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January 24, 2014
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7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
8:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem"  The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dome-Headed Dinosaur/Treasure Hunt"  The Pteranodon kids and their dome-headed friend Spikey Stygimoloch meet a brother and sister, Patrick and Pamela Pachycephalosaurus, two dinosaurs with enormous dome heads. Spikey bonds with the Pachycephalosaurus. Patrick and Pamela are athletes who invite our kids, Mom, and Spikey along to watch them use their impressive dome heads to play a volleyball type sport called, Dome Ball. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rosita's Abuela"  Rosita's Spanish-speaking grandmother is on Sesame Street. Maria helps Rosita deal with her feelings about speaking a lot of Spanish around her friends and having to always translate for her Abuela. Educational Objectives: Self-Regulation. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick"  Daniel Gets a Cold: It's Prince Wednesday's birthday party at school! Daniel really doesn't want to miss the party, but he is not feeling very well at all. He learns that when you're sick, rest is best. Mom Tiger is Sick: It's a busy day at Daniel's house and everyone is working on something. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Goose and the Golden Eggs"  Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Big Brother Caillou"  Bunny Shmunny: Caillou doesn't seem to appreciate how much time Mommy spends doing things for him (like cooking and picking up clothes). until Caillou spends a lot of time making a paper mache bunny for Rosie. When Rosie couldn't care less about Caillou's bunny, he finally realizes how it feels when someone is unappreciative of the hard work that's done for them. D
12:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Kindness with Friends"  Percy's New Friends - Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. When he approaches a squirrel, it runs away. He tries to make friends with a bird but it flies away. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick"  Daniel Gets a Cold: It's Prince Wednesday's birthday party at school! Daniel really doesn't want to miss the party, but he is not feeling very well at all. He learns that when you're sick, rest is best. Mom Tiger is Sick: It's a busy day at Daniel's house and everyone is working on something. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "My Mother The Dog/Martha's Must-Have"  My Mother the Dog - Inspired by Ronald's parrot, Martha starts doing impersonations. It turns out her imitation of Helen's mom is spot-on. But when she starts answering phone calls in Mariella's voice, she gets a bit more than she bargained for. D
2:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem"  The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4"  When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets bullied and stripped of her superhero star.G
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aqua Frog"  While the Wild Kratts explore the life cycle of the Bull Frog, they uncover a plot by Zach Varmitech to destroy the frogs' habitat. With the help of some Wild Kratts kids, the team moves quickly to stop Zach. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Raising The Bar"  The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Fetch Finale"  It all comes down to this! In the Season Five FETCH! Finale, Ruff has learned that PURRS, the organization that runs Go Get It!, is an EVIL CAT ORGANIZATION! PURRS plans to brainwash the entire country with a device that makes everyone think they're cats! PURRS is also responsible for the disappearance of Ruff's parents.After learning that PURRS headquarters is hidden somewhere inside a water park, Ruff sends the FETCHers to find a way inside. Now all Ruff needs to do is stop the brainwashing device, find his parents, and crown a FETCH! Grand Champion!! All in a day's work for Ruff Ruffman!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report"  The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player.and shows him how it's done. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise Of Miss Power, Part 3/the Rise Of Miss Power, Part 4"  When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she gets bullied and stripped of her superhero star.G
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind the global stock market rout and is this the start of something bigger? And, with the overseas markets in focus, Morningstar's International Stock Fund Manager of the Year is our Market Monitor guest and he has a list of companies to recommend. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "World Court Judge Joan Donoghue"  The judge is the first female American to sit on the court, which is in The Hague, Netherlands. Donoghue discusses the role of the court and her work on it with host Marcia Franklin.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2014   New co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz are joined weekly by political analysts Betsy Russell and Jim Weatherby along with other news professionals to help provide a firsthand account of the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Nashville 2.0   Visit country music's booming hometown, a city that welcomes young musicians who dream of making it big. Creating the musical landscape of tomorrow, Music City is home to Americana music and contemporary American roots music, incorporating styles like country, rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B, gospel, Latin and blues, bringing new sounds to these proud traditions.G
10:00 pm 
Music Makes A City   In the late 1940s, Charles Farnsley, the visionary mayor in Louisville, Kentucky, embarked on an unusual scheme to save the city's struggling civic orchestra. His ambitious plan to commission and record new music from composers all over the world succeeded beyond all expectations - sparking a torrent of original offerings from both famous and emerging composers of the time.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Baked Potato Bar"  Whether you serve them up mashed, stir them into casseroles and soups, or simply chop them up to make French fries, potatoes are absolutely delicious. You may know potatoes as just a side dish or accompaniment to a meal, but today we're going to serve these potatoes as the main dish? We're making them the center attraction! We're creating a Baked Potato Bar. When these are hot out of the oven, we'll serve them up with a variety of fresh toppings that will create a perfect meal. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Pest Control (Philadelphia, PA)"  We demonstrate various options of greenhouse growing and show that anyone can garden year round, even on the smallest budget. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders"  One hundred years after Native American Michael Pablo sent his captive bison herd to Canada to help preserve the dwindling species, dozens of their descendants are released into the bison herd on the American Prairie Reserve in northern Montana.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Backyard Barbecue"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Barbecued Pulled Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for electric charcoal starters. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of ice cream cones. D
9:30 am 
Aviators   Goodyear Blimp: The Goodyear Blimp is an American icon. But Goodyear is at a transformational point in their history as they revamp the fleet to Zeppelins. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   The Leadbetters; The Song Catchers. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rosita's Abuela"  Rosita's Spanish-speaking grandmother is on Sesame Street. Maria helps Rosita deal with her feelings about speaking a lot of Spanish around her friends and having to always translate for her Abuela. Educational Objectives: Self-Regulation. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dome-Headed Dinosaur/Treasure Hunt"  The Pteranodon kids and their dome-headed friend Spikey Stygimoloch meet a brother and sister, Patrick and Pamela Pachycephalosaurus, two dinosaurs with enormous dome heads. Spikey bonds with the Pachycephalosaurus. Patrick and Pamela are athletes who invite our kids, Mom, and Spikey along to watch them use their impressive dome heads to play a volleyball type sport called, Dome Ball. D
12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Rise of Miss Power, Part 1/The Rise of Miss Power, Part 2"  A new superhero, Miss Power, has come to earth from outer space, but is she really a super villain?G
2:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Simple Machines"  Simple machines include the lever, the inclined plane, the wedge, the pulley, the wheel and axle, and the screw. Combine these simple machines and you can create almost anything that makes work easier. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by John Gardner and Kathryn Devine. Woody Sobey of the Discovery Center of Boise will also do a special demonstration of simple machines.G
2:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Sweet Nectar"  World's First Organic Fair-Trade Honey & Blue Agave Syrup from Mexico. Chef Richard Sandoval: Modern Mexican Restaurants - New York; Dubai; Las Vegas; Denver; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; Mexico City; Acapulco This episode accompanies Chef Richard Sandoval, world-famous for his modern Mexican cuisine, on a journey to the outer reaches of Mexico, from the dense jungles of Quintana Roo to the mountaintops of Jalisco to the Pacific cliffs outside Acapulco. D
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Big Cat Challenge"  Lions, cheetahs and leopards: each cat has developed its own unique hunting strategies and survival techniques. In this fast-moving film, we examine their behavior and competitive interaction with each other to discover which is the ultimate hunter.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Meet The Coywolf"  A mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, the coywolf is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent - within the last 90 years - in evolutionary terms. Beginning in Canada, the story of how this creature came to be is an extraordinary tale of how quickly adaptation and evolution can occur, especially when humans interfere.G
6:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Savannah"  The newest of all the environments, savannah snakes its way across Africa hemmed in between forests and deserts. A mixture of open woodlands and vast grassy plains, savannah is home to a variety of big cats as well as the greatest herds of wild grazing mammals on Earth today. Part 2 of 6G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Deserts  "The Namib Desert: The World's Oldest Desert"  At 130 million years old, the Namib Desert stretches 1,200 miles along the coastline with the highest dunes in the world. The strip of extreme and varied landscapes include the orange sands, vivid white salt pans, and shipwreck scattered Skeleton Coast. Part 6 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Nature  "Meet The Coywolf"  A mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, the coywolf is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent - within the last 90 years - in evolutionary terms. Beginning in Canada, the story of how this creature came to be is an extraordinary tale of how quickly adaptation and evolution can occur, especially when humans interfere.G
10:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Savannah"  The newest of all the environments, savannah snakes its way across Africa hemmed in between forests and deserts. A mixture of open woodlands and vast grassy plains, savannah is home to a variety of big cats as well as the greatest herds of wild grazing mammals on Earth today. Part 2 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Blanket Chest"  The blanket chest has been around since the Pilgrims came to Massachusetts in the 1600s. In this episode, Tommy builds one that demonstrates basic frame construction, and mortise and tenon joinery. And, he shares his techniques for carving, a special feature of the box that is dramatic, yet simple.G
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Stepping Back In Time"  P. Allen Smith takes a step back in time on a whirlwind tour starting with Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, Virginia, where we learn about the historic plants in the estate's gardens. Allen also visits Longwood Mansion, the largest octagonal house in the United States, a National Historic Landmark in Natchez, Mississippi; and the home of the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois. D
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  Do you have a little extra space in your garage? If not, you'll want to after we show you all the cool things you can do with it! We create a multipurpose space to start out and then create a themed party using the existing space. Next, learn the right way to paint a garage door with Matt. Finally, it's recipe time for a tropical themed party right in your garage. D
9:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Teach The Teachers"  This episode includes digitizing designs, some latest photo printing techniques and a visit to a school for professional quiltmakers.G
9:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Winter's Surprise, Part 2"  Continuation from the under-painting, demonstrating cast shadows and developing an atmosphere using warm and cool colors together. Jerry shows how to interweave patches of snow through a layering progress of darks to light. Then uses script brush to build groups of weeds throughout the painting. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. D
10:30 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Fish Chronicles"  A peninsula surrounded on three sides by water, Korea is a haven for fish lovers. Marja visits Sokcho, where most of her Korean family resides, to see the gigantic octopus come ashore in Daepo Port. Later, she enjoys a memorable meal of simply grilled shellfish in a seaside restaurant. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "A Night Out/First Day of Class"  Rebecca finds her first day of classes at the San Francisco College of Music intimidating and expensive, she also meets Alberto's family.G
11:30 am 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G
12:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Connecting Other Subjects to Inquiry"  This program explores how to use subjects like mathematics and language to further scientific inquiry and understanding of science concepts, and conversely, how science can aid learning in other subjects. It also reiterates the benefits of learning science through inquiry and explores your "next steps" along the inquiry journey.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Common Life in the Middle Ages"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Cities and Cathedrals of the Middle Ages"  As Europe's cities come back to life, the great churches embody the material and spiritual ambitions of the age.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "High-Tech Fashion"  With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Raising The Bar"  The main Cybrary is under attack. Hacker, disguised as an exterminator called the Vermin Vexer, has released a mysterious cyberbug that is systematically destroying certain information - but Ms. Fileshare, the overworked Cybrarian, is too busy to notice. When Hacker uses bar graphs to confuse Ms. Fileshare, the kids create bar graphs of their own to counter his contentions. D
5:00 pm 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Teach The Teachers"  This episode includes digitizing designs, some latest photo printing techniques and a visit to a school for professional quiltmakers.G
5:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Winter's Surprise, Part 2"  Continuation from the under-painting, demonstrating cast shadows and developing an atmosphere using warm and cool colors together. Jerry shows how to interweave patches of snow through a layering progress of darks to light. Then uses script brush to build groups of weeds throughout the painting. D
6:00 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "The Ultimate Steak Dinner"  Nick visits the butcher and the pear orchard and prepares New York Steak with Vodka Martini Sauce and Pears in Marsala Wine Sauce. D
6:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Tomatoes....You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey"  Mary Vaughn shows Chef Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon at the restaurant where food enthusiasts from around the country are coming to study BBQ, and Vivian plans to serve them the "ultimate tomato sandwich.". D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Concrete Jungle"  Working around the antique fieldstone foundation, Kevin and Norm find Tom and mason Mark McCullough replacing the inadequate foundation under the addition and pouring a new slab in the basement with a concrete curb to bolster the walls. Breaking through the living room ceiling, they discover a lot more headroom, along with the original plaster molding and medallion, almost completely intact. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
8:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Southern Ethiopia - Tribal Lands and Primeval People"  In the Rift Valley, Joseph becomes acquainted with the fishermen, birds, crocodiles and hippos at two lakes. Then he crosses into the Lower Omo Valley where he encounters the Konso, Hamer and Mursi people.G
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "For The Love of Vegetables"  Italians love their vegetables, and they are known for having some of the simplest, freshest and most delicious vegetable dishes of any country. In this episode, Lidia makes Stuffed Escarole, Stuffed Artichoke and Meat Stuffed Eggplant. D
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Poaching with Guest Jasper White"  This week on Simply Ming it's all about Poaching - a technique that is often forgotten in today's kitchens. To help bring poaching back into favor, Ming teams up with friend and celebrated chef, Jasper White. Together they demonstrate how poaching preserves moisture and texture while adding flavor and no fat. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
11:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
11:30 pm 
Bold Visions: Women In Science and Technology   Glimpses into the lives of extraordinary women working in the fields of science and technology: a research scientist searching for genetic causes of diseases, an astronaut applying her engineering expertise in space and a results-driven technologist responsible for numerous patents. Their exciting and collaborative work not only improves the quality of lives around the world but underscores the need for the United States to nurture its home-grown female talent in these male-dominated fields. During the documentary, Academy Award-winning actor Marcia Gay Harden (Pollack)and CSI: NYstar Melina Kanakaredes recall the science-related experiences of their youth, discuss the impact of teachers on their lives and speak about the desire for their daughters to remain open to careers in the fields of math and science. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Preserving Public Memory"  Brent Glass, director emeritus of the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, talks about the ways in which museums, historical sites and memorials are increasingly involving the public in their exhibits, and the importance of preserving public memory.G
10:00 am 
Well Read  "Guy Gavriel Kay, River of Stars"  From one of the biggest names in fantasy fiction, an epic of prideful emperors, nomadic invasions, and a woman battling to find a new place for women in the world. D
10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Killer Typhoon"  It was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, leaving more than 5,000 dead and millions homeless. This film analyzes what made Haiyan so destructive, and what can be done to better prepare for such disasters.G
12:00 pm 
Chasing Shackleton   Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis and his crew must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete their re-enactment of Shackleton's journey. But injury, illness and bad weather are against them. Racing through a narrow weather window, they battle high winds, bad visibility, deadly crevasse fields, and impossible climbs. Part 3 of 3G
1:00 pm 
Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon  "The War Years"  "The War Years" documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Salinger: American Masters   This film features interviews with 150 subjects, including J.D. Salinger's friends, colleagues and members of his inner circle who have never spoken on the record before as well as film footage, photographs and other material that has never been seen. Additionally, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton, John Cusack, Danny DeVito, John Guare, Martin Sheen, David Milch, Robert Towne, Tom Wolfe and others talk about Salinger's influence on their lives and work.G
6:30 pm 
Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston   Writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, a celebrated (and sometimes controversial) figure of the Harlem Renaissance, first rose to prominence with Mules and Men (1935) and cemented her reputation soon after with her 1937 masterwork, Their Eyes Were Watching God. However, few know about the woman behind this widely read and highly acclaimed novel - particularly the last 10 years of her life. THE LOST YEARS OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON delves into the writer's life, work and philosophies, concentrating on her very productive but often overlooked, final decade. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind the global stock market rout and is this the start of something bigger? And, with the overseas markets in focus, Morningstar's International Stock Fund Manager of the Year is our Market Monitor guest and he has a list of companies to recommend. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Blood Brother"  This film is a portrait of Rocky Braat, a young man who longed to find a family. He didn't know it but this desire would lead him to an AIDS hostel in India, a place of unspeakable hardship, where he would find almost more love and need than he could bear.G
11:30 pm 
Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston   Writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, a celebrated (and sometimes controversial) figure of the Harlem Renaissance, first rose to prominence with Mules and Men (1935) and cemented her reputation soon after with her 1937 masterwork, Their Eyes Were Watching God. However, few know about the woman behind this widely read and highly acclaimed novel - particularly the last 10 years of her life. THE LOST YEARS OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON delves into the writer's life, work and philosophies, concentrating on her very productive but often overlooked, final decade. D

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