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KQED World: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31221Z] Elections in France and Greece raise new worries for the global economic recovery. From falling prices to sideways stock trading, we'll have details on what Europe means for you. A jury says Google infringed on some of Oracle's copyrights, leaving Google on the hook for much less than what the hardware and software-maker was hoping for. NBR Anchor Susie Gharib will talk to an expert about what the outcome means for the technology industry. Last month one out of every four teens were unemployed. NBR Anchor Tom Hudson starts this week's summer jobs series with a college student that's also an entrepreneur. Is the bond bubble be about to burst? TheStreet.com's Lindsey Bell explains why she thinks trouble could be on the horizon. Warren Buffet's annual shareholder meeting was on Saturday. Anchor Susie Gharib talks to the "Oracle of Omaha" about Berkshire Hathaway and his outlook for the economy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3036] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Panetta Institute Lectures [#703] The Presidency Discussing the presidency will be Michael Beschloss, award-winning historian and best-selling author and Douglas Brinkley, American historian and history commentator at CBS News. Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and senior correspondent of PBS NewsHour, will moderate. duration 1:29:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Charlie Rose [#18096H] (original broadcast date: 05/07/12)
    * a discussion about the French Elections with Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker, Jim Hoagland of The Washington Post, Justin Vaisse of The Brookings Institution & Hugh Carnegy, Executive Editor at The Financial Times
    * Allison Smale, executive editor of the International Herald Tribune
    * Kostya Kennedy, Senior Editor at Sports Illustrated on his book "56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2596Z] Tavis talks with University of Virginia Jonathan Haidt, who discusses his text The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, and expands upon his Moral Foundations theory across political party lines. Tavis also chats with Anthony Salcito, Microsoft's vice president of Worldwide Public Sector Education, who explains how technology saved his life, and weighs in on whether his industry can advance education. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10322H] European Elections * Path To The White House: The Politics Of Gay Marriage * Creepy Crawlies For Dinner * Gitmo Trials duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1201] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#503H] Jose Hernandez Former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez talks about his long journey from the dusty fields of California to the International Space Station. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#234H] Maria Hinojosa anchors.
    * In this month's "Help Wanted" edition, NTK explores "The View From Main Street" - how one small town in Washington state is coping with the economic crisis;
    * An interview with Joshua Foust, a Fellow at the American Security Project, a columnist for The Atlantic, and a contributor to the NTK website, about the state of the war in Afghanistan and current US exit strategy;
    * From NTK's "American Voices" series, Dan Savage, a nationally syndicated sex advice columnist and co-creator of the "It Gets Better" project, a social media movement which helps prevent suicide among LGBT youth, looks at the effects on the military since "Don't Ask Don't Tell" was repealed.
    Note: "Help Wanted" is an ongoing series tied to the day the national unemployment figures are released. The series will continue on the first Friday of every month through Election Day 2012, to coincide with the jobs report.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#403] Oil + Water Two world-class kayakers navigate the longest-ever petroleum-free road trip, traveling over 21,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina in a retro-fitted Japanese fire truck named "Baby." After converting the truck's regular diesel engine to run on any kind of natural oil, the two friends journeyed for over a year through 16 countries, an endless summer adventure of paddling, driving, exploring and promoting alternative fuel sources. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    This American Land [#103] Cattle Rustling, Bats, Colorado River duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#404] Global Oneness Four inspiring short films from across the globe encourage harmony between people, and connectedness with every living thing. Oneness proposes that all beings as part of a vast family, calling us to be responsible for this family and care for the land with unconditional love and responsibility. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 am
    This American Land [#104] Rescuing Amphibians, Yellowstone Snowmobiles, Saltwater Fishing A special episode on controversial plans for offshore oil drilling off Alaska's Arctic coast. Two decades after the Exxon Valdez spill, lingering oil is still found on beaches in Prince William Sound. How could offshore spills affect the lives of Inupiat Native Americans who depend on subsistence hunting and fishing? Native Alaskans find kinship with those who suffered from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. And a passionate marine scientist uses a deep ocean submersible to study the impact of the Gulf spill hidden in the depths. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#503H] Jose Hernandez Former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez talks about his long journey from the dusty fields of California to the International Space Station. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#234H] Maria Hinojosa anchors.
    * In this month's "Help Wanted" edition, NTK explores "The View From Main Street" - how one small town in Washington state is coping with the economic crisis;
    * An interview with Joshua Foust, a Fellow at the American Security Project, a columnist for The Atlantic, and a contributor to the NTK website, about the state of the war in Afghanistan and current US exit strategy;
    * From NTK's "American Voices" series, Dan Savage, a nationally syndicated sex advice columnist and co-creator of the "It Gets Better" project, a social media movement which helps prevent suicide among LGBT youth, looks at the effects on the military since "Don't Ask Don't Tell" was repealed.
    Note: "Help Wanted" is an ongoing series tied to the day the national unemployment figures are released. The series will continue on the first Friday of every month through Election Day 2012, to coincide with the jobs report.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#403] Oil + Water Two world-class kayakers navigate the longest-ever petroleum-free road trip, traveling over 21,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina in a retro-fitted Japanese fire truck named "Baby." After converting the truck's regular diesel engine to run on any kind of natural oil, the two friends journeyed for over a year through 16 countries, an endless summer adventure of paddling, driving, exploring and promoting alternative fuel sources. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 am
    This American Land [#103] Cattle Rustling, Bats, Colorado River duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#404] Global Oneness Four inspiring short films from across the globe encourage harmony between people, and connectedness with every living thing. Oneness proposes that all beings as part of a vast family, calling us to be responsible for this family and care for the land with unconditional love and responsibility. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 am
    This American Land [#104] Rescuing Amphibians, Yellowstone Snowmobiles, Saltwater Fishing A special episode on controversial plans for offshore oil drilling off Alaska's Arctic coast. Two decades after the Exxon Valdez spill, lingering oil is still found on beaches in Prince William Sound. How could offshore spills affect the lives of Inupiat Native Americans who depend on subsistence hunting and fishing? Native Alaskans find kinship with those who suffered from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. And a passionate marine scientist uses a deep ocean submersible to study the impact of the Gulf spill hidden in the depths. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1202] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#16129] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2596Z] Tavis talks with University of Virginia Jonathan Haidt, who discusses his text The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, and expands upon his Moral Foundations theory across political party lines. Tavis also chats with Anthony Salcito, Microsoft's vice president of Worldwide Public Sector Education, who explains how technology saved his life, and weighs in on whether his industry can advance education. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#8092] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18129] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31222Z] Political turmoil in Greece weighs on Wall Street. From stocks to bonds to currency trades, market experts have advice for protecting your portfolio. Caterpillar workers continue to strike over stagnating wages and benefit cutbacks. Midwest Bureau Chief Diane Eastabrook reports. Summer internships used to be a right of passage. NBR Anchor Tom Hudson talks to an expert on Millennials about the cutback on teen jobs. Go behind the scenes of QVC. Today earnings are out for their parent company, Liberty Media. New York Correspondent Erika Miller takes a deeper look at the multi-media retailer. The death of retired football player Junior Seau is raising concerns that the NFL does not do enough to protect its players. Sports analyst Rick Horrow has a rundown of workers right and NFL athletes. Facebook's IPO will make the social media giant's investors big bucks, but Idealab's Harry Lin says it's all about making an amazing company. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10323H] Bomb Plot Thwarted * Obesity In The United States * Senator Coburn's "Debt Bomb" * Best Places To Be A Mom And A Baby * A Tribute To Maurice Sendak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#18129] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10323H] Bomb Plot Thwarted * Obesity In The United States * Senator Coburn's "Debt Bomb" * Best Places To Be A Mom And A Baby * A Tribute To Maurice Sendak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10323H] Bomb Plot Thwarted * Obesity In The United States * Senator Coburn's "Debt Bomb" * Best Places To Be A Mom And A Baby * A Tribute To Maurice Sendak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18097H] (original broadcast date: 05/08/12)
    * former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley on his book "We Can All Do Better" about the state of our economy and political gridlock in Washington
    * Eli Broad on "The Art of Being Unreasonable"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    BBC World News [#130] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2597Z] Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Sheryl WuDunn. The foreign correspondent-turned-business exec and entrepreneur - and first Asian American to receive a Pulitzer - discusses her best-selling book, Half the Sky, and about the worldwide oppression of women. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10323H] Bomb Plot Thwarted * Obesity In The United States * Senator Coburn's "Debt Bomb" * Best Places To Be A Mom And A Baby * A Tribute To Maurice Sendak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3072] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1202] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31222Z] Political turmoil in Greece weighs on Wall Street. From stocks to bonds to currency trades, market experts have advice for protecting your portfolio. Caterpillar workers continue to strike over stagnating wages and benefit cutbacks. Midwest Bureau Chief Diane Eastabrook reports. Summer internships used to be a right of passage. NBR Anchor Tom Hudson talks to an expert on Millennials about the cutback on teen jobs. Go behind the scenes of QVC. Today earnings are out for their parent company, Liberty Media. New York Correspondent Erika Miller takes a deeper look at the multi-media retailer. The death of retired football player Junior Seau is raising concerns that the NFL does not do enough to protect its players. Sports analyst Rick Horrow has a rundown of workers right and NFL athletes. Facebook's IPO will make the social media giant's investors big bucks, but Idealab's Harry Lin says it's all about making an amazing company. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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