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KQED 9: Sunday, September 14, 2014

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Sunday, September 14, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1102H] Know Who You Are The road-trippers' search for wisdom continues in San Francisco, where they interview Roy Remer, a volunteer coordinator at the Zen Hospice Project, who uses Buddhist principles to serve the emotional needs of the terminally ill. Roy reflects on the difficulty of letting go, and encourages the road-trippers to practice saying goodbye to the various stages of life in order to grow into the next version of themselves. Next, the road-trippers talk the importance of self-reflection with Omar Cardenas, a youth organizer for the Children's Defense Fund. Omar's personal transformation from troubled high school dropout to empowering mentor inspires Tele'jon, who aspires to do similar work.
    Later, a drive to Los Angeles lands the road-trippers at the doorstep of Ian Harvie, a transgendered stand-up comedian whose self-deprecating brand of humor hilariously tackles issues of gender identity and societal expectations. Ian discusses his challenge-filled journey of self-acceptance, stirring up powerful emotions in Olivia. The road-trippers ultimately leave the interview feeling more resolute in their identities and determined to live their lives in a way that's true to themselves.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Start Up [#202] Lip Service: Eco Lips/Sarcor Gary and the crew head to Cedar Rapids, IA to talk to Steve and Andrea, a husband and wife team who created Eco lips, a B corporation that creates organic lip balm. Then they head over to Birmingham, Alabama to talk to Selena who started Sarcor, a civil engineering firm that's helping to redesign local communities. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#401H] Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse Season 4 begins with an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special! duration 26:51   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1203H] The Gravity of Life 43,000 FEET (New Zealand): You think you've got problems? When statistician John Wilkins is sucked out of a plane at 43,000 feet, he calculates that he has exactly 3 minutes 48 seconds before he hits the ground.
    EXPLOSIONS (Australia): As gravity appears to fail all around them, the inhabitants of a neighborhood begin to mysteriously float into the sky. After failing to save her boyfriend from this phenomenon, will she succumb to the same fate?
    BRIDGE (New Zealand): A woman finds herself along after dark waiting for a train on an empty platform... or so she thinks. She starts to run as she is pursued by a faceless stranger... or so she thinks. She slips and is knocked out. When she wakes up, her world is truly upside down and she must decide if it's time to let go of the past.
    duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Streetcar Named Desire [#1098] Set in post-WWII New Orleans, this is the story of fading Southern Belle Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh), a neurotic woman searching for her place in the world. She unexpectedly turns up on the doorstep of her pregnant sister Stella (Kim Hunter), whose husband Stanley (Marlon Brando) definitely lacks "refinement". One of his poker buddies, Mitch (Karl Malden), initially finds Blanche attractive, until rumors of her past in Auriol, Mississippi begin to catch up with her. Blanche and Stanley find themselves in a fierce battle of wills, with Stella caught in the middle. Three of the four leads won acting Oscars for their work, with Brando losing the Best Actor statuette to Humphrey Bogart. Directed by Elia Kazan. duration 2:05:05   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:07 am
    No Way Out [#1057] The secretary of Defense (Gene Hackman) forces a Pentagon naval aide (Kevin Costner) to lead a manhunt for a Soviet spy during a murder cover-up. Cast: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young. duration 1:50:09   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Caillou [#511H] Considerate Caillou Caillou's Song: Caillou wants to learn to play a song on his little keyboard...only Rosie won't leave him alone. She keeps distracting him, trying to chime in with her drum, and pots and pans, and silly singing. When Caillou sees his sister playing on a 'pretend' keyboard - just like Caillou - he decides to let Rosie join in his music fun. Educational Objective: Accommodating younger siblings. Follow Me: Caillou tries to befriend his new classmate, Andy, but finds he isn't getting very far. When Caillou tries to see things through Andy's eyes, and realizes he prefers quiet activities - like drawing - Caillou finally finds a way for them to be friends. Educational Objective: Different people have different thoughts/feelings/preferences; it helps to try and see things from someone else's perspective. Where's Caillou?: Caillou wants someone to play with, but he doesn't want to play dollies with Rosie...again! In an effort to get away from his pesky little sister, Caillou hides. As Rosie searches around the house for Caillou, her efforts soon turn into a fun game of hide-and-seek...giving both siblings something fun to do! Educational Objective: Finding fun in unusual places - even with a little sister! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1408] Arthur Unravels/All The Rage * Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But - he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing, right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag?
    * All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#127H] Zig-Zagged Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#128H] A Huge Orange Problem While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. But Zach has sent his Zachbots to fell the trees of the orangutan forest, and Martin and Chris activate the orangutan powers of the Creature Power Suit to rid the forest of saw-armed Zachbots, and save the orangutans rainforest home. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#701H] Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey * Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps...a baby kangaroo!
    * Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. But taking pictures in the dark is hard enough without making noise to scare away their camera-shy guests. They'll need a new way to communicate...in a flash!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#102] Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order * Curious George's Home for Pigeons: Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. George decides to make him a place to stay on their balcony. After much experimentation, George creates a tree that The Man with the Yellow Hat might not recognize but in Compass's eyes is the perfect pigeon perch.
    * Out of Order: When George sees a very nice lady leaving packages behind everywhere she goes, he figures she must be very forgetful. He decides to be helpful by gathering up all the packages for her. When Betsy explains to George that the nice lady is actually the mail carrier, they have to figure out a system to match the packages up with the correct address and return them fast!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#218H] Balancing Act/Marvelous Marbles * Balancing Act - Sally and Nick are trying to walk across a beam in their backyard, but are having trouble staying on it! Can the Cat help? Why of course! His friend Zappa the snow leopard is an amazing balancer! He uses his big wide feet and his long tail to help him keep his balance. Nick and Sally don't have tails, but they see how Zappa moves carefully to keep his weight balanced, now they know what to do at home. Using broomsticks to help them stay balanced, Nick and Sally are able to cross the balance beam. And just in time to have some yummy bran berry muffins!
    * Marvelous Marbles - The kids are playing with glass marbles, until one of them rolls away! It was Nick's "extra luck never miss marble", now what is he going to do? Cat will take them to a sandy beach that's full of marbles! But when they get there, all they see is sand.Cat's friend Sharky McGee explains that sand makes glass. He shows them how sand is turned into glass and all the wonderful things you can make with it. Including marbles!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#103H] Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing * Many Ants Make Light Work - Nick and Sally are trying to put up a tent in their backyard but it's not working! Nick is pulling when Sally is pushing and it's just making a giant heap! Good thing the Cat knows a million trillion friends who are experts at teamwork! He whisks the kids off to visit an ant colony where Nick and Sally learn that you can do anything when you work together!
    * Nest Best Thing - Nick and Sally have found some bird eggs in their backyard, but their nest is destroyed. Where are they going to keep them? The Cat in the Hat brings them to an expert nest builder, Mrs. Robin, who shows the children how to build a nest especially for those robin eggs.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#103] Europe Cranes and geese rise over Venice, Dover, Edinburgh and the monkey-guarded Rock of Gibraltar. In Rome, the Loire Valley, Holland and Hungary, birds gather by the millions to breed and two by two to raise their families. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#914Z] Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits We all love cooking with wine but how about using spirits? Ming shows how as he cooks with tequila. He'll be joined by longtime friend, Julio Bermejo, the tequila master at Tommy's in San Francisco. Looking for inspiration Julio and Ming explore amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market before heading back to Tommy's to cook on the fly. duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#214H] Sole-Ful Suppertime Jacques makes the sweet, nutty flavors of winter squash tickle the palate with a warm and creamy Butternut Squash Velvet whilst admitting to supplying his brother with seeds of this New World squash. Blossoming roses of creamy fish in Fillet of Sole with Mushroom Sauce are paired with Peas, Mushrooms and Endive along with tips to help keep your sauce from breaking. The meal ends with an unusual combination of Seckel Pears in Coffee and a grated chocolate garnish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1317H] Spicing Up The Grill Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best Spicy Pork Tacos on the grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his favorite grilling tools in the Equipment Corner, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Chris Kimball how to make perfect Jerk Chicken at home. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite mortar and pestle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1212H] Salmon and Sole Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Baked Sole Fillets with Herbs and Bread Crumbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#303H] Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke. duration 27:18   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#214H] For The Love of Soup Soup is a great start to any meal and Lidia explores two different types: Minestrone and Artichoke Soup. She travels to Le Marche in Italy to learn about ricotta cheese and finishes off the meal with her favorite Italian Cheesecake recipe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#201H] Coffee Cakes If you love coffee cakes as much as Martha does - you'll love learning all four of the indispensable recipes featured in this episode. Watch as Martha demonstrates a rhubarb upside-down crumb cake, jam-filled crumb-topped coffee cake muffins, a streusel cake with a confectioners' sugar glaze, and a glazed lemon blueberry coffee cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#408H] Not Just for Kids Parents rejoice! Sara has two kid-friendly recipes, fast and easy for a weeknight, that will satisfy a picky palate but tasty and sophisticated enough to please an adult. First up: Beer Batter Shrimp, then Sara and the kids cook up Pasta Pizza. And for a lunchbox treat, there's Sara's Jiggly Orange Wedges. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1704H] Boston, Hour One In Boston, Massachusetts host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Wes Cowan look at a famous and controversial Paul Revere print. Notable discoveries include a Norman Rockwell collection from a guest who modeled for the artist as a child; an Aldro Hibbard oil painting brought in by the mayor of Boston; and - no visit to Beantown would be complete without it - a Red Sox World Series team-signed ball valued at $25,000 to $35,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    McLaughlin Group [#3238H] duration 27:30   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:30 pm
    Moyers & Company [#336H] Climate Change: Faith and Fact Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who's also an evangelical Christian, but in the face of those who use religion to deny the worldwide crisis of climate change, she believes that her faith is compatible with science.
    "The New Testament talks about how faith is the evidence of things not seen," she tells Bill Moyers. "By definition, science is the evidence of things that are seen, that can be observed, that are quantifiable. And so that's why I see faith and science as two sides of the same coin."
    The daughter of missionaries, Hayhoe believes she, too, has a mission: "Caring about climate is entirely consistent with who we are as Christians. But over the last several decades we have increasingly begun to confound our politics with our faith. To the point where instead of our faith dictating our attitudes on political and social issues, we are instead allowing our political party to dictate our attitude on issues that are clearly consistent with who we are. Climate change is a casualty of much larger societal issues. If we can get past the issue of rhetoric and politics, and actually start talking about what's in our hearts, I have seen amazing things happen in terms of moving forward to look at solutions that are consistent with the values that we have."
    Katharine Hayhoe teaches at Texas Tech University and is director of its Climate Science Center. She is the founder and CEO of ATMOS Research, a scientific research and consulting firm and co-author of A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions. A rising star of climate science, Hayhoe was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2014 and featured in the Emmy Award-winning Showtime documentary series Years of Living Dangerously.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#142H] NFL on the Defensive, San Jose & Oakland Mayor Races, Apple Watch
    NFL On The Defensive
    The release of surveillance video showing N.F.L. player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée and dragging her unconscious body from an elevator has sparked national outrage and an independent investigation into the top brass of the N.F.L. The case resonates in the Bay Area where 49er Ray McDonald was recently arrested following a fight with his pregnant fiancée. McDonald was allowed to the play in the season opener despite the arrest.

    Guest:
    • Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle

    Further Reporting:
    Jackie Speier Says House Will Hold Hearing on NFL, Issa Says Not So Fast
    Forum: NFL, Nation Struggle With Domestic Violence

    Tale Of Two Cities: San Jose & Oakland Mayoral Races
    Voters are getting ready to cast their ballots in two big mayoral contests in the Bay Area. In San Jose current Mayor Chuck Reed is being termed out. The race there is down to two candidates, Councilmember Sam Liccardo, and Santa Clara County Supervisor and former vice mayor, Dave Cortese. In Oakland incumbent Jean Quan is facing 14 challengers. Both cities are grappling with the high cost of housing, the direction of economic growth and public safety.

    Guests:
    • Bob Gammon, East Bay Express
    • Scott Herhold, San Jose Mercury News

    Apple Watch Tracks Fitness ... & What Else?
    This week Apple unveiled its much hyped smart watch. CEO Tim Cook said the list of features on the watch is "a mile long." On that list: maps, Apple's new payment system and numerous fitness and health monitoring features. As technology companies push wearable devices that can collect sensitive personal health information new questions emerge about data security and privacy. KQED News' Joshua Johnson sat down with KQED Senior Science Editor Andrea Kissack for a look at the new Apple watch.

    Further Reporting:
    Apple Jumps Into Health Monitoring With New Watch

    Robert Frank In America
    The 1959 publication of Robert Frank's photography book "The Americans" was one of the milestones of 20th-century art -- a creation that changed the world?s perception both of art photography and of America itself. Now an exhibit at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University provides new insight into this seminal work, offering a look at dozens of rarely-seen images made by Frank while he was shooting "The Americans," but that were not included in the book. Thuy Vu visited the Cantor to see what new light the exhibit, "Robert Frank in America," sheds on the artist and his process. The exhibit runs through January 5, 2015.
    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#304H] Included: NewsHour Weekend explores the rising tide of anti-Semitism in France. Jewish citizens say the growing threat of violence and anti-Israeli sentiment marks a wider, more dangerous anti-Semitism in the country, as thousands leave for Israel and other safer countries. In an effort to reassure the Jews of France that they are safe in the country, the government has taken strict measures against anti-Semitic demonstrations, while some citizens urge fellow Jews to oppose the extremists and stay in France. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1002H] Everything Comes from the Streets The origins and history of lowriding in San Diego and the borderlands is chronicled, including the creative men and women who pioneered and shaped the unique car customizing tradition among Chicano and Mexican communities. duration 58:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures - including the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa. Fiona Bruce attempts to uncover the story of this enigmatic genius. She begins her journey in Leonardo's birthplace, the small town of Vinci in Tuscany, and follows in his footsteps to Florence, where he was apprenticed to the master painter Verrocchio. In Paris, Fiona is given a private view of the Mona Lisa and learns the secret of how Leonardo achieved the extraordinary effect of the picture on generations of art lovers: by meticulously applying layer upon layer of paint thinly mixed with oil to produce a smoky, mysterious finish. And in New York, she is given an exclusive preview of a sensational discovery: a new Leonardo, thought to have disappeared centuries ago, Salvator Mundi, The Savior of the World. duration 50:49   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#101] Get Action (1858-1901) A frail, asthmatic young Theodore Roosevelt transforms himself into a vigorous champion of the strenuous life, loses one great love and finds another, leads men into battle and then rises like a rocket to become the youngest president in American history at 42. Meanwhile, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, brought up as the pampered only child of adoring parents, follows his older cousin's career with worshipful fascination and begins to think he might one day follow in his footsteps. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Roosevelts: An Intimate History [#101] Get Action (1858-1901) A frail, asthmatic young Theodore Roosevelt transforms himself into a vigorous champion of the strenuous life, loses one great love and finds another, leads men into battle and then rises like a rocket to become the youngest president in American history at 42. Meanwhile, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, brought up as the pampered only child of adoring parents, follows his older cousin's career with worshipful fascination and begins to think he might one day follow in his footsteps. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3708H] The Head and the Heart/Gomez Fresh and seasoned indie rock hits the ACL stage with the Head and the Heart and Gomez. Seattle's the Head and the Heart performs tunes from its self-titled debut LP. British veterans Gomez follow with their eclectic modern rock. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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