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4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Jack White"  White Stripes leader Jack White performs in support of his solo LP Blunderbuss.G
6:00 am 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sea Otter Specials"  Sea otters lived on Oregon's coast for thousands of years until fur traders wiped them out. But they may be making a comeback.G
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "In-Studio Interview: Veronica Belmont"  Past Roadtrippers Mariana and Hannah join RTN staffer Jason on the Roadtrip Nation Winnebago stage to interview Veronica Belmont, Gamer and Host of Tekzilla, a technology news podcast. The audience hears about Veronica's love for technology and the moment of serendipity that led her from humble beginnings to internet fame. Veronica urges the audience to "Think big," and fields questions from her fans about gaming, technology, and the Road she's paved to arrive at a meaningful job. D
9:00 am 
Live From Lincoln Center  "One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch"  The New York Philharmonic rings in 2013 with this celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch. The late composer-conductor was scheduled to conduct this concert before his death in August. Guest star appearances include violinist Joshua Bell, Raul Esparza (Company), Michael Feinstein, Maria Friedman, Josh Groban, Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Frederica Von Stade.G
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "From D.C. to Cajun Country"  Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar continues his Road to a GRAMMY journey by meeting up with GRAMMY winner India. Arie in Washington D.C. Dobet Gnahore, a stunning singer from west Africa, who shares a GRAMMY nomination with India. D
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Elephants: The Last Mahout"  A unique look into the plight of the Asian Elephants, exploring the tragic collisions of man and beast and speaking plainly about the steps necessary to save this remarkable animal. D
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. You can also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Cavity Nesting Bird Habitat, Zumwalt Prairie, Sensor Fish/Dam Research"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Dixie Chicken"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Moravian Chicken Pie. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Chicken and Slicks. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G
5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Men Who Swim"  In 2009, Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team, inspired by classical techniques used by 1950s-era swimmer Esther Williams, entered the first international championship for the sport. The move would require increased training for what started as a weekly escape from the daily grind - and in a year several of them turned 40.G
6:00 pm 
Chatsworth House   The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire are at home in the 300-room Chatsworth House on the estate which has been in the Duke's family for 450 years, and are preparing the house to be open to the public. Everyone has a role to play, and the duke and duchess join the annual litter clean up around the estate. Part 1 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Reagan Presidency   This detailed analysis features interviews with notable Reagan staff members, congressional leaders, scholars, journalists and presidential biographers. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness   In 2008 in Patchogue, New York, a series of attacks against Latino residents ended with the killing of 37-year-old Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who had lived there for 13 years. Seven local high school students arrested for the crime admitted they were "looking for a Mexican" to beat up. Over a two-year period, the film followed Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri as he led a diverse group of residents to confront the anti-immigrant bias in their town and repair the fabric of their community life.G
9:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Men Who Swim"  In 2009, Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team, inspired by classical techniques used by 1950s-era swimmer Esther Williams, entered the first international championship for the sport. The move would require increased training for what started as a weekly escape from the daily grind - and in a year several of them turned 40.G
10:00 pm 
Chatsworth House   The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire are at home in the 300-room Chatsworth House on the estate which has been in the Duke's family for 450 years, and are preparing the house to be open to the public. Everyone has a role to play, and the duke and duchess join the annual litter clean up around the estate. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Reagan Presidency   This detailed analysis features interviews with notable Reagan staff members, congressional leaders, scholars, journalists and presidential biographers. Part 1 of 3G
4:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "My Workspace"  This episode features crafts to fix up your workspace -whether it's the kitchen table or a desk in your room - make the supplies you use every day. We begin with a recycled portfolio with monster clips. Next, there's no excuse for having a mess on your desk with a great organizer made from old CD's. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Breakfast for Mom"  Whether it's Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or just simply just because she's special, you should set your alarm, ask your dad to meet you in the kitchen at 6:00 A.m., and go for it! Make your mom that special breakfast and take it to her before she gets up! And today we're going to learn how to make scones, a delicious bread brought to us from the English and Scottish. And we'll serve it up with an omelet, and fresh fruit. D
5:00 am 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen   Bean Soup with Sausages; Clams with Mushrooms and Bacon. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Stews"  There is no limit to the styles, ingredients and flavors a creative cook can use in turning leftovers into fabulous stews. D
6:00 am 
OpenRoad  "Surprising California"  Surprising California - Unexpected pleasures and high-flying adventures abound as Doug surveys beautiful Clear Lake and the surrounding wine country from a historic biplane. Also visit the hot to the touch and still under construction, Lassen Volcanic National Park. Best of the West - Romance of the Rails - various railways including White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad. D
6:30 am 
New Fly Fisher  "Prime Time Atlantic Salmon"  Accessible only by helicopter, Main River Safaris offers incredible Atlantic Salmon fishing. Join Bill Spicer as he shows you how to catch these magnificent fish. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Restoring Terrazzo Floors/Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist"  Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida, to restore terrazzo floors. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Laminated Coat Rack"  NULL
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Keeping It Local"  In this episode, Allen discusses the importance of buying locally in your community or growing your own. He shares tips on planting gourds and when to harvest garlic. Plus, instead of using an artificial tree, we talk to an expert about buying from a local Christmas Tree Farm. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Who Needs A Wedding Planner?"  Katie's ideas for invitations and one-flower arrangements and recipes for quiche cups with shrimp, chicken pinwheels and polenta sandwiches will help keep a wedding day simple. D
9:00 am 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D
9:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Pasta with Pizazz!"  Host Laura Theodore prepares pasta favorites starting with easy "Peanut Noodles." Next, "Penne with Garbanzo Beans and Broccoli Rabe" prepares quickly, but is packed with zingy flavor. A surprise choice for noodles is showcased in "Pea and White Bean Puttanesca," followed by "Arugula, Artichoke, and Tomato Pasta" which features a no-cook sauce, making it a breeze to prepare for a summertime meal. D
10:00 am 
Christina  "Italian Light"  Think you can't lose weight and enjoy an Italian feast? Sophia Loren famously said she owed her great looks to pasta and olive oil. The natural deliciousness of Italian cuisine can help you achieve the body of your dreams with its great balance of carbs, protein and fat. And with delicious dishes like Penne fra Diavolo, dieting has never been so yummy. D
10:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Lunch Bunch"  Host Laura Theodore prepares lunch, starting with simple "Four-Ingredient Leek Soup." A trio of main dish salads include: tantalizing "Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad," tasty "Fancy Chickpea Salad" and satisfying "Quinoa Tabbouleh," served with crusty bread on the side. We'll finish our lunch with a refreshing and elegant "Banana Raspberry Sorbet. D
11:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
12:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Disease and History: Typhoid Mary and the Search For Perfect Control"  This workshop looks at the history of infectious disease in America, particularly typhoid, diphtheria, and polio, and their "conquest" by medical research and public health regulation. With the aid of contemporary medical journal articles and New York City health records, the onscreen participants investigate the medical and civil liberties issues exemplified by the case of "Typhoid Mary" Mallon. Facing off as either Board of Health officials or friends of Mary Mallon, workshop participants debate the typhoid carrier's fate.G
1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
2:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work, Teacher Work, and Standards, Part 1 Math"  A tenth-grade math teacher from San Bruno, California, presents a sample of student work from her classroom to a group of teachers, administrators, and a facilitator. The group uses a "tuning protocol" to examine this work, give the teacher feedback, and discuss its implications for her teaching practice. D
3:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice.G
3:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "My Workspace"  This episode features crafts to fix up your workspace -whether it's the kitchen table or a desk in your room - make the supplies you use every day. We begin with a recycled portfolio with monster clips. Next, there's no excuse for having a mess on your desk with a great organizer made from old CD's. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Breakfast for Mom"  Whether it's Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or just simply just because she's special, you should set your alarm, ask your dad to meet you in the kitchen at 6:00 A.m., and go for it! Make your mom that special breakfast and take it to her before she gets up! And today we're going to learn how to make scones, a delicious bread brought to us from the English and Scottish. And we'll serve it up with an omelet, and fresh fruit. D
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Smooth Food"  Daughter Claudine joins Jacques in the kitchen. He uses local blue cheese for mini savory cheesecakes on arugula, and makes tapioca banana coconut pudding.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Arnaud Lallement, Reims, France"  Reims is the capital of Champagne, and it's also where the culinary adventure begins in chef Arnaud Lallement's Two-Star Michelin restaurant, L'Assiette Champenoise. Lallement demonstrates how to grill langoustines, braise lamb and make an explosive dessert, a Raspberry Vacheron. Sweets await in one of the world's oldest cookie-making factories. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal"  By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Restoring Terrazzo Floors/Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist"  Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida, to restore terrazzo floors. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Smooth Food"  Daughter Claudine joins Jacques in the kitchen. He uses local blue cheese for mini savory cheesecakes on arugula, and makes tapioca banana coconut pudding.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Decadent Organic Dairy"  On a visit to an Oregon organic dairy, Caprial and John come across products that lend amazing flavor and aroma to their creations: mushroom dip with truffle oil, basil sour cream dressing and grilled lamb chops with cumin yogurt sauce.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna and the Danube"  Rick takes in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. He travels along the Danube River and hikes through the Baroque Melk Abbey.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"  The Mystery of Edwin Drood's lyricist/librettist Rupert Holmes and star player Will Chase discuss the current and highly successful revival of Holmes' 1985 musical mystery on Broadway. In this show, based on Charles Dickens' last, unfinished novel, the audience is assigned the task of picking the murderer, because although Dickens laid out the case in the novel, he died before revealing the killer's identity. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Asking Ultimate Questions"  I like pushing boundaries, trying to discern existence, searching the foundations of reality, knowing all that can be known. Overly ambitious? Sophomoric? I don't care. I do it anyway. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Arusi Persian Wedding "  Set against the turbulent relationship between the United States and Iran, Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani captures the struggle and excitement of her brother Alex and his bride Heather as they plan a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran. But when Alex's Iranian-born parents and Heather's conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Carmen Meets Borat"  In "Carmen Meets Borat," director Mercedes Stalenhoef follows the life of 17-year-old Carmen. She lives in a gypsy village in Romania, where the men spend their days tying one on and exchanging coarse words in her father's bar. In the evenings, she watches a Spanish soap opera and dreams of a better life in Spain, where the men are romantic and decent. D
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Lost Ships of Rome"  Teams explore Ventotene Island off the coast of Italy where disgraced Roman noblewomen were sent in exile and near where in 2009, teams find five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks, their cargo intact. Now researchers salvage artifacts, and seek answers about the ships' fate and would-be destination.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G
9:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ration End-Of-Life Care"  Just because we can extend life, should we? The U.S. is expected to spend $2.8 trillion on health care in 2012. Medicare alone will cost taxpayers $590 billion, with over 25% going toward patients in their last year of life. D
10:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "The Rich Are Taxed Enough"  How do we fix the economy? The U.S. government's budget deficit is nearing a trillion dollars for the fourth straight year and unemployment remains high. With the Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of 2012, what is the best move for continued economic recovery? President Obama says we should raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 to reduce the deficit. D
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Beyond Belief"  Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on the country where the terrorists who took their husbands' lives were trained: Afghanistan. Over the course of two years, as they cope with loss and struggle to raise their families as single mothers, these extraordinary women dedicate themselves to empowering Afghan widows whose lives have been ravaged by decades of war, poverty and oppression - factors they consider to be the root causes of terrorism. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Arusi Persian Wedding "  Set against the turbulent relationship between the United States and Iran, Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani captures the struggle and excitement of her brother Alex and his bride Heather as they plan a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran. But when Alex's Iranian-born parents and Heather's conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Carmen Meets Borat"  In "Carmen Meets Borat," director Mercedes Stalenhoef follows the life of 17-year-old Carmen. She lives in a gypsy village in Romania, where the men spend their days tying one on and exchanging coarse words in her father's bar. In the evenings, she watches a Spanish soap opera and dreams of a better life in Spain, where the men are romantic and decent. D
3:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "The Rich Are Taxed Enough"  How do we fix the economy? The U.S. government's budget deficit is nearing a trillion dollars for the fourth straight year and unemployment remains high. With the Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of 2012, what is the best move for continued economic recovery? President Obama says we should raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 to reduce the deficit. D
4:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ration End-Of-Life Care"  Just because we can extend life, should we? The U.S. is expected to spend $2.8 trillion on health care in 2012. Medicare alone will cost taxpayers $590 billion, with over 25% going toward patients in their last year of life. D
5:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn with news reporters and political analysts looks at the week's activities in the Idaho Legislature and examines what to expect in the weeks ahead. Hahn also talks with and profiles legislative personalities and reports on events at the Statehouse.G
6:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Dead Men's Tales"  Alda meets scientists reconstructing mysterious past events from the evidence of excavated remains. Stories include the mysterious destruction of the Jamestown colony and the unconfirmed hanging of outlaw Wild Bill Longley. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Arusi Persian Wedding "  Set against the turbulent relationship between the United States and Iran, Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani captures the struggle and excitement of her brother Alex and his bride Heather as they plan a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran. But when Alex's Iranian-born parents and Heather's conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies"  This special travels the Salmon River, stopping each night at a historic lodge to meet the people, who continue in the footsteps of hearty pioneers in the wild heart of Idaho. Each stop reveals a rich history. Rafters, guides, boat operators and residents all reveal how they are drawn to the river repeatedly - or permanently.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Doris Kearns Goodwin: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks with host Marcia Franklin about the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Beyond Belief"  Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on the country where the terrorists who took their husbands' lives were trained: Afghanistan. Over the course of two years, as they cope with loss and struggle to raise their families as single mothers, these extraordinary women dedicate themselves to empowering Afghan widows whose lives have been ravaged by decades of war, poverty and oppression - factors they consider to be the root causes of terrorism. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Arusi Persian Wedding "  Set against the turbulent relationship between the United States and Iran, Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani captures the struggle and excitement of her brother Alex and his bride Heather as they plan a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran. But when Alex's Iranian-born parents and Heather's conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jump!/Slow Down for Sloths"  Jump! - Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from nature's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea! Slow Down for Sloths - Nick and Sally are trying to draw a picture of a butterfly but can't get close enough to see it. Cat takes them to meet Onslow the Sloth, who teaches the kids that when you slow down, the world comes to you. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
6:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
7:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
7:30 am 
Arthur  "Get Smart/Baby Steps"  Get Smart - Everyone loves HUGO-the new interactive whiteboard that claims to be 100% accurate. If only Mr. Ratburn knew how to use it. After a crash course from Brain, Mr. Ratburn embraces the high tech teaching tool; that is, until HUGO corrects him in front of the class. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Termites Vs. Tongues"  When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them. D
8:30 am 
WordGirl  "Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon/Art in the Park"  HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON - It's New Years Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese. Will the new year begin with Two Brains acting on his resolution to feast on a cheesy moon, or will WordGirl be able to stop him in time? Vocabulary Words: Massive, Resolution. ART IN THE PARK - Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Fortress of Attitude"  The kids use their skills at measuring length to climb a massive, booby-trapped statue of Hacker.G
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Telly The Tiebreaker"  Elmo, Zoe, Rosita and some friends are making a beautiful block house together but can't agree whether to put a square or circle on top. Alan helps them solve the problem by having them raise their hands for the one they like best. After counting up the votes, the square wins by one. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford On Parade/Follow The Leader"  Clifford on Parade - Emily and Charley are having a hard time deciding what kind of float to make for the annual Birdwell Parade. With a little help from Clifford, they learn the importance of compromise. Follow the Leader - Cleo has a hard time giving up her role as " leader" in a game of Follow The Leader, but soon learns that playing with friends is more fun when everyone cooperates and takes turns with one another. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top"  Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Telly The Tiebreaker"  Elmo, Zoe, Rosita and some friends are making a beautiful block house together but can't agree whether to put a square or circle on top. Alan helps them solve the problem by having them raise their hands for the one they like best. After counting up the votes, the square wins by one. D
3:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
3:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
4:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Shark's First Day of School/Shark's First Loose Tooth"  Shark's First Day of School - It's the first day of school for the youngest WordFriends, but Shark is afraid to go. With the help of his good buddy Duck, and some gentle encouragement from their teacher Cat, Shark's fear turns to confidence, and by day's end he's at the head of the class. Shark's First Loose Tooth - When Shark loses his first baby tooth at a sleepover party with Duck, he's got to get to sleep fast so the tooth fairy can come and leave him a present. D
4:30 pm 
Caillou  "Grown-Ups and Me"  Caillou meets a lot of new people today. He's invited to spend the day with Clementine's family and is nervous until he discovers her family is a lot like his. Caillou's first day at day care is scary until he meets his teacher Miss Martin, and makes two new friends, Leo and Clementine. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Misbegotten Moon, A Space Adventure"  To her dismay, Baby Bop sees a half-moon and thinks the moon is broken in half! Through comic events, she goes on a search to find the missing pieces. Barney takes her and the kids on a magical adventure to the moon where she meets the Man in the Moon who eases her concerns. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "If A Job's Worth Doing"  Thomas and the Garbage Train - Thomas volunteers to take the Duchess to tea. Diesel tells Thomas that his work with Whiff will make him too stinky to take the Duchess. As Whiff and Thomas puff along, Thomas uncouples from the Garbage train and Thomas takes 'sweeter smelling' tracks. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Termites Vs. Tongues"  When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Fortress of Attitude"  The kids use their skills at measuring length to climb a massive, booby-trapped statue of Hacker.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford On Parade/Follow The Leader"  Clifford on Parade - Emily and Charley are having a hard time deciding what kind of float to make for the annual Birdwell Parade. With a little help from Clifford, they learn the importance of compromise. Follow the Leader - Cleo has a hard time giving up her role as " leader" in a game of Follow The Leader, but soon learns that playing with friends is more fun when everyone cooperates and takes turns with one another. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top"  Francine's Big Top Trouble - Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there - how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top - George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D

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