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February 20, 2013
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6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior. D
7:00 pm 
Nature  "A Murder of Crows"  Often dismissed by humans as a general nuisance, crows are social creatures that chat with each other in at least two different dialects and as many of 250 distinct calls. They mate for life, mourn their dead and raise their young for up to five years. The show reports on research by University of Washington professor John Marzluff, as well as work at New Zealand's University of Auckland and Austria's Konrad Lorenz Institute.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Mind of a Rampage Killer"  What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can science in any way help us understand these horrific events and provide clues as to how to prevent them in the future? As the nation tries to understand the tragic events at Newtown, NOVA correspondent Miles O'Brien separates fact from fiction, investigating new theories that the most destructive rampage killers are driven most of all, not by the urge to kill, but the wish to die. Could suicide and the desire to go out in a media-fueled blaze of glory be the main motivation? How much can science tell us about a brain at risk for violence? Most importantly, can we recognize dangerous minds in time -- and stop the next Newtown?. D
9:00 pm 
The Path to Violence   Ever since the wake-up call that was Columbine, schools and law enforcement have developed multiple strategies to prevent attacks. Indeed, the horror of Newtown needs to be seen in a context that's not defined by defeat. Remarkably, more than 120 school assaults have been thwarted in the past ten years. D
10:00 pm 
Make Me  "Stay Awake"  Michael Mosely learns that a new wave of drugs promises to unshackle sleep from nature. He goes on a journey to experience what it is like to put aside the conventional eight hours of sleep and keep awake for as long as possible. He meets the world record breaker, who can go up to 12 days without sleep; dips into the world of sleep endurance competition, and in Canada meets a man who claims that a recent pharmaceutical invention allows him to function and work a 20-hour day.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   A handsome stranger arrives in Candleford with plans to open a new hotel. His name is James Dowland and he only has eyes for Dorcas Lane. Robert is suspicious of his motives and less-than-accepting of Dowland's financial help for Lark Rise tenants. Emma and other tenants disagree. Dorcas's patience is tried with the arrival of a new maid, Minnie.G
7:01 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Murder On St. Malley's Day, Part 1"  After a pupil at the prestigious Devington School dies of a stab wound while competing in a race, shocked locals are sure the death can be linked to the long-running rivalry between the school and the locals. As Barnaby investigates, he encounters the Pudding Club, an elite secret society with which the murdered student had been involved. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S3 E7)"  The Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge, while the downstairs staff stays behind at Downton Abbey. New romances flare up, and a crisis unfolds. Part 7 of 7G
10:00 pm 
DCI Banks  "Dry Bones That Dream"  DCI Alan Banks and DI Helen Morton must learn to reconcile their conflicting policing styles and personalities while trying to unravel the increasingly puzzling murder of a local accountant who has been leading a double life.G
11:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   A handsome stranger arrives in Candleford with plans to open a new hotel. His name is James Dowland and he only has eyes for Dorcas Lane. Robert is suspicious of his motives and less-than-accepting of Dowland's financial help for Lark Rise tenants. Emma and other tenants disagree. Dorcas's patience is tried with the arrival of a new maid, Minnie.G
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican-Style Kids' Party"  Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. D
7:30 pm 
Christina  "Wake Up and Smell The Toast"  It's time, people. Enough excuses; enough procrastinating. It's time to take control of your health by controlling what you put in your mouth. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating Ductwork/Maintaining Clothes Washers And Dryers"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork. Then, Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin learns how to maintain clothes washers and dryers. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
10:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D
11:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Pumpkin Patch Dinner"  The Pences visit a pumpkin patch to harvest their favorites for pumpkin curry soup and pumpkin cookies served with hot apple pie drinks.G
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights"  Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Raising Adam Lanza"  FRONTLINE marks the one-year anniversary of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a reprise of its investigation of the young man behind the rampage and the town he changed forever. Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. He left no known friends, no diary. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior. D
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Stocks fall on fresh signs that even Federal Reserve policymakers aren't sure how much is enough when it comes to boosting the economy. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis. More mixed numbers on the housing market. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights"  Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye"  Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely. Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. D
6:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "No Night Today/Fun in the Sun"  No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. D
7:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D
7:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: Shoshana Shonosaurus/All Kinds of Families"  The Pteranodon family goes under the sea again, to ride the Dinosaur Train Submarine - this time they go to meet Shoshana Shonisaurus, an enormous marine reptile that's something between a dolphin and a whale. Since Shoshana loves to dive down very deep, Shiny has a problem with following her down to the bottom of the sea. Shoshana kindly helps Shiny get over her fear of diving deep. D
8:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The A Team"  Abby, Elmo, and Telly are in the arbor when Big A comes in looking for members to join the A Team. The A Team helps people by solving problems using letter A words, such as "arrow" and "anchor." Abby, Elmo, and Telly join the team and proudly wear the letter A on their chests. D
9:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "You Are Special/Daniel Is Special"  You are Special: The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. O the Owl wants to be just like the others and, with a little encouragement, he learns that owls are special too. Daniel is Special: Daniel and Dad take a fall walk through the neighborhood, admiring the colors of the leaves. D
9:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "That's The Way The Ball Bounces"  Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce! (Educational objective - Elasticity). D
10:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. As they secretly watch Dog, they discover he wants to build a word with the "oo" sound. But will they be caught before they can guess Dog's secret? Wee Little Whale: Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed and brings her home to her haystack. D
10:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Artiste"  A Present for Mommy - Mommy's having a bad day - first she can't find her car keys, then she and Caillou have to shovel the car out, and then the car won't start! At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer her up. His first two attempts don't turn out but he perseveres and makes her a picture of a sun - to melt all the snow! Caillou the Chef - Jeffrey and Jason are coming over for dinner - it's a make-your-own pizza party! Caillou feels he is an expert at this and starts to show them how to do it. When the twins both opt for less-than-traditional ingredients Caillou is upset that they're doing it all wrong. D
11:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Best In Show/Ducks and Fish"  Best in Show - When the kids decide to have a Dog Show to show off their pets, BJ feels a little left out. He doesn't have a dog, and he sure wishes he did! A friend from the park shares her dog with BJ so he can join in the fun. Everyone has a great time and realizes that all of their dogs are winners! Ducks and Fish - Barney sees Riff protecting a nest full of duck eggs. D
11:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Each Other"  Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. D

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