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Pledge Programs for Fri November 29, 2013

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12:00 amNature An Original DUCKumentary

A look at the fascinating bird sheds light on how ducks migrate together, nurture chicks and more.

1:00 amPOV Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special

The first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. The special features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, when everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life's important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from ac...

1:30 amMorristown: Where America Survived

This documentary revisits the winter of 1779-80, when General Washington’s troops arrived at the densely wooded area just south of Morristown, known as Jockey Hollow, to build a log hut city for their winter camp. The film is an eye-opening look at how the camp saved the army — and the American Revolution — from the brink o...

2:00 amMarch

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. The film reveals the dramatic story behind the event through the remembrances of key players such as Jack O'Dell, Clarence B. Jones, Julian Bond and Andrew Young.

3:00 amNOVA Mystery of a Masterpiece

Cutting edge imaging analysis helps tie a striking portrait of a young woman to Leonardo da Vinci.

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow San Diego, Hour 2

Part 2 of 3 in San Diego features an 18th-century ivory carved crèche; a banner from George Washington's inauguration ball; and a circa-1900 Turkmenistan rug that's valued at $125,000 to $150,000.

5:00 amGED Connection Life Science

This program in the Science section of the GED Connection series focus es specifically on Life Science topics. The program features a studio host, excerpted comments from guest experts, video, on screen graphics and animation to address various life science topics. There are two Test Connection" segments, following discuss...

5:30 amGED Connection Earth and Space Science

Earth and space science is covered. Guests explain concepts of geology, meteorology, astronomy, biology, and earth science. Among the topics are: the formation of life on earth, earthquakes and plate tectonics, the rock cycle, the water cycle, pollution, weather patterns and climate, and renewable and non-renewable energy s...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Following Directions

The role and importance of following directions on the job.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Reading Reports and Manuals

Usage, organization, and comprehension skills for reports and manuals.

7:00 amCurious George Girl Meets Monkey / Curious George Ramps It Up

George meets the Renkins' 5-year-old granddaughter Allie, who's spending the summer with them. Allie has many questions for him, and soon George is showing her what it's like to be a monkey. But after they climb a tree, Allie is afraid to climb down.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Gorillas in the Nest/tale of A Dragon

Gorillas in the Nest Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. Off to the Twisty-Misty Mountains to meet him! They discover that gorillas build nests to sleep in, with the dads sleeping on the ground and the...

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Tree Problem/another Tree Problem

The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle Secondary Content: Direction, position Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a diffe...

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea / A Spiky Tail Tale

The kids meet a grumpy old dinosaur called a Spinosaurus when Dad takes them fishing in a new place. Later Buddy and Tiny play referee in an argument between two very big and fierce dinosaurs.

9:00 amSesame Street Practice Makes Proud

Leela gives Elmo some pointers about how to play basketball and after much practice, he scores!

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play / Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day

Daniel and Katerina are playing "house" at school, but all Prince Wednesday wants to play is "dinosaur." Miss Elaina plans a backwards play date.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Monty's Adventures in Music Town

The super readers meet a loveable monster who is having trouble picking an instrument to play.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid No School Singalong Special!

Sid wonders what to do with a day off from school until his friends arrive for a play date. They decide to put on a show in the backyard for Mom, Dad and Zekel featuring their favorite science songs.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Tricks and Tales

Bill or Ben? Connor is a new engine to the island of Sodor, so when Bill and Ben see him for the first time they decide to play a trick on him and pretend to be able to go faster than him. But it's really Bill at one end of the race and Ben at the other. When Connor tries to race them again he nearly has an accident. Sir To...

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play / Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day

Daniel and Katerina are playing "house" at school, but all Prince Wednesday wants to play is "dinosaur." Miss Elaina plans a backwards play date.

12:30 pmCaillou All Kinds of Weather

Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. And when a winter storm hits, Mom and Dad make a scary bla...

1:00 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

The Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Tree Problem/another Tree Problem

The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle Secondary Content: Direction, position Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a diffe...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Gorillas in the Nest/tale of A Dragon

Gorillas in the Nest Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. Off to the Twisty-Misty Mountains to meet him! They discover that gorillas build nests to sleep in, with the dads sleeping on the ground and the...

3:00 pmCurious George Girl Meets Monkey / Curious George Ramps It Up

George meets the Renkins' 5-year-old granddaughter Allie, who's spending the summer with them. Allie has many questions for him, and soon George is showing her what it's like to be a monkey. But after they climb a tree, Allie is afraid to climb down.

3:30 pmArthur All About D.w./blockheads

All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. She should be Little Red Riding Hood, not Tree #2! Undeterred, D.W. appoints herself Emily's understudy (just in case!). But when the big moment arrives, can D.W. handle the spotlight? Educational Objective: D.W. ...

4:00 pmWordGirl Two Brains Quartet / Big's Big Bounce

For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Seasquatch

The Kratt brothers' sub loses power and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Alice Covers Up / Carolina Picks a Lily

Everyone is going to a pool party, including Alice until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up.

5:30 pmCyberchase Trash Creep

Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow ...

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

On-air and online, the PBS NewsHour provides in-depth analysis of current national and international events.

7:00 pmGreat Performances Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

The legendary Barbra Streisand makes a historic homecoming to Brooklyn at the new Barclays Center arena, marking the superstar's first Brooklyn concert since her childhood years. Joined by special guests Il Volo and Chris Botti, Streisand performs an extensive selection of songs from throughout her five-decade career, inclu...

10:00 pmCapitol Journal Week in Review

Host Don Daily interviews Alabama newsmakers and examines top Alabama news events and issues each week with CAPITOL JOURNAL correspondents Karen Brown and Randy Scott.

11:00 pmWashington Week With Gwen Ifill

WASHINGTON WEEK is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events.

11:30 pmThe Mclaughlin Group

John McLaughlin hosts this weekly, half-hour public affairs program in which he and four other pundits discuss current political news in a roundtable format. Regular guests are Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Rich Lowry, and either Clarence Page or Mort Zuckerman.

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