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12:02 am 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
1:00 am 
Nature  "The Animal House"  From termites' towering metropolises to prairie dogs' underground cities complete with heating, cooling and intersecting highways, NATURE goes above ground and underground on this tour of the homelife of wildlife. Guided by instinct, animal architects have developed some of the most innovative and practical dwellings in the world.G
2:00 am 
Frontline  "Dropout Nation"  Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the U.S. quit high school without diplomas. At Houston's Sharpstown High, once a notorious "dropout factory," a high-stakes experiment is under way to rescue students from the edge. FRONTLINE looks at four students in crisis and the educators waging a daily, personal struggle to get them to graduation.G
4:00 am 
William and Mary   Molly comes home from the hospital and the family anxiously waits to hear her results. William gets a shock when he meets the twin brother of a body he is arranging a funeral for.G
5:00 am 
Secrets of Shangri-La   In the Kingdom of Mustang, between Nepal and Tibet and long off-limits to outsiders, explorers and scientists climb into human-carved caves thousands of years old. This National Geographic Special made for public television, follows team members up sheer rock cliffs into the caves where they find 14th-century wall paintings, ancient human remains and a centuries-old hidden library of sacred texts.G
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "A Drawing Contest/How People Make Crayons"  Mister Rogers encourages drawing a picture of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and he points out that each person's picture would be different. He also shows a video of how people make crayons. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday decides to have a "Draw The Neighborhood" contest and Lady Elaine Fairchilde decides she will win. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Size Me/Metal Detective"  Monkey Size Me - It's hard being a little monkey in a big world. George tries to throw the Man with the Yellow Hat the perfect surprise party, but he orders a cake too big to fit in the freezer and he's too short to hang the decorations from the ceiling. George fantasizes about a life where everything is monkey-sized. D
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Falcon City"  The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Chirp Sorts It Out (Sort of)/Hear Here"  Chirp's interest in collecting soon becomes a full-fledged mania. Quack decides to give a concert but has trouble finding the proper venue. Pocoyo: A Mystery Most Puzzling - Pocoyo follows the clues in a series of photographs to work out who's got the camera. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Hearts On Ice/Angelina's Kitchen Band"  Angelina and the Hearts on Ice - It's Valentine's Day! Angelina and Alice are excited to perform a love-themed skating show during halftime at Chipping Cheddar's big hockey game. Marco thinks he is being asked to join the hockey team and is less than enthusiastic when he finds out that he has to participate in Angelina and Viki's performance. Eventually, Marco realizes the importance of his part and, in the end, learns to make the best of an uncomfortable situation. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Being Yourself"  Dizzy and the Wheely - Dizzy is excited when the team heads to the lighthouse to pave the ramps that lead down to the beach and up to the harbor. Dizzy loves doing wheelies on those ramps! Scrambler and Scratch are impressed, they can't wait to see Dizzy's wheelies! When they get to the ramp, Scrambler accidentally does an amazing wheelie of his own. When Dizzy attempts a wheelie, her wheels clip a stone and she messes up. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Shake Those Beans/So to Speak"  Shake those Beans - While making a traditional meal in Mexico, Franny learns where chocolate comes from and how beans are grown. So to Speak - In an underwater adventure, Franny meets a dolphin, and learns how to communicate without words. D
10:00 am 
Wishbone  "Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh!"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, faulty communication separates Wishbone and Samantha from a beagle they both love. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: James Grant"  Guest: James Grant, Founder, Editor, Grant's Interest Rate Observer. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with influential "Financial Thought Leader" and financial historian James Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer. Anchor and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack and Grant discuss why the Federal Reserve's policies of zero interest rates and massive purchases of U. S. Treasury and mortgage-backed bonds are dangerous to the economy and damaging to savers. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Girls with Guns: Second Amendment advocates tweet pictures of their young daughters with guns in their hands. This after Republican Vice President nominee Paul Ryan was spotted purchasing hunting equipment for his 10-year-old daughter. Is this going too far? Science and discrimination: Female undergraduate science students learn their professors find them less competent than their male counterparts, even when their qualifications are equal. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "St. Marks Lighthouse"  Roger and Sarah Bansemer travel to the panhandle of Florida and the St. Marks lighthouse. Roger sets up his easel and paints the lighthouse as Sarah visits the small town of St. D
1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3"  Do you have extra presser feet hiding in your accessory box? Dig out your specialty presser feet and save some sewing time and effort using the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Sequins 'n Ribbon Foot, and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. Nancy teaches you how to use these feet to their full potential in this workbook style class that has you sew and save your samples. D
2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Modern Day Quilting"  Contemporary quilters are redefining just what modern means. First, Heather Jones presents a scrappy contemporary log cabin pillow with a modern quilt aesthetic. Then, meet Deborah Boschert for illuminated letters-using text as a design element for one-of-a-kind quilts. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Quartz Kitchen Remodel"  Dean, Miriam and the crew demo some old kitchen countertops and install new quartz surfaces. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Book Rack and Mantel Clock"  Watch the editors of Woodsmith demonstrate how to create a stylish book rack or an elegant mantel clock in a weekend. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Orchards (St. Louis, MO)"  Beyond growing fresh herbs and produce, gardeners are now expanding to fruit as well. Even with limited space, learn how to have a bountiful backyard orchard, even without the use of pesticides or chemicals. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "United States of Alec"  This week on Moyers & Company (check local listings), "United States of ALEC", an unprecedented in-depth television report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of us have never heard of - ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a "nonpartisan public-private partnership". But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Widowed father of two William Shawcross (Martin Clunes) falls for midwife Mary (Julie Graham) as soon as he sees her picture at an up-market dating agency. Their first date though reveals a few surprises.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E1"  Newly minted midwife Jenny Lee arrives in the East End of London to begin her career in the spring of 1957. After overcoming the initial shock that her new home, Nonnatus House, is a convent and not a private hospital, she soon is immersed in her new life. Living with nuns and working in a community of colorful characters are entirely new experiences for Jenny, who comes from an affluent country home.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  It is 1936 and a new family moves into 165 Eaton Place, six years after the Bellamy family moved out following the economic crash. Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) and Lady Agnes (Keeley Hawes) Holland hire Rose (Jean Marsh), now proprietor of a domestic employment agency, to assemble a staff. The new servants are soon put to a test during a party that threatens to destroy Sir Hallam's career. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  A German-Jewish refugee comes to 165 Eaton Place as a maid, prompting a range of reactions from upstairs and down. Her experiences culminate in a crisis tied to the fascist movement sweeping Britain. Part 2 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs"  As 1936 comes to a close, 165 Eaton Place is in turmoil: the king is about to abdicate, Agnes is about to give birth, Persie toys with fascism and Sir Hallam makes a shocking discovery about his past. Part 3 of 3G
12:00 am 
Live From Lincoln Center  "The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"  Join the excitement of the gala that marks the beginning of the 2012-13 season with violinist Itzhak Perlman and conductor Alan Gilbert. Showpieces for violin and orchestra include music by Massenet, John Williams and Sarasate. The orchestra also performs Respighi's Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome.G
1:30 am 
Placido Domingo: Greatest Living Tenor   Legendary tenor Placido Domingo sits down with Rick Reiff for a wide-ranging interview. He discusses his storied career, his "friendly" rivalry with Luciano Pavarotti, the future of opera and, at age 71, how long he plans to keep singing. He talks a little LA Lakers basketball, too. D
2:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Smarter"  Host David Pogue meets scientists who are working with materials that respond to their environments, such as an airplane wing that changes shape as it flies. Sharkskin is the inspiration for a substance that could be a match for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. One scientist has created a material that can render objects invisible. Part 4 of 4G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Am What Me Am"  A very hungry Cookie Monster is waiting for Chris to finish baking cookies, but it's hard for him to wait! Chris offers Cookie Monster carrots to eat in the meantime, and he gobbles them all up. All of a sudden Mario Lopez, a reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, appears and announces on his show that Cookie Monster is now the Veggie Monster! Cookie Monster, panicked, explains that even though he does love to eat healthy carrots, he is not the Veggie Monster. But everyone insists on calling him the Veggie Monster anyway. D
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Snug As A Bug/Nightlight"  Snug as a Bug: Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a ." so that Bug can sleep. Nightlight: The rest of Word World is trying to sleep, but Bear is keeping everyone awake with her all-night racket. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Dr. Dolittle"  Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Arcade Fire"  The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy Award-winning album The Suburbs.G
7:00 am 
300 Miles to Freedom   On June 4, 1844, John W. Jones and four of his companions headed north. They were fugitive slaves who escaped bondage in Leesburg, Virginia. 300 Miles to Freedom chronicles John W. Jones' journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad and his remarkable life as a free man in Elmira, New York. D
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
8:30 am 
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Muskrats, Cy Bingham Arborglyphs, West Coast Game Park"  NULL
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Vancouver, Canada - Jackson Hole"  The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves. D
10:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Brimfield, MA - Part 2"  The treasure hunters head to one of the world's largest markets where they scour the 16 fields of vendors in search of the best piece of art pottery. Among the finds are a Rookwood vase and a painted blanket chest.G
11:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon   In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year.G
12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Lost Whales"  For 150 years, southern right whales were hunted to the brink of extinction, but the discovery of a pod in the Southern Ocean has sparked fresh hope that their numbers are increasing. Intimate underwater footage unveils the behavior of these gentle giants and gives scientists a chance to predict and protect their future recovery. D
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Panama & Colombia"  Megan explores two countries that are refreshingly untouched by mass tourism.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know's Mona Iskander travels to Virginia, a critical swing state in the 2012 election, to examine how the state's Republican-controlled general assembly's efforts to curb abortion could affect the presidential contest. Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Elaine Kamarck of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Klamath Canoe Trail, Back Country Discovery Route, Gyotaku"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Smarter"  Host David Pogue meets scientists who are working with materials that respond to their environments, such as an airplane wing that changes shape as it flies. Sharkskin is the inspiration for a substance that could be a match for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. One scientist has created a material that can render objects invisible. Part 4 of 4G
6:00 pm 
American Masters  "The Day Carl Sandburg Died"  A spokesman on behalf of the American people, Sandburg drew from his own life as the basis for his free-verse poetry. A successful writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, his books include biographies (most notably of Abraham Lincoln), children's stories and novels. Also known as an entertainer, his legacy fades after his death in 1967. This film examines the life, work and controversies surrounding Sandburg, and the recent resurgence of interest in him.G
7:30 pm 
Placido Domingo: Greatest Living Tenor   Legendary tenor Placido Domingo sits down with Rick Reiff for a wide-ranging interview. He discusses his storied career, his "friendly" rivalry with Luciano Pavarotti, the future of opera and, at age 71, how long he plans to keep singing. He talks a little LA Lakers basketball, too. D
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   The 10th season premiere rocks out as Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan team up to investigate whether they may have found the long-lost electric Fender Stratocaster Bob Dylan plugged in at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Tukufu Zuberi tracks down the Beatles' autographs in Florida, and Gwendolyn Wright unearths a little-known artistic side of Frank Zappa.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Salt Lake City, UT - Part 2"  Treasures include a writing desk made by one of the original Mormon pioneers, and a mid-19th-century shotgun passed down from the owner's great-great-great grandfather, an employee of the Overland Mail Company stagecoach service. An 1851 first edition copy of the third volume of Mormon scripture, inherited from the owner's grandfather, is valued to $55.000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
American Masters  "The Day Carl Sandburg Died"  A spokesman on behalf of the American people, Sandburg drew from his own life as the basis for his free-verse poetry. A successful writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, his books include biographies (most notably of Abraham Lincoln), children's stories and novels. Also known as an entertainer, his legacy fades after his death in 1967. This film examines the life, work and controversies surrounding Sandburg, and the recent resurgence of interest in him.G
11:30 pm 
Placido Domingo: Greatest Living Tenor   Legendary tenor Placido Domingo sits down with Rick Reiff for a wide-ranging interview. He discusses his storied career, his "friendly" rivalry with Luciano Pavarotti, the future of opera and, at age 71, how long he plans to keep singing. He talks a little LA Lakers basketball, too. D
12:00 am 
Ethics In America II  "Choosing Justice: Elections and Judicial Independence"  John Fairfield, a former prosecutor and respected state trial judge, is thinking of pursuing a life-long dream: a seat on the state Supreme Court.G
1:00 am 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. D
1:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
3:00 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
3:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
4:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
5:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
6:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Garlic Crab & Fennel Salad"  The kitchen is jumping when Chef Brian Poor of Portland City Grill in Portland, OR visits Nick and shares his recipes for Garlic Roasted Whole Dungeness Crab and Arugula and Fennel Salad. Nick follows with amazing Veal Milanese and scrumptious Apple Crumble. D
6:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Breakfast"  Brodie presents new twists on basic egg dishes, including frittatas, benedicts, stuffed French toast, fruit pancakes - and even has ideas for breakfast in bed. D
7:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Florida Everglades, Part 2"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner and nature photographer Jason Hahn continue their photographic expedition through the brackish water mangroves out into the saltwater estuaries of the Florida Everglades. D
7:30 am 
Pedal America  "Living In Harmony - Tampa & St. Petersburg, Florida"  Ira David addresses the more serious issue of why this now "bicycle-friendlier" city was plagued with bicycle fatalities in 2009 and how the city responded to create a dramatic increase in tolerance and understanding between cyclists and motor vehicle operators. D
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Standing Mirror"  NULL
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Farming at Greensgrow Farm"  Philadelphia, PA. For some, urban agriculture might seem like a new idea. But for the people at Greensgrow Farm, it's been their work and way of life for over 10 years. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "South of the Border"  Capture the flavor and flair of what lies south of the border with festive food and fun projects. In the Kitchen: Speedster Chili, Zesty Turkey Enchiladas, Easy and Delicious Guacamole. Projects: A feather-adorned picture frame. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "I'm Inspired"  Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. Student: Charlie Baldwin, City Gardener. D
10:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "New England"  Raichen grills clams with sambuca and Italian sausage. Swordfish is married with a summer salsa. A Thanksgiving turkey is prepared with a maple syrup brine.G
11:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Michael Cimarusti, Day Boat Halibut"  Nick Stellino prepares Veal Chops with Garlic Lemon and Honey Sauce and Broiled Asparagus & Roasted Butternut Squash. Chef Stellino is then joined by Michael Cimarusti from Providence in Los Angeles who demonstrates Day Boat Halibut with Yukon Potatoes and Chive Blossoms. D
11:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Thai Bird Chiles & Maple Syrup"  Guest Chef: Michael Schlow. Thai bird chile, the pepper that gives much of Asian cooking its heat, is paired with sweet maple syrup to create Ming's East-West recipes this week. In the kitchen, Ming updates his childhood favorite, Piggies-In-A-Blanket, with a touch of spicy heat. D
12:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "Choosing Justice: Elections and Judicial Independence"  John Fairfield, a former prosecutor and respected state trial judge, is thinking of pursuing a life-long dream: a seat on the state Supreme Court.G
1:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. D
1:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
2:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
3:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
3:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
4:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Bistro-Style Steak and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the five-star meal at home and serves it with Potato Galette. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for wine openers. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Primal Grills for a Crowd"  Cook indoors and you often cook solo. Light a grill and you cook for a crowd. This show focuses on grilling for parties. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "The Skelligs, Co Kerry"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture.G
9:00 pm 
Grand View  "Joshua Tree National Park"  This episode reveals one of the most mythical botanical wonders in America: the Joshua Tree. Baumann explores this Desert oasis in southern California, renowned for it's sublime energy, and beautiful landscapes. Interviews include interpretive ranger Sarah Hinton, explaining the evolution of the parks botany; Climber Eric Foltz and his colleagues as he takes us up one of the sandstone formations; and Joe Zarki, ranger and historian, details the human history of the region. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Bistro-Style Steak and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the five-star meal at home and serves it with Potato Galette. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for wine openers. D
10:30 pm 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off III   America's finest chefs showcase their seafood-preparation skills in THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF III. In 2010, 14 accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States gathered in New Orleans to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with local, domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture.G
12:00 am 
12:30 am 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know's Mona Iskander travels to Virginia, a critical swing state in the 2012 election, to examine how the state's Republican-controlled general assembly's efforts to curb abortion could affect the presidential contest. Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Elaine Kamarck of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. D
1:00 am 
American Masters  "The Day Carl Sandburg Died"  For much of the 20th century, Carl Sandburg's name was synonymous with the American experience -- a spokesman on behalf of 'the people. " He became one of the most successful writers in the English language, using his unique life -- from impoverished beginnings on the prairie of Illinois to the halls of Congress to the Ed Sullivan Show -- in his free verse poetry. His was a classic American tale of success -- a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, a biographer -- most notably of Abraham Lincoln -- a journalist, children's storyteller, folk song collector, novelist and autobiographer. D
2:30 am 
Not In Our Town: Class Actions   This program tells the stories of a suburban California school district, a mid-western college town and a college campus in the heart of the South where people are working together to stop hate and intolerance, and activitating their communities to create safer, more accepting environments for everyone. "Not In Our Town: Class Actions" profiles local innovators -- a teacher who starts an anti-bullying program at her school, then spreads it to five districts; diverse leaders in a college town who bring students, local officials and community members together after a wave of bias attacks; and a coalition of students who take positive action when their core values are threatened. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Bullying at School"  Bullying at School: A look at three innovative approaches to tackling the serious issue of bullying. Visit three schools where parents, teachers and students are implementing bullying prevention programs that are making a big difference in students' lives. D
4:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?"  Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. D
7:00 am 
Our Summer In Tehran   The documentary transports us into the seldom seen realm of middle class family life in Iran transcending overt politics in favor of subtle, human, and often humorous moments. Justine, a Jewish-American filmmaker and former host of the travel series GlobeTrekker, takes her 6-year-old son Mateo with her to Tehran where they spend the summer with 3 families: a religious family with ties to the government; a cosmopolitan, secular family; and a single mom who is an actress. When the Iranian government abruptly gives Justine and Mateo 48 hours to leave the country, promising relationships are severed.G
8:00 am 
Ten9eight   In America, a kid drops out of High School every 9 seconds - imagine if they didn't. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio's thought-provoking film project, TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon, which chronicles the inspirational stories of several teens from low-income communities (from Harlem to Compton and all points in between) as they compete in an annual business plan competition. By learning how to be entrepreneurs, many of these students can now forge futures and destinies they never thought possible. D
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G
10:00 am 
Global Voices  "Team Qatar"  This film follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world's richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating. Guided by the 22 year-old former president of the Oxford Union, they direct their immense curiosity and ambition towards mastering the arcane strategies of British parliamentary debate. They are determined to show they are not closed-minded extremists -- and even more determined to win. D
11:00 am 
One Voice   This film tells the story of the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest in Hawaii through the eyes of the elected student song directors, who lead their peers in singing Hawaiian music in four-part harmony, celebrating their history, culture and language.G
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?"  Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. D
3:00 pm 
Our Summer In Tehran   The documentary transports us into the seldom seen realm of middle class family life in Iran transcending overt politics in favor of subtle, human, and often humorous moments. Justine, a Jewish-American filmmaker and former host of the travel series GlobeTrekker, takes her 6-year-old son Mateo with her to Tehran where they spend the summer with 3 families: a religious family with ties to the government; a cosmopolitan, secular family; and a single mom who is an actress. When the Iranian government abruptly gives Justine and Mateo 48 hours to leave the country, promising relationships are severed.G
4:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Team Qatar"  This film follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world's richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating. Guided by the 22 year-old former president of the Oxford Union, they direct their immense curiosity and ambition towards mastering the arcane strategies of British parliamentary debate. They are determined to show they are not closed-minded extremists -- and even more determined to win. D
5:00 pm 
One Voice   This film tells the story of the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest in Hawaii through the eyes of the elected student song directors, who lead their peers in singing Hawaiian music in four-part harmony, celebrating their history, culture and language.G
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?"  Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges and Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Push: Madison Vs. Madison"  Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, Massachusetts. This documentary film chronicles the stories surrounding the players of an inner-city high school basketball team over the course of a potentially historic season. It is as much about the challenges facing inner-city youth and the public school system, as it is about a school's passion for basketball and a coach's devotion to his players. D

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