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KQED 9: Saturday, July 6, 2013

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

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Saturday, July 6, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19140] (original broadcast date: 7/05/13)
    * Bob Bowman, Chief Executive Officer of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLB.com/Major League Baseball Advanced Media)
    * Christian Louboutin, French footwear designer whose footwear has incorporated shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32153] Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. The economy added 195,000 jobs in June. We'll take a look at what the better than expected number means for the economy, the markets and your investments. And, with college costs skyrocketing and wages stagnant, many recent graduates are wondering if their degrees are worth it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Out of Order Now more than ever, American citizens are discontented and disillusioned with national politics, with approval ratings for Congress consistently ranking low regardless of the party in power. Senior politicians also note the disappearance of the collegiality they once shared with peers of differing political ideologies. As a result, the ability to discuss issues from varying points of view and negotiate solutions, appears to be fading from the American political process.
    Among many topics, this program addresses the decline in civil discourse and the news media's role in it, partisan gridlock, gerrymandering, vanishing commitment to reasonable compromise, the vilification of moderates and declining civic engagement. It relies on interviews with a broad range of political experts and observers from journalists, academics and political strategists to senior elected officials. They include: journalist Bob Schieffer (CBS News), Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), Fmr Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN), Fmr Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY), Fmr Sen. John Warner (R-VA) .
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5301H] President Obama is just six months into his second term and for most of that time his ambitious agenda has been overshadowed by a number of unexpected events and controversies. From the attention on gun legislation in the wake of the Newtown school shooting, to the string of controversies involving the IRS, Justice Department and NSA leaker Edward Snowden, the president seems to be facing hurdles and distractions at every turn.
    As the president tries to focus on addressing his key legislative priorities, Washington remains extremely polarized and the partisan divide on Capitol Hill continues. Even the bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the Senate faces an uphill battle in the House.
    The Washington stalemate isn't going unnoticed by voters. A recent Gallup Poll found nearly 4 in 5 Americans, 78%, disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job, while the President's approval ratings continue to be under 50%.
    With the Congressional midterms just 16 months away, the White House recognizes the clock is ticking and the window for Mr. Obama to advance his priorities could be closing. The same is true for lawmakers up for re-election in 2014 who are aware every vote they cast could help or hurt their chances of reelection.
    The White House is also dealing with foreign policy challenges in Syria and escalating unrest in Egypt while the draw-down of US troops from Afghanistan continues.
    Gwen Ifill examines the successes and challenges for Congress and the Obama administration over the first half of 2013 plus takes a look ahead at the economic outlook for the remainder of the year with: Susan Davis of USA Today, John Dickerson of Slate Magazine and CBS News, David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal, and Jeff Zeleny of ABC News.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#309H] Chez Maman, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Kirala With a counter and 2 tables inside, and 3 tables outside, our first place is small - small, but with lots of French bistro and American fare. Space is not an issue at the next venue - with the Ocean right outside, it serves up a varied menu. Finally, a Japanese place where sushi and a Robata grill are the main features. duration 26:17   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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
  • 4:00 am
    Sandwiches That You Will Like It's America between two slices of bread! A slightly goofy celebration of some great sandwiches at interesting places. Even when much of America seems "all the same," host Rick Sebak can still find distinctive, delicious differences in several cities. Sebak and his crew traveled from Maine to New Orleans to San Jose, talking to sandwich makers, sandwich eaters and sandwich lovers. The program is an explosion of American voices talking about tastes, traditions and toppings. Shops visited include:
    *George's Sandwich Shop, Philadelphia PA - This shop, opened in 1936, is run today by the grandson of the original owner.
    *Peanut Butter & Company, New York, NY - All the sandwiches are made with homemade peanut butter (6 different kinds).
    *Schwabl's, Buffalo NY - Beef-on-weck is the big seller.
    *Kelly's, Boston, MA - On the oldest public beach in the U. S., this walk-up sandwich shop is open year-round.
    *Philippe's, Los Angeles CA - This restaurant's legendary French Dip sandwich got its start in 1918 when a policeman raved about his sandwich, which had been accidentally dropped in pan drippings.
    *Mr. Beef, Chicago IL - In this shop there's a special way to "eat a beef" - standing up at a high counter.
    *Taylor's Maid-Rite, Marshalltown IA - Started in 1928 by the current owner's great grandfather, this shop serves only one sandwich - a loose meat sandwich made of finely ground hamburger with no seasoning.
    *Dallesandro's - Geno's - Pat's; Philadelphia PA - Cheese steaks are part of South Philly's culture. Dallesandro's is known for its superb cheese steaks. Two establishments on opposite corners - Pat's (gutsy) and Geno's (a bit more gentrified) - have their loyal fans too.
    *Chickie's Italian Deli, Philadelphia PA - In another family- owned shop, the Italian vegetable hoagie - created by the owner - is the big seller.
    *C & K Barbecue, St. Louis MO - This is where to stop when you're in the mood for ribs with a great sauce and topped with potato salad - or pig's ears and snoots.
    *Ferguson's, St. Louis MO - Chow down on a brain sandwich at this neighborhood eatery.
    *Kim Van, St. Louis MO - This Chinese restaurant serves up an inexpensive creation called the St. Paul sandwich.
    *Huong Lan, San Jose CA - This shop serves a Vietnamese variation on the classic sub that the owner's parents created 20 years ago, called a "bahn mai."
    *Primanti Brothers, Pittsburgh PA - Known for their famous "Almost Famous" sandwich.
    * Isaly's, Pittsburgh, PA - The most popular sandwich served here is the chipped ham "Slammer."
    * Brown Hotel, Louisville KY - In 1923, a chef at this hotel created the "Hot Brown" sandwich originally served late at night around Kentucky Derby time.
    *Red's Eats, Wiscasset ME - This small shop has been serving one of the country's best lobster rolls since 1938.
    *Domilise's, New Orleans LA - This family-owned business has been going strong for over 70 years, known for its sandwiches and friendly staff.
    *Central Grocery, New Orleans LA - For over 4 decades, this business has been serving top quality sandwiches called muffalettas, which is even better the next day.
    * Thelma's Barbecue, Houston TX - Thelma, a former truck driver, now has her dream job - running her own BBQ restaurant.< br>* Sepal, Watertown MA - This restaurant was started by a Palestinian immigrant, inspired by his mother's recipe for a falafel sandwich. < br>*Katz's Deli, New York NY - Since 1888, Katz's has been serving sandwiches, including their famous pastrami sandwich.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Art & Soul [#105H] The Art Farm, Jim McHugh, Marc Rubin, Adreinn Banhegyi, The Progress of Love Artists find a peaceful retreat at The Art Farm near Omaha, Nebraska. Los Angeles photographer Jim McHugh has an eye for images that evoke memories of a time gone by. In Elmira, New York, artist Marc Rubin finds satisfaction in classic still life paintings. A national jump rope champion, Adreinn Banhegyi finds a home for his art at Cirque du Soleil. "The Progress of Love" explores stages of love in concurrent exhibitions at museums in St. Louis, Houston, and Lagos, Nigeria. duration 27:08   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#105H] Blood Is Thicker Than Mud The Fighting Kind (Chapman University) - Davin has been estranged from his family for five years. He returns home in desperate need of financial help from his sister, his only living relative. During what is supposed to be a quick visit, he learns that his sister may need more help from him than he needs from her.

    Northeast Front (Frente Noreste) (Texas) - A mother's love for her children knows no bounds but is put in grave danger when she is forced to save her son from his unintended collaboration with Mexico's dangerous cartels. (Based on a true story.)
    duration 28:47   STEREO TVPG-L
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Unleash The Power of the Female Brain with Dr. Amen Bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel Amen offers insight on the unique characteristics and needs of the female brain along with a practical, prescriptive program targeted specifically for women to help them thrive. He addresses the issues women ask about the most including fertility, pregnancy, menopause, weight, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and relationships. duration 1:59:22   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Super Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi This program explores new discoveries in neuroscience that maximize the potential of the human brain in practical and actionable ways. The field of neuroscience has been exploding with new findings by the day. Ever since it became possible to view the human brain as it lights up with activity, researchers have had to change long-held assumptions about an organ that has been called "the three-pound universe." Dr. Rudy Tanzi is introduced by his co-author Dr. Deepak Chopra. In his new program, the Harvard Medical School professor takes advantage of cutting-edge research to show the way we all can maximize our brain's potential. duration 1:28:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1013H] Modern Azorean Cuisine Steeped in tradition, the islands that make up the Azores are rich with culinary traditions that will be shared as Simply Ming goes "on the road". Ming shops in a local market where he discovers the vast array of local fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses. He joins a celebrated chef from the cooking school on the island of Sao Miguel, and together the two cook on the fly using their market ingredients to come up with dishes that reflect Azorean culinary traditions but with a modern day twist. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#126H] Fowl Play Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1210H] Here's The Beef Test cook Bridget Lancaster show host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Chili at home. Then, Doc investigates homemade ground meat versus storebought in a head-to-head tasting of hamburgers, and test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews meat grinders in the Equipment Corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#401H] Roast Beef Dinner Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. And finally, Adam reveals his picks for multi-timers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Saving the Bay [#101(] Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848) / Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906 In the first episode, photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. It introduces the first inhabitants along the Bay's shores, including Native Peoples along with flora and fauna, and continues through European exploration and settlement, including Spanish, Russian and ultimately, American influences that dramatically altered the region. duration 1:11:02   STEREO TVG
  • 1:12 pm
    Saving the Bay [#102(] Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906) This episode follows San Francisco's "rapid monstrous maturity" into a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city meant radical change for San Francisco Bay. By the century's end, San Francisco Bay was the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. duration 1:17:33   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Saving the Bay [#103(] Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959) / Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) This episode begins with The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, which accelerated the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Advances in engineering gave rise to the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, paralleling the era of great bridge building. World War II saw the Bay transformed into the greatest shipbuilding center the world had ever known. duration 1:10:59   STEREO TVG
  • 3:41 pm
    Saving the Bay [#104(] Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) In the final episode, the very survival of the Bay is threatened by the postwar boom. Viewers are introduced to the leaders of the Save the Bay campaign of the 1960s and the birth of the national mass environmental movement. As the Bay Area looks to the future, the issue becomes how best to balance the competing demands of a major urban center set amidst an environmentally significant landscape. duration 56:12   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Magic Moments - The Best of 50's Pop (My Music #102) Take a stroll down memory lane with the pop sounds of this concert special. This reunion brings together the greatest recording artists from the 50s pop era. Taped in Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal, it is hosted by Mary Lou Metzger, Phyllis McGuire and Pat Boone, and features a cavalcade of 1950s pop music recording legends, reuniting and performing their biggest hits. The McGuire Sisters (who reunite for the first time since 1967), Debbie Reynolds, Patti Page, the Chordettes, the Crew Cuts, the Four Lads, the Four Aces, the Four Coins, Don Cherry, Gogi Grant and more take the stage and share the good times.
    This nostalgia-fest features a mix of new performances and short archival footage transitions of the fads, fashions, news stories and pop cultural events of the 50s decade. Tribute montages also highlight the superstar 50s pop icons who have died in recent years (Dean Martin, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Ray and more). Special guest presenters include Wink Martindale, Rip Taylor, Brett Somers, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Nick Clooney, Fess parker and Joni James.
    Songs included:
    "26 Miles"; "Big Man" (Four Preps); "April Love" (Pat Boone); "Band of Gold" (Don Cherry); "Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight" (Ensemble); Greatest Hits Medley (McGuire Sisters); "Istanbul"; "Standing on the Corner" (Four Lads); "Little Darlin'" (Diamonds); "Lollipop" (Chordettes); "Shangri-la" (Four Coins); "Sh-Boom" (Crew Cuts); "Sit Right Down and Write a Letter"; "All in the Game" (Mel Carter); "Tammy" (Debbie Reynolds); "Tennessee Waltz"; "Old Cape Cod" (Patti Page); "The Wayward Wind" (Gogi Grant); "Three Coins in the Fountain"; "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" (Four Aces).
    duration 1:56:56   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 7:00 pm
    Oscar Hammerstein II - Out of My Dreams An entertaining look at the innovative genius who created musical theater as we know it today. His career spanned almost 40 years, from operettas such as "Rose-Marie" and "The Desert Song," to the groundbreaking "Show Boat," to the legendary musicals he wrote with Richard Rodgers - "Oklahoma!" - "Carousel" - "South Pacific" - "The King and I" - "Flower Drum Song" - and "The Sound of Music." duration 57:00   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#702H] Rome: Baroque Brilliance This second of 3 episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, and mix and mingle with the Romans during an early evening stroll. Following an exquisite Roman dinner, we join locals after dark, lacing together the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:07 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#703H] Rome: Back-Street Riches In this third of 3 episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis - so rich in art and culture - on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners. Venturing through the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the historic Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches, we uncover charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:44 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#704H] Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 15th-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of 2 episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat - very well. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:21 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#710H] Venice: City of Dreams After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. We cruise the Grand Canal, luxuriate in a venerable cafe, and savor fresh fish canal-side with Venetian friends. Becoming as anonymous as possible in this city of masks, we'll be dazzled by masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance and get intimate with the city of Casanova - on a gondola under the moonlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:57 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#705H] Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips In this second of 2 episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then we side-trip to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right, Pisa and Lucca, where we'll marvel at a tipsy tower, circle a city on its ramparts, and enjoy some Puccini in his hometown. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    ImageMakers [#1102H] Frozen In Time DILEMMA - Holland
    A jogger and a boy on a bicycle challenge each other to a race. The runner stops at a busy intersection a truck approaches. The runner stops but the small boy pedals on. For a couple of minutes the world comes to a standstill as the jogger discovers he has the power over life and death - but whatever he decides comes with a price. Written and directed by Boris Pavel Conen. Principal cast: Marcel Hensema, Thom Van Seijen and Jack Bontekoe.
    THE SPEED OF THE PAST - France
    Margo and Joseph move into a new house in need of TLC. Joseph slips from the roof as he is making a repair. Time literally stops and he is stuck in mid-air. While he is frozen in time, Margo's life continues on. Her loss not only stays with her emotionally, but physically, as she is reminded of it every day. How long must she wait until the day things return as to how they once were? Directed by Dominique Rocher. Principal cast: Melanie Thierry, Nicolas Giraud and Alban Lenoir.
    duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#810H] Seattle, WA / Santa Fe, NM While in Seattle, WA, the team connects with Miss Indigo Blue, a renowned burlesque instructor and performer, and discovers why she decided to take up the bold art form. Her story particularly intrigues Carolyn who finds Miss Indigo Blue's confidence and fearlessness desirable. In Santa Fe, NM, the Roadtrippers link up with Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, co-founders of Bioneers, an organization that brings scientific innovators together to promote social and environmental change. Their story of risk-taking resonates with Sarah who realizes that maybe she "doesn't have to play it so safe." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#306H] A Conversation with Damon Lindelof, Co-Creator of Lost and Co-writer/Producer STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Damon Lindelof discusses his hand in some of the most celebrated and scrutinized works of science fiction over the past five years, and how much of their success is attributed to writing stories that leave a lot up to one's imagination. Followed by Martin Rosete's allegorical short film, Voice Over, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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