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5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "The Empire Brass Quintet/Creative Ideas"  Mister Rogers visits the Empire Brass Quintet and notes that it's fun to hear all the instruments playing. If you listen carefully, you can hear each one, but they all make "one song." In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Neighbors get ready for the Bass Violin Festival. D
5:30 am 
Curious George  "Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up"  Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. D
6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Save It for Later/The Red Ballmoon/ Pocoyo - Elly's Shoes"  Chirp can't seem to protect her acorn collection from several ravenous squirrels and one thoughtless duck. Chirp has a perilous (but thrilling!) adventure when she meets up with a big, red balloon. Then, Elly gets a fancy new pair of dress up shoes. D
7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Windy Children's Day/Angelina And Ms. Mimi's Dance"  Angelina and the Windy Children's Day - It's the mouselings' annual Children's Day celebration! When things go awry, the mouselings are disappointed and ready to throw in the towel. All of a sudden, something wonderful happens and Children's Day ends up being a huge success after all! Angelina and Ms. Mimi's Dance - Ms. Mimi performs a special modern dance for the school. Angelina and her friends are very impressed! They can only dream of a day when dancing comes so easily. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Share Your Problem"  Roley and the Fox - The team is building a jungle themed mini golf course! As wild animal decorations arrive, Bob explains to Roley that wild animals live away from their friends. When a wild fox turns up, Roley is convinced that this wild animal must have lost his friends! Roley and the fox play a game. When the fox begins to act upset Roley takes him to see the decorations, thinking they'll comfort him. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Jumbo Hi Jinx/Princess Tia"  A) Franny lands in the African savannah, where she meets Solly and Molly, two elephants who can't get along. When Franny falls into a hole, the elephants realize they must stop competing with each other, and they learn what cooperation is all about. In Franny's Treasures, viewers match animals with the sounds they make. D
9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Don't Give Up"  Percy and the Calliope - Percy and Diesel are instructed to take a rusty old organ - the calliope - to be melted down. Percy is determined to save it from this terrible fate. He pitches himself into a race against time to make the organ play before Percy and Diesel reach the Smelter's Yard. D
9:30 am 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G
10:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Whitney George"  Guest: Whitney George, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, The Royce Funds. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with a "Great Investor" who specializes in small company stocks. The Royce Funds' Whitney George will discuss where he is finding value in some of the world's fastest growing companies. D
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Women: Obama or Romney?: As President Obama reminds women about his commitment in a new online graphic, Romney tells women the President's policies are hostile towards them. "Radical" Nuns?: The Vatican releases a letter scolding American nuns for themes of radical feminism. Nobel Peace Prize Winners 2011: Women's rights advocates and Nobel Peace Prize recipients reflect on their work and stress the need for women globally to speak up against inequality. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Diverse Arguments for God"  I like arguments about God, whether based on science, philosophy or personal experience. I like to push and to be pushed, explore the possible existence of a Creator. I must also consider defeaters of God. D
12:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Dart Details, Ellen Switzer"  Learn how to draft a pencil skirt pattern with quick-and-easy ruffled roses. D
1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "By The Big Lake"  Marianne and Mary share how to take inspiration directly from an antique quilt. They will also demonstrate making 2" and 4" half square triangles with a special ruler. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Homes for a Home Show"  Dean and Miriam document the construction of two new homes, built inside a home and garden show. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Table Saw Jigs & Accessories"  Make perfect crosscuts and get tight-fitting tenons with your table saw. The editors of Woodsmith magazine show you how to build a couple of easy-to-build table saw jigs that guarantee perfect results every time.G
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 5 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets with landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans to see her plan for the rambling site. The first order of business is reclaiming a good percentage of the backyard from invasive vines and brambles that have been encroaching on the lawn for years. Landscape contractor Roger Cook and his crew make quick work of it, using a skid steer loader with a brush hog attachment. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an insulation contractor to show the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts. 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 repoint a fieldstone foundation. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Locavore Gardens and Landscapes"  One of the most important trends of food and environmental security today is to eat local, eat seasonal and grow your own in an earth-friendly way. And while some people want to grow their own food on the land they have, they don't know how. Others know how but don't have the land to do it. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on Moyers & Company. His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   William is hired by a gang of bikers to give one of their members a massive send off. They want to do a final bike ride with the deceased's body attached to his bike, wearing his leathers and helmet.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bald Eagle Recovery, Cyclocross, Jim Anderson"  Cameras capture video of eagles in the largest wintering grounds for the birds in the 48 contiguous states. The episode also provides an update on the bird's removal from the Endangered Species List and includes a climb up into an eagle nest.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Sanjay Gupta, Margaret Cho and Martha Stewart"  All children of first- or second-generation immigrants, the three subjects share the peculiar burdens of their heritage. The episode heads to India, Korea and Poland to catch a glimpse of three distinct yet oddly overlapping experiences of families leaving their homes and becoming Americans. Part 8 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - A Scandal In Belgravia"  Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) are plunged into a case of blackmail involving crafty dominatrix Irene Adler, whose motto is "know when you are beaten." It seems she has incriminating photos of a session with a member of the British royal family. She and Sherlock feel an attraction even as they strive to thwart each other's goal.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Setting Out Your Stall"  The UCOS team reinvestigates a sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular trader, found dead near her stall at Cook Street Market, to a series of recent drug rapes in East London. The team members look into her private life and past for clues while trying to stay out of the way of the other investigation.G
11:30 pm 
Official Best of Fest  "Cheating"  Two award-winning short films illustrate lessons about cheating. From Ireland Rear View features a taxi driver who is presented with a dilemma. From the United States comes Fool Me Once, a film about a game of deception and greed.G
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Humpty Dumpty"  Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement.G
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges"  The multiple award-winning Lambert performs her greatest hits, followed by actor Bridges in his music television debut.G
6:00 am 
America Revealed  "Made in the U.S.A."  America remains the number one manufacturing nation in the world, and Yul Kwon meets the men and women who create the world's best and most iconic products. He also explores the notion of nuts and bolts evolving into the ideas and information underlying a new economy. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 am 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Silver Falls State Park, Sharp-tailed Grouse, House Spiders"  SHARP-TAILED GROUSE - Once extinct in Oregon, the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse is making a comeback in Wallowa county. HOUSE SPIDERS - We enter the lair of the spider to learn alot more about the fierce predators that invade our homes. SILVER FALLS STATE PARK - Take a leisurely seven mile hike and see oneof the greatest collections of waterfalls in Oregon. D
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Fort Collins - Kansas City"  In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press. D
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Emperors of Antarctica"  The camera follows the Emperor penguin's breeding cycle in the hostile environment of Antarctica where the males take over the grueling, four-month vigil of egg-warming through the winter darkness.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories"  Trekker Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. Then chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this month's "HELP WANTED" edition, Need to Know explores "The View From Main Street" - how one small town in Washington state is coping with the economic crisis; An interview with Joshua Foust, a Fellow at the American Security Project, a columnist for The Atlantic, and a contributor to the Need to Know website, about the state of the war in Afghanistan and current U.S. exit strategy; From Need to Know's "American Voices" series, Dan Savage, a nationally syndicated sex advice columnist and co-creator of the "It Gets Better" project, a social media movement which helps prevent suicide among LGBT youth, looks at the effects on the military since "Don't Ask Don't Tell" was repealed. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Movin' On Out"  Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pacific Crest Trail/Bug Chicks"  A father-daughter team hikes the more than 2,600 miles of Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada in a single summer. Then two entomologists want people to think differently about bugs.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G
5:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
7:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector's home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta. Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword, originally belonging to the guest's great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Circo"  Set within a century-old, family-run rural traveling circus, this film delivers an indelible portrait of a Mexican family struggling to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict that threatens this once-vibrant family tradition.G
11:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
5:00 am 
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
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
6:30 am 
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
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an insulation contractor to show the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts. 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 repoint a fieldstone foundation. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Victory Junction"  With a lot of help from her friends, Vicki creates a much needed lounge space for the bighearted counselors of Victory Junction, a camp for children with extremely debilitating diseases. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "The Great Cover Up"  Fons and Porter share their techniques for making a quilt as you go quilt and dressing up the seams with giant rickrack. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Seasonal Secrets"  Learn how to paint fall pumpkins, Christmas poinsettias and other seasonal projects to welcome your guests. Then learn how to create a clutch purse to accessorize your holiday outfits. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Show Stoppers"  Bridget Lancaster updates a lost recipe and shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Monkey Bread. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews toasters, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of decaf coffee. Finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making a Dutch Baby at home. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
11:00 am 
Ethics In America  "Politics, Privacy, and the Press"  What conduct on the part of a public official is relevant to "the public's right to know?" Panelists from both sides, including Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, Peter Jennings, Mike Wallace, and Geraldine Ferraro, debate this issue.G
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Is This Going to Count?"  Assessment does not compete for valuable teaching time; it is teaching time. This workshop shows how embedding assessment into everyday curriculum turns performance tasks into learning activities. Well-designed assessment allows teachers to shape subsequent instruction according to what their students have and have not understood. D
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Listening to Families"  Ways to help families deal with everyday problems and life crises. D
2:00 pm 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G
3:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 5. Student Diversity"  The varied viewpoints necessary for valuable class discussions are celebrated in this program. The group talks about the diversity of their students and how their interactions with literature are shaped in part by their life experiences, unique thoughts, and previous reading experiences. They examine the worth of using the lens of multiple perspectives to examine a work of literature, and offer suggestions for ways to encourage each student to contribute to the ongoing classroom conversation. D
4:00 pm 
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
5:00 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
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D
6:30 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
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an insulation contractor to show the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts. 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 repoint a fieldstone foundation. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Victory Junction"  With a lot of help from her friends, Vicki creates a much needed lounge space for the bighearted counselors of Victory Junction, a camp for children with extremely debilitating diseases. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
9:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "The Great Cover Up"  Fons and Porter share their techniques for making a quilt as you go quilt and dressing up the seams with giant rickrack. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Seasonal Secrets"  Learn how to paint fall pumpkins, Christmas poinsettias and other seasonal projects to welcome your guests. Then learn how to create a clutch purse to accessorize your holiday outfits. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Show Stoppers"  Bridget Lancaster updates a lost recipe and shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Monkey Bread. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews toasters, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of decaf coffee. Finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making a Dutch Baby at home. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Francisco and Napa: Soupy In San Francisco"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Gore Vidal: The Best Man"  In a classic Theater Talk encore, writer Gore Vidal talks about The Best Man, his timeless political drama, currently being revived on Broadway. The play speaks as relevantly about politics today as it did when it was first produced in 1960. Vidal also discusses his close acquaintance with other political figures ranging from J.F. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  Are there "general principles" that encompass all sciences, that explain even beyond the sciences? What would that mean about our world and about us?. D
5:11 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
5:30 am 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
7:00 am 
POV  "Salt"  Photographer Murray Fredericks collaborates with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus to make this film an extension of Fredericks' work on the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. The film interweaves Fredericks' photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. A selection of shorts follows.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
8:30 am 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G
9:00 am 
Rosenblatt: The Final Inning   For over half a century, college baseball teams from across the country have dreamt of finishing their season at Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium. No other city has become as synonymous with a championship event. In 2010, The College World Series took its last "at bat" in Omaha's Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium. D
10:00 am 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
11:11 am 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
11:30 am 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
1:00 pm 
POV  "Salt"  Photographer Murray Fredericks collaborates with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus to make this film an extension of Fredericks' work on the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. The film interweaves Fredericks' photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. A selection of shorts follows.G
2:00 pm 
Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete   Chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency.G
3:00 pm 
Jesse Owens: American Experience   Track star Jesse Owens comes into the stadium angry at the racial slurs and insults hurled at him and his Negro teammates at the 1936 Olympics by Hitler and other German leaders. The anger helps spur his performance to four Olympic gold medals, and two world records. This profile follows Owens from his school years through the Olympics and his return home to anonymity and racial segregation in the United States.G
4:00 pm 
Hockey: More Than A Game   HOCKEY: MORE THAN A GAME celebrates the spirit, traditions and compelling stories behind one of the fastest and most challenging sports in the world. This entertaining documentary profiles significant events in hockey's 200-year history, including its much-disputed origins, the first slap shot, the Stanley Cup and its patron namesake, the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the former Soviet Union, Canada's dramatic overtime win in the 2010 Olympics and more. Notable authors, historians and NHL players, owners and coaches each share their perspectives. D
5:00 pm 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
6:11 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
6:30 pm 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G
8:30 pm 
Undamming The Elwha   The KCTS9/EarthFix documentary tells the story of the Elhwa River, once dammed, now set free, following the determination that two 100-year-old dams were failing. The film includes historical photos and footage as well as interviews with those involved in the construction, operation and removal of the lower dam, the largest dam ever to be removed in the United States. Some of the footage used in the film is supplied by IdahoPTV and EarthFix Idaho reporter Aaron Kunz.G
9:00 pm 
The Apple Pushers   The Apple Pushers, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). These pushcart vendors, who have immigrated here from all parts of the world for different reasons, and who all have sacrificed so much to come to this country (a near fatal crossing of the Mexican border, as an example) are now part of a new experiment in New York to help solve the food crisis and skyrocketing obesity rates in the inner city. D
10:11 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D
10:19 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D
10:30 pm 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Peace Versus Justice"  When the International Criminal Court was established, it was championed by human-rights crusaders as a long-overdue end to impunity. But what if the victims of heinous crimes don't want the court's version of justice? PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE takes a critical look at the problems of applying Western conceptions of justice to other countries and continents. D

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