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April 21, 2012
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3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Age Happens"  The program focuses on the psychological and physiological aspects of aging, and how exercise, proper diet, and social interaction can help prolong life span and also delves into the importance of identifying and treating diabetes, arthritis and other life threatening diseases at their earliest stages.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Final Chapter"  This episode looks at the range of cultural issues and attitudes that surround death and dying: assesses such factors as the age of the dying person, the extent of illness or injury, and the legal and ethical ramifications in considering whether medical assistance should be continued and life be prolonged.G
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
4:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Wind, Dust and Deserts"  Covers the formation and location of deserts and their logic features.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 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
6:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. D
7:00 am 
Lidia Celebrates America  "Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New"  In the continuing tradition of celebrating culture through food, the second LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA special focuses on the traditions surrounding weddings. The first sequence features an African-American wedding in New Orleans complete with marching brass band and traditional regional cuisine that includes jambalaya, crawfish and pralines. Next there's an Asian Indian-American wedding that features actor Mario Cantone, who played a wedding planner in TV's "Sex in the City. D
8:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Quesadillas"  Quesadillas - the perfect marriage of heaven and earth, where the basic, simple tortilla meets the ecstasy of cheese, and to the surprise of many, many other fillings! Pati Jinich will look at Mexican quesadillas prepared three completely different ways, including: Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas; Oaxacan Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas; Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas; Guajillo Chile Salsa. D
8:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Dinner for Two"  Shopping and cooking for two has its own challenges, but Sara has tips and tricks to make these intimate dinners both easy and romantic. Chicken Saltimbocca with Artichoke Sauce is so elegant yet so easy - thin strips of chicken, sage and prosciutto enveloped in a creamy Marsala-based artichoke sauce. Eggs Baked in Red Wine is a cozy, classic French recipe, perfect for dinner by the fireplace. D
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Comfort Food"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a southern original, Batter-Fried chicken. next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of bottled iced tea. and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfectly baked sweet corn spoonbread. D
9:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Gingerly"  Joanne introduces her student Ron to the versatility of the often overlooked gingerroot, greeting him with poached shrimp with a mango dipping sauce made with freshly grated ginger. It is then brought together with mussels steamed with mustard greens, lemon grass, and ginger with grilled bread and ginger aioli. Recipes: Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce, Mussels Steamed With Mustard Greens, Lemon Grass and Ginger, and Grilled Bread with Ginger Aioli. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   The first segment features Julie Fei-Fan Balzer demonstrating simple art journaling. Then, Christina Mauch creates a vintage shabby chic scrapbook page that she uses as framed art. Next, Jo Pearson makes bird cages that can be used as a party centerpiece or as a home decor accent. D
11:00 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Structuring Your Painting, Part 2"  This is an intense session on how to use reference materials forming a composition and creating a painting. This lesson teaches you to compose on your own work and to create a focal area versus a painting with a definitive center of interest. The composition design moves the viewer into the painting and directs their attention to the focal area without stopping or distracting them. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 3 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram continues work on removing the old clapboards, while out back at the new addition, general contractor Tom Silva and mason Mark McCullough carefully open up a hole in the old fieldstone foundation that will connect the old basement space to the new. Inside, host Kevin O'Connor finds window restoration specialist Alison Hardy and her crew removing the historic sashes to be taken off site for rehab. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits the local library to see the oldest existing flag in the country, the Bedford Flag, firsthand. D
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Corroded Fitting on a Water Heater; Installing a Vented Range Kitchen Hood"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a corroded fitting on his water heater. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a vented range hood in her kitchen. D
1:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Three Column Round Table"  This is a masterpiece that comes from an old family vineyard. The three turned legs really make this desirable table shine! Aged white oak is the wood of choice. Finishing techniques cover easy-to-use wood staining tips. D
1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Bread Box"  Who doesn't want a beautiful natural bread box for their kitchen, especially if it features a fabulous tambour door? The tambour door has been around for hundreds of years, and though it looks like it would be hard to construct, it is made of just a few slats of wood stuck onto a canvas.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Fisker Karma"  Road Test: 2012 Fisker Karma. Road Test: 2012 Audi TTRS. Goss' Garage: Electronic Add-ons. D
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Singer-Songwriter Jewel shows off her music and her Texas ranch. A Mississippi farmer celebrates Blues music as part of his farm's rural roots. And North Carolina farmers show their stuff when it comes to bluegrass music. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  NOVA investigates the safety of cruise ships, which carry 20 million passengers annually on vacation aboard these deluxe "floating cities," which have doubled in size during the last decade. Some engineers fear these towering behemoths are dangerosly unstable. NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct famous cruise disasters, including the recent Costa Concordia to consider the questions about cruise safety.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour One"  Highlights include a decorative egg with a Faberge mark, purchased for $15,000 that may not be all it seems, and a 1787 land grant signed by Benjamin Franklin. A New York Chippendale corner chair, purchased as part of a large collection for $785-$800, is valued up to $300,000. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Hughendon Manor 2"  Michael Aspel and the team return to the High Wycombe site where they uncover the previously secret story of the vital role played by Bomber Command at the house in World War II. Among the objects uncovered are a set of Victorian fairground figures, a 17th-century water flagon and a valuable painting of an Irish landscape.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "Reality In Spain - 100 Evictions A Day"  Spain: Families and Foreclosures - Evictions have become a tragic everyday occurrence in Spain. The government has devised a code of conduct to ensure that banks take extreme hardship into consideration in their decisions. Those decisions will be at the banks' own discretion, however. D
6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
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?  "New Look"  Grace Brothers promotes the Great Gatsby style, with appropriate musical accompaniment.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Daisy's Toyboy"  Hyacinth's social standing at a church function is jeopardized when Daisy tries to encourage Onslow to become more ardent.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Howard and the Great Outdoors"  Hobbo and his team turn Howard into a tramp in order to convince Pearl how rough he has been living so that she will take him back.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   The Brockman Family must face some tough decisions about work, video games, and who to take to a family funeral. The vicar probably wishes they would all stay away.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Mayor Race"  Red runs for mayor of Possum Lake. Then, he tries to run the lodge electrical system from a car cigarette lighter. Bill goes backpacking with a shopping cart.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Love and Marriage"  Geraldine prepares for Alice and Hugo's wedding day - discussing Alice's dress, sorting out a best man, and planning a bachelorette party. Then, Alice reveals a serious hitch, involving the wedding.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Victory of the Daleks"  The Doctor is summoned by his old friend Winston Churchill but in the Cabinet War Rooms below the streets of blitz-torn London, he finds his oldest enemy instead.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Frankly It's A Habitat"  Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's store. Freddy Flapman, from Flychert Real Estate finds Big Bird and tries to convince him to migrate somewhere warm. Freddy Flapman tells him that he might like living in a new habitat. D
4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery"  Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Reused Robot!"  Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. D
5:30 am 
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
6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Frankly It's A Habitat"  Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's store. Freddy Flapman, from Flychert Real Estate finds Big Bird and tries to convince him to migrate somewhere warm. Freddy Flapman tells him that he might like living in a new habitat. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Dj George/Curious George Paints The Desert"  DJ George - It's George's lucky day when the Man with the Yellow Hat wins tickets to a Bonnie Smooth concert over the radio. But at the radio station, George's luck turns when he accidentally locks himself into the DJ booth just as Bonnie Smooth herself is scheduled to call in for an interview. Can a DJ teach a monkey how to operate a radio station through a sound proof window in time for the big call? Curious George Paints the Desert - While visiting the Quints during their desert vacation, George is thrilled when his new Native American friend makes a colorful sand painting of the happy monkey. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buck-Tooth Bucky/Tiny's Tiny Friend"  Buck-Tooth Bucky - When Don finds a mystery tooth in Dad's old tooth collection, Dad decides to take the kids on an investigation. They discover that the tooth belongs to a dinosaur called Masiakasaurus, a creature with a mouthful of protruding buck teeth! Tiny's Tiny Friend - Tiny gets upset when she finds a miniature mammal named Cindy Cimolestes has moved into her "Tiny Place," a hole in a tree near the family nest. Buddy ends up using his sharp eyes to help Cindy find a new home that more perfectly fits her small size. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
10:00 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
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Earth Day Girl/A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner"  Earth Day Girl - When the Birthday Girl learns that the Earth is having a special celebration (on her birthday!) she decides to teach the Earth a lesson. Will WordGirl find a way to stop the Birthday Girl and save Earth Day? Vocabulary Words: Recycle, Excess. A Hero, A Thief, A Store and Its Owner - A police officer arrives at the Jewelry Store only to find Reginald, Chuck, Captain Huggy Face, and WordGirl encased in condiment cocoons. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
11:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja"  Baja California Norte produces many world-class, gold medal-winning wines. That fact may surprise most people in the United States. Rick takes us on a tour of the region along with renowned winemaker and visionary Hugo d'Acosta, founder of La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school that opened in 2004. D
12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Summer"  Host Katie Brown's summer-inspired recipes and outdoor-entertaining projects make the most of the season. In the Kitchen: cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill and berry cake. Projects: fashioning etched glass globe candleholders and sand and a beach-glass vase with orchid. D
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Kim, Part 3"  In this final session, Jerry provides further instructions on the refining process to complete this painting. Shadows are applied to the face, and then highlights are dry brushed to add features to the face. At this point, white is added to the eyes. D
1:00 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
1:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Mexico City"  Burt travels from Mexico to Spain and back to learn the roots of the country's Baroque churches and venerated saints.G
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Fisker Karma"  Road Test: 2012 Fisker Karma. Road Test: 2012 Audi TTRS. Goss' Garage: Electronic Add-ons. D
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Soup and Bread from Scratch"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals the problem with whole wheat flour. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Pullman bread pans to see if they live up to the hype. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat flour. D
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Macau, A Fusion of Cultures, China"  In Macau, the fusion of the Portuguese and Chinese cultures has merged casinos with Buddhist temples, coconut milk and cod fish, Grand Prix racing with old world architecture. Portuguese chefs shop in the Chinese market to create one of the world's first fusion cuisines. Residents practice Tai Chi in city parks, waves lap on the shores of sandy beaches, ancient neighborhoods hang on tightly to their identity - join us to discover Macau sans casinos!. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Puerto Rico"  Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. He discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history and distinctive music.G
5:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Hard Ryde; James Leva & Purgatory Mountain; McPeak Brothers. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty"  Rock and funk collide with this performance. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk'n' roll.G
7:00 pm 
Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2011   For the past 18 years, the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony has been followed the next day by the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, a musical celebration honoring the year's Laureates. The 2011 edition of the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CONCERT, recorded at the Oslo Spektrum Arena, boasts a eclectic line-up of award-winning international musicians, including David Gray, Jill Scott, Evanescence, Janelle Monae, Sugarland, Angelique Kidjo and the World Youth Choir. The co-hosts, Oscar®-winning actress Helen Mirren and actress and activist Rosario Dawson, introduce the achievements of the three honorees: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, for their non-violent struggle on behalf of women's rights. D
8:00 pm 
Kevin Kirk and Onomatopoeia: In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G
9:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Hard Ryde; James Leva & Purgatory Mountain; McPeak Brothers. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty"  Rock and funk collide with this performance. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk'n' roll.G
11:00 pm 
Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2011   For the past 18 years, the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony has been followed the next day by the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, a musical celebration honoring the year's Laureates. The 2011 edition of the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CONCERT, recorded at the Oslo Spektrum Arena, boasts a eclectic line-up of award-winning international musicians, including David Gray, Jill Scott, Evanescence, Janelle Monae, Sugarland, Angelique Kidjo and the World Youth Choir. The co-hosts, Oscar®-winning actress Helen Mirren and actress and activist Rosario Dawson, introduce the achievements of the three honorees: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, for their non-violent struggle on behalf of women's rights. D
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Behind The Scenes"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the U.S. to answer your letters of curiosity.G
3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Horseback Riding"  Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop. D
4:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G
5:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Old School Ideas for Today"  This show is a mixed bag of oldies but goodies. Michele Beschen will show you it's all in the jar when it comes to sensible storage ideas along with how to turn those old jars into beautiful flower frogs. The timeless task of quilting gets invigorated with a quick, easy way to make use of those fabric scraps. D
5:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Restyled Outdoor Home Enhancements"  Clever ways to enhance your outdoor spaces using unique reclaimed goods. Michele Beschen is joined by backyard conservationist Sheila O'Riley who shares her innovative ideas for recycling old sinks into fountains and birdbaths. See how she rescues a corn crib from the landfill and turns it into a beautiful gazebo for her backyard and how to create a disappearing fountain for your yard by repurposing a storage tote. D
6:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Sensible Shopping"  Bulk up on fresh produce the next time you shop, because you'll be inspired to start canning again. It's easy, economical and a healthy way to stock your pantry. Michele Beschen is joined by her brother, Rory Brown, to share the easy, economical and healthy ways to stock your pantry with do it yourself jams, vegetable stocks and a healthy spread alternative apple butter. D
6:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Unique Ways to Reuse"  Nothing goes to waste on B. Organic, especially good ideas. This episode celebrates a compilation of episode leftovers. Michele Beschen shows you a great way to get your kids outdoors exploring and staying in touch with nature by putting together an adventure backpack. D
7:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "At The Office"  Resourceful ways to naturally take care of business. Michele Beschen shares what it takes to make your office healthier, more resourceful and less wasteful. Tips on how to decorate and light your work space. D
7:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Kids Can Too"  Get outside and Play! Michele Beschen shares an exciting way to hook your kids onto maginative outdoor play and adventures by creating a miniature scale treehouse for your yard using salvaged lumber and scraps. She'll also show you how to create a family of rustic residents to take care of the placing using branches, pods and nuts. D
8:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Better Building"  How to use salvaged building materials for new projects. Michele Beschen shares her love for salvaged woodwork and lumber and tells you what to look for and interesting ways to handle. She'll also show you how easy it is to rewire old lighting and make it better than new along with resourceful ways to repurpose what you already have in the way of furniture. D
8:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Let It Rain"  Sit back, relax and enjoy the rain the next time it falls. Michele Beschen is joined by her friends from the NRCS to share how and why to install rain gardens. She'll also show you an easy way to install a rain barrel as well as an inexpensive way to create your own set of decorative rain chains using copper tubing. D
9:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Sticks and Stones"  Everything you need to decorate, to build, to play, and to relax is right outside your door. Sticks and stones are the humblest of materials, yet so versatile and plentiful. Michele Beschen shares clever ways to create organic tabletop decor with unique branch arrangements. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Recycling Refreshed"  Michele Beschen shares some refreshing ways to put your everyday recyclables to creative use. See how to take yesterday's news and roll it up into tomorrow's fire log. Tin cans house many functional uses when you put some weight into them. D
10:00 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Creative Conservation"  Creative ways to preserve the beautiful things nature and our gardening efforts provide us. Michele Beschen shares some of the best ways to press, iron and preserve your lovely blooms and foliage. See the many artful ways to use your preserved bounty with unique arrangements and a tip on how to make those dried petals less brittle and more flexible. D
10:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Natural Art"  Creative escapes with natural art. Michele Beschen shares how to create your own art supplies using outdoor items and recyclables. Discover how easy it is to create your own handmade papers using old newspapers and junk mail. D
11:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Civil War"  As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and at the bitter legacy of the battle -- and the war. D
11:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Reconstruction"  Professor Miller begins the program by evoking in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfulfilled. D
12:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding"  How do we plan for learning? This session focuses on the Teaching for Understanding model, a framework for unit planning developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The onscreen teachers use the framework to analyze unit planning in classroom videos, plan for their own social studies units, and create a pictorial timeline of U.S. history that outlines an entire year of learning. D
1:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Energy and Growth"  There were microorganisms on earth approximately 2 billion years before any other life forms evolved. Because of this profound head- start they have evolved several different metabolic strategies for producing energy and securing the materials needed for growth. This program examines those mechanisms using examples that should be familiar to all students. D
1:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Life's Databases"  All life on earth uses DNA as an information storage molecule. This program deals with the way that information is expressed in cellular growth and metabolism. It also examines how the tools that helped us understand the genetics of inheritance can be used to solve both environmental and health problems. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Follow Teaching Channel as we explore exceptional K-12 classrooms. Listen as a teacher uses rhythm to assist students with their reading skills. Watch students analyze greenhouse gases through plastic soda bottles, and learn an entertaining way to teach fractions.G
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Behind The Scenes"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the U.S. to answer your letters of curiosity.G
3:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Horseback Riding"  Join Joel as he hits the wild wild west trails on a horseback adventure. Watch as Joel's nerves hit the peak, as his vibrant horse, Domino, takes him for a gallop. D
4:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G
5:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Old School Ideas for Today"  This show is a mixed bag of oldies but goodies. Michele Beschen will show you it's all in the jar when it comes to sensible storage ideas along with how to turn those old jars into beautiful flower frogs. The timeless task of quilting gets invigorated with a quick, easy way to make use of those fabric scraps. D
5:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Restyled Outdoor Home Enhancements"  Clever ways to enhance your outdoor spaces using unique reclaimed goods. Michele Beschen is joined by backyard conservationist Sheila O'Riley who shares her innovative ideas for recycling old sinks into fountains and birdbaths. See how she rescues a corn crib from the landfill and turns it into a beautiful gazebo for her backyard and how to create a disappearing fountain for your yard by repurposing a storage tote. D
6:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Sensible Shopping"  Bulk up on fresh produce the next time you shop, because you'll be inspired to start canning again. It's easy, economical and a healthy way to stock your pantry. Michele Beschen is joined by her brother, Rory Brown, to share the easy, economical and healthy ways to stock your pantry with do it yourself jams, vegetable stocks and a healthy spread alternative apple butter. D
6:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Unique Ways to Reuse"  Nothing goes to waste on B. Organic, especially good ideas. This episode celebrates a compilation of episode leftovers. Michele Beschen shows you a great way to get your kids outdoors exploring and staying in touch with nature by putting together an adventure backpack. D
7:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "At The Office"  Resourceful ways to naturally take care of business. Michele Beschen shares what it takes to make your office healthier, more resourceful and less wasteful. Tips on how to decorate and light your work space. D
7:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Kids Can Too"  Get outside and Play! Michele Beschen shares an exciting way to hook your kids onto maginative outdoor play and adventures by creating a miniature scale treehouse for your yard using salvaged lumber and scraps. She'll also show you how to create a family of rustic residents to take care of the placing using branches, pods and nuts. D
8:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Better Building"  How to use salvaged building materials for new projects. Michele Beschen shares her love for salvaged woodwork and lumber and tells you what to look for and interesting ways to handle. She'll also show you how easy it is to rewire old lighting and make it better than new along with resourceful ways to repurpose what you already have in the way of furniture. D
8:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Let It Rain"  Sit back, relax and enjoy the rain the next time it falls. Michele Beschen is joined by her friends from the NRCS to share how and why to install rain gardens. She'll also show you an easy way to install a rain barrel as well as an inexpensive way to create your own set of decorative rain chains using copper tubing. D
9:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Sticks and Stones"  Everything you need to decorate, to build, to play, and to relax is right outside your door. Sticks and stones are the humblest of materials, yet so versatile and plentiful. Michele Beschen shares clever ways to create organic tabletop decor with unique branch arrangements. D
9:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Recycling Refreshed"  Michele Beschen shares some refreshing ways to put your everyday recyclables to creative use. See how to take yesterday's news and roll it up into tomorrow's fire log. Tin cans house many functional uses when you put some weight into them. D
10:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Creative Conservation"  Creative ways to preserve the beautiful things nature and our gardening efforts provide us. Michele Beschen shares some of the best ways to press, iron and preserve your lovely blooms and foliage. See the many artful ways to use your preserved bounty with unique arrangements and a tip on how to make those dried petals less brittle and more flexible. D
10:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Natural Art"  Creative escapes with natural art. Michele Beschen shares how to create your own art supplies using outdoor items and recyclables. Discover how easy it is to create your own handmade papers using old newspapers and junk mail. D
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas.G
3:00 am 
3:30 am 
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Kevin Bales"  The author, also a co-founder of Free the Slaves, discusses the realities of contemporary enslavement, the motivation behind his work and how the current generation can end slavery. D
5:00 am 
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5:30 am 
6:00 am 
American Masters  "John Muir in the New World"  This Scottish American is remembered nearly a century after his death as the father of the conservation movement and the founder of the Sierra Club. Through tireless advocacy and his writings, Muir almost single-handedly preserved the Yosemite Valley and was the force behind the creation of the National Park Service.G
7:30 am 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Dean Tenerelli"  Guest: Dean Tenerelli, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack explores why the world's most reviled stock market could be poised for a sustainable turnaround. T. Rowe Price's European Stock Fund manager Dean Tenerelli explains why European stocks make sense now. D
8:30 am 
9:00 am 
Independent Lens  "When The Drum Is Beating"  Haiti's rich history of triumph and tragedy is interwoven with the story and music of Haiti's most beloved orchestra, Septentrional, whose infectious spirt and amazing longevity reflect the spirit of the nation. For six decades, this 20-piece orchestra has entertained and inspired the Haitian people with an infectious fusion of Cuban big band and Haitian voodoo beats.G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G
11:00 am 
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11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
American Masters  "John Muir in the New World"  This Scottish American is remembered nearly a century after his death as the father of the conservation movement and the founder of the Sierra Club. Through tireless advocacy and his writings, Muir almost single-handedly preserved the Yosemite Valley and was the force behind the creation of the National Park Service.G
1:30 pm 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Kevin Bales"  The author, also a co-founder of Free the Slaves, discusses the realities of contemporary enslavement, the motivation behind his work and how the current generation can end slavery. D
3:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Dean Tenerelli"  Guest: Dean Tenerelli, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack explores why the world's most reviled stock market could be poised for a sustainable turnaround. T. Rowe Price's European Stock Fund manager Dean Tenerelli explains why European stocks make sense now. D
3:30 pm 
European Journal  "Reality In Spain - 100 Evictions A Day"  Spain: Families and Foreclosures - Evictions have become a tragic everyday occurrence in Spain. The government has devised a code of conduct to ensure that banks take extreme hardship into consideration in their decisions. Those decisions will be at the banks' own discretion, however. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Case for Old-School Faith & Politics"  Two movements once at the vital center of our society, liberal politics and American Christianity have gone astray, says Eric Alterman (from the left) and Ross Douthat (from the right). On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings) each meets separately with Bill to discuss the implications of this wayward course on American Democracy. First, Eric Alterman describes the grand aspirations, ambitions, and historical ironies that prompted him to write his new book The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Robert Wittman - Priceless"  The Times of London calls Robert Wittman "the most famous art detective in the world." This week on Dialogue, Host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Recovery Team. Wittman recounts stories from his memoir, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures and discusses what viewers can do to help protect their own art.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
American Masters  "John Muir in the New World"  This Scottish American is remembered nearly a century after his death as the father of the conservation movement and the founder of the Sierra Club. Through tireless advocacy and his writings, Muir almost single-handedly preserved the Yosemite Valley and was the force behind the creation of the National Park Service.G
8:30 pm 
Knee Deep   KNEE DEEP follows a culturally diverse group of dedicated senior citizens who are pooling their collective knowledge for a common cause: the environmental health of the Delaware Valley's waterways. The Park Senior Environment Corps is quietly generating scientific data that someday will feed into a global database documenting the long-term health of the world's rivers and streams, and possibly spur changes in the management of water and waste. The documentary also highlights how the volunteer organization prioritized environmental education within their community, particularly with schoolchildren. D
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Case for Old-School Faith & Politics"  Two movements once at the vital center of our society, liberal politics and American Christianity have gone astray, says Eric Alterman (from the left) and Ross Douthat (from the right). On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings) each meets separately with Bill to discuss the implications of this wayward course on American Democracy. First, Eric Alterman describes the grand aspirations, ambitions, and historical ironies that prompted him to write his new book The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama. D
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
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