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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Show Off Their Kinky Boots"  Our guests are composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper and librettist Harvey Fierstein creators of Kinky Boots, the hit show. They reveal secrets of their collaboration, which resulted in 6 Tony Awards, including ones for Lauper and the show as Best Musical of 2013. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Can Esp Reveal A New Reality?"  If ESP is real-that's a big "If"-then our entire worldview would change. Existence would be somehow enlarged. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. Marie-Laure finally turns up with a wild tale about following the man in black into the Catacombs of Paris. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Battle City"  South needs support of England and France to win war; North needs to maintain status quo. North needs to win militarily; South needs to avoid defeat. Most of American West removed from fighting. Lee appointed commander of Army of Virginia; takes war into Northern territory. Union forces have parade of generals. Battles extremely costly to both sides; Lincoln uses near victory at Antietam to issue Emancipation Proclamation. Both sides resort to draft. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Final Stages"  1863 pivotal year in determining outcome of war. Decisive battles at Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and Chattanooga. Ulysses S. Grant named Commander of Western Theater for Union after victory at Vicksburg. Material superiority of North begins to make a difference. South devastated by Sherman's march through Georgia. Grant and Meade pursue Lee in Virginia in 1864. Vastly outnumbered, Lee holds on behind fortifications at Petersburg; finally surrenders to Lee at Appomattox Courthouse in April of 1865. In military terms, long war is over. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Bee Haven"  What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SCIGIRLS use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  You'll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high school twins with a cake decorating company, and the college student seeking investors for his successful corporation. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Living Homegrown Fresh - Raising Food & Livestock in Urban Backyards"  Los Angeles, CA. - In today's world, we can eat out-of-season fruit and vegetables on any given day of the year. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Gourmet Vegetables/Le Verdure Del Buongustaio"  Master Chef and "Cinque Terra" Italian restaurant owner Lee Skawinski brings hard-to-find ramps nella cucina to make his signature dish; Stuffed Swiss Chard, Mushrooms, Grilled Ramps, Prosciutto di San Daniele and Gorgonzola DOP cheese. Mary Ann adds to the fun with her own creation; Onions and Peppers Molise-style. [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Family Favorites"  [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Costa Rica: Quest For Pura Vida [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Human Centered Design, and Demo"  Kevin visits the Institute for Human Centered Design and one of architect Sally DeGan's accessibly designed projects; the bad shed dormer is removed at the house, and work starts on a barrier-free entry. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Shop Jigs"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden Fun with Kids"  [P]

9:30 AM 
Winemakers  "Table Top Display"  Good winemakers need to know how to communicate wine to consumers. In this episode we test their ability to communicate about wine (without using wine) by having them develop a unique "tabletop" presentation that demonstrates the basic characteristics of wine or wine region to the average wine buyer. [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Rugs"  Knit and Crochet rugs add a personal touch to any room. Meghan Jones designed a fun garter stitch rug and Carrie Carpenter designed a giant crochet doily for your floor. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Heaven On Earth, Part 1"  (18x24 Acrylic). Mottle sky, foreground, and painting mountains in this opening segment. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Rotisserie"  Many of the world's great grill cultures cook their best barbecue on the rotisserie. Consider Brazil's rodizio, Greek souvlaki and gyro, and Morocco's majestic mechoui. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Louisiana Tribute"  This show explores the state's culinary traditions with grill-top shrimp boil, Cajun tuna pip#rade and fire-licked sushi-grade tuna steaks. [G]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "James A. Baker III and John King"  James A. Baker III (former Secretary of State, author of Work Hard, Study.and Keep Out of Politics) and John King (CNN chief national correspondent). [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "What A Nightmare!"  Marie-Laure has gone out and not returned. Mireille panics and Robert rushes over to help. Marie-Laure finally turns up with a wild tale about following the man in black into the Catacombs of Paris. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "More Variety, More Riches"  In the garden next to Saint-Germain-des-Pres, our travelers are looking for a theme for their trip. They can't agree, but mention of the cider of Normandy awakens their thirst, and they adjourn to the nearby Cafe des Deux Magots. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Battle City"  South needs support of England and France to win war; North needs to maintain status quo. North needs to win militarily; South needs to avoid defeat. Most of American West removed from fighting. Lee appointed commander of Army of Virginia; takes war into Northern territory. Union forces have parade of generals. Battles extremely costly to both sides; Lincoln uses near victory at Antietam to issue Emancipation Proclamation. Both sides resort to draft. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Final Stages"  1863 pivotal year in determining outcome of war. Decisive battles at Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and Chattanooga. Ulysses S. Grant named Commander of Western Theater for Union after victory at Vicksburg. Material superiority of North begins to make a difference. South devastated by Sherman's march through Georgia. Grant and Meade pursue Lee in Virginia in 1864. Vastly outnumbered, Lee holds on behind fortifications at Petersburg; finally surrenders to Lee at Appomattox Courthouse in April of 1865. In military terms, long war is over. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Bee Haven"  What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SCIGIRLS use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "A Biz: What Is It?"  You'll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high school twins with a cake decorating company, and the college student seeking investors for his successful corporation. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "The Creech Who Would Be Crowned"  The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Upon arrival, Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, so she decides to say just one small word -- "Bye!" She splits from the group and teams up with a Tikiville girl named Creech. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Rugs"  Knit and Crochet rugs add a personal touch to any room. Meghan Jones designed a fun garter stitch rug and Carrie Carpenter designed a giant crochet doily for your floor. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Heaven On Earth, Part 1"  (18x24 Acrylic). Mottle sky, foreground, and painting mountains in this opening segment. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Fish Monger"  If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you'll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner's class on buying, butchering and storing fish. [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Human Centered Design, and Demo"  Kevin visits the Institute for Human Centered Design and one of architect Sally DeGan's accessibly designed projects; the bad shed dormer is removed at the house, and work starts on a barrier-free entry. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "New Brunswick's Acadian Festival"  New Brunswick is Canada's only bi-lingual province and the peaceful co-existence between the French Acadian culture and the English Loyalist culture gives visitors two experiences for the price of one. Yet all the world's French in August during the Caraquet Acadian Festival -- a two-week cultural celebration that culminates in a mardi-gras style street party. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Wine & Tapas"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "On The Rotisserie"  Many of the world's great grill cultures cook their best barbecue on the rotisserie. Consider Brazil's rodizio, Greek souvlaki and gyro, and Morocco's majestic mechoui. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona. [G]


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