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January 4, 2012
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12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Damrell's Fire   Although 65 acres of downtown Boston is reduced to rubble by fire in 1872, Fire Chief John S. Damrell keeps loss of life to a minimum and saves densely populated neighborhoods. His leadership and vision lead to a national crusade to improve firefighting organizations, and initiate building codes and political coalitions to stop the urban conflagrations of the late 1800s.G
2:00 am 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G
3:00 am 
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure   LIQUID ASSETS, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems - some in the ground for more than 100 years - provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth. Largely out of sight and out of mind, these aging systems have not been maintained, and some estimates suggest this is the single largest public works endeavor in our nation's history. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone II"  Trying to impress Mireille, Robert criticizes the educational system. He has taken a leave of absence from college to "find himself." "Poor thing," says Mireille, "were you lost?"G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Tone Your Entire Body"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Little Clifford/Welcome to Birdwell Island"  Little Clifford - In this flashback story, we learn how Emily and Clifford got together and how Emily's unconditional love changed the "runt" of the litter into the biggest dog around! Welcome To Birdwell Island - This flashback episode tells the story ofthe day the Howards moved to Birdwell Island. The town is full of preconceived ideas about how "a big dog can mean big problems" for the island, but they soon learn that Clifford has much to offer, and that they shouldn't make assumptions before they know the facts. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Snow Biz/Bugged"  Arthur's Snow Biz - Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! His snow shoveling business is booming - that is, until Buster decides to get in on the action. As the temperature drops, the competition heats up. and the boys battle to be the best on the block. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Ski Monkey/George The Grocer"  Ski Monkey - When a blizzard covers the country house with a foot of snow, George can't wait to get outside to play. But he soon learns that such deep snow isn't easy for a monkey to play in, until he learns how much fun it can be to ski, snowshoe and sled. George the Grocer - George really wants the toy oven he sees in the window at the toy store, but first, he has to find a job to earn money to buy it. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Tiddalick The Frog"  Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers"  Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Backyard Campout!"  Pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure! They're setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here's the best part, the viewer is invited to join the adventure and sing along!. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "All in a Day"  Caillou does a lot in a day, and today he wants to dress himself, only his Mommy is doing the laundry and he doesn't have any clean clothes, so Daddy and Caillou decide to play a dressing game with Daddy's old clothes. While preparing a picnic lunch with Mom, Caillou tests a bit too much of everything. He has no room left to eat the special sandwich Clementine made for him. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bop 'til You Drop and the Sleepless Sleepover"  Bop 'til You Drop: The park is especially full of kids today, but all of them are busy playing. Baby Bop can't find anyone to play what she wants to play. When the others notice she is sad, they tell her they will play whatever she suggests. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Cats"  It's kitten pandemonium when all kinds of kittens turn Animal Junction upside down. An overwhelmed Zoboo, Martin and Chris try to take care of these curious creatures but quickly realize that they're in over their heads.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Ski Monkey/George The Grocer"  Ski Monkey - When a blizzard covers the country house with a foot of snow, George can't wait to get outside to play. But he soon learns that such deep snow isn't easy for a monkey to play in, until he learns how much fun it can be to ski, snowshoe and sled. George the Grocer - George really wants the toy oven he sees in the window at the toy store, but first, he has to find a job to earn money to buy it. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Invisi-Bill Hand/Birthday Town"  The Invisi-bill Hand - When Invisi-Bill and Big Left Hand Guy team up, Invisi-Bill quickly becomes jealous when he doesn't get any publicity for being the true villain that he is. WordGirl uses his need for fame to trick him into revealing himself. Birthday Town - At "Mr. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Change of Art"  Statues of Hacker are popping up all across Cyberspace. It's his latest scheme - art therapy! Heartbroken after losing to the kids yet again, Hacker throws himself into sculpture and gives his work away. Problem is, wherever one turns up, the power goes off. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Eureka' Is Not A Brand of Dog Food"  Ruff's owner is running him ragged making him fetch, so he sends Emmie and Shreya to build him a vehicle he can ride on so he doesn't have to run. He then sends Jay and Marco to invent another device that will make his life easier. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
8:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Volcanoes"  From Washington's Mt. Rainier and Yellowstone National Park to Europe, Japan and Iceland, NOVA follows scientists at work, who are using new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick. Visit the Vesuvius monitoring room filled with electronic equipment to help determine what the mountain is "thinking."G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Earthquakes"  The epic earthquakes of 2010 delivered one of the highest death tolls ever recorded. NOVA follows a team of U.S. geologists as they enter Haiti and Chile immediately after devastating quakes to hunt for crucial evidence to help determine exactly what happened deep underground.G
10:00 pm 
Life On Mars   Heroin has hit the streets of Manchester and Gene wants culprits. When investigating the murder of a Ugandan Asian man, Sam battles against the bigoted reaction of his DCI. His sympathy is further stirred by messages from Maya, his Asian girlfriend in 2007.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Life In Space"  Taking knowledge from past missions, this final episode looks beyond NASA's fleeting visits to space - to a time when mankind explores deep space and learns to live beyond the Earth, replacing rivalry with partnership. The International Space Station sees Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts working on its completion in 2010.G
2:00 am 
Martin Luther  "Driven to Defiance"  Martin Luther is born into a world dominated by the Catholic Church. For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistible. Caught in a thunderstorm and terrified by the possiblity of imminent death, he vows to become a monk. But after entering the monastery, Luther becomes increasingly doubful that the Church can actually offer him salvation.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Getting A Shot: You Can Do It!"  Sid is super excited because his Grandma is coming to school! Grandma is a nurse, so she'll be giving everyone the new flu vaccination. Sid and his friends are a little hesitant to get the shot, and they have lots of questions about the vaccination and what it does inside their bodies. Grandma and Susie team up to explain the science of how a vaccination works, and then Grandma kicks in with a special song that makes getting a vaccination super easy!. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
6:00 am 
Petula Clark: This Is My Song   PETULA CLARK: THIS IS MY SONG is the story of the star's life in music, told in her own words and those of friends and colleagues including Harry Belafonte, Lynn Redgrave, Andy Williams, Rod McKuen, David Cassidy and others. A wealth of rare material, from movie trailers, newsreels, stage productions and television appearances reveal a multi-faceted entertainer who has also managed to have a successful personal life. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Venice"  Rudy tours the famous sites then shows how to escape the crowds in the neighborhoods of Dorsaduro, Cannaregio and San Polo.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "On The Trail of a Living Fossil"  In an effort to discover more about the desert tortoise, host David Yetman treks from the dry deserts of Utah to the tropics of Northwestern Mexico in search of these special animals. The trail begins outside of St. George Utah, which has more tortoises there per square kilometer than anywhere else in the United States. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D
9:00 am 
America's Heartland   A Massachusetts "farm school" teaches city kids all about agriculture. Jason Shoultz heads for the supermarket to unravel a mystery about meat. We ask a farmer. D
9:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Tuna, Fried Potatoes and Clams"  Chef Nick Stellino welcomes Chef Sylvain Delpique of DavidBurke Townhouse in New York and creates an unforgettable dish, Potato Wrapped Tuna Stuffed with Crab & Cucumber. Then, Nick prepares Pan-fried Potato and Red peppers, followed by fabulous Sauteed Clams with Sausage. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilled Pork Chops and Ribs"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Boston's famous East Coast Grill to learn about Memphis ribs from BBQ expert Chris Schlesinger. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Memphis-Style Barbecued Spareribs on a home grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his favorite new grill gadgets. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "A Colorful Exterior"  Color is not just for inside your house. Matt and Shari show viewers how to bring color to the outside of their home. The first project is a floor cloth to brighten a front porch, deck, or patio. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Michael Reno Harrell; Jeff Little Trio. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers"  Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing"  Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together! Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
3:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
3:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Marine Sanctuary: Preserving Desert Life"  NULL
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the postmaster at Inglestone, with an old score to settle, tries to force Dorcas into selling up, she is faced with the heartbreaking prospect of losing her home and denying Sydney his dream of running the post office one day.G
7:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary are engaged, but the course of true love still may not run smooth.G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S1 E4)"  The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary's virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past. And O'Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. Part 4 of 4G
9:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Buried Treasure"  Brian's dog digs up a skeleton during a walk on the common. A local youth worker shows an unusual amount of interest in the remains. Investigation shows he was interviewed in connection with the disappearance of a Member of Parliament.G
10:29 pm 
MI-5  "Nuclear Strike"  Tensions between the U.S. and Russia mount. The team discovers Britain is being used as a pawn and that a network of silent saboteurs has been activated to attack London. Only one person can help and the team turns to Connie, who informs the team members they have uncovered a code for a nuclear briefcase bomb. Now they race to find the information needed to stop the plot.G
11:30 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the postmaster at Inglestone, with an old score to settle, tries to force Dorcas into selling up, she is faced with the heartbreaking prospect of losing her home and denying Sydney his dream of running the post office one day.G
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's.G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Horse's Keeper"  Veronica is forced to work under the supervision of Stevie at the stables for her horse's board. Chafing at the situation, Veronica decides to sell Garnet, only to regret her decision after the sale is made.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
5:30 am 
SciGirls  "Turtle Mania"  SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles. D
6:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Breakfast for Dinner"  Are there nights when you come home from work and are so exhausted you pour yourself a bowl of cereal for dinner? There is nothing wrong with breakfast for dinner, but Sara's got something a little more filling. Try her Egg, Canadian Bacon and Cheddar Biscuit Sandwiches - they're really easy and fast. Eggs Baked in Ham Cups with Sofrito are so beautiful, they're good enough for company. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
7:30 am 
Travelscope  "Ireland - The West Is Best"  Joseph starts his Ireland adventure in the town of Shannon and then heads southwest to the Dingle Peninsula. While on the Peninsula he uncovers a few important Irish secrets like how to draw a proper pint, spout a wee bit of Gaelic without getting tongue-tied, how to root for your horse home at the Dingle races and which pub has the best Irish soda bread and stew. Then he heads to the Puck Festival in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry for some Irish merrymaking. D
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Do you think your backyard flat and uninteresting? Not to worry, GardenSMART has some great tips for making your backyard a place you want to spend time, all while keeping the cost down. Join us as we GardenSMART in the backyard. D
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Landscape Makeover"  NULL
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Veggies"  Vegetables take center stage as Katie cooks up cauliflower steaks and roasted root veggies. Then, Katie uses veggies in unexpected ways to create a chic etched mirror and a beautiful veggie bouquet. D
10:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Ripples for Knit & Crochet"  There's a ripple of excitement because we're learning all about ripple afghans. This quick & easy stitch is really popular right now so we are bringing you two great ripple afghans, one knit and one crochet. We'll also visit with Clara Parks from Knitters Review.G
10:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Crater Lake, Part 2"  In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes-in finishing details-the volcano-top lake watercolor painting from the previous episode. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Thanksgiving Turkey"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews hybrid chef's knives. And finally, science expert Guy Crosby discusses the science behind stale bread. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 7. Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum Mccunn"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis. D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Mesopotamia"  Trade, religion, and technology are, in part, responsible for the great river civilizations of the Middle East.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "From Bronze to Iron"  War and trade extend the power of the great empires of the Middle East.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Horse's Keeper"  Veronica is forced to work under the supervision of Stevie at the stables for her horse's board. Chafing at the situation, Veronica decides to sell Garnet, only to regret her decision after the sale is made.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
5:30 pm 
SciGirls  "Turtle Mania"  SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Breakfast for Dinner"  Are there nights when you come home from work and are so exhausted you pour yourself a bowl of cereal for dinner? There is nothing wrong with breakfast for dinner, but Sara's got something a little more filling. Try her Egg, Canadian Bacon and Cheddar Biscuit Sandwiches - they're really easy and fast. Eggs Baked in Ham Cups with Sofrito are so beautiful, they're good enough for company. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Ireland - The West Is Best"  Joseph starts his Ireland adventure in the town of Shannon and then heads southwest to the Dingle Peninsula. While on the Peninsula he uncovers a few important Irish secrets like how to draw a proper pint, spout a wee bit of Gaelic without getting tongue-tied, how to root for your horse home at the Dingle races and which pub has the best Irish soda bread and stew. Then he heads to the Puck Festival in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry for some Irish merrymaking. D
8:00 pm 
GardenSMART   Do you think your backyard flat and uninteresting? Not to worry, GardenSMART has some great tips for making your backyard a place you want to spend time, all while keeping the cost down. Join us as we GardenSMART in the backyard. D
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Landscape Makeover"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Veggies"  Vegetables take center stage as Katie cooks up cauliflower steaks and roasted root veggies. Then, Katie uses veggies in unexpected ways to create a chic etched mirror and a beautiful veggie bouquet. D
10:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Ripples for Knit & Crochet"  There's a ripple of excitement because we're learning all about ripple afghans. This quick & easy stitch is really popular right now so we are bringing you two great ripple afghans, one knit and one crochet. We'll also visit with Clara Parks from Knitters Review.G
10:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Crater Lake, Part 2"  In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes-in finishing details-the volcano-top lake watercolor painting from the previous episode. D
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Thanksgiving Turkey"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews hybrid chef's knives. And finally, science expert Guy Crosby discusses the science behind stale bread. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  NULL
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour  "Iowa Caucuses"  NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Cornel West (Princeton Professor). D
3:00 am 
Gates of the Arctic: Alaska's Brooks Range   The vast and remote Brooks Range, a mountain chain stretching across northern Alaska and into Canada's Yukon Territory, inspired a national wilderness-protection movement with its pristine vistas and habitats teeming with wildlife. Narrated by award-winning actress Glenn Close, GATES OF THE ARCTIC journeys to this seldom-seen natural treasure, one of the most remote and pristine places in North America, to explore the region's inhabitants, culture and history. The few travelers fortunate enough to visit the Brooks Range share their experiences, while stunning high-definition photography captures several brief and unexpected encounters some of region's diverse animal life and a few of its exceptional local characters. D
4:00 am 
Beyond Theology  "American Pluralism"  Religious and cultural diversity in the United States has increased significantly in the past few decades. Directed by Diana Eck, The Pluralism Project at Harvard University maps the changing religious landscape. Organizations such as Inter-Faith Ministries of Wichita demonstrate how people of diverse faith traditions can come together to serve their communities. D
4:30 am 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
7:00 am 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
8:00 am 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
12:00 pm 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
1:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
2:00 pm 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G

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