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KQED World: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31182Z] Moderate expansion and a burst of hiring, that's what Federal Reserve policymakers are seeing in the U.S. economy. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has details. What do the results of the bank stress mean? Former Fed Governor Randall Kroszner shares his perspective with NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib. Think small, if you want to know the outlook for the economy. New York Correspondent gets the outlook for hiring. Why Houston doesn't mind high oil prices. Midwest Bureau Chief Diane Eastabrook looks at the city's economy. 17-year-old phenom Lexi Thompson could be the next big thing to hit the golf world. The youngest LPGA Tour winner ever, talks about her sponsors and growing reach. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#2242] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10283H] Afghan Killings * Pain At The Pump * Food Safety In Japan * American Graduate * A Poet's Profile: Katherine Larson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18057] (original broadcast date: 03/13/12)
    * Bob Crandall, Former CEO of American Airlines and Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor at CBS News on the Airline Industry
    * a look at the film Casa De Mi Padre with actors Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal & Genesis Rodriguez
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    BBC World News [#74] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2557Z] Tavis talks with actor-musician Steve Martin about his latest projects. The multitalented comedian-actor-musician and author of "The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten." explains what, artistically, he gets out of using Twitter and plays a tune from his Grammy-nominated bluegrass CD, "Rare Bird Alert. " duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10283H] Afghan Killings * Pain At The Pump * Food Safety In Japan * American Graduate * A Poet's Profile: Katherine Larson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1162] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#502] A Simple Question: The Story of Straw An inspiring film about Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW). Starting as a fourth grade class project and one child's question, "What can we do to save an endangered species?" STRAW evolved into a remarkable program that has restored over 20 miles of habitat, galvanized the local community, and led to significant educational innovation, illustrating the power of a child's curiosity and a teacher who honored it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 am
    Changing Seas [#201] No Fish Left Uncounted How do you count two fish, three fish or even a school of fish? In Dry Tortugas National Park, located 70 miles from Key West, Florida, a group of scientists have joined forces to conduct a massive fish census. In this unprecedented collaboration, experts from four different agencies unite to count and analyze fish data from select sites. Changing Seas follows highly-skilled science divers as they determine the size of fish populations in hopes of better understanding how fishing pressures and environmental changes affect populations of marine resources within the park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Our Summer In Tehran This documentary follows filmmaker and long-time Globe Trekker host Justine Shapiro, a Jewish-American, and her 6-year-old son to Iran. Over the course of 3 months, Justine and Mateo share daily life in Tehran with 3 very different middle-class families in their homes, at their jobs, in playgrounds and in cafes. They take part in the ordinary acts, like shopping at the bazaar or enjoying a picnic in the park, and also find themselves caught up in the all-too-common power play that exists among the various ministries in Iran. Part poetry, part travelogue, part family drama, this program takes viewers beyond the heated headlines and into this fascinating and yet strikingly familiar land. duration 56:45   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#102H] Pray The Devil Back to Hell This episode tells the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003. Among the women featured is Leymah Gbowee, the leader of the Liberian women's peace movement. Gbowee is based in Accra, Ghana, where she is executive director of the Women Peace and Security Network - Africa. Her book, Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War, with Carol Mithers will be published in September 2011 by Beast Books. duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#502] A Simple Question: The Story of Straw An inspiring film about Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW). Starting as a fourth grade class project and one child's question, "What can we do to save an endangered species?" STRAW evolved into a remarkable program that has restored over 20 miles of habitat, galvanized the local community, and led to significant educational innovation, illustrating the power of a child's curiosity and a teacher who honored it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Changing Seas [#201] No Fish Left Uncounted How do you count two fish, three fish or even a school of fish? In Dry Tortugas National Park, located 70 miles from Key West, Florida, a group of scientists have joined forces to conduct a massive fish census. In this unprecedented collaboration, experts from four different agencies unite to count and analyze fish data from select sites. Changing Seas follows highly-skilled science divers as they determine the size of fish populations in hopes of better understanding how fishing pressures and environmental changes affect populations of marine resources within the park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Our Summer In Tehran This documentary follows filmmaker and long-time Globe Trekker host Justine Shapiro, a Jewish-American, and her 6-year-old son to Iran. Over the course of 3 months, Justine and Mateo share daily life in Tehran with 3 very different middle-class families in their homes, at their jobs, in playgrounds and in cafes. They take part in the ordinary acts, like shopping at the bazaar or enjoying a picnic in the park, and also find themselves caught up in the all-too-common power play that exists among the various ministries in Iran. Part poetry, part travelogue, part family drama, this program takes viewers beyond the heated headlines and into this fascinating and yet strikingly familiar land. duration 56:45   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Women, War & Peace [#102H] Pray The Devil Back to Hell This episode tells the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003. Among the women featured is Leymah Gbowee, the leader of the Liberian women's peace movement. Gbowee is based in Accra, Ghana, where she is executive director of the Women Peace and Security Network - Africa. Her book, Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War, with Carol Mithers will be published in September 2011 by Beast Books. duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1163] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16074] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2557Z] Tavis talks with actor-musician Steve Martin about his latest projects. The multitalented comedian-actor-musician and author of "The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten." explains what, artistically, he gets out of using Twitter and plays a tune from his Grammy-nominated bluegrass CD, "Rare Bird Alert. " duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#2243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8053] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18074] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31183Z] One day after Citi fails the bank stress tests both investors and the company say they're perplexed. Former Federal Deposit Insurance Commission Chairman Sheila Bair gives her perspective on bank stress test results. Another hit to Goldman Sachs' reputation, as an employee writes a very public and scathing resignation letter. We talk to a management expert about the public relations problem. The nation's escalating student debt is ratcheting up pressure to cut college costs. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. What your behavior says about your spending habits. On My Own Two Feet Author Manisha Thakor explains. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10284H] The Road To The White House * Afghan War Update * Voter ID Law Controversy * George Clooney And John Prendergast On Sudan * American Graduate: Techbridge * The Looming Threat Of Flooding duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18074] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10284H] The Road To The White House * Afghan War Update * Voter ID Law Controversy * George Clooney And John Prendergast On Sudan * American Graduate: Techbridge * The Looming Threat Of Flooding duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#2243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10284H] The Road To The White House * Afghan War Update * Voter ID Law Controversy * George Clooney And John Prendergast On Sudan * American Graduate: Techbridge * The Looming Threat Of Flooding duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18058] (original broadcast date: 03/14/12)
    * George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom
    * a look at the play "Wit" with director Lynne Meadow and actor Cynthia Nixon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#75] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2558Z] Tavis talks with Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor about her new CD. The outspoken and controversial singer-songwriter - whose new CD is "How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?" - explains why she wrote such a romantic album and shares who her muse was for this project. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10284H] The Road To The White House * Afghan War Update * Voter ID Law Controversy * George Clooney And John Prendergast On Sudan * American Graduate: Techbridge * The Looming Threat Of Flooding duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3033] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1163] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31183Z] One day after Citi fails the bank stress tests both investors and the company say they're perplexed. Former Federal Deposit Insurance Commission Chairman Sheila Bair gives her perspective on bank stress test results. Another hit to Goldman Sachs' reputation, as an employee writes a very public and scathing resignation letter. We talk to a management expert about the public relations problem. The nation's escalating student debt is ratcheting up pressure to cut college costs. Washington Correspondent Sylvia Hall reports. What your behavior says about your spending habits. On My Own Two Feet Author Manisha Thakor explains. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#2243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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