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12:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The National/Band of Horses"  Representing the cream of underground rock, The National plays songs from its recording High Violet and Band of Horses highlights its latest album Infinite Arms.G

1:00 am 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "Al Qaeda In Yemen"  Since the death of Osama bin Laden, Yemen has become the hottest front in the war against Al Qaeda. Now, with headlines about a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner, award-winning reporter and FRONTLINE correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels into the heart of Yemen's radical heartland. D

3:00 am 
MI-5   When an imprisoned Islamic extremist leader's parole is turned down, he appoints two recently released inmates, one of whom is an MI5 asset, to commit a revenge suicide mission. The handlers kidnap two daughters to ensure the men complete the mission. Meanwhile, Harry seeks proof against Coaver.G

4:00 am 
William and Mary   Widowed father of two William Shawcross (Martin Clunes) falls for midwife Mary (Julie Graham) as soon as he sees her picture at an up-market dating agency. Their first date though reveals a few surprises.G

5:00 am 
Greenest Building   This program proposes that conservation, rehabiliation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings is the most effective strategy for reducing, reusing and recycling one of the nation's most important consumer products - its buildingsG

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Different Feelings About Birthdays/Candle Factory"  NULL

6:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G

7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D

7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Birds of a Feather/The Incredible Shrinking Duck/Pocoyo - Lost in Space"  Peep discovers a beautiful feather, then sets out to find its rightful owner. Quack builds a snow monument to himself, but is horrified to discover that snow-and fame-don't last. Then, Pocoyo goes to visit his alien friend who wants to show him around his beautiful planet. D

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G

8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Rock Band/Angelina's Lost Ice Skates"  Angelina and the Rock Band - At the Chipping Cheddar Music Day Picnic, Angelina finds her friends rehearsing in a band for a school project. They invite her to join in as a tambourine player. She's ecstatic as she sees celebrity status in her near future - until she learns that she only gets to hit the tambourine once during the entire song. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Fun at the Beach"  Scoops' Sea Rescue - Scoop dreams he's a brave sea captain. He's so excited his mind is elsewhere! He doesn't hear Bob asking him to collect the special fixings for the new lens for the lighthouse. Later, Bob asks Scoop to collect a special tool. D

9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "The Great Museum Caper/It's Snow Small Feat"  A) Franny lands in the British Museum where she meets a cat named Chaser, the unofficial guard of the museum. Chaser and Franny play detective when they think exhibits are being stolen, but discover that they're just being loaned to another museum. Franny learns that trading objects helps make room for other things. D

10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Fun on the Farm"  NULL

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G

11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Donald Yacktman"  Guest: Donald Yacktman, Founder, Co-Manager, The Yacktman Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack explores why one "Great Investor" calls the values in the stock market "amazing!" Don Yacktman, founder and co-manager of the Yacktman Fund and a finalist for Morningstar's 2011 Domestic Manager of the Year award, has a history of spotting value. His funds have placed in the top one percent of all large cap mutual funds over the past 3-, 5-, 10-, and 15-year periods. D

12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Courting Women Voters: As Planned Parenthood stands up for President Obama, women report women's issues are at the bottom of their priorities in this election. Romancing Marriage: Marriage may be experiencing a revival with more viral videos and reality shows. Jill Stein for President: The Green Party Presidential Candidate shares her platform for a better America. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "The Watering Can"  Stop at the studio of water color artist Gary Akers in St. George, Maine where Gary tells Sarah about his love of painting from an early age. Roger and Gary decide on a subject of summer flowers and a watering can and paint together. D

1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Welt of Knowledge, Jen Eskridge"  Make a zippered welt pocket to use for a variety of projects. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Piping Adds Punch to Your Quilt"  National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie shows Marianne how to create piping with your sewing machine and your serger. D

2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Stone Cottage - Lighting"  The recessed lights, hanging lights, and surface-mounted fixtures are installed. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Hand Plane How-To"  See the tips, tricks, and techniques for getting perfect results with one or two small hand planes. In this episode, the Woodsmith editors take a look at a couple of their favorites: block planes and shoulder planes.G

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 9 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva installs new red cedar clapboards on the oldest part of the house using a story pole to match the coursing of a later addition. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey arrives to help remove some existing plumbing that's in the way of the new kitchen. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a new horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway that will later be topped with a rustic finish to make it look like a stone driveway, without the mess or the maintenance. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls"  General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners build a railing for their porch. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin visit a stoneyard to learn about stone used to build walls. D

4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dining from the Farm Field; as fresh as it gets (Los Angeles, CA)"  As gardeners, weekend warriors and even commercial growers are turning to more eco-friendly practices, one solution for pest control has been with us since the beginning of time. Just as nature intended, biological control, using natural predators and insects to keeps pests in check, is gaining ground as the eco-friendly method of choice. This episode looks at finding and promoting natural predators in the garden and also discusses incorporating natural bacteria and plant derivatives when a bug problem gets out of hand. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "How Do Conservatives and Liberals See The World?"  Our country is more politically polarized than ever. Is it possible to agree to disagree and still move on to solve our massive problems? Or are the blind leading the blind -- over the cliff? In an encore episode of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill and moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt talk about the psychological underpinnings of our contentious culture, why we can't trust our own opinions, and the demonizing of our adversaries. "When it gets so that your opponents are not just people you disagree with, but. D

6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Mary is dealing with a truant son and an unusual birth, while her mother is determined to fix up Mary with ex-boyfriend Rick.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pine Butterflies/Radon/Open Water Swimming"  A rare population explosion of pine butterflies fills the Malheur National Forest with a fluttering snowstorm in August. The outbreak may occur for two to three years - with the caterpillars eating needles off 250,000 acres of trees - then disappear for up to three decades.G

8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   In the late 18th century, young idealistic barrister William Garrow is given his first criminal defense case at the Old Bailey by attorney and mentor John Southouse. He defends Peter Pace, who is accused by renowned thief-taker Edward Forrester of robbing a man at gunpoint. The case is won by Garrow's nemesis Silvester, but Garrow's impressive performance in court catches the eye of Lady Sarah Hill.G

9:00 pm 
Vera  "Hidden Depths"  Two beautiful young people are killed in the same manner and DCI Vera Stanhope intends to find the murderer before there can be another victim. With Sgt. Joe Ashworth and the rest of her trusted team, she unravels the complex and dysfunctional relationships amongst a group of bird-watching friends, who protect and ultimately betray each other.G

10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Only The Brave"  Reece, the son of the murdered leader of a criminal motorbike gang is expected to avenge his father's death by killing the rival gang member believed to be responsible. Reece's girlfriend thinks the wrong person is targeted and urges UCOS to reopen the case.G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths"  Joseph visits the most remote inhabited place on earth - Rapa Nui (the island's native name), more than 2,000 miles from the coast of Chile. Questions surround the origins of the Rapa Nui culture, their enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the Rapa Nui people's ecological and natural disasters.G

12:30 am 
National Memorial Day Concert   From the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna introduce a night of remembrance featuring dignitaries, actors and musical artists in performance with the National Symphony Orchrestra directed by Jack Everly. The concert honors veterans and those currently serving in all branches of the U.S. military.G

2:00 am 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Dodge Dart"  Road Test: 2013 Dodge Dart. Road Test: 2012 Range Rover Evoque. Goss' Garage: Batteries. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Dog's Camping Adventure/V Is for Vacation"  Dog's Camping Adventure: Pig and Frog take Dog on his first camping trip. When they lose one of the letters to their TENT, it's Dog who overcomes his fear and finds it in the dark forest.along with a monster! V is for Vacation: The weather is turning colder, and Duck is ready for his yearly vacation (migration). D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The National/Band of Horses"  Representing the cream of underground rock, The National plays songs from its recording High Violet and Band of Horses highlights its latest album Infinite Arms.G

7:00 am 
Pleasure and Pain   With his customary wit and wisdom, Michael Mosley looks at the fascinating worlds of pleasure and pain. Teasing out the precise neural circuitry that allows us to experience pleasure, Mosley discovers how pleasure is at the root of our ability to make sense of the world, and how it reinforces healthy behaviors such as eating, having sex and keeping warm.G

8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Newberry Crater submerged campsite, Barn Owl Man, Lily Farmer"  NULL

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. D

10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Raleigh, NC - Hour One"  The show begins with a look at weathervanes. People bring in treasures such as a 1920 Arts and Crafts desk and lamp, and a rare circa 1960 Gibson Double 12 Electric Guitar. A set of Chinese Quinlong Period carved jade objects, are given an auction estimate up to $1,070,000 - the highest-value appraisal in ROADSHOW history. Part 1 of 3G

11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Hell and Back Again"  U.S. Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris and his wife, Ashley, share their most intimate and painful moments for this film in order to illuminate what they, and thousands like them, are going through. Severely injured both physically and psychologically, Harris returns from the war in Afghanistan to his home to North Carolina and his devoted wife as he attempts to reconcile the gulf between his experiences at war and his return to civilian life in a country that is often indifferent to his plight. The film includes graphic images of the enemy attack in Afghanistan in which Harris was injured.G

12:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II in the Pacific"  Trekkers visit key locations in the Pacific, a region where great battles were fought and military history was made.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. HELP WANTED Edition. The show's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's healthcare system is working six years after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines. D

2:30 pm 

3:00 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

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pelagic Bird Watch, Coast Guard Cliff Rescue, Western Grebes"  COAST GUARD CLIFF RESCUE - We head to the treacherous white waters at the mouth of the Columbia and the steep cliffs of the coastline to seejust what it takes to pass the Coast Guard's rigourous training camp.PELAGIC BIRD WATCH - Then we're off to a gentler high seas with some avid birders in search of the elusive seabirds that spend most of theirlives on the open ocean.WESTERN GREBES - The OFG crew heads inland to show you some interest- ing courtship behavior of the western grebe. D

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today. We explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells--a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night we party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness. D

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

6:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G

8:00 pm 
Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam   This program thoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect. Part 2 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Jackpot!"  Spectacular windfalls for collectors bring happy smiles in this retrospective of successful attic or flea market finds uncovered by Roadshow appraisers.G

10:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G

12:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Agriculture"  Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?. D

12:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Water Resources"  While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for six percent of the world's water supply. Scientists in Florida's Everglades and the water challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosysteMs.. D

1:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D

2:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Respecting Diversity"  How prejudice develops and how to respect cultural differences. D

3:00 am 
In Search of Myths and Heroes  "Shangri-La"  The third of Michael Wood's historical journeys takes viewers on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of Shangri-La. The tale of the magical valley hidden behind the Himalayas was popularized in the 1930s movie Lost Horizon, but the myth of a secret earthly paradise is much older. To find the truth behind the legend, Wood travels on foot through some of the world's most sacred mountains before finally reaching the fantastic ruins of a lost city, which he believes is the real inspiration behind the myth. Part 3 of 4G

4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D

5:00 am 
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

6:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Michael Cimarusti, Day Boat Halibut"  Nick Stellino prepares Veal Chops with Garlic Lemon and Honey Sauce and Broiled Asparagus & Roasted Butternut Squash. Chef Stellino is then joined by Michael Cimarusti from Providence in Los Angeles who demonstrates Day Boat Halibut with Yukon Potatoes and Chive BlossoMs.. D

6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Comfort Food with Floyd Cardoz"  Newly crowned "Top Chef Masters" winner Floyd Cardoz joins Sara to cook the food he grew up with in India. First up is Wild Striped Bass Curry swimming in coconut and mild spices. Chicken Pilaf is simple but satisfying with a gingery yogurt sauce. D

7:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu"  The Seattle-based photographer travels to northern Japan to view iconic red-crested cranes, then heads south to the mountains to take a dip in Nagano's hot springs with mischievous macaque snow monkeys. His photographic pilgrimage also includes the temples of Mt. Fugi and Koyosan.G

7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Eastern Tennessee: Cradle of Country Music"  Host Jacob Edgar begins his Tennessee journey in Bristol, the city in the northeast corner of the state that proudly calls itself the birthplace of country music. He visits 96-year-old Georgia Warren, the last surviving participant of the legendary "Bristol Sessions" of 1927, which introduced the sounds of Appalachia to a wide audience. While in Bristol, he catches a street performance by musical nomads Megan Jean & the KFB and checks out Knoxville-based The Black Lillies performing at one of Bristol's many outdoor concerts. D

8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls"  General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners build a railing for their porch. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin visit a stoneyard to learn about stone used to build walls. D

8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Gentlemen's Quarters, Part 8"  Vicki introduces the healthiest and easiest solution to rid basements of dampness and odors. Then she creates a perfect haven with natural accents and warm colors. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "ECHO - Helping Underdeveloped Countries Grow Their Own Food"  Ft. Myers, FL. - ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) uses the power of agriculture on a global scale to reduce hunger and improve lives in underdeveloped countries. D

9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Summer"  Host Katie Brown's summer-inspired recipes and outdoor-entertaining projects make the most of the season. In the Kitchen: cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill and berry cake. Projects: fashioning etched glass globe candleholders and sand and a beach-glass vase with orchid. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D

10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Sake & Black Pepper"  NULL

11:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Kids on the Farm  "Ice Cream, from a Cow: Chef Bill Telepan & Daughter - New York City & Ancramdale, NY"  Telepan Restaurant - New York, NY; Ronnybrook Farm - Ancramdale, NY James Beard Award winner Bill Telepan garners reviews that rave about the "clarity and focus of his food.elegant without gimmickry" (Gourmet) and that commend his cuisine for "[putting] its faith in fundamental virtues; its freshness, the pureness or punch of the flavors; the skill with which it's been cooked" (The New York Times) - so it is no surprise that a trip to the farm happens regularly. Accompanied by his daughter, as he often is, Chef Telepan heads out on a milking adventure with farmer Ron Ronnybrook in upstate New York. D

11:30 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Caesar's Rome"  Rick tours Rome's ancient sites. Then, he explores the catacombs and a cat hospice before tracking down the city's best ice cream.G

12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Agriculture"  Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?. D

12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Water Resources"  While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for six percent of the world's water supply. Scientists in Florida's Everglades and the water challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosysteMs.. D

1:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D

2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Respecting Diversity"  How prejudice develops and how to respect cultural differences. D

3:00 pm 
In Search of Myths and Heroes  "Shangri-La"  The third of Michael Wood's historical journeys takes viewers on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of Shangri-La. The tale of the magical valley hidden behind the Himalayas was popularized in the 1930s movie Lost Horizon, but the myth of a secret earthly paradise is much older. To find the truth behind the legend, Wood travels on foot through some of the world's most sacred mountains before finally reaching the fantastic ruins of a lost city, which he believes is the real inspiration behind the myth. Part 3 of 4G

4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D

5:00 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

6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  NULL

6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Supper"  Bridget lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball the secrets to the perfectly Glazed Meatloaf and crunchy Potato Wedges. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews dish towels, and finally, Chris shares the test kitchen's top tips for avoiding common cooking mistakes. D

7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Smoke Screen"  The BARBECUE UNIVERSITY professor embarks on a new series with an intercontinental view of the world's oldest and most primal cooking method. He begins the odyssey with a demonstration of four ways to smoke a variety of foods, using a traditional offset barrel smoker, a water smoker, a charcoal grill and a stovetop smoker.G

7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  NULL

8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls"  General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners build a railing for their porch. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin visit a stoneyard to learn about stone used to build walls. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G

9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. Darley stays at the island's only lodging, the historic Greyfield Inn, and learns about the Carnegie family's role in the island's history. D

9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Supper"  Bridget lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball the secrets to the perfectly Glazed Meatloaf and crunchy Potato Wedges. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews dish towels, and finally, Chris shares the test kitchen's top tips for avoiding common cooking mistakes. D

10:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Chinese New Year Celebration In Bangkok"  Thai Beer, Bitter Melon Omelet, Chicken Curry and a Calamari Silver Noodle Salad are featured.G

11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Chiles Rellenos: The Stuff of Passion"  At the romantic San Angel Inn, a lush hacienda-turned-restaurant in Mexico City's Coyoacan District, Rick enjoys what might just be the most passion-infused food in the Mexican canon: a quintessential plate of perfect chiles rellenos. From there, we visit La Merced - the sprawling, spectacular central market that's the culinary soul of a city with 20 million mouths to feed - where chiles are bought and sold by the thousands. Americans are passionate about chiles rellenos, too. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G

12:00 am 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. HELP WANTED Edition. The show's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's healthcare system is working six years after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines. D

12:30 am 
Inside Washington   Topics: 1. Big money battles to influence the outcome of the presidential election. 2. D

1:00 am 
American Road to Victory  "The Americans On D-Day"  Join battlefield historian Ellwood von Seibold in his 1943 Dodge Command car as he takes us on a tour of the American D-Day landings in real time. Listen to the men who were there, land in Saint Mere Eglise with the 82nd Airborne, scale the cliffs at La Pointe du Hoc with the Rangers, wade through the surf on Omaha Beach with the Big Red One and the 29th Infantry Division, and take the guns at Brecourt Manor with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. See the uniforms they wore, the weapons they fired, and the equipment they carried. D

2:00 am 
American Road to Victory  "The Americans On Hell's Highway"  For the first time ever, we have an in depth explanation of how all American objectives in this campaign were achieved, even though the operation in it's entirety failed, and the British 1st Airborne at Arnhem were cut to shreds. The lightning actions of the two American airborne divisions come to life though blended archival footage, re-enactment and special effects. We hear how they parachuted in daylight on September 17th, 1944, seized and held their targets. D

3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   A third-grade teacher's instruction improves with two weeks of coaching. Students use fossil evidence and puzzle pieces to build an argument for continental drift. Observe a class of young scientists explore the scientific method in a lab about iodine and starch. D

4:00 am 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   "My Vietnam Your Iraq" tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. The program showcases the pride and fear a family shares when one is deployed. D

5:00 am 
Frontline  "Facing Death"  In New York City's Mount Sinai hospital, doctors, patients and families speak with candor about the increasingly difficult choices people are making at the end of life: removal of breathing tubes or not, continuing or stopping treatment, perform surgery or call for hospice. In this look at the reality of today's medicalized death, decisions for everyone involved are difficult and complex.G

6:00 am 
Frontline  "Post Mortem"  Nearly 7,000 people die in America under sudden or suspicious circumstances every day, yet the rate of autopsies continues to plummet across the country. Not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but there also is a public health threat. Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports on a joint investigation with ProPublica, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.G

7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D

8:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Two Spirits"  This story of Fred Martinez, a Navajo boy, who in another era would have been honored but instead becomes one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he is brutally murdered at 16. When he tells his mother that he feels as if he is both a boy and a girl, she explains that this is a special gift, according to traditional Navajo culture - the two-spirit tradition. The film examines the ancient tradition as well as issues of bullying and violence.G

9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G

10:00 am 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   "My Vietnam Your Iraq" tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. The program showcases the pride and fear a family shares when one is deployed. D

11:00 am 
Frontline  "Facing Death"  In New York City's Mount Sinai hospital, doctors, patients and families speak with candor about the increasingly difficult choices people are making at the end of life: removal of breathing tubes or not, continuing or stopping treatment, perform surgery or call for hospice. In this look at the reality of today's medicalized death, decisions for everyone involved are difficult and complex.G

12:00 pm 
Frontline  "Post Mortem"  Nearly 7,000 people die in America under sudden or suspicious circumstances every day, yet the rate of autopsies continues to plummet across the country. Not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but there also is a public health threat. Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports on a joint investigation with ProPublica, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.G

1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D

2:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Two Spirits"  This story of Fred Martinez, a Navajo boy, who in another era would have been honored but instead becomes one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he is brutally murdered at 16. When he tells his mother that he feels as if he is both a boy and a girl, she explains that this is a special gift, according to traditional Navajo culture - the two-spirit tradition. The film examines the ancient tradition as well as issues of bullying and violence.G

3:00 pm 
POV  "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"  What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy" is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States. Through her eyes, we witness her struggle with a new identity as she transforms from a timid child into someone that no one -- neither her new family nor she -- could have imagined. D

4:30 pm 
POV  "The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)"  Filmed over 23 years, The Betrayal is the Academy Award®-nominated directorial debut of renowned cinematographer Ellen Kuras in a unique collaboration with the film's subject and co-director, Thavisouk ("Thavi") Phrasavath. After the U.S. government waged a secret war in Laos during the Vietnam War, Thavi's father and thousands of other Laotians who had fought alongside American forces were abandoned and left to face imprisonment or execution. D

6:00 pm 
Frontline  "Facing Death"  In New York City's Mount Sinai hospital, doctors, patients and families speak with candor about the increasingly difficult choices people are making at the end of life: removal of breathing tubes or not, continuing or stopping treatment, perform surgery or call for hospice. In this look at the reality of today's medicalized death, decisions for everyone involved are difficult and complex.G

7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Post Mortem"  Nearly 7,000 people die in America under sudden or suspicious circumstances every day, yet the rate of autopsies continues to plummet across the country. Not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but there also is a public health threat. Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports on a joint investigation with ProPublica, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.G

8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Tales of the Waria"  While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings to search for love; whatever the consequences. D

9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G

10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Facing Death"  In New York City's Mount Sinai hospital, doctors, patients and families speak with candor about the increasingly difficult choices people are making at the end of life: removal of breathing tubes or not, continuing or stopping treatment, perform surgery or call for hospice. In this look at the reality of today's medicalized death, decisions for everyone involved are difficult and complex.G

11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Post Mortem"  Nearly 7,000 people die in America under sudden or suspicious circumstances every day, yet the rate of autopsies continues to plummet across the country. Not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but there also is a public health threat. Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports on a joint investigation with ProPublica, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.G

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