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Life on the Line Previous Broadcasts

Anchoring Hope (Episode #106)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Access to healthcare is a challenge for many people living in the Amazon jungle. Like Antenor, a father of seven who supports his family by producing agriculture. He's been sick and not able to bring enough food home. In a different village, 4-year-old Felipe has a difficult time playing with his friends. His heart problem is getting worse. Watch what happens next as a mission boat leaves a wake of hope.

Armed for the Challenge (Episode #105)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

"One Arm Willie" Stewart is set to defy his physical limits while training for the physically challenged triathlon USA championships. Determined to help others with disabilities, this world-class athlete demonstrates that disability doesn't mean inability.

Anchoring Hope (Episode #106)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Access to healthcare is a challenge for many people living in the Amazon jungle. Like Antenor, a father of seven who supports his family by producing agriculture. He's been sick and not able to bring enough food home. In a different village, 4-year-old Felipe has a difficult time playing with his friends. His heart problem is getting worse. Watch what happens next as a mission boat leaves a wake of hope.

Armed for the Challenge (Episode #105)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

"One Arm Willie" Stewart is set to defy his physical limits while training for the physically challenged triathlon USA championships. Determined to help others with disabilities, this world-class athlete demonstrates that disability doesn't mean inability.

Baby Blue (Episode #104)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Each year in Egypt alone, 20,000 children are diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Roukaia, a 2-year old girl from Alexandria, Egypt, received her death sentence the day she was born. Watch as doctors from opposite sides of the globe work together to save thousands of cyanotic children who are waiting in a line that is ultimately longer than their lifetimes.

End It Now (Episode #103)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

Child abuse is much more common than we think. The statistics are staggering, with one in four girls and one in six boys molested by the age of 18.Three individuals uncover their childhood secrets of abuse while clinicians share the dramatic the dramatic effect it has one a person's life. "End It Now" raises awareness about this silent killer and explores the part we can play in prevention.

Baby Blue (Episode #104)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Each year in Egypt alone, 20,000 children are diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Roukaia, a 2-year old girl from Alexandria, Egypt, received her death sentence the day she was born. Watch as doctors from opposite sides of the globe work together to save thousands of cyanotic children who are waiting in a line that is ultimately longer than their lifetimes.

End It Now (Episode #103)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Child abuse is much more common than we think. The statistics are staggering, with one in four girls and one in six boys molested by the age of 18.Three individuals uncover their childhood secrets of abuse while clinicians share the dramatic the dramatic effect it has one a person's life. "End It Now" raises awareness about this silent killer and explores the part we can play in prevention.

Out of the Rubble (Episode #102)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti brought utter destruction to the country. Trapped under the rubble for three days, 8-year old Sebastian Lamothe is faced with the reality of losing his parents, his home, and his leg. Yet his courage prevails in the face of death.

Heart to Heart (Episode #101)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 8:00 AM

For the Escarcega family, their worst nightmare becomes a harrowing reality. Their newborn baby is slowly dying from congenital heart disease. Doctors tell them it's the beginning of the end...unless a heart becomes available for transplant surgery. Will Baby David receive a heart in time? "Heart to Heart" follows Baby David's journey ad reflects on the pioneering efforts of infant heart transplantation with Baby Fae.

Out of the Rubble (Episode #102)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti brought utter destruction to the country. Trapped under the rubble for three days, 8-year old Sebastian Lamothe is faced with the reality of losing his parents, his home, and his leg. Yet his courage prevails in the face of death.

Heart to Heart (Episode #101)

KQED World: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

For the Escarcega family, their worst nightmare becomes a harrowing reality. Their newborn baby is slowly dying from congenital heart disease. Doctors tell them it's the beginning of the end...unless a heart becomes available for transplant surgery. Will Baby David receive a heart in time? "Heart to Heart" follows Baby David's journey ad reflects on the pioneering efforts of infant heart transplantation with Baby Fae.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

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

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