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Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author (Episode #605H)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction. She's best known for her novels, including The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her newest novel, The Heart Goes Last, was published in September.

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (Episode #711)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Marcus Samuelsson is a chef and restaurateur who has written numerous cookbooks. In 2013, he won the James Beard Foundation award for Writing and Literature related to food. He was the youngest chef ever to receive a three-star restaurant review from the New York Times. His restaurant, Red Rooster, is located in Harlem, NY. His latest book, "The Red Rooster Cookbook" was released this October.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

David Fahrenthold, Journalist (Episode #713H)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

David Fahrenthold is a reporter at The Washington Post and most recently covered the 2016 presidential campaign. He is best known for reporting on the Donald J. Trump foundations and campaign donations. Since his time at The Post, he's focused on Congress, the environment and D.C. police. Before graduating Harvard in 2000, Fahrenthold wrote for The Harvard Crimson.

Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author (Episode #605H)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction. She's best known for her novels, including The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her newest novel, The Heart Goes Last, was published in September.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Thomas Haden Church, Actor (Episode #712)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Thomas Haden Church is an actor who first gained attention for six seasons on NBC's sitcom Wings, followed by two seasons starring opposite Debra Messing on Fox's Ned & Stacey. Other film and television roles have included parts in Spider-Man 3, Easy A and most recently the HBO TV series Divorce.

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Historian (Episode #614)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, as well as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. In addition to being an historian, Dr. Gates is also an author, cultural critic, and filmmaker. He has produced numerous series for PBS including Looking for Lincoln, Many Rivers to Cross: The History of the African American People, and Finding Your Roots, many of which he also hosts. His next documentary series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise will air on PBS stations this fall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (Episode #711)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Marcus Samuelsson is a chef and restaurateur who has written numerous cookbooks. In 2013, he won the James Beard Foundation award for Writing and Literature related to food. He was the youngest chef ever to receive a three-star restaurant review from the New York Times. His restaurant, Red Rooster, is located in Harlem, NY. His latest book, "The Red Rooster Cookbook" was released this October.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
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