploration of their family histories, leading to their place in the larger human family and the development of civilizations. Ms. Larsen. D
5:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Crafts with Personality"  Discover craft ideas with personality. This show features: a paper owl, easy cartoons, a decoupage eye ball, and paint splat art. D
5:30 am 
Signing Time!  "Everyday Signs"  The kids share everyday signs for boy, girl, happy, sad, hungry and more. Rachel concludes the episode with the unforgettable "Silly Pizza Song.". D
6:00 am 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. Famed New Orleans chef John Besh, the winner of the 2004 competition and the 2006 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef of the Southeast, hosted the event. D
6:30 am 
Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu   On this week's show Alamelu will prepare an absolutely delicious garlic and pepper chicken dish, along with a rice dish cooked with a colorful blend of vegetables called "Bell Pepper and Tomato Rice". She'll also put together a refreshing "Cucumber and Tomato Yogurt Salad". Join Alamelu as she takes a trip to the local market to buy some fresh vegetables for cooking. D
7:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Wyoming Big Horn Sheep"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner and photographer Jared Lloyd brave sub-zero temperatures to photograph wildlife of the Wind River Basin, WY. D
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Cry for Mexican Independence"  Yetman tells the story of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico, where the call for independence (Grito) from Spain was issued by unconventional priest Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 and is celebrated nationally every year on September 16.G
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater"  Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. D
8:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Enfield Cupboard"  Make this Shaker cabinet and dwell in utopian serenity! Simple to construct and elegant in design, this cupboard is a standby in any room or shop. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation"  The second episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
10:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Edible"  Host Jamie Durie visits COPIA, the American Center for Food and Wine, where he tours the center's extensive vegetable gardens and orchards.G
10:30 am 
Make:  "Wearable Technology"  Maker/designer Syuzi Pakhchyan at SparkLab bridges high tech and fashion with her space age clothing explorations. In the Workshop, John Park shows how to build a guitar out of a cigar box. Mister Jalopy explains the value of open source engineering when he opens up his Camaro's cassette player. D
11:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Recycling Horticulture Waste - Making Better Choices One Pot at a Time"  St. Louis, MO. - Each year, millions of plastic plant containers are not recycled. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden & Home Alternatives"  P. Allen Smith shares tips on do-it-yourself projects at home and in the garden using broken terra cotta saucers, how to turn bulbs into party favors for guests, and using recycled Christmas lights and home fixtures to light a garden path. Allen showcases plants that make great screens for unwanted views and excellent ground covers at Moss Mountain, makes a trip to a special eco garden in Kansas City, Missouri, and shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge. D
12:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D
1:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D
1:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G
2:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
2:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
3:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 4. Inquiry: Tom"  In Part I, Jorge Arredondo. D
4:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Understanding Stereotypes"  Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the lesson, Ms. Sinclair has students brainstorm individually and in groups to understand how stereotypes have affected their lives and their learning. D
4:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorations In Archeology and History"  Gwen Larsen teaches sixth–grade social studies at Harbor School in Boston, Massachusetts. In her introductory lesson, Ms. Larsen guides students through an exploration of their family histories, leading to their place in the larger human family and the development of civilizations. Ms. Larsen. D
5:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Crafts with Personality"  Discover craft ideas with personality. This show features: a paper owl, easy cartoons, a decoupage eye ball, and paint splat art. D
5:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "Everyday Signs"  The kids share everyday signs for boy, girl, happy, sad, hungry and more. Rachel concludes the episode with the unforgettable "Silly Pizza Song.". D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Big, Bold Chicken Braises"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster updates the recipe for a Silver Palette classic, Chicken Marbella. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of whole roasted chickens. Next, Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby learns about authentic Filipino cooking at the Purple Yam in Brooklyn. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Sauces"  Join Martha as she teaches the classic sauces everyone should know how to make: hollandaise, bechamel, beurre blanc and marinara. Each of these easy, adaptable recipes offers a culinary lesson in flavor-building techniques, so viewers can learn to create other sauces in the same family. Martha begins with two different methods for preparing hollandaise sauce, a delicious accompaniment to steamed asparagus and eggs Benedict. D
7:30 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Espresso Ribeye & Fried Green Tomatoes"  Sometime in life, the most unexpected combination of flavors creates true culinary masterpieces. In this episode Chef Stellino does just that, a magic rub containing espresso turns a great steak into a work of art. Then Nick teaches us how to create a southern favorite, Fried Green Tomatoes. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater"  Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tokyo, Japan"  An urban marriage of high tech and age-old customs makes Tokyo a fascinating destination, from teenagers playing "cos," or costume games, to adults taking dinner at tiny yakatori restaurants, where the kitchen is a small grill dedicated to cooking skewers of meat. Tour the city's massive wholesale fish market, Tsukiji Market, before dawn to watch the daily auction of massive torsos of tuna fish destined for sushi restaurants around the world. Check out space-age toilets at the showroom of Toto as proof that cutting edge technology permeates every aspect of Japanese life. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Big, Bold Chicken Braises"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster updates the recipe for a Silver Palette classic, Chicken Marbella. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of whole roasted chickens. Next, Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby learns about authentic Filipino cooking at the Purple Yam in Brooklyn. D
10:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Puerto Escondido: Living The Dream"  Ever dream of renting a space with a kitchen in Mexico just so you can cook all the fresh fish you can eat? Rick lives the dream at Hotel Villas Carrizalillo in Puerto Escondido. First, he peruses the town market for inspiration and ingredients from heirloom tomatoes to the local tuxtla chiles. Then he joins a resident expert to take him spear fishing off Roca Blanca Playa, one of the prettiest beaches in Mexico, for the freshest possible catch for his feast. D
11:00 pm 
Cooking Odyssey  "Paros"  While in Paros, Chef Yianni gets a lesson in cheese making, local traditions and has an evening of singing and dancing. Chef Yianni demonstrates how to make "Krithoto", orzo with squid and saffron, and "Revithia", traditional baked chickpeas. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G
12:00 am 
12:30 am 
1:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea"  Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, that coughs up dead fish and birds by the thousands in frequent die-offs that occur. However, amongst the ruins of this man-made mistake, a few remaining eccentrics (a roadside nudist, a religious folk artist, a Hungarian revolutionary, and real estate speculators) struggle to keep a remodeled version of the original Salton Sea dream alive. Accidentally created by an engineering error in 1905, reworked in the 50's as a world class vacation destination for the rich and famous, suddenly abandoned after a series of hurricanes, floods, and fish die-offs, and finally almost saved by Congressman Sonny Bono, the Salton Sea has a bittersweet past. D
2:30 am 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "The New Teacher Experience"  The New Teacher Experience: Follow two teachers in Los Angeles, CA for an intimate look at what the experience is really like. Many beginning teachers in America are given keys to their classroom and left to sink or swim in isolation, but, with the support of mentors, these teachers persevere through the trials and tribulations of their first year of teaching. D
4:00 am 
Moyers & Company  "America's Political Breakdown"  After a 16-day shutdown, there's finally a deal to raise the debt limit and reopen the government. But the can's just been kicked down the road - another Congressional confrontation over spending cuts, entitlement programs and possible default will take place within a few months. Nonetheless, Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator of the Financial Times believes that no matter the rhetoric and flamethrowing, the debt ceiling has to be raised because the alternatives are "simply, unimaginably horrible. D
5:00 am 
Washington Week   NULL
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea"  Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, that coughs up dead fish and birds by the thousands in frequent die-offs that occur. However, amongst the ruins of this man-made mistake, a few remaining eccentrics (a roadside nudist, a religious folk artist, a Hungarian revolutionary, and real estate speculators) struggle to keep a remodeled version of the original Salton Sea dream alive. Accidentally created by an engineering error in 1905, reworked in the 50's as a world class vacation destination for the rich and famous, suddenly abandoned after a series of hurricanes, floods, and fish die-offs, and finally almost saved by Congressman Sonny Bono, the Salton Sea has a bittersweet past. D
8:30 am 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
10:00 am 
Latino Americans  "Pride and Prejudice/Peril and Promise"  Witness the creation of the proud "Chicano" identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos. Then examine the growing Latino influence as a second wave of Cubans and thousands of Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., leading to calls for tightened borders. Parts 5 and 6 of 6G
12:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "America's Political Breakdown"  After a 16-day shutdown, there's finally a deal to raise the debt limit and reopen the government. But the can's just been kicked down the road - another Congressional confrontation over spending cuts, entitlement programs and possible default will take place within a few months. Nonetheless, Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator of the Financial Times believes that no matter the rhetoric and flamethrowing, the debt ceiling has to be raised because the alternatives are "simply, unimaginably horrible. D
1:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea"  Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant, salty lake, that coughs up dead fish and birds by the thousands in frequent die-offs that occur. However, amongst the ruins of this man-made mistake, a few remaining eccentrics (a roadside nudist, a religious folk artist, a Hungarian revolutionary, and real estate speculators) struggle to keep a remodeled version of the original Salton Sea dream alive. Accidentally created by an engineering error in 1905, reworked in the 50's as a world class vacation destination for the rich and famous, suddenly abandoned after a series of hurricanes, floods, and fish die-offs, and finally almost saved by Congressman Sonny Bono, the Salton Sea has a bittersweet past. D
4:30 pm 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
5:00 pm 
Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream   Immigrant Nation! is a feature documentary film about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. The film also interweaves the stories of individuals, organizations, activists and community leaders united by passion and a concern for justice. D
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Saving Otter 501"  On a typical late summer day a baby sea otter washes up on the beach in Monterey, California -- hungry, lost, injured. It's a tragic event, but not surprising. California sea otters are struggling. D
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions"  Cloud, the wild, nearly white stallion of the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana, is now a confident band stallion in his prime. He has two maturing sons: Bolder, his by birth but raised in a rival stallion's band, and Flint, sired by another stallion but raised by Cloud. Bolder has gathered some mares; Flint has joined a bachelor group of young guns. Who will rise to challenge Cloud?G
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "When Hari Got Married"  Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Saving Otter 501"  On a typical late summer day a baby sea otter washes up on the beach in Monterey, California -- hungry, lost, injured. It's a tragic event, but not surprising. California sea otters are struggling. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions"  Cloud, the wild, nearly white stallion of the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana, is now a confident band stallion in his prime. He has two maturing sons: Bolder, his by birth but raised in a rival stallion's band, and Flint, sired by another stallion but raised by Cloud. Bolder has gathered some mares; Flint has joined a bachelor group of young guns. Who will rise to challenge Cloud?G

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