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May 30, 2017
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1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "There's Always A Good Explanation"  Flatbeds of Fear - When a delivery of pipes is unloaded at Brendam Docks, the engines start to hear scary spooky noises. Salty convinces them that they're hearing the sound of the Flatbeds of Fear. Emily insists that there must be a sensible explanation, but then she hears the sound and becomes frightened too. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "Lend Me Your Ear/The Butler Did It"  Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them.so what has made him change his tune? When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "A Very Cookie Mothers Day"  Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Patch Game/Girls Day Out Throws Chuck"  Patch Game - The city is giving away a Key to the City to whichever City Scout can earn the most skill patches in a single day. Even though WordGirl has won dozens of Keys, ordinary Becky Botsford hasn't won any. Becky wants to win the Key to show that there is more to her than just super speed and super strength. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!"  Mighty Mountain Climbers - On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb all the way up to The Mighty Mountain Peak. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. D
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse Iss"  Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Rise of the Hydraclops/O Is Not for Old"  Rise of the Hydraclops - In order to save humanity, Olive and Otto must locate a treasure chest that Oscar buried. Curriculum: Measurement; length. O is Not for Old - The agents throw a surprise party for Ms. O. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; using tally marks to record data. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Amazon tops $1,000 a share vaulting it into an elite club. Should you consider buying it at this price? And, are the problems at the nation's airports being driven by relentless pressure from Wall Street?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Delaroche"  In 2010 the National Gallery in London staged an exhibition devoted to the work of Paul Delaroche, the 19th century French master who created one of the gallery's most popular paintings - "The Execution of Lady Jane Grey." While the show was on, curator Chris Riopelle received a visit from a man who thought he might have discovered a lost work by Delaroche. His name was Neil Wilson and he'd bought the painting in 1989. D
8:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1900s"  Observe the social changes the slum dwellers face as they move into the 20th century. A few families prosper, but others continue to face the poverty endemic in Britain. See what steps are finally taken to alleviate the plight of the poor. Part 5 of 5G
9:00 pm 
American Epic  "Out of the Many, The One"  Discover how America's diverse cultures contribute to its musical styles: from the Hopi tribe to Hawaii's Joseph Kekuku to Mexican-American Lydia Mendoza and the Cajun Breaux Family. Mississippi John Hurt's blues inspires a generation of musicians. Part 3 of 3G
10:30 pm 
Frontline  "Being Mortal"  FRONTLINE teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's book of the same name, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors - including Gawande himself - struggle to talk honestly and openly with their dying patients.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother"  Triassic Turtle - Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can pull into his shell. The Pteranodon family travels to the Triassic and meets Pauline Proganochelys, another kind of turtle who shares her own methods of defending herself. Tank's Baby Brother - Tank Triceratops has a new baby brother that everyone dotes on, making Tank feel left out. D
1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Election Problem/The Littlest Chicken Problem"  The Election Problem - The Farm. When the Farmer holds an election to see who'll watch over the farm in his absence, Peg and Cat run against the Pig to win the votes of 100 chickens. The Littlest Chicken Problem - Fairytale Land. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation"  Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey. Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Patch Game/Girls Day Out Throws Chuck"  Patch Game - The city is giving away a Key to the City to whichever City Scout can earn the most skill patches in a single day. Even though WordGirl has won dozens of Keys, ordinary Becky Botsford hasn't won any. Becky wants to win the Key to show that there is more to her than just super speed and super strength. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Panda"  Negative space, a key element of artistic composition, proves an ideal technique for representing animals in the wild. D
3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Dreaming of Sustainable Agriculture"  Chef Pedro Abascal is changing tourist's perceptions of the food in Riviera Maya, using local farms to supply his hip hotel restaurants. Rick and Pedro discuss his challenges and successes of his approach over a traditional Yucatecan meal at Faison y Venado. Rick pays a visit to a lamb farm in Tizimin for a conversation with a rancher, then heads to C-Grill, Pedro's hip restaurant on the shores of Playa del Carmen, where he makes a beautiful roasted lamb in adobo. D
4:00 pm 
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Meteor Strike"  A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. Dubbed the Siberian Meteor, it explodes with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, damaging buildings and sending more than 1,000 people to the hospital. Countless digital dashboard cameras record the event creating crowd-sourced data that allows NOVA crews and impact scientists to hit the ground in Russia in search of debris from the explosion, and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. The program also explores some even greater explosions of the past, asking if Earth is in the cross-hairs of a celestrial shooting gallery.G
7:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Citizens4Earth"  Counting birds for more than 100 years generates data on a changing climate and there's an app for that: eBird. Surfer science using smart tech tracks ocean acidification and coastal temperatures in the Smartfin project, a recent startup. We spend "A Year in the Life of Citizen Science" including a Thanksgiving Monarch Butterfly Watch in California. Seasonal change is tracked by Latina and Native American teens in springtime in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and horseshoe crabs are surveyed in summer by retirees along mid-Atlantic coasts. In Uganda, World Bank economists and local partners generate data for sustainable development. The far-ranging potential of "Citizen Science in the Digital Age." Part 4 of 4G
8:00 pm 
Food - Delicious Science  "A Matter of Taste"  Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn about the science that makes our food taste delicious and the powerful effect it has on our tongue and nose. Part 2 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1890s"  Enter the 1890s, when mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some of the residents, while others are plagued by a water shortage that dashes hopes for a promising laundry business. Part 4 of 5G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Meteor Strike"  A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. Dubbed the Siberian Meteor, it explodes with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, damaging buildings and sending more than 1,000 people to the hospital. Countless digital dashboard cameras record the event creating crowd-sourced data that allows NOVA crews and impact scientists to hit the ground in Russia in search of debris from the explosion, and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. The program also explores some even greater explosions of the past, asking if Earth is in the cross-hairs of a celestrial shooting gallery.G
11:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Citizens4Earth"  Counting birds for more than 100 years generates data on a changing climate and there's an app for that: eBird. Surfer science using smart tech tracks ocean acidification and coastal temperatures in the Smartfin project, a recent startup. We spend "A Year in the Life of Citizen Science" including a Thanksgiving Monarch Butterfly Watch in California. Seasonal change is tracked by Latina and Native American teens in springtime in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and horseshoe crabs are surveyed in summer by retirees along mid-Atlantic coasts. In Uganda, World Bank economists and local partners generate data for sustainable development. The far-ranging potential of "Citizen Science in the Digital Age." Part 4 of 4G
1:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Process Begins: Launching The Inquiry Exploration"  To inquire into specific scientific phenomena, students need to draw upon a foundation of experience. This program shows how you can encourage students to share and discuss what they already know, and to explore the materials and phenomena in an open-ended manner.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Wars of Religion"  For a century and a half, the quarrels of Protestants and Catholics tear Europe apart.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Trading Cities"  In the midst of religious wars, a few cities learn that tolerance is good for society and good for business.G
3:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earthquakes"  Explores the nature and consequences of earthquakes, the factors that cause quakes, their location and characteristics.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Geologic Time"  Helps students develop a sense of the vast amounts of time over which logic processes have been at work.G
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Robots to the Rescue!"  SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "A Closer Look at Financial Careers"  When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kids look at what it takes to find your true calling. You'll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to several celebrities and find out how they got their start and how they keep achieving their dreams. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Norman Lear - A Retrospective"  Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
6:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Solving The Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Part 2"  Gain sewing confidence when you learn Nancy's easy pattern fitting techniques. Traditional techniques are set aside and a no-nonsense approach called Pivot and Slide is taught. Once you know the basics as seen in episode one, Nancy shows how to apply these steps to patterns that have multiple pattern pieces. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Windy Waves"  Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background. D
7:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Cooking Like A Local"  Hartwood, one of Mexico's most in-demand restaurants, sits nestled between the crystalline beaches and dense jungle in Tulum. Here, chef Eric Werner explains the fascinating farm-to-table supply chain that brings ingredients into Hartwood's unique live-fire kitchen. The rustic simplicity inspires Rick to shop for produce and chiles in Playa del Carmen's laid-back markets. D
7:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Between The Bread"  A sandwich might be the ultimate weeknight meal - hearty, portable and easy enough for anyone to make. Sara's got two great ones: her picadillo sloppy Joe with the terrific counterpoint of prunes and green olives. Surprisingly, she shows how to grind your own meat. D
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Campaign Furniture"  Christopher Schwarz shows the ins and outs of Campaign furniture made for travel to the far-flung reaches of the Empire. D
8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Taiwan's Penghu Islands"  Taiwan is an island country of 23 million people and the majority of them live in a handful of cities. When they seek to leave their hectic urban life behind they escape to their country's villages, mountains, forests, and islands. Joseph returns to Taiwan to visit the Penghu Archepeligo in the Taiwan Straits, a chain of 64 isles and islets; 20 inhabited, and 50-minutes by air from the capital of Taipei. D
9:00 pm 
Travels with Darley  "Illinois: Ottawa & Beyond"  Hiking, biking, beer tasting and boating are just some of the adventures host Darley Newman explores with local guides not far from Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois. From a Himalayan salt cave to a Cajun chef amid the cornfields to the historic I&M Canal, this Illinois adventure is filled with interesting things to learn and experience. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Press-In Crusts"  Join Martha as she makes three press-in crust desserts, including classic cheesecake with a beautiful apricot finish and chocolate cream tart. Don't miss what makes her Atlantic Beach tart so special. Just one hint... it involves crackers.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the best chicken mole poblano at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mexican lagers. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate drunken beans. D
10:30 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Traditional Mexican"  Posole fish tacos with remoulade sauce, guacamole. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Fishing Tournaments - Grand Isle, LA"  In this episode, John joins the fun at the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo. Saltwater fishing tournaments are a summer tradition, and the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing championship in the country. John interviews Ricky Templet with the rodeo and then the pair prepare a pan-roasted grouper with Caribbean sofrito. D
11:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bologna & Emilia Romagna"  Known the world over for its wheels of golden cheese, its sweet prosciutto and divine vinegar, this slice of Northern Italy is a feast. From our base in Bologna we eat our way across the region, taking in the glorious art and culture along the way: cheese and mosaics in Parma, Balsamic vinegar and racecars in Modena, ham, pasta and university life in Bologna. An excursion to the mountainous Apennines, a trip to Ravenna's brilliant 6th century mosaics and a beach resort at Rimini round out the adventure. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "On The Henry's Fork"  Outsmarting the river's trophy trout is an obsession for some folks while others, like outfitter Bill Schiess, seek the secrets of nearby Henry's Lake. Love of the waterway has prompted traditional opponents to find new ways to manage the watershed.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Phil Klay"  On this edition of Dialogue, host Marcia Franklin interviews Phil Klay, an author and veteran of the war in Iraq. Klay's first work, Redeployment, won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2014. The 12 short stories in Redeployment draw on Klay's experiences as a U.S. Marine Corps Public Affairs Officer in the Anbar province of Iraq from 2007 to 2008.G
2:00 pm 
Four-Four-Two, F Company at War   The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The 442nd fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich. It earned a reputation for being a crack infantry unit and the regiment and its men received considerable battle honors and individual medals of valor. This film follows the exploits of "F" Company through the letters of 1st Sergeant Jack Wakamatsu and interviews of five "F" Company veterans who recall in vivid detail their experiences from witnessing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to the Banzai charge on a hill in France where "F" Company wiped out a German company.G
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation with Jason Segel"  As charming as any muppet, actor/writer Jason Segel relays how he was destined for the stage at an early age and how, from goofball to vampire puppet musical to full frontal nudity, he's formed a family of weirdos in film and television. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Of Race and Reconciliation   Of Race and Reconciliation chronicles the Chinese experience in America around the year 1885. That was the year the Chinese residents of Tacoma were forcefully expelled from the city against the backdrop of increasingly alarming and even violent tensions between American citizens caught in an economic downturn and Chinese immigrants seeking opportunity in "Gum San," or the Land of the Golden Mountains they had heard about in America. Of Race and Reconciliation producer Forrest Burger traveled through six states to take an unflinching look at this period in time, but also document how the tensions between American citizens and immigrant populations provide relevant lessons in today's political climate, and in Tacoma's case, how far efforts toward reconciliation have come. D
6:00 pm 
Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love   Canine Soldiers explores the intimate bond between Military Working Dogs and their handlers-combat soldiers who make life-and-death decisions based on the instincts and behavior of the dogs who lead their patrols. In wars where the rules of engagement have shifted from traditional combat to the unforeseen and the invisible, these highly trained dogs are saving soldiers' lives and giving them comfort, hope and protection. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "On The Henry's Fork"  Outsmarting the river's trophy trout is an obsession for some folks while others, like outfitter Bill Schiess, seek the secrets of nearby Henry's Lake. Love of the waterway has prompted traditional opponents to find new ways to manage the watershed.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Phil Klay"  On this edition of Dialogue, host Marcia Franklin interviews Phil Klay, an author and veteran of the war in Iraq. Klay's first work, Redeployment, won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2014. The 12 short stories in Redeployment draw on Klay's experiences as a U.S. Marine Corps Public Affairs Officer in the Anbar province of Iraq from 2007 to 2008.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Amazon tops $1,000 a share vaulting it into an elite club. Should you consider buying it at this price? And, are the problems at the nation's airports being driven by relentless pressure from Wall Street?. D
9:30 pm 
Global 3000  "Working In Paradise: Bali's Digital Nomads"  Refugees risk their lives fleeing to Europe. A "humanitarian corridor" is providing a safe, legal means for migrants to reach Italy. Digital nomads are leaving their homelands voluntarily, bringing their work to places where others go on vacation. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "On The Henry's Fork"  Outsmarting the river's trophy trout is an obsession for some folks while others, like outfitter Bill Schiess, seek the secrets of nearby Henry's Lake. Love of the waterway has prompted traditional opponents to find new ways to manage the watershed.G
11:30 pm 
ForEveryone.Net   A 33-year-old computer programmer named Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever when he invented the World Wide Web in 1989. His visionary decision to make it a free and accessible resource sparked a global revolution in how we communicate and participate in public life. After 25 years outside the spotlight, Sir Tim Berners-Lee emerges to tell his story for the first time and discuss new threats to Internet access as we know it. D

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