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8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied"  Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe! Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable"  Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train car - the flatbed car! Mr. Pteranodon and Mr. Lambeosaurus take all the kids to see a field of geysers - holes in the ground that hot water shoots out from! At the same time, Mrs. Pteranodon and Mrs. Lambeosaurus are relaxing nearby in soothing pools of warm water, called hot springs. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Simon Says"  Telly has to practice paying attention, listening and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Backyard Campout!"  Pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure! They're setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here's the best part, the viewer is invited to join the adventure and sing along!. D
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Gets Active"  What's Ringette?: Caillou and Leo want to play hockey and are disappointed when they arrive at the rink to find Sarah and Clementine playing "ringette". Caillou has never heard of ringette before, and he doesn't want to play the game.until he learns that Mommy used to play! She teaches him a few moves, and when Caillou and Leo realize it's a lot like hockey, they're eager to join the girls' next game. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood and the Whole Truth"  Little Red Rockin' Hood: Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Sounds and Smells"  O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George On Time/Curious George's Bunny Hunt"  Curious George On Time - After accidentally breaking Professor Wiseman's cuckoo clock, George decides to explore the inside of the BIG library clock to see how it works. When the big clock stops working too, Mr. Reloj, the local clockmaker, comes to the rescue. With Mr. Reloj's help, George discovers how to use various tools to make the clocks tick again. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Limerick Slam"  Jessica and Manny compete in the annual Limerick Slam. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat with a Side of Cute/Mr. Big Words"  Meat with a Side of Cute - Tired of being defeated by WordGirl, the Butcher enlists the unlikely ally of an adorable kitten - hoping to conquer WG with cuteness. Mr. Big Words - WordGirl is busier than ever when Mr Big invents a ray that causes everyone in town to use big, complicated words. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Raising The Bar"  The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Arrgh - All Me Eggs Are Cracked"  Sammy and Jay go to the Florida Keys to search the ocean floor for a Ruffman family treasure and Harsha and Sam's challenge is to work at a grocery store and compete in a grocery-bagging showdown. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, do government shutdowns ever save taxpayers money or do they just cost us in the long run? And, NBR will have details on the proposed new rules for the coal industry. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G
8:00 pm 
Scott & Bailey   Rachel is angry and upset about missing her sergeant's exam and about Nick Savage not being charged with her attempted murder. Andy insists that he is prepared to give Janet all the time and space she needs, but then she gets home to find him already there, ingratiating himself with her mother and Elise.G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances  "The Hollow Crown: Richard II"  King Richard (Ben Whishaw) is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke (Rory Kinnear) and Thomas Mowbray (James Purefoy). Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. Both men are banished from the realm.G
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Chickens (Raleigh, NC)"  Everything you need to know in one episode, from selecting and caring for chicks & adult chickens to housing options on any budget. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Canyon Mysteries, Ailing Alligators, Lights, Camera, Photosynthesis, Wild Horses"  The stories behind two Georgia canyons are very different: Cloudland Canyon in the north is a natural wonder, but Providence Canyon in the southwest is now a tourist destination, despite the way earlier residents abused the land.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Company's Coming"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Triple Tree Aerodrome: A look at one of the most meticulously maintained grass runways anywhere at what we discovered to be a pure haven for lovers of aviation and the outdoors. Aeroshell Aerobatic Team: Raeleen goes flying with these rock stars of the air show circuit. Dream flight of a lifetime: Twenty pilots attend a T33 Silverstar ground school but only one will win a chance to actually fly it. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   My New Favorites; Travis Frye & Blue Mountain. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Simon Says"  Telly has to practice paying attention, listening and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation (EF). D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable"  Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train car - the flatbed car! Mr. Pteranodon and Mr. Lambeosaurus take all the kids to see a field of geysers - holes in the ground that hot water shoots out from! At the same time, Mrs. Pteranodon and Mrs. Lambeosaurus are relaxing nearby in soothing pools of warm water, called hot springs. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Beauty and the Beast"  "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied"  Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe! Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Mars"  Mars is more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Known as the Red Planet, Mars has fascinated humans with its red soil, ancient rivers and hints of ancient life. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Todd Barber, Lead Propulsion Engineer, and Matthew Heverly, Mobility Systems Engineer, answer students' questions about Mars.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the popular TV & movie theme songs from "Sesame Street," "Cheers" and "Mission: Impossible." Featured guests include Nat Kerr, Dave Powers, Bradley Sowash and Matt Munhall. D
4:00 pm 
Hanford An Oregon Experience   This show looks at the history of the 670-square-mile Hanford Nuclear Reservation. In 1943 a city seemingly sprang up overnight in the south central Washington desert as 45,000 workers came from all over the United States to build the world's first large-scale nuclear reactor as part of the top-secret Manhattan Project.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "Great Nature (1933-1945)"  Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members during the Great Depression work on major renovation projects in the parks. NPS biologist George Melendez Wright pushes to reform wildlife policies. Congress narrowly approves Everglades National Park. During World War II, Roosevelt is pressured to open the parks to mining, grazing and lumbering. The president also is subjected to a storm of criticism for expanding Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming by accepting a gift of land from John D. Rockefeller Jr. Part 5 of 6G
8:00 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)"  Visitation to the parks reaches 62 million people annually in the years following World War II. A $1 billion campaign builds facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the visitors. Biologist Alfred Murie introduces the notion that predatory animals deserve the same protection as other wildlife in the parks. Unspoiled islands in Biscayne Bay become a national monument. President Jimmy Carter sets aside 56 million acres in Alaska. Wolves are re-established in Yellowstone. Part 6 of 6G
10:00 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "Great Nature (1933-1945)"  Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members during the Great Depression work on major renovation projects in the parks. NPS biologist George Melendez Wright pushes to reform wildlife policies. Congress narrowly approves Everglades National Park. During World War II, Roosevelt is pressured to open the parks to mining, grazing and lumbering. The president also is subjected to a storm of criticism for expanding Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming by accepting a gift of land from John D. Rockefeller Jr. Part 5 of 6G
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Architectural Wooden Accents"  Window and Wall Bracket Accents. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden & Home Alternatives"  P. Allen Smith shares tips on do-it-yourself projects at home and in the garden using broken terra cotta saucers, how to turn bulbs into party favors for guests, and using recycled Christmas lights and home fixtures to light a garden path. Allen showcases plants that make great screens for unwanted views and excellent ground covers at Moss Mountain, makes a trip to a special eco garden in Kansas City, Missouri, and shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Naturally Good for Kids"  Naturally good fun 'n game ideas for kids. How to build a one of a kind mud bar for the backyard that will encourage kids to be outdoors creating things from nature and some playful ways to repurpose with do it yourself game ideas for indoors and out. D
10:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Beads/Finishing"  Designer Lily Chin takes you through the steps of knitting and crocheting with beads and then goes through the basics of how to block your finished projects. Interview with Stitch 'N Bitch author Debbie Stoller. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Southwest Serenade, Part 2"  In this segment, additional highlights are added to the rocks and snow. The snow highlights are carried into the water's edge to create interest and suggest rock foundations along the embankment. Snow is also added to the rock formations at the base. D
11:00 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "The Best Kept Secrets of European Grilling"  When it comes to European grilling, Italy and Greece grab the headlines. Here's a look of some of Europe's lesser-known grilling traditions. From Belgium, it's briny oysters grilled with an uncommon (and uncommonly delectable) combo of ginger, soy sauce, and fruit jam. D
11:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Grilling with Wood"  Steve tells how to select the proper woods for grilling and matching them to the menu. He demonstrates how to build the fire to prepare veal chops.G
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Dream Catcher/Gifts"  Alberto listens to the song his gift to Rebecca inspired her to write and Rebecca and Ramon celebrate Christmas together at a community center for the needy.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "True Love/Friendship"  Rebecca and Ramon exchange Christmas presents - and a kiss. Ramon suggests they spend New Year's together.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Dark Ages"  In the West, a series of barbarian kingdoms take possession of the fragments of the Roman Empire.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Charlemagne"  For a brief moment, Charlemagne revives hope for a new empire in western Europe.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. Feminists gain a foothold in their fight for the right to vote, while farmers organize and the Populist Party appears on the American political landscape. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad Nation  "A Cut Above - Part 1"  Judy and Adam travel to New York City, the fashion capital of the United States, to meet up-and-coming designers Eduarda and Juan. Eduarda and Juan's dreams come true when fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges them to showcase their individuality and creativity by drawing upon Judy and Adam's engineering know-how to re-interpret a gown from his collection. Their red carpet-worthy designs are treated to a surprise critique when two editors from Teen Vogue magazine join Christian at a fashion shoot. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly"  It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner of a carpet cleaning company and a radio DJ who have both learned how to manage debt. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Friends Or Aunts"  Annie Scrambler and her aunt go head-to-head with Lisa and Hector on a semi-popular game show. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Raising The Bar"  The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. D
6:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Beads/Finishing"  Designer Lily Chin takes you through the steps of knitting and crocheting with beads and then goes through the basics of how to block your finished projects. Interview with Stitch 'N Bitch author Debbie Stoller. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Southwest Serenade, Part 2"  In this segment, additional highlights are added to the rocks and snow. The snow highlights are carried into the water's edge to create interest and suggest rock foundations along the embankment. Snow is also added to the rock formations at the base. D
7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spiced Up"  First, Joanne turns fresh plums into a cheese-worthy chutney with ginger and then Joan returns for an encore. They use a combination of Indian spices to prepare Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub with Pan Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard seeds. Recipes: Plum and Ginger Chutney with Italian Cheeses, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Indian Rub, Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Black and Yellow Mustard Seeds. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Yellow Cake"  A simple recipe for yellow cake becomes the foundation for extraordinary desserts. Martha shares her father's favorite birthday cake, with an orange curd filling and a rich chocolate frosting - and offers tips for creating a bakery-worthy layer cake, such as creating even layers and applying a perfect coat of frosting. From a mouthwatering stone-fruit upside-down cake to a batch of strawberry cupcakes, Martha covers the possibilities for this yellow cake recipe. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House"  Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Italian American Sandwiches #2"  Once again, Lidia looks at the history of some Italian American local sandwich beginnings, starting with Baltimore's Italian American Civic Club Sandwich, a Primanti Sandwich and a Prosciutto, Scallion and Egg Sandwich. She also makes a delicious Celery, Artichoke and Mortadella Salad to accompany the sandwiches. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food"  On this special episode of Simply Ming, Ming Tsai tours the famous hawker stalls of Singapore and experiences the myriad of tastes that Singapore street food has to offer. After trying the best of the best, Ming and KF Seetoh make their own version of their favorite street food right in the middle of all the action.on the fly in Singapore. D
11:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "The Best Kept Secrets of European Grilling"  When it comes to European grilling, Italy and Greece grab the headlines. Here's a look of some of Europe's lesser-known grilling traditions. From Belgium, it's briny oysters grilled with an uncommon (and uncommonly delectable) combo of ginger, soy sauce, and fruit jam. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Middle Fork Journey"  OUTDOOR IDAHO explores 100 miles of the free-flowing Middle Fork of the Salmon. Cameras follow rafters, on both guided and independent trips, who meet the challenges of the river, experience the changing scenery, and encounter wildlife. The show also explores the surrounding countryside, considers the effects of fire, and reports on a dramatic logjam.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "G. Willow Wilson, Alif The Unseen"  Hackers, geeks, the Arab Spring, a parallel universe, genies: they're all part of G. Willow Wilson's debut novel. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  Are you safe aboard a modern cruise ship? Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. D
1:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Deciding Punishment"  Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim's husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants - especially young defendants - by revealing how the immature teenage brain is vulnerable to foolish and impulsive acts. D
2:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Sperm Whale"  Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant that died stranded ashore on an English bay. Meanwhile biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores, and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins marvels at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of the sperm whale.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D
6:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D
7:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Tales of Masked Men"  Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, do government shutdowns ever save taxpayers money or do they just cost us in the long run? And, NBR will have details on the proposed new rules for the coal industry. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D

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