TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Saturday, August 4, 2012
Channels 9.1 • 54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18160H] (original broadcast date: 08/03/12)
an appreciation of Gore Vidal, who died on Tuesday from complications of pneumonia. duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31285Z] Surprisingly strong news on the nation's job market put stock investors in a buying mood. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with JPMorgan's Chief Global Economist Bruce Kasman U.S. factories are having a tough time finding skilled workers as baby boomers prepare for retirement. NBR Chicago Correspondent Diane Eastabrook visits one firm that's training the next generation of workers. And, we wrap up our week long look at small banks and how some are finding their way by finding their niche. NBR New York Correspondent Erika Miller has details. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amTHIS WEEK in Northern California [#2339H] August 3, 2012 CPMC PLANS ON HOLD: Plans to build a new hospital in San Francisco at Cathedral Hill, currently home to several churches, and to rebuild St. Luke's in the Mission District, are on hold until November. The Board of Supervisors put the decision on the backburner while questions about an escape clause that would allow the hospital to be closed based on weak financial performance by the company raises a red flag.
DROUGHT DRIVING UP FOOD PRICES: The drought gripping more than half the country is driving up food prices - including milk, beef, chicken and pork - due to the scorching heat and minimal rainfall. Drought is affecting over 80% of the county's corn crops. Consumers can expect to pay 3% to 4% more for groceries next year. < br />MARS ROVER LANDING: Excitement is more than sky high over a large rover that NASA is gearing up to land on Mars Sunday night. The 1-ton Curiosity will feed vivid images of the Red Planet back to Earth and work to find evidence of microbial life.
Guests: Rachel Gordon, San Francisco Chronicle; Tom Vacar, KTVU; and Lisa Krieger, San Jose Mercury News.
"JANE DOE" OF YOUR BLACK MUSLIM BAKERY: On the fifth year anniversary of the killing of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey by members of Your Black Muslim Bakery, the woman who exposed bakery owner Yusuf Bey Sr. for acts of sexual abuse, welfare fraud and violence has come forward. Previously identified as Jane Doe #1, Kowana Banks tells her personal story of abuse to Center for Investigative Reporting journalist Louise Rafkin. The story was reported in collaboration with the Chauncey Bailey Project. Belva Davis interviews Rafkin and Banks. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
2:00 amWashington Week [#5205H] * Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trail on Thursday following a week-long overseas trip that generated a lot of controversy. New polls show the presumptive Republican nominee has lost ground in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida where President Obama leads. Amy Walter of ABC News will have a report on how President Obama and Mitt Romney are both working to energize their campaigns ahead of their party's political conventions and the concentrated efforts both candidates are making to win independent voters in battleground states.
* Republicans are talking about the Tea Party's big victory in Texas Tuesday night when former state solicitor general Ted Cruz upset Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Republican runoff for the US Senate. Cruz, who has never been elected to public office, heads into the November election as the favorite to replace retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post will take a closer look at the influence the Tea Party and other grassroots conservative groups are having on establishment Republicans and the 2012 elections.
* David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal will have analysis of the July unemployment numbers due out Friday and the state of the economic recovery. Plus he'll explain why the budget process on Capitol Hill has grown wildly out of control as he reports in his new book, Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget.
* This week Congress approved a stop-gap measure to avoid a government shutdown but left a number of bills unfinished ahead of its August recess. Susan Davis of USA Today will report on some of the pending legislation including an overhaul of the US Postal Service, an extension of agriculture subsidies, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, and the administration backed Cybersecurity Act to protect the nation's electrical grid and water supply. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
2:30 amCheck, Please! Bay Area [#508H] El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
3:00 amAmerican Masters [#2105] You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - Age of Anxiety: 1950-1969 A New Reality (1950-1970) - What the Depression, wireless and war couldn't do, "talking furniture" perhaps could: TV arrives. Warner Bros. fights back with new technology (CinemaScope, 3-D, Eastman Color) and new stars (girl-next-door Doris Day and teen icon James Dean). And a showdown between Harry and Jack Warner leads to a daring new spirit at the studio that releases breakthrough films like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Bonnie and Clyde. Key interviews: Warren Beatty, Elia Kazan, Kim Hunter, Arthur Penn and Carroll Baker. Key films: A Streetcar Named Desire, East of Eden, Cool Hand Luke, A Face in the Crowd and My Fair Lady.