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August 24, 2008
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12:00 pm 
Painting On Location with Bob Fagan  "First Impressions"  Roaming watercolor artist Bob Fagan combines his laid back painting technique with tropical adventure when he tours the Gulf Coast Islands of Sanibel and Captiva. He begins his visit by painting the Sanibel fishing pier and visiting with local fishermen.G
12:30 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Surface Embellishment"  Hausman and her guest, Patti Jo, share techniques to couch yarns and other textures to projects, with accessory feet, free motion and embroidery.G
1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Three Zinnias Wall Quilt"  Fons and Porter demonstrate two methods for making half-square triangles and how to trim points for perfect patchwork.G
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Betsy-Tacy House - Insulation and Drywall"  Dean, Miriam and the crew help a preservation group rebuild the interior of the historic home.G
2:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Table Saw 101 - Part 1"  Norm explores the usefulness of the table saw, beginning with various types of them, what they can do and how to adjust them to make them more accurate. He begins with the table saw's most common task - ripping. Part 1 of 2G
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 5"  The kitchen is plastered, the new white oak flooring is down and the new cabinets have arrived. Tom Silva installs a standing seam copper roof over the back porch.G
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
3:30 pm 
The Victory Garden   Correspondent Lucinda Mays visits the Chicago-area garden of landscape designer Craig Bergmann. Also visited are Atlanta Botanic Garden and Wave Hill in the Bronx, New York.G
4:00 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Bean"  This episode builds a bean trellis, cooks with garden fresh beans, learns about a school program to save heirloom beans and makes bean sprouts.G
4:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Iraq War Injuries"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with two physicians who have treated veterans about the toll that Iraq war injuries are taking on soldiers and society.?G
5:00 pm 
Monarch of the Glen   Alex takes on the role of estate factor. Isobel puts her organic produce to the test at the local market. Jess plays matchmaker between Golly and the new dance teacher.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Storm That Drowned A City"  This minute-by-minute eyewitness account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, explores why the flood defenses and disaster relief planning failed to match Katrina's fury. The show looks at what made the storm so deadly, the accuracy of predictions and the possibility of similar hurricanes.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
8:00 pm 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series 6: Natural Causes"  While Lynley is suspended, Havers teams with Detective Inspector Fiona Knight to investigate the drowning death of a young woman. Lynley cannot resist lending a hand.G
10:30 pm 
Narrow Gauge Steam in the Rockies   This film follows the tracks of railroading history in Colorado and New Mexico from 1880 to the present. Old and new are contrasted on the current Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.G
11:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Sh*t Happens"  A nasty stomach bug sweeps Portwenn. Martin creates panic when he wants the public swimming pool shut down.G
12:00 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 8. Rights and Responsibilities of Students"  Students in Matt Johnson. D
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Trade Liberalization and Regional Trade Blocs"  Multilateral trade liberalization and preferential trading arrangements. Case studies: the Canadian-U.S. D
2:01 pm 
Out of the Past  "Artisans and Traders"  Explores the link between economic and cultural evolution. Hunter-gatherers andnearly agriculturalists had simple divisions of labor, but today people make a living innmany ways. The proliferation of occupations and the extreme economicninterdependence of today are the result of increasing job specialization, causingnsociety to continually undergo restructuring. D
3:01 pm 
Planet Earth  "Tales from Other Worlds"  Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter,nprobe the raging volcano of Io, and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus fornthe first time.n. D
4:01 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Metabolism"  The metabolic pathways that produce energy create important environmental transformations.n Although living organisms have diverse ways of meeting their energy needs, there is an amazingn similarity between all life forms as they carry out metabolism directed to the construction and usen of necessary biological molecules. D
4:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Reading The Code of Life"  DNA is central to cell activity, replicating with great fidelity and carrying the information for alln proteins. Organisms also regulate the products made from genes in an effort to conserve energyn and adapt to new environments. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "Spain's Vegetable Garden"  Andr�s stuffs red piquillo peppers with cheese, then visits Navarra to show how the peppers are roasted and peeled. At home he makes a cheese and white asparagus salad.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Asian 101"  Lucinda makes chicken stir-fry wraps. Margot demonstrates how to use wonton wrappers to make pot stickers. Sarah prepares an Asian noodle salad.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
6:30 pm 
Classical Destinations  "The Real Song of Norway"  A journey through the spectacular mountains, ravines and fjords of Norway, ending in the capital of Oslo, as we follow the life of the country's most beloved composer - Edvard Grieg. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Spring Bulbs"  Smith profiles spring bulbs from his garden. He speaks with a bulb expert who shows how to incorporate bulbs into a garden.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Baby on the Way"  With her second child on the way, Sloan will share the nursery makeover and what's new in health, safety and gear for baby. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Terrace"  Topics include: colorful tropical containers, ideas for hors d?oeuvres, making a cedar side table and a visit to a terraced hillside garden.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Metals and Wire"  Our first metal design is metal clay made into charms from Tammy Honaman. Then it's on to wire and macrame techniques from Katie Hacker on today's beading lesson. Next Linda Augsburg has a wire wrapped bracelet. D
9:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Monet - Water Lily Garden at Giverny, France"  Dunlop visits Giverny, 45 miles northwest of Paris, the last home of Claude Monet, considered the father of Impressionism. While there, Dunlop paints the same water lily garden that Monet painted, using Monet's techniques. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lemon Layer Cake"  Kitchen experts put lemon cake through the rigors of the Test Kitchen.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Serendipitous Celery"  Lidia makes celery chutney, baked onions from Acquaviva and bucatini with toasted breadcrumbs.G
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7: Making The Most of Community Resources"  Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. D
11:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Gioconda Belli"  Gioconda Belli is a Nicaraguan author, poet, feminist, and activist. In her native country, she was an active participant in the communist Sandinista struggle against the dictatorship of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle in the 1970s. After Somoza's ouster in 1979, Belli held several positions in the Sandinista administration. D
12:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack   Difficult markets call for tough decisions. This week, two veteran portfolio managers discuss their investment approach. Wally Weitz of the Weitz Value Funds weighs in on his Warren Buffet approach to investing, which is going through a rough patch this year. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
2:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship, Witch's House, Jigsaw Puzzle"  The investigative team speaks with the grandson of the last captain of a ship docked at Mystic, Connecticut, for clues to its past. A possible witch's house in Massachusetts and an early picture of women playing rugby or football also are explored.G
3:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Portrait of George Washington, Patty Cannon, Trumpet"  The experts set out to prove that a painting passed down through a Washington, D.C. family for generations is an authentic portrait of George Washington, perhaps by Gilbert Stuart.G
4:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 2"  As the unchallenged Empress of Russia, Catherine transforms the impoverished uncivil nation into a sophisticated empire equal to any in Europe. She establishes schools and hospitals nationwide and extends Russia's territory south to the Black Sea. She becomes famous for taking lovers who are younger as she ages. Part 2 of 2G
5:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, Bill Moyers Journal travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities. Says Mag Strittmatter, of JeffCo Action Center, a social services agency just west of Denver, "It's remarkable how many people have, in the past, brought items to us at our loading dock. They gave us clothes, and gave us food, and said, 'Here. D
7:00 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
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, Bill Moyers Journal travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities. Says Mag Strittmatter, of JeffCo Action Center, a social services agency just west of Denver, "It's remarkable how many people have, in the past, brought items to us at our loading dock. They gave us clothes, and gave us food, and said, 'Here. D
11:00 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
11:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people.G
12:00 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Quack's Stuck Stick/Peep's Can"  Quack's Stuck Stick - Peep discovers a beaver dam and a young, toothy beaver, while Quack, alas, loses his favorite stick. The flow of water is hard to control. But the kids find a way using bricks and sand. D
12:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
1:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Great Race/Tummy Trouble"  Great Race - T-Bone finds himself in a contest with Mac. He doesn't win, but he does his best. T-Bone learns that you don't have to win to feel good - you just have to do your very best. D
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Tortoise and the Hare"  On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson?G
2:30 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Itching for a Cure/The Big Race"  Itching for a Cure - Emmy, Max, Enrique and their dragon friends are building a giant card house. While they're balancing cards, the ground begins to tremble and the cards come crashing down! They set out to investigate the source of the rumbling tremors and find their giant friend Mungus rolling around on the ground. He has a terrible itch that just won't go away! The gang brings Mungus to Dr. Booboogone for help, and she sends them on a quest for special ingredients to make "Itch Be Gone" cream. D
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Lucy The Lazy Lizard"  Elmo is in love with his favorite book, Lucy the Lazy Lizard. He loves it so much that he asks Maria to read it to him one more time for the 11th time that morning. She agrees and goes on to read the story of Lucy the Lazy Lizard who lounged lazily on her lovely little log when a long, loud train came lumbering down the tracks heading straight for her. D
4:00 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "My Friend Will Bee Right Back/Learning to Fly"  Bob befriends a bee named Stripey. Winslow tries to fly and challenges Burdette to a competition.G
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "I Can Do It!"  Caillou's learning to do new things, and discovering it's okay to have help while he learns. To prove he's ready to help Dad paint the porch, Caillou paints Rosie's dollhouse first - and Gilbert, with paint-dipped paws, does some painting too! Caillou moves from renovation to recreation when Dad and Sarah teach him to play baseball; Dad teaches him to swim; and Clementine goads him into going down the big kids' slide. Mom shows Caillou how to tie his shoes but he get frustrated and stops trying. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Shapes and Colors"  Shapes: Baby Bop, BJ and the children prepare for the Shapes Carnival in the park. Riff knows he will do well at the carnival because he is wearing his lucky medal. But when he loses the medal, Riff is afraid he won't be able to play the games. D
6:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Feeding The Lambs"  Children prepare milk for the lambs and put it into bottles. In Teletubbyland, the Teletubbies run in to say eh-oh. They watch Mark and Zoe decorating a cake. They make butter icing and put it on the cake. Then they add sprinkles and all sorts of other decorations. Next they add whipped cream and finally they add strawberries dipped in chocolate. Then it's time to taste the cake. The Teletubbies dance a stamping and stepping dance.G
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Who's in the Hole?"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
7:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Carrot Seed/The Empty Pot"  A seed that's planted and watered usually sprouts if you're patient, but what happens when the flower seed you plant for the Emperor doesn't grow? key word: seed featured consonant sounds: s, d. D
7:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Bone of Arc"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Samantha becomes the heroine of the boys soccer team while Wishbone becomes her ally. D
8:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
9:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Tito's Pet"  After a school-wide pet fair, Tito is upset because the winners, Freddy and Cesar Castillo, make fun of his tarantula and gloat about winning the first prize. When their teasing goes a little too far, Tito (with Maya's encouragement) blurts out that he has an even better pet - a chupacabra (a mythical winged carnivore of Puerto Rican lore). Now Freddy and Cesar, along with half the neighborhood, want to see the creature, and Maya and Tito have to figure out how they're going to make this legendary creature appear. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Guilty Party"  Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The kids and Digit investigate the crime by interviewing eyewitnesses.G
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Relaxin' with Ruff"  Ruff decides to turn over a new leaf--the stress of running a TV show will no longer get to him-no siree. He sends the FETCHers to a spa to learn about yoga and how to get their heart rates down, then it's on to an amusement park to get their pulses racing and scientifically measure their "fear factor.". D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur Vs. The Piano/The Big Blow-Up"  Arthur gets stage fright during a rehearsal. Will he be able to get through his recital without any mistakes? Can Francine and the Brain put aside their differences for the good of the soccer team? Probably not, so Arthur and Buster decide to "write" some wrongs.G
11:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Big Plan/Vocab Bee"  MR. BIG's BIG PLAN: WordGirl must get to the bottom of Mr. Big's plan to steal the local election when he claims he's reformed and runs for Mayor. VOCAB BEE: Becky enters a vocabulary bee, but the Butcher's latest crime spree proves to be a major distraction for WordGirl. D
11:30 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people.G

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