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2:00 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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Dodge Dart"  Road Test: 2013 Dodge Dart. Road Test: 2012 Range Rover Evoque. Goss' Garage: Batteries. D
3:00 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
4:00 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
4:30 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
5:00 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
6:00 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
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Newberry Crater submerged campsite, Barn Owl Man, Lily Farmer"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Atlanta - Cleveland"  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
9:00 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 $1,070,000 - the highest-value appraisal in ROADSHOW history. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Hell and Back Again"  U.S. Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris and his wife, Ashley, share their most intimate and painful moments for this film in order to illuminate what they, and thousands like them, are going through. Severely injured both physically and psychologically, Harris returns from the war in Afghanistan to his home to North Carolina and his devoted wife as he attempts to reconcile the gulf between his experiences at war and his return to civilian life in a country that is often indifferent to his plight. The film includes graphic images of the enemy attack in Afghanistan in which Harris was injured.G
11:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II in the Pacific"  Trekkers visit key locations in the Pacific, a region where great battles were fought and military history was made.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. HELP WANTED Edition. The show's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's healthcare system is working six years after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "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
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness.G
4:00 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
5:00 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
7:00 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
8:00 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
9:00 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
11:00 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
2:00 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
3:00 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
4:00 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
5:00 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
5:30 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
6:00 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
6:30 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
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Sake & Black Pepper"  Guest Chef: Chris Schlesinger. The clean zing of sake works well with the rich heat of black pepper. These East-West ingredients show their versatility in Ming's recipes. D
10:00 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
10:30 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
11:00 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
11:30 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
12:00 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
1:30 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
2:00 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
3:00 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
4:00 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
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. D
5:30 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
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. D
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. D
9:00 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
9:30 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
10:00 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
10:30 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
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Tony Predictions 2012"  Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Michael Musto (The Village Voice), and Patrick Pacheco (LA Times) join us to forecast who will win this year's coveted Tony Awards. For those of you who wish to play along, here is a list of this year's nominations. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What Are Dreams About?"  Throughout history, dreams have fascinated and mystified. Messages from God? Images of the subconscious? Much about dreams is myth. What's real?. D
2:00 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
3:00 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
4:00 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
5:00 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
6:00 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
7:00 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
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 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
10:00 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
11:00 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
12:00 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
1:00 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
2:00 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
3:30 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
5:00 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
6:00 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
7:00 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
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 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
10:00 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
11:00 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 am 
Zoboomafoo  "Tracks"  Animals that can throw things, like monkeys are featured on Zaboomafoo.G
2:30 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
3:00 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
4:00 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
4:30 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
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 3/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 4"  Dinosaur Big City Part III - The Dinosaur Train arrives in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City, and Buddy and the Pteranodon family explore the crowded "dinosaur metropolis." At the Theropod Convention, our kids reunite with Annie Tyrannosaurus and her parents Dolores and Boris, and they all meet the multi-horned mayor, Mayor Kosmoceratops! Dinosaur Big City Part IV - Buddy and Tiny help King Cryolophosaurus overcome his fear of performing in front of his biggest audience ever, and he wows a large dinosaur audience when he sings his new song, "Whole Lotta Theropods" at the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Return Of The Bookbots: The Case Of The Missing Words, Part One & Two"  Return of the Bookbots: The Case of the Missing Words, Part One - The Bookbots are back and faced with a new nemesis: The Announcer. Armed with the power to bring nouns from books to life, the Announcer is wreaking havoc on Wagstaff City. Can our heroes utilize their semantic savvy to stifle this rampaging rapscallion? Vocabulary: (E) noun, remove, term, insert, announce(r). D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train"  Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home? Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. D
7:30 am 
WordGirl  "You Can't Crush City Hall/Two Brain Highway"  Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy is threatening to smush City Hall with his giant sandwich press. unless WordGirl can guess his secret code-word in time! WordGirl must track down Dr. 2-Brains after he escapes from the Prison Warden's life-size maze, the same week there just happens to be lots of rare cheese to steal from events around town. D
8:00 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
8:30 am 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Of All The Luck"  The kids go to Hacker's hideout and use logic to free the Ten Lucky Charms that he has collected.G
9:30 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
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck"  TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real"  Francine's Pilfered Paper - Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! Instead of despairing like her friends, Francine finds the perfect Web site for her research, which she happily copies and pastes in a matter of minutes for her entire report. There's nothing wrong with that. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Small Dinosaur/T. Rex Migration"  One Small Dinosaur - Mrs. Pteranodon takes Buddy and Tiny to visit a Mikey Microraptor, one of the smallest of dinosaurs ever. Tiny is annoyed that Mikey is even smaller than she is, but Mikey looks up to Tiny as a role model. T. rex Migration - Buddy and Tiny go to visit their friend Annie Tyrannosaurus and discover she isn't home, so they follow clues and find her on a migration with her family. D
2:00 pm 
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
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
3:30 pm 
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
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "After Dark!"  Things get a little scary today. Caillou and his new neighbours, Jason and Jeffery, are playing hide and go seek in the backyard, until dusk brings out the shadows. A flashlight and Mommy help chase the shadows away. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Emperor's Contest/The Whole Truth"  The Emperor's Contest - Everyone is excited about a fishing contest that is being held in the park; everyone except Ryan, who doesn't want to follow the contest rules. When Ryan is tempted not to follow the rules, Barney tells a story called "The Emperor's Contest" about a boy who had a similar problem. When it's over, Ryan decides that honesty is the best policy! The Whole Truth - A talented young artist is painting a portrait of Barney, but when she has to step away, BJ is mistaken for the artist of the portrait. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Tracks"  Animals that can throw things, like monkeys are featured on Zaboomafoo.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Jerky Jerk/Becky's Birthday"  JERKY JERK: When Becky/WG's class takes a trip to the local museum, she must stop the Butcher from stealing their famous artifact: the ancient Beef Jerky of Supreme Power. Vocabulary Words: Clumsy/Supreme. BECKY'S BIRTHDAY: WG/Becky battles an expanding Energy Monster while her parents plan a surprise birthday party for Becky. D
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Of All The Luck"  The kids go to Hacker's hideout and use logic to free the Ten Lucky Charms that he has collected.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy"  It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and.ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment-to become a ballet dancer!. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck"  TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real"  Francine's Pilfered Paper - Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! Instead of despairing like her friends, Francine finds the perfect Web site for her research, which she happily copies and pastes in a matter of minutes for her entire report. There's nothing wrong with that. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D

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