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November 25, 2012
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12:00 am 
Nature  "My Life As A Turkey"  This prize-winning film re-enacts the unusual story of Joe Hutto, who for nearly two years became the mother of a group of Florida wild turkeys he imprinted as hatchlings at his home adjacent to Florida wildlands. Taken from Hutto's 1995 book, Illuminations in the Flatlands, which was written from his daily notations, the film is set in the same wildlands. Hutto is portrayed by wildlife photographer Jeff Palmer.G
1:00 am 
Frontline  "Poor Kids"  Where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80 is an area deeply scarred by the recession along the border of Iowa and Illinois. FRONTLINE follows three young girls growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin to produce a portrait of the economic crisis seen through the eyes of children.G
2:00 am 
MI-5  "The Seventh Division"  A journalist is assassinated in his office while investigating crimes against human rights in Colombia. The killing ties into information received by MI5 that a leading Colombian paramilitary may be setting up in London and seeking to operate through a British oil corporation.G
3:00 am 
David Geffen: American Masters   Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and AMERICAN MASTERS executive producer Susan Lacy paints a portrait of Geffen, who narrates his rise from working class Brooklyn boy to billionaire entertainment power broker in extensive interviews. Revealed as a complex and compelling man, his far-reaching influence - as agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer and billionaire philanthropist - has helped shape American popular culture for four decades.G
5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Friendship Is Important - for Caring & Fun"  Mister Rogers uses empty milk cartons, oatmeal boxes and other household cast-offs to create a miniature sandbox village. He explains that getting to be friends is like building bridges. Although friends often have hard or sad times, they can also build a stronger and stronger friendship each time they are together. D
5:30 am 
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas   George and The Man in the Yellow Hat are preparing for Christmas but each has no idea what to give the other for a present. They follow each other around town, hoping to discover a clue. They enlist the help of Hudley, the Pisghettis, Gnocchi, Bill, Betsy Steven and even Professor Wiseman. Three original songs are introduced along with other classic holiday music.G
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Stick with Me/Tree Feller"  Peep goes in search of his favorite (lost) dandelion seed, and discovers that the world is full of sticky things. Beaver Boy is ready to cut down his first tree. Pocoyo: Musical Blocks - Pato gets stuck on top of a high tower. D
7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate"  Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. D
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Windy Children's Day/Angelina And Ms. Mimi's Dance"  Angelina and the Windy Children's Day - It's the mouselings' annual Children's Day celebration! When things go awry, the mouselings are disappointed and ready to throw in the towel. All of a sudden, something wonderful happens and Children's Day ends up being a huge success after all! Angelina and Ms. Mimi's Dance - Ms. Mimi performs a special modern dance for the school. Angelina and her friends are very impressed! They can only dream of a day when dancing comes so easily. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Share Your Problem"  Roley and the Fox - The team is building a jungle themed mini golf course! As wild animal decorations arrive, Bob explains to Roley that wild animals live away from their friends. When a wild fox turns up, Roley is convinced that this wild animal must have lost his friends! Roley and the fox play a game. When the fox begins to act upset Roley takes him to see the decorations, thinking they'll comfort him. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Shiver Me Timbers/Ride'em Cowboy"  A) Franny travels to the Kalahari Desert, where she meets Tula, a shy meerkat who loves to bask in the warm sun. When Tula's older siblings stand in front of her, blocking the light, Franny helps her learn to speak up for herself. In Franny's Treasures, Franny, Bobby, and the viewers discover the features that make fireflies, chameleons, and skunks unique. D
9:00 am 
Wishbone  "Furst Impressions"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures intheir hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger hi s imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, attending the Oakdale school beach party social has the kids in an uproar. D
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Tim Egan, Dust Bowl"  NULL
10:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Impact Investing Opportunities, Part 1"  Guests: Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager, Head of ESG Investment Program, ClearBridge Advisors Bill Paul, Founder & Editor, Earthpreservers.com; Energy & Environmental Journalist. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to make a difference with your investments. D
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Heavy Spending on Holiday Shopping: Despite the looming threat of the fiscal cliff, women are still planning on spending big on holiday shopping. UK Will Not See Women Bishops: The Church of England won't be setting an example of gender equality. The church did not pass a measure to ordain women bishops, despite growing support. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why Believe In God?"  This is personal. Why should I want to believe in God? Is belief a circular path of self-deception? Or the shortest route to bedrock reality?. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2"  Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience. Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching "Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "It's A Color Conundrum"  Color has the ability to change the look and focus of a quilt, especially when it comes to fabric choices. Our guests on this episode change or modify their initial fabric choice for a brand new look. We begin with Rayna Gillman and a fabric makeover. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Island Kitchen 2.0: Cabinets"  The HOMETIME team updates an island kitchen with new cabinets, including visits with the designer and the manufacturer. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Patio Cart"  Learn how to construct a long-lasting outdoor project and apply the right finish as the Woodsmith editors build this stylish patio cart. D
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Melting Pot"  Kevin and Richard get a taste of culturally diverse Cambridge by visiting what's known locally as "Japan Town." Norm shows how Tom has matched the exterior trim details and how the clapboards are going on over an underlayment that will let them dry out. Then, up on the roof deck, he lends a hand as Tom creates a staggered shingle pattern on the half walls to match what is on the existing house. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Privacy Fence/Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard replaces a clogged shower valve. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Permaculture (Raleigh, NC & Americus, GA)"  Beyond organic gardening, permaculture incorporates those practices and more, drawing from a number of agricultural disciplines by incorporating organic farm practices, agroforestry, integrated farming and ecology. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "What It's Like to Go to War"  America has been at war for over a decade, with millions of soldiers having seen death and dying up close in Afghanistan and Iraq. But most Americans -- watching comfortably on their TVs and computers, witness to statistics, speeches, and "expert" rhetoric -- don't get what's really going on there. In an encore edition of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill talks to Karl Marlantes - a highly-decorated Vietnam veteran, Rhodes Scholar, author, and PTSD survivor - about what we on the insulated outside need to understand about the minds and hearts of our modern warriors. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   William puts his family in danger when he buries a convicted murderer.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside The Megastorm"  NOVA presents a moment-by-moment guide through Hurricane Sandy, its impact and the future of storm protection. Through first-person accounts from survivors and from experts and scientists, the program gives scientific context to a new breed of storm.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Aerial Fish Stocking, Hiking from Portland to the Pacific Coast, Stormwater"  The show meets a man who has found and mapped several paths to explore overlooked treasures along this long hiking route.G
8:00 pm 
Downton Abbey Revisited   This special presents some favorite scenes from the series' seasons 1 and 2 for fans to savor before Season 3 begins in January. Key actors and creative staff tell their stories of the depiction of life on an English country estate from 1912 into the 1920s. There is also some rare behind-the-scenes footage of the production and a sneak peek at Season 3.G
9:30 pm 
Yellowstone: Land to Life   Filmmaker John Grabowska presents a lyrical interpretation of the geologic story of Yellowstone. Formation of glaciers, mountain ranges and the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano provide a sweeping saga. A short concluding film "Yellowstone's Cascade Corner" features the portion of the national park that lies in Idaho and is filmed and produced by Idaho Public Television.G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Congratulations"  A man is cleared of an old crime and released from prison; Halford reopens the original investigation now centered on the man's own father. But Halford's pursuit reveals more than he bargains for. Meanwhile Pulling is offered a promotion but she would have to leave UCOS. Standing is approached by a young woman claiming to be his daughter.G
11:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S1 E4)"  The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary's virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past. And O'Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. Part 4 of 4G
12:30 am 
Best of Hymns of Thanksgiving   Highlights from the annual shows filmed during the past five years include massed choir performances, solos by pianist Del Parkinson and inspirational narratives by Gov. Butch Otter and first lady Lori Otter.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Volvo S60 T5 Awd"  Road Test: 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD. Road Test: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500. Goss' Garage: Funnel Facts. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
4:00 am 
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
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Cookbook"  Whyatt wants to bake Baby Joy a special birthday cake - but he doesn't know how! Super Why and his friends soar into a new kind of book - a cookbook - and get the information they need from a rhyming chef with a silly sense of humor as well as a recipe for fun! In the end, Whyatt learns how to cook up the perfect birthday for his little sister.G
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Jimmy Cliff"  The reggae legend opens the 36th season of the musical series by performing his hits and new songs from his album Existence.G
6:00 am 
Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century   A dream team of famous attorneys converge on an Idaho courtroom in 1907. Idaho's best lawyers - James Hawley and William Borah - matched wits with Chicago's Clarence Darrow and Denver's Edmund Richardson. Re-enactment actors and extras, researchers, crew and others bring more than 200 Idahoans into this project to chronicle the trial of "Big Bill" Haywood, accused of masterminding former Gov. Frank Steunenburg's assassination.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Tim Egan, Dust Bowl"  NULL
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Cavity Nesting Bird Habitat, Zumwalt Prairie, Sensor Fish/Dam Research"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Portland - Cambridge"  A new team of Roadtrippers shares a desire to search for something bigger in life. Brooklyn, a self-proclaimed dreamer who left an unfulfilling job in New York City to move back in with her parents and eight siblings, hopes this Roadtrip will "jumpstart" her life. Elliott, a former high school English teacher, gets out of the classroom to explore a life around education, community and creativity. D
9:00 am 
Will Rogers and American Politics   Will Rogers, born part Cherokee in Indian Territory (later Oklahoma), speaks a common-sense language with a gentle humor - he criticizes but in a nice way. It makes him the voice of the nation in the 1920s and 1930s. This film profiles the cowboy, comedian, author, columnist, social commentator, vaudeville performer, movie and radio star. Archival footage and interviews tell the story narrated by Bill Kurtis. "Politics," Rogers maintained, "has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated."G
10:00 am 
Richard Bangs' South America: Quest for Wonder   The travel writer seeks out the continent's most revered sites and natural wonders. He visits Iguacu Falls in Brazil and Argentina; mystical, remote Easter Island deep in the Pacific; the architectural ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru; and the biologically diverse Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador.G
11:00 am 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. On a special "Help Wanted" edition, Need to Know updates two reports about innovative state employment programs: the first, in Oregon, to create jobs; the second, in Rhode Island, to preserve them. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Cave Diving, Dune Mushers"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside The Megastorm"  NOVA presents a moment-by-moment guide through Hurricane Sandy, its impact and the future of storm protection. Through first-person accounts from survivors and from experts and scientists, the program gives scientific context to a new breed of storm.G
5:00 pm 
Ottomans Versus Christians: Battle for the Mediterranean  "Clash of Civilisations"  In the legendary city of Famagusta on the island of Cyprus, Julian Davison leads a tour of the city's gothic cathedrals and intimidating fortress, detailing the battles and heroism that took place during the Ottoman conquest in 1571 of the former jewel in the Venetian crown. Part 3 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century   A dream team of famous attorneys converge on an Idaho courtroom in 1907. Idaho's best lawyers - James Hawley and William Borah - matched wits with Chicago's Clarence Darrow and Denver's Edmund Richardson. Re-enactment actors and extras, researchers, crew and others bring more than 200 Idahoans into this project to chronicle the trial of "Big Bill" Haywood, accused of masterminding former Gov. Frank Steunenburg's assassination.G
7:00 pm 
David Geffen: American Masters   Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and AMERICAN MASTERS executive producer Susan Lacy paints a portrait of Geffen, who narrates his rise from working class Brooklyn boy to billionaire entertainment power broker in extensive interviews. Revealed as a complex and compelling man, his far-reaching influence - as agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer and billionaire philanthropist - has helped shape American popular culture for four decades.G
9:00 pm 
Ottomans Versus Christians: Battle for the Mediterranean  "Clash of Civilisations"  In the legendary city of Famagusta on the island of Cyprus, Julian Davison leads a tour of the city's gothic cathedrals and intimidating fortress, detailing the battles and heroism that took place during the Ottoman conquest in 1571 of the former jewel in the Venetian crown. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century   A dream team of famous attorneys converge on an Idaho courtroom in 1907. Idaho's best lawyers - James Hawley and William Borah - matched wits with Chicago's Clarence Darrow and Denver's Edmund Richardson. Re-enactment actors and extras, researchers, crew and others bring more than 200 Idahoans into this project to chronicle the trial of "Big Bill" Haywood, accused of masterminding former Gov. Frank Steunenburg's assassination.G
11:00 pm 
David Geffen: American Masters   Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and AMERICAN MASTERS executive producer Susan Lacy paints a portrait of Geffen, who narrates his rise from working class Brooklyn boy to billionaire entertainment power broker in extensive interviews. Revealed as a complex and compelling man, his far-reaching influence - as agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer and billionaire philanthropist - has helped shape American popular culture for four decades.G
12:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Virginia Company: America's Corporate Beginning"  How can primary sources illuminate historical events? This workshop tells the story of Jamestown, a less-than-successful example of America's capitalist beginnings and a colony as a business operation. Drawing on contemporary accounts, workshop participants assume the roles of colonists and shareholders to argue the future of the Virginia Company's settlement at Jamestown.G
1:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
1:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 2. Proteins and Proteomics"  Researchers know it is the proteins made by a cell that determine what that cell does. This session explores the varying complements of proteins and their effects, structures, and interactions within the mechanism of cell function, and introduces the larger picture of proteomics and systems biology. D
2:00 am 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
3:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Maximizing Physical Potential of Older Adults"  Considers ways to develop the greatest physical potential in an aging individual while compensating for the effects of aging. Elders describe how lifestyle choices have helped them maintain an active, healthy life. D
4:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Russia"  Russia, the largest country in the world, is located in northern Eurasia. It also has the largest reserves of energy and mineral resources. Many of the traditions are influenced by early Byzantine and Slavic cultures. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D
5:00 am 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen   Shrimp with Spicy Mushroom Sauce; Shrimp with Ham and Parmesan Cheese Sauce. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Appetizers"  Discover the various ways and styles of creating hors d'oeuvres, canapes and crudites, and learn how appetizers evolved as a service before the main meal. D
6:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  Take an in-depth look at the making of the Wild Photo Adventures tv series. Interviews with the host Doug Gardner and the crew reveal the good, bad and the ugly of producing this award winning tv show. D
6:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Peru - Its Coastal Cultural Heritage"  Watch the Grannies as they move about Peru's Atlantic coast and explore cosmopolitan Lima - its culture and history. Experience the Afro-Peruvian community in El Carmen and visit with well-known musical, visual and performance artists. Regina reconnects with an old friend who creates marionettes that tell stories of old. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Privacy Fence/Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard replaces a clogged shower valve. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Blanket Chest"  The blanket chest has been around since the Pilgrims came to Massachusetts in the 1600s. In this episode, Tommy builds one that demonstrates basic frame construction, and mortise and tenon joinery. And, he shares his techniques for carving, a special feature of the box that is dramatic, yet simple.G
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kitchen Confidential: The Nuts and Bolts of a Kitchen Renovation"  The second episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the kitchen in Katie's Connecticut home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Amalfi Coast"  Rick visits the trendy resort of Positano on the Amalfi coastline, south of Naples. He also takes in the charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples of Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto beneath the Isle of Capri.G
9:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, on to pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art and surfing at Bondi beach.G
10:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Rome"  Rudy begins at the famous ancient sites in the Eternal City, then explores modern life on streets and in cafes, pizzerias and galaterias.G
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Vatican City"  Rome's Vatican City has a population of only 550 people and a landmass of just over 100 acres, which makes it the world's smallest independent state, but its influence is extraordinary. Burt takes viewers on a unique tour of the city and its history. There are some amazing images from the ceiling of St. D
11:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 1. What Does It Mean to Measure?"  Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about alternate methods such as displacement. D
11:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 2. Measurement Fundamentals"  Investigate the difference between a count and a measure, and examine essential ideas such as unit iteration, partitioning, and the compensatory principle. Learn about the many uses of ratio in measurement and how scale models help us understand relative sizes. Investigate the constant of proportionality in isosceles right triangles, and learn about precision and accuracy in measurement. D
12:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Virginia Company: America's Corporate Beginning"  How can primary sources illuminate historical events? This workshop tells the story of Jamestown, a less-than-successful example of America's capitalist beginnings and a colony as a business operation. Drawing on contemporary accounts, workshop participants assume the roles of colonists and shareholders to argue the future of the Virginia Company's settlement at Jamestown.G
1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 2. Proteins and Proteomics"  Researchers know it is the proteins made by a cell that determine what that cell does. This session explores the varying complements of proteins and their effects, structures, and interactions within the mechanism of cell function, and introduces the larger picture of proteomics and systems biology. D
2:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
3:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Maximizing Physical Potential of Older Adults"  Considers ways to develop the greatest physical potential in an aging individual while compensating for the effects of aging. Elders describe how lifestyle choices have helped them maintain an active, healthy life. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Russia"  Russia, the largest country in the world, is located in northern Eurasia. It also has the largest reserves of energy and mineral resources. Many of the traditions are influenced by early Byzantine and Slavic cultures. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweet Endings"  Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southeast Asian Favorites"  Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. D
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Carol Duval Leroy, Vertus, France"  Champagne has never been the same since Carol Duval Leroy took over her family's vineyards. We experience Champagne tasting competitions and authentic French cuisine on this gastronomical tour de force. Rising-star chef Michael Nizzero prepares a Tartare de Langoustine and two dishes made with ingredients from his garden: Vegetarian Gnocchi and variations of Rhubarb and Strawberry. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Naturally Vegetarian Mexican"  Forget soy and tofu; these are authentic Mexican recipes where produce, fruits and vegetables are naturally the stars. Zucchini Soup with Tortilla Crisps; Cactus Paddle Tostadas; Fluffy Plantain and Pecan Bread. D
7:00 pm 
ID21 Award Show   In October 2012, six transformative non-profits from around the state were honored for their work at the ID21 Awards Show. This program presents highlights of the show, which was the culmination of a statewide search for Idaho's most innovative and creative efforts in 21st Century learning.G
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Alberta"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to Alberta, Canada to experience Western adventure and stunning natural scenery. In Kananaskis, Darley treks amid the beautiful snow-capped Canadian Rockies with a longtime Alberta cowboy, conquering high altitudes and an August hailstorm. Next, Darley experiences the fast-paced Calgary Stampede with its equestrian competitions, Western art, rodeos and surprisingly diverse food offerings. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweet Endings"  Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southeast Asian Favorites"  Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Soul of Mole"  Mole is an idea that's half pre-Columbian, half European, and 100% Mexican - a sauce, a preparation and a national dish that rivals the culinary masterpieces of the world's greatest cuisines. Rick and his daughter, Lanie, set off on a culinary journey to explore the mysteries of mole that takes them from the mile-high piles of dried chiles in Mexico City's vast La Merced market to stalls selling towering mounds of concentrated mole paste. Back in Chicago, they're on a mission to make mole from scratch. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Organic Root Vegetables"  The Pences prepare braised pork shoulder with caramelized carrots and potatoes and seared flat-iron steak with oven-roasted carrot salad.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Joining us are actors Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath now appearing on Broadway in the popular show Nice Work If You Can Get It. They both won Tony Awards for their roles in this popular show, which features the music of George Gershwin. Also, veteran dancer-actors David Bean, Harvey Evans, Bert Michaels and Eddie Verso celebrate the 1957 musical classic West Side Story and the 1961 Academy Award-winning film adaptation in which they all appeared as Sharks or Jets. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What Would Multiple Universes Mean?"  Is there more than one universe? According to current cosmology, our entire gigantic universe is only one of innumerable universes, each universe like one tiny bubble in a limitless ocean of universes. What could all this mean?. D
12:00 am 
Journey of Sacagawea   The teenage Sacagawea, who with her infant son accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, is an American historical icon. This program seeks the woman behind the icon and shows how cultures and events may have shaped her. The special goes beyond the sparse comments found in the expedition journals to the rich oral history of the Agaidika Shoshoni (known as the Lemhi Shoshoni), the Mandan/Hidatsa and the Nez Perce. D
1:00 am 
Blackfeet Encounter   In July 1806, Meriwether Lewis and another member of the Corps of Discovery killed two Blackfeet warriors and marked the only deadly clash between American Indians and the otherwise peaceful Lewis and Clark Expedition. The documentary also depicts the tragedies and challenges endured by the Blackfeet people during the 19th and 20th centuries, including intertribal fighting, massacres, starvation, unemployment, poverty and racism.G
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Inquiry-Based Teaching"  Inquiry-based Teaching: A look inside New York's Urban Academy Laboratory High School where two teachers lead student driven, student centered classes. Watch animated discussions unfold when students are challenged to analyze difficult texts and there are no right or wrong answers. D
3:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Skydance"  The Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center: for more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers have raised America's modern cityscapes. They are called 'sky walkers' because they walk fearlessly atop steel beams just a foot wide, high above the city. Who are these Mohawk sky walkers? What is their secret for overcoming fear? Has 'sky walking' replaced an ancient rite of passage? Or is it the pure need to adapt in order to survive? And what is their life really like, when every Friday at quitting time, they jump in their cars and make the eight-hour drive up north to their families on the reservation? SKYDANCER is a feature length documentary that takes a provocative look at Indian life in the 21st Century: from the fragile hierarchy on top of the breath-taking steel structures in New York City to life 'on the Rez' where problems like unemployment and crime make it hard to see the pristine beauty of the surrounding lands. D
4:30 am 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Caviar Connection"  The Rat brothers are on quest to find the big fish--the one that will bring easy money and allow them to leave their small village in Serbia. In this dramatic and often humorous tale, THE CAVIAR CONNECTION follows the brothers as they unsuccessfully gamble with the rules of nature and economics and in the process, become deeper without even noticing it. D
7:00 am 
Walking Into The Unknown   The Emmy-nominated documentary WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. D
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Tim Egan, Dust Bowl"  NULL
9:00 am 
Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete   Chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency.G
10:00 am 
Locked Out   In the wind-swept sands of California's Mojave Desert sits a small town called Boron, population 2000. It is home to one of the largest borates mines in the world. The mine is owned by Rio Tinto, a British-American multinational company, whose net earnings in 2009 were nearly $5 billion dollars. D
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Skydance"  The Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center: for more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers have raised America's modern cityscapes. They are called 'sky walkers' because they walk fearlessly atop steel beams just a foot wide, high above the city. Who are these Mohawk sky walkers? What is their secret for overcoming fear? Has 'sky walking' replaced an ancient rite of passage? Or is it the pure need to adapt in order to survive? And what is their life really like, when every Friday at quitting time, they jump in their cars and make the eight-hour drive up north to their families on the reservation? SKYDANCER is a feature length documentary that takes a provocative look at Indian life in the 21st Century: from the fragile hierarchy on top of the breath-taking steel structures in New York City to life 'on the Rez' where problems like unemployment and crime make it hard to see the pristine beauty of the surrounding lands. D
12:30 pm 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Caviar Connection"  The Rat brothers are on quest to find the big fish--the one that will bring easy money and allow them to leave their small village in Serbia. In this dramatic and often humorous tale, THE CAVIAR CONNECTION follows the brothers as they unsuccessfully gamble with the rules of nature and economics and in the process, become deeper without even noticing it. D
3:00 pm 
Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete   Chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency.G
4:00 pm 
Locked Out   In the wind-swept sands of California's Mojave Desert sits a small town called Boron, population 2000. It is home to one of the largest borates mines in the world. The mine is owned by Rio Tinto, a British-American multinational company, whose net earnings in 2009 were nearly $5 billion dollars. D
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Skydance"  The Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center: for more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers have raised America's modern cityscapes. They are called 'sky walkers' because they walk fearlessly atop steel beams just a foot wide, high above the city. Who are these Mohawk sky walkers? What is their secret for overcoming fear? Has 'sky walking' replaced an ancient rite of passage? Or is it the pure need to adapt in order to survive? And what is their life really like, when every Friday at quitting time, they jump in their cars and make the eight-hour drive up north to their families on the reservation? SKYDANCER is a feature length documentary that takes a provocative look at Indian life in the 21st Century: from the fragile hierarchy on top of the breath-taking steel structures in New York City to life 'on the Rez' where problems like unemployment and crime make it hard to see the pristine beauty of the surrounding lands. D
6:30 pm 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Tim Egan, Dust Bowl"  NULL
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Skydance"  The Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center: for more than 120 years, Mohawk ironworkers have raised America's modern cityscapes. They are called 'sky walkers' because they walk fearlessly atop steel beams just a foot wide, high above the city. Who are these Mohawk sky walkers? What is their secret for overcoming fear? Has 'sky walking' replaced an ancient rite of passage? Or is it the pure need to adapt in order to survive? And what is their life really like, when every Friday at quitting time, they jump in their cars and make the eight-hour drive up north to their families on the reservation? SKYDANCER is a feature length documentary that takes a provocative look at Indian life in the 21st Century: from the fragile hierarchy on top of the breath-taking steel structures in New York City to life 'on the Rez' where problems like unemployment and crime make it hard to see the pristine beauty of the surrounding lands. D
10:30 pm 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D

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