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June 30, 2012
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1:00 am 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Zen: Ratking"  When a wealthy industrialist and political party funder is kidnapped, Zen is assigned to get the hostage back alive at any cost. The kidnappers kill the lawyer who shows up with a ransom payment from the family. In kidnapping-plagued Italy, it is illegal to pay a ransom - an issue Zen must skirt while dealing with bickering relatives, who believe their wealth puts them above the law.G

2:30 am 
Official Best of Fest  "Love II"  Our hosts Rick Stevenson and Dr. Brandon Whitehead (aka the silent critic) introduce three more award-winning films about love-one from the states called NO PARKING, one from Australia called LOVE ON TRACK, and one from England called Mr. THORNTON'S CHANGE OF HEART. D

3:00 am 
Garrow's Law   Garrow takes on the case of a prostitute accused of murdering a client. Garrow's relationshp with his mentor, John Southouse, is still strained until a desperate Mary Hamer arrives in Southouse's office, begging Garrow to defend her husband. John Hamer has been languishing in Newgate Prison for months without being charged after being arrested on suspicion of sedition.G

4:00 am 
Perilous Fight: America's World War Two In Color  "Triumph (The Pacific, 1943-1945)"  The series concludes by covering America's efforts to win the war in the Pacific : Tarawa, raising the American flag on Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Hiroshima, Japanese surrender. Part 4 of 4G

5:00 am 
Designing Healthy Communities  "Searching for Shangri-La"  Dr. Jackson searches past and present America for healthy, sustainable communities of all sizes. Part 3 of 4G

6:00 am 

6:30 am 

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Cardiac Spouses"  Recovering from a heart attack or heart disease can be a family affair. Learn how the well-being of the caregiver can be an important component of a heart patient's return to good health. D

7:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Cattle Call"  Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. D

8:00 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Southwest Revisited"  Steven Raichlen brings the high-voltage flavors of the American Southwest to the grill with a take-no-prisoners menu. Oven-Grilled Tortilla Chips with Pineapple and Jalapeno Salsa start things off, followed by Green Lightning Shrimp Kebabs, assertively spiced and just this side of incendiary. Millionaire Brisket, a Texas-size slab of meat, gets the royal treatment with a savory rub, a coffee and beer mop sauce, and a long, slow smoke over oak. D

8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Garlic Chive & Greek Yogurt"  Guest Chef: Joanne Chang. Greek yogurt-it is everyone's go-to snack food. It's delicious and creamy plain, but it's also a natural vehicle for great flavors. D

9:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Middle Eastern Influences"  Immigrants from Lebanon, Syria and Israel have left a tasty influence on Mexican cuisine over the years. Pati will look at how and why they came to such a far-flung - but fascinating - country and what kind of legacy they've contributed. Recipes will include: Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce; White Rice with Fideos; Orange and Almond Flan; Cafe de Olla. D

9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Rain and Rainbows"  In the fishing capital of Bergen, the wettest city in Norway, Andreas prepares local trout and re-creates the city's famous fish soup. D

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D

10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Food Memories"  Joanne remembers her trips to Italy and with her student Di shows us a classic pizza strata and a dessert inspired by limoncello. Recipes: Green Salad with Garlic croutons and Balsamic Red Wine Dressing, Pizza Strata, and Lemon Sorbet and Vanilla Ice Cream with Limoncello. Student: Di Harris, Retired Nanny. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summertime Supper"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews liquid measuring cups in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Lighter Corn Chowder with lots of corn flavor. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Mix It Up"  Mixed media is the most prevalent new idea in scrapbooking. This trend is introducing many new materials to scrapbooking and becoming a new category. The first project is from Rebekah Meier - this is true mixed media with canvas on wood and lots of surface technique. D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Evening Glow, Part 3"  At this point, foreground trees are blocked in, and it is time to start to add the glow to the painting. This begins with the windows on the cabin by adding bright orange strokes. A chimney is detailed on the roof and highlighted with a red glow as well as adding smoke leaving the chimney to create more atmosphere. D

12:30 pm 
Pedal America  "Let's Keep It Weird - Austin, Texas"  Austinites don't just party, they celebrate with bicycles to give added value to the city's motto "Let's Keep It Weird." Ira David hails Austin as a bicycle-friendly city when he visits a bicycle zoo and pedals in a bicycle parade. Journey along the Lance Armstrong Bikeway and Trail at Lady Bird Lake. D

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 13 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook uses old-style bricks made in Massachusetts to create a winding path to the new entry door. He uses half-bricks strategically placed to cheat the joints just enough to make the turns. Inside, wallboard and plaster are up, and the cabinets are going in. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D

2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Two Drawer Hall Table"  Simple joints for durable heirlooMs.. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Laminated Coat Rack"  In this episode of Rough Cut, featuring the Laminated Coat Rack project, Tommy teaches basic geometric patterns using different species of wood by stack laminating. Then, Tommy and crew head out on a Rough Cut Road Trip to Brookhaven, New York, where studio artist David Ebner is busy making his famous Scallion Coat Rack - a project that teaches both lamination and turning techniques. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Ilx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura ILX. Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Research in Washington State shows farmers how to grow more wheat with less water. Chef Dave Lieberman heads for a New Jersey apple orchard and some sweet pork dishes. A young man leaves LA's city lights behind to help out on the family's Kansas farm. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe"  The conclusion investigates the universe's distant past - and its future. Modern telescopes add a mysterious new twist: The majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. A new generation of telescopes embarks on a new mission, to seek out these mysterious dark forces. Part 2 of 2G

5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Vintage Secaucus"  Fifteen years after the ROADSHOW's 1997 visit to the town that is part of the Hackensack River Estuary, experts look at whether treasures floated upstream or down. A circa 1900 folk art ship model bought at a yard sale in 1996 was valued up to $7,000, but has been steadily sinking to $500 or less. But a gaming table appraised up to $300,000 might sell now for as much as $600,000.G

6:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Holkham Hall 2"  On this second visit to north Norfolk, Michael Aspel and the team unearth relics used during the Charge of the Light Brigade, a simple glass bottle valued at more than $2,000, an art deco dressing table, and a collection that charts a life story. Part 2 of 2G

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Country & Western"  The show opens to "Orange Blossom Special." Neil Levang and Buddy Merrill sing about "San Antonio Rose." Larry Hooper is the "Auctioneer." Bob Lido puts his original stamp on "Ragtime Cowboy Joe."G

7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served  "Old Order Changes"  Mr. Grace returns from a trip to the States with some startling innovations.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is eager to take delivery of a new furniture suite, a replica of one used by royalty, but the delivery goes awry.G

9:01 pm 
As Time Goes By   Jean and Lionel find themselves alone for the weekend. Lionel finds his book cover photograph distasteful.G

9:31 pm 
Outnumbered   Ben insists he has a mysterious illness and is far too ill to go to school. Auntie Angela's been dumped by her boyfriend and the family rallies to cheer her up as only they know how to do.G

10:01 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Man of the Year"  The guys from the Lodge nominate a man who does not exist, as Possum Lake's Man of the Year, hoping to win a new fishing boat.G

10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley Story   This tribute documentary includes clips, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with cast and crew members. Dawn French (Geraldine), Emma Chambers (Alice), series creator/writer Richard Curtis and others reminisce about how the show began, the development of individual characters and the political impact of the show.G

11:30 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Big Bang"  The Doctor is gone, the TARDIS destroyed, and the universe is collapsing. The only hope for all of reality is a little girl who still believes in stars.G

12:00 am 
Wild!  "Spinner Dolphins"  The secrets of the amazing aquatic and aerial exploits of the spinner dolphin are revealed for the first time through the use of cutting-edge computer graphics, aiding in the understanding of the dolphin culture and communication.G

1:00 am 
Orangutan Diary   Some of the youngest are in danger as malaria hits the clinic. Fugitive Bento has escaped from the islands but refuses to come quietly. The confiscation team confronts the armed captor of two baby orangutans, and Lone (the Centre's director) finally finds somewhere in the heart of Borneo where more rescued orangutans can be released. D

2:00 am 
Great African Balloon Adventure   Veteran pilot Robin Batchelor, who has flown in 30 different countries and is an expert on ballooning in African skies accompanies Tompkinson throughout the trip. In Botswana, Tompkinson attempts to catch a crocodile before returning to the skies for the final part of the journey to Namibia. Part 3 of 3G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Borderlands"  Sagebrush plains merge seamlessly into forested mountains in the vast country along the Idaho-Nevada border, where cowboys rule. But cowboys don't have a corner on this lonely corridor west of Highway 93. It's also a great place for people seeking solitude and recreation. They come to float through remote canyons, fish for walleye, or horse pack into a beautiful wilderness area. This is the true Wild West, where the nation's last gold rush took place and also its last stage robbery.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho journalists about the state's top stories.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "What's In Big Bird's Nest"  Big Bird is very excited to go to sleep in the new pajamas that his Granny Bird gave him. Gordon goes to tuck him in and say goodnight, but as he is walking away, Big Bird complains that there is something bothering him in his nest. When Gordon checks his nest, he finds a truck hidden inside. D

5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase"  The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever. The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G

6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Whale Episode"  Sid is troubled.he wants to know how to measure a giant blue whale with his ruler. At school he learns a great new way to measure just about anything -- using the method of non-standard measurement! Sid learns how to accurately measure things with shoes, blocks, and even people!. D

6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!"  Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever! His WordFriends try every trick in the book to help him, but which cure will work? A..a.choo! - Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn't know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can't even tell Sheep what he really needs is A.. D

7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "What's In Big Bird's Nest"  Big Bird is very excited to go to sleep in the new pajamas that his Granny Bird gave him. Gordon goes to tuck him in and say goodnight, but as he is walking away, Big Bird complains that there is something bothering him in his nest. When Gordon checks his nest, he finds a truck hidden inside. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "George Buys A Kite/Train of Light"  Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite, George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business? Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. D

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Confuciusornis Says/Tiny's Tiny Doll"  Confuciusornis Says - The next stop on the World Tour takes the Pteranodons to Confuciusornis Gardens to visit a very wise, old dinosaur. They try some new foods, and learn to meditate, leaving them with their own enlightening mountain-top experience. Tiny's Tiny Doll - During the Pteranodons' World Tour, Tiny mistakenly leaves her favorite Tiny-Doll behind at Velociraptor Valley. D

10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Jules Quest"  Jessica discovers an ancient scroll that leads her on a scavenger hunt throughout the neighborhood. Will the scroll lead Jessica to hidden treasure. or an even bigger surprise?. D

10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D

11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!"  Duck's Hiccups - When Duck drinks down a glass of water too quickly, he gets the hiccups for the first time ever! His WordFriends try every trick in the book to help him, but which cure will work? A..a.choo! - Pig is allergic to peaches! Too bad Sheep doesn't know that! When she brings Pig a big bag of peaches to make pies, Pig starts sneezing so much that he can't even tell Sheep what he really needs is A.. D

11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D

12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Borderlands"  Sagebrush plains merge seamlessly into forested mountains in the vast country along the Idaho-Nevada border, where cowboys rule. But cowboys don't have a corner on this lonely corridor west of Highway 93. It's also a great place for people seeking solitude and recreation. They come to float through remote canyons, fish for walleye, or horse pack into a beautiful wilderness area. This is the true Wild West, where the nation's last gold rush took place and also its last stage robbery.G

12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Quesadillas"  Quesadillas - the perfect marriage of heaven and earth, where the basic, simple tortilla meets the ecstasy of cheese, and to the surprise of many, many other fillings! Pati Jinich will look at Mexican quesadillas prepared three completely different ways, including: Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas; Oaxacan Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas; Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas; Guajillo Chile Salsa. D

1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids Day"  Satisfy the little ones with Katie's vibrant projects and tasty treats. In the Kitchen: Yummy Donut Sandwiches, Fruit Kebabs with Lemon-Lime Glaze and Butterscotch Hot Chocolate. Projects: Crafty paper-plate creatures. D

1:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "The Guardian, Part 5"  In this final segment, Jerry shows his students different techniques for finishing the details and highlights of the entire bird with a special emphasis on how to create feathers. Then he shows how to finalize details and snow on large tree trunk and limbs. D

2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Classic Conclusions"  Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle. D

2:30 pm 
Pedal America  "Bike The Vine - Napa Valley, California"  Come for the wine, but stay for the cycling. From Calistoga to the city of Napa, Ira David pedals his way along wineries and art museums to showcase Napa Valley as a family-friendly bicycling destination. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho journalists about the state's top stories.G

3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Ilx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura ILX. Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D

4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Sweet Summer Endings"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. D

4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Macau, A Fusion of Cultures, China"  In Macau, the fusion of the Portuguese and Chinese cultures has merged casinos with Buddhist temples, coconut milk and cod fish, Grand Prix racing with old world architecture. Portuguese chefs shop in the Chinese market to create one of the world's first fusion cuisines. Residents practice Tai Chi in city parks, waves lap on the shores of sandy beaches, ancient neighborhoods hang on tightly to their identity - join us to discover Macau sans casinos!. D

5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Volcanoes, Ring of Fire"  Trekkers explore volcanoes from Pompeii, Stromboli and Santorini in Italy and Greece to Krakatoa and Mt. Fuji in Indonesia and Japan. Other explosive sites include Montserrat, Pacaya in Guatemala, Cotopaxi in Ecuador, La Palma in the Canary Islands, and Mount St. Helens and Kilauea in the U.S.G

6:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Marcia Ball"  Marcia Ball is an anomaly in the world of piano-based R& B/blues/boogie. A keyboardist who was steeped in and absorbed all the rich traditions of New Orleans, the Austin-based singer-songwriter was nominated for a Grammy Award for a CD release of this Sierra Center Stage program. Her album, "So Many Rivers" won the 2004 Blues Music Award for "Contemporary Blues Album of the Year" as well as the coveted "Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year" award. D

7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Randy Newman"  Songwriting legend Randy Newman takes the stage with a selection of his greatest hits.G

8:00 pm 
Mariachi High - PBS Arts   This year-in-the-life of the champion mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School in South Texas showcases their musical virtuosity and the music they make. As they immerse themselves in this musical tradition of western Mexico, they also become determined students who not only graduate from high school but go on to college - and they build bridges to the older generations of their community.G

9:00 pm 
Front Row Center  "Bachman & Turner"  After many years of fan demand, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner - the two giants of rock 'n' roll at the heart of legendary band Bachman-Turner Overdrive -- finally reunited for the first time in more than 20 years. The musicians are now the full-throttle rock machine Bachman & Turner, and here they knock out hit after hit including "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet," "Shakin' all Over," "Roll on Down the Highway" and "Takin' Care of Business." With guest appearance by Paul Schaffer. D

10:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Marcia Ball"  Marcia Ball is an anomaly in the world of piano-based R& B/blues/boogie. A keyboardist who was steeped in and absorbed all the rich traditions of New Orleans, the Austin-based singer-songwriter was nominated for a Grammy Award for a CD release of this Sierra Center Stage program. Her album, "So Many Rivers" won the 2004 Blues Music Award for "Contemporary Blues Album of the Year" as well as the coveted "Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year" award. D

11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Randy Newman"  Songwriting legend Randy Newman takes the stage with a selection of his greatest hits.G

12:00 am 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G

1:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

2:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Learning, Memory, and Speed of Behavior"  Explores what happens to our mental capacities as we age. Techniques used to maintain and augment mental functioning are examined. Elders explain why lifelong learning is crucial. D

3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Watch as a teacher takes on the challenge of making big changes in his classroom in four weeks. Poetry and technology converge as students create podcasts about their favorite poets. Students learn about teamwork and design when they build a Rube Goldberg contraption. D

4:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D

5:00 am 
First Year Teachers   This film follows two first-year teachers for the entire school year to chronicle their successes, failures and challenges and explore why 25 percent of all new teachers quit within their first four years.G

5:30 am 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D

6:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, II"  Every person who lives in the United States is an immigrant or the descendant of someone who immigrated here. In some cases they were travelers looking for a place where they would be free to practice their traditions. In every case they were looking for a better life. D

6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Boston, Massachusetts"  Wolf traces some of the city's historic sites in the opening episode of the fourth season of this series. He also visits the first Dunkin Donut shop and sees what their product once looked like.G

7:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. D

7:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Richmond, Virginia"  Take a look at Virginia's oldest plantation (in operation for over 350 years), learn about the Civil War Trails and the battlefields of Virginia, go white-water rafting through the center of town and sample some of the traditional foods. D

8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "The Importance of Ritual"  Burt explores the effect on traditional holidays when the United States got its first taste of freedom.G

8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D

9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "San Francisco, California"  San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. D

9:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. D

10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  NULL

11:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Small Bites, Big Flavors"  Chef Keller recreates two of the most popular dishes from his Fleur restaurant in Las Vegas, including an innovative way of cooking steak on hot rocks. Crab & Avocado Sphere with Watermelon Gazpacho; Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce.G

11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G

1:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

2:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Learning, Memory, and Speed of Behavior"  Explores what happens to our mental capacities as we age. Techniques used to maintain and augment mental functioning are examined. Elders explain why lifelong learning is crucial. D

3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See the teacher evaluation process in action. Goody bags make a lesson on probability interactive. Watch students tap into their creativity as nutritious fruits inspire beautiful haikus. D

4:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D

5:00 pm 
First Year Teachers   This film follows two first-year teachers for the entire school year to chronicle their successes, failures and challenges and explore why 25 percent of all new teachers quit within their first four years.G

5:30 pm 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D

6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, II"  Every person who lives in the United States is an immigrant or the descendant of someone who immigrated here. In some cases they were travelers looking for a place where they would be free to practice their traditions. In every case they were looking for a better life. D

6:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Boston, Massachusetts"  Wolf traces some of the city's historic sites in the opening episode of the fourth season of this series. He also visits the first Dunkin Donut shop and sees what their product once looked like.G

7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. D

7:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Richmond, Virginia"  Take a look at Virginia's oldest plantation (in operation for over 350 years), learn about the Civil War Trails and the battlefields of Virginia, go white-water rafting through the center of town and sample some of the traditional foods. D

8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "The Importance of Ritual"  Burt explores the effect on traditional holidays when the United States got its first taste of freedom.G

8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D

9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "San Francisco, California"  San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. D

9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southern Fare, Reinvented"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Salsas That Cook"  In their Chicago backyard, Rick and his daughter, Lanie, gather the last of the season's tomatoes to make a big batch of Salsa Mexicana, the fresh tomato salsa sometimes known as Pico de Gallo. And that's the starting point for a fast-paced salsa dance that goes way beyond tomatoes. In Mexico, salsas can be bright and fresh, dark and earthy, red or green, raw or roasted - and they're more of a condiment for food than a dip for chips. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

12:00 am 
Thick Dark Fog   Walter Littlemoon attended a federal Indian boarding school in South Dakota sixty years ago. The mission of many of these schools in 1950, was still to "kill the Indian and save the man." The children were not allowed to be Indians - to speak their language or express their culture or native identity in any way at the risk of being severely beaten, humiliated or abused. D

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Freddie Roach (boxing trainer) & Peter Berg (director). D

3:00 am 
Story of India  "Ages of Gold"  The fourth episode is the story of India in the Middle Ages. At the time of the fall of the Roman Empire and the European Dark Ages, India experienced a series of great flowerings of culture, both in the north and the south. In this episode, Michael Wood shows viewers some of the amazing achievements of medieval India: In astronomy, Indians discovered the heliocentric universe, absolute zero and the circumference of the earth; they mastered the world's first large-scale wrought iron technology -- the Delhi iron pillar; and their courtly culture was the setting of the world's first sex manual, the Kama Sutra. D

4:00 am 

4:30 am 
Washington Week   NULL

5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Healthcare Ruling and Health of Women: The Supreme court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, ruling that the controversial law and its policies such as providing birth control to women cost-free are constitutional. Panelists discuss how the decision will impact women's health. Women and Fertility: A new study reveals that in-vitro fertilization, or IVF, using donated eggs from younger women gives older women the same chance of having a baby as younger women. D

5:30 am 

6:00 am 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know examines a successful experimental program in Oakland, CA designed to help the working poor emerge from poverty. The Family Independence Initiative pays people in low income communities to meet regularly and help each other devise solutions to family and financial problems rather than rely on government assistance. D

6:30 am 

7:00 am 
Queen Victoria's Empire  "The Moral Crusade/The Scramble for Africa"  By 1861, Britain is the wealthiest and most powerful nation on earth. However, the death of Prince Albert weakens Victoria, and many of his political ideals fade in importance. David Livingstone's explorations of the African interior fascinate the British public. Parts 3 and 4 of 4G

9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Impact Investing Opportunities, Part 1"  Guests: Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager, Head of ESG Investment Program, ClearBridge Advisors Bill Paul, Founder & Editor, Earthpreservers.com; Energy & Environmental Journalist. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to make a difference with your investments. D

9:30 am 

10:00 am 
POV  "My Reincarnation"  Filmed over 20 years by documentarian Jennifer Fox, the film chronicles the epic story of exiled Tibetan Buddhist master Ch?gyal Namkhai Norbu and his Italian-born son, Yeshi, recognized from birth as the reincarnation of a famed Buddhist master, his late uncle. Fox chronicles the struggle to preserve Tibetan Buddhism in exile and the gentle tug between father and son, and between spiritual tradition and the modern world.G

11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho journalists about the state's top stories.G

12:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know examines a successful experimental program in Oakland, CA designed to help the working poor emerge from poverty. The Family Independence Initiative pays people in low income communities to meet regularly and help each other devise solutions to family and financial problems rather than rely on government assistance. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Queen Victoria's Empire  "The Moral Crusade/The Scramble for Africa"  By 1861, Britain is the wealthiest and most powerful nation on earth. However, the death of Prince Albert weakens Victoria, and many of his political ideals fade in importance. David Livingstone's explorations of the African interior fascinate the British public. Parts 3 and 4 of 4G

3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Healthcare Ruling and Health of Women: The Supreme court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, ruling that the controversial law and its policies such as providing birth control to women cost-free are constitutional. Panelists discuss how the decision will impact women's health. Women and Fertility: A new study reveals that in-vitro fertilization, or IVF, using donated eggs from younger women gives older women the same chance of having a baby as younger women. D

3:30 pm 

4:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Impact Investing Opportunities, Part 1"  Guests: Mary Jane McQuillen, Portfolio Manager, Head of ESG Investment Program, ClearBridge Advisors Bill Paul, Founder & Editor, Earthpreservers.com; Energy & Environmental Journalist. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to make a difference with your investments. D

4:30 pm 
European Journal  "Scotland Creeps Towards Independence"  Cyprus: The Russians are Coming - Ten thousand Russians have settled in Cyprus and Moscow is cushioning the ailing Cypriot economy with loans worth billions. That's given rise to concern in the European Union. Scotland: Breaking Away - Scottish nationalists have started a referendum campaign for the country to become an independent sovereign state. D

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Bill opens this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings) with thoughts about the origins and lessons of Independence Day. We should remember, he says, that behind this Fourth of July holiday are human beings, like Thomas Jefferson, who were as flawed and conflicted as they were inspired, who espoused great humanistic ideals while behaving with reprehensible racial discrimination. That conflict -- between what we know and how we live -- is still a struggle in contemporary politics and society. D

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Borderlands"  Sagebrush plains merge seamlessly into forested mountains in the vast country along the Idaho-Nevada border, where cowboys rule. But cowboys don't have a corner on this lonely corridor west of Highway 93. It's also a great place for people seeking solitude and recreation. They come to float through remote canyons, fish for walleye, or horse pack into a beautiful wilderness area. This is the true Wild West, where the nation's last gold rush took place and also its last stage robbery.G

6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho journalists about the state's top stories.G

7:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know examines a successful experimental program in Oakland, CA designed to help the working poor emerge from poverty. The Family Independence Initiative pays people in low income communities to meet regularly and help each other devise solutions to family and financial problems rather than rely on government assistance. D

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
Queen Victoria's Empire  "The Moral Crusade/The Scramble for Africa"  By 1861, Britain is the wealthiest and most powerful nation on earth. However, the death of Prince Albert weakens Victoria, and many of his political ideals fade in importance. David Livingstone's explorations of the African interior fascinate the British public. Parts 3 and 4 of 4G

10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Bill opens this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings) with thoughts about the origins and lessons of Independence Day. We should remember, he says, that behind this Fourth of July holiday are human beings, like Thomas Jefferson, who were as flawed and conflicted as they were inspired, who espoused great humanistic ideals while behaving with reprehensible racial discrimination. That conflict -- between what we know and how we live -- is still a struggle in contemporary politics and society. D

11:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

11:30 pm 

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