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Pledge Programs for Wed December 4, 2013

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1:00 amLafayette: the Lost Hero

This documentary chronicles the life and legend of the Marquis de Lafayette -- an intriguing, neglected and controversial figure in both the American and French Revolutions -- who at one time was the most famous man in the world. The film examines why a wealthy young French aristocrat would leave the comforts of the court t...

2:00 amLincoln@gettysburg

In 1863 Abraham Lincoln proved himself a master of a new frontier-not on the battlefields of the Civil War, but in his "high-tech" command center: the War Department Telegraph Office, America's first "Situation Room." The "Internet" of the 19th century, the telegraph gave Lincoln new powers to reshape leadership and wield p...

3:00 amIndependent Lens Wonder Women! the Untold Story of American Superhe

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.

4:00 amAntiques Roadshow Des Moines, Hour 1

Part 1 of 3 in Des Moines features a late-Victorian 14-karat gold vest chain and fob; footballs autographed by the 1963 and 1966 Green Bay Packers; and promotional movie memorabilia from Hollywood's Golden Age. Also: a visit to an Iowa museum.

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 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Workplace uses of ratio, rate, and proportion.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Measurement and Formulas

Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.

7:00 amCurious George The Inside Story / A Monkey, a Plan, a Canal

George doesn't feel so well, so he tries to dream his cold away. Then, George and Allie find that a dry spell has lowered the water level of Lake Wanasink.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! I Love the Nightlife / Oh Give Me a Home!

Nick, Sally and the Cat go on a nighttime adventure to the forest where they learn about animals that stay up all night. Later, the Cat takes the kids to the beach, where they meet a hermit crab.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/the Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'", to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than Secondary Content: Solid shapes The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their to...

8:30 amDinosaur Train The Egg Stealer? / To the Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don become detectives when some of the unhatched eggs they found on the beach are stolen.

9:00 amSesame Street Failure to Launch

Hubert the Human Cannonball wants to launch out of a cannon, across the yard, and into a bucket.

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship / Daniel Plays at the Castle

Daniel and Miss Elaina decide to play "outer space." Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Galileo's Space Adventure

The superheroes blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid I Want Cake

When Sid wants to eat only birthday cake for every meal, he and his pals learn about proper nutrition.

11:30 amThomas & Friends Chuffing With Pride

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, "Thomas & Friends" follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine. Each half hour, shot in unique real-time live-action, features three separate stories, including one "classic" Thomas story.

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship / Daniel Plays at the Castle

Daniel and Miss Elaina decide to play "outer space." Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection.

12:30 pmCaillou Caillou the Helper

Caillou the Patient - While pretending to be a jet pilot Caillou falls down and scrapes his knees. Even though it hurts, he likes the extra attention from Mommy and Rosie. He's not sure he can run anymore, until he looks out the window and sees Leo and Clementine heading to the park! Caillou the Police Officer - When the tr...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! Galileo's Space Adventure

The superheroes blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train The Egg Stealer? / To the Grandparents' Nest We Go!

Buddy and Don become detectives when some of the unhatched eggs they found on the beach are stolen.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/the Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'", to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than Secondary Content: Solid shapes The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their to...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! I Love the Nightlife / Oh Give Me a Home!

Nick, Sally and the Cat go on a nighttime adventure to the forest where they learn about animals that stay up all night. Later, the Cat takes the kids to the beach, where they meet a hermit crab.

3:00 pmCurious George The Inside Story / A Monkey, a Plan, a Canal

George doesn't feel so well, so he tries to dream his cold away. Then, George and Allie find that a dry spell has lowered the water level of Lake Wanasink.

3:30 pmArthur Night of the Tibble/read and Flumberghast

Night of the Tibble - The Tibble Twins are having their first sleepover! The lucky victim err, guest: James. Will the Tibbles lock him in the dark basement? Strap him to the terrifying Flatter Fling? Serve him cupcakes and cookies for dinner?!? Educational Objective: James learns that facing your fears can be rewarding (and...

4:00 pmWordGirl Best Fan Club Meeting Ever/day at the Museum

Best Fan Club Meeting Ever TJ plans a meeting to divulge a secret about WordGirl to International WordGirl Fan Club members. However, when Tobey finds out that a secret about his love/nemesis will be revealed, he crashes the meeting with an eavesdropping robot and threatens to destroy the clubhouse. WordGirl has to spring i...

4:30 pmWild Kratts Bugs or Monkeys?

A miniaturized Martin wants to check out insects in the rainforest, but Chris wants to investigate the world of the Spider monkey. Chris wins when he puts mini" Martin in his backpack and heads off through the treetops. Science Concept: Anatomy, locomotion (brachiation - arm swinging)."

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Martha Goes to School / TD and the Light Bulb of Doom

Helen, Alice and TD are less than thrilled when Martha becomes a substitute teacher at their school; TD is distracted from writing a school report by a movie marathon.

5:30 pmCyberchase Spellbound

Wicked uses magic to make the Pompadorians adore her, and it's up to Jackie and Digit to break the spell.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pm'60s Pop, Rock & Soul

Includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats. Motown, Soul and Pop classics.

9:00 pmMuddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood join the blues legend on stage in Chicago in 1981.

10:30 pmElvis, Aloha From Hawaii

On January 14, 1973 this Elvis Presley concert was broadcast live via satellite from Honolulu. The concert presents Elvis Presley at the pinnacle of his superstardom, giving one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career.

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