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July 16, 2013
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11:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Willapa Bay Restoration, Underwater Camera, Leschi Town, New Sports Photo-Essay"  Scientists use underwater cameras to study juvenile salmon in the Siletz Bay. Leschi Town is a new training ground for Oregon's National Guard.G

11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful"  Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure chest full of surprising attractions. D

12:00 am 
McClure Center Symposium On Local Government & The Federal Budget   This one-hour highlight program from the symposium held June 21 in Boise considers the effect of federal budget cuts on local governments throughout Idaho with two participating panels. The first panel discusses public lands budget cuts and Idaho governments of Valley and Owyhee counties, the city of Soda Springs and the Kellogg School District. The second panel examines the effects on infrastructure and regulations in Clearwater County, Meridian School District, and the cities of Nampa and Coeur d'Alene.G

1:00 am 
Frontline  "Two American Families"  Bill Moyers and producers Tom Casciato and Kathleen Hughes first documented the lives of the Stanleys and the Neumanns, of Milwaukee, in the early 1990s. The project began when the breadwinners of each family, one African-American, one white, were laid off from well-paying factory jobs. This is the fourth film to document how the two families have persevered in the changing economy.G

2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "$38k Suv Challenge"  Road Test: $38K SUV Challenge. Road Test: 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S. Goss' Garage: Cable Maintenance. D

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Sesame Street Y A Quest Y Not"  How to be a Knight for a Day. Hooray! Telly, Abby and Elmo look to the book to tell them how to become knights. First, they have to wear a suit of shining armor. D

4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Safety Patrol/Safety at the Beach"  Safety Patrol: Today at school, the children are learning about traffic signs. Prince Tuesday comes for a special visit, wearing his crossing guard uniform. He takes the class on a walk through the Neighborhood and they practice their safety rules all along the way. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Long Rotten Summer/The Case of the Shattered Vase"  The Long Rotten Summer - For TD, summer always goes by too quickly, so he decides to spend this summer in the only place where the days never end: school. But is sitting alone in an empty classroom the best place to way to spend summer? Vocabulary: (E) moment(s), endless, infinite, eternal, interrupt (I) minute, hour, day, tomorrow, never, forever. The Case of the Shattered Vase - Helen shouldn't have watched that scary movie right before she went to sleep. D

5:00 am 
Nature  "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"  The humble horseshoe crab, virtually unchanged for 300 million years, produces millions of eggs. They are the lifeline for a tiny bird called a red knot, which migrates 10,000 miles from South America to the Arctic. But even as humans discover medical uses for the crab, its numbers are plummeting.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips"  Rick explores the riches of the city before visiting dikes, windmills and the world's largest flower market.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Salzburg and the Lakes District"  Rudy visits the city's grand cathedral, takes a funicular to a medieval fortress and shows the Baroque streets.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert"  Host David Yetman and expert architect Bob Vint travel around Tucson, Arizona, to see how adobe - the perfect desert building material - was used in the past and is still used today. Adobe not only has a remarkable period of longevity, but also has thermal capabilities, making it ideal for the hot dry desert. Yetman and Vint spend time at the San Xavier Mission to watch a restoration crew use new adobe to repair and restore the existing adobe exterior. D

7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Let's Make Dinner/Facciamo La Cena"  Home is where you'll find the happiest of meals, especially when they have an Italian flair to them as only Mary Ann can give, starting with plump, roasted, Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, accompanied by her signature contorno, side dish, of Roasted Squash with Hazelnuts and Sage Sauce. But this great dinner's not done until dessert. How does a decadent Raspberry Mascarpone Budino Pudding sound to you? Thought so. D

8:00 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "The Rite of Spring"  Every spring, thousands of species participate in rituals with a single goal in mind: breeding. Birds migrate huge distances from wintering grounds. Frogs, each with their own unique voice, call from wetlands. D

8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Indian Classics Made Easy"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby learns about Indian cuisine from Chef Floyd Cardoz. Then, test cook Becky Hays teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make two classic Indian recipes: Indian Flatbread and Indian-Style Spinach with Fresh Cheese. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for juicers in the Equipment Corner, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews some of her favorite kitchen gadgets. D

9:30 am 
Garden SMART   When thinking "community," more and more people are thinking "gardens. " Not only do community gardens mean vegetables, they bring neighbors together in a combined outdoor work and social atmosphere. Along with growing healthy food, community gardens have even been known to change people's sense of belonging. D

10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Vespers"  Absolutely one of "alternative Nashville's" biggest buzz bands, the Vespers feature sisters Callie and Phoebe Cryar and brothers Bruno and Taylor Jones. Their hard-to-pin-down sound leads to a fresh and dynamic mixture of folk, rock and Appalachian stomp, a place where banjos battle drums and fuzz-toned guitars shred mountain ballads, all held together by the Cryar sisters' saintly/sinful harmonies. The Huffington Post's Michael Bialas recently dubbed them ". D

10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Porridge Art"  Baby Bear is excited to learn that his favorite porridge brand "Quaker Porridge" is holding a Porridge Art Contest, where contestants create edible art of the Quaker Duck Man that's made of porridge. Alan mixes up a batch of porridge, Baby Bear runs off to get is art supplies, and Telly volunteers to pose as the Quaker Duck Man. First, Baby Bear gets inspiration to paint with porridge, but when the picture is placed upright on the easel, the mushy porridge slides right off the canvas. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of Mother Goose"  Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poeMs. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset on the Mangroves"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting a vibrant sunset and background imagery.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D

3:00 pm 
Echoes of a Bitter Crossing: Lewis & Clark In Idaho   The two months the Lewis and Clark expediiton spent in Idaho on the way to the Pacific Ocean are the focus of this IdahoPTV production. National experts gather on the trail to discuss the expedition and locate sites the explorers visited. A reenactment on the Bitterroot part of the trail and a dugout canoe trip on the Clearwater River recall historic atmosphere.G

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G

6:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G

6:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G

7:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Little Questions II"  Why can't you tickle yourself? If tickling isn't social, why are we ticklish in the first place? What is laughter and why do we laugh? Why can't scientists cure the common cold? Why does wet sand rise in a halo around your feet when you walk on the shore? Why do Brazil nuts always rise to the top of a can of mixed nuts? Why do coffee spills leave rings when they dry?G

8:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910s"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G

10:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G

10:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G

11:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Little Questions II"  Why can't you tickle yourself? If tickling isn't social, why are we ticklish in the first place? What is laughter and why do we laugh? Why can't scientists cure the common cold? Why does wet sand rise in a halo around your feet when you walk on the shore? Why do Brazil nuts always rise to the top of a can of mixed nuts? Why do coffee spills leave rings when they dry?G

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