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KQED Plus: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves Special [#105H] Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain Join Rick as he investigates Andaluc?a's rich mix of culture, cuisine, history, and natural wonders. This special includes the major cities of Sevilla, C?rdoba, and Granada; flamenco, sherry, and horses; dramatic white-washed hill towns; and fun in the Costa del Sol sun - plus a dash of Britain in Gibraltar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Our Zoo [#101H] George Mottershead is a man who has lost his way. Haunted by memories of combat in the Great War, he now finds himself living with his wife and two daughters in his parents' cramped home above the family grocery store. While delivering goods by the docks one day, he spots an unwanted squirrel monkey and a camel about to be put down in the quarantine bay. George can't bear to let them suffer so takes them both home to his parents' backyard instead - much to the family's bewilderment. His family sees this as further evidence that he's losing his mind, but George is busy making plans that will change their lives forever. On the way to an army reunion he comes across a rundown stately home, Oakfield, surrounded by acres of land, and he formulates the idea of buying it and building around it the first British zoo without bars. Against the odds he persuades the bank to lend him the money to buy Oakfield. But once George has persuaded his sceptical family to move into their new ramshackle house, the whole family faces the tough task of convincing the genteel and hard-to-please villagers to accept them as neighbours. George thinks it best to keep the zoo plans secret, which becomes difficult when Mortimer the monkey escapes into the village. duration 54:38   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4704] Doll 123 As a new queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her. Her friendship with the prime minister leads to a crisis in Parliament. duration 1:54:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters For the past 75 years, Wallis Simpson has been cast as the scarlet woman of 20th century British history - the siren who seduced Edward VIII and caused him to give up his throne. But a trove of secret letters written by Wallis suggest that the story of their infamous marriage may not be entirely factual. duration 51:34   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1505H] Graveyard of the Giant Beasts Follow scientists who are trying to determine if Titanoboa, a 43-foot snake, or a giant crocodilian was the apex predator in Cerrejon, Northern Colombia, 58 million years ago. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4132] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mellencamp about his career and latest album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4131] Tavis talks with national security analyst and best-selling author Peter Bergen about his book, United States of Jihad: Who Are America's Homegrown Terrorists, and How Do We Stop Them? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1614H] Dinner In Italy Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Sicilian-style pizza from the Barbati family of L&B Spumoni Gardens in Brooklyn. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the ultimate thick-crust Sicilian-style pizza at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to homemade ricotta cheese. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the best pasta with cauliflower, bacon, and bread crumbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#413H] Meal in a Pan What's faster and easier than cooking a meal in one pan? Sara shares this secret for weeknight success with two flavorful recipes: A beautiful Yellow Squash Soup, and a fast but elegant Pearl Couscous with Shellfish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#712H] South Some of Martha's all-time favorite desserts hail from the South. Join Martha in the kitchen as she shares three show-stopping regional desserts-tangy buttermilk pie, decadent bourbon bread pudding with a boozy bourbon glaze, and a delectable carrot cake with a heavenly orange cream cheese frosting. Plus, learn how to transform carrots into brilliantly colored finishing touches for your next carrot cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#421H] Street Food with Susan Feniger Susan Feniger visits Chef Keller's set and brings some of the wonderful "street food" recipes she has collected from cuisines all over the world. Today she focuses on Asian cooking, demonstrating three exciting recipes.
    Recipes: Japanese Pickled Vegetable Ribbons; Chilled Soba Noodles with Spicy Orange Sesame and Tofu; Tatsutage Fried Chicken with Spicy Yuzu Mayonnaise.
    duration 27:01   TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1610H] On The Road In America, Part 1 "On the Road in America" is a 3-part mini-series that reports on the history of migrations within the United States - not how people got here, but how and why they moved around once they were here.
    In the first program, "Tails of Hope and Tears," Burt retraces the big relocations of the 19th century. Native Americans were relocated and their ancestral lands turned over to European settlers. In addition, the government was in the process of giving away valuable mineral claims. And finally, there was the discovery of gold.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#210] Sicily We wend our way across this largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Once the hub of the ancient world, Sicily offers up a vibrant, sun- soaked brew of history, tradition and intense cultural pride. At Palermo, a city bursting with its atmospheric past, we visit the lively market, and marvel at Monreale Cathedral, which shows off remnants of its Arab, Norman and Byzantine past. The finest classical Greek temples outside of Greece stand near Segesta and Agrigento, while the Villa Romana del Casale houses the most extensive and unspoiled Roman mosaics surviving from the ancient world. Then it's on to ancient Syracuse, once the rival of Athens for wealth and power. Finally, we climb to the top of Mount Etna, for steaming craters and unearthly views. Tips include getting around the island and when to visit. duration 27:44   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Alfredo's Fire On January 13, 1998 Alfredo Ormando, an unknown gay writer from Sicily, shocked the world by lighting himself on fire in St. Peter's Square, the only time such a protest had taken place on Vatican soil. Despite the attempt by some in the gay community to frame the event as the spark of the "Italian Stonewall," Alfredo's gesture faded into obscurity. This documentary chronicles one man's descent into darkness as he struggles to reconcile his faith and sexuality. Looking at fire as a potent but contradictory symbol of liberation, annihilation, and communion, it tells a universal story of human longing, frailty and the dire consequences of living a lie. duration 39:02   STEREO
  • 10:41 am
    Decoding Alan Turing A brilliant Cambridge Mathematician whose work "On Computable Numbers" forms the basis of todays programable computers, perhaps effecting modern society more than any other individual to date. Turing was drafted into service during WWII to work at Bletchley Park and helped crack the Nazi Engima Code and turn the tide of WWII for the Allies. A hero many times over, he was later persecuted by the same country he fought to protect for being a homosexual. Later in life, Turing dyed mysteriously after taking a bite out of an apple laced with cyanide. Poisoned, suicide or just a tragic accident ending the life of a true genius much too soon? duration 16:17  
  • 11:00 am
    Food - Delicious Science [#102H] A Matter of Taste Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn about the science that makes our food taste delicious and the powerful effect it has on our tongue and nose. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23132H] (original broadcast date: 6/20/17)
    * we begin with a political update. Guest host Jeff Goldberg of the Atlantic is joined by Shannon Pettypiece, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News.
    * We continue with a conversation about foreign policy with Richard Fontaine, president of the Center for a New American Century, Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, and David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee.
    * Next, Mark Bowden of the Atlantic on his cover story for the magazine, "How to Deal with North Korea."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1107H] Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Kingdom of Dumpling, John Ash and Co. Restaurant Local chef, born and bred in the East Bay, sources local farm fresh ingredients for her California-casual spot at Backdoor Bistro & Wine Bar in Vacaville. Then a San Francisco hole-in-the-wall eatery serves-up tongue-burning, steaming-morsels at Kingdom of Dumpling. Finally, elegant, sophisticated and seasonal wine country cuisine excels at John Ash & Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#107H] Fall Fruit While Fall is typically associated with the changing colors of leaves and harvesting the last of summer produce, Joanne takes a moment to highlight beautiful fall fruit, including pomegranates and pears. She'll also take us to a special Italian market and a Napa Winery, and teach her student how to prepare a Fall Fruit Salad. Recipes: Fall Fruit Salad with Pomegranate, Pear, Grapes and Pecans with White Balsamic Vinaigrette, Chicken Breasts stuffed with Montasio and Dried Figs, Pear Granita with Late Harvest Zinfandel and Black Pepper Student: Pascal Molat. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#219H] Dinner Party Special Stuffed Pork Tenderloin on Grape Tomatoes is impressive but Jacques shows that making this spinach and cheese stuffed roast doesn't have to be complicated. Setting the stage for a dinner to remember is a simple version of an elegant classic, Cream of Leek and Mushroom Soup. Mini Almond Cakes doused in ruby red Raspberry Sauce crown this special party menu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#802H] Central Turkey We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon...and from deep below, prowling an underground city where Christians once hid out. We'll join a circumcision party, explore troglodyte ghost towns, shop for sheep at the market, and chat with an imam. Then we enjoy the modern capital, Ankara, and pay our respects to the father of modern Turkey, Ataturk. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1722H] Vintage Los Angeles 15 years after visiting Los Angeles, AR takes a look back to see what some of the most memorable appraisals are worth today. Some items have increased in value, while others haven't fared as well. Tune in to see items like Disney animation art, a 1906 Van Briggle vase, and a Tiffany lamp that was first appraised in 1998 at $30,000 to $40,000 and is newly appraised at $50,000 to $75,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#419] Animals Who Live to Be 100 Years Old The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Extinction - different types of animals can go extinct and disappear from the planet in a number of ways - habitat loss, overhunting, etc. Once an animal goes extinct, it is lost forever. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#208] Flawed Squad/The Creature Whisperer Flawed Squad - The Villains team up to break into Odd Squad headquarters. Curriculum: Data Collection and analysis; Using tally marks to track data; Graphing. The Creature Whisperer - The agents struggle to catch an odd creature. Curriculum: Composition and Decomposition of 2D shapes. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#209] Happy Halfiversary/Good Egg Bad Egg Happy Halfiversary - The agents celebrate an important milestone in their partnership. Curriculum: Using a calendar; Understanding how many days in a week and how many months in a year. Good Egg Bad Egg - The agents try to determine what kind of creature will hatch from an egg. Curriculum: Data Analysis and Measurement. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1501] Fifteen - Parts I & II How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1502] I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind * I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
    * Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#311H] The Dog Did It/Martha Out West * The Dog Did It - Martha shares the Great Oral History of Dogs with Helen, TD, and Truman. According to Martha, dogs gave humans lots of stuff: fire, philosophy, physics, art, and even language. Could this explain why Shakespeare's hero is named Hamlet? Vocabulary: (E) primitive, civilization, prehistor(y)(ic), ancient, philosopher, origin (I) stone(s), fire, cave(man)(boy)(girl)(dog) (kids), history.
    * Martha Out West - The gang has borrowed a video camera from the library so they can film their very own Wild West production. They each tell their version, featuring with pioneers, outlaws, and... strawberry milkshakes? Vocabulary: (E) pioneer, frontier, found(ed), outlaw, property (I) west(ern), mayor, sheriff, town, settle(r)(d).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1201H] The Dogleg Murders Set in a poisonous Midsomer golf club named Whiteoaks, the story revolves around social aspirations the club steward has for her handsome son Darren, and her determination that he shall overcome his lowly birth to become a full member. A moneylender and a miser, she wields unexpected powers behind the clubhouse bar. duration 48:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:50 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1202H] The Dogleg Murders Set in a poisonous Midsomer golf club named Whiteoaks, the story revolves around social aspirations the club steward has for her handsome son Darren, and her determination that he shall overcome his lowly birth to become a full member. A moneylender and a miser, she wields unexpected powers behind the clubhouse bar. duration 45:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:38 pm
    New Tricks [#708] Coming Out Ball The team reinvestigate the 1983 abduction of 18-year-old debutante Barbara Linden-Warner. duration 51:50   STEREO
  • 9:32 pm
    Death In Paradise [#117H] Death of a Detective Richard Poole goes to a college reunion before being unexpectedly murdered with an ice pick. Humphrey Goodman lands on the island to help the team cope with Poole's death and also to find out who killed him. Last appearance of Ben Miller as D.I. Richard Poole and first appearance of Kris Marshall as D.I. Humphrey Goodman. duration 54:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:28 pm
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#108] The Incredible Theft Pre-war Britain is striving to produce a new fighter aircraft. Minister for Armaments Lord Mayfield invites Air Marshall Carrington to his country home to discuss the secret plans. Due to the high security risk, Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) has the estate patrolled by police but a vital design sheet is somehow spirited out of the house. Poirot, who is also a guest of Lord Mayfield, is on hand to track down the thief. duration 50:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#707] Freaks & Muppets: A Conversation with Jason Segel Jason Segel discusses his career and how he's formed a family of weirdos in film and television. duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose "New Zealand: Quest for Kaitiakitanga" Richard travels to the southernmost reaches of civilization to uncover New Zealand's pristine natural beauty, alluring culture and enigmatic mythology. He traverses the most physically and climatically diverse landmass in Polynesia in the pursuit of an age-old Maori tradition. Bangs seeks answers to questions rooted in indigenous wisdom, hoping to unearth the meaning and origins of "kaitiakitanga," the responsibility of human beings to protect the natural world. Today's Kiwis believe the knowledge of the ancients may hold a key to the planet's survival.
    Bangs begins his 1000-mile trek in Mt. Aspiring National Park, where he navigates north to the Franz Joseph Glacier and then to the east coast town of Kaikoura. From there, he crosses the Cook Strait to the North Island and the capital city of Wellington. He next visits the Taupo region, heads to Hokianga Harbor, and finally makes his way to Cape Reinga on the upper tip of New Zealand, where he encounters the great tangled "spirit tree" of Maori myth.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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