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October 28, 2012
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12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Solutions to the Mind-Body Problem?"  Are human beings purely physical? Evolved at random and destined to die, extinguished forever? Or are we something more? A spirit or a soul, with existence beyond? What's the relationship between our brains and our consciousness, between the stuff in our skulls and the essence in our minds?. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Quilts from the House of Tula Pink, Part 2"  Make, use, and love artistic quilts and projects created with large prints and tubular strips. Designer Tula Pink works with Nancy to turn chaos into beauty for the Stacks quilt-stacking pinwheels, blocks, and continuous tube strips. They use squares and rectangles as a base to feature a Shattered Glass design, plus they give you confidence to work with framed large-scale prints, as in the Grand Salon quilt. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Quilts at Play"  Quilting is all about having fun-don't take yourself or your quilting too seriously. We begin with Heather Jones as she stretches her improvisational piecing skills with an easy wall hanging. Then, Deborah Boschert is back to create a sheer silhouette over a dramatic fabric background with free-motion stitching and clever layering of materials. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Roof Framing"  The crew pre-builds timber frame style roof trusses inside and re-assembles them on site as shed construction continues. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Modular Bookcase"  Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful bookcase. You'll learn the custom design tricks along the way. D
2:30 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
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Garden Coaching (Atlanta, GA)"  Just as athletes have trainers, we too can have personal garden coaches to help us achieve the landscape of our dreams. In this episode, we tag along with a coach to learn how they can guide, teach and empower us to be better gardeners on any skill level. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "What Did The Debates Tell Us?"  Four debates have come and gone, and in the aftermath of the pomp, points, and politics, what have we learned? And how has democracy been served? On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), two of the country's most astute political media observers -- Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Marty Kaplan -- join Bill to weigh in on the rhetoric and realities of two campaigns now in the home stretch, looking to make their cases by any means affordable. Jamieson is director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania and the driving force behind the acclaimed online watchdog FactCheck.org. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   Rick tries to find the right opportunity to tell Mary about his relationship with Molly. William's mother dies and he is shocked to discover the extent of her wealth. And Mary's ex-partner unexpectedly turns up on her doorstep.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Iceman Murder Mystery"  He's been dead for more than 5,000 years. He's been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. And yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets.G
7:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2012  "2nd Congressional District Candidates"  The candidates for the office of U.S. Representative from Idaho's second district meet to debate the issues.G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E5"  When Nonnatus House cleaner Peggy's brother Frank is diagnosed with cancer, Jenny and the nuns are called upon to care for him. Jenny comes to know the siblings better, learning of their upbringing in a workhouse. Other residents become involved in helping Fred with his latest money-making venture - a pig named Evie. Part 5 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - All The Things You Are"  Harry, desiring to impress Beryl, and Johnny enter the world of boxing and, as their big fight draws closer, the boys are determined to reign victorious. Upstairs, as Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam drift further apart, she is reacquainted with someone who shows her an exciting world away from 165 Eaton Place. Meanwhile Sir Hallam makes a dangerous decision that will change his life. Part 4 of 6G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Diamond Geezers"  The murder of a police informant reawakens old wounds and threatens reputations of the members of UCOS. Standing in an effort to prove himself, compromises his own safety.G
11:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Spoils of War"  The finale focuses on a possible Rembrandt painting that's being sold by a South African auction house. The terms of the sale trigger an investigation into whether the painting may have been stolen by the Nazis during World War II.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Spanish Islands"  Alex Riley explores the Balearics and the Canary Islands.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know's Rick Carr reports on controversial changes to election rules in the battleground state of Florida- will they root out voter fraud or keep legitimate voters from the polls? Also, a conversation with James Carter, the man behind the infamous '47'%' video, who, like other amateur opposition researchers, is harnessing the power of the internet to upend campaigns. And from our "American Voices" series, comedian Dean Obeidallah on one group of voters that no one seems to be courting. D
1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Homestretch Face-Off (The Third Debate)"  Pat Buchanan, Author & Columnist; Tim Carney, The Washington Examiner; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report. D
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Prescribed Natural Fires, Raptor Recovery"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "France's Dordogne"  Rick takes a canoe ride, visits a goose farm and savors the foie gras, wanders through a lamp-lit castle, enjoys a country market, and visits the Sistine Chapel of the prehistoric world.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Iceman Murder Mystery"  He's been dead for more than 5,000 years. He's been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. And yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets.G
5:00 pm 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   The film tells stories from eight Vietnam War veterans who have children that have served in Iraq, including an Idaho man whose son was killed in action while serving in Iraq. The program showcases the pride, fear and myriad of emotions and challenges that parents and their children face during deployment.G
6:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D
7:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G
8:00 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
9:00 pm 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   The film tells stories from eight Vietnam War veterans who have children that have served in Iraq, including an Idaho man whose son was killed in action while serving in Iraq. The program showcases the pride, fear and myriad of emotions and challenges that parents and their children face during deployment.G
10:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D
11:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G
12:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D
12:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Media: Inside Story"  This program explores the media as an integral part of American democracy, highlighting the scrutiny they impose on the performance of public officials, the interdependence of politics and the media, and the power the media wields in selecting the news. D
1:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Why Do I Have to Read This Book?"  The workshop's 10 novels are examined to see why they appear on recommended reading lists and why they have earned numerous awards. The program looks at the essential elements of good writing and storytelling and explores positive reasons for reading. It also examines ways in which novels are challenged by students and communities. D
2:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Why Markets Work"  This session employs market simulations and exercises to illustrate key concepts of the market. D
3:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Making Sense of Randomness"  Probability is the mathematical study of randomness, or events in which the outcome is uncertain. This unit examines probability, tracing its evolution from a way to improve chances at the gaming table to modern applications of understanding traffic flow and financial markets. D
3:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Geometries Beyond Euclid"  Our first exposure to geometry is that of Euclid, in which all triangles have 180 degrees. As it turns out, triangles can have more or less than 180 degrees. This unit explores these curved spaces that are at once otherwordly and firmly of this world. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Peanut Butter Apple Puffs"  We're going to take an all time kid favorite food combination of fresh apples and peanut butter, and bake those right inside a biscuit, these are called Peanut Butter Apple Puffs. Sound unusual? You will love them! And we'll serve them up with a yummy cider drink and a smoothie.a purple cow!. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fruit Fete"  Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
6:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Blending Challenge"  The three finalists begin the process of making their wine. Given a dream list of potential blending components to make their wine, they will be judged by a team of super tasters (famous wine makers, sommeliers etc .) on how close they have come to creating their target wine. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Aran Islands and Galway"  NULL
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt.G
8:00 pm 
Grand View  "Mount Rainier National Park"  At Mount Rainier National Park, Baumann takes his audience to Central Washington to witness one of the most geologically tenuous landscapes in America. The mountain and region have been shaped by volcanic activity and geologists anticipate its next blast. The mountain itself is an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fruit Fete"  Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
9:30 pm 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off III   America's finest chefs showcase their seafood-preparation skills in THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF III. In 2010, 14 accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States gathered in New Orleans to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with local, domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Fruit Honey"  The Pences add a twist to honey dishes with a fruit infusion. They fix slow-roasted pork loin with plum honey and fresh herbs-spice pound cake with carmelized honey.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Fall Season Preview 2012"  Jesse Green, of New York Magazine, and Michael Musto, of The Village Voice, join us with critic Adam Feldman of Time Out New York to look ahead to the fall season. We talk about the plays and musicals that are scheduled to open on Broadway and Off, as well as Rebecca, the musical adaptation of the du Maurier novel that now seems to be permanently cancelled due to a mysterious state of affairs among the investors. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Wondering About God"  The God debate is not a game. Is there a God? If so, what are God's essences and traits? What are all the ways that God could be? Or could not be? We discover different beliefs of different kinds of Gods. D
12:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Dinner with the President: A Nation's Journey "  Dictator or liberator? General or president? Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar sits down with former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, prior to his resignation, to find answers. In an intimate and hard-hitting interview, the former president discusses his vision for the future of Pakistan and its people, and reveals childhood stories that have shaped his life. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
3:00 pm 
Music's Gonna Get You Through   Henry Butler is not only a virtuoso jazz and blues artist, but also a passionate educator, photographer and advocate for disability rights. Drawing on his New Orleans heritage, extensive music study and experience as a blind black man, Butler founded the Creative Music and Jazz camp and crafted an eclectic curriculum that encouraged students to see art and music as tools for survival. THE MUSIC'S GONNA GET YOU THROUGH tracks the impact of Butler's music and philosophy on a group of blind and visually impaired teens who gather in New Orleans to train with the master at his week-long summer camp. D
4:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Lives Worth Living"  Fred Fay's life proves that one man can change the world, even though he has to lie flat on his back just to stay alive. This film looks at Fay's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and the small group of dedicated activists who formed the Disability Rights Movement to drive the nation toward equal rights for the physically challenged.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Chisholm '72- Unbought & Unbossed 1"  In 1968, Shirley Chisholm becomes the first black woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she becomes the first black woman to run for President. Shunned by the political establishment, she's supported by a motley crew of blacks, feminists and young voters. D
6:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Dinner with the President: A Nation's Journey "  Dictator or liberator? General or president? Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar sits down with former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, prior to his resignation, to find answers. In an intimate and hard-hitting interview, the former president discusses his vision for the future of Pakistan and its people, and reveals childhood stories that have shaped his life. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Chisholm '72- Unbought & Unbossed 1"  In 1968, Shirley Chisholm becomes the first black woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she becomes the first black woman to run for President. Shunned by the political establishment, she's supported by a motley crew of blacks, feminists and young voters. D
10:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Dinner with the President: A Nation's Journey "  Dictator or liberator? General or president? Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar sits down with former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, prior to his resignation, to find answers. In an intimate and hard-hitting interview, the former president discusses his vision for the future of Pakistan and its people, and reveals childhood stories that have shaped his life. D

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