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October 28, 2012
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12:00 am 
Broadway: The American Musical  "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (1930-1942)"  Creative growth rises from the Depression: Cole Porter offers glamour; Rogers and Hart star Gene Kelly in Pal Joey; and George Gershwin creates an American opera, Porgy and Bess Part 3 of 6G

1:00 am 
Legendary Bing Crosby   From the archives of the crooner's 1954-1977 television specials come these full-song solo performances and duets with his guest stars. Interviews with Bing's widow, Kathryn, and daughter, Mary, plus film critic Leonard Maltin, television personality Regis Philbin, singer Andy Williams, and performer/musicologist Michael Feinstein provide insight into his life and career. Solos include "I Love Paris," "Swanee" and "It Had To Be You." Duet partners include Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Fred Astaire and Andy Williams.G

2:00 am 
NOVA  "Iceman Murder Mystery"  He's been dead for more than 5,000 years. He's been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. And yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Elantra"  Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT/Coupe. Road Test: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. Goss' Garage: Aging Tires. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Song for the Letter G"  Elmo, Rosita, and the letter "J" are singing a song about the sound that the letter "J" makes. After the "J" leaves, the letter "G" approaches Rosita and Elmo and tells them that he can make the "juh" sound, too, just like the letter "J", and he can also make the "guh" sound like in the word "gorilla." Elmo and Rosita think it is amazing that "G" can make two sounds! The "G" is upset, though, because he doesn't have a song about him like the letter "J" does. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "A Kooky Spooky Halloween/Sheep's Halloween Costume"  A Kooky Spooky Halloween - The WordFriends get their share of scares the night before Halloween, when Pig sleepwalks and everyone thinks he's a ghost! Sheep's Halloween Costume - It's Halloween - Sheep's favorite day of the year. Sheep likes nothing more than to dress up, so she always goes out of her way to make herself a special costume. But what will she do when her WordFriends need pieces of her costume for their own costumes?. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G

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 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G

8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Tillamook Railroad, No Ivy League, Missoula Floods Erratics"  NULL

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. D

10:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Man Who Saved The World"  Little known events unfold inside a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. This program combines tense drama with eyewitness accounts and expert testimony to reveal how Vasili Arkhipov, an officer aboard the submarine, refuses to fire a nuclear torpedo and averts disaster.G

11:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose New Zealand: Quest for Kaitiakitanga   The adventurer pursues an age-old Maori tradition - the origins of "kaitiakitanga," the responsibility of human beings to protect the natural world. He begins at Mt. Aspiring National Park, strikes north to the Franz Joseph Glacier, heads east to the coast at Kaikoura, then crosses the Cook Strait to the North Island and the capital city of Wellington. His journey culminates at Cape Reinga on the upper tip of New Zealand.G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Spanish Islands"  Alex Riley explores the Balearics and the Canary Islands.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know's Rick Carr reports on controversial changes to election rules in the battleground state of Florida- will they root out voter fraud or keep legitimate voters from the polls? Also, a conversation with James Carter, the man behind the infamous '47'%' video, who, like other amateur opposition researchers, is harnessing the power of the internet to upend campaigns. And from our "American Voices" series, comedian Dean Obeidallah on one group of voters that no one seems to be courting. D

2:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Homestretch Face-Off (The Third Debate)"  Pat Buchanan, Author & Columnist; Tim Carney, The Washington Examiner; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report. D

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Prescribed Natural Fires, Raptor Recovery"  NULL

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "France's Dordogne"  Rick takes a canoe ride, visits a goose farm and savors the foie gras, wanders through a lamp-lit castle, enjoys a country market, and visits the Sistine Chapel of the prehistoric world.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Iceman Murder Mystery"  He's been dead for more than 5,000 years. He's been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. And yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets.G

6:00 pm 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   The film tells stories from eight Vietnam War veterans who have children that have served in Iraq, including an Idaho man whose son was killed in action while serving in Iraq. The program showcases the pride, fear and myriad of emotions and challenges that parents and their children face during deployment.G

7:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D

8:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G

9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 3"  Experts discover a valuable Persian rug the owner used to cover furniture in the rain and a stained glass figurine of horse racing legend Dan Patch. Two milestone game baseballs autographed by Milwaukee Braves legend Warren Spahn are valued up to $14,000. Part 3 of 3G

10:00 pm 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   The film tells stories from eight Vietnam War veterans who have children that have served in Iraq, including an Idaho man whose son was killed in action while serving in Iraq. The program showcases the pride, fear and myriad of emotions and challenges that parents and their children face during deployment.G

11:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D

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