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Raising Adam Lanza (Episode #3106H)

KQED 9: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, in a special collaboration with the Hartford Courant, Frontline examines the life of a young man and the town he changed forever.
Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. The mass killer had no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. In partnership with The Hartford Courant, Frontline looks for answers to the central, and so far elusive, question: "Who was Adam Lanza?"
In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns in America. Nowhere is that conversation more intense than in Newtown itself.
In a second story, Frontline visits Newtown, Connecticut to explore how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with our nation's gun culture and laws.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Cliffhanger (Episode #3105)

KQED 9: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

This February, as the nation faced yet another round of fiscal crises, Frontline investigated the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt and deficit. Drawing on interviews with key players in Congress and the White House, Frontline goes behind the scenes to show how a clash of politics and personalities has taken the nation's economy to the edge of the "fiscal cliff," and now to a second round of standoffs over the debt ceiling and sequestration. The film explores the deep ideological divide inside the Republican Party and the struggle between House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Speaker John Boehner as they take on President Obama and the Democrats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
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      (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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