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October 20, 2013
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12:30 am 
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

1:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G

2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G

2:30 am 
MotorWeek   2014 Road Tests: Porsche Cayman, Nissan Note. D

3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Whoosh & Vanish Mystery"  It's a very windy day on Sesame Street. Elmo and Telly are just about to play a game of basketball. When they return from eating a healthy power snack, their ball is missing! It's a real mystery and they need to investigate to solve the problem! First, Telly writes down what they already know about the mystery! Then, he forms a hypothesis, or a guess, that Abby must have made the basketball disappear because she's able to do magic. D

4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D

4:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D

5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope"  The groups bring the best in Americana to the stage. Denver's Lumineers perform their hits "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love," while South Carolina's Shovels & Rope rocks from the recording O' Be Joyful.G

6:00 am 
Genealogy Roadshow  "Austin"  The team finds secrets involving Texans' favorite subjects: football, politics and home-state pride. An African-American Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer uncovers a family history of land ownership, uncommon for blacks in 1920s Texas. A North Texas woman learns of her ancestor's Civil War affiliation and the tragedy it wrought.G

7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G

7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G

8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Ocean Circulation, Historic Photos, Hobie Cats"  The circulation systems of oceans are not fully mapped. Now Oregon State University scientists have new tools that allow them to track the systems.G

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Embracing Change"  After settling into life on the Road (which includes dumping septic tanks and sleeping 3 feet away from each other), the team heads towards Hollywood. There, they meet Dr. Valerie Weiss, a film director who went through the trouble of getting a Ph.D in Biophysics so she could determine whether she really wanted to pursue science or filmmaking. D

9:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Games Machines Play"  Alan Alda attends contests between machines and humans, mostly students who build them. He watches robots play soccer; visits a human-powered submarine contest; and observes small machines that must prove their efficiency at lowering a beam.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Making Stuff: Faster"  David Pogue wants to find out how much humans can tweak physiology and engineering to move humans and machines faster and faster. His quest takes him to unexpected places where he comes face-to-face with the final frontiers of speed.G

11:00 am 
Genealogy Roadshow  "Austin"  The team finds secrets involving Texans' favorite subjects: football, politics and home-state pride. An African-American Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer uncovers a family history of land ownership, uncommon for blacks in 1920s Texas. A North Texas woman learns of her ancestor's Civil War affiliation and the tragedy it wrought.G

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Buenos Aires City Guide"  Judith visits the Recoleta Cemetery, takes in the Gaucho street fair, and hits the tiles at a trendy tango club. She also takes a ferry across the Rio de la Plata to the Uruguayan village of Colonia.G

1:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author about his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. They also discuss his earlier book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which tells the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.G

1:30 pm 

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Illinois River, Zumwalt Prairie Songbirds, Pest House"  Experienced guides run the Illinois River. Zumwalt Prairie, an area of rolling hills, grasslands and abundant wildlife is facing possible development.G

3:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey, Series II - Part One"  War now wages in Europe. Young men go to war - or avoid it. Mary returns from London. Matthew stuns everyone with an announcement. Sybl, who experiences sorrow over the number of her dance partners dying in battle, wants to do something of significance and enrolls in a nursing course. Among the servants, a new maid proves difficult and Bates has an announcement for Annie. Mr. Carson tries to run the household with a short staff. Thomas returns to a place at the hospital. Part 1 of 7G

5:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. D

6:00 pm 
POV  "56 Up"  This is the eighth film in a series that began 49 years ago by interviewing a diverse group of 7-year-old children in England, and then resuming the discussion every seven years. Now director Michael Apted finds they have mostly weathered the storms of middle age and are beginning to face the challenges of aging, illness and economic crisis as he meets with 13 of the original 14 subjects.G

8:30 pm 
Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour   Popularly known for the "whistling bird" Alessi teakettle, the architect transforms America's built environment in the 1980s with buildings that take a whimsical approach to classical forms. But in early 2003, a mysterious and potentially fatal illness leaves him partially paralyzed. His ordeal, which includes years of painful rehabilitation, opens a new chapter of Graves' career - designing hospital furniture and homes for wounded war veterans.G

9:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)"  During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength. D

10:00 pm 
POV  "56 Up"  This is the eighth film in a series that began 49 years ago by interviewing a diverse group of 7-year-old children in England, and then resuming the discussion every seven years. Now director Michael Apted finds they have mostly weathered the storms of middle age and are beginning to face the challenges of aging, illness and economic crisis as he meets with 13 of the original 14 subjects.G

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