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June 22, 2012
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12:00 am 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 2. Looking at Literature"  The teachers in this video program talk about ways in which story affects their lives and the lives of their students. They move on to talk about selecting texts, considering age- and interest-appropriateness, text availability, and other issues. Classroom visits punctuate the discussion, showing practical ways to implement the suggestions the teachers discuss. D
1:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D
1:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G
2:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
2:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Groundwater"  Explains how groundwater is distributed and measures its importance to human life.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Federal Reserve"  The rising power of the Federal Reserve Board and the pros and cons of increasing reliance on monetary policy are examined. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "The Stranger/The Motel"  Rebecca reaches the Southwest in her cross-country drive, the car starts leaking oil, and finally breaks down on a deserted road, she meets a stranger, Alberto, the photographer.G
5:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Blaster 2"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Little Clifford/Welcome to Birdwell Island"  Little Clifford - In this flashback story, we learn how Emily and Clifford got together and how Emily's unconditional love changed the "runt" of the litter into the biggest dog around! Welcome To Birdwell Island - This flashback episode tells the story ofthe day the Howards moved to Birdwell Island. The town is full of preconceived ideas about how "a big dog can mean big problems" for the island, but they soon learn that Clifford has much to offer, and that they shouldn't make assumptions before they know the facts. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train"  Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home? Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper"  Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Jasper's Cowboy Wish"  Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero. . D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor"  Pteranodon Family World Tour - The entire Pteranodon family embarks on a roaring, exploring, World Tour adventure! They meet the Conductor's nephew, Gilbert, who takes them on a tour to meet Martin Amargasaurus, a spine spangled quadruped with an intimidating sail. Gilbert the Junior Conductor - The Pteranodon family is on a World Tour and get to sleep in a special Sleeping Car on the Dinosaur Train. During their first full day on the Train, the kids are super excited to play with Gilbert, the Conductor's nephew. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Frankly It's A Habitat"  Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's store. Freddy Flapman, from Flychert Real Estate finds Big Bird and tries to convince him to migrate somewhere warm. Freddy Flapman tells him that he might like living in a new habitat. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Want to Be A Scientist!"  In his backyard, Sid is intently observing squirrels and really wants to know why they make funny squeaking sounds. It makes him wonder what kind of scientist investigates animals? Fortunately for Sid, today his class is going on a field trip to the Science Center, where a special guest greets them-it's Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova! She is a marine biologist, and tells the kids about her exciting job SCUBA diving with whales. Completely enthralled, Sid wants to know if scientists investigate other kinds of animals too? Dr. Cordova uses a video connection so we can meet a real wildlife biologist studying pandas at the San Diego Zoo! This leads the rest of the kids to ask about science fields they're interested in. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Helper"  Caillou the Patient - While pretending to be a jet pilot Caillou falls down and scrapes his knees. Even though it hurts, he likes the extra attention from Mommy and Rosie. He's not sure he can run anymore, until he looks out the window and sees Leo and Clementine heading to the park! Caillou the Police Officer - When the traffic lights near school stop working a policeman comes to direct traffic. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Happy with Me"  Being Percy - Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendham Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him nor make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper"  Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Scent of a Human"  On the day he is supposed to star in his own rap video, Hector is hypnotized into thinking he's a dog. Can The Electric Company train Hector to use his human instincts, or will he have to rap with a doggie brain?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave"  Princess Triana & the Ogre of Castlebum - WordGirl does battle with Tobey, who is determined to steal a copy of the newest sequel to everyone's favorite book series so he can read it before everyone else. Heat Wave, Crime Wave - On the hottest day of the summer, GrannyMay uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree - and WG and CHF just might be too darn hot to stop her. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Hacker's Challenge"  Hacker challenges the CyberSquad to solve a series of puzzles in three hours. If they fail, he vows to turn the cybersite Solaria into a digital garbage dump.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? It's.... Ruffmanman!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has learned that a mysterious villain, Gamma Ray Person, is trying to harness the electromagnetic spectrum for evil. He forces Ruff into a mask and tights to become television's newest superhero. Ruffman Man! Will Ruff and his SuperFETCHers be able to stop Gamma Ray Person from destroying the world? And will Ruff be able to keep his tights from falling down?. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train"  Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home? Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Several big banks see their credit ratings cut, could it make banking and borrowing more expensive for customers? Mike Mayo, banking analyst at CLSA, a Hong Kong based investment firm and author of "Exile on Wall Street"- talks about the Spanish banking crisis and the big bank credit downgrades. Sylvia Hall talks with small business owners about what is at stake for them- next week, when the Supreme court delivers its judgment on the nation's health care law. GM announces that it is increasing production in . D
5:57 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week's "Need to Know" examines how long-term care for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan is placing a growing strain on America's health care providers. As a result, nurses are now playing an increasingly prominent role in the treatment of wounded vets and in the education of their spouses. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Invasion, Part 1"  American GIs come to Hastings, expecting to make their base on David Barrett's farm. Barrett reacts with hostility to the idea. Foyle finds a fishing partner; Sam gets a "Dear John" letter. There are secret meetings in the barn, a still turning out illegal alcohol, a dance and two bodies. Milner investigates his friend's unexplained death and Foyle investigates the demise of a barmaid. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Tainted Fruit, Part 1"  A new season begins with stolen drugs and syringes from a local veterinary surgery. The veterinary surgery owner and another man find a local woman dead next to her swimming pool, killed by an overdose of barbiturates. Soon the two men are found murdered as well. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Kevin Kirk and Onomatopoeia: In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
As Time Goes By  "Alistair's Engagement"  Judy invites her new boyfriend, Paul, to stay while Jean and Lionel are out of town.G
12:30 am 
Ladies of Letters   Irene invites Vera down for a visit but long-held insecurities raise their head when Vera revels in the limelight at a soiree that Irene takes her to. Worse still, Irene learns her daughter is moving to Australia.G
1:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "What A Dump"  The Lodge proposes itself to the city of Toronto as an ideal place to dump garbage. Red makes an elaborate automated firewood chopper.G
1:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Singing for Emmet"  Hyacinth is still eager to impress Emmett with her prowess as a singer, especially now that he is divorced and has moved in next door with his sister Liz.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Inspected By 4"  Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the Laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can't find four of anything and threatens to shut down the Laundromat! Luckily, Elmo suggests counting the bottles of fabric softener. Time to count! 1,2,3,4! There are four bottles of fabric softener. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Engineers A Solution"  Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box??? At school, Sid and his friends encounter another problem. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Patrol Dog Martha/The Crooning Crook Caper"  Patrol Dog Martha - Martha wishes she could help solve crimes like Rascal the police dog, and she's in luck! Officer O'Reilly lets Martha fill in while Rascal is away. Out patrolling, Martha smells a rat. Can she convince them that there's something rotten in the rutabaga? Vocabulary: (E) patrol, citation, smuggle, secur(e)(ity) (I) officer, police, freeze, beat, cop. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "Superfish"  The billfish - marlin, sailfish, spearfish and swordfish - slice through the water's surface with explosive power. Their ocean journeys are epic, their life cycle, bizarre. Filmmaker and biologist Rick Rosenthal reveals the stories of these half-ton sea creatures.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Royal and Rambunctious"  Rick whispers secrets across the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral and eats his way through Soho.G
6:30 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
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Venom"  Host David Yetman joins Herpatologists (reptile and amphibian researchers) in their various quests to learn more about the many venomous creatures that call the Sonoran Desert home. During the day, they track Tiger Rattlesnakes using radio implants before heading up to the mountains to observe other rattlesnake dens. At night, while studying the impact urban developments have on the movements of a Gila Monster, they encounter rattlesnakes, tarantulas, and desert toads. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "A Traditional German Dinner"  Join us for another trip around the globe. This time to Germany, as we host Chef Klaus Tenbergin. Chef Klaus showed taught us how to cook one of his favorite German meals: Himmel un Erde, (which means of heaven and earth) and a very popular mashed potatoes and apple dish. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Natural Pest Control - Discovering Eco-friendly Solutions to an Old Problem"  Allentown, PA. As our society gradually turns to more eco-friendly practices, one solution for pest control has been with us since the beginning of time. Biological control, using natural predators and insects to keeps pests in check, is gaining ground as the eco-friendly method of choice. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Badlands, Haven for Hawks, Dying Hemlocks"  With a rich population of raptors, a conservation area in Idaho draws visitors eager to learn about hawks, eagles and falcons. Also, volunteers clean up and restore a desert wilderness in Oregon, and local residents campaign to protect a mining-scarred but still spectacular landscape in Colorado's San Juan Range.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "California Zephyr"  Ride the route of the California Zephyr; look at a layout that uses some very special equipment in its operations; go to Dearborn, Michigan to visit The Henry Ford museum and railroad; and ride through the scenic lakes region of New Hampshire. D
10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "The Fray"  On an early Autumn night, the Angel Orensanz Center, a magnificent landmark in the heart of New York City's Lower East Side, hosted a stunning performance by multi-platinum rockers The Fray. The Denver-based band played 15 songs, a mix of such fan favorites as the Top 10 hits "How to Save a Life," "Over My Head" and "You Found Me," alongside new material from the forthcoming album "Scars and Stories, " including the current hit single, "Heartbeat." The show marked the first time some of these songs were ever played on stage, and concluded with a powerful version of the brand-new ballad "Be Still," performed solo at the piano by singer Isaac Slade. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Frankly It's A Habitat"  Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's store. Freddy Flapman, from Flychert Real Estate finds Big Bird and tries to convince him to migrate somewhere warm. Freddy Flapman tells him that he might like living in a new habitat. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor"  Pteranodon Family World Tour - The entire Pteranodon family embarks on a roaring, exploring, World Tour adventure! They meet the Conductor's nephew, Gilbert, who takes them on a tour to meet Martin Amargasaurus, a spine spangled quadruped with an intimidating sail. Gilbert the Junior Conductor - The Pteranodon family is on a World Tour and get to sleep in a special Sleeping Car on the Dinosaur Train. During their first full day on the Train, the kids are super excited to play with Gilbert, the Conductor's nephew. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Naila and the Magic Map"  Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Lighthouse Sea"  Learn how to create a mood with light, color and motion.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Meredith Wilson's "'Till There Was You" and the signature riff to "Freedom At Midnight." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, David Tolley and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Rhinos Charging Back"  As the African rhino returns to its territory as part of a conservation success story, filmmakers capture clashes between elephant and rhino and the first scenes of a rhino birth in the wild.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Superfish"  The billfish - marlin, sailfish, spearfish and swordfish - slice through the water's surface with explosive power. Their ocean journeys are epic, their life cycle, bizarre. Filmmaker and biologist Rick Rosenthal reveals the stories of these half-ton sea creatures.G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Rhinos Charging Back"  As the African rhino returns to its territory as part of a conservation success story, filmmakers capture clashes between elephant and rhino and the first scenes of a rhino birth in the wild.G
7:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   Meet Noddy, top of the class at nursery but nervous about his first day at school. Massive male Hercules, the hairiest orangutan you will ever meet, heads off for his annual leave on a river island. The confiscation team sets off on their most demanding rescue yet, and one of the technicians risks his life in a death-defying climb to get Bonny back where she belongs. D
8:00 pm 
Great African Balloon Adventure   Adventurer Stephen Tompkinson floats from northern Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park to Zambia where he visits Kafue National Park, home to Sport Beattie's elephant orphanage. Next it is on to the Victoria Falls and then Botswana where red tape requires that part of the journey must be made by helicopter. Part 2 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Wildflowers: Seeds of History   Discover the facts and legends behind the wildflowers that captivate us every spring. Go beyond the pretty faces to explore how wildflowers impact our food chain and their symbiosis to a healthy economy, wildlife, and ecological security.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Superfish"  The billfish - marlin, sailfish, spearfish and swordfish - slice through the water's surface with explosive power. Their ocean journeys are epic, their life cycle, bizarre. Filmmaker and biologist Rick Rosenthal reveals the stories of these half-ton sea creatures.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Rhinos Charging Back"  As the African rhino returns to its territory as part of a conservation success story, filmmakers capture clashes between elephant and rhino and the first scenes of a rhino birth in the wild.G
12:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Making A Difference Through Giving"  Darlene Jones–Inge is a fourth–grade teacher at O. D
12:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Understanding Stereotypes"  Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the lesson, Ms. Sinclair has students brainstorm individually and in groups to understand how stereotypes have affected their lives and their learning. D
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The American Revolution"  The British colonists fight first for their rights as Englishmen and then for universal freedoms.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The American Republic"  The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Horse Play"  Stevie wreaks havoc with her practical jokes as everyone prepares for Pine Hollow's 100-year-anniversary party. In the barn, Stevie sees a headless ghost and cannot confirm that someone else is playing a joke.G
3:30 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
4:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Tito's Mexican Vacation"  Maya notices something's wrong with Tito. He's not interested in playing soccer or eating ice cream. Is he sick? It turns out he's homesick. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
5:00 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
5:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Sweet Celebrations"  Cake and biscuits take center stage in this episode as Rachel presents dessert ideas for anyone looking to satisfy their sweet tooth: Porter cake made with Guinness; chocolate and almond cake with rhubarb cream; lemon biscuits; cardamom buns and almond brittles. D
6:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon   In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year.G
7:00 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 11 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a 3,000-pound slab of reclaimed granite for the front step. Meanwhile, general contractor Tom Silva installs new wood windows in the addition that come with exterior trim already attached and finished in the factory. In the next town over, in Concord, Massachusetts, master carpenter Norm Abram stops in to see the progress on the period restoration of the Colonel James Barrett house, a little known house that played a big role in the American Revolution. D
7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Turning Columns, Big and Small"  Window and wall treatments for dramatic interior design. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Making A Bold Statement"  Allen talks about choosing the right trees, shrubs and containers to make a statement in a small garden. He takes viewers to his insectary at the Garden Home Retreat and visits a beautiful Knot garden in the Hamptons.G
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Crafts for the Whole Family"  Crafting is a family activity for all ages. Our first project is making pom poms into flowers or as an accent on pillows and other crafts. Next, make a pet pillow - sewn and no sew versions. D
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Elegance"  The extravagant elegance, and vibrancy of a beautiful summer rose is always a romantic favorite. D
10:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway "On Top of Norway""  Host Andreas Viestad ventures to the tallest mountain in Norway: Galdopiggen. Then, Andreas prepares some desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries. D
10:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "Changes/The Farm"  Sandy goes to a women's shelter. Kevin decides to go out to his uncle's farm, and he and Rebecca pack up their apartment.G
11:30 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Making A Difference Through Giving"  Darlene Jones–Inge is a fourth–grade teacher at O. D
12:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Understanding Stereotypes"  Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the lesson, Ms. Sinclair has students brainstorm individually and in groups to understand how stereotypes have affected their lives and their learning. D
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "A New Public"  Mass education and mass communications create a new political life and a new life and a new life of the mind.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Fin De Siecle"  Everyday life is transformed as leisure becomes a mass industry in its own right.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Self"  Explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self identity and self-esteem, social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Testing and Intelligence"  Focuses on the field of psychological assessment and the efforts of psychologists and other professionals to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Horse Play"  Stevie wreaks havoc with her practical jokes as everyone prepares for Pine Hollow's 100-year-anniversary party. In the barn, Stevie sees a headless ghost and cannot confirm that someone else is playing a joke.G
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Scent of a Human"  On the day he is supposed to star in his own rap video, Hector is hypnotized into thinking he's a dog. Can The Electric Company train Hector to use his human instincts, or will he have to rap with a doggie brain?. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Hacker's Challenge"  Hacker challenges the CyberSquad to solve a series of puzzles in three hours. If they fail, he vows to turn the cybersite Solaria into a digital garbage dump.G
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
6:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Southwest"  On the southwestern desert, Raichlen finds grilled fry bread, barbecue beans and chile rellenos, churrasco portabello, and salsa verde with chips.G
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Love Affair"  Inspired by dishes made in her classes in Italy, Joanne introduces her student Reggie to bagnacauda, rigatoni with chicken in a tomato cream sauce, and a vegetable ribbon salad. Recipes: Bagna Cauda, Rigatoni with Chicken, Tomatoes and Cream, and Vegetable Ribbon Salad. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 11 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a 3,000-pound slab of reclaimed granite for the front step. Meanwhile, general contractor Tom Silva installs new wood windows in the addition that come with exterior trim already attached and finished in the factory. In the next town over, in Concord, Massachusetts, master carpenter Norm Abram stops in to see the progress on the period restoration of the Colonel James Barrett house, a little known house that played a big role in the American Revolution. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt.G
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Thailand - Rediscovering Bangkok"  It's hectic, it's crowded, it's the epitome of diversity and filled to the brim with exciting things to see and do. Joseph takes a path less traveled as he explores Thailand's capital city -- Bangkok. During his urban adventure he wanders the back roads and waterways of old and new Bangkok. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Cinnamon"  Mexico is now the largest importer of cinnamon in the world - but how is it used there that's so special? Just how different is the Ceylon cinnamon used in Mexico from the Cassia cinnamon of Southeast Asia? This show will look at how cinnamon traveled from Asia to Mexico and how you use it in delicious foods today, like: Horchata: Rice and Cinnamon Drink; Amarillito Mole with Chicken; Cinnamon Chochoyotes: Corn Dough Dumplings; Cochinitos: Piggy Shaped Cookies. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt.G
11:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)"  Tropical diseases threaten a billion people in the world today. Most of those people live in countries that do not have the resources to combat these diseases. In a striking move, a group of pharmaceutical companies pledge to donate enough drugs to target five tropical diseases that affect tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. Part 2 of 4G
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Morgan Freeman (actor) Pt. 2. D
2:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Series 4, Episode 5"  A team of NASA scientists who will smash two SUV-sized rockets onto the lunar surface and unleash a debris cloud to study data that could provide the key to understanding how to build a permanent base on the moon; microbiologist Jack Griffith, who made a phenomenal discovery - the oldest known organic molecules on earth; research on an Australian songbird called the zebra finch, shedding light on the neuronal processes that lead from understanding sounds to producing them; and a profile of climate scientist Lonnie Thompson, aka Tropical Ice Core Man. D
3:00 am 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Ending America's Dropout Crisis Part 1: Middle School Intervention That Works"  A look at what can be done at the middle school level to keep students in school through high school and beyond. Studies show that the middle school years are critical to high school success. This program will profile middle school leaders, teachers, students and programs that have helped turned troubled middle schools into models of success. D
4:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The New Global Economy"  What trends will define the next chapter in the global economy, what rules will govern the new economic order, and can another crisis be avoided?. D
5:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should College Football Be Banned?"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs' millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football's inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have?. D
6:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
7:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D
7:47 am 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Ending America's Dropout Crisis Part 1: Middle School Intervention That Works"  A look at what can be done at the middle school level to keep students in school through high school and beyond. Studies show that the middle school years are critical to high school success. This program will profile middle school leaders, teachers, students and programs that have helped turned troubled middle schools into models of success. D
10:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "The New Global Economy"  What trends will define the next chapter in the global economy, what rules will govern the new economic order, and can another crisis be avoided?. D
11:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should College Football Be Banned?"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs' millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football's inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have?. D
12:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
1:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D
1:47 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should College Football Be Banned?"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs' millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football's inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have?. D
5:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
6:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D
6:47 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
11:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D
11:47 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D

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