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Martin O'Malley, Democratic Candidate for President (#608H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Martin O'Malley is a Democratic candidate for president. He's the former Maryland Governor, a lifelong Democrat, and the frontman of an Irish rockband. He served as Mayor of Baltimore for 7 years. As Governor, O'Malley tackled many of the hottest issues in Democratic politics including gun control, expanded pre-K, and raising the minimum wage.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Historian (#614) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, as well as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. In addition to being an historian, Dr. Gates is also an author, cultural critic, and filmmaker. He has produced numerous series for PBS including Looking for Lincoln, Many Rivers to Cross: The History of the African American People, and Finding Your Roots, many of which he also hosts. His next documentary series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise will air on PBS stations this fall.

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  • KQED World: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jon Meacham, Author & Presidential Historian (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling, presidential historian. He won the Pulitzer for biography in 2009 with his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Meacham is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of American Lion, Franklin and Winston and Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power. Meacham's most recent book is Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

President Barack Obama (#615) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In a special episode of Overheard, Evan sits down with President Barack Obama for a discussion about civic engagement in the 21st Century. The interview is an excerpt of the Keynote Conversation at the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas on March 11, 2016.

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  • KQED World: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Ethan Hawke, Actor & Author (#610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Ethan Hawke is an Academy Award-nominated actor and screenwriter. He's also an author of three novels, including his most recent Rules for a Knight, which The New Yorker called "a hybrid parenting guide and self-help book." Hawke was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role last year for his performance in Boyhood. In his newest film, Born to be Blue, he plays legendary jazz musician Chet Baker. That film will be released March 25th.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jeffrey Goldberg, Journalist and Author (#616) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Jeffrey Goldberg is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. He won the National Magazine Award for Reporting in 2003 for his reporting on terrorism. Prior to joining The Atlantic he was a Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker and has previously written for The New York Times Magazine, and New York magazine. Goldberg's most recent Atlantic article was a long-read on President Obama's foreign policy legacy called "The Obama Doctrine." It appears in the magazine's April 2016 issue.

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  • KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Ken Burns, Filmmaker (#611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Ken Burns is an acclaimed historical documentary filmmaker. His films have won 13 Emmys and two Oscar nominations and he's been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award. His films and series, most of which appear on PBS, include The Civil War, The Dust Bowl, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, The War, Jazz, and Baseball. His next film, Jackie Robinson, will air on PBS on April 11 and 12. He is currently working on an 10 part film about the Vietnam War (released in 2017), as well as films about country music (2018), and Ernest Hemingway (2019).

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Kara Swisher, Executive Editor Re/Code (#617) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Kara Swisher is the Executive Editor of Re/code, Host of the Re/code Decode podcast and Executive Producer of the Code Conference, which brings together technology influencers and CEOs. Swisher has been covering technology and digital issues since 1997 when she was a reporter in the Wall Street Journal's San Francisco bureau. She's been called Silicon Valley's "Most feared and well-liked" journalist and the region's "most powerful snoop." Swisher also writes occasionally for Vanity Fair magazine.

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  • KQED World: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
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Richard Linklater, Filmmaker (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Richard Linklater is a multiple Academy Award-nominated director and screenwriter. His credits include Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Before Sunrise, A Scanner Darkly, School of Rock, Bernie, and Boyhood. Linklater's most recent Oscar nominations were for Boyhood, which was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Film Editing. That film won him the Golden Globe for Best Director. Linklater's newest film, Everybody Wants Some, is in theaters April 2016.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

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Anthony Foxx, U.S. Transportation Secretary (#613) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Anthony Foxx is the 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx was Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 2009-2013. He also served as Charlotte City Council Member At-Large for two terms. While he was mayor, Charlotte extended the city's light rail system, expanded the airport, made highway improvements, and started a streetcar project.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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 […]

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

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too