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February 4, 2014
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8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert"  Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Shadow Smile!"  After looking at his own shadow, Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. This leads Sid and his friends to investigate shadows at The Science Center. They explore ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source and discover that shadows show shapes but not details like colors, stripes, or a smile! (Educational objective - Shadows). D
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "Beauty and the Beast"  "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Thoughtful Caillou"  Helping Mrs. Howard: Mrs. Howard has sprained her ankle, and Caillou wants to help her around the house. Only, Caillou worries that his "help" is creating havoc - until Mrs. Howard explains that Caillou has been a big help - simply by being there as a friend. Educational Objective: Friendship is often the best form of help. D
12:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Surprise"  Emily's Winter Party Special - Emily is given the task of finding Sir Topham Hatt's missing hat. If successful, she will be given the prestigious and coveted job of pulling the Winter Party Train. Emily is so busy boasting to the other engines she completely forgets to look for the hat. D
12:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye"  Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely. Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Penguin Always Rings Twice/The Martha Code"  The Penguin Always Rings Twice - Someone keeps stealing the zoo's peanut supply. All clues point to Jeffy the elephant, but Martha and Skits are determined to prove his innocence. Can their crack crime-fighting team - a lemur, a bat, a penguin, a baby tiger, and Jeffy - help them outwit the thieves? Vocabulary: (E) mystery, clue, culprit, hunch, motive (I) first, second, next, last, after. D
2:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem"  The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'," to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than; Secondary Content: Solid shapes. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Journey to the Subnivean Zone"  A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Eye of Rom"  With special guest star Bebe Neuwirth. Hacker steals the powerful Eye of Rom from Binky the Cat's pyramid, placing the Ancient Egypt cybersite in jeopardy. The kids and Digit set out to retrieve the Eye from Hacker, but the journey is packed with a maze of exciting, action-filled gambits that force them to first do and undo a series of complicated steps. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Just Call Him Spot"  DJ, Jay, and Sam meet with a chemistry expert to learn how to fight stains and Ruff sends Noel to a fire academy so she can learn how to fight fires. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery"  What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. D
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Seize The Cheese/Ms. Question's Riddle Rampage!"  SEIZE THE CHEESE - It's a beautiful Fall day and Mr. and Mrs. Botsford drag Becky and TJ away from their video game to enjoy a family hike. Dr. Two-Brains is also outside apple picking with his henchmen -- of course his plans involve seizing cheese, as well. Will Becky be able to sneak away from her family and become WordGirl to save the city's cheese? Vocabulary Words: Seize, Savor. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Microsoft makes it official and names insider Satya Nadella as the company's new CEO. Is this the fresh start investors have been looking for? And, stocks have taken a beating this year leaving many to wonder if there's value to be found in some of the biggest of the blue chips. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Divine Women  "The War of the World"  In the final episode host Bettany Hughes looks at Theodora, the prostitute who became an empress and allied herself with Mary the Mother of God to rule over a great Christian empire. Hughes also looks at the legacy of one of the wives of the prophet Mohammad: Khadija, the first convert to Islam and Aisha, whose words are still read by more than 2 billion men and women today. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
The Amish Shunned: American Experience   This film follows seven former members of the Amish community as they reflect on their decisions to leave the tightly knit community. Estranged from family, the ex-Amish find themselves struggling to understand and make their way in modern America. Interwoven through the stories are the voices of Amish men and women who remain staunchly loyal to their traditions and faith.G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2"  The investigative team continues its efforts to determine how much the NFL leadership has been aware of the lasting and often deadly effects of concussion injuries. Part 2 of 2G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Who Wants Pizza?/Chi Vuole Pizza?"  Forget your ho-hum pepperoni and tomato sauce pizza. Mary Ann pulls out the stops to create an astonishingly different Gourmet Pizza that's topped with slow-cooked, sweet caramelized onions, dried fig paste, and melted dots of sweet gorgonzola cheese. Then she makes an easy-to-prepare Focaccine antipasto with dough infused with freshly-minced basil, parsley, tarragon, and thyme. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "French Sweets, Refined and Rustic"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby heads to the Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn to learn all about the art of chocolate making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chocolate Truffles at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of cocoa powder. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits with an expert who puts a whole new spin on growing vegetables. You don't need a lot of land for great yields. Be sure to tune in. D
10:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "The Bacon Brothers"  The Bacon Brothers may be the best kept secret of the music industry. Michael Bacon is an accomplished cellist and guitarist, as well as an award-winning composer for both film and television. Kevin Bacon - one of the most prolific screen actors of his generation and a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner - is also a talented singer and songwriter. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert"  Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common. D
12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem"  The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight. The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Babies/Fast"  Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. D
1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over"  LESLIE MAKES IT BIG - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume. MOUSE BRAIN TAKE-OVER - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Full Moon Seascape"  Wyland demonstrates linear perspective. D
2:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Food Defines Family"  California Surfer Grows Vietnamese Specialties. Chef Charles Phan: The Slanted Door and Out The Door - San Francisco, CA Charles Phan is the visionary executive chef of San Francisco's world-renowned Slanted Door. In this episode, the James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef and his family head to Santa Cruz, home of surf-loving farmer Joe Schirmer's Dirty Girl Produce, which grows the unique Asian ingredients used by Chef Phan. D
3:00 pm 
Hawking   This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Murdered Kings"  NOVA follows archaeologists and forensic experts in Ireland's County Tipperary in their methodical hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of various violent deaths of bog body victims. A new theory emerges that they are those of ritually murdered kings.G
6:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Got Game?"  Challenged to come up with a way to cover all the angles of a basketball game via remote-controlled cameras, the teams dive into action and compete to prove who has got (the whole) game.G
6:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Times In Alaska"  The landscape is changing as Alaska warms permafrost thaws, glaciers melt, forests succumb to drought and insect attack. Alda joins scientists in the field who are working to determine if these are signs of global warming and what the future may hold.G
8:00 pm 
Hawking   This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ghosts of Murdered Kings"  NOVA follows archaeologists and forensic experts in Ireland's County Tipperary in their methodical hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of various violent deaths of bog body victims. A new theory emerges that they are those of ritually murdered kings.G
10:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Got Game?"  Challenged to come up with a way to cover all the angles of a basketball game via remote-controlled cameras, the teams dive into action and compete to prove who has got (the whole) game.G
10:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Times In Alaska"  The landscape is changing as Alaska warms permafrost thaws, glaciers melt, forests succumb to drought and insect attack. Alda joins scientists in the field who are working to determine if these are signs of global warming and what the future may hold.G
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Apartment Living"  Apartments are hot real estate. More people are living in apartments now than in any time in our resent real estate history. Open any apartment door and you are generally greeted by a sea of beige walls and carpet. D
9:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely teaches you how to work crocheted cables and how to crochet with beads as she makes two hats. Brett Bara combines knitting and weaving in a scarf that shows off a special yarn. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Mountain Ridge Lake"  Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic. D
10:00 am 
Taste This!  "Nathan's Hot Dogs"  America's favorite food: The Frankfurter! Chef Joe makes a stop at his favorite hot dog spot, Nathan's of Coney Island. This was the first Nathan's ever built in New York, in 1916. Chef Joe orders the signature dog, but could not leave out the cheese, chili, and even the corn dog! In the test kitchen, Chef Joe puts his own unique twist on the Frankfurter. D
10:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Oaxaca, The Land of Seven Moles"  So many moles, so little time. That's how most visitors to Oaxaca feel when perusing the choices from mole pastes in the markets to fine examples served up at restaurants and street vendors all over the state. Let's start with two moles, advises Rick, who takes us to Seasons of My Heart Cooking School on the outskirts of Oaxaca City to explore Black Mole and Green Mole with school owner Susana Trilling and her students. D
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estoy Harta!"  In this episode, Raquel's parents arrive in Mexico and Raquel confronts her mother about not letting her know of Luis's surprise arrival.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Las Empanadas"  This episode features Roberto discussing again with Angela the sale of her apartment in Puerto Rico.G
12:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Do Unto Others"  Must we house the homeless or report a child abuser? A panel including Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, Faye Wattleton of Planned Parenthood, and Willard Gaylin of the Hastings Center discusses the question of community responsibility.G
1:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other.G
1:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Past, Present, and Promise"  Introduces psychology as a science that spans many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence, and asks, "What is the nature of human nature?"G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Understanding Research"  An examination of the scientific method of collecting and analyzing data - in the laboratory and in the field - with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.G
3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Horsing Around"  SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Biz Kids Challenge"  The Biz Kids learn the world of marketing through the "Project Lemonade Challenge." Two teams, two identical lemonade stands. It's up to the kids to decide the price and promotion strategy to sell the most product. D
4:00 pm 
Wishbone  "The Slobbery Hound"  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, Wishbone is falsely accused so he and the kids team up as detectives to prove his innocence. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Eye of Rom"  With special guest star Bebe Neuwirth. Hacker steals the powerful Eye of Rom from Binky the Cat's pyramid, placing the Ancient Egypt cybersite in jeopardy. The kids and Digit set out to retrieve the Eye from Hacker, but the journey is packed with a maze of exciting, action-filled gambits that force them to first do and undo a series of complicated steps. D
5:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Crochet Caps for Him and Her"  Ellen Gormely teaches you how to work crocheted cables and how to crochet with beads as she makes two hats. Brett Bara combines knitting and weaving in a scarf that shows off a special yarn. D
5:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Mountain Ridge Lake"  Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Creole Matzos Ball Soup, Passover Artichokes, and Blood Orange Creme Brulee. D
6:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea"  Chef Vivian and her husband, Ben, leave New York to open a restaurant in her small North Carolina hometown. Vivian revisits the Southern tradition of "putting up" corn and shares her method for making smoked corn relish. As the episode concludes, a devastating setback threatens their new life. D
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Screw Cuttin' Lathe"  Make your own darn metal screws with this 1889 foot-powered lathe! Roy shows how to cut perfect threads, cones and tapers in iron and brass. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, II"  Every person who lives in the United States is an immigrant or the descendant of someone who immigrated here. In some cases they were travelers looking for a place where they would be free to practice their traditions. In every case they were looking for a better life. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Perfect Presentations"  Lobster roll medallions on spinach salad show off Jacques' new presentation of a summer seafood favorite. Jacques satisfies a craving for hearty food quickly by cooking vegetables separately and combining themG
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Taste of Spain"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making perfect Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of spaghetti. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make classic Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp. D
9:30 pm 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Sonoma, CA: Chefs Christopher Kostow, Leo Beckerman and Evan Bloom"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Nathan's Hot Dogs"  America's favorite food: The Frankfurter! Chef Joe makes a stop at his favorite hot dog spot, Nathan's of Coney Island. This was the first Nathan's ever built in New York, in 1916. Chef Joe orders the signature dog, but could not leave out the cheese, chili, and even the corn dog! In the test kitchen, Chef Joe puts his own unique twist on the Frankfurter. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
11:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Census: Who We Think We Are"  Every 10 years, American citizens get a new view of who they are. In this workshop, a selection of Census forms over the past 200 years shows how categories of race and ethnicity not only reflect, but can shape and sometimes obscure, America's ideas of racial identity. Onscreen participants attempt to "find" themselves in evolving racial categorizations from 1830 to 1990 and, using recent Census results, formulate appropriation priorities for a Midwestern community.G
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tribute: Philip Seymour Hoffman. D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Angelique Kidjo (singer/songwriter). D
10:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL
10:30 am 
European Journal  "Ukraine: Rich Remain Ruling Party"  Poland: The last death march - A small group of elderly Poles has paid tribute to the victims of the last death marches from Auschwitz by walking the same route. It took them three days to cover the 77 kilometers. In mid-January, 1945, shortly before the Red Army arrived, the Nazis ordered the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. D
11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Graduates"  This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population. These student profiles offer a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing many Latino high school students, including over-crowded schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, teen pregnancy and pressure to contribute to the family finances. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellowstone In Winter"  (HAS BEEN UPDATED; SEE #1208) Perhaps nowhere in the world are the contrasting images of nature so sharply etched as in Yellowstone in the Winter. In interviews with scientists and conservationists, Outdoor Idaho takes the pulse of the planet's first national park, a testing ground for new ideas. And meet an author/photographer who, for twenty years, has made Yellow- stone his home. D
12:30 pm 
Dialogue  "FRONTLINE's Michael Kirk"  The former Idahoan has been a part of the investigative documentary series since its beginnings, starting as its first senior producer. Host Marcia Franklin talks with Kirk about his most recent show "League of Denial," which examines whether the NFL covered up the numbers and severity of concussion-related injuries among professional football players. They also talk about his other works for the series.G
1:00 pm 
Closing The Gap  "Skipping Up/Still Segregated"  "Skipping Up" - Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a new and highly successful dropout-prevention project that helps students who were previously behind catch up quickly. Students in the program have seen their chances of dropping out fall from 90% to 10% while their tests scores in many cases exceed that of their peers, and it has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations. From the PBS series AMERICAN GRADUATE: VAMOS A LOGRARLO! SHORTS. D
1:30 pm 
Local USA  "Sense of Place"  Finding a sense of place.and purpose in four stories: a young Memphis girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to Lincoln, Nebraska, the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of his most cherished sites throughout San Francisco; a silent film star in Seattle tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Graduates"  This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population. These student profiles offer a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing many Latino high school students, including over-crowded schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, teen pregnancy and pressure to contribute to the family finances. D
5:00 pm 
Hawking   This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's world. The audience joins him at home, under the care of his nursing team; in Silicon Valley as he meets a team of technicians who hope to speed up his communication system; and as he throws a party for family and friends.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellowstone In Winter"  (HAS BEEN UPDATED; SEE #1208) Perhaps nowhere in the world are the contrasting images of nature so sharply etched as in Yellowstone in the Winter. In interviews with scientists and conservationists, Outdoor Idaho takes the pulse of the planet's first national park, a testing ground for new ideas. And meet an author/photographer who, for twenty years, has made Yellow- stone his home. D
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "FRONTLINE's Michael Kirk"  The former Idahoan has been a part of the investigative documentary series since its beginnings, starting as its first senior producer. Host Marcia Franklin talks with Kirk about his most recent show "League of Denial," which examines whether the NFL covered up the numbers and severity of concussion-related injuries among professional football players. They also talk about his other works for the series.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Microsoft makes it official and names insider Satya Nadella as the company's new CEO. Is this the fresh start investors have been looking for? And, stocks have taken a beating this year leaving many to wonder if there's value to be found in some of the biggest of the blue chips. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "The New Public"  The New Public follows the lives of the ambitious educators and lively students of Bed Stuy's new Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School (BCAM) over the course of the founding year, with the filmmakers returning three years later to again document the senior year of that first graduating class. Beginning in August 2006, just days before BCAM will open its doors for the first time. Dr. James O'Brien, former D.J. D

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