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11:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Un Ballo In Maschera"  Marcelo Allvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky star in David Alden's production of Verdi's opera. D

1:30 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

2:00 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

2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Mazda6"  Road Test: 2014 Mazda6. Road Test: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. Goss' Garage: Fork Maintenance. D

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D

4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D

4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Shins/Dr. Dog"  Highlighting two alternative rock groups, The Shins play songs from heir latest recording Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog perform selections from Be the Void.G

6:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Na Lani 'Eha From 'Iolani Palace: The Music of Hawaiian Royalty"  This historic production brings together some of Hawai'i's most beloved musicians to perform songs composed by the last members of Hawai'i's ruling monarchy. 'Iolani Palace's executive director and curator provide a historical background of the royal palace - the only one of its kind in the United States - and the musicians explain the cultural significance of the royal repertoire. D

7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

7:30 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

8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. St. Helens Glacier-Caves/High Cascade Springs"  A precarious glacier in the volcano's crater is growing at an unprecedented rate, posing danger to the valley below.G

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The team sits down with Rep. Barney Frank in Washington D.C. After taking in the sights of the nation's capital, the team travels to Norfolk, Virginia to watch a roller derby scrimmage and interview Margaret Wagner and her fellow skaters, hoping to gain insights into how to become fearless. D

9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Losing It"  Cameras follow several people, including Alda, as they adopt different strategies for weight loss from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Alda also learns about research that explains why dieting is so difficult.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Tonga to New Caledonia"  Zay Harding concludes his grand Pacific adventure heading further west across the South Sea Islands into Tonga, Fiji and New Caledonia - islands whose histories have been shaped by brutal tribal conflicts and British and French colonization.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Though it passed quickly from the headlines, a single shooting incident at a small college in western Massachusetts continues to have a profound effect on many people 20 years later. D

1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   TOPICS: Benghazi is Back; U.S. - E.U. Trade Pact. D

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)"  All sales final. Join the Biz Kids in sales training as they explore philosophy and sales techniques. Discover the traits common to all good salespeople. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Spotted Owl/Beneficial Insects/Reed Canyon Restora"  Spotted Owl An East Coast invader, the barred owl is threatening the survival of Oregon's endangered bird.G

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best South Carolina Pulled Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for portable charcoal grills. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ice cream bars. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips"  Rick takes in more of the artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then he takes side trips to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right - Pisa and Luca. He marvels at the tipsy tower, circles a city on its ramparts, and enjoys some Puccini in the composer's hometown. Part 2 of 2G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G

5:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D

6:00 pm 
TED Talks Education   A mix of teachers and education advocates deliver short talks created for this event on the theme of teaching and learning. Speakers include Geoffrey Canada, educator and advocate; Bill Gates, technologist and philanthropist; Malcolm London, poet, teacher and advocate; and Sir Ken Robinson, social activist and educator. Host John Legend also delivers a talk.G

7:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G

8:00 pm 
Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust   RESCUE IN THE PHILIPPINES: REFUGE FROM THE HOLOCAUST recounts a fascinating, yet seldom-told, chapter in World War II history. The documentary chronicles a real-life Casablanca, in which a high-profile group of poker buddies - including Colonel Dwight Eisenhower - hatched an intricate international plan of rescue and re-settlement, saving 1,300 Jews from certain death in Nazi concentration camps. RESCUE IN THE PHILIPPINES tells this gripping story through interviews with historians, friends and relatives of the key participants, and first-person accounts from refugees who detail their harrowing escape from Europe and immigration to the Philippines. D

9:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "A More Perfect Union"  Sagal explores the Constitution's most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. The framers created a strong national government while preserving much of the power and independence of the states. This delicate balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement and conflict, has served America well for more than two centuries. D

10:00 pm 
TED Talks Education   A mix of teachers and education advocates deliver short talks created for this event on the theme of teaching and learning. Speakers include Geoffrey Canada, educator and advocate; Bill Gates, technologist and philanthropist; Malcolm London, poet, teacher and advocate; and Sir Ken Robinson, social activist and educator. Host John Legend also delivers a talk.G

11:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G

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