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September 4, 2012
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4:00 pm 
PBS Convention Coverage -- A Newshour Special Report  "Democratic Convention"  Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.G
8:00 pm 
History Detectives  "The Bluebird of Zappiness"  Detective Wes Cowan decodes the message and the strategy behind a U.S. World War II propaganda leaflet that contains violent images. Then, detective Gwen Wright traces a cherished family heirloom, a watercolor, to the world of Tiffany stained glass.G
9:00 pm 
Color of Conscience   Idaho Public Television producer Marcia Franklin looks at the nearly 35-year history of Idaho's modern human rights movement. She documents the 1981 creation of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations and the group's efforts to confront the messages and activities of the Aryan Nations near Hayden. The film uses archival footage, as well as interviews with human rights leaders, victims of prejudice and hate crimes, and a former neo-Nazi skinhead.G
10:00 pm 
Basque Hotel   Director Josu Venero travels from the Basque areas of Spain to New York, California, Nevada and Idaho as he documents the Basque experience in the United States. He meets writers, ranchers, academics and others, including casino owner John Ascuaga, formerly of Idaho. The writings and reflections of the Basque immigrants and their descendants accompany this journey through history.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "A Walk to Beautiful"  Three village women in Ethiopia, who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries, walk to a new future at a distant hospital in Addis Ababa. There they find solace and a chance for new lives.G
6:00 pm 
Dying to Live   Some 20 people die in the U.S. every day while waiting for transplant orgrans. This film tells the stories of four people who are struggling to stay alive while waiting to reach the top of a long list.G
7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Don't Forget"  Alda investigates how people create memories and how, with age, memories become slippery, elusive and may vanish. Technology reveals Alda's brain at work as he memorizes names and faces. He discovers how ice water can boost memory and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted.G
8:00 pm 
Global Spirit (Expired)  "Dreams, Visions and Realities"  Human beings have always been fascinated by their dreams, and have long debated their meaning, purpose and significance. As scientists investigate the chemical and biological origins of dreaming, many indigenous cultures explore their dreams as a deeply spiritual connection that links humanity with the core of all life. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau invites Jungian psychologist Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and Aboriginal elder "Yidumduma" Bill Harney into a conversation about dreaming as a connection to meaning in life. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "A Walk to Beautiful"  Three village women in Ethiopia, who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries, walk to a new future at a distant hospital in Addis Ababa. There they find solace and a chance for new lives.G
10:00 pm 
Dying to Live   Some 20 people die in the U.S. every day while waiting for transplant orgrans. This film tells the stories of four people who are struggling to stay alive while waiting to reach the top of a long list.G
11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Don't Forget"  Alda investigates how people create memories and how, with age, memories become slippery, elusive and may vanish. Technology reveals Alda's brain at work as he memorizes names and faces. He discovers how ice water can boost memory and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted.G
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Junior Assistant"  Francine wants to be on the next season of the "The Junior Assistant, " a reality show run by The Ronald, one of the most rich and famous people in the world. She must collaborate with Hector and The Electric Company to make six hundred cookies by five o'clock in order to prove she's worthy of being on the show. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Clean Sweep"  Hacker makes Buzz's dream come true and gives him his very own donut shop in Radopolis. But it's just part of Hacker's latest scheme. Working out of the donut shop, Hacker makes confetti out of magnetite, and uses it to put all the Radsters to sleep, so he can take over the cybersite. 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 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Barbecue's Birthplace"  In 1516, a Spanish explorer encountered a band of Taino Indians roasting game and seafood on a wooden frame over a smoky fire. They called the cooking device a barbacoa-the origin of modern barbecue. This show takes us to the birthplace of barbecue-the Caribbean-where you'll learn to make Jamaican jerk chicken, buccaneer baby back ribs with pineapple barbecue sauce, and a Raichlen classic: shrimp grilled on sugarcane. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Wood and Water"  Swelling and shrinking, bending and breaking, the worker with wood must be wetness aware!. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick finds Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, to be a baroque jewel of a town. The town is also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to a boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Luzern, Switzerland"  Burt takes a lake steamer to the foot of Mount Pilatus and rides the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the top of a 7,000 foot peak for some of the most impressive views of Switzerland. The he visits the Lion Monument that honors the Swiss Guards who died defending the King of France in 1792. Mark Twain described the monument as the saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world. 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 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "When Money Grew On Trees: The Story of Chocolate"  Look at the history of chocolate in Mexico, its arrival in Spain and its history in Europe & America.G
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "You Say Tomato"  When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick finds Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, to be a baroque jewel of a town. The town is also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to a boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.G
11:00 pm 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Converging Cultures"  Explores hybrid forms and motifs of visual art and objects produced as a result of cultural exchange - including African ivory carvings depicting Portuguese traders, Turkish ceramics emulating Chinese porcelain, Impressionist works inspired by Japanese printmaking, and contemporary works by Takashi Murakami and Miguel Luciano. D
11:30 pm 
Art Through Time: A Global View  "Dreams and Visions"  Shows how artists including Hieronymus Bosch, Aboriginal painters, Islamic miniaturists, Surrealists like Magritte and Dali, and contemporary artist Sandy Skoglund have depicted ephemeral feelings, unknowable mysteries, personal fantasies, and inner visions in their work. D
4:00 pm 
Following Dreams   In FOLLOWING DREAMS, director Susan Polis Schutz (Anyone and Everyone) journeys across the United States and South America to document the stories of ordinary Americans pursuing their extraordinary dreams. These remarkable men and women embarked on their own personal pursuits of happiness and found their true callings as dairy farmers, professional magicians and singers, Paralympics medalists and saviors of Amazon rainforest. D
5:00 pm 
Dreamland   California attracts visionaries from all walks of life. In DREAMLAND, a dozen documentary film crews scattered across the Golden State simultaneously capture the same day - from dawn to dusk - and follow a remarkable ensemble of entrepreneurs, daredevils, entertainers, scientists, politicians, chefs and technologists pushing the bounds of the possible and and making their dreams a reality. The film profiles world-class rock-climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, singer-songwriter Liz Phair, botanist Steve Sillett and Academy Award-winning special effects designer Bran Ferren, each of whom embodies California's adventurous and innovative spirit. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Centennial Trail"  From the Nevada border all the way to the Canadian border, the state's Centennial Trail winds through every kind of terrain Idaho has to offer and passes by many of the state's scenic highlights. We'll meet the duo who helped create the trail and journey along the route with several who are following in their footsteps, including a young couple who tried to make the entire trek on foot in only a few months.G
7:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D
7:47 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Dreamland   California attracts visionaries from all walks of life. In DREAMLAND, a dozen documentary film crews scattered across the Golden State simultaneously capture the same day - from dawn to dusk - and follow a remarkable ensemble of entrepreneurs, daredevils, entertainers, scientists, politicians, chefs and technologists pushing the bounds of the possible and and making their dreams a reality. The film profiles world-class rock-climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, singer-songwriter Liz Phair, botanist Steve Sillett and Academy Award-winning special effects designer Bran Ferren, each of whom embodies California's adventurous and innovative spirit. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "The Wolf That Changed America"  In the fall of 1893, an adventurous young man rode out from the salons of New York to the wilds of New Mexico. He went to kill a wolf. Not just any wolf, but an outlaw, the leader of a marauding, cattle-killing pack. But by the time Ernest Thompson Seton finally met the renegade Lobo, the wolf had become a hero in his eyes.G

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