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Episode #11104

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11103

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

NOTE: The President's 5pm PT speech can be heard live on KQED Public Radio, 88.5FM. The speech will then be covered again in the 6pm edition of PBS NewsHour on KQED 9, and repeated on KQED World tonight at 10pm.
Today's topics:
IMMIGRATION - President Obama will address the nation tonight about his plans for immigration reform. Judy Woodruff discusses the President's anticipated remarks with David Simas, director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach. Gwen Ifill then analyzes the political implications of the President's speech with New York Times columnist David Brooks and the Washington Post's E.J. Dionne.
AIRBAGS - Defective airbags were the focus of a Senate committee today, as lawmakers questioned the automobile parts manufacturer Takata about their flawed product. Hari Sreenivasan has the story.
REFUGEE CRISIS - As winter approaches, difficulties mount for refugees and the displaced worldwide. Chief foreign affairs correspondent sits down with Ant?nio Guterres, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, to discuss the situation, which he has called a "mega crisis."
UBER UNDER FIRE - The ride-sharing company Uber has recently come under fire for its cut-throat business tactics. Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines these tactics with Jan Dawson, chief
VIETNAM - An American veteran of the Vietnam War has returned to the country to disarm unexploded bombs left behind from the conflict. Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports.
NICHOLS - Director Mike Nichols, who was celebrated on Broadway and in Hollywood alike, died yesterday at 83. Jeffrey Brown looks back at his decades long career.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11102

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

IMMIGRATION - President Obama will address the nation tomorrow night to outline his new plan for immigration reform. Gwen Ifill examines the politics of immigration with Frank Sharry, founder of the immigration reform group America's Voice, and Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law.
SURVEILLANCE IN THE USA - Last night, the Senate blocked a bill that would have reformed the National Security Agency's collection of phone records. Gwen Ifill discusses what comes next for NSA reform with Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and a co-sponsor of the bill.
ARMING TEACHERS - The shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, just north of Seattle, was only the most recent incident of gun violence on school grounds. Another school district in Washington state has responded to recent attacks by arming school administrators. Producer Terry Murphy from KCTS 9 in Seattle has the story.
NOVA LANDSLIDES - A sneak preview of a NOVA special exploring the forces behind deadly landslides and identifying the danger zones for the next big one.
COSBY - NBC has dropped a project involving Bill Cosby amid a series of rape allegations against the comedian, while Netflix has postponed the premiere of his new comedy special. Gwen Ifill speaks to Sharon Waxman, editor-in - chief of the entertainment news website, "The Wrap," about the fallout.
OIL & WATER - A new documentary showing in select theaters around the country spotlights the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon crisis. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with the filmmaker for a conversation about his work.
MUSICAL MARRIAGE - American banjo players Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn are partners both on stage and off. Jeffrey Brown reports on their musical marriage.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11101

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

JERUSALEM ATTACK - A deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue has left four dead, including three Americans with dual citizenship. Judy Woodruff discusses the recent violence and what it means for the Israel/Palestine conflict with Dennis Ross, a former U.S. diplomat who now serves as a distinguished fellow and counselor at the Washington Institute, and Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
WAITING IN FERGUSON - The Ferguson area is bracing for the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case. With tensions high between the local police and protestors, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard. Gwen Ifill explores how the jury's decision could impact the situation in the St. Louis suburb.
ISLAMIC STATE FUNDING - Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner speaks to David Cohen, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, about the government's plans to cut off the Islamic State group's funding.
BREAKTHROUGHS - In health news, Ebola may capture the most global headlines, but there are many other diseases afflicting the world's poorest people. The NewsHour's Cat Wise reports on a not-for-profit group trying to combat those diseases. This report is part of our "Breakthroughs" series, which explores inventions and innovations, both in the US and abroad.
HACKING AWAY - Last week, State Department officials shut down an unclassified email system after a suspected hacking. In recent months, several major government agencies have been targeted. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Brian Krebs, author of "Spam Nation," to talk about the pervasiveness of these online invasions.
SEA STARS - Scientists have pinpointed the virus behind the disease that is killing millions of starfish along the West Coast. Katie Campbell from KCTS 9 in Seattle has the story as part of the public media project EarthFix.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
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Episode #11100

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

THE POLITICS OF HEALTHCARE - As open enrollment begins the Obama administration is working to distance itself from one consultant who helped craft the Affordable Care Act- MIT economist Jonathan Gruber. Judy Woodruff examines Gruber's controversial comments about the law and its passage with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Louise Radnofsky of the Wall Street Journal.
THE COSTS OF WAR - Throughout the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military and its contractors used "burn pits" to dispose of everything from batteries to paint to entire vehicles. Now, a group of veterans suffering from lung disease, which they believe is a result of the pits, have filed a class action lawsuit against the defense contractor they blame for their sickness. Hari Sreenivasan has the story.
THIRTEEN SOLDIERS - Senator John McCain's new book, written in collaboration with Mark Salter, tells the stories of thirteen American soldiers who fought in major conflicts from the Revolutionary War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gwen Ifill sits down with Senator McCain for a conversation about "Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War."
PAIN IN THE NFL - Federal drug enforcement agents conducted surprise inspections of several NFL teams' medical staffs yesterday as part of an investigation into former players' claims of improper use of pain medication in the league. Jeffrey Brown discusses the investigation with Sally Jenkins, who is covering the story for the Washington Post. ALASKA CLIMATE CHANGE - Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on scientists' efforts to measure the size of Alaska's glaciers before they disappear.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11099

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

NUCLEAR REVIEW - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called for an overhaul of America's nuclear weapons program. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Hari Sreenivasan then sits down with Bruce Blair, a research scholar at Princeton University, and national security affairs consultant David Trachtenberg to discuss the proposed changes.
EBOLA - Jeffrey Brown speaks to CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
BIG GAMBLE - Competition from other states is negatively impacting Atlantic City's casino business. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the New York Times' David Brooks analyze this week's top stories.
ROSEWATER - The new movie "Rosewater," debuting tonight nationwide, marks the screenwriting and directorial debut of "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. Jeffrey Brown is joined by Stewart and journalist Maziar Bahari, whose story inspired the film, for a conversation about the movie and how it all came about.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 15, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11098

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

PLAN OF ATTACK - Pentagon leaders testified before the House today about the U.S. strategy to combat the Islamic State militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the hearing. Gwen Ifill then analyzes the U.S. strategy and how it might change with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, and Jim Jeffrey of the Washington Institute.
BUMPY RIDE - The European Space Agency celebrated yesterday after landing a spacecraft on the surface of a comet for the first time. Despite this historic achievement, many complications stand in the way of the probe completing its mission. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien examines the challenges facing the Rosetta spacecraft.
NEW CLASS - Newly elected members of Congress have begun to arrive in Washington. Senior politics producer Domenico Montanaro spoke to some of the newcomers as they learned to navigate life on Capitol Hill.
BOOK DEAL - E-commerce giant Amazon has reached a deal with the publishing company Hachette over the price of digital books. Jeffrey Brown discusses the agreement with Jeffrey Trachtenberg, book publishing reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
CLOSE TO HOME - In Alaska, schools are working to cultivate and retain teachers from the state's native population. PBS NewsHour's April Brown reports as part of our "American Graduate" series.
RISKY BUSINESS - Senior correspondent Hari Sreenivasan explores the hazards of earning a living on the slopes of Mount Everest with Chip Brown, a contributing editor at National Geographic Magazine.
UNLIKELY HEROES - Two unlikely heroes have teamed up on an ambitious project- making a teen zombie movie. NewsHour's Mike Melia has the story.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
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Episode #11097

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

US - CHINA CLIMATE - The U.S. and China have announced a joint pledge to reduce carbon emissions. Gwen Ifill discusses how the agreement may work with Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, director of the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Judy Woodruff explores how the complex relationship between the U.S. and China may impact the deal with Gordon Chang, author of the book, "The Coming Collapse of China, " and Susan Shirk, chair of the 21st Century China Program at the University of California San Diego.
COMET LANDING - The European Space Agency celebrated an historic achievement today after successfully landing a spacecraft on the surface of a comet. Gwen Ifill has the story.
WHAT'S NEXT FOR DEMS - Congress reconvened today after Republicans took control of the Senate and gained an even bigger majority in the House in last week's midterm elections. Gwen Ifill analyzes what comes next for the Democratic Party with Florida Congresswoman and chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Q&A - Susan Dentzer, the senior policy adviser for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Kaiser Health News reporter Mary Agnes Carey join Judy Woodruff to address questions from our audience about the Affordable Care Act. < br>SCOTUS - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about plans to redraw voting districts in Alabama today. Challengers say the redistricting is racially motivated. Gwen Ifill examines the case with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.
VIRUNGA - A new documentary about efforts to preserve a renowned national park in Africa was released Friday on Netflix, and in theaters in New York and Los Angeles. Jeffrey Brown has our report.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
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Episode #11096

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

LOVE OF COUNTRY - A new book argues that Americans are not truly honoring the newest generation of veterans, and that the media disproportionately focuses on veterans struggling with issues such as PTSD and poverty. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner sits down with the authors of "For Love of Country," Starbucks CEO and veterans advocate Howard Schultz and Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran, for a conversation about the contributions many veterans make to their communities at home.
EBOLA - Many West African communities remain completely overwhelmed by the ongoing Ebola epidemic. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the situation from Sierra Leone.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT - As the 2015 open enrollment period approaches, Judy Woodruff discusses the future of the Affordable Care Act with Susan Dentzer, the senior policy adviser for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Kaiser Health News reporter Mary Agnes Carey.
OPEN BOOK - The Mormon church has published an essay detailing the history of founder Joseph Smith's embrace of polygamy, as part of a larger effort by the church to openly address some of the most controversial aspects of its history. Jeffrey Brown has the story.
SHARING ART - Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille have put their private collection of African American art on public display for the first time. Gwen Ifill speaks with Mr. and Mrs. Cosby about the exhibit, currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C.
VETERANS VIEW - Photographer Jennifer Karady collaborated with veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on a series meant to illustrate the difficulties of returning to civilian life. Detroit Public Television shares their report on the series, currently on display at the University of Michigan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11095H

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

APEC - The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit began today in Beijing, where President Obama is expected to push for more trade with Asia and attempt to ease recent tensions with China. Gwen Ifill talks to Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner about what to expect from the summit.
NET NEUTRALITY - The White House weighed in today in favor of the FCC adopting "the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality." Judy Woodruff talks to White House Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith about the President's announcement and the reaction to it.
GENERAL MOTORS - Internal e-mails show that the automaker General Motors ordered half a million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling safety regulators about the problem. Gwen Ifill gets the latest on the story from David Shepardson of the Detroit News.
MONEY & POLITICS - Fewer voters turned out for the midterm elections than any time in the previous 70 years, yet more money from outside interest groups was spent on Congressional races than ever before. Judy Woodruff talks to Washington Post reporter Matea Gold about how money shaped this year's election.
MEXICO WATER - For thousands in Mexico City and the surrounding area, a growing population, aging infrastructure and ineffective politics limit access to water. Tonight, as part of our series "Agents of Change," NewsHour Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks into what's causing the shortage and what is being done to ease the problem.
THE STRADIVARIUS AFFAIR - In January, common criminals in Milwaukee stole a violin worth $5 million dollars. Chief Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown speaks with journalist Buzz Bissinger, who told the strange tale of the robbery and its aftermath in a recent story for Vanity Fair magazine.
ROCKEFELLER - Judy Woodruff sits down with Richard Norton Smith to discuss his latest book, "Rockefeller," documenting the life of one of America's most intriguing politicians

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11094

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

SCOTUS ACA - The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a case regarding subsidies key to the Affordable Care Act. Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal to discuss the Court's announcement.
WHITE HOUSE MEETING - The President met with Congressional leaders at the White House today to discuss potential compromises in the wake of Republican victories in the midterm elections and U.S. policy regarding conflict overseas. Judy Woodruff gets the latest on the meeting from NewsHour Political Editor Domenico Montanaro and Chief Foreign Correspondent Margaret Warner.
JOBS - PART TIME WORKERS - The U.S. Labor Department announced today that employers added an estimated 214,000 jobs in October and that the unemployment rate had dropped yet again. NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman looks at what those numbers mean for part-time workers, and how the government calculates part-time vs. full-time, as part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
DETROIT - Earlier today, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes approved Detroit's plan for exiting from the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, about what this will mean for the city's recovery.
BREAKTHROUGHS - XSTAT DRESSING - In the first a new series, "Breakthroughs," focusing on inventions and innovation, Special Correspondent Cat Wise looks into newly-created device that can stop uncontrolled bleeding faster than conventional gauze and tourniquets.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the New York Times' David Brooks analyze this week's top stories.
VIRUNGA - Chief Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown sits down with the director of a new documentary, Virunga, which tells the story of the fight to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11093

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

ELECTION - Republican leaders have begun to outline their agenda for the new Congress. Despite promises of cooperation it remains unclear whether the President and the Republican majority will work together. Gwen Ifill breaks down the numbers of who voted yesterday with veteran political pollsters David Winston, president of the Winston Group, a strategic planning and survey research firm, and Frederick S. Yang, a partner with the Garin - Hart - Yang Research Group.
SYRIA-CHANGING DYNAMICS - The U.S. has expanded air strikes in Syria to target rebel groups other than the Islamic State militants. Judy Woodruff analyzes this development with Joshua Landis, director for Middle East studies at the University of Oklahoma, and Andrew Tabler, a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
SURVIVING THE TSUNAMI - PBS NewsHour special correspondent Kira Kay reports from Indonesia on the remarkable recovery of a community that was nearly wiped out by natural disaster.
YES MEANS YES - A growing number of colleges and universities are redefining the way sexual consent is given, but the premise and effectiveness of these new policies has been the subject of debate. Hari Sreenivasan examines the issue with Jaclyn Friedman, editor of the book, "Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape," and Shikha Dalmia, a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a Libertarian think tank.
EBOLA - How has the treatment of Ebola cases in the U.S. differed from West Africa and can U.S. treatment techniques be replicated? Judy Woodruff explores this question with Dr. Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory University Hospital's Infectious Disease Unit.
RAISING THE BAR - A renowned ballerina is raising the bar for young dancers, and she will soon be honored by the Kennedy Center for her devotion to her work both on stage and off. Jeffrey Brown has the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11092

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

ELECTION RECAP - Republicans took the Senate and a larger majority in the House during last night's midterm elections. Judy Woodruff recaps the results of yesterday's races.
REPUBLICAN PARTY - Gwen Ifill explores how control of Congress will affect the conservative agenda with Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee. < br>GAME PLAN - President Obama held a press conference this afternoon to offer his take on the results of yesterday's midterm elections. < br>THE WAY FORWARD - How will the nation's political dynamics change as the government grows even more divided? Will the President and Congress ever be able to work together across party lines? Judy Woodruff examines these questions with Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat representing Maryland, and Rep. David Schweikert, a Republican representing Arizona.
POLITICS PANEL - Gwen Ifill analyzes the results of last night's election with Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report, and Amy Walter, national editor for the Cook Political Report.
POLITICS ARE LOCAL - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Merle Black, Emory University's Asa G. Candler Professor of Politics and Government, and Pope "Mac" McCorkle, an adjunct professor in the Department of Public Policy at UNC-Chapel Hill and a visiting lecturer at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, to discuss how the outcome of last night's election will impact Americans in different parts of the country.
FOREIGN POLICY - How might U.S. foreign policy change now that the GOP has control of both the House and Senate? Gwen Ifill debriefs with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner.
THE NEXT RACE - Judy Woodruff speaks with Jeff Link of Iowa Public Television and Republican political consultant Doug Heye about what last night's results mean for the 2016 race to the White House.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
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Episode #11091

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

KENTUCKY - In Kentucky, incumbent Republican Senator Mitch McConnell could become the next majority leader, if he defeats his Democratic challenger, and if his party wins control of the Senate. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Renee Shaw of Kentucky Educational Television about the race in that state.
WISCONSIN - Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker captured the national spotlight by taking on organized labor. He is running for re-election against Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Frederica Freyberg of Wisconsin Public Television updates Hari Sreenivasan on the latest developments in that state.
SHIELDS AND GERSON - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the Washington Post's Michael Gerson discuss what is at stake, and what to keep an eye on this Election Night.
STUDENT REPORTING LABS ADS - How does the next generation of voters view this election? In collaboration with our Student Reporting Labs, we interviewed high school students around the country. Politics editor Lisa Desjardins started the conversation by asking students to watch some of this year's political ads.
IMMIGRATION - This election will have a big impact on a number issues currently facing the nation, including immigration. Gwen Ifill examines both sides of this issue with Brad Botwin, director of Help Save Maryland, and Cristina Jimenez, co-founder of the United We Dream Network.
CLIMATE CHANGE - The most recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change used extremely strong language to address the causes and effects of climate change. How prevalent are environmental issues in voters' minds as they head to the polls this Election Day? How might the outcome of this election impact environmental regulation? Judy Woodruff explores these questions with Dan Weiss, director of campaigns for the League of Conservation Voters, and Scott Segal, a partner at a law firm that lobbies on behalf of energy companies.
STU AND AMY - Gwen Ifill is joined by Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report, and Amy Walter, national editor for the Cook Political Report for a final Election Night analysis.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #11090

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

KENTUCKY SENATE RACE - One of the most closely watched races in the 2014 midterm elections is in Kentucky, where Senator Mitch McConnell could become the next majority leader, if Republicans take over the Senate, and if he is able to hold his seat. Judy Woodruff visited the state last weekend to speak with both candidates ahead of tomorrow's election.
POLITICS MONDAY - Gwen Ifill examines some of the tightest races around the nation, and discusses what to watch for this Election Day with Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report, and Amy Walter, national editor for the Cook Political Report.
UKRAINE - The winners of the election held by rebels in Eastern Ukraine were declared this morning, putting Washington and Moscow at odds once again, and prompting renewed questions about Ukraine's ability to remain intact. Judy Woodruff explores what this election means for Ukraine, Russia and the US with Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Stephen Cohen, a professor emeritus at New York University and Princeton University.
THE FINAL FRONTIER - Two recent accidents have raised new questions about the risks and rewards of private space exploration.
BASEMENT TAPES - "The Basement Tapes," recorded by Bob Dylan and the Band in the 1960s, are being released in full for the first time. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Anthony DeCurtis, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine,
MILLENNIAL CANDIDATE - A West Virginia teen campaigning out of her dorm room hopes to become the youngest member of the state House of Delegates. Political editor Lisa Desjardins has the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11089

KQED World: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

EBOLA READINESS - As American hospitals plan for the possibility of more patients with Ebola, the NewsHour's Megan Thompson reports on the equipment, training and drills that Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City is using to be prepared for the disease.
BURKINA FASO - General Honore Traore has assumed the presidency of Burkina Faso in the wake of the resignation of President Blaise Campaore. Jeffrey Brown updates our coverage of the developments in the West African nation.
CIA INTERROGATIONS - The Senate, the CIA and the White House are still negotiating over the upcoming release of a Senate report, which examines the CIA's rendition, detention and interrogation program for al-Qaeda detainees. Judy Woodruff talks to Senator Ron Wyden and former CIA lawyer John Rizzo about the factors delaying the publication of the report.
MISSING MEXICAN STUDENTS - In recent days, Mexican Police have scoured the Guerrero Province in search of 43 missing students believed to be dead and for any information about what happened to them. Hari Sreenivasan speaks withWall Street Journal reporter Dudley Althaus who has been covering this story.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the New York Times' David Brooks analyze this week's top stories.
TAYLOR SWIFT - Jeffrey Brown investigates what the success of Taylor Swift's new album, "1989," means for the modern music business.

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XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too