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12:00 amTo the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

This weekly news analysis program is the only woman-centered national news/talk show on television. Dedicated to the premise that women of all ethnic backgrounds and political persuasions are an important part of the national dialogues, the series provides a platform for the multifaceted views of involved, informed women jo...

12:30 amReligion & Ethics Newsweekly

Many critically ill patients do not qualify for clinical trials for experimental drugs.

1:00 amDick Cavett's Watergate

From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of The Dick Cavett Show. In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. Even non-political guests expressed their opinions about Watergate on the show. With exclusive access t...

2:00 amGreat Performances Sting: the Last Ship

Rock ‘n’ roll Renaissance man Sting has embarked on a new venture, The Last Ship, a musical play for which he has written original music and lyrics. Exploring a range of universal themes, The Last Ship dramatizes the impact of the demise of the ship-building industry in Sting’s home town of Wallsend, England, which for so l...

3:30 amPBS Previews: the Roosevelts

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the...

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Paint color consultant Bonnie Krims presents exterior color schemes, while Norm and Tom patch old oak veneer floors. Richard presents a new solution to the ugly PVC intake and exhaust pipes that come out of a typical boiler. Kevin tours an 1870 Italianate style home in Dedham, Massachusetts. In the second half of the hour, ...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Supplying information: Directions, Forms, and Charts

Advice and practice exercises for developing accuracy and completeness.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Writing Memos and Letters

The importance of knowing the audience and purpose for your memos and letters and the appropriate formats to use in various circumstances.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Vestibular and Core

Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Salute to the Sun Part 1

yai Lana teaches the individual poses that make up the Salute to the Sun.

7:00 amGoing to School

Important tips and information for parents.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Flutter By Butterfly / Pretty in Pink

Sally and Nick meet Bernadette the Monarch butterfly, who can teach them all about fluttering.

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 Burrowers / Shiny's Sea Shells

The Pteranodon family meet a family of burrowing dinosaurs who put on a "Cirque de Soleil"-type show every night; Shiny makes friends with a hermit crab while looking for sea shells with Buddy, Tiny and Don.

9:00 amSpace Racers

Get ready to soar with the Space Racers! …as Eagle, Robyn, Hawk and the rest of the Stardust Space Academy cadets soar through the stratosphere with a staggering burst of power and speed, breaking free of Earth’s orbit and screaming into space toward the exciting missions that lie ahead. Come along on their extraordinary...

9:30 amBob the Builder Being Helpful

Educational Objective: Being Helpful Dizzy in Charge Bob and the team are about to head off to pick up new building supplies, when Bob notices that the yard needs tidying and the driveway needs fixing. He asks Dizzy to stay behind with Scratch to do this important job. Scratch is worried about being at the yard without Bob....

10:00 amBiz Kid$ What's Up with the Stock Market?

Learn the language of the stock market and how these terms apply to your life. Meet an 11-year-old who created an application for the iPhone that helps teach other kids about the stock market.

10:30 amDesign Squad Snow Problem? - Part 1

In this two-parter, viewers come along for the ride as the Design Squads build dry land dog sleds for Jamaican Dog Sled team members Damion Robb and Newton Marshall.

11:00 amDr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever!

Dr. Fuhrman is back on PBS with a lecture about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention and maximum lifespan.

12:30 pmRick Steves' Delicious Europe

In RICK STEVES' DELICIOUS EUROPE, America's favorite travel guide Rick Steves savors classic European cuisine - from garlicky snails and handmade mozzarella to savory bouillabaisse, hearty wurst and other regional specialties. He also dines on gourmet tapas in Galicia, visits a cozy trattoria in Rome, tastes the catch of th...

1:00 pmRick Steves' Italy: Cities of Dreams

In his latest two-hour special, travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three great Italian cities - Rome, Venice and Florence. Starting in Florence, Rick beholds the art of Fra Angelico, Botticelli and Michelangelo before savoring a Florentine-style steak. In Rome, he ventures into the r...

3:00 pmHealing Add with Daniel Amen, Md & Tana Amen, Rn

ADD, or ADHD, is a national health crisis that continues to grow – yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children a...

5:00 pmPBS Previews: the Roosevelts

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the...

6:00 pmMagic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop

The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.

8:00 pmJimmy Van Heusen: Swingin' with Frank & Bing

Celebrate Oscar-winning composer and test pilot Jimmy Van Heusen, who wrote high-flying songs for his legendary pals: “Swinging on a Star” and “Moonlight Becomes You” for Bing Crosby and “Come Fly With Me” for Frank Sinatra, plus ”Call Me Irresponsible,” “The Tender Trap,” ”All the Way,” “High Hopes,” “Here’s That Rainy Day...

9:30 pm50s & 60s Rock Rewind (my Music)

From “Love Me Tender” to “Only You,” “Wake Up Little Suzie” to “Dream Lover” and ” Long Tall Sally” to “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” this new MY MUSIC special spotlights the happy days of the 50s and early 60s with archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the era in their prime.

11:30 pmSuper Brain With Dr. Rudy Tanzi

Cutting-edge neuroscience research is used to show how we all can maximize our brain's potential.

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