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12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams"  Stephen Breyer (Supreme Court Justice, author of Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution) and Pete Williams (NBC News Justice Correspondent). [P]

1:00 AM 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Workin' It Out"  Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?". [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Pruning - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly"  Columbus, OH Mt. Airy, NC Seattle, WA. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Termites Vs. Tongues"  When Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must split up to search for them. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Exquisite Cakes/Le Torte Squisite"  Mary Ann and young friend Rachel Carew join forces nella cucina to satisfy their sweet tooths by preparing an Upside Down Peach Tart. But that's not all; there's still time to make a rich and creamy ricotta cheesecake in amaretti cookie crust to create, -- more importantly, to enjoy a tavola (at the table). [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Cajun Chicken & Salad"  [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' South America: Quest for Wonder [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Outdoor Garden Benches and Pergolas"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Stepping Back In Time"  [P]

9:30 AM 
Winemakers  "Harvest Challenge"  In the first episode, 12 people from all walks of life arrive on the gorgeous Central Coast of California just as the grape harvest kicks into high gear. It's initiation by fire as the contestants work around the clock for 48 hours picking grapes, cleaning tanks and making wine. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Scarves"  Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 5"  Final highlights and details. In this final episode, Jerry shows how to detail and highlight the large autumn tree with much brighter colors. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "High on the Hog"  From the Deep South comes coffee-crusted pork tenderloins with redeye barbecue sauce. Steve makes spit-roasted coconut-crusted ribs on the latest in hi-tech outdoor kitchen equipment. [G]

12:00 PM 
Connect with English  "A New Home/Meet The Discussion Group"  In the first segment, Rebecca arrives in San Francisco, and is surprised to discover that her godmother Nancy expects her to pay rent as well. [G]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Job Hunting/A Bad Day"  At school, Rebecca learns that her work-study program has been canceled so she goes on a job search - and meets some interesting prospects. [G]

1:00 PM 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Workin' It Out"  Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?". [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Codename: Icky"  (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Scarves"  Robyn will show how to make a Tunisian scarf designed by Kim Guzman and then Kristin shares a color work knit scarf by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square is crochet Pretty in Pink. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 5"  Final highlights and details. In this final episode, Jerry shows how to detail and highlight the large autumn tree with much brighter colors. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Never Too Young"  Joanne welcomes her youngest student Stella to class and they nestle in to create a menu of some of Joanne's favorite chilly weather dishes: roasted game hens with prosciutto and mushrooms and quinoa pilaf with dried blueberries and apricots. Recipes: Sweet and Hot Pepper Relish Crostini, Roasted Game Hens with Prosciutto di Parma and Mushrooms, and Quinoa Pilaf with Dried Blueberries and Apricots. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Pasta"  Explore the art of making fresh pasta from scratch with Martha and her friend Michael White, chef, restaurateur and pasta specialist. Learn how to make the dough and then form it into strands by hand or with a pasta machine, and to hand-shape dough into shapes such as farfalle and tortelli. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood"  Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Swiss Roots"  Joseph joins his producer and wife, Julie, on her search for her Swiss roots in and around Lucerne, Switzerland. Their hunt takes Travelscope atop Mount Pilatus where they scale the local peaks, try their hand at cheese making and then travel across Lake Lucerne to historic alp horn and handoergeli (Swiss accordion) shops in the village of Schwyz. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. [P]

10:00 PM 

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Poaching with Guest Jasper White"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In The Fire"  The first "grills" possessed neither grates nor burners. The grilling was done right in the embers. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore Germany's most romantic forest. [G]


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