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Las Marthas (#1512H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other in the country -- its 94 percent Latino debutantes and their attendants all dress as Martha Washington or other patriotic figures from America's colonial period.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 20, 2014 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 10:00pm email reminder
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 4:00am email reminder

The Graduates (#1502) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

This mini-series is a journey into the heart of American education. More than a survey of contemporary policy challenges, it is an intimate and honest exploration of how students, their families and teachers are faring in a stressed public education system, during a politically complex climate, and during an unforgiving global economy. This is a story about how Latino students are faring in our nation's public education system, but it is also a story about the American future.

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Precious Knowledge (#1323) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at Tucson High School comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights struggle is born at the epicenter of the immigration debate in the age of identity politics.

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The State of Arizona (#1510H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This film captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.

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Deaf Jam (#1304H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

National poetry slams for youth have been gaining momentum, but few, if any, deaf teens have ever been included in these contests. In this documentary, a group of New York City deaf teens reveal their passions, frustrations and senses of humor as they discover American Sign Language poetry - eventually stepping into the world of the youth poetry slams with their hearing peers.

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Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (#1418H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG

This film follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years.

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Bully (#1601) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

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Twin Sisters (#1602) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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Lives Worth Living (#1303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fred Fay's life proves that one man can change the world, even though he has to lie flat on his back just to stay alive. This documentary looks at Fay's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and the small group of dedicated activists who formed the Disability Rights Movement to drive the nation towards equal rights.

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Seeking Asian Female (#1414) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Two strangers -- an elderly American man and a young Chinese woman -- pursue a marriage brokered by the internet, but they get more than they bargained for when she moves across the Pacific to start a new life with him in America.

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Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (#1411) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)

This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, the film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

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Brakeless (#1603) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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Spies of Mississippi (#1511) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and '60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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

KQED DTV Channels


Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs


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

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


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


Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too