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12:00 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. [P]

12:30 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. [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 
Gallery: The National Museum of the American Indian The grand opening of the new Smithsonian museum coincides with the First American Festival and the Native Nations Festival. Opening day begins with a Native Nations Procession, the largest gathering of Native peoples in modern history. [G]

2:00 AM 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. [P]

3:00 AM 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Trading Globally"  Explore the global economy. [P]

4:00 AM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Myths and Realities of Aging"  The common myths surrounding aging are compared with today's realities. Experts and elders describe how we learn about aging and how knowledge can help us debunk myths. [P]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "China"  Today we visit the Far East. China is located in eastern Asia and has the largest population of any country in the world with over 1 billion people. [P]

5:30 AM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"  Today we're making the ultimate rainy day comfort food: a grilled cheese sandwich. These sandwiches are the most sought after sandwiches in America and have been around for so long that the whole month of April is considered National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen Chicken Scaloppine, Romagna Style; Chicken Scaloppine with Radicchio and Gorgonzola. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Mushrooms I"  With information on safely identifying and cooking mushrooms, Brodie and expert/author Lee Yamada explain several of the delicious and varied uses for mushrooMs.. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Waterfowl, Part 1"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels up the east coast from South Carolina to Virginia photographing ducks, snow geese and wild tundra swans as they migrate south. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "Living In Harmony - Tampa & St. Petersburg, Florida"  Ira David addresses the more serious issue of why this now "bicycle-friendlier" city was plagued with bicycle fatalities in 2009 and how the city responded to create a dramatic increase in tolerance and understanding between cyclists and motor vehicle operators. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Keepsake Box"  The Keepsake Box is a perfect project for anyone who wants to learn simple, small box construction. The box would make a great jewelry box or even a humidor. A special feature of this box is the herringbone inlay - a dramatic embellishment featured on top. [G]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Summer"  Host Katie Brown's summer-inspired recipes and outdoor-entertaining projects make the most of the season. In the Kitchen: cucumber salad, poached salmon with dill and berry cake. [P]

10:00 AM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Thanksgiving"  Wolf traces the origins of the American family holiday and details what stuffing the founding fathers preferred. [G]

10:30 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Thanksgiving 101"  Every Thanksgiving, America tunes in to hear Sara Moulton answer their turkey questions live, and now her public television viewers will get her infallible guidance. She covers the essentials of how to buy, defrost, brine, roast and time the bird in Top 10 Thanksgiving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. [P]

11:00 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Harvest"  Inspired by the change in season, the Katie Brown Workshop make no-carve pumpkins and a coffee-stained cork menu. Recipes: roast turkey, wild rice stuffing with mushroom gravy and nutty caramel pumpkin pie. [P]

11:30 AM 
Chef Paul Prudhomme's Always Cooking!  "How to Make A Turducken"  Turducken -- a turkey, stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken, with oyster dressing inside the chicken, Andouille dressing between the chicken and the duck, and cornbread dressing between the duck and the turkey. It's a lot of fun to let your guests think you're serving them a regular holiday turkey. [P]

12:00 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. [P]

12:30 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. [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 
Gallery: The National Museum of the American Indian The grand opening of the new Smithsonian museum coincides with the First American Festival and the Native Nations Festival. Opening day begins with a Native Nations Procession, the largest gathering of Native peoples in modern history. [G]

2:00 PM 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. [P]

3:00 PM 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Trading Globally"  Explore the global economy. [P]

4:00 PM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Myths and Realities of Aging"  The common myths surrounding aging are compared with today's realities. Experts and elders describe how we learn about aging and how knowledge can help us debunk myths. [P]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "China"  Today we visit the Far East. China is located in eastern Asia and has the largest population of any country in the world with over 1 billion people. [P]

5:30 PM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"  Today we're making the ultimate rainy day comfort food: a grilled cheese sandwich. These sandwiches are the most sought after sandwiches in America and have been around for so long that the whole month of April is considered National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. [P]

6:00 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  [P]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Cuisine Culture  "Pascal Aussignac, London"  Pascal Aussignac takes us on a culinary adventure in England and right through the backdoor of his Michelin-rated restaurant. This is a French-British invasion where we explore the explosion factor of cheeses and charcuterie. [P]

7:30 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family-Style Breakfast"  The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry. [G]

9:00 PM 
Grand View  "Devils Postpile National Monument"  This episode explores one of the most unique phenomena in geology; Hexagonal pillars of Basalt lava that were revealed during the last Ice Age. Located in the Eastern Sierra, this rare and beautiful feature ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. [P]

9:30 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Triple Torta-Thon"  Over a breakfast of tortas - Mexican sandwiches filled, in this case, with Rick's quick Mexican scrambled eggs, beans, and avocados - Rick and his daughter, Lanie, plan an all-day torta marathon in Mexico City. Their quest beings at the city's charming Sunday flea market, Lagunilla, where they check out some simple, yet mouthwatering tortas, with a succulent filling of salt cod bacalao. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Hand-Picked Sweet Corn"  The Pences pick some stalk fresh corn and use it to craft cheesy corn pudding and fried corn chowder. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry. [G]


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