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April 22, 2013
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12:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
2:00 am 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D
3:00 am 
Appalachians   The many Native American tribes who lived in these mountains initially intermarried and traded with early European explorers. When the Scots, Scotch-Irish and others poured into the area in the 1740s, decades of fighting began. As the newcomers settled in, they retained their traditional music and culture in the mountainous isolation. Part 1 of 3G
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Interior"  Demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior.G
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence"  This program shows how America's large number of corporate, citizen-action, and grass-roots interest groups enhance our representative process by giving citizens a role in shaping policy agendas. 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  "Stretch All 600 Muscles"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day"  "Morning, Noon, and Night"--Cleo and Clifford are excited to learn that Cleo will be Clifford's guest for a weekend while her house is being painted! But soon Cleo is filling Clifford's doghouse with her stuff, taking over his bed and butting in on his time alone with Emily Elizabeth. It takes time, but Cleo eventually perceives how to be a good houseguest. "Mr. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W. Thinks Big/Arthur Cleans Up"  "D.W. Thinks Big" - Once again, Arthur gets to do everything. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby"  Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed). Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. D
8:00 am 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Camouflage Challenge"  Elmo is taking pictures of his friends when they hear someone say something. It's Camouflage Carla! She is camouflaging and blending into the wall behind her. Elmo and Rosita want to camouflage too! Camouflage Carla tells them to join The Camouflage Club. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Clean Up Time/Neighborhood Clean Up"  Clean Up Time: Daniel and O the Owl are playing "farm" at Daniel's house. They are having a lot of fun, but are making quite a mess! After losing his watch in a messy room, Daniel realizes that cleaning up and putting his toys away will help him find it. Neighborhood Clean Up: A wind storm has made a mess of the Neighborhood playground and no one can play. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Pet Project"  Sid is very excited because he's going to babysit Grandma's dog Philbert for the weekend. This is a great way for Sid to show his parents that he's ready to take care of his own puppy. But there's only one problem. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born"  The Race to Mystery Island: Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other. Their competition results in a big race to Mystery Island. While each WordFriend builds himself several words to thwart his competitor along the way, Pig and Frog both finally come to realize that the only way they'll succeed is to work together. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Gets Active"  What's Ringette?: Caillou and Leo want to play hockey and are disappointed when they arrive at the rink to find Sarah and Clementine playing "ringette". Caillou has never heard of ringette before, and he doesn't want to play the game.until he learns that Mommy used to play! She teaches him a few moves, and when Caillou and Leo realize it's a lot like hockey, they're eager to join the girls' next game. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Home, Sweet Home: The Rainforest"  It's Earth Day, a great time for everyone to learn how to help take car of our world, but Ben is wasting paper while BJ isn't too concerned about cutting down a tree to make room for a new playground. After a trip to the rainforest and a meeting with Mother Nature, everyone learns the importance of taking care of our world. As Earth Day comes to an end, Barney reminds us all that taking good care of our Earth is the natural thing to do. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Special Times"  Surprise Surprise - It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor and Thomas is excited because that means it is party time! However Thomas' friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steam Works to be fixed. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George Swings Into Spring   It's springtime! And a little monkey has a big case of spring fever. But serious lobby dogs like Hundley have no time for frolicking, especially when there's a spring cleaning prize to be won. Hundley's dreams are dashed when a burst pipe forces him to evacuate the building and join George in the country. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D
3:30 pm 
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
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Inside Hacker"  It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Season Four Is Canceled"  The first episode of Season 4 is an all-animated adventure! Ruff has just received some terrible news. he's been FIRED by the new Australian owner of the TV network, Harriet Hackensack (who just happens to hate dogs!) So Ruff embarks on an epic journey (in a cooking oil-powered aquatic doghouse shaped like a chicken) to get his job back! Along the way he enlists the help of his family and friends, including Uncle MacRuffmantosh, his brother Scruff, Grandma Ruffman, the dread ghost pirate Black Muzzle, nephew Glen, and, of course, his trusty Studio G sidekicks, Blossom and Chet. But can he complete his mission in time?. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Earnings and the economy. Sales of existing homes fall in March. Is a shortage of inventory creating a speed bump on the economy's road to recovery? And we'll talk to Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman about his company's weak earnings and what the numbers say about the health of the global economy. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Rapid City, Hour One"  ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits one of South Dakota's greatest treasures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to look at presidential prints. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous "Ranch A," and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4,000-$5,500. D
8:00 pm 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Liberty, Nc"  This week on MARKET WARRIORS, the pickers travel to Liberty, North Carolina, to the Liberty Antique Festival where twice a year, more than 400 dealers pack a farm with antiques and collectibles. The challenge to find a 20th-century American item puts one of the pickers up against the clock. One picker's decision not to budge from a bottom line price point is a game changer. D
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Island President"  President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is a man with a bigger problem than any other world leader has ever faced - the literal survival of his island country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives, he must now ensure that his tiny country doesn't disappear under rising sea levels. That means capturing the attention of global superpowers, forging alliances, and persuading the skeptical.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
The Central Park Five   In April 1989, a 28-year-old white investment banker went jogging through Central Park in New York City. When she was found hours later, she had been brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. This film examines the notorious crime, the media response and the public outcry it triggered, and the miscarriage of justice that followed it, probing the larger issues it raises about our nation's complicated past.G
2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Cincinnati, Hour Three"  The show's appraisers explore the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy. Other treasures include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5,000-$7,000. Part 3 of 3G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Bmw M6"  Road Test: 2013 BMW M6. Road Test: 2013 Subaru Forester. Goss' Garage: Overlooked A/C Parts. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Sesame Street-O-Saurus"  Grover, Elmo, and Rosita are imaging that they are Paleontologists, scientists who dig through dirt and stones to find fossils. Chris explains that fossils are what are left of a plant or an animal that lived a long time ago. The first thing they find in the dirt is a colorful, metal soup ladle which Grover thinks is a bone from a dinosaur. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes"  The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby"  Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed). Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Naples and Pompeii"  Rick finds Naples is Italy in the extreme. He prowls backstreet fish markets, dodges fast-moving Vespas, and dines on pizza where it was invented. He climbs to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wanders through the ruins of Pompeii.G
7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "The Islands of Polynesia"  French Polynesia's far-flung collection of about 130 islands range from lagoon-ringed islands with green volcanic spires to low, coral atolls with very little land, to heavily forested, rugged beauties. This is a place of dreams, a culturally rich, geologically fascinating group of islands surrounded by azure waters teeming with marine life, as lavish underwriter photography illustrates. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Whales"  Located just below the elbow of Baja California, San Ignacio lagoon is the temporary home to some of the peninsula's most famous visitors-the Gray Whales. Each winter, pregnant females, and lustful males swim five thousand miles from the Arctic to visit this lagoon. Here, within a few hundred square miles, eighty percent of the majestic whales' life cycle transpires. 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   In this Episode GardenSMART visits a plant treasure trove that is not only beautiful, but also functional. Our visiting expert provides a unique look at how native people utilized everything nature provided. The lessons learned are timely and applicable today. 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  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li"  Experimental modern rock rules. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her lungs, and Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her album Wounded Rhymes.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Camouflage Challenge"  Elmo is taking pictures of his friends when they hear someone say something. It's Camouflage Carla! She is camouflaging and blending into the wall behind her. Elmo and Rosita want to camouflage too! Camouflage Carla tells them to join The Camouflage Club. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Boy Who Cried Wolf"  Baby Joy said her first words, and Whyatt was the only one around to hear her! The only problem is...no one believes him! This is just like the Boy Who Cried Wolf - no one will believe he has a friend named Wolf! The Super Readers fly into his story and help the boy convince the townspeople there's more to his tale than meets the eye. Will Whyatt's family come around, too?G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Shadow: The Black Jaguar"  Martin and Chris are trying to decide on their next wild cat adventure when they learn that Zach Varmitech has decided to "catnap" a Black Jaguar to use as a symbol for his new spybots. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Light & Color"  Light is the most important form of energy on Earth and color comes from reflected light. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Henry Charlier, Associate Professor Of Chemistry, Boise State University, and Dr. Kathryn Devine, Assistant Professor Of Physics, College Of Idaho, answer students' questions about light and color.G
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Historic and Dynamic"  Rick ponders royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learns how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discovers treasures in the British Library, and enjoys the vibrant evening scene in Soho. He uncovers Churchill's secret World War II headquarters, joins the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shops where the queen shops, and straddles the Prime Meridian at Greenwich.G
4:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "Memphis Soul"  President and Mrs. Obama host this performance that honors the mix of gospel and potent rhythmic grooves known as "Memphis Soul." Legendary labels like Stax-Volt Records in the mid- to late-1960s featured artists such as Al Green and Mavis Staples, who carried the sound from the Tennessee city to the world.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Zoo Workers/Yellow Rails"  Animal caretakers give an injection to an arthritic giraffe, a barium X-ray to a blue-tongued skink and apply medicine to a polar bear's eye.G
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful"  In the New River Gorge Joseph paddles the gentle New River and then battles to stay afloat on the raging Gauley. Along the way he bikes up a mountain trail, rappels down the gorge's face and experiences West Virginia's coal mining past. D
9:00 pm 
Bull Runners of Pamplona   Every summer young men cross continents to reach the ancient city of Pamplona, Spain, and find glory "dancing on the horns of a bull." The Running of the Bulls in July is a ceremony dating back to 1385, when the first wild bulls were run into town. Today, it's all about the primordial thrill of the scariest chase in the world.G
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
12:00 am 
Theater Talk  "A Conversation with Actor/Playwright Jesse Eisenberg"  Writer/performer Jesse Eisenberg joins us to talk about his Off-Broadway play The Revisionist in which he co-stars with Vanessa Redgrave. In a freewheeling conversation, the extraordinarily forthright Eisenberg, discusses how he went from being a kid doing children's theater in Queens, to becoming a celebrated and accomplished dramatist and (Academy Award-nominated) actor, now appearing in his own work opposite one of the world's greatest actresses. At the end of the show, we remember actor Richard Griffiths who died in late March. D
12:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Is The Universe Breathtaking?"  I look up and I look down and I chill with awe. I look up to the universe and envision hundreds of billions of galaxies. I look down to the atom and imagine minuscule, infinitesimal particles and forces. D
1:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Collapse of Peace"  The aftermath of World War II and the origins of the Cold War. Soviet-American tensions during WWI and Yalta Conference. Truman succeeds Roosevelt as president. Failure of Potsdam and China problems. The Containment Doctrine; the Marshall Plan. Mobilization at home and creation of NATO. American society and politics after the War.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Fallout"  Election of 1948. Fair Deal revised. The Korean War. The crusade against subversion: Alger Hiss, the Rosenberg Case, McCarthyism.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  "Batter Up"  The teams seek the right ingredients for a machine that will cook, flip and serve up flapjacks at the flick of a switch. The winning machine is put to the test at a busy diner.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  "Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, Nc and Potomac, MD)"  With the renewed interest in sustainability and organic agriculture, heritage farm animals are making a come back. We learn why certain livestock had previously fallen out of favor, what is so special about them in today's world and how we can help restore this piece of our American heritage. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Rainforest Stew"  When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "St. Anthony's Feast/La Festa Di San Antonio"  Mary Ann travels to Boston, MA to enjoy one of the summer's premiere street celebrations; St. Anthony's Feast. She and feast chairman Joe DiGirolamo tour the jam-packed, food-filled streets to sample a cornucopia of Italian festival food. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Lighter Deli Delights"  Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious lighter versions of traditional deli favorites such as; "Eggless Egg Salad" and grilled "Reuben Sandwiches," paired with "Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries." Quick and easy, "Jazzy Vegetarian Not Liver" tastes just like the real thing. "Upside Down Apple Cake" is a rich and authentic tasting classic dessert that makes a delicious finish to a delightful, homemade, deli-style meal!. D
7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Greece: Quest for the Gods   Ancient Greece produced one of humankind's most extraordinary period of cultural and intellectual transformation. From this prolific era sprang the very essence of Western civilization: poetry and architecture, the sciences and a democratic form of government. Essential to this revolution of human thought stood the powerful and revered deities of Greek mythology. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 3 of 15"  With the interior opened up, master carpenter Norm Abram shows host Kevin O'Connor the bones of the building. On the first floor, general contractor Tom Silva relocates a load-bearing partition wall and takes the dip out of the floor. Out front, Kevin and homeowner Sally Peterson learn about the appropriate colors for the outside of her Victorian-era house. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Hardwood Floors and Parquetry"  Affordable solutions to installing wooden flooring. 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 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bright Ideas"  Today's show focuses on how to have just the right lighting for your home. Matt and Shari discuss the three different kinds of lighting and answer the most common lighting questions. Then, Matt shows how to install motion sensors. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Let's Get Connected"  Quilting instructor Linda Taylor shares the potential for using the long arm quilting machine to create intricate designs quickly.G
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Guardian, Part 1"  In this opening segment, Jerry takes his students through the process of preparing the canvass for the under-painting. Then, he paints in the sky, using the Hake Brush with the wet-on-wet technique. Then, he shows how to under-paint the foreground snow. D
11:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Soul of Mole"  Mole is an idea that's half pre-Columbian, half European, and 100% Mexican - a sauce, a preparation and a national dish that rivals the culinary masterpieces of the world's greatest cuisines. Rick and his daughter, Lanie, set off on a culinary journey to explore the mysteries of mole that takes them from the mile-high piles of dried chiles in Mexico City's vast La Merced market to stalls selling towering mounds of concentrated mole paste. Back in Chicago, they're on a mission to make mole from scratch. D
11:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Wynton Marsalis and Robert Siegel"  Wynton Marsalis (jazz in the bittersweet blues of life) and Robert Siegel (National Public Radio). 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 
Unfinished Nation  "The Collapse of Peace"  The aftermath of World War II and the origins of the Cold War. Soviet-American tensions during WWI and Yalta Conference. Truman succeeds Roosevelt as president. Failure of Potsdam and China problems. The Containment Doctrine; the Marshall Plan. Mobilization at home and creation of NATO. American society and politics after the War.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Fallout"  Election of 1948. Fair Deal revised. The Korean War. The crusade against subversion: Alger Hiss, the Rosenberg Case, McCarthyism.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  "Batter Up"  The teams seek the right ingredients for a machine that will cook, flip and serve up flapjacks at the flick of a switch. The winning machine is put to the test at a busy diner.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 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Inside Hacker"  It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York's Southern Italian"  Lidia makes cannelloni, explores pasta making traditions in Italy and makes a Brooklyn discovery in Frankie's Spuntino, two men cooking Italian-American food with a modern twist. 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 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Eat Like A Local In Los Cabos"  Ever travel to a tourist mecca and wonder what the locals eat? Rick does. So he joins his pal Hugo to find the best Mexican food in Los Cabos. Their first stop is at the municipal market in San Jose del Cabo for a quick mid-morning meal of sopes and beef soup. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Flavor Or Slow Food, Italian Style"  Joanne loves Italian flavors. She prepares a Spinach and Fennel Salad enhanced with Prosciutto di San Daniele. Then, hungry for a little comfort food, she creates a hearty Tuscan Pot Roast with her student Cheryl and shows her the secret to the perfect creamy polenta. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 3 of 15"  With the interior opened up, master carpenter Norm Abram shows host Kevin O'Connor the bones of the building. On the first floor, general contractor Tom Silva relocates a load-bearing partition wall and takes the dip out of the floor. Out front, Kevin and homeowner Sally Peterson learn about the appropriate colors for the outside of her Victorian-era house. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, savors French foods and marvels at Impressionists.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Naturally Los Angeles"  While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York's Southern Italian"  Lidia makes cannelloni, explores pasta making traditions in Italy and makes a Brooklyn discovery in Frankie's Spuntino, two men cooking Italian-American food with a modern twist. 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  "Tenderizing with Guest Jamie Bissonnette"  This week on Simply Ming - tenderizing - a culinary technique that helps meat, chicken and fish absorb all the wonderful flavors of your favorite marinades. Joining Ming in the kitchen is Chopped Champion - Chef Jamie Bissonnette. Together Ming and Jamie cook on the fly using mystery ingredients and zesty spices to come up with two tender recipes: a Tellegio Kimchee Steak Bomb and a Trio of Halibut New Style Sashimi. D
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Soul of Mole"  Mole is an idea that's half pre-Columbian, half European, and 100% Mexican - a sauce, a preparation and a national dish that rivals the culinary masterpieces of the world's greatest cuisines. Rick and his daughter, Lanie, set off on a culinary journey to explore the mysteries of mole that takes them from the mile-high piles of dried chiles in Mexico City's vast La Merced market to stalls selling towering mounds of concentrated mole paste. Back in Chicago, they're on a mission to make mole from scratch. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, savors French foods and marvels at Impressionists.G
12:00 am 
Global Voices  "Poor Us: The Animated History of Poverty"  Do we know what poverty is? The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis's film takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. D
1:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Na Lani 'Eha From 'Iolani Palace: The Music of Hawaiian Royalty"  This historic production brings together some of Hawai'i's most beloved musicians to perform songs composed by the last members of Hawai'i's ruling monarchy. 'Iolani Palace's executive director and curator provide a historical background of the royal palace - the only one of its kind in the United States - and the musicians explain the cultural significance of the royal repertoire. D
2:00 am 
Return   When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. D
2:30 am 
Labyrinth   Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej was on one of the first transports to enter Auschwitz. He survived five years imprisonment and never spoke of his experience until after a serious stroke in 1993. D
3:00 am 
Racing The Rez   For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives. Encouraged by their elders, many Navajos and Hopis begin running at an early age - to greet the morning sun, to prepare for a ceremony or simply to challenge themselves in the vast, southwestern landscape. In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross-country runners from two rival high schools vie for the state championship while striving to find their place among their native people and the larger American culture. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Heart (Ann and Nancy Wilson, singers). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Religion and the Environment - A national organization called Interfaith Power and Light---IPL---is bringing different faiths together on environmental issues, especially climate change. Although pastors have often been reluctant to talk about the environment from the pulpit, Lucky Severson reports that IPL wants houses of worship to invest in energy efficiency and to serve as examples to the people in the pews, encouraging them to become energy efficient in their homes. Baseball as a Road to God - Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals---as does religion---according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of "Baseball as a Road to God. D
6:00 am 
Play Again   What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. D
7:00 am 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D
8:00 am 
Bitter Seeds   Biotechnology is changing the way farming is done all over the world. Advocates believe the New Green Revolution is the only way to provide sufficient food for the world's growing population while opponents raise environmental concerns and fear that GMOs drive small scale farmers off the land. BITTER SEEDS explores the controversy - - from a village in India that uses genetically modified sees to U.S. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Religion and the Environment - A national organization called Interfaith Power and Light---IPL---is bringing different faiths together on environmental issues, especially climate change. Although pastors have often been reluctant to talk about the environment from the pulpit, Lucky Severson reports that IPL wants houses of worship to invest in energy efficiency and to serve as examples to the people in the pews, encouraging them to become energy efficient in their homes. Baseball as a Road to God - Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals---as does religion---according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of "Baseball as a Road to God. D
12:00 pm 
Play Again   What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. D
1:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D
2:00 pm 
Bitter Seeds   Biotechnology is changing the way farming is done all over the world. Advocates believe the New Green Revolution is the only way to provide sufficient food for the world's growing population while opponents raise environmental concerns and fear that GMOs drive small scale farmers off the land. BITTER SEEDS explores the controversy - - from a village in India that uses genetically modified sees to U.S. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Play Again   What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. D
6:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D
7:00 pm 
Bitter Seeds   Biotechnology is changing the way farming is done all over the world. Advocates believe the New Green Revolution is the only way to provide sufficient food for the world's growing population while opponents raise environmental concerns and fear that GMOs drive small scale farmers off the land. BITTER SEEDS explores the controversy - - from a village in India that uses genetically modified sees to U.S. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Earnings and the economy. Sales of existing homes fall in March. Is a shortage of inventory creating a speed bump on the economy's road to recovery? And we'll talk to Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman about his company's weak earnings and what the numbers say about the health of the global economy. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D

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