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August 24, 2008
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5:30 am 
Jay Jay The Jet Plane  "The Mystery of Flight/Tracy's Sonic Boom"  The Mystery of Flight: When Revin' Evan is unable to travel across a bridge, the young planes learn all about what actually makes planes fly - and they come up with a plan for Evan to "float" across the river with the help of a hot air balloon! Tracy's Sonic Boom: When Tracy flies out of control and has to be rescued, she realizes there are some things that shouldn't be done without the help of an adult. D
6:00 am 
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies  "What's in a Tail?/Footprints in the Sand"  What's in a Tail? - Everybody seems enamored with their tails today, except for Max, who doesn't think his tail is so special. Mama shows the kids (through her movies) that there are a lot of different "tails to tell" in the animal kingdom. Every tail, however, is unique and special - just like the animal it's attached to. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World  "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
7:00 am 
Plaza Sesamo   This episode is dedicated to the letter "T" and numbers 1 to 10. In this episode we come to the end of Copa Sesamo with a soccer match between the guest team and Plaza's team, where they play the first half of the game with Jorge Campos as the trainer, Tono de Valdes as the sports narrator, and Modesto microfono as a reporter. We will laugh with Grover, when he mocks a "Jane Fonda" kind-of video clip, inviting us to exercise. D
7:30 am 
George Shrinks  "King Kongo"  George and Becky are making a monster movie but things aren't going very smoothly. Junior their star "monster" is more interested in snacking on cookies than acting.G
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Introducing Dodger"  Bob has constructed a shed for Meg's new milk bottling plant. Now it's time to install the machinery. It's a lot more complicated than it looks. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Hop to It/Nighttime"  A) Franny travels to the Australian outback where she meets Rudy, a baby kangaroo. Rudy loves to be in his mother's pouch, but is afraid to venture out on his own. With Franny's help, Rudy learns to hop by himself and discovers that growing up is not so hard to do. D
9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Believing"  Percy breaks down when delivering the mail at night. While Thomas is pushing him back to the sheds, Percy sees some flashing lights in the sky and is convinced they are a spaceship. Gordon teases Percy, so when Thomas is sent to deliver the mail for Percy he becomes determined to prove his friend was right. D
9:30 am 
Animalia  "Tunnel Vision"  Alex explores Animalia's tunnel system where he becomes trapped, along with an Animalian he has never met before, a weasel named TC.G
10:00 am 
Saddle Club  "High Stakes Pt. 1"  Carole assists a famous trainer with Mr. DiAngelo's promising young racehorse. With her father's new investment in Pine Hollow, Veronica lords her newfound status over the others at the stable. Part 1 of 2G
10:30 am 
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
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Swinging Women: As the race for the White House tightens, analyts say women under fifty remain the key swing bloc of voters. Childfree: Fewer American women are having children. Sex Talk at Church: Former U.S. D
11:30 am 
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
5:30 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Serendipitous Celery"  Lidia makes celery chutney, baked onions from Acquaviva and bucatini with toasted breadcrumbs.G
11:01 am 
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
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
5:30 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
6:00 am 
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
7:00 am 
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
8:00 am 
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 am 
P.O.V.  "The Judge and the General"  In 1998, Chilean judge Juan Guzm�n takes on the criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator, General Augusto Pinochet. A former supporter of Pinochet, the judge uncovers the past, including his own role in the country's tragedy. The story becomes a cautionary tale about violating human rights in the name of "higher ideals."G
10:30 am 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Security Theater"  Local television news may have a soft reputation when it comes to hard-hitting investigative journalism. However, some television newsrooms are chasing leads and cultivating inside sources as they undertake investigations that often have national importance. On this edition of Expose, the investigative teams at KNXV in Phoenix, KUSA in Denver, and KHOU in Houston go undercover, go on stakeouts, and go the extra mile to unearth secret government documents and plumb knowledgeable sources revealing shocking lapses in the nation's airport security. D
11:00 am 
Latin View  "Elementary Education Issues"  The persistent achievement gap between Hispanic students and their peers is a growing concern for many in this country. To narrow the academic gap, the National Council of La Raza recently released a new report calling for greater investment in early childhood education. Sherri and her guests discuss the elementary education of Latino students, the issues that create these early achievement gaps, and emerging solutions. 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

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