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September 21, 2012
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2:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G
3:00 am 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 3. Starting Classroom Conversations"  This session concentrates on the basics of good discussions: defining. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Better Balance"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Come Back, Mac/Boo!"  Come Back, Mac - Mac tears one of Jetta's favorite sweaters and feels so terrible he runs away. Clifford and friends seek him out and convince him to return and face the music. Mac learns that he's more important to Jetta than her sweater, and that facing up is the wise thing to do. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W. Aims High/Flaw and Order"  D.W. wants to be the first person to set foot on Mars! Arthur is blamed for cracking Dad's platter.G
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "The All-Animal Recycled Band/The Times of Sand"  George recruits his friends to play in a band. Later, George builds a sand castle at the beach.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "King Midas"  Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis"  Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face! Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rhyming Block"  Mother Goose is visiting Sesame Street and needs to write three new nursery rhymes by the end of the day, but she fears she has become a rusty rhymer. Elmo and Abby say they are great rhymers, and they offer to help. Mother Goose explains that to write really good nursery rhymes, you need conflict - when someone wants something or needs something very badly. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Super Science Tools"  Sid has quite a collection of science tools in his room: a ruler, an estimation jar, a chart and a magnifying glass. They're all perfect tools for investigating and exploring the world, but Sid can't figure out which one is his favorite! His friends help him discover that each science tool is amazing in its own special way. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Imagine!"  Today, Caillou discovers something inside him that makes ordinary things fun: imagination! Unable to fly his kite on a windless day, Caillou stares at the clouds and finds they're really wagons, balloons and dinosaurs, if you look at them just right. When rain grounds his kite another day, Caillou and Dad turn the living room into a pirate ship. Just like his Daddy, Caillou loves anything to do with cars, so he's very happy when Dad asks him to help wash the family car. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Barney's Big Garden and Listen!"  Barney's Big Garden: Baby Bop wants Barney, BJ and the kids to play with her instead of working in their garden. They promise to play with her as soon as they finish. Baby Bop can't wait, and tries many ways to get them to come play with her now, none of which work. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Being You"  Express Coming Through - At Knapford Station, Dowager Hatt is having a welcome to Sodor party. Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to take the visitors on a tour of Sodor. Thomas asks the visitors to ride on the Express but it's too heavy for Thomas. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "The All-Animal Recycled Band/The Times of Sand"  George recruits his friends to play in a band. Later, George builds a sand castle at the beach.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony"  HARD-LEARNED MONEY - After helping him break out of jail multiple times, The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. Will he have learned too much by the time WordGirl figures out his plan and possibly be able to defeat her? Vocabulary Words: Divvy, Repetitive. GIFT PONY - When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. 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  "Problem Solving In Shangri-La"  (Topic: Problem Solving) - Hacker is holding the kids captive aboard the Grim Wreaker, when a storm forces the Wreaker to land on a snowy mountaintop. They are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master, who devises a game of strategy to test their problem solving skills. The winner of the game will be set free - the loser will remain a prisoner. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How Not to Impress A Poodle's Mother"  Sam, Harsha and DJ work on sand sculpture at the beach while Jay learns about hair and beauty at a salon. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The iPhone 5 is out and crowds of people around the world stood in line to buy it. But, will trouble with its mapping feature spoil profits for Apple. NBR's New York Correspondent Erika Miller will have details on whether the mapping issues are keeping anyone from buying. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know  "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know airs a special edition titled, "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia." In the shadow of Stone Mountain, GA (once a gathering place for Ku Klux Klan cross burnings), Clarkston is a town of 7,500 that has gone from 90% white in the 1980s to less than 14% white and over a third foreign born today. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "A Lesson In Murder - Part 1"  Foyle investigates the suicide of a war resister who was denied conscientious objector status by a patriotic magistrate. Later, a young evacuee staying with the magistrate dies from a booby-trapped grenade. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts   The premiere concert at the new Las Vegas, Nevada, performing arts center features host Neil Patrick Harris with Jennifer Hudson, Carole King, Martina McBride and more in an eclectic presentation of performers from the worlds of music, television, stage and screen.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
Outnumbered   Mum finds an inappropriate image on the family computer. Karen, convinced she has won a large amount of money, starts to spend it. Ben brings his special talents to the ancient game of chess.G
2:30 am 
My Family  "Let's Not Be Heisty"  Ben's attempt to pay money into his bank account is thwarted when someone else tries to take some out - with the aid of sawed-off shotguns. Ben and Susan, along with others, are held as hostages. Ben decides to act as a negotiator.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Camping Show"  Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. Next, they take out four hotdogs and marshmallows. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Stockholm"  Rick ponders gilded royal staterooms, samples gourmet reindeer and sips vodka in an ice bar as he experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago experiencing the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Out of Rome"  We leave the eternal city behind by way of the famous Appian Way to explore the environs of Rome. First it's the majesty of Emperor Hadrian's villa and the wine and lakes of the Alban Hills. Next, it's south to the ancient seaport of Ostia, Rome's Pompeii. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Origins of a Royal Road"  The trade route of El Camino Real (The Royal Road) served as an interchange of cultures and riches for the Puebloan people hundreds of years before the arrival of Europeans. Later, the route became the tattered thread that sewed together the Spanish strongholds in southern Mexico to the tiny, distant settlements of Nuevo (New) Mexico. Take a three-part journey along this historic route of communication, conquest and gold, from Mexico City through the Chihuahuan Desert to the mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico and explore the natural and cultural wonders that dot the landscape along the way. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. And we've invited some of Hans's friends too!. 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  "Dixie Chicken"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Moravian Chicken Pie. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Chicken and Slicks. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Western Pacific Railroad Museum"  Travel with Tracks Ahead into the Sierra Nevada mountains to visit a museum dedicated to the Western Pacific Railroad; see a G gauge layout especially adapted to the harsh Arizona climate; visit a great European collection and layout; and visit a New England tourist destination which started life as a sled dog ranch. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rhyming Block"  Mother Goose is visiting Sesame Street and needs to write three new nursery rhymes by the end of the day, but she fears she has become a rusty rhymer. Elmo and Abby say they are great rhymers, and they offer to help. Mother Goose explains that to write really good nursery rhymes, you need conflict - when someone wants something or needs something very badly. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis"  Have You Heard About the Herd? - Tiny and Buddy are psyched to go to the Cretaceous Picnic Grounds where they meet Ernie Einiosaurus, who shows them how he lives in a large herd! Ernie introduces the Pteranodons to a herding game that makes even Mrs. Pteranodon put on her game face! Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water. Their quandaries are quenched when they meet Jess Hesperornis, who turns out to be not only a water dwelling dino, but a bird as well!. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Galaxies"  Galaxies are systems of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity. Joan Cartan-Hansaen and her guest scientist Dr. Amber Straughn, Research Astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, answer students' questions about galaxies.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 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D
8:00 pm 
Mara - River of Death   The river in East Africa runs through two of the continent's important nature reserves: the Masai Mara in Kenya and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The film showcases the Mara in its entire length, documenting events that unfold during the migration season.G
9:00 pm 
Changing Seas  "Prescription: Oceans"  The oceans are part of America's newest medical frontier. In Florida, a group of scientists are testing sea sponges for their potential anti-cancer properties. These and other marine invertebrates may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of our own biology. D
9:30 pm 
Changing Seas  "After The Spill"  Last year's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may no longer make headline news, but the story is far from over. Oceanographers continue to study the long term effects this disaster might have on marine ecosystems. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold.G
3:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bowling Balls"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!. D
4:30 am 
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 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL)"  As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever. 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  "Classic Tuscan Dishes/I Piatti Classici Toscani"  Mary Ann takes her Tuscany tour students under her wing to teach them the fine are of Tuscan cooking, starting with the all-time favorite, Fresh Pappardelle with Rabbit, Mushrooms, and Wine. No Tuscan meal would be complete without its unique, Bird-Style Beans. And to whet the appetite, Salted Pizza Bites. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "America's First Food"  P. Allen Smith visits Monticello, the home of our third president and first foodie. At Thomas Jefferson's home Allen heads to the garden to see what is being harvested for their annual festival. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia"  Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour mixed with Viking history and heritage.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 8 of 10"  Awning specialist Mike Cornell installs a new retractable awning over the deck that should stand up to the weather due to a wind sensor and fade-resistant fabric. Inside, the Saratoga soapstone has arrived, and countertop contractor Alyssa St. Gelais shows host Kevin O'Connor how she's sealing the surface with wax, not oil, to give it a more durable finish that will last longer than an oil application. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Country Corner Shelf"  Ancient recovered lumber is turned into a country furniture masterpiece. The shelves are a hybrid of two pieces. It is half corner cabinet and half corner desk. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
9:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Quick Fix"  Do you have an antiques or new stained glass window with a cracked or missing glass piece? Learn how to repair a lead glass panel to look as good as new. Today's tip features techniques for cementing and polishing lead came windows. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 1"  Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. Designer and sewing legend Pati Palmer joins Nancy for a 2-part series on sewing a designer jacket. In this first program, learn the latest in interfacing to sew an Armani-style jacket. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Elegance"  The extravagant elegance, and vibrancy of a beautiful summer rose is always a romantic favorite. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Many Flavors of Lamb"  Andreas travels through the Southwestern part of Norway and Rogaland during the annual sheep gathering. Andreas cooks beer-braised lamb shanks with sweet onions, pepper-fried lamb liver, a 'one-pot wonder' of lamb with rutabaga and mustard seeds, and finally, he puts a scientific twist on a traditional Sunday roast. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Thanksgiving/Starting Over"  Rebecca and Kevin enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with Uncle Brendan's family and Rebecca returns to San Francisco.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Pressure's On/Sharing Feelings"  Rebecca meets with her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. The holidays are quickly approaching and she'll have to work extremely hard to pass her exams.G
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines"  What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. The session ends with the teachers developing a lesson plan that incorporates a variety of themes and disciplines. D
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold.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 
Curiosity Quest  "Bowling Balls"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!. 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  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Problem Solving In Shangri-La"  (Topic: Problem Solving) - Hacker is holding the kids captive aboard the Grim Wreaker, when a storm forces the Wreaker to land on a snowy mountaintop. They are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master, who devises a game of strategy to test their problem solving skills. The winner of the game will be set free - the loser will remain a prisoner. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Tailgate Warriors"  Steven scores extra points with a platter of grilled polenta with Italian sausage and peppers, then stuns the fans with flame-grilled prosciutto panini.G
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 8 of 10"  Awning specialist Mike Cornell installs a new retractable awning over the deck that should stand up to the weather due to a wind sensor and fade-resistant fabric. Inside, the Saratoga soapstone has arrived, and countertop contractor Alyssa St. Gelais shows host Kevin O'Connor how she's sealing the surface with wax, not oil, to give it a more durable finish that will last longer than an oil application. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears"  Joseph sees beluga whales frolicking in the Churchill River in the summer and the winter polar bear migration to the shores of the Hudson Bay.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Shermay Lee & Peranakan Cooking"  Ming explores Peranakan cooking in Singapore with chef and cookbook author Shermay Lee whose cooking is living proof that grandmothers know best. Sharing with Ming her grandmother's decades old recipe for a traditional dish, Shermay takes us, and Ming, on a culinary adventure. From finding ingredients in an outdoor market to using her family's timeworn mortar and pestle, this episode highlights the culinary history and the exotic flavors found only in Singapore. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Spanish Rule"  Spain was one of the first countries to explore the New World and was responsible for Louisiana's system of laws, the architecture of the "French" quarter and the food markets of New Orleans. Dr. Paul E. Hoffman introduces us to early Spanish Louisiana. Chef Folse along with Tee Wayne Abshire and Ricky Breaux demonstrate how to make jambalaya, one of Louisiana's most common dishes, which was inspired by Spanish paella. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tony Danza (actor). D
3:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Parenting in the 21st Century"  Can women have it all? What does having it all even mean? Katie Couric interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her extremely popular, highly controversial Atlantic magazine article, "Why Women Still Can' t Have It All." This discussion, which took place at the Aspen Ideas Festival, examines the challenges working mothers face when trying to reach the pinnacles of their professional lives while raising families. Slaughter, the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department and now a Princeton University professor, shares her own anecdotes of work-family life balance and making hard choices. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Richard Gere (actor). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Is Nuclear Energy Dead?"  Guests: Tony Pietrangelo, Sr. VP of the Nuclear Energy Institute; Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists; Thomas Cochran, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council. The nuclear power industry has suffered severe setbacks recently that bring into question whether it will be a viable source of energy in the future. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do Religions Complement Or Contradict?"  I would like to believe in God, but conflicting religions trouble me. Religions clash and compete-and that's a problem for those who believe or want to believe. D
6:00 am 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
8:00 am 
Gettysburg and Stories of Valor   GETTYSBURG AND STORIES OF VALOR, narrated by actor Keith Carradine, focuses on one of the most critical periods in United States history, the Civil War. This documentary captures the scenic beauty of the Gettysburg battlefield and examines rare Civil War artifacts. Segments examine well-known and lesser-known stories from the battle: a war photographer who controversially staged bodies of dead "Union" soldiers five months following the actual battle; the assassination attempt on Union General Winfield Scott Hancock; Pickett's famous charge, and the dramatic tale of Confederate General Lewis Armistead. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Is Nuclear Energy Dead?"  Guests: Tony Pietrangelo, Sr. VP of the Nuclear Energy Institute; Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists; Thomas Cochran, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council. The nuclear power industry has suffered severe setbacks recently that bring into question whether it will be a viable source of energy in the future. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do Religions Complement Or Contradict?"  I would like to believe in God, but conflicting religions trouble me. Religions clash and compete-and that's a problem for those who believe or want to believe. D
12:00 pm 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
2:00 pm 
Gettysburg and Stories of Valor   GETTYSBURG AND STORIES OF VALOR, narrated by actor Keith Carradine, focuses on one of the most critical periods in United States history, the Civil War. This documentary captures the scenic beauty of the Gettysburg battlefield and examines rare Civil War artifacts. Segments examine well-known and lesser-known stories from the battle: a war photographer who controversially staged bodies of dead "Union" soldiers five months following the actual battle; the assassination attempt on Union General Winfield Scott Hancock; Pickett's famous charge, and the dramatic tale of Confederate General Lewis Armistead. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
7:00 pm 
Gettysburg and Stories of Valor   GETTYSBURG AND STORIES OF VALOR, narrated by actor Keith Carradine, focuses on one of the most critical periods in United States history, the Civil War. This documentary captures the scenic beauty of the Gettysburg battlefield and examines rare Civil War artifacts. Segments examine well-known and lesser-known stories from the battle: a war photographer who controversially staged bodies of dead "Union" soldiers five months following the actual battle; the assassination attempt on Union General Winfield Scott Hancock; Pickett's famous charge, and the dramatic tale of Confederate General Lewis Armistead. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil"  Merrilees starts her journey in the Afro-influenced coastal city of Salvador.G

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