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August 5, 2012
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4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to San Francisco to upgrade a neglected urban patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to hang a heavy mirror on a wall. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA)"  The impression that lush lawns require high inputs of synthetic chemicals to keep them looking good is a myth. We visit a private estate to see a major test case by the University of Maryland to show that lush green grass is possible and how you can have that lawn of your dreams organically. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Suppressing The Vote"  The fight against voter fraud is a solution in search of a problem -- documented instances of voter fraud these days are surprisingly few. Nevertheless, since the 2010 midterm elections, new election laws passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in 14 states have sought to limit voter registration or require photo IDs in order to vote -- identification that for many is too expensive or otherwise difficult to obtain. Such laws, according to a recent report from the Brennan Center for Justice "will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of poor Americans to vote. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Gold Rush Days and Ghost Towns"  Thousands of gold seekers pour into Idaho Territory in the 1860s constructing instant cities in rugged terrain. This look at the past and present of these towns - some only a memory, others active county seats - includes interviews with descendants of the miners of yesteryear.G
8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   Garrow defends two men accused of destroying silk looms in an act of industrial sabotage. With a perilously thin defense, Garrow must persuade a skeptical jury of their innocence. Love and loyalty compete with fear and betrayal in the brutal surroundings of the 18th-century Bailey.G
9:00 pm 
War  "Pride of Our Nation"  (June 1944-August 1944) On June 6, 1944 (D-Day), 1.5 million Allied troops embark on the invasion of France and succeed in tearing a 45-mile gap in Hitler's Atlantic Wall. Allied progress from there is measured yard-by-dangerous-yard. In the Pacific, Saipan is the costliest Pacific battle to date. Dreaded War Department telegrams arrive on doorsteps at home. By mid-August, the Germans retreat from France. Part 4 of 7G
11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond"  Joseph explores Toronto, Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city with world-class attractions and activities. He bicycles Lake Ontario's shore, kayaks Toronto Islands, and explores the peninsula's wine region.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Italian Meals"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Italian Pot roast. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing pizza cutters, and finally, Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to foolproof Baked Manicotti at home. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  Rick explores the half-timbered charm of Rouen, reflects on Monet's lily ponds, peeks in on local artisans, and sees Honfleur's harbor with an easel. The adventure also includes composer Eric Satie's eccentric world, Normandy cuisine, a tour of the D-Day beaches and a visit to the abbey of Mont St. Michel.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can We Make It to Mars?"  Astrophysicist, author and director of New York's Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host for this science magazine series. The opening episode looks at whether humans can reach Mars alive, traveling two to three years while facing deadly conditions. The show also looks at innovations for keeping space travelers alive.G
6:00 pm 
Golf's Grand Design   The history and role of American golf course architecture is examined in this film that also explores the relationship between the people who play the game and the places where they play. The focus is on golf course architecture from the late 1800s through the present, highlighting some of America's best-known and influential courses.G
7:00 pm 
Making Waves   MAKING WAVES explores Philadelphia's historic Boathouse Row, where great rowers and Olympic champions have trained for over 150 years. It looks at the elite world of rowing and how it perpetrates exclusion in subtle ways. Beautifully shot in HD, the documentary focuses on several passionate rowers from diverse backgrounds. D
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   The detectives seek to connect two patches with a symbol of a bird dropping a bomb to a World War II unit, and a neckpiece and leggings to Chief Black Kettle, known as a Cheyenne Peace Chief. Also, Gwen Wright connects a tiny swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in U.S. Civil War history.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Philadelphia, Pa - Hour 3"  Experts unveil a pair of paintings by Hudson River School artist John F. Kensett, bought at a yard sale for $35. Also on display are a trio of autographed baseballs with signatures that include Ted Williams and Babe Ruth that together are worth up to $46,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Golf's Grand Design   The history and role of American golf course architecture is examined in this film that also explores the relationship between the people who play the game and the places where they play. The focus is on golf course architecture from the late 1800s through the present, highlighting some of America's best-known and influential courses.G
11:00 pm 
Making Waves   MAKING WAVES explores Philadelphia's historic Boathouse Row, where great rowers and Olympic champions have trained for over 150 years. It looks at the elite world of rowing and how it perpetrates exclusion in subtle ways. Beautifully shot in HD, the documentary focuses on several passionate rowers from diverse backgrounds. D
4:00 pm 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G
5:00 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 11. Classroom Case Studies, 3"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3-5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3-5 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms) , as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 3-5 students. D
5:30 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 12. Classroom Case Studies, 6"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6-8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6-8 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms) , as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 6-8 students. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Fall Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Pot-Roasted Pork Loin. Chris then discusses the differences between baking soda and baking powder with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pork. D
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Go Nuts!"  Joanne goes "nuts" and makes for us her five-spice, ginger, and cayenne packed Asian Toasted Nuts. Then she encourages her student Geoff to do the same making stir-fried chicken, pine-nut lettuce wraps, and cardamom-scented rice with toasted almonds. Recipes: Asian Toasted Nuts, Stir-Fried Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps, and Cardamom-Scented Rice with Toasted Almonds. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to San Francisco to upgrade a neglected urban patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to hang a heavy mirror on a wall. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "JORDAN: WADI RUM, AQABA & JERASH"  Host Darley Newman travels throughout the small, Middle Eastern country of Jordan to experience culture, history and adventure. While in the capital city of Amman, Darley's local guide Ibrahim leads to a bustling downtown market and shopping district. In an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, viewers learn about the history and characteristics of the Arabian breed in Darley's interview with HRH Princess Alia at the Royal Stables in Amman. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Fall Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Pot-Roasted Pork Loin. Chris then discusses the differences between baking soda and baking powder with science expert Guy Crosby. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pork. D
10:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Ayuthaya Ruins, The 2nd Capital of Thailand"  Grilled Eggplant Salad, Fried Snapper with chili sauce, Shrimp Panang and Hom Mali Rice are served.G
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G
4:00 pm 
Homeland: Immigration In America  "Enforcement"  This episode explores how communities and the nation struggle to enforce inconsistent immigration policies. One story explains why two Kansas City beat cops have adopted a "don't ask, don't tell" policy toward legal status, knowing that aggressive enforcement threatens to break community trust when illegal and legal immigrants live side by side, often in the same family. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Never Too Old for Gold   Each year in early June, hundreds of senior citizens compete and participate in the Empire State Senior Games, an organized sports and leisure program for New York State residents. These individuals, ranging in age from 50 to 90 and beyond, gather annually to share their enthusiasm for sports and fitness. NEVER TOO OLD FOR GOLD showcases the many athletes and competitions of The Empire State Senior Games, one of the largest senior competitions in the country. D
5:30 pm 
P.O.V.  "Ella Es El Matador (She Is The Matador)"  For Spaniards - - and for the world - - nothing has expressed their country's traditionally rigid gender roles more powerfully than the image of the male matador. So sacred was the bullfighter's masculinity to Spanish identity that a 1908 law barred women from the sport. This film reveals the surprising history of the women who made such a law necessary and profiles two female matadors currently in the arena: the acclaimed Mari Paz Vega and neophyte Eva Florencia. D
6:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Revenge of the Electric Car"  Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. This new generation of the electric vehicle is fast, furious and cleaner than ever. The film follows the race to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.G
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Collaborator and His Family"  Ibrahim, who worked as a collaborator for Israel, is forced to leave Palestine and take his wife and five children to live in Tel-Aviv. Although he expects Israeli protection for his service, the family is denied permission to reside in the country legally. Regarded as traitors by Palestine and abandoned by Israel, they are a family without a country, their unremittingly precarious existence buffeted by politics and circumstance. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Gold Rush Days and Ghost Towns"  Thousands of gold seekers pour into Idaho Territory in the 1860s constructing instant cities in rugged terrain. This look at the past and present of these towns - some only a memory, others active county seats - includes interviews with descendants of the miners of yesteryear.G
10:00 pm 
Never Too Old for Gold   Each year in early June, hundreds of senior citizens compete and participate in the Empire State Senior Games, an organized sports and leisure program for New York State residents. These individuals, ranging in age from 50 to 90 and beyond, gather annually to share their enthusiasm for sports and fitness. NEVER TOO OLD FOR GOLD showcases the many athletes and competitions of The Empire State Senior Games, one of the largest senior competitions in the country. D
10:30 pm 
P.O.V.  "Ella Es El Matador (She Is The Matador)"  For Spaniards - - and for the world - - nothing has expressed their country's traditionally rigid gender roles more powerfully than the image of the male matador. So sacred was the bullfighter's masculinity to Spanish identity that a 1908 law barred women from the sport. This film reveals the surprising history of the women who made such a law necessary and profiles two female matadors currently in the arena: the acclaimed Mari Paz Vega and neophyte Eva Florencia. D
11:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Revenge of the Electric Car"  Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. This new generation of the electric vehicle is fast, furious and cleaner than ever. The film follows the race to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.G

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