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September 24, 2012
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2:00 am 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G
3:00 am 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves"  When money moves between individuals or groups it is called a transaction. Join the Biz Kids and you'll follow a single dollar bill as it moves from a depositor's hand across the counter, down to the vault, over to the Federal Reserve, and finally out to a project the bank is financing. Visit the branch of a real credit union inside a high school where the students are the tellers. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Moving In Circles"  A look at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual"  This program examines the First, Fourth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments to show how the Bill of Rights protects individual citizens from excessive or arbitrary government interference, yet, contrary to the belief of many Americans, does not grant unlimited rights. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Demora (The Delay)"  In this episode, Raquel's plane to Argentina is delayed and she spends time reviewing her experiences in Spain.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Reverse The Aging Process"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Little Clifford/Welcome to Birdwell Island"  Little Clifford - In this flashback story, we learn how Emily and Clifford got together and how Emily's unconditional love changed the "runt" of the litter into the biggest dog around! Welcome To Birdwell Island - This flashback episode tells the story ofthe day the Howards moved to Birdwell Island. The town is full of preconceived ideas about how "a big dog can mean big problems" for the island, but they soon learn that Clifford has much to offer, and that they shouldn't make assumptions before they know the facts. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen"  Fernkenstein's Monster - Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can Fern prove her skills as a writer and create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? D.W., Dancing Queen - Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't seem to get the moves. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better"  Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain! No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "George and the Dragon"  FE FI FO FUM! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help.from an unexpected source! Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Get Lost, Mr. Chips"  Alan is getting ready for the Cookie Connoisseurs Club, the most exclusive cookie appreciation club in the country, to come to Sesame Street to taste his super cookies. Alan asks Chris to distract Cookie Monster while the club meets. Chris tries, but it's too late. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day"  Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Want to Be A Scientist!"  In his backyard, Sid is intently observing squirrels and really wants to know why they make funny squeaking sounds. It makes him wonder what kind of scientist investigates animals? Fortunately for Sid, today his class is going on a field trip to the Science Center, where a special guest greets them-it's Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova! She is a marine biologist, and tells the kids about her exciting job SCUBA diving with whales. Completely enthralled, Sid wants to know if scientists investigate other kinds of animals too? Dr. Cordova uses a video connection so we can meet a real wildlife biologist studying pandas at the San Diego Zoo! This leads the rest of the kids to ask about science fields they're interested in. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion"  The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie! Duck's Family Reunion - Because they have a similar sounding name, Duck mistakes Truck for a long-lost relative! Frog is a bit ruffled at the epidemic of silliness going around, but ends up saving the day for Duck and his word "family". D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Words"  Writing and reading are the focus today. Caillou is all excited to read the weekend paper with Daddy, but the wind and a very mischievous cat delay his reading time. With a little patience and persistence, Caillou finally gets to enjoy his favorite comic strip. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Lost and Found and Pot Full of Sunshine"  Lost and Found: When everyone gets tickets to the circus, BJ convinces them to let him hold onto the tickets until show time. Distracted by the fun of playing basketball, BJ loses the tickets. After a frantic search, he finds the tickets and learns a valuable lesson about responsibility. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Friends and Family"  It's the day of the Spring Party at the Duke and Duchess of Boxford's summer house. Cranky teases Thomas that he can only carry light loads. Thomas is outraged by this and determines to prove to Cranky that he is not "Tiny Thomas". D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues"  Wishful Thinking - Seymour Orlando Smooth is hoodwinking the audience members of his new show "Wishful Thinking." When he tricks Violet and TJ into giving him their money, Becky has had enough. She teams up with TJ to bring Smooth down and save the whole city from being tricked. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "There's Food Safety and Then There's Food Safety"  Ruff sends Harsha, Noel and Sam to build a foolproof structure that can protect a tortilla chip and Grandma Ruffman's cake. Sammy visits Spanish Harlem in New York City. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   There are calls for a sustained global economic rebound as world economies slow. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports the head of the International Monetary Fund is calling on leaders in Europe and the U.S. to change direction. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Salt Lake City, UT - Part 2"  Treasures include a writing desk made by one of the original Mormon pioneers, and a mid-19th-century shotgun passed down from the owner's great-great-great grandfather, an employee of the Overland Mail Company stagecoach service. An 1851 first edition copy of the third volume of Mormon scripture, inherited from the owner's grandfather, is valued to $55.000. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Brimfield, MA - Part 2"  The treasure hunters head to one of the world's largest markets where they scour the 16 fields of vendors in search of the best piece of art pottery. Among the finds are a Rookwood vase and a painted blanket chest.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Panama & Colombia"  Megan explores two countries that are refreshingly untouched by mass tourism.G
10:00 pm 
American Masters  "The Day Carl Sandburg Died"  A spokesman on behalf of the American people, Sandburg drew from his own life as the basis for his free-verse poetry. A successful writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, his books include biographies (most notably of Abraham Lincoln), children's stories and novels. Also known as an entertainer, his legacy fades after his death in 1967. This film examines the life, work and controversies surrounding Sandburg, and the recent resurgence of interest in him.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
Mara - River of Death   The river in East Africa runs through two of the continent's important nature reserves: the Masai Mara in Kenya and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The film showcases the Mara in its entire length, documenting events that unfold during the migration season.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rhyming Block"  Mother Goose is visiting Sesame Street and needs to write three new nursery rhymes by the end of the day, but she fears she has become a rusty rhymer. Elmo and Abby say they are great rhymers, and they offer to help. Mother Goose explains that to write really good nursery rhymes, you need conflict - when someone wants something or needs something very badly. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Stronger"  Technology reporter David Pogue brings his off-beat humor and high-energy style to his role as host for this mini-series. Pogue examines everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and reviews tests for the world's strongest materials. He travels from the deck of a U.S. naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby. He checks in with experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create strong "stuff." Part 1 of 4G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast"  Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Royal Road Across The Frontier"  In the second part of the journey along the ancient highway, learn about the traditional hot springs of Aguas Calientes that gave the ancient traveler a brief respite from the dry, dusty roads. While the springs no longer exist, the town still marks the boundary between the lush green landscape behind and the dry dangerous desert frontier that looms ahead. The first stop in the desert is the mining town of Zacatecas. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Oyster Dressing, Cornbread and Crawfish Dressing, and Shrimp and Mirliton Dressing. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  In this episode, Lidia travels to Bloomfield, home of Pittsburgh's Little Italy. Here she visits Maria Merante Palmieri's quaint Italian gift shop, Merante's Gifts, grabs a sandwich at Primanti's where she talks with Antonia Corradetti, and takes viewers on a tour of Lidia's Pittsburgh. Back in the kitchen, Lidia prepares a Baked Ziti, a delicious sandwich of Primanti's Capicola and Cheese, and Fettucine Mafalda. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Find an unusual location and you will often find uncommon gardens. If you are in need of garden inspiration, be sure to tune in to this week's GardenSMART. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Happy Holiday Meal"  Host Laura Theodore's holiday meal features petite "Acorn Squash with Mushroom, Walnut and Celery Stuffing." On the side, sweet cinnamon and maple glazed "Yummy Yam Casserole" is topped with crunchy pecans. "Green Beans Almondine" stand in for the traditional green bean casserole. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Coldplay"  The Grammy-winners and modern-rock giants have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. They perform their hits and selections from their album Mylo Xyloto.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Get Lost, Mr. Chips"  Alan is getting ready for the Cookie Connoisseurs Club, the most exclusive cookie appreciation club in the country, to come to Sesame Street to taste his super cookies. Alan asks Chris to distract Cookie Monster while the club meets. Chris tries, but it's too late. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "King Midas"  Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better"  Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain! No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Galaxies"  Galaxies are systems of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity. Joan Cartan-Hansaen and her guest scientist Dr. Amber Straughn, Research Astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, answer students' questions about galaxies.G
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Don't blink as Rick blitzes through Europe's tiniest countries. Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G
4:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon   In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Panama & Colombia"  Megan explores two countries that are refreshingly untouched by mass tourism.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Chetco River Kayak"  Cameras chronicle a trek by horse, foot and kayak to the pristine upper stretch of the Chetco River in the heart of the Kalmiopsis wilderness.G
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - City and Culture"  Travelscope searches for the heart and soul of Taiwan among the attractions of its capital, Taipei, and through his experiences with the country's remaining ethnic minority people. D
9:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon   In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year.G
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Panama & Colombia"  Megan explores two countries that are refreshingly untouched by mass tourism.G
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, GA)"  Learn how one school is using wildlife and outdoor classrooms to engage youngsters in nature and teach environmental issues. And learn how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Sicilian Pizza/Sfincione"  You can't travel to Sicily without enjoying its trademark flatbread treat, Sfingione. But if you can't be there in body, be there in spirit when Mary Ann shows you an easy way to prepare this doughy treat studded with sardines, chunks of Scamorza cheese, spicy tomato sauce, topped with bread crumbs and baked in the oven. Joining it there is a Pizza with Artichoke Hearts and Salted Ricotta Cheese. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Going Underground"  Get your shovel and trowel ready. P. Allen Smith is getting down and dirty in this episode of Garden to Table. Allen is pulling root vegetables out of the ground and putting them on a plate. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Volcanoes, Ring of Fire"  Trekkers explore volcanoes from Pompeii, Stromboli and Santorini in Italy and Greece to Krakatoa and Mt. Fuji in Indonesia and Japan. Other explosive sites include Montserrat, Pacaya in Guatemala, Cotopaxi in Ecuador, La Palma in the Canary Islands, and Mount St. Helens and Kilauea in the U.S.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. At the front deck, carpenter Chris Aguiar finishes up the cable railing system. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Jewelry Boxes"  Jewelry just might be the ultimate heirloom. So this first project is designed to showcase, preserve and protect the family jewels. Fit for royalty and built to last - it's eye catching! Made of Tiger maple and Osage Orange and finished with Tung oil. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Abundance"  Smith shares the bounty of the garden, talks about daffodils and larkspur, plus shrubs that re-bloom.G
9:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Sun-Drenched Flowers"  Bring the sun shine indoors with a luminous sunflower window. Working with brightly colored glass and easy to master techniques Vicki shows you how to capture the beauty of nature in stained glass. Today's tip features metal framing techniques. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 2"  Construct a lined jacket with ease-21st century style. Pati Palmer, designer and celebrated sewing instructor, joins Nancy to share her tips on a no-fail welt pocket, "bagging a lining technique," easy mitered vents, and much more. Streamline the process of making a fashionable jacket with these innovative ideas. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Dimensional Iris"  Just as spring comes to an end, the beautiful bearded iris blooms in the garden. Texture is captured in this painting, as you experience a new twist by adding dimension. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Food for a Viking"  Danish chef Claus Meyer joins Andreas in Ribe, the oldest town in Scandinavia. While in Denmark, Andreas and Claus prepare fresh oysters with herbs, an herbal yogurt smoothie with honey, a wholesome corn porridge dessert with fresh berries, and finally, a slow-roasted beef sirloin served with beans, nuts and thyme. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Slow-Cooked Baby Goat and Cauliflower and Crawfish Soup. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Bill McKibben and Wendell Berry"  Bill McKibben (environmental scholar, author of Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future) and Wendell Berry (honored writer, essayist, and cultural and economic critic). D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation III"  Returning to Paris from Chartres, Robert and Mireille get seats on a crowded train. They are unaware they are sharing the compartment with a mysterious man in black.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  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  "On The Lamb"  Steve fixes lamb on the rod with mini sweet peppers. He also serves double-digit thick lamb chops and lamb steaks with parsley onion relish and feta cheese sauce.G
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Clare"  NULL
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. At the front deck, carpenter Chris Aguiar finishes up the cable railing system. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "The Colors of Malaysia"  Joseph takes part in the Colors of Malaysia Festival that spotlights the different states and people of the country through music, song, dance and costumes.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  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  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  Everyone loves garlic, but if you don't handle it properly, it can take you to the culinary dark side-whether undercooked or overcooked. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming zeros in on prepping garlic the right way. Joined by Boston chef Dante De Magistris, Ming uses garlic and some mystery ingredients to create two new dishes on the spot, Beef and Broccolini Stir Fry with Mango Puree and Basil Ricotta Gnocchi with Shrimp and Asparagus. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Fort Los Adaes"  In the 1700s, the Spanish border was just six miles from the French fort at Natchitoches. Fort Los Adaes became a Spanish stronghold, greatly influencing the culture and cuisine of northwest Louisiana. Ray Berthelot and Corneil Cox explore this intriguing Spanish story. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture.G
1:30 am 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
2:00 am 
Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence   Ohio's annual Ferret Buckeye Bash is the largest and most popular ferret show in the country. Hundreds of top breeders, seasoned experts and ferret enthusiasts pamper and parade their pets in a quest for prizes and prestige. Though these mischievous and often quirky creatures are unlikely show animals, the competition is intense. D
3:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Deaf Jam"  Teenager Aneta Brodski, who is a deaf Israeli immigrant in New York City, discovers American Sign Language and dives into ASL poetry. In this three-dimensional art form, body movements convey meaning and meter, and rhymes are measured in hand shapes. When Brodski meets Tahani Salah, a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they collaborate on poetry performance.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Jamie Lee Curtis (actress/author). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Church Endorsements and the IRS - As 501C3 tax-exempt not-for-profit entities under the tax code, churches are prohibited from endorsing political candidates and risk losing their exemption from paying taxes if they do. Pastors who object to this restriction have announced October 7th as Pulpit Freedom Sunday when they plan to endorse candidates from the pulpit. Lucky Severson talks with pastors who object to this restriction and others who do not and with former IRS official Marcus Owens who says that the IRS has now effectively shut down all investigations into churches accused of violating the endorsement provision. D
6:00 am 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
7:00 am 
Ten9eight   In America, a kid drops out of High School every 9 seconds - imagine if they didn't. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio's thought-provoking film project, TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon, which chronicles the inspirational stories of several teens from low-income communities (from Harlem to Compton and all points in between) as they compete in an annual business plan competition. By learning how to be entrepreneurs, many of these students can now forge futures and destinies they never thought possible. D
8:30 am 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pathways of Pioneers"  For emigrants bound for a land of opportunity, the Oregon Trail was the corridor to their dreams. This great migration west left Idaho a grand legacy, which we explore in this hour-long program. Massacre Rocks, Soda Springs, Big Hill, Three Island Crossing - these historic landmarks take on new meaning through the eyes of modern-day pioneers.G
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Church Endorsements and the IRS - As 501C3 tax-exempt not-for-profit entities under the tax code, churches are prohibited from endorsing political candidates and risk losing their exemption from paying taxes if they do. Pastors who object to this restriction have announced October 7th as Pulpit Freedom Sunday when they plan to endorse candidates from the pulpit. Lucky Severson talks with pastors who object to this restriction and others who do not and with former IRS official Marcus Owens who says that the IRS has now effectively shut down all investigations into churches accused of violating the endorsement provision. D
12:00 pm 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
1:00 pm 
Ten9eight   In America, a kid drops out of High School every 9 seconds - imagine if they didn't. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio's thought-provoking film project, TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon, which chronicles the inspirational stories of several teens from low-income communities (from Harlem to Compton and all points in between) as they compete in an annual business plan competition. By learning how to be entrepreneurs, many of these students can now forge futures and destinies they never thought possible. D
2:30 pm 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
5:30 pm 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
6:30 pm 
Ten9eight   In America, a kid drops out of High School every 9 seconds - imagine if they didn't. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio's thought-provoking film project, TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon, which chronicles the inspirational stories of several teens from low-income communities (from Harlem to Compton and all points in between) as they compete in an annual business plan competition. By learning how to be entrepreneurs, many of these students can now forge futures and destinies they never thought possible. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
11:30 pm 
Ten9eight   In America, a kid drops out of High School every 9 seconds - imagine if they didn't. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio's thought-provoking film project, TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon, which chronicles the inspirational stories of several teens from low-income communities (from Harlem to Compton and all points in between) as they compete in an annual business plan competition. By learning how to be entrepreneurs, many of these students can now forge futures and destinies they never thought possible. D

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