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Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions (Episode #1203)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, the "City of Kings," once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti, where incredibly well-preserved ice mummies tell the story of the country's illustrious past.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Around The World - Panamericana: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions (Episode #1202)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Judith Jones travels south to the lands of ancient empires. In Mexico, she explores the myths and treasures that once drew the Conquistadors to a country rich in natural resources. Following their trail, her first stop is colonial Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa started the Mexican Revolution. In Zacatecas, she visits one of Mexico's many Silver Mines and then travels along the colonial Silver Road to Mexico City, from where the Aztecs once ruled their bloodthirsty empire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Around The World: Across America: Route 66 & Beyond (Episode #1201)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Justine Shapiro kicks off the journey with a road trip west across the United States. Starting in Washington, DC she follows the Blue Ridge Parkway to Nashville and Memphis, birthplaces of American country and soul. After a brief countryside respite in Arkansas, Justine hits the legendary Route 66 from Oklahoma to Arizona, where she visits the world's best preserved meteor crater.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories (Episode #1105)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. In the second half of this special, chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.

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    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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