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KQED 9: Friday, July 6, 2012

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Friday, July 6, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18139H] (original broadcast date: 07/05/12)
    * Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons, and Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation
    * Jane Harman, President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31264Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#602H] Nettie's Crab Shack, Dragon Rouge, Walzwerk This week's guests reveal their favorite Bay Area restaurants. San Francisco's own delicacy, Dungeness crab, shines at Nettie's Crab Shack, diners look to Dragon Rouge for fresh and flavorful Vietnamese, and hearty East German fare tops the menu at Walzwerk. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Great Old Amusement Parks Long before giant theme parks and computer-controlled thrill rides, America was punctuated by beautiful, charming amusement parks where many families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. This program celebrates these pre- Disney parks - some that continue to thrive, as well as a few that are now part of history. It catches a ride on old wooden roller coasters, vintage bumper cars and many other cool classic rides as it looks at amusing amusement park history and discovers what's so special about these amazing places.
    The show visits Playland in Rye, New York, and Kennywood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - the only two parks in the country recognized as National Historic Landmarks. At Northern California's Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, viewers hop on the antique Loeff carousel (circa 1911), where brave riders can still lean out and grab for the "brass ring." The special also travels to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana - a traditional old "themed" amusement park, where sections of the park represent different holidays such as Christmas, Halloween and the Fourth of July. It's one of the few places where people can talk to Santa in August.
    Using his trademark "scrapbook documentary" style, award-winning producer Rick Sebak takes viewers across the country in this wonderful celebration of old wooden and mechanical getaways and the communities that support them. Viewers find out how the parks have changed over the years and how they've remained the same.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 100 Years, Millions of Memories This documentary about the Boardwalk is filled with rare film footage, vintage photographs, and heartfelt interviews which capture the Santa Cruz Boardwalk's enduring appeal to children of all ages. duration 58:33   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    POV [#2503H] The City Dark Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America's brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, "The City Dark" provides a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Clearing The Smoke: The Science of Cannabis Montana's Medical Marijuana law has been the subject of intense controversy and criticism. While the media has covered the social issues well, there has been little discussion about the science. This documentary reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis.
    Personal stories of relief from pain, nausea and epileptic seizures frame a scientific discussion of both the therapeutic potential and the very real side effects of cannabis as a medicine. The program details the government restrictions and financial difficulties of doing research on the plant, but it also highlights the legitimate work being done by scientists across the nation, including one South Carolina researcher who is uncovering its potential to treat auto-immune diseases and certain types of cancer. Interviews include Dr. Igor Grant, Director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Dr. Eric Voth, longtime medical marijuana critic and Drug Policy Advisor to Presidents Reagan, Bush Senior, Clinton and Bush Junior.
    duration 56:49   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#120] Sleep Raggs' dreams are keeping him awake and Pido can't sleep because he's too excited about the upcoming Tail-Chasing Championships. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#131H] Masked Bandits As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#1110] Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II In this special two-part episode, Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky receives the news of getting a baby sister with great excitement, and he delights in helping prepare for her arrival, and visiting China. Although at times Binky worries about how his life will change, and more importantly, whether his new sister will even like him - Binky becomes the proudest big brother in Elwood City. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#404] Caillou Helps Out Everyone's lending a helping hand today. Caillou plans a surprise birthday party for Grandpa with Grandma's help. He and Grandma get everything ready, and Grandpa is very surprised and very happy. Caillou really likes to play with Leo's pet hamster and would love to have one of his own. He doesn't realize how much hard work having a hamster can be until he offers to look after Leo's pet while Leo and his parents are out of town. He soon realizes it's not all fun and games - especially with Gilbert around! Mom is upset when the mailman only brings bills, bills and more bills. Caillou and Dad decide to make a nice letter for her and they give it to the mailman to deliver. Mom is thrilled to get such a nice letter from Caillou. On another day, Caillou is really looking forward to a special day with Dad, but Dad gets a bad cold and has to stay home. Caillou is pretty disappointed at first, but then with some help from Mom, Dr. Caillou looks after patient Dad. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George [#402H] The Big Picture/Juicy George * The Big Picture - George loves imitating the Cerulean Warbler's distinct chirp and is aghast when the Man with the Yellow Hat tells him that his favorite bird is on the endangered species list. Not to worry, the Man just wrote a book to make people aware that the bird needs assistance. But unfortunately, stores don't want to carry the book because, at 1,400 pages, it looks like a boring scientific tome. Fortunately, George runs into Steve who has lots of idea for promoting his lemonade stand. This prompts George to come up with an idea of his own -- paint an empty billboard with a razzle-dazzle picture to help promote the book. Easier said than done and even when done, will it help sell the book and spread the bird word?
    * Juicy George - George has never seen a farmer's market before and finding one on his doorstep is just about the best thing ever -- until he drinks Juicy Jay's special blended juice and then that's the best thing ever! When the farmer's market leaves and there's no more juice, the Man with the Yellow Hat and George decide they need their own juicer. As they start to unpack their new purchase, the Man gets called away. A smart monkey can figure out a juicer on his own and recreate the special juice, right? It's certainly not as easy as it seems and certainly not a mess-free process! Although he has a few missteps (amazing how mushed vegetables can fly all the way to the ceiling), George masters the juicer. But will he be able to make the juice he and the Man think is the best ever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#106H] Dress Up Day/Bathtime * Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. Sally uses the silk thread to fix her swirly twirly princess dress!
    * Bathtime - Nick and Sally have been playing in the mud, and now they need to get clean! The Cat in the Hat knows some friends who have some very wonderful ways to bathe! In Bana Bana Savanah, they meet three different animals who all keep clean in very different ways. Even though it was fun to try bathing how the animals do, Sally and Nick decide that good old soap and water works best for them!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Super Why! [#148Z] Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, 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 [#216H] Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Train has added more extra cars than it ever has, and there's even an additional engine to help pull the Train to Troodon Town. At Troodon Town, all the dinosaurs have fun at a picnic, and then Tiny leads the 26 different `A to Z' dinosaurs in a fun, rousing, and historic singing of the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#122] The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day *The Big Sleepover - Emily has to go out of town for the day without Clifford so he spends the day with Charley. He misses Emily so much that his howling wakes the whole town. Their solution is to join him for a sleepover on the beach.
    * Dog for a Day - Charley is envious of the carefree lives that Clifford and the other dogs live. He thinks differently after dreaming that he is a Dog For A Day.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#105] Sock It to Me/My Toy * Sock It To Me - Daffodil feels left out when Clifford and Emily Elizabeth have a great time playing with the "sock spider." Can Clifford think up a new fun way to include Daffodil in the game too?
    * My Toy - Will Clifford and the gang understand why Jorge doesn't want to share his toy?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4267H] Baby Bear's Baby Doll Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. All is going along fine until Telly crashes the bulldozer into a block tower, and some of the blocks hit the doll. Baby Bear says it's "too rough" and pretends that Curly might get upset. They switch to playing with action figures, and Baby Bear offers his doll to be Super Baby, but that gets a little rough too. Telly suggests a game of catch, and once again, Telly gets a little rough. This time, though, Baby Bear slips and says that it is his doll. He runs off embarrassed, and Gordon finds him. Baby Bear explains to Gordon that he doesn't want Telly to know how much he loves his doll, since dolls are for girls. Gordon points out that he is wearing a pink shirt, and there is no reason things have to be just for girls, or just for boys. He explains that Baby Bear should not be embarrassed - playing with dolls is great practice for when he grows up and becomes a daddy. Baby Bear decides to tell Telly the truth, and finds Telly playing with the doll. Telly says how great Baby Bear's doll is and how much fun he is having, and they happily feed and burp the baby doll together. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18139H] (original broadcast date: 07/05/12)
    * Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons, and Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation
    * Jane Harman, President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1205H] Pasta, Please Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Baking with Julia [#309] Mary Bergin Mary Bergin of Las Vegas, Nevada, head pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck's Spago Restaurant, demonstrates how to make a vanilla chiffon cake with a twist -- a full vanilla flavor and a thin, flexible shape, ideal for rolling with chocolate-laced walnut mousse. duration 24:48   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#405H] Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2639Z] Tavis talks with R&B singer and O'Jays frontman Eddie Levert about his debut solo album "I Still Have It", and reflects on 50 years with the O'Jays, fatherhood and losing his sons. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10405H] The Politics Of Job Creation * Banking Scandal Hits The UK * Preparing For An Election In Libya * A Conversation With Brooks And Dionne * Opera In The Commonwealth duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17188H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Curious George [#610H] No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide * No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam.
    * Here Comes the Tide - When a treasure hunt at the beach leaves George and Marco staring into a big, empty hole, they decide to bury their own treasure chest. But after a swim with a friendly dolphin, they return and discover the tide moved their treasure chest down shore, and it's completely empty! Will the boys recover their missing treasure, or has the tide washed it away forever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:58 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#104H] A Plan for Sand/Whale Music * A Plan for Sand - Nick and Sally are playing in their sandbox, but there's not enough room for them to build their castles. The Cat arrives to take them to the biggest sandbox they'll ever see! In the desert, they meet Carmela the Camel who teaches them about how camels are adapted to live in the dry, sandy climate.
    * Whale Music - Nick and Sally have made a song to sing to their moms, but they can't get the ending quite right. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best singing teacher in the world, Humphrey the Humpback Whale! While bobbing in the ocean, Humphrey teaches the kids that whales communicate by singing, and that it's not how you sing that matters, but what you're saying in the song. The kids return home to delight their mothers with their song!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#101H] Mom of a Croc Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10405H] The Politics Of Job Creation * Banking Scandal Hits The UK * Preparing For An Election In Libya * A Conversation With Brooks And Dionne * Opera In The Commonwealth duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31265Z] Businesses added just 80-thousand jobs in June, far fewer than expected, we dig into the numbers and look at how these results will impact the presidential race. You might not be able to access the internet on Monday if your computer was exposed to a virus the FBI uncovered last year. The last time we had this "Market Monitor" guest the economy was adding 200,000 jobs a month. Hear how investment strategist Mark Luschini thinks investors should shift their strategy. When it comes to running a business, sometimes you have to give your customers more than what they ask for. In this week's "Lou's Been Thinking" author and educator Lou Heckler is thinking about dandelions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Food Forward [#101H] Urban Agriculture Across America This pilot episode explores real people with new food ideas, including urban agriculture in Oakland, sustainable fishing in Milwaukee, farming the food deserts of Detroit, and soil science and beekeeping on rooftops in New York City. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Washington Week [#5201H] * President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail this week for a bus tour through parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania where he is expected to defend his economic policies, the decision to rescue the auto industry, and calls for more investment in manufacturing as examples of his efforts to fight for the middle class and protect American jobs. Meanwhile the Obama re-election campaign has launched a new TV ad attacking Republican Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital accusing him of running companies that promoted outsourcing of US jobs overseas.
    * The presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney spent part of the week enjoying the July 4th holiday in New Hampshire with his family but also found time to talk to reporters about the Supreme Court's health care decision. The former Massachusetts governor said he believes the high court made it clear that the federal health care insurance mandate is a "tax." But when asked about the penalty tied to the Massachusetts health insurance mandate that he helped pass, Romney said the mandate was just that, a mandate and not a tax and added that states have the option to issue mandates while the federal government does not.
    * Gwen Ifill will examine the continuing political implications over the Supreme Court's health care decision and the state of the race for the White House just four months until Election Day with Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Jan Crawford of CBS News, Charles Babington of the Associated Press, and Amy Walter of ABC News.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#504H] Memo's Mexican Cuisine, Souls Restaurant & Flea Perfectly executed family recipes from North-Central Mexico and a house specialty of Chicken Pipian make Memo's Mexican Cuisine a great spot. And, the community spirit at a church-run spot adds another level of enjoyment at Souls Restaurant, where soul food is prepared fresh every day by members of the neighborhood. Finally, flavorful, fun, sustainable cuisine bought locally to make signature comfort foods and devilish desserts are at Flea Street Cafe. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World - PBS Arts This program celebrates the artistic legacy of the Muslim world. It is organized around five elemental themes: the word, space, ornament, color and water. The film provides a window into a culture of increasing importance to us and sheds light on the shared histories between western culture and Islamic culture, revealing over time, much more continuity than division. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Need To Know [#243H] Cleaning Up The Tax Mess Our tax code has been described as a morass of different rates, deductions, loopholes, and subsides that is different depending on each individual taxpayers situation. Homeowners are treated differently than renters; high earners are paying lower rates, in some cases, than middle-class Americans. And, on top of that, the nation faced a $1.3 trillion deficit last year. So, how do we make our tax code simpler and fairer? And how do we produce more revenue without stifling job creation? This week, NTK's Ray Suarez hosts a panel of tax experts who debate how to fix the tax mess. Our panel of tax experts includes former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer; Emory University tax law expert Dorothy Brown; Bruce Bartlett, who served presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush; and Cato Institute economist Dan Mitchell. (Originally broadcast March 9, 2012) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    ImageMakers [#911H] Imagine A World Without Me SEE YOU - DENMARK
    14 year old Nete's world collapses when her twin brother Noah is killed in a car accident. The family decides to move to Copenhagen to start life anew. Nete, still traumatized by her brother's death, begins classes in a new school, but the day she starts, she finds she is not the only new student. To everyone else he is just the new boy, but Nete is in total shock - because the boy looks exactly like her brother. Get out your handkerchiefs for a surprising and touching film highlighting the important connection between brothers and sisters. Written and directed by Jesper Waldvogel Rasmussen. The film was short listed for the 2009 Academy Awards. Principal cast: Coco Hjardemaal, Mikkel Juul Jensen, Henrik Birch and Julie Carlsen.
    duration 28:17   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Spark! [#501] Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Shailja Patel, and Ronn Guidi * Meet the Lawrence Ferlinghetti you didn't know - you might already know him as a poet, but did you also know that he's a painter, too?
    * Then visit Kenyan-born Indian American Shailja Patel as she performs her spoken word piece about migration and personal history.
    * See how Oakland Ballet artistic director Ronn Guidi comes out of retirement to save the dance company he loves.
    * And finally see how Rene Garcia Jr.'s glitter portraits shine.
    duration 28:15   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18140H] (original broadcast date: 07/06/12)
    Brain Series 2 Episode 9: Multiple Sclerosis
    Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Alfred Sandrock of Biogen Idec, Amit Bar-Or of McGill University, Andrea Kilpatrick, Founder and President of Cool Kids Learn and Stephen L. Hauser of the University of California, San Francisco.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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