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May 15, 2013
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1:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  DEATH ON THE RAILROAD is a classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery to understand what happened to a group of Irish men who came to America for a better life but found only misery. In 1832, railroad contractor, Philip Duffy, hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. But, less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D

2:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Invisible War"  This Academy Award-nominated film investigates the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military - an estimated 19,000 sexual assaults in the military in 2011 of women and men. Focusing on the emotional stories of rape victims, this indictment of the systemic cover-up of military sex crimes also chronicles veterans' struggles to rebuild their lives and fight for justice.G

3:30 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

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Figure It Out Baby"  Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "You Are Special/Daniel Is Special"  You are Special: The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. O the Owl wants to be just like the others and, with a little encouragement, he learns that owls are special too. Daniel is Special: Daniel and Dad take a fall walk through the neighborhood, admiring the colors of the leaves. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Market/Bye Bye Burger Boy"  Martha's Market - Martha pitches in to run Tio Jorge's market when everyone else is busy. Will Martha and her canine coworkers be able to satisfy their customers' needs? Or is a staff of dogs in a store full of food a recipe for trouble? Vocabulary: (E) market, stock, inventory, display, order. Bye Bye Burger Boy - Burger Boy, the gang's favorite childhood restaurant, is going out of business. D

6:00 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

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Copenhagen"  Rick finds reminders of Viking history, strolls Europe's first great pedestrian boulevard, ogles crown jewels in the palace treasury and visits Tivoli Gardens.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Four Great Cities II"  We can jet to Europe in a day and visit four cities in less than a week. It's great to take your time but sometimes you only have a day to visit. How can you be part of the international jet set and still get a taste of "old" Europe? This time Smart Travels takes viewers on a whirlwind tour of four cities that represent a bit of the old and bit of the new in Europe. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Monumental Dunes"  The accumulation of wind-blown sand into a dune marks the beginning of one of Nature's most interesting and beautiful phenomena. In addition to the remarkable structure and patterns of sand dunes, they also provide habitats for a variety of wildlife. The arid regions of the southwestern United States contain a vast variety of dune systeMs. Visit three groups of sand dunes located on public land in the United States. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's Family Table   Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Pecans; Poached Eggs & Satsuma; Hollandaise over Crab Cakes; Fruit Salad with Champagne and Mint. D

9:00 am 
America's Heartland   Bring in the colorful harvest on a Florida blueberry farm. Pass the salt and learn about the history of popcorn. Cook up some unique asparagus recipes with Sharon Vaknin and climb to new heights at a New Orleans rooftop farm. D

9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Back to the Roots"  Stepping back in history, Andreas channels the Vikings as he travels west to Iceland - the Norse settlement in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He combines ingredients from both the sea and the land to create an elegant surf-and-turf dish of redfish and langoustines cooked in lamb stock. At the restaurant Dill, he discovers how ancient traditions and present-day innovations co-exist. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chicken Classics, Improved"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Skillet Chicken Fajitas. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortillas, and test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the best Classic Chicken Salad. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite new kitchen gadgets. D

10:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Focal Point"  Smith leads a tour of some of the Garden Home Retreat's special points of interest. He also shows a way to have a grand centerpiece for a party and still hold a conversation with the person across the table.G

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Doc Watson & Jeff Little. D

12:00 pm 
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

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Confuciusornis Says/Tiny's Tiny Doll"  Confuciusornis Says - The next stop on the World Tour takes the Pteranodons to Confuciusornis Gardens to visit a very wise, old dinosaur. They try some new foods, and learn to meditate, leaving them with their own enlightening mountain-top experience. Tiny's Tiny Doll - During the Pteranodons' World Tour, Tiny mistakenly leaves her favorite Tiny-Doll behind at Velociraptor Valley. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D

3:00 pm 
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 pm 
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

4:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Black Lillies"  NULL

4:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Istanbul Crossroads"  At the crossroads of the Bosphorous strait sits the sprawling metropolis of Istanbul, which has nurtured a variety of religions, cultures, languages, cuisines and, of course, music. In this episode, host Jacob Edgar checks out some of the sights and sounds found in "The City of the World's Desire." Turkish op star Nil Karaibrahimgil takes Jacob to her favorite trendy boutique, treats him to unplugged performances of some her best-known songs and provides an exclusive look at her private residence. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Robert challenges Daniel Parish to make amends with the people Parish offended before he sees Laura. Thomas is excited over news the Bishop is coming to Candleford but then a bleeding tree ignites talk of witchcraft.G

7:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Painted In Blood, Part 2"  Troy, originally dazzled by the visiting detectives who take him under their wings, becomes disillusioned and works with Barnaby to solve the case themselves. The puzzle now includes a mugging and stolen documents. Part 2 of 2G

8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Part 7"  This mini-series is a dramatization of the real-life story of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant and visionary American founder of the famous London department store that revolutionized the modern shopping experience. Created by Andrew Davies (Little Dorrit) with Jeremy Piven (Entourage) in the title role. F.W. D

9:00 pm 
Death In Paradise   A pleasant evening with a young woman turns serious for Dwayne when the woman is murdered and his police identification card is found at the scene. Richard sets to work to solve the case and meet a deadline that he hopes will enable him to return home.G

10:00 pm 
Call The Midwife   On Cynthia's district rounds, she administers daily insulin to a man who consistently belittles his wife, Annie. A visit from Annie's son and support from Cynthia help Annie gain confidence to start to change her life. Jenny witnesses persecution of a different kind when she looks after a black mother-to-be who is subjected to racial prejudice from neighbors.G

11:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   Robert challenges Daniel Parish to make amends with the people Parish offended before he sees Laura. Thomas is excited over news the Bishop is coming to Candleford but then a bleeding tree ignites talk of witchcraft.G

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