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7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "The Real Decoy/ Peep's Lost Leaf/Pocoyo - Detective Pocoyo"  Quack finds a majestic duck (a decoy, actually) and refuses to admit that there's something strange about her. One windy day, Peep spies the "perfect" leaf and decides to chase it down. Then, Elly is aghast to realize that her darling doll is missing. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Irish Jig/Angelina En Pointe"  Angelina and the Irish Jig - Vici has returned from a holiday in Tippermousy, Ireland, with some Irish music. She's eager to teach her friends how to dance like the Tippermousy mouselings. But Angelina loses her balance while learning the Irish jig and breaks Vici's disc of music. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Following Clues (Pt. 3)"  Dizzy Finds a Pirate - Fixham Theatre needs work completed before the performance of The Legend of Brickbeard, with actor and theatre manager Richard Olivier in the lead role. When Dizzy tells the team that she has seen Brickbeard backstage, Spud and Scrambler believe he's returned to stop them from finding the Golden Hammer. Later Dizzy realizes that it wasn't Brickbeard, she saw but Richard Olivier rehearsing for the play. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Granny Nanny Goat/Franny and Five-Pin"  A) Franny travels to Austria, where she meets two young goats and their grandmother. The impatient young goats run ahead of their grandmother and get stuck in a narrow pass. The young goats and Franny learn the value of age, wisdom, and experience when the granny goat rescues them from danger. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "If A Job's Worth Doing"  Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: Jason Trennert"  Guests: Jason Trennert, Managing Partner, Chief Investment Strategist, Strategas Research Partners. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features "Financial Thought Leader" Jason Trennert of independent research firm Strategas Research Partners. Trennert explains his concerns about the stock market and reveals why defense is the best offense for individual investors. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Republican Women Shift Focus: House Republicans launched the "Women's Policy Committee," a caucus to showcase female lawmakers. Panelists discuss how this new perspective will get more women involved. Pink Collar Goes Blue: In today's unstable economy, more men are finding job security in fields previously dominated by women. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "South Haven Lighthouse"  Sarah and Roger go to Michigan and see the South Haven Lighthouse which Roger paints. Sarah tours the Friends' Good Will tall ship and the Michigan Maritime Museum. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Serger Crochet, Ellen Osten"  Emulate the look of crochet by using a serger. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Scrappy Triangles"  Marianne and Mary share with you several different ways to make half square triangles. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Stone Cottage - Porch Railing"  The metal railing gets built, sandblasted, powder coated and installed while the garage walls and ceiling are paneled. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Ribbon Handle Box"  The Woodsmith editors pack a lot of woodworking into a small project as they share the ins and outs of building a beautiful box. You'll learn tricks for fitting a lid and getting super-strong miter joints. Plus, they'll let you in on the secret to adding a flowing, wood ribbon handle to wrap it up.G
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 8 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva finishes up the last of the structural work by replacing an undersized and partially rotted old post in the kitchen. Meanwhile, window restoration specialist Alison Hardy reinstalls the restored historic window sashes in the dining room, adding spring-action hardware and weather stripping to make them more efficient. In the garage, host Kevin O'Connor finds electrician Allen Gallant upgrading the electrical service to 100 amps so it can function as a workshop. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Georgia to fix a kitchen sink drain. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner quiet his squeaky hardwood floors. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Back to School; Learning to Be An Organic Farmer"  "Green Acres is the place to be; farm living is the life for me". You might remember that jingle to the opening of the popular series; Green Acres from decades ago. But today, that same desire is alive and well and spawning "Organic Farm Schools" all over the country. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Reckoning with Torture"  In somber observance of Memorial Day, we look at actions by our government that flaunt the values of honor and decency our soldiers sacrifice so much to uphold. After 9/11, the U.S. government turned to torture -- in defiance of domestic and international laws -- to extract information about and from terrorists and others who might follow after them. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Widowed father of two William Shawcross (Martin Clunes) falls for midwife Mary (Julie Graham) as soon as he sees her picture at an up-market dating agency. Their first date though reveals a few surprises.G
7:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Gorge Special"  This special examines how the 85-mile stretch of incredible scenery is being managed under the 1986 Scenic Act, which attempts to balance the stresses of tourism, recreation, wind energy development and a population boom. The program looks at the path to get the law passed by Congress, the race to save prized parcels of land from bulldozers, the rise of high-tech and recreation, and new threats from wind development and haze.G
8:00 pm 
National Memorial Day Concert   From the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna introduce a night of remembrance featuring dignitaries, actors and musical artists in performance with the National Symphony Orchrestra directed by Jack Everly. The concert honors veterans and those currently serving in all branches of the U.S. military.G
9:30 pm 
Krakatoa: The Last Days   Take a ringside seat at one of history's deadliest natural disasters with this docudrama based on eye-witness accounts and aided by computer graphics. The docudrama stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Olivia Williams and Kevin McMonagle and draws from personal accounts, photographs, newspaper articles and the latest scientific research. The 1883 volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait is the second greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history spewing more than 18 cubic kilometres of tephra in less than 48 hours and killing more than 36,000 people.G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "The Gentleman Vanishes"  The UCOS team reinvestigates the disappearance of a leading scientist, whose wife has recently received a number of anonymous emails from someone claiming to know what happened to him.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Willamette Valley Snakes, Vaux Swift, Hosmer Lake Salmon"  WILLAMETTE VALLEY SNAKES - We head to The Willamette Valley, an area crawling with an incredible variety of snakes, to learn more about these cold blooded residents. VAUX SWIFT - We'll show you one Portland elementary school that is really for the birds. Every fall it is home to the largest concen- tration of Vaux Swifts in North America. D
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Santa Fe - New Orleans"  The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. D
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour Three"  Highlights include an 1863 Ulysses S. Grant letter and a circa 1950 Charles Schulz Li'l Folks original cartoon. Two paintings - one by Victor Higgins, the other by Spencer - purchased together for $5 are now valued up to $75,200. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Left by the Ship"  An estimated 50,000 children of Filipina women were fathered out of wedlock by American servicemen who were stationed at the U.S. Subic Bay Naval Base until 1992, when it closed. This film illuminates the limbo in which this generation of Filipino Amerasians find themselves. The documentary follows three of these offspring, now in their early 20s and 30s, as they continue to struggle with discrimination, troubled families, and identity-related issues.G
12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Brazil's Pantanal - Pt. 1"  This largest and richest wetland is home to exotic and feared creatures such as caiman, anaconda and piranha. Part 1 of 2G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Morocco"  Ben O'Donoghue starts his culinary adventures with lunch at the camel market in Casablanca.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. "It's Not Easy Being Green" - Need to Know Correspondent Mona Iskander updates her report from Greenville, Michigan about a town that tried to reinvent itself by bringing in a solar panel manufacturing company. But the company has struggled greatly in part because of global economic forces. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Axial Volcano, Osprey Migration, Salvage Chief"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Prague and the Czech Republic"  Rick visits newly energized Prague with side trips to Kutna Hora to descend into a medieval mine.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Killer Subs In Pearl Harbor"  NOVA dives with the research group that successfully finds the fifth Japanese mini-sub that was known to have been in or near Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. While the initial four subs discovered had not fired their torpedoes, compelling evidence indicates the fifth sub completed its mission with mixed results.G
6:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   The program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour Three"  Highlights include an 1863 Ulysses S. Grant letter and a circa 1950 Charles Schulz Li'l Folks original cartoon. Two paintings - one by Victor Higgins, the other by Spencer - purchased together for $5 are now valued up to $75,200. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G
7:30 am 
Equitrekking  "Vermont"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman visits the Mountain Top Inn outside of Killington to explore the area's Green Mountains trails and learn the art of driving with two large Clydesdales. At the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm, Darley experiences the smooth gaits of the Icelandic horse on a multi-day inn-to-inn ride through meadows, woods and old farm lands in the Mad River Valley. Next, Darley visits the University of Vermont's Morgan Horse Farm to learn about Vermont's state animal and UVM's historic breeding program, which dates back to 1878. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  Allen devotes an entire show to one of his favorite flowers, roses! Allen makes a trip to the Southampton Rose Society to visit with a Rosarian and also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy and talks to Robert Dash about his amazing rose garden. We'll get some rose care tips, find out what plants are good companions for roses and sink our teeth into a delicious fresh from the garden salad with Allen and guest, Chef Capi Peck. D
8:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Georgia to fix a kitchen sink drain. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner quiet his squeaky hardwood floors. D
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Regional Garden"  In this "best-of" episode, host Katie Brown celebrates the diverse tastes of the world. In the Kitchen: French onion soup, Greek-style stuffed eggplant and Jamaican jerk chicken with citrus salsa. Projects: Planting a regional vegetable and herb garden and making creative garden stakes to mark the rows. D
10:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Twirling Triangles"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to cut pre-pieced 60-degree triangles from strip sets. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Altered Denim"  Donna changes the look of jeans and a denim shirt by painting the clothes, then adding fabric trim.G
11:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G
1:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here!"  What does assessment reform actually look like? This workshop follows the stories of Barbara, a math teacher in Whittier, California, and Scott, a science teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, as they share how theyare incorporating assessment into their teaching. Emphasis will be placed on the colleague support structure; teachers sharing ideas with and getting help from other teachers. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Building Inner Controls"  Guiding children in controlling themselves and finding acceptable ways to express their aggressive feelings. D
3:00 pm 
In Search of Myths and Heroes  "Arthur: The Once & Future King"  In the second segment, Wood explores the greatest British myth: the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Traveling around the Celtic world, Wood uncovers the extraordinary story of how a shadowy Welsh freedom fighter became a medieval superman and, finally, the model of a Christian hero. On the way, viewers discover the real stories behind the Round Table, Excalibur and the Holy Grail itself. Part 2 of 4G
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 8. Planning and Professional Development"  In order to grow in their careers, teachers need a great deal of sustenance. In this program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they fulfill this need as they develop individually and as members of a professional community. The group invites us into their classrooms to look at the way they have grown professionally, stimulated by their peers, their membership in professional organizations, and their willingness to seek out new thinking on literature and teaching literature. D
5:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Where Do Novels Come From?"  This program explores the genesis of characters, plot, themes, and interpretation from the novelist's point of view. Participants examine the relationship between the novel and the objective reality from which it may spring. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Thai Classical Opera/Bangkok"  The Sala Chalermkrung Theater, Thai Toast with cucumber relish and Cashew Nut Chicken are featured.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sandwich Night"  Who doesn't love a sandwich? Sara's are hearty and juicy and a snap to prepare and serve. Make your own easy Beer Bread, then stuff it with super easy cheaters like Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Pickled Cucumbers you make yourself. Fried Catfish BLTs bulk up the traditional sandwich with some crunchy fish filets and tricked-up basil mayonnaise. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
7:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Vermont"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman visits the Mountain Top Inn outside of Killington to explore the area's Green Mountains trails and learn the art of driving with two large Clydesdales. At the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm, Darley experiences the smooth gaits of the Icelandic horse on a multi-day inn-to-inn ride through meadows, woods and old farm lands in the Mad River Valley. Next, Darley visits the University of Vermont's Morgan Horse Farm to learn about Vermont's state animal and UVM's historic breeding program, which dates back to 1878. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  Allen devotes an entire show to one of his favorite flowers, roses! Allen makes a trip to the Southampton Rose Society to visit with a Rosarian and also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy and talks to Robert Dash about his amazing rose garden. We'll get some rose care tips, find out what plants are good companions for roses and sink our teeth into a delicious fresh from the garden salad with Allen and guest, Chef Capi Peck. D
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Georgia to fix a kitchen sink drain. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner quiet his squeaky hardwood floors. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Regional Garden"  In this "best-of" episode, host Katie Brown celebrates the diverse tastes of the world. In the Kitchen: French onion soup, Greek-style stuffed eggplant and Jamaican jerk chicken with citrus salsa. Projects: Planting a regional vegetable and herb garden and making creative garden stakes to mark the rows. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Twirling Triangles"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to cut pre-pieced 60-degree triangles from strip sets. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Altered Denim"  Donna changes the look of jeans and a denim shirt by painting the clothes, then adding fabric trim.G
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  NULL
8:00 am 
Global Voices  "New Year Baby"  Born in a Thai refugee camp on Cambodian New Year, filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In NEW YEAR BABY, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried in secrecy for so long. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
10:00 am 
Dabbawallas   This documentary explores a form of work that has existed in Bombay, India for more than 100 years. Each day 4,000 Dabbawallas (box persons) deliver 100,000 lunches at high levels of reliability. This delivery system functions without any of the trappings of modern day work, such as technology, business procedures and practices, and so on. D
11:00 am 
Walking Into The Unknown   The Emmy-nominated documentary WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. D
12:00 pm 
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent   GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world's poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as Guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Lakshmi and Me"  Have you ever dreamed of being waited on hand and foot? For the past six years, Lakshmi has been doing just that for her employers--virtually unnoticed. That is, until one of Lakshmi's employers begins to film her daily life on the job in Mumbai, India. In a deeply personal portrait, the film takes a hard look at the Indian caste system, gender and class relations. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "New Year Baby"  Born in a Thai refugee camp on Cambodian New Year, filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In NEW YEAR BABY, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth and why her family's history had been buried in secrecy for so long. D
3:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes President Assad Must Resign."  The reputation of Syria's President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panellists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more than 3,500 people at demonstrations in Syria and the wide-ranging abuse of human rights. In response to suggestions that the uprising was initiated by foreign powers - a version of events, touted widely by the regime - one female audience member declared: "This is a Syrian revolution and it's insulting to keep insisting that it was inspired outside. D
3:47 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
4:00 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
5:00 pm 
Necessary Journey   Binh Rybacki fled Vietnam in 1975 during the fall of Saigon and moved to Colorado. She reluctantly returned in 1993, and found a country very different from the one she left. A NECESSARY JOURNEY tracks the fearless, irreverent Rybacki and Children of Peace International's medical team on a transformational 17-day road trip through Vietnam. D
6:00 pm 
Walking Into The Unknown   The Emmy-nominated documentary WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. D
7:00 pm 
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent   GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world's poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as Guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Lakshmi and Me"  Have you ever dreamed of being waited on hand and foot? For the past six years, Lakshmi has been doing just that for her employers--virtually unnoticed. That is, until one of Lakshmi's employers begins to film her daily life on the job in Mumbai, India. In a deeply personal portrait, the film takes a hard look at the Indian caste system, gender and class relations. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
10:00 pm 
Walking Into The Unknown   The Emmy-nominated documentary WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. D
11:00 pm 
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent   GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world's poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as Guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D
8:00 am 
Arthur  "Attack of the Turbo Tibbles/D.W. Tricks The Tooth Fairy"  If you think the Tibbles are bad now, imagine what they'd be like if they had super powers! After sneaking a peak at the forbidden "Terrific Turbo-Trooper Toy T-Bot Team" TV show, the Tibbles are out of control. And when the play gets rough, somebody could get hurt! In the second story, D.W. needs money--quick. D
8:30 am 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D
9:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. D
9:30 am 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. D
10:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. D
10:30 am 
Sesame Street  "The Flood"  Gordon and Susan are getting ready to go to sleep after a long day when they suddenly hear water gushing. When they look out the window, they see Ernie and Bert float by on their beds. While Susan rushes off to tell Maria and Luis about the flood, Gordon brings Bert and Ernie inside their apartment. D
11:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo"  Fishing Lessons - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Charley promises to teach Emily Elizabeth how to fish, then keeps putting it off until "tomorrow." At first Emily Elizabeth is understanding and uses the extra time to visit the library and check out books on fishing, but after a while, she's hurt by Charley's continuous cancellations. Emily Elizabeth and Jetta help him to realize that once a promise is made, it should be honored and respected. D
12:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies"  The Butler Did.What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues. D
12:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
1:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Flood"  Gordon and Susan are getting ready to go to sleep after a long day when they suddenly hear water gushing. When they look out the window, they see Ernie and Bert float by on their beds. While Susan rushes off to tell Maria and Luis about the flood, Gordon brings Bert and Ernie inside their apartment. D
4:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Climb, Ignatz, Climb!"  Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!. D
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Helps Out"  Everyone's lending a helping hand today. Caillou plans a surprise birthday party for Grandpa with Grandma's help. He and Grandma get everything ready, and Grandpa is very surprised and very happy. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "China/Welcome, Cousin Riff"  China - BJ is waiting for a very special letter from his pen pal in China. The letter reveals that his pen pal is coming for a visit. With the help of friends in the park, BJ hurries to get the park ready. D
6:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Night Time"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Bluefoot"  Hector tries to debunk the myth of a mysterious creature called Bluefoot. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordbot/Mount Rush Here"  WORDBOT - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot. Vocabulary Words: Devoted, Backfire. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Season Four Is Canceled"  The first episode of Season 4 is an all-animated adventure! Ruff has just received some terrible news. he's been FIRED by the new Australian owner of the TV network, Harriet Hackensack (who just happens to hate dogs!) So Ruff embarks on an epic journey (in a cooking oil-powered aquatic doghouse shaped like a chicken) to get his job back! Along the way he enlists the help of his family and friends, including Uncle MacRuffmantosh, his brother Scruff, Grandma Ruffman, the dread ghost pirate Black Muzzle, nephew Glen, and, of course, his trusty Studio G sidekicks, Blossom and Chet. But can he complete his mission in time?. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo"  Fishing Lessons - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Charley promises to teach Emily Elizabeth how to fish, then keeps putting it off until "tomorrow." At first Emily Elizabeth is understanding and uses the extra time to visit the library and check out books on fishing, but after a while, she's hurt by Charley's continuous cancellations. Emily Elizabeth and Jetta help him to realize that once a promise is made, it should be honored and respected. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies"  The Butler Did.What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D

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