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May 5, 2013
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11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Millennial teens- Are they really more materialistic than previous generations? Plan B: Is the Obama Administration's appeal of the court's decision to lift the age ban on plan B a step backwards for women or is it necessary to have an age limit? Behind the Headlines: Shereen El Feki and her new book, Sex and the Citadel. Panelists: Conservative Commentator Nicole Kurokawa Neily, SpiketheWaterCooler.com Founder Marjorie Clifton, Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, USIP Director of Iraq, Iran and North Africa Programs Manal Omar. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Mountain Valley"  Roger and Sarah drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway and stop at an old fashioned general store in North Carolina. Roger sets up his easel in a quiet valley with a stream in the background. D
12:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Sew It Seams, Sandra Betzina"  Learn several seam finishes for different fabrics and applications. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Studio Play!"  The creative process is not always a straight line from point "a" to point "b". A big part of design is learning how to play! Ginny Eckley starts us out with a way to combine several surface designs, a twist on pleating, and tie dye with soy wax. Then, meet Jane LaFazio for working and playing with stencils. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Doors"  The HOMETIME crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Router Bit Cabinet"  Storing and protecting expensive tools is a necessity in every shop. The Woodsmith editors show you a quick and easy way to build a handy wall-mounted case for your router bits. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance. D
3:30 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Food and Fun Go Together"  Allen shares earth-friendly tips on packing a healthy picnic lunch. Allen then hits the road for visits to the roof top garden at Chicago's Markethouse restaurant and a community garden in Kansas City. Plus, Allen shows us how to properly can peppers straight from the garden. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Sandy Hook Promise"  Francine and David Wheeler's youngest son Ben was killed in the December 14th attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Their grief has led them to the Sandy Hook Promise, a now-nationwide group founded by Newtown friends and neighbors to heal the hurt and find new ways to talk about and campaign against the scourge of gun violence in the United States. One of their allies is folksinger and activist Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, who joined with the Wheelers and others in a February concert of harmony, resilience and solidarity. D
5:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Turner: A Miscarriage of Justice?"  Fine art collected by spinster sisters in the early years of the 20th century is part of the collection of the National Museum of Wales. Several prized paintings said to be by JMW Turner have been declared fakes, but Philip believes three landscapes may be authentic. He and Fiona follow the trail to Turner's secret lover and through the latest forensic testing. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Cattle Drives, Gorge Weeds, Timberline 75th"  Cameras join a modern cattle drive, which is compared to those of the 1950s by a man who has found a film of a drive he joined as a boy.G
8:01 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S2 E6"  Dr. Turner is determined that Poplar will no longer live under the threat of tuberculosis. While the nuns and nurses support his campaign to bring screening facilities to the area, Jenny's nursing rounds lead her to a family that has suffered devastating misfortune from the disease. Now Jenny works to reconcile the dying father and his only remaining daughter.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Part 6"  This mini-series is a dramatization of the real-life story of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant and visionary American founder of the famous London department store that revolutionized the modern shopping experience. Created by Andrew Davies (Little Dorrit) with Jeremy Piven (Entourage) in the title role. Two dead relatives show up at a store seance prompted by Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. D
10:00 pm 
The Bletchley Circle   Susan tells the other women that she came face to face with the killer. Soon they realize he's becoming obsessed with Susan. The death of someone who has been helpful to them nearly causes the women to drop their investigation but they decide to push on instead. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Old School Ties"  When the body of young PE teacher Jason Bowe is discovered in woodlands adjoining a prestigious boarding school, the UCOS team is asked to investigate the case quickly and discreetly. The headmistress is preparing for an important visitor and is less than happy with the investigators' presence.G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Big Cat Challenge"  Lions, cheetahs and leopards: each cat has developed its own unique hunting strategies and survival techniques. In this fast-moving film, we examine their behavior and competitive interaction with each other to discover which is the ultimate hunter.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week, Need to Know correspondent Rick Karr travels to the state of Washington to report on The National STEM Consortium - a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mountain Unicycle/Tide Pool/Branding Day"  Some people roam the outdoors on one wheel. Tide pools provide a glimpse of an underwater world.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for fondue pots. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Duchess Potatoes. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: Heart of the Renaissance"  Rick explores the city that is the home of the Renaissance and birthplace of the modern world, taking in works of art and architecture before climbing the dome that kicked off the cultural movement. Part 1 of 2G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G
5:00 pm 
Company of Heroes   Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in U. S. military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy®-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. D
6:00 pm 
Maggie's War: A True Story of Courage, Leadership and Valor in World War II   James Megellas, affectionately known as "Maggie," led H-Company of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment through some of the most horrific battles and deadliest missions of World War II, including the Battle of Anzio, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. MAGGIE'S WAR chronicles the evolution of a citizen into a fearless platoon leader, and the transformation of a young man into the most highly decorated officer in the history of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven decades later, cameras follow Megellas, now a retired Lieutenant Colonel, on an emotional return to Europe with a small group of family, friends and 82nd Airborne veterans. D
7:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "Reaping The Whirlwind"  For nearly a decade, the storms grow more ferocious and more frequent, sweeping up millions of tons of earth, killing crops and livestock, even spreading the dust across the country. Thousands flee, forced onto the road in an exodus unlike anything the United States had seen. But other thousands persevere against enormous odds. Families find ways to survive and hold onto their land. National and local government programs keep hungry families afloat, and a partnership between government agencies and farmers develop new farming and conservation methods. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Company of Heroes   Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in U. S. military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy®-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. D
10:00 pm 
Maggie's War: A True Story of Courage, Leadership and Valor in World War II   James Megellas, affectionately known as "Maggie," led H-Company of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment through some of the most horrific battles and deadliest missions of World War II, including the Battle of Anzio, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. MAGGIE'S WAR chronicles the evolution of a citizen into a fearless platoon leader, and the transformation of a young man into the most highly decorated officer in the history of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven decades later, cameras follow Megellas, now a retired Lieutenant Colonel, on an emotional return to Europe with a small group of family, friends and 82nd Airborne veterans. D
11:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "Reaping The Whirlwind"  For nearly a decade, the storms grow more ferocious and more frequent, sweeping up millions of tons of earth, killing crops and livestock, even spreading the dust across the country. Thousands flee, forced onto the road in an exodus unlike anything the United States had seen. But other thousands persevere against enormous odds. Families find ways to survive and hold onto their land. National and local government programs keep hungry families afloat, and a partnership between government agencies and farmers develop new farming and conservation methods. Part 2 of 2G
11:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D
11:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmosphere"  The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT's Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate.G
12:00 pm 
No Textbook Answer - Communities Confront The Achievement Gap   No Textbook Answer - Communities Confront the Achievement Gap tells the story of seven communities around the country that realized that their minority and low-income children were falling significantly behind their white and affluent counterparts in school. So each community came together to talk about the "Achievement Gap" as they saw it. From those conversations, community members began to think about what they could do on their own, as a community, without waiting for a state or federal agency to provide funding to close the gap. D
12:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 10. Neurobiology"  Neurons. D
1:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
2:00 pm 
Churchill  "Destiny"  Sir Ian McKellen narrates this examination of the complex man behind the legends. The first segment tells of Winston Churchill's early life, his search for glory on the battlefield and political rise and fall. Part 1 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 1. Visual Arts"  Paintings, sculpture, and other works of visual art express ideals in their own language. This session demonstrates how to identify the style, form, and subject matter of appropriate works to help draw out the cultural setting of literary texts. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Australia"  Travel to the land down under for historic aborigine crafts and some of the common animals associated with Australia. Australia is a country but also a continent located south of Asia and surrounded by water. It is known for its wide ranges of vegetation and animals from the dry outback to the Great Barrier Reef. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. 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  "Great American Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to uncover the secrets to the ultimate Carrot Layer Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried tests springform pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Slow-Cooked Baby Goat and Cauliflower and Crawfish Soup. D
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Summer In Italy"  Joanne shows how to get maximum flavor from a bountiful tomato crop by roasting them slowly. Sasha learns to make a stew fit for summer using fresh vegetables and a basil mint pesto. Recipes: Oven-Dried Tomatoes, Feta and Olives, Summer Vegetable Stew with Basil and Mint Pesto (Parm-Reg). D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Capitalism has taken hold in the city laced together by bridges across the Danube. Gypsy orchestras and venerable mineral baths are the rage.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tahiti & Bora Bora"  NULL
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  "Great American Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to uncover the secrets to the ultimate Carrot Layer Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried tests springform pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies. D
9:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Spicy Crab Linguine & Winter White Salad"  Joanne gives her student Leigh a crash course on working with crab and creating a composed salad. Recipes: (1) WINTER WHITE SALAD WITH A HINT OF GREEN, (2) LINGUINE WITH SPICY HOT CRAB AND TOMATOES. Student: Leigh Balkom - Healthcare Professional. D
10:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Heirloom Tomatoes"  Chef Joe takes a break from traveling and stays in the kitchen to whip up a number of delicious dishes. What's so great about Heirloom Tomatoes? Chef Joe breaks down Heirloom Tomatoes and uses them to put a twist on the classic tuna melt! This episode also features a recipe for basil pesto pasta accompanied by a tomato beef sauce. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Capitalism has taken hold in the city laced together by bridges across the Danube. Gypsy orchestras and venerable mineral baths are the rage.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Nielsen & Hyde Pierce on Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, plus Carden and Gilford on FINKS"  We focus on two of the best new plays this season. First up, we focus on Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang's madcap yet moving modernization of Chekhov. Actors Kristine Nielsen and David Hyde Pierce tell us about the background of the play, as well as experiences in their careers that led them to star in it on Broadway. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Arguing God from Miracles?"  I search for God but keep clear of miracles. Believers exhort me to accept that miracles are real, to recognize that miracles demonstrate the existence of a supernatural Being. I resist. D
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "51 Birch Street"  Documentary filmmaker Doug Block had every reason to believe his parent's 54-year marriage was a good one. So he isn't prepared when, just a few months after his mothers' unexpected death, his 83-year old father, Mike, phones to announce that he's moving to Florida to live with "Kitty", his secretary from 40 years before. Always close to his mother and equally distant from his father, he's stunned and suspicious. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Education Education"  What does an education get you? In ancient times in China, education was the only way out of poverty, in recent times it has been the best way. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that to study is to escape poverty. But these days China's higher education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation to unemployment and despair. D
2:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends"  In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. D
3:00 pm 
West Encounters East   The Brazilian capital of Sao Paulo hosts the largest Japanese population outside of Japan. Within this little-known niche - the result of a century-old diaspora - lies a thriving arts community. WEST ENCOUNTERS EAST explores the unique fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in the works of well-known and emerging Japanese-Brazilian artists. D
4:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "51 Birch Street"  Documentary filmmaker Doug Block had every reason to believe his parent's 54-year marriage was a good one. So he isn't prepared when, just a few months after his mothers' unexpected death, his 83-year old father, Mike, phones to announce that he's moving to Florida to live with "Kitty", his secretary from 40 years before. Always close to his mother and equally distant from his father, he's stunned and suspicious. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Education Education"  What does an education get you? In ancient times in China, education was the only way out of poverty, in recent times it has been the best way. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that to study is to escape poverty. But these days China's higher education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation to unemployment and despair. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Idaho native Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and about her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History. Ulrich, a professor at Harvard University, was in Idaho to speak at the Idaho Humanities program in Idaho Falls.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "51 Birch Street"  Documentary filmmaker Doug Block had every reason to believe his parent's 54-year marriage was a good one. So he isn't prepared when, just a few months after his mothers' unexpected death, his 83-year old father, Mike, phones to announce that he's moving to Florida to live with "Kitty", his secretary from 40 years before. Always close to his mother and equally distant from his father, he's stunned and suspicious. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Education Education"  What does an education get you? In ancient times in China, education was the only way out of poverty, in recent times it has been the best way. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that to study is to escape poverty. But these days China's higher education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation to unemployment and despair. D

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