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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Matilda"  We devote this episode to Matilda, Broadway's new musical (nominated for 12 TONY Awards). Taped the day after the show's Broadway gala opening in April, our guests are librettist Dennis Kelly, composer/lyricist Tim Minchin and actor Bertie Carvel, who plays the terrifying Ms. Trunchbull. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Is Evil Necessary In God's World?"  If I seek God, I cannot avoid evil. Can the enormity of evil ever be compatible with an all-powerful, all-knowing, all-good God? Couldn't God have created the world without such evil?. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "A Matter of Chance I"  Robert gets stuck with the cafe tab. As he is paying, the waiter's tray drops and Robert learns that in France broken glass can bring good luck. He and Mireille buy a lottery ticket that is sure to be a winner. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "A Matter of Chance II"  Mireille and Robert have won the lottery. Robert wants to look at camping equipment for a trip around France, and they hail a taxi. The man in black, tries to pull Mireille in. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "FDR and the Depression"  Professor Brinkley continues his story of twentieth century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "World War II"  America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. [P]

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. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Fundraising Can Be Fun"  Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Power - Will Allen's Story of Inspiration through a Garden"  Milwaukee, WI. - In 1993, Growing Power was an organization with teens that needed a place to work. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Healthy Eating/Cibo Per La Salute"  Mary Ann joins nutritional forces with First Lady of New Hampshire, and pediatrician Dr. Susan Lynch, to advocate simple, healthy eating for both children and adults, by making Chicken Cacciatore, Fennel/Avocado and Orange Salad, and Low Fat Yogurt Sundae. [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Italian Desserts"  [P]

7:00 AM 
Rudy Maxa's World: Escape to French Polynesia [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, The Big Finish"  The last details come together for the Cambridge project finale: granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer. Designers Dee Elms and Andrew Terrat bring exquisite punches of color that make the sleek, white Scandinavian modern interior come alive from top to bottom. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Home Entertainment Designs"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Colorful Spaces"  [P]

9:30 AM 
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. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Light Up The Room"  Take a plain lamp shade and add a little knit or crochet to make it your own. Maggie will show you how to knit a lace stitch cover and Ellen will demonstrate a crochet shell stitch shade, designed by Carrie Carpenter. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 2"  Background, rocks, trees, mist, highlight background trees in this segment. Jerry shows his students how to block in the background rocks, how to use a bristle brush to dry brush in the fog and mist. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Range"  Grilling brings out the cowboy in all of us. After all, smoked brisket originated in Texas cattle country and barbecue was brought to Missouri with the great cattle drives along the Chisholm Trail from Fort Worth to the meat-packing houses in Kansas City. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Fire and Water"  Taped outdoors at the historic Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, Raichien opens a new season of shows with fish, including cedar-planked salmon, grilled tuna with fire-charred tomato chipotle salsa and bacon-wrapped trout stuffed with poblano corn relish. [G]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Ruth Reichl and Susan Stamberg"  Ruth Reichl (author, restaurant critic, former editor of Gourmet) and Susan Stamberg (National Public Radio). [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "A Matter of Chance I"  Robert gets stuck with the cafe tab. As he is paying, the waiter's tray drops and Robert learns that in France broken glass can bring good luck. He and Mireille buy a lottery ticket that is sure to be a winner. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "A Matter of Chance II"  Mireille and Robert have won the lottery. Robert wants to look at camping equipment for a trip around France, and they hail a taxi. The man in black, tries to pull Mireille in. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "FDR and the Depression"  Professor Brinkley continues his story of twentieth century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "World War II"  America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. [P]

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. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Fundraising Can Be Fun"  Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "The Unmuffins"  Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Escape from Merlin's Maze"  On the prowl for a new power source, Hacker descends on Frogsnorts School of Sorcery. His scheme? To steal Professor Stumblesnore's wand and harness its awesome magic to energize himself. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Light Up The Room"  Take a plain lamp shade and add a little knit or crochet to make it your own. Maggie will show you how to knit a lace stitch cover and Ellen will demonstrate a crochet shell stitch shade, designed by Carrie Carpenter. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 2"  Background, rocks, trees, mist, highlight background trees in this segment. Jerry shows his students how to block in the background rocks, how to use a bristle brush to dry brush in the fog and mist. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Pizza with Pizazz"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Sauteing"  Sauteing is one of the quickest and most versatile cooking methods. It works well for almost any small cut of meat or fish. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, The Big Finish"  The last details come together for the Cambridge project finale: granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer. Designers Dee Elms and Andrew Terrat bring exquisite punches of color that make the sleek, white Scandinavian modern interior come alive from top to bottom. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Crossing The Swiss Alps"  From cosmopolitan Geneva to the UNESCO heritage Aletsch Glacier Joseph travels through Switzerland by bus, train and lake steamer. In Geneva Joseph explores a city that has remained in the forefront of innovation and change and visits Lake Geneva's fascinating lakeside villages such as the Olympic city of Lausanne. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "On The Road In Chattanooga"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Range"  Grilling brings out the cowboy in all of us. After all, smoked brisket originated in Texas cattle country and barbecue was brought to Missouri with the great cattle drives along the Chisholm Trail from Fort Worth to the meat-packing houses in Kansas City. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne. [G]


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