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Our American Family: The Barreras Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

The first half of the 1900's represents the last era of American life that, for most families, began largely unchanged from the generations that came before. From the darkness of a coal mine in New Mexico to vibrant beauty under the California sun, this program provides a compelling narrative of unwavering commitment to family. Life in the remote company-owned town of Madrid in the 1920s and '30s was a mixture of hard, dangerous work offset by the joy of baseball and celebrations. With the closing of the mine in the early '40s, the extended family re-established itself in southern California by living frugally and powerfully supporting one another through challenges.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 8:30 PM
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  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
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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 […]

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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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