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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20175] duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33168] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5407H] Simmering racial tensions on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri and US military action in Iraq were just two of the issues President Obama addressed during his vacation on Martha's Vineyard this week.
    * Calm is slowly returning to the streets of Ferguson where clashes between police and protestors upset over the shooting death of an unarmed teenager have gone on for nearly 2 weeks. In addition to a grand jury investigation, Attorney General Eric Holder has launched a federal probe into possible civil rights violations surrounding the police-involved shooting of Michael Brown. While the president returned to the White House on Monday to address the situation in Ferguson, his decision not to visit the town was met with some criticism.
    * As the story in Ferguson plays out, President Obama is also working on the international threat posed by ISIL, the terrorist group also known as the Islamic State. The militants released a video this week showing the savage execution of journalist James Foley. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls the extremists an imminent threat to America adding, "This is beyond anything that we've seen. We must prepare for everything." President Obama remains resolute that the US will continue airstrikes against ISIL targets in Iraq, but will that be enough to stop the brutal terror organization? * In Texas, GOP Governor Rick Perry finds himself fighting felony charges just as his likely campaign for president was getting some traction. Supporters call the charges a political ploy while Perry is painting himself as a victim of an over-zealous Democratic prosecutor. Joining Gwen Ifill around the table to discuss these issues and more are Pierre Thomas of ABC News, Christi Parsons of Tribune Newspapers, Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers, and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#140H] Special Edition: California Prisons Invest in Rehabilitation for "Lifer" Inmates
    Special Edition: California Prisons Invest in Rehabilitation for "Lifer" Inmates

    Until recently, prisoners serving life sentences in California had slim chances of ever getting paroled. With sentences of 15, 25 or 30 years to life, most of these so-called "lifers" are doing time for murder. Now, driven by court rulings that make it harder to deny parole, a record number of lifers are getting out -- nearly 2,300 since 2009, or more than three times the number paroled in the previous 17 years combined.

    For the first time, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is offering classes aimed directly at lifers to prepare them for life on the outside. The prisoners who participate don't know if they'll ever get out, but they say the classes help them develop life skills, understand the impact of their crimes, and show the parole board that they're no longer a risk to public safety.

    Scott Shafer goes inside Solano Prison in Vacaville to see what the CDCR's programs have to offer and also hears from a paroled lifer about his struggles and successes.

    Thuy Vu talks with parole board chief Jennifer Shaffer about what the board looks for and how hearings are conducted. A panel discussion moderated by Scott Shafer provides additional perspective.

    Guests:
    • Jennifer Shaffer, Board of Parole Hearings Executive Officer
    • Carla Javits, REDF CEO & President
    • Gary Lieberstein, Napa County District Attorney
    • Marvin Speed, California State Parole Administrator

    Further Reporting:
    New Classes Aim to Help Paroled "Lifer" Inmates After Release
    More Lifers Coverage

    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#706H] Phnom Penh House, Pho VI Hoa and Grand Cafe Phnom Penh House (Oakland), Pho Vi Hoa (Los Altos) and Grand Cafe (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Ride Along The Lincoln Highway The film celebrates the history, the instigators, the various routes, the length and the wonderful American sights that can be seen along this first coast-to-coast highway. First established in 1913, the Lincoln Highway connects Times Square in New York City with Lincoln Park in San Francisco, passing through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, a bit of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada. Produced by Rick Sebak, the film chronicles its history and profiles the current landmarks still along the way. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Ice Cream Show This program travels across the country to celebrate ice cream, the people who make it and the places where you can buy it. Stops include a shop in San Francisco where they specialize in tea-flavored ice cream; a giant-sized cone shop in Panama City; and Penn State University, where they have been teaching people how to make ice cream for over 100 years. This program not only offers viewers a visual taste of ice cream, but provides a nostalgic glimpse into an American tradition. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Art & Soul [#205H] Kasia Bilhartz, Julie Green, Graham Nash and Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary * Kasia Bilhartz is a fire artist, which is to say she makes metal sculpture by using hollow tubing that feeds propane to multiple flames. Kind of like a Coleman stove, but much bigger and much, much prettier.
    * Julie Green's "The Last Supper" is a provocative exhibit of 500 plates, each one the last meal of a death row inmate.
    * Graham Nash, a founding member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, made his indelible mark as a music legend but photography has always been his first love, of sorts.
    * The Museum of Modern Art presents "Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926 - 1938," an in-depth look into Belgium surrealist Rene Magritte's passion for turning everyday items into extraordinary objects before your eyes.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#206] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Heal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine with Lissa Rankin, MD This special is based on the 2013 New York Times bestselling book, Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof that Your Can Heal Yourself by Lissa Rankin, MD. It is a meticulously researched explanation of the critical role our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs play in our health and wellbeing - and how we can harness the power of our minds to enjoy great health and longevity with specific, easy-to-do steps.
    Part 1 covers topics such as why Western medicine is very important; your brain is most important organ for your health; "Learned helplessness"; and asking what does your body need in order to heal?
    Part 2 includes an explanation of the placebo effect with examples; explanation of the nocebo effect and of the role the amygdala plays in the brain and how it controls stress; understanding how the body has its own self-repair mechanisms, which are under the influence of the nervous system; and why the body's self-repair mechanisms only work when the relaxation response is activated.
    Part 3 covers the importance of reducing stress response for self-healing and optimal health; Dr. Rankin's groundbreaking new wellness model: The Whole Health Cairn; why physical health is only one aspect of whole health; the difference between being healed and being cured; and healing ourselves, healing health care.
    Dr. Rankin is a trained ob-gyn who has emerged as one of the newest thought leaders in the mind/body medicine arena. Her work has been featured extensively in national media, including O magazine, The New York Times, CNN, Health, Women's Health, Self, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She is also the founder of The Whole Health Medicine Institute, dedicated to teaching doctors how to provide truly integrative health and wellness to patients. Its Board includes Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Larry Dossey and Dr. Christiane Northrup, who says about Lissa, "What a pleasure it is to see the next generation of physicians waking up to what I call real medicine - the kind that acknowledges our true power to heal and be well."
    duration 1:26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    My Wild Affair [#105B] Highlights from this series, which tells the stories of the incredible bonds between humans and their wild animal companions. Through first-hand testimony, newly discovered archive footage, drama reconstruction, and encounters with the real animal and human stars, it captures stories of love and dedication, with their surprising twists and turns, and proves how the powerful bond between man and animal can overcome adversity, and change lives forever. duration 1:25:28   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Dr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever! This show presents Dr. Fuhrman's ideas about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention, and maximum lifespan. duration 1:56:55   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1404H] A Modern Take On Pizza and Grilled Cheese Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Thin-Crust Whole-Wheat Pizza with Garlic Oil, Three Cheeses, and Basil at home, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite pizza gadgets. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of goat cheese. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#513H] Dinner at the Diner Test cook Bridget Lancaster updates a classic recipe for Patty Melts. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of mac and cheese. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for commuter mugs. And finally, test cooks Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making perfect Crispy Potato Tots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#912H] Luka's Taproom & Lounge, King of Falafel and La Costanera Restaurant We start in Oakland at Luka's Taproom and Lounge with its eclectic menu, extensive bar and spacious dance floor. Next, San Francisco's King of Falafel has been offering diners a taste of a Middle Eastern classic for more than 40 years. Lastly, we head to Montara for contemporary Peruvian cuisine served with a side of ocean-front views, at La Costanera Restaurant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#120H] Heart Healthy & Heavenly Lidia prepares a meal of crispy Savory Potatoes baked with tomatoes and a heart-healthy Salmon with Mustard Sauce. Dessert is a light, fluffy Angel Cake, garnished with fresh berries. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#212H] Summer In Italy Joanne shows how to get maximum flavor from a bountiful tomato crop by roasting them slowly. Sasha learns to make a stew fit for summer using fresh vegetables and a basil mint pesto. Recipes: Oven-Dried Tomatoes, Feta and Olives, Summer Vegetable Stew with Basil and Mint Pesto (Parm-Reg). Student: Sasha Bernstein. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#109H] Roasting This episode is devoted to roasting, a straightforward and adaptable technique that also works well for meat, fish and chicken. Martha's roast chicken showcases the benefits of this method, with a crisp exterior and moist interior. Because roasting so beautifully concentrates the flavors of the ingredients, it's also well suited to vegetables, and Martha includes a recipe for a delicious roasted root vegetable salad. Finally, she prepares a show-stopping dish fit for any holiday table: a green peppercorn-crusted roast tenderloin of beef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Rick Steves' British Isles Marathon 2014 duration 3:26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#201H] Included: As more and more employers throughout the country use background checks to review their company's applicants, Megan Thompson takes a look at the job-screening process, which has recently come under fire for inaccurate reports that can cost people jobs. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Being Poirot duration 1:47:28   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Dr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever! This show presents Dr. Fuhrman's ideas about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention, and maximum lifespan. duration 1:56:55   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
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