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12:00 AM 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 3. Starting Classroom Conversations"  This session concentrates on the basics of good discussions: defining. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "What Variety!"  Our five travelers are discussing where to go and what to see in France. Sparks begin to fly between the right-wing Hubert and the radical Jean-Michel. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "What Riches!"  Our travelers are discussing whether to tour France by boat. As Hubert and Jean-Michel disagree, the man in black comes to the door with an odd story about returning Marie-Laure's gum drops. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Multitasking Mania"  Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Power of Worms - Vermicompost As An Organic Marvel"  Sonoma, CA Princeton, NJ. - While worms are an important ingredient of the soil, they can steal the show in the compost pile. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. [P]

6:00 AM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Rachel's Favorite Food for Living  "Afternoon Tea"  Formal afternoon tea is enjoying a revival. In this episode, host Rachel Allen makes a few of her tea-time favorites: scones and blueberry jam, afternoon tea cake, Greek almond crescents and chocolate melting moments. [P]

7:00 AM 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Mongolia: Mountain to Steppe"  Known for its arid steppes, skilled nomadic horsemen and Genghis Khan, a visit to Mongolia feels like a trip back in time. At the annual Naadam Festival, contestants vie to be the victor in the centuries-old pursuits of wrestling, archery and horseracing. [P]

7:30 AM 
Grannies On Safari  "Exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania"  The Grannies travel to this truly exotic island that is known for its spice trade, trade winds, historic Arab architecture and romantic resorts. StoneTown, the capital, is a captivating rustic city filled with veiled women, thriving markets and aromatic neighborhoods. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Hanging a Flat Panel TV/Controlling Insects Without Pesticides"  Master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner hang a flat panel television on the wall and conceal all the wiring. Back in the workshop, Scott shows host Kevin O'Connor examples of different types of electrical outlets. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Media Center"  The final project of Season 3 takes on Olympic proportions when Tommy visits the home of Jim Craig, legendary hockey goalie, to create a Media Center, fit for a gold medal. Flat screen TV's tend to be a focal point in a room, but this Walnut Media Center allows the Craigs to highlight a few other prized possessions. [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden Smart Part 1 of a landscape makeover of an historic 1920's era home. Planning, demolishing, and beginning the rebuilding of the garden is hard work, but fun. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Practical Sewing"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Touch of Blue (Fresh Picked)"  The cool and tranquil colors of a delightful and casual daisy bouquet provide a perfect subject. The hues of blue and lavender capture the texture of the daisies as you learn how to contrast and accent. [P]

11:00 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Hibiscus Flower"  In Mexico, it's not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. [P]

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

12:00 PM 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 3. Starting Classroom Conversations"  This session concentrates on the basics of good discussions: defining. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "What Variety!"  Our five travelers are discussing where to go and what to see in France. Sparks begin to fly between the right-wing Hubert and the radical Jean-Michel. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "What Riches!"  Our travelers are discussing whether to tour France by boat. As Hubert and Jean-Michel disagree, the man in black comes to the door with an odd story about returning Marie-Laure's gum drops. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Multitasking Mania"  Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "What Can You Do with Money?"  Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. [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  "Return to Sensible Flats"  (topic: Line Graphs) - Something is amiss with the bliss of Sensible Flats. The reservoir is dry. [P]

6:00 PM 
It's Sew Easy  "Practical Sewing"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Touch of Blue (Fresh Picked)"  The cool and tranquil colors of a delightful and casual daisy bouquet provide a perfect subject. The hues of blue and lavender capture the texture of the daisies as you learn how to contrast and accent. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Love Affair"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Soups"  Nothing comforts like a bowl of homemade soup; once you master a few basic techniques, you can make a host of variations. Watch as Martha makes a nourishing chicken soup that's as easy as poaching a chicken. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Hanging a Flat Panel TV/Controlling Insects Without Pesticides"  Master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner hang a flat panel television on the wall and conceal all the wiring. Back in the workshop, Scott shows host Kevin O'Connor examples of different types of electrical outlets. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South England; Dover to Lands' End"  Rick ponders Roman, Norman and Nazi invasions at Land's End. Then, he explores Admiral Nelson's flagship. [G]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Four Great Cities of Asia"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  [P]

10:00 PM 

10:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Asparagus Soup & Grilled Herbed Lamb Leg"  Joanne teaches her student Cheryl the basics of soup-making and using fresh and dried herbs to create two delicious recipes. Recipes: (1) ASPARAGUS SOUP WITH LEMON CREME FRAICHE, (2) GRILLED LEG OF LAMB WITH LAVENDER-ROSEMARY RUB. [P]

11:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Hibiscus Flower"  In Mexico, it's not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South England; Dover to Lands' End"  Rick ponders Roman, Norman and Nazi invasions at Land's End. Then, he explores Admiral Nelson's flagship. [G]


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