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October 9, 2012
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3:00 am 
NASA Sci Files  "The Case of the Prize-Winning Plants"  The tree house detectives' green thumbs are tested as they attempt to grow award-winning plants for the upcoming fair. The tree house becomes a green house as the detectives experiment with soil, light, plant life cycles, and genetics to grow the perfect plant.G
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Torques and Gyroscopes"  From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World"  This program examines the need for the United States to use the tools of foreign policy in ways that recognize the growing interdependence of nations. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "The Pressure's On/Sharing Feelings"  Rebecca meets with her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. The holidays are quickly approaching and she'll have to work extremely hard to pass her exams.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Balancing Poses - Version Two"  With Navasana, Vyagrasana, Ashtanga, Eagle/Garudasana, and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Who Me, Jealous?/A Bunny in a Haystack"  "Who Me, Jealous?" - Mrs. Diller is taking care of Susie, her sister's puppy, for the weekend. Does Mrs. Diller like the cute little puppy better than she likes Cleo? Cleo determines to "out-cute" the puppy and win back Mrs. Diller's affection. But she soon finds that Mrs. Diller thinks Cleo is perfect just the way she is. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "To Eat Or Not to Eat/S.W.E.A.T."  To Eat or Not to Eat - A brand new candy bar is in town! But why is it making everyone act so strangely? And what exactly is this ingredient called Tri-Enzomated Zorn Jelly, anyway? Buster decides to do a little digging into these mystery chemicals before he takes his first bite but he - and all the other kids - may not find the truth appetizing. S.W.E. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Gets All Keyed Up/Gutter Monkey"  George volunteers to deliver Betsy's xylophone to her school while she goes to the beautician.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Monty's Adventures In Music Town"  And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rahki Road"  Leela is making bracelets to celebrate an Indian holiday called "Rakhi", a time when sisters, brothers, and friends show how much they love each other by exchanging special bracelets, foods, and gifts. Leela already sent a bracelet to her brother, Sunil, in India and now she is expecting a bracelet from him any moment. Just then, a delivery person brings a box that turns out to be a sample of laundry detergent, instead of her brother's bracelet. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "What's That Smell?"  Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid's room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock"  Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present. Although Pig promises not to peek, his curiosity about his present gets the better of him and wreaks havoc all over WordWorld. Will Pig ever learn to be patient? Tick Tock Space Clock: When a mysterious rocket lands in Word World, Duck pledges to help a robot track down a very important clock. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Games to Play"  Finding fun ways to play is the theme today. Caillou, Clementine, and Leo are disappointed because they can't go to the zoo. They cheer up after Caillou's Mommy and Daddy help them pretend to be animals themselves. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Way to Go! A Travel Adventure"  Inspired by Daniel's trip the next day, Baby Bop wants to go on a trip of her own! With the help of Barney, and their imaginations, Baby Bop, Riff, and the kids have fun exploring all types of travel using cardboard boxes. Their grand finale ends up being on a cardboard cruise ship sailing "over the ocean blue.". D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helpful Friends"  Charlie & Eddie - Edward wants to show Charlie that he is a really fun engine instead of doing his job. Edward races off to the tracks telling Charlie jokes. A big mistake occurs when Edward takes Sir Topham Hatt's car to the Steam Works by mistake, but Kevin doesn't know how to fix cars, only steam engines. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Gets All Keyed Up/Gutter Monkey"  George volunteers to deliver Betsy's xylophone to her school while she goes to the beautician.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Face-Off"  Fluff wants to wear his dad's lucky hockey skates in the prestigious Penguia Cup competition, but his teammates want everyone to wear cool skates they saw advertised on TV.G
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "What's Bugging Ruff"  Noel, Sammy and Jay are dispatched to Thompson Island where they learn about insects and their habitats while Harsha learns about powwows in New Mexico. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Alcoa's earnings beat analyst estimates. NBR's Susie Gharib will have more in an exclusive interview with Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld. Stocks tumble on the 5 year anniversary of the DJIA and the S&P's record highs. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Joanna Lumley's Nile   Joanna reaches Khartoum, capital of Sudan, and the confluence of the Blue Nile and the White Nile. She sees whirling dervishes and receives a a traditional beauty treatment called a dukhan. While on a detour in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains, she encounters an unusual group of Olympic hopefuls. Part 3 of 4G
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   The investigators seek to learn the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two African-American soldiers in World War I; to determine if a hand-drawn map of Valley Forge was used by George Washington during the American Revolution; and if a Washington man's father was tied to Prohibition-era underworld crime.G
9:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Porsche Boxster S"  Road Test: 2013 Porsche Boxster S. Road Test: 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In. Goss' Garage: Buying Parts Online. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Chair/TD The Pack Rat"  Martha's Chair - Martha's family has a birthday surprise - a new dog bed! After a few sleepless nights, the family realizes that Martha misses her stinky old chair. But Mrs. Demson bought it and has plans of her own for the chair after she sees one just like it on Antiques Roadshow. Vocabulary: (E) antique, donate(d), upholstery, profit(ed), valuable. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire"  The mountain on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano. The eruption that began in 1983 is ongoing, offering filmmaker Paul Atkins the chance to capture the cataclysmic meeting of 2000-degree lava and 75-degree ocean water.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque, After Dark"  Rick climbs to the top of St. Peter's Basilica, seeks tucked-away Renaissance paintings and then explores the city after dark.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"  The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D
9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Chania"  Eva visits a monastery with a special link to the Greek revolution, and a historical village that was restored after the discovery of an old olive press. D
9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "School Lunch with a Mexican Twist"  The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Here's The Beef"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 am 
GardenSMART   Your landscape can be a wonderful space and if properly planned can accommodate your needs and the needs of your family. GardenSMART visits an expert who shares their ideas on landscape design with family in mind. Think of this as a beautiful working holiday. D
11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "David Mayfield Parade"  Raised on show business in a family band, David Mayfield made his name with award-winning progressive bluegrass group Cadillac Sky. Once solo, the singer/guitarist expanded his unique, sonic arsenal to take in acoustic-alternative and cutting-edge Americana, mixing it all in with his freewheeling sense of humor and remarkable showmanship in a set that's edgy in every sense of the word. D
11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Memphis: Memphis Mojo"  Memphis has played an important role in the history of blues, rock and roll and soul music. Host Jacob Edgar witnesses the meeting of young and old when blues veteran Bobby "Blue" Bland jams with 17-year-old guitar wizard Will Tucker. The elder statesman schools the young Tucker in the finer points of the blues, before a scorching performance at the B.B. King nightclub on Memphis's famous Beale Street.G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rahki Road"  Leela is making bracelets to celebrate an Indian holiday called "Rakhi", a time when sisters, brothers, and friends show how much they love each other by exchanging special bracelets, foods, and gifts. Leela already sent a bracelet to her brother, Sunil, in India and now she is expecting a bracelet from him any moment. Just then, a delivery person brings a box that turns out to be a sample of laundry detergent, instead of her brother's bracelet. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D
2:30 pm 
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
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Blue Marlin Waters"  Learn how to paint patterns in the ocean.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the memorable tune, "Tea for Two," and the signature lick from The Jackson Five hit "I Want You Back." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Dave Powers and Andy LaVerne. D
4:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900's"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G
7:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900's"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Surgical Slimmers"  In spite of the risks, people are lining up to solve their weight problems in the operating room. And if the latest device - an implantable stomach "pacer" - works out, millions more will be taking the surgical way out. D
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cars That Think"  The fully automatic car may be down the road a ways, but cars that do your thinking for you are just around the corner - they watch out for hazards, they listen to you, they read your lips, they even know when you're distracted. D
9:00 pm 
Arts & The Mind  "The Art of Connection"  This episode depicts the positive effects of the arts for children in hospitals, veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, building community in Appalachia and warding off dementia. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Trapped In An Elevator"  More than 325 million people travel vertically by elevator daily in the United States. NOVA reveals the secret life of these machines and investigates personal stories of passengers who have been caught inside when the machinery fails. The program looks at the world's fastest elevator, maintenance in Manhattan skyscrapers, the Otis Test Tower and new computer controls.G
11:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1900's"  This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10G
2:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Maritime Connection"  Indonesia: Tourists and Terrorists - Why was Bali a target for terrorists? We explore the underlying tourist industry on this once peaceful island. Multi-Cultural Malaysia - Amidst growing pressures from Islamic militants, social and economic programs seek to build tolerance among Malaysia's diverse cultures. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Robots to the Rescue!"  SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Beekeeping - What's All The Buzz About?"  Seattle, WA. - Backyard urban beekeeping is becoming more popular than ever, due in part to people's response to the mysterious die-off of many bee hives, known as colony collapse disorder. With high demand for fresh, local honey, combined with the important role bees play in a healthy garden, more people are setting up backyard hives than ever before. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D
6:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Seattle, Washington - Mussels"  Big and gregarious and in love with the food experience, Chef Tom Douglas of Seattle's Palace Kitchen, Etta's Seafood and Dahlia Lounge restaurants heads out to the waters of the Pacific Northwest to savor the succulence of the sea-perfect mussels from Whidbey Island's Penn Cove Shellfish. Recipes: Mussels in Sake Ginger Butter; Mussel Chowder. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Starting Over"  Many kitchen cabinets and daily diets need a makeover. Christina shows how to eliminate processed, packaged and canned foods from the kitchen and gives suggestions of healthier options. D
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Uzbekistan"  Rudy travels the Silk Road in this country that is an emerging economy in Central Asia. He finds eye-popping centuries-old mosques that were restored during Soviet occupation of the country. He joins friends for the preparation of the national dish, plov, and visits a family in a yurt on a desert plain.G
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Chiloe and Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile"  Yetman is on Chiloe, the second largest island of South America, where the residents, known as Chilotes, consider themselves a people apart, and demonstrate for him their traditions of food, towns and society that extend back before the arrival of Europeans.G
8:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Mind Over Miter"  This butt joint of distinction joins everything from picture frames to crown moldings. Learn all the angles and see how to carefully cut corners as we master the miter box for fitting frames and fine furniture. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Razor Sharp In Record Time"  Sharp tools make woodworking easier and safer. The editors from Woodsmith magazine share their favorite ways for getting razor sharp tool in record time. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Old"  Host Jamie Durie visits a vegetable garden at San Francisco's City Hall, where he talks with Mayor Gavin Newsom and chef Alice Waters about the slow food movement.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 2"  NULL
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Decorative Stitch Lace Inserts"  Dainty Design dress with decorative stitch lace inserts; Sew Quick, Sew Easy reverse applique with lace embellishments on a purchased linen placemat; And Sew On segment on making spaghetti flowers with chenille pompom centers; Hand embroidered point turc. Guests: Rlarry Touchette, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Christmas Eve Snow"  Happy little church tucked into a bed of snow, evergreens and mountains; another fine Bob Ross classic. D
11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. Recipes: Bruschetta Salad with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Greens, Clams with Chorizo and Orange, and Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Maple Syrup Compote. D
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Salmon with Herb Sauce & Orange Olive Oil Cake"  Joanne shares her trick for cooking salmon and creating a fresh herb sauce, and gives her student Yasu her first baking lesson. Recipes: (1) OLIVE OIL AND ORANGE-ESSENCE CAKE WITH SOFT CREAM, (2) CRISP SALMON WITH GREEN HERB AND CAPER SAUCE. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Se Derrumbo! (It Collapsed!)"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G
12:30 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
1:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Conceptual Change"  With Dr. Peter Hewson. In this workshop, we explore the role played by prior knowledge in the learning of new science ideas. Only when a new idea is understood, accepted, and found to be useful does it begin to be exchanged for a previously held scientific belief. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Newton's Laws"  Newton lays down the laws of force, mass, and acceleration. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Robots to the Rescue!"  SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Face-Off"  Fluff wants to wear his dad's lucky hockey skates in the prestigious Penguia Cup competition, but his teammates want everyone to wear cool skates they saw advertised on TV.G
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chocolate Torte"  Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. D
7:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Food and Wine Pairing Challenge"  Understanding wine's relationship to food is essential if you want to become a good wine maker. The contestants work in three teams of two and are given a challenging three course menu, a budget of only $150 dollars and an hour to find the right wines to pair with the meal. Their guests are wine buyers for some of the country's largest restaurants and retail chains, the executive wine editor for Food & Wine Magazine and top sommeliers who grill them on their choices. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Clare"  NULL
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Mind Over Miter"  This butt joint of distinction joins everything from picture frames to crown moldings. Learn all the angles and see how to carefully cut corners as we master the miter box for fitting frames and fine furniture. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Galicia and the Camino De Santiago"  Rick follows a centuries-old pilgrim trail, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in Spain's northwest corner. He stops in Pamplona for the running of the bulls and dives into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia where Riverdance meets flamenco.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chocolate Torte"  Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Simple Pleasures: Mediterranean Foods in the Americas"  Burt looks at the history of the foods of the Mediterranean and how they have affected people in Europe and the Americas.G
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Flavor Fiesta"  It's a party when Joanne and her student Cheryl get together. Joanne adds a sweet crisp twist to classic guacamole, shows how to improve a store bought stock to elevate tortilla soup, and then the party really begins with muddled cherry margaritas Recipes: Sweet Pea Guacamole, Tortilla Soup with Pork Meatballs, Tortillas and Cheddar, and Fresh Cherry Margaritas. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik, Entertainment Marketing. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Galicia and the Camino De Santiago"  Rick follows a centuries-old pilgrim trail, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in Spain's northwest corner. He stops in Pamplona for the running of the bulls and dives into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia where Riverdance meets flamenco.G
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   T.I. Harris (hip hop artist). D
3:00 am 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan's flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan produces more than 90 percent of the world's illicit opium. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs, some with links to the Taliban, to subsidize their crops. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Joan Walsh (Salon)/David Pogue (New York Times). D
5:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
5:30 am 
European Journal  "Drug Dealers Bring The Wild West to Marseilles"  France: Wild West in Marseilles. The drugs trade is flourishing in the northern part of Marseilles and gang warfare is raging. Twenty people have already been killed in gang-related violence this year. D
6:00 am 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Government Control"  A discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market. This program features Amity Shlaes, Bryan Caplan, Austan Goolsbee, and Clarence Page.G
7:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Us Economy: Solutions to Crisis"  Speakers: Mitch Landrieu, Antonio Villaraigosa, Annise Parker, Mitch Daniels, Arianna Huffington, Mort Zuckerman, David Rubenstein, Eduardo Padron, Howard Schultz, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Larry Summers. D
8:00 am 
Nature  "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire"  The mountain on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano. The eruption that began in 1983 is ongoing, offering filmmaker Paul Atkins the chance to capture the cataclysmic meeting of 2000-degree lava and 75-degree ocean water.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Joan Walsh (Salon)/David Pogue (New York Times). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   T.I. Harris (hip hop artist). D
11:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
11:30 am 
European Journal  "Drug Dealers Bring The Wild West to Marseilles"  France: Wild West in Marseilles. The drugs trade is flourishing in the northern part of Marseilles and gang warfare is raging. Twenty people have already been killed in gang-related violence this year. D
12:00 pm 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Government Control"  A discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market. This program features Amity Shlaes, Bryan Caplan, Austan Goolsbee, and Clarence Page.G
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire"  The mountain on Hawaii's Big Island is the world's most active volcano. The eruption that began in 1983 is ongoing, offering filmmaker Paul Atkins the chance to capture the cataclysmic meeting of 2000-degree lava and 75-degree ocean water.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Government Control"  A discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market. This program features Amity Shlaes, Bryan Caplan, Austan Goolsbee, and Clarence Page.G
6:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Us Economy: Solutions to Crisis"  Speakers: Mitch Landrieu, Antonio Villaraigosa, Annise Parker, Mitch Daniels, Arianna Huffington, Mort Zuckerman, David Rubenstein, Eduardo Padron, Howard Schultz, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Larry Summers. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Us Economy: Solutions to Crisis"  Speakers: Mitch Landrieu, Antonio Villaraigosa, Annise Parker, Mitch Daniels, Arianna Huffington, Mort Zuckerman, David Rubenstein, Eduardo Padron, Howard Schultz, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Larry Summers. D

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