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12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Strobe Talbott and David Halberstam"  In a 2002 interview, Strobe Talbott, President, Brookings Institution and former Deputy Secretary of State, sits down with David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning author. [P]

1:00 AM 
Ethics In America  "Public Trust, Private Interests"  Jeane Kirkpatrick, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Senator Alan Simpson, Peter Jennings, and others address the problems of trust; within government, between one public official and another, and between the government and the public. [G]

2:00 AM 
Western Tradition  "Mesopotamia"  Trade, religion, and technology are, in part, responsible for the great river civilizations of the Middle East. [G]

2:30 AM 
Western Tradition  "From Bronze to Iron"  War and trade extend the power of the great empires of the Middle East. [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 
DragonflyTV  "Engineering"  Kid engineers Bob and Brennan tune up their ice bike for the coolest race of all. Join young inventor Karl and his robots as they face the ultimate techno-rumble: robot wars! And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you propel a rollercoaster without climbing the first hill?. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "You Are The Target!"  Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Flowers (Skagit Valley, Wa)"  Some organically minded growers and retailers are changing the way the flower industry practices their craft of growing beautiful flowers without the chemicals. It's a movement that is good for the planet. [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  "More Umbrian Cooking/Piu' Cucina Umbra"  Mary Ann travels to a cooking school in Spoleto, Italy, where her students are eager to learn the fine art of creating the classic Capelletti in Brodo (Little Hats in Chicken Broth), followed by hearty and filling Lentils with Leeks and Sausage, then spinach-filled Torta al Testo (Bread on a Stone). Porchetta (Rolled, Stuffed Pork) caps off the main course, followed by a Fresh Fruit Tart for a rousing finish to this perfect Umbrian meal. [P]

6:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Big City, Farm Living"  It's harvest season at the farm again, which means it's time for P. Allen Smith to gather his friends to enjoy the bounty of the garden. In this episode of Garden to Table, Chef Peter Hoffman of Manhattan brings his farm-fresh, in-season approach to Allen's kitchen. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "London City Guide 1"  Jonathan begins his exploration of the city on a double-decker bus tour of famous sites. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top"  Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Nested Natural Edge Bowls"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Growing Hydroponically; No Dirt Required"  Space challenged or not, growing hydroponically (without soil) offers lots of advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own, no matter where you live.or work. [P]

9:30 AM 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Organic, and What It Means to Us"  What does organic and being green really mean to everyone? This episode breaks down our approach to what it means to live an organic lifestyle. Things to think about, what to look for and how to embrace your own shade of "green". [P]

10:00 AM 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sew Techie Covers, Part 1"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Maple Valley, Part 4"  Jerry highlights the hillside, forms the bare trees with colorful foliage and creates farm house details. Part 4 of 5 [G]

11:00 AM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Sportsman's Paradise"  Before agriculture, hunting and fishing were the primary food sources for the Native American tribes of Louisiana. While they hunted deer, game birds and small animals, they also enjoyed a bountiful harvest of fish and shellfish. [P]

11:30 AM 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "International"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Connect with English  "The Lost Boys/A Very Good Year"  Alex and Vincent go ice skating on their big night without telling anyone and Alex falls and hurts his ankle. The two boys go to a hospital whilst their families search everywhere for them. [G]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Introduction/Rebecca's Dream"  The program begins with an overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama. [G]

1:00 PM 
Ethics In America  "Public Trust, Private Interests"  Jeane Kirkpatrick, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Senator Alan Simpson, Peter Jennings, and others address the problems of trust; within government, between one public official and another, and between the government and the public. [G]

2:00 PM 
Western Tradition  "Mesopotamia"  Trade, religion, and technology are, in part, responsible for the great river civilizations of the Middle East. [G]

2:30 PM 
Western Tradition  "From Bronze to Iron"  War and trade extend the power of the great empires of the Middle East. [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 
DragonflyTV  "Engineering"  Kid engineers Bob and Brennan tune up their ice bike for the coolest race of all. Join young inventor Karl and his robots as they face the ultimate techno-rumble: robot wars! And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you propel a rollercoaster without climbing the first hill?. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "You Are The Target!"  Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Fortress of Attitude"  Hacker decides that he can force cybersites to surrender by annoying them big time. He broadcasts his loud and obnoxious voice across the vastness of cyberspace from a massive statue shaped like the arrogant Hacker himself. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. [P]

7:00 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Aran Islands and Galway"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers"  [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Hearthstone, Waterfall Island Top"  Roger is getting the plants in despite the rain; the hearth and woodbox are lined with rustic sandstone. Norm visits Paul Grothouse in Pennsylvania to see how he's fabricating the huge butcher block countertop with waterfall edge and dovetail key detail. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens. [G]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Cruising The Mediterranean"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Masuhara Morimoto & Sushi"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Native America: Sportsman's Paradise"  Before agriculture, hunting and fishing were the primary food sources for the Native American tribes of Louisiana. While they hunted deer, game birds and small animals, they also enjoyed a bountiful harvest of fish and shellfish. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens. [G]


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