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Episode #9613

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 4, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

JOB LOSS SLOWS IN NOV., SIGNALING SOME RECOVERY - Employers cut the fewest number of jobs in November since the recession started in 2007. Judy Woodruff talks to experts about the unexpected good news and what this could mean for the country's economic future.
GENERAL MOTORS ANNOUNCES INDIAN VENTURE - In other news, General Motors and its main Chinese partner have announced a new venture in India, and Indian rebels were dealt a major blow as the top insurgent commanders have been taken into custody by authorities.
CLINTON: MANY PAKISTANIS HAVE 'REFLEX OF SKEPTICISM' OVER US EFFORTS - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to Margaret Warner about the surge in Afghanistan, NATO's help with the war and securing a withdrawal date for US forces.
SHIELDS, BROOKS TAKE ON AFGHAN PLAN, 'POPULIST UPRISING' OVER ECONOMY - Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks examine the implications of the latest unemployment figures and President Obama's decision to commit more troops to Afghanistan.
ANOTHER CHAPTER BEGINS FOR NEWSHOUR - On the final night of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, the anchor looks back at the show's 34-year history and ahead to the new PBS NewsHour.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Episode #9612

KQED 9: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

TOP OBAMA ADVISERS FACE QUESTIONING OVER WAR STRATEGY - Top White House advisers appeared before congressional committees Thursday to answer tough questions about President Obama's Afghanistan strategy. Ray Suarez reports.
BERNANKE DEFENDS TENURE AS FED CHIEF - In other news, Ben Bernanke defended his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman before Congress on Thursday, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested using money left over from the Wall Street bailout to create more jobs.
IN AFGHANISTAN PLAN, EXIT STRATEGY REMAINS A STICKING POINT - Jim Lehrer speaks with former Army and CIA officers with experience in Afghanistan to get their take on President Obama's new plan to increase and eventually decrease the number of US troops there.
COMCAST, NBC DEAL RESHAPES MEDIA LANDSCAPE - Cable giant Comcast bought a majority stake in NBC Universal in a deal valued at approximately $30 billion. Jeffrey Brown talks to business journalists for more on the merger.
STATES SEEK STIMULUS FUNDS TIED TO EDUCATION REFORM - John Merrow looks at states that will apply for their share of federal stimulus money tied to education reform.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 4, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 4, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9611

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

REACTION TO PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SPEECH ON AFGHANISTAN - President Obama's new Afghan war strategy drew strong reactions at home and abroad. Gwen Ifill reports.
NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: DEFENSE SECRETARY ROBERT GATES - Jim Lehrer speaks with Defense Secretary Robert Gates about the President's decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan.
AMERICAN VOICES: WAR IN AFGHANISTAN - For more reaction to the President's speech, Spencer Michels talks to Americans around the country. Jeffrey Brown then speaks with several editorial page editors about the response in their communities.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 2, 2009 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #9610

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 1, 2009 -- 3:00 PM

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SPEECH ON AFGHANISTAN - analysis of President Obama's speech at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, in which he unveils his Afghan war strategy.
AFGHANISTAN ANNOUNCEMENT - Following a report on the lead-up to President Obama's speech on Afghanistan, Gwen Ifill speaks with two members of Congress: Nita Lowey, a Democrat from New York, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Florida Republican.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Jim Lehrer previews the President's announcement with Judy Woodruff, and columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks.
DROUGHT DOWN UNDER - Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the record drought in Australia.
EMPIRE OF LIBERTY - Jeffrey Brown speaks with author Gordon Wood about politics in America's early years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Episode #9609

KQED World: Tue, Dec 1, 2009 -- 1:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 1, 2009 -- 4:00 AM
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