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August 27, 2008
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10:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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
12:01 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Government's Hand"  This session explores the intervention of the government in the free market, with price ceilings (such as rent control), price floors (minimum wage), or social welfare programs. When the government. D
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
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Adirondacks   The Adirondack Park sprawls across six million acres in Upstate New York. Bigger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier and Grand Canyon National Parks combined, it is by far the largest park in the lower 48 states. Yet it is the only one on the continent in which large human populations live and whose land is divided almost evenly between protected wilderness and privately owned tracts. This patchwork pattern of land ownership has created an utterly unique place. The story of the Adirondacks is told through a series of passionate characters, each with a distinct perspective. Through their stories explore this remarkable region and reveals a delicate and dynamic relationship between progress and preservation.G
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
10:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Ready to Read"  Mister Rogers helps children understand the word "fish" and marvels how ballerina Ying Li moves gracefully through the air in a ballet about water. In Make-Believe, Lady Elaine looks for H.J. Elephant to be on her new reading game show.G
10:30 am 
Teletubbies  "Drum Dance"  The Teletubbies Everywhere segment features 5 Dipsys, the color pink with Laa-Laa and the opposites Stop & Go. The film from Taiwan shows some young girls dressing in traditional clothes. They run outside into a garden, and holding small drums on handles, dance a traditional drum dance. D
11:00 am 
Reading Rainbow  "Boxes for Katje"  LeVar introduces helping groups powered by young people -- the Global Ambassadors, who build goodwill and do community service while learning about cultures through international communications and fundraising, and Backyard in a Box, youngsters who create and send kits to help kids in Hurricane Katrina devastated areas re-establish and enjoy their backyard.G
11:30 am 
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
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Model Behavior"  The kids use models to stop Hacker from cracking open the glass Skywall using a Witch's voice.G
1:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance"  Arthur gets some bad news, Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? Does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks and soon even Arthur thinks it, too.G
1:30 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
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
Clifford's Puppy Days  "Clifford's Field Trip/Helping Paws"  Will Emily Elizabeth and her friend succeed in hiding Clifford when he inadvertently joins them for a school field trip? When Clifford offers to baby-sit the Sidarsky kids, he doesn't realize how big of a job it is to look after 4 little mice.G
3:00 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Ready to Read"  Mister Rogers helps children understand the word "fish" and marvels how ballerina Ying Li moves gracefully through the air in a ballet about water. In Make-Believe, Lady Elaine looks for H.J. Elephant to be on her new reading game show.G
3:30 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "The Perils of Peep and Chirp/Hoop Tricks"  The Perils of Peep and Chirp - Emboldened by the ice, Peep and Chirp try to walk across Big Bay. On a hot, hot day, the kids are playing with cold, cold ice. They watch how it melts. D
4:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance"  Arthur gets some bad news, Buster is leaving town to live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their friendship? Does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks and soon even Arthur thinks it, too.G
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
Clifford's Puppy Days  "Friends of All Ages/Clifford's Super Sleepover"  When an older dog, Tricksie, moves into the apartment complex, she helps Clifford and Jorge learn that it's possible to be friends with someone who is not the same age.G
5:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Tom Thumb"  Littlest Pig is ready for an adventure.but his brothers tell him he's too young! The Super Readers jump straight into the story of Tom Thumb, a guy who knows what it feels like to be little.really little! Tom Thumb is about to set off on his own adventure, and lucky for him the Super Readers are there to get him out of a few scrapes. D
6:00 pm 
Dragon Tales  "A New Friend/El Dia Del Maestro"  A New Friend - There's a new Dragon in town-Lorca, a fun lovin', magic trick performin' extrovert who uses a purple wheelchair with sparkly wheels to get around. "I can't walk, so I roll instead!" The gang is fascinated by the wheelchair, since they've never really seen one before, but are even more fascinated by the amazing treasure map that Lorca reveals! Looks to be quite an adventure, so they all start out immediately to find the X that marks the spot. Along the way, the gang encounters obstacles that block their path, but through teamwork and quick thinking, they're able to help each other through the Forest of Darkness, over a quickly flowing river and across a field filled with "sleepytime fog!" And the buried prize? A box filled with spectacular kaleidoscopes resulting in the best treasure hunt ever! El Dia del Maestro - Every year, the students surprise Quetzal, on "ElDia del Maestro," the day of the teacher. D
6:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Word "Dog" Escapes Abby's Book"  Abby has a magical book to read with Telly and Baby Bear. It's called The Wild Adventures of Action Dog and it moves and makes sounds right along with the story! Just as they are all getting into the action, Abby has to leave, but Telly and Baby Bear can borrow the book as long as they are careful with it. This is becoming hard to do as the book begins to move wildly out of control. D
7:30 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Dancing/King of the Tree"  His friends use dancing to keep Snook awake. Bob uses measurements to see if the tree will flood.G
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Caillou  "Nature"  Today Caillou discovers the wonders of the natural world. Grandma introduces Caillou to the many birds that live in the park, and then gives him a bird house for his own backyard. That's why Caillou's prepared when he and Sarah find a baby bird that's fallen from its nest, and they nurse it back to health. D
9:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Counting and Letters"  Counting: BJ and Riff find a pirate map, but in order to find the treasure, they have to be able to count. Since Baby Bop hasn't learned to count yet, Barney offers to help teach her so she is not left behind. In the end, Baby Bop learns to count and realizes that feeling good about herself is the greatest treasure in the world! Letters: It's time for a music concert in the park. D
9:30 pm 
Teletubbies  "Drum Dance"  The Teletubbies Everywhere segment features 5 Dipsys, the color pink with Laa-Laa and the opposites Stop & Go. The film from Taiwan shows some young girls dressing in traditional clothes. They run outside into a garden, and holding small drums on handles, dance a traditional drum dance. D
10:00 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
10:30 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
11:00 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
11:30 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

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