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4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Optics"  Many properties of light are properties of waves, including reflection, refraction, and diffraction. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Public Goods and Responsibilities"  The TVA and national health care demonstrate the role of government in our lives. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Review/The Emergency"  Kevin meets Rebecca at the Boston airport to tell her their father's heart attack was very serious. This includes a review of the storyline so far.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Arthritis Relief"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Cookie Craving/Jetta's Friend"  Clifford's Cookie Craving - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Mr. Bleakman bakes a giant cookie for the Birdwell Fair, then leaves it unattended. Clifford gets one whiff of it and, try as he might, simply can't resist the temptation to taste it. Mr. Bleakman forgives the Big Dog when he realizes that everyone makes mistakes - including the mistake of leaving too big of a temptation in front of a child. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked"  Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number. for everything. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Zoo Night/Charkie Escapes"  He gets locked inside the zoo & gets surrounded by animals. Can he keep Charkie from running away?G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Around The World Adventure"  With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Let There Be Light"  Sid and his baby brother Zeke are playing a game where they try to "grab" the light coming out of a flashlight, which proves to be impossible. At school, Sid and his friends explore the science of light and discover that light comes from various energy sources. They also discover that there are some light sources that can't be turned off, like the biggest light source of all. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Just for Laughs"  Caillou's clowning around today and having a wonderful time. Seeing Bravo the magician at a friend's birthday party inspires Caillou to become Caillou the Great and put on a magic show of his own. He plays the clown for a wary Rosie, who's afraid of clowns until Caillou shows her they're just people wearing silly costumes. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood/Differences"  Little Red Rockin' Hood - Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Differences - When a wheelchair-bound child is unintentionally neglected by his friends, Barney steps in to help. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Delights"  Merry Misty Island - It's the Winter Holidays on the Island of Sodor. Dash, Bash and Ferdinand decide to throw a party. This is their first party and they're not really sure what to do and they won't ask Thomas to help them. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Zoo Night/Charkie Escapes"  He gets locked inside the zoo & gets surrounded by animals. Can he keep Charkie from running away?G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Robo-Camping/The Stew, The Proud...."  Robo-Camping - It's off to the woods for a serene camping trip with Becky, Violet, Tobey. and his robots. While the other campers attempt to rough it, Tobey commands his robots to do all of his tasks and create a luxurious weekend free from work. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week (Expired)  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. Need to Know airs a special edition from Tampa, the site of the GOP national convention. Host Jeff Greenfield will report on Republican efforts to carry Ohio, a state deemed critical to their chances of winning. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "German Woman - Part 2"  Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Foyle and his assistants unravel the clues pointing to who is responsible for the death of the prominent woman from Germany. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Twilight: Los Angeles"  In this 1994 tour de force, Anna Deavere Smith channels some 30 real-life characters whose lives are affected by the events surrounding the 1991 Rodney King beating, the violent aftermath of the 1992 verdict, and the lasting impact of the riots on America's conscience.G
10:30 pm 
Architect Robert A.M. Stern: Presence of the Past   Head of a successful New York architectural firm with worldwide commissions, dean of architecture at Yale University and a prolific author, Stern bridges the divide in modern architecture - between the modernists and the traditionalists. The film explores Stern's work in the context of architects who reject the past, those who embrace it, and those who pick and choose as the context requires.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert"  The film views the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the point of view of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya, the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. Rick gets caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then he takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finishes with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country. In seaside Cadaques he visits his home and in nearby Figueres experiences his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Germany's Romantic Road"  The Romantic Road winds through some of Germany's most picturesque countryside complete with medieval villages and Baroque Palaces. We start our journey in Wurzburg where we visit the spectacular Baroque Bishop's Palace or Residenz and taste wine at one of Wurzburg's many wine festivals. Next we visit the castle of the Teutonic Knights in Bad Mergentheim and a short distance away the Deutsches Auto Museum in the Renaissance Castle of Prince Hohenlohe-Langenburg. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Gateway to the Galapagos"  The Desert Speaks begins its journey to the Galapagos Islands with a visit to Ecuador, which is to the islands as the United States is to Hawaii. After visiting a market on the mainland and a village with a monument to the equator, it's off to the islands of Bartolome and Genovese to explore their volcanic origins and get an up-close and personal look at the native wildlife. Some of the featured animals include several species of Boobies, waved Albatross, marine iguanas, Galapagos Hawks and the Magnificent frigate birds. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Fruiteroni Pizza"  This is a twist to the usual pizza with all the usual toppings, but we're tossing on some fresh stone fruit. Yes, it's true, a pizza with fresh slices of peaches, plums and pluots. Be ready to shock your taste buds because this combination creates the most amazing and tantalizing flavors coming your way. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC)"  Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Wolverines, Desert Wilderness, Military Base Makeover"  Among the most solitary and elusive mammals in North America, wolverines are making a slow comeback in the lower 48 after their numbers were depleted by trapping and poison. Rugged and dedicated scientists are working to understand their world and habitat requirements.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "The Mollibahn"  Ride the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany; visit a great O gauge club in New York; ride into the Kentucky hills; and stop for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   The Lost & Found; Barefoot Nellie & Company. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Foolish Wishes"  Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Manta Ray Silhouettes"  Create the simplicity of nature from drawing shapes and forms.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   This viewers' favorite compilation show filled with wonderful performances from past episodes. These include Bobby Floyd playing "Unforgettable," five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, performing "Your Song," David Tolley entertaining us with "Classical Gas".plus many, many more. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert"  The film views the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the point of view of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D
8:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Great White Shark"  In South Africa, experts gather to dissect a 15-foot-long specimen. They gain new insights into the shark's array of senses, the origins of the creature's killing bite, and other biological gifts that make the shark both feared and respected.G
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert"  The film views the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the point of view of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Cut to the Quick"  With the annual trials to set the rankings for the Pine Hollow students, Veronica is looking down the barrel of coming second to Stevie.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Social Entrepreneurs"  Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Oh Grow Up; Small Space and Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  In these days of urban sprawl, a new trend is emerging. Yards are becoming smaller and today, more people are moving back into the city. Yet one thing persists no matter where they live; the desire to have a garden. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Whole Wheat Pizza/Pizza Integrale"  Mary Ann's got healthy whole wheat flour on her mind -- and in her mixing bowl too. She's re-creating Mom's Filled Calzones, one of her mother's favorites, that's filled with fresh ricotta cheese and chunks of provolone. She keeps the theme going with a Whole Wheat Pizza with Olives and Cheese, and surprise, tops it with a fresh greens salad, picked that very morning from Guy's garden. D
6:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Dining Al Fresco"  On Rachel's menu: two salads (avocado, orange and watercress, and fennel, blue cheese and pine nut), a South American beef steak with chimichurri salsa, a Sicilian pasta dish, and a no-pastry pear and almond tart and a summer fruit tiramisu. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Puerto Rico"  Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. He discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history and distinctive music.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 4 of 10"  With the exterior shingles going up on the house, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor why he's using red cedar instead of white, and how he is creating the signature flair on the building between the first and second floors. Inside, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how he's heating and cooling the house using a hydronic system that is integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof. Solar contractor Kevin Price also helps with solar panels for electricity, now that the price of the panels has come down 50 percent in the last four years. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Queen Anne Lowboy"  Master woodworkers have used certain styles of furniture to match the fashion trends over the ages. Each "Period" furniture trend was often labeled with a royal reign. Queen Anne's reign was so long that many beautiful low tables became masterpieces. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G
9:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Foil Repair 101"  Never despair over a broken project again. Learn how to replace and repair broken glass pieces in any copper foil project. Today's tip features how to hold and use glass cutters. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Designer Bags, Part 1"  Design a world class handbag with inspiration from your embroidery machine. Nancy and embroidery expert Eileen Roche take you on a journey creating designer handbags. The first leg of the tour gives pointers on the stabilizers used by designers, followed by artistic ways to create straps. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Summer Delight"  What can be more delightful than a summer walk in the woods to inspire you to paint. Landscape. Watercolor/Acrylic. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Fire in the Belly"  Andreas examines how fire changed the way people cook. With an open fire and local salmon, he makes gravlax from an ancient recipe and a local fish soup, before traveling to Japan to discover the secrets of uncooked fish. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "A Difficult Decision/Guitar Lessons"  Rebecca wants to give shared guitar lessons to Vincent and Alex, so the two friends can still see each other and the Wangs later agree to the guitar lessons.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Retirement Party/The Phone Call"  Alberto brings Rebecca to the retirement party for the Mendozas and her godmother arrives with news that Rebecca's father has been taken to the hospital in Boston.G
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Dealing with Controversial Issues"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in their own classrooms. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Creating Effective Citizens"  This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The First World War and the Rise of Fascism"  As the old empires crumble in the war, totalitarian states arise throughout Europe.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Second World War"  The war leaves Europe balanced between the first two superpowers: the Soviet Union and the United States.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Past, Present, and Promise"  Introduces psychology as a science that spans many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence, and asks, "What is the nature of human nature?"G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Understanding Research"  An examination of the scientific method of collecting and analyzing data - in the laboratory and in the field - with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Cut to the Quick"  With the annual trials to set the rankings for the Pine Hollow students, Veronica is looking down the barrel of coming second to Stevie.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Social Entrepreneurs"  Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Ooze"  When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The South"  Regional favorites include chicken with white barbecue sauce and grilled okra popsicles; Tennessee pork loin with whiskey; and grilled peach cobbler.G
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Clare"  NULL
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 4 of 10"  With the exterior shingles going up on the house, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor why he's using red cedar instead of white, and how he is creating the signature flair on the building between the first and second floors. Inside, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how he's heating and cooling the house using a hydronic system that is integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof. Solar contractor Kevin Price also helps with solar panels for electricity, now that the price of the panels has come down 50 percent in the last four years. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Rwanda - Among The Gorillas"  Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes he travels in search of Rwanda's endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. As with every Travelscope adventure, the journey includes cultural experiences in a local church, living museum, market, primary school and health clinic. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  Chefs from Asia to Italy agree the best way to infuse noodles with flavor is to saute them. It's a critical step many home cooks skip. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and his guests, The Pallotta Sisters, focus on that technique. D
11:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Intoxicating Antioxidant"  NULL
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ruben Martinez (author). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Science and Religion Think Differently"  Science and religion-each pursues Big Truth and offers total solutions. Science works. That's for sure. D
6:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D
6:47 am 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D
6:50 am 
Meet Allison Jones - Sign Me Up!  "Medal Quest"  Allison Jones tells the story of how she came to Paralympic cycling -- and how cool it is to hear crowds chant "USA!!" while she competes. A multi-sport competitor, Allison has competed in the last five Paralympics, Summer and Winter, winning medals in skiing as well as bicycling. Her focus now, every day: "the end game for London. D
6:53 am 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
7:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D
8:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Science and Religion Think Differently"  Science and religion-each pursues Big Truth and offers total solutions. Science works. That's for sure. D
12:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D
12:47 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D
12:50 pm 
Blake Leeper: Intense Competitor  "Medal Quest"  Track athlete Blake Leeper talks about the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and America's Jerome Singleton. Leeper is one of the younger members of Team USA and began competing internationally less than three years ago. The level of competition -- the way top athletes focused in on winning -- was a revelation to him. D
12:53 pm 
Kortney Clemons: A Veteran's Journey  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal. D
1:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D
2:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D
5:47 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D
5:51 pm 
Meet Paul Schulte - and We Shoot 3-Pointers, Too  "Medal Quest"  Paul Schulte, co-captain of the men's wheelchair basketball team, answers the questions everyone asks about his sport. "Blowing past someone on the baseline," "drop steps," "picks" -- the moves and strategies are the same for wheelchair basketball players. "And we shoot 3-pointers, too!" Schulte talks about getting "his" shot to click, and about Paralympians who "push themselves to the limits. D
5:53 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
6:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D
7:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D

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