Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories Previous Broadcasts

Beaverbrook (Episode #801H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

The story of Camp Beaverbook, the much-loved summer camp that operated in Northern California from 1961-1985. This often humorous film offers a poignant reminder of a more innocent time. Archival footage and former campers' life-changing stories belie the camp's demise and the decline of the summer camp industry, in general.

Ghost Mountain Experiment (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Obsessed with the dream of living a simple back-to-nature lifestyle, eccentric artist, environmentalist, and author Marshal South flees civilization with his wife Tanya. For 17 years, they raise a family on a remote, waterless mountaintop, but isolation and betrayal take their toll and ultimately destroy a desert paradise and a marriage.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 13, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 13, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

This Dust of Words (Episode #503)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Thirty years after he last saw her, Stanford English Professor John Felstiner finds wonder and mystery in the life and death of a former student. This program, the title of which is based on Elizabeth Wiltsee's honors thesis, is both an elegy for a life lost and a celebration of the charitable nature of humanity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
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