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October 27, 2012
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1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Byzantine Empire"  From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carries on the traditions of Greece and Rome.G

1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Byzantium"  Nearly one thousand years after the fall of Rome, Constantinople is conquered by the forces of Islam.G

2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Legacy of An Autocratic Ruler"  President Jackson's policy related to Native Americans. The Veil of Tears. Henry Clay's introduction of bill to renew charter of Bank of United States as ploy prior to presidential election of 1832. Jackson's veto of bill and reelection victory. Jackson's attempts to deplete power of bank after election. Van Buren, Jackson's successor, and economic crises. Political battles between the Whigs and Democrats; Harrison's election in 1840 and his brief tem in office; John Tyler, his successor.G

2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Revolution of a Different Sort"  Growth in population and surge in transportation and technology which occurs during the first half of the 18th century. Rising immigration, and incidence of nativism. Growth of canal system, emergence of railroads, and its priming of news industry. Industrialists, the emerging factory system, and its effect on workers and artisans.G

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation at War"  American mobilizes for World War II. Strategies employed on both the Pacific and European fronts. U. S. becomes arsenal of allies; residual effects of economic boom. War and the American people: Blacks, Latinos, Native-Americans. Internment of Japanese Americans.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Taking The Offensive"  Roosevelt runs for fourth term; survives only a few months in office. An unprepared vice president Harry Truman takes office. The liberation of Europe and defeat of Germany. The Pacific offensive. The Manhattan Project, dropping of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki; lingering debates over its use.G

4:00 am 
Inside Out  "In The Driver's Seat"  Our desire to lose weight is often no match for the pull of a cheeseburger. It's no wonder our minds and appetites are in a constant battle for the driver's seat! This lesson explores multiple elements of psychological motivation including hunger for air, eating disorders, the desire for sex, and the need to belong. Other important topics include sexual orientation, motivation in the workplace, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's concept of flow.G

4:30 am 
Inside Out  "Emotion"  Emotions chart the landscape of life-the highs, the lows, and the periods in between. Paul Ekman, Dacher Keltner, Bob Levenson, and others pre-eminent in the field examine the distinguishing characteristics of emotion and probe such long-debated issues as: which comes first, physiological arousal or emotional experience; the relationship between thinking and emotion; the measurement of emotion; the impact of culture and gender on emotion, even the question of what is or is not a basic emotion. Anger, forgiveness, and happiness are explored in greater depth.G

5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earthquakes"  Explores the nature and consequences of earthquakes, the factors that cause quakes, their location and characteristics.G

5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Geologic Time"  Helps students develop a sense of the vast amounts of time over which logic processes have been at work.G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   None of the Above - Religious Implications - In this concluding segment of a three-part miniseries, Deborah Potter looks at how the rapidly growing numbers of the religiously unaffiliated could affect churches and the roles of pastors. These so-called "nones" now make up nearly 20 percent of adult Americans. Joni Eareckson Tada: Breast Cancer Update - In 2010, when managing editor Kim Lawton interviewed Joni Eareckson Tada, the popular evangelical author and speaker had just been diagnosed with breast cancer. D

6:30 am 

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Foodborne Illness"  E. Coli is one of several dangerous foodborne pathogens that can cause severe illness and even death. Learn from experts how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, which is often referred to as food poisoning. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York Italian Style"  In this episode, Lidia shares three delicious recipes that she picked up on Arthur Avenue and in Little Italy, New York. Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana, Roberto's Chicken Piccante and Skillet Cauliflower Torrisi are all the very core of Italian American comfort food. She also visits the Maugeri Farms in southern New Jersey and the Migliorelli food stand in Union Square Market in New York City to see what kind of traditions these Italian American families are passing down to generations to come. D

8:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D

8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Caramelization with Guest Jody Adams"  This week on Simply Ming - Caramelization - a technique that enhances both savory and sweet cooking. Done right it enhances a dish, and done wrong will turn it bitter. Joining Ming in the kitchen is Chef Jody Adams. D

9:00 am 
Christina  "Time to Get Happy"  Not much makes us as happy as food, but can indulgences that tickle our fancy be healthy for us? With luscious cuisine as our inspiration, it surely can, especially when quinoa and tempeh are on the menu. D

9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Stocks"  Making stock is an exercise in building flavors and, as such, one of the first lessons in any culinary course. Having a steady supply of homemade stock in the freezer will elevate anyone's home cooking. In this episode, Martha shares recipes and techniques for the three most common stocks - chicken (including a time-saving pressure-cooker version), beef and vegetable - as well as useful cooking and storage tips. D

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 
Cuisine Culture  "Josiah Citrin, Los Angeles"  Two-Star Michelin chef Josiah Citrin takes us to Santa Monica's farmers market, where we try local and organic produce that go into his main course: a Liberty Duck Breast a l'Orange served with a colorful Blood Orange Reduction and Tender Baby Turnips. He then leads us to his renowned restaurant Melisse where he shows us the intricacies behind the appetizer: a Sweet Onion Parmesan Soup with Crabcake and Meyer Lemon. Perfect harmony is created with Warm Crispy Beignets served with Spiced Chocolate Sauce and Cream Gelato. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Unusual Pages"  All pages are not the same! They can be square or round, large or small, single or double - there is a huge variety of page styles and sizes. We begin with printing right on 12 x 12 paper in your printer with Patty Debowski. Then, it's an album just for postcards. D

12:00 pm 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Apple Harvest, Part 1"  Jerry demonstrates how to create a dark background for this still life painting. Part 1 of 4G

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 4 of 15"  The crew starts the ceiling work on the first floor, host Kevin O'Connor learns more about Swedish Style, and general contractor Tom Silva lets some light into the master suite with the help of a new skylight. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system. D

2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Classic Fluted Book Case!"  Fluted molding is milled and trims an elegant bookcase. See how solid reclaimed barn woods can be brought back to life as a useful book repository. Tongue and groove construction allows the wood to "move" and stay crack free for centuries. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Barley Twist Lamp"  On this Rough Cut episode, Tommy tackles the difficult technique of off-set turning on a lathe when he makes the unique Barley Twist Lamp. The lamp is made out of beautiful mahogany and topped off with a specially made glass top designed and created just for this project. For the Road Trip, Tommy visits his good friend, glassblower, Niels Cosman at his Rhode Island School of Design studio. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Elantra"  Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT/Coupe. Road Test: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. Goss' Garage: Aging Tires. D

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Haul in a harvest of tall timber in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Learn how to cook up some unusual blueberry recipes. Discover how the internet helped four young ladies begin farming and travel to Arizona where one farm specializes in raising cactus. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "How Smart Can We Get?"  From a man who suddenly acquires a musical gift after a freak head injury to a "memory athlete" who can remember strings of hundreds of random numbers, host David Pogue meets people stretching the boundaries of what the human mind can do. Then Pogue puts himself to the test: After high-res scanning, he finds out how the anatomy of his brain measures up against Albert Einstein's brain.G

5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 3"  Experts discover a valuable Persian rug the owner used to cover furniture in the rain and a stained glass figurine of horse racing legend Dan Patch. Two milestone game baseballs autographed by Milwaukee Braves legend Warren Spahn are valued up to $14,000. Part 3 of 3G

5:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Host Fiona Bruce presents some best finds with an international flavor. Specialists share memories of the difficulties of recording shows in Europe and glass expert Andy McConnell remembers a glass artist with a difference.G

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Halloween Party"  Larry Hooper sets the scene with "This Old House" and the aid of some friendly ghosts. Sandi, Gail and Mary Lou "Put On a Happy Face." Norma becomes a pretty scarecrow to sing "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered."G

7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Is It Catching"  Mr. Humphries falls victim to an obscure tropical disease, leading to the enforced isolation of the entire department.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is concerned that she has not yet received an invitation to the mayor's fancy dress ball. Richard is more concerned about what he might have to wear.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Rewrites"  The American producers request some spicier rewrites in Lionel's script. One of Jean's secretaries is brought in to help.G

9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   The Brockman Family must face some tough decisions about work, video games, and who to take to a family funeral. The vicar probably wishes they would all stay away.G

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Fishing Derby"  When nobody catches any fish during the contest, the men have Possum Lake tested for contaminants with a surprising result. Red visits Harold at his new job in the city.G

10:30 pm 
My Family  "Ego Has Landed"  At dinner with a couple Ben and Susan met on vacation, Ben is asked to be a sperm donor.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Closing Time"  In the last few days of his life, the Doctor pays a farewell visit to his old friend Craig, and encounters a mystery. People are going missing, a silver rat scuttles in the shadows of a department store, and somewhere close by the Cyberen are waiting.G

11:46 pm 
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