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October 13, 2013
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7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G

7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G

8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Burrowing Shrimp, Train Mountain, Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly"  The small creatures help keep Oregon bays and estuaries clean but one species is at risk. Then, the episode jumps aboard a 15-mile mini-railroad paradise.G

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone"  Joined by the common desire to get out of their comfort zones, a new team of Roadtrippers embarks on a cross-country journey to interview innovative Leaders who can provide insight on building a fulfilling life. Roadtripper Jackie has just earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry at the University of Texas, and left her home in Mexico to do so. With her family's high hopes hinging on her success, she seeks to find a balance between her academic demands and outside interests. D

9:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Beneath The Sea"  Ocean explorer Robert Ballard shows Alan Alda new technologies and research techniques that are revealing undersea secrets. Alda visits Ballard's Institute for Exploration, tests out the interiors of exploration vessels and takes a virtual underwater trip through a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV).G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Megastorm Aftermath"  One year after Hurricane Sandy, this new investigation asks: Are hurricanes increasing in intensity? How can people prepare for these storms and are urban areas responding to the threat? The show travels to other low-lying urban areas where engineering, natural landscape restoration and a smarter, more flexible power grid are combined for protection.G

11:00 am 
Genealogy Roadshow  "San Francisco"  The team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders.G

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Southern Mexico"  From the Day of the Dead festival in Pazcuaro, Ian goes to the old colonial town of Guanajuato. He heads to Acapulco, taking in glitzy nightlife and watching the cliff divers. He joins the spring surfing festival in Puerto Escondido, travels to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, and goes to San Cristobal before trekking through the Lancondon jungle.G

1:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G

1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Topics: Janet Yellen to Head the Fed?; Are the Washington Redskins Due for a Name Change? Panelists: Paul Glastris, Washington Monthly; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner. D

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Escape The Box"  Discover how different families work out "allowances." Even basic financial planning starts now. Learn how to manage your monthly income and expenses for vacations, education, and more.G

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Extreme Sports"  From powered parachutes to river surfing, Oregonians demonstrate the extreme ways they enjoy the outdoors.G

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings"  Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pie crust. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G

4:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Flying High"  The conclusion includes a behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Some of the footage was captured with the aid of microlights, paragliders, drones and camera-carrying birds. Part 6 of 6G

5:00 pm 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D

6:00 pm 
Adventists   Explores the realities, and some of the ironies, of one of the few American-born religions: Seventh-day Adventism. Historical re-enactments offer a glimpse into the church's beginnings, including its defining moment: the mid-19th century event known as the Great Disappointment.G

7:00 pm 
The Adventists 2   This documentary tells the little-known story of the Seventh-day Adventists' medical mission work around the world and their more than century-old commitment to provide health and healing in some of the most remote regions on earth. It is filmed in Haiti, Brazil, China, Africa, Peru and the Dominican Republic. D

8:00 pm 
Plastic Paradise: A Swingin' Trip Through America's Polynesian Obsession   In the 1940s and '50s, the return of American GIs from the Pacific and the runaway success of James Michner's Pulitzer-winning Tales of the South Pacific (adapted into the famous musical) created a craze for all things Polynesian. This 'Tiki' culture - so named after the large, wooden sculptures popular throughout Polynesia - included candy-colored, rum-infused cocktails with names like the Shrunken Skull and the Deep Sea Diver, crazy Hawaiian shirts, exotic instrumental music fused with space-age sounds, and a nonstop party scene inhabited by self-styled nonconformists and swingers. Today, the spirit of Tiki endures among a new generation of Polynesian pop adherents, including painter Tiki Tom, musicians King Kukulele and the Haole Cats, cocktail anthropologist Jeff "Beachbum" Berry, and Tiki historian Sven Kirsten. D

9:00 pm 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D

10:00 pm 
Adventists   Explores the realities, and some of the ironies, of one of the few American-born religions: Seventh-day Adventism. Historical re-enactments offer a glimpse into the church's beginnings, including its defining moment: the mid-19th century event known as the Great Disappointment.G

11:00 pm 
The Adventists 2   This documentary tells the little-known story of the Seventh-day Adventists' medical mission work around the world and their more than century-old commitment to provide health and healing in some of the most remote regions on earth. It is filmed in Haiti, Brazil, China, Africa, Peru and the Dominican Republic. D

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