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Death and Dying (#108) Duration: 27:09 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

An uplifting meditation on death and dying with stories that prepares us for the journey. An embalmer in Toledo, Ohio prepares a deceased person with the precision and attention of an artist; a dying Brooklyn woman prepares for her final journey with dignity, grace and a dinner party; a teenage hospice volunteer shares advice from his patients and his experience growing up amidst a landscape of violence and death in Brooklyn, New York; and observations from an urban Memphis, Tennessee philosopher.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 2:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 8:00am
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 20, 2014 -- 7:30pm email reminder
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 7:30am email reminder
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 -- 2:30am email reminder
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Hunger In America (#114) Duration: 27:09 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Food insecurities and portraits of the hungry in America; the ironic story of Californian farmers who don?t have enough to eat; a suburban Chicago family feeling the economic pinch at the dinner table; and big city food deserts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 2:30am
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 8:30am

Harnessing The Sun (#118) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

The story of America's solar industry, and the promise of solar today and tomorrow: the rise and fall of the 1970s American solar energy program; a non-profit dedicated to providing low income families with solar panels; the Seattle company that built "the world's greenest office building"; and the creative couple in Idaho blazing new solar paths for America's highways.

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Social Media (#109) Duration: 27:52 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

We get social, with social media! Finding the people using social media to change the world. The Chicago painting duo, who use Twitter to reward treasure hunters; documentary cameras hit the streets of Raleigh-Durham, NC, to ask how social media influenced the 2012 presidential election; a look at what happens when an entire generation of Instagram users get together with their cameras on the beaches of Santa Monica, California; and how Facebook helped to make a young Los Angeleno boy's dream come true.

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Poetry In Motion (#110) Duration: 27:13 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Storytelling with a kick! The words, sounds and people that bring poetry to life?a painful story about bullying; powerful memories of a soon-to-be demolished housing project; inaccurate assumptions about a pretty face; coming to terms and acceptance with loss; and the melting pot of identity politics. Five pieces from cities across the USA, including San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago and Minneapolis, that are connected by the rhythm of words and the search for identity.

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Sense of Place (#102) Duration: 26:59 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world.

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Urban Gardening (#111) Duration: 27:18 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Sowing the Seeds of Change... planting ideas for sustainability and self-sufficiency. You might think of it as a Midwest rust belt town, but community gardeners in Flint, Michigan are undergoing a variety of projects and planting the seeds of hope for economic revitalization. From green belts to green thumbs -- a couple works with children to hone their martial arts and gardening skills; and two women toil with the local Flint government to get their garden growing.

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Finding One's Voice (#103) Duration: 26:28 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice.

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Building An Identity (#119) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture.

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Head Trauma at War (#104) Duration: 26:52 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont.

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Ptsd: Bringing The War Home (#120) Duration: 26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

An examination of the terrifying syndrome that's all too common among U.S. veterans returning from combat zones: a devastating injury pushes one former soldier into the dark; the family of a Navy Seal tells his tragic story; a woman rebuilds her post-war life; and a program at the City College of San Francisco committed to rehabbing veterans.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

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

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

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

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too