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Men Who Sailed The Liberty Ships Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 11:01 PM

This program pays homage to the merchant seamen of WWII, civilians who volunteered to sail the prefabricated cargo vessels known as "liberties." Performing many of the war's most hazardous duties, they suffered some of the highest casualty rates, but when these non-military men returned home, Congress denied them benefits for injuries and society overlooked them in victory celebrations. This program combines personal stories of war at sea with photographs and archival film footage to provide a firsthand account of what it was like performing one of the war's most dangerous jobs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 4:01 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 10:01 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 5:01 AM
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      (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.

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