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12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Low Voltage Landscape Lighting/Replacing Old Faucet"  Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to save energy and money by increasing insulation in his attic.G
1:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Cowboy Sideboard"  In Wyoming, Norm learns about 1930s dude ranch-style furniture made by Thomas Molesworth. At home, he makes a Molesworth-style sideboard for his own collection.G
1:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Violin Maker Joe Thrift"  Roy Underhill meets with a modern luthier who works with tools and techniques unchanged for centuries.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Bentley Brooklands"  The 2008 Brooklands and 2009 Honda Pilot Crossover Utility are driven. Plus, Bolt-On Performance.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Our program begins as host Paul Ryan spends time with a Colorado ranching family who's kept their cattle business strong for many years. Now, most of the newest generation has moved on, and its future is in the hands of one hard-working son and his fiance. Then, Jason Shoultz heads to his home state of Iowa in time to ride along as a father and son harvest their bountiful corn crop. D
3:00 pm 
National Geographic Bee  "2008 National Geographic Bee"  Finalists from across the country vie to be the winner of the national contest for fourth- to eighth-graders. "Jeopardy!" quiz show host Alex Trebek moderates the competition for the 20th year. Top prize is a $25,000 scholarship.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Providence, RI - Hour One"  A rifle, powder horn and log book attributed to premier New England gunsmith Welcome Mathewson of the early 19th century and handed down through seven generations of a Rhode Island family is valued up to $120,000. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "St. Davids"  In Wales, Hugh Scully and a team of experts examines antiques brought from the surrounding area.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Salzburg and Surroundings"  Rick roams Mozart's hometown, a baroque jewel that is also the springboard for Alpine adventuresG
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "The Mysterious Death of France's Oyster Population"  The mysterious epidemic destroying France's oysters. The beginning of our new series "Masters of the Metropolis" with a profile of Berlin's boisterous boss, Klaus Wowereit. The bloody price of a fragile Independence in Abkhazia. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "American Physicians Performing Eye Surgery in Guatemala"  Guests are Dr. Justin Stormogipson, Dr. Maj Stormogipson and nurse Mary Sibulsky. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Farm Show"  New to public television, this show takes a ride in the "Surrey with the Fringe on Top." Guy Hovis performs "Country Boy." Sandi and Salli sing "Tumbling Tumbleweeds."G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Change Is As Good As A Rest"  Mr. Grace plays musical chairs with the departments. Ladies' and Gentle-mens' Wear find themselves in the toy department.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Rolls Royce"  Hyacinth is stung to lose first prize at the local craft fair for her floral table decoration and to a social rival.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Great Boarding-House Bathroom Caper"  The lads are on a holiday break to Scarborough. Compo brings a cardboard box but is secretive about the contents.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   Laura thinks Mike is proposing marriage when he is over-enthusiastic about them buying a flat together.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Adopt-A-Highway"  Possum Lodge adopts a three-mile curved stretch of highway dubbed "Orphan's Bend." Red builds a party-sized barbeque out of bathtubs.G
10:30 pm 
Waiting for God   NULL
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Age of Steel"  Cybermen take control of London and start converting the populace. The Doctor, Rose and Mickey are reduced to fugitives in a world of terror. Part 2 of 2G
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Using Primary Sources"  Kathleen Waffle teaches fifth grade at John Muir Elementary School in San Bruno, California, a working–class suburb of San Francisco. In a unit on Colonial America, students examine an eighteenth–century business through a case study of a successful silversmith who lived in Colonial Williamsburg. In small groups, students use primary source documents (advertisements) and artifacts to identify the business strategies used by the silversmith. D
1:29 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Understanding Stereotypes"  Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the lesson, Ms. Sinclair has students brainstorm individually and in groups to understand how stereotypes have affected their lives and their learning. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Who Cares?"  Why is rural America important to us as a nation? What steps should be taken to respond to ruralncommunities in crisis, and what does the future hold for these rural areas?nn. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Supranationalism and Devolution"  Strasbourg: Symbol of a United Europe. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "East Looks West"  Berlin: United We Stand. D
4:01 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain. D
4:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is centered on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, and emotions. D
5:00 pm 
Best Recipes in the World with Mark Bittman of the New York Times  "How Sweet It Is"  Bittman's sweet tooth leads him to Tartine, a San Francisco bakery specializing in scones, then to the tiny town of Totnes in southwest England, where he eats scones with clotted cream and learns about Agatha Christie. In nearby Dartmouth, Bittman samples a British staple - sticky toffee pudding - then feasts on a sweet cherry soup with red wine, mango and creme fraiche in California. D
5:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia"  Rudy explores the mix of cultures in Vancouver that inspires world-class cuisine, spirited night life and Asian shopping centers. He boards a ferry to Victoria to visit the bastion of British Heritage for afternoon tea.G
6:00 pm 
Martha's Sewing Room  "The Pink Tea"  Perfectly joined Lace Corners on a tablecloth and napkins. Examples: Elegant tea towel and table saver; Sweet Treat Basket table favors; quick mirror and tissue holder; Folded Tucks on a reproduction baby gown; Curve and Diamond Shapes on a block for "From My Heart to Yours"quilt. Concludes with "Sewing from the Heart. D
6:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Old Cape Cod"  John Shields shares secrets from his culinary training ground - Cape Cod - with a Squid Stew from the legendary Clem and Ursie's, paired with Boston Baked Brown Bread. Other recipes include Back Bay Clam Chowder, and Wellfleet Cranberry Scones. Kitchen Goddess Andrea then explains how to serve scones. D
7:00 pm 
One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry  "Tea for Two"  Donna uses enamel paints to give a china tea set a theme of roses and stripes.G
7:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Four Great Cities of Europe"  Maxa visits London, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels, showing how to experience a bustling hub of commerce and the arts in a 24-hour visit.G
8:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Felting"  Well known knit wear designer Kristin Nicholas shows how to knit and then felt a tea cozy and Brett Bara will show how to crochet a felted organizer. Interview with designer Nicky Epstein. D
8:30 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden"  Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is at Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia to learn about water features and elements that can enhance any garden.G
9:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "London"  Rudy sips tea and savors traditional sights. Then, he gets a bird's-eye view of London from the new London Eye observation wheel.G
9:30 pm 
One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry  "Glorious Glass & Ceramics"  Donna creates a collector's tea set painted with pink rose buds then decorates glassware and other dishes.G
10:00 pm 
Holiday Table with Chris Fennimore and Emily Luchetti  "Best-Ever Holiday Cookies"  Emily puts her magical baking skills to work creating an assortment of holiday cookies that are as beautiful as they are buttery and delicious. Lord Wedgwood shows how to set an enticing table for high tea. Marmelade Window Cookies; Almond Biscotti; Coconut Macaroons; Ginger Cookies; Chocolate Caramel Pecan Squares. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South England; Dover to Lands' End"  Rick ponders Roman, Norman and Nazi invasions at Land's End. Then, he explores Admiral Nelson's flagship.G
11:00 pm 
Reactions In Chemistry  "Workshop 7. and the Environment"  This program introduces the chemistry of the environment. It addresses selected topics such as water quality and purification, recycling, and the hole in the ozone layer. Bringing the students to awareness of these topics helps them understand important issues in the world around them. D
1:00 pm 
War of the World  "The Clash of Empires"  Economic volatility, ethnic conflict and empires in crisis spawn the 20th century's bloodiest conflicts and leading the brutal regimes of Germany, Japan and Russia. The stretch of violence begins with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Surgical Slimmers"  Despite the risks, people are lining up to solve their weight problems in the operating room. Alda learns about the latest device, an implantable stomach "pacer," that may tempt millions more to take the surgical way out.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cars That Think"  Alda learns of engineering work that would enable cars to watch for hazards, respond to voice controls, read a driver's lips, and detect a distracted driver.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova scienceNOW"  Neil deGrasse Tyson is host for this fast-paced science newsmagazine.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Dimming Sun"  Even as the planet heats up, researchers discover that increasing air pollution in earth's atmosphere allows less and less sunlight to reach the surface, a global dimming that is linked to severe droughts. NOVA examines how this effect might also be slowing down global warming, creating a climate conundrum.G
5:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship, Witch's House, Jigsaw Puzzle"  The investigative team speaks with the grandson of the last captain of a ship docked at Mystic, Connecticut, for clues to its past. A possible witch's house in Massachusetts and an early picture of women playing rugby or football also are explored.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Portrait of George Washington, Patty Cannon, Trumpet"  The experts set out to prove that a painting passed down through a Washington, D.C. family for generations is an authentic portrait of George Washington, perhaps by Gilbert Stuart.G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Surgical Slimmers"  Despite the risks, people are lining up to solve their weight problems in the operating room. Alda learns about the latest device, an implantable stomach "pacer," that may tempt millions more to take the surgical way out.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Cars That Think"  Alda learns of engineering work that would enable cars to watch for hazards, respond to voice controls, read a driver's lips, and detect a distracted driver.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "Inside Pakistan"  When Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar chose to make a film about democracy in her country, she didn't just request a traditional interview with President Musharraf: she insisted on a formal dinner. To her surprise, the man who ran Pakistan for nearly eight years agreed, and Sumar spent the evening grilling Musharraf about the state of affairs in their sharply polarized culture. Sumar's documentary "My Dinner with the President," intercuts the dinner discourse with candid interviews with a wide range Pakistanis, from religious fundamentalists to partiers on a Pakistani beach. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: The Real News Network operates online and accepts only member donations to fund its work. They take no advertising, no government funding, and no corporate underwriting. Can Real News re-invent journalism on donations alone? Plus, we'll visit an elite Chinese prep school, and we'll ask if globalization has done any good. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "U.S. Mexico Relations"  Drugs and immigration seem to dominate U.S. news coverage of Mexico, but U.S. and Mexico relations go much deeper than these pressing issues. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Antonio Gonzalez"  Antonio Gonzalez, president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and the William C. Velasquez Institute, is the country's foremost expert on the Latino electorate. The non-partisan SVREP tracks Latino voting trends and the issues that most concern the country's largest ethnic minority. An American of Mexican decent, he talks with Hinojosa about the influence Latinos will have on the 2008 presidential election. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Horse and Rider"  The bond between human and horse is examined in three different arenas: cutting (separating a cow from the herd), dressage (using minute body movements to guide horses through complex maneuvers) and the sport of polo.G

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