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12:00 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "What Is Death?"  Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings. [P]

12:30 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Dying Person"  When we are told that we are terminally ill, we are defined, more than ever, by the limits of our bodies. In this program, we meet three women. [P]

1:00 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. [P]

1:30 AM 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. [P]

2:00 AM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School"  Middle School: See how middle school students in America are being prepared for high school. Follow along as students read a fairy tale to learn the concepts of plot and theme. [P]

3:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Weathering and Soils"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface. [G]

3:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mass Wasting"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface. [G]

4:00 AM 
Science Trek  "States of Matter"  Joan Caran-Hansen and her guest scientists answer students' questions about states of matter. [G]

4:30 AM 
Travel with Kids  "Greek Islands Adventure: Paros & Santorini"  Head out from Athens by ferry to the island of Paros, where Nathan and Seamus are met by a local family who takes them to explore the islands by catamaran. Captain George docks off the small island of Anti-Paros to snorkel, dine with the locals and explore the tiny island of Despotikos with its newly excavated Temple of Apollo. [P]

5:00 AM 
Healthy Heritage Kitchen - Kwanzaa Edition HEALTHY HERITAGE KITCHEN demonstrates healthy versions of traditional holiday meals for ethnic communities. Hosted by Wilbert Jones, a Chicago based chef and food product developer this Wilbert will demonstrate how to prepare healthy recipes for Kwanzaa. [P]

5:30 AM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Christmas"  Burt tells how the Christmas tree came indoors, what the First Ladies do for holidays, and how department stores create holiday windows. [G]

6:00 AM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "A San Antonio Christmas"  San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year. Joseph joins the locals and visitors to celebrate the season along San Antonio's famous river walk surrounded by songs, decorations and plenty of holiday cheer. [P]

6:30 AM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Kwanzaa"  From December 26 to January 1 is a holiday of reflection, an opportunity for African Americans to celebrate their roots in Africa. [G]

7:00 AM 
Heirloom Meals Christmas Hosted by culinary artist and public-radio personality Carole Murko, HEIRLOOM MEALS CHRISTMAS celebrates the holiday season by delving into America's rich and diverse culinary history and honoring tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. As she did in Heirloom Meals Thanksgiving, Murko seeks to "savor yesterday's traditions today" while paying tribute to the dying art of cooking from scratch. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci"  Mayor of Boston Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with baccala, then skillet fried shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!. [P]

8:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Getting Ready for Christmas"  P. Allen Smith is gearing up for the Christmas Season with tons of fresh greenery and ways to use it inside the home, including fireplace mantles and a children's room. [P]

9:00 AM 
Martha Bakes  "Bar Cookies"  Bar cookies are one-pan wonders, delicious and simple to make. Join Martha as she prepares four different kinds - peanut butter and jelly bars inspired by everyone's favorite childhood combo, a rich and decadent brownie with a surprise ingredient, pecan bars with a sticky toffee-like topping, and a healthy fruit and nut energy bar. [P]

9:30 AM 
Simply Ming  "Cooking at Home - Miso"  On the Road in Japan, Chef Ming Tsai sees first hand how Japan's famous miso is made as he visits one of the oldest miso factories still operating in Japan. Back in the kitchen, Ming learns miso cooking techniques from one of his college friends and her mother who share their secrets of cooking with miso, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

10:00 AM 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. [P]

10:30 AM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Pork Kabobs and Heavenly Ham"  Today Lidia's talking pork! Go whole hog and learn to make savory Prune and Pork Kabobs, comforting Braised Cabbage with Prosciutto, and Decadent Ham in Marsala Sauce. [P]

11:00 AM 
Art of the Western World  "High Renaissance"  Part I: Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael displayed extraordinary talent working in a variety of media and elevated the status of the artist in Italian society. Part II: Venetians like Titian, Tintoretto, and Palladio readapted the classical style with a theatrical flourish. [P]

12:00 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "What Is Death?"  Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings. [P]

12:30 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Dying Person"  When we are told that we are terminally ill, we are defined, more than ever, by the limits of our bodies. In this program, we meet three women. [P]

1:00 PM 
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. [P]

1:30 PM 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. [P]

2:00 PM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School"  Middle School: See how middle school students in America are being prepared for high school. Follow along as students read a fairy tale to learn the concepts of plot and theme. [P]

3:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Weathering and Soils"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface. [G]

3:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mass Wasting"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface. [G]

4:00 PM 
Science Trek  "States of Matter"  Joan Caran-Hansen and her guest scientists answer students' questions about states of matter. [G]

4:30 PM 
Travel with Kids  "Greek Islands Adventure: Paros & Santorini"  Head out from Athens by ferry to the island of Paros, where Nathan and Seamus are met by a local family who takes them to explore the islands by catamaran. Captain George docks off the small island of Anti-Paros to snorkel, dine with the locals and explore the tiny island of Despotikos with its newly excavated Temple of Apollo. [P]

5:00 PM 
Healthy Heritage Kitchen - Kwanzaa Edition HEALTHY HERITAGE KITCHEN demonstrates healthy versions of traditional holiday meals for ethnic communities. Hosted by Wilbert Jones, a Chicago based chef and food product developer this Wilbert will demonstrate how to prepare healthy recipes for Kwanzaa. [P]

5:30 PM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Christmas"  Burt tells how the Christmas tree came indoors, what the First Ladies do for holidays, and how department stores create holiday windows. [G]

6:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "A San Antonio Christmas"  San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year. Joseph joins the locals and visitors to celebrate the season along San Antonio's famous river walk surrounded by songs, decorations and plenty of holiday cheer. [P]

6:30 PM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Kwanzaa"  From December 26 to January 1 is a holiday of reflection, an opportunity for African Americans to celebrate their roots in Africa. [G]

7:00 PM 
Heirloom Meals Christmas Hosted by culinary artist and public-radio personality Carole Murko, HEIRLOOM MEALS CHRISTMAS celebrates the holiday season by delving into America's rich and diverse culinary history and honoring tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. As she did in Heirloom Meals Thanksgiving, Murko seeks to "savor yesterday's traditions today" while paying tribute to the dying art of cooking from scratch. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ciao Italia  "Festival of the Seven Fishes/La Festa Dei Sette Pesci"  Mayor of Boston Thomas M. Menino and Mary Ann celebrate their Italian American heritage by preparing a Christmas Eve banquet called "The Feast of the Seven Fishes." Starting with baccala, then skillet fried shrimp, then tuna, smelts, swordfish, calamari and clams, the tradition continues, and so do their appetites!. [P]

8:30 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Getting Ready for Christmas"  P. Allen Smith is gearing up for the Christmas Season with tons of fresh greenery and ways to use it inside the home, including fireplace mantles and a children's room. [P]

9:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Best Barbecued Chicken and Cornbread"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Sweet and Tangy Barbecued Chicken. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of BBQ sauce. [P]

9:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Cooking at Home - Miso"  On the Road in Japan, Chef Ming Tsai sees first hand how Japan's famous miso is made as he visits one of the oldest miso factories still operating in Japan. Back in the kitchen, Ming learns miso cooking techniques from one of his college friends and her mother who share their secrets of cooking with miso, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

10:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Fried Eggplant Salad; Pan-Roasted Grouper with; Shellfish Tomato Sauce; Lemon Ice Box Pie. [P]

10:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale. [G]

11:00 PM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 6. What"  This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas. [P]


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