Upcoming Broadcasts:

Hillary Clinton, the Midterm Elections and the Coming Political Carnival in 2016 (#2206H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes discuss Hillary Clinton, the presumed front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, her political rebirth after defeat at the hands of Barack Obama, the Benghazi controversy, the role of former president Bill Clinton and what the authors call in a new book the "the merciless Clinton political machine." Allen and Parnes - working for Politico and The Hill - had an inside look at Clinton's last campaign and her tenure as Secretary of State.

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The End of Segregation: Todd Purdum's new book on passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (#2207H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Former New York Times White House correspondent Todd Purdum on the dramatic political battle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on the 50th anniversary of its passage. Discussing his book is, An Idea Whose Time Has Come, Purdum evokes the high purpose and low dealings that marked the creation of this monumental law.

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Stokely Carmichael, Freedom Summer 50 Years Later (#2208H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Historian Peniel Joseph on his new biography of legendary radical African American Civil Rights activist Stokely Carmichael - who launched the "Black Power" movement in defiance of the traditional civil rights leadership in the 1960s and played a crucial part in the dangerous mobilization in Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964 that became a pivot point in American history.

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The Curtain Rises On 2016 (#2209H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

The Curtain Rises on 2016: A roundup of discussion, analysis and predictions on the developing 2016 presidential campaign featuring interviews with Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, former Indiana Gov./Sen. Evan Bayh and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, and Virginia US Senator Tim Kaine.

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More Powerful Than An Army (#2210H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

As the 50th anniversary approaches of enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, an American Forum special mini-documentary featuring leading scholars from around the US examines how the law ending racial segregation also radically opened new opportunities for women, gays and lesbians, Native Americans, and other ethnicities. The episode will also explore Supreme Court decisions suggesting trouble ahead for the US law viewed as the most historic of the 20th century. (This episode also kicks off a special series of rebroadcasts during summer 2014 marking the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer and the peak of the Civil Rights Movement.)

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

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