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KQED 9: Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18157H] (original broadcast date: 07/31/12)
    * A discussion about Afghanistan with John Podesta, Former White House Chief of Staff and Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Advisor
    * Rajiv Chandrasekaran of the Washington Post on his book "Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31282Z] Americans are earning more and spending less. Blackrock's Bob Doll tells us what he thinks that means for the economic recovery. From Occupy Wall Street to big bank fees, we take a look at how smaller community banks are benefiting and taking market share from the big players in the industry. And, another day of no electricity for much of India...we explore why the trouble could last once all the power comes back. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Spark! [#603H] SF Ballet's New Works Festival In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the San Francisco Ballet mounted an ambitious festival of new works, ten world premieres by ten choreographers. Spark follows the creation of three of these works by some of the country's most renowned choreographers - Mark Morris, Margaret Jenkins, and Christopher Wheeldon - exploring the new directions they are taking this centuries-old art form. Morris has enlisted longtime friend Isaac Mizrahi to design the costumes and John Adams to compose the music for his ballet, both collaborators stellar figures in their own fields. Margaret Jenkins, the highly respected Bay Area choreographer, has members of the Ballet company working in an entirely new way - within her modern dance tradition. Christopher Wheeldon, heralded as the next Balanchine, blends elements of traditional and classical ballet. duration 28:23   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    History Detectives [#1004H] What does the evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb mean? Did two patches with the symbol belong to a World War II unit? Then, Gwen Wright connects a tiny swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in US Civil War history. Did a neckpiece and leggings once belong to Chief Black Kettle, known as a Cheyenne Peace Chief? Finally, did President Lincoln actually sign this note? duration 54:10   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    War [#101H] A Necessary War Part 1 examines the impact of Pearl Harbor and America's entrance into World War II. The tranquil lives of the inhabitants of Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; and Luverne, Minnesota, are shattered by the shock of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and America is thrust into the greatest cataclysm in history. Along with millions of other young men, Sid Phillips and Willie Rushton of Mobile, Ray Leopold of Waterbury and Walter Thompson and Burnett Miller of Sacramento enter the armed forces and begin to train for war. In the Philippines, two Americans thousands of miles from home, Corporal Glenn Frazier and Sascha Weinzheimer (who was 8 years old in 1941), are caught up in the Japanese onslaught there, as American and Filipino forces retreat onto Bataan while thousands of civilians are rounded up and imprisoned in Manila. Meanwhile, back home, 110,000 Japanese Americans all along the West Coast, including some 7,000 from Sacramento and the surrounding valley, are forced by the government to abandon their homes and businesses and are relocated to inland internment camps. duration 2:25:40   SRND51 TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Tragedy of Bataan The program chronicles the fall of the Philippines and the Bataan Death March in the early months of World War II. The program contains first-account interviews with over twenty former survivors of the conflict. This poignant story is also told by several unpublished diaries, rare photos and drawings and never before seen Japanese propaganda film footage. Narrated by Alec Baldwin, The Tragedy of Bataan is a television documentary and five-part radio series for PBS/NPR stations. The Radio series is distributed by PRX. duration 26:55   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#155H] Farm The dogs prepare for the Rock-a-Doodle Farm Tour, but Trilby wants to stay home to turn the garden into a farm. The dogs teach Trilby about all the good things that come from farms. After discussing how you wake up on a farm, B. Max invents a farm alarm so the dogs won't miss Pido's breakfast. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#105H] Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. Worms need to stay wet and their environment helps keep them that way. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#1510] The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies * The Butler Did What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues - an old class picture, a receipt for a trumpet and old jazz albums. And Muffy is left wondering, who exactly IS Bailey? And - will he ever come back!
    * The Trouble with Trophies - Everyone loves getting trophies, right? It turns out that Fern could not care less about them. Yet Muffy is convinced that Fern must be despairing about never having won anything, and she sets out to give Fern a prize no matter what - whether Fern wants it or not.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#423] Old and New While at Grandma and Grandpa's house, Caillou looks for a special hiding place. Grandpa shows Caillou the special place his Daddy used to hide in when he was Caillou's age. Caillou is very excited about the neighborhood rummage sale until he's asked to figure out what he'd like to contribute. He's not so sure he wants to part with any of his toys. But in the end he's pretty happy with the new stuff he comes home with. When Caillou's brand new T-shirt is ruined by grape juice Grandma diverts disaster by recycling it and turning into a one-of-a-kind shirt that is tie-dyed with grape-juice star bursts. Caillou helps Mommy clean out the attic when they come across an old chest, and discover neat treasures inside. Caillou and Mom go to the library for story time. Caillou has scribbled on one of the books he borrowed, and is afraid to bring it back. Clementine's Mom who is in charge of story time cleans the book. Caillou takes home a new book and this time, he will be extra careful with it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#103] Zeros to Donuts/Curious George, Stain Remover * Zeros to Donuts: When George learns about the meaning and power of zero, he is ready to test out his knowledge. The perfect opportunity arises when he's sent to the donut shop for one dozen donuts. But when he adds a couple of zeros, he's surprised to find out he gets one hundred dozen. Now he has to figure out what to do with all those extra donuts before The Man with the Yellow Hat notices.
    * Curious George, Stain Remover: George spills grape juice on the new rug and needs to figure out a way to clean it up before The Man with the Yellow Hat returns! Too much soap and too much water make matters worse. With the help of the barnyard animals (and some simple engineering), George uses the Renkins' water pump to clean up the mess.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#121H] Reindeer Games/Along Came A Spider duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#115Z] The Frog Prince Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out the Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye-to-eye with her friend. Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up?
    Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#101H] Valley of the Stygimolochs/Tiny Loves Fish * Valley of the Stygimolochs - Buddy wonders if he'll grow horns when he gets older, so Mrs. Pteranodon takes him to visit some dinosaurs called Stygimoloch, who have really impressive horns.
    * Tiny Loves Fish - After Mr. Pteranodon teaches the kids his fishing method, Buddy and Tiny work together as a team to catch fish in the Big Pond.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#140] Blanket Blues/Dino Clifford * Blanket Blues - Cleo spies Clifford's favorite blanket - one he has had since he was a puppy - and proclaims it the perfect cape for Super T-bone. Clifford reluctantly allows his friends to use the blanket, if they promise to bevery careful. The game turns rambunctious, the blanket gets dirty and Clifford gets upset. Cleo and T-bone realize that to be a good friend you should listen to and respect the wishes and property of others.
    * Dino Clifford - Vaz's big sister Teresa is home from college and ready to dig for dinosaur bones & fossils on Birdwell Island! Who more perfect to help her dig than Clifford and his dog friends? Everybody has great luck digging up fossils that will complete a dinosaur skeleton that Teresa is piecing together - everybody but T-bone that is. But by believing in himself, T-bone ultimately comes up with one of the most important bones needed to complete the job.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#123] Adopt-A-Pup/Jokes On You * Adopt-a-Pup - Evan, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford all help out at the Adopt-A-Pup booth at the neighborhood street fair. Clifford befriends a teacup poodle named Bon Bon, a tiny dog who is barely bigger than he is, and helps her find a home.
    * Jokes On You - It's Wacky Wednesday at school. Emily Elizabeth and her friends are excited to spend the day telling jokes and having fun. Nina, however, goes too far with the day. In the end she realizes that her behavior wasn't respectful of her friends and that there is an appropriate time and place for certain behaviors.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4282H] Elmo Wants to Have A Ball Elmo's daddy has given him a dollar and he is not sure what to buy. He sees lots of things that are interesting, but decides that he wants a Stupendous Ball. The only problem is that it costs five dollars. He asks Luis how people get money, and Luis explains that people usually work to get money. Elmo wonders where he can work, and Luis offers him a job helping him fix the ice cream maker. Elmo does, and Luis gives him one dollar. Elmo now has 2 dollars, but it's still not enough for the Stupendous Ball. Luis tells him he just needs to save some more money, and he can do that by putting his money in a piggy bank. Luis quickly makes him one out of a jar, and Elmo puts his money in it. Elmo earns another dollar helping Leela fold clothes, and another one returning empty bottles to Hooper's Store. Elmo is careful not to spend any of his four dollars and saves them instead. Then he gets a card from his nana with one dollar in it, and finally, after waiting and working and saving, he has five dollars! Just as he is about to pay for his Stupendous Ball, Cookie Monster come by and is very sad that he has no money to buy cookies. Elmo gives him one of his dollars and tells Luis that he will just save a little longer. But then he sees the Fantastic Ball, which is green and makes a cool sound and only costs four dollars, exactly how much Elmo has. He buys it and happily plays a catch with Luis. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18157H] (original broadcast date: 07/31/12)
    * A discussion about Afghanistan with John Podesta, Former White House Chief of Staff and Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Advisor
    * Rajiv Chandrasekaran of the Washington Post on his book "Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1223H] Sweet Summer Endings Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs [#102] Michel Richard Michel Richard is the chef/proprietor of L.A.'s Citrus restaurant and Citronelle restaurants in Santa Barbara, Baltimore and Washington D.C. At his home kitchen in L.A., he prepares a chocolate dome cake and hot chocolate truffles using the best ingredients he can find. His skills and suggestions for turning out a winning chocolate dome are just right for the home baker. duration 25:28   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Healing Quest [#1004] Soy Controversy with Kaayla Daniel The Naughty Nutritionist; Happiness Research with Dr. Candace Pert and Amyee Coget ; Gratefulness and Prosperity with Dr. Brenda Wade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2657] (repeat) Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, who assesses the current state of the US economy, inequality and poverty in the country, as detailed in his text, The Price of Inequality. Tavis also chats with Oscar-winning singer-songwriter Glen Hansard, who shares his thoughts on the Tony-winning Broadway adaption of Once and discusses his first solo project, "Rhythm and Repose." duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10423H] Texas Republicans Choose Cruz To Run For US Senate * Despite A Downbeat Statement, Federal Reserve Announces No New Actions * A Study By The Pew Research Center Points To Urban Segregation By Income * In Chicago, Officials Try To Halt An Increase In Homicides * New Health-Care Requirements Take Effect * Remembering Gore Vidal duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17214H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#601H] School of Dance/Curious George Sounds Off * School of Dance - Little monkeys love to dance, which is why George can't wait for Allie's dance party. When Bill announces he's leaving town because he doesn't know how to dance the box step, George creates a footsteps dance step map to help. But you can't take a dance map to a party! How will Bill keep from stepping on toes without one?
    * Curious George Sounds Off - Chef Pisghetti is distraught: his chickens won't lay any eggs! After spending a night in the chicken coop, George discovers that the chickens aren't sleeping and are too tired to lay eggs. The noisy alley is the culprit. Will George's efforts to soundproof the chicken coop with recycled materials pay off with egg-cellent results?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#110H] Night Lights/Go Snails Go! * Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue!
    * Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#112H] Fireflies It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10423H] Texas Republicans Choose Cruz To Run For US Senate * Despite A Downbeat Statement, Federal Reserve Announces No New Actions * A Study By The Pew Research Center Points To Urban Segregation By Income * In Chicago, Officials Try To Halt An Increase In Homicides * New Health-Care Requirements Take Effect * Remembering Gore Vidal duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31283Z] Federal Reserve policymakers say they're ready to act but take no new steps to boost the economy. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with PIMCO's Co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian. Volatility rocks stocks after a technology issue at one big market maker that leads to a bumpy open at the New York Stock Exchange. What was beyond the technical glitches? We'll take a look. As we continue our look at regional banking this week NBR's Tom Hudson visits a restaurant that only received its loan thanks to a government guarantee. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    QUEST [#501H] Track Elephant Seals/Life On Mars Meet scientists tracking elephant seals along San Mateo County's' coast and search for life on Mars with NASA's new rover. Your Videos on QUEST highlights an excerpt of Bay Area filmmaker Joshua Cassidy's short film, Life by the Tide. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Nature [#2606H] Is That Skunk? It's a familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods all across America. Its infamous weapon is one of the most awful scents in all of nature. Now, intrepid researchers and cameramen track skunks day and night across California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, even Martha's Vineyard, uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate and raise amazingly cute baby skunks - all the things they're up to when they're not spraying the local dog. And yes, the remarkable secrets of that stink will be revealed! duration 55:11   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    War [#102H] When Things Get Tough Examines the impenetrable force of the German war machine. By January 1943, Americans have been at war for more than a year. The Germans still occupy most of Western Europe, and the Allies have not yet been able to agree on a plan or a timetable to dislodge them. For the time being, they will have to be content to nip at the edges of Hitler's enormous domain. American troops, including Charles Mann of Luverne, are now ashore in North Africa, ready to test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. At Kasserine Pass, Erwin Rommel's seasoned veterans quickly overwhelm the poorly led and ill-equipped Americans, but in the following weeks, after George Patton assumes command, the Americans pull themselves together and begin to beat back the Germans. Across the country, in cities such as Mobile and Waterbury, nearly all manufacturing is converted to the war effort. Factories run around the clock, and mass production reaches levels unimaginable a few years earlier. Along with millions of other women, Emma Belle Petcher of Mobile enters the industrial work force for the first time, becoming an airplane inspector while her city struggles to cope with an overwhelming population explosion. duration 1:58:03   SRND51 TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#801H] Beaverbrook The story of Camp Beaverbook, the much-loved summer camp that operated in Northern California from 1961-1985. This often humorous film offers a poignant reminder of a more innocent time. Archival footage and former campers' life-changing stories belie the camp's demise and the decline of the summer camp industry, in general. duration 59:00   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18158H] (original broadcast date: 08/01/12)
    * a political update from Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News
    * Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania on his book "A Nation of Wusses: How America's Leaders Lost the Guts to Make Us Great"
    *Jim Holt on his book "Why Does The World Exist?"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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