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KQED Plus: Saturday, October 26, 2013

Comcast 10  •  Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

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Saturday, October 26, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3020] Tavis talks with political journalist John Nichols about the impact of big money on US elections. The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines US politics. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#102H] Obamacare Rolls Out in California and the Current Role of Organized Labor
    Obamacare Rolls Out in California
    As technical glitches hobble the rollout of new health care exchanges around the country under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), California's customized system has been earning higher marks. But despite the law's goal of increasing access to health insurance, some Californians are bracing themselves for a marked increase in the cost of their coverage.

    Additional Information: Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians

    The Role of Labor Unions
    Commuters may be relieved that BART trains are running again, but the strike and an ongoing labor dispute at AC Transit have raised new questions about the role of unions in the current economy and workplace. Labor leaders say they are fighting to preserve living wages for all workers while critics say they have lost relevance. Thuy Vu talks with Harley Shaiken, a labor analyst at UC Berkeley.

    Ann Ravel Goes to Washington
    In her final week as chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, Ann Ravel scored a major victory. The commission announced a record fine against two nonprofits that funneled millions of dollars into last year's election without disclosing their donors. A former Santa Clara County counsel, Ravel starts her new job at the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C. next week. Scott Shafer spoke to Ravel about the challenges ahead for campaign finance reform.

    Further Report: California's Top Political Watchdog Leaves With a Bang
    duration 1:20:00   STEREO
  • 1:00 am
    New Tricks [#708] Coming Out Ball The team reinvestigate the 1983 abduction of 18-year-old debutante Barbara Linden-Warner. duration 51:50   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Father Brown [#104H] The Man in the Tree When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated. duration 47:37   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:49 am
    Death In Paradise [#104H] Missing A Body? A confession of murder proves problematic for DI Richard Poole and the team. duration 52:33   STEREO
  • 3:43 am
    Sherlock Holmes [#404] The Hound of the Baskervilles - Part Two Watson discovers Holmes has been involved in the Baskerville case all along, while seemingly back in Baker Street. And, perhaps the legend of the dangerous hound has some basis in reality after all. The treacherous moor claims more victims. duration 56:21   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Moyers & Company [#242H] Progressives Pick Up The Pieces * It's the largest corporate fine in American history - $13 billion. That's the amount JP Morgan Chase will reportedly pay to settle civil charges around its alleged manipulation of mortgage securities - a series of shady business deals that 5 years ago crippled homeowners and helped trigger the meltdown that threatened the world's economy.
    And that's just the tip of a really big iceberg. There are reports that Chase will soon make another settlement - $6 billion worth - with institutional investors, and the bank is under investigation for possible involvement in everything from credit card fraud and Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme to criminally manipulating energy markets, money laundering and bribing Chinese officials with jobs for their kids. What does that tell us about the corruption of American capitalism?
    This week Bill Moyers poses that question to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson. She has been called "the most important financial journalist of her generation" by The Nation for her tough business reporting. In her "Fair Game" column for The New York Times she shares her hard-won knowledge and experience to explain to the rest of us the corporate hustle of Wall Street. Her most recent book, written with Joshua Rosner, is Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon.
    * Bill also speaks to historian and author Peter Dreier who sees the current political crisis as fraught with possibility for progressives in America - and shares the reasons he continues to be optimistic, including dynamic grass roots initiatives around the country and, believe it or not, the radical politics of Dr. Seuss, the late children's book author and illustrator whose real name was Theodor Geisel (Seuss was his middle name). In whimsical books like Yertle the Turtle and Green Eggs and Ham, the good "doctor" passed along some simple but powerful political philosophy. "The message that Dr. Seuss is sending in his books to young people is to stand up to arbitrary authority and take back your own life and - be a fighter for justice and for your own integrity," Dreier says. "I think that Dr. Seuss would be very pleased with a lot of the movements today because these are people standing up to authority and big power and trying to take the country back. Americans are beginning to feel like their voices can now be heard - that's what's happening all over the country. And that's why I'm optimistic - not because I get up in the morning with rose colored glasses. Because I really do think that we're at this transformational moment in our history."
    Dreier teaches at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he carries on the progressive spirit of the college as a distinguished professor of politics and chair of the school's Urban and Environmental Policy department. He's also chair of the Cry Wolf Project, a non-profit that identifies and exposes misleading rhetoric about the economy and government. His most recent book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Dr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: the five steps to living from your "highest self" and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American New Thought philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life. Viewers learn how to use Imagination, Living from the End, Assuming the Feeling of the Wish Fulfilled, Attention and the Last 5 Minutes of Each Day to create new and astonishing thought patterns, while defeating unproductive and recurring habits. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard.
    Special guest Anita Moorjani joins Dr. Dyer on stage in part 3 of Wishes Fulfilled. Anita is the survivor of a near-death experience and shares her perceptions of the event with Dr. Dyer. The program concludes with a moving performance of "Amazing Grace" by the San Diego Children's Choir.
    duration 2:56:54   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Omni Health Revolution with Tana Amen, RN and Dr. Daniel Amen, MD This program features psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife, neurosurgical intensive care nurse Tana Amen. It is designed to help viewers take control of their physical and mental health using the science of nutragenomics - a big word, but it's very simple.
    Nutragenomics tells us that the foods you eat talk directly to your genes. You have the choice to eat in a way that turns on genes that keep you healthy or make you sick. Most people think of their genes like an evil monarchy that condemned them to be sick. Daniel and Tana Amen turn that notion on its head to give viewers much more control over the health of their bodies and minds. The Omni Health Revolution is a bipartisan plan that bridges the gap between strict vegetarian diets and extreme high protein diets, with a program that is based on 70% plant based foods and 30% high quality protein.
    duration 1:57:18   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    60s Girl Grooves (My Music) For the first time ever, the "My Music" series spotlights the girl groups and female singers of the 1960s in a special which features the rarest footage and original performances from back in the early and mid-1960s. Clips come from worldwide archives including American Bandstand, Where The Action Is, Shindig!, and many other vaults thought long lost. "This time in American pop music is very special," says series creator TJ Lubinsky. "it's a time of innocence, angst, puppy love, heartbreak, and most of all great memories of younger carefree times - like the feeling we all share of that one special summer we all had in our teens - wherever we were hearing these songs on the radio." It's early rock and pop at its best on PBS. Hosted by the always "Supreme" Mary Wilson. duration 1:29:03   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 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
  • 1:37 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
  • 2:14 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
  • 2:51 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
  • 3:27 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
  • 4:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3806(] Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. More recently, Broadway babies such as Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman and Andrew Lippa represent a sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this central question left largely unaddressed in his Emmy-winning Broadway: The American Musical, combining interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century. duration 1:59:47   SRND51 TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Under The Streetlamp Rock 'n' Roll is here to stay as recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-Winning smash hit The Jersey Boys (the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) deliver the sounds of the sixties in an electrifying evening of unforgettable hits. duration 1:26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    60s Girl Grooves (My Music) For the first time ever, the "My Music" series spotlights the girl groups and female singers of the 1960s in a special which features the rarest footage and original performances from back in the early and mid-1960s. Clips come from worldwide archives including American Bandstand, Where The Action Is, Shindig!, and many other vaults thought long lost. "This time in American pop music is very special," says series creator TJ Lubinsky. "it's a time of innocence, angst, puppy love, heartbreak, and most of all great memories of younger carefree times - like the feeling we all share of that one special summer we all had in our teens - wherever we were hearing these songs on the radio." It's early rock and pop at its best on PBS. Hosted by the always "Supreme" Mary Wilson. duration 1:29:03   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. [#1B] This program directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. It offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. duration 1:57:25   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1004H] Don't Feel Trapped In Texas, the Roadtrippers head to the Texas Instruments headquarters to meet Process Integration Engineer Byron Williams. Byron shares his struggle with self-doubt that almost stopped him from pursuing a career in science, and encourages the Roadtrippers to re-frame challenge as a motivator. Later, the crew heads to the ATT Foundry to speak with Senior Marketing Manager Tracy Parrish. Tracy discusses her switch from engineering to teaching, and helps Megan overcome her anxiety about teaching STEM subjects. The team ends the week at the National Space Biomedical Research Facility in Houston. There, Deputy Chief Scientist Dorit Donoviel discusses the courage it took to leave a comfortable job and try a new field. She encourages the team to never be afraid of venturing in new directions if they start to feel stagnant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Under The Streetlamp Rock 'n' Roll is here to stay as recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-Winning smash hit The Jersey Boys (the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) deliver the sounds of the sixties in an electrifying evening of unforgettable hits. duration 1:26:48   STEREO TVG
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