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February 3, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "You Will Be Tested On This!"  Teachers are under pressure to get their students to perform well on state and national tests. Sometimes, however, it seems that too much attention is paid to these tests. This workshop considers how teachers can use standardized tests to focus their teaching on improved student performance in the classroom as well as on these external measures of success. D
1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Making Connections"  Teachers of music, visual art, and theatre build thoughtful connections to topics their seventh-graders are working on in social studies and language arts. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "What's The Story?"  This workshop explores how an author spins a story and why it is the most important aspect of the novel. In the program, participants examine the importance of the hook, and the "why" behind the events. They also consider various ways into difficult novels. D
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler to Einstein"  From Kepler's laws and the theory of tides, to Einstein's general theory of relativity, into black holes, and beyond. D
3:30 am 
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
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford Cleans His Room/Baby Makes Four"  Clifford's good friends come over to help him clean out his doghouse, determined to get rid of all the old junk he no longer uses. But before long Clifford realizes that each item holds a special memory and can't be parted with. Mac thinks this is nonsense, until he is reminded of a memory in which he was included. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Chips Are Down/The Revenge of the Chip"  What a mysterious, beautiful thing is a green potato chip--and D.W. just ate a gigantic one! But then she hears a rumor that they're poisonous and she's resolved to live what's left of her life to the fullest because, well, it's only a matter of time. In the second story, D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby"  Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed). Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George's Rocket Ride/Curious George, Station Master"  George delivers food supplies to a space station & tries to keep the trains running smoothly.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Feathers"  All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Rainbow Show"  Elmo is drawing when he looks up in the sky and sees a rainbow! Wow! Elmo rushes to show everybody, but when Rosita arrives, the rainbow has disappeared. Elmo asks Leela if there is something he can do to bring the rainbow back. Leela offers to draw a picture of a rainbow. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Backyard Campout!"  Pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure! They're setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here's the best part, the viewer is invited to join the adventure and sing along!. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Outdoor Adventures"  When Caillou, Grandpa and Daddy go on a canoe trip, Caillou is amazed to see a dragonfly, a blue heron, and a beaver working on his beaver lodge. While Caillou and his family are on a picnic at the park, his beach ball accidentally rolls into a pond. Caillou sees a family of ducks swimming in the pond and wants to take a closer look. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "To Catch A Thief, A Mystery Adventure"  When several different balls suddenly disappear without a trace, it's detective BJ to the rescue! BJ is determined to find and capture the mysterious ball thief. When BJ accidentally accuses his best friend, Riff, he learns the importance of not jumping to conclusions. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "H2o"  The pond in Animal Junction has dried up and two lion cubs and all the animals who live there are thirsty! The Kratt Brothers take a trip to Africa to check out some amazing water creatures.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George's Rocket Ride/Curious George, Station Master"  George delivers food supplies to a space station & tries to keep the trains running smoothly.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby"  Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed). Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordgirl and Bobbleboy/Crime in the Key of V"  WORDGIRL AND BOBBLEBOY - TJ decides to make and sell his own WordGirl bobblehead dolls at all of her crime scenes. Unfortunately, the booming sales distract WordGirl so much that she loses her battle with Chuck! Will the bobblehead dolls put WordGirl out of business? Vocabulary Words: Bobble, Souvenir. CRIME IN THE KEY OF V - Determined to be the best at everything, the villainous Victoria Best sets out to be the best superhero in the city and put WordGirl out of commission for good. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "All The Right Angles"  Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. If Hacker finds it, cyberspace is doomed! To help Motherboard, the kids must find the secret treasure before Hacker does, and use their skill with angles to read the strange map that contains only riddles about twists and turns. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Chips Are Down/The Revenge of the Chip"  What a mysterious, beautiful thing is a green potato chip--and D.W. just ate a gigantic one! But then she hears a rumor that they're poisonous and she's resolved to live what's left of her life to the fullest because, well, it's only a matter of time. In the second story, D.W. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The jobless rate falls to a 3-year low as U.S. businesses add almost double the number of jobs expected in January. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has analysis. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS In the monthly "Help Wanted" special tied to the release of the national unemployment report, "Need to Know" visits Nevada on the eve of the Republican presidential caucuses and reports on the state's enduring foreclosure problem. Nevada has had the nation's highest foreclosure rate for more than four years. The show interviews the state's attorney general and examines why federal programs designed to alleviate the problem haven't had greater impact. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
9:00 pm 
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook  "Time Machines"  The musician and vocalist continues his journey through the history of American song in three new episodes, which also include onstage performances. The first journey explores how technology has preserved and altered the way we think about great songs and singers of the past and inlcudes a stop at Hugh Hefner's mansion. Feinstein uncovers various ways musical performances have been documented and the eclectic array of collectors and musicians who keep the music alive. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Prohibition  "A Nation of Drunkards"  Alcohol, embedded in the fabric of American culture since Colonial times, by 1830 was dangerously abused with a national consumption three times today's use. A spiritual fervor sweeps the country, igniting a temperance campaign even as European immigrants arrive with their own drinking customs. Carrie Nation attacks bars with stones and hatchets. The Anti-Saloon League (ASL) forms to push for a Constitutional amendment outlawing alcohol nationally - and succeeds. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
May to December  "Anything You Can Do"  Alec and Zoe discover they both love old musicals. They decide they need to know more of one another's professions and interests. Alec punishes himself on the squash courts and Zoe bores herself rigid in the gallery of local law courts.G
11:30 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Getting Rid of Gwen"  Lionel's chattering secretary still offers helpful suggestions. Jean devises a plan to give Lionel some relief.G
12:00 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Nobody Messes with Tony The Throat"  Howard is concerned that Pearl may be seeing someone else when she and Nellie go off together in the afternoons. In order to learn what is going on, Howard enlists the help of Hobbo, Alvin and Entwistle.G
12:30 am 
The Red Green Show  "Damn You Emu"  Dalton starts an emu ranch and gets Red to help him out. Red turns a plumbing breather into an Olympic torch. Ranger Gord has an animated feature that incorporates time travel.G
1:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Country Estate"  Hyacinth plans to attend a country house sale to mingle with the aristocracy. Richard loses sleep over what she might buy.G
1:30 am 
Mr. Bean  "Tee Off, Mr. Bean"  The series opens with Mr. Bean misplacing his trousers at the laundromat. The problem solved, he goes to the Krazy Golf Course where he finds he must play without touching the ball.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Winter Reading 2012"  Host Marcia Franklin and three guest authors discuss their works and give their recommendations for cold-weather reading. Guests and their recent works include Tim Woodward, Destination Idaho; Kelly Jones, The Woman Who Heard Color; and Daniel Orozco, Orientation.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha and the One Thousand Fleas/Nice and Crabby"  Martha and the One Thousand Fleas - Helen is shocked to find that someone has eaten the cookies she was supposed to sell for the school fundraiser. Feeling stuffed and guilty, Martha knows just the thing to raise the money: a dog circus! Vocabulary: (E) charity, contribut(e)(ions), fundraiser, salesman, benefit (I) funds, grand finale, money, owe, raise(s)(ed). Nice and Crabby - Crabby Mrs. Demson is suddenly friendly, cheerful, and fun. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "Wolverine: Chasing The Phantom"  Cameras follow researchers who follow this elusive, independent and resourceful animal - the largest member of the weasel family - that they rarely see in person. They use remote cameras, radio collars and DNA to track the creatures, who have turned out to be remarkably family oriented as well as tough and powerful for their size.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G
6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Great Rivers of Europe: Cochem to Luxembourg"  Burt cruises along the Mosel River with stops in Cochem and Bernkastel in the middle of the Mosel wine region. He also tours the city of Luxembourg and cooks with Lea Linster, one of Europe's leading chefs and a major television personality. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People"  Host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero journey through the gorgeously diverse Patagonia landscape for a look at the Patagonian people from ancient to modern times. The travelers stop at the Cuerva de los Manos ("Cave of the Hands"), which features a lasting glimpse into the lives of early residents. The famous stenciled handprints were created by blowing through a straw-like instrument filled with paint, while the images of lizards, people and the hunting of huanacos (a relative of the llama) were painted by hand. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. Today Phipps has become a model for public gardens and conservatories around the world for sustainable building practices, energy conservation and eco-friendly methods. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Space Coast Ecology, Chincoteague Island, Green Roofs"  Scientists are still making discoveries on central Florida's coast. Then, recovering from near extinction, California condors now face poisoning by lead bullets.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "The Flying Yankee"  See the East Coast version of the "Train that Changed America"; look at a slice of the New Haven line that's been preserved in N gauge; look at four layouts under one roof in the shadow of the Golden Gate; and visit a bed and breakfast in Vermont that has a very special feature. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Donna Ulisse; Chuck Wagon Gang. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Rainbow Show"  Elmo is drawing when he looks up in the sky and sees a rainbow! Wow! Elmo rushes to show everybody, but when Rosita arrives, the rainbow has disappeared. Elmo asks Leela if there is something he can do to bring the rainbow back. Leela offers to draw a picture of a rainbow. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Stars in the Sky"  Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Dolphin's Flight"  Paint the playful dolphins emphasizing motion and character.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play "Moonlight In Vermont" and the classic lick from Jimmy Buffett's "Margaritaville." Featured guests include Andy LaVerne, Karl Propst and Bradley Sowash. D
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Ancient Andean Civilizations"  La Paz, Bolivia, at nearly 12,000 feet, is one of the highest cities in the world and the mystical home to a variety of religious beliefs as evidenced by the amulets and ceremonial items sold in the Witches' Market in the city center. The surrounding countryside holds the remains of the Tiahuanacos whose culture, impressive rockwork and irrigation accomplishments were a source of inspiration to the Incas. After exploring the archeological wonders of the area, take a side trip down the aptly-named "Most Dangerous Road in the World" - a narrow, precipitous dirt road that snakes its way along the sheer cliffs of the Andes. D
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Wolverine: Chasing The Phantom"  Cameras follow researchers who follow this elusive, independent and resourceful animal - the largest member of the weasel family - that they rarely see in person. They use remote cameras, radio collars and DNA to track the creatures, who have turned out to be remarkably family oriented as well as tough and powerful for their size.G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
7:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Monster Python"  In Florida's Everglades "python hunters" are attempting to control the python population (approximately 100,000) through a cull. In this show, experts dissect two pythons: a 9-foot male and a 14-foot female. The program explores the science of slithering, as well as the development of "infra-red goggles" that let the snakes hunt warm-blooded prey in the dark and a flexible jaw that allows them to stretch their mouths around huge prey, including alligators.G
8:00 pm 
Wild Caribbean  "Reefs & Wrecks"  The marine life that thrives within the Caribbean's coral reefs includes squid, octopus and blue tangs. At Silver Bank, a coral outcrop north of the Dominican Republic, up to 3,000 humpback whales pass through annually. But the shallow reefs are an ever-present threat to ships, and each sunken wreck provides a perfect habitat for a new reef to grow. Part 2 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Cowboy Territory"  Come with us to a working cattle ranch and then take to the skies at the annual Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival, held at the base of the spectacular mountain range often referred to as the Swiss Alps of northern Nevada. Enjoy a glimpse of Cowboy Poetry and learn some of the traditions of the flourishing Basque culture in this region. Find out where to dig for opals, and visit a nearby fishing spot. D
9:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Silver Trails Territory"  See some of the great state parks in Nevada including Cathedral Gorge, Beaver Dam, and Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park. Spend some time with us in Pahranagat Valley as we explore wetlands and Native American rock art. Learn the process of finding and creating jewelry from some of the finest turquoise in the world. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Wolverine: Chasing The Phantom"  Cameras follow researchers who follow this elusive, independent and resourceful animal - the largest member of the weasel family - that they rarely see in person. They use remote cameras, radio collars and DNA to track the creatures, who have turned out to be remarkably family oriented as well as tough and powerful for their size.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Katharine Graham and Andrea Mitchell"  In an interview taped in 1997, Katharine Graham, former publisher of The Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, talks with Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News. D
12:00 am 
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
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "Common Life in the Middle Ages"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Cities and Cathedrals of the Middle Ages"  As Europe's cities come back to life, the great churches embody the material and spiritual ambitions of the age.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Health, Mind, and Behavior"  This episode examines how research is forcing a profound rethinking of the relationship between mind and body.A new bio-psychosocial model is replacing the traditional biomedical model.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Applied Psychology"  New innovative methods are applied to psychology professionals in areas concerning human behavior, law and conflict resolution.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Friends and Family"  Lisa fights with her sister, Melanie, causing Melanie to run away on her pony. Lisa ventures out with Prancer to find her.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Don't Blow Your Dough"  Biz Kids Beware. Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Beware of scams and schemers. D
4:00 am 
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
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Have A Cookie/Avere Un Biscotto"  Cookie jar empty? Time for Mary Ann make the most delicate Orange-Scented Madeleines you've ever tasted. But she doesn't stop there. The enticing smell of fresh-baked Little Hazelnut Cookies soon fills the kitchen and fills her cookie jar as well. D
5:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado"  Host Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients. D
6:00 am 
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
6:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. They visit a factory famous for Varanasi silk and of course shop! A quick flight to Southern India and to the city of Bangalore, a known major tech metropolis, brought new experiences. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Color"  Smith shows the impact of the use of color and reveals unique tropical plants in the greenhouse. He invites Mother Nature in for dinner and explores the colors around the Garden Home Retreat.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 1 of 10"  The THIS OLD HOUSE crew opens the Barrington, Rhode Island, project aboard the motor sailor Liberty bound for the Ocean State via scenic Narragansett Bay. On Barrington Beach, homeowner Geoff Allen shows master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor why they bought their 1925 modified cape - not for its 1950s and 1970s-era additions, but for the outstanding location. Inside, his wife, Michelle Forcier, shows Kevin that the kitchen has not been remodeled in decades, and how they hope to remove everything that is outdated and open up the new space to the beautiful water views. D
8:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Simple Case Construction Book Case"  NULL
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bathrooms"  A beautiful bathroom has certain requirements from keeping the grout clean to having enough storage for the guy and girl stuff. We begin with learning the secrets to a beautiful bath. Then, Shari makes a shower curtain. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 1"  Use fabric strips and some ingenuity to decorate innovative tops and vests styled from sweatshirts. Nancy and guest Mary Mulari express creativity using 2-1/2" strips to embellish a top with faced and folded stripes, and a fitted vest with staggered stripes that are pinked and fused to form cross bars. Then they serge and twist strips for a shaded striped vest, and make 3D bias vines and chenille blossoms the focal point on another top. D
9:30 am 
Grand View  "Point Reyes National Seashore"  In this episode Baumann discovers the beach where it is theorized that English explorer Sir Francis Drake once landed. This beautiful episode proves to be one of the most diverse landscapes in America, featuring over 330 species of animals, and some of the most shocking manifestations of plate tectonics on the West Coast. As he journeys this National Seashore, he meets up with Kate McClain, kayaking tour guide; John Del'osso, National Park Ranger, and peniped biologist, Dr. Sarrah Allen. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Orgaanic Ponzu and Jamon De Fermin"  Guest Chef: Marco Canora. During a recent trip to Spain, Ming fell in love with ham- and not just any ham, but the most luscious, silky ham he ever tasted-jamon iberico de Fermin. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes his new love and pairs it with an old favorite in his pantry- ponzu. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  NULL
11:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Focus The Inquiry: Designing The Exploration"  Students' open exploration leads to a range of interests and questions that lead in turn to deeper investigation. This program looks at the design process - how you can guide students to plan and begin their investigations.G
12:00 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
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Wars of Religion"  For a century and a half, the quarrels of Protestants and Catholics tear Europe apart.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Trading Cities"  In the midst of religious wars, a few cities learn that tolerance is good for society and good for business.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Health, Mind, and Behavior"  This episode examines how research is forcing a profound rethinking of the relationship between mind and body.A new bio-psychosocial model is replacing the traditional biomedical model.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Applied Psychology"  New innovative methods are applied to psychology professionals in areas concerning human behavior, law and conflict resolution.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Friends and Family"  Lisa fights with her sister, Melanie, causing Melanie to run away on her pony. Lisa ventures out with Prancer to find her.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Don't Blow Your Dough"  Biz Kids Beware. Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Beware of scams and schemers. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Have A Cookie/Avere Un Biscotto"  Cookie jar empty? Time for Mary Ann make the most delicate Orange-Scented Madeleines you've ever tasted. But she doesn't stop there. The enticing smell of fresh-baked Little Hazelnut Cookies soon fills the kitchen and fills her cookie jar as well. D
5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado"  Host Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients. D
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. They visit a factory famous for Varanasi silk and of course shop! A quick flight to Southern India and to the city of Bangalore, a known major tech metropolis, brought new experiences. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Color"  Smith shows the impact of the use of color and reveals unique tropical plants in the greenhouse. He invites Mother Nature in for dinner and explores the colors around the Garden Home Retreat.G
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 1 of 10"  The THIS OLD HOUSE crew opens the Barrington, Rhode Island, project aboard the motor sailor Liberty bound for the Ocean State via scenic Narragansett Bay. On Barrington Beach, homeowner Geoff Allen shows master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor why they bought their 1925 modified cape - not for its 1950s and 1970s-era additions, but for the outstanding location. Inside, his wife, Michelle Forcier, shows Kevin that the kitchen has not been remodeled in decades, and how they hope to remove everything that is outdated and open up the new space to the beautiful water views. D
8:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Simple Case Construction Book Case"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bathrooms"  A beautiful bathroom has certain requirements from keeping the grout clean to having enough storage for the guy and girl stuff. We begin with learning the secrets to a beautiful bath. Then, Shari makes a shower curtain. D
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Expressive Sweatshirts, Part 1"  Use fabric strips and some ingenuity to decorate innovative tops and vests styled from sweatshirts. Nancy and guest Mary Mulari express creativity using 2-1/2" strips to embellish a top with faced and folded stripes, and a fitted vest with staggered stripes that are pinked and fused to form cross bars. Then they serge and twist strips for a shaded striped vest, and make 3D bias vines and chenille blossoms the focal point on another top. D
9:30 pm 
Grand View  "Point Reyes National Seashore"  In this episode Baumann discovers the beach where it is theorized that English explorer Sir Francis Drake once landed. This beautiful episode proves to be one of the most diverse landscapes in America, featuring over 330 species of animals, and some of the most shocking manifestations of plate tectonics on the West Coast. As he journeys this National Seashore, he meets up with Kate McClain, kayaking tour guide; John Del'osso, National Park Ranger, and peniped biologist, Dr. Sarrah Allen. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Orgaanic Ponzu and Jamon De Fermin"  Guest Chef: Marco Canora. During a recent trip to Spain, Ming fell in love with ham- and not just any ham, but the most luscious, silky ham he ever tasted-jamon iberico de Fermin. On today's SIMPLY MING, Ming takes his new love and pairs it with an old favorite in his pantry- ponzu. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G
11:00 pm 
Leonardo's Dream Machines   Experts use Leonardo da Vinci's drawings to attempt to build a giant crossbow and flying machine, 500 years after he committed the ideas to paper. The two teams use materials found in Leonardo's time and overcome inclinations to apply modern techniques. Part 1 and 2 of 2G
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Hastings (investigative journalist/author). D
2:00 am 
Not As I Pictured: A Pulitzer Prize - Winning Photographer's Journey Through Lymphoma   Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Kaplan was at the top of his world. Never before ill, he was used to documenting the life ordeals of others. But when suddenly diagnosed with a rare case of potentially deadly Lymphoma, it was a blind side. D
3:00 am 
Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story   Despite being a congenital amputee, John Robinson overcame major challenges in order to achieve the life of his dreams. Through his remarkable tenacity, talent and faith, Robinson made his way in a world not designed for those without typical arms and legs, and now leads what many would consider an ordinary life.G
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda, Interviews with Authors"  Guests: Thom Shanker, New York Times Pentagon Correspondent and co-author of Counterstrike. Eric Schmitt, New York Times Terrorism Correspondent and co-author of Counterstrike This new book by two veteran New York Times Pentagon and defense correspondents is being hailed as one of the seminal works on America's efforts to understand the mindset of Al Qaeda terrorists and our efforts to keep an attack from occurring again. It covers the Bush Administration and Obama Administration's evolving efforts over the past ten years. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is God About?"  Theists and atheists debate whether God exists. But what God are they arguing over? There's enormous variation in the kinds of gods that populate religions. D
5:00 am 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
6:00 am 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
7:00 am 
History Detectives  "Wwii Diary/Annie Oakley Coin/1856 Mormon Tale"  WWII Diary - A man in Lexington, North Carolina, has a poignant diary written by a World War II pilot. He inherited the diary 20 years ago from his father, who said it once belonged to a close friend whom he fought alongside in WWII, until the war took his friend's life in 1944. Keeping the last thoughts of this fallen solider is now too great a burden for the contributor. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Winter Reading 2012"  Host Marcia Franklin and three guest authors discuss their works and give their recommendations for cold-weather reading. Guests and their recent works include Tim Woodward, Destination Idaho; Kelly Jones, The Woman Who Heard Color; and Daniel Orozco, Orientation.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda, Interviews with Authors"  Guests: Thom Shanker, New York Times Pentagon Correspondent and co-author of Counterstrike. Eric Schmitt, New York Times Terrorism Correspondent and co-author of Counterstrike This new book by two veteran New York Times Pentagon and defense correspondents is being hailed as one of the seminal works on America's efforts to understand the mindset of Al Qaeda terrorists and our efforts to keep an attack from occurring again. It covers the Bush Administration and Obama Administration's evolving efforts over the past ten years. D
10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is God About?"  Theists and atheists debate whether God exists. But what God are they arguing over? There's enormous variation in the kinds of gods that populate religions. D
11:00 am 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
12:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
1:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Wwii Diary/Annie Oakley Coin/1856 Mormon Tale"  WWII Diary - A man in Lexington, North Carolina, has a poignant diary written by a World War II pilot. He inherited the diary 20 years ago from his father, who said it once belonged to a close friend whom he fought alongside in WWII, until the war took his friend's life in 1944. Keeping the last thoughts of this fallen solider is now too great a burden for the contributor. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
5:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Wwii Diary/Annie Oakley Coin/1856 Mormon Tale"  WWII Diary - A man in Lexington, North Carolina, has a poignant diary written by a World War II pilot. He inherited the diary 20 years ago from his father, who said it once belonged to a close friend whom he fought alongside in WWII, until the war took his friend's life in 1944. Keeping the last thoughts of this fallen solider is now too great a burden for the contributor. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
11:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Wwii Diary/Annie Oakley Coin/1856 Mormon Tale"  WWII Diary - A man in Lexington, North Carolina, has a poignant diary written by a World War II pilot. He inherited the diary 20 years ago from his father, who said it once belonged to a close friend whom he fought alongside in WWII, until the war took his friend's life in 1944. Keeping the last thoughts of this fallen solider is now too great a burden for the contributor. D

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