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July 26, 2013
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Primes"  The properties and patterns of prime numbers. D
1:30 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Combinatorics Counts"  Counting is an act of organization, a listing of a collection of things in an orderly fashion. Sometimes it's easy; for instance counting people in a room. But listing all the possible seating arrangements of those people around a circular table is more challenging. D
2:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D
3:00 am 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "How Economists Think"  This session introduces the workshop with an economist. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Torques and Gyroscopes"  From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "True Love/Friendship"  Rebecca and Ramon exchange Christmas presents - and a kiss. Ramon suggests they spend New Year's together.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Burning 1"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford Grows Up/Jetta's Sweater"  CLIFFORD GROWS UP - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others The Howards do their best to make Clifford comfortable after he's grown too big for their city apartment. So they finally move to Birdwell Island to make Clifford happy. JETTA'S SWEATER - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Honest Jetta inadvertently gives Emily Elizabeth a sweater that was a gift from her grandma. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster's Book Battle/on the Buster Scale"  Buster's Book Battle - Lakewood Elementary has just instituted IRP; a program where kids can earn points (and prizes!) for reading. Buster's thrilled and gets to work straight away! But will he earn enough points for a skateboard? On the Buster Scale - Buster and Brain never agree on movies. Buster rates every film a 10+, while Brain doesn't seem to like anything. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period"  The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Mulch Ado About Nothing/What Goes Up"  The Renkins teach George the proper way to create compost for the garden after he makes a mess.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Hansel and Gretel"  Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate.G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Max The Magician"  Max the Magician magically appears on Sesame Street as Rosita, Big Bird, and Elmo are eating snacks with Chris. Everyone is excited to see some real magic. First, Max takes one scarf out of his pocket and puts it with two other scarves to make three scarves - what was two has become three. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Good Morning Daniel/Goodnight Daniel"  Good Morning Daniel - It's a typical morning in the Tiger household, and Daniel has to get up for school but his playing and imagining distract him from his routine. Daniel learns that his morning routine helps him be ready in time for Trolley to take him to school. Goodnight Daniel - Tonight, Daniel is pretending to be Super Daniel! But after dinner, he has to follow his nighttime routine even though he would rather play. 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  "Getting The Message"  When Mom is busy on the phone all morning and doesn't have time for Caillou he feels very left out of things. He plays with his toy phone and then talks to Grandma on the real phone. He likes talking on the phone--it makes him feel very grown up. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Movement/Separation"  Movement - When some children in the park invite Barney to join them for a race, BJ and Baby Bop decide he'll need their help. They show him several ways to get ready for the big race by warming up and stretching. By the end of the day, everyone finds out that there are many fun ways to exercise. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Sounds and Smells"  O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Mulch Ado About Nothing/What Goes Up"  The Renkins teach George the proper way to create compost for the garden after he makes a mess.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period"  The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Franscent"  Francine ruins both her science project and Lisa's. The two rivals need find a way to work together on a new project or they'll both fail. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Termites Vs. Tongues"  When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Codename: Icky"  (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, who will be the next person to lead the world's most powerful central bank? The answer could impact not only your savings, but also your investments. And, is it possible to turn your passion into a paycheck later in life? NBR's series on how to not outlive your money wraps up tonight with a look at successful second acts. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Conservationist Shane Mahoney"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Shane Mahoney, the founder and director of Conservation Force. Mahoney lectures around the world and directs programs in other countries to conserve wildlife.G
8:00 pm 
Scott & Bailey   Rachel's ex-lover Nick is the defending barrister for Georgios Stelikos, on trial for the rape and murder of drug addict Hannah Conway, and Rachel is horrified when he escapes conviction. Stelikos is later found dead and the team searches for his killer.G
9:00 pm 
Dirk Gently   The police urgently want to talk to Dirk. Several of his clients have been murdered and he is the only link. Convinced that he's being framed, Dirk resolves to flee the country.G
10:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still"  Narrated by choreographer Bill T. Jones, the story of Jacob's Pillow as an international dance center is interwoven throughout this performance documentary with footage and images from the Pillow's rare and extensive archives, including the pioneering Ted Shawn, who purchased Jacob's Pillow in 1931.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:01 am 
The Red Green Show  "The Driving Test"  Red makes an anti-radar device. Bill demonstrates alternative modes of transportation. Harold impersonates Red at the driving test after Red loses his license.G
12:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "What to Wear When Yachting"  Hyacinth is thrilled about the opportunity for a weekend on a cruiser. She occupies herself with purchasing the correct yachting gear and plans a nautical light buffet.G
1:00 am 
Old Guys  "The Therapist"  Roy is feeling so low, Amber suggests he see her therapist, Ned. Roy reveals to Ned his secret dreams and fantasies about Sally, then is horrified when Sally meets Ned and there is a mutual attraction.G
1:30 am 
My Family  "The Guru"  Ben is mentioned in a book dedication by a successful and wealthy celebrity dentist, whom Ben cannot remember having met. Susan reveals a romantic encounter in Albania.G
2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   Kevin visits the Institute for Human Centered Design and one of architect Sally DeGan's accessibly designed projects; the bad shed dormer is removed at the house and work starts on a barrier-free entry. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Kevin meets appliance repairman Richie Issacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. Then, Kevin, along with Roger, Richard and Tom, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "World Court Judge Joan Donoghue"  The judge is the first female American to sit on the court, which is in The Hague, Netherlands. Donoghue discusses the role of the court and her work on it with host Marcia Franklin.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Puppy Tooth Fairy/Martha's Blue Period"  The Puppy Tooth Fairy - Martha is hit with a stark realization: the Tooth Fairy doesn't like dogs. Determined to right a wrong, Martha and Skits bound boldly into the night as the Puppy Tooth Fairies. The problem is puppies lose a lot of teeth. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
7:00 am 
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
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Dublin and Beyond"  Irish eyes are smiling when we explore Dublin, Ireland's urban core. There's history around every corner, and Dublin delights with Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the famous Guinness Brewery, and the infamous Kilmainham jail where Irish rebels spent their last days. We liberally sample pub life while tapping our toes to traditional music, and follow in the footsteps of famous Irish writers on a literary pub-crawl. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Venom"  Host David Yetman joins Herpatologists (reptile and amphibian researchers) in their various quests to learn more about the many venomous creatures that call the Sonoran Desert home. During the day, they track Tiger Rattlesnakes using radio implants before heading up to the mountains to observe other rattlesnake dens. At night, while studying the impact urban developments have on the movements of a Gila Monster, they encounter rattlesnakes, tarantulas, and desert toads. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC)"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids and habitat destruction, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost forever. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seedstock. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Bison Recovery, Buffalo and the Crow Nation, Indian Hand Talk"  While big bison herds are coming back from near extinction a century ago, restoring these iconic animals to their habitat is a complex and ongoing challenge.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best South Carolina Pulled Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for portable charcoal grills. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ice cream bars. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Aviation 101: An explanation of some of the very basics of aviation. Host profiles: A closer look at some of the hosts of The Aviators including Sara, Kurtis, Anthony, and new host, country music singer George Canyon. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition; Moron Brothers. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Max The Magician"  Max the Magician magically appears on Sesame Street as Rosita, Big Bird, and Elmo are eating snacks with Chris. Everyone is excited to see some real magic. First, Max takes one scarf out of his pocket and puts it with two other scarves to make three scarves - what was two has become three. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser"  Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match?G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "A River Flow"  Develop and eye for composition and perspective while painting a mountain river scene.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "A Journey Home" and the signature intro from "New York, New York." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, also gives us his thoughts on composing original material. Other featured artists include Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Karl Propst. D
4:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Bangalore and Ooty"  Bangalore is a city with many names: the Garden City, the Pub City, the Fashion Capital the list goes on. Follow Bill as he journeys through this city of contrasts and touches on its many faces. We visit Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh Gardens, shop in the markets and explore the nightlife of the modern city. D
4:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This episode tells the story of sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish that focuses on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
7:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Bangalore and Ooty"  Bangalore is a city with many names: the Garden City, the Pub City, the Fashion Capital the list goes on. Follow Bill as he journeys through this city of contrasts and touches on its many faces. We visit Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh Gardens, shop in the markets and explore the nightlife of the modern city. D
7:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This episode tells the story of sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish that focuses on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Ordeal By Fire   Filmmaker George Sibley presents the story of the 1910 wildfires that swept across Montana and North Idaho. Interviews with historians, scientists, family stories, newsreel clips and historical photographs tell of the devastation, its aftermath and how the event continues to mold public land policies. The film includes a dramatic re-creation of how Ed Pulaski of Wallace saved most of his crew from being overrun by the fires by keeping them in a mine tunnel.G
9:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found starving in an oil palm plantation but nursed back to health at the Centre, which is home to 600 rescued orangutans babies in the nursery needing 24-hour care, orphans in Forest School learning the skills they will need in the wild, and older ones almost ready for release. After a terrifying fall at the Centre, Sumanto fights for his life, while deep in the jungle the rescue team has to think fast when a powerful male decides he would rather not be rescued. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
11:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Bangalore and Ooty"  Bangalore is a city with many names: the Garden City, the Pub City, the Fashion Capital the list goes on. Follow Bill as he journeys through this city of contrasts and touches on its many faces. We visit Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh Gardens, shop in the markets and explore the nightlife of the modern city. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This episode tells the story of sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish that focuses on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. Part 1 of 2G
12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams"  Stephen Breyer (Supreme Court Justice, author of Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution) and Pete Williams (NBC News Justice Correspondent). D
1:00 am 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas.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  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Workin' It Out"  Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?". D
4:30 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
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Pruning - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly"  Columbus, OH Mt. Airy, NC Seattle, WA. - Pruning trees and perennials can be very beneficial. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Termites Vs. Tongues"  When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Exquisite Cakes/Le Torte Squisite"  Mary Ann and young friend Rachel Carew join forces nella cucina to satisfy their sweet tooths by preparing an Upside Down Peach Tart. But that's not all; there's still time to make a rich and creamy ricotta cheesecake in amaretti cookie crust to create, -- more importantly, to enjoy a tavola (at the table). You're invited!. D
6:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Cajun Chicken & Salad"  Chef Stellino welcomes good friend and Chef Kent Rathbun of Abacus & Jaspar's, in Dallas. Chef Rathbun shares his recipe for Cajun Roasted Chicken Breasts with Shrimp Jambalaya Hash. Nick prepares a Bread and Tomato Salad with Arugula. D
7:00 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
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Outdoor Garden Benches and Pergolas"  Building to last. Outdoor finishing solutions. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Stepping Back In Time"  P. Allen Smith takes a step back in time on a whirlwind tour starting with Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, Virginia, where we learn about the historic plants in the estate's gardens. Allen also visits Longwood Mansion, the largest octagonal house in the United States, a National Historic Landmark in Natchez, Mississippi; and the home of the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois. D
9:30 am 
Winemakers  "Harvest Challenge"  In the first episode, 12 people from all walks of life arrive on the gorgeous Central Coast of California just as the grape harvest kicks into high gear. It's initiation by fire as the contestants work around the clock for 48 hours picking grapes, cleaning tanks and making wine. In the end we separate the mere wine lover from the budding wine maker and find out who has the drive and dedication to become a winemaker. D
10:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Scarves"  Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 5"  Final highlights and details. In this final episode, Jerry shows how to detail and highlight the large autumn tree with much brighter colors. Now he finishes the painting with much brighter highlights on the rocks, water, grass and trees. D
11:00 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. The march towards barbecue enlightenment hasn't completely eliminated this primal method of grilling. D
11:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "High on the Hog"  From the Deep South comes coffee-crusted pork tenderloins with redeye barbecue sauce. Steve makes spit-roasted coconut-crusted ribs on the latest in hi-tech outdoor kitchen equipment.G
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "A New Home/Meet The Discussion Group"  In the first segment, Rebecca arrives in San Francisco, and is surprised to discover that her godmother Nancy expects her to pay rent as well.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Job Hunting/A Bad Day"  At school, Rebecca learns that her work-study program has been canceled so she goes on a job search - and meets some interesting prospects.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas.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  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Workin' It Out"  Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?". D
4:30 pm 
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
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Codename: Icky"  (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. D
6:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Scarves"  Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 5"  Final highlights and details. In this final episode, Jerry shows how to detail and highlight the large autumn tree with much brighter colors. Now he finishes the painting with much brighter highlights on the rocks, water, grass and trees. D
7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Never Too Young"  Joanne welcomes her youngest student Stella to class and they nestle in to create a menu of some of Joanne's favorite chilly weather dishes: roasted game hens with prosciutto and mushrooms and quinoa pilaf with dried blueberries and apricots. Recipes: Sweet and Hot Pepper Relish Crostini, Roasted Game Hens with Prosciutto di Parma and Mushrooms, and Quinoa Pilaf with Dried Blueberries and Apricots. Student: Stella Ginsberg, Student and Blogger. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Pasta"  Explore the art of making fresh pasta from scratch with Martha and her friend Michael White, chef, restaurateur and pasta specialist. Learn how to make the dough and then form it into strands by hand or with a pasta machine, and to hand-shape dough into shapes such as farfalle and tortelli. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Swiss Roots"  Joseph joins his producer and wife, Julie, on her search for her Swiss roots in and around Lucerne, Switzerland. Their hunt takes Travelscope atop Mount Pilatus where they scale the local peaks, try their hand at cheese making and then travel across Lake Lucerne to historic alp horn and handoergeli (Swiss accordion) shops in the village of Schwyz. In Ebikon and Koelliken Julie takes a walk in her grandparents' footsteps and shares a glass of local wine and a pot of fondue with her long-lost and newly-met Swiss relatives. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. Join Lidia and Grandma in the kitchen as she makes Baked Stuffed Shells, Penne with Artichokes, and Bacon Orecchiette with Andy Boy's Broccoli Rabe. D
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Poaching with Guest Jasper White"  This week on Simply Ming it's all about Poaching - a technique that is often forgotten in today's kitchens. To help bring poaching back into favor, Ming teams up with friend and celebrated chef, Jasper White. Together they demonstrate how poaching preserves moisture and texture while adding flavor and no fat. D
11:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. The march towards barbecue enlightenment hasn't completely eliminated this primal method of grilling. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest.G
12:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, one of the biggest and most successful hedge funds is indicted. Does the move signal a fresh push to make Wall Street fairer for investors on Main Street? And, NBR's special series on how to not outlive your money continues with a look at the benefits of downsizing your home. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Andrew Dice Clay (comedian/actor). D
3:00 am 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sir Ben Kingsley (actor). D
5:00 am 
Well Read  "Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday"  What can modern society learn from "primitive" cultures? The author draws on his decades living with and observing remote cultures of the Pacific Islands. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Confronting Consciousness"  Consciousness is what mental activity feels like inside-the private inner experience of sensation, thought and emotion. Consciousness is like nothing else. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"  NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Peru's Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas. They unearth burials of the people who built the site, and seek answers to origins of the city, high in the Andes and deserted by the time of the Spanish conquistadors. Recent work has uncovered new areas of the city and advanced new theories about it.G
7:00 am 
Nazi Mega Weapons  "Atlantic Wall"  To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich . and faced its ultimate test on D-Day. D
8:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "World Court Judge Joan Donoghue"  The judge is the first female American to sit on the court, which is in The Hague, Netherlands. Donoghue discusses the role of the court and her work on it with host Marcia Franklin.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday"  What can modern society learn from "primitive" cultures? The author draws on his decades living with and observing remote cultures of the Pacific Islands. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Confronting Consciousness"  Consciousness is what mental activity feels like inside-the private inner experience of sensation, thought and emotion. Consciousness is like nothing else. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"  NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Peru's Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas. They unearth burials of the people who built the site, and seek answers to origins of the city, high in the Andes and deserted by the time of the Spanish conquistadors. Recent work has uncovered new areas of the city and advanced new theories about it.G
1:00 pm 
Nazi Mega Weapons  "Atlantic Wall"  To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich . and faced its ultimate test on D-Day. D
2:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. The United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Buddha   A mysterious sage in India, known as the Buddha, gains enlightenment two and a half millennia ago. He says he is a human being who, in a world of unavoidable pain and suffering, has found a kind of serenity that others can find too, and a religion forms around his ideas. Filmmaker David Grubin tells the story of the Buddha's life, a journey often relevant to modern times of violent change and spiritual confusion.G
7:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?"  Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, who will be the next person to lead the world's most powerful central bank? The answer could impact not only your savings, but also your investments. And, is it possible to turn your passion into a paycheck later in life? NBR's series on how to not outlive your money wraps up tonight with a look at successful second acts. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Secrets of Highclere Castle   The castle's architect worked on Britain's Parliament building with construction beginning in 1838. When completed, it becomes the social epicenter of Edwardian England. This film shows how the aristocrats lived with an army of servants in the pre-World War I years, how the home becomes a hospital for wounded servicemen during the war, and how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend $1 million in annual upkeep funds in their fairytale castle.G

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