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Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) (Episode #104()

KQED 9: Wed, May 11, 2011 -- 10:00 PM

In the final episode, the very survival of the Bay is threatened by the postwar boom. Viewers are introduced to the leaders of the Save the Bay campaign of the 1960s and the birth of the national mass environmental movement. As the Bay Area looks to the future, the issue becomes how best to balance the competing demands of a major urban center set amidst an environmentally significant landscape.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, May 15, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 14, 2011 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 13, 2011 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 12, 2011 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2011 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 12, 2011 -- 4:00 AM

Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959) / Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) (Episode #103()

KQED 9: Wed, May 4, 2011 -- 10:00 PM

This episode begins with The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, which accelerated the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Advances in engineering gave rise to the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, paralleling the era of great bridge building. World War II saw the Bay transformed into the greatest shipbuilding center the world had ever known.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 7, 2011 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 6, 2011 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 5, 2011 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2011 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 5, 2011 -- 4:00 AM

Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906) (Episode #102()

KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2011 -- 5:00 AM

This episode follows San Francisco's "rapid monstrous maturity" into a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city meant radical change for San Francisco Bay. By the century's end, San Francisco Bay was the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific.

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      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

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      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

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      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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