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Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, An "American Masters" Special Previous Broadcasts

An American Masters Special (Episode null)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 6, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

This film takes an in-depth look at Lou Reed's achievements, from his role as lead singer/songwriter for the Velvet Underground, the highly influential band produced by Andy Warhol, through his prolific career; to his rock opera collaboration with director Robert Wilson. Throughout, Reed speaks candidly about his extraordinary career and most challenging musical work. The program also looks at rare behind the scenes footage, clips, and vintage material. There are some 30 interviews including: David Bowie, Patti Smith and Penn Jillette, other members of the Velvet Underground among others.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 7, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
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    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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