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October 21, 2013
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7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Magical Michoacan"  Host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez travel into and around the state of Michoacan, Mexico, to explore its rugged coast, diverse habitats and local traditions. On the coast, the travelers visit a banana plantation to see how the fruit is cleaned and kept free of insect damage before exportation. Further inland, a stop in one of Michoacan's tropical deciduous forests reveals some interesting vegetation, including the Sandbox Tree, which bears explosive fruit, and the malicious Mala Mujer shrub with its sharp, stinging hairs. D

7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Warm Crawfish and Artichoke Salad, Ragout of Crawfish over Fresh Pasta, and Crawfish Pies. D

8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Bloomfield to the Strip In Pittsburgh"  Lidia opened her own restaurant in the Strip District in Pittsburgh where other Italian-American immigrants also started earlier businesses. But Pittsburgh's other well known "Little Italy" is called Bloomfield. In this episode, Lidia shares recipes from both of these areas, Braised Veal Shank, Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Peas with Bacon. D

8:30 am 
Garden Smart   Often described as "one of the most spectacular floral displays in the world" Dallas Blooms is an event you won't want to miss. And, you won't miss it if you join GardenSMART as we visit Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum. D

9:00 am 
Christina  "Soy Vey"  Is soy good for us? Bad? Will soy make you healthy or is it bad for our health? How much should we eat? Will I get enough protein from soy? What about GMO's (genetically modified organisms)? These and other burning questions will be answered for you when we place the focus on that wonder food.soy. D

9:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Homespun Breakfast Treats"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fluffy Cornmeal Pancakes. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of multigrain bread. Next, Chris shares the top 10 cooking tips from the test kitchen. D

10:00 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

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Grouchy Mother's Day"  It's Grouchy Mother's Day, and Oscar has ordered a fish bouquet for his mother. He wants this to be the worst Grouchy Mother's Day ever, especially because Oscar's mom thinks everything on Sesame Street is horribly nice. Oscar's sister, Bunny, drops in to celebrate, too. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D

12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow"  Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. D

1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Who Wants To Get Rid Of Wordgirl?/The Talented Mr. Birg"  WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF WORDGIRL? - Seymour Smooth has brought some of WordGirl's biggest villain enemies together to play a game of, Who Wants to Get Rid of WordGirl? Will his strategy of using them to ultimately defeat WordGirl work? Or will he find himself outsmarted by our hero? Vocabulary Words: Strategy, Giddy. THE TALENTED Mr. BIRG - When Scoops writes an article about all the times WordGirl has been tricked and captured by villains, she goes off to prove him wrong. And when someone who looks just like Mr. Big claims to be a Mr. Birg, WordGirl is convinced he's lying, and refuses to be tricked again. D

2:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Winter Comfort Food"  Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. D

2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. After settling into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand, we hike, bike, and parasail. We blast an alphorn, get sprayed by waterfalls raging deep inside a mountain, and munch muesli for breakfast at 10,000 feet. D

3:00 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

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G

6:00 pm 
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

6:30 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

7:00 pm 
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

7:30 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

8:00 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G

8:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G

9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G

10:00 pm 
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

10:30 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

11:00 pm 
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

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

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