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KQED World: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11019] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33148] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3254] Tavis talks with Jacobin magazine founder Bhaskar Sunkara, who discusses how his magazine - dedicated to shaking up the status quo - has caught the attention of thought-leaders across the media landscape. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1004] Slave Ship Mutiny When the Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa on a hot summer's day in 1766, the Dutch crew had no idea they were about to make history. The ship was filled to capacity with human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. But the Meermin with its crew and cargo would never make it to Cape Town. Instead, in a dramatic altercation, the slaves mutinied and managed to overpower the Dutch crew, ordering the ship be sailed back to Madagascar and freedom. But through a sinister act of deception the crew turned the boat around each evening and made full sail for Cape Town. And so the circumstances for a dramatic climax -- and shipwreck -- were laid when the ship and its desperate passengers finally spied land. This program tracks the efforts of archaeologists, historians and slave descendents to discover the full story of this dramatic historical event. They want to learn what happened on the Meermin, how the slaves were able to overpower their captors, and why the ship ended up wrecked on a wild, windswept beach 200 miles east of Cape Town. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1747] Tentatively scheduled: a look at the rapidly growing number of Latinos converting to Islam. They face challenges from inside and outside their community, but say their new faith resonates deeply. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Consuelo Mack WealthTrack [#1105] Rising Investment Risks This week features an exclusive interview with "Great Investor" Bill Wilby and international economist and strategist Nick Sargen on rising global investment risks and how they are handling them. Guests: Nicholas Sargen, Chief Economist and Senior Investment Advisor, Fort Washington Investment Advisors; William Wilby, Private Investor, Former Portfolio Manager, Oppenheimer Global Fund. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2320H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:30 am
    Asian Voices [#308] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible Many Americans remember former Vice President Hubert Humphrey (1911-1978) as a cheerleader for the Vietnam War - shunned by his own party and mistrusted by a generation of young people. Others considered him a great progressive, a guiding light for the post-New Deal liberal movement that forged The New Frontier and The Great Society, and a champion of civil rights. This program takes a fresh look at the great body of work of this remarkable American. Ten years in the making, the film uses Humphrey's own words and interviews with President Jimmy Carter, Vice President Walter Mondale, Bill Moyers, Tom Hayden and others, to explore his journey through the major events of the 20th century. duration 1:56:24   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1747] Tentatively scheduled: a look at the rapidly growing number of Latinos converting to Islam. They face challenges from inside and outside their community, but say their new faith resonates deeply. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 am
    Moyers & Company [#329H] The Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative Arthur C. Brooks says that despite the heated rhetoric of the far right, the compassionate conservatism once touted by George W. Bush isn't dead. It's alive and well at the conservative American Enterprise Institute - AEI - where Brooks became president in 2009. Residing now at the top of the conservative pecking order in Washington, Brooks advises Republican leaders in Congress and spreads AEI's message to a wider audience. His specialty, as Newsweek describes it, is "translating ideas from policy speak into soaring moral prose." One of his key ideas: the endgame of free enterprise is not to preserve wealth but to create opportunity for the poor.
    This week, Moyers and Brooks engage in a lively exchange over the safety net, which Brooks supports for the very poor, and a hike in the minimum wage, which he opposes. "The problem with the minimum wage is that it hurts the people it's supposed to help," he claims. "It's the worst way to try to wipe out the unemployment scourge that we have in this country. We don't have a low wage problem. We have an unemployment problem in the bottom 50%. America has left the bottom behind. And we have a conspiracy - we have a left wing politically that talks about solutions, but has no implementable answers that actually help poor people. And we have a right wing that traditionally doesn't even talk about poverty."
    Moyers presses Brooks on why companies like Target, McDonald's and Walmart don't pay a living wage to their employees who then have to rely on public programs to support themselves - in Walmart's case, about $4000 per worker. Brooks argues the market doesn't support higher wages and agrees that the country needs public policies that make work pay for those who perform it. While "free enterprise is a system of institutions and cultural values that respect the individual," he says, "it has no hostility" toward the idea of government or a safety net.
    Once a classical musician who took his French horn on the road with the fabled guitarist Charlie Byrd, Arthur Brooks taught economics, government and social entrepreneurship at Syracuse University. He is the author of hundreds of articles and 10 books, including his most recent, "The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise."
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 am
    LinkAsia [#257] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 8:30 am
    Food Forward [#101H] Urban Agriculture Across America This pilot episode explores real people with new food ideas, including urban agriculture in Oakland, sustainable fishing in Milwaukee, farming the food deserts of Detroit, and soil science and beekeeping on rooftops in New York City. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5403H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#136H] Unaccompanied Child Migrants, Gov. Brown's Appointees, New Species at Cal Academy
    Unaccompanied Children Crossing the U.S. Border

    Sen. Darrell Steinberg
    California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and a delegation of state lawmakers returned this week from a 10-day trip to El Salvador, Panama and Guatemala. They met with government officials to understand the economic and social conditions contributing to the recent influx of unaccompanied minors attempting to cross into the United States. Sen. Steinberg shares his thoughts with Scott Shafer about immigration reform and public policy to help address this growing problem.

    Panel Discussion
    Last month President Obama acknowledged that the tens of thousands of unaccompanied, undocumented minors trying to cross the U.S.- Mexico border constituted an "urgent humanitarian situation." The minors, who are mainly from Mexico and other Central American countries, pose legal and political challenges to the administration, as public opposition to detention centers to house them grows. Thuy Vu moderates a panel discussion about the impact in the Bay Area, where some of these children end up..

    Guests:
    • Judge Dana Marks, San Francisco Immigration Courts
    • Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle
    • Ian Gordon, Mother Jones

    Further Reporting:
    Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.
    State Lawmakers Visit Central America Amid Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors

    Gov. Brown's Judicial Appointees
    Gov. Jerry Brown this week nominated Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Ceullar to the California Supreme Court. Known by his nickname, "Tino," Cuellar is a well-respected academic but he has no judicial experience. The governor made two previous nominations, and at least one more is coming. Scott Shafer looks at the governor's recent judicial appointees and how they're changing the face of the court system.

    New Species at California Academy of Sciences
    Researchers from the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco recently returned from an expedition to the Verde Island passage in the Philippines. It's a place they call the "center of the center of marine biodiversity." More unique marine species live in that spot than anywhere else in the ocean -- and now some of their discoveries are on display in the Steinhart Aquarium.

    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    BBC Newsnight [#17206H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:30 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2320H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 am
    McLaughlin Group [#3231H] duration 27:30   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:30 am
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#202] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Moyers & Company [#329H] The Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative Arthur C. Brooks says that despite the heated rhetoric of the far right, the compassionate conservatism once touted by George W. Bush isn't dead. It's alive and well at the conservative American Enterprise Institute - AEI - where Brooks became president in 2009. Residing now at the top of the conservative pecking order in Washington, Brooks advises Republican leaders in Congress and spreads AEI's message to a wider audience. His specialty, as Newsweek describes it, is "translating ideas from policy speak into soaring moral prose." One of his key ideas: the endgame of free enterprise is not to preserve wealth but to create opportunity for the poor.
    This week, Moyers and Brooks engage in a lively exchange over the safety net, which Brooks supports for the very poor, and a hike in the minimum wage, which he opposes. "The problem with the minimum wage is that it hurts the people it's supposed to help," he claims. "It's the worst way to try to wipe out the unemployment scourge that we have in this country. We don't have a low wage problem. We have an unemployment problem in the bottom 50%. America has left the bottom behind. And we have a conspiracy - we have a left wing politically that talks about solutions, but has no implementable answers that actually help poor people. And we have a right wing that traditionally doesn't even talk about poverty."
    Moyers presses Brooks on why companies like Target, McDonald's and Walmart don't pay a living wage to their employees who then have to rely on public programs to support themselves - in Walmart's case, about $4000 per worker. Brooks argues the market doesn't support higher wages and agrees that the country needs public policies that make work pay for those who perform it. While "free enterprise is a system of institutions and cultural values that respect the individual," he says, "it has no hostility" toward the idea of government or a safety net.
    Once a classical musician who took his French horn on the road with the fabled guitarist Charlie Byrd, Arthur Brooks taught economics, government and social entrepreneurship at Syracuse University. He is the author of hundreds of articles and 10 books, including his most recent, "The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise."
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 pm
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1747] Tentatively scheduled: a look at the rapidly growing number of Latinos converting to Islam. They face challenges from inside and outside their community, but say their new faith resonates deeply. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    QUEST [#603H] Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    BioCentury This Week [#330] duration 25:41   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Panetta Institute Lectures [#904] How Presidents Make Decisions: Leadership, Crisis, Politics and Trust In this episode: David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama; Erskine Bowles, former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton; Andrew Card, former chief of staff to President George W. Bush; and Kenneth Duberstein, former chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan. duration 1:59:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    POV [#2704H] Getting Back to Abnormal What happens when America's most joyous, dysfunctional city rebuilds itself after a disaster? New Orleans is the setting for "Getting Back to Abnormal," a film that serves up a provocative mix of race, corruption and politics to tell the story of the re-election campaign of Stacy Head, a white woman in a city council seat traditionally held by a black representative. Supported by her irrepressible African-American aide Barbara Lacen-Keller, Head polarizes the city as her candidacy threatens to diminish the power and influence of its black citizens. Featuring a cast of characters as colorful as the city itself, the film presents a New Orleans that outsiders rarely see. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 5:30 pm
    The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin At the end of the American Revolution, frontier settlers beyond the Appalachian mountains broke away from North Carolina to form their own government. They named their new territory: The State of Franklin. The region's citizens, once united against the British Crown, now found themselves divided against one another. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#193H] Included: As "A Prairie Home Companion" marks 40 years on the air, NewsHour Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown sits down with iconic public radio personality Garrison Keillor for an in-depth interview about his long career as one of the great American storytellers. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:30 pm
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5403H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#136H] Unaccompanied Child Migrants, Gov. Brown's Appointees, New Species at Cal Academy
    Unaccompanied Children Crossing the U.S. Border

    Sen. Darrell Steinberg
    California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and a delegation of state lawmakers returned this week from a 10-day trip to El Salvador, Panama and Guatemala. They met with government officials to understand the economic and social conditions contributing to the recent influx of unaccompanied minors attempting to cross into the United States. Sen. Steinberg shares his thoughts with Scott Shafer about immigration reform and public policy to help address this growing problem.

    Panel Discussion
    Last month President Obama acknowledged that the tens of thousands of unaccompanied, undocumented minors trying to cross the U.S.- Mexico border constituted an "urgent humanitarian situation." The minors, who are mainly from Mexico and other Central American countries, pose legal and political challenges to the administration, as public opposition to detention centers to house them grows. Thuy Vu moderates a panel discussion about the impact in the Bay Area, where some of these children end up..

    Guests:
    • Judge Dana Marks, San Francisco Immigration Courts
    • Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle
    • Ian Gordon, Mother Jones

    Further Reporting:
    Undocumented Kids Face Tough Legal Obstacles to Staying in U.S.
    State Lawmakers Visit Central America Amid Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors

    Gov. Brown's Judicial Appointees
    Gov. Jerry Brown this week nominated Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Ceullar to the California Supreme Court. Known by his nickname, "Tino," Cuellar is a well-respected academic but he has no judicial experience. The governor made two previous nominations, and at least one more is coming. Scott Shafer looks at the governor's recent judicial appointees and how they're changing the face of the court system.

    New Species at California Academy of Sciences
    Researchers from the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco recently returned from an expedition to the Verde Island passage in the Philippines. It's a place they call the "center of the center of marine biodiversity." More unique marine species live in that spot than anywhere else in the ocean -- and now some of their discoveries are on display in the Steinhart Aquarium.

    duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    QUEST [#603H] Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1316] Globe Trekker Special: World War I Zay visits the Museum of The Great War in the French town of Meaux, tours the Confrecourt quarries that sheltered French troops, journeys to Ypres in Belgium where poison gas was first used as a weapon, explores the tunnels in Vauquois, discovers the site in Fromelles where Australian soldiers were buried in mass graves, observes a vintage tank near Cambrai, watches WWI-era planes in flight at a Paris airshow, visits the battlefield at the St. Quentin Canal where U.S. troops first broke through German lines and pays his respects at St. Symphorien Cemetery in Mons, Belgium where some of the last soldiers killed in the war are buried. duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    My Wild Affair [#102] The Ape Who Went to College This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person. " duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Nova [#4010H] Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Nova's mini-series takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. With help from high-energy host and scientist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all. duration 55:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Sex in the Wild [#102] Orangutans Joy and Mark travel to Borneo to explore the reproduction challenges of our close cousin - the orangutan. The largest tree dwellers on the planet, orangutans mate, give birth and raise their young high in the jungle canopy. At an orangutan sanctuary in the rainforest, Mark and Joy come face-to-face with a super-male and uncover the latest scientific theories about how these kings exert their power over other males and seduce females in their territory. Joy witnesses the sneaky tactics that the females use to take control of mating and Mark finds out how males fight back. The lengthy period dedicated to raising one child is critical to the success of orangutans and all the other great apes - including us. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    America Reframed [#202] Radio Unnameable Legendary radio personality Bob Fass revolutionized late night FM radio by serving as a cultural hub for music, politics and audience participation for nearly 50 years. Long before today's innovations in social media, Fass utilized the airwaves for mobilization encouraging luminaries and ordinary listeners to talk openly and take the program in surprising directions. Fass and his committed group of friends, peers, and listeners proved time and time again through massive, planned meetups and other similar events that radio was not a solitary experience but rather a platform to unite communities of like-minded, or even just open-minded, individuals without the dependence on large scale corporate backing. Radio Unnameable is a visual and aural collage that pulls from Bob Fass's immense archive of audio from his program, film, photographs, and video that has been sitting dormant until now. Revealing the underexposed world of independent radio, the film illustrates the intimate relationship Fass and, by extension, WBAI formed with their listeners that were strong enough to maintain the station?s role as one of the most successful listener-sponsored programs in the United States. duration 1:56:45   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
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