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Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 2 (Episode #412)

KQED World: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

A Village Called Versailles (Episode #613)

KQED World: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 11:30 PM

The incredible story of this little-known, tight-knit community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. When the storm devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Versailles residents rebuilt their neighborhood faster than any other damaged neighborhood in the city, only to find themselves threatened by a new toxic landfill slated to open just two miles away. Forced out of Vietnam by the war 30 years ago, many residents felt their homes were being taken away from them once again.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1 (Episode #411)

KQED World: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai (Episode #612)

KQED World: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 11:30 PM

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai tells the story of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and follows Maathai, the movement's founder and the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

In The Shadow of the Sun (Episode #611)

KQED World: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

An intimate story about two very different members of a remote islands' albino community in Tanzania, as a wave of brutal killings targeting people with albinism sweeps their country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Blessed Is The Match (Episode #610)

KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

The first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, a World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, Hannah joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Hannah parachuted behind enemy lines, was captured, tortured, and ultimately executed by the Nazis.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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