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KQED 9: Saturday, February 18, 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.

Saturday, February 18, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18040] (original broadcast date: 02/17/12)
    * we remember reporter Anthony Shadid who died in Syria yesterday
    * Charles Dickens at 200 with Simon Callow, author of 'Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World'; Jill Lepore of Harvard University; Screenwriter John Romano; Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Oxford University and author Salman Rushdie.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31165Z] The payroll tax cut gets extended through the end of the year... what it means for your paycheck and America's debt. White House Economist Alan Krueger talks to Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh. Stocks are moving higher, even though companies aren't earning as much money. What this trend could be revealing about the economy, New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt explains. China's vice president visits Iowa, one of the bright spots in China-U.S. trade. Iowa public television's Andrew Batt reports. The importance of accepting others, for being "normal." Author and educator Lou Heckler offers his take in NBR's special series "Lou's Been Thinking." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2318H] February 17, 2012 NEWS PANEL
    * President Obama holds high-priced private events in San Francisco on his whirlwind campaign fundraising tour through the state. Meanwhile, critics say his $3.8 trillion budget proposal, released earlier in the week, doesn't do enough to reduce the national deficit.
    * Senate Republicans in Congress block passage of the Violence Against Women Act, while a local advocacy group for victims of domestic abuse takes aim at embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi with a billboard. Mirkarimi's trial for 3 misdemeanor charges related to domestic violence is set to start next week.
    Guests: Carla Marinucci and Rachel Gordon, both with the San Francisco Chronicle.
    CLIMATE WATCH CONVERSATION: EPA'S PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION ADMINISTRATOR JARED BLUMENFELD
    Climate Watch Senior Editor Craig Miller hears Jared Blumenfeld's take on the top climate change challenges for the Environmental Protection Agency in Northern California. Blumenfeld also discusses his recent visit to San Francisco's Mission Motors, an electric motorcycle company seen as a poster child for the Obama administration's focus on renewable energy and "green" jobs it creates.
    THIS IS US: MANZANAR
    February 19, 2012 marks the 70th anniversary of a dark chapter in American history; the internment of more than 110,000 citizens of Japanese descent by the US government. One of those detention centers, the Manzanar War Relocation Center, was designated a National Historic Site 20 years ago. In this profile, former Aptos resident Dr. Masako Miura shares vivid memories of her time as an internee and physician at Manzanar in 1942.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week [#5134H] * After winning a series of state nominating contests earlier this month, Rick Santorum continues to ride a wave of momentum that shows him holding a slight lead over Mitt Romney among Republican primary voters nationwide. Even in Michigan, where Romney was born and his father was governor, Santorum is running neck and neck with Romney as the March 28 primary approaches. Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post returns from the campaign trail to report on Rick Santorum's revival, Mitt Romney's "severely conservative" campaign, and the race for the GOP presidential nomination.
    * President Obama unveiled his $3. 8 trillion 2013 budget this week with a plan for aggressive spending to boost growth and higher taxes on the wealthiest Americans. Republicans remain opposed to any new taxes and quickly declared the budget dead on arrival. Jackie Calmes of The New York Times will take a closer look at what the White House is proposing and how it plays into the election year battles over taxes and spending.
    * After months of impasse, Congress reached a bipartisan deal to extend payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits for millions of long-term unemployed. The comprehensive deal includes measures to prevent pay cuts for Medicare doctors, but does not include spending cuts to offset the estimated $100 billion cost. Susan Davis of USA Today will have details on what led to the compromise deal.
    * Tensions between Iran and the West rose again this week after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defiantly showcased advances he says his country is making in uranium enrichment. Tehran insists the country's nuclear program is designed to generate electricity, not weapons. But the US and other western nations are not convinced. Martha Raddatz of ABC News returns from an assignment aboard a US battleship in the Strait of Hormuz to report on US efforts to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#402H] Shanghai Dumpling King, Caesar's Italian Restaurant, Farmerbrown This week we find small dumplings exploding with flavor - and soup - at a little neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. Next, tuxedoed waiters banter with each other as they serve up Italian tradition. You won't find trendy combinations, just solid family style dishes. Lastly, a trendy place to satisfy hankerings for sustainable, Southern comfort food with music to match and a bar serving cool cocktails. duration 26:49   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    James Cagney: That Yankee Doodle Dandy Cagney. The name alone makes you want to tap your feet or come out fighting. In a film career that spans 50 years, James Cagney became one of the most versatile, respected and beloved actors ever to flash across the silver screen. Whether playing the streetwise gangster behind a blazing automatic or hoofing along in his inimitable way, Cagney stood head and shoulders above the crowd. This program is an all-American tribute that captures the highlights of his remarkable career. duration 1:29:04   TVPG
  • 4:15 am
    Michael Feinstein's American Songbook [#203H] Saloon Singer This episode examines the allure of musical nightlife, from Mississippi juke joints, where Feinstein dazzles the crowd with some impromptu boogie-woogie blues, to the neon of Las Vegas, where he has a private tour of the now-closed Liberace Museum - and gets to play one of the rhinestone encrusted pianos. While keeping up his own busy schedule of live performances, Feinstein delves into the history of nightclub entertainment, from the Cotton Club in Harlem to Sinatra's Rat Pack, and talks to some pioneers of the form, such as Rose Marie (she "opened" Las Vegas in the 1940s) and the poet and author Maya Angelou, who once made her living doing a calypso club act in San Francisco. duration 1:14:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Need To Know [#223H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Qi Gong: Deeper Flow with Lee Holden Master instructor Lee Holden guides viewers through a deeper journey into the time-honored eastern healing practice of Qi Gong. This ancient Chinese tradition was developed over thousands of years, combining powerful principles from the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and even martial arts.
    Now a Doctor of Chinese medicine, Lee Holden began his journey into this practice as a former competitive athlete seeking to regain his edge after a challenging injury. In his newest program, he introduces viewers to new movements and breathing techniques that relax, invigorate, and rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit. This program is appropriate for viewers of all ages and ability levels, providing a gentle, yet powerful practice for beginners and veterans alike.
    duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Suze Orman's Money Class Based on her new book, this program reveals Suze's expert take on what actions people need to take in light of the new economy. After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies we've been using to achieve our financial goals. In this special, she unveils her own new and powerful advice, updating and sometimes revising her long-held beliefs, to help viewers navigate today's unsettling economic waters.
    Suze provides audiences powerful, timely and often surprising advice for moving forward on the most important financial fundamentals: saving and investing, building a career, planning for retirement and more. As Suze puts it, "Bad financial habits can hurt you in any economic environment, but in the one we're in now, they can bankrupt you." Filmed before a live audience, this special presents fresh insight in Suze's time-honored style: plenty of frank and down-to-earth advice combined with compassionate and humorous Q&A. It offers viewers nationwide the insight they need to succeed in this new financial frontier.
    duration 1:52:42   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Brain Fitness Frontiers In this program we look once again at the London cab drivers and what happens to their brains once they begin to learn "the Knowledge," the impact of virtual reality in changing memories and dealing with pain, the ability of the brain to interface with mechanical and electronic instruments in such a way that the brain can control them without any interface by the human body. Host: Dr. Michael Merzenich. duration 1:29:01   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Joe Bonamassa Live from the Royal Albert Hall When Joe Bonamassa took the stage at Royal Albert Hall in May 2009, he fulfilled a dream he'd held since first picking up a guitar as a kid in upstate New York. The sold-out concert - fresh off the release of his #1 album "The Ballad of John Henry" - marked Bonamassa's headlining debut at arguably the most prestigious concert venue in the world. At the Hall, Bonamassa had the added honor of being joined onstage by the legendary Eric Clapton. The Times of London cited Joe's "searing excellence and showmanship," and Planet Rock said, "The sight of two of the world's best guitarists trading solos was more than a little thrilling." duration 1:26:52   STEREO
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:20   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Ageless Skin: Secrets from Dr. Denese The founder of the Manhattan Anti-Aging Clinic shares her comprehensive 8-week plan for repairing and rejuvenating aging skin. Dr. Denese puts viewers on the path to dewy, radiant, more youthful skin with her 8-step process for improving skin's appearance and texture. The program also separates skin care myths from the facts and reveals secrets of the cosmetic industry, including the reasons why so many products are ineffective. Dr. Denese's credentials include a Ph.D. in neuroscience, post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard and an M.D. from Cornell Medical College. duration 1:58:52   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Financial Fitness After 50! with Paul Merriman Noted educator, best-selling author and money manager Paul Merriman has put together a straight-forward, easy-to-follow program called that teaches his 5 life-changing choices to help boomers grow and manage their money in retirement. duration 1:28:51   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Suze Orman's Money Class Based on her new book, this program reveals Suze's expert take on what actions people need to take in light of the new economy. After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies we've been using to achieve our financial goals. In this special, she unveils her own new and powerful advice, updating and sometimes revising her long-held beliefs, to help viewers navigate today's unsettling economic waters.
    Suze provides audiences powerful, timely and often surprising advice for moving forward on the most important financial fundamentals: saving and investing, building a career, planning for retirement and more. As Suze puts it, "Bad financial habits can hurt you in any economic environment, but in the one we're in now, they can bankrupt you." Filmed before a live audience, this special presents fresh insight in Suze's time-honored style: plenty of frank and down-to-earth advice combined with compassionate and humorous Q&A. It offers viewers nationwide the insight they need to succeed in this new financial frontier.
    duration 1:52:42   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 7:00 pm
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:20   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Joe Bonamassa Live from the Royal Albert Hall When Joe Bonamassa took the stage at Royal Albert Hall in May 2009, he fulfilled a dream he'd held since first picking up a guitar as a kid in upstate New York. The sold-out concert - fresh off the release of his #1 album "The Ballad of John Henry" - marked Bonamassa's headlining debut at arguably the most prestigious concert venue in the world. At the Hall, Bonamassa had the added honor of being joined onstage by the legendary Eric Clapton. The Times of London cited Joe's "searing excellence and showmanship," and Planet Rock said, "The sight of two of the world's best guitarists trading solos was more than a little thrilling." duration 1:26:52   STEREO
  • 10:30 pm
    Brain Fitness Frontiers In this program we look once again at the London cab drivers and what happens to their brains once they begin to learn "the Knowledge," the impact of virtual reality in changing memories and dealing with pain, the ability of the brain to interface with mechanical and electronic instruments in such a way that the brain can control them without any interface by the human body. Host: Dr. Michael Merzenich. duration 1:29:01   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#701H] Meet Team "Tabula Rasa" and follow their first attempts at cold calling, from local restaurants to the White House, hoping to speak with Michelle Obama. They meet each other and their RV for the first time in Southern California, before heading to interview Christian Jacobs, lead singer of The Aquabats, and co-creator, writer, and director of the hugely popular Yo Gabba Gabba pre-school television show. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#402H] Shanghai Dumpling King, Caesar's Italian Restaurant, Farmerbrown This week we find small dumplings exploding with flavor - and soup - at a little neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. Next, tuxedoed waiters banter with each other as they serve up Italian tradition. You won't find trendy combinations, just solid family style dishes. Lastly, a trendy place to satisfy hankerings for sustainable, Southern comfort food with music to match and a bar serving cool cocktails. duration 26:49   STEREO TVG
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