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The River Styx (#103#) Duration: 1:59:27 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

With South Vietnam in chaos, Hanoi accelerates the insurgency, sending combat troops to the South. Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Johnson escalates, authorizing sustained bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 2:00am
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Resolve (#104#) Duration: 1:58:46 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail, while Saigon struggles to pacify the countryside. As an antiwar movement builds at home, GIs discover that this war is nothing like their fathers' war.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 -- 8:01pm
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 2:00am
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

This Is What We Do (#105#) Duration: 1:29:49 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

Enemy body counts and American casualties mount as GIs chase an elusive foe and face deadly ambushes and artillery. While Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, the Johnson Administration reassures the public that victory is in sight.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 8:01pm
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Things Fall Apart (#106#) Duration: 1:29:18 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

Seeing the violence and brutality of the Tet Offensive unfold on television, Americans begin to doubt Johnson's promise of "light at the end of the tunnel." LBJ decides not to run again. The country is staggered by assassinations and unrest.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me

The Veneer of Civilization (#107#) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

With the country at odds over the war, draft-age Americans face wrenching choices. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon narrowly wins the presidency. In Vietnam, soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

The History of the World (#108#) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

A Disrespectful Loyalty (#109#) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own suffer a terrible defeat in Laos. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that allows American prisoners of war finally to come home to a bitterly divided country.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Weight of Memory (#110#) Duration: 1:56:46 SRND51 TVM (Secondary audio: DVI)

Nixon resigns amidst Watergate, while a brutal civil war continues in Vietnam. North Vietnamese troops overtake Saigon with overwhelming force. For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me

Deja Vu (#101H) Duration: 1:26:46 SRND51 TVM-V (Secondary audio: DVI)

After a long and brutal war, revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial rule. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided: communists hold the North, while America supports an untested regime in the South.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Riding The Tiger (#102H) Duration: 1:27:28 SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)

President Kennedy and his advisors wrestle with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

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