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KQED 9: Saturday, July 28, 2012

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Saturday, July 28, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18155H] (original broadcast date: 07/27/12)
    A rebroadcast of an hour with author Robert Caro, an American biographer noted for his studies of US political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson. Caro wrote The Power Broker, and the biographical series known as The Years of Lyndon Johnson. He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31280Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2338H] July 27, 2012 DELTA PLAN MAKES WAVES - California's ongoing war over water continues with heavy opposition by some environmental groups and Democratic lawmakers to Gov. Brown's massive plan to build a $14 billion pair of tunnels to transport water from the North to the South, and restore Delta wetlands. Will Brown's push for spending on major infrastructure projects jeopardize passage of his November tax initiative?
    CANDIDATES COLLECT CASH - President Barack Obama and GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney both visited the Bay Area this week to raise campaign funds. Each was silent on gun control in the aftermath of the tragic theater shootings in Colorado. Medical marijuana advocates protested against the Obama administration's federal crackdown on dispensaries.
    HEALTH AND WELFARE OF CALIFORNIA CHILDREN - The 2012 Kids Count Report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that California, the state with the highest number of children, ranks only 41 out of 50 states in overall well-being of children. The state did fare better on healthcare, scoring 23rd, in large part due to good prenatal care and increasing numbers of children with health insurance.
    Guests: Lauren Sommer, KQED Quest; Josh Richman, Bay Area News Group; Kathryn Baron, EdSource.
    SODA TAX CONTROVERSY IN RICHMOND - Should sugary beverages be taxed like cigarettes? As a trend to limit or ban soft drinks consumption moves across the country, PBS NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports on efforts by the city of Richmond to tax soda. While health experts say it will help stem high obesity rates, others say it will unfairly target those who are least able to afford the penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week [#5204H] * President Barack Obama touted his national security record citing the end of the Iraq war and the killing of Osama bin Laden during a speech to the national convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars this week. The very next day Republican rival Mitt Romney spoke to the group and accused the president of being weak and shirking his responsibility in dealing with foreign governments. Romney's criticism came on the eve of his week-long trip overseas where he hopes to boost his own foreign policy credentials. Dan Balz of The Washington Post will take a closer look at where there are clear policy differences and similarities between Obama and Romney's strategy when it comes to dealing with allies and foreign conflicts.
    * The Romney campaign has seized on President Obama's remark from earlier this month that businesses need government to help them succeed. During a speech about ways to bolster the economy and create jobs, President Obama said "If you've got a business, you didn't build that." The Romney campaign argues that it reveals Obama is obsessed with government intervention. But the Obama campaign insists the remarks were taken out of context and that the president was referring to the country's system of education, roads and bridges. Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal will report on this brouhaha over the role of government in the success of private enterprises. < br />* The legal challenge to Pennsylvania's tough new law that requires people to present photo identification before being permitted to vote began this week. Lawyers for the state say the law is a means of preventing voter fraud. Opponents say it is unnecessary and a partisan scheme to deprive countless people the right to voter. Robert Barnes of The Washington Post will look at the legal and political implications of this law and other voter id laws around the country.
    * And Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News will have exclusive reporting on who is making serious money off of the most expensive presidential campaign in history.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#507H] La Ciccia, Sushi Groove & Babalou's Homey comfort, a warm welcome and pungent, lively flavors contrast with those of the Italian mainland at a Sardinian spot called La Ciccia. Then, there's Sushi Groove - a little edgy, with music and food to match - it's not your run-of-the-mill sushi place. Finally, Babalou's Mediterranean Restaurant doesn't take itself too seriously, unless you talk about the traditional Mediterranean food. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    American Masters [#2104] You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - War and Peace: 1937-1949 Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950) - Warner Bros. becomes home to celebrated stars Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn and more. The studio -- like the world -- faces the twin catastrophes of the Depression and World War II. Warner answers with films that reflect a deep and defiant belief in the courage of common people. But after the war, on-screen noir reflects the off-screen anxiety of blacklists and political witch-hunts. Key interviews: James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Howard Hawks and Alexis Smith. Key films: Casablanca, Now, Voyager, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Kings Row and White Heat. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Havana, Havana! - PBS Arts This music documentary vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz. He brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba's growing relationship with the world, the program highlights how the country's musical expression is evolving in the 21st century. duration 54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Need To Know [#246H] Living on the Edge In our ongoing series "Your Money, Your Life" NTK takes an in-depth look at the difficult spending decisions facing the nation's working poor.
    HARD CHOICES - This week's episode profiles one Newark, NJ family who keeps a monthly financial diary detailing its expenditures, including the additional costs incurred by living in a poor neighborhood and by not using available banking services.
    RACHEL SCHNEIDER - Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Rachel Schneider, Vice President at the Center for Financial Services Innovation and a lead investigator for the US Financial Diaries Project.
    AMERICAN VOICES - This week's essay is by Mae Watson Grote, founder and executive director of the Financial Clinic, which services the working poor.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 am
    Spark! [#601H] Fiore, A.C.T.'s Blood Knot, and Liu * Take a backstage look at American Conservatory Theater's production of "The Blood Knot," a play by Athol Fugard set in apartheid South Africa during the 1960s.
    * Also, meet San Francisco political cartoonist Mark Fiore, who quit his job at a daily newspaper to experiment with a new format - animated political cartoons for the web.
    * And, go to the studio of Oakland painter Hung Liu, who draws inspiration from photographs of people during Mao's cultural revolution.
    duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raggs [#148] Park When B. Max finds out the local park is closed, the dogs invent their own park in the garden. Pido's adventure to a national park with the Puppy Patrol Club is so great, that he pretends to be a park ranger. He encourages the rest of the dogs to follow the park rules. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#102H] Whale of a Squid Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. Science Concept: Pressure is force applied to an area. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur [#503] It's A No-Brainer/The Shore Thing * It's a No-Brainer - When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he abandons his books and nickname for a career in - stand-up comedy?!? Is the Brain gone forever?
    * The Shore Thing - Arthur and D.W. beg Dad to take them to Aqualand - the coolest water park ever! But Dad knows an even better place - Ocean Zone. The kids explore the old-fashioned ocean and find all kinds of cool sea stuff by the seashore.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Caillou [#416] Springtime! Caillou is excited that spring is coming, but is disappointed when he finds out there will be no more snow. Caillou and Sarah find a way to save a patch of snow they find under the porch, but soon learn they can't keep it forever. Mom and Dad are busy with spring-cleaning and Caillou wants to help. After a couple of ill-fated attempts, Mom and Dad give Caillou his very own chore to do. Then, Caillou's excited because it's raining and he's looking forward to puddle splashing when he goes out with his Mommy. It seems like forever before they can leave because there's always something else he has to do. By the time they're ready to go the rain has stopped, but there are still plenty of puddles for Caillou to jump in! Caillou is very excited about the neighborhood rummage sale until he's asked to figure out what he'd like to contribute. He's not so sure he wants to part with any of his toys. But in the end he's pretty happy with the new stuff he comes home with. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#603H] Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada Joseph hits the trail to Southern Alberta, Canada and follows the path of the province's settlement from the early days of the buffalo and the Blackfoot people to present-day ranchers and cowboys. His travels take him to Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park and Head-Smashed-In- Buffalo Jump, sacred and historic native sites, where he celebrates the rich heritage of the Blackfoot First Nations people through their history, dances, chants and songs. At the Lucasia Ranch he partakes of the area's cowboy culture when he saddles up and rides into the Alberta foothills in search of a few strays before sitting down with the Lucas family for a rousing ranch house dinner. His journey of history, culture and natural beauty ends aboard the M.V. International on a cruise across the Canada - U.S. border on Lake Waterton, part of the Waterton - Glacier International Peace Park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#117H] Rollin' In Dough Soda Bread; Gros Pain; Long Proofed Baguette; Brioche; Bread Galettes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#507H] La Ciccia, Sushi Groove & Babalou's Homey comfort, a warm welcome and pungent, lively flavors contrast with those of the Italian mainland at a Sardinian spot called La Ciccia. Then, there's Sushi Groove - a little edgy, with music and food to match - it's not your run-of-the-mill sushi place. Finally, Babalou's Mediterranean Restaurant doesn't take itself too seriously, unless you talk about the traditional Mediterranean food. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#810H] Mexican Microbrews and Pub Fare Many of us experienced our first Mexican beer on a beach with a squeeze of lime. Now we're happy to see a beer revolution rumbling in the Baja peninsula. Rick takes us from the Tecate brewery, which started in 1944, to the Tijuana brewery, makers of several microbrews. At Ultramarinos, an Ensenada bar with a penchant for pairing specialty beers and local seafood, Rick enjoys an oyster taco with owner Alain Genchi. Finally, Rick meets two expatriates brewing beer in Los Cabos - perfect for enjoying with their beer pizza. At home, Rick tucks a tomatillo and chorizo pizza into his wood-burning oven. Salud! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Simply Ming [#915Z] Jamie Bissonnette & Breaking Down A Chicken Ming shows you one of his top techniques for a home cook to master, breaking down a chicken. "Buying a whole bird is so much cheaper than chicken parts", says Ming. With the help of Boston Chef Jamie Bissonnette, a nose to tail specialist, Ming shows viewers how much more mileage you can get out of a whole bird. Together, these two master chefs come up with some creative ways to use chicken - like roast chicken breast with Kimchee braised wings. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#125H] Ocean Options Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1216H] Cool and Creamy Desserts Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to the perfect Chocolate Pudding. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1116H] Easier Italian Favorites Test cook Bridget Lancaster teaches host Christopher Kimball how to make Hearty Minestrone at home using supermarket ingredients. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Almost Hands-Free Risotto. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus investigates whether vacuum robots can do all the work for you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#116H] You Say Tomato When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. Student: Jack Cohen, Website Merchandising. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#101H] Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street In this episode, Lidia visits Philadelphia's Sarcone & Son's Bakery, where their bread is made the same way today as it was when this institution first opened in 1918; a truly old-world bakery, Louis Sarcone closes up shop after each day's batch is sold. Lidia also takes a tour of the impressive artisanal Italian imports at 9th Street Market, such as Claudio Specialty Foods and Di Bruno Brothers'. In the kitchen, Lidia makes Chicken Trombino, Stuffed Escarole, and is joined by Grandma for a favorite Italian-American dessert: Pignoli cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#604H] Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar, Alhamra Join this week's guests as they travel to Burma, California, and India ... without leaving the table! Mandalay features Burmese and Mandarin cuisine, Cafe Gibraltar offers a gateway to the Mediterranean, and Alhamra serves up Indian favorites. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#322] Demystifying Duck Confit Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Recipes: Duck Confit, Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth [#104Z] Enrica Rocca's Venice "No matter how many times you come to Venice, you don't really get any sense of what it's like to live here. This time, I'm going home knowing what it means to be Venetian." -Ruth Reichl
    Jump into a gondola with Ruth and Academy-Award winning actress Dianne Wiest as they learn how to cook and eat like true Venetians from Enrica Rocca, an Italian countess. Rocca leads them through the Rialto market, where they get to shop with the locals, and then bring back their finds to the Rocca family's 16th century palazzo for cooking lessons in high Venetian style. But it's not all work; the curriculum also calls for a traditional Venetian prosecco spritz break at 11am and a chocolate-tasting adventure.
    duration 25:50   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#305H] Costal Express Starting in the Sami territories of the Arctic, Andreas makes reindeer burgers with wild mushrooms, king crab cocktail and Arctic char with lamb-flavored potato gratin, all using produce he finds along the coast. duration 25:38   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1409H] Madison, WI - Hour Three In Madison, AR visits a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin wonder with appraiser Noel Barrett: The House on the Rock, built on and around a chimney rock and filled to the rafters by its eccentric owner with antiques and collectibles. Highlights include an intricately carved turn-of-the-century Japanese bamboo sculpture; the happy marriage of Edwardian natural pearl earrings elongated with Art Deco pendants; and a massive oil painting by noted 19th-century California painter Thomas Hill, purchased at a church rummage sale for $25 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3147H] $25k Compact Crossover Shootout Road Test: $25K Compact Crossover Shootout. Road Test: 2012 Fisker Karma. Goss' Garage: Electronic Add-ons. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 4:30 pm
    Hometime [#2611] Screen Porch Highlights Dean and Miriam talk about roofing, railings and a realistic gas fireplace during the construction of a screen porch. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3123H] Barrington Project, Part 7 of 10 On a rainy day in Barrington, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's replaced the old cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway. Master carpenter Norm Abram visits a custom cabinet shop in Smithfield, Rhode Island to see how they are using high-end cherry veneers for the project to make a kitchen with true character. Back in Barrington, installer Rick Jutras hangs the last of the wall cabinets and scribes the refrigerator panel to fit the space. In the master bathroom, plumber David St. Angelo sets the new soaking tub in a bed of freshly mixed plaster. Painting contractor Al Girard tries out a "full spectrum" paint that relies on other pigments to deepen the colors, rather than the industry standard of black, to achieve more reflective and rich colors. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1017H] Reusing Water from a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines Host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook examine ways to save water when irrigating. Meanwhile, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to San Francisco to install an irrigation system that reuses water from a washing machine. Back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin some toilets that are also designed for hand washing. Then, Roger visits an engine repair shop to learn how to maintain small gasoline engines. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    American Masters [#2104] You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - War and Peace: 1937-1949 Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950) - Warner Bros. becomes home to celebrated stars Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn and more. The studio -- like the world -- faces the twin catastrophes of the Depression and World War II. Warner answers with films that reflect a deep and defiant belief in the courage of common people. But after the war, on-screen noir reflects the off-screen anxiety of blacklists and political witch-hunts. Key interviews: James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Howard Hawks and Alexis Smith. Key films: Casablanca, Now, Voyager, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Kings Row and White Heat. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#408H] Hayes Street Grill, Mama's On Washington Square, First, we take a stop at Hayes Street Grill, a local institution that stands on its reputation for the best and freshest fish around. Then, we cozy up to a little family-run spot called Mama's on Washington Square where they serve up a menu with fresh waffles and pancakes for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Sahn Maru Korean BBQ offers more than just barbecue. Its traditional Korean fare comes with warm, family-friendly service and plenty of tasty banchan (small side dishes). duration 26:22   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    ImageMakers [#1012H] School Days FIRST MATCH - USA
    In the testosterone-fueled sport of wrestling, Mo faces one of her toughest battles preparing for her first match on the boys team. Her father, a former outstanding wrestler himself, doesn't think a girl has what it takes to wrestle. Not only does Mo have to battle for the respect of her male teammates, but also for the respect of her father. Written and directed by Olivia Newman. Principal cast: Nyasa Bakker, Anslem Richardson, Zach Lombardo, and Juan Freire.
    PUBLIC - USA
    When Sharde is forced to show up for Mrs. Harrington's after school program, the lessons become personal. Image is everything in high school. Teenagers can be cruel and rumors spread like wildfire in the hallways. Their adversarial relationship takes on a new light when each one has surprising secrets revealed during detention. Can they trust each other to keep each others secret? Written and directed by Jeannie Donohoe. Principal cast: Anne Sorce, Shanice Spencer, Stanley Rodriguez, and Phyllis Johnson.
    duration 29:36   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Hustler [#1038H] (1961) In a grim world where the only chance for a better life can be found inside a pool hall, a young pool player, Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), hustles his way across the country to New York where he takes on the legendary champ Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) and loses. Penniless and alone, Eddie falls in love with alcoholic cripple Sarah Packard (Piper Laurie). He goes back to hustling in small pool halls, but runs into some thugs who break his thumbs. Eddie then teams up with a gambler, Bert Gordon (George C. Scott), and with his backing hustles his way into a big win from a wealthy billiard enthusiast, Findlay (Murray Hamilton). Meanwhile, Sarah becomes involved with both Eddie and Bert, leading to tragic consequences. In the dramatic finale, Eddie takes on Minnesota Fats once again, knowing that this confrontation will set the tone for the rest of his life. Directed by Robert Rossen, based on the novel by Walter Tevis. duration 2:14:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:15 pm
    Suddenly (1954)(B&W) The small town of Suddenly offers peace and tranquility to its residents, the most controversial activity being Sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of pacifist gun-hating widow Ellen Benson (Sterling Hayden and Nancy Gates). That is, until the US President is scheduled to pass through town, and a trio of paid assassins led by John Baron (Frank Sinatra) takes over the widow Benson's home. Directed by Lewis Allen. duration 1:15:38   TVG
  • 11:31 pm
    ImageMakers [#1005H] The Company of Men BREAK A LEG - Canada
    Are you a folder or a crumpler? While eating breakfast in a cafe, a hit man asks his next victim this unusual question. The tightly wound assassin simultaneously threatens and regales his companion about his startling beliefs about human behavior. Only when he gives his ultimatum do we learn the shocking identity of his next casualty. Written and directed by Jesse Shamata. Principal cast: Chuck Shamata, Gage Munroe and Conrad Bereschneider.
    THE CANDIDATE - USA
    A man's worth can be judged by the caliber of his enemies. In the cutthroat world of big business, no truer words have been spoken. Burton Grunzer, a hyper-aggressive and confident dealmaker, lives in the pressure cooker of a Fortune 500 company. A bumbling co-worker is protected by someone high up and his blunders in the board room are damaging Burton's reputation. As luck would have it, Burton is contacted by a secret organization called the Society for United Action. Intrigued, he agrees to meet with a representative from the society with an interesting proposition. If you could kill off your most aggravating co-worker and get away with it, would you? Directed by David Karlak. Principal cast: Tom Gulager, Thomas F. Duffy, Robert Picardo, Meghan Markle, and Vyto Ruginis.
    duration 28:25   STEREO TVPG-VL
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#109H] How Google Thinks ,Works and Shapes Our Lives Author Steven Levy in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell about his book, In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes our Lives. duration 53:05   STEREO TVG
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