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Episode #3187 Duration: 26:46 STEREO

Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. The Nobel laureate offers his observations about the effects of inequality on economic growth and development and what can be done. Tavis also chats with The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder. A tireless advocate for positive social change and UN Goodwill Ambassador, Somerhalder explains his passion for protecting the environment.

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Episode #3186 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Tavis talks with Robert English, director of the University of Southern California's School of International Relations. A scholar of Russia, the former USSR and Eastern Europe, Professor English weighs in on the latest developments in the continuing crisis in Ukraine. Tavis also chats with award-winning actor and writer Daniel Beaty. The multifaceted performer unpacks his memoir, in which he shares how he overcame growing up in a household impacted by addiction and incarceration.

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Episode #3188 Duration: 26:46 STEREO

Tavis talks with hip-hop pioneer Nas, one of the music genre's elder statesmen. The visionary talks about his successful career and the 20th anniversary of the release of his landmark album, "Illmatic".

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Episode #3189 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)

Tavis talks with best-selling writer and activist Barbara Ehrenreich. A journalist, historian and social critic, the award-winning writer dissects her latest text, Living with a Wild God.

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Tavis talks with one of the most recognized, versatile and respected conductors today, James Conlon. Maestro Conlon shares the backstory of his dedication to championing the music of composers who've been marginalized by history.

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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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

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KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

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KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

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KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

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V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

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KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

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