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August 27, 2008
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12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Slimy Buddies"  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
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Farmer Ken's Puzzle"  Lionel won't let Leona play a computer game for ages "7 and up" because she's "4 and down."G
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Sniffing The Gauntlet"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, David comes through for the team by keeping his cool in the heat of competition. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "King Doggie/The Lucky Cap"  A Princess mistakes Hundley for a Royal Doggie. George's misfortunes turn when he gets a new hat.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Give Me A Little Sign"  Tito befriends a new boy, Marco, who is deaf. Marco starts to teach Tito some American Sign Language, and they decide to do a project together for the school's "Contraption Convention." But when Tito makes some pronunciation mistakes in school, he decides he doesn't want to do the project anymore (since it involves public speaking). D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Model Behavior"  To protect themselves from Hacker's constant attempts to capture cybersite Happily-Ever-After, the King and his fairy-tale subjects construct a glass Skywall to keep Hacker out of the kingdom.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "You Lucky Dog"  Nina, Rosario, and Mike must build a homemade go-kart out of junk that can coast downhill, steer, and brake. An expert soap box derby car builder is on hand to teach them about the importance of gravity, friction, and drag in go-kart racing. The kids design and build their own go-kart, make adjustments, and finally compete in a race against a real Soap Box Derby car. D
4:30 pm 
5:00 pm 
PBS Convention Coverage -- A Newshour Special Report  "Democratic Convention"  Three hours of live coverage air from the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Jim Lehrer hosts, and the NEWSHOUR team and special guests offer analysis and insight.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Rhapsody   An expedition of sight and song through the Gem State features Idaho musicians playing traditional American music as the camera reveals the majesty of the scenery. Some 30 Americana selections from the thoughtful and emotional to toe-tapping tunes score the views of Idaho's rivers, deserts, mountains and canyons.G
9:00 pm 
Great Museums: China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, this one-hour high-definition (HD) tribute honors Beijing's Cultural Olympiad theme, "One World. One Dream." Using pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, the special reveals five millennia of China's history and social structure through its art.G
10:00 pm 
Germans In America  "A People Disappears"  By the early twentieth century, the German-Americans have become one of the country's most important ethnic groups in business, finance, education, research, and agriculture. But they look back across the Atlantic with great concern. In Europe a horrible war has broken out. Anti-German propaganda heats the country up for war and brings out intolerance and hate. At the conclusion of the war, it takes decades to rebuild a relationship between German-Americans and Germans. Part 4 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Fixed Vs. Floating Exchange Rates"  The strengths and weaknesses of each type of rate, along with their role as shock absorbers. Case studies: Komatsu vs. Caterpillar; petrodollar recycling in the 1970s. D
2:01 pm 
Out of the Past  "Realms"  Reconstructing actual borders of ancient kingdoms is often impossible, butnarchaeologists can reveal much of the internal workings of societies and their externalnrelations by looking at marriage alliances, trade, and warfare. D
3:01 pm 
Planet Earth  "Fate of the Earth"  New theories about the global consequences of a "nuclear winter" and an "ultra-violet spring" arenrevealed in this final episode that explores the role of life in shaping earth and its future. n. D
4:01 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Control"  In certain situations, microbial control is a necessity. For instance, our food system requiresn sanitary conditions and hospitals require sterilization techniques. Here we see the options availablen for various levels of microbial control. D
4:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Human Defenses"  Both nonspecific and specific defense strategies can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens.n Students learn about the coordinated defense system of humans through visual analogy, animation,n and examples of specific diseases.n. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "Tuna and Tapas"  Andr�s prepares a classic tuna salad, and cooks seared tuna with sesame seeds and sweet piquillo peppers. He samples tapas in the Andalucia region.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Around The World"  Lucinda begins with pastitsio, Greek casserole of cinnamon-flavored ground lamb, baked pasta and Parmesan sauce. Emma uses chipotle in a sauce for meatballs. Sarah prepares a fast-cooking Moroccan chicken, sweetened with honey.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Stockholm and Helsinki"  Rick finds a smorgasbord of lakes, islands, art and culture. He explores the Versailles-like Drottningholm Palace and unlucky 17-century Vasa warship. Then he cruises the Baltic Archipelago to modern Helsinki.G
6:30 pm 
Classical Destinations  "St Petersburg"  Former capital of Russia, with its canals earning it the description 'Venice of the North', St Petersburg was also home to the composers Borodin, Glinka, Mussorgsky, and the naval officer turned musical painter of the Arabian Nights, Rimsky-Korsakov. D
7:00 pm 
Gardenstory: Inspiring Spaces, Healing Places  "The Garden as Healer: The Healing Gardens of David Kamp, New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania"  The episode visits spaces created by New York landscape designer David Kemp, including a 9/11 memorial in Pennsylvania.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Pellet Stove/Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers"  General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortised lockset on a new door.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "It's New, It's Trendy"  Vicki and Sloan visit the High Point Furniture Market and introduce you to the latest trends in home decor and garden accents, as well as some of today's top designers and manufacturers, and share how to incorporate the newest looks without breaking the bank. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Bulbs"  Topics include: strands of copper-topped lights, selecting garden bulbs, grilling chicken and knob onions with Rick Bayless, and ornamental bulbs in the Netherlands.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Color Story"  Up first Linda Augsburg explores different color variations of the same stone in a garnet necklace. Our beading lesson with Katie Hacker is a tutorial on the flat peyote stitch. Next Sherry Serafini shows a gem stone cabochon with a color theme. D
9:30 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop-Expired  "Cezanne - Origins of Modernism, Mont Sainte-Victoire, France"  Dunlop travels to Mont Sainte-Victoire, Paul Cezanne's lifelong inspiration near Aix en Provence in France. He walks in Cezanne's footsteps, visiting his studio and family home, and demonstrates Cezanne's strategies, from sketch to watercolor to oil. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cookie Jar Favorites"  Kitchen experts reveal the best recipes for triple chocolate cookies and brown sugar cookies.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "That's How The Cookie Crumbles"  Lidia cooks up a fish broth with rice, marinated winter squash and a cookie crumble with zabaglione and berries.G
11:01 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 2. Responding to the Arts"  Learner Team members and students compare two multi-arts performance pieces from different eras, Quidam (1996) and Parade (1917). They discover how our perception of a work of art is influenced by what we know about the time and place it was created. They also explore how music can establish a mood, create their own vaudeville acts, and learn a process of critical evaluation. D
1:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Wwii Diary/Annie Oakley Coin/1856 Mormon Tale"  Does this diary hold the key to understanding the fate of a missing bomber pilot from World War II? Was this coin a target for one of the Wild West's most popular female sharpshooters? Is this tattered book a true account of female slavery in the old West?G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Designing Idaho"  Architecture tells us who we are, where we came from, and what we value. Our buildings tell us that like nothing else can. This hour long program explores Idaho's architectural heritage, its history and its place in the sun. We travel the length and breadth of the state, exploring some of Idaho's oldest and grandest buildings -- like the Cataldo Mission and the Paris Tabernacle -- as well as some of Sun Valley's finest residences. We also visit Wallace, Chesterfield, and Boise. There's even a wonderful Sandpoint tree house and a southern Idaho straw bale mud house that are remarkably eloquent.G
4:00 pm 
P.O.V.  "Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After The Holocaust"  An Orthodox Jewish father alerts his adult sons to the dangers of creating barriers between themselves and those outside their faith. They travel to Poland to find the family who risked everything to hide the grandfather of the young men for more than two years during World War II.G
5:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Black Gold"  Multinational companies have made coffee, an $80 billion industry, the second most valuable trading commodity in the world. But as westerners revel in designer lattes, impoverished Ethiopian coffee growers are the losers. The film traces one man's fight for fair trade.G
7:00 pm 
Miller Center of Public Affairs National Debate Series  "The Right to Healthcare"  This series of debates, a collaboration between the University of Virginia and MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, examines America's current role in the world and strives to improve the substance and tone of civil discourse. This debate, held in Boston on April 9, 2008, focuses on the issue of healthcare and what to do about the millions who are lacking it.G
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
BBC World News   NULL
9:00 pm 
PBS Convention Coverage -- A Newshour Special Report  "Democratic Convention"  Three hours of live coverage air from the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Jim Lehrer hosts, and the NEWSHOUR team and special guests offer analysis and insight.G

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