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3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Germ Warfare"  This program examines the increasing incidence of infectious germ-borne illnesses that occur in industrialized and developing countries and discusses how society reacts to infectious diseases and outlines the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "The Modern Plague"  The program recounts medical science's search for the cause of a mysterious illness that seemed to affect only gay young men in the early 1980s and describes how the disease AIDS and the human immunodeficiency virus that causes it were identified, as well as modes of transmission.G
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  Chronicles the development of life on Earth.G
4:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Glaciers"  Presents the properties of glaciers and assesses their importance in sculpting Earth's surface.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Diabetes Prevention"  Type two diabetes is increasing at staggering rates. Changes in lifestyle and diet are key to preventing the disease, but as a country, how can we turn this epidemic around?. D
6:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Eggs-Quisite"  Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle. D
7:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Oh, Those Ravioli"  Lidia heads north to Boston, where she takes viewers on a sweet trip to two Boston pastry shops: Modern Pasty and Maria's Pastry, and ventures into Boston's Little Italy to see pasta made by hand. Down in New Jersey, Lidia checks out Simply Grazin' Organic Farm. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares Ricotta and Sausage-Filled Ravioli and Struffoli, an Italian-American classic, for dessert. D
7:30 am 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  Chefs from Asia to Italy agree the best way to infuse noodles with flavor is to saute them. It's a critical step many home cooks skip. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and his guests, The Pallotta Sisters, focus on that technique. D
8:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mexican Microbrews and Pub Fare"  Many of us experienced our first Mexican beer on a beach with a squeeze of lime. Now we're happy to see a beer revolution rumbling in the Baja peninsula. Rick takes us from the Tecate brewery, which started in 1944, to the Tijuana brewery, makers of several microbrews. D
8:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "One Pot Asian Meals with Ming Tsai"  Sara's old friend Ming Tsai shares his favorite one-pot meals with an Asian twist. His Lemongrass-Coconut Chicken Soup is a perfect showcase for a tutorial on cooking with lemongrass. Black Bean Scallops and Zucchini is cooked in a wok and delicious with Ming's signature 50-50 rice. D
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
9:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Eat Your Vegetables"  Joanne eases the anxiety that can sometimes set in when a vegetarian is coming to dinner. Working with her fitness specialist student Randy she prepares a satisfying bulgur and feta salad and fried potato and spiced red pepper frittata that would satisfy vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Recipes: Bulgur, Feta and Oven-Dried Tomato Salad and Fried Potato and Spiced Red Pepper Frittata. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Crepes and Croissants"  Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best croissants. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Croissants right at home. And finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to flawless Crepes. D
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   The first segment features Jenn Mason showing how to create a 3D mixed media shadow box. Next, Jo Pearson shares decorative techniques for recycling boxes into gift bags. Then, Jennifer McCord makes a paper quilt and flower sampler embellished with paper rosettes. D
11:00 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Kim, Part 1"  (16x20 Acrylic) This painting is the first step in teaching figures and portrait work. The smooth linen canvas used for portrait work is first prepared using a mottled gray background. Jerry starts with a rough sketch of the model using the negative space technique to develop the figure. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 6 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady uses a less-expensive Brazilian hardwood called garapa for the new deck, and installs it with a hidden fastening system. Carpenter Chris Aguiar uses a jig to cut straight red cedar shingles into a wave pattern designed by the architect, then passes them up to George Duarte for installation at the top of the side gable. Inside, Andy shows master carpenter Norm Abram the progress on the flooring, which is four-inch strip red oak, and the simple details on the interior trim that will let the water views take center stage. D
12:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 7 of 10"  On a rainy day in Barrington, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's replaced the old cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway. Master carpenter Norm Abram visits a custom cabinet shop in Smithfield, Rhode Island to see how they are using high-end cherry veneers for the project to make a kitchen with true character. Back in Barrington, installer Rick Jutras hangs the last of the wall cabinets and scribes the refrigerator panel to fit the space. D
1:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Inspired Dovetailed Hope Chest"  Shakers knew the value of making things to last. So today Shaker Furniture is extremely valuable because it was made with exacting skill. Plus the simple lines are elegant and clean. D
1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Keepsake Box"  The Keepsake Box is a perfect project for anyone who wants to learn simple, small box construction. The box would make a great jewelry box or even a humidor. A special feature of this box is the herringbone inlay - a dramatic embellishment featured on top.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Mercedes-Benz C-Class"  Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Road Test: 2012 Buick Verano. Goss' Garage: Timing Belts & Bent Valves. D
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   A rural community celebrates its crops with "Art on a Silo"; A California vineyard combines grapes and olive oil for fine dining; The National Cornbread Festival delivers plenty to eat; Learn about the colorful history of carrots. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Honolulu, Hi - Hour 3"  Appraisers examine a 1915 Hawaiian flag quilt and a pair of violins purchased in 1921, which are worth up to $15,000 despite being determined to be fakes. Part 3 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Bishop Auckland 1"  Michael Aspel and the team converge on County Durham where items uncovered include a set of skeleton keys used for a daring POW escape in World War II, and a simple jug found in the rubbish that is valued at nearly $16,000.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "Making Chess Mandatory In Public Schools"  Austria: Child-Free Hotels - Hotel managers in Austria are now offering quiet, child-free vacation stays. It's a trend that's catching on - especially among wellness centers, where well-to-do guests are primarily looking to rest and recuperate. Guests expect a dignified atmosphere where they can eat and drink in style; many consider noisy children a nuisance. D
6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "The Irish Show"  This show from 1979 proclaims "It's a Great Day for the Irish." Joe Feeney is accompanied by Myron Floren on "Galway Bay." Ava Barber sings "Harrigan." Guy and Ralna offer the lullaby "Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ra." Bob Ralston plays "How Are Things in Glocca Morra."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Cold Store"  Mr. Lucas needs a day off to meet a girlfriend.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Daddy's Accident"  Hyacinth will go to manic lengths to ensure that even the most routine of daily events is just so, much to the chagrin of husband Richard and neighbor Liz.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Goodnight Sweet Ferret"  Hobbo's old pal, Heptonstall, is confined to bed with a bad leg. Gathering Alvin and Entwistle on the way, Hobbo arrives to help his pal, who needs someone to provide a decent burial for a recently deceased pet ferret.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Karen is on a sleepover, and Ben is away at adventure camp. Mum and Dad are left with a labrador to look after and a glimpse of what life will be like once the children have left home.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Cult Visit"  The lodge is visited by a strange cult from the planet Gorgon. Red builds a riding mower out of a Pontiac and a ceiling fan. Bill tries roller blade street hockey.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Election"  David has been the councilor in a safe Tory seat for a number of years. But when Geraldine becomes concerned that not enough has been done for his constituency, David finds he now has a village that is prepared to vote for the vicar.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "Stolen Earth"  Earth's greatest heroes assemble in time of dire need. But can the Doctor's secret army defeat the might of the new Dalek Empire? With battles on the streets and in the skies, the Doctor and Donna must brave the Shadow Proclamation to find out the truth.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack's Big Jump"  Jack Be Nimble is getting ready for his big jump over eight candlesticks! He tries to jump over them, but instead he knocks them over and falls. Jack runs away and hides. He messed up and now is having trouble jumping. D
4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere.G
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Cookbook"  Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister.G
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D
5:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack's Big Jump"  Jack Be Nimble is getting ready for his big jump over eight candlesticks! He tries to jump over them, but instead he knocks them over and falls. Jack runs away and hides. He messed up and now is having trouble jumping. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "George's Super Subway Adventure/Well Done, George"  George's Super Subway Adventure - The Man with the Yellow Hat has two surprises for George today: They're going to the zoo and they're riding the subway! George is so excited to see his first underground train that he hops right on, leaving the Man behind at the subway terminal. After comical mishaps where the two barely miss meeting up and some fun stops along the way, George figures out how to take the train all the way to the zoo, where he patiently waits for his friend to catch up. Well Done, George - A certain muddy monkey needs a bath, but there's no water coming out of the faucet. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Story of the Tooth Fairy"  Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
10:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam"  THE LEARNERER - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond? Vocabulary Words: Suffix, Misjudge. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
11:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Baja Beach House Cooking"  Rick introduces viewers to some of Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants then cooks dinner for them at a luxurious beach house. Margarita Carrillo, chef/owner of Don Emiliano Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo, joins Rick to purchase the local cabrillo fish and to visit Tamarindo's Farm for organically grown produce. Rick makes a tamarind chile sauce to go with his fish and eggplant course. D
12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Herbalicious"  Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. Projects: Planting an herb garden, drying herbs to make tasty tea blends and gift-wrapping with glitter. D
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Tuscan Serenade, Part 1"  (12x24 Acrylic) In this session, Jerry stays with the Tuscan theme, capturing the soft earth tones from that region. The piece is first blocked in starting with the sky and then adding layers of depth leading to the foreground using the value system. The painting will feature a beautiful field of poppies in the foreground. D
1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
1:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Graubuenden, Switzerland"  Burt finds out how avalanches are predicted, and takes us for a safe ride on the Bernina Express -one of the world's 10 best train trips. We learn the secrets of yodeling, cross the most dangerous mountain pass in the Alps, walk through the untouched forests of the Swiss National Park and tour St. Moritz-the original Alpine winter resort. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Food Safety and Biomedical Research"  How safe is our nation's food system? Carolyn Bohach is a microbiologist from the University of Idaho who specializes in studying E. coli and food safety. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Bohach about her research and ways we can prevent E. coli breakouts.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Mercedes-Benz C-Class"  Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Road Test: 2012 Buick Verano. Goss' Garage: Timing Belts & Bent Valves. D
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Shake and Bake Reinvented"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Nut-Crusted Chicken Cutlets. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate Crisp Pan-Fried Pork Chops at home. D
3:30 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Red Ryder"  Roger and Sarah visit Pagosa Springs, Colorado and the studio museum of artist Fred Harmon, creator of the Red Ryder comic strip. Sarah speaks with Fred Harmon Jr. about his father's work. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Venice City Guide"  Justine Shapiro visits key sites along the Grand Canal.G
5:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Appalachian Trail; Avery County. D
6:00 pm 
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
7:00 pm 
Bee Gees One Night Only   This 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the very few Bee Gees performances filmed. The music special showcases many of the group's disco and pop hits. The Gibb brothers, who comprised the Bee Gees, sang three-part harmony and wrote their own hit songs. Two of the three siblings have died - Maurice in 2004 and Robin in 2012. Barry continues to perform as a solo act.G
8:00 pm 
PBS Arts from Cleveland: Women Who Rock   From Bessie Smith to Janis Joplin to Lady Gaga, this performance documentary vibrates with energy. Inspired by the exhibit of the same name at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the program reveals new insights into what it means to be female in the male-dominated world of rock and roll. Cyndi Lauper is host.G
9:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Appalachian Trail; Avery County. D
10:00 pm 
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
11:00 pm 
Bee Gees One Night Only   This 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the very few Bee Gees performances filmed. The music special showcases many of the group's disco and pop hits. The Gibb brothers, who comprised the Bee Gees, sang three-part harmony and wrote their own hit songs. Two of the three siblings have died - Maurice in 2004 and Robin in 2012. Barry continues to perform as a solo act.G
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Moonridge Animal Park"  Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the Curiosity Quest crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard. D
3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
4:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Infancy and Early Childhood"  Beginning with the first years of life, the early influences of the biological and social clocks, how children develop, and how they gain confidence and curiosity are explored.G
5:00 am 
Grannies On Safari  "India - The Golden Triangle"  The Grannies venture into this fascinating subcontinent to visit one of the world's most interesting countries - India. They explore part of what is called the Golden Triangle, beginning in the city of New Delhi and then on to Agra, home of the iconic Taj Mahal, and Jaipur, a cultural hub and glistening outpost of Indian arts, architecture and culture.G
5:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu"  The Seattle-based photographer travels to northern Japan to view iconic red-crested cranes, then heads south to the mountains to take a dip in Nagano's hot springs with mischievous macaque snow monkeys. His photographic pilgrimage also includes the temples of Mt. Fugi and Koyosan.G
6:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Thailand, Andaman Islands"  Dramatic limestone cliffs and rock formations jut from translucent waters of Phang-nga Bay.G
6:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams.G
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Korea"  Rudy samples cosmopolitan Seoul and the tranquility of temples tucked into lush mountains.G
7:30 am 
Rick Steves' Iran   In his latest travelogue, Rick Steves journeys to Iran in the hopes of getting to know this ancient country - a leader in its corner of the world for 2,500 years - and to better understand the 70 million people living there. Shot in Tehran, Shiraz, Esfahan, Persepolis and villages in between, RICK STEVES' IRAN details the country's rich artistic and cultural heritage. Rick visits the splendid monuments from Iran's rich and glorious past, discusses the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation and explores Iran's bustling cities, historic capital and countryside villages. D
8:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Shanghai"  Rudy explores the city of skyscrapers, non-stop shopping and delicious dining. Excursions to the gardens of Suzhou and the canal town of Zhouzhuang bring the ancient past alive.G
9:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Uzbekistan"  Rudy travels the Silk Road in this country that is an emerging economy in Central Asia. He finds eye-popping centuries-old mosques that were restored during Soviet occupation of the country. He joins friends for the preparation of the national dish, plov, and visits a family in a yurt on a desert plain.G
9:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Wild Asia: Nepal and India"  Beyond India and Nepal's crowded cities lie precious remnants of wild Asia where tigers, rhino and bear still roam. In episode eight, Art Wolfe travels by elephant deep into Kipling country in search of the last of the planet's Bengal tigers. Here, through the lens of his camera, he captures images of mahouts handlers bound to the elephants they've cared for from childhood as they bathe and tend to their animals. D
10:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Hong Kong"  Hong Kong is a small island just off the southern coast of the Chinese mainland. It's a bustling metropolis and one of the world's most important financial centers. It is also a focal point for traditional Chinese history and culture. D
10:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Hong Kong"  On the Star Ferry, Rudy savors the skyline of the energetic city where ancient tradition cozies up to ultramodern. He takes in monasteries, Chinese herbs and shopping. On the island of Lantau, he views one of the world's largest statues of Buddha.G
11:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America. D
11:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
12:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Fostering Effective Professional Development for Teachers"  Principals weigh proven professional development strategies to help teachers implement new reform ideas.G
1:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Visit a multi-lingual classroom in Los Angeles where students learn to find their voice. See 6th graders on a microscopic safari. D
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Moonridge Animal Park"  Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the Curiosity Quest crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard. D
3:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
4:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Infancy and Early Childhood"  Beginning with the first years of life, the early influences of the biological and social clocks, how children develop, and how they gain confidence and curiosity are explored.G
5:00 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "India - The Golden Triangle"  The Grannies venture into this fascinating subcontinent to visit one of the world's most interesting countries - India. They explore part of what is called the Golden Triangle, beginning in the city of New Delhi and then on to Agra, home of the iconic Taj Mahal, and Jaipur, a cultural hub and glistening outpost of Indian arts, architecture and culture.G
5:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu"  The Seattle-based photographer travels to northern Japan to view iconic red-crested cranes, then heads south to the mountains to take a dip in Nagano's hot springs with mischievous macaque snow monkeys. His photographic pilgrimage also includes the temples of Mt. Fugi and Koyosan.G
6:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Thailand, Andaman Islands"  Dramatic limestone cliffs and rock formations jut from translucent waters of Phang-nga Bay.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams.G
7:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Korea"  Rudy samples cosmopolitan Seoul and the tranquility of temples tucked into lush mountains.G
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Iran   In his latest travelogue, Rick Steves journeys to Iran in the hopes of getting to know this ancient country - a leader in its corner of the world for 2,500 years - and to better understand the 70 million people living there. Shot in Tehran, Shiraz, Esfahan, Persepolis and villages in between, RICK STEVES' IRAN details the country's rich artistic and cultural heritage. Rick visits the splendid monuments from Iran's rich and glorious past, discusses the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation and explores Iran's bustling cities, historic capital and countryside villages. D
8:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Shanghai"  Rudy explores the city of skyscrapers, non-stop shopping and delicious dining. Excursions to the gardens of Suzhou and the canal town of Zhouzhuang bring the ancient past alive.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Uzbekistan"  Rudy travels the Silk Road in this country that is an emerging economy in Central Asia. He finds eye-popping centuries-old mosques that were restored during Soviet occupation of the country. He joins friends for the preparation of the national dish, plov, and visits a family in a yurt on a desert plain.G
9:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Wild Asia: Nepal and India"  Beyond India and Nepal's crowded cities lie precious remnants of wild Asia where tigers, rhino and bear still roam. In episode eight, Art Wolfe travels by elephant deep into Kipling country in search of the last of the planet's Bengal tigers. Here, through the lens of his camera, he captures images of mahouts handlers bound to the elephants they've cared for from childhood as they bathe and tend to their animals. D
10:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Hong Kong"  Hong Kong is a small island just off the southern coast of the Chinese mainland. It's a bustling metropolis and one of the world's most important financial centers. It is also a focal point for traditional Chinese history and culture. D
10:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Hong Kong"  On the Star Ferry, Rudy savors the skyline of the energetic city where ancient tradition cozies up to ultramodern. He takes in monasteries, Chinese herbs and shopping. On the island of Lantau, he views one of the world's largest statues of Buddha.G
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Does Doctor Know Best?"  Should you save the mother at the risk of losing the baby? Doctors from the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center discuss controversies created by modern medicine with C. Everett Koop, journalist Ellen Goodman, and others.G
3:00 am 
3:30 am 
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4:30 am 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Danilo Perez"  Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Danilo Perez, a native of Panama, shares the lessons he learned from Dizzy Gillespie, details his creative process and speculates about the future of jazz. D
5:00 am 
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5:30 am 
6:00 am 
American Masters  "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women"  The author, who was raised among reformers, Transcendentalists and skeptics, is best known for her gentle novels of childhood and coming-of-age stories. Writer-producer Harriet Reisen digs deeply to reveal the complex woman who also wrote commercially successful sensational potboilers that delve into the darker side of human nature. Reisen's script relies on dialogue written by Alcott herself or by other people in her life with clips from interviews to carry the commentary and narrative links.G
7:30 am 
Storied Life of Millie Benson   Author, reporter and adventurer Mildred Wirt Benson, who died in 2002 at the age of 96, is better known as Carolyn Keene, the ghostwriter of the first 23 Nancy Drew mysteriesG
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Maximizing Social Security Benefits"  Guest: Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to maximize your Social Security benefits, the only pension plan most Americans can count on. Award-winning financial planner and retirement expert Mary Beth Franklin shares little-known tips on how to get the most out of Social Security for you and your loved ones. D
8:30 am 
9:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Food Safety and Biomedical Research"  How safe is our nation's food system? Carolyn Bohach is a microbiologist from the University of Idaho who specializes in studying E. coli and food safety. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Bohach about her research and ways we can prevent E. coli breakouts.G
11:00 am 
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11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
American Masters  "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women"  The author, who was raised among reformers, Transcendentalists and skeptics, is best known for her gentle novels of childhood and coming-of-age stories. Writer-producer Harriet Reisen digs deeply to reveal the complex woman who also wrote commercially successful sensational potboilers that delve into the darker side of human nature. Reisen's script relies on dialogue written by Alcott herself or by other people in her life with clips from interviews to carry the commentary and narrative links.G
1:30 pm 
Storied Life of Millie Benson   Author, reporter and adventurer Mildred Wirt Benson, who died in 2002 at the age of 96, is better known as Carolyn Keene, the ghostwriter of the first 23 Nancy Drew mysteriesG
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Danilo Perez"  Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Danilo Perez, a native of Panama, shares the lessons he learned from Dizzy Gillespie, details his creative process and speculates about the future of jazz. D
3:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Maximizing Social Security Benefits"  Guest: Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to maximize your Social Security benefits, the only pension plan most Americans can count on. Award-winning financial planner and retirement expert Mary Beth Franklin shares little-known tips on how to get the most out of Social Security for you and your loved ones. D
3:30 pm 
European Journal  "Making Chess Mandatory In Public Schools"  Austria: Child-Free Hotels - Hotel managers in Austria are now offering quiet, child-free vacation stays. It's a trend that's catching on - especially among wellness centers, where well-to-do guests are primarily looking to rest and recuperate. Guests expect a dignified atmosphere where they can eat and drink in style; many consider noisy children a nuisance. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Moving Beyond War"  Nine years after Baghdad erupted in "shock and awe," we're once again hearing in America the drumbeat for war in the Middle East. Now, the bull's-eye is on Iran. But what we need more than a simple change of target is a complete change in perspective, says Andrew Bacevich, a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran-turned-scholar who's become one of the most perceptive observers of America's changing role in the world. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Food Safety and Biomedical Research"  How safe is our nation's food system? Carolyn Bohach is a microbiologist from the University of Idaho who specializes in studying E. coli and food safety. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Bohach about her research and ways we can prevent E. coli breakouts.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
American Masters  "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women"  The author, who was raised among reformers, Transcendentalists and skeptics, is best known for her gentle novels of childhood and coming-of-age stories. Writer-producer Harriet Reisen digs deeply to reveal the complex woman who also wrote commercially successful sensational potboilers that delve into the darker side of human nature. Reisen's script relies on dialogue written by Alcott herself or by other people in her life with clips from interviews to carry the commentary and narrative links.G
8:30 pm 
Storied Life of Millie Benson   Author, reporter and adventurer Mildred Wirt Benson, who died in 2002 at the age of 96, is better known as Carolyn Keene, the ghostwriter of the first 23 Nancy Drew mysteriesG
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Moving Beyond War"  Nine years after Baghdad erupted in "shock and awe," we're once again hearing in America the drumbeat for war in the Middle East. Now, the bull's-eye is on Iran. But what we need more than a simple change of target is a complete change in perspective, says Andrew Bacevich, a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran-turned-scholar who's become one of the most perceptive observers of America's changing role in the world. D
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
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