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May 7, 2012
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12:00 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
1:00 am 
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
2:00 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
3:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Flower Power; All the Beauty-None of the Chemicals"  The multi-billion dollar flower industry is thriving, albeit in part by toxic pesticides, herbicides and other non-environmentally friendly chemicals. But there's a new niche in towns scattered across America; Grower's raising flowers using all-organic methods. See how they do it and learn why we need more growers just like them. D
3:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Power of Worms; Natures Miracle for Healthy Gardens"  Worms are an important ingredient of the soil and the compost pile. In the ground, an earthworm ploughs the soil, fights plant diseases, reduces pollution and turns ordinary dirt into fertile land. But in the compost pile, worms can steal the show. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Volcanism"  Explains how volcanoes are formed, and assesses the importance of volcanic activity to Earth's geology and climate.G
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality"  This program looks at the nature of the guarantees of political and social equality, and the roles that individuals and government have played in expanding these guarantees to less-protected segments of society, such as African Americans, women, and the disabled. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Vista Al Mar (A View of the Sea)"  This episode covers words for rooms in a home, words used when shopping for an apartment, and the Puerto Rican community in New York City.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Strength and Flexibility to Your Core"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Stinky Friends/He's Wonderful Mr. Bleakman"  STINKY FRIENDS - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Clifford can't resist going into a field to play - even after Emily Elizabeth tells him he's not allowed. HE'S WONDERFUL Mr. BLEAKMAN - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Mr. Bleakman gets a little grumpy when Clifford messes up his new potato garden, and Emily almost wishes that he wasn't her neighbor. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "How The Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister"  Muffy's homemade cookies hit the big time, but the recipe isn't really hers. Should she do the right thing -- or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? In the second story, Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes she should be careful what she wishes for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to D.W. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Plan for Sand/Whale Music"  A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate. Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Have Muscles Where?"  When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue"  The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Magnificent"  Show and Tell - Caillou has to decide on a nice surprise to bring to playschool for Show and Tell. The only problem is, he can't decide between his toy dinosaur Rexy, his kite, or his toy firetruck. However, when Rosie proves to be the best at surprising everyone, Caillou decides to bring his little sister for Show and Tell. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Venice, Anyone?: Italy"  Emma can't play with her friends because she has to complete a school project about her family. Before you know it, Barney brings Emma on a trip to Venice to learn more about her great granddad. While there, the kids learn about the culture and geography. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Plan for Sand/Whale Music"  A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate. Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Crocodilian"  The Kratt Brothers build a time machine and decide to investigate crocodilians, like the American alligator and caiman, but almost get stranded in the Jurassic period with a hungry T-Rex!G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective"  Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run? The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Birds Are Handy!"  Ruff's rockstar cousin Ruf Rufman wants to record songbirds on his next album. So Ruff sends Emmie and Rubye to meet with field biologists from the Teton Science Schools in Wyoming to work with songbirds in the field. He also sends Marc and Shreya to meet with a hand model due to a misunderstanding between the word "Hands" and the name "Hans. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Elections in France and Greece raise new worries for the global economic recovery. From falling prices to sideways stock trading, we'll have details on what Europe means for you. A jury says Google infringed on some of Oracle's copyrights, leaving Google on the hook for much less than what the hardware and software-maker was hoping for. D
5:57 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Sebastian Clarke visit the American Swedish Institute to examine Mora clocks, tall-case timekeepers of the late 1800s. At the convention center, discoveries include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster; and a 1976 intense yellow diamond ring, valued up to $160,000. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Fame and Fortune"  This special edition spotlights celebrities, big-shots and headliners through objects connected to their lives. Highlights include the first mask ever worn by Clayton Moore, in 1951, as television's Lone Ranger. There is a collection of photos and memorabilia documenting Marilyn Monroe's progression from age 14 to screen siren. Also on hand is James Dean's 1948 yearbook and a vintage set of Beatles nodder dolls.G
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
10:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
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
1:00 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
2:00 am 
Art in the Twenty-First Century  "Balance"  Artists Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold and Sarah Sze create ordered and precise works that explore the gap between art and existence, challenge the distinction between seeing and knowing, and demonstrate that the pursuit of harmony can be a radical proposition. Part 4 of 4G
3:00 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
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Infiniti Jx"  Road Test: 2013 Infiniti JX. Road Test: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8/Charger SRT8. Goss' Garage: Underhood & Undercar Gadgets. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Engineers A Solution"  Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box??? At school, Sid and his friends encounter another problem. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha The Witness/Martha Takes A Stand"  Martha the Witness - Mrs. Demson hates dogs and blames them for everything, which is a problem since she lives right down the street from Martha. Martha Takes a Stand - Something smells bad and it's Martha.G
6:00 am 
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 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya, the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. Rick gets caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then he takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finishes with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country. In seaside Cadaques he visits his home and in nearby Figueres experiences his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Greek Islands"  Rudy island-hops the Aegean by ferry. Santorini sits on the rim of a still active volcano. At Akrotiri, archeologists uncover a city frozen in time by an eruption.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Giants on a Galapagos Island"  This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora. Then it's off to visit the Darwin Research Station and its famous saddle back tortoises, which are being reintroduced to the area after being hunted close to extinction. D
8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crawfish Etouffee, Citrus Pot du Creme, and Lavender Madeleines. D
9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  Join Lidia and Tanya in Chicago, where Tanya shows viewers the Piazza DiMaggio and Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, both located on Taylor Street, a testament to Italian Chicago's great pride in its heritage. Back in New York, Lidia meets up with Pat LaFrieda of LaFrieda Meats to learn all about inexpensive and incredibly tasty cuts of meat. Lidia's grandson, Lorenzo, helps Lidia make a simple Pasta with Lentils, Italian Beef Sandwich, and Lemon Ice for a refreshing dessert. D
9:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "London"  Rudy roams the Borough Market where locals gather to shop among pyramids of cheese, baskets of oysters and other displays of fresh fish, game and pastries at the site where a market has existed since the 1st century AD. He also visits the ethnic neighborhood of Spitalfields, takes a speedboat ride on the Thames and goes bar hopping in Soho and Camden Town.G
10:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Party Portobello Dinner"  Host Laura Theodore prepares her perfect party menu. Featuring a meaty texture and mouth-watering taste, "Crispy Portobello Steaks" are encrusted in a savory crunchy coating and cradled in a cloud of delicious "Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes." Delicate spears of "Roast Asparagus with Baked Garlic and Baby Tomatoes" are served on the side. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
11:00 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
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Rapunzel"  Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand.G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Plan for Sand/Whale Music"  A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate. Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. D
2:30 pm 
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
3:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   For the first recipe, Chef Bob uses great American grown zucchini blossoms, the flower of the zucchini plant. With that he uses his food processor to make a wonderful Wild American Shrimp mousse to stuff inside the flower itself. Covering the stuffed flower is a white wine pear tomato and opal basil butter sauce that is drizzled over the flower and baked to perfection. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
4:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides a peek into the talent and camaraderie at the annual five-day institute in the cowboy town of Waimea on Hawaii Island. Some of the world's best artists share their passion for these instruments and the music during workshops and concerts.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.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 
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
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Muskrats, Cy Bingham Arborglyphs, West Coast Game Park"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India"  Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins. D
9:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides a peek into the talent and camaraderie at the annual five-day institute in the cowboy town of Waimea on Hawaii Island. Some of the world's best artists share their passion for these instruments and the music during workshops and concerts.G
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
11:00 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
11:30 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
12:00 am 
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
12:30 am 
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
1:00 am 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English).G
1:30 am 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances.G
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Cold War"  The rivalry between the superpowers is played out across the globe, although the United States and the Soviet Union never face each other in direct conflict.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Europe and the Third World"  Can the Third World squeeze 200 years of history into one generation?G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "One Step Forward"  Having forged a bond with Midnight, Simon works to save the horse's life and Saddle Club members involve themselves in the cause.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Real Twins"  When a TV commercial announces that a new reality show about twins is looking for entrants, Maya thinks that she and Miguel should send an audition video. Miguel points out that he and Maya are not identical twins, which is what is usually shown on TV, but Maya says the name of the show is "Real Twins".and she and Miguel are real! Maya and Miguel film a video highlighting all of their talents, hoping this will separate them from the crowd. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi"  Mary Ann visits the magical world of David Connor, AKA "Mister Tomato" who grows the most fantastic mushrooms you've ever seen in a energy-efficient greenhouse. He gives her a basket full to take nella cucina to create a hearty Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, a wintertime treat of White Polenta with Mushrooms and Peppers, and finishes it off with a Baked Mushroom Frittata. How about them tomatoes?. D
6:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Small Bites, Big Flavors"  Chef Keller recreates two of the most popular dishes from his Fleur restaurant in Las Vegas, including an innovative way of cooking steak on hot rocks. Crab & Avocado Sphere with Watermelon Gazpacho; Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Ireland: The Castles and Cliffs of County Clare"  Known for its rugged limestone rock formations and ancient castles, County Clare offers all sorts of off-the-tourist-track exploration, and the kids are thrilled to discover it all. Explore tall sea cliffs at the famous Cliffs of Moher and head beneath the limestone for an underground adventure in the Aillwee Caves on The Burren. Although the kids may not be as impressed as adults by ancient dolmens, the giant castles of Clare like Knappogue and Bunratty are sure to spark their imagination of days gone-by filled with knights and kings. D
8:00 am 
GardenSMART   Beautiful plants and expert gardeners bundled into a historic setting. What's not to like? Come along as GardenSMART explores a celebrated garden with a great story. A don't miss show. D
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Bracket Clock + Finishing Solutions"  Master your woodworking, finishing & repair techniques!. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Great Weekend Projects"  Start the weekend with a seasonal centerpiece that the whole family can help make. Next, Matt shows how to keep your floors and carpets bright and clean. Last, Shari has some really quick no sew placemats and napkins. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 1"  Turn an 18" doll into a "fashionista" by sewing coordinating outfits made quickly and easily. Author and designer Joan Hinds teams up with Nancy to sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls, each sewn in 30 minutes or less. They reveal secrets for easy flat construction, no-hassle gathering, quick zigzagged elastic, lace hems, fun fusible applique, and much more. D
10:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Fairy Bush"  NULL
11:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food"  On this special episode of Simply Ming, Ming Tsai tours the famous hawker stalls of Singapore and experiences the myriad of tastes that Singapore street food has to offer. After trying the best of the best, Ming and KF Seetoh make their own version of their favorite street food right in the middle of all the action.on the fly in Singapore. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Oh, Those Ravioli"  Lidia heads north to Boston, where she takes viewers on a sweet trip to two Boston pastry shops: Modern Pasty and Maria's Pastry, and ventures into Boston's Little Italy to see pasta made by hand. Down in New Jersey, Lidia checks out Simply Grazin' Organic Farm. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares Ricotta and Sausage-Filled Ravioli and Struffoli, an Italian-American classic, for dessert. D
12:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "George Soros and John. D. Podesta"  George Soros (financial authority and author of The Age of Fallibility) and John. D. Podesta (Center for American Progress). D
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English).G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of Greek Civilization"  Democracy and philosophy arise in a collection of Greek cities at the edge of the civilized world.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Greek Thought"  Greek thinkers lay down the main paths of the Western intellectual tradition.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "One Step Forward"  Having forged a bond with Midnight, Simon works to save the horse's life and Saddle Club members involve themselves in the cause.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D
6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi"  Mary Ann visits the magical world of David Connor, AKA "Mister Tomato" who grows the most fantastic mushrooms you've ever seen in a energy-efficient greenhouse. He gives her a basket full to take nella cucina to create a hearty Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, a wintertime treat of White Polenta with Mushrooms and Peppers, and finishes it off with a Baked Mushroom Frittata. How about them tomatoes?. D
6:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Small Bites, Big Flavors"  Chef Keller recreates two of the most popular dishes from his Fleur restaurant in Las Vegas, including an innovative way of cooking steak on hot rocks. Crab & Avocado Sphere with Watermelon Gazpacho; Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce.G
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
7:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Ireland: The Castles and Cliffs of County Clare"  Known for its rugged limestone rock formations and ancient castles, County Clare offers all sorts of off-the-tourist-track exploration, and the kids are thrilled to discover it all. Explore tall sea cliffs at the famous Cliffs of Moher and head beneath the limestone for an underground adventure in the Aillwee Caves on The Burren. Although the kids may not be as impressed as adults by ancient dolmens, the giant castles of Clare like Knappogue and Bunratty are sure to spark their imagination of days gone-by filled with knights and kings. D
8:00 pm 
GardenSMART   Beautiful plants and expert gardeners bundled into a historic setting. What's not to like? Come along as GardenSMART explores a celebrated garden with a great story. A don't miss show. D
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Bracket Clock + Finishing Solutions"  Master your woodworking, finishing & repair techniques!. D
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Great Weekend Projects"  Start the weekend with a seasonal centerpiece that the whole family can help make. Next, Matt shows how to keep your floors and carpets bright and clean. Last, Shari has some really quick no sew placemats and napkins. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 1"  Turn an 18" doll into a "fashionista" by sewing coordinating outfits made quickly and easily. Author and designer Joan Hinds teams up with Nancy to sew a versatile collection of clothes for 18" dolls, each sewn in 30 minutes or less. They reveal secrets for easy flat construction, no-hassle gathering, quick zigzagged elastic, lace hems, fun fusible applique, and much more. D
10:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Fairy Bush"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food"  On this special episode of Simply Ming, Ming Tsai tours the famous hawker stalls of Singapore and experiences the myriad of tastes that Singapore street food has to offer. After trying the best of the best, Ming and KF Seetoh make their own version of their favorite street food right in the middle of all the action.on the fly in Singapore. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Oh, Those Ravioli"  Lidia heads north to Boston, where she takes viewers on a sweet trip to two Boston pastry shops: Modern Pasty and Maria's Pastry, and ventures into Boston's Little Italy to see pasta made by hand. Down in New Jersey, Lidia checks out Simply Grazin' Organic Farm. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares Ricotta and Sausage-Filled Ravioli and Struffoli, an Italian-American classic, for dessert. D
12:00 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
1:00 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
2:00 am 
Nature  "Revealing The Leopard"  The world's most numerous big cat is seldom seen although its members live among villages and on the outskirts of cities in Africa and much of Asia. One female leopard allows filmmakers to follow her to her den and film her cubs from their earliest days as she teaches them to survive. Interspersed with the leopard family story are vignettes of leopards from around the world.G
3:00 am 
Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon  "The War Years"  "The War Years" documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. D
4:00 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
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Kashmir - The province of Kashmir has been the trigger for three wars between India and Pakistan since the British partition that created Pakistan in 1947. Now there may be a new threat to the relative peace in Kashmir. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, India has announced plans to build new dams to produce hydroelectric power for its fast-growing economy, but those rivers also irrigate the breadbasket of Pakistan, where some warn that damming the rivers could be devastating to farmers. D
6:00 am 
Finding Your Roots  "Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons"  Each member of the trio has climbed to a professional pinnacle from a childhood in the Jim Crow South. DNA testing helps investigate family mysteries. Part 7 of 10G
7:00 am 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
8:00 am 
Nature  "Born Wild: The First Days of Life"  Nature follows the dangerous first few days after birth of several species, from marmoset to moose to elephant and gorilla. The result is a film of miniature drama and huge spectacle, and comes to some surprising conclusions about human beings.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 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
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Anna Quindlen (author). D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Kashmir - The province of Kashmir has been the trigger for three wars between India and Pakistan since the British partition that created Pakistan in 1947. Now there may be a new threat to the relative peace in Kashmir. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, India has announced plans to build new dams to produce hydroelectric power for its fast-growing economy, but those rivers also irrigate the breadbasket of Pakistan, where some warn that damming the rivers could be devastating to farmers. D
12:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons"  Each member of the trio has climbed to a professional pinnacle from a childhood in the Jim Crow South. DNA testing helps investigate family mysteries. Part 7 of 10G
1:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Born Wild: The First Days of Life"  Nature follows the dangerous first few days after birth of several species, from marmoset to moose to elephant and gorilla. The result is a film of miniature drama and huge spectacle, and comes to some surprising conclusions about human beings.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons"  Each member of the trio has climbed to a professional pinnacle from a childhood in the Jim Crow South. DNA testing helps investigate family mysteries. Part 7 of 10G
6:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Born Wild: The First Days of Life"  Nature follows the dangerous first few days after birth of several species, from marmoset to moose to elephant and gorilla. The result is a film of miniature drama and huge spectacle, and comes to some surprising conclusions about human beings.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D

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