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October 8, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Reconstruction"  Professor Miller begins the program by evoking in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfulfilled. D

3:00 am 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. D

3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D

4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting 101 and Beyond"  Seattle, WA. - Healthy plants start with healthy soil, and the single best amendment you can add to any soil is compost. It's full of the primary nutrients your plants need, along with beneficial microorganisms no manufactured product can provide. D

4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D

5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Eggplant/Melanzane"  Basket in hand, Mary Ann visits her husband Guy's late summer garden to harvest ripe and tender eggplants to make hearty Couscous with Eggplant and - surprise - a Whole Wheat Pizza with Grilled Eggplant. Never have so few (eggplants) done so much for so many. D

5:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Poultry In Motion"  The State Fair is underway and P. Allen Smith is checking out the feathered creatures in the poultry barn. Poultry scientist Keith Bramwell also makes a visit to the farm to talk about the perfect backyard animal that keeps on giving. Plus, a dessert made with a chef's egg of choice. D

6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "London City Guide 2"  Trekker Brianna Barnes embarks on her tour of London at Buckingham Palace, heads over to the National Gallery, tours the street art scene, and bikes from Regent's Park to the Olympic Stadium. She also speeds off along the Thames River to Greenwich for a look at the Royal Naval College and the National Maritime Museum, then pops over to the Tate Modern, visits stately Cliveden House and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, home to the biggest botanical collection in the world.G

7:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 1 of 15"  Homeowners John Stone and Sally Peterson want to turn an 1887 Victorian-era two family house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a one-family home. Landscape contractor Roger Cook finds a few surprises in the yard, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses an eye-opening energy audit to demonstrate the need for efficiency upgrades, and general contractor Tom Silva brings in a deconstruction expert to remove all of the old and unneeded house parts. D

7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Native American Longbow, Arrows and Tools"  NULL

8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Sacred Places, Sacred Spaces"  Allen visits historic Arlington National Cemetery during the annual Renewal and Remembrance event, and learns the history of the grounds. He also goes to the nearby Mt. Vernon Estate where he learns of the connection between Arlington and George Washington's home.G

8:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Foil Repair 101"  Never despair over a broken project again. Learn how to replace and repair broken glass pieces in any copper foil project. Today's tip features how to hold and use glass cutters. D

9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 1"  NULL

9:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Window-Flower Box"  No matter what the season this country window with the flower box is sure to bring the perfect color accents to your home. D

10:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Native Plant Foods"  The Lower Mississippi Valley provided over 250 natural herbs for the Native Americans. Kim Hollier and Dr. Charles M. Allen of the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte give us a firsthand look at these wild edibles. Dr. Alma Blanchard, a "traiteur," explains the art of this alternative medicine practice and even treats Chef Folse for an old injury. D

10:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Black Eyed Peas, Smothered Cabbage, Beef Brisket with Horseradish, and Cornbread. D

11:00 am 
Great Conversations  "David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe"  In this program, David Plouffe, political strategist and author of The Audacity to Win is interviewed by Richard Wolffe, award-winning journalist, political analyst for MSNBC, and author of Renegade: The Making of a President. David Plouffe was not just the architect of the campaign that put Barack Obama in the White House; he also built a grassroots movement that changed the face of politics. After managing Obama's presidential campaign, Plouffe set up Organizing for America, a thirteen-million-strong group to continue the spirit and initiative of the campaign in everyday civic life. D

12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment II"  Waiting for Robert at La Coupole, Mireille notices an odd man in black behaving strangely nearby. Robert arrives almost on time, and they go to the movies to see Love in the Afternoon.G

12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Entertainment III"  Robert and Mireille leave the cinema and wander toward the Champs- Elysees. Robert thinks he has lost his passport. A rude soldier on furlough falls, in a way, for Mireille.G

1:00 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

1:30 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

2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Civil War"  As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and at the bitter legacy of the battle -- and the war. D

2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reconstruction"  Professor Miller begins the program by evoking in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfulfilled. D

3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. D

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D

4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Inside Hacker"  It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. D

5:00 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

5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D

6:00 pm 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Central Coast"  In this episode we explore the quintessential Zinfandel country of Paso Robles and the clean fruit-driven Chardonnays of Edna Valley. We'll meet the Haas family of California who partnered with the Chateauneuf du Pape producing Perrin family to bring Rhone Valley styles wine to California's central coast. We'll also meet attend a classic car rally run by a mechanic turned winemaker to find out what happens when your passion for wine competes for your day job. D

6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo"  NULL

7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 1 of 15"  Homeowners John Stone and Sally Peterson want to turn an 1887 Victorian-era two family house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a one-family home. Landscape contractor Roger Cook finds a few surprises in the yard, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses an eye-opening energy audit to demonstrate the need for efficiency upgrades, and general contractor Tom Silva brings in a deconstruction expert to remove all of the old and unneeded house parts. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G

8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Custer Country, Montana"  Joseph visits Southeast Montana for an historic encounter with a legend and a close encounter with the locals.G

8:30 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

9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Shiso & Tomatoes"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Native Plant Foods"  The Lower Mississippi Valley provided over 250 natural herbs for the Native Americans. Kim Hollier and Dr. Charles M. Allen of the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte give us a firsthand look at these wild edibles. Dr. Alma Blanchard, a "traiteur," explains the art of this alternative medicine practice and even treats Chef Folse for an old injury. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G

11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G

11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Preocupaciones (Worries)"  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Monday
October 8, 2012
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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