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October 5, 2012
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Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. In the latest installment of Need to Know's recurring "Main Street America" series, John Larson travels to Pueblo, Colorado to assess the mood along Main Street in a once-thriving steel town that now depends on the global economy to get by. D
8:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
8:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   Sales executive Reggie is growing increasingly frustrated with his lot. commuting every day to a boring job and coming home every night to his wife, Nicola, who neglects him. But things begin to look up when his boss introduces him to a beautiful new colleague. Neil Stuke, Fay Ripley and Lucy Liemann co-star.G
9:00 pm 
Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders   This magazine format show features three stories and a special "global hit performance." Reporter Alexis Bloom meets with Wynton Marsalis in Chicago. Then SOUND TRACKS goes behind the scenes of the latest animated movie from Pixar to introduce the Scottish folk singer, Julie Fowlis, and follows African singer Youssou N'dour as he runs for president of Senegal.G
10:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Norah Jones"  The Brooklyn resident performs near her home at the historic Green Building, a former brass foundry, in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens area. She serves up a 20-song retrospective, ranging from her breakthrough hit, "Don't Know Why," to her latest single, "Happy Pills." The encore finds her and her band gathered around an old-time microphone, offering sweet harmonies.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
7:00 pm 
Rescuing The River: The Raritan   The Raritan River runs through the center of New Jersey, with upper reaches that are incredibly beautiful, providing a valuable source of water for more than a million people. But industry took hold of the lower Raritan early on and left its mark. This one-hour documentary, narrated by actor Avery Brooks, tells the compelling story of a river that has been profoundly contaminated over 200 years and of the extraordinary efforts to clean it up. D
8:00 pm 
Can Polar Bears Be Saved? A Conversation with Steven Amstrup   Interact live with Dr. Steven Amstrup, the 2012 Indianapolis Prize recipient, who is universally regarded as one of the most influential scientists working on polar bear conservation today. Explore why polar bear habitat is disappearing, Amstrup's incredible battle to help protect polar bears under the U. S. Endangered Species Act, and discover why he sacrificed his research career to help save these giants of the Arctic. D
9:00 pm 
Nature  "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire"  The mountain on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano. The eruption that began in 1983 is ongoing, offering filmmaker Paul Atkins the chance to capture the cataclysmic meeting of 2000-degree lava and 75-degree ocean water.G
10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
11:00 pm 
Rescuing The River: The Raritan   The Raritan River runs through the center of New Jersey, with upper reaches that are incredibly beautiful, providing a valuable source of water for more than a million people. But industry took hold of the lower Raritan early on and left its mark. This one-hour documentary, narrated by actor Avery Brooks, tells the compelling story of a river that has been profoundly contaminated over 200 years and of the extraordinary efforts to clean it up. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Stockholm"  Rick ponders gilded royal staterooms, samples gourmet reindeer and sips vodka in an ice bar as he experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago experiencing the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.G
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Ontario, Canada's Far North"  In this relative desolation, the MoCreeBec and Moose Cree struggle to keep their cultures alive.G
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Organic Rice Vinegar & Honey"  Guest Chef: Sheila & Marilyn Brass. You've heard the saying, "you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar" Well, forget the flies-you can catch anything if you combine the two of them, because then you get a wonderful, light sweet and sour sauce, especially if you use Asian rice vinegar, as Ming does when he cooks up his Best Ever Baby Back Ribs with Honey-Sesame Glaze, a light Honey Grilled Shrimp with Corn and Jicama Salad, and finally an appetizer that is sure to please, his Sesame Tempura Cod with Honey-Vinegar Dipping Sauce. Then, joining Ming will be the James Beard nominated queens of comfort food, Marilyn and Sheila Brass, who will use today's master pair in their Chicken and Mango Salad with Toasted Cashews. D
10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Sportsman's Paradise"  Before agriculture, hunting and fishing were the primary food sources for the Native American tribes of Louisiana. While they hunted deer, game birds and small animals, they also enjoyed a bountiful harvest of fish and shellfish. David Griffing, a Louisiana park ranger and Native American expert, gives us insight on our first Americans. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Stockholm"  Rick ponders gilded royal staterooms, samples gourmet reindeer and sips vodka in an ice bar as he experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago experiencing the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.G
11:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Childhood and Adolescence (Ages 6-20)"  This program examines the years before and during adolescence and the stressful task of molding an identity while the biological and social clocks are out of synch.G
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
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Journal   NULL
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Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
History Detectives   A Missouri woman, while writing a book about her late brother who was killed in Vietnam, became friends with one of her brother's battalion-mates. The man said he had a diary found on the chest of a dead North Vietnamese after a battle and would like it retuned to the soldier's family. The woman contacted HISTORY DETECTIVES and Wes Cowan with a research team worked for months on the puzzle. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta also became involved.G
11:00 pm 
Shifting Sands: Bedouin Women at the Crossroads   Dr. Ruth Westheimer explores shifting gender roles and the challenges of modernization on Israel's Bedouin people in her new special, SHIFTING SANDS: BEDOUIN WOMEN AT THE CROSSROADS. The Bedouin, an Arab ethnic group with a strong sense of tradition, culture and lifestyle, retain their ancient nomadic ways despite the ever-encroaching modern world. D

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