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2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Oregon Coast Aquarium, Crater Lake in Winter, Silverspot Butterfly"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G
5:00 pm 
Flagler's Train: The Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad   Nearly thirty years after the last spike was driven in the transcontinental railway at Promontory Summit, Utah in 1869, the vast Florida wilderness was America's last frontier. But Standard Oil millionaire Henry Morrison Flagler had a vision for the lush, subtropical territory, one that he believed would bring untold commerce, people and riches to the as yet untamed land. It involved a railroad network, built through his iron will, vast riches and sheer determination that though short-lived, had far-reaching effects that are still felt today, 100 years after the first train pulled into Key West. D
6:00 pm 
Marion's Triumph: Surviving History's Nightmare   In 1938 the Blumenthal family attempted to escape Nazi Germany but became trapped in Holland when their passenger ship was bombed. Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan now talks of her six years in various refugee, transit and prison camps. She travels to schools, organizations, synagogues and churches worldwide to share her message of love, respect and tolerance. The documentary is based on Lazan's book Four Perfect Pebbles.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives   A Missouri woman, while writing a book about her late brother who was killed in Vietnam, became friends with one of her brother's battalion-mates. The man said he had a diary found on the chest of a dead North Vietnamese after a battle and would like it retuned to the soldier's family. The woman contacted HISTORY DETECTIVES and Wes Cowan with a research team worked for months on the puzzle. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta also became involved.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Salt Lake City, UT - Part 3"  Precious objects include a set of clubs once owned by Utah golf legend George "Gix" Von Elm, who also designed courses in eastern Idaho. Two Utah documents that date to 1857 are valued up to $15,000. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Flagler's Train: The Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad   Nearly thirty years after the last spike was driven in the transcontinental railway at Promontory Summit, Utah in 1869, the vast Florida wilderness was America's last frontier. But Standard Oil millionaire Henry Morrison Flagler had a vision for the lush, subtropical territory, one that he believed would bring untold commerce, people and riches to the as yet untamed land. It involved a railroad network, built through his iron will, vast riches and sheer determination that though short-lived, had far-reaching effects that are still felt today, 100 years after the first train pulled into Key West. D
10:00 pm 
Marion's Triumph: Surviving History's Nightmare   In 1938 the Blumenthal family attempted to escape Nazi Germany but became trapped in Holland when their passenger ship was bombed. Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan now talks of her six years in various refugee, transit and prison camps. She travels to schools, organizations, synagogues and churches worldwide to share her message of love, respect and tolerance. The documentary is based on Lazan's book Four Perfect Pebbles.G
11:00 pm 
History Detectives   A Missouri woman, while writing a book about her late brother who was killed in Vietnam, became friends with one of her brother's battalion-mates. The man said he had a diary found on the chest of a dead North Vietnamese after a battle and would like it retuned to the soldier's family. The woman contacted HISTORY DETECTIVES and Wes Cowan with a research team worked for months on the puzzle. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta also became involved.G
2:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Preserving A Place for the Arts"  When faced with budget cuts, the staff of a rural middle school finds innovative ways to keep the arts a viable part of the curriculum. D
3:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Primes"  The properties and patterns of prime numbers. D
3:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Combinatorics Counts"  Counting is an act of organization, a listing of a collection of things in an orderly fashion. Sometimes it's easy; for instance counting people in a room. But listing all the possible seating arrangements of those people around a circular table is more challenging. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Peru"  Our first stop this season is Peru, a country in western South America, bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile; home to the Incan Empire. Folk art in Peru is not just a way to show the culture but a way of life and livelihood for many people. Our crafts include traditional crafts and animals. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "15-Minute Fajitas"  Are you really hungry right this minute? Well today we're showing you how to make "really fast fajitas". Yes, it's true, 15 minutes is all it takes. Top them off with fresh, homemade guacamole and you're in for a real lip smacking treat. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweets for My Sweet"  Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
6:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Can You Sell It?"  Small winemakers, like the ones the winner will become, wear many hats. And one of the most important hats is sales person. The contestants must work as three teams of three at a popular wine tasting bar during one of the busiest weekends in wine country. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve"  General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol"  Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. Rick tastes the smooth sherry and marvels at prancing stallions as he finds the passion in Andalucian culture. He finishes his visit with fun in the Spanish sun on the coast.G
8:00 pm 
Grand View  "Great Basin National Park"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweets for My Sweet"  Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Rise and Shine Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball discusses the science behind scrambled eggs with science expert Guy Crosby. Then, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Scrambled Eggs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the best toaster ovens in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. Famed New Orleans chef John Besh, the winner of the 2004 competition and the 2006 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef of the Southeast, hosted the event. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Cooking with Cane Berries"  The Pences gather a sampling of Oregon's abundant crop, which go into blackberry pie with pecan crumble and raspberry almond cakes.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol"  Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. Rick tastes the smooth sherry and marvels at prancing stallions as he finds the passion in Andalucian culture. He finishes his visit with fun in the Spanish sun on the coast.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Christopher Bram On Eminent Outlaws"  Our guest is writer Christopher Bram, author of Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America, his rich and sweeping chronicle of gay authors, dramatists, and poets in post-WWII America and how they influenced the course of literary history. He discusses the lives of major male homosexual writers including: Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Allen Ginsberg and others -- men whose work helped change the informed straight world's perception of their sexuality from fear and contempt to acceptance, and now, in many cases, adulation. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why The Cosmos?"  The search for meaning and purpose is humanity's never-ending quest. It is said that "How Questions" belong to the realm of science, but "Why Questions" do not. Yet startling scientific discoveries offer radical powers of explanation. D
2:30 pm 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
3:00 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Social Climate   Amid fevered debate about the legalization of Gay Marriage; the existence of a "post-racial" American society; and the future of the Death Penalty; this program will seek to frame the election through the prism of changing societal attitudes. Field-reported from Iowa, where gay marriage was legalized in April 2009, the program will examine the impact of President Obama's shift on the issue on voting patterns in an important battleground state. In a state where the death penalty is no longer on-the-books, are Crime and Punishment important battleground issues? And in a predominantly "white" state, how are America's massive demographic changes (more Latinos now being born daily than whites) playing out on the hustings?. D
3:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Latino Vote   With Field-reporting from Colorado the program will examine the national debate on immigration through the Colorado experience. Colorado's Latino population is the 8th-largest in the nation, with nearly half a million eligible Latino voters. We'll examine the complexities inherent in "The Latino Vote", and reveal its multi-faceted nature. D
4:00 pm 
POV  "The Light In Her Eyes"  Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago where female students studied Islam resulting in a cultural shift with women claiming space within the mosque. This portrait, filmed just before the uprising in Syria, shows a leader who challenges women in her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their dreams.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Passionate Politics"  Passionate Politics is a new one-hour documentary that brings Charlotte's story to life, from idealistic young civil rights activist to lesbian separatist to internationally-recognized leader of a campaign to put women's rights, front and center, on the global human rights agenda. Every step of the way, this is also the story of modern feminist activism, from its' roots in the 1960's struggles for social justice to its? outward-branching connections with campaigns against gender-based violence in other nations, from the 1980's through the present day. A Joyce Warshow Film. D
6:19 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
6:30 pm 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Boy Mir"  What of the generation of Afghans who have grown up since 9/11 and the resulting war in their country? From the director of the international hit The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan, this film tracks the irrepressible and lovable Mir from a na?ve 8-year-old to a fully grown adult. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Passionate Politics"  Passionate Politics is a new one-hour documentary that brings Charlotte's story to life, from idealistic young civil rights activist to lesbian separatist to internationally-recognized leader of a campaign to put women's rights, front and center, on the global human rights agenda. Every step of the way, this is also the story of modern feminist activism, from its' roots in the 1960's struggles for social justice to its? outward-branching connections with campaigns against gender-based violence in other nations, from the 1980's through the present day. A Joyce Warshow Film. D
10:19 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
10:30 pm 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Boy Mir"  What of the generation of Afghans who have grown up since 9/11 and the resulting war in their country? From the director of the international hit The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan, this film tracks the irrepressible and lovable Mir from a na?ve 8-year-old to a fully grown adult. D
3:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
3:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D
4:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
4:30 pm 
Caillou  "All in a Day"  Caillou does a lot in a day, and today he wants to dress himself, only his Mommy is doing the laundry and he doesn't have any clean clothes, so Daddy and Caillou decide to play a dressing game with Daddy's old clothes. While preparing a picnic lunch with Mom, Caillou tests a bit too much of everything. He has no room left to eat the special sandwich Clementine made for him. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Caboose and Bj The Great"  The Magic Caboose: Melanie is sad because she misses her friend who is visiting relatives in India. Barney shows his friends that it's fun to go to new places and see new things by taking them on an imaginary journey on the Magic Caboose! Educational theme: An introduction to different countries. BJ the Great: BJ wants to be a great magician, but he doesn't want to spend any time practicing. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "George-O-Matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder"  George-O-Matic - George is entranced by the museum's newest addition: a vending machine full of levers, wheels, springs, and healthy snacks! So when George is put in charge of making the dessert for an important dinner party, he can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine - the George-O-Matic. One tiny design flaw: George asks Gnocci the cat to motor the machine, causing it to go into overdrive. Curious George, Sheep Herder - George buys a cool new scarf at the Country Fair, but with one tug on a loose strand of wool, the entire scarf unravels! While searching for sheep that will give him some wool for another scarf, George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure through the country. 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  "Tip It Or Dip It"  Marcus and Manny are this week's contestants on a game show called "Tip It or Dip It." Show host Rob Robson, played by comedian Sherrod Small, introduces this week's surprise guest host and it's Francine! Will Manny's cheating prevent Marcus from winning?. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Captain Tangent/Chuck and Brent Ride Again"  Captain Tangent - When Becky and her family go out to dinner at Blackbeard's Buffet, they encounter a new villain, Captain Tangent - a teenage pirate with a magnetic hook and talking parrot. It's up to WordGirl to stop him from stealing her mom's trophy and all the coins (a.k. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Clock Like An Egyptian"  The kids must measure the passage of time and find Dr. Marbles in a pyramid guarded by a Mummy.G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Socket to Me"  Sam and Sammy work on helping Ruff decrease his electricity consumption while Harsha and Noel get singing lessons and have to perform.LIVE!. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day"  "The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Cents-Less/Buster The Lounge Lizard"  Cents-Less - Mr. Ratburn decides it's time for his class to learn a little about money.or, rather, the lack of it. For the entire weekend, no one in the class can spend a cent. 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  "George-O-Matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder"  George-O-Matic - George is entranced by the museum's newest addition: a vending machine full of levers, wheels, springs, and healthy snacks! So when George is put in charge of making the dessert for an important dinner party, he can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine - the George-O-Matic. One tiny design flaw: George asks Gnocci the cat to motor the machine, causing it to go into overdrive. Curious George, Sheep Herder - George buys a cool new scarf at the Country Fair, but with one tug on a loose strand of wool, the entire scarf unravels! While searching for sheep that will give him some wool for another scarf, George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure through the country. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flight of the Penguin/Let's Go Fly A Kite"  Flight of the Penguin - Sally and Nick are pretending to fly in their backyard. Oh wouldn't it be great if they really could? The Cat in the Hat brings them to meet his good friend Percy the penguin. After a fun race with a penguin and a bird, the kids learn that not all birds fly, but that doesn't mean they aren't fast! Let's Go Fly a Kite - Sally, Nick and the Cat are trying to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. D

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