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12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Daniel Okrent and John Huey"  Daniel Okrent (managing editor of Life magazine, author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition) and John Huey (Editor-in-chief, Time, Inc.). This lively discussion, between two journalists of long standing, explores a very curious chapter in American history: Prohibition. [P]

1:00 AM 
Ethics In America  "Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover"  Merger mania presents an alarming array of ethical problems. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [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  "Digging Archaeology"  SciGirls Jazzy and Gates unearth the past, uncovering thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site. [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  "Sol Mobile Bus (Various Cities Across America)"  We follow a group of young gardeners who are traveling the country in a retro-fitted school bus powered on nothing but waste vegetable oil and their own enthusiasm. With a traveling greenhouse, green roof and lots of seeds, they hope to teach edible gardening with sustainable practices in cities and towns across America. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "To Touch A Hummingbird"  Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia"  It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Kent Rathbun, Easy Chocolate Mousse"  Time for dessert! Nick shows us how to make Easy Chocolate Mousse. Then Chef Kent Rathbun from Abacus and Jasper's in Dallas reveals the secret to Dried Cherry White-Chocolate Bread Pudding. [P]

7:00 AM 
Rick Steves' Iran In his latest travelogue, Rick Steves journeys to Iran in the hopes of getting to know this ancient country - a leader in its corner of the world for 2,500 years - and to better understand the 70 million people living there. Shot in Tehran, Shiraz, Esfahan, Persepolis and villages in between, RICK STEVES' IRAN details the country's rich artistic and cultural heritage. [P]

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  "Segmented Turnings"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Teaching Children"  [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!  "Baby Sleeping Sack"  Snuggle up the wee ones in one of our baby sacks. Robyn has designed a colorful crochet sack and Kristin will take you through the steps of a knit hooded baby sack by courtesy of Simply Knitting. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Osage Prairie Summer, Part 4"  In this episode, Jerry shows his students where to place the barn and how to under-paint it. Then, blocks in the live trees on the left middle ground of the painting. [P]

11:00 AM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In A Hurry"  More taste than time? There's no excuse not to fire up your grill. Travel the world's barbecue trail and you'll discover that in many countries, grilling is the original fast food. [P]

11:30 AM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The South"  Regional favorites include chicken with white barbecue sauce and grilled okra popsicles; Tennessee pork loin with whiskey; and grilled peach cobbler. [G]

12:00 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]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor. [G]

1:00 PM 
Ethics In America  "Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover"  Merger mania presents an alarming array of ethical problems. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [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  "Digging Archaeology"  SciGirls Jazzy and Gates unearth the past, uncovering thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site. [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  "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  "A Clean Sweep"  Hacker makes Buzz's dream come true and gives him his very own donut shop in Radopolis. But it's just part of Hacker's latest scheme. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Baby Sleeping Sack"  Snuggle up the wee ones in one of our baby sacks. Robyn has designed a colorful crochet sack and Kristin will take you through the steps of a knit hooded baby sack by courtesy of Simply Knitting. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Osage Prairie Summer, Part 4"  In this episode, Jerry shows his students where to place the barn and how to under-paint it. Then, blocks in the live trees on the left middle ground of the painting. [P]

7:00 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Sustainable Aquaculture in the Rich Waters of Ensenada"  Two of Ensenada's best seafood chefs, Benito Molina and Alain Genchi, join Rick for a lesson in mollusk farming. Juan Carlos Lapuente of Acuacultura Integral de Baja California takes the trio to the rich coastal waters to see oyster and mussel farming. [P]

7:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Delicious"  Joanne shares a tuna and white bean salad recipe straight from the Mediterranean that will make you want to dine al fresca. Charlie joins in and learns a technique for cooking juicy lemon perfect for tossing with herbs and orecchiette for a light and simple pasta salad. [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  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2 [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle"  Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. [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  "Reconstituting with Guest Gordon Hamersley"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "In A Hurry"  More taste than time? There's no excuse not to fire up your grill. Travel the world's barbecue trail and you'll discover that in many countries, grilling is the original fast food. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2 [G]


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