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August 20, 2008
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10:00 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Out on a Limb/The More Things Change"  Winslow gets stuck on the top of the World Tree. Snook teaches the monkeys that change can be great.G
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Imagine!"  Today, Caillou discovers something inside him that makes ordinary things fun: imagination! Unable to fly his kite on a windless day, Caillou stares at the clouds and finds they're really wagons, balloons and dinosaurs, if you look at them just right. When rain grounds his kite another day, Caillou and Dad turn the living room into a pirate ship. Just like his Daddy, Caillou loves anything to do with cars, so he's very happy when Dad asks him to help wash the family car. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Airplanes and Boats"  Airplanes: BJ brings his brand new toy plane to the park. Riff borrows the plane while BJ is off playing. Unfortunately, curiosity gets the best of Riff and he ends up taking the plane apart to see how it works. D
12:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Canal Trip"  Indian children take a boat trip on a canal. In Teletubbyland, a voice trumpet rises and makes quacking noises, which Dipsy finds very amusing. He joins the other Teletubbies to watch Mel and Jed feed some ducks with their mum.G
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Eye Spy"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Pete's A Pizza/Pygmalion"  With a little imagination, a father turns his son into a pizza, and some loving hugs bring a statue to life. Educational Goals: Highlights the joys of reading and introduces key literacy skills. Focuses on the sounds th and hard g, and explains the concept of contractions. D
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "The Slobbery Hound"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Wishbone is falsely accused so he and the kids team up as detectives to prove his innocence. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Sinks The Pirates/This Little Pig"  It's not all smooth sailing when Hundley dreams he is a ship captain who runs into some pirates.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Maya Quixote and Miguel Panza"  Maya reads Don Quixote de la Mancha and is inspired by the themes of truth, honor, and courage found in the novel. When Miguel's favorite flavor of ice cream is discontinued, she decides they must go on a Don Quixote-style quest to get the flavor reinstated. They don a variety of household objects as makeshift knight's armor, and set out on their trusty "steeds" (Maya's bike and Miguel's skateboard). D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Starlight Night"  It's Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year. But Hacker concocts a scheme to darken the stars forever. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop all production of new star circuits and take inventor Archimedes to the Northern Frontier. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Ruffman Spaces Out"  Ruff's communication satellite is on the blink, in desperate need of repair. He'd fix it himself, but he can't fit into the old spacesuit from his doggie cosmonaut days. This is where Taylor, Brian, Khalil, Anna, Julia, and Noah come in: Ruff sends them all to Space Camp for astronaut training!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Makes A Movie/Go to Your Room!"  Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide they'll make a film of their own. With Muffy directing and Arthur playing the dashing, urbane hero, how bad could it be? D.W. feels misunderstood when she's sent to her room for 10 whole minutes!G
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
e2  "Architecture 2030"  The building sector is responsible for nearly half of all U.S. emissions. Architect-turned-activist Ed Mazria's organization, Architecture 2030, seeks to have all new buildings be carbon neutral within a little more than two decades.G
7:30 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Adventure and Exploration - In Bhutan, National Geographic grantee Kira Salak sets out on the daunting Snowman Trek, a grueling 24-day expedition crisscrossing over 200 miles of Himalayan peaks. Notorious for unpredictable weather and personal risks, more people have reached the summit of Everest than completed this trek. Wild Chronicles follows the adventurers as they traverse some of the most remote and inaccessible land in the world, exploring a country that only recently opened its doors to tourists in 1972. D
8:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Switzerland: Quest for the Sublime   Bangs sets off for old-world Europe to explore the origins of adventure travel. He searches for what philosophers and poets of the past called "the sublime" from Lucerne to St. Moritz and to Zermatt and the Matterhorn.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova scienceNOW"  Host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates whether a "doomsday asteroid" the size of the Rose Bowl could hit the earth in 2036 and steps NASA could take to avoid it.G
10:00 pm 
Germans In America  "Little Germanies"  German communities spring up during the second half of the 19th century, with businesses and cultural institutions, schools and churches, newspapers and clubs. The episode follows two families - the Steinwegs, who found Steinway & Sons and develop the Steinway grand piano, and the Gumpertz family who struggle to escape the slums. Part 3 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Francesco Clemente"  A conversation with artist Francesco Clemente. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summer Cookout"  Kitchen experts present recipes for picnic chicken and grilled shrimp. They also taste-test veggie burgers and lemonade.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Italian - Austrian"  After a visit to the melting pot that is Trieste, a cultural crossroads, work in the kitchen showcases Austrian influence on Italian cuisine.G
11:01 am 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 3: Addressing The Diverse Needs of Students"  Arts teachers are aware of and respond to the many differences they find among their students. In this session, participants meet a visiting theatre artist who takes advantage of the different backgrounds and learning styles of ninth-graders to help them understand and embrace the playwriting process. A visual art teacher brings together honors art students and students with disabilities, so they can learn from each other. D
12:01 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 4. Constitutional Convention"  Matt Johnson teaches an AP Comparative Government class to seniors at Benjamin Banneker Senior High School in Washington, DC. In this lesson, his 12th-grade students create a constitution for a hypothetical country called Permistan. Matt Johnson uses this lesson to help students review for their final exam and the AP exam by having them draw on what they have learned during the semester about international governments. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Groups, Projects, and Presentations"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can use groups, projects, and presentations to help students become actively involved in their learning. Topics range from structuring groups to creating scoring guides and rubrics. Through examples of cooperative learning, decision making, and problem solving, teachers can examine how to use groups, projects, and presentations to promote powerful learning. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Creating Effective Citizens"  This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Communities on the Move"  Visionary leaders and innovative approaches can compensate for limited resources. This programnvisits a sheep and weaving cooperative in Northern New Mexico; a melon collective in Texas;nand The Appalachian Center for Economic Networks in Southeast Ohio.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Ethnic Fragmentation In Canada"  Vancouver: Hong Kong East. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Regions and Economies"  Oregon: A Fight for Water. D
4:01 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Behavior Disorders of Childhood"  Almost all parents worry whether or not their child's behavior is normal. This program visitsnfamilies of youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, separationnanxiety disorder, and autism. In addition, experts in child development and psychology discussnhow to differentiate abnormal behavior from developmental stages. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "The Sweet Spanish Center"  Andres explains the Spanish sweet tooth, cooking pancakes with chocolate and thick hot chocolate.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "The Best Burgers"  Allie shares how to choose ground beef and cook it so it is moist and flavorful. Margot uses bulgur in veggie burgers with pinto beans, scallions and carrots. Sarah makes tandoori-style chicken burgers.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  Rick and his crew part the curtains to reveal the behind-the-scenes work involved in producing the series. This episode follows the crew through Milan and around Lake Como to chronicle the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come when travel is shaped into a finished show.G
6:30 pm 
Classical Destinations  "Salzburg: Birthplace of Amadeus"  The hills around Salzburg were alive long before Julie Andrews started running up them! Simon, Niki and Matt introduce you to the birthplace of classical music's ultimate superstar, and tell of the infant Amadeus' most prodigious exploits. The city of the Salzburg Festival, the famous puppet shows, and the belated arrival there of the musical with which Hollywood took Salzburg to the world. D
7:00 pm 
Gardenstory: Inspiring Spaces, Healing Places  "The Garden as Teacher: Prudential Outdoor Learning Center, Greater Newark Conservancy, Newark, NJ"  The episode visits The Prudential Outdoor Learning Center, The Greater Newark Conservancy, in Newark, New Jersey.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Soccer Goal/Constructing A Sandbox"  Richard Trethewey shows how to build a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes. Tom Silva demonstrates how to make a pair of stilts out of wood.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Activities Room & Reading Room (Attic Makeover, Part 5)"  The creativity center buzzes with great work and craft spaces as Phil Hunt installs custom cabinets. Vicki and Sloan set up the family reading center and put the final touches on this incredible, inspirational space. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Maple"  Topics include: growing Japanese maples in containers, transforming maple firewood into rustic cutting boards, and cooking and making an iron maple-leaf plant hanger.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Trends"  First up Cathy Jakicic looks in her crystal ball for a fashion forecast based on her experience as an editor. Then it's today's beading lesson with Katie Hacker and a new trendy technique of weaving solid rings. Next Jean Campbell has what's hot - rings, charms and most of all cuffs. D
9:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Van Gogh - St. Remy, Provence, France"  Host David Dunlop takes viewers to the St. Paul de Mausole asylum where Vincent van Gogh committed himself in 1889. There, he visits van Gogh's small room and sees the same lanes, olive groves and countryside that van Gogh painted. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summer Cookout"  Kitchen experts present recipes for picnic chicken and grilled shrimp. They also taste-test veggie burgers and lemonade.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Italian - Austrian"  After a visit to the melting pot that is Trieste, a cultural crossroads, work in the kitchen showcases Austrian influence on Italian cuisine.G
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 3: Addressing The Diverse Needs of Students"  Arts teachers are aware of and respond to the many differences they find among their students. In this session, participants meet a visiting theatre artist who takes advantage of the different backgrounds and learning styles of ninth-graders to help them understand and embrace the playwriting process. A visual art teacher brings together honors art students and students with disabilities, so they can learn from each other. D
10:00 am 
John McLaughlin's One on One  "From Princeton to the Palace"  John McLaughlin joins guests Her Majesty Queen Noor. D
10:30 am 
McLaughlin Group  "Internet Campaigning: How Did Obama Get The Edge?"  Chrystia Freeland, The Financial Times; Pat Buchanan, MSNBC; Monica Crowley, Syndicated Radio Commentator; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
11:00 am 
Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency   Martin Sheen narrates this biography of Jackson, whose life incorporates opposing extremes of personality, skills and ethics. A major slave owner yet champion of the common man, his military victory at New Orleans is followed by an unauthorized invasion of Florida. He expands the United States by taking vast regions of the South from Native Americans, whom he previously befriended.G
1:00 pm 
History Detectives  "John Adams Book/Mankato Spoon/NC-4: First Across the Atlantic"  Do these tattered pages open the book on a President who built a nation even as his own son fell into ruin? What does this delicate silver spoon have to do with the largest mass execution in American history? Is this piece of fabric a remnant from the first transatlantic flight, eight years before Lindbergh?G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Bob Lutz"  A look at the new GM Volt with designer Bob Lutz and others. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
4:00 pm 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Security Theater"  Local television news may have a soft reputation when it comes to hard-hitting investigative journalism. However, some television newsrooms are chasing leads and cultivating inside sources as they undertake investigations that often have national importance. On this edition of Expose, the investigative teams at KNXV in Phoenix, KUSA in Denver, and KHOU in Houston go undercover, go on stakeouts, and go the extra mile to unearth secret government documents and plumb knowledgeable sources revealing shocking lapses in the nation's airport security. D
4:30 pm 
P.O.V.  "The Judge and the General"  In 1998, Chilean judge Juan Guzm�n takes on the criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet. A former supporter of Pinochet, the judge uncovers the past, including his own role in the country's tragedy. The story becomes a cautionary tale about violating human rights in the name of "higher ideals."G
6:00 pm 
Wide Angle  "Iraqi Exodus"  Since the U.S. attacked Iraq in 2003, more than 4 million Iraqis have fled their homes - half are exiles in neighboring countries, the others dislocated within Iraq. This program goes into Jordan and Syria to report on the largest refugee crisis in the Middle East since the displacement of the Palestinians in 1948. Anchor Aaron Brown talks with leaders about the impact on the Middle East.G
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
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9:00 pm 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Security Theater"  Local television news may have a soft reputation when it comes to hard-hitting investigative journalism. However, some television newsrooms are chasing leads and cultivating inside sources as they undertake investigations that often have national importance. On this edition of Expose, the investigative teams at KNXV in Phoenix, KUSA in Denver, and KHOU in Houston go undercover, go on stakeouts, and go the extra mile to unearth secret government documents and plumb knowledgeable sources revealing shocking lapses in the nation's airport security. D
9:30 pm 
P.O.V.  "The Judge and the General"  In 1998, Chilean judge Juan Guzm�n takes on the criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet. A former supporter of Pinochet, the judge uncovers the past, including his own role in the country's tragedy. The story becomes a cautionary tale about violating human rights in the name of "higher ideals."G
11:00 pm 
Wide Angle  "Iraqi Exodus"  Since the U.S. attacked Iraq in 2003, more than 4 million Iraqis have fled their homes - half are exiles in neighboring countries, the others dislocated within Iraq. This program goes into Jordan and Syria to report on the largest refugee crisis in the Middle East since the displacement of the Palestinians in 1948. Anchor Aaron Brown talks with leaders about the impact on the Middle East.G

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