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August 23, 2008
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5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Signing Time! - Apt  "Leah's Farm"  The Signing Time! gang sings and signs fun with their favorite animals on Leah's farm.G
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
North Idaho College Forum  "Celebrating North Idaho College's 75 Years"  Guests are Sheila Wood, former NIC faculty member, and Fran Bahr, English Department, NIC. Part 1 of 2G
7:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Weeknight Meals"  John assembles a slow-cooked Italian pot roast. Lucinda tosses whole wheat curly fusilli in an Asian peanut-inspired dressing for pasta salad.G
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Hazelnut Haven"  Lidia heads to Piemonte for the nut's fall harvest. In the kitchen, she fixes roasted pepper rolls stuffed with tuna, served with quince and hazelnut chutney.G
8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Whole Tamalada"  Rick shows how to pull off tamalada for a crowd, where the guests roll up their sleeves to take part in the filling, wrapping and feasting.G
9:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Danish Brew"  Claus explores Danish beer history, visiting several Nordic micro-breweries in the Copenhagen vicinity. Then, he serves a rustic soup made with organic vegetables.G
9:30 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "One Good Turn (Rotisserie Grilling)"  Steve demonstrates spit-roasting, making pineapple-glazed baby back ribs, prime rib seasoned with garlic, cloves and herbs, and Peking duck.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Asian Take-Out at Home"  Kitchen experts deliver quick and enticing Thai-style chicken soup and stir-fried portabellas with ginger-oyster sauce.G
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Black and White: The Absence of Color Is A Refreshing Change"  Stacy Julian produces silly silhouettes. Barbara Kotsos has color and black and white photos that turn into their own mini book.G
11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Creek Runs Through It, Part 4"  Jerry completes the painting by adding cattle with the final details of shadows and light. Part 4 of 4G
11:30 am 
Click & Clack's As The Wrench Turns  "Abercrombie & Wrench"  A high-tech repair shop featuring hunky mechanics and upscale cappuccino bar opens down the block. Click and Clack fight fire with flab.G
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 5"  The kitchen is plastered, the new white oak flooring is down and the new cabinets have arrived. Tom Silva installs a standing seam copper roof over the back porch.G
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
1:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Table Saw 101 - Part 1"  Norm explores the usefulness of the table saw, beginning with various types of them, what they can do and how to adjust them to make them more accurate. He begins with the table saw's most common task - ripping. Part 1 of 2G
1:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Parallelogram Plant Stand"  Roy Underhill creates shelves that swing to keep plants in the sun on this Victorian contraption.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Toyota Sequoia"  The 2008 Toyota Sequoia, BMW M3 Sport Coupe Nissan Rogue and Kia Rondo are driven.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Harvest time in the Heartland means there's a huge demand for skilled workers to run the massive combines that gather the crop. Jason visits a special school in Kansas where migrant harvesters come from all over the world to learn the tricks of the trade. We join with scientists, beekeepers, and farmers to try to discover why bee colonies seem to be disappearing, and learn just how essential they are to American agriculture. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Providence, RI - Hour Three"  Host Mark Walberg visits the Providence Jewelry Museum and discovers Providence once was the costume jewelry capital of the world. Appraiser Joyce Jonas offers a primer of the vintage "fabulous fake" jewelry market, including such famous brands as Chanel, Dior and Schiaparelli - all made in Providence. Appraisers at the Rhode Island Convention Center discover such gems as a collection of 20th-century Remington ammunition-themed calendars, a set of prints by Rembrandt and Albrecht Durer, and a 1923 bronze automobile hood ornament valued at $20,000 to $30,000. Part 3 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Harewood House Special"  This compilation presents previously unseen finds from this stop near Leeds.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Majesty of Madrid"  Rick tours the Royal Palace, enjoys art-packed museums, is mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munches on pigs' ears.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "What Do Estonians Have to Fear from Russia?"  What do Estonians have to fear from Russia? The conflict in Georgia is making the Baltic States nervous. The Mafia in Naples: How the Camorra Stay in Business. The Mayor of Paris: Bertrand Delanoe. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "Celebrating North Idaho College's 75 Years"  Guests are Sheila Wood, former NIC faculty member, and Fran Bahr, English Department, NIC. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Hawaii"  The whole gang flew to Hawaii, and spent a week on location in the Islands for this show that is new to public television. Guy and Ralna interpret the "Hawaiian Wedding Song." Mary Lou and Gail sing "The Cockeyed Mayor of Kuanakakai" that features diminutive Charlie Parlato.G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Old Order Changes"  Mr. Grace returns from a trip to the States with some startling innovations.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials  "1991"  Hyacinth roars into the holiday season, even getting Richard into a Father Christmas outfit, then confronts a drunken "Daddy" in the church rectory, and a case of mistaken identity leads to a strange meeting under the mistletoe.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Kink In Foggy's Niblick"  Foggy decides football is too dangerous, so he picks up his golf clubs - something he has not done in years.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   A luncheon engagement between Helen and Phil does not turn out as planned when Laura asks if she and Mike can join them.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Big Guy Little Guy"  Red joins a big brothers club so he can compete in a soapbox derby. Bill collects butterflies. Red turns a car into a tow truck.G
10:30 pm 
Waiting for God   NULL
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Impossible Planet"  Rose is trapped on a planet in the orbit of a black hole with an Earth expedition and the mysterious Ood. Then, something ancient begins to wake. Part 1 of 2G
5:30 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Raw Milk Cheese"  After a visit to a dairy farm that makes award-winning cheeses, the Pences fix raw milk gouda with egg and pizza with arugula.G
6:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What's Cooking In Switzerland"  Burt takes viewers on a gastronomic tour of Western Switzerland. The most mountainous region in Switzerland is called the Valais and it is the home of Switzerland's most famous mountain ---the Matterhorn and that is where our gastronomic tour begins. We'll learn about a chocolate bar shaped like the Matterhorn. D
6:30 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Handcrafted Artisan Goat Cheese"  Caprial and John visit a goat farm to learn more about this versatile cheese. They use it to make warm broiled goat cheese salad.G
7:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Milk Seeking Eternity"  Andreas investigates Norwegian dairy traditions and even milks a cow for the freshest possible milkshake.G
7:30 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
8:00 am 
Food Trip with Todd English  "New York: The Best Pizza On Earth"  English visits Joe's Dairy to try fresh, hand-crafted mozzarella. Then he tracks down a Bronx native to learn the secret of the best U.S. pizza.G
8:30 am 
Cultivating Life  "Milk"  Topics include: milkweeds that attract butterflies to the garden, using milk for homemade mozzarella cheese, finding new uses for vintage milk glass and seeking milkman's tools.G
9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Milk's Leap Toward Immortality: The Story of Cheese"  Columbus brought the first cows to the Western hemisphere. Burt traces the history of cheese making in the Americas.G
9:30 am 
Endless Feast  "Vancouver"  Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, a picturesque dairy in the foothills of Vancouver Island's Mount Arrowsmith, is the perfect site for Chef Ronald St. Pierre's delectable meal of locally raised pork, fresh-picked wild blackberries, seasonal greens and, of course, hand-made cheeses. D
10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "It's The Cheese"  Like most Frenchmen, Chef Keller takes his cheese seriously, and seriously delicious results are what you get in today's cheese show, including an upscale version of macaroni and cheese and mini-burgers that conceal a surprise cheese packet. Gruyere Puffs with Roasted Garlic, Tomato Sauce; Maine Lobster Macaroni and Cheese "Au Gratin"; Stuffed Blue-Cheese Sirloin Burgers with Apple and Bacon for a Crowd. D
10:30 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Madison, Wisconsin"  Chef Odessa Piper of Madison's L'Etoile emphasizes the farmer as the centerpiece of any culinary creation. Chef Piper finds inspiration and raw material at the Dane County Farmers Market and at Love Tree Farm in Wisconsin's north woods, where organic sheep's milk and underground caves combine to create America's most prized artisnal cheeses. Recipes: Summer Vegetable Jewel Box; Wisconsin Cheese Plate with Riesling Pears. D
11:01 am 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6: Fostering Genuine Communication"  Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. D
12:01 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 7. Controversial Public Policy Issues"  In this 12th-grade law class at Champlin Park High School in Minnesota, JoEllen Ambrose engages students in a structured discussion of a highly controversial issue. D
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Trade Policy"  Subsidies, regulatory policies, import-competing, and export-promotion. Case studies: Airbus; the Chilean wine industry. D
2:01 pm 
Out of the Past  "Hearth"  Examines how enculturation and economic cooperation have shaped the homes andnfamilies of people, past and present. Remains of houses at archaeological sites andnfootage of family life in traditional cultures provide a glimpse into what family lifenmust have been like. D
3:01 pm 
Planet Earth  "Climate Puzzle"  Scientists piece together an unfolding mystery — what caused the ice ages, how Venus'sngreenhouse effect may have parallels on earth, and what Antarctica's eerie ice rivers demonstrate.nn. D
4:01 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Universe"  The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbialn metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of then microbes that remain to be discovered. D
4:29 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Unity of Living Systems"  All cellular organisms. D
5:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "A Dairy's Dream"  Claus investigates Denmark's dairy traditions, then prepares milk-based dishes, including his version of syllabub (a beverage of cream and sherry).G
5:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Raw Milk Cheese"  After a visit to a dairy farm that makes award-winning cheeses, the Pences fix raw milk gouda with egg and pizza with arugula.G
6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What's Cooking In Switzerland"  Burt takes viewers on a gastronomic tour of Western Switzerland. The most mountainous region in Switzerland is called the Valais and it is the home of Switzerland's most famous mountain ---the Matterhorn and that is where our gastronomic tour begins. We'll learn about a chocolate bar shaped like the Matterhorn. D
6:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Handcrafted Artisan Goat Cheese"  Caprial and John visit a goat farm to learn more about this versatile cheese. They use it to make warm broiled goat cheese salad.G
7:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Milk Seeking Eternity"  Andreas investigates Norwegian dairy traditions and even milks a cow for the freshest possible milkshake.G
7:30 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
8:00 pm 
Food Trip with Todd English  "New York: The Best Pizza On Earth"  English visits Joe's Dairy to try fresh, hand-crafted mozzarella. Then he tracks down a Bronx native to learn the secret of the best U.S. pizza.G
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Milk"  Topics include: milkweeds that attract butterflies to the garden, using milk for homemade mozzarella cheese, finding new uses for vintage milk glass and seeking milkman's tools.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Milk's Leap Toward Immortality: The Story of Cheese"  Columbus brought the first cows to the Western hemisphere. Burt traces the history of cheese making in the Americas.G
9:30 pm 
Endless Feast  "Vancouver"  Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, a picturesque dairy in the foothills of Vancouver Island's Mount Arrowsmith, is the perfect site for Chef Ronald St. Pierre's delectable meal of locally raised pork, fresh-picked wild blackberries, seasonal greens and, of course, hand-made cheeses. D
10:00 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "It's The Cheese"  Like most Frenchmen, Chef Keller takes his cheese seriously, and seriously delicious results are what you get in today's cheese show, including an upscale version of macaroni and cheese and mini-burgers that conceal a surprise cheese packet. Gruyere Puffs with Roasted Garlic, Tomato Sauce; Maine Lobster Macaroni and Cheese "Au Gratin"; Stuffed Blue-Cheese Sirloin Burgers with Apple and Bacon for a Crowd. D
10:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Madison, Wisconsin"  Chef Odessa Piper of Madison's L'Etoile emphasizes the farmer as the centerpiece of any culinary creation. Chef Piper finds inspiration and raw material at the Dane County Farmers Market and at Love Tree Farm in Wisconsin's north woods, where organic sheep's milk and underground caves combine to create America's most prized artisnal cheeses. Recipes: Summer Vegetable Jewel Box; Wisconsin Cheese Plate with Riesling Pears. D
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6: Fostering Genuine Communication"  Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. D
6:00 am 
Battle of Hood and Bismarck  "Sink The Bismarck"  The second hour brings to life the pursuit and destruction of the legendary warship and attempts to solve another mystery: did the British sink the "Bismarck" or did her own crew scuttle the ship to prevent her capture?G
7:00 am 
War of the World  "The Icebox"  In the conclusion, Niall Ferguson shows how the Cold War was not a time of peace but a continuation of the war of the world; millions die in proxy wars. The end of the Cold War, in turn, leads to great new dangers and challenges, and presages the rise of the East. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Planet - Cold Comfort"  Alda learns about global warming and what could happen if the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. He also slogs through melting permafrost to survey drowning forests in Alaska.G
8:30 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hydrogen Hopes"  The show looks at how science might obtain hydrogen from renewable sources, store it safely and provide a usable fuel.G
9:00 am 
NOVA  "Nova scienceNOW"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson and investigators profile historical archaeologist Julie Schablitsky; investigate sleep and memory; and look at a T-Rex discovery by housewife-turned-scientist Mary SchweitzerG
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
11:00 am 
Battle of Hood and Bismarck  "The Mighty Hood"  The first hour follows the last remaining "Hood" survivor, Ted Briggs, as he joins the expedition and returns to the site of the sinking. Using archival film, dramatic reconstruction, computer effects and interviews with the men involved, the program brings "HMS Hood" back to life and follows the expedition members as they solve a 60-year- old mystery: why did the biggest and best ship in the British fleet sink so quickly?G
12:00 pm 
Battle of Hood and Bismarck  "Sink The Bismarck"  The second hour brings to life the pursuit and destruction of the legendary warship and attempts to solve another mystery: did the British sink the "Bismarck" or did her own crew scuttle the ship to prevent her capture?G
1:00 pm 
War of the World  "The Icebox"  In the conclusion, Niall Ferguson shows how the Cold War was not a time of peace but a continuation of the war of the world; millions die in proxy wars. The end of the Cold War, in turn, leads to great new dangers and challenges, and presages the rise of the East. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Planet - Cold Comfort"  Alda learns about global warming and what could happen if the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. He also slogs through melting permafrost to survey drowning forests in Alaska.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hydrogen Hopes"  The show looks at how science might obtain hydrogen from renewable sources, store it safely and provide a usable fuel.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova scienceNOW"  Host Neil deGrasse Tyson and investigators profile historical archaeologist Julie Schablitsky; investigate sleep and memory; and look at a T-Rex discovery by housewife-turned-scientist Mary SchweitzerG
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "The Depot That Made Dallas, Mexican Peso, Pirate Spyglass"  A Dallas historian seeks to know if the early railroad station in the middle of the Texas city is the state's first depot and did it create the bustling metropolis now surrounding it.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Ventriloquist Dummy/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/34 Star Flag"  Experts trace a dummy belonging to the first famous African-American ventriloquist. Then, they trace the story of a Greenich Village home that may have been visited by John Wilkes Booth and track down what happened to Gouveneur Morris's skeleton.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Planet - Cold Comfort"  Alda learns about global warming and what could happen if the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down. He also slogs through melting permafrost to survey drowning forests in Alaska.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hydrogen Hopes"  The show looks at how science might obtain hydrogen from renewable sources, store it safely and provide a usable fuel.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: Uganda's civil war turned children into warriors. Rebels abducted children and forced them to kill. One boy who survived his childhood as a soldier now hopes for a new life. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "Elementary Education Issues"  The persistent achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is a growing concern for many in this country. To narrow the academic gap, the National Council of La Raza recently released a new report calling for greater investment in early childhood education. Sherri and her guests discuss the elementary education of Latino students, the issues that create these early achievement gaps, and emerging solutions. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Gioconda Belli"  Gioconda Belli is a Nicaraguan author, poet, feminist, and activist. In her native country, she was an active participant in the communist Sandinista struggle against the dictatorship of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle in the 1970s. After Somoza's ouster in 1979, Belli held several positions in the Sandinista administration. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G

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