Rena Garrett

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9:25 am
Wed April 24, 2013

10 Buildings that Changed America airs on Sunday, May 12th at 9 pm

Created by architect H.H. Richardson, Trinity was the first example of the Richardsonian Romanesque style, which was later used in churches, city halls and county courthouses across America.

A state capitol that Thomas Jefferson designed to resemble a Roman temple, the home of Henry Ford’s first assembly line, the first indoor regional shopping mall, an airport with a swooping concrete roof that seems to float on air — these are among the buildings surveyed in this cross-country journey to 10 influential works of American architecture. Meet the daring architects who imagined them and learn the shocking, funny and even sad stories of how they came to be. They changed the way we live, work, worship, learn, shop and play. Geoffrey Baer hosts.

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9:18 am
Wed April 24, 2013

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 7" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, May 12th at 8 pm

Shown from left to right: Katherine Kelly as Lady Mae, Jeremy Piven as Harry and Frances O'Connor as Rose

F.W. Woolworth tries to undercut his old friend and competitor, Harry, who gives the discount king a run for his money. The temperature rises with Agnes and Henri.

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 7" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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9:12 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Are the Midwives successful scooter drivers? Find out on "Call the Midwife" on Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Shown: Pam Ferris as Sister Evangelina and Cliff Parisi as Fred

On Cynthia’s district rounds, she administers daily insulin to a man who consistently belittles his wife, Annie. A visit from Annie’s son and support from Cynthia help Annie gain confidence and start to change her life. Jenny witnesses persecution of a different kind when she looks after a black mother-to-be who is subjected to racial prejudice from neighbors. Funded by the success of the Summer Fete, Nonnatus House takes ownership of a scooter to help with rounds. Fred teaches the midwives to ride — with amusing and unforeseen results.

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8:51 am
Wed April 24, 2013

"The Shins" & "Dr. Dog" perform on Austin City Limits on Saturday, May 11th at 9 pm

The Shins play songs from their latest record Port of Morrow.

ACL presents alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog. The Shins play songs from their latest record Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog highlights Be the Void.

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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8:47 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Hear the ukulele sounds of Jake Shimabukuro on Friday, May 10th at 9 pm

Jake Shimabukuro performs at the PBS Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, CA on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.

Follow ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro over the course of a musical season. Enjoy dynamic performances before sold-out crowds, intimate moments of life on the road and visits to Shimabukuro’s native Hawai’i, where he has risen from local hero to international star.

"Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings" can be seen on Friday, May 10th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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