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4:00 am 
William and Mary   Molly steps up her bid to get back her home. William falls victim to a bereaved father's anger. Mary gets her job back.G
5:00 am 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Tragedy"  The white knuckle suspense thriller of Apollo 13's famous near-disaster is only a prelude to darker moments ahead. After the Shuttle Challenger disaster, all missions are halted with NASA's future in question. But the shuttle returns for 15 years of successful missions before disaster recurs with the loss of Columbia.G
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "How People Make Books/Mistaken Delivery"  Mister Rogers writes letters and erases the mistakes. Mr. McFeely brings the corrected Animal book that was shown the day before and a tape on HOW PEOPLE MAKE BOOKS and Quentin (real duck) visits. In Make-Believe, Audrey has for given but is upset that the king is making such a big fuss about her poem. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "There's No Place Like Home/Flipping Newton/Pocoyo - Baby Bird Sitting"  Quack sets out to prove that HIS pond is the best and biggest pond in all the world. How do you unflip a turtle? (It's not as easy as you might think!) Then, when Sleepy Bird has to pop out for a while, Pato and Pocoyo baby-sit. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Sleepover/Angelina's Noisy, Messy Lunchtime"  Angelina's Sleepover - Angelina, Vici, and Gracie are preparing for the Silly Hat Carnival. The night before, they convince Mum to let them have a sleepover so they'll have more time to finish making their hats. They have a great time, but don't do much sleeping, and end up missing an important morning rehearsal for a big ballet performance. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Developing Confidence"  Scratch's Hidden Treasures - It's Scratch's first day, and he's a bit scared - he wants to fit in! Today they are helping by working on the Fixham Museum gardens. However, instead of giving Scratch a job to do, Bob asks him to watch everyone else - you can learn a lot from watching! Scratch spends the day watching the other machines but still isn't satisfied - he wants to do something! He decides to practice digging by himself. While digging Scratch's bucket hits something! He's found treasure! Concentrating hard, Scratch remembers everything he's learned from watching the other machines and manages to dig up the great treasure! Scratch is really pleased and admits that Bob was right - he did learn a lot from watching! Lofty and the Monster - Bob and the team are rebuilding an old shack on the beach and transforming it into a surf school with Brad Rad, the awesome new surf instructor. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Nat The Yak/The Big Race"  A) Franny's travels to Tibet, where she meets Rinchen, a young girl and her herd of yaks. Rinchen must find a way to keep her herd together. When Franny meets Nat, a talkative young yak, she convinces him to talk the other yaks back into the herd. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Best Times!"  Sir Topham Hatt announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. Thomas is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Robert Kleinschmidt"  Guest: Robert Kleinschmidt, President, CEO, Tocqueville Asset Management; Portfolio Manager, Tocqueville Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features an exclusive interview with "Great Investor" Robert Kleinschmidt. The Tocqueville Fund's self-described "authority resistant, independent thinker" reveals where his contrarian, value approach is leading him to invest now. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Immigration Wave: Asians have surpassed Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants to the US. Panelists discuss the economic significance of this influx, reasons for the slowdown in illegal immigration, and consequences of outsourcing our high-tech skilled workers. Forty Years of Title IX: This year marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, designed to end gender discrimination in education and school sports. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Portland Head Lighthouse"  Spend the day at one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world, Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse. Sarah speaks with the museum director and looks at some artifacts. Roger finds a good view to paint the famous lighthouse structure. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Divine A-Line-Peach Carr, Project Runway season 8 contestant"  Peach makes an A-line skirt pattern and uses a serger for simple construction. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Basic Binding Boot Camp"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to make French fold binding, attach the binding to your project, make perfect corners, and create lumpless binding. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Stone Cottage - Storage"  The HOMETIME crew installs cabinets and hanging storage for the garage and the workshop. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Sliding Door Cabinet"  The delicate molding details catch your eye, but it's the unique sliding doors that set this cabinet apart. Learn the techniques for building flawless-fitting sliding doors as the Woodsmith editors build this classic cabinet.G
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 12 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva and master carpenter Norm Abram install the massive decorative timbers in the new family room. Meanwhile, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor the location for the new A/C condenser and how to set it on a prefabricated concrete mounting pad. Then, Norm visits the Parson Capen House in Topsfield, Massachusetts - a house similar to the Bedford house from 1683 that's been largely unaltered over the years. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  To gardeners, Thomas Jefferson holds a special place of honor. The gardens at Monticello were a botanic laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. As an avid plantsman and gardener, Mr. Jefferson kept detailed records over many years of his horticultural discoveries, plant exchanges with friends around Europe as well as his successes and failures when it came to his own gardening and farming practices at Monticello. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "How Big Banks Victimize Our Democracy"  JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's appearances in the last two weeks before Congressional committees -- many members of which received campaign contributions from the megabank -- beg the question: For how long and in how many ways are average Americans going to pay the price for big bank hubris, with our own government acting as accomplice? On this week's Moyers & Company, Rolling Stone editor Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith, creator of the finance and economics blog Naked Capitalism, discuss the folly and corruption of both banks and government, and how that tag-team leaves deep wounds in our democracy. Taibbi's latest piece is "The Scam Wall Street Learned from the Mafia." Smith is the author of ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Rick tries to find the right opportunity to tell Mary about his relationship with Molly. William's mother dies and he is shocked to discover the extent of her wealth. And Mary's ex-partner unexpectedly turns up on her doorstep.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Balloon Archaeology/Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later/Collier Glacier"  Archaeologists with access to a helium balloon and remote controlled camera gain a clear view of Oregon's stone circles that resemble the medicine wheels in Wyoming. When the 500,000-acre Biscuit fire burned through research plots, it enabled a rare scientific look at life before and after a forest fire.G
8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   Garrow takes on the case of a prostitute accused of murdering a client. Garrow's relationshp with his mentor, John Southouse, is still strained until a desperate Mary Hamer arrives in Southouse's office, begging Garrow to defend her husband. John Hamer has been languishing in Newgate Prison for months without being charged after being arrested on suspicion of sedition.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Zen: Ratking"  When a wealthy industrialist and political party funder is kidnapped, Zen is assigned to get the hostage back alive at any cost. The kidnappers kill the lawyer who shows up with a ransom payment from the family. In kidnapping-plagued Italy, it is illegal to pay a ransom - an issue Zen must skirt while dealing with bickering relatives, who believe their wealth puts them above the law.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks   Police detective Sandra Pullman must swallow her pride and make a success of a new unit, the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS), with a team of three retired former detectives who are slow to accept new police strategies. The unit's first case is a brutal 1987 murder of a young police woman, whom Pullman knew when both were in training.G
11:30 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
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Frankly It's A Habitat"  Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's store. Freddy Flapman, from Flychert Real Estate finds Big Bird and tries to convince him to migrate somewhere warm. Freddy Flapman tells him that he might like living in a new habitat. D
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Naila and the Magic Map"  Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Lyle Lovett/Bob Schneider"  This is the final show taped in Studio 6A, the original home of AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, before the series begins taping the next season from the new Moody Theater in the heart of downtown Austin. Lovett, who first appeared on the show in 1985 as a backup singer with Nanci Griffith, has returned to the show a dozen times since then.G
7:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Giant Squid"  The team is in New Zealand to examine the seldom seen creature from the ocean depths. The largest one of these elusive giants ever found measured 59 feet long and weighed nearly a ton. The team explores the anatomy of this deep-sea alien with its three hearts, razor sharp beak, tooth-covered tentacles and bizarre reproductive system.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Crook Point Nature Conservancy, Poplars: Fiber of the Future"  NULL
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Los Angeles"  Meet Antoine, Hannah, and Nika of team Crazy, Babbling, Sunshine. Antoine has never left Southern California, but feels that he's ready to get out and explore. Hannah left her job as a weather broadcaster in South Korea to move back to the U.S. D
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlantic City, NJ - Hour One"  Highlights include a Walt Whitman memoir inscribed by the author and an oil painting by 19th-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff valued up to $350,000.G
11:00 am 
POV  "My Reincarnation"  Filmed over 20 years by documentarian Jennifer Fox, the film chronicles the epic story of exiled Tibetan Buddhist master Ch?gyal Namkhai Norbu and his Italian-born son, Yeshi, recognized from birth as the reincarnation of a famed Buddhist master, his late uncle. Fox chronicles the struggle to preserve Tibetan Buddhism in exile and the gentle tug between father and son, and between spiritual tradition and the modern world.G
12:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Balloon Archaeology/Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later/Collier Glacier"  Archaeologists with access to a helium balloon and remote controlled camera gain a clear view of Oregon's stone circles that resemble the medicine wheels in Wyoming. When the 500,000-acre Biscuit fire burned through research plots, it enabled a rare scientific look at life before and after a forest fire.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia"  Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour mixed with Viking history and heritage.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week's "Need to Know" examines how long-term care for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan is placing a growing strain on America's health care providers. As a result, nurses are now playing an increasingly prominent role in the treatment of wounded vets and in the education of their spouses. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Fundraising Can Be Fun"  Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. Learn the right way to do the right thing. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sea Kayaking, Imnaha, Worms"  IMNAHA - Imnaha, in the far northeastern corner of the state, is sur- rounded by some of the most beautiful and rugged landscape in Oregon. WORMS - We'll show you one worm that is making quite a name for itselfin the waste management business. SEA KAYAKING - We return to beautiful Willapa Bay in Washington with agroup of sea kayakers and see for ourselves why they love this sport. D
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Mystery of the Milky Way"  Three centuries of engineering produce telescopes far beyond Galileo's simple spyglass. They perch on mountaintops, orbit the Earth and circle other planets; together they reveal the solar system in greater and greater detail. This episode visits today's most powerful telescopes and embarks on a journey to the planets and moons. Part 1 of 2G
6:00 pm 
Experiencing Shakespeare   EXPERIENCING SHAKESPEARE makes Shakespeare come alive for students. Through television, the web, and social media, students explore the Folger Shakespeare Library, a leader in teaching Shakespeare and home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection. "Experiencing Shakespeare" empowers students in discovering how to read and understand Shakespeare's language. D
7:00 pm 
Queen Victoria's Empire  "Engines of Change/Passage to India"  The industrial revolution changes Britain. Urban migration leads to overcrowding, pollution and poverty. Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, becomes a guiding force in the monarchy. In India, Victorian values and Indian culture explode in mutiny. Parts 1 and 2 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Vintage Phoenix"  ANTIQUES ROADSHOW first visited Phoenix in 1997, when Arizona was buzzing about a UFO sighting. Since then many things have changed including the value of some of the treasures: The original 1897 "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," letter to the New York Sun is today worth up to $50,000, a $20,000 bump in value. Other treasures have not been so lucky.G
10:00 pm 
Experiencing Shakespeare   EXPERIENCING SHAKESPEARE makes Shakespeare come alive for students. Through television, the web, and social media, students explore the Folger Shakespeare Library, a leader in teaching Shakespeare and home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection. "Experiencing Shakespeare" empowers students in discovering how to read and understand Shakespeare's language. D
11:00 pm 
Queen Victoria's Empire  "Engines of Change/Passage to India"  The industrial revolution changes Britain. Urban migration leads to overcrowding, pollution and poverty. Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, becomes a guiding force in the monarchy. In India, Victorian values and Indian culture explode in mutiny. Parts 1 and 2 of 4G
4:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Process Begins: Launching The Inquiry Exploration"  To inquire into specific scientific phenomena, students need to draw upon a foundation of experience. This program shows how you can encourage students to share and discuss what they already know, and to explore the materials and phenomena in an open-ended manner.G
5:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. D
6:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Walter Pisano, Silky Corn Soup"  Nick makes Silky Corn Soup with Truffle Oil and King Crab before welcoming Chef Walter Pisano from Tulio Ristorante in Seattle, who prepares Buccatini with Pancetta and Ricotta. D
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D
7:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "New Zealand"  Wolfe captures portraits of contemporary Maori artists who wear their stories on their faces in the form of sacred tattoos, and he explores the natural history of the wild South Island.G
7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Tel Aviv - Rocking Israel"  Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, is a vibrant and striking blend of old and new. From the ancient port of Jaffa to modern skyscrapers and trendy nightclubs, Tel Aviv is the epicenter of Israel's arts scene and most of the country's top musicians live in and around the city. Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar meets Ehud Banai, the revered singer-songwriter who hails from one of Israel's most important musical families. D
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Flag Box"  Veterans fold the flag for a box that feature splines made from live oak from the USS Constitution.G
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. Today Phipps has become a model for public gardens and conservatories around the world for sustainable building practices, energy conservation and eco-friendly methods. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Dressing Up The Ordinary"  Katie demonstrates shortcuts that can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Recipes include open-faced veggie sandwich and dressed-up matzo.G
10:00 am 
Travel with Kids  "New York City"  New York City is the epitome of fast-paced and with so much to see and do, our host family has to plan their trip very carefully. Riding the subways proves an efficient method of transportation as the Roberts family visits the major attractions like the Empire State Building, Times Square and Rockefeller Center, but there's much more to New York than attractions. A stroll through New York's ethnic neighborhoods is the perfect follow-up to learning about immigration at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and then relax as the city's frenetic pace fades away in a gallop through Central Park by horse carriage. D
10:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Peru - The Inca World - Machu Picchu & Cuzco"  The city of Cuzco, the famous center of the Inca world, is full of colorful history, culture and adventure waiting to be discovered as Nathan & Seamus explore the massive stone walls and a Spanish colonial town square. Take the train from Cuzco into the mountains to discover the majestic Inca city of Machu Picchu where soaring stone structures have stood for centuries and are surrounded by ancient footpaths and trade trails, perfect for hiking including the famous Inca Trail. D
11:00 am 
Travel with Kids  "Costa Rica - Volcanoes and Rainforest Adventure"  The family heads to eco-friendly Costa Rica to get a close-up look at the area's most active volcano, while staying at a hotel right at the base of the mountain. Then head up to the fabled cloud forests of Santa Elena and Monteverde to find all sorts of jungle creatures including sloths, iguanas and poison dart frogs. Canopy tours, weird wildlife encounters and rumbling mountains are all part of this Costa Rican interior adventure. D
11:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Florida: Miami & The Everglades"  The crazy art deco buildings painted in an array of colors and a festive atmosphere has the Roberts grooving in the outdoor cafes of South Beach. Surrounded by water, Miami is an ideal place to discover the ocean, and the Roberts do just that.on board an amphibious vehicle, playing in the waves, and checking out an aquarium. D
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Looking Forward: Our Global Experiment"  Earth's essential systems are being stressed in many ways. There are many tipping points in the environment, beyond which there could be serious consequences. Will human ingenuity, resiliency, and cooperation save us from the worst outcomes of our global experiment?. D
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D
1:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. D
1:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D
2:00 pm 
Reindeer Queen   Sinrock Mary Antisarlook, also known by her fellow Eskimos as "Queen Mary," becomes the Arctic's wealthiest woman during the Alaska Gold Rush. Her life mirrors the turbulent times in turn-of-the-20th-century Alaska. The daughter of a Russian merchant father and a native Alaskan mother, Mary amasses the largest reindeer herd in the North and outwits those who would take control of her herd and wealth.G
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Growing Minds"  Two approaches to developing mental ability: the conventional approach and what is currently known as emergent curriculum. D
3:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Lost Years"  Michael Wood uncovers a tale of religious conflict behind Shakespeare's lost years. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs the plays in a Tudor inn yard as Shakespeare s company did. And, using Tutor maps and Victorian photos, Wood brings Shakespeare s first London home back to life.Part 2 of 4G
4:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Process Begins: Launching The Inquiry Exploration"  To inquire into specific scientific phenomena, students need to draw upon a foundation of experience. This program shows how you can encourage students to share and discuss what they already know, and to explore the materials and phenomena in an open-ended manner.G
5:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "One Good Turn (Rotisserie Grilling)"  Steve demonstrates spit-roasting, making pineapple-glazed baby back ribs, prime rib seasoned with garlic, cloves and herbs, and Peking duck.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Never Too Young"  Joanne welcomes her youngest student Stella to class and they nestle in to create a menu of some of Joanne's favorite chilly weather dishes: roasted game hens with prosciutto and mushrooms and quinoa pilaf with dried blueberries and apricots. Recipes: Sweet and Hot Pepper Relish Crostini, Roasted Game Hens with Prosciutto di Parma and Mushrooms, and Quinoa Pilaf with Dried Blueberries and Apricots. Student: Stella Ginsberg, Student and Blogger. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Philadelphia to install a battery back-up sump pump. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom fixes a rusty metal railing on a set of front steps. And Kevin shares a tip about how to store a wheelbarrow. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea"  This episode highlights some of the best of classic Jordan, including Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Mujib and the Dead Sea. Darley begins with a visit to the magical city of Petra, where she and her local guide Ibrahim explore by camel, foot and horseback, riding in the lesser-visited suburb of Little Petra and passing through the siq to catch the Treasury, made famous in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in the morning light. Darley learns about the local legends surrounding the Treasury and its contents, as she rides a camel by the Treasury. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
10:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Montages of Thailand"  Chicken Breast with Green Curry sauce, Grilled River Prawn and Panang Curry Risotto are prepared.G
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tacos On Fire!"  Grilled lobster and black beans in a warm corn tortilla and Super Tacos Chupacabras are showcased.G
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada.G
4:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D
4:47 am 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
5:00 am 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
6:11 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
6:19 am 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
6:30 am 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Day My God Died"  This documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, "The Day My God Died." The film provides footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as "The Cages," captured with "spy camera" technology. D
8:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
10:00 am 
Global Voices  "Pickles"  In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, in Galilee, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. With little formal education and no work experience outside of the home, the women face endless hurdles in expanding their business start-up -- while their personal lives reflect the joys and sadness of family weddings, bereavement and loneliness. D
11:00 am 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
12:11 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
12:19 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
12:30 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Day My God Died"  This documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, "The Day My God Died." The film provides footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as "The Cages," captured with "spy camera" technology. D
2:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Drugs Be Legalized?"  It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. D
3:00 pm 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
4:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Overbooked"  Sergio, a middle-aged Italian, and Youssef, from Morocco, work in a tiny office in Turin managing the weekly bus to the Magreb. Originally just a smart business idea, the agency is now much more than that. Documenting an odd pair in the middle of a changing world, "Overbooked" takes viewers into the chaotic, funny and sometimes tragic moments of the agency. D
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Pickles"  In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, in Galilee, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. With little formal education and no work experience outside of the home, the women face endless hurdles in expanding their business start-up -- while their personal lives reflect the joys and sadness of family weddings, bereavement and loneliness. D
6:00 pm 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
7:11 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
7:19 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
7:30 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Day My God Died"  This documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, "The Day My God Died." The film provides footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as "The Cages," captured with "spy camera" technology. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Oldtime Fiddlers"  Idaho's Danita Hartz prepares to defend her National Grand Champion title at the 2001 National Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Weiser. Meanwhile, she helps two students, ages 5 and 8, fiddle their way into the top ranks.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G
10:00 pm 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
11:11 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
11:19 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
11:30 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D

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