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August 4, 2013
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9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   At the University of Oklahoma, the team meets Mike Biggerstaff, a professor of meteorology, where they learn what it is about weather that lights him up. Moving on to Houston, Texas, they visit Jennifer Arnold, a 3-foot, 2-inch-tall doctor and star of the reality series, The Little Couple, where they hear her story of overcoming personal obstacles to realize her dreaMs. Finally, in New Orleans, La., the team talks with Charline Gipson, a corporate lawyer, and discovers what 'success' means to her and the steps she took to achieve it. D

10:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Bionic Body"  This episode is about re-engineering the human body, and includes stories on artificial nerve stimulation for paralysis victims using implanted electrodes, and on implants of silicon chips in the retina. Host Alan Alda has a moving conversation with Christopher Reeve, while visiting Reeve at home to discuss his advocacy of increased research in this field. D

11:00 am 
NOVA  "Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?"  An international hero after his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, the world follows Col. Charles Lindbergh's life and family. On March 1, 1932, his son, Charlie, age 20 months, was kidnapped and later found dead. Despite a trial and execution, the case remains controversial. Now a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavior science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to the Lindbergh baby - and why.G

12:00 pm 
America's Wildest Refuge   Tucked into a remote corner of Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place where wilderness is experienced on an epic scale. From forested lowlands in the south to the towering mountains of the Brooks Range and north to the coastal plains, this is where we can go back in time to see how the earth was before modern civilization. With sweeping views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its wildlife, and interviews with those that know it best, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this corner of Alaska. D

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Greek Islands"  Trekker Megan McCormick celebrates Greek independence on Hydra, walks in St. John's footsteps on Patmos, samples the nightlife on Mykonos, visits Apollo's birthplace on Delos, explores the Minoan city of Akrotiri on Santorini, hikes the Samaria Gorge on Crete, and discovers the tiny island of Gavdos, where legend has it that Odysseus fell under Calypso's spell for seven years.G

2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2013"  Idaho authors Mike Medberry of Boise (On the Dark Side of the Moon: A Journey to Recovery) and Jo Deurbrouck of Idaho Falls (Anything Worth Doing) discuss books and reading with host Marcia Franklin. They also offer their picks for good summer reads.G

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)"  Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. Discover how you can protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Dam Removal, Fort Stevens Underground, Wagon Maker"  On the Sandy River, scientists study how dam removal would impact the river's ecosystem. An 87-year-old grows his own trees for the wood he uses to build traditional horse-drawn wagons.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles and rambles Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. He drops in on a bachelorette party, with local troubadours. He slices and savors tasty jamon, strolls with the crowd, and grabs a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?"  An international hero after his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, the world follows Col. Charles Lindbergh's life and family. On March 1, 1932, his son, Charlie, age 20 months, was kidnapped and later found dead. Despite a trial and execution, the case remains controversial. Now a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavior science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to the Lindbergh baby - and why.G

6:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part One"  Shared beliefs bring together five people in the abolitionist movement, which is in disarray. Angelina Grimk?, the daughter of a Charleston plantation family, moves north to become a public speaker. Frederick Douglass, a young slave, becomes hopeful when he hears of the movement. William Lloyd Garrison establishes the newspaper The Liberator. Harriet Beecher Stowe travels in the South, which changes her life and writing. John Brown devotes his life to the cause.G

7:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852.G

8:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Three"  During his raid on Harpers Ferry, John Brown is captured, then executed, becoming a martyr for the cause. Abraham Lincoln is elected president in 1860; war breaks out in 1861. On New Year's Day 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation is announced; African-American men may now enlist in the Union forces, and two of Frederick Douglass' sons go to war. In December 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, banning slavery in all states.G

9:00 pm 
Anthem   ANTHEM tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner," the song famously penned after the relentless bombardment by the British of Fort McHenry during The War of 1812. Historians and music experts discuss the Colonial-era songs and events that influenced Key to write what would become the U.S. national anthem. D

10:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part One"  Shared beliefs bring together five people in the abolitionist movement, which is in disarray. Angelina Grimk?, the daughter of a Charleston plantation family, moves north to become a public speaker. Frederick Douglass, a young slave, becomes hopeful when he hears of the movement. William Lloyd Garrison establishes the newspaper The Liberator. Harriet Beecher Stowe travels in the South, which changes her life and writing. John Brown devotes his life to the cause.G

11:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852.G

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