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4:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Chronicles of Buster/On This Spot"  The Chronicles of Buster - Buster is obsessed with the extended DVD version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia," with 1001 hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In fact, he's so engrossed that he neglects his training for a class rock-climbing trip. After jeopardizing his relationship with best friend and climbing partner, Arthur, Buster finally learns that special effects can't take the place of hard work when conquering real mountains. On this Spot - Arthur is thrilled to learn that Sitting Bull once passed through Elwood City! He rallies the residents to mark the spot of the legend's visit with a monument - but is dismayed when his friends care more about celebrity sightings than local history. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a look at a historic day on Wall Street as the Dow hits an all-time high. NBR hits the drivers behind the Dow's rise and the current state of the individual investor. Also, as part of our In Focus: The American Recovery series, a look at the comeback in the housing market. D
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Trains Around North America   Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this special traces America's railroad history, telling stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads as they define the spirit of North America. Stops include a railway museum in Minnesota, and the White Pass and Yukon Railroad of Skagway, Alaska. Robert C. Van Camp, who produces and films these railway-themed shows, will be live in the studio during program breaks.G
10:00 pm 
Judy Collins Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Celebrating Fifty Years of Timeless Music   Performing in front of the museum's Temple of Dendur, the singer/songwriter showcases hits from throughout her career and covers classics by her contemporaries. Accompanying herself on guitar and piano, Collins is backed by a band and the setting of the Egyptian temple. She includes stories that trace her 50-year career.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Japan's Killer Quake"  In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. The facts and figures are astonishing. The March, 2011 earthquake was the world's fourth-largest since recordkeeping began in 1900 and the worst ever to shake Japan.G
6:00 pm 
Rock, Pop and Doo Wop (My Music)   Rock and pop legends Ronnie Spector (the Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (Sha Na Na) team up to host this May 2010 concert event featuring 1950s and early 1960s favorites. New performances feature Spector, La La Brooks (the Crystalls), Jay Black, Len Barry and the Orlons. Footage from archives around the world return classic performances to the spotlight; they include "Get a Job" by the Silhouettes and "Book of Love" by the Monotones.G
8:00 pm 
Make Me  "Live Forever"  Michael Mosley seeks out people working toward the logical conclusion of modern medicine - triumph over death. At Cambridge, academic Aubrey de Grey offers prize money for the scientist who can most effectively rejuvenate aging mice. He goes to witness the application of stem cell work that is restoring vision, constructing new organs, and offers the chance of replacing body parts. Then using the latest research, some of Michael's cells are made immortal.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Japan's Killer Quake"  In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. The facts and figures are astonishing. The March, 2011 earthquake was the world's fourth-largest since recordkeeping began in 1900 and the worst ever to shake Japan.G
10:00 pm 
Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems   Can an entire landscape be changed by changing one gene in one plant or animal? Thirty years of interdisciplinary research says yes, and this film follows the scientific journey that came to that conclusion. "A Thousand Invisible Cords: Connecting Genes to Ecosystems" is an eco-documentary that can truly change how we view the world. No longer will we see species as isolated members of ecosystems but as genetically connected members of a rich interacting community. D
11:00 pm 
Battle for the Elephants   This National Geographic special goes undercover to expose the criminal network behind ivory's supply and demand that is driving the value of the elephant's tusks to levels once reserved for gold. It also demonstrates how the elephant, with its highly evolved society, keen intelligence, ability to communicate across vast distances and to love, remember and even mourn, is far more complex than previously imagined.G
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Crock of Flavor"  Jacques' menu features small crocks of shrimp in hot vegetable broth and pork medallions with grapes and pomegranate sauce.G
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 
Dr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled   In his newest PBS special, Dr. Wayne Dyer offers viewers a detailed explanation of how to manifest that which is most important to them. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard. 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 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. Famed New Orleans chef John Besh, the winner of the 2004 competition and the 2006 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef of the Southeast, hosted the event. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Fast Forward to Dinner"  With her student Bonnie, Joanne makes us quicker versions of the comfort foods she grew up with in New England, oven-roasted sausages, and a sauerkraut that is so fast she couldn't resist calling it lazy-girl sauerkraut. Recipes: Oven-Roasted Sausages with Riesling, Apples and Pears and Lazy-Girl Sauerkraut. Student: Bonnie Lin, Conference Interpreter. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 1"  Rick begins his favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing information about essential travel skills. He packs 30 years of travel experience into his practical advice while he is on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. D
11:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D
5:00 pm 
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a look at a historic day on Wall Street as the Dow hits an all-time high. NBR hits the drivers behind the Dow's rise and the current state of the individual investor. Also, as part of our In Focus: The American Recovery series, a look at the comeback in the housing market. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story"  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Joy Adamson's book about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and the lion's later release back into the wild, this film follows the challenges of making the award-winning movie from the book. It also looks at the real-life drama Joy and her husband faced as pioneering conservationists.G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G

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