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August 26, 2012
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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 
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

7:00 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

8:00 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

8:30 am 
Washington Week  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Oregon Coast Aquarium, Crater Lake in Winter, Silverspot Butterfly"  NULL

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   While in Seattle, Wash., the team connects with Miss Indigo Blue, a renowned burlesque instructor and performer, and discovers why she decided to take up the bold art form. Her story particularly intrigues Carolyn who finds Miss Indigo Blue's confidence and fearlessness desirable. D

10:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Adamstown, PA"  For this series' premiere, four treasure hunters head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania's indoor/outdoor flea market known as Renningers Adamstown. They are looking for mid-century modern items amid Pennsylvania Dutch antiques. Key finds include an Eames chair, Moss floor lamp and Tiffany jelly jar. Which find will bring the highest price at auction?G

11:00 am 
POV  "Presumed Guilty"  In 2005 an innocent man named Tono Zuniga is picked up off the streets of Mexico City, wrongly accused, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 20 years in prison. This is the story of two young Mexican lawyers and their struggle to free Zuniga.G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Man Among Lions"  Abdi Jama, a Somali camel herder, went to the US and became an engineer. After twenty years he returned to the African wilderness with a passion and a talent for filming. He captured on camera the moving and dramatic tales of the Okavango's leopards, lions and elephants. D

1:00 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

2:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. Need to Know airs a special edition from Tampa, the site of the GOP national convention. Host Jeff Greenfield will report on Republican efforts to carry Ohio, a state deemed critical to their chances of winning. D

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How to Make A Million Bucks!"  It is possible! If you start early and save consistently, you'll take advantage of the power of compound interest. You can make a million by working hard, spending less than you make, and saving, saving, saving. Meet a 16-year-old with a fashion recycling business. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "White Water Kayaking, Seed Saver, Munson Creek Falls"  NULL

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southwestern Suppers"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make authentic Beef enchiladas at home. then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Baked Beans. Chris uncovers the test kitchen's top freezer tricks, and finally, Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the best easy chicken tacos at home. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee"  Rick scales the Eiffel Tower, then savors classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. He marvels at Monet, Manet and company in the Orsay Gallery, and traces French history in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "What Are Dreams?"  NOVA joins leading dream researchers and witnesses extraordinary experiments used to investigate the world of sleep. From human narcoleptics to sleepwalking cats, from recurrent nightmares to those who can't dream, each sequence contains a vital clue to the question these scientists are pursuing: Why do we dream?G

6:00 pm 
Seisen! The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1905-1945   Dreams of leading the whole of Asia out from the shadow of European and American dominance causes Japan to flex its muscles in 1895, first installing a puppet government in Korea and forcing China to concede territory. What follows are the defeat of Russia in 1905, complete control in Korea, and war with China. Part 1 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Jobs"  The opening episode of this miniseries looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas relating to immigrant policies. Featured are an American-educated Taiwanese scientist searching for an employer to sponsor her visa, and immigrant workers in an Ozark town who bring economic turnaround but also language barriers and culture clashes. Part 1 of 3G

8:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Body in the Basement/Newport U-Boat/Shippen Golf Club"  While on a dig, "The Lost Towns of Anne Arundel County" Project unearthed a rather surprising discovery. Two Boston brothers have heard a rumor that two large propellers on the grounds of a hotel in Newport originally came from a German submarine that sank off the coast of Rhode Island at the end of WWII. A children's golf foundation recently received a surprising donation, an antique golf club.G

9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 3"  Crowds brave 104-degree heat to bring in cool objects, including a collection of 1956 Olympics memorabilia saved by the owner's father, who was the trainer for the gold medal-winning American Basketball team, World War II propaganda posters and a trio of valuable French paintings. Part 3 of 3G

10:00 pm 
Seisen! The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1905-1945   Dreams of leading the whole of Asia out from the shadow of European and American dominance causes Japan to flex its muscles in 1895, first installing a puppet government in Korea and forcing China to concede territory. What follows are the defeat of Russia in 1905, complete control in Korea, and war with China. Part 1 of 2G

11:00 pm 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Jobs"  The opening episode of this miniseries looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas relating to immigrant policies. Featured are an American-educated Taiwanese scientist searching for an employer to sponsor her visa, and immigrant workers in an Ozark town who bring economic turnaround but also language barriers and culture clashes. Part 1 of 3G

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