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KQED Life: Saturday, March 8, 2014

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Saturday, March 8, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20055] (original broadcast date: 3/07/14)
    * Lord John Brown, former CEO of British Petroleum on his book, Seven Elements That Changed the World
    * Annette Bening on her latest film, The Face of Love
    * B.J. Novak on his book, One More Thing
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33048] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, hiring was surprisingly strong in February. Is it a sign the economy is not only growing, but also accelerating? And, our Market Monitor guest tonight explains why buying defensive stocks may be your best offense. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5336H] * President Obama has ramped up pressure on Russia to de-escalate the growing tensions in Ukraine by signing an executive order that imposes visa restrictions and other sanctions against Moscow. On Thursday the president also denounced a referendum by the Crimean parliament to break away from Ukraine to join the Russian Federation calling the move a violation of international law. The Crimea region has been at the center of a tense power struggle between the new Ukrainian government and Russian President Vladamir Putin since the fall of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych last month. Peter Baker of The New York Times and Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times have the latest on US efforts to broker a diplomatic solution to resolve the Ukraine crisis and analysis of why it's important to America's interests.
    * A parade of 2016 White House hopefuls - Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio - are among the GOP luminaries who will be testing their stump speeches at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland. The gathering is also an opportunity for Republicans to work on framing their message and policy priorities heading into this year's midterm elections. GOP party leaders are also expected to work on addressing the intra-party divide between establishment conservatives and tea party members. Gloria Borger of CNN reports on the Republican's priorities heading into the fall midterms and which aspiring presidential contender may have the strongest message to rally the base and be the next GOP nominee.
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#119H] Democratic Party Convention Opens, Big Brother on Pause in Oakland and Silicon Valley Thirsty for Recycled Water
    Democratic Party Convention Opens
    Democrats gather for their state convention in Los Angeles this weekend. The party holds both U.S. Senate seats and every statewide office from governor on down, in contrast with the Republican Party, which is attempting to rebrand itself in California. Still, there's plenty for Democrats to be concerned about, starting with a series of recent political scandals that cost them their two-thirds majority in the state Senate. Scott Shafer leads a discussion about what's at stake and the challenges ahead for the party.

    Guests:
    Scott Detrow, KQED Sacramento bureau chief
    Chris Lehane, Democratic Strategist, Fabiani and Lehane

    Big Brother on Pause in Oakland
    After a fierce debate over privacy, the Oakland City Council voted this week to scale back deployment of a controversial program for citywide surveillance. The Domain Awareness Center will now monitor only the city's airport and the port. At the heart of the debate is whether the use of new technologies — from street and police cameras to the new wearable computing device "Google Glass" — constitutes an invasion of privacy. Thuy Vu leads a discussion.

    Guests:
    Aarti Shahani, KQED News reporter
    Ali Winston, freelance journalist

    Further Reporting:
    Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center
    Forum: Oakland Shrinks Scope of Controversial Surveillance Center

    Silicon Valley Thirsty for Recycled Water
    As Northern California's drought continues, the recent rain brought more hope than relief. Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that could provide millions for water conservation efforts and to expand the use of recycled water statewide. Silicon Valley has a head start on that front, with a new $70 million facility, set to open in June, that can purify up to eight million gallons of treated sewage water a day. KQED Science editor Craig Miller reports.

    Further Reporting:
    San Jose's New Plant Transforms Sewage Into 'Really Clean' Water
    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 2:30 am
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Brit Floyd: Live at Red Rocks Recorded in August 2013 at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The Brit Floyd phenomenon has been embraced by fans as the world's foremost Pink Floyd tribute show, this 12-piece band will take you back to the '60s and '70s as they re-create a live concert, that defined the rock era. duration 1:29:46   STEREO
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#108] The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns.
    The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Ordinal Numbers.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#140H] Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter * Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! < br />* Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. Back to the Garden of Seasons to visit Fall and Winter! In Fall, they meet up with their friends from Spring and Summer to have a going away party for Candy the goose who's about to fly south. In Winter, they have a great time playing with Sam the hare while all his other friends hibernate. Nick can't decide on just one season, so he makes a picture of all the fun they had in both seasons! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Dr. Mark Hyman explains America's Big Fat Problem with food addiction and provides a step-by-step process for ending food addiction and reversing diabesity. duration 1:57:07   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1409H] Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Julia Child's Thanksgiving Turkey and serves it with a perfect recipe for Roasted Root Vegetables. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite tools for making turkey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#602H] Company's Coming Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#710H] Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#122H] Chicken Three Ways This episode is all about chicken! Lidia shows viewers how to make an easy poached Chicken Breast Salad. Shells with zucchini and Chicken, plus an elegant Sicilian-influenced dish - Chicken Breasts with Orange and Gaeta Olives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#114H] Italian Marketplace Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy Muscle loss actually begins in your 30s (earlier than most of us might have guessed) and it continues at a rate of about 3% per decade without intervention. The good news is, according to Peggy Cappy, that yoga can come to the rescue. In this program, Peggy will show us how yoga can aid people who want to increase strength and mobility at any age. duration 58:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Celebration of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert An historic concert featuring Steve Ray Vaughan and some of the biggest names in blues and rock history performing their greatest hits. Recorded during a live Presidential Inaugural concert event in 1989, the video and audio tapes of this concert were presumed lost for more than 20 years. duration 1:28:18   SRND51 TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Under The Streetlamp: Let The Good Times Roll Under The Streetlamp, with their unique style and modern Rat Pack persona, bring the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in this special. With the mantra, "Retro never sounded so now" these 4 extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys provide an electrifying concert produced at the renowned Star Plaza Theater.
    In this show's 3 segments, singers Michael Ingersoll, Shonn Wiley, Michael Cunio and Christopher Kale Jones - along with an outstanding 10-piece band - bring these classic hits back to the millions of fans that fell in love with this music in the first place.The show includes classic hits of the 50's, 60's and 70's with the perfect balance of tender ballads and up-tempo classics, all done with the same signature harmonies and slick dance moves that have made them irresistible.
    duration 1:29:12   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#153H] Included: In an unlikely alliance, natural gas companies and environmentalists have decided to work together to make fracking safer. Rick Karr travels to Pennsylvania to explore the tensions this has created among environmental groups. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Dr. Wayne Dyer: I Can See Clearly Now Dr. Wayne Dyer presents personal stories as well as various philosophical and poetic illustrations to explain that each of our lives is a tapestry composed of all of the choices we've made and will make. There are no wrong roads taken once we understand the forces propelling us towards our life's purpose. duration 2:58:29   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3816B] Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Highlights from 1992's star-studded concert tribute to the American pop music icon at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Selling out 18,200 seats in a frantic, record-breaking 70 minutes, the concert gathered an amazing Who's Who of performers to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the enigmatic singer songwriter's groundbreaking debut album from 1962, Bob Dylan. Taking viewers from front row center to back stage, the special captures all the excitement of this historic, once-in-a lifetime concert as many of the greatest names in popular music-including June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash, Roseanne Cash, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Richie Havens, Chrissie Hynde, Kris Kristofferson, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Lou Reed, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, and more-pay homage to Dylan and the songs that made him a legend. duration 2:59:12   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Pegi & Neil Young's Concert for the Bridge School Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual, all acoustic, non-profit charity event held every October at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Some of the biggest names in music participate in these concerts, and the 25th Anniversary held in October 2011 was no exception. Artists involved included Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Who, Tom Petty, Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Pretenders, Ben Harper, Bonnie Raitt, The Dave Mathews Band, James Taylor, Tom Waits, Brain Wilson and many more. duration 36:33   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Dr. Wayne Dyer: I Can See Clearly Now Dr. Wayne Dyer presents personal stories as well as various philosophical and poetic illustrations to explain that each of our lives is a tapestry composed of all of the choices we've made and will make. There are no wrong roads taken once we understand the forces propelling us towards our life's purpose. duration 2:58:29   STEREO TVG
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