Upcoming Broadcasts:

President Barack Obama (#615H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 5:00pm

Colin Jost, Comedian & Writer (#620) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Colin Jost is co-anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update," alongside Michael Che. This is Colin's third season in the anchor chair. He was previously co-head writer and a staff writer at SNL. Colin has won three Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his SNL writing. He writes occasionally for The New Yorker. He also wrote and starred in "Staten Island Summer," a film based on his days as a lifeguard growing up in New York.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jeffrey Goldberg, Journalist and Author (#616H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Steve Case, Venture Capitalist & Co-Founder, AOL (#621) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Steve Case is Co-Founder of AOL and a venture capitalist. As CEO of Revolution he has backed companies like Zipcar, Sweetgreen and Living Social. He's known as one of America's most successful entrepreneurs and executives, focused on supporting startups. Case is also a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and was a member of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He is author of a new book entitled The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Kara Swisher, Executive Editor Re/Code (#617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Wendy Davis, Politician and Activist (#622) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Wendy Davis is a former Democratic Texas State Senator. Davis stepped into the national spotlight during her 11-hour filibuster in the summer of 2013. She spoke out in an effort to defeat a controversial abortion bill. In 2014, Davis ran for the Governor of Texas. Davis' new non-profit organization Deeds Not Words launches this month. The organization is an online network that connects millennial women to resources that help fight gender inequality.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Bryan Cranston, Actor (#618H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVPG

Bryan Cranston is a highly acclaimed actor best known for playing Walter White on AMC's Breaking Bad. He won back-to-back Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for that role. Before winning he'd been nominated for three Emmys and two Golden Globes. Recent film credits include Trumbo, Argo, and the new HBO film All the Way, in which he plays President Lyndon Johnson. Cranston played Johnson in All the Way on Broadway. He earned a Tony Award for that role.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Moby, Musician and Author (#623) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Richard Melville Hall, known to most people as Moby, is a singer-songwriter, musician, DJ, and author. He has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and is well known for being vegan and supporting animal rights. AllMusic calls him "one of the most important dance music figures of the early 1990s." He has produced and remixed music with Michael Jackson, David Bowie, the Beastie Boys, Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins, and Aerosmith. His memoir Porcelain has just been published.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Tom Hayden, Anti-War Activist (#619) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Tom Hayden is an anti-war activist and author. Best known for speaking out against the Vietnam War, Hayden has been an activist for more than 50 years. He served 18 years in the California legislature. Today he is a member of the editorial board and a columnist at The Nation and is Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City, California. He's written more than 20 books and was once married to Jane Fonda.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Jon Meacham, Author & Presidential Historian (#609) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

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