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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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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 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 […]

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

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