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1:00 amNOVA Mt. St. Helens Back From the Dead

When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, every living thing in the blast zone was buried beneath 300 feet of avalanche debris, covered with steaming mud and, finally, topped with a superheated layer of frothy rock from deep within the earth. It seemed as though Mount St. Helens might remain a wasteland forever. When biologist...

2:00 amLife on Fire Volcano Doctors

Volcanologists use knowledge and tools to try to protect those who live beneath the Earth's fire.

3:00 amCivilization: The West and the Rest With Niall Ferguson Part 1

Historian Niall Ferguson explores philosophical and political developments that have enabled the Western hemisphere to dominate the globe for the past 500 years. And he asks, as the developing world adopts the ways of the West, can the West survive?

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Interviewing

How to prepare for the job interview.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Ready to Work

Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit We've Gone Country

Low-intensity workout series for senior citizens.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga

The heart-healthy Headstand and Shoulder Stand work the entire body from head to toes.

7:00 amCurious George Hamster Cam / The Great Monkey Detective

Steve's pet hamster is on the loose in the city streets with a small video camera tied to his back.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Name That Sound/fabulous Feathers

Name That Sound Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. The Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! But that didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Cricket...

8:00 amPeg + 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 The Space Creature Problem - The Purple Planet. Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship. ...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale / Rocket Train

Baby Archelon turtles hatch from eggs on the beach and the family follows them as they swim away.

9:00 amSesame Street Elmo and the Butterfly

Elmo and Telly read the book "Fascinating Facts About Insects." Elmo pretends to be a butterfly.

10:00 amDaniel 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. Neighborhood Jobs: Daniel and Mom Tiger are visiting the l...

10:30 amSuper WHY! The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser

The Super Readers fly into a comic book called "Attack of the Eraser" to try to stop the diabolical Eraser from wiping away all of the words in Reader Valley.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid Too Much Noise

Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn't have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears!

11:30 amThomas & Friends Sounds and Smells

Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day.

12:00 pmDaniel 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. Neighborhood Jobs: Daniel and Mom Tiger are visiting the l...

12:30 pmCaillou Caillou to the Rescue

Caillou Helps Out - Rosie is teething and just can't seem to fall asleep, so big brother Caillou decides to help. He sings her a song and finds her favourite bunny, but it isn't until he tells her a very imaginative bedtime story that she finally drifts off into the land of dreams. Caillou the Firefighter - The Fire chief v...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser

The Super Readers fly into a comic book called "Attack of the Eraser" to try to stop the diabolical Eraser from wiping away all of the words in Reader Valley.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale / Rocket Train

Baby Archelon turtles hatch from eggs on the beach and the family follows them as they swim away.

2:00 pmPeg + 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 The Space Creature Problem - The Purple Planet. Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship. ...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Name That Sound/fabulous Feathers

Name That Sound Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. The Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! But that didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Cricket...

3:00 pmCurious George Hamster Cam / The Great Monkey Detective

Steve's pet hamster is on the loose in the city streets with a small video camera tied to his back.

3:30 pmArthur Buster's Garden of Grief / Through the Looking Glasses

Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person.

4:00 pmWordGirl Where Have All the Villains Gone? / Captain Tangent Returns

Ms. Question comes up with a plan to eliminate the city's villains so WordGirl is no longer needed.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Bass Class

Martin and Chris compete against Zach Varmitech in a fishing tournament.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks Skits and Mr. Scruffles / Brave Truman

Skits befriends a newcomer to Wagstaff City; Truman is afraid to try his sled on the steepest hill in town.

5:30 pmCyberchase Unhappily Ever After

Hacker sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king!

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

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

7:00 pmClassical Rewind (my Music)

Experience the beauty, romance and dramatic power of musical masterpieces in this visual and auditory joyride through the world of classical hits. Host Martin Goldsmith guides viewers on this fresh and engaging exploration of the world of classical music, with personal reflections from Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and Stewar...

8:30 pmGreat Performances Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell partner on a series of new songs that combine Martinís inventive five-string banjo playing with Brickellís heart-tugging vocals to create a playful and accessible collection of songs.

10:30 pmCapitol Journal

(MARCH 6, 2014) CAPITOL JOURNAL reports on a spirited Statehouse rally today to call on lawmakers to restore 10-million dollars in Alabama State University funding that was set aside as a conditional appropriation. The House today passed a bill that would keep secret the manufacturers and suppliers of lethal injection drug...

11:00 pmSuze Orman's Financial Solutions For You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America's most recognized expert in personal finance, include: how to invest; whether to buy or rent a home; saving for retirement; what kind of life insurance to buy; wills and trusts; student loans and more. Orman offers tangible information on managing...

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