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12:00 AM 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 2. Looking at Literature"  The teachers in this video program talk about ways in which story affects their lives and the lives of their students. They move on to talk about selecting texts, considering age- and interest-appropriateness, text availability, and other issues. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation I"  Robert and Mireille look at camping gear. Mireille rushes off to have lunch with Hubert and runs into the incorrigible Jean-Pierre. They talk about broken glass, spilled salt, and other superstitions. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation II"  Mireille tells Hubert she's won the lottery. Hubert strongly disapproves although he has been known to play the horses. And Aunt Georgette tells about the one that got away. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Beekeeping - What's All The Buzz About?"  Seattle, WA. - Backyard urban beekeeping is becoming more popular than ever, due in part to people's response to the mysterious die-off of many bee hives, known as colony collapse disorder. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Kickin' It with the Roos"  When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. [P]

6:00 AM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails [P]

6:30 AM 
Rachel's Favorite Food for Living  "Holiday Memories"  Host Rachel Allen recreates some memorable dishes she enjoyed on vacation, including Zac's Aztec soup, baked fish, basil and prawn pate, and pannacotta. [P]

7:00 AM 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "The Kingdom of Bhutan"  Known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan has survived in isolation for more than a thousand years. As this enlightened Buddhist kingdom greets the 21st century, its greatest challenge is to preserve its soul. [P]

7:30 AM 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Toilet/Patching A Lawn with Grass Seed"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a toilet. Then, Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom shares a viewer tip about driving eye screws. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Free Standing Deck"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART We can all give a helping hand to the environment by gardening responsibly. Controlling rainwater runoff to keep it percolating in the ground and out of the sewers is one way. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gifts"  Katie finds the perfect gift to give. In the kitchen, she makes edible presents: granola, matzo ball soup, and tomato sauce and croutons. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Insider Tips"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Spring Blossoms"  Bring a touch of spring into your home to enjoy all year long. Blossoms of tulips, primroses and narcissi, can be painted using delicate hues or bright jewel tones the choice is yours. [P]

11:00 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. [P]

11:30 AM 
Cooking Odyssey  "Trikala"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 2. Looking at Literature"  The teachers in this video program talk about ways in which story affects their lives and the lives of their students. They move on to talk about selecting texts, considering age- and interest-appropriateness, text availability, and other issues. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation I"  Robert and Mireille look at camping gear. Mireille rushes off to have lunch with Hubert and runs into the incorrigible Jean-Pierre. They talk about broken glass, spilled salt, and other superstitions. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Think Vacation II"  Mireille tells Hubert she's won the lottery. Hubert strongly disapproves although he has been known to play the horses. And Aunt Georgette tells about the one that got away. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. [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  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  (topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. [P]

6:00 PM 
It's Sew Easy  "Insider Tips"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Spring Blossoms"  Bring a touch of spring into your home to enjoy all year long. Blossoms of tulips, primroses and narcissi, can be painted using delicate hues or bright jewel tones the choice is yours. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  Joanne greets her student Sarina with a bruschetta salad and it is quickly apparent Sarina is the perfect student for dishes that are simple enough for a weeknight, yet elegant enough for Saturday night. They recreate the vinaigrette from the salad, discover how easy it is to cook clams, and finish with a warm blueberry maple compote melting over vanilla ice cream. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Grains"  By now we all know that eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and supermarket shelves are stocked with a greater variety than ever before. Martha provides an overview of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, and teaches different cooking methods. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Toilet/Patching A Lawn with Grass Seed"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a toilet. Then, Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom shares a viewer tip about driving eye screws. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures. [G]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  [P]

10:00 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. [P]

10:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Wild Mushroom Lasagna & Grilled Pepper Salad"  Joanne unlocks the mystery of preparing lasagna using dry pasta for her student Aggie, and gives a hands-on lesson on grilling peppers over the gas stove. Recipes: (1) LASAGNE WITH WILD MUSHROOMS, LEEKS, AND GORGONZOLA, (2) GRILLED SALAD WITH PEPPERS, OLIVES, AND CAPERBERRIES. [P]

11:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures. [G]


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