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October 21, 2013
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3:00 am 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1920's"  Mobsters, jazz, and turbulent economic times mark the 1920s. Silent film makes the transition to the talkies as sound comes to the silver screen. The refrigerator gets a makeover from the smartest man in the world, and poverty inspires a desperate inventor to come up with a winner called television. Part 3 of 10G
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Electric Field"  Faraday's vision of lines of constant force in space laid the foundation for the modern force field theory. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Exchange Rates"  Governments try to control exchange rates, as seen in the Plaza Accord of 1985 and the Louvre Accord of 1987. Updated 2003. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Por Fin.... (Finally....)"  This episode covers how to read city maps and give directions and briefly describes the geography of Puerto Rico.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Weight Loss: Leg Slenderizers"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Doggie Garden/Captain Birdwell's Treasure"  Its Keep Birdwell Beautiful month and the kids are doing their part by planting a flower garden. Seeing this, the dogs decide to create a doggie flower garden of their own. But when Cleo hears that almost anything grows in Birdwell Island soil, she decides shed much rather grow a garden full of dog toys! She soon learns, however, that working alone for a selfish end is not nearly as rewarding as working together for the whole community. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T."  To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing. S.W.E. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Candy Counter/Curious George, Rescue Monkey"  George learns to sort candies by color & shape and spends the day helping the fire department.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Grouchy Mother's Day"  It's Grouchy Mother's Day, and Oscar has ordered a fish bouquet for his mother. He wants this to be the worst Grouchy Mother's Day ever, especially because Oscar's mom thinks everything on Sesame Street is horribly nice. Oscar's sister, Bunny, drops in to celebrate, too. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Getting A Shot: You Can Do It!"  Sid is super excited because his Grandma is coming to school! Grandma is a nurse, so she'll be giving everyone the new flu vaccination. Sid and his friends are a little hesitant to get the shot, and they have lots of questions about the vaccination and what it does inside their bodies. Grandma and Susie team up to explain the science of how a vaccination works, and then Grandma kicks in with a special song that makes getting a vaccination super easy!. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse"  Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou's Favorite Things"  Kitty Conundrum: Caillou finds a tiny kitten while desperately searching for his beloved Rexy. He wants to keep the kitten, even though Mommy and Daddy say 'no' - they have Gilbert! When Samantha comes to the door to claim her lost kitten, "Whiskers", Caillou fetches the kitty.and finds Rexy! He remembers it isn't fun losing something you care about, and happily returns the kitty to its rightful owner. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Busy Days"  Thomas' Crazy Day - Thomas promised to play hide and seek with his best friend Percy at the Steam Works. Sir Topham Hatt also asked him to show Bash, Dash and Ferdinand what it takes to be a Really Useful engine. Thomas decides that he has to do everything so he rushes back and forth helping the Logging Locos and playing a game of hide and seek with Percy. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Candy Counter/Curious George, Rescue Monkey"  George learns to sort candies by color & shape and spends the day helping the fire department.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "One Last Sandwich/Caper Or Plastic"  ONE LAST SANDWICH - While Becky and her mom set out to build a new bookcase that will hold all of Becky's books, The Whammer convinces Chuck to commit one last crime with him before he retires. Will they be able to work as a team and pull off the ultimate sandwich heist? Vocabulary Words: Final, Pacify. CAPER OR PLASTIC - While Becky is busy thinking about what she wants to be when she grows up, Hal Hardbargain is busy trying to get WordGirl to help him get his bag blaster back from the infamous and mysterious Masked Bagger. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Icky Factor"  Hacker launches his most dastardly and secretive scheme ever! He's building a device so dastardly, victory over Cyberspace is in his sights. His cunning contraption calls for an unusual power source - the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum. To get the eel, Hacker traps its guardian, cyberslug Icky, far from home. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Rocks The (Environmentally Sustainable) House!"  Ruff is excited about being invited to play rock music in South Carolina-that is, until he realizes that his Swedish environmentalist-rock-star-cousin Ruf Rufman was actually invited to perform instead. In order to convince Rf that he should play in the concert, Ruff sends Talia and Isaac to learn how to build a "green" doghouse. He then sends Sterling and Liza to rock n' roll band camp. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama says the problems that have plagued the new health exchanges will be fixed quickly. But what's at stake for the insurers if otherwise healthy Americans get so frustrated trying to obtain insurance, they give up? And, will the government go after other banks now that it's reached a tentative $ 13b record settlement with JPMorgan?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Miami Beach, FL - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Karen Keane scout for mid-century modern bargains to open the 15th season. At the convention center, appraisers find a rare 1960 re-release movie poster for the iconic biker film The Wild One, and a 1940s mobile by Alexander Calder worth up to $1 million. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Miami Beach, FL - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg gets tips from an appraiser on how to buy and sell gold. Key finds include photos and correspondence between the owner's Cuban great aunt and uncle, an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings, and a necklace estimated to be worth up to $100,000. Part 2 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Waiting Room/Let Me Down Easy"  This film looks at Highland Hospital of Oakland, California, which is stretched to the breaking point with 250 patients crowding its emergency room every day.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   2014 Road Tests: Porsche Cayman, Nissan Note. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Whoosh & Vanish Mystery"  It's a very windy day on Sesame Street. Elmo and Telly are just about to play a game of basketball. When they return from eating a healthy power snack, their ball is missing! It's a real mystery and they need to investigate to solve the problem! First, Telly writes down what they already know about the mystery! Then, he forms a hypothesis, or a guess, that Abby must have made the basketball disappear because she's able to do magic. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Dragon Dance/Teacher Harriet's Birthday"  The Dragon Dance: In school, the children are all helping Teacher Harriet with a big art project: creating a dancing dragon! Everyone is eager to finish so the dragon can dance, but they learn that they need to work together so the big project can be finished. Teacher Harriet's Birthday: It's Teacher Harriet's birthday! Mom Tiger helps the children surprise her by decorating the classroom with streamers and making a birthday present while she is gone. The children learn that cooperation is necessary to pull off the surprise. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G
7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Montreal & Quebec City"  Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You'll find brie, pate, jewel box-patisseries, and "s'il vous plait" right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th century, stone nunnery. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Magical Michoacan"  Host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez travel into and around the state of Michoacan, Mexico, to explore its rugged coast, diverse habitats and local traditions. On the coast, the travelers visit a banana plantation to see how the fruit is cleaned and kept free of insect damage before exportation. Further inland, a stop in one of Michoacan's tropical deciduous forests reveals some interesting vegetation, including the Sandbox Tree, which bears explosive fruit, and the malicious Mala Mujer shrub with its sharp, stinging hairs. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Bloomfield to the Strip In Pittsburgh"  Lidia opened her own restaurant in the Strip District in Pittsburgh where other Italian-American immigrants also started earlier businesses. But Pittsburgh's other well known "Little Italy" is called Bloomfield. In this episode, Lidia shares recipes from both of these areas, Braised Veal Shank, Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Peas with Bacon. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Often described as "one of the most spectacular floral displays in the world" Dallas Blooms is an event you won't want to miss. And, you won't miss it if you join GardenSMART as we visit Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "Soy Vey"  Is soy good for us? Bad? Will soy make you healthy or is it bad for our health? How much should we eat? Will I get enough protein from soy? What about GMO's (genetically modified organisms)? These and other burning questions will be answered for you when we place the focus on that wonder food.soy. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Homespun Breakfast Treats"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fluffy Cornmeal Pancakes. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of multigrain bread. Next, Chris shares the top 10 cooking tips from the test kitchen. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope"  The groups bring the best in Americana to the stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks from the recording O' Be Joyful.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Grouchy Mother's Day"  It's Grouchy Mother's Day, and Oscar has ordered a fish bouquet for his mother. He wants this to be the worst Grouchy Mother's Day ever, especially because Oscar's mom thinks everything on Sesame Street is horribly nice. Oscar's sister, Bunny, drops in to celebrate, too. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg"  WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED Mr. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. D
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Winter Comfort Food"  Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
4:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Burrowing Shrimp, Train Mountain, Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly"  The small creatures help keep Oregon bays and estuaries clean but one species is at risk. Then, the episode jumps aboard a 15-mile mini-railroad paradise.G
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful"  Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure chest full of surprising attractions. D
9:00 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G
9:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Age of the Nation-States"  Throughout Europe, nations struggle against foreign oppression or to expand their own power at the expense of others.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. The Republic survives a series of threats to its union, and the program ends with the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. American historian Stephen Ambrose joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase -- for the North, the South, and the history of the country. D
4:00 am 
Design Squad  "PVC Kayak"  Two teams of high school students compete to create the best solution to each week's engineering project as they open the second season.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Homemade Ricotta/Ricotta Fatta In Casa"  You'll never use store-bought ricotta again, after Mary Ann shows you how easy it is to make it yourself. And once it's done, get ready to make an unforgettable dessert: Roasted Pineapple with Ricotta Cream filled with crunchy pistachios. And don't forget this summertime, wintertime, anytime light luncheon treat: Ricotta Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. D
6:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Pork Dishes"  Nick Stellino and Chef Jason Wilson of Crush in Seattle prepare a heart-warming Pork Ragu. Nick creates tasty Grilled Pork Chops with Zenzero Sauce. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Colorado to Utah"  Trekker Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Denver, where she visits the U.S. Mint and enjoys the city's many outdoor pursuits. Next she hikes the Mesa Trail, joins an archaeological research trip at Crow Canyon, and delves into the history of the region's ancestral Pueblans. She then travels to Utah, home to numerous ski resorts, the Great Salt Lake and a plethora of breathtaking national parks - including Arches, Zion and Bryce Canyon.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Getting to Work"  Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Hardwood Floors and Parquetry"  Affordable solutions to installing wooden flooring. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Restoration"  In this episode, Allen explores restoration. We visit with an expert who is restoring an antique chest for the Garden Home Retreat as he demonstrates the proper way to work with antiques. Allen also shows us the newly constructed octagon buildings in the garden that were made with recycled materials and we take a trip to Mt. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Natural Healing"  Michele's friend and cancer survivor Glenda Aldrich introduces us to the benefits of Laughter Yoga and her daily foraging routine. Michele also shares a couple of healthy uses for homegrown herbs and the healing rewards of creative expression. D
10:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Granny Squares, Motifs, Flowers"  Learn how to turn granny squares into an adorable bolero sweater and then how to make both knit and crochet flowers. Interview with designer Erica Knight. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Jerry's Lily Pond, Part 2"  In this segment, Jerry starts by sketching and blocking in the flower. The chiseled edge synthetic brush is best for this part of the painting. The petals are darker and warmer at the base and repeat warm highlights on the pads. D
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Cajun: Expulsion from Nova Scotia"  Dr. Carl Brasseaux and Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc tell the tragic tale of Louisiana's Acadians or "Cajuns." Following intense hardship, expulsion from Nova Scotia, murder, and exploitation, the Acadians were welcomed to Louisiana's shores. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Delightful Daisies"  Decorating with flowers is a popular motif. Daisies offer a simple look. This show features three whimsical daisy designs. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Sister Helen Prejean and Stephen Bright"  In a 1996 interview, Sister Helen Prejean, counselor to death row inmates and author of Dead Man Walking, talks with Stephen Bright, Director of Southern Center for Human Rights. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Think Vacation III"  Uncle Guillaume advises Mireille to spend her lottery money on memorable meals. Robert continues to have misunderstandings with salesmen, and he takes a hair-raising taxi ride.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Getting Away"  Hubert offers his little car and himself for the trip around France. After a lot of fast talking, Mireille persuades her friends Collette and Jean-Michel to come along, too.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Revolution and the Romantics"  Art, literature, and political theory all agree: people will never lead decent lives until they have freed themselves from the tyranny of other nations or ruling classes.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of the Nation-States"  Throughout Europe, nations struggle against foreign oppression or to expand their own power at the expense of others.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. The Republic survives a series of threats to its union, and the program ends with the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. American historian Stephen Ambrose joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase -- for the North, the South, and the history of the country. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "PVC Kayak"  Two teams of high school students compete to create the best solution to each week's engineering project as they open the second season.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Is Money?"  The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado. D
5:00 pm 
Wishbone  "A Tail In Twain (Pt. 1)"  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, Joe, Samantha and David are looking for adventure, and find it when they spy a strange man digging around the "No Name Grave. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Icky Factor"  Hacker launches his most dastardly and secretive scheme ever! He's building a device so dastardly, victory over Cyberspace is in his sights. His cunning contraption calls for an unusual power source - the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum. To get the eel, Hacker traps its guardian, cyberslug Icky, far from home. D
6:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Granny Squares, Motifs, Flowers"  Learn how to turn granny squares into an adorable bolero sweater and then how to make both knit and crochet flowers. Interview with designer Erica Knight. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Jerry's Lily Pond, Part 2"  In this segment, Jerry starts by sketching and blocking in the flower. The chiseled edge synthetic brush is best for this part of the painting. The petals are darker and warmer at the base and repeat warm highlights on the pads. D
7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Tomato Basil Fettuccine & Grilled Corn Salad"  Joanne gets her student Ron "fired-up" in this hands-on class featuring tomatoes. Ron learns to create both a hot and colorful pasta dish with a bit of crunch and a grilled corn and arugula salad tossed with an intriguingly delicious smoky tomato vinaigrette. Recipes: (1) GRILLED CORN AND ARUGULA SALAD WITH SMOKED TOMATO VINAIGRETTE, (2) FETTUCINE WITH TOMATOES, BASIL AND CRISP BREAD CRUMBS. D
7:30 pm 
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 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Getting to Work"  Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful"  Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure chest full of surprising attractions. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pasta Two Ways"  Pasta with Lentils, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio and St. Joseph's Fig Cookies are on Lidia's menu. Lidia takes part in the New Orleans traditional St. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Samson Chan & Shellfish"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming meets up with Chef Samson Chan, the mastermind behind one of Singapore's favorite restaurants, Barnacles. Together they shop for some great living treasures from the South China Sea at Grand Atlantic Fishery. Bringing back the freshest seafood to Chef Samson's restaurant for an afternoon of cooking on the fly, they'll show us how easy it is too cook with the shell on!. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Cajun: Expulsion from Nova Scotia"  Dr. Carl Brasseaux and Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc tell the tragic tale of Louisiana's Acadians or "Cajuns." Following intense hardship, expulsion from Nova Scotia, murder, and exploitation, the Acadians were welcomed to Louisiana's shores. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Brian Jay Jones (author)/Kathy Eldon (writer). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Lawyers for Justice - In much of Asia where poverty is widespread, the rule of law weak and human rights only starting to get traction, lawyers generally represent only the rich and powerful. Lucky Severson reports from Chiang Mai, Thailand on Bruce Lasky, a lawyer from New York who is working with law schools in Southeast Asia to set up pro bono legal clinics to help the poor and disenfranchised there. 12 Years a Slave - The powerful movie 12 Years a Slave, based on a true story of a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery, premieres this weekend. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Saving Otter 501"  On a typical late summer day a baby sea otter washes up on the beach in Monterey, California -- hungry, lost, injured. It's a tragic event, but not surprising. California sea otters are struggling. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions"  Cloud, the wild, nearly white stallion of the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana, is now a confident band stallion in his prime. He has two maturing sons: Bolder, his by birth but raised in a rival stallion's band, and Flint, sired by another stallion but raised by Cloud. Bolder has gathered some mares; Flint has joined a bachelor group of young guns. Who will rise to challenge Cloud?G
8:00 am 
Global Voices  "When Hari Got Married"  Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Lawyers for Justice - In much of Asia where poverty is widespread, the rule of law weak and human rights only starting to get traction, lawyers generally represent only the rich and powerful. Lucky Severson reports from Chiang Mai, Thailand on Bruce Lasky, a lawyer from New York who is working with law schools in Southeast Asia to set up pro bono legal clinics to help the poor and disenfranchised there. 12 Years a Slave - The powerful movie 12 Years a Slave, based on a true story of a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery, premieres this weekend. D
12:00 pm 
Nature  "Saving Otter 501"  On a typical late summer day a baby sea otter washes up on the beach in Monterey, California -- hungry, lost, injured. It's a tragic event, but not surprising. California sea otters are struggling. D
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions"  Cloud, the wild, nearly white stallion of the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana, is now a confident band stallion in his prime. He has two maturing sons: Bolder, his by birth but raised in a rival stallion's band, and Flint, sired by another stallion but raised by Cloud. Bolder has gathered some mares; Flint has joined a bachelor group of young guns. Who will rise to challenge Cloud?G
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "When Hari Got Married"  Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
7:00 pm 
Local USA  "Through The Past"  Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. From Chicago, Illinois to Lincoln, Nebraska and Weston, Florida to Toledo, Ohio, Local, USA explores four stories connecting us to times gone by: a family business that started a fast food innovation; a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come; the revelation of an artist and his work through letters; and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. D
7:30 pm 
Summer Hill   From the late 19th century until the civil rights movement, the black people of Cartersville, Georgia (near Atlanta) lived exclusively in the Summer Hill section of town. The documentary SUMMER HILL is a compelling look at the influence of one small, tightly knit community - its school, churches and civic leaders - on its residents. Despite poverty, racism and limited opportunity, Summer Hill - and its segregated school - flourished for four generations. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama says the problems that have plagued the new health exchanges will be fixed quickly. But what's at stake for the insurers if otherwise healthy Americans get so frustrated trying to obtain insurance, they give up? And, will the government go after other banks now that it's reached a tentative $ 13b record settlement with JPMorgan?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G

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