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Pledge Programs for Sat August 3, 2013

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12:00 amTo the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

Efforts to save the lives of women and children by increasing access to maternal and child care. A special documentary. Interviews with Melinda Gates, Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Health Corps CEO Barbara Bush, Population Services International Global Ambassador Mandy Moore, and many more wome...

12:30 amReligion & Ethics Newsweekly

America's Resilient Sikhs - One year after the mass shooting of Sikh worshippers in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Sikh leaders tell Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly's Managing Editor Kim Lawton that their community has become stronger since the attack, with more optimism and hope. Sikh leaders are campaigning nationally to get more pro...

1:00 amGreat Performances Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013

'Wagner & Verdi' are celebrated in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace.

2:30 amArchitect Robert A.m. Stern: Presence of the Past

Architect Robert A.M. Stern heads a successful New York architectural firm with worldwide commissions. He is also the dean of architecture at Yale and a prolific author whose tomes are measured pounds, not pages. In 2011, Stern received the Richard H. Driehaus Prize, an international award honoring architects who create cla...

3:00 amNazi Mega Weapons

The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race.

4:00 amThis Old House Hour

Correct flashing and water table techniques keep water out of the house while preserving a level grade. Landscape architect Jade Cummings shows how she’s designed that grade for a barrier-free entry, and Norm visits the Bucksport, Maine, home of Jessica Russell that she and her father, architect John Gordon, designed so s...

5:00 amGED Connection Passing the GED Social Studies Test

This episode of GED Connection is called Passing the GED Social Studi es Test." This program is about what to expect when taking the social studies portion of the GED test, which covers history, economics, civi cs and government, and geography. Throughout this episode, the host go es over sample questions from the test in a...

5:30 amGED Connection Themes in U.s. History

This episode of GED Connection is called Themes in U.S. History." In it, some of the themes that are at the core of american history are di scussed: the coming together of many cultures, the idea of personal ri ghts and freedom, and the changing nature of everyday life. On the GED test there will be questions relating to a ...

6:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts

The role and importance of accuracy; locating specifics.

6:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Following Directions

The role and importance of following directions on the job.

7:00 amCurious George The Man With the Monkey Hands / Whistlepig Wednesday

The Man With the Yellow Hat contracts poison ivy on his hands, so George concocts work-arounds for him. Then, Mr. Glass prepares for Whistlepig Wednesday, in which a woodchuck predicts the winter weather by looking for her shadow.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Be Cool / Elephant Walk

It's hot out! Sally and Nick visit friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool.

8:00 amThomas & Friends Working Well

Thomas races around the island while taking the famous opera singer Alicia Botti to the Town Hall.

8:30 amBob the Builder Listen to Your Friends

Educational Objective: Learn the importance of good listening and helping others Scratch and the Dream Home US Bob, Wendy and the machines are at Farmer Pickles' Farm, ready to build Spud's new room. Spud decides that if it's his dream room, he can have whatever he wants! Spud enlists Scratch's help to make sure his dream r...

9:00 amSuper WHY! Webby in Bathland

When Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs.

9:30 amMartha Speaks What's Bothering Bob? / Martha Spins a Tale

Bob begins chasing Truman all over town, and eventually chases him, Helen, Alice, TD and others up a tree. Then on a super-hot day, Martha spins a yarn about Goldi-Martha, the Skits Hatter and Little Red Riding Helen to Jake.

10:00 amBiz Kid$ Fundraising Can Be Fun

Learn how to organize volunteers for a fundraiser, choose the right venue and get the word out.

10:30 amDesign Squad Water Dancing

Dancer and performance artist Lisa Bufano, a bilateral leg and finger amputee, challenges the teams to build specialized prostheses for an underwater performance. D-Squad Pro File: Greg Jones applies his mechanical engineering skills in a broad range of artistic endeavors including "La Contessa," a replica of a 40-foot Span...

11:00 amSmarter Brains

What is intelligence? And, how do we get it? Once we get it, how can we increase it? In Smarter Brains Dr. Michael Merzenich helps us uncover the latest research, and also shows viewers the shocking truth of just how the actions in our daily lives impact just how smart we really are (and what we can do about it)!

12:30 pmVictor Borge: Comedy in Music!

Recently re-discovered funny skits include footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show.

1:00 pmLove, Laugh & Eat with John Tickell, Md

Dr. John Tickell presents research on the health and longevity patterns of people around the world.

2:30 pmRick Steves' Europe Travel Skills

RICK STEVES' EUROPE TRAVEL SKILLS distills Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into an information-rich two-hour special. Shot on his favorite 3,000-mile "Best of Europe" loop - Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London - Rick covers planning an itinerary, hu...

4:30 pmYounger You with Dr. Howard Murad; A

In this, his first public television pledge special, Dr. Howard Murad, an international authority on health and wellness, explains how to slow down and even reverse the aging process with a new system called Inclusive Health. A Younger You is based on his experience with over 50,000 patients. Dr. Murad says Inclusive Health...

6:00 pmLawrence Welk: Precious Memories

Lawrence Welk Precious Memories abounds with spiritual hymns, inspirational songs and gospel medleys reminding viewers of their shared family values based on loving and heartfelt beliefs. This nostalgic special will lift your spirits, heal your heart and take you into the safe haven of your past with promises for a brighter...

8:00 pm60s Girl Grooves (my Music)

Join host Mary Wilson of the Supremes as she celebrates the greatest girl groups and solo singers of the 1960s, including archival performances from The Supremes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Petula Clark, Martha & the Vandellas, Jackie DeShannon and many other favorites.

10:00 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.

11:30 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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