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The Real Trojan Horse (Episode #1402H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 -- 8:00 PM

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 Life: Fri, Apr 29, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 27, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

The Lost Gardens of Babylon (Episode #1304H)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

This film examines a world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. But they were digging in the wrong place. Now, this film proves the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist, shows us where they were, what they looked like and how they were constructed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 15, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (Episode #1302H)

KQED World: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone's birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer's lost diary. It reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. And the writings in this diary suggest he was a far different man than the legend that surrounds him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 8:00 AM

Carthage's Lost Warriors (Episode #1303)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Carthage, the proud capital of the vast Carthaginian Empire, is ablaze. Marauding Romans are mercilessly slaughtering and pillaging. Any survivors face a terrifying fate as slaves on Roman galleys or in their quarries. Escaping the bloody carnage is impossible... or is it? Could some of the once-mighty Carthaginians have got away? And even more incredibly -- could they have turned west on an epic journey across the vast Atlantic Ocean to new shores? Did they set foot in South America, long before Columbus ever walked the face of the Earth?

The Real Trojan Horse (Episode #1402H)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 -- 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 Life: Fri, Apr 29, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 27, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

The Lost Gardens of Babylon (Episode #1304H)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

This film examines a world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. But they were digging in the wrong place. Now, this film proves the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist, shows us where they were, what they looked like and how they were constructed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 15, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

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

KQED World: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 -- 2:00 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 World: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 -- 8:00 AM

The Alcatraz Escape (Episode #1503)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 2, 2016 -- 6:00 AM

The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it to dry land-but only if they left at a specific time.

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    • 4/17/16 ? KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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