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October 21, 2012
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12:00 am 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Syncopated City (1919-1933)"  Prohibition and the Jazz Age bring change and a mix of classes and cultures. In the spotlight are Eubie Blake, Al Jolson, The Marx Brothers, the Gershwins and Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. With the stock market crash, the Great Depression and the new "talking picture' coming from Hollywood, cause a massive talent exodus to Hollywood. Part 2 of 6G

1:00 am 
Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia In Concert   This one-hour concert documentary features performances from a January 2009 concert in Boise and interviews with the Idaho musicians who create jazz that is eclectic, high-energy, "practically unboxable." Members and alumni of the Treasure Valley Youth Symphony add a symphonic sound to the Idaho Public Television production.G

2:00 am 
NOVA  "Forensics on Trial"  NOVA investigates the shaky state of crime science and looks for cutting-edge solutions. Today's forensics are in a state of crisis with few established scientific standards, no central oversight and poor regulation of examiners. Innocent men and women have been convicted on faulty forensic evidence. Of the more than 250 inmates exonerated by DNA testing in the last 10 years, more than half of the wrongful convictions stemmed from poorly executed forensics.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break"  Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Big Game"  Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing and blowing them right off the field!G

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples"  The two women showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.G

7:00 am 
Race 2012   Using the presidential election as a lens, this documentary examines America's increasingly complex racial landscape. With a behind-the-scenes approach, the film navigates the high-stakes world of racial pollsters, spin doctors and candidates as they compete for voters of many ethnic and racial groups.G

8:00 am 
Dialogue  "S.C. (Sam) Gwynne"  The reporter and author whose book, Empire of the Summer Moon, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, talks with host Marcia Franklin. The book traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. It also entails the epic saga of pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who becomes the last Comanche chief.G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. St. Helens Snowboarding, Fish Trawler Research"  NULL

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. D

10:00 am 
Market Warriors  "Antiquing In Canton, TX (Part 1)"  This week on MARKET WARRIORS, pickers Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head out to Canton, Texas, home to First Monday Trade Days - a large outdoor monthly market with a mixture of antiques and new wares. The challenge to find authentic Mission Oak furniture amid the recently made crafts puts one picker up against the clock. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg injects quick wit and a collector's know-how as the pickers scour the market for key finds, which include a pair of Knoll Chairs, a Bostrom Brady Surveying Tool and an antique document box. D

11:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Morocco: Quest for the Kasbah   The adventurer is on a quest for the modern-day equivalent of the Kasbah - the walled residential quarters that served as a refuge for African, Arab, Jewish and European traders, pirates and holy men traveling caravan routes. He begins in Marrakesh, travels over the mountains to Ouarzazate and treks to the desert on the country's far eastern border. He works his way up to Fes, north to Tangier and back to Rabat, ending in Casablanca.G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a special edition of Need to Know, titled "Yo Decido," anchor Maria Hinojosa travels to the critical swing state of Florida where one in seven registered voters is Hispanic. The show will examine how both presidential campaigns are courting the Hispanic vote there and how those voters are receiving the candidates' messages. D

2:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Obama V. Romney - Testy Townhall, Tagging Texas Students - A Brave New World? Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Michelle Bernard, MSNBC. D

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Baby Crab Story, Crater Lake Mapping"  NULL

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Forensics on Trial"  NOVA investigates the shaky state of crime science and looks for cutting-edge solutions. Today's forensics are in a state of crisis with few established scientific standards, no central oversight and poor regulation of examiners. Innocent men and women have been convicted on faulty forensic evidence. Of the more than 250 inmates exonerated by DNA testing in the last 10 years, more than half of the wrongful convictions stemmed from poorly executed forensics.G

6:00 pm 
Standing Bear's Footsteps   Standing Bear, an Indian chief, goes to court to prove he is a person and redefines what it means to be an American. He had been arrested in 1879 while trying to return his dead son's body to homelands in Nebraska from exile in the malaria-infested plains of Indian Territory. The trial makes front page news across America.G

7:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Tales of Masked Men"  Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. D

8:00 pm 
History Detectives   Wes Cowan delves into the history of John Brown's raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry, an event precipitated by the raging emotions that preceded the Civil War. Cowan seeks to learn if a particular spear, or pike, may have been used by the group led by abolitionist Brown. Then Eduardo Pag├ón wonders why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I, and Elyse Luray sizes up a Ronald McDonald costume.G

9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 2"  Appraisers critique a 1772 needlework sampler and an 1890 Japanese bronze sculpture. A ruby and diamond bracelet, purchased by the owner's great-grandmother - a German countess - from Austria's Empress Eugenie in the 1890s, is valued up to $35,000. Part 2 of 3G

10:00 pm 
Standing Bear's Footsteps   Standing Bear, an Indian chief, goes to court to prove he is a person and redefines what it means to be an American. He had been arrested in 1879 while trying to return his dead son's body to homelands in Nebraska from exile in the malaria-infested plains of Indian Territory. The trial makes front page news across America.G

11:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Tales of Masked Men"  Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. D

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