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3:00 pm 
Curious George  "The Clean, Perfect Yellow Hat/Bee Is for Bear"  Can George fix the hole in the yellow hat in time? No one believes that George has seen a bear.G

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mousezilla/Villain School"  Mousezilla - Team Botsford goes head-to-head against Team Heaslip in the citywide scavenger hunt. Dr. Two-Brains and Tobey have also teamed up to create a mighty, metal Mouse-Zilla robot to attack the city and steal all its cheese. Will WordGirl be able to defeat Mouse-zilla and help the Botsford's win the scavenger hunt? Vocab words: Collaborate, Quest Villian School - In an attempt to inspire some novice villains, The Coach invites his prize student, The Whammer, to speak at his new school for Evil Villains and Arch Enemies. D

4:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Maya and Miguel, Come On Down!"  Maya and Miguel seem to have an aptitude for their favorite TV game show. But when they decide to audition, they discover that they have very different approaches to training. As they move from one stage to the next -- preparing for the audition, passing the trial, training for the show -- their own rivalry grows more intense, and they lose the knack of working together. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Out of Sync"  The balance and harmony of the Mount Olympus cybersite is controlled and protected by the Music of the Spheres. When Hacker disrupts this balance and throws the site into utter chaos, the kids and Digit have until sunset to make the sound of the music right! For the beat to go on, the kids must recreate the music and find the missing element in the musical pattern. The Big Idea: You can use mathematical patterns to create and understand memorable musical rhythMs. Math Topic: Patterns in Music NCTM Links: Algebra, Connections. D

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Gravity Groove"  When Lisa and Shock enter a dance contest, Francine does her best to sabotage them. Can Lisa and Shock overcome Francine's pranks and win the contest with their Gravity Groove?. D

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6:00 pm 

7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

7:30 pm 
NOW on PBS   What will jobs of the future look like? Many studying that question are seeing green - green jobs. And with President Obama promising to create 5 million "green-collar" jobs over the next 10 years, some are predicting these new career paths in energy efficiency and clean power will transform the American economy. NOW on PBS talks with environmental activist Van Jones, founder of "Green For All," a group dedicated to bringing green jobs to disadvantaged Americans. D

8:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal   Award-winning producer Sherry Jones presents a comprehensive documentary - more than 18 months in the making - that examines America's detention and interrogation practices in the "war on terror. " Bill Moyers Journal presents "Torturing Democracy," which examines how coercive interrogation methods were used by the CIA and migrated to the United States military at Guantanamo Bay and other locations as well as the charges that these interrogations became "at a minimum, cruel and inhuman treatment and, at worst, torture," in the words of the former General Counsel of the United States Navy, Alberto Mora. It carefully presents the evidence that the Bush administration promoted these methods and developed legal justification for the practice. D

9:00 pm 
Sherlock Holmes  "The Man with the Twisted Lip"  When Neville St. Clair fails to return home from London on the 5:14 from Cannon Street, Mrs. St. Clair engages Holmes to find out what happened. What Holmes discovers is that St. Clair's daily routine is not what it appears.G

10:00 pm 
Great Performances  "The Police Certifiable"  In the early 1980s, Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland and Sting - known as the Police - revitalize the 1970s rock scene with their signature fusion of punk, New Wave and reggae sounds. The three musicians go separate ways in 1986 - frontman Sting to a solo career - but unite one more time to tour in 2007. GREAT PERFORMANCES captures the scene in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the Police rocks again with "Roxanne," "Message in a Bottle" and more.G

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

3:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Microbial Universe"  The world of microorganisms is diverse and dynamic. All other life forms depend on microbes to make life on earth sustainable. The first program examines the scope and nature of the world of microorganisms and delves into the relationships of microbes to other life forMs.. D

3:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Unity of Living Systems"  All life has evolved with only two basic architectural styles, procaryotic and eucaryotic whose structure and function are the focus of this program. It also emphasizes the molecular and biochemical similarity of all life. Viruses, the exception to the two basic type theme, are examined in detail. D

4:00 pm 
What's Up in the Universe?   Explores our own planet's relationship and similarities with the other planets in our solar system and ponders in a truly contemporary matrix the age old question, "Are we alone?" A question made more profound with the recent discovery of extra solar planets orbiting sun-like stars, and the new discoveries being transmitted daily from sources beyond our own galaxy.G

5:00 pm 
News Writing  "Column Writing and Editorial Writing"  Reveals the relationships among hard news writing, opinion writing, journalisticncritique, and column writing, illustrating how "objective" front-page news can coexistnwith coverage in other sections. Dave Barry and Andy Rooney examine humor inncolumn writing, Siskel and Ebert discuss criticism, and Pulitzer Prize-winningneditorial writers dissect the elements of good opinion writing. D

5:30 pm 
News Writing  "Covering Disasters"  Demonstrates use of journalism's basic principles in crisis situations and underndeadline pressure. Journalists who have covered earthquakes, chemical spills, severenweather, and plane crashes discuss the difference between theory and practice duringncommunity emergencies. D

6:00 pm 
Daisy Cooks! With Daisy Martinez  "Pasta Latino"  Daisy whips up latin-influenced pasta dishes - Spain's classic seafood and angel hair pasta and a family favorite called Grandma's chicken and spaghetti.G

6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Sauce for Skewers"  Joanne gives Pam a hands-on seminar in entertaining for a crowd using a variety of simple, flavor-packed sauces paired with skewers of meat, poultry and seafood. Recipes: Skorthalia, Almond and Olive Relish, Tzatziki, Green Olive, Shallot and Preserved Lemon Salsa, Moroccan Aioli. Student Name: Pam Hart - Retiree. D

7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada.G

7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage"  Cruising with the PTV at Sea group on the luxurious Regent Seven Seas Mariner, Joseph travels through Alaska's Inside Passage with stops in Prince Rupert, BC, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska for scenic and cultural experiences. D

8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Spring Bulbs"  Smith profiles spring bulbs from his garden. He speaks with a bulb expert who shows how to incorporate bulbs into a garden.G

8:30 pm 
This Old House  "Weston Project, Part 7 of 16"  Norm Abrams tours the first and second floors of the project with the architect. The back-to-back kids' bathrooms are assembled in the shop as one pre-built module.G

9:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Mission Style Oak Dining Table"  Scott chooses white oak to make this mortise-and-tenon table. Special drum sanding tools are used.G

9:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Cat"  Topics include catmints for any garden, a catfish salad and cats as pets.G

10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Trace 'n Create Bags, Part 2"  Transform a simple crescent shaped bag into a stylish eye-catching accessory. Choose appropriate fabric and learn to make various tab and zipper closures plus straps and strap connectors with Nancy's expert guidance. Create this classic crescent bag with one of a kind style!. D

10:30 pm 
One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry  "Fruits of Labor"  Donna demonstrates how to paint apples, plums and pears to decorate a kitchen. She shares tips for matching dishes and walls.G

11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Hot Water Dough/Shallots"  Ming combines a hot water dough with the French ingredient shallots for shallot pancakes. Guest chef Iris Tsai, Ming's Mom, makes her pork stir-fried bing.G

11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Tutto Pasta"  In Naples, Lidia discovers secrets of the wine of Feudi di San Gregorio. In the kitchen, she fixes a menu of various pastas.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 
BBC World News   NULL

4:30 pm 
Worldfocus   NULL

5:00 pm 
American Masters  "Hollywood Chinese"  From the first Chinese-American film in 1916 to Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, this production examines the contributions and portrayals of Chinese people in the industry. Often humorous, sometimes maddening but inspiring, film clips and storytellers - Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, Nancy Kwan, Amy Tan - weave a rich tapestry and complex history.G

6:30 pm 
Becoming American: Personal Journeys  "AIDS Researcher David Ho and Businesswoman Shirley Young"  DAVID HO - Recognized as one of the leaders in AIDS research, Dr. David Ho's seminal discoveries about the nature of HIV and effective therapies has resulted in dramatic reductions in AIDS-associated mortality in developed countries since 1996. He is the founding Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, a world-renowned biomedical research institute. He is also the Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University and an honorary professor at both Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. D

7:00 pm 
Becoming American: Personal Journeys  "Author Gish Jen and Nobel prize-winning physicist Samuel Ting"  GISH JEN - Second generation Chinese American Gish Jen grew up in Scarsdale and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in English. She has become a leading literary voice about the Chinese American experience and is known for her humorous yet incisive short stories and novels about Chinese American life, including the acclaimed novels Typical American (1991) and Mona in the Promised Land (1996). A collection of her short stories, Who's Irish?, was published in 1999. D

7:30 pm 
Becoming American: Personal Journeys  "Artist/Architect Maya Lin"  MAYA LIN - One of the rare few who has managed to forge a path in both art and architecture, Maya Lin is a sculptor, architect, designer and craftswoman. Lin catapulted into the public eye when, as a senior at Yale University, she was the controversial choice to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to be built in Washington, D.C. Born in Athens, Ohio, where her father was the dean of fine arts at Ohio University and her mother is a professor of literature, Lin has also designed the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama; The Woman's Table at Yale University; a 38-foot clock for Penn Station in New York City; the Peace Chapel at Juniata College in Pennsylvania and the Museum of African Art in lower Manhattan. D

8:00 pm 

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Worldfocus   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Family Ranch Heritage"  Since 1879, the Small family has worked their eastern Idaho ranch. Each generation finds a way to preserve their lifestyle. Today three generations care for the land and cattle alongside guests who pay to work hard in the saddle each fall.G

11:30 pm 
Becoming American: Personal Journeys  "AIDS Researcher David Ho and Businesswoman Shirley Young"  DAVID HO - Recognized as one of the leaders in AIDS research, Dr. David Ho's seminal discoveries about the nature of HIV and effective therapies has resulted in dramatic reductions in AIDS-associated mortality in developed countries since 1996. He is the founding Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, a world-renowned biomedical research institute. He is also the Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University and an honorary professor at both Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. D

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