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April 20, 2013
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2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight.G
3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G
3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G
4:00 am 
Inside Out  "Getting It Together"  Until recent decades, little was known about how to treat psychological disorders. People who were seriously disturbed were hidden away or confined to institutions, and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards. This episode looks intently at both psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in the treatment of mental illnesses. D
4:30 am 
Inside Out  "People to People"  People interacting with people, individually and in groups, as friends or sometimes foes is a fascinating, never-ending source of study material for social psychologists. This episode explores social thinking, social influence, and social relations of both the antisocial and prosocial varieties. Why do people do what they do? What kinds of force does a group exert? And how can cooperative efforts and improved communication begin to chip away at the antagonisms built by years of aggression and conflict?. D
5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Waves, Beaches and Coasts"  Demonstrates the importance of waves in affecting coastal landforms.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Religion and the Environment - A national organization called Interfaith Power and Light---IPL---is bringing different faiths together on environmental issues, especially climate change. Although pastors have often been reluctant to talk about the environment from the pulpit, Lucky Severson reports that IPL wants houses of worship to invest in energy efficiency and to serve as examples to the people in the pews, encouraging them to become energy efficient in their homes. Baseball as a Road to God - Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals---as does religion---according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of "Baseball as a Road to God. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Medical Radiation"  Utilizing a CT or "CAT" scan has proven to be an effective diagnostic tool for phyisicans. Yet one scan can deliver the same radiation as 442 chest X-rays or 74 mammograms. See how doctors weigh the benefits of medical imagery with the potential risks posed by ionizing radiation. D
7:30 am 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Delicious Chicken Dinner"  Nick visits the cheese monger and the P-Patch and prepares Chicken Provolone with Tomato Sauce and a Salad with Spinach, Arugula & Shallots. Old school recipes made simple for today's busy home chefs. D
8:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Close to Home"  This episode finds Andreas at his farm in Southern Norway. There, he and Miles Irving, a British forager, look for wild herbs. Then, they cook a meal from ingredients they find in the fields, as well as beef from local farms. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Fish Broth"  Fish is on the menu in this episode of Simply Ming that goes on the road to the Azores. Stopping off at the picturesque Island of Pico - Ming learns the secret behind a famous national dish when he meets up with a local chef. Together they meet the fishing boats as they come in with the days catch. D
9:00 am 
Christina  "How Sweet It Is"  Ah, sugar. How do we love thee? Let me count the ways. And how do you love us back? With obesity, lack of focus, Type 2 diabetes, elevated triglycerides and more. D
9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Soups"  Nothing comforts like a bowl of homemade soup; once you master a few basic techniques, you can make a host of variations. Watch as Martha makes a nourishing chicken soup that's as easy as poaching a chicken. Then learn the "flavor-boosting" techniques that go into making minestrone. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Middle-East Feast Or Spice It Up"  Joanne shows us how preserved lemons add vibrancy and a bright taste to hummus. Then, Jerry is back and ready to spice it up using cardamom and coriander to transform a plain chicken breast into unforgettable Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, served with Pearl Couscous. Recipes: Spiced Humus with Preserved Lemons, Spice-Dusted Chicken Skewers with Harissa Yogurt Sauce, Pearl Couscous (and variations). D
10:30 am 
The Mind of a Chef  "Spain"  Learn all about Spain's influence on David Chang's career. He visits with some of his idols - Juan Mari Arzak and Andoni Aduriz - makes fideos, salt cod omelet and a sponge cake from chef Albert Adria. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Company's Coming"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Prime Rib and perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts at home. Finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of premium butters. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Parties and Garlands"  Today's soup ingredients all add up to fabulous celebrations. You can use your paper crafting supplies for lots of unique items. Stacey Caron is back with butterfly favors for a perfect party. D
12:00 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "High and Mighty, Part 3"  Exciting surprise in this episode - learn the importance of multiple-step painting that creates a high quality art piece. See advance techniques of the hake brush that quickly suggest the presence of Aspen trees. Finish this episode with placing the shadow color of the snow. D
12:30 pm 
Aviators   Journey of a Bag: Where does your bag go once it leaves your hands and heads down a conveyor belt at an airport? How does it get from one location to the next? WWII Pilot Training - P-51: Kurtis takes you back in time to see what it was like for young WWII pilots fly in the legendary fighter, the P-51 Mustang. D
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 3 of 15"  With the interior opened up, master carpenter Norm Abram shows host Kevin O'Connor the bones of the building. On the first floor, general contractor Tom Silva relocates a load-bearing partition wall and takes the dip out of the floor. Out front, Kevin and homeowner Sally Peterson learn about the appropriate colors for the outside of her Victorian-era house. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Custom Fireplace Mantel/Repairing A Leaking Kitchen Faucet"  General contractor Tom Silva builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Then, Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Veneer Inlays"  Decorative wood inlays in Furniture. IBEW explores shop lighting solutions. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Sand Shaded Clock"  On this installment of Rough Cut, Tommy takes a look at the art of sand shading, a technique dating back to the ancient Egyptians. He demonstrates how this art form can be uniquely applied to his Sand Shaded Clock project. For the Rough Cut Road Trip, Tommy heads to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, which houses some beautiful examples of sand shading made by John and Thomas Seymour. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Bmw M6"  Road Test: 2013 BMW M6. Road Test: 2013 Subaru Forester. Goss' Garage: Overlooked A/C Parts. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Haul in a harvest of tall timber in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Learn how to cook up some unusual blueberry recipes. Discover how the internet helped four young ladies begin farming and travel to Arizona where one farm specializes in raising cactus. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Cincinnati, Hour Three"  The show's appraisers explore the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy. Other treasures include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5,000-$7,000. Part 3 of 3G
6:00 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Somerleyton"  Host Fiona Bruce and the team are in Suffolk near Lowestoft at Somerleyton Hall. Treasures include a picture painted by a suffragette artist who had arsonist tendencies, and a bracelet given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert upon the birth of Princess Louise in 1848.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice: City of Dreams"  Rick begins a two-part visit to Venice by tracing its history from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. He cruises the Grand Canal, luxuriates in a venerable caf? and savors fresh fish canalside with friends. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "25th Anniversary Show"  Lawrence and Champagne Lady, Norma Zimmer, open this celebration by waltzing to the "Anniversary Song." Jack Imel repeats his 1966 debut performance of "Sleep." Lawrence leads the band in "Calcutta," his first gold record, and Bobby and Elaine dance to "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Friends and Neighbors"  The staff are offered accommodations on the premises to save travel time and money but find flat-sharing is difficult too.G
8:31 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Golfing with the Major"  Hyacinth decides she and her husband, Richard, should spend a weekend at a golfing hotel in order to keep up with the Major and his wife.G
9:01 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The House Next Door"  Lionel, Jean, Judy and Sandy are concerned when they hear noises from the empty house next door.G
9:31 pm 
The Thin Blue Line  "The Queen's Birthday Present"  Rowan Atkinson is Inspector Fowler, head of the uniform branch of a suburban English police station. The series opens as the Queen's official birthday is approaching - along with Raymond and Patricia's 10th anniversary. Fowler forgets about the anniversary and creates tension in the relationship.G
10:01 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Dalton's Hot Gift"  Mike gets Dalton a new barbecue as a birthday present. Red uses a golf club to clean up the yard.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "The Guru"  Ben is mentioned in a book dedication by a successful and wealthy celebrity dentist, whom Ben cannot remember having met. Susan reveals a romantic encounter in Albania.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Amy's Choice"  It has been five years since Amy Pond last traveled with the Doctor and when he lands in her garden again, on the eve of the birth of her first child, she finds herself facing a heartbreaking choice.G
2:00 am 
Bull Runners of Pamplona   Every summer young men cross continents to reach the ancient city of Pamplona, Spain, and find glory "dancing on the horns of a bull." The Running of the Bulls in July is a ceremony dating back to 1385, when the first wild bulls were run into town. Today, it's all about the primordial thrill of the scariest chase in the world.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Porridge Art"  Baby Bear is excited to learn that his favorite porridge brand "Quaker Porridge" is holding a Porridge Art Contest, where contestants create edible art of the Quaker Duck Man that's made of porridge. Alan mixes up a batch of porridge, Baby Bear runs off to get is art supplies, and Telly volunteers to pose as the Quaker Duck Man. First, Baby Bear gets inspiration to paint with porridge, but when the picture is placed upright on the easel, the mushy porridge slides right off the canvas. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football"  Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"  Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home?G
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Thank You, Grandpere Tiger!/Neighborhood Thank You Day"  Thank You, Grandpere Tiger! - Grandpere Tiger comes to visit, but is only in town for a short while. Daniel is sad that Grandpere can't come to the special Thank You Day celebration later that day. Daniel learns to be thankful for the time they DO have together, and is then surprised when Grandpere appears at the celebration after all! Neighborhood Thank You Day - The neighborhood celebrates Thank You Day by putting notes in the Thank You Tree. D
6:30 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
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Porridge Art"  Baby Bear is excited to learn that his favorite porridge brand "Quaker Porridge" is holding a Porridge Art Contest, where contestants create edible art of the Quaker Duck Man that's made of porridge. Alan mixes up a batch of porridge, Baby Bear runs off to get is art supplies, and Telly volunteers to pose as the Quaker Duck Man. First, Baby Bear gets inspiration to paint with porridge, but when the picture is placed upright on the easel, the mushy porridge slides right off the canvas. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey"  Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps.a baby kangaroo! Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Babies/Fast"  Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Boy Who Cried Wolf"  Baby Joy said her first words, and Whyatt was the only one around to hear her! The only problem is...no one believes him! This is just like the Boy Who Cried Wolf - no one will believe he has a friend named Wolf! The Super Readers fly into his story and help the boy convince the townspeople there's more to his tale than meets the eye. Will Whyatt's family come around, too?G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Laura The Giganotosaurus/Dinosaur Poop!"  Laura the Giganotosaurus - Buddy spends time with Laura Giganotosaurus, a large dinosaur who always rides the Dinosaur Train and, like Buddy, is a three-toed theropod! Buddy also discovers that Laura is an avid bird-watcher. Dinosaur Poop! - Buddy and Tiny learn that all creatures poop, even really big dinosaurs. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Shadow: The Black Jaguar"  Martin and Chris are trying to decide on their next wild cat adventure when they learn that Zach Varmitech has decided to "catnap" a Black Jaguar to use as a symbol for his new spybots. D
11:00 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
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "The Fill-In/Word (Hicc)Up!"  THE FILL-IN - The Butcher volunteers to fill in when one of Dr. Two Brains' henchmen, Charlie, goes on vacation. But instead of giving him orders, Dr. Two Brains tries to convince him to team up to create the ultimate ham and cheese duo. It's up to WordGirl to intervene and still find time to go to the Around the Moon dance. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Avocado"  Pati shows viewers how to pick and prime the perfect avocado, then walks them through three great recipes: Avocado and Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad; Pepitos: Steak and Avocado Sandwich on Crusty Bread; Coconut and Avocado Ice Cream. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Family Favorites"  Katie shares a few of her family's favorite projects and recipes. In the Kitchen: Aunt Barb's Cole Slaw, Cousin Annie's Goulash and Mother Meg's Blueberry Muffins. Projects: A shadow box fashioned from your child's old shoes. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Rocky River, Part 1"  This is an impressive painting to learn all the basic components of a great landscape. Jerry walks students through the beginning steps in this episode of beautiful trees, running water, distant mountains and dead trees. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Ocean Options"  Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Ted Talley: The Silence of the Lambs"  Academy Award-winning screenwriter Ted Tally gives a provocative look at the adaptation and production of the Oscar-winning film THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. Tally covers it all: working with director Jonathan Demme, anticipating Jodie Foster's Oscar win, the delicious changed ending for the world's most famous cannibal, Hannibal Lecter, and more. Recently listed on the Library of Congress' National Film Registry as a "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" film, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS is guaranteed to be lauded for decades to come. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Bmw M6"  Road Test: 2013 BMW M6. Road Test: 2013 Subaru Forester. Goss' Garage: Overlooked A/C Parts. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Turkey on the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey and serves it with Cranberry Chutney. Next, Chris reveals the Test Kitchen's best tips for taking the temperature of a turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for All Purpose Cleaners in the Equipment Corner. D
4:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things for Your Pet"  Our pets are our best friends; they need some little gifts that make them feel special. Make a special felted friend, a feline inspired banner, and a little felted kitty toy. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions"  Trekker Judith Jones travels south to the lands of ancient empires. In Mexico, she explores the myths and treasures that once drew the Conquistadors to a country rich in natural resources. Following their trail, her first stop is colonial Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary leader.G
6:00 pm 
The Artist Toolbox  "Jason Alexander"  In this episode, join host John Jacobsen in the beautifully-remodeled Saban Theatre in Los Angeles as he attempts to crack up classic funny-man Jason Alexander, perhaps best known as George Costanza from the ground-breaking sitcom, "Seinfeld." While having such a successful show often typecasts actors for the rest of their careers, Alexander talks about breaking the mold and forging a career based on craft, training and ambition. Having enjoyed an active career on the stage for the past twenty years, including his Tony Award-winning performance in Jerome Robbins' Broadway and the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short, he has also appeared in numerous films, including Pretty Woman. D
6:30 pm 
Sun Studio Sessions  "David Ford"  David Ford is a British singer-songwriter who has grown a loyal following from his brilliant live performances on both sides of the Atlantic. In this episode, David performs several of his latest songs and talks about his approach to songwriting. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li"  Experimental modern rock rules. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her lungs, and Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her album Wounded Rhymes.G
8:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "Memphis Soul"  President and Mrs. Obama host this performance that honors the mix of gospel and potent rhythmic grooves known as "Memphis Soul." Legendary labels like Stax-Volt Records in the mid- to late-1960s featured artists such as Al Green and Mavis Staples, who carried the sound from the Tennessee city to the world.G
9:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  ""Celebration: Stephanie Blythe Meets Kate Smith""  Stephanie Blythe's voice has captivated audiences in the world's great opera houses. Now she returns to Lincoln Center with her popular music show paying tribute to the great Kate Smith, whose stirring songs helped comfort and galvanize our nation in wartime.G
10:00 pm 
The Artist Toolbox  "Jason Alexander"  In this episode, join host John Jacobsen in the beautifully-remodeled Saban Theatre in Los Angeles as he attempts to crack up classic funny-man Jason Alexander, perhaps best known as George Costanza from the ground-breaking sitcom, "Seinfeld." While having such a successful show often typecasts actors for the rest of their careers, Alexander talks about breaking the mold and forging a career based on craft, training and ambition. Having enjoyed an active career on the stage for the past twenty years, including his Tony Award-winning performance in Jerome Robbins' Broadway and the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short, he has also appeared in numerous films, including Pretty Woman. D
10:30 pm 
Sun Studio Sessions  "David Ford"  David Ford is a British singer-songwriter who has grown a loyal following from his brilliant live performances on both sides of the Atlantic. In this episode, David performs several of his latest songs and talks about his approach to songwriting. D
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li"  Experimental modern rock rules. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her lungs, and Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her album Wounded Rhymes.G
2:00 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Non-Linear Functions"  Continue exploring functions and relationships with two types of non-linear functions: exponential and quadratic functions. This session reveals that exponential functions are expressed in constant ratios between successive outputs and that quadratic functions have constant second differences. Work with graphs of exponential and quadratic functions and explore exponential and quadratic functions in real-life situations.G
2:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "More Non-Linear Functions"  Investigate more non-linear functions, focusing on cyclic and reciprocal functions. Become familiar with inverse proportions and cyclic functions, develop an understanding of cyclic functions as repeating outputs, work with graphs, and explore contexts where inverse proportions and cyclic functions arise. Explore situations in which more than one function may fit a particular set of data.G
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Technology and Science"  Technology and Science: Visit classrooms across America where hands on lessons capture students' interest and imagination. See biology, physics and chemistry in action and learn about some innovative ways teachers are using technology in the classroom. D
4:00 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Genetics"  Microorganisms have evolved several mechanisms for conserving and transmitting traits to each other. This episode investigates the three major mechanisms and how they enable microbes to not only pass on traits to off-spring but exchange them with each other within the same generation. Horizontal gene transfer is a major reason microbes can adapt so rapidly to environmental changes either natural or anthropogenic. D
4:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Tree of Life"  Recent advances in molecular techniques have led to new theories of evolution and the relationships among living organisms. The Tree of Life examines this "evolution revolution" using genetic sequencing techniques to trace the phylogentic history of microbial life. Both the big picture of microbial evolution and the methods necessary for determining molecular phylogenies are examined. D
5:00 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Can Frogs Dance?"  A dance teacher and a science teacher ask seventh-graders to compare the anatomy of frogs and humans. Then a language arts teacher coaches the students in a lively debate about whether a frog should be allowed to join a ballet company. D
5:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. D
6:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Re-Fashioned"  Michele shares resourceful ways to refashion things from your closet to create brand new wearables for you and your home. Learn how to turn one old sweater into SEVERAL brand new, useful things; simple ways to mix up the "parts" of your clothing to create new looks; a new spin on the garden apron; and an easy way to repurpose clothes into stylish home decor. D
6:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Naturally Decorative"  Michele shares resourceful, budget friendly ideas on how she creatively redecorated a guest bedroom using nothing but scraps of wood and fabric from around the house and natural items from the backyard. Everything from a bed, headboard and trim work to lamps, rugs, and art accessories. D
7:00 am 
For Your Home  "Energy Savers"  Suffering from utility shock? Take action to reduce your cost of living and your carbon footprint! Vicki and Sloan share ways to save by making smart choices with insulation, lighting, recycling and appliances. D
7:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs"  Pennington, NJ, Bedford Hills, NY and Ranger, GA. Community Supported Agricultural programs (also known as CSAs) are sweeping the country as a way for consumers to have access to the freshest, local and organically grown produce and more. For those that don't have the time or space to grow their own, it is the perfect partnership between the farmer and consumer. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "What's New In Green?"  FYH offers a great place to learn how to live greener. Get the latest solar energy news from Bob Kingery, in-home air quality info and solutions from David Smith and rain harvesting and storage from Tom VanZeeland. D
8:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "The Art of Community in the Garden"  Celebrating shared gardening efforts with tips on how to go about setting up a community garden with your friends and family. A visit to a local organic farm that shares what to look for in a CSA and several unique gardening methods that include trench, weed, cinderblock and pipe gardening; also tips on how easy it is to share some of your own plants with others. D
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Gardening in the Mountains"  Last year's hot, dry conditions challenged everyone's gardens. At Vicki's 200-year-old log cabin in the North Carolina mountains, learn how to re-plant with hardy plants and install a DIY watering system. Sloan creates colorful garden lights by recycling cans and Billy Styles offers organic pest control solutions. D
9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Tree Talkin'"  Allen begins the creation of an orchard with both edible fruit trees and ornamentals, such as crabapples. He discusses water issues, plant disease and pest control.G
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spanish Fiesta"  Joanne sets the stage for a Spanish Fiesta with a twist on the classic Spanish Gazpacho, turning sweet peas into a refreshing soup. She teaches her student Ron, the perfect party meal, Shellfish Paella. Recipes: Sweet Pea Gazpacho, Shellfish Paella. D
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino"  On this episode of Simply Ming - how to grind your own meat and make your own sausage with the help of a man who can teach most butchers a thing or two, Chef Chris Cosentino. Ming and Chris cook on the fly together creating two very different dishes: San Francisco Sausage and Peppers and Chicken Mushroom Sausage Patties with Orange Snow Pea Salad. D
11:00 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
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Lip Smacking Roman Style Saltimbocca"  Lidia makes Italian- American favorites: Mozzarella Sticks, Veal Saltimbocca and Zeppole. She heads to Eataly in New York City to learn how mozzarella is made. D
12:00 pm 
Art of the Western World  "Fresh View Impressionism and Post-Impressionism"  Part I: Courbet and his followers rejected the standard academic themes and techniques, Manet shocked Paris, and Impressionists represented the world bathed in color and changing light. Part II: Post-Impressionists Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and C. D
1:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "The Lure of Magnetism"  What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? In this workshop, fourth-grade students build an electromagnet by winding a wire around a rivet and attaching the ends to battery terminals. The students first predict how many washers they can pick up with the help of their electromagnet and then perform the experiment to test their predictions. After the number of washers is recorded and the results are discussed, the students engage in a group discussion about practical uses for electromagnets.G
2:00 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Non-Linear Functions"  Continue exploring functions and relationships with two types of non-linear functions: exponential and quadratic functions. This session reveals that exponential functions are expressed in constant ratios between successive outputs and that quadratic functions have constant second differences. Work with graphs of exponential and quadratic functions and explore exponential and quadratic functions in real-life situations.G
2:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "More Non-Linear Functions"  Investigate more non-linear functions, focusing on cyclic and reciprocal functions. Become familiar with inverse proportions and cyclic functions, develop an understanding of cyclic functions as repeating outputs, work with graphs, and explore contexts where inverse proportions and cyclic functions arise. Explore situations in which more than one function may fit a particular set of data.G
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Technology and Science"  Technology and Science: Visit classrooms across America where hands on lessons capture students' interest and imagination. See biology, physics and chemistry in action and learn about some innovative ways teachers are using technology in the classroom. D
4:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Genetics"  Microorganisms have evolved several mechanisms for conserving and transmitting traits to each other. This episode investigates the three major mechanisms and how they enable microbes to not only pass on traits to off-spring but exchange them with each other within the same generation. Horizontal gene transfer is a major reason microbes can adapt so rapidly to environmental changes either natural or anthropogenic. D
4:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Tree of Life"  Recent advances in molecular techniques have led to new theories of evolution and the relationships among living organisms. The Tree of Life examines this "evolution revolution" using genetic sequencing techniques to trace the phylogentic history of microbial life. Both the big picture of microbial evolution and the methods necessary for determining molecular phylogenies are examined. D
5:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Can Frogs Dance?"  A dance teacher and a science teacher ask seventh-graders to compare the anatomy of frogs and humans. Then a language arts teacher coaches the students in a lively debate about whether a frog should be allowed to join a ballet company. D
5:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. D
6:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Re-Fashioned"  Michele shares resourceful ways to refashion things from your closet to create brand new wearables for you and your home. Learn how to turn one old sweater into SEVERAL brand new, useful things; simple ways to mix up the "parts" of your clothing to create new looks; a new spin on the garden apron; and an easy way to repurpose clothes into stylish home decor. D
6:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Naturally Decorative"  Michele shares resourceful, budget friendly ideas on how she creatively redecorated a guest bedroom using nothing but scraps of wood and fabric from around the house and natural items from the backyard. Everything from a bed, headboard and trim work to lamps, rugs, and art accessories. D
7:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Energy Savers"  Suffering from utility shock? Take action to reduce your cost of living and your carbon footprint! Vicki and Sloan share ways to save by making smart choices with insulation, lighting, recycling and appliances. D
7:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs"  Pennington, NJ, Bedford Hills, NY and Ranger, GA. Community Supported Agricultural programs (also known as CSAs) are sweeping the country as a way for consumers to have access to the freshest, local and organically grown produce and more. For those that don't have the time or space to grow their own, it is the perfect partnership between the farmer and consumer. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "What's New In Green?"  FYH offers a great place to learn how to live greener. Get the latest solar energy news from Bob Kingery, in-home air quality info and solutions from David Smith and rain harvesting and storage from Tom VanZeeland. D
8:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "The Art of Community in the Garden"  Celebrating shared gardening efforts with tips on how to go about setting up a community garden with your friends and family. A visit to a local organic farm that shares what to look for in a CSA and several unique gardening methods that include trench, weed, cinderblock and pipe gardening; also tips on how easy it is to share some of your own plants with others. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Gardening in the Mountains"  Last year's hot, dry conditions challenged everyone's gardens. At Vicki's 200-year-old log cabin in the North Carolina mountains, learn how to re-plant with hardy plants and install a DIY watering system. Sloan creates colorful garden lights by recycling cans and Billy Styles offers organic pest control solutions. D
9:30 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Tree Talkin'"  Allen begins the creation of an orchard with both edible fruit trees and ornamentals, such as crabapples. He discusses water issues, plant disease and pest control.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Irish Comfort Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to update a classic recipe for Shepherd's Pie. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite quirky kitchen gadgets. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino"  On this episode of Simply Ming - how to grind your own meat and make your own sausage with the help of a man who can teach most butchers a thing or two, Chef Chris Cosentino. Ming and Chris cook on the fly together creating two very different dishes: San Francisco Sausage and Peppers and Chicken Mushroom Sausage Patties with Orange Snow Pea Salad. D
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Beef Chronicles"  This episode traces the history of beef by tapping into Korea's religious, political and economic evolutions. Marja and her friends, food experts Diana and Jennifer, enjoy bulgogi in Seoul. Then, Marja samples bulgogi again in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, at a restaurant that produces thousands of ceramic jars of deonjang, a soybean paste that flavors much of Korean cooking. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Majesty of Madrid"  Rick tours the Royal Palace, enjoys art-packed museums, is mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munches on pigs' ears.G
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - strong debut on Wall Street by theme park Seaworld. NBR will talk with CEO Jim Atchison about the company's growth plans. And stock picks in our weekly Market Monitor segment. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Harrison Ford (actor). D
3:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "How Does The Brain Work?"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson meets neuroscientists who team with magicians to understand how the human brain processes information. Then, mimicking human thought processes with software is providing new insights into the brain itself. Other scientists "hack" human decision-making using electricity and chemistry.G
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Washington Week   NULL
5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Environmental Racism: Does pollution disproportionately affect women of color? Why the NAACP is taking on this issue. BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Flame Retardant Dangers: Chemicals in furniture that are meant to keep you safe may cause big health problems. Panelists: Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Host of National Public Radio Focus Point; Jennifer Marshall, The Heritage Foundation; Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; Renee Sharp, Environmental Working Group Director of Research. D
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. To mark financial literacy month, "Need to Know" correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. D
6:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   TOPICS: Republicans Restructuring; China's Cyber-Sabatoge?; Old School. PANELISTS: Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Susan Ferrechio, The Washington Examiner. D
7:00 am 
Johnny Carson: American Masters   This profile draws from the personal archives of the late host of late-night television and from all the episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992. Clues about his life, stories about his childhood and early days in the business can be found there - as well as in the expansive family albums and memorabilia. This is interspersed with original interviews with friends, colleagues, and his wives, as well as performers who appeared on the show.G
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Ben Inker"  Guest: Ben Inker, Co-head, GMO Asset Allocation Team. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with next generation "Great Investor" Ben Inker, co-head of GMO's Asset Allocation Team. Inker explains why he is increasing GMO's cash levels and treading very carefully in both the stock and bond markets. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Religion and the Environment - A national organization called Interfaith Power and Light---IPL---is bringing different faiths together on environmental issues, especially climate change. Although pastors have often been reluctant to talk about the environment from the pulpit, Lucky Severson reports that IPL wants houses of worship to invest in energy efficiency and to serve as examples to the people in the pews, encouraging them to become energy efficient in their homes. Baseball as a Road to God - Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals---as does religion---according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of "Baseball as a Road to God. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. To mark financial literacy month, "Need to Know" correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Johnny Carson: American Masters   This profile draws from the personal archives of the late host of late-night television and from all the episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992. Clues about his life, stories about his childhood and early days in the business can be found there - as well as in the expansive family albums and memorabilia. This is interspersed with original interviews with friends, colleagues, and his wives, as well as performers who appeared on the show.G
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Environmental Racism: Does pollution disproportionately affect women of color? Why the NAACP is taking on this issue. BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Flame Retardant Dangers: Chemicals in furniture that are meant to keep you safe may cause big health problems. Panelists: Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Host of National Public Radio Focus Point; Jennifer Marshall, The Heritage Foundation; Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; Renee Sharp, Environmental Working Group Director of Research. D
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
European Journal  "Putting a military tank in your garage - A Ukrainian phenomenon"  Hungary: The problem of water - Nearly two million people in Hungary - particularly in the southeast - lack access to clean drinking water. In a number of European countries, the groundwater is contaminated with heavy metals. Hungary, Serbia and Croatia are especially affected, but the problem is particularly acute in Hungary, where many municipalities cannot afford to drill down to deeper and cleaner groundwater. D
4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers"  On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber explains why she was willing to go to jail for blocking access to the construction of a storage and transportation facility involved in the controversial process of fracking. Steingraber has become internationally known for building awareness about the toxic trespassers she says are contaminating our air, water, and food -- and threatening our children's health. With government captured by the very industries it's supposed to regulate, Steingraber has lost patience with politicians and corporations, but says our kids need to know "mom is on the job" of preventing destruction to the environment. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. To mark financial literacy month, "Need to Know" correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
Johnny Carson: American Masters   This profile draws from the personal archives of the late host of late-night television and from all the episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992. Clues about his life, stories about his childhood and early days in the business can be found there - as well as in the expansive family albums and memorabilia. This is interspersed with original interviews with friends, colleagues, and his wives, as well as performers who appeared on the show.G
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers"  On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber explains why she was willing to go to jail for blocking access to the construction of a storage and transportation facility involved in the controversial process of fracking. Steingraber has become internationally known for building awareness about the toxic trespassers she says are contaminating our air, water, and food -- and threatening our children's health. With government captured by the very industries it's supposed to regulate, Steingraber has lost patience with politicians and corporations, but says our kids need to know "mom is on the job" of preventing destruction to the environment. D
11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

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