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4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Monopoly"  The stories of Standard Oil, AT&T, and Microsoft demonstrate the power, importance, and problems of monopolies. Updated 2002. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Vista Al Mar (A View of the Sea)"  This episode covers words for rooms in a home, words used when shopping for an apartment, and the Puerto Rican community in New York City.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Strengthen Hips and Improve Posture"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fan Mail/Hooray for Cleo"  Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Emily Elizabeth writes a fan letter to her favorite pop star and discovers - with the help of Mr. Bleakman - that sometimes wishes do come true. (Literacy episode.) HOORAY FOR CLEO - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Honest Cleo withholds information and makes everyone think she's a beachball playing star. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Looking for Bonnie/The Secret Origin of Supernova"  Looking for Bonnie - Famous rock musician Dean Lomax visits Elwood City and calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Legend says that Bonnie is magical, and Buster and George are convinced that just one strum will give them special powers. And during one late night sleepover, they sneak into Dad's workshop to find out if it's true. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2"  The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts). Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script. The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Bedtime for Bear"  Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous"  The long-awaited rains finally return to Pteranodon Terrace, but grow into a huge rainstorm that grows even bigger - into a hurricane! Dad hasn't seen it blow like this since he was a kid. They seek shelter, and Don discovers an entrance to a cave below their nest, where not only the Pteranodons, but also their other neighbors, the Lambeorsaurus family and Cindy Cimolestes, all take shelter for the night. In the morning, the storm has passed, but everyone must pitch in to rebuild their various nests. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  As Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day"  Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. D
11:30 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
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck at Bat/You Can Never Have Too Many OO's"  Duck loses the letter B to his baseball bat just before the big game is supposed to start. When the two letter O's in Monkey's roof blow away in the wind, it's up to Duck to hunt down the /oo/ sound and fix the roof before it rains.G
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "I Love to Pretend!"  Mom and Rosie go to the store; Caillou stays at home with his Daddy, and has a lot of fun imitating him and helping him with the chores. When Sarah shows Caillou and Leo her new remote controlled robot, the boys get a great idea to be robots too! They have fun taking turns 'controlling' each other with their own remote control. Leo comes over to play at Caillou's house. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii"  Barney takes the kids to Hawaii on a quest for a bird of paradise. While there, they meet some friends, learn new Hawaiian words, make a Hawaiian lei and dance a hula! Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, but it's not quite what they were expecting!. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Chuffing with Pride"  Race to the Rescue - Flynn is the Sodor Island Fire Engine and Victor is working on Flynn's wheels so that he can roll on the road as well as on tracks. He sets out on the road, wobbling. Rocky tells Flynn that Sir Topham Hatt's shed is on fire. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2"  The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts). Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script. The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lights, Camera, Beetles"  Jessica and Hector plan to surprise their cousin with a bug zoo for his birthday party. When Francine steals the prized rhino beetle, it's up to the Electric Company to get it back in time to save the party. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "You Can't Crush City Hall/Two Brain Highway"  Chuck the Evil Sandwich-Making Guy is threatening to smush City Hall with his giant sandwich press. unless WordGirl can guess his secret code-word in time! WordGirl must track down Dr. 2-Brains after he escapes from the Prison Warden's life-size maze, the same week there just happens to be lots of rare cheese to steal from events around town. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Season Four Is Canceled"  The first episode of Season 4 is an all-animated adventure! Ruff has just received some terrible news. he's been FIRED by the new Australian owner of the TV network, Harriet Hackensack (who just happens to hate dogs!) So Ruff embarks on an epic journey (in a cooking oil-powered aquatic doghouse shaped like a chicken) to get his job back! Along the way he enlists the help of his family and friends, including Uncle MacRuffmantosh, his brother Scruff, Grandma Ruffman, the dread ghost pirate Black Muzzle, nephew Glen, and, of course, his trusty Studio G sidekicks, Blossom and Chet. But can he complete his mission in time?. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The U.S. presidential election is just one day away and that was the hot topic on Wall Street today. NBR's Suzanne Pratt takes a look at the direction markets may move if the race results aren't final tomorrow night. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Junk in the Trunk 2"  Previously unseen appraisals from the Season 16 tour visits El Paso, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and more sites. Among the new appraisals are a Missouri Regiment Colt pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature.G
8:00 pm 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Canton, TX - Part 2"  Pickers Miller, John Bob and Kevin return to the home of First Monday Trade Days, a massive monthly market in East Texas. Their challenge is to find items from the 19th century that are within their budgets.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Paraguay and Uruguay"  Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Solar Mamas"  Jordanian mother of four, Rafea, leaves her village for the first time to go to India's Barefoot College for a six-month course in solar engineering. The school built by and for the poor teaches women skills they need to create solar energy and then earn a living practicing the trade and teaching it to others. The film follows her travels, her schooling and her need to convince her husband and family that her studies will benefit everyone.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
5:00 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
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Martha Show, Part 1 & 2"  The Martha Show, Part 1 - Martha has been offered a chance to host a children's TV show with her friends! The gang tries to agree on the perfect kid's show (1st of two parts). Vocabulary: (E) genre(s), drama(tic)(s), educational, merchandise, style, comed(y)(ies)(ic) (I) co-star, medical, program(s), watch, script. The Martha Show, Part 2 - Having your own kid's show is more complicated than Martha expected. D
6:00 am 
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
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  Rick visits boisterous markets and Baroque palaces, and watches office workers surf in the Isar River. In the foothills of the Alps, Rick visits Oberammergau and tours the fairy-tale castles of "mad" King Ludwig.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Athens and Delphi"  Rudy climbs the Acropolis, prowls the Plaka and cheers Greece's best folk dancers. On the Peloponnesian Peninsula, he scopes out a charming port and visits epic ruins of King Agamemnon.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Passions of the Pitaya"  Travel with host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez to an area southwest of Guadalajara, Mexico where locals celebrate an annual festival dedicated to tasty Pitaya cactus fruit. Once used as a source of water for natives, the Pitaya has now become a reason to celebrate. In this episode, Yetman journeys to the city of Techaluta to watch workers harvest Pitayas by lamplight, where he places a bet on a midday horserace, and participates in a Pitaya-eating contest. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crawfish Etouffee, Citrus Pot du Creme, and Lavender Madeleines. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  Join Lidia and Tanya in Chicago, where Tanya shows viewers the Piazza DiMaggio and Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, both located on Taylor Street, a testament to Italian Chicago's great pride in its heritage. Back in New York, Lidia meets up with Pat LaFrieda of LaFrieda Meats to learn all about inexpensive and incredibly tasty cuts of meat. Lidia's grandson, Lorenzo, helps Lidia make a simple Pasta with Lentils, Italian Beef Sandwich, and Lemon Ice for a refreshing dessert. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Find out what all the fuss is about when GardenSMART talks native plants with gardening experts. Tune in to the pros and cons of going native. D
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Rockin' Moroccan Stew"  Host Laura Theodore prepares oven baked "Rockin' Moroccan Stew," which features a rainbow of veggies delicately infused with flavorful sweet and spice. Paired with "Quick Quinoa," it makes a hearty meal for any night of the week. Then "Fig, Kale, and Tomato Salad," brings a welcome change to everyday greens. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Super-Easy Comfort Food"  Host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for selecting the perfect beef roast. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Chuck Roast in Foil. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for inexpensive stockpots. D
11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Civil Wars/Punch Brothers"  A program of new American acoustic music begins with The Civil Wars playing tunes from their Grammy-winning album Barton Hollow. Then Punch Brothers showcase their latest recording Who's Feeling Young Now?.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Cast Iron Cooks"  As Alan finishes packing Elmo's lunch, the lights go down, the music goes up, and Superchef pops up and announces that Alan has been chosen as the next challenger on Cast Iron Cooks. Alan is not even sure what that is, but Chris and Elmo are excited to be his assistants. The first challenge is to prepare a bowl of P Stew, which is made up entirely of ingredients that begin with the letter P. Elmo, Chris, and Alan race around throwing P foods like pickles, peaches, and porridge into a pot. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting The Cretaceous"  The long-awaited rains finally return to Pteranodon Terrace, but grow into a huge rainstorm that grows even bigger - into a hurricane! Dad hasn't seen it blow like this since he was a kid. They seek shelter, and Don discovers an entrance to a cave below their nest, where not only the Pteranodons, but also their other neighbors, the Lambeorsaurus family and Cindy Cimolestes, all take shelter for the night. In the morning, the storm has passed, but everyone must pitch in to rebuild their various nests. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Girls at the Grill with Elizabeth Karmel"  Women of America, pick up your tongs, put on your aprons and man the grill! It's easy with Sara's buddy, grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel, to guide you! First is an easy Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Tzatziki to get the basics down. Then, pizza! This one is a Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza. Finally, we'll go all out with Elizabeth's famous Texas Hill Country BBQ with a universally loved finger lickin' sauce. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G
4:00 pm 
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
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Paraguay and Uruguay"  Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different.G
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 pm 
Billy Connolly's Route 66   The Scottish comedian and actor begins in Chicago on his journey to the Pacific Coast along the storied route. He points out distinctive aspects of the Chicago Tribune Building, meets the Route 66 "Pie Man," sees Abraham Lincoln's home, and the Chain of Rocks bridge. He paces a horse-drawn carriage with his low-rider motor-trike at an Amish community. Part 1 of 4G
9:00 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
10:30 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Paraguay and Uruguay"  Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different.G
11:30 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
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Vegetable Casseroles/Casseruole Delle Verdure"  The bounty of Guy's Garden yields Mary Ann every vegetable she needs nella cucina to make Chunky Vegetarian Vegetable Stew, so rich and satisfying, you'll never look at a can of soup again. Then, with some lovely leeks left, she tops things off with Baked Leeks in White Sauce. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Salad Greens"  Smith demonstrates how easy it is to grow salad greens, explores the vocabulary and range of leafy greens, and shows off his favorites. The kitchen demonstration is a Nicoise salad.G
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Spanish Islands"  Alex Riley explores the Balearics and the Canary Islands.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. Roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old Norway maple. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Two Drawer Utility Chest"  Walnut and figured hard maple combine to make this Shaker masterpiece shine. Suzy shows how dovetails should be cut to be perfect. Turned Shaker style pulls are the custom touch that brings all the design details together!. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Making A Bold Statement"  Allen talks about choosing the right trees, shrubs and containers to make a statement in a small garden. He takes viewers to his insectary at the Garden Home Retreat and visits a beautiful Knot garden in the Hamptons.G
9:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Quick Fix"  Do you have an antiques or new stained glass window with a cracked or missing glass piece? Learn how to repair a lead glass panel to look as good as new. Today's tip features techniques for cementing and polishing lead came windows. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 1"  Turn an 18" doll into a "fashionista" by sewing coordinating outfits made quickly and easily. Author and designer Joan Hinds teams up with Nancy to sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls, each sewn in 30 minutes or less. They reveal secrets for easy flat construction, no-hassle gathering, quick zigzagged elastic, lace hems, fun fusible applique, and much more. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Morning Glow"  Learn how easy it is to paint a beautiful sky that glows and warms the fresh morning snow in either watercolor or acrylic. D
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Los Islenos"  Hurricane Katrina focused attention on Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, home of the resilient, proud and hopeful Islenos descendants. Dorothy Benge introduces us to these wonderful people and the unique heritage of these Canary Islanders. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Watermelon, Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad, Caldo, and Melon with Muscat Wine and Wild Berries. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "David Boren and Neal Conan"  In a 2008 interview, David Boren, President of the University of Oklahoma and former U.S. Senator, discusses his book A Letter to America with Neal Conan, host of NPR's "Talk of the Nation.". D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English).G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Coming to America"  Immigration key to American history. Contrasting experiences of different groups. The challenges of indentured servitude; their contributions. Family groups in New England; roles within the family unit. The emergence of a slave society in North America. Upsurge in Scotch Irish and German immigration.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Divergent Paths"  Contrast between large scale agricultural operations in South vs. small family farms and commercial operations in North. Emergence of cities; absence of rigid class differences of Europe. Distinctly American form of communities: the plantation society of the South, the tightly knit New England towns governed by town covenants. Witch trials in Salem. The Great Awakening.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Toothpaste"  Have you ever wondered how toothpaste helps fight cavities? Join Joel Greene as he ventures through the Tom's of Maine facility to learn how toothpaste is made. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Lights, Camera, Beetles"  Jessica and Hector plan to surprise their cousin with a bug zoo for his birthday party. When Francine steals the prized rhino beetle, it's up to the Electric Company to get it back in time to save the party. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D
6:30 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
7:00 pm 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Central Coast"  In this episode we explore the quintessential Zinfandel country of Paso Robles and the clean fruit-driven Chardonnays of Edna Valley. We'll meet the Haas family of California who partnered with the Chateauneuf du Pape producing Perrin family to bring Rhone Valley styles wine to California's central coast. We'll also meet attend a classic car rally run by a mechanic turned winemaker to find out what happens when your passion for wine competes for your day job. D
7:30 pm 
French Chef Classics  "Quiche Lorraine"  Everybody's favorite French cheese pie. Illustrates: How to make a perfect pie dough, and pastry shell; how to make several types of quiches. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. Roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old Norway maple. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Valencia, Spain"  Travelscope goes to sunny Valencia to rub shoulders with the locals at their cafes, pubs and local markets. Joseph visits the city's textile and ceramic artisans and gets the inside story on Las Fallas - Valencia's yearly fiery celebration. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D
10:00 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
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Spring Roll Wrappers and Pesto"  Guest Chef: Marc Forgione. Both the East and the West have versatile ingredients that really deserve to be given the opportunity to spread their wings. For example, spring roll wrappers can do much more than contain fillings and pesto rates more partners than pasta. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Los Islenos"  Hurricane Katrina focused attention on Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, home of the resilient, proud and hopeful Islenos descendants. Dorothy Benge introduces us to these wonderful people and the unique heritage of these Canary Islanders. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Eric Topol, M.D. (Scripps Health)/Jon Friedman (MarketWatch columnist). D
5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Electoral Dysfunction   This documentary uses humor to take an irreverent - but nonpartisan -- look at voting in America. The film stars political humorist Mo Rocca, a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, a panelist on NPR's hit quiz show Wait, Wait . Don't Tell Me! and a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. D
7:30 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "America 2012: A Country Divided"  The Aspen Ideas Festival played host to the leading political thinkers and newsmakers. Disparate views shared the stage for civil conversation on health care policy, voter fraud, and political media coverage. Valerie Jarrett, Jane Harman, Vin Weber, Mitch Daniels, journalists from The Atlantic magazine, CNN, National Journal, and more bring an in-depth analysis to America's divided political environment. D
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 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
10:30 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
11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Electoral Dysfunction   This documentary uses humor to take an irreverent - but nonpartisan -- look at voting in America. The film stars political humorist Mo Rocca, a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, a panelist on NPR's hit quiz show Wait, Wait . Don't Tell Me! and a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. D
1:30 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "America 2012: A Country Divided"  The Aspen Ideas Festival played host to the leading political thinkers and newsmakers. Disparate views shared the stage for civil conversation on health care policy, voter fraud, and political media coverage. Valerie Jarrett, Jane Harman, Vin Weber, Mitch Daniels, journalists from The Atlantic magazine, CNN, National Journal, and more bring an in-depth analysis to America's divided political environment. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 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
5:30 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "America 2012: A Country Divided"  The Aspen Ideas Festival played host to the leading political thinkers and newsmakers. Disparate views shared the stage for civil conversation on health care policy, voter fraud, and political media coverage. Valerie Jarrett, Jane Harman, Vin Weber, Mitch Daniels, journalists from The Atlantic magazine, CNN, National Journal, and more bring an in-depth analysis to America's divided political environment. D
6:30 pm 
Electoral Dysfunction   This documentary uses humor to take an irreverent - but nonpartisan -- look at voting in America. The film stars political humorist Mo Rocca, a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, a panelist on NPR's hit quiz show Wait, Wait . Don't Tell Me! and a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The U.S. presidential election is just one day away and that was the hot topic on Wall Street today. NBR's Suzanne Pratt takes a look at the direction markets may move if the race results aren't final tomorrow night. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 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
11:30 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "America 2012: A Country Divided"  The Aspen Ideas Festival played host to the leading political thinkers and newsmakers. Disparate views shared the stage for civil conversation on health care policy, voter fraud, and political media coverage. Valerie Jarrett, Jane Harman, Vin Weber, Mitch Daniels, journalists from The Atlantic magazine, CNN, National Journal, and more bring an in-depth analysis to America's divided political environment. D

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