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April 20, 2012
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5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "The Pressure's On/Sharing Feelings"  Rebecca meets with her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. The holidays are quickly approaching and she'll have to work extremely hard to pass her exams.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Healthy Neck"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure"  Its Keep Birdwell Beautiful month and the kids are doing their part by planting a flower garden. Seeing this, the dogs decide to create a doggie flower garden of their own. But when Cleo hears that almost anything grows in Birdwell Island soil, she decides shed much rather grow a garden full of dog toys! She soon learns, however, that working alone for a selfish end is not nearly as rewarding as working together for the whole community. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Prunella The Packrat/What's in a Name?"  Prunella the Packrat - Prunella saves everything - ticket stubs, quizzes from second grade, pencil stubs, broken shoe laces.you name it and it's in her closet! Can Arthur help her break her packrat habits in time to put together the display for the school's Earth Day fair? Or is Prunella doomed to drown in her clutter? What's in a Name? - Binky find out that his real name isn't Binky, it's. Shelley?!! He's certain he will have to leave town - or at least school - having this silly name. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery"  Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D
11:30 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Outdoor Adventures"  When Caillou, Grandpa and Daddy go on a canoe trip, Caillou is amazed to see a dragonfly, a blue heron, and a beaver working on his beaver lodge. While Caillou and his family are on a picnic at the park, his beach ball accidentally rolls into a pond. Caillou sees a family of ducks swimming in the pond and wants to take a closer look. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Sword in the Sandbox, A Storybook Adventure"  Daniel tries to jump-rope with some older kids, but intimidation sets in. He's convinced that he's just too little to do anything right. Barney helps our young protagonist by telling him a story of "The Sword in the Sandbox," a comical re-telling of the King Arthur legend. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Talk to Me"  With the help of the Kratt Brothers and Toothbrush the elephant, Zoboo learns how animals communicate with each other. While Zoboo answers some of the letters sent in by kids, Martin and Chris go to India to find out how animals talk to each other in the wild.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery"  Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner"  Earth Day Girl - When the Birthday Girl learns that the Earth is having a special celebration (on her birthday!) she decides to teach the Earth a lesson. Will WordGirl find a way to stop the Birthday Girl and save Earth Day? Vocabulary Words: Recycle, Excess. A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner - A police officer arrives at the Jewelry Store only to find Reginald, Chuck, Captain Huggy Face, and WordGirl encased in condiment cocoons. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The X-Factor"  All is not well in Perfectamundo, a dome-enclosed cybersite, when orange spots are discovered building up on the dome's interior surface, blocking the site's precious sunlight. What source could be responsible for the spots multiplying so fast? Is it Hacker's new factory that pours out orange clouds through smoky stacks? It can't be that new Digifizz toy, with its tiny burst of colorful sparkles shooting into the air each time it gets used. With time running out, the CyberSquad must come to grips with the power of multiplication and use it to undo the site's pollution problem. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime"  Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Signs this week are pointing to fresh slowing in the U.S. recovery. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh looks at whether the economic comeback is taking a break. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "The French Drop, Part 1"  Foyle gets caught up in the rivalry between the established spy agency MI5 and the newly created Special Operations Executive activities while he is investigating a suspicious death in Hastings. Following a fiery explosion next to the shop of a black market dealer, police find a gold watch, traced to the head of MI5, on the charred remains of a young man. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Destroying Angel, Part 1"  Gregory Chambers is shot with an arrow on the day of the funeral of hotelier Karl Wainright, who in his will left the hotel to Gregory as well as three other beneficiaries. Soon they too are being hunted down and dispatched in increasingly gruesome and imaginative ways. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Art in the Twenty-First Century  "Boundaries"  Artists David Altmejd, Tabaimo and Lynda Benglis synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media, and explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure. Part 2 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Reused Robot!"  Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery"  Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Genoa and the Italian Riviera"  From the port town of Genoa, Rudy tours palaces and dines on world-class pesto before heading south to Portofino.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2"  Beginning at the San Pedro River and heading west, host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, journey through some of natural wonders that would not be part of the United States if it hadn't been for the Gadsden Purchase. They drive through the "sky islands" of the Pinaleno Mountains, travel through the hard-core desert of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and visit the historic desert oasis, Quitobaquito Springs before finishing off their trip at the Colorado River near Yuma, the western border of the Gadsden Purchase. Additionally, they examine the different types of border fences that affect more than just the ecological relationship between the United States and Mexico. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "French Crepes"  We're always teaching you recipes from other cultures, and today we're going to show you how to make a breakfast that the French just love - French crepes. They're very thin pancakes and we are going to roll them up and serve them with different fillings. Crepes are great for breakfast. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Living Homegrown Fresh - Raising Food & Livestock in Urban Backyards"  Los Angeles, CA. - In today's world, we can eat out-of-season fruit and vegetables on any given day of the year. But there is a price to be paid for such luxuries. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Running Camp, Uranium Mining, Drowning Smith Island"  With an appreciation for nature as part of their training, high school girls and boys get more speed at running camp at Steens Mountain in Oregon.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Chitown Union Station"  Visit one of the largest two rail O gauge layouts in the country; step back to 1882, when the Denver, South Park and Rio Grande railroad was still under construction; visit the railroad that originally took the industrial age millionaires to their summer mansions; and Tracks Ahead explores how some rail travelers go in style.G
11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Amos Lee with Special Guests Calexico"  Amos Lee made a triumphant return to Tucson on a sweltering night in the desert with an epic performance at the historic Fox Theatre. The acclaimed singer-songwriter came back to the city where he recorded his "Mission Bell" album, and invited a number of his friends to join the show, including local heroes Calexico. The 19-song concert ranged from solo showcases to arrangements for a dozen musicians, and featured highlights from Lee's latest album, as well as some of the finest songs from his catalogue. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Idaho Ecosystems"  Idaho has many different ecosystems, including forests, wetlands, deserts and grasslands. Why are these different ecosystems important to the plants and animals in the state? Why are they different? How are they the same? Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Beth Paragamian, North Idaho Wildlife Education Center Manager and Adare Evans, Wildlife Educator, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, will answer questions about Idaho's ecosystems.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the wonderful standard, "When I Fall In Love," and the signature lick from the James Bond theme song. Featured guests include David Tolley, Bradley Sowash and Lori Mechem. D
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2"  Beginning at the San Pedro River and heading west, host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, journey through some of natural wonders that would not be part of the United States if it hadn't been for the Gadsden Purchase. They drive through the "sky islands" of the Pinaleno Mountains, travel through the hard-core desert of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and visit the historic desert oasis, Quitobaquito Springs before finishing off their trip at the Colorado River near Yuma, the western border of the Gadsden Purchase. Additionally, they examine the different types of border fences that affect more than just the ecological relationship between the United States and Mexico. D
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "White Shark - The Nature of the Beast"  Follow the efforts of scientists, researchers and divers as they battle weather, fear and an elusive subject in order to gain a greater understanding of the secret world of the great white shark.G
8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Revenge of the Electric Car"  Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. This new generation of the electric vehicle is fast, furious and cleaner than ever. The film follows the race to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.G
9:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
10:00 pm 
Nature's Power Revealed  "The Atmosphere"  This concluding episode looks at the devastating effects of tornados, lightning storms and the winds. It also reveals the stranger sides of the atmosphere, in particular the moving rocks in Death Valley, and the shower of frogs and fish that happens occasionally. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D
5:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Afterschool Snacks"  When the 3:00p.m. bell rings, you bolt from the classroom, and get home with a ton of homework slung over your back. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Onions Make The Meal/Le Cipolle Fanno Il Pasto"  Mary Ann visits Guy's garden to harvest a fresh crop of onions for two of her favorite recipes. Then it's nella cucina, where she creates a masterpiece of pastry and vegetables: the Onion Tart. And what do to with those big fat onions? Neapolitan-Style Onions, of course. D
6:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Brioche Made Easy"  Chef Keller demonstrates why pastry chefs revere brioche, with its buttery taste and flaky texture. After showing a basic recipe for this French classic, he creates two mouth-watering variations. Basic Brioche Dough; Brioche with Garlic Saucisson; Brioche Buns with Walnuts, Bacon and Onions.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "New York City"  New York City is the epitome of fast-paced and with so much to see and do, our host family has to plan their trip very carefully. Riding the subways proves an efficient method of transportation as the Roberts family visits the major attractions like the Empire State Building, Times Square and Rockefeller Center, but there's much more to New York than attractions. A stroll through New York's ethnic neighborhoods is the perfect follow-up to learning about immigration at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and then relax as the city's frenetic pace fades away in a gallop through Central Park by horse carriage. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Framing The View"  Smith considers inviting window treatments and energy efficient windows. He also shows how to frame pressed leaves to make botanical artworks.G
8:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 2 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook starts by transplanting the shrubs and plants from the front of the house to a place where they can be "heeled in" for safe keeping until the job is complete. Homeowner Joe Titlow shows host Kevin O'Connor how his company builds highly detailed architectural models (and a whole host of other useful items) by printing them with a 3-D printer. Then, Roger gets to work clearing the small trees and overgrowth that are in the way of the new family room addition. D
9:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Finish Carpentry Classic Crown Molding and Baseboard"  Here's the way to add thousands of dollars of appeal to homes without breaking the bank! Finish carpentry adds beautiful trim ideas. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Function First"  Function comes first on today's show. Matt and Shari teach how to draw floor plans to test things out before you have to move them around the room. Next, Matt shows ways to keep the garage functioning. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts, Part 2"  A faux-hexagon is the secret to Nancy's super-sized honeycomb design. Nancy transforms hexagon blocks, such as those used in Grandmother's Flower Garden, into super-sized blocks created without any "Y" seams-just simple straight stitching. Make Grandmother's dramatic dahlia or a super-sized bouquet. D
10:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Craggaunowen"  NULL
11:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Introduction/Rebecca's Dream"  The program begins with an overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
1:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "The Concepts of Chaos"  The flapping of a butterfly's wings over Bermuda causes a rainstorm in Texas. Two sticks start side by side on the surface of a brook, only to follow divergent paths downstream. Both are examples of the phenomenon of chaos, characterized by a widely sensitive dependence of the future on slight changes in a system's initial conditions. D
1:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Primes"  The properties and patterns of prime numbers. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Revolution and the Romantics"  Art, literature, and political theory all agree: people will never lead decent lives until they have freed themselves from the tyranny of other nations or ruling classes.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of the Nation-States"  Throughout Europe, nations struggle against foreign oppression or to expand their own power at the expense of others.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Behaving Brain"  Investigates the structure and composition of the brain: how neurons function, how information is collected and transmitted, and how chemical reactions determine every thought, feeling, and action.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Responsive Brain"  Takes a closer look at how the brain, behavior and environment interact and how the brain's structure and functions are changed by stimulation from the social and physical context.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Odd Girl Out"  The horses and riders compete in pairs in the Cross Country Challenge, and the two odd girls, Carole and Veronica, pair up. A new girl, Tracey, causes dissension between Melanie and Ashley.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Is A Biz Kid?"  You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. D
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D
5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Afterschool Snacks"  When the 3:00p.m. bell rings, you bolt from the classroom, and get home with a ton of homework slung over your back. D
6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Onions Make The Meal/Le Cipolle Fanno Il Pasto"  Mary Ann visits Guy's garden to harvest a fresh crop of onions for two of her favorite recipes. Then it's nella cucina, where she creates a masterpiece of pastry and vegetables: the Onion Tart. And what do to with those big fat onions? Neapolitan-Style Onions, of course. D
6:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Brioche Made Easy"  Chef Keller demonstrates why pastry chefs revere brioche, with its buttery taste and flaky texture. After showing a basic recipe for this French classic, he creates two mouth-watering variations. Basic Brioche Dough; Brioche with Garlic Saucisson; Brioche Buns with Walnuts, Bacon and Onions.G
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
7:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "New York City"  New York City is the epitome of fast-paced and with so much to see and do, our host family has to plan their trip very carefully. Riding the subways proves an efficient method of transportation as the Roberts family visits the major attractions like the Empire State Building, Times Square and Rockefeller Center, but there's much more to New York than attractions. A stroll through New York's ethnic neighborhoods is the perfect follow-up to learning about immigration at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and then relax as the city's frenetic pace fades away in a gallop through Central Park by horse carriage. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Framing The View"  Smith considers inviting window treatments and energy efficient windows. He also shows how to frame pressed leaves to make botanical artworks.G
8:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 2 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook starts by transplanting the shrubs and plants from the front of the house to a place where they can be "heeled in" for safe keeping until the job is complete. Homeowner Joe Titlow shows host Kevin O'Connor how his company builds highly detailed architectural models (and a whole host of other useful items) by printing them with a 3-D printer. Then, Roger gets to work clearing the small trees and overgrowth that are in the way of the new family room addition. D
9:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Finish Carpentry Classic Crown Molding and Baseboard"  Here's the way to add thousands of dollars of appeal to homes without breaking the bank! Finish carpentry adds beautiful trim ideas. D
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Function First"  Function comes first on today's show. Matt and Shari teach how to draw floor plans to test things out before you have to move them around the room. Next, Matt shows ways to keep the garage functioning. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Grandmother's One-Patch Quilts, Part 2"  A faux-hexagon is the secret to Nancy's super-sized honeycomb design. Nancy transforms hexagon blocks, such as those used in Grandmother's Flower Garden, into super-sized blocks created without any "Y" seams-just simple straight stitching. Make Grandmother's dramatic dahlia or a super-sized bouquet. D
10:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Craggaunowen"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How To Remember Everything: A Discussion with Author and Memory Champion Josh Foer"  Guest: Joshua Foer, journalist and author of "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything." In the age of mobile gadgetry, is a good memory less important? Why search the mind for an answer, when it can be found instantly on Google? This is a far cry from methods employed by ancient orators, who memorized long speeches, or medieval scholars who could recite entire books. Do we all have the capacity to remember everything if we so choose?. D
5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The New Global Economy"  What trends will define the next chapter in the global economy, what rules will govern the new economic order, and can another crisis be avoided?. D
6:00 am 
Surviving The Dust Bowl: American Experience   They were called "black blizzards," dark clouds reaching miles into the sky, churning millions of tons of dirt into torrents of destruction. For 10 years, beginning in 1930, dust storms ravaged the parched and overplowed southern plains, turning wheat fields into desert. Disease, hardship and death followed, yet the majority of people stayed on, refusing to give up on the land and a way of life. Liev Schreiber narrates.G
7:00 am 
Hoover Dam: American Experience   During the Great Depression, this dam project draws men desperate for work to a remote canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada. They struggle against brutal heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brings electricity and water to millions. It transforms the American Southwest and Idaho's Morrison-Knudsen Co., which is part of the construction consortium that builds it.G
8:00 am 
Seabiscuit: American Experience   Imperfect in conformation and appearance but a perfect runner, Seabiscuit gives Americans something to cheer about during the Great Depression. This documentary based on Laura Hillenbrand's book, follows the thoroughbred's wealthy owner, his silent and stubborn trainer, and two hard-bitten, gifted jockeys who ride him to glory. The paths that bring these men together and Seabiscuit's career illuminate the precarious economic times.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How To Remember Everything: A Discussion with Author and Memory Champion Josh Foer"  Guest: Joshua Foer, journalist and author of "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything." In the age of mobile gadgetry, is a good memory less important? Why search the mind for an answer, when it can be found instantly on Google? This is a far cry from methods employed by ancient orators, who memorized long speeches, or medieval scholars who could recite entire books. Do we all have the capacity to remember everything if we so choose?. D
11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The New Global Economy"  What trends will define the next chapter in the global economy, what rules will govern the new economic order, and can another crisis be avoided?. D
12:00 pm 
Surviving The Dust Bowl: American Experience   They were called "black blizzards," dark clouds reaching miles into the sky, churning millions of tons of dirt into torrents of destruction. For 10 years, beginning in 1930, dust storms ravaged the parched and overplowed southern plains, turning wheat fields into desert. Disease, hardship and death followed, yet the majority of people stayed on, refusing to give up on the land and a way of life. Liev Schreiber narrates.G
1:00 pm 
Hoover Dam: American Experience   During the Great Depression, this dam project draws men desperate for work to a remote canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada. They struggle against brutal heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brings electricity and water to millions. It transforms the American Southwest and Idaho's Morrison-Knudsen Co., which is part of the construction consortium that builds it.G
2:00 pm 
Seabiscuit: American Experience   Imperfect in conformation and appearance but a perfect runner, Seabiscuit gives Americans something to cheer about during the Great Depression. This documentary based on Laura Hillenbrand's book, follows the thoroughbred's wealthy owner, his silent and stubborn trainer, and two hard-bitten, gifted jockeys who ride him to glory. The paths that bring these men together and Seabiscuit's career illuminate the precarious economic times.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Surviving The Dust Bowl: American Experience   They were called "black blizzards," dark clouds reaching miles into the sky, churning millions of tons of dirt into torrents of destruction. For 10 years, beginning in 1930, dust storms ravaged the parched and overplowed southern plains, turning wheat fields into desert. Disease, hardship and death followed, yet the majority of people stayed on, refusing to give up on the land and a way of life. Liev Schreiber narrates.G
6:00 pm 
Hoover Dam: American Experience   During the Great Depression, this dam project draws men desperate for work to a remote canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada. They struggle against brutal heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brings electricity and water to millions. It transforms the American Southwest and Idaho's Morrison-Knudsen Co., which is part of the construction consortium that builds it.G
7:00 pm 
Seabiscuit: American Experience   Imperfect in conformation and appearance but a perfect runner, Seabiscuit gives Americans something to cheer about during the Great Depression. This documentary based on Laura Hillenbrand's book, follows the thoroughbred's wealthy owner, his silent and stubborn trainer, and two hard-bitten, gifted jockeys who ride him to glory. The paths that bring these men together and Seabiscuit's career illuminate the precarious economic times.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Hoover Dam: American Experience   During the Great Depression, this dam project draws men desperate for work to a remote canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada. They struggle against brutal heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brings electricity and water to millions. It transforms the American Southwest and Idaho's Morrison-Knudsen Co., which is part of the construction consortium that builds it.G

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