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War Redefined (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 28, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

The final episode of this series challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain through incisive interviews with leading thinkers, secretaries of state, and seasoned survivors of war and peacemaking. Interviewees include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and both her female predecessors, Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice; Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee; Bosnian war crimes investigator Fadila Memisevic; and globalization expert Moises Naim. Geena Davis narrates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 31, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

The War We Are Living (Episode #104H)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 28, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

This episode travels to Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia's Pacific southwest, where 2 extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are fighting to stay on their gold-rich lands. They are standing up for a generation of Colombians who have been terrorized and forcibly displaced as a deliberate strategy of war. Alfre Woodard narrates.

War Redefined (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 28, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

The final episode of this series challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain through incisive interviews with leading thinkers, secretaries of state, and seasoned survivors of war and peacemaking. Interviewees include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and both her female predecessors, Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice; Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee; Bosnian war crimes investigator Fadila Memisevic; and globalization expert Moises Naim. Geena Davis narrates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 31, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

The War We Are Living (Episode #104H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 24, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This episode travels to Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia's Pacific southwest, where 2 extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are fighting to stay on their gold-rich lands. They are standing up for a generation of Colombians who have been terrorized and forcibly displaced as a deliberate strategy of war. Alfre Woodard narrates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 28, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 25, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Peace Unveiled (Episode #103H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 17, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

When the US troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. This episode follows 3 women in Afghanistan who are risking their lives to make sure that women have a seat at the negotiating table. Tilda Swinton narrates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 21, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 21, 2012 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 18, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Pray The Devil Back to Hell (Episode #102H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 10, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This episode tells the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003. Among the women featured is Leymah Gbowee, the leader of the Liberian women's peace movement. Gbowee is based in Accra, Ghana, where she is executive director of the Women Peace and Security Network - Africa. Her book, Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War, with Carol Mithers will be published in September 2011 by Beast Books.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 14, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 14, 2012 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 11, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

I Came to Testify (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 3, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This episode tells the moving story of how a group of 16 women who had been imprisoned and raped by Serb-led forces in the Bosnian town of Foca broke history's great silence and stepped forward to take the witness stand in an international court of law. Their remarkable courage resulted in a triumphant verdict that led to new international laws about sexual violence in war. Matt Damon, who narrates the film, has taped a behind-the-scenes-video talking about why the themes of this series matter to men, too.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 7, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 7, 2012 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 4, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
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