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August 30, 2008
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Signing Time! - Apt  "The Great Backyard"  During a hike in the woods, Alex, Leah and Hopkins try to spot animals.G
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
North Idaho College Forum  "Celebrating North Idaho College's 75 Years"  Guests are Sheila Wood, former NIC faculty member, and Fran Bahr, English Department, NIC. Part 2 of 2G
7:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Easy Weekend Entertaining"  Allie makes Canadian Bacon strata. Sara prepares orange ricotta pancakes. Lucinda serves ginger grapefruit spitzers.G
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Italian - Austrian"  After a visit to the melting pot that is Trieste, a cultural crossroads, work in the kitchen showcases Austrian influence on Italian cuisine.G
8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Summer and Smoke"  Rick sets up a backyard grill for wood-fired cooking to prepare carne asada brava - rib eye steak marinated with serrano chiles and lime juice.G
9:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The Best Cheeseburger in the World"  Andreas cooks wild game by a mountain river and makes a cheeseburger of grouse, venison, pork and fois gras.G
9:30 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Learning to Love Lamb"  Steve reveals some international favorites - lamb Barbacoa, yogurt-marinated lamb chops and lamb burgers on grilled pita with yogurt-cucumber sauce.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Holiday Beef Tenderloin Dinner"  Kitchen experts provide foolproof recipes for roast beef tenderloin with caramelized onions and mushroom stuffing and creamy mashed potatoes.G
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Simple and Doable: Take A Step Back and Remember Why You Scrapbook"  Stacy Julian demonstrates photo album scrapbooking. Linda Sattgast introduces reusable pages. Barbara Kotsos eliminates color.G
11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Flower Patch, Part 1"  Jerry begins a composite painting by blocking in a mottled background of this impressionistic painting. Part 1 of 3G
11:30 am 
Click & Clack's As The Wrench Turns  "A Pocketful of Motor Oil"  Garage employee Crusty once invented a radical zero-emission engine. Crusty has told his niece, who is about to visit, that he is a professor.G
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 6"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets the Mercy Corps program director who shows Kevin how the nonprofit organization helps New Orleans homeowners deconstruct their ruined properties at no cost. The salvaged materials are given to local depots to be sold at reduced prices.G
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing Rotted Stairs/Leaky Polybutylene Pipes"  Roger Cook replaces a set of rotted wooden stairs with new steps made of granite. Richard Trethewey travels to Raleigh, North Carolina, to help a homeowner replace leaky polybutylene pipes throughout the house.G
1:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Table Saw 101 - Part 2"  Norm Abram completes a two-part demonstration of table-saw basics that includes dadoing, setting up stacked dado cutters, the making of rabbets and the building of a sacrificial fence. He also evaluates miter gauges and shows how to make accurate tenons with a factory-built jigG
1:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "German Woodcraft In America"  Roy Underhill explores woodworking traditions of the Moravian settlers of Old Salem.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Honda Accord Coupe"  The Accord Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Mercedes-Benz ML320 Bluetec Diesel and Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Visit a giant grain mill and elevator in North Dakota, where a harvest goes from field to flour.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Ghost In Your Genes"  Scientists examine how environmental influences can make small chemical changes to human DNA without affecting a gene's overall make-up. This growing field of epigenetics investigates hidden influences, such as nutrition or stress, that may trigger switches, which turn genes on or off and can be passed to future generations.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 1"  Host Mark Walberg sees the city from the seat of an antique horse-drawn buggy. Prized possessions brought by collectors to the Tucson Convention Center include two Picasso-designed vases, and an ornate saddle purchased for the owner who competed in Coolidge, Arizona, to be rodeo queen. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Breton"  Experts examine a mosiac table, a fruit bowl, satinwood card tables and a long case clock.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles, and rambles medieval walls.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "The War & The Media In South Ossetia"  They say the first casualty of war is truth and that's certainly the case in the conflict between Russia and Georgia. British prisoners of war re-live the Great Escape. Behind the fantasy, the very real world of policing Disneyland, Paris. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "Celebrating North Idaho College's 75 Years"  Guests are Sheila Wood, former NIC faculty member, and Fran Bahr, English Department, NIC. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Carnival"  The show opens with the band playing "When the Carnival Comes." Jack Imel does the "Baby Elephant Walk." Myron Floren and Joey Schmidt do the "Tiger Rag."G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Takeover"  When attack threatens from outside, Captain Peacock's forces unite against the common foe.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials  "1995"  Hyacinth decides to organize and direct a local pageant titled "Our Town in the Civil War." She also casts herself in the starring role of Queen Henrietta Maria and coerces various members of her family to play assorted Cavaliers and Roundheads. The Church Hall is soon in pandemonium.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Going to Gordon's Wedding"  On Gordon's wedding day, the many comings and goings under the threat of Big Malcolm cause a strain on the assembled guests.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   Helen and Phil are celebrating, but Laura and Mike have no cause to do the same.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Movie"  Red and Harold make a feature film on Super 8. Bill power washes a friend's car. Red turns a hot water heater into a man-sized espresso machine.G
10:30 pm 
Waiting for God - Christmas Special 1993   Diana, who thinks Christmas is humbug is prevailed on by Sister Sheila to direct a play for the elderly of the parish. Meanwhile, after a blow on the head, Harvey undergoes a complete personality change.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Satan Pit"  Rose battles the murderous Ood and the Doctor finds his every belief challenged as the Pit beckons. Part 2 of 2G
5:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Future of Shopping"  Burt discovers how shopping kept the original 13 colonies together during the Revolutionary War. He goes online to check out cyber-shopping at a virtual antique store and an Internet car business before interviewing Meg Whitman, president of eBay.G
6:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "A Music Lover's Europe"  Rudy shows how to organize a trip around a theme. He catches live performances by the Sicilian folk band Diascouri, and by Groupo Emiliano, a zany, classically-trained quartet. He also visits folkdance groups in Greece, Sweden and Norway and delights in the classics in Italy and Austria.G
6:30 am 
For Your Home  "Rack 'em Up"  Discover how to turn a dated den into a billiards room fit for a champion. To prove it, Hall of Fame/World Champion Ewa Laurence pools her playing secrets with Vicki and Sloan in this fun episode. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Europe Just for Fun"  Rudy takes a break from serious sightseeing with hot-air balloon trips, mountain luge rides, country hikes and time at an amusement park.G
7:30 am 
The New Yankee Workshop  "The Poker Table"  Norm creates an eight-sided table of mahogany and mahogany veneer plywood. He chooses a synthetic fabric for the cover.G
8:00 am 
Best Recipes in the World with Mark Bittman of the New York Times  "Fast Food, Good Food"  In this episode, Bittman sets out to prove that fast food can be high-quality, healthy, good food. Bittman and chef Mario Batali breakfast in Rome on pizza bianca fresh from the oven. Later, Bittman enjoys a wide and wild variety of taste combinations from Quimet & Quimet, a fourth-generation tapas bar in Barcelona; devours a Portuguese-style steak sandwich at the Eagle, London's first "gastro pub;" discovers a four-hour recipe for fast-food burritos in Denver, and produces quick fruit desserts in Batali's newest restaurant in New York City, Del Posto. D
8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Stamp Collecting, China"  Collecting things might be part of an innate human desire to own stuff---to gather physical evidence of our lives and the natural world around us, and for thousands of years, people have collected and brought back stuff from their travels. But in 1837, something was created that was easy to collect and gave the collector the sensation of having traveled. It was the first postage stamp. D
9:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Fiesta in the Fast Lane"  Rick serves Mexican party food within one hour from one bag of groceries. He starts with finger-food like tuna in jalape�o escabeche. He uses canned chipotles to make chipotle-roasted nuts and fixes an easy hot cheese dip.G
9:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Atlantic City, New Jersey"  In 1854, two real estate promoters turned a windswept island off the coast of New Jersey into America's favorite seaside resort. Burt Wolf looks at the history of Atlantic City, America's first official lifeguard service, the invention of Salt Water Taffy, and the workings of the modern slot machine. He also tours Atlantic City's hotels, casinos and restaurants, including the shop were the sub-sandwich was invented. D
10:00 am 
Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie  "Bloggers: Confessions of the Food-Obsessed"  Experience the world of the food-obsessed as four stars of the blogging world share their opinions on all things edible. From Vietnam to San Francisco, we'll uncover the unseen and untried as these bloggers show us how to go incognito on the outskirts of Hong Kong and gather the sweet goods on the streets of Paris. Join us as we visit bloggers who know that creating a culinary tale is not just about the food, it's about the adventure along the way. D
10:30 am 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Cycle Touring In Andalucia, Spain"  The beauty of Spain's southernmost region unfolds on this two wheeled, wind-in-the-face adventure. Hosts Julie Conover & Mark Jennings cycle through spectacular countryside by day and spend nights in Moorish palaces and luxurious haciendas. In the golden city of Cordoba, they meet the passionate artists who have kept alive the gypsy rhythms of flamenco, then grab capes for a spin in bullfighter' s shoes to experience the charge of these powerful creatures. D
11:01 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 5. Designing A Multi-Arts Curriculum Unit"  Learner Team members are introduced to a curriculum design process that asks teachers and students to focus on why rather than what. D
12:01 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
1:01 pm 
Inside The Global Economy  "Developing Countries"  How these nations have been helped or hurt by the rapid growth since WWII. Case studies: comparing South Korea and Sri Lanka; aid vs. trade in Tanzania. D
2:01 pm 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Imagining New Worlds"  Cancun, Mexico, looks remarkably different to the international tourists whoncome to get away, to the Mayan descendants who farm their fathers' land, to thenMexicans who find employment at resorts, and to the global corporations that seenopportunity for investments. These contrasting experiences of different peoplenin the same region are what geographers call "geographical imaginations.". D
2:29 pm 
Human Geography: People, Places, and Change  "Reflections on a Global Screen"  The rapid globalization of the media is a trend that some countries fear willnhomogenize culture, forcing out programs that reflect their own values to makenroom for Hollywood's. But globalization is a two-way street; Hong Kongnstations can transmit their local broadcasts to Chinese populations in Europe andnthe U.S. just as CNN can offer worldwide coverage from Atlanta. D
3:01 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Birth of a Theory"  Traces origins of the ideas of continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and their contributions to the plate tectonics theory.G
3:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Plate Dynamics"  Introduces theory and concepts about the movements of Earth's plates.G
4:01 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 4. Der Umzug Nach K"  Marion's family moves to Cologne but she stays behind. Vocabulary for furniture; cultural information about Cologne and housing. D
4:16 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 5. Das Karnevalsfest (The Mardi Gras Celebration)"  The Koslowskis take part in Karneval festivities. Vocabulary for directions; cultural information about German festivals. D
4:29 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Episode 6. Der Unfall (The Accident)"  One of the Koslowskis has an accident. Vocabulary for illness and sickness; a discussion of the concept of luck. D
4:44 pm 
Fokus Deutsch  "Wiederholung (Review) 2"  Contains the uninterrupted mini-dramas from Episodes 4-6. D
5:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The History and Science of Shopping"  Burt looks at the beginnings of shopping in 17th century London and the first department store in Paris. He travels to New York's Fifth Avenue and the Sotheby auctions.G
5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Future of Shopping"  Burt discovers how shopping kept the original 13 colonies together during the Revolutionary War. He goes online to check out cyber-shopping at a virtual antique store and an Internet car business before interviewing Meg Whitman, president of eBay.G
6:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "A Music Lover's Europe"  Rudy shows how to organize a trip around a theme. He catches live performances by the Sicilian folk band Diascouri, and by Groupo Emiliano, a zany, classically-trained quartet. He also visits folkdance groups in Greece, Sweden and Norway and delights in the classics in Italy and Austria.G
6:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Rack 'em Up"  Discover how to turn a dated den into a billiards room fit for a champion. To prove it, Hall of Fame/World Champion Ewa Laurence pools her playing secrets with Vicki and Sloan in this fun episode. D
7:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Europe Just for Fun"  Rudy takes a break from serious sightseeing with hot-air balloon trips, mountain luge rides, country hikes and time at an amusement park.G
7:30 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "The Poker Table"  Norm creates an eight-sided table of mahogany and mahogany veneer plywood. He chooses a synthetic fabric for the cover.G
8:00 pm 
Best Recipes in the World with Mark Bittman of the New York Times  "Fast Food, Good Food"  In this episode, Bittman sets out to prove that fast food can be high-quality, healthy, good food. Bittman and chef Mario Batali breakfast in Rome on pizza bianca fresh from the oven. Later, Bittman enjoys a wide and wild variety of taste combinations from Quimet & Quimet, a fourth-generation tapas bar in Barcelona; devours a Portuguese-style steak sandwich at the Eagle, London's first "gastro pub;" discovers a four-hour recipe for fast-food burritos in Denver, and produces quick fruit desserts in Batali's newest restaurant in New York City, Del Posto. D
8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Stamp Collecting, China"  Collecting things might be part of an innate human desire to own stuff---to gather physical evidence of our lives and the natural world around us, and for thousands of years, people have collected and brought back stuff from their travels. But in 1837, something was created that was easy to collect and gave the collector the sensation of having traveled. It was the first postage stamp. D
9:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Fiesta in the Fast Lane"  Rick serves Mexican party food within one hour from one bag of groceries. He starts with finger-food like tuna in jalape�o escabeche. He uses canned chipotles to make chipotle-roasted nuts and fixes an easy hot cheese dip.G
9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Atlantic City, New Jersey"  In 1854, two real estate promoters turned a windswept island off the coast of New Jersey into America's favorite seaside resort. Burt Wolf looks at the history of Atlantic City, America's first official lifeguard service, the invention of Salt Water Taffy, and the workings of the modern slot machine. He also tours Atlantic City's hotels, casinos and restaurants, including the shop were the sub-sandwich was invented. D
10:00 pm 
Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie  "Bloggers: Confessions of the Food-Obsessed"  Experience the world of the food-obsessed as four stars of the blogging world share their opinions on all things edible. From Vietnam to San Francisco, we'll uncover the unseen and untried as these bloggers show us how to go incognito on the outskirts of Hong Kong and gather the sweet goods on the streets of Paris. Join us as we visit bloggers who know that creating a culinary tale is not just about the food, it's about the adventure along the way. D
10:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Cycle Touring In Andalucia, Spain"  The beauty of Spain's southernmost region unfolds on this two wheeled, wind-in-the-face adventure. Hosts Julie Conover & Mark Jennings cycle through spectacular countryside by day and spend nights in Moorish palaces and luxurious haciendas. In the golden city of Cordoba, they meet the passionate artists who have kept alive the gypsy rhythms of flamenco, then grab capes for a spin in bullfighter' s shoes to experience the charge of these powerful creatures. D
11:01 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 5. Designing A Multi-Arts Curriculum Unit"  Learner Team members are introduced to a curriculum design process that asks teachers and students to focus on why rather than what. D
6:00 am 
Appalachians   President Andrew Jackson, a son of Appalachia, orders the removal of the Cherokee, marching them to what is now Oklahoma. In the Civil War, the mountains become a fierce battleground with families split between North and South. Timber, railroads and coal mining bring jobs to the area, but the outside investors also exploit the land and workers. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 am 
Appalachians   The phonograph and radio expose mountain people to new influences and their own music reaches across America. The New Deal of the 1930s and the War on Poverty in the 1960s help relieve the area's continuing poverty. Outside investors still control much of the land, but today, the mountains' cities are vibrant and traditional culture is revived. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G
8:30 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Secret Canyon"  Alda follows experts investigating a little known canyon in the United States that includes well-preserved 1,000-year-old remains.G
9:00 am 
Journey of Man   Geneticist Spencer Wells disentangles the story of humankind's journey from beginnings in Africa. He traces the tale through DNA modern people have inherited from those ancient travelers.G
11:00 am 
Appalachians   The many Native American tribes who lived in these mountains initially intermarried and traded with early European explorers. When the Scots, Scotch-Irish and others poured into the area in the 1740s, decades of fighting began. As the newcomers settled in, they retained their traditional music and culture in the mountainous isolation. Part 1 of 3G
12:00 pm 
Appalachians   President Andrew Jackson, a son of Appalachia, orders the removal of the Cherokee, marching them to what is now Oklahoma. In the Civil War, the mountains become a fierce battleground with families split between North and South. Timber, railroads and coal mining bring jobs to the area, but the outside investors also exploit the land and workers. Part 2 of 3G
1:00 pm 
Appalachians   The phonograph and radio expose mountain people to new influences and their own music reaches across America. The New Deal of the 1930s and the War on Poverty in the 1960s help relieve the area's continuing poverty. Outside investors still control much of the land, but today, the mountains' cities are vibrant and traditional culture is revived. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Secret Canyon"  Alda follows experts investigating a little known canyon in the United States that includes well-preserved 1,000-year-old remains.G
3:00 pm 
Journey of Man   Geneticist Spencer Wells disentangles the story of humankind's journey from beginnings in Africa. He traces the tale through DNA modern people have inherited from those ancient travelers.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Sheridan's House, Mark Twain Watch, Prisoner Poem"  In Oregon, researchers attempt to connect an abandoned house to Civil War Gen. Philip Sheridan. And they look into the cross-country travels of a Revolutionary War poem found in an antique trunk.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "The Love Dish, Rebel Gun, Prison Plaque"  In Pennsylvania, researchers seek to learn if the Marquis de Lafayette gave a china set to a Philadelphia family. They attempt to hook up a historical society flint-lock rifle with a notorious Tory bandit and investigate why Philadelphia prisoners are listed as having fought in World War I.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Secret Canyon"  Alda follows experts investigating a little known canyon in the United States that includes well-preserved 1,000-year-old remains.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS   With Barack Obama officially nominated as the Democrat's Presidential nominee, is it time to re-think affirmative action? NOW on PBS looks at some state ballot measures that would eliminate race or gender considerations in public hiring, contracting and education programs. The controversial initiatives are being spearheaded by Ward Connerly, a long-time affirmative action opponent who some are accusing of ballot fraud. NOW also posed the question to leading thinkers at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   Insurgents call them collaborators and threaten them with murder. Many Iraqis who signed up to work for the US pay with their lives. But some terrorized Iraqis find safety in the U.S. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "High School Achievement Gap"  The respected Pew Hispanic Center reports that Latinos are more likely than any other racial or ethnic group to attend public high schools that have the dual characteristics of extreme size and poverty. Furthermore, nearly half of Latino students in U.S. public schools are English language learners who may face citizenship issues that could keep them from working, receiving college scholarships, or qualifying for in-state tuition. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Willie Colon"  Salsa legend Willie Colon has earned 11 Grammy nominations and sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Colon has collaborated with salsa's greatest musicians, including Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, and Ruben Blades, with whom he produced Siembra, the best-selling salsa album of all time. In this conversation with host Maria Hinojosa, Colon talks about his musical beginnings in New York City, his political aspirations, and the future of the musical genre he helped to develop. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "A Mystery In Alaska"  Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moore, explores above and below Alaska's coastal waters to seek answers to why the Steller's sea lion population has declined 80 percent within 20 years.G

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