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Episode #9609

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

AFGHAN STRATEGY - On the eve of President Obama's primetime address to the nation announcing a new US strategy in Afghanistan, Ray Suarez examines the options under consideration and speaks with Eric Schmitt of the New York Times.
TROOP REACTION - Tom Bearden gauges the military reaction to reports that President Obama will send approximately 30,000 additional soldiers to Afghanistan.
HONDURAS VOTES - Margaret Warner speaks with Marcelo Ballve of New American Media about Sunday's presidential election in Honduras.
POLICE SHOOTINGS - For the latest on what is known about a shooting at a coffee shop that killed four police officers, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Chris Grygiel, a reporter for the news website, SeattlePI. com

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 30, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9608

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

DUBAI'S PLAN TO POSTPONE PAYING DEBT SHAKES WORLD ECONOMY
The Middle East is roiling with news that Dubai will postpone repaying $ 60 billion in loans to international banks. Faisal Islam of Independent Television News has the story.
HOW WILL DUBAI'S SHAKY ECONOMY AFFECT THE WORLD? - Margaret Warner talks to economic expert Simon Johnson about how Dubai's weak economy will affect the rest of the world.
UN CENSURES IRAN OVER NUKES - In other news, Iran was censured Friday by the United Nations for refusing to cooperate with a uranium program recommended by the UN's nuclear agency, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai reached out to the Taliban in hopes of bargaining a truce.
'BLACK FRIDAY' TAKES NEW TONE AMID ECONOMIC SLUMP - Kwame Holman has a look at how consumers are changing their shopping habits during this year's Black Friday because of the financial crisis.
HARD KNOCKS: DOES PLAYING IN NFL CAUSE BRAIN TRAUMA? - A House committee heard testimony from medical experts in October, as well as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to determine whether professional football contributes to brain diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer's. Ray Suarez reports.
SHIELDS, BROOKS ANALYZE OBAMA'S UPCOMING AFGHANISTAN ANNOUNCEMENT -Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks go over the week's headlines, including President Obama's upcoming Afghanistan announcement and his promise to curb carbon emissions.
'AUSTIN CITY LIMITS' STYLE STILL EVOLVING AFTER 35 YEARS - Jeffrey Brown reports on the 35th anniversary of "Austin City Limits," the longest-running music series in television history.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 28, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 28, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9607

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING FROM THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY - While millions of Americans celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday at home, thousands of US troops are spending it in Afghanistan and beyond. Kwame Holman reports.
ON THANKSGIVING, AFGHANISTAN STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENT LOOMS - Judy Woodruff speaks to a Washington Post reporter about developments in Afghanistan just days before President Obama makes a decision about US strategy there.
US PLANNED IRAQ WAR JUST HOURS AFTER 9/11 - In other news, a UK inquiry revealed that the US focused on Iraq just hours after the Sept. 11 attacks, and the UN expressed frustration with Iran over its refusal to export its uranium for enrichment.
IN MUMBAI, TENSIONS REMAIN ONE YEAR AFTER DEADLY ATTACK - One year after terrorist attacks rocked the Indian capital of Mumbai, Simon Israel of Independent Television How Will Proposed Health Care Overhaul Affect Patients? Ray Suarez sits down with medical experts to talk about possible changes to the US health care system as Congress prepares to vote on a major overhaul.
DR. KESSLER DELVES INTO THE MYSTERIES OF FOOD CRAVINGS - Betty Ann Bowser talks to author Dr. David Kessler about overeating and what is behind people's cravings, the subject of his new book, "The End of Overeating."
DURING SCHOOL RECESS, NEW FOCUS ON PLAYING NICE - Recess can be a chaotic, even violent, period during the course of a normal school day. Spencer Michels reports on how one non-profit is showing educators the health, and classroom benefits of teaching students how to play nice.
GALWAY KINNELL ON THE PLEASURES OF ORDINARY THINGS - Poet Galway Kinnell reads "Why Regret? " a poem from his new book about "engaging ourselves with the common acts, the ordinary things, the other creatures."

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9606

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

CLIMATE CHANGE - President Obama will travel to Copenhagen with a pledge to cut US carbon emissions by 2020. Judy Woodruff reports.
GLOBAL WARMING DEBATE - Ray Suarez talks to two environmental experts about the debate over global warming.
MILITARY OPTIONS - As President Obama prepares to make a decision about sending more troops to Afghanistan, Margaret Warner speaks with experts about the options he is likely considering.
MAKING SEN$E - In the next installment of his series Making Sense of the financial crisis, Paul Solman explores why the price of gold is skyrocketing as the dollar declines.
TOYOTA RECALL - Toyota said it will replace or fix 4 million accelerator pedals after consumers complained of pedals getting stuck in the floor mat. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 26, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9605

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

COMING DECISION ON AFGHANISTAN - President Obama is expected to announce next week how many additional troops he will send to Afghanistan. Margaret Warner reports.
AFGHANISTAN IN CONTEXT -For context on President Obama's upcoming troops decision, Judy Woodruff speaks with presidential historian and author Michael Beschloss, along with Andrew Kohut, president and director of The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, and Josh Gerstein, Politico's White House reporter.
CREDIT CHECK - In a special report, Frontline's Lowell Bergman explores how the military works to protect service members from the dangers of debt.
CRIB RECALL -Officials announced the largest crib recall in US history, citing safety concerns over cribs with dropdown sides. Ray Suarez talks to consumer experts for more.
CONNECTING ART AND LIFE: BILL T. JONES - Jeffrey Brown profiles Bill T. Jones, a leading contemporary dancer and choreographer.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 25, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
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Episode #9604

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT - Recent economic reports are sending mixed signals about the state of the economy. For perspective on how the recovery is faring, Ray Suarez speaks with Mark Zandi, chief economist at MoodysEconomy.com and Joel Naroff, founder and president of the consulting firm Naroff Economic Advisors.
TERROR CHARGES - The Justice Department announced new terrorism charges in Minneapolis. For more, Margaret Warner speaks with a reporter.
RX FOR REFORM - HEALTH CARE UPDATE - With the Senate preparing for floor debate on health care reform, Judy Woodruff speaks with two former secretaries of Health and Human Services: Donna Shalala, who served in the Clinton administration and is now president of the University of Miami and Michael Leavitt, who worked under President George W. Bush. A former 3-term governor of Utah, he is founder and chairman of the consulting firm Leavitt Partners.
INDIA'S BOOM - On the eve of a state dinner for the prime minister of India, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at India's booming economy.
DORTHEA LANGE: A LIFE BEYOND LIMITS - Jeffrey Brown looks at the life and work of Dorthea Lange, a woman who used her camera to document the struggles of a nation.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 23, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9603

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING - Medical experts recommended new guidelines today on testing for cervical cancer. Betty Ann Bowser has our lead story report. Then, for perspective, Margaret Warner speaks with several experts.
COLLEGE CRUNCH - The University of California regents voted yesterday to raise tuition by 32 percent. Students at UCLA and UC Berkeley rallied and protested against the fee hike. Spencer Michels reports.
SHIELDS AND GERSON -Analysts Mark Shields and Michael Gerson discuss the news of the week, including health care reform and the latest on Afghanistan.
OPRAH WINFREY'S LONG GOODBYE - "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will end in 2011, as Winfrey turns her attention to her new cable channel. Jeffrey Brown has the story.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 21, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 21, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9602

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

Rx FOR REFORM - The stage is set for a showdown in the Senate over health care reform. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the Senate Democrats' health care bill. Analyst Susan Dentzer explains the details.
WRAP-UP: PRESIDENT OBAMA'S ASIA TRIP - Kwame Holman wraps up President Obama's ten-day trip to Asia, where he visited China, South Korea, Japan, and Singapore. Then, for perspective on the President's visit, Jeffrey Brown speaks with a panel of experts.
FORT HOOD UPDATE - For the latest on the Fort Hood massacre, Judy Woodruff speaks with two reporters: Yochi Dreazen of The Wall Street Journal and Daniel Zwerdling of National Public Radio.
MUSIC MASTER: WU MAN - Jeffrey Brown profiles musician and cultural ambassador Wu Man, whose work bridges Eastern and Western musical traditions.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
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Episode #9601

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

AFGHANISTAN: INAUGURAL EVE - Arriving in Kabul today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the eve of his inauguration. Gwen Ifill reports.
CORRUPTION CONCERNS IN AFGHANISTAN - For more on corruption in Afghanistan and what can be done about it, Gwen speaks with Mariam Nawabi, a consultant to businesses and organizations operating in the country, and Alexander Thier, the director for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the United States Institute of Peace.
ROGUE ON THE ROAD: SARAH PALIN - Sarah Palin is on the road again - this time to promote her new memoir, "Going Rogue". Judy Woodruff reports.
TOUGH QUESTIONS: HOLDER HEARING - Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee today, facing questions on the decision to try five 9/11 suspects in New York federal court. Kwame Holman reports.
GOOGLED: THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT - Jeffrey Brown speaks with Ken Auletta about his new chronicle on the Internet giant, "Googled: The End of the World As We Know It". < br />FRAGILE STATE: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - Kira Kay tells the story of a fragile nation: Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9600

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

OBAMA'S CHINA VISIT - President Obama continued his visit in China today, meeting with President Hu Jintao to discuss, among other matters, climate change, economic policy, and human rights. Kwame Holman reports.
HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHINA - For more on China's human rights record, Jim Lehrer speaks with Xiao Quiang, a Chinese human rights activist who now directs the Berkeley China Internet Project at the University of California's Graduate School of Journalism, and Winston Lord, former US Ambassador to China.
SCREENING REVERSAL: MAMMOGRAMS - A government task force recommended yesterday that women put off screening for breast cancer until age 50. For more on the new guidelines, Gwen Ifill speaks with Dr. Diana Petitti, professor of biomedical informatics at Arizona State University and Vice Chair of the task force that issued the recommendations. Also joining the discussion is Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society and professor of oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. DC SCHOOLS UPDATE -John Merrow provides an update on the latest challenges confronting the DC school system.
HUNGER IN AMERICA - According to the US Department of Agriculture, hunger in America is at record levels. For perspective, Jeffrey Brown speaks with JC Dwyer, policy coordinator at the Texas Food Bank Network, and Lynn Brantley, President and CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9599

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 16, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

OBAMA'S CHINA VISIT - President Obama began his 3-day trip to China by calling for cooperation between the two nations and, in a town hall meeting with university students, prodding the government to scale back censorship. Kwame Holman reports.
BIG PICTURE: US-CHINA RELATIONS - For a current, big picture look at the relationship between the United States and China, Jim Lehrer speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic Magazine, Minxin Pei, professor of government at Claremont College, and Harvard University professor Niall Ferguson.
CANADIAN OIL SANDS - Elizabeth Brackett reports on the environmental costs and economic benefits of harvesting oil in Alberta, Canada.
PROGRESS REPORT: GENERAL MOTORS - General Motors, today, reported a $1.15 billion third-quarter loss, an improvement over previous quarters. The company also said it would begin repaying its government loans early. Gwen Ifill speaks with David Shepardson of The Detroit News on the health of the nation's biggest automaker.
ONLINE LIBRARY: GOOGLE BOOKS - Jeffrey Brown examines the debate over Google's efforts to digitize the world's books. Tonight he is joined by Gary Reback, an anti-trust lawyer who has organized several companies, including Microsoft and Amazon, in opposition to Google's effort.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 16, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 16, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 16, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9598

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: ERIC HOLDER - Jim Lehrer speaks with US Attorney General Eric Holder about the decision to prosecute accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo detainees in New York federal court.
RENEWING TIES: OBAMA IN JAPAN -President Obama arrived in Japan on Friday, where new prime minister Yukio Hatoyama called for a more "equal partnership" with the US. Jeffrey Brown reports.
MAKING $EN$E: BAIR MARKET - In the latest report in his series on the economic downturn, Paul Solman speaks with FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair about the need to break up banks deemed "too big to fail."
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the news of the week, including the decision to try five 9/11 suspects in New York federal court, the President's deliberations over troop levels in Afghanistan, and Sarah Palin's latest moves.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 14, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 14, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9597

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

US TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN - Judy Woodruff speaks with Washington Post reporter Greg Jaffe about President Obama's review of the war in Afghanistan, and the debate over sending additional troops to the region.
HASAN CHARGED IN FORT HOOD ATTACK - Army Maj. Nidal M. Hasan was charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder in last week's shooting at Fort Hood. Jeffrey Brown talks to Wade Goodwyn, who has been covering the story for National Public Radio.
TRACING TIES: IMAM AL-AWLAKI - Since the Fort Hood shooting, authorities have focused not just on the accused gunman, but also on Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical cleric he knew. Margaret Warner reports. < br />FRAGILE STATE: EAST TIMOR - Kira Kay reports on the ten year anniversary of East Timor's independence from Indonesia.
THE PRESIDENT'S HEAVY LOAD - As President Obama embarks on a nine-day trip to Asia, he confronts a host of issues at home and abroad. Among them, high unemployment, the war in Afghanistan, and health care reform. Jim Lehrer speaks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about the President's full plate. He also talks with Yale history professor Beverly Gage, and with Robert Dallek, retired professor of history at Boston University.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
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Episode #9596

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 11, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

VETERANS DAY - Days after a deadly attack at Fort Hood, communities across the nation marked a somber Veterans Day. Kwame Holman reports.
FINANCIAL FIX - Senate Democrats unveiled sweeping proposals for reforming how banks are regulated. Jeffrey Brown reports and speaks with Joe Nocera, a financial writer/columnist for The New York Times, and Simon Johnson of the MIT Sloan School of Management and The Peterson Institute for International Economics.
TROUBLED STATES: STATES WITH BUDGET WOES - A number of states face growing budget emergencies. Gwen Ifill speaks with Susan Urahn from the Pew Center on the States, which released a report today on the ten states most at risk, and to Jon Ralston, a Nevada political analyst.
A MARINE'S STORY - Betty Ann Bowser profiles one Marine's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. For more about caring for the mental health of American service personnel, Judy Woodruff speaks with Dr. Jeffrey Johns, a former Air Force psychiatrist, and Heidi Kraft, who was a clinical psychologist in the Navy.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 12, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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Episode #9595

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 10, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

FT HOOD MEMORIAL - President Obama traveled to Fort Hood on Tuesday to meet with families of the victims of last week's shooting, and to attend a memorial service. Kwame Holman reports.
ONGOING INVESTIGATION - For more on the investigation in alleged Fort Hood gunman Nidal Malik Hasan, Gwen Ifill speaks with Dana Priest, military affairs reporter for The Washington Post and Josh Meyer, who covers the Department of Justice for the Los Angeles Times.
NEW NEIGHBORS - IRAQI REFUGEES - Jeffrey Kaye reports on the challenges facing an increasing number of refugees arriving in the US from Iraq.
RX FOR REFORM: HEALTH CARE COSTS - Judy Woodruff speaks with White House budget director Peter Orszag about the cost of overhauling the nation's health care system.
40 YEARS OF SESAME STREET - On the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street, Jeffrey Brown explores the program's impact on children and education with Gary Knell, president and CEO of "Sesame Workshop" and Lisa Guernsey, director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation and author of "Into the Minds of Babes: How Screen Time Affects Children from Birth to Age 5."

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  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 11, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 10, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
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Episode #9594

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 9, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

RX FOR REFORM: HEALTH CARE BILL - Betty Ann Bowser examines the obstacles awaiting health care reform as legislation moves to the Senate. For perspective, Judy Woodruff speaks with Norm Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a longtime observer of Congress and politics.
AFTER THE ATTACK - Tom Bearden reports from Killeen, Texas, on where the investigation stands on the Fort Hood shootings and how the local community is reacting to the attack. For more, Gwen Ifill speaks with Spencer Hsu of the Washington Post.
NEWSMAKER: HAMID KARZAI - In an exclusive interview with Margaret Warner, Afghan President Hamid Karzai acknowledges there is corruption at different levels of government, but says the country is working to address it.
LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE - The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle breaks down two cases before the Supreme Court on Monday about whether juveniles can receive life sentences without parole.
BERLIN WALL: 20 YEARS LATER - Jeffrey Brown looks at where Germany stands 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 10, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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Episode #9593

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 6, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

MASSACRE AT FORT HOOD - The US Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, reeled Friday in the aftermath of a deadly shooting attack. Tom Bearden reports from the scene. Then, Ray Suarez examines reports on the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood attacks, his background and the search for a motive.
JOBLESS NUMBERS JUMP - US unemployment rose more than expected to a 26-year high of 10.2 percent Friday. Jeffrey Brown talks to an economist for perspective.
MAKING SEN$E: OUT OF WORK FREELANCERS - Paul Solman continues his series on the financial crisis with a look at the particular challenges freelance workers are faring in a tough job market.
RX FOR REFORM: PERSPECTIVE FROM KEY PLAYERS - As the House moves closer to a vote on a health reform plan, Betty Ann Bowser talks to key players in the debate for their perspectives on the legislation.
AFGHAN VOICES - Margaret Warner reports from Kabul on how the Afghan people view US involvement in their country.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the news of the week, including the results of elections this week in New York, New Jersey and Virginia.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 7, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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Episode #9592

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 5, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

FT. HOOD SHOOTING - 7 people are dead and at least 20 wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. Jeffrey Brown reports.
BENEFITS EXTENSION - Congress appears ready to approve legislation that would extend aid to people who are out of work and to homebuyers. Ray Suarez reports and speaks with Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, a nonprofit center that works with the unemployed.
RX FOR REFORM - Kwame Holman recaps the latest developments on the health care front, including a key endorsement of President Obama's plan Thursday from the AARP.
UN PULLBACK: AFGHANISTAN - The UN has said it will temporarily relocate 600 members of its staff in Afghanistan after a deadly attack against the organization. Margaret Warner reports from Kabul.
WALL STREET ARRESTS - Prosecutors in New York have filed charges against 14 people for an insider-trading scheme that allegedly netted $14 million in illegal profits. Judy Woodruff reports.
GANG RAPE - Spencer Michels reports on the fallout from the disturbing case of a gang rape of a teen girl in California, watched by as many as 20 people who didn't report it.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 6, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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Episode #9591

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

ELECTION DAY - Republicans celebrated election victories in major races today. Gwen Ifill reports. Then, to help put the election results into perspective, Judy Woodruff speaks with Amy Walter, Editor-in-Chief of "The Hotline," National Journal's political daily and Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report.
AFGHANISTAN: ABDULLAH ABDULLAH - Five British soldiers were attacked and killed by an Afghan policeman they were training in Helmand province. Nick Payton Walsh of Independent Television News reports. Then, for more on Afghanistan's disputed election, Margaret Warner speaks with former presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah.
TALKERS - Jeffrey Brown examines how television pundits such as Glenn Beck are changing the nature of political discourse in America.
GUILTY: ITALY RENDITION - An Italian court has convicted 22 CIA operatives and a US Air Force colonel for the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric from a Milan street in 2003. Ray Suarez reports and speaks with Sebastian Rotella, a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times who has covered the trial since the beginning.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 5, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9590

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

AFGHANISTAN - One day after being declared the winner of Afghanistan's turbulent presidential election, Hamid Karzai turned his focus to unifying his country. Margaret Warner reports from Kabul. For perspective on the election's impact on military strategy, Gwen Ifill speaks with Congressman James McGovern, a Massachusetts Democrat who has called for the US to ramp down its military presence in Afghanistan and James Dobbins, a career diplomat who was the top US official at the international conference that installed Karzai as president in 2002. Dobbins is calling for the US military presence to be increased.
MADOFF FALLOUT - Bernard Madoff is behind bars and today, his longtime accountant pleaded guilty in Federal Court to charges stemming from his role in the giant ponzi scheme. Judy Woodruff reports and speaks with Diane Henriques, a senior financial writer at the New York Times who has been covering the story was in the courtroom.
CLIMATE OF CHANGE - A key Senate committee opened hearings Tuesday on a bill to curb greenhouse gas emissions, but Republicans largely boycotted the debate. Kwame Holman reports. < br />NOVA: BECOMING HUMAN - An excerpt of the first of a 3-part series on human origins and evolution from Nova Science Now.
SCHOOL STIMULUS - A report on the impact of federal stimulus money on a school system in upstate New York from John Tulenko of Learning Matters television.
AUTO TURNAROUND? - Ford Motor Co. shocked investors Monday by posting a quarterly profit of nearly $1 billion. Are better times ahead for the rest of the industry? Jeffrey Brown reports.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 4, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9589

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

AFGHAN VICTORY - Hamid Karzai was declared the winner of the Afghan election after his rival withdrew from a runoff. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Warner, who is reporting in the region.
BATTLEGROUND -NEW YORK - Judy Woodruff examines the national implications of the House race between conservative Doug Hoffman and Democrat Bill Owens in New York's 23rd district.
MAKING SEN$E: THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT - In the latest in a series of stories making sense of the economy, Paul Solman talks with economists Ken Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart about the history of financial crises.
BANKRUPT - CIT, the lending giant that funds about 1 million businesses including Dunkin' Donuts and Eddie Bauer, has filed for bankruptcy. Gwen Ifill reports and speaks with Michael Della Merced, a reporter who has been covering the story for the New York Times.
BOOK STORY - Jeffrey Brown explores how e-book devices, such as the Amazon Kindle, are transforming the publishing world. Then, for more on the latest chapter in the business of books, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Lev Grossman, a novelist and book reviewer for Time Magazine and Kassia Kroszer, founder and editor of Booksquare.com a web site that focuses on the digital publishing industry.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 -- 4:00 PM
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