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December 9, 2012
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10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: Michael Mauboussin"  Guest: Michael Mauboussin, Chief Investment Strategist, Legg Mason Capital Management; Author, "The Success Equation" This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features "Financial Thought Leader" Michael Mauboussin, who explains the important roles luck and skill play in investment success and how to harness both to your advantage. D
11:00 am 
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12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Pantheism: Is The World God?"  Is our search for God too narrow? Why do some philosophers espouse Pantheism? Pantheism's claim is not shy-God is Everything and Everything is God. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1"  Revitalize your wardrobe as you embellish "outside the box"-create artsy free-form details. Designer and playful stitcher Vicki Tracy joins Nancy in a quest to embellish without any rules. They decorate a variety of clothing and accessories with beads, buttons, and nontraditional trim as they do easy and clever techniques such as carefree couching, button collages, sassy sandwiching, edgy ruffles, and more. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Art Meets Stitch"  This episode looks at thread and stitch and their impact on projects. Rebecca Kemp Brent starts us out with a small drawstring bag. All sorts of stitching is prominent, from the machine-embroidered redwork designs to the enhancements with needle felting, punch needle work, ribbon embroidery, and beading. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Island Kitchen 2.0: Appliances"  The HOMETIME crew installs lights, plumbing fixtures and appliances in the kitchen. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Roll-Top Desk"  In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build a classic roll-top desk with slide-in storage unit. D
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hot Stuff"  Kevin and Norm find the painters spraying the house a sunny yellow, while Tom trims out the windows with a custom detail specified by the architect. Custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace go in, and homeowner Sally Peterson explores what commercial-grade cooking appliances can do for her kitchen. D
3:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Swedish Details"  Tom shows Kevin how he's installing Southern yellow pine board accents in key spots for architectural interest and to coordinate with the prefinished maple flooring that Norm is installing. Tile's going in the master bath, and the roof deck gets PVC porch boards and a custom rail treatment. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "NYC Rooftop Gardens (New York, NY)"  Sitting high above rush hour traffic, is a full production, organic farm - growing food in only 8-12 inches of soil spread across the rooftop of a New York City building. We visit this incredible 1-acre farm and learn how they are creating a whole new model for locally grown urban food that can be duplicated anywhere in the world. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Big Media's Power Play"  In 1983, 50 corporations controlled a majority of American media. Now that number is six. And Big Media may get even bigger, thanks to the FCC's consideration of ending a rule preventing companies from owning a newspaper and radio and TV stations in the same big city. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe"  The conclusion investigates the universe's distant past - and its future. Modern telescopes add a mysterious new twist: The majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. A new generation of telescopes embarks on a new mission, to seek out these mysterious dark forces. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Autumn Rivers Photo Essay, Condors and Lead Bullets, Outdoor School"  One of the great success stories in saving wildlife still has some trouble. California condors are raised in captivity and then released into the wild. Scientists now are searching for reasons why so many of the condors require emergency medical care for lead poisoning.G
8:01 pm 
Christmas at St. Olaf: Rejoice, Give Thanks, and Sing   St. Olaf College in Minnesota celebrates 100 years of its Christmas Festival, which began as a small campus event and now has a worldwide audience. Five choral ensembles and the St. Olaf Orchestra - more than 500 student musicians strong - perform a rich repertoire of Christmas compositions, familiar carols and hymns from around the world. This year's performance also debuts newly commissioned works by American composers Andr? J. Thomas and David N. Childs.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E2)"  Downton Abbey becomes a convalescent home for wounded soldiers to ease overcrowding at the hospital. O'Brien is shocked to find Isobel Crawley giving most of the orders and suggests Thomas might aide Cora, now relegated to the background. Violet tries her best to undo Matthew's engagement to Lavinia while remaining convinced there is more to Lavinia's relationship with Sir Richard than meets the eye. Part 2 of 7G
10:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E3)"  Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Meanwhile Thomas, now manager of the convalescent men, makes life difficult for Carson. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen to help the war effort. Matthew and William embark on a perilous patrol behind German lines. Part 3 of 6G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Casualty"  A catastrophic crash results from Sandra's quick intervention to keep Jack from attempting to kill his wife's killer. Jack, Gerry and Brian are hospitalized. Sanda suspects her super-efficient temporary helper is spying for their mutual superiors. The boys investigate a suspicious death at the hospital to prove they are still a crack team.G
10:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Greece's Borderlands"  In the northernmost regions of Greece, Joanna travels from the western Ionian island of Corfu to the turbulent eastern border shared with Turkey and Bulgaria. Then she retraces Lord Byron's journey through the western highlands by horseback, and explores the port city of Kavala. Part 2 of 4G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia"  Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour mixed with Viking history and heritage.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know examines how the Texas legislature has slashed funding to reproductive planning programs because conservative lawmakers believe they encourage abortions. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Pam Belluck, a health and science writer for The New York Times, who looks at what's happening to these programs in other states. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "All in the Family"  Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Tillamook Railroad, No Ivy League, Missoula Floods Erratics"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe"  The conclusion investigates the universe's distant past - and its future. Modern telescopes add a mysterious new twist: The majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. A new generation of telescopes embarks on a new mission, to seek out these mysterious dark forces. Part 2 of 2G
5:00 pm 
David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Paul   Suchet follows Paul's journey to the west where the name of Jesus was not known. Paul seeks to convert people to Jesus before the end of the world arrives, but is doing so in areas where Caesar himself is believed to be a God. Paul's mission is not well received. Part 2 of 2G
6:00 pm 
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing   In the aftermath of the death of probably the most inspirational computer designers and innovators of the 21st century, this film takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Apple boss Steve Jobs to examine how and why he revolutionized our world.G
7:00 pm 
American Masters  "LENNONYC"  Coming to New York City after the break up of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono find what many high-profile people gain in the Big Apple: the ability to walk down the street as an ordinary citizen. But the period that brought redemption and a creative musical burst in the studio, also included the Nixon administration's attempt to deport the pair, John being consumed by alcohol and his being kicked out of their apartment for 18 months. This profile includes film from the recording studio, home movies, little-seen concert film, and interviews with friends and companions. And all the while, there is the music.G
9:00 pm 
David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Paul   Suchet follows Paul's journey to the west where the name of Jesus was not known. Paul seeks to convert people to Jesus before the end of the world arrives, but is doing so in areas where Caesar himself is believed to be a God. Paul's mission is not well received. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing   In the aftermath of the death of probably the most inspirational computer designers and innovators of the 21st century, this film takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Apple boss Steve Jobs to examine how and why he revolutionized our world.G
11:00 pm 
American Masters  "LENNONYC"  Coming to New York City after the break up of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono find what many high-profile people gain in the Big Apple: the ability to walk down the street as an ordinary citizen. But the period that brought redemption and a creative musical burst in the studio, also included the Nixon administration's attempt to deport the pair, John being consumed by alcohol and his being kicked out of their apartment for 18 months. This profile includes film from the recording studio, home movies, little-seen concert film, and interviews with friends and companions. And all the while, there is the music.G
10:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Alpine Christmas"  In Switzerland, Rudy finds bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges at Zurich. In the medieval town of Bremgarten, he visits with St. Nicholas.G
10:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gift Giving"  Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. Projects: Make-your-own buttons. D
11:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 5. Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry"  Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right triangles. D
11:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 6. Area"  Learn that area is a measure of how much surface is covered. Explore the relationship between the size of the unit used and the resulting measurement. Find the area of irregular shapes by counting squares or subdividing the figure into sections. D
12:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G
1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 5. Emerging Infectious Diseases"  New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 6. Hiv and Aids"  Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments. D
2:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Growth and Entrepreneurship"  This session explores how innovation and entrepreneurship can flourish in and enliven a free-market economy. See why the good old days weren. D
3:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Social Roles and Relationships In Old Age"  Looks at how family, friendship, work, and leisure roles evolve as we age. Elders discuss coping with role losses resulting from retirement or death of a loved one. The pioneering of new roles is explored. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Mexico"  Mexico is a North American country located south of the United States in Central America. It has a range of climates from tropical rain forests to dry mountains. Our crafts feature traditional designs and lots of color. D
4:30 pm 
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
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Simple Sweet Notes"  Jacques cuts the cooking time of a whole chicken in half with a pair of shears and a few cuts of his knife for roasted split chicken with a mustard crust.G
5:30 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
6:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Jean-Denis Rieubland, Nice, France"  Ashley James travels to Nice, the gateway to the French Riviera and one of the best places to sample typical French fare. He visits the kitchen of Jean-Denis Rieubland at Le Chantecler, a One-Star Michelin restaurant in the luxurious Hotel Negresco. Chef Rieubland does not fail to impress as he chooses the best produce and fish from the Cannes market to create his dishes. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tacos, Tacos, Tacos"  This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Properly Mulching Garden Beds/Installing A Natural Gas Line"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to properly mulch his garden beds. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard installs a natural gas line for a barbeque grill. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw"  Rick finds Poland transforming itself into the new heart of Europe, and Krakow, with its Baroque and cobbled charm, emerging as the "next Prague." Rick visits nearby Auschwitz and experiences a timeless, soul-searching lesson.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman experiences life on Turkey's beautiful Mediterranean Coast - otherwise known as the Turquoise Rivera - by hiking the chilly waters of Saklikent Gorge and horseback riding through the abandoned Greek city of Kayakoy. Next, it's off to bustling Istanbul, where East meets West, to explore the Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and the mighty Bosphorus. Finally, Darley returns to Cappadocia, to step back in time with the locals of these ancient villages. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Simple Sweet Notes"  Jacques cuts the cooking time of a whole chicken in half with a pair of shears and a few cuts of his knife for roasted split chicken with a mustard crust.G
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Whole New Enchilada"  Rick's out to dispel the notion that an enchilada is all about smothering tortillas in sauce and gooey cheese. At Cafe Azul y Oro in Mexico City, he shows us the iconic Mexican version of the dish: a corn tortilla in a red mole sauce and rolled around a light, simple chicken filling. From that classic formula things can, of course, get more inventive and Rick shares with us one of the more unusual, though still classically grounded enchiladas on Chef Ricardo Munoz-Zurita's menu: an enchilada of jamaica, or dried hibiscus flowers that tastes like a cross between pickled beets and cabbage. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Clams"  The Pences show how to find and prepare the best clams as they fix clams steamed with brown butter and pasta with spicy red clam sauce.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw"  Rick finds Poland transforming itself into the new heart of Europe, and Krakow, with its Baroque and cobbled charm, emerging as the "next Prague." Rick visits nearby Auschwitz and experiences a timeless, soul-searching lesson.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Charles Strouse, Part 1"  We interview the celebrated composer at the piano, where he performs "Put on a Happy Face" from his breakthrough hit Bye Bye Birdie, and the beautiful "I Want to Be With You" from Golden Boy (which starred Sammy Davis, Jr.). He also plays and sings some of the earlier, lesser-known tunes that helped establish him as one of the most prolific and successful songwriters in the history of the musical theater. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Can Religion Be Explained Without God?"  Most people believe that God exists and religion is God's revelation. But some claim that religion needs nothing supernatural; that religion, without God, can flourish because personal psychology and group sociology drive religion. D
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Red Without Blue"  The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. D
12:30 pm 
Hapa: One Step at a Time   Race remains a powerful symbol in the United States; it still is a shorthand notation for most Americans. HAPA: ONE STEP AT A TIME speaks to how individuals of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are embracing their ethnic experiences as a symbol of change in an ever- evolving multicultural society. HAPA is a thought- provoking half- hour exploration of what it means to be a mixed-race American today. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
2:30 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
3:00 pm 
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope   Kathy O'Hern Fowler, who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide in 1995, spent years struggling with the loss and grief. However, the life-altering experience led her to advocate for other parents who tragically find themselves in the same position. The touching and insightful film explores the heart-rending questions left in the wake of suicide, interviews parents struggling to cope with the pain and stigma, and offers hope for the future of suicide prevention.G
3:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "We Were Here"  Director David Weissman and collaborator and editor Bill Weber tell the story through five very personal interviews of how people coped and came together during the most destructive years of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. The sickness decimated a community but also drew people together.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Red Without Blue"  The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. D
6:30 pm 
Hapa: One Step at a Time   Race remains a powerful symbol in the United States; it still is a shorthand notation for most Americans. HAPA: ONE STEP AT A TIME speaks to how individuals of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are embracing their ethnic experiences as a symbol of change in an ever- evolving multicultural society. HAPA is a thought- provoking half- hour exploration of what it means to be a mixed-race American today. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Bob Kustra"  Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Bob Kustra, the president of Boise State University, about his past decade as head of that institution, his vision for the school, and trends in higher education across the country.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Red Without Blue"  The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. D
10:30 pm 
Hapa: One Step at a Time   Race remains a powerful symbol in the United States; it still is a shorthand notation for most Americans. HAPA: ONE STEP AT A TIME speaks to how individuals of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are embracing their ethnic experiences as a symbol of change in an ever- evolving multicultural society. HAPA is a thought- provoking half- hour exploration of what it means to be a mixed-race American today. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D

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