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12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Vernon Jordan and Ronald Brownstein"  Vernon Jordan (former Clinton White House adviser and National Urban League President, author of Vernon Can Read) and Ronald Brownstein (political journalist). [P]

1:00 AM 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "A Precarious Experiment"  Peace Treaty (1783) with Great Britain negotiated by Richard Oswald, John Jay, and Benjamin Franklin. Uncertainties facing young country. Effects of war on new nation's people, politics, and economy. Difficulty of functioning as "nation" under Articles of Confederation. Partial resolution of controversies related to western lands, but not problem of mounting national debt. Annapolis Convention to modify Articles of Confederation fails to attract enough delegates. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Vision for a Nation"  Delegates meet in Philadelphia, May 1787 to create a government with sufficient power to govern vast territory. The convention, closed to public, chaired by George Washington. Controversy over basis for representation in House of Representatives and slavery issues; over sovereignty and limiting national power. Ground rules for ratification process. Debate between Federalists and Anti-federalists; winning approval. George Washington, first elected president, puts plan to work. Different philosophies within cabinet, Federalist vs. Republican. Washington declines to run for third term. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "More Than Pizza/Piu' Della Pizza"  Mary Ann says goodbye to ordinary, everyday pizza and uses its dough to create a mouthwatering Spinach and Cheese Tart in a savory pumpkin seed Crust. Then she turns heads - and dough - to put a new twist on an old favorite by making Pepperoni Pizza Pretzels. [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Elise Wiggins, Chocolate and Cherry Cake"  Nick shares his recipe for Pork Chops with Nancibella Sauce before being joined by Denver's Elise Wiggins from Panzano, who demonstrates Chocolate and Cherry Cake. [P]

7:00 AM 
Rick Steves Special  "A Symphonic Journey"  Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, teams up with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and maestro Michael Miropolsky for a musical journey that begins in the United States, and touches down in seven different European countries. The special, taped at the Edmonds Center for the Arts near Seattle, Wash. [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces"  Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Kitchen Cabinet Retrofit"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Gardens & Art"  [P]

9:30 AM 
Winemakers  "Can You Sell It?"  Small winemakers, like the ones the winner will become, wear many hats. And one of the most important hats is sales person. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Sweaters"  Robyn is first up with a fashionable granny square sweater designed by Tammy Hildebrand and then Kristin will show how to knit a directional rib cardigan by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square this week is a crochet Scalloped Shell. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 1"  (18 x 24 Acrylic) In this opening segment, Jerry shows his viewers how to under-paint the background of the forest with the large hake brush using a gradation of colors and values. Then he shows how to under-paint the reflections in the water using the hake brush. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "By The Sea"  Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill. This truth is readily apparent on the beaches of Brazil, at the waterfront grill stalls in Asia, and the seaside communities of the Yucatan. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Southern California"  Caprial and John visit Oregon wineries. In the kitchen, they sear scallops with lemongrass ginger sauce, grill mushrooms for salad and make lamb chops with spicy tomato coulis. [G]

12:00 PM 
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]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama. [G]

1:00 PM 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "A Precarious Experiment"  Peace Treaty (1783) with Great Britain negotiated by Richard Oswald, John Jay, and Benjamin Franklin. Uncertainties facing young country. Effects of war on new nation's people, politics, and economy. Difficulty of functioning as "nation" under Articles of Confederation. Partial resolution of controversies related to western lands, but not problem of mounting national debt. Annapolis Convention to modify Articles of Confederation fails to attract enough delegates. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Vision for a Nation"  Delegates meet in Philadelphia, May 1787 to create a government with sufficient power to govern vast territory. The convention, closed to public, chaired by George Washington. Controversy over basis for representation in House of Representatives and slavery issues; over sovereignty and limiting national power. Ground rules for ratification process. Debate between Federalists and Anti-federalists; winning approval. George Washington, first elected president, puts plan to work. Different philosophies within cabinet, Federalist vs. Republican. Washington declines to run for third term. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Sweaters"  Robyn is first up with a fashionable granny square sweater designed by Tammy Hildebrand and then Kristin will show how to knit a directional rib cardigan by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square this week is a crochet Scalloped Shell. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 1"  (18 x 24 Acrylic) In this opening segment, Jerry shows his viewers how to under-paint the background of the forest with the large hake brush using a gradation of colors and values. Then he shows how to under-paint the reflections in the water using the hake brush. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Pasta Sauces"  Homemade pasta sauces far outshine store-bought jars. In this episode, Martha creates four mouthwatering versions: traditional, slow-cooked Bolognese; a quick-and-easy puttanesca; a rich carbonara; and a light but unforgettable sauce made with bottarga, a preserved fish roe that is a specialty of southern Italy. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces"  Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart"  Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "On The Road In San Antonio with Chef Elizabeth Kossick"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "By The Sea"  Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill. This truth is readily apparent on the beaches of Brazil, at the waterfront grill stalls in Asia, and the seaside communities of the Yucatan. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta. [G]


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