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KQED 9: Friday, February 8, 2013

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Friday, February 8, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19034H] (original broadcast date: 02/07/13)
    * Benh Zeitlin, Oscar-nominated co-writer and director of the film "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
    * Alan Pizzey, foreign correspondent for CBS News
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32047Z] Macy's, Gap and Target check in with strong January sales. But with smaller paychecks and higher gas prices, NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at whether Americans can keep shopping. Apple says it will weigh calls for it to return more cash to shareholders. NBR's Susie Gharib breaks down what it could mean for investors with Topeka Capital Markets' Technology Analyst Brian White. And, Activision Blizzard, the big video game maker, is roaring back to life with a new game and a new strategy. NBR's Ruben Ramirez speaks with the CEO of Activision Publishing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 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
  • 2:00 am
    Nazi Hunters [#107Z] The Angel of Death Joseph Mengele experimented on adults and children in the Auschwitz death camps. He was a prime target and was, for many years, the world's most wanted criminal. The Hunters were Simon Wiesenthal, the U.N. War Crimes Commission and even Mossad. But none of them succeeded. The method Wiesenthal used to track Mengele was the following up of disparate clues, no matter how obscure. He would scour newspapers from all over the world, looking for unusual names, or sightings of possible Germans in unlikely places, such as small towns in South America. He suspected he was being sheltered by a well funded Nazi organization - and he was right. Throughout years of chasing, Mengele always got away. He drowned in Latin America in 1979. duration 49:45   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:51 am
    Nazi Hunters [#110Z] Hunting Adolf Eichmann Adolf Eichmann was the SS officer charged with the Final Solution, the man charged with transporting the Jews to the Nazi extermination camps. In 1945, Eichmann was arrested by the Allies, but the next year - unrecognized as the arch villain he was - he escaped and disappeared. Isser Harel, chief of Mossad, Israel's legendary intelligence agency was determined to hunt down Eichmann. His task was to get to Eichmann and put him on trial before rogue members of the Avengers, the group of Jews dedicated to killing all Nazis, got to him first. In Autumn 1957, the Israeli Foreign Ministry got a phone call from the public prosecutor of Hesse, Germany, saying that Eichmann was alive and living in Argentina. The information was passed on to Isser Harel. Harel flew to Argentina to personally supervise the mission with a 30-strong team and on May 11, a Mossad agent grabbed Eichmann and dragged him into a car. A week later, he was drugged and smuggled out of Argentina in an El-Al plane. In 1961, Eichmann was put on trial in Israel, televised before the world, found guilty of crimes against humanity and hanged. duration 51:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:44 am
    Nazi Hunters [#111Z] The Monster and the Butcher Klaus Barbie was head of the Gestapo in Lyon, France in WWII. His job was to crush French resistance and his barbarity earned him the nickname "Butcher of Lyon." Responsible for the deaths of more than 4000 French men and women, Barbie disappeared after the war. "Ivan the Terrible," aka Ivan Grozny, aka Ivan Marchenko, had been a spectacularly brutal Ukrainian guard at the Treblinka death camp. Husband and wife team Serge and Beate Klarsfeld went in search of Klaus Barbie and first found him in Peru. He then fled to Bolivia, but the Klarsfelds did not give up. In 1983, their relentless political pressure paid off and Barbie was jailed in Bolivia for debt. He was returned to Lyons, the site of his most notorious wartime crimes, and was charged with crimes against humanity. He was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. 4 years later, he died in prison from cancer. The pursuit of Ivan the Terrible called into question the single minded avenging of war crimes. In October 1983, the Israeli authorities heard that a man suspected of being Ivan the Terrible had been found living in Ohio as a retired auto worker. His name was John Demjanjuk. The US deported him and a sensational trial began. It seemed an open and shut case. But then the case unraveled. The evidence from the USSR turned out to have been faked - probably to embarrass the US by showing how it had been harboring war criminals. duration 51:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:37 am
    Nazi Hunters [#103Z] Justice - Sas Style The SAS War Crimes Investigation Team, commanded by Major Eric Alistair "Bill" Barkworth, secretly hunted down Gestapo officers. If one of their targets ran, they shot them in the back and no one asked any questions. This went on for years after the war. But not all ran and Barkworth eventually tracked down the surviving Gestapo executioners and brought them to justice. duration 49:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    This is Us [#305] A special presentation featuring 3 profiles of World War II vets.
    Leading the way is former US Army Force Captain Les Williams. At the height of WWII, a group of highly motivated African American pilots from the original 99th Fighter group flew some of the most challenging and daunting missions of the European Theater. They were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, and their story is more than just about individual heroism but rather about men, who were able to prevail over discrimination and American prejudice and the Nazi war machine. Les Williams was one of those young pilots that went through the training in Tuskegee, Alabama.
    Pilot Barbara London served on the home front as one of the original WASPs. Among the very first group of women to fly military aircraft, London ferried everything from fighters to bombers coast to coast as the allies mounted their supreme effort to win the war.
    Finally, we profile Sgt. Roy Diaz a survivor of the infamous Bataan Death March and a local Salinas farmer that somehow endured more than 3 years as a POW in the most brutal conditions imaginable. If you would like to meet some real heroes, be sure to watch this episode.
    duration 29:39   STEREO
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#212H] Being A Good Sport & Practice The puppies are planning their own sports day and when Pido is encouraged to play, he wins, and then wants to race for everything so that he can win. Luckily, he learns the valuable lesson that sports are even better when they are played for fun. Chasing your tail is the best! Razzles takes over as coach of the relay team and the dogs soon learn that being positive and encouraging is much more fun for everyone. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#135H] Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water * Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy!
    * Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. Back at home, they think of other ways to use the water in the pool instead of just dumping it out - like giving Cat a bath!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#115H] The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. Daniel has to make several choices throughout the day, culminating in one BIG group decision: King Friday announces that the kids can choose one new piece of playground equipment and everyone gets to speak up for what they want by voting! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#441] All Around The Block! When Mr. Hinkle has a tree cut down, Caillou is afraid his swing tree is next! Dad decides to plant a new tree so it's a trip to the Nursery. Caillou learns about the differences between trees with needles and leaves. When Sarah gives Caillou an old toy horn, Caillou wants to blow it everywhere. But he quickly learns, not everyone wants to hear it all the time. But then, Dad brings Caillou to the park where he uses the horn to signal Sarah from afar. There is a time and place for everything! When Caillou dresses up like a mailman to deliver Mr. Hinkle's misdirected mail, he finds out Mr. Hinkle is sick. With help from Mom, Caillou makes up a get-well card and a big pot of chicken soup! When the park is closed for the day, Caillou's friends come over to his house to play. But when no one will share the sandbox toys, or the swing, Caillou wishes everyone would just go home. That is until Mom proposes a game everyone can play! When Leo forgets his brand new toy dinosaur in the park, Daddy and Caillou go looking for it, with no success. So Caillou, with Mommy's help, puts up a Lost and Found Poster, and then, finds 'Dino' at the Park Office Lost and Found! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#704H] Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye * Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely.
    * Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. George chases Toots out of the Man but now the germ wants to spread to other people. Can George stop Toots before they catch the infectious tune?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#136H] Big Cats/Fantastic Flour * Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat!
    * Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. Cat knows just where to get more - Finola's Farm! With help from Cat, Sally, Nick, and the Things, Finola harvests the wheat then shows them how to turn it into flour. Now that they have enough flour,they can finish making their muffins!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#145Z] Aladdin Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#140] Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day * Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree!
    * Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#205] Magic in the Air/Everyone Loves Clifford * Magic in the Air - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible. When the Peter Poundstone Magician craze sweeps the island, Charley gets carried away and neglects an important assignment. * Everyone Loves Clifford - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind. When Emily Elizabeth scratches Clifford's "sweet spot," his back leg starts thumping and the whole island shakes! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#115] Your Secret Valentine/Perfect Pet * Your Secret Valentine: It's Clifford's first Valentine's Day and he wants to make a golden retriever pup his new friend by making her his Valentine. Unfortunately, Norville and Jorge convince him that he has to impress her first with tricks and feats of strength and generosity. Daffodil disagrees. She keeps telling Clifford to be himself. Luckily, someone else shows him just how nice being yourself can be.
    * Perfect Pet: When the animals find out that Shun is going to get a pet, they each try to influence his opinion. But, rather than convincing him to get one type of pet over another, they make him decide not to get any pet at all. Realizing their mistake, they put their heads together to help Shun find the perfect pet.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4317H] Figure It Out Baby Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. But Alan and Telly insist that he doesn't leave. Chris reassures LMNOP that they could come up with everything he needs to perform. LMNOP agrees and says that the first thing he needs is a guitar. After learning about how to make one on the internet, Chris, Allen, and Telly are able to construct a guitar out of a paper towel tube, transparent tape, rubber bands, a pencil, and a tissue box. Chris explains that the pencil will help create sound by raising the rubber bands up off the box to make it easier for them to vibrate. LMNOP is ready to try the guitar out on stage but there is no stage. Chris, Allen, and Telly construct a stage out of vegetable crates reinforced with tape so the crates will stay together and be strong enough. It works! LMNOP jumps onto the stage and now asks for a sound check. Together they construct a microphone using lampshades. They will help amplify the sound and make it louder for the audience to hear. The last thing LMNOP needs is flashlights for lights and he's ready to perform! With help from Chris, Alan, and Telly, LMNOP gives a great performance on Sesame Street. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19034H] (original broadcast date: 02/07/13)
    * Benh Zeitlin, Oscar-nominated co-writer and director of the film "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
    * Alan Pizzey, foreign correspondent for CBS News
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#409H] Joe's of Westlake, La Mediterranee, Roy's Restaurant Joe's of Westlake has been an old-time favorite dining spot for decades. Cocktails aren't new or trendy in this classic lounge, where live music is performed five nights a week. Next, take a trip to La Mediterranee, a casual and lively setting with authentic Greek, Armenian and Middle Eastern cuisine, adequate portions and professional staff. Then, close your eyes and imagine the Island breezes carrying the aromas of delicious, inventive sauces at Roy's Restaurant. You won't get burned by the sun, but you will get a great view of the open kitchen. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#402H] Icebox Desserts Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#102] Fruit Desserts Jacques & Julia create some very special desserts in this colorful episode: scrumptious, sweet, creamy rich and delicious Strawberries Sabayon; Crepes Suzette, classically flambeed and served with orange butter and powdered sugar; and a Hungarian inspired torta of layered crepes baked with raspberry jam, called a palacsinta. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17039H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10560H] Northeast Blizzard * Syrian Rebels * Mars Curiosity Images * Shields and Brooks * Dave Barry Interview duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17039H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#116H] Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables...with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. Daniel is convinced he won't like Veggie Spaghettit, even though he's never tried it before. Miss Elaina encourages him to be adventurous and try the new food. She does the same herself, and even though she doesn't like all of it, she's proud of herself for trying. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#134H] Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers * Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek!
    * Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. Cat suggests that playing on water is even more fun! But how? A trip to Splishy Splashy Pond to meet Walker the water strider will show them. Walker shows how he's able to stay on top of the water with the help of air bubbles as he journeys to the other side of the pond. Back at home, Sally and Nick are ready travel to the other side of the pool!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#139H] Googly-Eye: The Night Guru The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. But when the tarsier troop is in danger of losing one of their own, Chris and Martin must tap into their newfound understanding of nocturnal living and help the troubled tarsier family. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10560H] Northeast Blizzard * Syrian Rebels * Mars Curiosity Images * Shields and Brooks * Dave Barry Interview duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32048Z] It's the first major storm to hi the northeast since Hurricane Sandy and it could be one for the record books. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at whether the region's infrastructure is ready. The U.S. trade gap narrows as the world buys more "Made in America" products and the U.S. buys less foreign oil. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Spartan Commodity Fund's CEO Alan Harry on the outlook for oil prices. And, with gas prices rising Chevy hopes its new diesel Chevy Cruze will attract buyers wanting more miles per gallon. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at whether Americans are ready to make the switch to another source of energy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2417H] February 8, 2013 Guest Host: Scott Shafer.
    News Panel:
    MEDICAL MARIJUANA - Medical marijuana advocates argued this week before the California Supreme Court that cities do not have the power to ban pot dispensaries, saying that it undermines the 1996 voter-approved state law allowing cannabis for medical use. Opponents say the law's language is vague. The case has sweeping ramifications for local governments across the state and in the Bay Area, where dozens of cities have enacted dispensary bans.
    SILICON VALLEY BOOM - Community members, elected officials, executives and civic leaders convene in San Jose for this year's State of The Valley Conference, Silicon Valley's annual "town meeting," to assess the outlook for the region. Meanwhile, the annual Silicon Valley Index shows jobs, income and IPOs are all on the rise, yet the gap between rich and poor is widening, particularly among some minority groups.
    GREAT WHITE SHARK - California is closer to becoming the first state in the nation to declare great white sharks an endangered species. The Fish and Game Commission voted Wednesday to designate the predator as a candidate for the list, with the final decision pending a year-long review.
    Guests: Peter Hecht, Sacramento Bee; Kara Swisher, All Things Digital; and Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News.
    PEDAL POWER: THE FUTURE OF CYCLING IN THE CITY - Over the past 6 years, the number of San Franciscans using bikes for everyday trips has increased 71%. San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Leah Shahum talks about the future of cycling following the recent release of SFMTA's Bicycle Strategy, and San Francisco's potential as a world class city for bicycling.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    Washington Week [#5232H] * A confidential Justice Department memo explaining the justification for targeting US citizens involved with terrorist groups overseas with drone strikes became public this week. After a number of legal experts and lawmakers raised concerns about the legality of the operation, the White House agreed to release classified documents to Congress explaining the administration's rationale. Carrie Johnson of NPR will report on the targeted-killing policy and how decisions about these types of attacks are made by the CIA and Defense Department.
    * As he begins his second term, President Obama appears to be using the bully pulpit as a means of seizing control of the public narrative to rally public support for his second term agenda. But will his message breakthrough the political gridlock in Washington? Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics will take a closer look at the president's new strategy to win the political battle with Congress over key issues like immigration reform and gun control.
    * Meanwhile the GOP is dealing with its own internal battles between establishment conservatives and Tea Party Republicans. Beth Reinhard of National Journal will report on why some Republican Party leaders are trying to redefine the GOP agenda and come to terms with the struggles between ideology and electability.
    * Plus, Pete Williams of NBC News will report on the Justice Department's civil lawsuit against the credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's because it failed to warn investors at the beginning of the financial crisis that the housing market was about to collapse.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#608H] Dosa, Sapore Italiano Ristorante, Gather Visit an eco-friendly spot serving innovative South Indian fare with Dosa in San Francisco. Next, Sapore Italiano Ristorante's menu tours Italy without leaving its location in Burlingame. Vegetarians and omnivores share equal status with the inspired cuisine at Gather in Berkeley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    King Henry VIII - Mind of a Tyrant At first it was lust, then love on the king's part, "his so great folly" recorded in the seventeen letters he wrote to her in 1527 and 1528. But when Anne refused to become his mistress ("I had rather lose my life than my honesty" - in the end she lost both) Henry conceived the idea of marrying her. That required a Papal annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon. This ought not to have posed a problem for a king, but David Starkey's research in the Vatican Archives has revealed the real story of Henry's futile six-year struggle to get what he wanted from Clement VII. During this time, and prompted by Anne, Henry began to re-think the nature of the English monarchy. He came to believe that he had spiritual as well as temporal powers: that the King, not the Pope, should rule the Church in England. duration 48:13   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:50 pm
    Inside The World of Henry VIII Charles Dickens called him "a spot of blood and grease on the history of England" - a man who achieved worldwide infamy for his cruelty, girth and six suffering wives. But King Henry VIII was also a man of energy and education. He was a scholar, a gifted musician and a sportsman. He changed the course of history, and created a court of unrivaled magnificence. INSIDE THE WORLD OF HENRY VIII explores the majesty and sophistication of this Tudor royal court. Privileged access to the Tudor rooms of Hampton Court reveal extensive restorations being done to mark the 500th anniversary of Henry's accession which occurred in 2009. The special reveals a court where splendor concealed intrigue, and politics mixed with pleasure. duration 59:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Need To Know [#306H] Saving Medicare Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a panel of experts to explore how to save Medicare.
    Peter Suderman is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com, where he writes regularly on health care, the federal budget, tech policy, and pop culture.
    Paul N. Van de Water is a Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where he specializes in Medicare, Social Security, and health coverage issues.
    Judith Stein is the Executive Director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy. Ms. Stein has focused on legal representation of the elderly since beginning her legal career in 1975.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:30 pm
    Spark! [#703H] Westerhout, Bell, and Blades Spark follows photographer Katherine Westerhout, who documents beautifully decaying buildings, inside a forgotten West Oakland landmark: the 16th Street Train Station. Once the terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad, this Beaux Arts gem has been off-limits since 1989, but that might be about to change. Next, comedian W. Kamau Bell shares his wry observations on race and his personal stories about being black in an Obama-era America. Then, meet Wil Blades, a virtuoso at playing a soulful instrument from a bye-gone era, the B3 organ. duration 27:21   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19035H] (original broadcast date: 02/08/13)
    * Akhil Amar discusses his book "America's Unwritten Constitution"
    * theater director Julie Taymor reflects on her career and upcoming Shakespeare production coming to Brooklyn.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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