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KQED World: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31216Z] Microsoft takes a big stake in Barnes and Noble, investing heavily in its Nook eReader. New York Correspondent Erika Miller examines what it means for the e-book and tablet markets. Warmer than usual weather is giving a boost to farmers. Midwest Bureau Chief Diane Eastabrook reports from Iowa. Facebook is one of the most anticipated stock offerings this year. Washington Bureau Chief kicks off our week-long look at "The Facebook Economy" and explains how the social media giant has changed the way they do business. Technology stocks are one of the strongest areas of the market. TheStreet.com's Jill Malandrino shares her three top picks with NBR Anchor Tom Hudson. The economy may slow down this summer, but tonight's commentator says don't blame gas prices. Yahoo Finance's Daniel Gross explains why he thinks there's no need to worry about fuel prices. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3029] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10317H] Chinese Dissident Under US Protection * Tech Companies And Taxes * Wisconsin Recall Election * Al Qaeda: One Year On * Combat Paper duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18091] (original broadcast date: 04/30/12) Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist and professor of economics at Princeton University on his book "End This Depression Now!" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    BBC World News [#122] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2591Z] Tavis talks with former US Secretary of Education Bill Bennett. The former official and host of the syndicated radio show Morning in America shares his inspiration for writing the text The Book of Man and assesses the growth in education inequality and the "Race to the Top" program. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10317H] Chinese Dissident Under US Protection * Tech Companies And Taxes * Wisconsin Recall Election * Al Qaeda: One Year On * Combat Paper duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1196] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#502H] Danilo Perez Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Danilo Perez, a native of Panama, shares the lessons he learned from Dizzy Gillespie, details his creative process and speculates about the future of jazz. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#233H] This week's host: Scott Simon.
    * How the city of Norfolk, Virginia is grappling with massive flooding caused by sea-level rise.
    * An interview with Dr. Jay Gulledge about whether the Federal government actually encourages people to build in flood-prone areas.
    * An update to last week's investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by US border agents - an event captured on videotape.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#401] Brower Youth Awards Meet six extraordinary young people who are recognized for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Awards to honor founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower and to call forth a new generation of leaders. "My secret," Dave Brower has said, "is to surround myself with bright, young people, stand back, then wallow in their accomplishments." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    This American Land [#101] Whitewater, Wading Birds, Wildlife Brigades We'll take you to Colorado, and one of the most breathtaking places you've probably never heard of. More than 30 years after Mt. St. Helens blew, researchers witness an amazing rebirth. High fashion took a huge toll on America's wading birds that have now recovered to face new threats. Loggers and environmentalists reach a "timber truce" that seems to be working. And moose, bears and elk are just not the same up close as they are on TV; what's the National Park Service doing to keep humans and wildlife superstars at a safe distance? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#402] The Good Fight Martin Litton, the "Grand Old Man of the Canyon," has long been revered as the man who prevented the dams from being built on the Colorado River that would have flooded the Grand Canyon. Even now at 92, Litton continues to run wild rivers and fly his airplane around the West to monitor the illegal cutting of cathedral groves of sequoias and other virgin forests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 am
    This American Land [#102] Snowy Cave, Conservation Dogs, Underwater Oklahoma Dazzling natural formations below a New Mexico recreation area. Researchers use GPS technology to help endangered bighorn sheep living in very rugged terrain. Doggie detectives in Oregon help scientists save rare plants. The search for energy takes us in two directions: riskier tactics to extract fossil fuels; and a bold and promising new possibility for renewable energy. Some stunning scuba diving in possibly the last state you would ever imagine! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#502H] Danilo Perez Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Danilo Perez, a native of Panama, shares the lessons he learned from Dizzy Gillespie, details his creative process and speculates about the future of jazz. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#233H] This week's host: Scott Simon.
    * How the city of Norfolk, Virginia is grappling with massive flooding caused by sea-level rise.
    * An interview with Dr. Jay Gulledge about whether the Federal government actually encourages people to build in flood-prone areas.
    * An update to last week's investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by US border agents - an event captured on videotape.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#401] Brower Youth Awards Meet six extraordinary young people who are recognized for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Awards to honor founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower and to call forth a new generation of leaders. "My secret," Dave Brower has said, "is to surround myself with bright, young people, stand back, then wallow in their accomplishments." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 am
    This American Land [#101] Whitewater, Wading Birds, Wildlife Brigades We'll take you to Colorado, and one of the most breathtaking places you've probably never heard of. More than 30 years after Mt. St. Helens blew, researchers witness an amazing rebirth. High fashion took a huge toll on America's wading birds that have now recovered to face new threats. Loggers and environmentalists reach a "timber truce" that seems to be working. And moose, bears and elk are just not the same up close as they are on TV; what's the National Park Service doing to keep humans and wildlife superstars at a safe distance? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#402] The Good Fight Martin Litton, the "Grand Old Man of the Canyon," has long been revered as the man who prevented the dams from being built on the Colorado River that would have flooded the Grand Canyon. Even now at 92, Litton continues to run wild rivers and fly his airplane around the West to monitor the illegal cutting of cathedral groves of sequoias and other virgin forests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 am
    This American Land [#102] Snowy Cave, Conservation Dogs, Underwater Oklahoma Dazzling natural formations below a New Mexico recreation area. Researchers use GPS technology to help endangered bighorn sheep living in very rugged terrain. Doggie detectives in Oregon help scientists save rare plants. The search for energy takes us in two directions: riskier tactics to extract fossil fuels; and a bold and promising new possibility for renewable energy. Some stunning scuba diving in possibly the last state you would ever imagine! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1197] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16122] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2591Z] Tavis talks with former US Secretary of Education Bill Bennett. The former official and host of the syndicated radio show Morning in America shares his inspiration for writing the text The Book of Man and assesses the growth in education inequality and the "Race to the Top" program. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3030] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8087] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18122] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31217Z] Sell in May and walk away? Some Wall Street investors are saying not so fast, New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt has the latest on stocks. News Corp. gets a slap in the face as Rupert Murdoch gets told he's not fit to run the company. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports. Industry leader Chesapeake Energy is getting a change in leadership. Anchor Tom Hudson examines the CEO's move to step down as chairman. How Facebook is boosting the California economy. The Golden State treasurer Bill Lockyer shares details with Anchor Susie Gharib. Canada, America's biggest trading partner, has a shrinking economy. The CEO of financial company Desjardins talks to Anchor Tom Hudson about the impact of the Canadian economy. Student debt isn't the problem, it's the cost of college. "Rush" author Todd Buchholz gives his take on the hot campaign issue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10318H] President Obama In Afghanistan * After The Fall: Consumers And Banks *Babies Addicted To Drugs * Growing New Skin * Human Rights In China duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18122] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10318H] President Obama In Afghanistan * After The Fall: Consumers And Banks *Babies Addicted To Drugs * Growing New Skin * Human Rights In China duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3030] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10318H] President Obama In Afghanistan * After The Fall: Consumers And Banks *Babies Addicted To Drugs * Growing New Skin * Human Rights In China duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18092] (original broadcast date: 05/01/12) an hour with Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma on his book "The Debt Bomb." duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#123] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2592Z] Tavis talks with Emmy-winning Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, who reflects on the experience of writing her latest text, My Story, My Song, with her mother and how, through their collaboration, they learned more about each other. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, who discusses the challenge of making an album of love songs, how he hones his craft as a songwriter and the backstory of the title of his latest CD, "Love Is a Four Letter Word." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10318H] President Obama In Afghanistan * After The Fall: Consumers And Banks *Babies Addicted To Drugs * Growing New Skin * Human Rights In China duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3067] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1197] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31217Z] Sell in May and walk away? Some Wall Street investors are saying not so fast, New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt has the latest on stocks. News Corp. gets a slap in the face as Rupert Murdoch gets told he's not fit to run the company. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh reports. Industry leader Chesapeake Energy is getting a change in leadership. Anchor Tom Hudson examines the CEO's move to step down as chairman. How Facebook is boosting the California economy. The Golden State treasurer Bill Lockyer shares details with Anchor Susie Gharib. Canada, America's biggest trading partner, has a shrinking economy. The CEO of financial company Desjardins talks to Anchor Tom Hudson about the impact of the Canadian economy. Student debt isn't the problem, it's the cost of college. "Rush" author Todd Buchholz gives his take on the hot campaign issue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3030] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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