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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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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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