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6:00 am 
Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties   This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan. It examines the uncommon courage of these soldiers whose faith in the future of America fueled the desire to prove themselves defending their country while many of their families and friends were imprisoned in isolated incarceration camps, stripped of their civil liberties. D
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Media, Ethics and the Election"  Marcia Franklin talks with Kelly McBride, a senior faculty member of the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida who specializes in ethics, reporting and writing at the school for professional journalists, news media leaders, future journalists and journalism teachers.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Wind Power, Kiteboarding, Grande Ronde River"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Atlanta - Cleveland"  Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. D
9:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Burlington, KY"  The pickers Miller, John, Bob and Kevin are off to the races at the Burlington Antique Show in Burlington, Kentucky, where they visit a well-known gem of a market. They are challenged with discovering unique lighting equipment among the 200 vendors and come up with a pair of noteworthy mid-century lamps.G
10:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Norway: Quest for the Viking Spirit   The adventurer seeks out the modern-day "Viking Spirit" in Norway's Arctic north, its mountainous sea coast and its bustling cities. He looks for answers to the violent storied past by exploring the now peaceful nation's present.G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Buenos Aires City Guide"  Made up of distinct districts known as barrios, Buenos Aires offers something for everyone and, with the help of the oldest metro system in South America, Judith sets out to explore as many sides to this city as possible. From the grand, Parisian style city centre to the multi coloured tenements of the historic Boca district and just about everything in between, Judith uncovers a breathtakingly beautiful city with a rich and multi-faceted culture.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Sandy The Superstorm Slams The U.S. Election Day Upon Us"  Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Basque Arborglyphs in the Steens, The Europa Project"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya, the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. Rick gets caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then he takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finishes with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country. In seaside Cadaques he visits his home and in nearby Figueres experiences his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Machu Picchu"  NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Peru's Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas. They unearth burials of the people who built the site, and seek answers to origins of the city, high in the Andes and deserted by the time of the Spanish conquistadors. Recent work has uncovered new areas of the city and advanced new theories about it.G
5:00 pm 
Ottomans Versus Christians: Battle for the Mediterranean  "Empire Builders"  Host Julian Davison begins in Istanbul, gateway between East and West, where he charts the rise of the Ottomans and their conquest of Constantinople, now transformed to Istanbul. He reveals the inner workings of the Ottoman system, secrets of its army, intrigues and power games of the Sultans, and the rise of the Ottoman Navy. He travels to Rhodes to explore the city and its conquest by the Ottomans. Part 1 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D
7:00 pm 
Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties   This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan. It examines the uncommon courage of these soldiers whose faith in the future of America fueled the desire to prove themselves defending their country while many of their families and friends were imprisoned in isolated incarceration camps, stripped of their civil liberties. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports Election Special 2012  "Ballot Measures"  Host Greg Hahn explores issues surrounding propositions 1, 2 and 3 on the November ballot - the educational reform measures. State Superintendent Tom Luna, an opposition spokesperson, a panel of journalists, and political analyst Jim Weatherby put the questions in context.G
8:30 pm 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   This film examines the life and career of the late American humorist. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. Interviews with family, friends and colleagues and readings from her work expand the portrait. Her neighbor, friend and former talk-show host Phil Donahue narrates the profile.G
9:00 pm 
Ottomans Versus Christians: Battle for the Mediterranean  "Empire Builders"  Host Julian Davison begins in Istanbul, gateway between East and West, where he charts the rise of the Ottomans and their conquest of Constantinople, now transformed to Istanbul. He reveals the inner workings of the Ottoman system, secrets of its army, intrigues and power games of the Sultans, and the rise of the Ottoman Navy. He travels to Rhodes to explore the city and its conquest by the Ottomans. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D
11:00 pm 
Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties   This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan. It examines the uncommon courage of these soldiers whose faith in the future of America fueled the desire to prove themselves defending their country while many of their families and friends were imprisoned in isolated incarceration camps, stripped of their civil liberties. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Gifts from the Pantry"  Brodie demonstrates several ways to make exquisite and unique gifts using everyday pantry items. D
6:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Maine Moose and Loons"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner explores the Northern Woods to photograph Maine's fabled Moose and Loons. D
6:30 am 
Pedal America  "Y'all Pedal and Eat Now! - Savannah, Georgia"  Ira David tours southern Americana in historic Savannah, Georgia. Pedal around the city's architectural squares and visit The Wormsloe Historic Site, Bonaventure Cemetery, and Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room for authentic southern fare; plus, a look at the city's initiatives that helped to earn itself "bicycle-friendly" status from the League of American Bicyclists. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Octagonal Lazy Susan"  Not only is the octagonal shape beautiful to look at, but the inlaid veneer of birdseye maple and beeswing mahogany really make the piece magnificent.G
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Gardening - Creating A Garden Ecosystem"  Kutztown, PA. Organic gardening in its simplest form is gardening without the use of synthetic, manmade chemicals, while focusing on building the fertility of the soil. But gardening organically also means to think of your garden as part of a whole ecosystem. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Herbalicious"  Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. Projects: Planting an herb garden, drying herbs to make tasty tea blends and gift-wrapping with glitter. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cold-Weather Comfort"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Easy Caramel Cake. Then, host Christopher Kimball uncovers the tips and techniques for perfect cake making. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Split Pea and Ham Soup. D
9:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
10:00 am 
Christina Cooks  "Comfort Food Makeover"  Whenever you need a little TLC, you crave the dishes your Mom used to make. But those dishes are often loaded with more than just her love. On this show, I'll show you how to keep that feeling and still keep feeling good. D
10:30 am 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Comfort Food: Poached Chicken, Chicken Pot Pie and Apple Tart Dessert"  The cooking duo poach the chicken with vegetables and white wine.G
11:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. An older couple explains the rational motives, and the emotional difficulties, behind their decision to prepare an "advance directive. D
11:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. An ambulance paramedic discusses the reactions to imminent death among those he assists. D
12:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Public Opinion: Voice of the People"  This program examines the power of public opinion to influence government policy, the increasing tendency of public officials to rely on polls, and the need to use many forms of feedback to get an accurate measure of public opinion. D
12:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. D
1:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. D
2:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Government's Hand"  This session explores the intervention of the government in the free market, with price ceilings (such as rent control), price floors (minimum wage), or social welfare programs. When the government. D
3:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Game Theory"  Competition and cooperation can be studied mathematically, an idea that first arose in the analysis of games like chess and checkers, but soon showed its relevance to economics and geopolitical strategy. This unit shows how conflict and strategies can be thought about mathematically, and how doing so can reveal important insights about human and even animal behaviors. D
3:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Harmonious Math"  All sound is the product of airwaves crashing against our eardrums. The mathematical technique for understanding this and other wave phenomena is called the Fourier analysis, which allows the disentangling of a complex wave into basic waves called sinusoids, or sine waves. In this unit we discover how the Fourier analysis is used in creating electronic music and underpins all digital technology. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Australia"  Travel to the land down under for historic aborigine crafts and some of the common animals associated with Australia. Australia is a country but also a continent located south of Asia and surrounded by water. It is known for its wide ranges of vegetation and animals from the dry outback to the Great Barrier Reef. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "All Puffed Up"  Sugared Puff Paste Sticks; Fast Puff Pastry; Crystallized Puff Paste Of Orange; Choux A La Creme; Chocolate Paris-Brest Cake. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
6:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Can You Sell It?"  Small winemakers, like the ones the winner will become, wear many hats. And one of the most important hats is sales person. The contestants must work as three teams of three at a popular wine tasting bar during one of the busiest weekends in wine country. D
6:30 pm 
French Chef Classics  "French Onion Soup"  The most popular French soup, and superb Mediterranean vegetable soup. Illustrates: How to slice onions fast; how to cook and brown onions; hot to make onion soup gratinee; hot to make simple and tasty vegetable soup; how to chop vegetables fast; how to make a cheese and garlic sauce for soup. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona.G
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "All Puffed Up"  Sugared Puff Paste Sticks; Fast Puff Pastry; Crystallized Puff Paste Of Orange; Choux A La Creme; Chocolate Paris-Brest Cake. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tacos On Fire!"  Grilled lobster and black beans in a warm corn tortilla and Super Tacos Chupacabras are showcased.G
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "How to Enjoy Artichokes"  The Pences prepare grilled artichokes with caper marinade and deep-fried baby artichokes with her olive airoli.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Ethan Mordden Onlotte Lenya & Kurt Weill"  Author Ethan Mordden discusses his new book Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, a dual biography about two of the twentieth century's most influential artists. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What's The Far Far Future of the Universe?"  When we speak about the future of the universe, we mean when the sun burns out, when galaxies collide, when everything flies apart and ultimately evaporates. Do the untold billions and trillions of years from now make it irrelevant for us today? No. The far far future of the universe conveys meaning now. D
6:00 am 
For The Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow In Alaska   This program traces the Native Alaskan civil-rights movement. It profiles the remarkable people behind the victories for citizenship, voting rights and school desegregation, including Alberta Schenck Adams ("Alaska's Rosa Parks") and Elizabeth Peratrovich, a unassuming young woman whose compelling testimony helped sway the Alaska State Senate to pass the first civil-rights bill since the Civil War.G
7:00 am 
Hemingway In Cuba   Earnest Hemmingway's niece and documentary filmmaker, Hilary Hemingway, examines how Cuba's culture, landscape and people influenced the writer, who spent more than half his life on the islandG
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Media, Ethics and the Election"  Marcia Franklin talks with Kelly McBride, a senior faculty member of the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida who specializes in ethics, reporting and writing at the school for professional journalists, news media leaders, future journalists and journalism teachers.G
9:00 am 
Europe's Debt: America's Crisis?   Swedish writer and Cato Institute Fellow, Johan Norberg and professor Don Boudreaux of George Mason University narrate four provocative investigative reports highlighting the relationship between the economic crisis in Europe and the American Economy. Young thinkers from Europe, Africa and the United States respond in personal discussions recorded at a conference in Malmo, Sweden. D
10:00 am 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Street Fight"  This program follows the turbulent campaign of Cory Booker, a 32-year-old Rhodes Scholar/Yale Law graduate running for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, against Sharpe James, the four-term incumbent twice his age. An urban David and Goliath story, the film chronicles the young man's struggle against the city's entrenched political machine, which routinely uses strong-arm tactics to hold onto power. The battle sheds light on important questions about democracy, power, poverty and race. D
12:30 pm 
Need to Know  "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know airs a special edition titled, "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia." In the shadow of Stone Mountain, GA (once a gathering place for Ku Klux Klan cross burnings), Clarkston is a town of 7,500 that has gone from 90% white in the 1980s to less than 14% white and over a third foreign born today. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
2:00 pm 
For The Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow In Alaska   This program traces the Native Alaskan civil-rights movement. It profiles the remarkable people behind the victories for citizenship, voting rights and school desegregation, including Alberta Schenck Adams ("Alaska's Rosa Parks") and Elizabeth Peratrovich, a unassuming young woman whose compelling testimony helped sway the Alaska State Senate to pass the first civil-rights bill since the Civil War.G
3:00 pm 
Election 2012: What's at Stake   This special focuses on the most important issues at stake in the 2012 election. It is a collaboration between "Need to Know," "PBS NewsHour," "Frontline" and "Washington Week.". D
4:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Street Fight"  This program follows the turbulent campaign of Cory Booker, a 32-year-old Rhodes Scholar/Yale Law graduate running for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, against Sharpe James, the four-term incumbent twice his age. An urban David and Goliath story, the film chronicles the young man's struggle against the city's entrenched political machine, which routinely uses strong-arm tactics to hold onto power. The battle sheds light on important questions about democracy, power, poverty and race. D
6:30 pm 
Need to Know  "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know airs a special edition titled, "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia." In the shadow of Stone Mountain, GA (once a gathering place for Ku Klux Klan cross burnings), Clarkston is a town of 7,500 that has gone from 90% white in the 1980s to less than 14% white and over a third foreign born today. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Salmon"  The once abundant salmon runs into the heart of Idaho disappeared. Since then efforts have concentrated on maintaining their genetic lines. OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the causes for the decline, what is being done to save the fish, and what the salmon mean to native cultures. Underwater cameras capture sockeye salmon returning to Redfish Lake.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Media, Ethics and the Election"  Marcia Franklin talks with Kelly McBride, a senior faculty member of the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida who specializes in ethics, reporting and writing at the school for professional journalists, news media leaders, future journalists and journalism teachers.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Street Fight"  This program follows the turbulent campaign of Cory Booker, a 32-year-old Rhodes Scholar/Yale Law graduate running for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, against Sharpe James, the four-term incumbent twice his age. An urban David and Goliath story, the film chronicles the young man's struggle against the city's entrenched political machine, which routinely uses strong-arm tactics to hold onto power. The battle sheds light on important questions about democracy, power, poverty and race. D
10:30 pm 
Need to Know  "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know airs a special edition titled, "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston, Georgia." In the shadow of Stone Mountain, GA (once a gathering place for Ku Klux Klan cross burnings), Clarkston is a town of 7,500 that has gone from 90% white in the 1980s to less than 14% white and over a third foreign born today. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
6:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Discovering Darkness"  On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked--creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light. D
7:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird/Return to Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird"  Martha's Slumber Party of the Weird - The gang is camping out. The tent is pitched, they've played a hundred hands of Go Fish, and they've even eaten all the s'mores - but they still aren't tired. When TD suggests they tell science fiction stories, no one expects this story to end as it does: to be continued! Vocabulary: (E) science fiction, data, unpredictable, forsee(able), unforeseen, feline(s) (I) gather(ing), mysterious, peculiar, vine. D
7:30 am 
Arthur  "Fernkenstein's Monster/D.W., Dancing Queen"  Fernkenstein's Monster - Inspired by Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can Fern prove her skills as a writer and create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? D.W., Dancing Queen - Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't seem to get the moves. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
8:30 am 
WordGirl  "Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap"  WHAMMER ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  The kids use multiplication to keep track of all the Delete clones that are taking over cybersite..G
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need"  THAT'S SNOW LIE - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink A FRIEND IN NEED - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero.". D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses"  Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Webby In Bathland"  Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
3:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets Mad/Katerina Gets Mad"  Daniel Gets Mad - Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are looking forward to playing at the beach. Then it starts to rain and Mom Tiger says they can't go outside, which makes them very mad. After Mom Tiger helps the boys deal with their mad feelings and they're calm, they come up with a grr-ific plan to make a beach - indoors! Katerina Gets Mad - It's New Instrument Day at Music Man Stan's Music Shop. D
3:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Discovering Darkness"  On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked--creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light. D
4:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
4:30 pm 
Caillou  "Step By Step!"  When Leo forgets his brand new toy dinosaur in the park, Daddy and Caillou go looking for it, with no success. So Caillou, with Mommy's help, puts up a Lost and Found Poster, and then, finds 'Dino' at the Park Office Lost and Found! When the washing machine needs fixing, Caillou ends up helping Bob the repairman. Inspired, Caillou helps Dad hammer a nail and glue the leg onto a wobbly stool too! Caillou accompanies Grandma to the Senior's residence where he finds out 'driving' the meal cart is more fun than driving his toy truck. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Good Egg: Kenya"  When the kids find a mysterious, colorful egg in the park, Barney takes them on a trip to Kenya to try to find out what kind of animal could have laid the egg. While in Kenya, they meet Ayira who introduces them to many people, cultures and animals of Kenya!. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Useful"  Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny Mayor/Tobey Goes Good"  Granny Mayor - Granny May uses her wily ways to become the Mayor's Senior Aide. WordGirl has to help the Mayor see past her "nice old lady" act to stop him from signing laws which actually help villains commit more crimes. Tobey Goes Good - In order to win WordGirl's heart Tobey decides enters "The Young Inventors Challenge and Friendly Competition. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  The kids use multiplication to keep track of all the Delete clones that are taking over cybersite..G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finale"  Ruff's twin brother Scruff has taken over FETCH!. Scruff devises a series of elimination games that take place in a variety of Ruff and Scruff's important childhood haunts. And once again, is Ruff stuck without a Grand Prize?!?. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need"  THAT'S SNOW LIE - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink A FRIEND IN NEED - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero.". D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses"  Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over? Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 & 2"  Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 1 - Martha is on a super secret mission to find out who's trying to steal the formula for Granny's soup. Can Martha stop the crooks before they put Granny Flo - and Martha's speaking voice - out of commission? Vocabulary: (E) secret agent, service(s), formula, surveillance, defeat(ed) (I) safe, steal, spy(ing), chief, warn. Martha: Secret Agent Dog, Part 2 - The life of a secret agent dog turns out to be trickier than Martha expected. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

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