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KQED World: Friday, April 20, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, April 20, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31209Z] Home sales ticked lower in March, we check in on the spring housing market. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt reports. All eyes are on the Eurozone, but this time Spain is the issue. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh looks at why world leaders are concerned. The Securities and Exchange Commission is calling credit agencies into question. Egan-Jones is one of those firms. NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson talks to its founding principle, Sean Egan, about the accusations. Bank of America's earnings make a sharp fall. A business professor talks to NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson about the state of BofA. Dow Chemical is adding thousands of new jobs to Texas. Today House republicans passed a controversial small business tax break. Washington Correspondent has details on the latest battle in the congressional war over taxes. Some entrepreneurs spend so much time investing in their business, they forget to invest in themselves. Black Enterprise's Alfred Edmond, Jr. explains why. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3018] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10310H] UN Observers In Syria * Veterans Administration To Beef Up Mental Health Staff * A Clown, A Mind-Reader And A Comedian: The GSA Scandal * Vatican Reprimands US Nuns * Daily Download * A Conversation With Author Edward Luce duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18084] (original broadcast date: 04/19/12)
    * John Chambers Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems
    * Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    BBC World News [#111] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2584Z] Tavis talks with the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Annie Potts, one of the stars of the new ABC series, GCB. explains how she navigated her career after Designing Women and the influence her Southern and church upbringing had in her decision to take the role in the new comedy-drama. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10310H] UN Observers In Syria * Veterans Administration To Beef Up Mental Health Staff * A Clown, A Mind-Reader And A Comedian: The GSA Scandal * Vatican Reprimands US Nuns * Daily Download * A Conversation With Author Edward Luce duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1189] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    History Detectives [#903H] Wes Cowan investigates a raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry. Eduardo Pagan wonders why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I and Elyse Luray sizes up a Ronald McDonald costume. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1305] Josiah ("Si") Bunting III - Classical Lessons of Leadership: The Case for National Public Service Josiah ("Si") Bunting III is president of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a 1963 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and studied military history at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and at Columbia University as a John Burgess Fellow. Following active duty in the army, where he attained the rank of Major while serving in Vietnam, he taught history at West Point. Bunting's talk will focus on the importance of public service. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1306] Ali Mayorkas - "A Conversation About U.S. Immigration Policy Ali Mayorkas - Nominated by President Obama on April 24, 2009 and unanimously confirmed by the US Senate on August 7, 2009, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas oversees the administration of the world's largest immigration service. Mayorkas has served as the United States Attorney for the Central District of California and previously was a partner in the law firm of O'Melveny and Myers LLP. In 2008, he was named one of the 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America by the National Law Journal. Mayorkas previously served as an Assistant US Attorney for the Central District of California from 1989 to 1998. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    History Detectives [#903H] Wes Cowan investigates a raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry. Eduardo Pagan wonders why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I and Elyse Luray sizes up a Ronald McDonald costume. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1305] Josiah ("Si") Bunting III - Classical Lessons of Leadership: The Case for National Public Service Josiah ("Si") Bunting III is president of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a 1963 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and studied military history at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and at Columbia University as a John Burgess Fellow. Following active duty in the army, where he attained the rank of Major while serving in Vietnam, he taught history at West Point. Bunting's talk will focus on the importance of public service. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1306] Ali Mayorkas - "A Conversation About U.S. Immigration Policy Ali Mayorkas - Nominated by President Obama on April 24, 2009 and unanimously confirmed by the US Senate on August 7, 2009, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas oversees the administration of the world's largest immigration service. Mayorkas has served as the United States Attorney for the Central District of California and previously was a partner in the law firm of O'Melveny and Myers LLP. In 2008, he was named one of the 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America by the National Law Journal. Mayorkas previously served as an Assistant US Attorney for the Central District of California from 1989 to 1998. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1190] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16111] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2584Z] Tavis talks with the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Annie Potts, one of the stars of the new ABC series, GCB. explains how she navigated her career after Designing Women and the influence her Southern and church upbringing had in her decision to take the role in the new comedy-drama. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17111H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8080] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18111] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31210Z] Signs this week are pointing to fresh slowing in the U.S. recovery. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh looks at whether the economic comeback is taking a break. Today is the 2nd anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the state of the Gulf of Mexico. The stock market may not be as rocky as it seems. Franklin Income Funds' Ed Perks talks to NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson in this week's "Market Monitor." Families are spending upwards of $1,000 on prom. New York Correspondent Erika Miller has a closer look at this rite of passage. Some Americans are buried in debt, others are buried in keepsakes. Author and Educator Lou Heckler has more in this week's "Lou's Been Thinking." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10311H] Secret Service Scandal * Negative Economic Data * Making Sen$e: New Tech To Solve Tough Problems * BP Oil Disaster: Two Years On * Shields & Brooks * Need To Know: Crossing The Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18111] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10311H] Secret Service Scandal * Negative Economic Data * Making Sen$e: New Tech To Solve Tough Problems * BP Oil Disaster: Two Years On * Shields & Brooks * Need To Know: Crossing The Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17111H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10311H] Secret Service Scandal * Negative Economic Data * Making Sen$e: New Tech To Solve Tough Problems * BP Oil Disaster: Two Years On * Shields & Brooks * Need To Know: Crossing The Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18085] (original broadcast date: 04/20/12)
    The Global Economy with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde; Anders Borg, Minister for Finance in the Swedish government; Christina Romer, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration; Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor Reserve bank of India; and Agustín Carstens, Governor of the Bank of Mexico.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#112] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2585Z] Tavis talks with Oscar nominee and 3-time Tony winner Frank Langella about his debut book, the memoir Dropping Names. He discusses why he decided to tell his story through his relations with people and why he's been particularly selective in the roles he's chosen throughout his career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10311H] Secret Service Scandal * Negative Economic Data * Making Sen$e: New Tech To Solve Tough Problems * BP Oil Disaster: Two Years On * Shields & Brooks * Need To Know: Crossing The Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3060] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1190] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31210Z] Signs this week are pointing to fresh slowing in the U.S. recovery. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh looks at whether the economic comeback is taking a break. Today is the 2nd anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib about the state of the Gulf of Mexico. The stock market may not be as rocky as it seems. Franklin Income Funds' Ed Perks talks to NBR Co-Anchor Tom Hudson in this week's "Market Monitor." Families are spending upwards of $1,000 on prom. New York Correspondent Erika Miller has a closer look at this rite of passage. Some Americans are buried in debt, others are buried in keepsakes. Author and Educator Lou Heckler has more in this week's "Lou's Been Thinking." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    BBC Newsnight [#17111H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
Friday, April 20, 2012

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