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12:00 amTo the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

The Catholic Health Association's decision to okay Obamacare's free birth control compromise for religiously affiliated non-profits. California prisons and the sterilizations of nearly 250 women inmates in the late 1990's. BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Human trafficking, and how the US is battling the issue in our nation. We spoke ...

12:30 amReligion & Ethics Newsweekly

Bloodless Surgery - For Jehovah's Witnesses receiving blood transfusions is a sin . Betty Rollin reports on a bloodless surgery program at Englewood Hospital in New Jersey which serves not only Jehovah's Witnesses but nearly all of their patients. Neurosurgeon Dr. Abe Steinberger says "The risks of giving blood in many case...

1:00 amShaw Festival: Behind the Curtain; the

This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Shaw Festival, one of North America’s longest-running, most distinctive and exciting theater experiences. With unprecedented access, the program captures the Shaw’s unique approach to theater and the treasure of the Shaw’s repertory acting company. In following...

2:00 amBridge the Gap to Pine Ridge

Host Chris Bashinelli travels the world to see how others outside his hometown Brooklyn live. In this program, he visits Pine Ridge to explore the often forgotten culture of the Oglala Lakota Native Americans. While there, he embarks on a life-changing two-day buffalo harvest, is schooled by the girls basketball team, visi...

3:00 amNazi Mega Weapons

To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich ...

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work...

5:00 amGED Connection Fractions

This program on fractions is the fifth of 13 programs within the mathe matics section of the series GED Connection. This episode explains the concept and many applications of fractions to make them more understa ndable and useful to adult learners who may have been previously intim idated by them. It explains a fraction as ...

5:30 amGED Connection Ratio, Proportion and Percent

This program on Ratio, Proportion and Percent is the sixth of 13 progr ams on mathematics and the 32nd of 39 programs overall in the series, GED Connection. Many guests from various disciplines are featured in r oll-ins to explain the basics and how that knowledge is useful in diff erent jobs or settings. Ratios are fractio...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Ready to Work

Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.

7:00 amCurious George Robot Monkey Hullabalo / Curious George and the Slithery Day

George glues together an awesome robot outfit and feeds Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno,

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Teeny Weeny Adventure / I See Seeds

Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere!

8:00 amThomas & Friends Happy Engines

Edward is given the special job of being the rescue engine at the Sodor Search and Rescue Center.

8:30 amBob the Builder Developing Confidence

Educational Objective: Developing Confidence Scratch's Hidden Treasures It's Scratch's first day, and he's a bit scared - he wants to fit in! Today they are helping by working on the Fixham Museum gardens. However, instead of giving Scratch a job to do, Bob asks him to watch everyone else - you can learn a lot from watching...

9:00 amSuper WHY! The Story of Mother Goose

When Red has difficulty writing a song, the Super Readers learn about rhyming and word choice from Mother Goose.

9:30 amMartha Speaks Here's Martha / Dog Fight

Martha becomes the host of a TV show that's supposed to help people better understand their pets, but when no one tunes in, the producers change it to "Crime Scene Doggie." Then Martha and Skits fight over a new toy.

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Take It to the Bank

Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer.

10:30 amDesign Squad Green Machines

The teams go green as they work with the Food Project, an organization that creates social change through sustainable agriculture. Two young Food Project volunteers challenge the teams to design a compost lifter for their urban farm. D-Squad Pro File: Industrial engineer Erin Gately creates new environmentally friendly prod...

11:00 amAmerica's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Beef Satay. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for saute pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making quick Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home.

11:30 amBaking With Julia Steve Sullivan

Master bread-maker Steve Sullivan makes decorative loaves, baguettes, wheat stalks and pain fendu.

12:00 pmMartha Bakes Meringue

Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passion fruit, plus an impressive le flottante and a Huguenot torte.

12:30 pmMartha Stewart's Cooking School Shrimp

In this episode, Martha offers a primer on a favorite crustacean. She explains which varieties of shrimp to buy and how to store them, plus whether to cook them with or without the shell and how to devein them. Basic cooking techniques result in delicious recipes for shrimp cocktail, an updated version of shrimp scampi, a t...

1:00 pmChef John Besh's Family Table

On the heels of his successful foray on public television, award-winning chef, restaurateur and father of four John Besh launches a new series championing home cooking. By planning ahead and thinking smart, Besh believes families can put delicious food on their own tables every single day. Shot entirely on location at chef ...

1:30 pmSewing with Nancy Quilts From the House of Tula Pink, Part 1

Create modern free-form designs using traditional quilting methodsfast and precise. Nancy and author/designer Tula Pink start with designs inspired by nature and create unique modern quilt designs, as they create Tulas Beanstalks, Houndstooth, and Any Which Way quilts. They showcase strip quilting with wedges, supersizing...

2:00 pmQuilt in A Day 3210 Doras Delight Block

A square in a square and four triangle in a square patches.

2:30 pmFons & Porter's Love of Quilting Flower Power

Judy Hansen shares how to use fusible web successfully and makes a paper pieced crazy block.

3:00 pmGarden SMART

When thinking community,more and more people are thinking gardens.Not only do community gardens mean vegetables, they bring neighbors together in a combined outdoor work and social atmosphere. Along with growing healthy food, community gardens have even been known to change people's sense of belonging. Tune in as GardenSMAR...

3:30 pmYour Southern Garden

Your Southern Garden is the South's best source of educational and entertaining gardening information.

4:00 pmThe American Woodshop Turned Boxes

Native American woods set these works of art apart. Jim Burrows shares off the wall turning skills.

4:30 pmHometime Stamped Concrete Patio Re-Poured

The crew re-pours and re-stamps the concrete patio while fixing up the storage area below.

5:00 pmThis Old House Cambridge Project, Part 15

Granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer in Cambridge.

5:30 pmAsk This Old House Installing a Toilet / Patching a Lawn With Grass Seed

Plumbing expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a toilet in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

6:00 pmThe Lawrence Welk Show The Great Gershwin

When this show from 1972 opens with "Of Thee I Sing" you know there'll be "wunnerful, erful, wunnerful" music to follow.

7:00 pmClassic Gospel How Great Thou Art

Hosted by Bill and Gloria Gaither, How Great Thou Art is a timeless celebration of the great hymns of the Church. Rediscover the majesty of these classic favorites through great old songs, sung by more than 200 of gospel music's finest voices.

8:00 pmMasterpiece Inspector Lewis, Season 4: Wild Justice

An investigation into the poisoning of a bishop uncovers a twisted maze of motives and retribution.

9:30 pmBluegrass Underground David Mayfield Parade

Raised on show business in a family band, David Mayfield made his name with award-winning progressive bluegrass group Cadillac Sky. Once solo, the singer/guitarist expanded his unique, sonic arsenal to take in acoustic-alternative and cutting-edge Americana, mixing it all in with his freewheeling sense of humor and remarkab...

10:00 pmAustin City Limits Tim McGraw

Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the stage with his greatest hits and new material.

11:00 pmLive From the Artists Den Soundgarden

The legendary Seattle rock band performs at historic art deco venue The Wiltern in Los Angeles.

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