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The Real Trojan Horse (Episode #1402H)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Discover new archeological evidence that suggests Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. If the legendary siege did happen, was there really a wooden horse that brought enemy soldiers inside the fortified city?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Resurrecting Richard III (Episode #1306)

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is considered the most evil king to have ruled England - and a fearsome warrior as well, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Van Gogh's Ear (Episode #1602)

KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details-until now.

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Van Gogh's Ear (Episode #1602)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details-until now.

Resurrecting Richard III (Episode #1306)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is considered the most evil king to have ruled England - and a fearsome warrior as well, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Van Gogh's Ear (Episode #1602)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details-until now.

Resurrecting Richard III (Episode #1306)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is considered the most evil king to have ruled England - and a fearsome warrior as well, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
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      (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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