Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick Previous Broadcasts

Janis Ian - Society's Child (Episode #1233)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Grammy Award winning and beloved singer/song writer Janis Ian catapulted into the spot light at fifteen when her soul-wrenching song Society's Child became a hit. Later when she released her legendary At Seventeen she achieved worldwide fame. After seven hit albums in as many years she walked away from the music industry, but when she returned a decade later she continued to give the world her beautiful music. Now, with her autobiography Society's Child, Janis gives us an honest account of her successes and failures and leaves us with a message of hope and gratitude.

Leonard Susskind - The Black Hole War (Episode #1232)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Leonard Susskind is one of the most important and prominent physicists of our time. He is the Felix Bloch Professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University. For the past three decades he has been battling Stephen Hawking over the true nature of black holes. At stake, is our understanding of the entire universe. His book The Black Hole War is the detailed account of a furious race to determine the truth about the universe and all of existence, with a mind bending conclusion that even baffles those who came up with it.

Mike Farrell - Just Call Me Mike (Episode #1231)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Mike Farrell was named The L.A. Times 2007 Person of the Year and when you get to meet this kind and caring man you too will understand why he's deserving of such an honor. Mike will be best known and forever in our consciousness as the co-star of the hit series MASH, but with his book, Just Call Me Mike, you'll see why his true legacy is the work he does on behalf of mankind.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 9/29 1am-6am: planned KQET/DT25 outage

      (DT25-1 through DT25-3) Late Wed/early Thurs 9/29 1am, the KQET DT25 transmitter will be turned off for maintenance and electrical upgrades. The plan is that the signal should be restored at approximately 6am. Most Over the Air TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter is turned back on. However, a few viewers may […]

    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

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