TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Saturday, June 28, 2014
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12:00 amTavis Smiley [#3235] Tavis talks with Charles "Lil Buck" Riley, master of the style of dance known as "jookin'." The dancer - who's been called the Baryshnikov of jookin' - describes the free-style street dance that's become a sensation. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
12:30 amKQED NEWSROOM [#133H] Net Neutrality Picks Up Speed, 150 Years of Yosemite, Redwood Burl Poaching
Net Neutrality Picks Up Speed
Earlier this week, demonstrators protested at Google in Mountain View. They want the Internet to remain open, without access fees or censorship by Internet service providers. The concept is known as "net neutrality." The issue is heating up now because the FCC is again considering new rules for the Internet, and the public comment period ends July 15. The issue gained high speed momentum after comedian John Oliver highlighted it recently on his HBO show, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." It generated so many comments to the FCC that the agency's website crashed.
• Laura Sydell, NPR
• Robert McMillan, Wired
• April Glaser, Electronic Frontier Foundation
150 Years of Yosemite
When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act in 1864, he set aside the first public lands in the country for "use, resort and recreation." An exhibit opening June 30 at the California Historical Society examines the human stories that are part of Yosemite's history -- 150 years of beauty, exploration, environmentalism and even tragedy. Historian Dr. Anthea Hartig shares some of these stories with Scott Shafer.
• At 150, Yosemite's Roots Go Deep
Redwood Burl Poaching
Last week, a northern California man was convicted of felony vandalism and ordered to pay more than $11,000 for stealing part of a tree. He's the second person to be convicted this month of chopping burl off a redwood in a national park. Burls are knobby, bulbous growths often found near the base of the trunk, and are prized for their beautiful color and grain. One burl can sell for hundreds to thousands of dollars. But burls are also crucial to the long-term survival of redwood groves and their theft from park areas is illegal. From our partners at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, producer Sally Schilling looks at why this environmental crime is prompting alarm and a crackdown. (*Correction: We misspelled the name of the videographer in the production credits. The correct spelling is Courtney Quirin.)
• Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced
• Park Officials: Illegal Cutting of Redwoods Is Increasing
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1:00 amNew Tricks [#504] Loyalties and Royalties Gerry meets his heroes, the 70s rock band Bad Faith, when the team investigate the death of its lead guitarist. It is over 30 years since the group split up, however, and the ageing rockers do not quite live up to the legends Gerry remembers. Meanwhile, determined to prevent UCOS from disbanding, Brian finally tracks down Jack and tries to persuade him to return. duration 49:58 STEREO
2:00 amMidsomer Murders [#713H] Ghosts of Christmas Past, Part One Barnaby looks forward, with reservations, to entertaining his in-laws for Christmas. Meanwhile, exactly 9 years after the suicide of Ferdy Villiers, his family and their guests arrive at the somewhat dilapidated Villiers home to celebrate the festive season. However, not everyone present is imbued with the holiday spirit and the already rather tense atmosphere begins to disintegrate even further when it becomes apparent that someone in the household is all too aware that certain family members have dark secrets to hide. When what initially appears to have been an accident is revealed to be murder, Barnaby and Scott discover that they must first unravel what really happened in the past in order to resolve the present. duration 47:24 STEREO TVPG
2:48 amMidsomer Murders [#714H] Ghosts of Christmas Past, Part Two Barnaby looks forward, with reservations, to entertaining his in-laws for Christmas. Meanwhile, exactly 9 years after the suicide of Ferdy Villiers, his family and their guests arrive at the somewhat dilapidated Villiers home to celebrate the festive season. However, not everyone present is imbued with the holiday spirit and the already rather tense atmosphere begins to disintegrate even further when it becomes apparent that someone in the household is all too aware that certain family members have dark secrets to hide. When what initially appears to have been an accident is revealed to be murder, Barnaby and Scott discover that they must first unravel what really happened in the past in order to resolve the present. duration 1:11:50 STEREO TVPG
3:36 amSherlock Holmes [#208] The Devil's Foot Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on holiday in Cornwall when a young woman is found dead from no apparent injuries. Meanwhile, it appears that overnight her two brothers have become raving imbeciles - but why? duration 51:08 STEREO TVG
4:30 amAdventures of Sherlock Holmes [#102] The Mother Hubbard Case Sherlock Holmes tries to seek Margaret Martini's fiance in a story connected with seven other disappearances. Every man has been killed inside an empty house. Holmes uncovers the murderer's identity and motive. Filmed in 1954 and directed by Jack Gage. duration 26:29 TVG
5:00 amFront and Center [#303H] James Blunt The British singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy nominee showcases his raw, direct and emotionally honest lyrics, including his hits "You're Beautiful," "Goodbye My Lover" and "Same Mistake," as well as songs from his fourth studio album, Moon Landing. duration 55:16 SRND51 TVPG
6:00 am3 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
8:00 amEd Slott's Retirement Rescue for 2014! Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. This program is fully-updated version for 2014, and a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement.
Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. This program builds on the phenomenal success of his earlier programs with all new information, but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points. Subjects covered include avoiding the 5 Silent Retirement Killers: Taxes, Risk, Saving Money (? ?), Uncertainty and Inactivity. Ed also shows how to win by not losing - you can rescue your retirement right now - and how to harness your anger and frustration to make changes.
The program is filled with heart-warming real life stories from Ed's 25 years as a hands-on expert in financial planning that powerfully illustrates his practical and effective advice. Ed tells how one family is enjoying early retirement because they followed Slott's advice. And about a couple who are multi-millionaires todayonly because of Ed's practical approach to money management - plus many more! The program addresses the pressing concerns of baby boomers and anyone who needs clear, practical explanations of the things you need to know and proven guidelines for the decisions you have to make to create personal wealth and enjoy a fabulous retirement on your own terms. < br>Ed Slott is known as America's IRA expert and is a practicing CPA. He has written 5 bestsellers and is regularly quoted as a retirement expert in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and many other major publications. duration 1:57:03 STEREO TVG
10:00 amTrains Around North America [#101] Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program traces America's railroad history, telling the unforgettable stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads. More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing transportation history. The program transports viewers to a variety of railways - from quiet and relaxing trains featuring spectacular meals and views, to fast-paced trains full of glitz, glamour and movie stars. duration 1:59:00 STEREO
12:00 pmCalifornia Forever [#101H] The History of California State Parks This episode highlights the discovery and creation of California's state parks system and celebrates the individuals and groups whose passion and commitment helped preserve and protect them for future generations. It takes viewers on a cultural and historical tour of our state parks highlighting key events, locales and people that made California history. The plot intersects with many important victories that saved much of California's most cherished landscapes and in the process, inspired the creation of the National Park Service and the protection of wilderness. duration 56:46 STEREO TVG
1:30 pm30 Days to a Younger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley, MD Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age, you can turn back time. And when you do, you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade. Steven Masley, MD and his 3 simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock, and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.
In this program, Dr. Masley shares the surprising news that Metabolic Syndrome, also known as pre-diabetes - not high cholesterol - is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Since the term metabolic syndrome is new to most, the doctor describes how easy it is to determine your risk, and why so many Americans have it.
Dr. Masley also educates viewers about the dangers of invasive, often unnecessary cardiovascular procedures. His 3 step Heart Tune-Up program is a guide to making lifestyle changes that significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. He specifically discusses the impact food, nutrients and exercise have on making a measurable difference in the reduction of arterial plaque. Discover five new categories of heart-healing foods, learn how the amount of time you exercise isn't as important as you may think plus ensure you receive the five key nutrients many lack but are truly necessary for a younger heart.
No matter how old you are, or how much you weigh or even the health battle you are facing, no one has to be on a one-way street to aging and disability. Patients' lives every day have been saved and transformed with this heart tune-up program that explores the 3 easy lifestyle corrections that can take 10 years off of your heart's age in just 30 Days. duration 1:28:40 STEREO TVG
3:00 pmDr. 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
6:00 pmTrains Around North America [#101] Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program traces America's railroad history, telling the unforgettable stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads. More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing transportation history. The program transports viewers to a variety of railways - from quiet and relaxing trains featuring spectacular meals and views, to fast-paced trains full of glitz, glamour and movie stars. duration 1:59:00 STEREO
8:00 pmRick Steves' Europe [#402H] North Wales: Feisty and Poetic From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We'll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some Welsh, follow a miner deep into a slate mine, herd sheep with a very clever dog, and work in a pop pilgrimage to the Beatles' Liverpool. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
8:35 pmRick Steves' Europe [#403H] Edinburgh Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
9:11 pmRick Steves' Europe [#401H] England's Bath & York Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Rick explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
9:52 pmRick Steves' Europe [#708H] London: Historic and Dynamic In many-faceted London, we ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learn how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discover treasures in the British Library, enjoy the vibrant evening scene in Soho, uncover Churchill's secret WWII headquarters, join the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shop where the queen shops, and straddle the Prime Meridian at Greenwich. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
10:34 pmRick Steves' Europe [#709H] North England's Lake District and Durham Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District - England's green and pristine mountain playground - we admire idyllic lakes, discover misty waterfalls, tour a slate mine, and conquer stony summits. And we'll meet the locals - and their beloved dogs and sheep - everywhere. Then we play a little cricket, hike Hadrian's Wall, and are dazzled by Durham's Norman cathedral. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
11:30 pmOn Story [#302] Explosive Action! The writers behind Wanted, The Bourne Ultimatum, Con Air, and Snitch discuss how they use action scenes to further the plot, convey tension, and build toward a satisfying climax. Followed by Lucas Martell's animated short film, Pigeon: Impossible, about a trained CIA agent faced with an unexpected sudden threat to national security. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
12:00 amTrains Around North America [#101] Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program traces America's railroad history, telling the unforgettable stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads. More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing transportation history. The program transports viewers to a variety of railways - from quiet and relaxing trains featuring spectacular meals and views, to fast-paced trains full of glitz, glamour and movie stars. duration 1:59:00 STEREO