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October 25, 2014
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1:00 am 
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

2:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Twin Sisters"  In China in 2003, twin babies were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters.G

3:00 am 
Blitz: London's Longest Night   Archival footage, CGI and eyewitness accounts re-create December 29, 1940, when German Luftwaffe dropped tens of thousands of incendiary bombs on the heart of London in an attempt to break the spirit of the British people. Firemen and workers fight all night to control the burning; Londoners flee to shelters not knowing what will survive the assault.G

4:30 am 
This American Land  "Owyhee Canyonlands, Sustainable Alaskan Village, Algae Power, Fungi Fuel"  Much of Oregon is a desert; and in the dry, remote southeastern corner of the state there's a wild and captivating canyon landscape carved by the Owyhee River. It's been described as the largest intact, unprotected stretch of the American West, but it needs more protection from development pressure, including mining. A robust campaign for wilderness designation is making progress. D

5:00 am 
Currier & Ives: Perspectives On America  "The Surprise of Currier & Ives"  The Surprise of Currier & Ives, reveals the other side of the printmakers' commonly recognized nostalgic and homey portraits of New England. As the firm grew they delved into areas such as advertising, political cartoons, risque prints, and the controversial Darktown Comics series. Also examined is the relevance of Currier & Ives in the 21st Century. D

5:30 am 
Greening of Eritrea: Seawater Brings Hope to Africa's Coast   Introduced by actor Martin Sheen, THE GREENING OF ERITREA: SEAWATER BRINGS HOPE TO AFRICA'S COAST is rich with the sights and sounds of this young East African nation. The program explores the history of the country against the backdrop of a unique technology - one that has the potential to turn desert coastlines around the world into lush green fields. The documentary offers a rare look at a Third World country as it struggles to attain a better life for its people. D

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Migrant Children and the Judicial Process - After the unprecedented surge of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from Central America earlier this year, tens of thousands of children now await court action on their fate. Kim Lawton reports that faith-based advocates are trying to help the children through the complex legal process amid an intense national debate over whether they should be sent home. D

6:30 am 
Start Up  "A Fisheye View: Fishidy/Eye-Musment"  Gary and the crew head to Madison, WI to meet with Brian who created Fishidy, a smart phone app that's helping fisherman become more successful. Then they head to Minneapolis, MN to meet with MJ and Susan who started Eye-musment, a company that designs fashionable and affordable eyewear. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "C. Difficile"  Patient Story: When the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.diff) grows out of control in your intestines, you can become very sick with what is commonly known as C. diff. Lois Joseph shares her painful story of living with C. diff and how she ultimately overcame this horrible illness. D

7:30 am 
Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh  "Holiday"  With all the excitement of the Holiday season, it's nice to rely on recipes that we know will always taste great. Laura relies on one of her favorite chefs to pull it all together and invites him out for the holidays -Chef Josh Thomsen! In the field with Laura, Chef creates a beautiful Roasted Pheasant dish, Beef Short Ribs, Brussel Sprouts with Oyster Mushrooms & Pancetta and Potato Latkes. Laura thanks him with a spectacular Pomegranate Martini! Watch our all-new Laura@Home segment featuring Laura's favorite Farro Salad. D

8:00 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Just 5 Ingredients"  Less is more when you use just 5 ingredients: less time, less money but with Sara's easy recipes, much more flavor. Jean Anderson's Oven Fried Chicken will knock you out, and our Salmon with Wasabi Crust is just spicy enough. Finally, the elegant but easy Duck Confit with Braised Leeks and Sauerkraut. D

8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Todd English & Quick Pan Sauce"  On this episode of Simply Ming, we look at the key to infusing (sometimes boring) pasta noodles with maximum flavor. Pasta master Todd English whips up a creative quick pan sauce with lobster. D

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "South of the Border"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a fiesta menu. Special guests: Ed Begley Jr., Dr. Pam Popper and Chef Del Sroufe. D

9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Corn"  We enjoy corn in many different forMs. In this episode, Martha first demonstrates corn fritters, a sweet and savory treat topped with honey. Next she shows how to make corn stock, which can serve as the base for a tasty summer corn chowder - Martha's version uses potatoes and cream. And finally, a childhood favorite all grown-up: homemade creamed corn. D

10:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"  Pati invites a few of her girlfriends over for a much needed "girls' night in." But these girls are here to GRILL! Grilling isn't just a guy thing - Pati's got a great outdoor grill, and she's gonna put it to work by cooking up a mouth-watering menu of Mexican food with a BBQ twist. One of Pati's sisters shows up to help her mix some drinks too! Recipe 1: Honey Chipotle Ribs; Recipe 2: Spinning Top Cocktail; Recipe 3: Mango Guacamole with Grilled Tortilla Wedges; Recipe 4: Grilled Romaine & Red Bell Peppers with Ancho Chile Vinaigrette & Cheese. D

10:30 am 
The Mind of a Chef  "Impermanence"  The more things change . the more they continue to change. So much of cooking, writing, art and music is based on what came before. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Classic Italian Fare"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Parmesan. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to foolproof Pasta alla Norcina. D

11:30 am 
Cook's Country  "Dinner from the Prairie"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect meal for a crowd, Milk-Can supper. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for roasting pans. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make a regional recipe at home, Dakota Bread. D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "My Favorite Things, Part 1"  Jerry discusses the unique steps that an artist will take to actually develop a painting. What exactly is his or her inspiration from idea to the execution of the painting? He discusses the use of a camera for resources, using a color printer and setting up a research library. The next step is the setting up of a still life, the proper lighting, suggested items for the setting such as colored fruit, vases, flowers, all the while watching the negative space even as you set up the still life. D

12:30 pm 
Aviators   Aircraft Mods: A look at how aerodynamic tweaks can improve performance and increase speed. Soaring: Anthony tries to keep his cool while flying without the reassuring sound of a roaring engine. D

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Charlestown Project 2014/Wood and Water"  Richard stops by the Charlestown Navy Yard to see a special guest arrive - the last wooden whaling ship in the world, the Charles W. Morgan, built C.1840. Tom shows Norm the progress on the approved dormer and how he's waterproofing its low slope roof. Inside, insulation is in and wallboard is going up. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House   In this special episode, the guys tackle practical solutions for drought. Richard and Kevin open the show at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that's only at 40 percent capacity. Roger visits Las Vegas to replace a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative. D

2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Scrolled Leg Stand"  Bandsaw curves join together for a sturdy occasional table. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pencil Post Bed"  Guest: STEVE BROWN. On this episode of Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, we go big. Host Tommy MacDonald shows us how to make a queen sized pencil post bed with tapered octagonal posts. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek   NULL

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Meet some city folks in Albuquerque trying out urban farming. Discover a centuries old farm in the heart of New York. Haul in the harvest with a New England farm family holding back their suburban neighbors. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ben Franklin's Balloons"  The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today's hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador.G

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Fight - and the Right - to Vote"  In the last four years, close to half the states in the US have passed laws restricting the right to vote, the most fundamental principle of democracy. A new nationwide effort to suppress the vote, nurtured by the Republican Party's desire to hold onto political power, fear and fierce resistance to inevitable demographic change, has hammered the country. Shelby County V. Holder, last year's Supreme Court decision revoking an essential provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, upped the ante and has encouraged many states to try to impose restrictive voter ID laws, as well as gerrymander congressional districts and limit registration and voting hours. D

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   On Saturday, NewsHour Weekend examines the growing concern over head injuries in youth soccer. Correspondent William Brangham, whose three kids all play the sport, explores its potential dangers, particularly those caused by heading the ball, amid a fledgling movement led by a prominent neurosurgeon and World Cup champion Brandi Chastain who advocate taking headers out of youth soccer. Brangham explores whether the benefits of a sport loved by so many outweigh the risks, a dilemma facing millions of parents across the country. D

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris Side Trips"  Rick reveals the indulgence in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance of the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite. He explores Versailles, the exquisite Vaux le Vicomte, and the extravagant Fontainebleau, home to centuries of French rulers. He also marvels at the glass and statuary of Chartres cathedral and then dines like a king.G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Halloween Party"  Myron, Bobby and Cissy perform "Dancin' the Devil Away." Anacani sings "Magic Is the Moonlight," and Ava sings "The Wayward Wind" on this show from 1978.G

8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "According to the Prophet Bickerdyke"  Foggy feels certain the world will eventually blow up. He meets a man who is waiting for the moment.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is at her wit's end, what with the charity shop, Councilor Nugent, Rose's love life and her Daddy.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By   Jean gets the whole gang, including Lionel's father and step-mother, to help out with her old-age party at the church hall.G

9:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Mum's The Word"  Plans for Richard and Ava's wedding are escalating. Ava confides her concerns about the plans to Sarah but Sarah has trouble responding. Chloe also has a crisis that she needs Sarah's help with.G

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Big Thing"  A big mysterious machine creates big excitement at Possum Lake. Red builds an elevated observation chair. Bill plays with ladders.G

10:30 pm 
Scott & Bailey   The detectives investigate the murder of a wealthy man whose double life has left him vulnerable to exploitation. At home, Rachel's recent moment of indiscretion threatens her relationship with Sean, and Janet pushes Ade out of the house to live with his girlfriend.G

11:18 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Flesh and Stone"  The Doctor and his friends must escape an army of Weeping Angels by going through the wreckage of a crashed space liner. Meanwhile in the forest vault, Amy finds herself facing an even deadlier attack.G

12:00 am 
All-Star Film Collection  "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"  When an Oregon trapper (Howard Keel) decides to marry, his six rowdy brothers aim to follow suit, though not one has a sweetheart yet. D

2:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Pirates, Galleons & Treasure"  Trekker Megan McCormick sets out in the footsteps of famous mariners and renegades of the Caribbean to learn firsthand about 250 years of perilous treasure hunting and brutal competition among the Spanish, English, Dutch, French and Portuguese.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Water Handbook"  OUTDOOR IDAHO goes to where the water is - streams, rivers, reservoirs, aquifers - with scientists, farmers, conservationists and water officials to learn more about the uses and limits of the state's water as well as the laws and plans that determine its allocation.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Journalist David Epstein"  Epstein is an award-winning sports journalist for ProPublica who wrote a bestselling book, The Sports Gene. He talks with host Marcia Franklin about why he wanted to write the book, as well as the research in it, which examines the role genetics plays in humans' ability to do well athletically.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Fifteen's Quinceanera"  Abby and Zoe learn how to compromise and give Number 15 the best quincea#era ever. Educational objective: Self-Regulation. D

5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Skits and Mr. Scruffles/Brave Truman"  Skits and Mr. Scruffles - Everyone's too busy to play with Skits. While he's moping around the neighborhood, he meets Milo, a lonesome newcomer who just moved to Wagstaff City. The two bond, but when they tell their respective families about their new companion, no one believes they're real. D

5:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem"  The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. D

6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick"  Daniel Gets a Cold: It's Prince Wednesday's birthday party at school! Daniel really doesn't want to miss the party, but he is not feeling very well at all. He learns that when you're sick, rest is best. Mom Tiger is Sick: It's a busy day at Daniel's house and everyone is working on something. D

6:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Climb, Ignatz, Climb!"  Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!. D

7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Fifteen's Quinceanera"  Abby and Zoe learn how to compromise and give Number 15 the best quincea#era ever. Educational objective: Self-Regulation. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "George Digs Worms/Everything Old Is New Again"  The countryside catches worm-racing fever when George's prize worm enters a championship race.G

8:30 am 
Curious George  "George Meets The Press/Snow Use"  George turns on a giant cider press at Renkins' Farm when he tries to get an apple from a squirrel.G

9:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's New Friend/Same and Different"  Daniel's New Friend: Daniel and Miss Elaina meet Prince Wednesday's cousin Chrissie during a playdate at the castle. As they play "knights," they discover that, although Chrissie needs some help walking, they are the same in many ways. Same and Different: While Daniel is playing dress up with his friends at school, he feels different when he realizes that not everyone has a tail like him. D

9:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Duckling Goes Home/Daniel Feels Left Out"  Duckling Goes Home: Today at school, the children find out that Ducky has grown too big to be their classroom pet and it's time to take him back to the farm. This news is very upsetting, especially to Daniel and Miss Elaina. The children cope with their sadness in different ways and soon they feel a little bit better. D

10:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem"  The Play Date Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat must use the power of music, and patterns, to help their friends Beethoven and the Three Bears play together - and make incredible music together. The Blabberwocky Problem - Magical Forest. D

10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D

11:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser"  Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match?G

11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey"  SCARY WITH A SIDE OF BUTTER - After telling the tale of the giant evil artichoke, Bampy Botsford sparks a panic throughout the city. Mr. Big uses this opportunity to do, what else, become even richer and more powerful! Will the giant artichoke really show up or will Mr. Big finally find a way to control the minds of citizens? Vocabulary Words: Fable, Artichoke. TALENT SHOW TOBEY - Becky volunteers to be Scoops' assistant for his magic act in the talent show. D

12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Water Handbook"  OUTDOOR IDAHO goes to where the water is - streams, rivers, reservoirs, aquifers - with scientists, farmers, conservationists and water officials to learn more about the uses and limits of the state's water as well as the laws and plans that determine its allocation.G

12:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "R-E-S-P-E-C-T The Butterbean"  Burgers. Oysters. Beer. D

1:00 pm 
George Hirsch Lifestyle  "Wine and Dine"  In the kitchen, George shares tips on clams, then prepares steamers in white wine, pan-roasted fluke white wine sauce and strawberry mascarpone crrepes. Just in time for the harvest, George joins up with an award-winning winemaker who shares the 40-year history of Long Island wines. Later, a French-trained wine expert offers his insights on choosing wines. D

1:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Trademark of Spring, Part 4"  In this session Jerry shows how to begin the highlighting process on the large Oak tree and use of the #6 bristle brush to begin blocking in the red flowers and Blue Bonnets as well as painting in the small rocks along the edges of the road. Jerry paints in the cast shadow from the tree. Special emphasis on proper brush angle to create close-up Blue Bonnets as well as rough sketch of the fence and house in background. D

2:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Simple Savers"  Born in Lyon, France, Jacques demonstrates his regional version of fried and poached eggs as he makes the classic salad of Frisee aux Lardon. Then, with thoughts of spring, he makes Spaghetti with Raw Tomato-Anchovy Sauce. A sweet ending, Jacques talks of time with his granddaughter while making impressive to look at, but simple to assemble, Chocolate Cups and Chocolate Rocher with Hazelnuts and Cornflakes -- a combination of chocolate, hazelnuts and cornflakes. D

2:30 pm 
On Story  "Greaser's Palace: A Conversation with Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson"  Filmmaking legends Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme pay tribute to Robert Downey Sr.'s cult classic Greaser's Palace. Next, Andrew Napier's short film, Grandma's Not a Toaster, where a whiskey-guzzling mother-to-be aims to enlist her neurotic brother in attempt to thieve from their ailing grandmother's fortune. D

3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Journalist David Epstein"  Epstein is an award-winning sports journalist for ProPublica who wrote a bestselling book, The Sports Gene. He talks with host Marcia Franklin about why he wanted to write the book, as well as the research in it, which examines the role genetics plays in humans' ability to do well athletically.G

3:30 pm 
MotorWeek   NULL

4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Classic Italian Fare"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Parmesan. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to foolproof Pasta alla Norcina. D

4:30 pm 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "The Prairie Dog Wars"  Is it possible to enjoy a steak and at the same time heal the weary Great Plains? You might be shocked to find out that ranchers today must break the law to conserve the prairie on their own property. Join Patrick as he visits a ranch in western Kansas where a landowner is fighting to keep his prairie dogs, without which black-footed ferrets, burrowing owls, ferruginous hawks, mountain plovers and swift foxes might soon disappear. There is a silent war brewing on the Great Plains where tradition and politics are pitted against the survival of the prairie. D

5:00 pm 
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

6:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Jason Mraz"  Historic Los Angeles theater Royce Hall, located on the UCLA campus, provide a spectacular backdrop for Jason Mraz's taping of Live from the Artists Den. Accompanied by the four members of LA folk-rock band Raining Jane, Mraz revisited old favorites like "Hello, You Beautiful Thing" and "I Won't Give Up" and previewed new material from his upcoming album YES!. The focus was on the collaborations with Raining Jane, who wrote and recorded YES! with Mraz. D

7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Tweedy"  The Wilco spin-off performs as songwriter Jeff Tweedy is joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius for songs from Sukierae.G

8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!"  Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga team up for a special concert from the stage of Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater in New York City, performing selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording, Cheek to Cheek.G

9:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "Country Music"  President and Mrs. Obama host this music special in the East Room of the White House. This show celebrates country music, the music that captures the entire range of human emotions all wrapped in timeless melodies and harmonies that have resonated with generation after generation of fans.G

10:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Jason Mraz"  Historic Los Angeles theater Royce Hall, located on the UCLA campus, provide a spectacular backdrop for Jason Mraz's taping of Live from the Artists Den. Accompanied by the four members of LA folk-rock band Raining Jane, Mraz revisited old favorites like "Hello, You Beautiful Thing" and "I Won't Give Up" and previewed new material from his upcoming album YES!. The focus was on the collaborations with Raining Jane, who wrote and recorded YES! with Mraz. D

11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Tweedy"  The Wilco spin-off performs as songwriter Jeff Tweedy is joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius for songs from Sukierae.G

12:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D

12:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G

1:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Candide"  A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Volaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. Original illustrations, songs, and comic book figures plumb the depths of this satire. D

1:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. The perspectives of readers from around the world reveal the novel's universal themes. D

2:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Korea and the Cold War: A Case Study"  This workshop looks at the first use of military force under the Truman Doctrine, and the Korean War as the first practical manifestation of America's Cold War "containment" policy. Using works by George Kennan and Walter Lippman, treaties, and the texts of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine, the onscreen participants take on the roles of major military, political, and strategic players at a mock Senate hearing to decide whether to intervene in Korea in 1950.G

3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Making Math & History Come Alive"  We'll spend the hour in seven classrooms as teachers make math and history come alive while aligning their lessons to the Common Core. We'll visit student-focused math classes and then see students explore ancient civilizations, the French Revolution, and the American Declaration of Independence. D

4:00 am 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis and her class explore the tradition of spoken word and the works of poet Abiodun Oyewole. In Part II, Sandra Childs. D

5:00 am 
Science Trek  "Trees"  The oldest living thing on Earth is a tree. It is also the heaviest and the tallest. Trees keep our air clean, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, help prevent erosion, create shade, provide food, building materials, homes for wildlife, and make our world beautiful. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Brian Jorgenson, City of Boise Forester, and Michelle Youngquist, Educational Coordinator, Idaho Forest Products Commission, answer students' questions about trees.G

5:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "North Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay"  Arriving in Hanoi by train from Beijing, China, the Asia travel adventure continues in the communist capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Head underground with hosts Nathan and Seamus as a hotel in Hanoi uncovers a recently discovered bomb shelter where Jane Fonda was reported to have played during air raids. Explore the winding alleyways of the Old Quarter markets with amazing water puppet shows, temples and shops. D

6:00 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "To Scotland By Boat"  Frank traces the route of many Irish immigrants in the space-age cockpit of a jet-propelled ferry. D

6:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest  "Sea of Cortez"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to explore, photograph and paint Baja Mexico-from the mountain-surrounded scenic town of Loreto to the flashy resort beaches of Cabo San Lucas. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings. D

7:00 am 
Beauty of Oil Painting with Gary and Kathwren Jenkins  "Gold Fish Fanta-Sea By Gary Jenkins"  Join Gary today as he paints a fun painting of a Gold Fish. This beautiful fish has bright Red and Orange accents and a large graceful tail and fins. Gary shows you a fun and easy way to paint the look of underwater coral and a fast way to paint little bubbles. D

7:30 am 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 1"  (16x20 Acrylic) This painting illustrates how - as an artist - you can create atmosphere in a painting; and, in this case, morning fog at the beach. Jerry starts this picture using the Hake brush and covers the canvas with a light layer of gesso and then tints the canvas with Hooker's green. The background is then warmed with burnt sienna. D

8:00 am 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 2"  In this session, Jerry begins by adding details to the pier posts in the foreground - noting the value system as he works into the distance. He then creates the reflections of the posts and debris on the beach into the water. Jerry then designs the layout of the focal point by creating overlaps and strategically positioning seagulls into the painting. D

8:30 am 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 3"  In this final episode, Jerry blocks in the seagulls and demonstrates how to add shape and form to the birds using the #4 sable brush. Be careful to remain in the value system for objects that are painted in the distance. Switching to the script brush, Jerry demonstrates the technique of creating seagulls in flight at the beach. D

9:00 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Atlantic Ocean Scene"  Off the coast of Clare, in the late evening sun, Frank demonstrates the finer points of creating an Atlantic seascape. D

9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Rowboat on the Beach"  Such a tranquil day down on the beach! See Bob Ross paint a charming little rowboat awaiting its next journey. D

10:00 am 

10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Morimoto & Knives"  The difference between having fun and being miserable in the kitchen can come down to this: the right knife. On this episode of Simply Ming, the blade master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are. D

11:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D

11:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Comfort Food"  Lidia prepares hot meal for a cold day. A main course of Apple Cider Braised Pork Shoulder with turnips, a comforting side of Mashed Potatoes and Fava Beans, and to finish, a decadent Pear Crumble with brandy and cherries. D

12:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D

12:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G

1:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Candide"  A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Volaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. Original illustrations, songs, and comic book figures plumb the depths of this satire. D

1:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. The perspectives of readers from around the world reveal the novel's universal themes. D

2:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Korea and the Cold War: A Case Study"  This workshop looks at the first use of military force under the Truman Doctrine, and the Korean War as the first practical manifestation of America's Cold War "containment" policy. Using works by George Kennan and Walter Lippman, treaties, and the texts of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine, the onscreen participants take on the roles of major military, political, and strategic players at a mock Senate hearing to decide whether to intervene in Korea in 1950.G

3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Making Math & History Come Alive"  We'll spend the hour in seven classrooms as teachers make math and history come alive while aligning their lessons to the Common Core. We'll visit student-focused math classes and then see students explore ancient civilizations, the French Revolution, and the American Declaration of Independence. D

4:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis and her class explore the tradition of spoken word and the works of poet Abiodun Oyewole. In Part II, Sandra Childs. D

5:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Trees"  The oldest living thing on Earth is a tree. It is also the heaviest and the tallest. Trees keep our air clean, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, help prevent erosion, create shade, provide food, building materials, homes for wildlife, and make our world beautiful. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Brian Jorgenson, City of Boise Forester, and Michelle Youngquist, Educational Coordinator, Idaho Forest Products Commission, answer students' questions about trees.G

5:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "North Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay"  Arriving in Hanoi by train from Beijing, China, the Asia travel adventure continues in the communist capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Head underground with hosts Nathan and Seamus as a hotel in Hanoi uncovers a recently discovered bomb shelter where Jane Fonda was reported to have played during air raids. Explore the winding alleyways of the Old Quarter markets with amazing water puppet shows, temples and shops. D

6:00 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "To Scotland By Boat"  Frank traces the route of many Irish immigrants in the space-age cockpit of a jet-propelled ferry. D

6:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest  "Sea of Cortez"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to explore, photograph and paint Baja Mexico-from the mountain-surrounded scenic town of Loreto to the flashy resort beaches of Cabo San Lucas. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings. D

7:00 pm 
Beauty of Oil Painting with Gary and Kathwren Jenkins  "Gold Fish Fanta-Sea By Gary Jenkins"  Join Gary today as he paints a fun painting of a Gold Fish. This beautiful fish has bright Red and Orange accents and a large graceful tail and fins. Gary shows you a fun and easy way to paint the look of underwater coral and a fast way to paint little bubbles. D

7:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 1"  (16x20 Acrylic) This painting illustrates how - as an artist - you can create atmosphere in a painting; and, in this case, morning fog at the beach. Jerry starts this picture using the Hake brush and covers the canvas with a light layer of gesso and then tints the canvas with Hooker's green. The background is then warmed with burnt sienna. D

8:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 2"  In this session, Jerry begins by adding details to the pier posts in the foreground - noting the value system as he works into the distance. He then creates the reflections of the posts and debris on the beach into the water. Jerry then designs the layout of the focal point by creating overlaps and strategically positioning seagulls into the painting. D

8:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Morning Fog, Part 3"  In this final episode, Jerry blocks in the seagulls and demonstrates how to add shape and form to the birds using the #4 sable brush. Be careful to remain in the value system for objects that are painted in the distance. Switching to the script brush, Jerry demonstrates the technique of creating seagulls in flight at the beach. D

9:00 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Atlantic Ocean Scene"  Off the coast of Clare, in the late evening sun, Frank demonstrates the finer points of creating an Atlantic seascape. D

9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Rowboat on the Beach"  Such a tranquil day down on the beach! See Bob Ross paint a charming little rowboat awaiting its next journey. 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 
Simply Ming  "Morimoto & Knives"  The difference between having fun and being miserable in the kitchen can come down to this: the right knife. On this episode of Simply Ming, the blade master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are. D

11:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G

12:00 am 
Makers  "Women In War"  NULL

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

3:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Cavemen Cold Case"  A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D

4:00 am 

4:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Foreign Opportunities"  NULL

5:00 am 

5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL

6:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. D

7:00 am 
POV  "The World Before Her"  This program tells tells the tale of two Indias. In one, Ruhi Singh is a small-town girl competing in Bombay to win the Miss India pageant -- a ticket to stardom in a country wild about beauty contests. In the other India, Prachi Trivedi is the young, militant leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls, where she preaches violent resistance to Western culture, Christianity and Islam. D

8:00 am 
Makers  "Women In War"  NULL

9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Foreign Opportunities"  NULL

9:30 am 

10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Twin Sisters"  In China in 2003, twin babies were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters.G

11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Outdoor Volunteers"  Outdoor enthusiasts donate their services to work as river rangers, go on archaeeology digs, conduct scientific research and teach young people hunter safety.G

11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Journalist David Epstein"  Epstein is an award-winning sports journalist for ProPublica who wrote a bestselling book, The Sports Gene. He talks with host Marcia Franklin about why he wanted to write the book, as well as the research in it, which examines the role genetics plays in humans' ability to do well athletically.G

12:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. D

1:00 pm 
POV  "The World Before Her"  This program tells tells the tale of two Indias. In one, Ruhi Singh is a small-town girl competing in Bombay to win the Miss India pageant -- a ticket to stardom in a country wild about beauty contests. In the other India, Prachi Trivedi is the young, militant leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls, where she preaches violent resistance to Western culture, Christianity and Islam. D

2:00 pm 
Makers  "Women In War"  NULL

3:00 pm 

3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL

4:00 pm 
Global 3000  "Ebola: An Epidemic Heightened By Poverty"  NULL

4:30 pm 

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Fight - and the Right - to Vote"  NULL

5:30 pm 
Asia This Week   NULL

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Outdoor Volunteers"  Outdoor enthusiasts donate their services to work as river rangers, go on archaeeology digs, conduct scientific research and teach young people hunter safety.G

6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Journalist David Epstein"  Epstein is an award-winning sports journalist for ProPublica who wrote a bestselling book, The Sports Gene. He talks with host Marcia Franklin about why he wanted to write the book, as well as the research in it, which examines the role genetics plays in humans' ability to do well athletically.G

7:00 pm 

7:30 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Pompeii Collapsing from Corruption"  Germany: Tracking down traffickers - German police are putting more effort into stopping human traffickers. Upper Bavaria is evidently a bottleneck where two main overland smuggling routes meet: from Italy and the Balkans. No other federal police inspections currently register more unauthorized border crossings. D

8:00 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

9:00 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

10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Fight - and the Right - to Vote"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Asia This Week   NULL

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11:30 pm 

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