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May 23, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Plate Making"  Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed. D
12:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bowling Balls"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!. D
1:00 am 
Apollo 17: The Untold Story of the Last Men on the Moon   Project Apollo, launched in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, becomes the greatest undertaking in the history of mankind. But only two years after Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, public and political interest in Apollo dwindled. The final moon landing occurred in December 1972 with a crew of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt.G
2:00 am 
America Revealed  "Food Machine"  Survivor winner, technology expert and communications attorney Yul Kwon is on a cross-country journey to discover the infrastructure that underpins modern life. He first explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans daily by riding along on a New York City pizza delivery route and then skydiving into California's Central Valley. He meets industrial and urban farmers, crop dusting pilots, long-distance bee truckers and modern cowboys. Part 1 of 4G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Living with Earth (Pt. 1)"  Expresses human responses to the destructive forces of natural phenomena, such as earthquakes and landslides.G
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Weight Loss & Toning"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Who Moved My Bone/Clifford The Pirate King"  Who Moved My Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be A Good Friend When Cleo accuses T-Bone of trying to steal her bone, Clifford gets caught in the middle of his two feuding friends. His efforts finally pay off when Cleo and T-Bone realize that their friendship is worth more than a silly old bone. Clifford the Pirate King - Clifford's Big Idea: Work Together After reading the book Treasure Island in school, the kids decide to throw a "Treasure Island" theme party. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies"  Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2"  Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country. Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Web Master/The Big Sleepy"  George uses tarps, trees and his web spinning skills to protect a newly painted statue in the park.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Alice In Wonderland"  Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Derek The Deinonychus/Don's Dragonfly"  Derek the Deinonychus - Buddy, Tiny and Mom visit a family of Deinonychus, dinosaurs with large, sharp toe-claws. They meet a kid named Derek who uses his toe-claws to not only hunt with but to carve great art! Don's Dragonfly - Don makes a new friend with red feet, a dragonfly named Howard. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Tribute to Number Seven"  Today is the number seven day on Sesame Street! Rosita, Abby, and Zoe begin singing about the number seven as they count seven dancing chickens. Next, Maria does the number seven rumba. As the seven celebration continues, a sniffling letter "S" arrives. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Amazing Invention"  Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!"  Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up. Happy Birthday, Dog! - It's Dog's birthday and all his friends are planning a surprise party. There's just one problem - they need a cake! Frog must get to the party safely without Dog finding out. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Lost and Found"  A day of new discoveries! Caillou loses his voice, finds a frog in his throat, and finds other neat ways to communicate, until the frog goes away. Later on, Caillou is missing one of his favorite socks. He searches the house, and accidentally locks himself in the basement. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood/Differences"  Little Red Rockin' Hood - Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Differences - When a wheelchair-bound child is unintentionally neglected by his friends, Barney steps in to help. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Slimy Buddies"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Web Master/The Big Sleepy"  George uses tarps, trees and his web spinning skills to protect a newly painted statue in the park.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2"  Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country. Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Potato Custom"  Jessica is named Junior Ambassador to the planet Skelecki, that is, until she makes an intergalactic faux pas. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Becky and the Bard/Monkey Robot Showdown"  Becky and the Bard - Violet and Becky compete for the coveted role of Juliet to play opposite the dreamy Hunter Throbheart in Romeo & Juliet. Violet is cast as Juliet while Becky is the understudy. When the Energy Monster captures Violet, Becky must chose between the role of a lifetime and saving her friend. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy"  Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Score"  While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ruffmeal Needs More Roughage"  In order to be a huge success, all Ruff's new "Ruff Meal" needs is a good jingle and about 50 pounds less packaging. He deploys Talia, Isaac, and Liza to work with a chef to come up with a healthier, more sustainable lunch. He then sends Bethany to meet with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops to master "Stars and Stripes Forever" for his jingle. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies"  Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!"  Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up. Happy Birthday, Dog! - It's Dog's birthday and all his friends are planning a surprise party. There's just one problem - they need a cake! Frog must get to the party safely without Dog finding out. D
5:30 pm 
5:57 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Salmon: Running The Gauntlet"  Idaho filmmaker Jim Norton follows the Pacific Northwest salmon run from the Columbia River Basin into the heart of Idaho to examine the difficulties the fish faces as it tries to establish the next generation. The film examines expensive projects that seek to preserve the species and where they are failing. Idahoans featured are Greg Servvheen, Idaho Fish and Game biologist, and Jerry Myers, Upper Salmon project manager for Trout Unlimited.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Killer Subs In Pearl Harbor"  NOVA dives with the research group that successfully finds the fifth Japanese mini-sub that was known to have been in or near Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. While the initial four subs discovered had not fired their torpedoes, compelling evidence indicates the fifth sub completed its mission with mixed results.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Missing In MiG Alley"  Over the Korean-Chinese border in 1950, Russian and American fighters clash in the first jet war. U.S. and British pilots, who survive crash landings, may be secretly imprisoned in Russia. NOVA follows family members trying to trace their relatives. The program looks at why the F-86 Sabre and the Russian MiG are legendary fighting machines.G
10:00 pm 
Ashes to Ashes   Alex has caught a hospital infection in 2008 and doctors are losing hope for her. In 1982, she feels ill, weak and estranged from Gene, who is growing suspicious of her behavior at a time a major case is under way. They are working against time on all levels.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Body Building"  Alan Alda meets scientists who are working to grow new liver, heart muscle, cartilage and retina tissue, and to bring mobility to people paralyzed by spinal-cord injuries.G
12:00 am 
Bones of Turkana   Filmmakers follow Richard Leakey, paleo-anthropologist, conservationist, statesman and provocateur, along with his wife, Meave, daughter Louise and the fossil-hunters of the Turkana Basin Institute on a recent dig on the shores of a mercurial lake. What emerges is both a portrait of a remarkable family and a dramatic tale of a place that, impacted by momentous climate change, has never ceased being the cauldron of human evolution.G
1:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Abby's Tricycle"  Abby is preparing to ride her very first tricycle! She has her basket, helmet, and her friend Elmo, but Abby doesn't know how to ride a tricycle. Elmo suggests that Gordon teach Abby since Gordon was the one to teach him. Gordon teaches Abby about all the different parts of a tricycle; the seat, handlebars, and pedals. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Slide"  Sid wonders how he can lift up his big, heavy stuffed animal dinosaur onto his bed. Sid and his friends explore how inclined planes are simple machines that make it much easier to push up heavy things. including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2"  Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country. Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Avett Brothers/Heartless Bastards"  The rising roots rock kings perform songs from their latest album, I and Love and You. Ohio-to-Austin transplants Heartless Bastards follow with their classic rock 'n' roll.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain"  Rick presents a 60-minute special that wanders through southern Spain. He visits Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada, takes in flamenco music and dancers, sherry and horses. He explores white-washed hill towns and has fun in the sun on the Costa del Sol, before absorbing a dash of Britain in Gibraltar.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert"  Host David Yetman and expert architect Bob Vint travel around Tucson, Arizona, to see how adobe - the perfect desert building material - was used in the past and is still used today. Adobe not only has a remarkable period of longevity, but also has thermal capabilities, making it ideal for the hot dry desert. Yetman and Vint spend time at the San Xavier Mission to watch a restoration crew use new adobe to repair and restore the existing adobe exterior. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Creole Matzos Ball Soup, Passover Artichokes, and Blood Orange Creme Brulee. D
8:00 am 
America's Heartland   You've seen cattle roundups, but these ranchers are on a sheep drive across Arizona. Colorado farmers pull together to save a community grocery store. A declining sugar cane market prompts Hawaiian farmers to grow unusual produce. D
8:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Steak, Salad & Dessert"  Chef Stellino is joined by Chef John Tesar of The Dallas Restaurant Group in Dallas and makes Lime & Curry Marinated Grass-Fed Rib-Eye Steaks with Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Chutney and Spiced Basmati Rice. Then, Nick creates his own Steak Salad with Balsamic Dressing and Shaved Parmesan and shares a quick and delicious dessert Easy White Chocolate Mousse. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Asian Favorites at Home"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to create a different kind of stir-fry, Thai Chicken with Basil. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews large saucepans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the foolproof method to making perfect Shu Mai, right at home!. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Kitchens"  Today's show is a quick update on kitchens. We begin with the importance of accessories and how to quickly and inexpensively renovate a kitchen with simple updates. Then, we create new cabinets to fill in the space above older cabinets. D
10:00 am 
Front Row Center  "Phil Collins: Going Back - Live at the Roseland Ballroom"  This very personal concert sees Phil Collins take his superb 2010 release Going Back into the live arena for the first time, faithfully recreating the soul and Motown sounds that he loved as a teenager. His band includes three of Motown's original backing band The Funk Brothers: Bob Babbitt on bass and guitarists Eddie Willis and Ray Monette, as well as two stalwarts of Genesis live shows: Chester Thompson on drums and Darryl Stuermer on guitars. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Tribute to Number Seven"  Today is the number seven day on Sesame Street! Rosita, Abby, and Zoe begin singing about the number seven as they count seven dancing chickens. Next, Maria does the number seven rumba. As the seven celebration continues, a sniffling letter "S" arrives. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Derek The Deinonychus/Don's Dragonfly"  Derek the Deinonychus - Buddy, Tiny and Mom visit a family of Deinonychus, dinosaurs with large, sharp toe-claws. They meet a kid named Derek who uses his toe-claws to not only hunt with but to carve great art! Don's Dragonfly - Don makes a new friend with red feet, a dragonfly named Howard. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Prince and the Pauper"  Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D
2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
3:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Farewell Drifters"  With shimmering harmonies, propulsive instrumentation, and disarmingly honest songwriting, the FAREWELL DRIFTERS arrived as an inventive musical hybrid. Since first setting out, the young quintet have casually but clearly defied preconceptions based on their lineup (acoustic guitars, mandolin, fiddle, upright bass), delighting audiences from all walks with classic elements in fresh new surroundings. "We'll even play at rock clubs and people go nuts over the energy that is coming off the stage with the acoustic instruments, " says songwriter and co-founder Zach Bevill. D
3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Tel Aviv - Rocking Israel"  Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, is a vibrant and striking blend of old and new. From the ancient port of Jaffa to modern skyscrapers and trendy nightclubs, Tel Aviv is the epicenter of Israel's arts scene and most of the country's top musicians live in and around the city. Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar meets Ehud Banai, the revered singer-songwriter who hails from one of Israel's most important musical families. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Land Girls   Annie knows she must choose between the two men in her life. Clarence gets cold feet before his marriage to Bea. Lady Hoxley takes revenge on Nancy. Tucker becomes more unstable. Part 5 of 5G
6:00 pm 
Doc Martin: The Movie   When successful but unhappy Doctor Martin Bamford discovers his wife, Petronella, has been sleeping with three of his friends, his world is ripped apart. Bamford flees London and heads for the small fishing village of Port Isaac, on the north coast of Cornwall where he seeks to work out the big questions in his life.G
7:30 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - The Reichenbach Fall"  In what may be the climactic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty's diabolical plot to "get Sherlock." First the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels. As the scheme unfolds, Moriarty poses the "final problem," and a tabloid reporter reveals the "shocking truth" about the great detective.G
9:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Objects of Desire"  An old flame, DCI James Larson, comes to ask Sandra Pullman to put her UCOS team on the trail of the murder of an antiques dealer, originally believed to have been bludgeoned to death during a bungled burglary. There is reason to believe the dealer was a police informant in return for the police turning a blind eye to his dodgier dealings.G
10:00 pm 
MI-5   A laptop containing the identities of five high level assets is stolen. One of the identified assets, Martha Ford, is close to one of Gavrik's companies. Assets begin to be killed and Martha's identity is leaked. Harry meets with Elena to tell her that someone is posing as him.G
11:00 pm 
Land Girls   Annie knows she must choose between the two men in her life. Clarence gets cold feet before his marriage to Bea. Lady Hoxley takes revenge on Nancy. Tucker becomes more unstable. Part 5 of 5G
11:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 2. Responding to the Arts"  Learner Team members and students compare two multi-arts performance pieces from different eras, Quidam (1996) and Parade (1917). They discover how our perception of a work of art is influenced by what we know about the time and place it was created. They also explore how music can establish a mood, create their own vaudeville acts, and learn a process of critical evaluation. D
12:00 am 
French In Action  "Encounters I"  On a beautiful spring morning, Robert sets off to explore the Latin quarter. It's his first day in Paris. Mireille, relaxing in the Luxembourg Garden, has an unwelcome encounter.G
12:30 am 
French In Action  "Encounters II"  Robert follows some student strikers into the courtyard of Sorbonne. Mireille, on her way to school, ends up by pure chance in the same place.G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "Early Christianity"  In the midst of the greatest empire of its time, Christianity preaches its message of another kingdom, not of this world.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Church"  After centuries of contempt and persecution, Christianity becomes the official religion of the most powerful empire of its time.G
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "Age Happens"  The program focuses on the psychological and physiological aspects of aging, and how exercise, proper diet, and social interaction can help prolong life span and also delves into the importance of identifying and treating diabetes, arthritis and other life threatening diseases at their earliest stages.G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "Final Chapter"  This episode looks at the range of cultural issues and attitudes that surround death and dying: assesses such factors as the age of the dying person, the extent of illness or injury, and the legal and ethical ramifications in considering whether medical assistance should be continued and life be prolonged.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Friends and Family"  Lisa fights with her sister, Melanie, causing Melanie to run away on her pony. Lisa ventures out with Prancer to find her.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D
4:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Puppy Love"  A fat little dog follows Miguel home one day, and he doesn't have the heart to leave it alone in the street at nightfall. So he brings it inside. Before he can tell Abuela (Rosa and Santiago are away), he opens his closet door to discover that the fat little dog has had puppies! Now Maya and Miguel have thirteen dogs to look after - and a lot of explaining to do when their parents come home. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy"  Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. D
5:00 am 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "The Nine Sacred Temples/Bangkok"  Tommy prepares all kinds of noodles such as Mee Krob Noodles and Vegetarian Rad Na noodles.G
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Breakfast for Dinner"  Turn the day upside down with easy egg-based meals like Indian Scrambled Eggs, infused with exotic flavors on a crispy platform of pappadam. How about a savory BLT and Egg Pie, a fun take on the lunchtime classic with an easy crust for the pastry impaired? And if you have lots of leftover vegetables, the French classic Souffled Omelet is a spectacular solution. When there's no time to cook, reach for the eggs!. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
6:30 am 
Equitrekking  "Great American Ranches"  Equitrekking takes a look at how geography and history of ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island influence their present workings. Interviewing ranch owners and cowboys who have chosen to hold fast to their traditions and Western culture, Darley learns about running a ranch, while also seeing some of the beautiful wild terrain. D
7:00 am 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits a container gardening author who shares her ideas for stunningly beautiful and colorful containers. Learn about color, space, sun and shade as we GardenSMART with containers. D
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a crack in an asphalt walkway. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner get rid of the mold in her attic. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Two Acres, Part 5"  Vicki and gardening experts tackle the sprawling 2.3-acre lot with a rose garden, acres of lush green sod, a mini-cherry orchard and a forest of beautiful shrubs and trees. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Fun Fete"  Host Katie Brown provides the essentials for a fun, feminine party: light finger foods, a chocolate treat and projects with a touch of glitz. In the Kitchen: filo triangles stuffed with feta and spinach, tea sandwiches three ways and chocolate carrot-cake cupcakes with cream cheese filling. Projects: Repurposing old trays with chalkboard paint and broken jewelry and creating birch wood cones to fill with flowers. D
9:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Bluebonnet Baby Quilt"  Marianne and Mary show how to make and machine applique thin stems for flower block. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G
10:00 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
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
11:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 2. Responding to the Arts"  Learner Team members and students compare two multi-arts performance pieces from different eras, Quidam (1996) and Parade (1917). They discover how our perception of a work of art is influenced by what we know about the time and place it was created. They also explore how music can establish a mood, create their own vaudeville acts, and learn a process of critical evaluation. D
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Encounters I"  On a beautiful spring morning, Robert sets off to explore the Latin quarter. It's his first day in Paris. Mireille, relaxing in the Luxembourg Garden, has an unwelcome encounter.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Encounters II"  Robert follows some student strikers into the courtyard of Sorbonne. Mireille, on her way to school, ends up by pure chance in the same place.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Middle Ages"  In the midst of invasion and civil disorder, a military aristocracy dominates the kingdoms of Europe.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Feudal Order"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Age Happens"  The program focuses on the psychological and physiological aspects of aging, and how exercise, proper diet, and social interaction can help prolong life span and also delves into the importance of identifying and treating diabetes, arthritis and other life threatening diseases at their earliest stages.G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Final Chapter"  This episode looks at the range of cultural issues and attitudes that surround death and dying: assesses such factors as the age of the dying person, the extent of illness or injury, and the legal and ethical ramifications in considering whether medical assistance should be continued and life be prolonged.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Friends and Family"  Lisa fights with her sister, Melanie, causing Melanie to run away on her pony. Lisa ventures out with Prancer to find her.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Potato Custom"  Jessica is named Junior Ambassador to the planet Skelecki, that is, until she makes an intergalactic faux pas. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Perfect Score"  While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. D
5:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "The Nine Sacred Temples/Bangkok"  Tommy prepares all kinds of noodles such as Mee Krob Noodles and Vegetarian Rad Na noodles.G
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Breakfast for Dinner"  Turn the day upside down with easy egg-based meals like Indian Scrambled Eggs, infused with exotic flavors on a crispy platform of pappadam. How about a savory BLT and Egg Pie, a fun take on the lunchtime classic with an easy crust for the pastry impaired? And if you have lots of leftover vegetables, the French classic Souffled Omelet is a spectacular solution. When there's no time to cook, reach for the eggs!. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
6:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Great American Ranches"  Equitrekking takes a look at how geography and history of ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island influence their present workings. Interviewing ranch owners and cowboys who have chosen to hold fast to their traditions and Western culture, Darley learns about running a ranch, while also seeing some of the beautiful wild terrain. D
7:00 pm 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits a container gardening author who shares her ideas for stunningly beautiful and colorful containers. Learn about color, space, sun and shade as we GardenSMART with containers. D
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a crack in an asphalt walkway. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner get rid of the mold in her attic. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Two Acres, Part 5"  Vicki and gardening experts tackle the sprawling 2.3-acre lot with a rose garden, acres of lush green sod, a mini-cherry orchard and a forest of beautiful shrubs and trees. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Fun Fete"  Host Katie Brown provides the essentials for a fun, feminine party: light finger foods, a chocolate treat and projects with a touch of glitz. In the Kitchen: filo triangles stuffed with feta and spinach, tea sandwiches three ways and chocolate carrot-cake cupcakes with cream cheese filling. Projects: Repurposing old trays with chalkboard paint and broken jewelry and creating birch wood cones to fill with flowers. D
9:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Bluebonnet Baby Quilt"  Marianne and Mary show how to make and machine applique thin stems for flower block. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G
10:00 pm 
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
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Comienzo (The Beginning)"  This episode introduces numbers, how to ask directions, and basic phrases and questions one might use when getting to know someone.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Perdido (Lost)"  This episode introduces school subjects, how the grading system works in Spanish secondary schools, and basic conversation about school, food, and traveling around Sevilla.G
11:00 pm 
Necessary Journey   Binh Rybacki fled Vietnam in 1975 during the fall of Saigon and moved to Colorado. She reluctantly returned in 1993, and found a country very different from the one she left. A NECESSARY JOURNEY tracks the fearless, irreverent Rybacki and Children of Peace International's medical team on a transformational 17-day road trip through Vietnam. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Bill Bradley (Fmr. U.S. Senator)/Tribute to Donna Summer. D
2:00 am 
Roots of Health   Three stories filmed in London, England; Oakland, California; and Ahmedabad, India, examine the socio-economic and environmental conditions that play a strong role in why people stay healthy or fall ill. The segments look at how a feeling of a lack of power over one's life is often reflected in stress-related illnesses; how work and health are linked; and how empowering individuals to work together can improve the health of a community.G
3:00 am 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes President Assad Must Resign."  The reputation of Syria's President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panellists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more than 3,500 people at demonstrations in Syria and the wide-ranging abuse of human rights. In response to suggestions that the uprising was initiated by foreign powers - a version of events, touted widely by the regime - one female audience member declared: "This is a Syrian revolution and it's insulting to keep insisting that it was inspired outside. D
5:47 am 
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
6:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
7:00 am 
Frontline  "Cell Tower Deaths"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate on-the-job deaths among workers for the independent contractors that are building and servicing America's cellular infrastructure. The program also looks at people imprisoned for child death cases on evidence that that turned out to be unreliable or wrong.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes President Assad Must Resign."  The reputation of Syria's President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panellists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more than 3,500 people at demonstrations in Syria and the wide-ranging abuse of human rights. In response to suggestions that the uprising was initiated by foreign powers - a version of events, touted widely by the regime - one female audience member declared: "This is a Syrian revolution and it's insulting to keep insisting that it was inspired outside. D
11:47 am 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
12:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
1:00 pm 
Frontline  "Cell Tower Deaths"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate on-the-job deaths among workers for the independent contractors that are building and servicing America's cellular infrastructure. The program also looks at people imprisoned for child death cases on evidence that that turned out to be unreliable or wrong.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes President Assad Must Resign."  The reputation of Syria's President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panellists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more than 3,500 people at demonstrations in Syria and the wide-ranging abuse of human rights. In response to suggestions that the uprising was initiated by foreign powers - a version of events, touted widely by the regime - one female audience member declared: "This is a Syrian revolution and it's insulting to keep insisting that it was inspired outside. D
4:47 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
5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Cell Tower Deaths"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate on-the-job deaths among workers for the independent contractors that are building and servicing America's cellular infrastructure. The program also looks at people imprisoned for child death cases on evidence that that turned out to be unreliable or wrong.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Precious Knowledge"  This documentary delves into the contentious dispute over Mexican-American studies programs in Arizona public schools. The film interweaves the stories of several students enrolled in the Mexican-American studies program at Tucson High School with interviews with teachers, parents and school officials. Also interviewed are some of the state legislators who supported legislation that has since ended the Tucson program.G
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Cell Tower Deaths"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate on-the-job deaths among workers for the independent contractors that are building and servicing America's cellular infrastructure. The program also looks at people imprisoned for child death cases on evidence that that turned out to be unreliable or wrong.G

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