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KQED Plus: Friday, November 22, 2013

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Friday, November 22, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3039] Tavis talks with distinguished historian Robert Dallek about his latest text. The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy's brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration. Tavis also talks with waitress-turned-best-selling author Ayana Mathis. The acclaimed writer reacts to the buzz around her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Silicon Valley Goes to Space Discover how the big, bold ideas of Silicon Valley are helping launch a new era of private space exploration in this KQED Science television special. From space tourism to mining the moon to companies building rocket ships to ferry NASA astronauts into space, a new wave of commercialization is shaking up the $300 billion global space industry. But are there new risks when space is no longer the exclusive domain of big governments? duration 26:23   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1203H] Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Ask This Old House [#1204H] Installing a Pre-hung Front Door/Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading Tom visits Seattle, where he helps a homeowner install a new, pre-hung front door. Roger shows how to use big containers for screening and shading in a backyard. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Life On Fire [#106] Pioneers of the Deep In the vast emptiness of the Pacific Ocean, tectonic movements construct or swallow islands. In the Tongan archipelago, two little-known animals have learned to cope with these ephemeral lands risen from the ocean depths: the sooty tern, a seabird that never dares wet its wings for fear of drowning, and the Alvin shrimp, a blind crustacean that manages to find its way around the abyss. When an underwater volcano becomes an island, the fates of these two extraordinary paradoxes are linked. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    National Parks: America's Best Idea [#106H] The Morning of Creation (1946-1980) A stubborn iconoclast fights a lonely battle on behalf of a species nearly everyone hates; America's "Last Frontier" becomes a testing ground for the future of the park idea; and in unprecedented numbers, American families create unforgettable memories, passing on a love of the parks to the next generation. duration 1:56:29   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Front and Center [#202H] Train Pat Monahan and company perform their latest album, California 37, in its entirety at The Iridium. Highlights include "50 Ways to Say Goodbye," "Hey, Soul Sister" and "Bruises." duration 55:16   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#121] Giants When three capybaras arrive for a visit, Zoboo's amazed to find out that these water creatures are giant rodents. They are not as large as a rhinoceros or an elephant, but compared to any rodent, a capybara comes off looking mighty huge. A moose is the biggest member of the deer family, indri's the largest lemur, a Siberian tiger's the biggest cat, and Martin's the biggest Kratt. The world is full of giants, great and small. Jackie and the Animal Helpers plant a tree in Jackie's backyard. It's only a tiny sapling now, but it'll grow to be a giant... a giant home for lots of creatures. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#804H] Happy Engines Henry's Happy Coal - Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steam Works he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. When Henry tries to steam through Sodor using the normal coal, he breaks down. Henry realizes that he has been a silly engine. Sir Topham Hatt tells Henry that it is the special coal that makes Henry such a special engine. When 'Arry and Bert tease Henry again, he tells them that he is proud of being a special engine with special coal. Henry even helps 'Arry and Bert when they run out of diesel! Edward the Hero - Edward is given the special job of being the Rescue Engine at the Sodor Search and Rescue Center. Edward wants to be a hero if he is to help Harold at the Center. Edward thinks that heroes are strong, fast and stern so decides he must be strong, fast and stern too. He helps Charlie by being funny, helps Dowager Hatt by being kind, and helps Farmer McColl's dog by being gentle. Edward doesn't think he's a hero though because he hasn't shown he is fast, strong and stern. As Edward chuffs along the tracks he sees people cheering and waving to him and calling him a hero. Word has spread that Edward has been kind, funny and gentle. Sir Topham Hatt tells Edward that he is the biggest hero of all because he is Edward. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4409H] Leela's Cell Phone Addiction Zoe and Abby get frustrated with Leela's constant texting. Chris helps them realize that they need to tell Leela how they feel and apologize for hiding her phone. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#103] Jorge and the Dog Run/Clifford's Club House * Jorge and the Dog Run - Clifford and Jorge reminisce about the day they met, a day that ended in a big surprise.
    * Paw Print Picasso - When Clifford accidentally gets paw prints on Emily Elizabeth's painting for the art show, it has a surprising result.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#140] Blanket Blues/Dino Clifford * Blanket Blues - Cleo spies Clifford's favorite blanket - one he has had since he was a puppy - and proclaims it the perfect cape for Super T-bone. Clifford reluctantly allows his friends to use the blanket, if they promise to bevery careful. The game turns rambunctious, the blanket gets dirty and Clifford gets upset. Cleo and T-bone realize that to be a good friend you should listen to and respect the wishes and property of others.
    * Dino Clifford - Vaz's big sister Teresa is home from college and ready to dig for dinosaur bones & fossils on Birdwell Island! Who more perfect to help her dig than Clifford and his dog friends? Everybody has great luck digging up fossils that will complete a dinosaur skeleton that Teresa is piecing together - everybody but T-bone that is. But by believing in himself, T-bone ultimately comes up with one of the most important bones needed to complete the job.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Sid the Science Kid [#115H] All My Senses Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    WordWorld [#208H] Duck at Bat/You Can Never Have Too Many Oo's Duck loses the letter B to his baseball bat and tries to build other words to hit the ball. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Curious George [#314] George Measures Up/Something New Under The Sun * George Measures Up - Chef Pisghetti is cooking one up for the records book - a strand of spaghetti that measures 30 feet! When the Chef leaves for an important appointment, George protects the noodle from being destroyed by a playful Gnocchi. Later, the Chef calls to ask George how tall the building next door is, but George doesn't have anything long enough to measure with... or does he? Chef Pisghetti returns and sees a monkey measuring a building with the world's longest noodle. Now That's one for the record books!
    * Something New Under the Sun - To beat the scorching summer heat, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat visit the museum, which is the only place in town with power, due to its new solar energy panel. George sees how the sun can charge batteries, and the Man agrees to make his famous lasagna as a surprise for Dr. Levit's birthday. But how can the Man make his lasagna without power for his electric oven? Can a monkey's new knowledge of solar power be the key to baking the world's first solar-energy birthday lasagna?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#139H] When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently * When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus!
    * Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. They find the Cat in the Hat instead! Cat suggests that Sally and Nick might find Harvey by meeting three friends who always do things differently - like a bird that runs instead of flies, or a cat that swims, or a fish that walks on the mud! Nick and Sally are sure to find Harvey now - by doing it differently!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Super Why! [#207] Jasper's Cowboy Wish Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero.. .or will this be his last roundup? Educational Objectives: To explore the Old West. Young viewers will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word saddle means, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#213] Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. King is very interested in becoming friends with Crystal, another dinosaur of his species, but he gets very nervous when trying to talk to her. Tiny and Buddy help King overcome his nervousness, and he and Crystal end up friends who happily sing together. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4414H] The Wild Brunch Snuffy helps out in at Hooper's Store when zoo animals come for brunch. He has to figure out a way to remember everyone's order. Educational Objectives: Self-Regulation duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Barney & Friends [#1119] Gift of the Dinos and a Visit to Santa * Gift of the Dinos: It's Christmas and BJ dreams of getting a new baseball glove to go with his baseball, while Riff hopes for new drumsticks to use his drum. Barney reminds them that Christmas is more than just getting gifts and helps them learn the meaning of Christmas.
    * A Visit to Santa: Melanie spends so much time helping her friends at Christmas that she is late writing her own letter to Santa. Barney takes her on a trip to the North Pole to deliver the letter in person.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Caillou [#408] My Family Today Caillou learns that being a part of a family is something very special. Dad lends Caillou his old camera and helps him take pictures of every member of their family - including Gilbert. Looking at the photo album, the family remembers when Gilbert was a kitten and first came to live with them. When Mommy and Rosie go out for the day, Daddy and Caillou have plans of their own. They are building a surprise for Mommy that requires a lot of father-and-son work. When Caillou and his family go to the zoo, Caillou is thrilled to see that animals have families too. Also, Caillou and his family go away for a weekend of camping in the woods. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:00 pm
    Thomas & Friends [#806H] Helping Each Other Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. Thomas is having such a good time that he doesn't listen to Bertie. Chaos ensues as the flatbed rolls away from Thomas and Bertie is stuck on it in the middle of the Shake Shake Bridge. Thomas chuffs away fast to ask Harold to rescue Bertie. Thomas then collects Dowager and her friends and brings them to meet Bertie at the Shake Shake Bridge. Dowager and her friends jump into the back of Bertie and the flatbed is re-attached to Thomas and they race through the countryside. Spencer The Grand - It is a very foggy day on Sodor. All the engines are asked to stay at Tidmouth Sheds by Sir Topham Hatt. Spencer wants to get back to the Duke and Duchess' Summer House instead. Spencer can't find his way in the fog and arrives at Mavis' Quarry and Whiff's Waste Dump rather than at the Summer House. Just as Spencer thinks he has arrived at the Summer House, he realizes he is back at Tidmouth Sheds. Thomas and the engines are kind to him and he realizes he has been a silly engine. Now it is Spencer's turn to be kind and he goes to find Percy who is still lost in the fog. Spencer uses his whistle to find Percy and they return safely to Tidmouth Sheds. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Bob the Builder [#806H] Listen to Your Friends Scratch and the Dream Home US - Bob, Wendy and the machines are at Farmer Pickles' Farm, ready to build Spud's new room. Spud decides that if it's his dream room, he can have whatever he wants! Spud enlists Scratch's help to make sure his dream room takes shape exactly how he wants it. The other machines think that Spud and Scratch should wait and follow Bob's plans. But Scratch is determined to help Spud. Surely Bob will be pleased when he sees how much they've done! But Spud's building skills are less than expert - the entire room ends up falling down in a messy pile! Working as a team, Scratch and the others rebuild the room. Bob, Wendy and Farmer Pickles are pleased at what they have achieved. But Spud is the most pleased with his dream! Stage Struck Dizzy - Spud is playing a giant in a play at Fixham Theatre, and is stomping around the yard, shouting his line. The team is also working at the theatre - building a storage shed. Dickie Olivier tells them that they can use old sets, just not the ones needed for the play. As the team chooses the walls for the storage shed, Dizzy helps Spud practice his lines. Exhausted from his rehearsing, Spud falls asleep inside the shed. Dizzy ends up diverted onto stage, and Lofty and Bob finish off the shed, not realizing Spud is inside! When Dickie Olivier discovers his actor and sets are missing - he'll have to cancel the play! Dizzy leads Bob to Spud and the missing sets are revealed too. Dickie is delighted, and the show is back on! Dizzy and the team finish off the shed and she makes an appearance in the play! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#208H] Babies/Fast * Babies - Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways. A trip to Ozzie-Wozz Outback will help them, Cat has some friends who know all about carrying babies! First up is Wilma the spider, who carries all her babies on her back. Then it's off to see Dilly the crocodile, she carries her babies in her mouth! And the last stop, Coco the Koala who uses a pouch to carry her little one. But how does that help Nick and Sally? Well all the babies were happiest with their moms, so they'll just leave them all together. < br>* Fast - It's a race to the treehouse, but Nick and Sally wish they could go as fast as an airplane! How about a peregrine? asks The Cat. What's that? The fastest creature in the world! His friend Perry the Peregrine Falcon will show them how fast he can be. Off to Steep-and-Deep Cliffs to meet him! Using Cat's special backpacks, the kids have wings like Perry's so they can fly through the air too. Perry shows them how he dives straight down to catch his food. Who wants to be as fast as an airplane, when you can be a peregrine falcon! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Zoboomafoo [#122] Pets The gang has their hands full when the Animal Helpers drop their pets off to be looked after by Chris, Martin and Zoboo. The Junction's crawling with guinea pigs, hamsters, ducklings, cats, dogs, a calf, a hermit crab and ducks. Zoboo thinks that taking care of 12 pets will be a piece of cake, but he quickly realizes his error. Jackie and the Animal Helpers release into the wild a raccoon that they have raised. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#126H] Caracal-Minton The Wild Kratts crew is playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function." Inspired by this Aviva perfects the caracal power for the Creature Power Suit and leaps off to retrieve Aviva's special birdie and rescue some caracal kittens who get into trouble along the way. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Arthur [#1601H] Based on a True Story (Part 1 & 2) There's a new kid in town: Ladonna Compson, the Louisiana native with the gift of gab. Ladonna charms Arthur and friends with her amazing "true" stories. But are her stories really fact...or fiction? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#303H] Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted * Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). < br />* Carolina's Gifted - Everyone is excited for Carolina's birthday, everyone, that is, except Carolina. She still hasn't used her gift certificate from last year's birthday, and it is going to expire... tonight! She and Helen rush to the store to pick out the perfect gift.What will it be? Vocabulary: (E) gift certificate, expire, purchase, splurge, redeem, squirrel away (I) save, cash, pay/paid, pick. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    WordGirl [#212H] Who Wants Candy?/Chuck's Brother * Who Wants Candy? - On a field trip to the local candy factory, The Birthday Girl goes on a candy eating spree. WordGirl must find a way to save the city's candy and win back her best friend and field trip buddy, Violet. Vocabulary Words: Awestruck, Mastermind.
    * Chuck's Brother - Chuck's successful brother, Brent is in town and being honored for his latest invention... crustless bread! As the city prepares for the celebration, Chuck's envy gets the better of him. Can WordGirl stop Chuck from destroying the precious Golden Sandwich Award? Vocabulary Words: Sibling, Envious.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#205H] Happy Turkey Day The Wild Kratts are on a mission to defend the honor of the wild turkey and to stop Gourmand, who is hunting for the largest, fattest turkey in the forest. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32253] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Wall Street questions Intel's mobile strategy and the stock drops sharply. NBR will look at what's going on inside the world's largest semiconductor maker. And, NBR's market monitor guest tonight has a list of stocks that may grow their dividends and increase their buybacks in the new year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    New Tricks [#802Z] End of the Line UCOS reinvestigates the murder of an unnamed vagrant on a tube train duration 52:11   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Father Brown [#108H] The Face of Death After a murder at a charity treasure hunt, general suspicion falls upon a bereaved man. duration 47:55   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:50 pm
    Death In Paradise [#108H] Amongst Us Dwayne ends up embroiled in a murder investigation, and Richard faces a race against time. duration 52:04   STEREO
  • 9:44 pm
    Sherlock Holmes [#408] The Last Vampyre - Part Two Holmes and Watson, investigating a village in a state of unrest about a vampire in their midst, come face to face with the suspect, John Stockton. Stockton's unusual influence over a young man complicates the mystery. Matters get more complicated before Holmes gets to the truth. duration 54:33   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Moyers & Company [#246H] Zombie Politics and Casino Capitalism In his book Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, author and scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots, threading together ideas and experiences to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a "machinery of social and civil death" that chills "any vestige of a robust democracy." This week on Moyers &Company (check local listings), Giroux explains that such a machine turns people into zombies - "people who are basically so caught up with surviving that they become like the walking dead - they lose their sense of agency, they lose their homes, they lose their jobs." What's more, Giroux points out, the system that creates this vacuum has little to do with expanding the meaning and the substance of democracy itself. Under "casino capitalism," the goal is to get a quick return, taking advantage of a kind of logic in which the only thing that drives us is to put as much money as we can into a slot machine and hope we walk out with our wallets overflowing. A cultural and social critic of tireless energy and vast interests, Giroux holds the Global TV Network Chair in the English and Cultural Studies Department at McMaster University and is a distinguished visiting professor at Reyerson University, both schools in Canada. Described by Moyers as "torch bearer in the art and science of teaching," he has been an important contributor in a variety of academic fields, including cultural, youth and media studies. Also on the broadcast, Bill Moyers remembers a 2003 interview with Nobel-prize winning novelist Doris Lessing who passed away this week in London at the age of 94. And a look at "Birth of the Living Dead", a mesmerizing new documentary that examines the singular time in which the classic film "Night of the Living Dead" was shot - when civil unrest and violence gave the nation nightmares, and zombies were a metaphor for an American public troubled and distressed. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3040] Tavis talks with one of the most respected talents in the music business today, musician, singer, songwriter Dave Stewart. The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, "Lucky Numbers". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#106H] California Health Exchange Director Maps Out Future Plans and Policing Caught on Camera
    California Health Exchange Director Maps Out Future Plans
    Scott Shafer hears from Covered California's Executive Director Peter Lee about how the state's health exchange is faring. On Thursday, its board voted not to extend canceled insurance policies that don't comply with the new federal law. Covered California also released some of the first numbers showing which people are signing up and from what regions in the state.

    Further Reporting: Californians With Canceled Policies Cannot Renew, Says Covered California Board

    Policing Caught on Camera
    Recent violent clashes between police and suspects captured on camera by onlookers are raising questions about the role of video on policing. Some departments are outfitting police with their own cameras for documentation. An incident in San Francisco involving the arrest of a bicyclist on the sidewalk outside the Valencia Gardens Apartments sparked community outrage.

    Guests:
    LaDoris Cordell, Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose
    C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle columnist

    Further Reporting: Policing in the Age of YouTube: S.F. Police to Join Ranks of Camera-Toting Cops

    Delicious Drama
    An organic farmer struggles to wring a harvest from the sullen earth and contemplates suicide when he fails. A young woman learns to bake coconut cake the way her grandmother did. What we eat, where it comes from, and what it says about us are themes that the Berkeley Repertory Theatre is tackling in an ambitious series of performances commissioned from writers around the country. This report takes us behind the scenes with San Francisco-based playwrights Octavio Solis and Lauren Gunderson as they research and write their short dramas. Watch the segment here (YouTube).
    duration 27:46   STEREO
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