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1:00 am 
Hands of Harvest   Hands of Harvest is a documentary film that chronicles the journey of migrant Mexican women who travel to fishing villages on Maryland's Eastern Shore to pick crabs in seafood plants scattered along its rural shores, offering a glimpse into a renowned American industry being kept afloat by foreign labor. Because of the unwillingness of the younger generation of local women to pick crabs for a living the picking houses on the Eastern Shore have relied on women on seasonal H2-B visas from Mexico to process the Atlantic blue crab. Blue crabs are not only a viable economic resource, but also a Maryland cultural icon and Hands of Harvest sets out to reveal the history and capture the struggle of the watermen who are fighting to keep their livelihood and culture intact in the face of imminent demise. D

2:00 am 
Harvest of Loneliness   Shedding light on the current debate over immigration reform and the use of "guest workers" in American agriculture, this historical documentary examines what was known as the Bracero Program, a system put in place from 1942 to 1964 to recruit Mexican farm laborers for temporary work in the United States.G

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G

4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The 1920s ... Beyond The Glitter"  The culture of the 1920s. America's economy and the labor force. Prosperity and consumerism vs. abject poverty. Political and cultural conflict: immigration legislation and Prohibition. Harlem Renaissance, the Scopes trial. The three conservative Republican presidents of the era: Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover.G

4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Hard Times"  Events leading to the stock market crash and Great Depression. How the Depression affects various population segments. Unemployment and relief efforts. Herbert Hoover's attempts to alleviate the Depression. Election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "The Learning Machine"  With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as "a learning machine." This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies on classical and operant conditioning, as well as Albert Bandura's work on pro-social observational learning.G

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Mind's Storehouse"  Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short term memory are also presented and renowned researcher, Elizabeth Loftus, explains her role in debunking the phenomenon of repressed memories.G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Predicting Violence - Adrian Raine, chair of the Criminology Department at the University of Pennsylvania, has studied the brain scans of violent killers for the last 35 years. In his controversial book, The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime, Raine proposes that brain scans can be used not only to predict violence but prevent it. But, as Lucky Severson reports, Raine's research raises ethical issues. D

6:30 am 
Start Up  "It Looks Good On You"  Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC, to meet with Roger and Bryan, the founders of "Pleasant Pops," a brand of paletas, a traditional Mexican frozen treat, that come in over 100 flavors and are made from ingredients that are locally sources. They then head to Detroit MI to meet with Dai, who started Astro Coffee, a hip single-brew coffee house that offer's local and seasonal selections. And last, they swing by Chicago, IL to chat with Phil, who started "Doejo," a digital agency that's helping startups and brands build momentum. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Colon Cancer"  While screening for colon cancer is effective, it does not identify problems 100% of the time. Discover the symptoms and physical changes that may help with an early diagnosis of colon cancer. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Summertime Delights"  Lidia prepares a light, healthy summer meal. Beat the heat with a Scallop Salad, savory Seared Sesame Chicken Breast, and a refreshing Mint Granita for dessert. D

8:00 am 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Duxbury, MA: Chefs Jeremy Sewall and Barton Seaver and Skip Bennett"  Set inside the beautiful seaside town of Duxbury, MA, this episode features legendary Boston Chef Jeremy Sewall, sustainable cooking expert Barton Seaver, and Island Creek Oysters owner Skip Bennett, whom Pete Evans joins in foraging for oysters for the feast. D

8:30 am 
Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John La Puma   Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John LaPuma is a program that teaches viewers to experience food they can't wait to make, and grab the energy and good health to reclaim their lives. Anyone who loves food, wants to have more energy, wants to reverse his or her family health history, or wants to know what to eat to get and stay healthy should watch Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John LaPuma. Its recipes, meals, and menus can work within minutes of eating them. D

10:00 am 
3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D.   3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! with Joel Fuhrman, MD is a sixty-minute pledge program that directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. D

12:00 pm 
Road to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson   We all know the saying, "All roads lead to Rome." Well, according to digestive care expert, Brenda Watson, they all lead to the digestive system - at least where our health is concerned. In her new pledge show, The Road to Perfect Health with Brenda Watson, Brenda shows us how all health ailments can be linked to an imbalance in the digestive system. D

1:30 pm 
Blood Sugar Solution with Dr. Mark Hyman   In this 90-minute public television special, Dr. Mark Hyman explains what "diabesity" is, outlines the underlying causes that drive the problem, and provides a personalized, 4-step plan to help you overcome diabesity. He explains how we can all take back our health as individuals, as a community, and as a society. The program will radically change the way you think about your body, your lifestyle, and the power you have to change your health. D

3:00 pm 
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)   The lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful presents singers and songwriters of the 1950s and 1960s with a combination of historical footage and new performances. See the original Kingston Trio, New Christy Minstrels, Limelighters, Serendipity Singers, Highwaymen and Rooftop Singers. Relive Pete Seeger's and Judy Collins' duet of "If I Had a Hammer." New performances include the original and reunited Chad Mitchell Trio, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds, Barry McGuire, and Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods.G

5:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Festive Europe   Follow Rick through Europe as he joins Europeans celebrating life. He ventures into the reveler-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, and runs with the bulls in Pamplona. He stops to dine at an exclusive men's club in the Basque country, and embraces high culture in Vienna.G

5:30 pm 
Under The Streetlamp: Let The Good Times Roll   Four cast members from the Broadway hit Jersey Boys form this new vocal group. They sing and dance their way through hits from the American Radio Songbook - doo-wop, Motown and rock 'n' roll. Michael Cunio, Shonn Wiley, Michael Ingersoll and Christopher Kale Jones perform a mixture of up-tempo numbers and tender ballads from the 1950s through the 1970s.G

7:00 pm 
Lawrence Welk's Big Band Splash   Oregon native, bandleader and trumpeter Doc Severinsen is host for this celebration of the Big Band Era's classic hits, performed by the Welk Band and Musical Family on "The Lawrence Welk Show," 1955-1982. Featured performances include a 1972 guest appearance by Severinsen on the Welk television show. The 29 songs on the program include "In the Mood," "Sentimental Journey," "St. Louis Blues," "You Made Me Love You," "Woodchopper's Ball," "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Love Story" with Severinsen.G

9:00 pm 
Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - The 60s (My Music)   The Beatles kick this special off with "I Want to Hold Your Hand" followed by "She Loves You" to move full-speed ahead into other full-length music performances. The long-running Sunday night television variety program "The Ed Sullivan Show" reflects the national cultural change in music, 1963-1968, with appearances by the Doors, the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, the Mamas and the Papas and more.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Doctor's Wife"  The Doctor follows a Time Lord distress signal to a mysterious asteroid in a Bubble Universe, unsure if there could be another living Time Lord out there. But the asteroid hides a secret, which could threaten the existence not only of the TARDIS crew, but of the TARDIS itself.G

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