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KQED Life: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Thursday, October 18, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#313H] Sevilla Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan. It's where bullfighting is still politically correct and where little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. Sevilla has soul-and we feel it in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish quarter, and its people-filled streets. After munching tasty tapas, we head south for Andalusia's ultimate whitewashed hilltown, Arcos de la Frontera. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#109] Naples, Florida Take a walk into one of the most unusual swamps in the world, discover the origins of the teddy bear, unearth an orchid that smells like chocolate, sample one of the great coconut cakes, and visit a zoo where video technology gives visitors an amazing close-up view of some of the rarest animals on the planet. duration 26:22   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Nazi Hunters [#101Z] Hunting The Nazi Rocket Scientists Brilliant German scientists worked for the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s, creating the V2 ballistic missile. When the war ended, the U.S. was desperate to get its hands on these scientists before the Russians did. They wanted their expertise; the need for military superiority overrode any concerns of bringing these criminals to justice. duration 51:38   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Nazi Hunters [#102Z] The Hunt for Martin Bormann Martin Bormann was vital to Hitler. Bormann made Hitler and the Third Reich rich through thinly veiled extortion schemes such as The Hitler Endowment Fund of German Industry. Bormann, Hitler's doctor Stumpfegger and Artur Axmann (the Head of the Hitler Youth) all left the bunker in Berlin together after Hitler's suicide on April 30, 1945. After Axmann left them at the Lehrter Station, Bormann and Stumpfegger disappeared. In 1972, workmen found two skeletons at the site of the Lehrter station. Analysis of the bones suggested they were Bormann and Stumpfegger. In 1998, a skull was subjected to a DNA test and proclaimed to be that of Bormann. However the skull was found to be full of a type of red clay which is only found in Paraguay. Where he went and how the body returned, still generates controversy. duration 51:19   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Race 2012 The 2012 presidential election provide Americans the opportunity to write the next chapter in our nation's racial narrative. This documentary uses the presidential election as a lens through which to examine America's increasingly complex racial landscape. With a frank, behind-the-scenes approach, it navigates the high-stakes world of racial pollsters, strategists, spin doctors and candidates as they compete for voters of many ethnic and racial groups. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 4:00 am
    Herbert Hoover: Landslide This documentary explores the facts and fictions behind the presidency of Herbert Hoover including The Great Depression and its lasting impact on government. The program also explores the role of the Federal Reserve and monetary policy during the Hoover presidency and into the early years of FDR. Hoover's early life abroad, the international experiences that led to his decision to run for office, Hoover's presidency and political philosophy, and the lasting impact of his policy decisions made during and after the depression are also presented. Along with the depression, "Herbert Hoover: Landslide" provides detailed discussion of the 1927 Mississippi flood, the 1928 election campaign, monetary and agricultural policies throughout the Hoover presidency, the Bonus March and the 1932 presidential election. Interview subjects include several notable scholars such as David Kennedy, Amity Shlaes, Robert Reich, Tim Egan and Timothy Walch among others. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#210H] Thailand - Bangkok and the River Kwai Joseph begins his Thailand adventure in its bustling capital, Bangkok, with visit to markets, palaces and temples and then heads out of town to camps on the River Kwai in order to walk through Hellfire Pass and ride the Death Railway. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#204] Uzbekistan In what is perhaps the series' most colorful and exotic episode, Rudy Maxa takes viewers along the Silk Road in this country that's an emerging economy in Central Asia. Marvel at eye-popping mosques built centuries ago and impeccably restored during Soviet occupation of the country. Rudy joins friends for the preparation of the national dish, plov, and visit the simple yurt of a young family living on an isolated desert plain. Explore trade-route cities whose names summon images of ancient times: Samarkand, Khiva, and Bukhara. This is a front-row seat on a country trying to balance Islam with modern society, an autocratic government with democratic demands. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#723] Perfect Partners Flexibility and strength are perfect partners, so develop them both with today's mix of postures. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#25] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#26] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#214] duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1209] Posture and Breathing Posture is essential to any good workout. In this program Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#703] Loosen Your Upper Body duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#109] Naples, Florida Take a walk into one of the most unusual swamps in the world, discover the origins of the teddy bear, unearth an orchid that smells like chocolate, sample one of the great coconut cakes, and visit a zoo where video technology gives visitors an amazing close-up view of some of the rarest animals on the planet. duration 26:22   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#313H] Sevilla Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan. It's where bullfighting is still politically correct and where little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. Sevilla has soul-and we feel it in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish quarter, and its people-filled streets. After munching tasty tapas, we head south for Andalusia's ultimate whitewashed hilltown, Arcos de la Frontera. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#205] South Africa: Cape Town Cape Town is a nexus of cultures in a setting so stunning, it's called the "new California" or "Africa's Riviera." Where else in the world can you wake up in a cosmopolitan city, spend the afternoon with penguins, ride a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watch the sun set from a beach with a glass of local wine in hand? From the dizzying heights of the city's iconic symbol, Table Mountain, to the rugged cliffs and wild flowers of the Cape Peninsula, this episode captures the natural wonders that surround this city where an urbane waterfront contrasts with the nearby townships where most of Cape Town's three million residents live. This is an intimate look at a city reinventing itself as residents and government work to put the injustice of apartheid behind them. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#1001] Salt Many of us who have flown into San Francisco have noticed huge ponds with water that ranges in color from deep red to light pink. Huell decided to resolve this California mystery. When he finally arrived at the "ponds," he found one of California's unique agricultures. Salt and brine shrimp are what is responsible for the crimson ponds. 300, 000 tons of salt a year, to be exact. Salt has been harvested from these ponds since the Gold Rush and has been a very important part of our state's history. A few facts discovered at Cargill Salt: salt stacks 90 feet high and 880 feet long, hundreds of salt ponds called crystallizers that average 20 to 40 acres in size and one of the few private railroads in the US. With over 14,000 different uses for salt, it is a treat to see where it all comes from. This is a tour you won't want to miss. duration 26:28  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#211H] Thailand - Islands and Festivals Joseph continues his Thai journey by taking a break on the island paradise of Ko Samui before heading north to Chiang Mai for the annual Loy Krathong festival where fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns are part of the celebration. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#322] Demystifying Duck Confit Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Recipes: Duck Confit, Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#306] Johanne Killeen Johanne Killeen, chef and co-owner of Al Forno Restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island, bakes two American classics: gingerbread baby cake and Johnnycake cobblers. duration 24:47   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2010] Before Anything, the Antipasti / Prima di Tutto gli Antipasti Food critic and wine expert John Mariani joins Mary Ann nella cucina to match great wines with great antipasti. Crunchy Artichoke and Cheese Crostini is followed by Marinated Salmon Trout. Then Mary Ann's Little Fried Mozzarella Balls join in a finale with Melted Scamorza. Great antipasti, great wines, great friends. The perfect afternoon. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#110] One Good Turn (Rotisserie Grilling) Are we listening when you write in to the Barbecue Board? You bet! And one question you ask a lot is how to improve your rotisserie skills. Spit-roasting is one of the world's most ancient and universal forms of grilling, and there's nothing like it for producing exceptionally moist meat with a crackling crisp crust. Here's the lowdown on spit-roasting duck, prime rib, and even baby back ribs. Sweet, Pineapple-glazed Baby Back Ribs in a ginger-orange barbecue sauce. Spit-roasted Prime Rib seasoned with garlic cloves and herbs and served with horseradish cream sauce. Spit-roasted Peking Duck - an outdoor version of the classic - with Hoisin-plum sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#201] Organic, and What It Means to Us What does organic and being green really mean to everyone? This episode breaks down our approach to what it means to live an organic lifestyle. Things to think about, what to look for and how to embrace your own shade of "green". Meet a couple of families who are celebrating 'organic' through their naturalized landscapes. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1102H] Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2751] Winter Hideaway With paint brush, Bob Ross places a lonesome cabin in the middle of a wintry setting -- respite for the snow-weary traveler. duration 28:21   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2651] A Copper Winter Step into a golden colored forest with Bob Ross and enjoy the beauty of winter's rustic touch. duration 25:53   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#808] Ginger & Brown Sugar You can knock on just about any door at the holidays in this country and find today's master ingredients holding court on the sideboard. They met during the days of the spice trade and they haven't been apart since: from the East, ginger and from the West, brown sugar. Ming will pair the two to take on both sweet and savory duty when he makes Wok-stirred Gingered Chicken with Brown Sugar Rice, Flambeed Ginger Peach Sundae with Brown Sugar Cookies and Ginger-Brown Sugar Pound Cake. And as if that weren't enough, Top Chef contender Jody Adams will join Ming to work her magic with ginger and brown sugar in her own dish, Sweet and Sour Ginger Bluefish. duration 27:53   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#109] Tempeh Temptation Toni invites chef Heidi Valenzuela into the kitchen to cook up a Delicious TV high-protein menu for Atkins dieters including: Tempeh Marsala, Kale with Garlic & Toasted Sesame Seeds, and Brown Basmati Seasoned Rice. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#404] Sea Bass Fillet with Wild Mushrooms and Truffles; Braised Sea Bass with Roasted Garlic and Pancetta Sauce. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#124H] New York: New York Pizza Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs [#107] Robert Del Grande Robert Del Grande owns and cooks at Cafe Annie and Rio Ranch in Houston. From his kitchen, he demonstrates his unique ability to combine complementary flavors in dishes as he prepares sea scallops with wild mushrooms in green sauce with a side of fresh corn pudding, and filets of beef in a special pasilla chile sauce. duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#206H] Chockfull of Surprises Surprising tastes, tricks, and techniques in this show as Jacques checks the labels on canned ingredients to make Pumpkin Gratin. He hides treasures inside Tomato Surprise and naps the Grilled Striped Bass with Romesco Sauce. To complete the menu some of the best Californian brandy made, makes its appearance in Cherries In Armagnac Sauce with Pound Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#224] Salmon with Herb Sauce & Orange Olive Oil Cake Joanne shares her trick for cooking salmon and creating a fresh herb sauce, and gives her student Yasu her first baking lesson. Recipes: olive oil and orange-essence cake with soft cream, crisp salmon with green herb and caper sauce. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. Wine Segment: Describing wines with food terms. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1219H] Mediterranean Specials Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate Beef Kebabs. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Greek yogurt. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to perfect Greek Spinach and Feta Pie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31339Z] Google's earnings surprise hits the market ahead of schedule. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Wedbush's James Dix. Another summit underway in the euro zone aimed at ending the region's debt crisis but squabbling between Germany and France could derail progress. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with JPMorgan's Andres Garcia-Amaya. And, NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look at how one manufacturer is teaming up with a local college to help develop the next generation of workers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 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
  • 8:00 pm
    Drop 7 Foods, Feel Better Fast! with JJ Virgin In this program JJ Virgin, one of the nation's foremost fitness and nutrition experts, describes how food intolerance can be the root cause of inability to lose weight and the direct cause of a myriad of ailments that plague the average American. Food intolerance isn't a fixed condition, it's more of a dynamic response. By removing the foods that are often the culprits in food intolerance, in just 21 days you will be able to discover a path to better health and be able to lose weight and keep it off. She also offers that weight loss will occur during the very first week!
    There are 7 foods most responsible for most of the problem. They are working against you and, in subtle ways, prevent you from sleeping well, losing weight, looking and feeling your best. The more trouble you've had losing weight, the more likely it is that food intolerance is your problem.
    JJ discusses how to recognize the effects of the 7 top offenders and how to eliminate their destructive effect on your body's systems. On her revolutionary regimen, dieters won't feel hungry or deprived, they will just feel better. Internationally recognized as an expert in overcoming weight loss resistance, JJ is responsible for turning the most challenging weight loss resistant cases into stunning success stories.
    duration 1:27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music) Live from New York, it's Ed Sullivan's top rock performers from the mid to late 1960s together in this special presentation. It features an amazing line-up of original 60s performers singing their biggest hits from 1966 - 1969. Hosted by Ed Sullivan and Jay Thomas. duration 1:58:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    New Environmentalists: From Kenya to the Arctic Circle This program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists. They are true environmental heroes who have placed themselves squarely in harm's way to battle intimidating adversaries, while often creating partnerships with unlikely allies. They share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth's natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for environmental justice in their communities. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18214H] (original broadcast date: 10/18/12)
    * American playwright and actor Tyler Perry
    * Russian conductor and opera company director Valery Gergiev
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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