Leading Gen Previous Broadcasts

Episode #207

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 14-76, share their new adventures. Gino Roncelli, age 75, son of immigrants of modest means, works to become a multi-millionaire. Aerospace engineer Dick Knapp, age 76, now helps children learn to build and fly model airplanes. "Tommy," a child with super capabilities, talks about Dick's help. Joyce Johns, age 75, "gives back" to society by volunteering at a shelter for the homeless.

Episode #206

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Ten people, ages 12-74, are featured including: "Harpo," the clown, who communicates only through pantomime but is able to share his life values and goals to enrich the lives of others. Nettie E. White, age 68, and Eric Sensiba, age 67, discuss their experiences of mentoring children in the "Big Brothers, Big Sisters" programs, while Ahidaly and Michael, tell about the importance of the friendships with their mentors. The "Quilters" express their joy in making and donating quilts to the needy. Sue Priest, age 55, a veteran, who chairs the "Healing Field" in honor of fallen soldiers, expresses her patriotism.

Episode #205

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 33-75, share their life goals and challenges. Elizabeth Stephenson, age 75, thrice married former model and actress, now strives to achieve inner beauty and now, is an artist, who has founded an art school for children in Africa. Maricela Montenegro, age 33, a single mother of two children, struggles and succeeds in conquering cultural bias and working as a taxi driver to provide monetary support for her family. Jim Crandall, age 61 and a former "hippie," has recovered from drug abuse, and has now achieved the happiness as the Chief Operations Officer at a small town newspaper. Joyce Oldenburg, age 75, has found her happiness volunteering in a soup kitchen for the homeless.

Episode #204

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

One person, George Schlatter, age 77, has changed the face of television history with his innovative, and balanced social commentary about life in the '60's, including the Emmy Award-winning series "Laugh-In." George humorously explains his commitment to his upbringing in an artistic and creative family that shaped his future as a pioneer in television, his core Midwestern values that shaped his life, and his views on retirement.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

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