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August 25, 2012
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2:00 am 
Hands of Harvest   Hands of Harvest is a documentary film that chronicles the journey of migrant Mexican women who travel to fishing villages on Maryland's Eastern Shore to pick crabs in seafood plants scattered along its rural shores, offering a glimpse into a renowned American industry being kept afloat by foreign labor. Because of the unwillingness of the younger generation of local women to pick crabs for a living the picking houses on the Eastern Shore have relied on women on seasonal H2-B visas from Mexico to process the Atlantic blue crab. Blue crabs are not only a viable economic resource, but also a Maryland cultural icon and Hands of Harvest sets out to reveal the history and capture the struggle of the watermen who are fighting to keep their livelihood and culture intact in the face of imminent demise. D

3:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Whiteheaded Woodpeckers/Broken Top Winter"  The changing ecosystem of central Oregon's high Cascades spells trouble for some bird species. Adventurers head to Broken Top Mountain in the heart of the Three Sister's Wilderness by dogsled and skis.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Gov. Cecil Andrus"  On this week's DIALOGUE, host Marcia Franklin talks with four-term Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus and one of his former press secretaries, Chris Carlson. Carlson has written a book about his experiences working for Andrus titled Idaho?s Greatest Governor. The two discuss Andrus' personal and political philosophies, as well as what they consider the highlights of his career. The former governor also weighs in on current political issues, such as the partisanship in Congress, President Obama's performance, the Occupy movement, wilderness designation and salmon recovery.G

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 
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

5:30 am 
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

6:00 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

6:30 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

7:00 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

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Doctor Monkey/Curious George The Architect"  George uses a stethoscope to hear a mysterious sound and visits a construction site.G

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Now with Feathers!/A Frill A Minute"  Now With Feathers! - Dad gives Tiny and Buddy a mystery feather and the kids become "detectives," riding the Dinosaur Train to meet Valerie Velociraptor, who shows our kids what life is like covered with beautiful feathers. A Frill a Minute - Our kids help Tank Triceratops overcome his awkwardness having a huge head by showing him how cool and amazing his features are, especially his frill. D

10:00 am 
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

10:30 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

11:00 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

11:30 am 
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

12:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Gov. Cecil Andrus"  On this week's DIALOGUE, host Marcia Franklin talks with four-term Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus and one of his former press secretaries, Chris Carlson. Carlson has written a book about his experiences working for Andrus titled Idaho?s Greatest Governor. The two discuss Andrus' personal and political philosophies, as well as what they consider the highlights of his career. The former governor also weighs in on current political issues, such as the partisanship in Congress, President Obama's performance, the Occupy movement, wilderness designation and salmon recovery.G

12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chorizo"  Who doesn't love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it's fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. This episode will explore the difference between Mexican chorizo sausage and its Spanish, Central American and South American cousins. D

1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Herbalicious"  Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. Projects: Planting an herb garden, drying herbs to make tasty tea blends and gift-wrapping with glitter. D

1:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Ruby, Part 3"  Jerry shows how to paint in some of the background weeds and leaves. Also shows proper use and preparation of the #4 round sable brush for details. Jerry also paints in the details of wings. D

2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Rollin' In Dough"  Soda Bread; Gros Pain; Long Proofed Baguette; Brioche; Bread Galettes. D

2:30 pm 
Pedal America  "From Liquor Bottle to Water Bottle - Chicago, Illinois"  Ira David pedals along The Windy City's magnificent lakefront and downtown neighborhoods to show why Chicago is consistently ranked among the top five bicycling towns in North America. Stops include Museum Campus, Soldier Field, and the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Also, meet one Chicago resident, a former chain smoker and alcoholic, who traded in his liquor bottles for water bottles when he discovered the benefits of bicycling. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Gov. Cecil Andrus"  On this week's DIALOGUE, host Marcia Franklin talks with four-term Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus and one of his former press secretaries, Chris Carlson. Carlson has written a book about his experiences working for Andrus titled Idaho?s Greatest Governor. The two discuss Andrus' personal and political philosophies, as well as what they consider the highlights of his career. The former governor also weighs in on current political issues, such as the partisanship in Congress, President Obama's performance, the Occupy movement, wilderness designation and salmon recovery.G

3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Ford Mustang"  Road Test: 2013 Ford Mustang 5.0. Road Test: Callaway Silverado & Suburban. Goss' Garage: Spark Plug Removal. D

4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D

4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Baja California's Best Kept Secret!"  No timeshare hawkers, high rises or massive resorts; just quiet coves and pristine islands for kayakers, gorgeous desert for mountain bikers, the original California missions, and an unspoiled Mexican town. In this episode, hosts Julie Conover and Mark Jennings discover the secrets of the real Baja. Whether they are kayaking along the coast, or riding mules through the hinterland, the drama and mystique of the desert is a constant force. D

5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Turkey"  After whirling dervishes and tranquil tea gardens, Adela Ucar treks along the Lycian Way, relaxes on the sun-kissed beaches of Myra, visits the Sabanci Mosque, and samples exquisite cuisine in Adana. She explores the bustling bazaars and caf? culture of Gaziantep and experiences Kurdish culture in the basalt-walled city of Divarbakr.G

6:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Tommy Emmanuel"  Australia's "Entertainer of the Year" is the hottest new guitarist on the world scene, whose skills as a storyteller and teacher are highlighted as he shares laughs, tips on guitar playing, and his unique view on life. Sierra Nevada's own Bob Littell gives a rousing performance on harmonica. "One of the greatest players on the planet. D

7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li"  Experimental modern rock rules. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her lungs, and Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her album Wounded Rhymes.G

8:00 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

9:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Colombia Rocks!"  Host Jacob Edgar heads to Bogota, Colombia's capital and biggest metropolis, to explore the city's thriving rock and pop music scene. There, world-famous rockers Aterciopelados treat Edgar to an unplugged performance in the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria and bring him to a nearby indigenous peoples cultural center for a ceremony with Arhuaco shamans. The up-and-coming rock band Superlitio opens the doors of their recording studio for a private jam and later, Edgar digs through the crates at a funky shoe store/vinyl record store in downtown Bogota. D

10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   The Lost & Found; Barefoot Nellie & Company. D

11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li"  Experimental modern rock rules. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her lungs, and Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her album Wounded Rhymes.G

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