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October 21, 2014
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12:00 am 
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12:30 am 
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1:00 am 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G

2:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Worried Sick"  Alda learns about stress - its historic place in human life, its cause, and whether stress can lead to sickness.G

3:00 am 
NASA Sci Files  "The Case of the Deafening Sound"  When a friend approaches them to help solve a noisy aircraft problem, the tree house detec-tives find that NASA is an expert in the sound business. Come join the detectives as they learn how sound travels, how human beings hear, and what NASA is doing to quiet the skies.G

4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Potential and Capacitance"  Franklin proposes a successful theory of the Leyden jar and invents the parallel plate capacitor. D

4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D

5:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Celebrations/Breaking The News"  Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca, after several rejections, is accepted into the San Francisco College of Music.G

6:00 am 

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises, Promises"  In this flashback episode we see some of the challenges the Howards faced when they arrived on Birdwell Island with a very big, red dog! Where will Clifford live? How will they feed him? What will they use as his water dish? The folks of Birdwell Island work together to help the new arrivals solve their dilemmas, forging strong new friendships in the process. Jetta and Emily Elizabeth make plans to spend Saturday at the beach together, but Jetta breaks the play date when a better offer from an older girl comes along. However, when the older girl calls and cancels on Jetta, Jetta finally understands how Emily Elizabeth must have felt. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "Best Wishes/The Tardy Tumbler"  After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence. Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team. D

7:30 am 
Arthur  "Water and the Brain/Arthur The Unfunny"  Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. Arthur tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain. In the second story, Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old McGeorgie Had a Farm"  George goes on a submarine trip to retrieve a fallen satellite in a great underwater adventure!G

8:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Beats The Band/Hats and a Hole"  The symphony maestro announces that George is the winner of the conductor-for-a-day contest!G

9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Blockette Problem/The Tulip Problem"  The Blockette Problem - Radio City Music Hall. When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical. Primary Content: Symmetry; Secondary Content: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height. D

9:30 am 
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

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Earnie's Dance Video"  Ernie changes his plan of making a dance video with everyone on Sesame Street as new steps are added. Educational objective: Self-Regulation. D

11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Neighbor Day"  In this half hour special Daniel learns how good it feels to be neighborly and that one kind act can lead to many. His first good deed starts a chain reaction of kindness all around the Neighborhood, culminating with the declaration of "Neighbor Day"!. D

11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Snowy Day/Tutu All The Time"  A Snowy Day: It's snowing in the Neighborhood! Miss Elaina is coming over to Daniel's house to play in the snow. When it's time to go outside, Mom Tiger helps Daniel change out of his pajamas into clothes that will keep him warm and he learns how important it is to choose the proper clothes. Tutu All the Time: Katerina is wearing her favorite sparkly tutu at school today! She likes to wear it all the time, even when she's painting and playing "grizzly bear" with her friends. D

12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan"  Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. D

12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Super Cleaner Upper: Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D

1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Laughing Together"  Big Belle - Belle is very excited to learn that Toby also has a bell just like hers, and wants to go and be friends with him. Toby is a little intimidated when he sees how big and powerful Belle is. Belle decides that she wants Toby to do everything that she wants to do. D

1:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Halloween Spooky Science Special"  It's Halloween time and Sid and his friends have dressed up in the spookiest and scariest costumes possible. Sid is a bat with big fangs. May is a spooky black cat. D

2:00 pm 
Science Trek  "States of Matter"  Joan Caran-Hansen and her guest scientists answer students' questions about states of matter.G

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Tomato, You Say/Martha Questions"  Tomato, You Say: Why is there a tomato on T.D.'s shirt? Helen's eager to know. Unfortunately, she'd have an easier time getting Martha to skip breakfast than getting a straight answer from T.D. D

3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham"  Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday.and the city. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery on the Prairie"  When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery. D

4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D

5:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "T.D. Gives A Report/Martha's Canine Cleaners"  T.D. Gives A Report: When T.D. D

5:30 pm 

5:56 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2014  "Superintendent of Public Instruction"  The candidates for the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction meet to debate the issues in the Idaho Public Television studios.G

8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "The Melting Pot"  Three celebrity chefs - Tom Colicchio, Ming Tsai and Aaron Sanchez - who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives - and America's cuisine. Part 5 of 10G

9:00 pm 
Makers  "Women In War"  This episode looks at American women's increasing participation in war - from Vietnam to the present - as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. The film shares the stories of military leaders who have broken through gender barriers, like Gen. Angela Salinas, at her retirement the highest ranking woman serving in the USMC, and Vice Adm. Michelle Howard, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Navy. Part 4 of 6G

10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Losing Iraq"  FRONTLINE examines the chaos in Iraq, the rise of ISIS, and the U.S. role in the conflict. The program reports on U.S. missteps in Iraq since 2003, and how as American troops withdrew, the stage was set for a deadly adversary to rise up.G

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Amphibian Disease, Immersive Media, Oregon Garden Update, Vole Holes"  This episode examine a fungal disease that decimates frogs and salamanders, follows a Google Street View camera crew, and visits the Oregon Garden.G

12:30 am 
Travelscope  "New Brunswick"  Joseph travels along the Miramichi River Route in New Brunswick, Canada in search of spring salmon and fishing tales. At a rustic river lodge he samples local cuisine and in nearby Doaktown explores the Miramichi's fishing and lumber history. D

1:00 am 
Great Estates Scotland  "Dumfries"  Cameras tour the interior of Dumfries House, an architectural gem that boasts one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture in the world. This once-neglected mansion was brought back to life and saved for the nation by HRH The Prince of Wales. Part 1 of 4G

2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Jacksonville, Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst travel to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to learn about a 17th-century pirate book. Highlights include a Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll. Part 2 of 3G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Owyhee Canyoneers"  An intrepid group of adventurers hikes up slot canyons and rappels across hidden pools in wild country few Idahoans visit. They find many hidden gems in the southwest corner of the state.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek   NULL

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Sesame-O-Saurus"  NULL

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Neighbor Day"  In this half hour special Daniel learns how good it feels to be neighborly and that one kind act can lead to many. His first good deed starts a chain reaction of kindness all around the Neighborhood, culminating with the declaration of "Neighbor Day"!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Tomato, You Say/Martha Questions"  Tomato, You Say: Why is there a tomato on T.D.'s shirt? Helen's eager to know. Unfortunately, she'd have an easier time getting Martha to skip breakfast than getting a straight answer from T.D. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Florence"  Rudy visits the great museums and landmarks, then beats the crowds in peaceful Oltr'arno across the river.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Wyoming's Red Desert"  Host David Yetman hops into a 50-year-old BMW motorcycle sidecar to explore Wyoming's mysterious Red Desert, one of the least known and most threatened deserts in North America. Also called the "Great American Desert," this eight-million-acre area has vast and varying landscapes including the largest active sand dune system in North America and the Great Divide Basin - the only place in the United States where the Continental Divide splits before rejoining. It is also steeped in history and fable, with ties to the Oregon Trail and the gold rush, as well as its share of ghost towns. D

8:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Steak Night with London Broil"  There is nothing better than a great piece of meat! In today's episode, Lidia takes a less expensive cut, London Broil, and marinates it to perfection. Her menu includes a delicious Vegetable Patty served with green salad which works as an appetizer or by itself as a quick lunch; London Broil with Sundried Tomato Marinade and one of her Grandma Rosa's favorites, Corn and Walnut Cake. D

9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Shrine at Lourdes, France"  Burt visits the site famous for healing miracles, where he tours the churches, visits the grotto and takes part in a torch light procession.G

9:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "The Art of the Artichoke/L'arte Del Carciofo"  Frozen in the freezer or fresh from the garden, Mary Ann elevates artichokes to a new art form, when she goes nella cucina, to the kitchen, to create a quick and elegant, puff-pastry Artichoke Tart. And then turns ordinary risotto into a rhapsodic Risotto with Artichokes. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Decadent Desserts"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the Best Chocolate Tart. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews a few of her favorite kitchen gadgets. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Butterscotch Pudding at home. D

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   Who isn't getting tired of those store bought, tasteless tomatoes? You need not be fearful of growing your own even though critters and low yields are legitimate concerns. GardenSMART visits with an expert who shares her proven methods for growing vegetables, and a lot of vegetables at that. Be sure to tune in. D

11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Ed Sheeran"  At the historic meeting house of the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Ed Sheeran needed little more than his voice and a guitar to whip a crowd of 700 fervent fans into a frenzy or hush them into enraptured silence. The rising British star bounded effortlessly from the hip-hop infused pop of "Lego House, " the latest single from his acclaimed debut album +, to sweetly crooned ballads. The surprises continued throughout Sheeran's energetic set, as he unveiled the rarely-performed, previously unrecorded fan favorite "We Are" before sending an ecstatic audience home with his Grammy-nominated hit single, "The A Team. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Earnie's Dance Video"  Ernie changes his plan of making a dance video with everyone on Sesame Street as new steps are added. Educational objective: Self-Regulation. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D

1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Parade Problem/The Halloween Problem"  The Parade Problem - Park. Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school's Halloween Parade. Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Estimating. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Super Cleaner Upper: Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D

2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Tobey's Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham"  Tobey's Tricks and Treats - After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday.and the city. D

3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "States of Matter"  Joan Caran-Hansen and her guest scientists answer students' questions about states of matter.G

3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Eat Like A Local In Los Cabos"  Ever travel to a tourist mecca and wonder what the locals eat? Rick does. So he joins his pal Hugo to find the best Mexican food in Los Cabos. Their first stop is at the municipal market in San Jose del Cabo for a quick mid-morning meal of sopes and beef soup. D

4:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Roots of Freedom"  Three guests, actor Ben Affleck, NAACP president Ben Jealous, and actress Khandi Alexander, learn that unbeknownst to them, their families have long been engaged in the battle for freedom and civil rights and that these principles are passed down through generations. Part 4 of 10G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Clean/Time"  Science author and media theorist Steven Johnson introduces people whose innovations changed our world such as a maverick engineer who lifted the city of Chicago with screw jacks to build America's first sewer system and John Leal's addition of chlorine to Jersey City's water. Part 1 of 6G

7:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Time"  The story of getting a grip on time is full of curious garage tinkerers. One of them, railway clerk William F. Allen, was so exasperated by the chaos caused by the 8,000 local times zones in the U.S. that he fought tirelessly to standardize time into four zones. Learn how advancements in navigation, the way we work, technology and travel would have been impossible without the unsung heroes of time. Part 2 of 6G

8:00 pm 
Make Me  "Smart"  Medically trained television producer and presenter Mike Mosley tries techniques to boost his brain, including a groundbreaking neurofeedback procedure. He also participates in an alternative intelligence test; competes in the world memory championships in Bahrain; meets America's "most intelligent man"; and attends an institute claiming to teach babies to read.G

9:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found starving in an oil palm plantation but nursed back to health at the Centre, which is home to 600 rescued orangutans babies in the nursery needing 24-hour care, orphans in Forest School learning the skills they will need in the wild, and older ones almost ready for release. After a terrifying fall at the Centre, Sumanto fights for his life, while deep in the jungle the rescue team has to think fast when a powerful male decides he would rather not be rescued. D

10:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Clean/Time"  Science author and media theorist Steven Johnson introduces people whose innovations changed our world such as a maverick engineer who lifted the city of Chicago with screw jacks to build America's first sewer system and John Leal's addition of chlorine to Jersey City's water. Part 1 of 6G

11:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Time"  The story of getting a grip on time is full of curious garage tinkerers. One of them, railway clerk William F. Allen, was so exasperated by the chaos caused by the 8,000 local times zones in the U.S. that he fought tirelessly to standardize time into four zones. Learn how advancements in navigation, the way we work, technology and travel would have been impossible without the unsung heroes of time. Part 2 of 6G

12:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Llevando Cuentas"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G

12:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ocultanso La Verdad"  This episode covers more terms used in financial matters. Raquel's mother does not approve of Raquel spending so much time with Arturo.G

1:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D

1:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilMs.. D

2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G

2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G

3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D

3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D

4:00 am 
SciGirls  "Pedal Power"  Best friends Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca don welding masks and rev up power tools to engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes. D

4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D

5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC)"  Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free. D

5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D

6:00 am 
Delicious Tv's Vegan Mashup  "Everything Mushrooms"  Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup is just mad about mushrooms! Chewy, hearty, and bursting with umami, mushrooms are a low-cal treat, rich with flavor and a perfect foundation for today's favorite creations! Terry Romero grills tender Oyster Mushrooms for easy Tacos smothered with Avocado salsa. Miyoko Schinner stirs up a delicate Farro Risotto bursting with Exotic MushrooMs. And Toni Fiore creates a deceptively and delectable Mushroom Tart tatin. D

6:30 am 
Kevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food  "Simple Delights"  Kevin prepares a caramelized Dunmore East scallop tart served with a simple rocket salad; warm roasted garlic cottage pie; quick orzo pasta risotto; and sourdough bread. Finally, a heather-infused buttermilk pannacotta with honey. D

7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Out of London"  Rudy stops at Hampton Court, gazes on Oxford's spires and browses in a real Alice in Wonderland's candy store.G

7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Lake Superior: Circling The Sweet Water Ocean"  Straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, the largest lake in the world supports thousands of residents along its forested shores. The icy waters also harbor a remote national park, Isle Royale.G

8:00 am 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Garage Doors"  See how the custom garage doors blend in with the rest of the new home's architecture as the installers overcome a challenging roof line. D

8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Book Rack and Mantel Clock"  Watch the editors of Woodsmith demonstrate how to create a stylish book rack or an elegant mantel clock in a weekend. D

9:00 am 
Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST   It's a good and full day on sea and land, first to harvest crab and sea urchin off the California coast. Then, with the catch in hand, prepare a feast with local farm workers who strive to maintain their traditions and culture while doing the hard labor of sustainable farming. Further up the coast, at Magnolia Farm in Oregon, learn the story of naturally raised lamb and a feast to celebrate it. D

9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Music & Little Black Dresses"  Inspired by original black and white paintings of little black dresses and a baby grand piano, Vicki and Sloan decorate the music salon and create a warm and welcoming formal dining room that sets the perfect stage for mellow music and entertaining. D

10:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Colorful Throws"  Amy Herzog shows you how to make the Shadowbox Afghan with knitted mitered Squares, while Marly Bird demonstrates the crochet motifs that makeup the Blueberry Parfait Afghan. Brett Bara demonstrates Broomstick Lace for a skinny scarf. D

10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Desert Hues"  Take a drive deep into the desert with Bob Ross and enjoy a springtime cactus surprise. D

11:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D

11:30 am 
George Hirsch Lifestyle  "Country Made"  George prepares a selection of simple comfort recipes, including fried chicken and waffles and his favorite creamy rice pudding. George visits Shady Lady Root Beer, a small-batch brewer of handcrafted soda, and then stops in at an artisanal producer of pastries in Sag Harbor. Recipes - Dill & Cheddar Waffles - Oven-Fried Garlic Chicken - Rice Pudding. D

12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Llevando Cuentas"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G

12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ocultanso La Verdad"  This episode covers more terms used in financial matters. Raquel's mother does not approve of Raquel spending so much time with Arturo.G

1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D

1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilMs.. D

2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G

2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G

3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D

3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D

4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Pedal Power"  Best friends Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca don welding masks and rev up power tools to engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes. D

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How Do You Get Money?"  Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including Amazon. D

5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC)"  Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Totally Rad"  The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. D

6:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Colorful Throws"  Amy Herzog shows you how to make the Shadowbox Afghan with knitted mitered Squares, while Marly Bird demonstrates the crochet motifs that makeup the Blueberry Parfait Afghan. Brett Bara demonstrates Broomstick Lace for a skinny scarf. D

6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Desert Hues"  Take a drive deep into the desert with Bob Ross and enjoy a springtime cactus surprise. D

7:00 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Laurent Manrique, Seafood"  Chef Stellino prepares Sole with Orange Ginger Sauce and Sauteed Spinach. Nick welcomes Chef Laurent Manrique from San Francisco's Aqua who prepares Hamachi and Grapefruit Basil Salad. D

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Garage Doors"  See how the custom garage doors blend in with the rest of the new home's architecture as the installers overcome a challenging roof line. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G

9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Krakow, Poland"  Burt visits the city's ancient castle and cathedral, discovers the origin of the croissant, looks at art treasures, checks out what is cooking and visits the Jewish quarter.G

9:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "A Road Trip for Rice"  Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina heirloom rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills' efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity. Glenn's passion inspires Vivian to host a "rice dinner" at Chef & the Farmer, where each course centers around this grain. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Quick and Easy Rib Dinner"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to Grilled Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews charcoal grills in the Equipment Corner. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the test kitchen's tips to perfect Grilled Corn with Basil and Lemon Butter. D

10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Cook Once, Eat Twice"  Sara's easy strategy for quick meals is to cook once, eat twice. Spicy Roast Pork is a simple and delicious meal any night, but a visit with her brother to a Vietnamese food joint inspires Sara to turn that pork into delectable pork Banh Mi Sandwiches later in the week. Sauteed Duck Breasts one night become delicious Peking Duck Wraps the next. D

11:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall.G

12:00 am 
America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa  "Our Private Idaho"  NULL

12:30 am 
Film School Shorts  "Letting Go"  NULL

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

3:00 am 
Global Voices  "I Will Be Murdered"  I Will Be Murdered is a feature-length documentary that portrays the astonishing, real-life story of a lawyer who launched a personal crusade in search of justice, and brought his country to the brink of chaos. In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy, charismatic lawyer went cycling near his home in Guatemala City and was murdered. Nothing unusual, as tragically Guatemala has a murder rate four times higher than Mexico's. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

5:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL

5:30 am 
Focus On Europe  "Turkey Reignites Kurdish Anger"  Turkey: Reigniting Kurdish Anger - Kurds in Turkey are keen to support the Kurdish fighters resisting the advancing IS militants in northern Syria, but Ankara refuses to allow them to cross into Syria. At least 19 people have been killed in recent clashes involving Kurdish protesters in Turkey. The situation has reignited the Turkish-Kurdish conflict, with the Kurds accusing the Turkish government of abandoning them in the fight against IS militants. D

6:00 am 
Roosevelts: An Intimate History  "The Rising Road (1933-1939)"  FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband's liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force in her own right. Part 5 of 7G

8:00 am 
America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa  "Our Private Idaho"  NULL

8:30 am 
Film School Shorts  "Letting Go"  NULL

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

11:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL

11:30 am 
Focus On Europe  "Turkey Reignites Kurdish Anger"  Turkey: Reigniting Kurdish Anger - Kurds in Turkey are keen to support the Kurdish fighters resisting the advancing IS militants in northern Syria, but Ankara refuses to allow them to cross into Syria. At least 19 people have been killed in recent clashes involving Kurdish protesters in Turkey. The situation has reignited the Turkish-Kurdish conflict, with the Kurds accusing the Turkish government of abandoning them in the fight against IS militants. D

12:00 pm 
Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle - A Voces Special Presentation   Part political expose, part narrative deconstruction, part poetic meditation, this film investigates the life and death of Ruben Salazar, a mainstream journalist who became a chronicler of Southern California's Chicano movement of the late 1960s. As the film sheds light on Salazar's death during the Chicano Moratorium anti-war protest in 1970, it extricates him from the myths that were constructed to suit political agendas.G

1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Birds of Autumn"  Idaho's birds are an eloquent expression of Nature's beauty and free- dom. Outdoor Idaho explores efforts to improve the State's ringneck pheasant population. Journey down North America's deepest gorge in search of chukar; and meet folks who care for wounded birds of prey. D

1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Isabel Wilkerson"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks with host Marcia Franklin. Wilkerson devoted 15 years to researching and writing The Warmth of Other Suns, a book about the great migration of African-Americans from the South to other parts of the country. She and Franklin discuss the book, the reasons for the migration, and its influence on the country.G

2:00 pm 
America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa  "Our Private Idaho"  NULL

2:30 pm 
Film School Shorts  "Letting Go"  NULL

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "I Will Be Murdered"  I Will Be Murdered is a feature-length documentary that portrays the astonishing, real-life story of a lawyer who launched a personal crusade in search of justice, and brought his country to the brink of chaos. In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy, charismatic lawyer went cycling near his home in Guatemala City and was murdered. Nothing unusual, as tragically Guatemala has a murder rate four times higher than Mexico's. D

6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Dignity Harbor"  One of nine documentary nominees for the 2012 Student Academy Award, Dignity Harbor chronicles a group of homeless people living in an encampment along the Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis. In the shadow of the Arch, several makeshift communities - Hopeville, Sparta, and Dignity Harbor - are erected when work begins to fill the tunnels under Tucker Boulevard, displacing many homeless. D

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Birds of Autumn"  Idaho's birds are an eloquent expression of Nature's beauty and free- dom. Outdoor Idaho explores efforts to improve the State's ringneck pheasant population. Journey down North America's deepest gorge in search of chukar; and meet folks who care for wounded birds of prey. D

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Isabel Wilkerson"  The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks with host Marcia Franklin. Wilkerson devoted 15 years to researching and writing The Warmth of Other Suns, a book about the great migration of African-Americans from the South to other parts of the country. She and Franklin discuss the book, the reasons for the migration, and its influence on the country.G

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Humble Beauty: Skid Row Artists   HUMBLE BEAUTY documents the ability of art to calm, inspire, ask questions or provide answers, and even help forge entirely new identities. The one-hour documentary follows a group of talented homeless and formerly homeless artists from the area of Los Angeles known as Skid Row, reportedly home to the largest concentration of indigent people in the United States. For four years, the filmmakers chronicled spontaneous moments from the artists' lives, captured intimate interviews and charted the evolution of their artwork. D

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