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June 8, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 9. Starting In September...."  The concluding program takes a close look at the ways in which teachers get ready to help their students become successful and engaged readers. During the first few days of classes, the teachers talk about everything — from the mundane to the sublime — that enters their minds as they start another year and plan for success. Dr. Langer underscores their remarks with advice for teachers who want to recreate the kinds of classrooms they have seen featured in this workshop. D
1:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Students Making Choices"  Becky Pursley teaches first grade in Austin, Texas. Her students have a broad range of reading levels. Ms. Pursley uses a workshop approach to meet individual needs and provide many choices for learning. D
1:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "William Finds His Base"  William Daley is a typical second-grade boy who attends the Hemenway Elementary School in Framingham, Massachusetts. William's teacher Stacey Soto discovered early in the year that he was pretending to read better than he tested. Over the course of six months, she works with him on decoding and comprehension, giving him books for both guided and independent reading that present a strong challenge. D
2:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
2:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Evolution Through Time"  Chronicles the development of life on Earth.G
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence"  This program shows how America's large number of corporate, citizen-action, and grass-roots interest groups enhance our representative process by giving citizens a role in shaping policy agendas. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Celebrations/Breaking The News"  Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca, after several rejections, is accepted into the San Francisco College of Music.G
5:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Cancer Prevention"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Special Delivery/Ferry Tale"  Special Delivery - Clifford accidentally breaks a present he was supposed to deliver for Emily, then allows Cleo to convince him to try and hide the fact from Emily. But Clifford learns that it's best to be honest, right from the start. A Ferry Tale - After Emily grooms Clifford in preparation for Prize Pooch Magazine's "Dog of the Year" contest, he is expected to "stay clean" until the judge, Lily LaValley, arrives. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "The Contest/Prove It"  What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that winning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the sceond story, D.W. has discovered science. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser"  Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match?G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Wants to Have A Ball"  Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Let There Be Light"  Sid and his baby brother Zeke are playing a game where they try to "grab" the light coming out of a flashlight, which proves to be impossible. At school, Sid and his friends explore the science of light and discover that light comes from various energy sources. They also discover that there are some light sources that can't be turned off, like the biggest light source of all. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Brave"  Caillou and the Big Slide - The playschool is going swimming, and it's Caillou's very first time on a water slide, but he's a little nervous and doesn't want to slide down it. Miss Martin tells him it's natural to be afraid of things the first time you try them - why, she was afraid of the swings when she was a little girl. Caillou musters up his courage and, pretending he's a brave mountain climber, he climbs up the ladder and slides down, discovering how fun water slides really are! Caillou the Sailor - Mommy and Daddy are going out to a party and Caillou is excited to hear that Grandpa is coming to babysit. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Blame Game/Airplanes"  The Blame Game - Marcos accidentally breaks an art show project that Melanie has made. Afraid that she will be angry, he doesn't say anything, but then feels guilty. Barney helps him see that honesty and taking responsibility for what we do is always best. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Best Times!"  Sir Topham Hatt announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. Thomas is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Birthday Girl/Granny-Sitter"  THE BIRTHDAY GIRL: WordGirl meets The Birthday Girl - a spoiled brat who enlarges when she doesn't get her way. WG's only hope is to use Violet's help to teach her to be generous. GRANNY-SITTER: Granny May answers an ad to be the Botsford's new babysitter - so she can have an alibi for her latest crime. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Rocks The (Environmentally Sustainable) House!"  Ruff is excited about being invited to play rock music in South Carolina-that is, until he realizes that his Swedish environmentalist-rock-star-cousin Ruf Rufman was actually invited to perform instead. In order to convince Rf that he should play in the concert, Ruff sends Talia and Isaac to learn how to build a "green" doghouse. He then sends Sterling and Liza to rock n' roll band camp. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "The Contest/Prove It"  What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for the favorite television show? The kids realize that winning would be great but that writing and sharing is the best part. In the sceond story, D.W. has discovered science. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Disappointing job numbers surprise even the most pessimistic. Only 69-thousand jobs were added in May, making today on wallstreet a dismal day, Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. Wall Street Sell-Off: New York Correspondent Erika Miller explains that the combination of bad job numbers and the uncertainty in Europe are enough to put the markets into a dive, erasing this year's gains. D
5:55 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. "International Justice" - The show explores how to prevent genocide and how to punish those behind it. It features a report from Cambodia, where former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are being tried for the mass murders committed there decades ago. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "A War of Nerves, Part 1"  A bomb disposal unit engineer pulls a gun in front of Sam at a local pub. Milner works undercover to try to catch the men behind an organized crime racket. A man with ties to a local shipyard offers blackmarket petrol to Milner. And Foyle is asked to keep an eye on a communist agitator who has come to town. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Dark Autumn, Part 1"  In the village of Goodman's Land, postman Dave Cutler is murdered while on an early morning round. With the help of local community WPC Jay Nast, Barnaby and Troy's investigations reveal that Cutler was the local Romeo. Signs first point to a jealous husband or jilted lover as the culprit. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Rosalie Sorrels: Way Out In Idaho   The native Idahoan and nationally known singer-songwriter-storyteller appears in concert with friends in this IdahoPTV-produced performance documentary. Onstage with her in Hailey's Liberty Theatre are musicians from Idaho and across the country. Other friends, who have known and worked with Sorrels for decades - Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Jean Ritchie, Terry Garthwaite, Utah Phillips and more - describe Sorrels' special talents, unique qualities and contributions to musical history and lore.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:30 pm 
May to December  "This Could Be The Start of Something Big"  Alec and Zoe are back home after their honeymoon. Zoe is in the early stages of pregnancy and Alec is full of the joys of spring.G
12:00 am 
As Time Goes By  "The Dinner Party"  Jean and Lionel face an evening with Jean's intimidating sister-in-law. Jean is surrounded by dilemmas she does not want to share with the nosy Penny.G
12:30 am 
Ladies of Letters   Irene Spence (Maureen Lipman) and Vera Small (Anne Reid) see each other at a daughter's wedding, and begin a dutiful correspondence that reveals a battle of wits and egos as they comment upon events in their lives.G
1:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Sausage Envy"  The boys do their wurst for the Possum Lake Sausage Carnival. Then, Red makes popcorn in a clothes dryer.G
1:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Problems with Relatives"  Hyacinth is fearful that the tumultuous lives of her family members will cast a pall on the carefully polished image she tries so hard to maintain.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Palouse Paradise"  It is easy to fall in love with the Palouse. Undulating hillsides, randomly arranged and brilliant in their diversity of colors, create a photographer's dreamscape. The special soil virtually guarantees abundant wheat and lentil yields. But there are hidden surprises awaiting those who venture off the beaten path.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The All Our Senses Club"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita have formed the Excellent Eyes Club so they can use their eyes to help people on Sesame Street. First they find Leela who is having trouble finding one of her gardening gloves. The Excellent Eyes Club comes through for her and finds the glove. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Save The Stump!"  Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected. (Educational objective - Habitats). D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D
5:00 am 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G
6:30 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
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo"  Host David Yetman takes a trip to the pueblos of the Sierra Madre, where traditions are slowly dying out as the big cities become more accessible to the population. After stopping to see a donkey-powered Pinole grinder made of stone, he heads to agrarian community of Sahuaripa to visit its talabarteria (a leather goods shop) and call upon the last remaining weaver of palm hats and baskets. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens - The Sky's The Limit"  Chicago, IL and Charlotte, NC. One of the biggest global opportunities we have to positively impact our carbon footprint is to plant "green roofs". Rooftops across America and the planet offer nearly untapped, limitless space to plants perennials, shrubs, even trees that can cool the air in and above our homes and offices, absorb carbon dioxide, return oxygen, reduce runoff, filter pollutants and provide habitats for birds and other wildlife. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Rescuing Amphibians, Yellowstone Snowmobiles, Saltwater Fishing"  Teens from big cities join a new program to recruit them for careers in the National Park Service. Researchers rescue endangered frogs, toads and salamanders from a deadly fungal disease. The amount of wintertime snowmobile traffic has become an ongoing issue in Yellowstone National Park.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Adobe Mountain Railroad Park"  Visit one of the largest model railroad clubs in the country where you'll find a gauge for everyone; visit a mountain top in the Peach State where a husband and wife have built a dream layout; ride an Idaho rail line up the scenic gorge of the Payette River; and look in at a huge 7 and a half inch gauge railroad operation. D
10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Iron and Wine"  On a chilly fall night, Atlanta's historic Buckhead Theatre hosted an unforgettable, marathon performance by Iron and Wine. The show was a sort of homecoming for frontman Sam Beam, who grew up a few hours from Atlanta, and he delivered a two-hour, 24-song set for the invitation-only audience of 500. The 11-piece band played virtually all of Iron and Wine's most recent album, "Kiss Each Other Clean," plus favorites like "Naked as We Came" and "Boy With a Coin," before Beam closed the remarkable night with a luminous solo version of the brand-new "Flightless Bird, American Mouth," from the "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" soundtrack. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo Wants to Have A Ball"  Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of the Tooth Fairy"  Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered.G
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flutter By Butterfly/Pretty In Pink"  Flutter By Butterfly - Sally and Nick are pretending to be butterflies, but they're not very good at it. The Cat takes them to meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering. Following Bernadette from Milky Weed Meadow to Prickly Pines forest they learn that butterfly wings are used for so much more than just fluttering! Pretty in Pink - Sally and Nick are having fun trying out different moves when the Cat arrives to show them some cool moves of his own. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Falcon City"  The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephant Rescue"  Orphans, survivors of overcrowded reserves or former captives and performers are part of a unique wilderness family. Guided by wildlife biologist Randall Jay Moore and a dedicated group of people, these elephants are learning to be citizens of the wild in one of Africa's last great strongholds of unspoiled nature.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephant Rescue"  Orphans, survivors of overcrowded reserves or former captives and performers are part of a unique wilderness family. Guided by wildlife biologist Randall Jay Moore and a dedicated group of people, these elephants are learning to be citizens of the wild in one of Africa's last great strongholds of unspoiled nature.G
7:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found starving in an oil palm plantation but nursed back to health at the Centre, which is home to 600 rescued orangutans babies in the nursery needing 24-hour care, orphans in Forest School learning the skills they will need in the wild, and older ones almost ready for release. After a terrifying fall at the Centre, Sumanto fights for his life, while deep in the jungle the rescue team has to think fast when a powerful male decides he would rather not be rescued. D
8:00 pm 
Land of Beauty and Bounty   This program provides an in-depth look at the history of the Pacific Northwest and the exploration of the West as seen through the Seattle Art Museum's 2011 exhibit on American Landscapes. The documentary explores how landscape paintings and photographs of the late 19th Century fueled the world's fascination with the Western Frontier, shaped America's concept of the Northwest Territories, and provided fodder for debates about stewardship of our "magnificent, untamed wilderness."G
8:30 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G
9:00 pm 
Treasuring Our Natural Heritage  "Appreciating Nature's Services"  Human benefits derived from healthy natural systems include photosynthesis, plant pollination, maintenance of soil fertility, water purification, erosion and flood control, genetic diversity and more. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds"  Wildebeest, built like marathon runners, are up against lions, born sprinters; the chance of being lunch lessens if the wildebeest maintain a 50-yard safety zone when lions are near. California ground squirrels increase heat profiles by flicking tails, which confuses rattlesnakes that hunt using heat-detecting organs. Part 1 of 2G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephant Rescue"  Orphans, survivors of overcrowded reserves or former captives and performers are part of a unique wilderness family. Guided by wildlife biologist Randall Jay Moore and a dedicated group of people, these elephants are learning to be citizens of the wild in one of Africa's last great strongholds of unspoiled nature.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Greg Mortenson and Jacki Lyden"  Greg Mortenson (Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace. .One School at a Time) and Jacki Lyden (National Public Radio). D
12:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorers In North America"  Rob Cuddi, a fifth–grade teacher at Winthrop Middle School in Winthrop, Massachusetts, has been teaching for almost 30 years and has recently taken an active role in restructuring the social studies curriculum to accommodate both state and national standards. Mr. Cuddi. D
12:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "California Missions"  Osvaldo Rubio is a bilingual fourth–grade social studies teacher at Sherman Oaks Community Charter School in San Jose, California. Mr. Rubio. D
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the Age of Discovery"  In art, scholarship, and exploration, Europe is possessed by a new passion for knowledge.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Renaissance and the New World"  The discovery of the Americas presents new challenges to Europe's ideas and institutions.G
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "School Horse"  Carole and her friends try to re-train Prancer, who is too spirited to be a dependable school horse. When Prancer jumps the fence and runs away, she finds a new career.G
3:30 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
4:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Mala Suerte"  When the usually meticulous Rosa scorches the family breakfast, Maya thinks the apartment is cursed with bad luck. Using Maggie's grandmother's Guide to Feng Shui (which they don't really have time to read thoroughly), Maya, Miguel and the gang redecorate the entire place in an effort to restore positive energy before Santiago brings home an important supplier for dinner that evening. But at dinner that night, the kids' freshly painted walls, makeshift Asian fountains, and rearranged furniture cause a lot more harm than good. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca"  Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta from his company, "Arcangelo Cheese" in Wilmington, DE. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. D
5:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Food for Children"  In this episode, Rachel takes on the fussy palates in her household with a few tasty and nutritious dishes popular with her children: meatballs and tomato fondu, chicken goujons with homemade tomato ketchup, cheese quesadillas, chewy snack bars and drop scones. D
6:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With a Purpose Egypt: Quest for the Lord of the Nile   Set off for an adventure on the great Nile River to uncover ancient history, myths and culture.G
7:00 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 9 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva installs new red cedar clapboards on the oldest part of the house using a story pole to match the coursing of a later addition. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey arrives to help remove some existing plumbing that's in the way of the new kitchen. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a new horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway that will later be topped with a rustic finish to make it look like a stone driveway, without the mess or the maintenance. D
7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Hardwood Floors and Parquetry"  Affordable solutions to installing wooden flooring. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Exhibit The Season"  Allen demonstrates how to exhibit the wonders brought by each season in the garden. He points to tulips in spring at the farm and his 12-foot Christmas tree with LED lights in the winter. Summer bouquets and fall foliage round out the year.G
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Daisy Fresh"  Painting delightful daises dancing in the breeze, are captured with texture medium to add more dimension to the surface. And cornflowers, add a perfect accent to the daisies. D
10:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Northern Norway/Italy: Dry But Tasty"  Codfish ranks among Norway's most important exports. Host Andreas Viestad follows the codfish from its origin near the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to the table in Italy. D
10:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "Bad News/Brothers"  Rebecca and Kevin's father has had a second heart attack and they call their father's estranged brother, Brendan, who lives in Illinois who arrives and reconciles with his brother just before he dies.G
11:30 am 
Connect with English  "Grief/Life Goes On"  In the first segment, the funeral for Rebecca's father is held and the Boston fire department presents Rebecca with her father's helmet.G
12:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorers In North America"  Rob Cuddi, a fifth–grade teacher at Winthrop Middle School in Winthrop, Massachusetts, has been teaching for almost 30 years and has recently taken an active role in restructuring the social studies curriculum to accommodate both state and national standards. Mr. Cuddi. D
12:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "California Missions"  Osvaldo Rubio is a bilingual fourth–grade social studies teacher at Sherman Oaks Community Charter School in San Jose, California. Mr. Rubio. D
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightened Despots"  Many of Europe's rulers see the need for reform, although not at the expense of surrendering any of their powers.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment"  Intellectuals come to believe that it is possible to change the world with theories.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "School Horse"  Carole and her friends try to re-train Prancer, who is too spirited to be a dependable school horse. When Prancer jumps the fence and runs away, she finds a new career.G
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Crystal Clear"  When Digit's systems go wonky, Motherboard sends him to the caves that house the Synchronizer, the beautiful crystal that keeps all borgs correctly timed. But before he can be put back in sync, he gets a glitch and tosses his crystal synchrometer into a tunnel and then flies off the wrong way down into a deep, dark chasm. Called in to help, Jackie, Matt and Inez meet Jules, the cave's timid guard, who teams up with them to find the synchrometer (using the unique geometry of crystals) and to find Digit, who's hopelessly lost. 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  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D
6:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Louisiana and the Gulf Coast"  Raichlen collects regional treats, including new shrimp and smokies, grilled blackened catfish with fennel and Cajun roasting chicken on a beer can.G
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Never Too Young"  Joanne welcomes her youngest student Stella to class and they nestle in to create a menu of some of Joanne's favorite chilly weather dishes: roasted game hens with prosciutto and mushrooms and quinoa pilaf with dried blueberries and apricots. Recipes: Sweet and Hot Pepper Relish Crostini, Roasted Game Hens with Prosciutto di Parma and Mushrooms, and Quinoa Pilaf with Dried Blueberries and Apricots. Student: Stella Ginsberg, Student and Blogger. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 9 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva installs new red cedar clapboards on the oldest part of the house using a story pole to match the coursing of a later addition. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey arrives to help remove some existing plumbing that's in the way of the new kitchen. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook installs a new horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway that will later be topped with a rustic finish to make it look like a stone driveway, without the mess or the maintenance. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Tasmania, Australia"  Joseph continues his Aussie adventure in Australia's island state -- Tasmania. From the capital of Hobart and its harbor, markets and elegant neighborhoods he heads out across the state and traces Tasmania's convict origins in the prisons of Port Arthur, hikes Cradle Mountain National Park, rides out the ups and downs of a fast paced eco-cruise along Tasman National Park's spectacular coastline and meets the devil -- the Tasmanian Devil, that is. Along the way he samples the best of the local food and wine and gets to know Tasmania's colorful and multi-cultural inhabitants. D
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  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Samson Chan & Shellfish"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming meets up with Chef Samson Chan, the mastermind behind one of Singapore's favorite restaurants, Barnacles. Together they shop for some great living treasures from the South China Sea at Grand Atlantic Fishery. Bringing back the freshest seafood to Chef Samson's restaurant for an afternoon of cooking on the fly, they'll show us how easy it is too cook with the shell on!. D
10:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offers tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
11:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D
11:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D
11:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Series 4, Episode 1"  Breakthroughs in the engineering of artificial diamonds; the science that went into solving the deadly post - 9/11 anthrax attacks and the ingenious technique researchers developed to pinpoint the source; "AutoTune," the controversial computer pitch-correction software that turns sour notes into sweet ones; and a profile of computer scientist Luis von Ahn. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Investors crying "Mayday" after one very miserable month. Nightly Business Report Correspondent Erika Miller tells us what moved the markets. May's job report expected to disappoint. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Buzz Bissinger (author). D
2:00 am 
Nature  "Invasion of the Giant Pythons"  There are tens of thousands of Burmese pythons thriving in Florida's Everglades National Park - some released by pet owners and others set free by storms or other disasters. NATURE follows scientists and snake hunters as they study the growing crisis and work on strategies to protect the park, its native residents and surrounding habitats from the snakes.G
3:00 am 
Nature  "Birds of the Gods"  Deep in the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty with fabulous plumes of feathers. Europeans called them Birds of Paradise; the people of New Guinea say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition to find and film these Birds of Paradise.G
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans"  Guests: Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Paula Domenici, Head of Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Rajiv Srinivasan, Spokesman for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. With the Iraq war ending and operations winding down in Afghanistan, over 2.3 million troops will be coming home to make the transition to civilian life. While many have sustained visible wounds from combat, others will carry invisible psychological scars. D
4:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Inside Indonesia"  Indonesia was the childhood home of President Barack Obama. It's also the world's most populous Muslim country, a secular democracy and an economic rising star. D
5:00 am 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D
6:00 am 
Boxing Gym   This film explores an Austin, Texas institution, Lord's Gym, which was founded by Richard Lord, a former professional boxer. A wide variety of people of all ages, races, ethnicities and social classes train at the gym: men, women, children, doctors, lawyers, judges, business men and women, immigrants, professional boxers and people who want to become professional boxers alongside amateurs who love the sport and teenagers who are trying to develop strength and assertiveness. The gym is an example of the American "melting pot" where people meet, talk, and train. D
7:31 am 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Palouse Paradise"  It is easy to fall in love with the Palouse. Undulating hillsides, randomly arranged and brilliant in their diversity of colors, create a photographer's dreamscape. The special soil virtually guarantees abundant wheat and lentil yields. But there are hidden surprises awaiting those who venture off the beaten path.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans"  Guests: Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Paula Domenici, Head of Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Rajiv Srinivasan, Spokesman for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. With the Iraq war ending and operations winding down in Afghanistan, over 2.3 million troops will be coming home to make the transition to civilian life. While many have sustained visible wounds from combat, others will carry invisible psychological scars. D
10:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Inside Indonesia"  Indonesia was the childhood home of President Barack Obama. It's also the world's most populous Muslim country, a secular democracy and an economic rising star. D
11:00 am 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D
12:00 pm 
Boxing Gym   This film explores an Austin, Texas institution, Lord's Gym, which was founded by Richard Lord, a former professional boxer. A wide variety of people of all ages, races, ethnicities and social classes train at the gym: men, women, children, doctors, lawyers, judges, business men and women, immigrants, professional boxers and people who want to become professional boxers alongside amateurs who love the sport and teenagers who are trying to develop strength and assertiveness. The gym is an example of the American "melting pot" where people meet, talk, and train. D
1:31 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D
5:00 pm 
Boxing Gym   This film explores an Austin, Texas institution, Lord's Gym, which was founded by Richard Lord, a former professional boxer. A wide variety of people of all ages, races, ethnicities and social classes train at the gym: men, women, children, doctors, lawyers, judges, business men and women, immigrants, professional boxers and people who want to become professional boxers alongside amateurs who love the sport and teenagers who are trying to develop strength and assertiveness. The gym is an example of the American "melting pot" where people meet, talk, and train. D
6:31 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Disappointing job numbers surprise even the most pessimistic. Only 69-thousand jobs were added in May, making today on wallstreet a dismal day, Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. Wall Street Sell-Off: New York Correspondent Erika Miller explains that the combination of bad job numbers and the uncertainty in Europe are enough to put the markets into a dive, erasing this year's gains. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Boxing Gym   This film explores an Austin, Texas institution, Lord's Gym, which was founded by Richard Lord, a former professional boxer. A wide variety of people of all ages, races, ethnicities and social classes train at the gym: men, women, children, doctors, lawyers, judges, business men and women, immigrants, professional boxers and people who want to become professional boxers alongside amateurs who love the sport and teenagers who are trying to develop strength and assertiveness. The gym is an example of the American "melting pot" where people meet, talk, and train. D
11:31 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D

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