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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn this third of 3 episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis - so rich in art and culture - on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners. Venturing through the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the historic Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches, we uncover charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:30:00 PSTIn Cruising The Rhine - Part Two, Burt explains the Romantic Period in European art, what the original Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales were really like (very grim), how the river locks work, the history of Eau de Cologne and how the Black Forest got to be black. Burt also takes us on a tour of Strasbourg and the extraordinary Hand Bag Museum of Amsterdam.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:00:00 PSTInvestigate a re-enactor's Texas roots; learn about Andersonville prison; find out if a black man's ancestors fought for the Confederacy; and uncover one woman's link to a prominent Texas figure and another's connection to the Cherokee Freedman.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:00:00 PSTInto the Fire examines the most tumultuous and consequential period in African American history: the Civil War and the end of slavery, and Reconstruction's thrilling but tragically brief "moment in the sun." From the beginning, African Americans were agents of their own liberation, forcing the Union to confront the issue of slavery by fleeing the plantations and taking up arms to serve with honor in the United States Colored Troops. After Emancipation, African Americans sought to realize the promise of freedom-rebuilding families shattered by slavery; demanding economic, political and civil rights; even winning elected office. Just a few years later, however, an intransigent South mounted a swift and vicious campaign of terror to restore white supremacy and roll back African American rights. Yet the achievements of Reconstruction would remain very much alive in the collective memory of the African American community.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:00:00 PSTCaught up in the race to discover the atom's internal parts - and learn how they fit together - is a young British physicist named Harry Moseley, who uses newly discovered X-rays to put the Periodic Table in a whole new light. And a young American chemist named Glenn Seaborg creates a new element - plutonium - that changes the world forever, unleashing a force of unimaginable destructive power: the atomic bomb.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:00:00 PSTAbraham Lincoln's Emancipation does not only free slaves in the rebelling states. It changes the war from one of reunification, to one of ending slavery. The Emancipation Proclamation also gives African Americans freedom to fight. By war's end, some 200,000 will enlist. In truth, Lincoln's proclamation is an empty promise without the power of the United States Army to enforce it. In 1863, Ulysses S. Grant begins a campaign to take Vicksburg, Mississippi, a Confederate citadel overlooking a strategic section of the lower Mississippi River. In May, Grant begins laying siege to the city of 4500. Mary Loughborough is one of the many terrified civilians who have dug caves into the hillsides for protection. Clutching her 2-year old daughter, Mary "endeavored by constant prayer to prepare myself for the sudden death I was almost certain awaited me." On July 4, 1863 - the day after Pickett's disastrous charge at Gettysburg - the Confederates surrender Vicksburg to Grant. With the Mississippi River now under Union control, the campaign moves eastward to Chattanooga, Tennessee, a rail center that Lincoln considers to be as important as the Confederate capital of Richmond. Eight miles south, along the Chickamauga - a creek the Cherokee call "the river of death" - Union and Confederate forces clash in what will become the biggest battle of the Western Theater.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 PSTAfter a major snowboarding accident, Andre's athletic life completely changed when his left leg got amputated. But he hasn't let that slow him down. He becomes a triathlete and finds himself training for the biggest competition yet: the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Through years of hard work and dedication, Andre learns that life is not about the destination, but about the journey.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:30:00 PSTEurope's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. Tips on boating, food and driving.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTToday you'll go from Plough to Shoulderstand to Butterfly and Bridge in a fun flow of upside down poses.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:30:00 PSTThe 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:45:00 PSTThe 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate.
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:30:00 PSTMary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTJoin Miranda Esmonde-White on the charming beaches of Jamaica. This all-standing workout will strengthen your entire body with an emphasis on your fingers and hands!
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:30:00 PSTFor hundreds of years, people have been arguing the issue of Nature vs. Nurture. Are we the result of our youthful experiences or the genes we inherited from our ancestors? Recently, scientists have come to the conclusion that our genes interact with our environment and we change constantly throughout our lives. Our biology is actually altered by our environment. To take a look at this question, Burt talked to a group of people who had grown up in the structured culture of Taiwan and in their early years moved to the more open culture of the United States. Among the people Burt talks to are Steve Chen co-inventor of YouTube and Justin Lin who makes the Fast and Furious films. Burt then travels to Taiwan to take a look at what influenced their youth.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTIn many-faceted London, we ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learn how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discover treasures in the British Library, enjoy the vibrant evening scene in Soho, uncover Churchill's secret WWII headquarters, join the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shop where the queen shops, and straddle the Prime Meridian at Greenwich.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:30:00 PSTFrom a fairy tale fortress to the gentle Pyrenees, Rudy takes in the castles and peaks of this magical region. We tour the largest fortress in Europe, Carcassonne, and sample the local stew, Cassoulet. A gallop through the countryside takes in several romantic castle ruins and the artwork of Toulouse Lautrec. Then we head for high country and one of the world's natural wonders - a mountain amphitheatre with cascading waterfalls. Tips on driving in France, and mountain trails.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:00:00 PSTJoseph gets an elephant-sized helping of the African wild on safari at the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. Using the elegant Lion Sands accommodations as his home base he heads out in search of the Big Five and encounters lions, African elephants, Cape Buffalos and Black Rhinoceros. He rounds out his wildlife tour at Camp Jabulani when he literally rubs shoulders with two Cheetahs at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre then joins other camp guests atop a team of rescued elephants on safari through the African bush. As an important complement to the animal adventures, he visits the local villages and schools in order to understand more about the native culture and discover how they coexist with and benefit from tourism.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:30:00 PSTIf you think you can't live without dairy cheese, then tune as Toni makes Picada with Roasted Vegetables, Cauliflower with Tarator Sauce, and an Herbed Cannellini Bean Spread that will make you forget the cheese and say, "Cheez"!
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:00:00 PSTChef Keller continues his healthy cooking lesson with a warm arugula, faro and mushroom salad with a white balsamic dressing. Then he serves grilled prawns with a salad of artichokes, fennel and fava beans. Arugula Salad with Faro & Mushrooms in a White Balsamic Vinaigrette, & Grilled Shrimp with Artichoke & Fennel Salad.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:30:00 PSTAuthor, teacher and baker Carol Field prepares grissini (bread sticks) and rustic country bread with which she makes bruschetta. Field offers a number of tips and hints, such as using wet hands when dealing with wet dough.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:00 PSTMary Ann's got cream puffs on her mind, light as a cloud, crunchy and delicious, and filled with wondrous delights. And who better to make them with than master pastry chef and chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders at the Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:30:00 PSTSometimes the fastest route to dinner is to saute or quick fry a piece of meat or fish. Sara shows the proper technique and then some quick, mix-and-match ways to change it up. First, Pork Saute with a choice of two sauces, then Spicy Blackened Fish with a homemade Creole rub.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:00:00 PSTTommy frames up a new Arts & Crafts style front porch using custom cut pieces. Richard visits a marble quarry in Vermont. Emily considers new color combinations for the exterior while Mark McCullough shows Kevin how to fix the original stucco panels.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:30:00 PSTChicago's all about the "L" train, but Tom's focused on a one-car garage. Watch him transform the space into a woodworking shop. Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane. Look mom, no wires! See Scott install a wireless light switch.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:00:00 PSTTravel with Bob Ross and discover the beauty of a lonely cabin, fresh fallen snow and warm, wonderful skies.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:30:00 PSTEnter the forest and enjoy a spectacular view ... this Bob Ross painting provides a fabulous lesson in rocky mountains!
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:00:00 PSTPasta is a worldwide staple, adaptable to the cuisine of almost any country! Chef Michael Schlow, owner of Tico in Boston and DC, makes the quintessentially Roman spaghetti amatriciana, while Ming creates a savory black bean pork chow mein. One ingredient, two dishes, this week on Simply Ming!
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:30:00 PSTDavid Sterling, chef and author of "Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition," brings Rick on a whirlwind tour of the peninsula. The pair of Oklahoma-born, Mexico-obsessed chefs begin their journey with a conversation in Hunucm?, where Dona Lupita serves home-cooked meals at the kitchen table of her family's cocina economica. Though the Yucatan is not known for its bakeries, David brings us to the rustic wood-burning ovens at Panaderia Liz in Merida. Then it's back to the gorgeous kitchen at Los Dos Cooking School, where David makes a pan of buttery, indulgent hojaldras - a sweet-and-savory pastry stuffed with ham, cheese and chile and dusted with sugar. Inspired by all of the homey comfort, Rick makes a nourishing frijol con puerco and a hojaldra all his own.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:00:00 PSTSouthwestern cuisine is deeply rooted in Spanish, Mexican, and Native American culinary tradition. In this lesson, Martha shares treasured recipes from the region including aniseed-flavored cookies called biscochitos, flan, a rich custard topped with caramel, and a remarkably moist tres leches cake. Plus, discover the secret behind the flakiest cookies and pastries ever!
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:30:00 PSTEvery cook dreams of a perfectly roasted chicken, and today Lidia shows the viewer how to do just that. She starts with an American favorite - a crunchy, cheese Caesar salad. Her lemon roasted chicken goes beyond comfort food with onions, rosemary and lots of lemons. Finally she prepares a free form crostata with juicy plums.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:00 PSTLynne Rossetto Kasper creates a "Renaissance-style" roast leg of lamb inspired by Italian cooking of the 16th century. She also prepares a sumptuous side dish of green beans with fresh mortadella, savoring the tastes of her Italian heritage.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:30:00 PSTCrab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:00:00 PSTIn this episode, Joanne shows us that we don't need to go to Morocco to get a nice variety of spices. She'll take us on a trip to a spice shop and then teach her student how to make four different spice blends using different ingredients. She'll also show us how to make Garam Masala and Adobo Rubbed Chicken Skewers. You won't want to miss this spicy show! Recipes: 4 Spice Blends: Ras El Hanout, Quatre Epices, Za'atar, Adobo; 2 Spice Skewers: Garam Masala and Adobo rubbed Chicken Skewers with Garlic Yogurt Sauce, Roasted Carrots with Quatre Epices. Student: Lauren Eastman.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:30:00 PSTTest cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Japanese-style stir- fried noodles with beef at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sharpeners in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reinvents a classic, fried brown rice with pork and shrimp.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:00:00 PSTExplore the serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life, from Savannah's elegant squares to a park built over a freeway in Seattle to New York's High Line.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:00:00 PSTIn the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in pages of Marvel Comics, inspired by the age of atomic energy and space travel and, in turn, inspiring the pop culture and pop artists of the time. Spider-Man, the Hulk and others are the first to have "problems" with which an adult audience can identify, and contemporary social issues make their way into comic books. Black powerhouses such as the Black Panther and Luke Cage appear on the scene, and the pages of "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" explode with relevant storylines as comic books are forced to confront the reality of an increasingly complex world.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:00:00 PSTRenowned adventurer Richard Bangs follows the ancient trade routes from the Gotthard pass into central Switzerland, along Lake Lucerne, with a final stop at the port city of Basel. On his quest, Richard aims to uncover what turned landlocked Switzerland, the most mountainous country in Europe, into the crossroads of the continent, a hub for commerce, ideas, medicines and people.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:00 PSTAs Hitler's power grows within Nazi Germany, so does that of the SS. From its humble beginnings as Hitler's personal body guard, the SS under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler becomes a terrifying cult that engineers Hitler's vision for a new Germany. By the start of the war, the SS holds sway in politics, police and security and is responsible for the creation of the concentration camps. Its power, influence and terror spread with the creation of a military wing: the Waffen SS. By the end of the war, the SS has grown into a machine that controls of every aspect of the Third Reich and brutally disposes of any opposition to Hitler.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:00:00 PSTOn the Greek Islands we get familiar with the ferries as we island- hop the Aegean. Sun-drenched, upscale and exotic, Santorini sits on the rim of an ancient, but still active, volcano. At one end of the island, the archeological site at Akrotiri uncovers a city frozen in time by the volcano's eruption 3,600 years ago. The island of Naxos offers serenity, a low-keyed pace and bargain accommodations. Its massive marble quarries and kouros sculptures were the toast of ancient Greece. We catch some R&R on trendy Mykonos, and then head to sacred Delos-an uninhabited island covered entirely with ancient ruins, and the place where the great god Apollo was born. Tips: Discovering little off-the-beaten- path surprises.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:30:00 PSTWe can jet to Europe in a day and visit four cities in less than a week. It's great to take your time but sometimes you only have a day to visit. How can you be part of the international jet set and still get a taste of "old" Europe? This time Smart Travels takes viewers on a whirlwind tour of four cities that represent a bit of the old and bit of the new in Europe. Rudy shows viewer how to get the most out of one-day visits to Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich, and Rome. Tips on maximizing travel memories from a 24-hour stay in a European big city.