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Episode #3253 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Tavis talks with Grammy-winning musician, songwriter, actor and activist Ruben Blades. The 10-time Grammy winner, Harvard law school grad and former presidential candidate in Panama reflects on his varied career and talks about his new CD, "Tangos"

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Episode #3252 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Tavis talks with best-selling writer Max Brooks. The Emmy-winning writer and World War Z author shares the backstory of his latest project, the graphic novel, The Harlem Hellfighters. Tavis also chats with one of the original Floetry members, Marsha Ambrosius. The multiple Grammy nominee explains why her songs are so intensely personal and performs the single, "Run" from her sophomore solo CD, "Friends & Lovers".

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Tavis talks with Jacobin magazine founder Bhaskar Sunkara, who discusses how his magazine - dedicated to shaking up the status quo - has caught the attention of thought-leaders across the media landscape.

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Episode #3255 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning neurologist Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner. The award-winning physician explains his journey from pariah to prophet and discusses a possible breakthrough for understanding Alzheimer's. Tavis also chats with athlete-turned-actor and new "Millionaire" host Terry Crews. The co-star of the Golden Globe-winning sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, talks about his turn as game show host and his memoir, Manhood.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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