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September 23, 2012
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12:00 am 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G
1:00 am 
Frontline  "The Battle for Syria"  As fighting rages in the streets of Syria's largest city, FRONTLINE producer Jamie Doran and correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journey to the heart of the insurgency, inside the rebel groups that are waging a full-scale assault on the forces of President Bashar al-Assad. Within "liberated zones" near the city of Aleppo, the rebels not only fight the Syrian Army, but struggle against each other in a bitter rivalry between secular and Islamist fighters. The Battle For Syria is an unprecedented portrait of Syria's rebel leaders, the toll of the war on civilians and the outlines of a potential struggle for power in post-Assad Syria. D
2:00 am 
MI-5  "Nest of Angels"  An MI5 agent is identified and tortured inside a Birmingham mosque, where the leadership is suspected of extremist activities. While still able to speak, the agent reveals boys are being trained as suicide bombers. MI5 needs someone else inside the mosque and an untested Algerian spy seeking a British passport is eager for the assignment.G
3:00 am 
William and Mary   William is visited by a boy and his dog. The boy tells William that his father has drowned at sea and no body has been recovered. Would William be willing to hold a service without a body?G
4:00 am 
Joanna Lumley's Nile   Joanna flies over the world's largest swamp, the Sudd, in southern Sudan. In Juba, she finds the fragile peace process has brought the re-emergence of beauty pageants. From Juba, Joanna heads into Uganda where she follows the White Nile up to Murchison Falls. Her trip culminates with meeting a modern-day adventurer who shows her a recently discovered new source of the Nile in Rwanda's mountains. Part 4 of 4G
5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Electric Cars & A Boy In An Electric Wheelchair"  Mister Rogers visits a garage where electric cars are being made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri organizes a search for Prince Tuesday and the unhappy Prince is finally found. D
5:30 am 
Curious George  "Downhill Racer/Book Monkey"  Downhill Racer - When George hears about the annual soapbox derby, he enlists Allie to help him make the coolest car a monkey could drive. But even with the help of Bill's instruction manual, building a car takes a lot of work and car parts sure are hard to find. Will their car made out of wagon wheels, a kayak, and brakes from a buggy race past the finish line or are they on a crash course? Book Monkey - George loves books and helping others, so volunteering to help the librarian is a no-brainer! But when she is called away, George may have volunteered for a bigger job than he expected. D
6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Reflection Affection/Peep Deep in the Big Muddy"  Here are two things you might not know about mirrors: they can help you practice flying and they're GREAT for scaring cats! On a hot summer's day, Peep discovers a way to cool off. Pocoyo: Duck Stuck - Pocoyo finds a door that leads to many different places. D
7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Fancy Tutu/Angelina and the Musical Theater"  Angelina's Fancy Tutu - Angelina recounts the story of how she found a fancy new tutu. Not only does she entertain her friends with her Cinderella parody, but she also has to do some creative problem solving to find the tutu's rightful owner. Who could it be? Angelina and the Musical Theater - When the stars of "Mousical the Musical" from New Cheese City have to cancel their scheduled performance at Camembert, Viki convinces her friends they can put on their own show. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Bob's New House"  When Bob moves his mobile home to Bobland Bay so it can be his site office, Lofty frets about where Bob is going to sleep. His solution is to turn the machine shelter into a makeshift house for Bob, with chaotic results. With his mobile home relocated to Bobland Bay, Bob decides to build his dream house in Sunflower Valley. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Iwi The Kiwi/Clothes Call"  Iwi the Kiwi - In New Zealand, Franny helps a flightless Kiwi bird experience the thrill of flying. Clothes Call - Franny travels to Milan, where she learns how to dress for the weather. D
9:00 am 
Wishbone  "Twisted Tail"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, there's a thief in the neighborhood, who strikes both at Wanda's house and at Joe's place. D
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 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Matthew McLennan"  Guest: Matthew McLennan, Portfolio Manager, First Eagle Funds. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a next generation "Great Investor" who is successfully filling the shoes of the legendary Jean Marie Eveillard at First Eagle Funds. Matthew McLennan, portfolio manager of First Eagle Global, tells Anchor and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack where in the world he's finding value now. D
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Protecting Women's Rights: The 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly is tackling gender equality and women's participation in politics and the economy. Mother Gives Daughter Her Womb: The first ever successful uterus transplants may mean two women may now be able to conceive and carry babies to term, thanks to their mothers. Does the Rise of Women Mean "The End of Men?": Journalist Hanna Rosin thinks so. D
11:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   The Real Romney Revealed?; Afghan Insider Attacks Up; Poll Bounce. Tim Carney, The Washington Examiner; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why The Cosmos?"  The search for meaning and purpose is humanity's never-ending quest. It is said that "How Questions" belong to the realm of science, but "Why Questions" do not. Yet startling scientific discoveries offer radical powers of explanation. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 2"  Use specialty presser feet to help improve your basic and decorative sewing skills. Nancy includes characteristics, uses, settings, and how-tos for the Stitch-N-Ditch Foot, Teflon Foot, and the Flower Stitch Foot. Learn new options for binding, sewing difficult fabrics, and making beautiful circular flowers. D
1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Puppy Pals"  Marianne and Mary share how to draw design inspiration from a novelty fabric. They show how to tilt blocks for a whimsical look. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Screen Porch Highlights"  Dean and Miriam talk about roofing, railings and a realistic gas fireplace during the construction of a screen porch. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Workbench Basics"  Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you the must-have features you need when choosing the right workbench. D
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. At the front deck, carpenter Chris Aguiar finishes up the cable railing system. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to install a manual transfer switch for a portable generator. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Dallas to fix a sewer line that is clogged with tree roots. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA)"  There's a new wave of farmers emerging who are young, educated, hard working and extremely environmentally passionate. As traditional farmers are retiring, these young farmers are answering the call for a healthier tomorrow. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Elections for Sale"  One of the reasons Moyers & Company frequently returns to the theme of money and politics is because it's absolutely necessary to do so. Nothing corrupts our political system more than the ability of the rich and influential to spend limitless amounts of money -- often in secret -- with the intention of creating preferred political outcomes. And far from being a regulator of campaign finances, our political funding laws -- aided by a corporate-friendly Supreme Court and self-interested politicians -- only facilitate the process of empowering the few while subjugating the many. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   Molly comes home from the hospital and the family anxiously waits to hear her results. William gets a shock when he meets the twin brother of a body he is arranging a funeral for.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Stronger"  Technology reporter David Pogue brings his off-beat humor and high-energy style to his role as host for this mini-series. Pogue examines everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and reviews tests for the world's strongest materials. He travels from the deck of a U.S. naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby. He checks in with experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create strong "stuff." Part 1 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
8:00 pm 
Broadway Or Bust  "And The Winner Is ..."  The show at New York's Minskoff Theatre is about to begin. During the first half of the show all 60 finalists perform in ensemble with judges giving scores to the leading performers based on the group performances and individual medleys. Then, the top six contenders perform their solos, leading to the judge's announcement of the male and female who take home the Jimmy Awards.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Wallander, Series III - Before The Frost"  Wallander is on the trail of an escapee and serial arsonist from a psychiatric hospital, when he is visited by Anna, an old friend of Linda, his estranged daughter. As arson attacks occur, Anna appears to be connected in some way. Wallander must reconcile with Linda and join forces to find Anna at all costs.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks   Lane indulges his obsession with fishing when UCOS investigates the case of two boys abducted from a fishing lake in 1979. The boys escaped but the kidnapper was not found. Lane thinks the fishing lake, the 1979 abduction and a recent spate of snatches are related.G
11:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Kentucky"  In a state well known for its horses, host Darley Newman discovers wildflowers, a historic mill site and rolling green hills on the trails at Shaker Village.G
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Stronger"  Technology reporter David Pogue brings his off-beat humor and high-energy style to his role as host for this mini-series. Pogue examines everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and reviews tests for the world's strongest materials. He travels from the deck of a U.S. naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby. He checks in with experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create strong "stuff." Part 1 of 4G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rhyming Block"  Mother Goose is visiting Sesame Street and needs to write three new nursery rhymes by the end of the day, but she fears she has become a rusty rhymer. Elmo and Abby say they are great rhymers, and they offer to help. Mother Goose explains that to write really good nursery rhymes, you need conflict - when someone wants something or needs something very badly. D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse"  Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Coldplay"  The Grammy-winners and modern-rock giants have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. They perform their hits and selections from their album Mylo Xyloto.G
6:00 am 
Mara - River of Death   The river in East Africa runs through two of the continent's important nature reserves: the Masai Mara in Kenya and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The film showcases the Mara in its entire length, documenting events that unfold during the migration season.G
7:00 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
7:30 am 
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Basque Arborglyphs in the Steens, The Europa Project"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Los Angeles - Seattle"  Traveling up Highway 101 to San Francisco, the team takes in the iconic sights of the West coast, from sea lions to the Golden Gate Bridge, before stopping to speak with Aleks Zavaleta, Executive Director of Loco Bloco, a community outreach program. In Sebastapol they interview Jay Shafer, designer of Tumbleweed Tiny Homes, sustainable homes as small as 65 square feet, whose home makes the RV seem spacious. Continuing into the Pacific Northwest, the team is invited into the home of Lori Pappas, CEO of Global Team for Local Initiatives, an Ethiopian aid organization. D
9:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Springfield, OH"  The four treasure hunters are at the Springfield Extravaganza and challenged to sift through the 2,000 vendors to find the best piece of cast iron to sell at auction. Picks include a Jazzboy Jim toy, a Salvador Dali lithograph and a pair of chairs made of skis.G
10:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Geneva and the Matterhorn: Quest for the Water Castle   In the 11th installment of his Emmy-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the Rhone River, Lake Geneva and the Matterhorn regions of Switzerland - the country known since Medieval times as the "water castle" of Europe. On his quest, Richard uncovers how the Swiss harnessed the Rhone to light Switzerland and its neighbors, power some of the world's most efficient rail systems and quench the thirst of millions, while still managing to preserve this precious resource. D
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Brazil"  Merrilees starts her journey in the Afro-influenced coastal city of Salvador.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know  "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know airs a special edition titled, "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia." In the shadow of Stone Mountain, GA (once a gathering place for Ku Klux Klan cross burnings), Clarkston is a town of 7,500 that has gone from 90% white in the 1980s to less than 14% white and over a third foreign born today. D
1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   The Real Romney Revealed?; Afghan Insider Attacks Up; Poll Bounce. Tim Carney, The Washington Examiner; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Urban Peregrine Falcons, Car camping, Oregon Rain Beetles"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw"  Rick finds Poland transforming itself into the new heart of Europe, and Krakow, with its Baroque and cobbled charm, emerging as the "next Prague." Rick visits nearby Auschwitz and experiences a timeless, soul-searching lesson.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Smaller"  The second part of this mini-series explores the tiny - even microscopic - devices such as transistors and microchips that are designed to make our everyday appliances even smaller and easier to transport. Part 2 of 4G
5:00 pm 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
7:00 pm 
Michael Graves: The Warehouse   The architect and designer opens the door to his private home in Princeton, New Jersey, which serves a a showpiece for Graves' interests and influences. The once derelict warehouse is now a living space, marrying the structure's original 1920s artisanal design with his personal touches. His private tour includes his cherished collections.G
7:30 pm 
Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour   Popularly known for the "whistling bird" Alessi teakettle, the architect transforms America's built environment in the 1980s with buildings that take a whimsical approach to classical forms. But in early 2003, a mysterious and potentially fatal illness leaves him partially paralyzed. His ordeal, which includes years of painful rehabilitation, opens a new chapter of Graves' career - designing hospital furniture and homes for wounded war veterans.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Salt Lake City, UT - Part 1"  At the Salt Palace Convention Center, experts evaluate a 1920s to 1930s-era folk art quilt depicting scenes from Mormon history, and materials documenting the career of actor Philip Margetts valued up to $150,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
11:00 pm 
Michael Graves: The Warehouse   The architect and designer opens the door to his private home in Princeton, New Jersey, which serves a a showpiece for Graves' interests and influences. The once derelict warehouse is now a living space, marrying the structure's original 1920s artisanal design with his personal touches. His private tour includes his cherished collections.G
11:30 pm 
Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour   Popularly known for the "whistling bird" Alessi teakettle, the architect transforms America's built environment in the 1980s with buildings that take a whimsical approach to classical forms. But in early 2003, a mysterious and potentially fatal illness leaves him partially paralyzed. His ordeal, which includes years of painful rehabilitation, opens a new chapter of Graves' career - designing hospital furniture and homes for wounded war veterans.G
12:00 am 
Principles for Principals  "Building A Plan for Reform"  Principals look at ways to overcome obstacles and work toward the goal of sustained and coherent change in math and science.G
1:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D
1:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. Art, performance, and film images are employed to show the collection's broad span of influence. D
2:00 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Making Connections"  Teachers of music, visual art, and theatre build thoughtful connections to topics their seventh-graders are working on in social studies and language arts. D
2:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Exploring Our Town"  Seventh- and eighth-grade students explore Thornton Wilder. D
3:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Baked Ziti with Garden Vegetables"  What do you do in the summer when all those fresh garden vegetables are available at home, roadside stands, and Farmer's Markets? Throw them into a delicious pan of baked ziti, and marinara sauce. Delicious! The added crunch, color, and appealing taste will have you asking for seconds. D
5:00 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
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
6:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Shenandoah National Park"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner gets up close and personal to photograph the majestic white-tailed deer. D
6:30 am 
Pedal America  "From Liquor Bottle to Water Bottle - Chicago, Illinois"  Ira David pedals along The Windy City's magnificent lakefront and downtown neighborhoods to show why Chicago is consistently ranked among the top five bicycling towns in North America. Stops include Museum Campus, Soldier Field, and the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Also, meet one Chicago resident, a former chain smoker and alcoholic, who traded in his liquor bottles for water bottles when he discovered the benefits of bicycling. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to install a manual transfer switch for a portable generator. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Dallas to fix a sewer line that is clogged with tree roots. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Drop-Leaf Table"  NULL
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Seed Savers Exchange - Saving the Planet by Saving Seeds"  Decorah, IA. On an 890-acre farm in Iowa, the horticultural heritage of America is being preserved one seed at a time. The Seed Savers Exchange, a non-profit, member-supported organization, uses this farm to save and share the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, creating a living legacy that can be passed on to future generations. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Easy Entertaining"  Katie's simple, creative and elegant ideas make hosting a party easy as pie. In the Kitchen: Quick Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette, Refreshing Pear and Apple Wine Cooler and Savory Flank Steak Pinwheels. Projects: A stunning floral centerpiece. D
9:00 am 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Pork"  Pork chop with applesauce is the starting point for three Julia and Jacques improvisations with the versatile meat.G
9:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Curry Favorites"  What used to be an exotic spice has gone mainstream as people fall in love with its flavor and versatility. Chef Keller demonstrates how to make a curry spice blend from scratch and then makes two great recipes, all enhanced by the flavors of this remarkable spice. Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples; Veggie Curry Burger. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summertime Supper"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews liquid measuring cups in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Lighter Corn Chowder with lots of corn flavor. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Flavor Fiesta"  It's a party when Joanne and her student Cheryl get together. Joanne adds a sweet crisp twist to classic guacamole, shows how to improve a store bought stock to elevate tortilla soup, and then the party really begins with muddled cherry margaritas Recipes: Sweet Pea Guacamole, Tortilla Soup with Pork Meatballs, Tortillas and Cheddar, and Fresh Cherry Margaritas. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik, Entertainment Marketing. D
11:00 am 
Ethics In America II  "My Brother's Keeper"  In a neighborhood perhaps like your own, in a family perhaps not too different from yours, individuals struggle with their college applications, with promotions at work, with the actions of their neighbors, and try to determine what to do when important values about questions of fairness, loyalty, secrets, and trust conflict.G
12:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Building A Plan for Reform"  Principals look at ways to overcome obstacles and work toward the goal of sustained and coherent change in math and science.G
1:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D
1:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. Art, performance, and film images are employed to show the collection's broad span of influence. D
2:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Making Connections"  Teachers of music, visual art, and theatre build thoughtful connections to topics their seventh-graders are working on in social studies and language arts. D
2:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Exploring Our Town"  Seventh- and eighth-grade students explore Thornton Wilder. D
3:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Baked Ziti with Garden Vegetables"  What do you do in the summer when all those fresh garden vegetables are available at home, roadside stands, and Farmer's Markets? Throw them into a delicious pan of baked ziti, and marinara sauce. Delicious! The added crunch, color, and appealing taste will have you asking for seconds. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Eggs-Quisite"  Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Sweet Summer Endings"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. D
6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Out of Africa"  Africa. Where mankind, grilling, and civilization began. Today, we take you to this mysterious, multi-cultural continent, where complex flavors and grilling techniques show just how far we've evolved since a human ancestor called Homo erectus became the first animal to cook his dinner. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to install a manual transfer switch for a portable generator. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Dallas to fix a sewer line that is clogged with tree roots. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G
8:00 pm 
Grand View  "Mount Rainier National Park"  At Mount Rainier National Park, Baumann takes his audience to Central Washington to witness one of the most geologically tenuous landscapes in America. The mountain and region have been shaped by volcanic activity and geologists anticipate its next blast. The mountain itself is an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Eggs-Quisite"  Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Sweet Summer Endings"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. D
9:30 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. Famed New Orleans chef John Besh, the winner of the 2004 competition and the 2006 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef of the Southeast, hosted the event. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward"  A tour of the New York Public Library for The Performing Arts' exhibition "Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward" guided by historian Barry Day with Coward's long-time friend and colleague, Geoffrey Johnson. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why The Laws of Nature?"  What's real? What's fundamental? There are regularities in nature, things that are or work the same-always, everywhere, across the universe just like in your kitchen. Down deep, what are the laws of nature? What makes them "laws"? And where do they come from?. D
12:00 am 
Cuba Mia: Portrait of An All-Woman Orchestra   Camerata Romeu, a female orchestra led by conductor Zenaida Romeu, presents a blend of classical and folk music, with fiery renditions of new Cuban music. The film profiles the 10 musicians as they prepare for a concert while juggling their daily lives.G
1:00 am 
Global Voices  "Companeras"  COMPANERAS profiles America?s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Founded in 1994, the 12 members of Reyna shatter age-old stereotypes while expanding the popularity of mariachi music. In a culture and a musical tradition that has always been male-dominated, these women are true pioneers, literally giving voice to Latinas. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "The New Teacher Experience"  The New Teacher Experience: Follow two teachers in Los Angeles, CA for an intimate look at what the experience is really like. Many beginning teachers in America are given keys to their classroom and left to sink or swim in isolation, but, with the support of mentors, these teachers persevere through the trials and tribulations of their first year of teaching. D
3:00 am 
America ReFramed  "La Americana"  When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. D
4:11 am 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
4:18 am 
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
4:30 am 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
6:30 am 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
7:00 am 
Cruz Reynoso: Sowing The Seeds of Justice   CRUZ REYNOSO: SOWING THE SEEDS OF JUSTICE paints a portrait of a man touched by injustice as a child who dedicated his life to fighting discrimination and inequality as a lawyer, judge and teacher. The compelling biography, told through a combination of archival footage and interviews, charts Cruz Reynoso's humble origins, his appointment to the California Supreme Court (the first Latino justice to serve in the state's highest court) and more recently, his leadership on the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights. D
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
9:00 am 
Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence   Ohio's annual Ferret Buckeye Bash is the largest and most popular ferret show in the country. Hundreds of top breeders, seasoned experts and ferret enthusiasts pamper and parade their pets in a quest for prizes and prestige. Though these mischievous and often quirky creatures are unlikely show animals, the competition is intense. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Deaf Jam"  Teenager Aneta Brodski, who is a deaf Israeli immigrant in New York City, discovers American Sign Language and dives into ASL poetry. In this three-dimensional art form, body movements convey meaning and meter, and rhymes are measured in hand shapes. When Brodski meets Tahani Salah, a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they collaborate on poetry performance.G
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "La Americana"  When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. D
12:11 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
12:18 pm 
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
12:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
2:30 pm 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
3:00 pm 
Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence   Ohio's annual Ferret Buckeye Bash is the largest and most popular ferret show in the country. Hundreds of top breeders, seasoned experts and ferret enthusiasts pamper and parade their pets in a quest for prizes and prestige. Though these mischievous and often quirky creatures are unlikely show animals, the competition is intense. D
4:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Deaf Jam"  Teenager Aneta Brodski, who is a deaf Israeli immigrant in New York City, discovers American Sign Language and dives into ASL poetry. In this three-dimensional art form, body movements convey meaning and meter, and rhymes are measured in hand shapes. When Brodski meets Tahani Salah, a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they collaborate on poetry performance.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "La Americana"  When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. D
6:11 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
6:18 pm 
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
6:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "La Americana"  When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. D
10:11 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
10:18 pm 
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
10:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos"  They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what exactly happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly "disappeared"? Thirty years after leaving his native country of Argentina, Director Juan Mandelbaum discovers that a former college girlfriend was among the thousands abducted, tortured and "disappeared" during the country's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. His personal journey, along with others who lost loved ones, tells the story behind the brutal events that still haunts Argentina today. D

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