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August 26, 2012
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8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "A Perfect Fit/Sound Advice"  A Perfect Fit - In Russia, Franny helps a flustered young boy get organized for the Russian New Year by making a list. Sound Advice - In Scotland, Franny learns about bagpipes and how sound travels. D

9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Happy with Me"  Being Percy - Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendham Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him nor make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. D

9:30 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

10:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "The Big Retirement Risk"  Guest: Erin Botsford, CEO, The Botsford Group; author of The Big Retirement Risk: Running Out of Money Before You Run Out of Time. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack focuses on avoiding the biggest retiree fear: running out of money. Erin Botsford, financial planner and author of The Big Retirement Risk, discusses her "lifestyle-driven" approach to investing. D

11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  A Look Ahead: As we look toward the Republican Convention, the new GOP platform and Rep. Todd Akin's remarks on rape may change the focus of the GOP event. Healthy Moms: Mothers who work full time outside the home are healthier than stay at home moms or those who work part time, according to new research. D

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12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Is Mathematics Invented Or Discovered?"  Mathematics describes the real world of atoms and acorns, stars and stairs, with remarkable precision. So is mathematics invented by humans-like chisels and hammers and pieces of music? Or is mathematics discovered-always out there, somewhere, like mysterious islands waiting to be found?. D

12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Innovative Bags & Totes, Part 2"  Use savvy techniques for both decorative and functional changes to your bag patterns. Tweak your bag patterns to make them more innovative. Learn a smocking technique achieved with yo-yo makers, add a secure zipper closure to an open-top tote, change your bag into a backpack, or add a drawcord top to your tote. D

1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Labeling Techniques"  Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Marianne a unique way to label a quilt and why it's so important to for a quilt to have a label. D

1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Built-In Grill"  The HOMETIME crew sets an outdoor grill into a stone and granite island. D

2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Library Table"  Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful craftsman-style library table. You'll learn tricks for fitting sturdy mortise and tenon joints and assembly tips to get everything together. Plus, discover the ins and outs of adding drawers and the best way to build a top. D

2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 5 of 10"  Landscape restoration specialist Kate Venturini arrives from the University of Rhode Island to create a sustainable coastal landscape with the help of local landscape contractor Henry Pereira. Builder Andy Tiplady finishes up the shingles and trim at the master bedroom porch just in time for local metalsmiths to install the custom copper gutter and scupper that will keep rain out of the space. Members of the URI Master Gardener's association lend a hand installing coastal tolerant and native plants on the site, while local sod grower Pat Hogan delivers a freshly harvested fescue/bluegrass blend that will require less water, less fertilizer and less maintenance overall. D

3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to Dallas to help a homeowner plant a garden using native species that are drought-tolerant. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a door and replace it with a window. D

3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL)"  As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever. D

4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Nuns, Faith, and Politics"  Weeks before Republican Paul Ryan was selected to run for vice president, Sister Simone Campbell -- who heads NETWORK, a Catholic policy and lobbying group -- hit the road to protest the so-called "Ryan budget" recently passed by the House of Representatives. She and some of her sister nuns rolled across the heartland on a bus trip designed to arouse public concern over what the Ryan plan would mean for social services in America, especially its slashing of programs for the poor. Sister Simone says his budget is inconsistent with Catholic social teaching. D

5:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary take Kate to Oxford for her university interview. Mary tries to persuade William not to smother Kate and let her find her own way around.G

6:00 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

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G

8:00 pm 
Inspector Morse's Oxford   Antony Richards, a leading authority on the "Inspector Morse" book and television series, interviews author Colin Dexter, actor Kevin Shately (Lewis), composer Barrington Pheloung and producers Ted Childs, Chris Burt and Michele Buck. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first of 13 seasons of the television series starring the late John Thaw, the shifting scene travels throughout the university and town where Morse lived and worked.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Inspector Lewis, Series IV: The Mind Has Mountains"  When a student is found dead during a clinical drug trial, the motives of an enigmatic professor are questioned. When a second death occurs, Lewis and Hathaway begin to suspect foul play, which the duo must uncover before another death occurs.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks   The body believed to be an 18-year-old kidnapped victim is identified as someone else. The young woman's mother paid a ransom that disappeared as did her daughter.G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Passage Through Chile's Tierra Del Fuego Around Cape Horn"  Joseph travels around the tip of South America on an expedition passenger ship. He journeys into Beagle Channel and through "Glaciers Avenue" encountering elephant seals and Magellanic penguins.G

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