TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
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KQED 9: Saturday, July 7, 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 [#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
1:00 amNightly 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
1:30 amFood Forward [#101H] Urban Agriculture Across America From the rooftop farms of New York City to the food deserts of Detroit, join us as Food Forward explores the explosion of urban agriculture across America. Meet food rebel John Mooney, whose space-age hydroponic farm on top of a historic building in the West Village of Manhattan is a window into the future of rooftop farming. In Milwaukee, meet the biggest name in urban agriculture, Will Allen, who inspires a new generation of aquaponic innovators. We then learn of one woman's transition from hanging out to harvesting food on the streets of West Oakland.
Finally, we finish in Detroit with Travis Roberts, an eighteen-year-old who grew up watching the city struggle with increasing urban blight. In trouble and more than 100 pounds overweight, he discovered the city's urban agriculture movement and found a new purpose in life through urban chicken farming. Travis is joined by a cast of powerful characters in Detroit that are rebuilding their city, block by block. Food Forward opens the door into a new world of possibility, where pioneers and visionaries are creating viable alternatives to food systems. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
2:00 amWashington 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
2:30 amCheck, 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
3:00 amIslamic 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
4:30 amNeed 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
5:00 amImageMakers [#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
5:30 amSpark! [#501H] 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.