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Frontline Previous Broadcasts

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA (Episode #3304)

KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 6:00 AM

Frontline investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Gunned Down examines why despite the national trauma over gun violence Washington hasn't acted.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Being Mortal (Episode #3306)

KQED World: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 7:00 AM

Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors - including Gawande himself - struggle to talk honestly and openly with their dying patients.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Saudi Arabia Uncovered (Episode #3407H)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Get an inside account of efforts to bring about change in the Saudi kingdom. With on-the-ground reporting, the film examines Saudi Arabia today.

Being Mortal (Episode #3306)

KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 6:00 AM

Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors - including Gawande himself - struggle to talk honestly and openly with their dying patients.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Saudi Arabia Uncovered (Episode #3407H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 10:00 PM

Get an inside account of efforts to bring about change in the Saudi kingdom. With on-the-ground reporting, the film examines Saudi Arabia today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 4:00 AM

The Secret History of ISIS (Episode #3410H)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

The inside story of the creation of ISIS, and how the US missed the many warning signs. The film uncovers the terror group's earliest plans, the Islamic radicals who became its leaders, and the American failures to stop ISIS's brutal rise.

American Terrorist (Episode #3307)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 6:30 AM

Frontline investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, the film reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.

The Secret History of ISIS (Episode #3410H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 10:00 PM

The inside story of the creation of ISIS, and how the US missed the many warning signs. The film uncovers the terror group's earliest plans, the Islamic radicals who became its leaders, and the American failures to stop ISIS's brutal rise.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 4:00 AM

Policing The Police (Episode #3412H)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Inside the Newark Police Department - one of many troubled forces in America ordered to reform. Writer and historian Jelani Cobb examines allegations of police abuses and the challenge of fixing a broken relationship with the community.

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED ? KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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