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December 7, 2012
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1:00 am 
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
1:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G
2:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "Force Against Force"  Magnets stick to other magnets and to metal objects made of iron or steel. How much force is required to break the attraction between two magnets? In this workshop, fourth-grade students explore ways to balance the force of magnetism against the force of gravity. A magnet placed in a cup on one side of a pan-balance is stuck to a stationary magnet beneath the cup. When enough washers are placed on the opposite side of the balance, the magnets will separate. Graphical analysis shows some unexpected results.G
3:00 am 
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 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  Chronicles the development of life on Earth.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Firm"  This program looks at the economic factors behind Coke's secret formula change, Studebaker's demise, and The Asbury Park Press. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Job Hunting/A Bad Day"  At school, Rebecca learns that her work-study program has been canceled so she goes on a job search - and meets some interesting prospects.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Blaster 1"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Birdy Makes Three/Home Is Where The Fun Is"  And Birdy Makes Three - When Emily finds a baby bird, she decides to take care of it until it learns to fly. Clifford learns that even when she's busy with other things Emily never stops loving him. Home Is Where the Fun Is - First, Emily feels jealous that Jetta gets to go and see the amazing Titanic Tower in the exciting big city. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur Unravels/All The Rage"  Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon"  We Otter Be Friends - After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. But the otter is a faster swimmer, a quicker runner, and a better hider than George. Can George out-otter the otter and get the keys back? Sir George and the Dragon - George is starring in his first play. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Cinderella"  Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is!G
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers"  Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Hello, Doggie!"  When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!. D
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Just for Laughs"  Caillou's clowning around today and having a wonderful time. Seeing Bravo the magician at a friend's birthday party inspires Caillou to become Caillou the Great and put on a magic show of his own. He plays the clown for a wary Rosie, who's afraid of clowns until Caillou shows her they're just people wearing silly costumes. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bop 'til You Drop and the Sleepless Sleepover"  Bop 'til You Drop: The park is especially full of kids today, but all of them are busy playing. Baby Bop can't find anyone to play what she wants to play. When the others notice she is sad, they tell her they will play whatever she suggests. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Safe and Sound"  Henry's Health & Safety - Victor explains the meaning of Health and Safety to Henry while he is visiting the Steam Works. Henry is so concerned about safety on Sodor that he keeps changing things that are already safe. He takes Rocky to move telegraph poles from the tracks which are safely there to be collected by Percy. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon"  We Otter Be Friends - After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. But the otter is a faster swimmer, a quicker runner, and a better hider than George. Can George out-otter the otter and get the keys back? Sir George and the Dragon - George is starring in his first play. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wishful Thinking/Lady Redundant Woman Gets The Blues"  Wishful Thinking - Seymour Orlando Smooth is hoodwinking the audience members of his new show "Wishful Thinking." When he tricks Violet and TJ into giving him their money, Becky has had enough. She teams up with TJ to bring Smooth down and save the whole city from being tricked. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "On The Line"  When Digit heads off alone to dispose of the powerful Network Interface Card (NIC), calamity strikes. A sinister cyvulture steals the NIC right out from under Digit's beak and gives it to Hacker! At a secret location on the Northern Frontier, Hacker uses the NIC to power up his dastardly Transformatron and transforms himself so he can slip into Control Central and replace Motherboard. To find the Transformatron and reverse its power, the CyberSquad must discover how an object can be pinpointed using two straight lines - before Hacker takes over Cyberspace forever!. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? It's.... Ruffmanman!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has learned that a mysterious villain, Gamma Ray Person, is trying to harness the electromagnetic spectrum for evil. He forces Ruff into a mask and tights to become television's newest superhero. Ruffman Man! Will Ruff and his SuperFETCHers be able to stop Gamma Ray Person from destroying the world? And will Ruff be able to keep his tights from falling down?. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know examines how the Texas legislature has slashed funding to reproductive planning programs because conservative lawmakers believe they encourage abortions. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Pam Belluck, a health and science writer for The New York Times, who looks at what's happening to these programs in other states. D
8:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Bob Kustra"  Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Bob Kustra, the president of Boise State University, about his past decade as head of that institution, his vision for the school, and trends in higher education across the country.G
8:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   Reggie becomes the boss at Groomtech and, armed with the freedom to do as he wishes, decides to have some fun by introducing a new kind of product to the company. Meanwhile, his neglected wife Nicola enjoys the attentions of her new neighbor.G
9:00 pm 
Jazz Icons   This special highlights performances culled from the critically acclaimed series of the same name of classic concerts and studio sessions that took place in Europe between 1957 and 1978. The performances showcased here feature jazz legends who include Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton, Wes Montgomery, Anita O'Day, Rhassan Roland Kirk, Buddy Rich and Thelonious Monk.G
10:00 pm 
Les Paul: Live In New York City   In 2005 at the Iridium Jazz Club, a raucous and unadorned Les Paul works the nocturnal chaos in the subterranean joint like the vaudevillian the late guitarist was at heart. Paul, with his trio, is joined by Steve Miller, Keith Richards, Jose Feliciano, Dave Grisman, Sonya Hensley and others in a series of duets.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 am 
Anuna: Christmas Memories   The internationally renowned Celtic Irish choral group Anuna - the original vocal group in Riverdance - bridges the gap between classical and popular music with its pure, haunting, emotional, mystical and unusual sound. The singers, musicians and dancers of Anuna perform popular and lesser-known Christmas music and reminisce about their most cherished holiday memories.G
2:00 am 
The Thin Blue Line  "Road Rage"  Patricia joins an environmentalist group, the Dongers, who are protesting against a bypass. Soon the rest of the Gasforth police are called in. D
2:30 am 
My Family  "A Very Brief Encounter"  Susan's old university friend Margot comes to Susan and Ben for support while she is going through a divorce. Ben agrees to help Margot make her estranged husband jealous, which somehow leads to Ben and Susan hiding in a closet.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Richard Russo"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist talks with host Marcia Franklin.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Is That Skunk?"  The familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods with its infamous weapon reveals itself to intrepid researchers and cameramen. They track skunks across America, to uncover how the animals hunt, forage, mate and raise families.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick finds Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, to be a baroque jewel of a town. The town is also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to a boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Medieval Europe"  The medieval world is one of the big draws of European Travel. Moody ruins, "tippy" towers, cobbled streets, sparkling mosaics, monasteries, castles, and cathedrals form the core of many a tourist'sdreams. In this episode we revisit some favorite spots and toss in a few new sights as we make a little sense out of a fascinating 1000 years-from the fall of Rome to the dawn of the Renaissance. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2"  Interstate highways allow for quick trips, but they also provide a gateway to some of the most amazing places you'll ever visit. Host David Yetman travels by foot, car, bike, and motorcycle to examine the caves of Kartchner Caverns State Park, the historic sites of Tombstone, the Sandhill Cranes of Sulphur Springs Valley and the "Wonderland of Rocks" in the Chiricahua Moutains. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Baked Potato Bar"  Whether you serve them up mashed, stir them into casseroles and soups, or simply chop them up to make French fries, potatoes are absolutely delicious. You may know potatoes as just a side dish or accompaniment to a meal, but today we're going to serve these potatoes as the main dish? We're making them the center attraction! We're creating a Baked Potato Bar. When these are hot out of the oven, we'll serve them up with a variety of fresh toppings that will create a perfect meal. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "NYC Rooftop Gardens (New York, NY)"  Sitting high above rush hour traffic, is a full production, organic farm - growing food in only 8-12 inches of soil spread across the rooftop of a New York City building. We visit this incredible 1-acre farm and learn how they are creating a whole new model for locally grown urban food that can be duplicated anywhere in the world. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Fiddler Crabs, Disappearing Chincoteague, California Desert, Hurricane Sleuth"  Between their digging and mating rituals, people find fiddler crabs amusing. But these little crustaceans have a big impact on their environment and scientists are still trying to understand just where these animals fit into the coastal ecosystem.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Hearty Autumn Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Smothered Pork Chops. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of breakfast sausage. Next, Chris answers questions from viewers. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Fairplex"  Visit a southern California railway historical society, one of the oldest garden railroads in the country; enter the magic world of the Sunset Valley Oregon Railroad; visit a toy and train museum in Vermont's scenic Quechee Gorge Village; and ride through New York's Finger Lakes region. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Corklickers; Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder; Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers"  Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time. Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Miss Muffet"  Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Quillber's Birthday Present"  It's Aviva's birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset on the Mangroves"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting a vibrant sunset and background imagery.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the Les Brown big band hit "Sentimental Journey" and the signature lick to Elton John's "Crocodile Rock." Featured guests include David Tolley, Dave Powers and Lori Mechem. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Is That Skunk?"  The familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods with its infamous weapon reveals itself to intrepid researchers and cameramen. They track skunks across America, to uncover how the animals hunt, forage, mate and raise families.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 1"  This episode tells the story of sustainable harpoon fishing of swordfish that focuses on a group of fishermen in Nova Scotia. Part 1 of 2G
8:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Swordfish!, Part 2"  Host Carl Safina goes out to the swordfish grounds with Larry, skipper of the Four Ladies and his crew Hoss and Shawn. The swordfish off the Eastern Seaboard are the only big fish in the world that are more abundant now than 20 years ago. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Echoes of a Bitter Crossing: Lewis & Clark In Idaho   The two months the Lewis and Clark expediiton spent in Idaho on the way to the Pacific Ocean are the focus of this IdahoPTV production. National experts gather on the trail to discuss the expedition and locate sites the explorers visited. A reenactment on the Bitterroot part of the trail and a dugout canoe trip on the Clearwater River recall historic atmosphere.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Is That Skunk?"  The familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods with its infamous weapon reveals itself to intrepid researchers and cameramen. They track skunks across America, to uncover how the animals hunt, forage, mate and raise families.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
1:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "The Lure of Magnetism"  What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? In this workshop, fourth-grade students build an electromagnet by winding a wire around a rivet and attaching the ends to battery terminals. The students first predict how many washers they can pick up with the help of their electromagnet and then perform the experiment to test their predictions. After the number of washers is recorded and the results are discussed, the students engage in a group discussion about practical uses for electromagnets.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Progressive Era"  Causes and varieties of progressive reform efforts in late 19th and early 20th centuries. Settlement house movement. Women seeking professional status and the vote. Efforts to combat government corruption. African Americans and reform; the Temperance crusade and prohibition; immigration concerns. Socialist efforts; the Industrial Workers of the World. Attempts to regulate big business.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Warrior to Priest - Presidents of the Early 1900s"  Theodore Roosevelt, the "accidental" president, in perspective. His relationship with the press, big business and reform efforts, conservation, his own political party. Contrast of Taft's style and tenure in office. Progressive Roosevelt challenges both Taft and Wilson in 1912. Wilson solidifies presidential power, walks path between Progressive and Democratic ideals. Foreign policy highlights of the three administrations.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychopathology"  Reviews what is known about the major types of mental illness - schizophrenia, anxiety, phobias and affective disorders - and the biological and social factors that influence them.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychotherapy"  Compares the relationships among theory, research, and practice, and how historical, cultural, and social forces have influenced the treatment of psychological disorders.G
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Drum Sticks"  Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Secrets to Success"  The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Seed Saving; More Important and Challenging than Ever"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids, habitat destruction and carless stewardship, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost for ever. Now, with the threat of cross-pollination from genetically modified plants, preserving true, untainted organic seeds is not only important, it's vital to ensuring the ongoing supply of non-altered plants and a critical link to preserving our past. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seed stock. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking School for Everyone/La Scuola Di Cucina Per Tutti"  Mary Ann meets a group of eager students who want to learn the art of making pasta from scratch. She shows them how to make the playful-looking Farfalle (Butterflies) and off they go to do it themselves. Then it's on to a Sicilian cookie treat; Cuccidati, a tart, citrusy delight with a lemony frosting. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Fire Up The Grill"  It's time to get the grill fired up as P. Allen Smith brings the garden to the barbeque. In this episode of Garden to Table, Allen heads to Oklahoma where they are grilling veggies and whipping up a Mint Raspberry Iced Tea recipe that is a must try for your next gathering. Then learn how to create an elegant outdoor tablescape using gourds. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hot Stuff"  Kevin and Norm find the painters spraying the house a sunny yellow, while Tom trims out the windows with a custom detail specified by the architect. Custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace go in, and homeowner Sally Peterson explores what commercial-grade cooking appliances can do for her kitchen. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Kitchen Projects"  Band Sawn kitchen utensils (Custom Cutlery) and cutting boards just open up beautiful ways to add accents to the ultimate kitchen. A tiger maple spice box is built for the wall. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Restoration"  In this episode, Allen explores restoration. We visit with an expert who is restoring an antique chest for the Garden Home Retreat as he demonstrates the proper way to work with antiques. Allen also shows us the newly constructed octagon buildings in the garden that were made with recycled materials and we take a trip to Mt. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Growing Food - The Heirloom Way"  Michele visits with the family behind Eldorado Heirloom Seeds at their homestead in Kansas. They talk about the benefits of heirloom gardening, seeds, soil, and simple living. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fast and Fleecy Accessories, Part 1"  Use soft knit fleece to create fashionable accessories in a flash! Start with yardage of fleece or other "fleecy" fabrics and learn how to create quick projects-perfect for gift giving. Scarves, wraps, and even capes can easily be sewn or serged with a little sewing know how from Nancy. D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "The Rain Out, Part 4"  Jerry adds the final details to this nostalgic painting. Layers of highlights will be added to create three-dimensional form to the little boy. D
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "The Battle of New Orleans"  Although the American colonies declared themselves independent of Great Britain in 1776, true liberty was not achieved until 1783. But war raged again and Great Britain hoped to capture the mouth of the Mississippi River. Aly Baltrus visits with us about the Battle of New Orleans, and the victory that changed the course of American history. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Just for Kids"  Projects featured are for kids or kids at heart. The first cake is a wacky face design. It's a creative use of candy and a shaped pan. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "A Box of Memories/The Missing Car"  In the first segment, Rebecca and Kevin find a key to a safe deposit box containing family treasures and substantial amounts in savings and insurance which will reduce their financial worriesG
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G
1:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "The Lure of Magnetism"  What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? In this workshop, fourth-grade students build an electromagnet by winding a wire around a rivet and attaching the ends to battery terminals. The students first predict how many washers they can pick up with the help of their electromagnet and then perform the experiment to test their predictions. After the number of washers is recorded and the results are discussed, the students engage in a group discussion about practical uses for electromagnets.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "The Progressive Era"  Causes and varieties of progressive reform efforts in late 19th and early 20th centuries. Settlement house movement. Women seeking professional status and the vote. Efforts to combat government corruption. African Americans and reform; the Temperance crusade and prohibition; immigration concerns. Socialist efforts; the Industrial Workers of the World. Attempts to regulate big business.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Warrior to Priest - Presidents of the Early 1900s"  Theodore Roosevelt, the "accidental" president, in perspective. His relationship with the press, big business and reform efforts, conservation, his own political party. Contrast of Taft's style and tenure in office. Progressive Roosevelt challenges both Taft and Wilson in 1912. Wilson solidifies presidential power, walks path between Progressive and Democratic ideals. Foreign policy highlights of the three administrations.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychopathology"  Reviews what is known about the major types of mental illness - schizophrenia, anxiety, phobias and affective disorders - and the biological and social factors that influence them.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Psychotherapy"  Compares the relationships among theory, research, and practice, and how historical, cultural, and social forces have influenced the treatment of psychological disorders.G
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Drum Sticks"  Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Secrets to Success"  The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "On The Line"  When Digit heads off alone to dispose of the powerful Network Interface Card (NIC), calamity strikes. A sinister cyvulture steals the NIC right out from under Digit's beak and gives it to Hacker! At a secret location on the Northern Frontier, Hacker uses the NIC to power up his dastardly Transformatron and transforms himself so he can slip into Control Central and replace Motherboard. To find the Transformatron and reverse its power, the CyberSquad must discover how an object can be pinpointed using two straight lines - before Hacker takes over Cyberspace forever!. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. Join Lidia and Grandma in the kitchen as she makes Baked Stuffed Shells, Penne with Artichokes, and Bacon Orecchiette with Andy Boy's Broccoli Rabe. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Waterford"  NULL
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel"  Travel with Pati to the state of Puebla to see why it isn't just the site of the legendary Cinco de Mayo battle - it's also home to some of Mexico's most luscious, delectable culinary treats. Creamy Poblano Soup; Chicken Tinga; Glazed Santa Clara Cookies. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hot Stuff"  Kevin and Norm find the painters spraying the house a sunny yellow, while Tom trims out the windows with a custom detail specified by the architect. Custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace go in, and homeowner Sally Peterson explores what commercial-grade cooking appliances can do for her kitchen. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Bath & York"  Rick takes in Medieval York and Georgian Bath, both easy sidetrips from London. He explores Roman hot springs, cruises canals, and marvels at England's finest Gothic church.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada"  Joseph visits ancient, sacred and historic native sites. He celebrates the rich heritage of the Blackfoot First Nations people. Then he saddles up and rides into the Alberta foothills in search of strays with Lucas family members on their ranch.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. Join Lidia and Grandma in the kitchen as she makes Baked Stuffed Shells, Penne with Artichokes, and Bacon Orecchiette with Andy Boy's Broccoli Rabe. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Sake & Black Pepper"  Guest Chef: Chris Schlesinger. The clean zing of sake works well with the rich heat of black pepper. These East-West ingredients show their versatility in Ming's recipes. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "The Battle of New Orleans"  Although the American colonies declared themselves independent of Great Britain in 1776, true liberty was not achieved until 1783. But war raged again and Great Britain hoped to capture the mouth of the Mississippi River. Aly Baltrus visits with us about the Battle of New Orleans, and the victory that changed the course of American history. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Bath & York"  Rick takes in Medieval York and Georgian Bath, both easy sidetrips from London. He explores Roman hot springs, cruises canals, and marvels at England's finest Gothic church.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Alicia Keys (singer/songwriter). D
3:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Parenting in the 21st Century"  Can women have it all? What does having it all even mean? Katie Couric interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her extremely popular, highly controversial Atlantic magazine article, "Why Women Still Can' t Have It All." This discussion, which took place at the Aspen Ideas Festival, examines the challenges working mothers face when trying to reach the pinnacles of their professional lives while raising families. Slaughter, the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department and now a Princeton University professor, shares her own anecdotes of work-family life balance and making hard choices. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Andy Garcia (actor/producer). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Automation Nation: Will Robots Take Our Jobs?"  Guests: Robin Hanson, George Mason University Economics Professor and research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford; Martin Ford, author, The Lights in the Tunnel and Silicon Valley software developer. A feisty debate between two computer and automation analysts about whether the American worker should be worried about the increasing use of robots and computers that can think to perform jobs currently done by humans. How much will low-skilled and even highly skilled workers be displaced by machines and how quickly?. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Can God Face Up Evil?"  If I seek God and avoid "the problem of evil," I fool myself. If there is a God, evil is God's hardest problem. If there is no God, evil is No-God's easiest evidence. D
6:00 am 
American Masters  "LENNONYC"  Coming to New York City after the break up of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono find what many high-profile people gain in the Big Apple: the ability to walk down the street as an ordinary citizen. But the period that brought redemption and a creative musical burst in the studio, also included the Nixon administration's attempt to deport the pair, John being consumed by alcohol and his being kicked out of their apartment for 18 months. This profile includes film from the recording studio, home movies, little-seen concert film, and interviews with friends and companions. And all the while, there is the music.G
8:00 am 
How The Beatles Rocked The Kremlin   This is the unknown story of how the Beatles inspired a revolution that helped to destroy the communist system. Leslie Woodhead first met the Beatles in 1962 when he worked on a film in the Liverpool Cavern Club before the world had heard of the Fab Four. Twenty-five years later, when Woodhead began to make films in the Soviet Union, he became aware of how the Beatles legend had soaked into the lives of a generation of Soviet kids -- even though they were barred from playing "Back in the USSR. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Richard Russo"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist talks with host Marcia Franklin.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Automation Nation: Will Robots Take Our Jobs?"  Guests: Robin Hanson, George Mason University Economics Professor and research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford; Martin Ford, author, The Lights in the Tunnel and Silicon Valley software developer. A feisty debate between two computer and automation analysts about whether the American worker should be worried about the increasing use of robots and computers that can think to perform jobs currently done by humans. How much will low-skilled and even highly skilled workers be displaced by machines and how quickly?. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Can God Face Up Evil?"  If I seek God and avoid "the problem of evil," I fool myself. If there is a God, evil is God's hardest problem. If there is no God, evil is No-God's easiest evidence. D
12:00 pm 
American Masters  "LENNONYC"  Coming to New York City after the break up of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono find what many high-profile people gain in the Big Apple: the ability to walk down the street as an ordinary citizen. But the period that brought redemption and a creative musical burst in the studio, also included the Nixon administration's attempt to deport the pair, John being consumed by alcohol and his being kicked out of their apartment for 18 months. This profile includes film from the recording studio, home movies, little-seen concert film, and interviews with friends and companions. And all the while, there is the music.G
2:00 pm 
How The Beatles Rocked The Kremlin   This is the unknown story of how the Beatles inspired a revolution that helped to destroy the communist system. Leslie Woodhead first met the Beatles in 1962 when he worked on a film in the Liverpool Cavern Club before the world had heard of the Fab Four. Twenty-five years later, when Woodhead began to make films in the Soviet Union, he became aware of how the Beatles legend had soaked into the lives of a generation of Soviet kids -- even though they were barred from playing "Back in the USSR. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
American Masters  "LENNONYC"  Coming to New York City after the break up of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono find what many high-profile people gain in the Big Apple: the ability to walk down the street as an ordinary citizen. But the period that brought redemption and a creative musical burst in the studio, also included the Nixon administration's attempt to deport the pair, John being consumed by alcohol and his being kicked out of their apartment for 18 months. This profile includes film from the recording studio, home movies, little-seen concert film, and interviews with friends and companions. And all the while, there is the music.G
7:00 pm 
How The Beatles Rocked The Kremlin   This is the unknown story of how the Beatles inspired a revolution that helped to destroy the communist system. Leslie Woodhead first met the Beatles in 1962 when he worked on a film in the Liverpool Cavern Club before the world had heard of the Fab Four. Twenty-five years later, when Woodhead began to make films in the Soviet Union, he became aware of how the Beatles legend had soaked into the lives of a generation of Soviet kids -- even though they were barred from playing "Back in the USSR. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Mark Russell's America   Interviews with the man who created the mold for America's political satire provide a framework for these highlights from 30 years of PBS specials. Presidential campaigns, congressional antics and defining moments from the Iran-Contra affair, the first Gulf War and the Monica Lewinski scandal provide comedic fodder for his poetic satire. Russell, who retired in 2010, is known for pointed one-liners and sharp-witted piano parodies that lampoon events and newsmakers of the day.G

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