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PBS NewsHour Weekend Previous Broadcasts

Episode #134H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: a look at an NYPD program called the Juvenile Robbery Intervention Program. Its aim is to mentor and monitor teens who have been arrested for a robbery. The report's focus is on two New York City neighborhoods. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #133H

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, a debate now rages in the city; with so few residents returning to the Lower 9th, does it even make sense to redevelop the community at all? That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 28, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #132H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: correspondent John Larson heads out on a reporting trip and discovers a powerful story en route. The young man sitting next to him in coach reveals his immigrant family's success story and their fierce devotion to America. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #131H

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: William Brangham reports from Paris. In an attempt to stem the "hyper-sexualization" of young girls, the French government is proposing a ban on childhood beauty pageants. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #130H

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: On Sunday, Karla Murthy reports on the financial fringe. Nearly 20% of low income US households are "underbanked," according to the FDIC. But is providing access to traditional, mainstream financial services the best solution for everyone? A professor does double duty as a New York City check casher and discovers that banks might not be the best choice for everyone. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #129H

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: In just a few years, drone aircraft might be delivering orders from Amazon.com to your door - at least, that's what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a recent interview. But first states and the federal government are wrestling with the implications of many new, pilotless aircraft - how they might affect civil liberties - and how to keep them out of the way of manned aircraft in skies that are already crowded. Rick Karr reports from Colorado. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Episode #128H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: Berkshire County in Massachusetts has taken "buy local" to a whole new level by creating their own currency. The BerkShare is now accepted by some 400 businesses throughout that region. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores advantages for both consumers and storefronts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 8, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #127H

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: Some veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned home to face another battle: addiction to narcotic painkillers prescribed by their doctors. Aaron Glantz of the Center for Investigative Reporting takes a look at whether these wounded warriors are being overmedicated with prescription opiates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Episode #126H

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Included: art and politics meet in the work of exiled Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (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 […]

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