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The Siege (Episode #414)

KQED World: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

A powerful documentary on the infamous 1996 siege in Lima. The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), lead by Nestor Cerpa, storms a party at the Japanese Ambassador's residence, taking hundreds of hostages and demanding the release of MRTA members from prison, including Cerpa's wife. President Alberto Fujimori's response is uncompromising and fatal. With unprecedented access to archival footage, police recordings, and key interviews, the film documents 4 extraordinary months as the siege builds to an astonishing conclusion.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 28, 2014 -- 7:00 AM

Garbage Dreams (Episode #602)

KQED World: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The world's largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The "Zabaleen" (Arabic for "garbage people") recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood.

The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories (Episode #413)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Disturbed only by gigantic stinging mosquitoes, the townsfolk celebrate the atomic hurray by engraving the nuclear power plant logo on buildings and soup bowls. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember. An island holding terrifying secrets. Stories of shocking and horrible crimes loom on the city just like the dark clouds of mosquitoes descending on its citizens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Family Portrait In Black and White (Episode #520)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

lga Nenya, from a small Ukrainian town, is raising 16 black orphans in a country of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. The reality of growing up as a bi-racial child in Eastern Europe - a rare and truly visible minority - is not for the faint of heart. These children always have to be on guard against the world that surrounds them.

The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories (Episode #413)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 -- 7:00 AM

A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Disturbed only by gigantic stinging mosquitoes, the townsfolk celebrate the atomic hurray by engraving the nuclear power plant logo on buildings and soup bowls. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember. An island holding terrifying secrets. Stories of shocking and horrible crimes loom on the city just like the dark clouds of mosquitoes descending on its citizens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Family Portrait In Black and White (Episode #520)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

lga Nenya, from a small Ukrainian town, is raising 16 black orphans in a country of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. The reality of growing up as a bi-racial child in Eastern Europe - a rare and truly visible minority - is not for the faint of heart. These children always have to be on guard against the world that surrounds them.

The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories (Episode #413)

KQED World: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Disturbed only by gigantic stinging mosquitoes, the townsfolk celebrate the atomic hurray by engraving the nuclear power plant logo on buildings and soup bowls. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember. An island holding terrifying secrets. Stories of shocking and horrible crimes loom on the city just like the dark clouds of mosquitoes descending on its citizens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Family Portrait In Black and White (Episode #520)

KQED World: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

lga Nenya, from a small Ukrainian town, is raising 16 black orphans in a country of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. The reality of growing up as a bi-racial child in Eastern Europe - a rare and truly visible minority - is not for the faint of heart. These children always have to be on guard against the world that surrounds them.

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

KQED World: Sun, Apr 13, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

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, Apr 16, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 -- 7:00 AM

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

KQED World: Sun, Apr 6, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

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, Apr 9, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 7, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 7, 2014 -- 7:00 AM
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      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

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      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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