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The Fidel Castro Tapes Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

This program takes viewers on a journey like none other. It uses only news and documentary footage - past and present - to detail the life and times of one of the most controversial political figures of the 20th Century. There is no narration in this film and no interviews. Instead, the film relies solely on the words of journalists who covered the major events in Castro's life to tell the story. It is a unique approach, one that gives the viewer a chance to experience the life and times of Cuba's leader as if they were actually living through them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
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    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

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

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