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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

12:30 am 
Newsline   NULL

1:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 4. Creating A Multi-Arts Performance Piece"  Learner Team members and students examine the elements of the classic journey as identified by Joseph Campbell. They then create a multi-arts performance piece that represents a journey story. They apply what they have learned in previous lessons in order to rehearse, critique, revise, and perform their work. D

2:00 am 
Hard Problems: The Road to the World's Toughest Math Contest   Follows six exceptional high school students who represented the United States in 2006 at the world's toughest math competition - the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). Each year, the grueling and exhilarating contest pits the top teams from 90 countries against one another.G

3:00 am 
Ethics In America  "Does Doctor Know Best?"  Should you save the mother at the risk of losing the baby? Doctors from the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center discuss controversies created by modern medicine with C. Everett Koop, journalist Ellen Goodman, and others.G

4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Engine of Nature"  The Carnot engine, part one, beginning with simple steam engines. D

4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Federal Deficits"  This program examines efforts to reduce the deficit, including the Gramm-Rudman Act and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets. Updated 2003. 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 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Arthritis Relief"  NULL

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford Cleans His Room/Baby Makes Four"  Clifford's good friends come over to help him clean out his doghouse, determined to get rid of all the old junk he no longer uses. But before long Clifford realizes that each item holds a special memory and can't be parted with. Mac thinks this is nonsense, until he is reminded of a memory in which he was included. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "War of the Worms/I Owe You One"  War of the Worms - Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe. But things gets out of hand, when Fern convinces Brain that there really are giant worms attacking Elwood City! I Owe You One - Buster's always asking Arthur for favors. D

7:30 am 
Arthur  "The Blackout/Mei Lin Takes A Stand"  The Blackout - It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV? Luckily, the Molina family steps in to teach the Reads a lesson on how to keep cool and have fun as a community even under the toughest of weather conditions! Mei Lin Takes a Stand - Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling. But then Baby Kate and Pal's flea friends, brothers Sale and Pepe, return to Elwood City and share a tale of a little princess in the land of "Hanzan-Niis" who learns to walk in order to save her beloved court jester. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Big, Bad Hundley/George's Simple Siphon"  Big, Bad Hundley - When Hundley notices a big dog named Goliath helping the Doorman in the lobby, he wishes he were taller. George and Marco try to help the dachshund by giving him stilts, platform shoes, and even a fun house mirror to makes Hundley look big. But nothing cheers Hundley up until he figures out that good things come in all sizes! George's Simple Siphon - On the first hot day of summer, George, Bill and Allie decide to take a dip in Bill's pool only to discover that the pool is filled with algae! Even oars, rubber boots, pots, pans, and yellow rain hats won't empty the green water. D

8:30 am 
Curious George  "Honey of a Monkey/Curious George's Egg Hunt"  Honey of a Monkey - George and Steve are in a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy's honeycomb. Will their homemade beehive produce enough honeycomb in time for Betsy's Earth Day presentation, or will she be buzzing mad? Curious George's Egg Hunt - George and Allie have discovered an egg in the grass with no nest in sight. Where is the egg's mother? They search high and low to find the right bird's nest but no egg will match. D

9:00 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

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "I'm A T. Rex!/Ned The Quadruped"  I'm a T. rex! - Buddy travels to Rexville on the Dinosaur Train and meets Delores Tyrannosaurus and her daughter Annie. When he sees that he shares all the same features, Buddy learns that he is a Tyrannosaurus rex! Ned the Quadruped - Buddy and Tiny tour the Dinosaur Train and earn their Junior Conductor hats while their friend Ned, a four-legged, long-necked Brachiosaurus and regular Train rider, tags along. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Princess Story"  Rosita helps Abby and Zoe think outside the "fairytale" box as they imagine and make up a story together. Educational Objective: Literacy, Cognitive Reasoning. D

11:00 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

11:30 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

12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling"  Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect!G

12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate"  Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. D

1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Friends and Family"  It's the day of the Spring Party at the Duke and Duchess of Boxford's summer house. Cranky teases Thomas that he can only carry light loads. Thomas is outraged by this and determines to prove to Cranky that he is not "Tiny Thomas". D

1:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL

2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Big, Bad Hundley/George's Simple Siphon"  Big, Bad Hundley - When Hundley notices a big dog named Goliath helping the Doorman in the lobby, he wishes he were taller. George and Marco try to help the dachshund by giving him stilts, platform shoes, and even a fun house mirror to makes Hundley look big. But nothing cheers Hundley up until he figures out that good things come in all sizes! George's Simple Siphon - On the first hot day of summer, George, Bill and Allie decide to take a dip in Bill's pool only to discover that the pool is filled with algae! Even oars, rubber boots, pots, pans, and yellow rain hats won't empty the green water. D

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D

3:00 pm 
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

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford"  THE MEATY DIMENSION - The Butcher discovers the portal where all of his meat is stored and concocts a plan to trap Huggy and WordGirl so that he can take over the city. Will WordGirl and Huggy be able to outsmart the butcher and get rid of his meat portal for good? Vocabulary Words: Portal, Overpower. THE CASE OF THE COPIED Mrs. BOTSFORD - LRW has made copies of all the important city officials and has sent them out into the city to do all of her dirty work. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mosquito Dragon"  When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place!. D

4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Crocogator Contest"  A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. D

5:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D

5:30 pm 

5:56 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Behind The Story with Frontline's Michael Kirk"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with former Idahoan Michael Kirk, a producer/director for FRONTLINE. Kirk, who joined Frontline at its inception in 1983, has produced more than 200 national television programs.G

8:00 pm 
Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize   At the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the writer, producer, actress and comedienne is saluted for her humor and accomplishments by a star-studded team of friends and colleagues. Top entertainers who come onstage to pay tribute include Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Amy Poehler and Betty White.G

9:30 pm 
Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine   With pliers in hand, Nebraska artist Emery Blagdon fashioned pieces of wire into patterns and attached foil, beads, ribbons and cast-off items. This program tells the story of this visionary artist, his work, and its preservation and placement in Wisconsin's prestigious John Michael Kohler Art Center.G

10:00 pm 
Dalziel and Pascoe  "Exit Line Part 2 of 2"  Amid the drunken driving investigation where there is some confusion over who was at the wheel, Pascoe finds himself in deep water after an old soldier is found murdered in his bath. Dalziel appears to be making the most of his spare time, socializing with some dubious, upper-class cronies, and Pascoe's home life is in turmoil. Part 2 of 2G

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:00 am 
May to December  "It Never Entered My Mind"  AIec Callendar is an affable solicitor, in his mid-50s, a widower with two grown children, when Zoe Angell, 27, an attractive P.E. teacher, walks into his office seeking a divorce.G

12:30 am 
The Cafe  "A Note to Follow"  Mary, Carol's mother, a broad-minded soul in her 70s, is a permanent fixture as people wander in and out of the cafe.G

12:58 am 
Hebburn  "Still Swayze's After All These Years"  Jack's secret play book is no longer secret when excerpts are published in a national newspaper, and he has a lot of explaining to do.G

1:30 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Glamour of the Uniform"  Marina's apparent fascination with men in uniform forces Howard to take drastic steps.G

2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   Kevin appreciates the new windows from inside the new eat-in kitchen, while outside, Tom installs vertical beaded siding. Norm catches up with a former THIS OLD HOUSE carpentry apprentice, while Tom replicates 150-year-old corbels. Richard shows Kevin a time-honored way to connect cast iron waste pipes - with a lead and oakum joint. D

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Brinkley On Cronkite"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his biography of iconic CBS newsman Walter Cronkite.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Grandparent's Celebration"  Elmo is disappointed his grandparents will miss the Grandparents Celebration but feels better after spending time with Baby Bear and Rosita's grandparents. Educational Objectives: Social/Emotional Development. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Line Leader Daniel/Neighborhood Jobs"  Line Leader Daniel: The children are getting new classroom jobs at school. Daniel really wants to be line leader! When he doesn't get the job he wanted, Daniel is disappointed. Soon he learns that all of the jobs are necessary to keep the classroom running smoothly. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D

6:00 am 
My Wild Affair  "The Ape Who Went to College"  The orangutan Chantek is raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 1970s and '80s. He learns to speak in sign language and is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person."G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Oslo & Norway"  The grand panoramas of Norway prove irresistible to adventurers. In Oslo, we see testaments to maritime prowess in Viking Ships and the celebrated Kon Tiki raft. We "Scream" with painter Edvard Munch before heading south to the glorious vistas of Telemark country. D

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 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Just Have Fun"  Crafting is supposed to be fun - there's no right way - no correct colors - there are enough rules in life without making them a part of your crafting. Begin with emoticons, crazy computer symbols just for fun. Then, create a diorama of your vision of outer space - and don't worry if it's realistic. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Solitary Bees; The Unsung Heroes in the World of Pollinators: Atlanta, GA"  Today, backyard gardeners may hold the key to the future success of food on our plates. While honeybees are directly responsible for more than 30% of all the food we eat, their population continues to decline in alarming numbers. When orchard managers of the world begin looking for an alternate pollinator, solitary mason bees may be just the answer. D

9:30 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "The Hidden Side of Table Rock"  Table Rock is one of the most recognizable and most visited landmarks in the southern Blue Ridge. The rugged cliffs here would seem to expose most of the nature of this place, but if you're willing to venture a little farther afield on trails that are less travelled, you'll find that there is more here than meets the eye. Join Patrick as he traverses rock outcrops in search of 10,000 year old Native American petroglyphs, explores one of the world's most unique wetlands and discovers the surprising life hidden in the recesses of the mountain's craggy rock. D

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Backyard Barbecue"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Barbecued Pulled Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for electric charcoal starters. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of ice cream cones. D

10:30 am 
Aviators   $100 Hamburger #2: Another flying excursion in search of great grub. Soaring: A form of flying where missing the roar of the engine is entirely the point! Warbirds: We take a walk back in time and get up close to a collection of historic aircraft that flew world-altering missions. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Blue Highway. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Princess Story"  Rosita helps Abby and Zoe think outside the "fairytale" box as they imagine and make up a story together. Educational Objective: Literacy, Cognitive Reasoning. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D

1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem"  The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate"  Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. D

2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Meaty Dimension/The Case of the Copied Mrs. Botsford"  THE MEATY DIMENSION - The Butcher discovers the portal where all of his meat is stored and concocts a plan to trap Huggy and WordGirl so that he can take over the city. Will WordGirl and Huggy be able to outsmart the butcher and get rid of his meat portal for good? Vocabulary Words: Portal, Overpower. THE CASE OF THE COPIED Mrs. BOTSFORD - LRW has made copies of all the important city officials and has sent them out into the city to do all of her dirty work. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Whale Tail"  Many artists spend their lives working to understand the nature, structure, or essence of a thing. In Episode 9, Wyland's depiction of a fluking whale tail almost appears to be a separate object in and of itself. Wyland uses negative space -- the space around and between the subject -- to enhance this effect. D

3:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Oaxaca, The Land of Seven Moles"  So many moles, so little time. That's how most visitors to Oaxaca feel when perusing the choices from mole pastes in the markets to fine examples served up at restaurants and street vendors all over the state. Let's start with two moles, advises Rick, who takes us to Seasons of My Heart Cooking School on the outskirts of Oaxaca City to explore Black Mole and Green Mole with school owner Susana Trilling and her students. D

4:00 pm 
Rescuing The River: The Raritan   The Raritan River runs through the center of New Jersey, with upper reaches that are incredibly beautiful, providing a valuable source of water for more than a million people. But industry took hold of the lower Raritan early on and left its mark. This one-hour documentary, narrated by actor Avery Brooks, tells the compelling story of a river that has been profoundly contaminated over 200 years and of the extraordinary efforts to clean it up. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
My Wild Affair  "The Ape Who Went to College"  The orangutan Chantek is raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 1970s and '80s. He learns to speak in sign language and is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person."G

7:00 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Arizona"  Travel with Equitrekking from Northeastern Arizona down to the border of Mexico, to explore the diversity of this southwestern state along with Emmy nominated television host Darley Newman. Down by the border of Mexico, Darley rides at a 300-year-old hacienda style ranch in the high Sonoran desert with a real cowboy guide. On a ride to the highest peak in the area, locals introduce us to views of the rolling hills of Mexico. D

7:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Belize"  In Equitrekking Belize, visit the Cayo and Mountain Pine Ridge Districts of this small Central American country, exploring Maya sites and caves and a variety of jungle lodges. Who knew that you could find a horse ranch in Belize? Equitrekking's Emmy nominated TV host Darley Newman rides a few of the 100 horses at Banana Bank Lodge, a farm and ranch near the capitol city of Belmopan. Next Darley takes on the jungle with Albert Garbutt, who points out medicinal plants that Belizeans use to treat everything from diabetes to sunburns. D

8:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Central New Mexico"  Witness the extraordinary flight patterns of migrating snow geese, discover an ice cave hidden in the high desert and learn about animal rehabilitation. Join us as we tour Bandelier National Monument and catch fish in the Jemez mountains. A unique partnership between the U. S. government and Pueblo de Cochiti has preserved an area patterned with unusual rock formations. D

8:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Pony Express Territory"  Following the route of the Pony Express through central Nevada, we celebrate one of the most significant wetlands systems in the American West at the annual Spring Wings Festival. Join us as we tour the historic Eureka Opera House, take a ride on a working railroad and go gem hunting for garnets. Learn about the history of wild horses in Nevada and get an overview of the amazing Great Basin National Park. D

9:00 pm 
Natural Heroes  "Carbon for Water"  At dawn, nine-year-old Anzelma walks for miles in search of firewood. Many in her village have died from drinking dirty water, and firewood is a valuable commodity, used to boil water to make it safe. One program is attempting to change this by providing 900,000 water filters to the people of Kenya's Western Province, for free. D

9:30 pm 
Natural Heroes  "RETURN FLIGHT: Restoring the Bald Eagle to the Channel Islands"  The bald eagle was once an important avian predator in the Channel Islands, a group of islands just off the coast of Southern California. Then, in the early 60's, the bald eagles disappeared due to egg collecting, hunting, and DDT contamination. RETURN FLIGHT chronicles how a dedicated team of biologists has been working tirelessly for decades to bring the bald eagle back to the Channel Islands, leading to some amazing results. D

10:00 pm 
My Wild Affair  "The Ape Who Went to College"  The orangutan Chantek is raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 1970s and '80s. He learns to speak in sign language and is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person."G

11:00 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Arizona"  Travel with Equitrekking from Northeastern Arizona down to the border of Mexico, to explore the diversity of this southwestern state along with Emmy nominated television host Darley Newman. Down by the border of Mexico, Darley rides at a 300-year-old hacienda style ranch in the high Sonoran desert with a real cowboy guide. On a ride to the highest peak in the area, locals introduce us to views of the rolling hills of Mexico. D

11:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Belize"  In Equitrekking Belize, visit the Cayo and Mountain Pine Ridge Districts of this small Central American country, exploring Maya sites and caves and a variety of jungle lodges. Who knew that you could find a horse ranch in Belize? Equitrekking's Emmy nominated TV host Darley Newman rides a few of the 100 horses at Banana Bank Lodge, a farm and ranch near the capitol city of Belmopan. Next Darley takes on the jungle with Albert Garbutt, who points out medicinal plants that Belizeans use to treat everything from diabetes to sunburns. D

12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Vernon Jordan and Ronald Brownstein"  Vernon Jordan (former Clinton White House adviser and National Urban League President, author of Vernon Can Read) and Ronald Brownstein (political journalist). D

1:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler's Three Laws"  The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. D

2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. D

3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D

3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D

4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "What's Nano?/Where's Nano?"  Ebony and Jasmine visit laboratories at Harvard University to find examples of nanoscale objects on their quest to "see" a nanometer. Regina, Linda, Harrison, Jared, Lorenz, and Randi wonder what examples of nanoscale science and technology they can find in their everyday lives.G

4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D

5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Setting Up Your Garden: (Atlanta, GA)"  Host, Joe Lamp'l creates his own raised bed garden from scratch, and shows the tips along the way that anyone can do to create a productive garden. D

5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Crocogator Contest"  A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. D

6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Give Me Scallops!/Dammi Cappesante!"  Seafood Master Chef Jasper White weighs anchor in the Ciao Italia kitchen and delivers Mary Ann the biggest scallops ever seen to create his famous Jumbo Sea Scallops in Their Shells. Not to be outdone by Jasper's ocean-inspired creativity, Mary Ann brings the garden to the sea to create her equally famous Scallops with Spinach. D

6:30 am 
Chef's Life  "A Road Trip for Rice"  NULL

7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Norway: Quest for the Viking Spirit   More than 1,000 years ago, Vikings from Norway terrorized Europe; their legendary raids made their name synomous with marauding pirates. Today, this ruggedly beautiful country houses the Nobel Peace Center and stands one of the most eco-friendly countries on earth. How could such a progressive nation spring from such a violent past? Do Vikings represent a romantic revision of a grisly past or cynical pandering to a growing tourist trade? In his latest Adventures With Purposespecial, adventurer Richard Bangs seeks out the modern-day "Viking Spirit" in Norway's forbidding Arctic north, its mountainous sea coast and its bustling cities. D

8:00 am 
This Old House  "Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Quest for a Dry/Quest for a Dry Basement"  Tom marries the addition's new roof to the old by graduating the rafters. Architect David Whitney explains how just 200 additional square feet will transform this house. Masonry repairs with a new mortar additive provide a waterproofing solution for the fieldstone basement. D

8:30 am 

9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Stepping Back In Time"  NULL

9:30 am 
Start Up  "Newalk A Mile In Their Shoes!"  Gary and the crew head to Detroit to talk to Tawny, who started "Pink Pump," a trendy boutique that's dressing and accessorizing fashionista throughout southeast Michigan. Then they make their way to Milwaukee to meet with Ian and Jason, who created "Newaukee," a social media site that's helping young professionals to connect and explore all that Milwaukee has to offer. And last they venture to Chicago, to chat with Chastity, the founder "Urban Fit Clubs," a network that provides its members with access to a number of Chicago's best boutique fitness studios. D

10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Individual Approaches to Quilting"  NULL

10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Bigger Than Life"  Donna paints a Tuscan floral design on an oversized canvas, then applies rich, warm reds, gold tones and greens to the canvas with brush and palette knife.G

11:00 am 
Perfect Day  "A Ship with High Spirits - Norway, Denmark"  Andreas Viestad sails between the capitals of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Oslo, Norway, aboard an old sailing ship where he makes Brazilian-style bohlinos and boccalinio from dried Norwegian stockfish.G

11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Cooking for Kids"  Allen is very passionate about educating children about the importance of where their food comes from. In this episode, he will demonstrate ways to get the kids excited about gardening and offer ways to get them to help in the kitchen. Allen will also share a few garden fresh recipes that kids will actually eat!. D

12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G

12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "A Difficult Decision/Guitar Lessons"  Rebecca wants to give shared guitar lessons to Vincent and Alex, so the two friends can still see each other and the Wangs later agree to the guitar lessons.G

1:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler's Three Laws"  The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. D

2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. D

3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D

3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D

4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Monterey Aquarium"  Join Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank. D

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Spheres of Fears"  In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now! To unlock the door and escape their Sphere, the kids must find the codebook-which Digit remembers is at the opposite end of the Sphere's diameter. D

6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Individual Approaches to Quilting"  Unique approaches are what puts the "art" in art quilting. First, Diane Rusin Doran shares a way to carry your cell phone in style. Then, it's a specialized dyeing technique with Barbara Warholic. D

6:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Bigger Than Life"  Donna paints a Tuscan floral design on an oversized canvas, then applies rich, warm reds, gold tones and greens to the canvas with brush and palette knife.G

7:00 pm 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Providence, RI: Chefs Matt Jennings and Ken Oringer"  NULL

7:30 pm 
Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo  "Try These at Home"  Gnocchi Di Soave with chef Mara Marcazzan in Verona; Cheeses of Valpolicella with Corrado Benedetti; Sicilian winemaker Marc deGrazia discusses the Mount Etna region and its impact on wine; Zuppa di Mare with chef Salvatore Giordano in Sicily. D

8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Quest for a Dry/Quest for a Dry Basement"  Tom marries the addition's new roof to the old by graduating the rafters. Architect David Whitney explains how just 200 additional square feet will transform this house. Masonry repairs with a new mortar additive provide a waterproofing solution for the fieldstone basement. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G

9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - City and Culture"  Travelscope searches for the heart and soul of Taiwan among the attractions of its capital, Taipei, and through his experiences with the country's remaining ethnic minority people. D

9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Light and Delicious Supper"  NULL

10:00 pm 

10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Michael Schlow and Basting"  On this episode of Simply Ming it is all about basting, a technique chef's use that's great for home cooks too. Chef Michael Schlow cooks with Ming and shows that basting is as easy as a flick of the wrist as we cook on the fly on Simply Ming. D

11:00 pm 
Perfect Day  "A Ship with High Spirits - Norway, Denmark"  Andreas Viestad sails between the capitals of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Oslo, Norway, aboard an old sailing ship where he makes Brazilian-style bohlinos and boccalinio from dried Norwegian stockfish.G

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G

12:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "China's Terracotta Warriors"  When the first emperor of China wanted an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, he decreed he would be protected by an army. Artisans have less than two years to complete the massive project using the technology of 2,200 years ago to construct 8,000 life-sized, painted figures. Archaeologist Agnes Hsu shows how it might have been done.G

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

3:00 am 
Local USA  "Ptsd: Bringing The War Home"  An examination of the terrifying syndrome that's all too common among U.S. veterans returning from combat zones: a devastating injury pushes one former soldier into the dark; the family of a Navy Seal tells his tragic story; a woman rebuilds her post-war life; and a program at the City College of San Francisco committed to rehabbing veterans. D

3:30 am 
Local USA  "Building An Identity"  As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL

5:00 am 
Well Read  "Niel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat"  A ragtag group of young Americans rowed to gold at the 1936 Olympics, right in the face of Adolph Hitler. D

5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G

7:00 am 
Chasing Shackleton   Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and racing skipper Paul Larson attempts to navigate the Southern Ocean using only sextant and compass. Extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shacketon's cameraman left off. Part 2 of 3G

8:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "China's Terracotta Warriors"  When the first emperor of China wanted an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, he decreed he would be protected by an army. Artisans have less than two years to complete the massive project using the technology of 2,200 years ago to construct 8,000 life-sized, painted figures. Archaeologist Agnes Hsu shows how it might have been done.G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Next Generation"  Two authors offer tips on bringing nature and adventure into a child's life. An 8-year-old afflicted with cerebral palsy bikes, skis and scuba dives. A veteran outfitter gives a family a wild ride down the Payette River's South Fork.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Brinkley On Cronkite"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his biography of iconic CBS newsman Walter Cronkite.G

11:00 am 
Well Read  "Niel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat"  A ragtag group of young Americans rowed to gold at the 1936 Olympics, right in the face of Adolph Hitler. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G

1:00 pm 
Chasing Shackleton   Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and racing skipper Paul Larson attempts to navigate the Southern Ocean using only sextant and compass. Extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shacketon's cameraman left off. Part 2 of 3G

2:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "China's Terracotta Warriors"  When the first emperor of China wanted an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, he decreed he would be protected by an army. Artisans have less than two years to complete the massive project using the technology of 2,200 years ago to construct 8,000 life-sized, painted figures. Archaeologist Agnes Hsu shows how it might have been done.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible   Many Americans remember former Vice President Hubert Humphrey (1911-1978) as a cheerleader for the Vietnam War - shunned by his own party and mistrusted by a generation of young people. Others considered him a great progressive, a guiding light for the post-New Deal liberal movement that forged The New Frontier and The Great Society, and a champion of civil rights. HUBERT H. HUMPHREY: THE ART OF THE POSSIBLE takes a fresh look at the great body of work of this remarkable American. D

7:00 pm 
The Kennedy Half-Century   Based on Larry Sabato's new book, THE KENNEDY HALF-CENTURY chronicles the impact and influence of John F. Kennedy's life, administration and tragic death on the general public, the media and every subsequent U.S. president. John F. Kennedy's legacy endured due to the early efforts of family and friends, Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" programs, Ronald Reagan's tax cuts and Cold War strategies, Bill Clinton's infatuation with the 35th president, and the "twinning" of JFK and Barrack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Al Capone: Icon   Self-made, flamboyant, gangster, killer, man-about-town political power-broker Al Capone sparks images of pinstripe suits and bloody violence. This film dives into the past to find answers to the gangster's enduring impact, and his connections to modern organized crime and police work.G

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