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Life on the Line Previous Broadcasts

The Lasting Impact (Episode #304H)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

San Bernardino Strong (Episode #301H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Julie never thought she would be where she is now: healing from two gunshot wounds when her co-worker and his wife opened fire at an employee meeting in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks. In the midst of this tragedy, hope lives on. You see it in the eyes of Julie who is set on sharing her hope with others. You witness it in the heroic efforts of first responders helping those injured. And you feel it in a bond the community formed like never before.

It's About The Journey (Episode #303H)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

After a major snowboarding accident, Andre's athletic life completely changed when his left leg got amputated. But he hasn't let that slow him down. He becomes a triathlete and finds himself training for the biggest competition yet: the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Through years of hard work and dedication, Andre learns that life is not about the destination, but about the journey.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Ebola Warriors (Episode #302H)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

This is the dramatic story of two hospitals: one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside, and the other to keep it out. Follow Dr. Gillian Seton, a physician at Cooper SDA Hospital in Liberia, who is fighting to keep the epidemic out of her hospital in order to keep its doors open to patients who don't have the deadly virus. A few hours away in Sierra Leone, meet James, a local healthcare worker who is risking his life to treat Ebola patients in the Red Zone at Waterloo SDA Hospital. And watch how one of his patients is trying to obtain community acceptance as an Ebola survivor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

San Bernardino Strong (Episode #301H)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Julie never thought she would be where she is now: healing from two gunshot wounds when her co-worker and his wife opened fire at an employee meeting in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks. In the midst of this tragedy, hope lives on. You see it in the eyes of Julie who is set on sharing her hope with others. You witness it in the heroic efforts of first responders helping those injured. And you feel it in a bond the community formed like never before.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

The Lost Generation (Episode #205)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Before 1984, the life expectancy in the small African country of Lesotho was 70 years. Today it's 40. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has ravaged the mountain kingdom, leaving scores of orphans and grandmothers to pick up the pieces of a shattered country. Instead of retirement, the elderly are facing a future of hard labor caring for their grandchildren until the day they die.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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

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