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KQED 9: Thursday, August 2, 2012

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Thursday, August 2, 2012
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#156] Space Raggs sees a falling star from the sky and when the dogs go to look for it, they find a Space Dog helmet - however, turns out it was Dumpster's bowl. The dogs help Razzles make a rocket project for Open House at Puppy Preschool - together they have to figure out what is in outer space. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#106H] Platypus Cafe While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. Science Concept: Organisms use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves. Different senses give different information. Platypus have a special electromagnetic sense that detects objects, like food. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#509] Just Desserts/The Big Dig * Just Desserts - Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather"Grimm" dreams - starring Mr. Ratburn as a child-eating witch, the Ti bbles as seven dwarves, and a fearsome giant made entirely of food!
    * The Big Dig - Arthur and D.W. used to love it when Grandpa Dave came to visit - but now he only wants to sleep and play checkers. Then one day Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#424] Vacations Caillou is traveling in style with his very first airplane flight and he's curious about everything around him: he loves looking out the window at the ground below and also, playing with the music system. Plus, breakfast on a plane is an adventure in itself! On another adventure, Caillou and his family leave for a day at the beach. There's so much to see and do! Caillou goes in the water with Dad and later, a seagull tries to steal his sandwich! Then Caillou sees a hermit crab and finally he and Dad build a sandcastle. Caillou misses his friend Sarah when she goes away on an all-summer trip to China. Grandpa tells Caillou about the time when his Daddy was a little boy and they went on a camping trip. Caillou loves the idea of camping and he and Grandpa set up the tent in the garden. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#605H] Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective * Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run?
    * The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. But the big mystery really begins when Chef Pisghetti's cookbook suddenly vanishes! A fan of Detective Basil Know-it-All, George understands that clues are the key to solving a mystery. Will George be able to crack the case of the missing cookbook or will this mystery remain unsolved?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#124H] Secret Super Digger/Pucker Up and Blow * Secret Super Digger - Sally is trying to grow a flower for her mom, but it just won't grow. Time to see Finola! At Finola's Farm, she introduces Cat, Sally and Nick to her secret super digger - Diggery the earthworm. Diggery shows them how plant roots need water air and compost, which Diggery helps to make. Sally's flower is sure to grow once she gets some of her own secret super diggers to help!
    * Pucker Up and Blow - Nick and Sally are trying to whistle but they just can't seem to get it right! The Cat takes them to visit his friend, Rocky the Winter Wren, who is an expert whistler. Rocky, and his son Ricky, offer this advice: if you want to whistle, start with one note and practice.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#116] The Princess and the Pea It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. Interactive games and activities model how to build the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. The power to read changes the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#102H] The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch * The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads.
    * Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#201] That's Snow Lie/A Friend In Need * That's Snow Lie - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Cleo pretends to hurt her paw so she won't have to embarrass herself on the ice rink
    * A Friend In Need - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta insists on taking on a big job without help so she can be a " hero."
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#124] Lights, Camera, Action/Basketball Babysitter * Lights, Camera, Action - Inspired by a classroom visit by Ken Burns, Emily Elizabeth, Nina and Shun try to make a documentary highlighting people in their neighborhood. But they're so busy trying to do their jobs that they don't realize how they're messing up their interviews. After they learn a lesson from Clifford about having respect for others, they make a successful documentary.
    * Basketball Babysitter - Evan get tickets to see his hero, Allan Houston, play basketball, and he's really excited. Emily Elizabeth and Clifford come along, and they strike up a friendship with Allan Houston's daughter, Remie, and her beagle puppy, Hoops. Evan winds up babysitting for Remie and Hoops during the game. He's happy to do it, but he winds up missing most of the game. But he's a good sport about it, and when Allan Houston makes it up to him by playing some one-on-one basketball with him - it's his dream come true!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4274H] Elmozilla Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. He is not happy; he wants to be taller right now! First he zips in wearing a tall beehive wig. Then he tries wearing a pair of his mommy's high-heeled shoes. Chris points out, that while these things do make him taller, he is still the same height. Elmo convinces Abby to grant his wish and make him taller. At first, he grows just a little taller, but thanks to Abby's spell, he keeps growing and growing and soon he is taller than the buildings! Abby tries to shrink him, but the spell doesn't work. Elmo likes being gigantic. But she calls her mommy for advice, and learns that in order for the shrinking spell to work, Elmo has got to want to go back to his normal size. Elmo likes being gigantic. Chris suggests that Elmo just needs to see what he is missing by being so humongously tall. Telly suggests they jump rope, but Elmo is way too tall to jump in. Abby suggests they play hide and seek, but Elmo quickly learns that he is too big to find a hiding spot. Finally, Chris suggests they all go have a snack in Hooper's, but Elmo can't fit through the door. This makes Elmo very sad and he realizes that he wants to go back to his normal size. Abby casts her spell and super-sized Elmo goes back to being Elmo-sized Elmo. Everyone gives Elmo a big hug, now that they can reach him again! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    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
  • 1:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1224H] Southeast Asian Favorites Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof Indonesian-Style Fried Rice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Baking with Julia [#301] Martha Stewart, Part 1 of 2 Martha Stewart, a magazine editor, star of her own television show and author of the popular "Weddings" book joins Julia to bake one grand and glorious three-tiered wedding cake. Martha prepares the batter and bakes each layer in graduated diamond-shaped cake forms. While the cake bakes, and then chills, Martha creates a variety of delicately realistic and delicious marzipan fruits, right down to the little stems and leaves. She also makes and chills enough vanilla rum buttercream to ice the entire cake. duration 24:47   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 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
  • 2:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2658Z] (repeat) Tavis talks with Alan & Marilyn Bergman in part 1 of a 2-part conversation. The legendary songwriters highlight stories and the evolution of writing, spanning their 50 years of working together, and share how Barbra Streisand became their muse. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10424H] Kofi Annan, Envoy To Syria, Resigns * Obama, Romney Focus On Economic And Fiscal Issues * An Update On The Olympics * In California, Water Is A Source Of Controversy * Former Tarp Official Speaks Out Against Bank Bailouts duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17215] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#604H] George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey * George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. But will Bill give their art a thumbs up?
    * Shutter Monkey - Betsy's "Out of Sight Shapes" entry for the photo contest is sure to win first prize--that is until George and Steve accidentally ruin her pictures. With some help from Steve, George runs around town trying to re-shoot the photographs. But finding the hidden shapes in things is hard for a little monkey! Can George snap 4 pictures of 4 shapes by 4:00 - or are Betsy's prize-winning photos out of sight for good?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#113] Maps/Termite Towers * Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps!
    * Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. With some engineering tips from a termite, Sally and Nick can build their block tower higher than before!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#114H] Tazzy Chris When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10424H] Kofi Annan, Envoy To Syria, Resigns * Obama, Romney Focus On Economic And Fiscal Issues * An Update On The Olympics * In California, Water Is A Source Of Controversy * Former Tarp Official Speaks Out Against Bank Bailouts duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31284Z] European Central Bank President Mario Draghi disappoints with no new moves to support the euro zone. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo's Chief Equity Strategist John Manley. Knight Capital pegs losses from its trading fiasco at $440m but the hit to Wall Street's reputation could be much more. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with TABB Group's Director of Research Adam Sussman. We continue our look at regional banks with BB&T CEO Kelly King. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#606H] Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig Is it a deli or is it just a liquor store? Take the plunge and venture to Valencia Street in San Francisco to find the best sandwiches in town at Rhea's Market and Deli. The next place stays open late so you can party or dine on American fare well into the early hours at Sauce in San Francisco. Finally, just off the plaza in Sonoma, the girl & the fig features locally sourced menu of "country food with a French passion." duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Battle of Midway On June 4, 1942 - just six months after Pearl Harbor - the massed forces of the US and Japanese fleets met for a decisive showdown. Thanks to both sides' use of a relatively new piece of technology - the aircraft carrier - this battle would be decided without the ships of either fleet ever coming within sight of each other. At Midway, America's carrier pilots destroyed Japan's best ships and killed nearly four thousand men - the cream of Japan's naval elite. It was a blow the Japanese would never recover from, making the outcome of the conflict in the Pacific virtually inevitable and releasing precious American military resources for the conflict in Europe. duration 50:14   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:00 pm
    War [#103H] A Deadly Calling Examines America's reaction to the war. In fall 1943, after almost two years of war, the American public is able to see for the first time the terrible toll the war is taking on its troops when Life Magazine publishes a photograph of the bodies of three GIs killed in action at Buna. Despite American victories in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, the Japanese empire still stretches 4,000 miles, and victory seems a long way off. Back home, the public is devastated by color newsreel footage of the furious battle, including the bodies of Marines floating in the surf, and grows more determined to do whatever is necessary to hasten the end of the war. African Americans, asked to fight a war for freedom while serving in the strictly segregated armed forces, demand equal rights, and the military reluctantly agrees to some changes. Japanese-American men, originally designated as "enemy aliens," are permitted to form a special segregated unit, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. In Hawaii and in the internment camps, thousands sign up, including Robert Kashiwagi, Susumu Satow and Tim Tokuno of Sacramento. They are sent to Mississippi for training, where they are promised they will be treated "as white men." duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Unforgettable: The Korean War A powerful journey with a diverse group of Korean War veterans as they recall their memories and emotions of the war and of America in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when young men from all over the country were being shipped off to defend South Korea against the advancing Red Army. This film brings back memories of the un-won war that never ended - no one even wanted to declare it a war: it was the "Korean conflict," a "police action" and finally, "the forgotten war. " No matter the name, the Korean War was still a very fatal war, killing tens of thousands of US soldiers and affecting many more lives at home. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18159H] (original broadcast date: 08/02/12)
    * Mark Lyall Grant, UK Ambassador to the UN, discusses Syria
    * Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times on Apple
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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