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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Nielsen & Hyde Pierce on Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, plus Carden and Gilford on FINKS"  We focus on two of the best new plays this season. First up, we focus on Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang's madcap yet moving modernization of Chekhov. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Arguing God from Miracles?"  I search for God but keep clear of miracles. Believers exhort me to accept that miracles are real, to recognize that miracles demonstrate the existence of a supernatural Being. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English). [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances. [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  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 AM 
Design Squad  "Backyard Thrill Ride"  The teams bring the adrenaline rush of an amusement park ride to the backyard of 13-year-old Andreas Hoffman. [G]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Behind The Scenes with Growing A Greener World"  With nearly 75 episodes over three seasons, a lot has gone into the planning of each and every one. But who are the people behind scenes, how does the show come together and what gets left on the cutting room floor that we'd love to have back? From the voices our own producers and production team, this episode provides a behind the scenes look at how the series is made, from how we chose our topics and locations, the highlights and lowlights and our some of our favorite scenes you didn't see. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Snow Runners"  On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Mushroom Fantasy/Una Fantasia Dei Funghi"  Mary Ann visits the magical world of David Connor, AKA "Mister Tomato" who grows the most fantastic mushrooms you've ever seen in a energy-efficient greenhouse. He gives her a basket full to take nella cucina to create a hearty Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, a wintertime treat of White Polenta with Mushrooms and Peppers, and finishes it off with a Baked Mushroom Frittata. [P]

6:30 AM 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Meatless-Meatloaf Supper"  Host Laura Theodore prepares her vegetarian version of traditional meatloaf and mashed potatoes. She begins with "Wonderful Walnut Mushroom Loaf," which is reminiscent of the classic meat version. [P]

7:00 AM 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Norway: Quest for the Viking Spirit More than 1,000 years ago, Vikings from Norway terrorized Europe; their legendary raids made their name synomous with marauding pirates. Today, this ruggedly beautiful country houses the Nobel Peace Center and stands one of the most eco-friendly countries on earth. [P]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Turning Columns, Big and Small"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, Nc)"  Here we cover everything you ever wanted to know about how to start seeds at home but were afraid to ask. From soil mix to grow lights - we share seed sowing secrets and explain the science behind the techniques. [P]

9:30 AM 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Great Weekend Projects"  [P]

10:00 AM 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "What's Up In Wyoming"  Classes at Stitch'n Time Shop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, are featured along with a tour with store owner Kim Kerr. [G]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "The Guardian, Part 5"  In this final segment, Jerry shows his students different techniques for finishing the details and highlights of the entire bird with a special emphasis on how to create feathers. Then he shows how to finalize details and snow on large tree trunk and limbs. [P]

11:00 AM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Whole New Enchilada"  Rick's out to dispel the notion that an enchilada is all about smothering tortillas in sauce and gooey cheese. At Cafe Azul y Oro in Mexico City, he shows us the iconic Mexican version of the dish: a corn tortilla in a red mole sauce and rolled around a light, simple chicken filling. [P]

11:30 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family-Style Breakfast"  The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Greg Mortenson and Jacki Lyden"  Greg Mortenson (Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace. . [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English). [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances. [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  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 PM 
Design Squad  "Backyard Thrill Ride"  The teams bring the adrenaline rush of an amusement park ride to the backyard of 13-year-old Andreas Hoffman. [G]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. [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  "A Tikiville Turkey Day"  Hacker steals the legendary Egg of Benedicta - and the lush landscape of Tikiville wilts and turns brown. The spirit of the Tikians is crushed and Creech is in big trouble unless the CyberSquad can help! When their attempt recover the Egg from Hacker fails, they hatch a new plan to replace the Egg. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "What's Up In Wyoming"  Classes at Stitch'n Time Shop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, are featured along with a tour with store owner Kim Kerr. [G]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "The Guardian, Part 5"  In this final segment, Jerry shows his students different techniques for finishing the details and highlights of the entire bird with a special emphasis on how to create feathers. Then he shows how to finalize details and snow on large tree trunk and limbs. [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"  [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Getting Around In Cambridge"  Kevin joins the legions of Cambridge locals by biking to work on a vintage bicycle restored locally. Tom shows Kevin how he's gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Valencia, Spain"  Travelscope goes to sunny Valencia to rub shoulders with the locals at their cafes, pubs and local markets. Joseph visits the city's textile and ceramic artisans and gets the inside story on Las Fallas - Valencia's yearly fiery celebration. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Sicily In New York City"  The Sicilians were a large immigrant community in lower Manhattan and other areas of New York City, and they brought with them several dishes from their homeland. Today, Lidia celebrates the Sicilians with a Stuffed Calamari Dish and a Broccoli with Garlic and Anchovies. [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  "Pan Sauces with Guest Norman Van Aken"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Whole New Enchilada"  Rick's out to dispel the notion that an enchilada is all about smothering tortillas in sauce and gooey cheese. At Cafe Azul y Oro in Mexico City, he shows us the iconic Mexican version of the dish: a corn tortilla in a red mole sauce and rolled around a light, simple chicken filling. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia. [G]


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