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Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick Previous Broadcasts

Mack Dryden - Fluffing The Concrete (Episode #1311)

KQED Life: Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Mack Dryden is a stand-up comic, former writer for Politically Incorrect and a compelling motivational speaker, but it was not always that way. As a young man Mack was thrown into a Moroccan prison falsely accused of murder. With his book, Fluffing the Concrete, he shows us how to make the most out of even the worst situation.

Joseph Wambaugh - Hollywood Crows (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Joseph Wambaugh is the master of the modern police novel. Whether it's his fictional masterpieces like The Choirboys, The Blue Knight or The New Centurions or his acclaimed nonfiction books, like The Onion Field or Fire Lover, Joseph takes us behind the badge into the heart of his characters. With his latest novel Hollywood Crows he once again delves deep into his subjects with a poignant look at the men and women in blue.

William Friedkin - The Friedkin Connection (Episode #1309)

KQED Life: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

The legendary Academy Award winning director of The Exorcist, The French Connection, The Boys in the Band, To Live and Die in L.A., and many other film classics, William Friedkin, discusses his memoir The Friedkin Connection.

Gary Grossman - Executive Command (Episode #1308)

KQED Life: Sun, May 5, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Gary Grossman has been a past guest on this show with his books Executive Actions and Executive Treason, now with his latest in the series, Executive Command; he once again takes a fictional situation that is so close to reality, it cannot be ignored. It forces us to imagine what happens when the unthinkable happens.

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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