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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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