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Vermont PBS Plus - Program Schedule | December 2018

Schedule subject to change. Please visit vermontpbs.org for most up-to-date listings.


Saturday | December 1
 
  6:00AM  Second Opinion "Biologics In Orthopedics" (Also 12/1 11:30AM)
 
  6:30AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack "Smarter, Happier, Richer" (Also 12/1 11AM, 12/4 6AM, 12/4 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/2 6:30AM, 12/2 2PM, 12/5 6AM, 12/5 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Washington Week (Also 12/2 7AM)
 
  8:00AM  Blackfeet Encounter (R) (Also 12/1 2PM, 12/4 5AM, 12/4 11AM)
 
  9:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Rescued From Mount St. Helens" (R) (Also 12/1 3PM)
 
10:00AM  Mystic Voices: The Story Of The Pequot War (R) (Also 12/1 4PM)
 
11:00AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack "Smarter, Happier, Richer" (Also 12/4 6AM, 12/4 1PM)
 
11:30AM  Second Opinion "Biologics In Orthopedics"
 
12:00PM  Independent Lens "Welcome To Leith" (R)
 
  1:30PM  Finding Refuge (R)
The efforts of one dying woman to preserve her Native culture don't end when she passes, but prompts a renewal in finding pride in that culture. She confronts the violent event over two centuries ago ...
 
  2:00PM  Blackfeet Encounter (R)
Explore the deadly confrontation between the Blackfeet people and the Lewis and Clark expedition. (Also 12/4 5AM, 12/4 11AM)
 
  3:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Rescued From Mount St. Helens" (R)
Join Ann Curry for the reunions of people whose lives crossed during the deadly eruption. Mindy searches for a scientist's family to tell them how he saved her life, and Sue wants to find the ...
 
  4:00PM  Mystic Voices: The Story Of The Pequot War (R)
The Pequot War was a pivotal event in early American history that set the stage for the ultimate domination of all Native Americans by Europeans. Narrated by two-time Academy Award nominee Roy ...
 
  5:00PM  History Detectives (R)
A carved cane may unlock the mystery of a family's past in a World War II relocation camp.
 
  6:00PM  Native America "Cities Of The Sky"
Scientists explore pyramids and 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River.
 
  7:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Saved In Vietnam"
Join Ann Curry as two Vietnam veterans search for the heroes who saved them during the war.
 
  8:00PM  Independent Lens "An Honest Liar" (R)
Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated his life to exposing fraud.
 
  9:30PM  Liz (R)
Homeless at 13, Liz lived a tragic life of despair, raging behavior and a brutal fight to survive on the streets. Filmed over four years, we follow Liz as she reclaims her life from desperation, to a place of love, forgiveness and hope. Her dreams manifest as she becomes a favorite for competing in the 2012 Olympic sport of boxing.
 
10:00PM  America Reframed "We Breathe Again" (R)
Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. WE BREATHE AGAIN introduces four Alaska Natives who are ... (Also 12/2 2AM, 12/2 9AM)
 
11:00PM  Rooted: Cultivating Community In The Vt Grange
The Grange, or Order of the Patrons of Husbandry, was the heart of rural community life in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Local Grange halls hosted suppers, dances, plays, and monthly meetings to relieve the monotony and isolation of farm work. In one-on-one interviews and at social gatherings, members of the Middle Branch and Riverside Granges-both active in Vermont-reminisce about growing up in the Grange "family" and grapple with the challenge of preserving community in a
 
12:00AM  Tyrus Wong: American Masters (R)
 
  1:30AM  Oregon's Animation Magic (R)
 
  2:00AM  America Reframed "We Breathe Again" (R) (Also 12/2 9AM)
 
  3:00AM  Growing Native "Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People" (Also 12/2 10AM)
 
  4:00AM  First Language - The Race To Save Cherokee
 
  5:00AM  Keep Talking
 

Sunday | December 2
 
  6:00AM  On Story "A Conversation With Marta Kauffman" (R) (Also 12/2 4:30PM)
 
  6:30AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/2 2PM, 12/5 6AM, 12/5 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  Washington Week
 
  7:30AM  The Open Mind "The Creative Wealth Of Nations" (R) (Also 12/2 3PM, 12/3 6:30AM, 12/3 1:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Focus On Europe (Also 12/2 3:30PM)
 
  8:30AM  Global 3000 (Also 12/2 4PM)
 
  9:00AM  America Reframed "We Breathe Again" (R)
 
10:00AM  Growing Native "Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People"
 
11:00AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Dr. Pippa Malmgren - The Leadership Lab" (Also 12/5 6:30AM, 12/5 1:30PM, 12/9 11:30AM)
 
11:30AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Neil Degrasse Tyson - Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Part 2 from Einstein to the Present)" (R)
 
12:00PM  Lost La "Coded Geographies" (R)
 
12:30PM  Around The Corner With John Mcgivern "Appleton" (R)
 
  1:00PM  America's Heartland (R)
Visit a working dog training school in Nebraska where dogs learn how to handle sheep and cattle roundups. A Texas program takes feral cats and provides them to farmers and ranchers to help battle ...
 
  1:30PM  Start Up "Periwinkle / Tulsa, Ok"
Cole Johnson has a science degree in Health and Safety Management, a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and has a certification as an EMT. After a layoff from his Health and Safety ...
 
  2:00PM  To 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 ... (Also 12/5 6AM, 12/5 1PM)
 
  2:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/2 6PM)
 
  3:00PM  The Open Mind "The Creative Wealth Of Nations" (R)
Guest: Patrick Kabanda Patrick Kabanda, musician and consultant to the World Bank, talks about his new book "The Creative Wealth of Nations" and the importance of the arts in development. (Also 12/3 6:30AM, 12/3 1:30PM)
 
  3:30PM  Focus On Europe
The people of Chemnitz in eastern Germany remain deeply divided over immigration. Spanish greyhounds are often cruelly abandoned or killed once the hunting season ends.
 
  4:00PM  Global 3000
The majority of Nairobi's inhabitants live in slums. Those who want to escape the drugs and the crime, have to help themselves. In Vietnam we meet a young social entrepreneur who is developing and ...
 
  4:30PM  On Story "A Conversation With Marta Kauffman" (R)
Marta Kauffman takes viewers into that unforgettable New York apartment and talks about how the phenomenon of Friends came to be, the universal appeal of Grace and Frankie, and working with the ...
 
  5:00PM  The Ghost Army (R)
A look at US troops who tricked the enemy with sound effects and visual illusions in World War II.
 
  6:00PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  6:30PM  POV Shorts "Money Rules"
Court fees and fines lead to cycles of incarceration for the poor in "A Debtor's Prison."
 
  7:00PM  Curious Traveler "Curious London Shops"
Royal Warrants, a special designation given to only the best shops and services, are explored.
 
  7:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe "The Best Of Sicily"
Sicilian highlights include the slopes of Mount Etna and Roman mosaics at the Villa of Casale.
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances at The Met "Roberto Devereux" (R)
The last opera in Donizetti's Tudor trilogy stars Sondra Radvanovsky as Elizabeth I.
 
11:00PM  On Story "A Conversation With Noah Hawley" (R)
Screenwriter and producer Noah Hawley explores the creation and execution of a limited series.
 
11:30PM  Bluegrass Underground "Brandi Carlile"
Taped 333-feet below ground within the majestic Volcano Room deep inside Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" series features both well-established and top emerging artists within ...
 
12:00AM  Nature "Snow Bears" (Also 12/3 8AM, 12/3 2PM, 12/5 3:33PM, 12/12 8PM)
 
  1:30AM  Hanukkah: A Festival Of Delights (Also 12/3 9:30AM, 12/3 3:30PM, 12/6 12AM, 12/6 8AM, 12/6 2PM)
 
  3:00AM  Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks (R) (Also 12/3 11AM)
 
  4:00AM  Tending The Wild (R) (Also 12/5 5AM, 12/5 11AM)
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Engine Trouble" (Also 12/6 5AM, 12/6 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Bank Job" (Also 12/6 5:30AM, 12/6 11:30AM)
 

Monday | December 3
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:30PM  Profile "Olin Robison"
Fran Stoddard interviews Olin Robison, president of the Salzburg Seminar in Middlebury.
 
  9:00PM  Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving T
Featuring rare archival materials and interviews with Zinn and colleagues such as Noam Chomsky, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train captures the essence of this extraordinary man who was a catalyst for progressive change for more than 60 years. Narrated by Matt Damon, featuring music by Pearl Jam, Woody Guthrie & Billy Bragg. (Also 12/14 8PM)
 
10:27PM  Of Stone, Wood, And Glass: Alnoba (R)
Timber framing and passive design come together in an extraordinary building in Kensington, NH.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/4 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Forever Painless With Miranda Esmonde-White (Also 12/4 8AM, 12/4 2PM, 12/8 5AM, 12/8 12PM)
 
  1:30AM  Conversation With Bill Moyers (Also 12/4 9:30AM, 12/4 3:30PM, 12/6 1:30AM, 12/6 9:30AM, 12/6 3:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Blackfeet Encounter (R) (Also 12/4 11AM)
 

Tuesday | December 4
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  America Reframed "There Are Jews Here"
There Are Jews Here follows the untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that are now barely holding on. Struggling with aging congregants and dwindling interest, families are ... (Also 12/5 12AM, 12/5 8AM, 12/5 2PM, 12/8 10PM, 12/9 3AM)
 
  9:33PM  Power Struggle (R)
Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with a dedicated array of citizen activists to accomplish a rare grassroots environmental victory in closing an aging nuclear reactor in Vermont. Filmed over five years, this feature-length documentary chronicles the heated political battle to close the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, located on the banks of the Connecticut River in southern Vermont. (Also 12/7 8PM)
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/5 3AM)
 
12:00AM  America Reframed "There Are Jews Here" (Also 12/5 8AM, 12/5 2PM, 12/8 10PM, 12/9 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Tending The Wild (R) (Also 12/5 11AM)
 

Wednesday | December 5
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Neil Diamond: Hot August Night IIi (R)
Neil Diamond's triumphant return to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012 is chronicled.
 
  9:30PM  Sarah Brightman: Hymn
The world's best-selling soprano performs beloved favorites from her career and enchanting new songs
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/6 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Hanukkah: A Festival Of Delights (Also 12/6 8AM, 12/6 2PM)
 
  1:30AM  Conversation With Bill Moyers (Also 12/6 9:30AM, 12/6 3:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Engine Trouble" (Also 12/6 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Bank Job" (Also 12/6 11:30AM)
 

Thursday | December 6
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Wild Edibles, Duck Banding, Vermont's WMAs" (R)
Foraging for wild edibles, Marianne Eaton looks far beyond berries and fiddleheads. A duck banding operation in Addison County manages waterfowl populations. Lawrence Pyne learns about Vermont's 87 Wildlife Management Areas.
 
  8:30PM  Rural Free Delivery "Vets/Forging Iron/Maple Candy & Cream/Lange" (R)
On the road with Drs. Bob Treat, a father and son veterinary team who make house calls in the Manchester area; Cambridge blacksmith Peter Krusch, who merges traditional forging with contemporary decorative ironwork; and making maple candy and cream, with George Cook at the annual Maple Festival in St. Albans. Willem Lange tells a seasonal story.
 
  9:00PM  Points North Classics "Hard Water Sailors/Cheers/Byther"
Take a look at the fastest sport on three skates; join a group of woodbee brewmasters; and an interview with Phillip Bither, the chief of programming at the Flynn Theater in Burlington, VT.
 
  9:30PM  Guest Of The House "Unknown Blues Band"
The popular Burlington group of Kilimanjaro plus Big Joe Burrell.
 
10:00PM  Pass It On "The Coreys"
The Coreys of Benson, VT are the subject of the premiere program. Keeping alive a family heritage of playing New England dance music, fiddler Freeman Corey Sr. and his sons Freeman Jr. and Melvin ...
 
10:30PM  Bardo: A Night In The Life "Kat Wright" (R)
Burlington's queen of soul Kat Wright in performance at Higher Ground and in conversation in Vermont with Ryan Miller, in the premiere of Bardo.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/7 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich (Also 12/7 8AM, 12/7 2PM, 12/8 2PM, 12/10 1:30AM, 12/10 9:30AM, 12/10 3:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (Also 12/7 10AM, 12/7 4PM, 12/9 5AM, 12/10 4AM, 12/19 10PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Ohero:kon - Under The Husk (R) (Also 12/7 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Kitchen Confessions" (R) (Also 12/7 11:30AM, 12/8 2:34AM, 12/8 10:34AM, 12/8 1:30PM, 12/10 3:30AM, 12/10 11:30AM)
 

Friday | December 7
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Power Struggle (R)
Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with a dedicated array of citizen activists to accomplish a rare grassroots environmental victory in closing an aging nuclear reactor in Vermont. Filmed over five years, this feature-length documentary chronicles the heated political battle to close the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, located on the banks of the Connecticut River in southern Vermont.
 
  9:30PM  All Of Me (R)
The lives of Vermonters caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and finding healing.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/8 3:01AM)
 
12:00AM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Out Of The Shadows/Move On Up" (Also 12/8 8AM, 12/8 4PM)
 
  2:34AM  Stories From The Stage "Kitchen Confessions" (R) (Also 12/8 10:34AM, 12/8 1:30PM, 12/10 3:30AM, 12/10 11:30AM)
 
  3:01AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Forever Painless With Miranda Esmonde-White (R) (Also 12/8 12PM)
 

Saturday | December 8
 
  6:00AM  Second Opinion "Cardiac Comeback" (Also 12/8 11:30AM)
 
  6:30AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/8 11:01AM, 12/11 6AM, 12/11 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/9 6:30AM, 12/9 2PM, 12/12 6AM, 12/12 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Washington Week (Also 12/9 7AM)
 
  8:00AM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Out Of The Shadows/Move On Up" (Also 12/8 4PM)
 
10:34AM  Stories From The Stage "Kitchen Confessions" (R) (Also 12/8 1:30PM, 12/10 3:30AM, 12/10 11:30AM)
 
11:01AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/11 6AM, 12/11 1PM)
 
11:30AM  Second Opinion "Cardiac Comeback"
 
12:00PM  Forever Painless With Miranda Esmonde-White
 
  1:30PM  Stories From The Stage "Kitchen Confessions" (R)
For some people, cooking is a refuge. For others, it's a nightmare. Theresa Okokon hosts. (Also 12/10 3:30AM, 12/10 11:30AM)
 
  2:00PM  Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich
Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how ... (Also 12/10 1:30AM, 12/10 9:30AM, 12/10 3:30PM)
 
  4:00PM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Out Of The Shadows/Move On Up"
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a journey through the last 50 years of African American history.
 
  6:34PM  Ribbon Of Sand
Meryl Streep narrates an examination of the unique ecosystem of the Cape Lookout National Seashore.
 
  7:02PM  We'll Meet Again "Surviving The Holocaust"
Join Ann Curry as Holocaust survivors search for those who gave them hope in the darkest days.
 
  8:00PM  Independent Lens "Wilhemina's War" (R)
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural ... (Also 12/11 5AM, 12/11 11AM, 12/12 2AM, 12/12 10AM, 12/12 4PM)
 
  9:00PM  Left On Pearl
LEFT ON PEARL documents how a march to honor International Women's Day in Boston in the early 1970's lead to the occupation of 888 Memorial Drive, a Harvard-owned former knitting factory. (Also 12/10 10PM)
 
10:00PM  America Reframed "There Are Jews Here"
There Are Jews Here follows the untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that are now barely holding on. Struggling with aging congregants and dwindling interest, families are ... (Also 12/9 3AM)
 
11:33PM  Land And Legacy Of An Art Colony (R)
Film about those who gathered in NH and VT around sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens to form the Cornish Colony.
 
12:00AM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky" (Also 12/9 8AM, 12/9 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  America Reframed "There Are Jews Here"
 
  4:33AM  Our American Family: The Mays
 
  5:00AM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (Also 12/10 4AM, 12/19 10PM)
 

Sunday | December 9
 
  6:00AM  On Story "Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation With Jason Segel" (R)
 
  6:30AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/9 2PM, 12/12 6AM, 12/12 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  Washington Week
 
  7:30AM  The Open Mind "The Real Drug Crisis" (R) (Also 12/9 3PM, 12/10 6:30AM, 12/10 1:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky" (Also 12/9 4PM)
 
11:00AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Mark Gober - An End To Upside Down Thinking" (Also 12/12 6:30AM, 12/12 1:30PM, 12/16 11:30AM)
 
11:30AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Dr. Pippa Malmgren - The Leadership Lab"
 
12:00PM  Lost La "Pacific Rim" (R)
 
12:30PM  Around The Corner With John Mcgivern "Middleton" (R)
 
  1:00PM  America's Heartland (R)
Foodies celebrate artisanal wines and beers. Now a California man is serving up some very different kinds of beverages with artisanal Vodka! Kentucky is world famous for its bourbon and one farmer's ...
 
  1:30PM  Start Up "Con Quesos & Juice Palm / Fayetteville, Ar"
Omar Kasim created a fast-casual fusion taco restaurant in Fayetteville Arkansas, only to be pushed out of his own business by an investor. Picking himself up and starting again, Omar stayed positive ...
 
  2:00PM  To 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 ... (Also 12/12 6AM, 12/12 1PM)
 
  2:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  3:00PM  The Open Mind "The Real Drug Crisis" (R)
Guest: Katherine Eban. Investigative reporter Katherine Eban on the dangers of generic pharmaceutical manufacturing and a looming shortage. (Also 12/10 6:30AM, 12/10 1:30PM)
 
  3:30PM  Focus On Europe
With Focus on Europe, DW has developed a new program that adds a more personal touch to the issues affecting people across the continent. The weekly magazine which replaced European Journal in ...
 
  4:00PM  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise "Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky"
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America's changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Eric ...
 
  7:00PM  Curious Traveler "Curious Glasgow"
Discover who is buried under Glasgow Cathedral and why Glasgow City Chambers look like a palace
 
  7:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe "Sicilian Delights"
Rick dines at the fisherman's harbor in Cefal? and ponders ancient Greek greatness in Siracusa.
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances at The Met "Elektra" (R)
Richard Strauss' blazing tragedy stars Nina Stemme as the vengeful princess.
 
10:00PM  On Story "A Conversation With Courtney Kemp" (R)
Showrunner and producer Courtney A. Kemp discusses the power dynamics in the television industry.
 
10:30PM  Music Voyager "Peru: Paracas" (R)
Jacob visits the desert of Paracas to follow the Nazca Lines and explore Afro-Peruvian music.
 
11:00PM  On Story "Bloodline: A Conversation With Todd A. Kessler" (R)
Bloodline's co-creator Todd A. Kessler talks about the genesis and development of the Netflix series.
 
11:30PM  Bluegrass Underground "Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper"
Taped 333-feet below ground within the majestic Volcano Room deep inside Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" series features both well-established and top emerging artists within ...
 
12:00AM  Nature "H Is For Hawk: A New Chapter" (R) (Also 12/10 8AM, 12/10 2PM)
 
  1:30AM  Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich (Also 12/10 9:30AM, 12/10 3:30PM)
 
  3:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Kitchen Confessions" (R) (Also 12/10 11:30AM)
 
  4:00AM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (Also 12/19 10PM)
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Taking Advantage?" (Also 12/13 5AM, 12/13 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Whistleblower" (R) (Also 12/13 5:30AM, 12/13 11:30AM)
 

Monday | December 10
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:30PM  Profile "Sarah Carleton"
Fran Stoddard interviews Sarah Carleton, actress and assistant professor in the theatre department at UVM.
 
  9:00PM  The Hanji Box
Drama centering aroung the stormy relationship between a mother and her adopted teenage daughter is complicated by issues of adoption. When an object of great significance to the daughter is broken, the mother travels to New York's Koreatown to see if she can get it fixed. A charismatic Korean artist and an adventure of cultural immersion, and adoption--her own--await her. (Also 12/21 10PM, 12/28 8PM)
 
10:00PM  Left On Pearl (R)
LEFT ON PEARL documents how a march to honor International Women's Day in Boston in the early 1970's lead to the occupation of 888 Memorial Drive, a Harvard-owned former knitting factory.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/11 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed The World (R) (Also 12/11 8AM, 12/11 2PM)
 
  2:00AM  Everyone Has A Place (R) (Also 12/11 10AM, 12/11 4PM, 12/14 5AM, 12/14 11AM, 12/17 3:30AM, 12/17 11:30AM, 12/24 5AM, 12/27 5AM, 12/27 11AM)
 
  2:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holidays: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Part 1" (Also 12/11 10:30AM, 12/11 4:30PM, 12/14 5:30AM, 12/14 11:30AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Independent Lens "Wilhemina's War" (R) (Also 12/11 11AM, 12/12 2AM, 12/12 10AM, 12/12 4PM)
 

Tuesday | December 11
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  America Reframed "Winter At Westbeth"
The elderly residents of Westbeth Artists Housing in New York City are immersed in their art practice as though there is no tomorrow. Video artist Edith Stephen, hopes to complete an experimental ... (Also 12/12 12AM, 12/12 8AM, 12/12 2PM, 12/15 10PM, 12/16 2AM, 12/16 9AM)
 
  9:30PM  Circus Dreams (R)
Chronicles a year in the life of Vermont's own Circus Smirkus, one of the world's only traveling youth circuses.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/12 3AM)
 
12:00AM  America Reframed "Winter At Westbeth" (Also 12/12 8AM, 12/12 2PM, 12/15 10PM, 12/16 2AM, 12/16 9AM)
 
  1:30AM  Beth Ames Swartz / Reminders Of Invisible Light (R) (Also 12/12 9:30AM, 12/12 3:30PM, 12/16 3:30AM, 12/16 10:30AM)
 
  2:00AM  Independent Lens "Wilhemina's War" (R) (Also 12/12 10AM, 12/12 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Secrets Of Highclere Castle (Also 12/12 11AM)
 

Wednesday | December 12
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Nature "Snow Bears"
Travel to the Arctic to follow the life-changing journey of two newborn polar bear cubs.
 
  9:30PM  Peter, Paul And Mary At Newport 1963-65
Never-before-seen performances by Peter, Paul and Mary at the Newport Folk Festival are showcased.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/13 3AM)
 
12:00AM  POV "93queen" (R) (Also 12/13 8AM, 12/13 2PM, 12/31 2:30AM, 12/31 10:30AM)
 
  1:30AM  Trezoros: The Lost Jews Of Kastoria (R) (Also 12/13 9:30AM, 12/13 3:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Taking Advantage?" (Also 12/13 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Whistleblower" (R) (Also 12/13 11:30AM)
 

Thursday | December 13
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Invasive Plants, Trout Survey, Fly Fishing Museum"
Marianne Eaton visits Hildene Estate to look at efforts to control invasive plant species. A trout survey on Maidstone Lake is providing vital information about native lake trout. Lawrence Pyne visits the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester, Vt.
 
  8:30PM  Rural Free Delivery "Spring Wildflowers/Decorative Paper/Piano Tuning" (R)
Discovering early spring wildflowers, with Laurie DiCesare of Colchester; making decorative paper by hand, with Richard Langdell of E. Topsham; and restoring and tuning pianos, with John Young of Glover.
 
  9:00PM  Points North Classics "North To Freedom/Kiley"
A visit to Underground Railroad sites around Vermont includes a look at the state's role in helping runaway slaves find freedom. Also, a 1997 interview with landscape architect Dan Kiley.
 
  9:30PM  Guest Of The House "Jennings"
Keyboardist Gail Jennings and her husband Andrew Jennings, violinist of the Concord String Quartet, perform the first movement of the Debussy Sonata in G Minor for violin and piano and J.S. Bach's ...
 
10:00PM  Pass It On "The Beaudoins"
Another family keeping its musical heritage alive, the Beaudoins of the Burlington area are the subject of this program. The large family of French-Canadian descent draws on many generations of ...
 
10:30PM  Bardo: A Night In The Life "Caroline Rose" (R)
Caroline Rose is a New York-based singer-songwriter who describes her music as "Schizo Drift". After her concert, she and host, Ryan Miller pick out costumes and go segwaying!!
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/14 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Nova "Ultimate Cruise Ship" (R) (Also 12/14 8AM, 12/14 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Impossible Builds "The Scorpion Tower" (R) (Also 12/14 9AM, 12/14 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  Quietest Place On Earth (R) (Also 12/14 10AM, 12/14 4PM, 12/15 5AM, 12/17 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Everyone Has A Place (R) (Also 12/14 11AM, 12/17 3:30AM, 12/17 11:30AM, 12/24 5AM, 12/27 5AM, 12/27 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holidays: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Part 1" (Also 12/14 11:30AM)
 

Friday | December 14
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving T
Featuring rare archival materials and interviews with Zinn and colleagues such as Noam Chomsky, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train captures the essence of this extraordinary man who was a catalyst for progressive change for more than 60 years. Narrated by Matt Damon, featuring music by Pearl Jam, Woody Guthrie & Billy Bragg.
 
  9:30PM  Nelson Algren: The End Is Nothing, The Road Is All (R)
Nelson Algren: The End is Nothing, the Road is All is an in-depth feature length documentary of one of America's greatest and least understood authors, Nelson Algren.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/15 3AM)
 
12:00AM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R) (Also 12/15 8AM, 12/15 2PM, 12/17 4AM, 12/18 5AM, 12/18 11AM, 12/19 2AM, 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 
  1:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Children Of WWII" (R) (Also 12/15 9AM, 12/15 3PM, 12/15 7PM)
 
  2:00AM  Tolkien & Lewis: Myth, Imagination & The Quest (R) (Also 12/15 4PM, 12/19 5AM, 12/19 11AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Quietest Place On Earth (R) (Also 12/17 4PM)
 

Saturday | December 15
 
  6:00AM  Second Opinion "Hiv" (Also 12/15 11:30AM)
 
  6:30AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/18 6AM, 12/18 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/16 6:30AM, 12/16 2PM, 12/19 6AM, 12/19 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Washington Week (Also 12/16 7AM)
 
  8:00AM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R) (Also 12/15 2PM, 12/17 4AM, 12/18 5AM, 12/18 11AM, 12/19 2AM, 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 
  9:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Children Of WWII" (R) (Also 12/15 3PM, 12/15 7PM)
 
10:00AM  Rick Steves Special "European Festivals"
 
11:30AM  Second Opinion "Hiv"
 
12:00PM  Chaplains "Part 1" (R) (Also 12/16 4AM)
 
  1:00PM  Chaplains "Part 2" (R)
CHAPLAINS continues with a profile of the chaplains team traveling with NASCAR, the tradition of chaplains who serve in the US Senate and House of Representatives, a Rabbi- chaplain working in a ... (Also 12/16 5AM)
 
  2:00PM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R)
An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story tells Niebuhr's story through photographs, recordings, and interviews with his former students, his daughter, and eminent public figures including ... (Also 12/17 4AM, 12/18 5AM, 12/18 11AM, 12/19 2AM, 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 
  3:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Children Of WWII" (R)
Join journalist Ann Curry as she hosts the dramatic reunions of people separated by World War II. . (Also 12/15 7PM)
 
  4:00PM  Tolkien & Lewis: Myth, Imagination & The Quest (R)
On a dreary September evening in 1931, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and their friend and fellow scholar, Hugo Dyson, met for dinner and debate in Lewis's Magdalen College dormitory in Oxford, England. ... (Also 12/19 5AM, 12/19 11AM)
 
  5:00PM  History Detectives (R)
A woodcarving may have been part of the Andrew Jackson figurehead affixed to the USS Constitution.
 
  6:00PM  Native America "New World Rising" (R)
Horse-mounted Comanche warriors and secret messages encoded in Aztec manuscript are explored.
 
  7:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Children Of WWII" (R)
Join journalist Ann Curry as she hosts the dramatic reunions of people separated by World War II. .
 
  8:00PM  Sacred
 
  9:30PM  Lake Effect (R)
Explores the possible connection between neurotoxins found in the lakes of VT & NH and the onset of ALS.
 
10:00PM  America Reframed "Winter At Westbeth"
The elderly residents of Westbeth Artists Housing in New York City are immersed in their art practice as though there is no tomorrow. Video artist Edith Stephen, hopes to complete an experimental ... (Also 12/16 2AM, 12/16 9AM)
 
11:30PM  History Of Bolton Valley (R)
The history of Bolton Valley with 50 years of skiing and riding at the mountain.
 
12:00AM  New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage With Rising Artists
 
12:30AM  New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage With Rising Artists
 
  1:00AM  Free: The Power Of Performance
 
  2:00AM  America Reframed "Winter At Westbeth" (Also 12/16 9AM)
 
  3:30AM  Beth Ames Swartz / Reminders Of Invisible Light (R) (Also 12/16 10:30AM)
 
  4:00AM  Chaplains "Part 1" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Chaplains "Part 2" (R)
 

Sunday | December 16
 
  6:00AM  On Story "Psychological Thrillers" (R) (Also 12/16 4:30PM)
 
  6:30AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/16 2PM, 12/19 6AM, 12/19 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  Washington Week
 
  7:30AM  The Open Mind "A Pro And Antibiotic Future" (R) (Also 12/16 3PM, 12/17 6:30AM, 12/17 1:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Focus On Europe (Also 12/16 3:30PM)
 
  8:30AM  Global 3000 (Also 12/16 4PM)
 
  9:00AM  America Reframed "Winter At Westbeth"
 
10:30AM  Beth Ames Swartz / Reminders Of Invisible Light (R)
 
11:00AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Barry Kibrick - Wisdom, Change And Purpose" (Also 12/19 6:30AM, 12/19 1:30PM, 12/23 11:30AM)
 
11:30AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Mark Gober - An End To Upside Down Thinking"
 
12:00PM  Lost La "Descanso Gardens" (R)
 
  1:00PM  America's Heartland (R)
Reporter Jason Shoultz meets a Virginia farmer improving his profit margin by helping reduce pollution on his farm. A Louisiana family improves soil for their sugarcane farming operation. Sharon ...
 
  1:30PM  Start Up "J. Rieger & Co. / Kansas City, Mo"
In the 1800's, J. Rieger & Co. was the largest mail-order whiskey maker in the U.S when prohibition forced them to permanently shut their doors. 90 years later, Kansas City bartender Ryan Maybee ...
 
  2:00PM  To 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 ... (Also 12/19 6AM, 12/19 1PM)
 
  2:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  3:00PM  The Open Mind "A Pro And Antibiotic Future" (R)
Guest: Jessica Snyder Sachs. "Good Germs, Bad Germs" author Jessica Snyder Sachs talks about the rise of drug resistant microbes. (Also 12/17 6:30AM, 12/17 1:30PM)
 
  3:30PM  Focus On Europe
With Focus on Europe, DW has developed a new program that adds a more personal touch to the issues affecting people across the continent. The weekly magazine which replaced European Journal in ...
 
  4:00PM  Global 3000
Global 3000 is Deutsche Welle's weekly magazine that explores the intersection of global development and the environmental and social conditions of the diverse cultures of the world. In each program, ...
 
  4:30PM  On Story "Psychological Thrillers" (R)
Writers of psychological thrillers talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.
 
  5:00PM  Letters From Baghdad
Gertrude Bell was an archaeologist and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I.
 
  6:30PM  POV Shorts "Hindsight Is 20/20"
A world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes in "Balloonfest. " A (un)historic gathering of 22,000 people occurs in "A Night at the Garden." Georgia's deep ties to the Confederacy emerge in ... (Also 12/25 2AM, 12/25 10AM, 12/25 4PM, 12/28 5AM, 12/28 11AM)
 
  7:00PM  Curious Traveler "Curious Williamsburg"
Learn why the English choose Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia as early settlements.
 
  7:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe "Scotland's Highlands"
Rick visits the "Weeping Glen" of Glencoe, bustling Inverness and the battlefield at Culloden.
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances at The Met "Norma" (R)
Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the Druid priestess in Bellini's masterpiece. Carlo Rizzi conducts.
 
11:00PM  Great Conversations "Robert Wright And Jon Kabat-Zinn"
Author Robert Wright is interviewed by scientist and mindfulness meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn.
 
12:00AM  Nature "Nature's Miracle Orphans: Second Chances" (R) (Also 12/17 8AM, 12/17 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Everest: A Climb For Peace (R) (Also 12/17 9AM, 12/17 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  Doc World "Among The Believers" (R) (Also 12/17 10AM)
 
  3:30AM  Everyone Has A Place (R) (Also 12/17 11:30AM, 12/24 5AM, 12/27 5AM, 12/27 11AM)
 
  4:00AM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R) (Also 12/18 5AM, 12/18 11AM, 12/19 2AM, 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Ask Why" (R) (Also 12/20 5AM, 12/20 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Run Coal Memos" (R) (Also 12/20 5:30AM, 12/20 11:30AM)
 

Monday | December 17
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:30PM  Profile "Naj Wikoff"
Fran Stoddard interviews Naj Wikoff, an artist who founded Creative Healing Connections, the Lake Placid Institute, and co-founded the Adirondack Film Society-Lake Placid Film Forum.
 
  9:00PM  My Mother's Early Lovers
A young Vermont woman explores her mother's past and uncovers a secret at the heart of her family's history. Based on an autobiographical memoir by Sybil Smith, the film suggests that the truth-no matter how painful-provides a path to redemption. (Also 12/21 8PM)
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/18 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Your Health: A Sacred Matter (Also 12/18 8AM, 12/18 2PM)
 
  2:00AM  Bright Lights Little City (Also 12/18 10AM, 12/18 4PM, 12/21 5AM, 12/21 11AM, 12/24 3:30AM, 12/24 11:30AM)
 
  2:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holidays: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Part 2" (Also 12/18 10:30AM, 12/18 4:30PM, 12/21 5:30AM, 12/21 11:30AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R) (Also 12/18 11AM, 12/19 2AM, 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 

Tuesday | December 18
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  America Reframed "Deej" (R)
Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year ... (Also 12/19 12AM, 12/19 8AM, 12/19 2PM, 12/22 10PM, 12/23 2AM, 12/23 9AM)
 
  9:00PM  Sunlight Man (R)
This feature documentary is an intimate and personal biography of novelist John Gardner, author of Grendel, The Sunlight Dialogues, October Light and other works. The film was written, photographed, edited and produced by his son, Joel Gardner.
 
10:36PM  Best Day Ever: Forest Kindergartens In Vermont (R)
This short film takes you outside, into the forest classrooms of two Vermont schools where students are rediscovering joy and wonder through the experience of playing in nature.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/19 3AM)
 
12:00AM  America Reframed "Deej" (R) (Also 12/19 8AM, 12/19 2PM, 12/22 10PM, 12/23 2AM, 12/23 9AM)
 
  1:00AM  Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago (Also 12/19 9AM, 12/19 3PM, 12/23 3AM, 12/23 10AM)
 
  2:00AM  American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (R) (Also 12/19 10AM, 12/19 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Tolkien & Lewis: Myth, Imagination & The Quest (R) (Also 12/19 11AM)
 

Wednesday | December 19
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Carpenters: Close To You & Christmas Memories (
This music-filled documentary traces the Carpenters' career and features the duo's top hits.
 
10:00PM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R)
Miranda Esmonde-White uses n science to help put an end to this defeatist attitude towards aging.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/20 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Faith In The Big House (R) (Also 12/20 8AM, 12/20 2PM, 12/22 5AM, 12/22 1PM)
 
  1:00AM  Independent Lens "Man On Fire" (Also 12/20 9AM, 12/22 12PM, 12/22 8PM)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "The Gang Crackdown" (R) (Also 12/23 5PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "Ask Why" (R) (Also 12/20 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Playing By The Rules: Ethics At Work "The Run Coal Memos" (R) (Also 12/20 11:30AM)
 

Thursday | December 20
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Ice Fishing, Moose Populations, All-Terrain Skiing" (R)
Lawrence Pyne spends a day ice fishing in northern Vermont. Biologists use infrared technology to help manage the state's moose population. In Waitsfield, Marianne Eaton gets a lesson in all-terrain skiing and essential winter survival skills.
 
  8:30PM  Rural Free Delivery "French Canadian Celebration/Making Dulcimers" (R)
A celebration of French Canadian history, culture and music includes a visit to a soiree in Middlesex celebrating the life and work of Martha Pellerin; and a lesson in the design and crafting of Appalachian Mountain dulcimers, with Jeremy Seeger of Hancock.
 
  9:00PM  Points North Classics "Romance/10th Mtn/Stratty Lines"
A profile of romance novel illustrator Michael McGovern of Barnard; remembering the World War II defeat of the Germans' "Gothic Line" in northern Italy, with three veterans of the victorious 10th Mountain Division; and a 1997 interview with Stratty Lines, retired owner of The Oasis Diner in Burlington.
 
  9:30PM  Guest Of The House "Breakaway"
Bluegrass music with a mix of musicians who have played in many renowned Vermont groups comes to Guest of the House with "Breakaway." Songs include "Jerked Up," "Why Don't You Tell Me So," "Talk ...
 
10:00PM  Pass It On "Storytelling"
This program highlights the tradition of telling stories, reciting poems and spinning tall tales. Among the storytellers are Keith Wallace of Waterbury, Cora Bardwell of Dover and Claire Bouffard ...
 
10:30PM  Bardo: A Night In The Life "Madaila" (R)
Madaila rocks the Higher Ground stage and host Ryan Miller connects with the band at their downtown studio to jam.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/21 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Nova "Ghosts Of Stonehenge" (R) (Also 12/21 8AM, 12/21 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Impossible Builds "Europe In The Desert" (R) (Also 12/21 9AM, 12/21 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  Dinosaur Echo (Also 12/21 10AM, 12/21 4PM, 12/24 4PM, 12/25 5AM, 12/25 11AM)
 
  2:30AM  POV Shorts "Earthrise" (Also 12/21 10:30AM, 12/21 4:30PM, 12/24 4:30PM, 12/25 5:30AM, 12/25 11:30AM, 12/30 6:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Bright Lights Little City (Also 12/21 11AM, 12/24 3:30AM, 12/24 11:30AM)
 
  5:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holidays: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Part 2" (Also 12/21 11:30AM)
 

Friday | December 21
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  My Mother's Early Lovers
A young Vermont woman explores her mother's past and uncovers a secret at the heart of her family's history. Based on an autobiographical memoir by Sybil Smith, the film suggests that the truth-no matter how painful-provides a path to redemption.
 
10:00PM  The Hanji Box
Drama centering aroung the stormy relationship between a mother and her adopted teenage daughter is complicated by issues of adoption. When an object of great significance to the daughter is broken, the mother travels to New York's Koreatown to see if she can get it fixed. A charismatic Korean artist and an adventure of cultural immersion, and adoption--her own--await her. (Also 12/28 8PM)
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/22 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer (R) (Also 12/22 8AM, 12/22 2PM, 12/26 5AM, 12/26 11AM)
 
  1:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Great Alaskan Earthquake" (Also 12/22 9AM, 12/22 3PM, 12/22 7PM)
 
  2:00AM  Sultan And The Saint (Also 12/22 10AM, 12/22 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Faith In The Big House (R) (Also 12/22 1PM)
 

Saturday | December 22
 
  6:00AM  Second Opinion "Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease" (Also 12/22 11:30AM)
 
  6:30AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/22 11AM, 12/25 6AM, 12/25 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/23 6:30AM, 12/23 2PM, 12/26 6AM, 12/26 1PM)
 
  7:30AM  Washington Week (Also 12/23 7AM)
 
  8:00AM  Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer (R) (Also 12/22 2PM, 12/26 5AM, 12/26 11AM)
 
  9:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Great Alaskan Earthquake" (Also 12/22 3PM, 12/22 7PM)
 
10:00AM  Sultan And The Saint (Also 12/22 4PM)
 
11:00AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/25 6AM, 12/25 1PM)
 
11:30AM  Second Opinion "Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease"
 
12:00PM  Independent Lens "Man On Fire" (Also 12/22 8PM)
 
  1:00PM  Faith In The Big House (R)
Faith in the Big House explores the formulas used by Christian missionaries to convert inmates in America's prison. At a maximum security facility in Louisiana, a group of Christian evangelicals ...
 
  2:00PM  Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer (R)
MYSTERIES OF THE JESUS PRAYER focuses on the ancient and obscure Christian prayer first recited by the Apostles more than 2,000 years ago in the Egyptian desert. Originally passed down verbally from ... (Also 12/26 5AM, 12/26 11AM)
 
  3:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Great Alaskan Earthquake"
Two Alaskans try to track down childhood friends who survived the state's massive 1964 earthquake. (Also 12/22 7PM)
 
  4:00PM  Sultan And The Saint
Explore how St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt risked it all to end the Crusades. A simple Christian friar and a mighty Muslim leader met on a bloody battlefield 800 years ago. What ...
 
  5:00PM  History Detectives (R)
A camera may have been used by the first female White House photographer to shoot President Truman.
 
  6:00PM  St. Thomas Christmas: So Bright The Star
Familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections are showcased in Minneapolis.
 
  7:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Great Alaskan Earthquake"
Two Alaskans try to track down childhood friends who survived the state's massive 1964 earthquake.
 
  8:00PM  Independent Lens "Man On Fire"
An elderly white Texas minister set himself on fire to protest the virulent racism of his community.
 
  9:00PM  Spirit Of A Classic: Mad River Glen (R)
Made in 1988 to celebrate Mad River's fortieth Anniversary, this program captures the founders of the Ski Area describing how it was created.
 
10:00PM  America Reframed "Deej" (R)
Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year ... (Also 12/23 2AM, 12/23 9AM)
 
11:00PM  Thrills and Spills in the North Country (R)
A look at the history of winter sport in the Northeast, including winter sports champions and ghosts of forgotten resorts. (Also 12/25 10PM)
 
12:00AM  New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage With Rising Artists
 
12:30AM  New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage With Rising Artists
 
  1:00AM  Getting To The Nutcracker
 
  2:00AM  America Reframed "Deej" (R) (Also 12/23 9AM)
 
  3:00AM  Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago (Also 12/23 10AM)
 
  4:00AM  Into The Night: Portraits Of Life And Death (R)
 

Sunday | December 23
 
  6:00AM  On Story "Script To Screen: Arrival" (R) (Also 12/23 4:30PM)
 
  6:30AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/23 2PM, 12/26 6AM, 12/26 1PM)
 
  7:00AM  Washington Week
 
  7:30AM  The Open Mind "The Lore Of Life" (R) (Also 12/23 3PM, 12/24 6:30AM, 12/24 1:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Focus On Europe (Also 12/23 3:30PM, 12/24 7:30AM)
 
  8:30AM  Global 3000 (Also 12/23 4PM, 12/24 7AM)
 
  9:00AM  America Reframed "Deej" (R)
 
10:00AM  Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago
 
11:00AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Jimmy Steinfeldt - Rock 'n' Roll Lens" (R) (Also 12/26 6:30AM, 12/26 1:30PM, 12/30 11:30AM)
 
11:30AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Barry Kibrick - Wisdom, Change And Purpose"
 
12:00PM  This American Land "Red Snapper, Habitat For Birds, Water Quality For"
 
12:30PM  Around The Corner With John Mcgivern "Havenwoods" (R)
 
  1:00PM  America's Heartland (R)
Rob Stewart finds out how climate change is affecting American agriculture. Sarah Gardner travels to Washington State where farmers learn to do more with less water. Jason Shoultz takes to the fields ...
 
  1:30PM  Start Up "Flipside Ninja Park / Lowell, Ar"
Caleb Benson is a 10 year veteran of the USCG and now the co-owner/operator of Flip Side Ninja Park with his wife Emily. Both fitness fanatics, Caleb and Emily abandoned their careers to chase ...
 
  2:00PM  To 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 ... (Also 12/26 6AM, 12/26 1PM)
 
  2:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/23 6PM)
 
  3:00PM  The Open Mind "The Lore Of Life" (R)
Guest: Oren Harman. Bar-Ilan University chair in Science, Technology, and Society Oren Harman talks about his new book "Evolutions: 15 Myths That Explain Our World." (Also 12/24 6:30AM, 12/24 1:30PM)
 
  3:30PM  Focus On Europe
With Focus on Europe, DW has developed a new program that adds a more personal touch to the issues affecting people across the continent. The weekly magazine which replaced European Journal in ... (Also 12/24 7:30AM)
 
  4:00PM  Global 3000
Global 3000 is Deutsche Welle's weekly magazine that explores the intersection of global development and the environmental and social conditions of the diverse cultures of the world. In each program, ... (Also 12/24 7AM)
 
  4:30PM  On Story "Script To Screen: Arrival" (R)
Once considered "unfilmable," the movie Arrival scored big at the box office. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer talks about his long road selling Hollywood on his adaptation of the short story by Ted ...
 
  5:00PM  Frontline "The Gang Crackdown" (R)
Killings linked to the MS-13 gang and the crackdown that swept up immigrant teens are investigated.
 
  6:00PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  6:30PM  POV Shorts "Positive Images"
A man creates an archive of black excellence and fights for its permanence in "Give."
 
  7:00PM  Curious Traveler "Curious Quebec City"
Discover how has this UNESCO World Heritage Site has retained its 'Frenchness' after all this time.
 
  7:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe "Scotland's Islands"
Rick explores the tranquil Isle of Iona, travels across the Isle of Skye and visits Iron Age forts.
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances at The Met "The Exterminating Angel" (R)
Thomas Ades' opera is a surreal fantasy of a dinner party from which the guests can't escape.
 
10:30PM  Music Voyager "Peru: Amazon" (R)
Jacob experiences the beauty of the Amazon and life on the Amazon in style on a boat cruise.
 
11:00PM  Great Conversations "Masha Gessen And Clarissa Ward"
Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen talks about her new book with Clarissa Ward of CNN.
 
12:00AM  Nature "Nature's Miracle Orphans: Wild Lessons" (R) (Also 12/24 8AM, 12/24 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Craft In America "Holiday" (Also 12/24 9AM, 12/24 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  Doc World "Visitor's Day" (R) (Also 12/24 10AM)
 
  3:30AM  Bright Lights Little City (Also 12/24 11:30AM)
 
  4:00AM  Craft In America "Community"
 
  5:00AM  Everyone Has A Place (R) (Also 12/27 5AM, 12/27 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Crisis Of Faith (Also 12/27 5:30AM, 12/27 11:30AM)
 

Monday | December 24
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:30PM  Profile "Mel Kaplan"
Fran Stoddard interviews Mel Kaplan of Charlotte, Vt., founder and artistic director of the Vermont Mozart Festival, the New York Chamber Soloists and the Festival Winds.
 
  9:00PM  Nothing Like Dreaming
A Vermont teenager, grieving over the death of her best friend, seeks refuge with an outsider artist who is deemed dangerous because of his mental health history. (Also 12/28 9PM)
 
10:34PM  Artists' Medium (R)
Explore artistic practice through "a day in the life" with four regional VT artists.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/25 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, I (R) (Also 12/25 8AM, 12/25 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, I (R) (Also 12/25 9AM, 12/25 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  POV Shorts "Hindsight Is 20/20" (Also 12/25 10AM, 12/25 4PM, 12/28 5AM, 12/28 11AM)
 
  2:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holiday Horror" (R) (Also 12/25 10:30AM, 12/25 4:30PM, 12/28 5:30AM, 12/28 11:30AM, 12/29 1:30PM, 12/31 4:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Dinosaur Echo (Also 12/25 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  POV Shorts "Earthrise" (Also 12/25 11:30AM, 12/30 6:30PM)
 

Tuesday | December 25
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  America Reframed "Through The Repellent Fence" (R)
Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Crist?bal Mart?nez, and Kade L. Twist collectively known ... (Also 12/26 12AM, 12/26 8AM, 12/26 2PM, 12/29 10PM, 12/30 2AM, 12/30 9AM)
 
  9:00PM  Legends Of American Skiing (R)
From the gold camps of the high Sierras in the mid 1800's through the hell bent racing day of the 30's this show takes viewers on a thrilling rundown the slopes of history. rare, authentic footage and exclusive interviews with some of the men and women who made downhill history combine in this one hour documentary to chronicle the birth and development of one of America's greatest sports. (Also 12/29 11PM)
 
10:00PM  Thrills and Spills in the North Country (R)
A look at the history of winter sport in the Northeast, including winter sports champions and ghosts of forgotten resorts.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/26 3AM)
 
12:00AM  America Reframed "Through The Repellent Fence" (R) (Also 12/26 8AM, 12/26 2PM, 12/29 10PM, 12/30 2AM, 12/30 9AM)
 
  1:00AM  Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Awakening" (R) (Also 12/26 9AM, 12/26 3PM, 12/30 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Gift" (R) (Also 12/26 10AM, 12/26 4PM, 12/30 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer (R) (Also 12/26 11AM)
 

Wednesday | December 26
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Paul Simon's Concert In The Park
Legendary artist Paul Simon performs a retrospective mix of favorites in Central Park in 1991.
 
10:00PM  Wings Over Grand Canyon (R)
This aerial journey captures an endless variety of stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/27 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Independent Lens "The Armor Of Light" (R) (Also 12/27 8AM, 12/27 2PM, 12/29 12PM)
 
  1:30AM  Jewish Film Showcase "Raise The Roof" (R) (Also 12/27 9:30AM, 12/27 3:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Everyone Has A Place (R) (Also 12/27 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Crisis Of Faith (Also 12/27 11:30AM)
 

Thursday | December 27
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Outdoor Journal "Trophy Trout, Nesting Terns, Groton State Forest" (R)
Lawrence Pyne heads to Waterbury, Vt., to fish for trophy trout on the Winooski River. Four Lake Champlain islands are important nesting areas for common terns. A look at Groton State Forest's becoming an Outdoor Family program.
 
  8:30PM  Rural Free Delivery "Wall Texturing/Wildlife Program/Raising Turkeys/Wl" (R)
Ideas for giving texture to walls, with Northern Plaster Works of Bethel; a look at the Partners in Wildlife program with Jim and Lucy McCullough of Williston, and Russ Ford of Berkshire, who returned some of their land to wildlife; raising turkeys, with Dave and Judy Adams of Adams Turkey Farm in Westford; and a seasonal story by Willem Lange.
 
  9:00PM  Points North Classics "Fireworks/Cowboy Of The Show/Bill Lee"
The meticulous preparations for Montreal's 1997 International Firework's Festival and a look at the American team's entry; a profile of Yodelin' Slim Clark, an early country/western star who lives in Maine; and an interview with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee of Craftsbury, Vt.
 
  9:30PM  Guest Of The House "The Cuts"
The "techno-pop" trio The Cuts bring their original new wave rock sound to this week's episode. Tunes performed include "Architecture," "Not Love," "Different Part of the World," "No pain," and ...
 
10:00PM  Pass It On "Helen Hartness Flanders"
In the 1930s, Helen Hartness Flanders began a remarkable collection of Vermont music that has grown ever since. Now at Middlebury College, the Flanders collection is under the care of curator ...
 
10:30PM  Bardo: A Night In The Life "Lake Street Dive" (R)
Lake Street Dive goes climbing with host, Ryan Miller, before their show at Higher Ground and explore the vital elements that have kept the band together for 14 successful years.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/28 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Nova "Apollo's Daring Mission" (Also 12/28 8AM, 12/28 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Impossible Builds "The Floating House" (R) (Also 12/28 9AM, 12/28 3PM)
 
  2:00AM  Tesla: American Experience (R) (Also 12/28 10AM, 12/28 4PM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  POV Shorts "Hindsight Is 20/20" (Also 12/28 11AM)
 
  5:30AM  Stories From The Stage "Holiday Horror" (R) (Also 12/28 11:30AM, 12/29 1:30PM, 12/31 4:30PM)
 

Friday | December 28
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  The Hanji Box
Drama centering aroung the stormy relationship between a mother and her adopted teenage daughter is complicated by issues of adoption. When an object of great significance to the daughter is broken, the mother travels to New York's Koreatown to see if she can get it fixed. A charismatic Korean artist and an adventure of cultural immersion, and adoption--her own--await her.
 
  9:00PM  Nothing Like Dreaming
A Vermont teenager, grieving over the death of her best friend, seeks refuge with an outsider artist who is deemed dangerous because of his mental health history.
 
10:37PM  The Ill-Made Knight (R)
Fictional VT short featuring a young girl fighting to save the forest she loves from a logging company.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. (Also 12/29 3AM)
 
12:00AM  Pacific Heartbeat "Waiting For John" (R) (Also 12/29 8AM, 12/29 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Korean War Brothers In Arms" (Also 12/29 9AM, 12/29 3PM, 12/29 7PM)
 
  2:00AM  Mark Twain's Journey To Jerusalem: Dreamland (R) (Also 12/29 10AM, 12/29 4PM, 12/31 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  PBS NewsHour
 
  4:00AM  Amanpour And Company
 
  5:00AM  Monks Of Vina (R)
 

Saturday | December 29
 
  6:00AM  Second Opinion "Alcoholism" (Also 12/29 11:30AM)
 
  6:30AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack (Also 12/29 11AM)
 
  7:00AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/30 6:30AM, 12/30 2PM)
 
  7:30AM  Washington Week (Also 12/30 7AM)
 
  8:00AM  Pacific Heartbeat "Waiting For John" (R) (Also 12/29 2PM)
 
  9:00AM  We'll Meet Again "Korean War Brothers In Arms" (Also 12/29 3PM, 12/29 7PM)
 
10:00AM  Mark Twain's Journey To Jerusalem: Dreamland (R) (Also 12/29 4PM, 12/31 4AM)
 
11:00AM  Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack
 
11:30AM  Second Opinion "Alcoholism"
 
12:00PM  Independent Lens "The Armor Of Light" (R)
 
  1:30PM  Stories From The Stage "Holiday Horror" (R)
Cyndi Freeman becomes one of Santa's elves and uncovers a gruesome reality; Ekhlas Ahmed faces hunger as calamity creates a long Ramadan fast; Matt Dicks gathers his courage at Thanksgiving to stand ... (Also 12/31 4:30PM)
 
  2:00PM  Pacific Heartbeat "Waiting For John" (R)
If you had never heard of an airplane or a refrigerator, would you think it was a miracle when one arrived? When the American military landed on a remote island in the South Pacific during World War ...
 
  3:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Korean War Brothers In Arms"
Join Ann Curry as two Korean War veterans search for their brothers in arms. (Also 12/29 7PM)
 
  4:00PM  Mark Twain's Journey To Jerusalem: Dreamland (R)
MARK TWAIN'S JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM: DREAMLAND retraces Mark Twain's footsteps as a cub reporter on a bold adventure sailing around the Mediterranean and throughout Europe in 1867, with Jerusalem and ... (Also 12/31 4AM)
 
  5:00PM  History Detectives (R)
The notes in a 1775 Almanac could shed light on how the revolution may have strained family ties.
 
  6:00PM  First Peoples "Americas (Pt. 1 of 5)" (R)
See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Episode 2, "Africa," follows at 9 p.m.
 
  7:00PM  We'll Meet Again "Korean War Brothers In Arms"
Join Ann Curry as two Korean War veterans search for their brothers in arms.
 
  8:00PM  Independent Lens "A Ballerina's Tale" (R)
Explore the rise of groundbreaking dancer Misty Copeland during a crucial period in her life.
 
  9:00PM  The Guys Next Door
Erik and Sandro, like many married couples, hope to become parents. Their friend Rachel decides she can help by becoming a surrogate for them. (Also 12/31 9PM)
 
10:00PM  America Reframed "Through The Repellent Fence" (R)
Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Crist?bal Mart?nez, and Kade L. Twist collectively known ... (Also 12/30 2AM, 12/30 9AM)
 
11:00PM  Legends Of American Skiing (R)
From the gold camps of the high Sierras in the mid 1800's through the hell bent racing day of the 30's this show takes viewers on a thrilling rundown the slopes of history. rare, authentic footage and exclusive interviews with some of the men and women who made downhill history combine in this one hour documentary to chronicle the birth and development of one of America's greatest sports.
 
12:00AM  New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage With Rising Artists
 
12:30AM  Some Kind Of Spark (R)
 
  2:00AM  America Reframed "Through The Repellent Fence" (R) (Also 12/30 9AM)
 
  3:00AM  Let There Be Light (R) (Also 12/30 10AM)
 
  4:00AM  Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Awakening" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Gandhi's Awakening & Gandhi's Gift "Gandhi's Gift" (R)
 

Sunday | December 30
 
  6:00AM  On Story "A Conversation With Robert Townsend" (R) (Also 12/30 4:30PM)
 
  6:30AM  To The Contrary With Bonnie Erbe (Also 12/30 2PM)
 
  7:00AM  Washington Week
 
  7:30AM  The Open Mind (Also 12/30 3PM, 12/31 6:30AM, 12/31 1:30PM)
 
  8:00AM  Focus On Europe (Also 12/30 3:30PM, 12/31 7:30AM)
 
  8:30AM  Global 3000 (Also 12/30 4PM, 12/31 7AM)
 
  9:00AM  America Reframed "Through The Repellent Fence" (R)
 
10:00AM  Let There Be Light (R)
 
11:00AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Jacob Zighelboim, Md - Paradise Lost, Paradise Reg" (R)
 
11:30AM  Between The Lines With Barry Kibrick "Jimmy Steinfeldt - Rock 'n' Roll Lens" (R)
 
12:00PM  This American Land "Saving A Desert River, Urban Farms, Vibrating Rock"
 
12:30PM  Around The Corner With John Mcgivern "Viroqua" (R)
 
  1:00PM  America's Heartland (R)
From BLTs to breakfast, bacon is a staple on the menu for most Americans. With new recipes incorporating bacon into all kinds of dishes the popularity of bacon knows no bounds. Jason Shoultz visits a ...
 
  1:30PM  Start Up "Mobility Designed / Kansas City, Mo"
Max Younger watched his dad struggle with crutches for years, but when his father finally had a leg amputation, Max and his wife Lilliana sprang into action to design a new style of crutch that was ...
 
  2:00PM  To 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 ...
 
  2:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 12/30 6PM)
 
  3:00PM  The Open Mind
A half hour weekly public affairs broadcast, THE OPEN MIND is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national and public concern with the most compelling minds of our ... (Also 12/31 6:30AM, 12/31 1:30PM)
 
  3:30PM  Focus On Europe
With Focus on Europe, DW has developed a new program that adds a more personal touch to the issues affecting people across the continent. The weekly magazine which replaced European Journal in ... (Also 12/31 7:30AM)
 
  4:00PM  Global 3000
Global 3000 is Deutsche Welle's weekly magazine that explores the intersection of global development and the environmental and social conditions of the diverse cultures of the world. In each program, ... (Also 12/31 7AM)
 
  4:30PM  On Story "A Conversation With Robert Townsend" (R)
Writer, director, producer, actor, and comedian Robert Townsend has over 30 years of experience working in film and television. With credits such as Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, In the ...
 
  5:00PM  Frontline "Left Behind America" (R)
Intimate stories of one Rust Belt city's struggle to recover in the post-recession economy.
 
  6:00PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  6:30PM  POV Shorts "Earthrise"
Apollo 8 astronauts recount the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.
 
  7:00PM  Destination Craft With Jim West "Portugal"
Jim and the crafters learn how cork is produced and learn the art of Portuguese tile painting.
 
  7:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe "Glasgow And Scottish Passions"
Glasgow, once an industrial powerhouse, offers a fun look at Scotland's vibrantly gritty urban side.
 
  8:00PM  Great Performances at The Met "L'elisir D'amore" (R)
Bartlett Sher's production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing.
 
10:30PM  Music Voyager "Peru: Contemporary Lima" (R)
Co-host Alvaro is a rock star in Peru and the young, vibrant Lima is seen through his eyes.
 
11:00PM  Great Conversations "David Frum And Us Representative David Jolly"
David Frum discusses his book Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic with David Jolly.
 
12:00AM  Nature "Mystery Monkeys Of Shangri-La" (R) (Also 12/31 8AM, 12/31 2PM)
 
  1:00AM  Great Performances "Harold Prince: The Director's Life" (Also 12/31 9AM, 12/31 3PM)
 
  2:30AM  POV "93queen" (R) (Also 12/31 10:30AM)
 
  4:00AM  Mark Twain's Journey To Jerusalem: Dreamland (R)
 
  5:00AM  Fire in the Forest: The Life and Legacy of the Ba'al Shem Tov (R)
 

Monday | December 31
 
  6:30PM  DW News
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our ...
 
  7:00PM  Democracy Now!
Anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines and in-depth discussions from a diversity of voices rarely heard from in mainstream media.
 
  8:00PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:30PM  Profile "Elizabeth Marshall Thomas"
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, anthropologist and best selling author with books on African Bushmen and of the social life of domestic dogs and cats.
 
  9:00PM  The Guys Next Door
Erik and Sandro, like many married couples, hope to become parents. Their friend Rachel decides she can help by becoming a surrogate for them.
 
10:00PM  Passion for Snow (R)
Vermont filmmaker Rick Moulton explores a century of U.S. skiing and snow sports, with a focus on the innovative contributions of New Hampshire's Dartmouth College.
 
11:00PM  PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues.