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KQED World: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31206Z] Sell in May and walk away; summer's usually not a good time for stocks. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at whether small investors are following that advice this year. The markets are nervous about whether Spain will be able to pay for its mounting debt. A Eurasia Group analyst talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the world economy. The Chinese yuan drops as China's government loosens up control of its currency. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh explains why the decrease in price is worth more than face value. Retail sales beat expectations. New York Correspondent Erika Miller examines if the momentum can continue. Citigroup and Charles Schwab release earnings today. KBW's Fred Cannon talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about how the industry is branching out. Every website, email and Facebook post is a source of information about you. TheStreet.com's James Rogers says it's big business, he talks to NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson about how you can cash in. Get some perspective on America's growing student debt. Economist Mark Zandi shares his insight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3015] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10307H] Afghan Attacks * Google And Privacy * Deterring Cyber Attacks * Secret Service Scandal * Pulitzer Winner Tracy K. Smith duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18081] (original broadcast date: 04/16/12)
    * a Mayors roundtable with: Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago; Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville; Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore; and Alvin Brown, Mayor of Jacksonville.
    * Frederic Lefebrve, French Minister of Commerce
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    BBC World News [#108] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2581Z] The first of two nights during which the dean of the TV talk show genre, Phil Donahue, comes out of retirement to turns the tables and question Tavis and Dr. Cornel West about their new book, The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10307H] Afghan Attacks * Google And Privacy * Deterring Cyber Attacks * Secret Service Scandal * Pulitzer Winner Tracy K. Smith duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1186] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#527H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#231H] This week, NTK travels to California to explore the state's "experiment in democracy"- where ordinary citizens, not elected officials, are responsible for redistricting.
    POWER TO THE PEOPLE - NTK takes a closer look at a unique California plan that makes ordinary citizens, not elected officials, responsible for redistricting.
    PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING - In New York City, residents of one district, not the local councilwoman, decide how $1 million in discretionary funds are spent.
    AMERICAN VOICES: MAYOR ED LEE - This week's essay is from Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco, the city's first Asian-American mayor.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Desert Reef This program reveals the narrative of a changing planet. The fossilized ocean reef in New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains tells a fascinating story of profound sea-level fluctuation and climate change more than 280 million years ago. Can research on Earth's ancient past help scientists better understand the dire proclamations and controversies surrounding global climate change in the modern world? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    American Values: American Wilderness From the Arctic to the Everglades, wilderness is a haven for animals, a source of clean water and air and a challenging place which can inspire profound personal growth. Hosted by the late Christopher Reeve, this documentary introduces a wide variety of citizens who share a deep love of nature - from their early childhood experiences to their expressions of hope for the future. It was filmed during the 40th-anniversary celebration of The Wilderness Act and marks one of Reeve's last on-screen appearances. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#527H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#231H] This week, NTK travels to California to explore the state's "experiment in democracy"- where ordinary citizens, not elected officials, are responsible for redistricting.
    POWER TO THE PEOPLE - NTK takes a closer look at a unique California plan that makes ordinary citizens, not elected officials, responsible for redistricting.
    PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING - In New York City, residents of one district, not the local councilwoman, decide how $1 million in discretionary funds are spent.
    AMERICAN VOICES: MAYOR ED LEE - This week's essay is from Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco, the city's first Asian-American mayor.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Desert Reef This program reveals the narrative of a changing planet. The fossilized ocean reef in New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains tells a fascinating story of profound sea-level fluctuation and climate change more than 280 million years ago. Can research on Earth's ancient past help scientists better understand the dire proclamations and controversies surrounding global climate change in the modern world? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    American Values: American Wilderness From the Arctic to the Everglades, wilderness is a haven for animals, a source of clean water and air and a challenging place which can inspire profound personal growth. Hosted by the late Christopher Reeve, this documentary introduces a wide variety of citizens who share a deep love of nature - from their early childhood experiences to their expressions of hope for the future. It was filmed during the 40th-anniversary celebration of The Wilderness Act and marks one of Reeve's last on-screen appearances. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1187] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16108] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2581Z] The first of two nights during which the dean of the TV talk show genre, Phil Donahue, comes out of retirement to turns the tables and question Tavis and Dr. Cornel West about their new book, The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3016] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8077] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18108] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31207Z] Apple's shares are the talk of Wall Street, surging after five straight losing sessions. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at whether it's time to buy. Its been a roller coaster ride for the world economy, and its not over yet. Vanguard's John Ameriks talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the International Monetary Fund's forecast. President Obama says he's toughening up regulation for oil producers. Long-time energy trader John Kilduff adds perspective to the President's plans. A big drop in March housing starts is raising worries about the economy's weakest sectors. But New York Correspondent Erika Miller finds that doesn't necessarily mean homebuilding is on shaky ground. When Facebook bought the photo-sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, investors took notice. But Tech Expert Harry Lin says the deal was epic, even by Silicon Valley standards. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10308H] It's Tax Day * Norwegian Shooter On Trial * American Graduate: Keeping Las Vegas Kids In School * The Discovery's Final Flight * A Prize-Winning Investigation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18108] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10308H] It's Tax Day * Norwegian Shooter On Trial * American Graduate: Keeping Las Vegas Kids In School * The Discovery's Final Flight * A Prize-Winning Investigation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3016] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10308H] It's Tax Day * Norwegian Shooter On Trial * American Graduate: Keeping Las Vegas Kids In School * The Discovery's Final Flight * A Prize-Winning Investigation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18082] (original broadcast date: 04/17/12)
    * Michael Gazzaniga of the University of California, Santa Barbara on his book "Who's in Charge? Free Will and the Science of the Brain"
    * Jonah Lehrer on his book "Imagine - How Creativity Works"
    * art historian Thomas de Wesselow on "The Sign: The Shroud of Turin and the Secret of the Resurrection"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#109] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2582Z] The second of two nights during which the dean of the TV talk show genre, Phil Donahue, comes out of retirement to turns the tables and question Tavis and Dr. Cornel West about their new book, The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10308H] It's Tax Day * Norwegian Shooter On Trial * American Graduate: Keeping Las Vegas Kids In School * The Discovery's Final Flight * A Prize-Winning Investigation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3057] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1187] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31207Z] Apple's shares are the talk of Wall Street, surging after five straight losing sessions. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at whether it's time to buy. Its been a roller coaster ride for the world economy, and its not over yet. Vanguard's John Ameriks talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the International Monetary Fund's forecast. President Obama says he's toughening up regulation for oil producers. Long-time energy trader John Kilduff adds perspective to the President's plans. A big drop in March housing starts is raising worries about the economy's weakest sectors. But New York Correspondent Erika Miller finds that doesn't necessarily mean homebuilding is on shaky ground. When Facebook bought the photo-sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, investors took notice. But Tech Expert Harry Lin says the deal was epic, even by Silicon Valley standards. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3016] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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