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Dust Bowl Previous Broadcasts

Reaping The Whirlwind (Episode #102#)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

In the second episode, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts - and a break in the drought in 1939 - eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

The Great Plow Up (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

In the first episode, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America's history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

Reaping The Whirlwind (Episode #102#)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:01 PM

In the second episode, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts - and a break in the drought in 1939 - eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 10:01 PM

The Great Plow Up (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

In the first episode, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America's history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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