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KQED World: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31317Z] Ford CEO Alan Mulally puts to rest rumors he's prepping for retirement. NBR's Susie Gharib spoke with him as he rolled out the new Ford Fusion. Are you one of the 47% of Americans that do not pay federal income taxes? Well, what does that really mean. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Tax Policy Center Director Donald Marron. Who says U.S. companies aren't investing in their business. Hershey unveils it's $300 million plant upgrade down the street from where it first made chocolate. NBR's Ruben Ramirez reports from Hershey, Pennsylvania. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3170] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10457H] Mitt Romney Remarks * Vote 2012: Battleground Nevada * China-Japan Tensions * Kofi Annan * "Death and the Civil War" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18192H] (original broadcast date: 9/18/12)
    * Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter
    * Bill Browder, CEO and co-founder of the investment fund Hermitage Capital
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2692] Tavis talks with singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam. The two-time Grammy winner talks about his latest project, "3 Pears" - his first new studio album in 7 years. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31317Z] Ford CEO Alan Mulally puts to rest rumors he's prepping for retirement. NBR's Susie Gharib spoke with him as he rolled out the new Ford Fusion. Are you one of the 47% of Americans that do not pay federal income taxes? Well, what does that really mean. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Tax Policy Center Director Donald Marron. Who says U.S. companies aren't investing in their business. Hershey unveils it's $300 million plant upgrade down the street from where it first made chocolate. NBR's Ruben Ramirez reports from Hershey, Pennsylvania. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10457H] Mitt Romney Remarks * Vote 2012: Battleground Nevada * China-Japan Tensions * Kofi Annan * "Death and the Civil War" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2037] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    This American Land [#207] Beaver Builders, Wrangling Water, Body Electric, Census in the Smokies Beaver Builders: Beavers are nature's engineers. It turns out they are also good at restoring ailing ecosystems. In eastern Oregon, researchers are doing some extreme fieldwork (snorkeling in rivers and streams in the middle of the night, in the middle of winter!) to learn more about how beaver dams are helping create healthier streams and rivers for salmon, trout, songbirds, and for nearby communities.
    Wrangling Water: Cattle are not the only things being rounded up at some Florida ranches. Residents are also herding water! And it's proving to be a good thing both for the economy and the environment. A pilot program pays ranchers to use their low-lying lands to store water. Water that's captured during the wet season can then be slowly released during dry months into the tributaries of Lake Okeechobee. < br />Body Electric: Ever listen to a fish? It's possible with an electric knifefish! While better known electric eels use electricity to stun their prey, these creatures use electricity to navigate and communicate. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are intrigued by this sixth "electro sense," and are learning more about how these fish use this tool to find their way around - and locate their next meal.
    Census in the Smokies: This nature audit has been going on for 10 years and gives scientists a good idea about the trends of life in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A small army of "citizen scientists" help researchers collect specimens, and then analyze their findings.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    QUEST [#606H] Future of Nuclear/Weddell Seals Meet a scientist working to make a safer nuclear reactor design to help meet the world's energy demands. Then head out to the Pacific Flyway to track the timeless rhythms of bird migration. And, travel to icy Antarctica to study hardy Weddell seals with UC Santa Cruz marine biologist Dan Costa. duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Storm That Swept Mexico The Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century, not only changed the course of Mexican history, but also profoundly impacted its relationships with the rest of the world. This program looks at the complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution, influenced its course, and determined its consequences and legacy. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 9:00 am
    This American Land [#207] Beaver Builders, Wrangling Water, Body Electric, Census in the Smokies Beaver Builders: Beavers are nature's engineers. It turns out they are also good at restoring ailing ecosystems. In eastern Oregon, researchers are doing some extreme fieldwork (snorkeling in rivers and streams in the middle of the night, in the middle of winter!) to learn more about how beaver dams are helping create healthier streams and rivers for salmon, trout, songbirds, and for nearby communities.
    Wrangling Water: Cattle are not the only things being rounded up at some Florida ranches. Residents are also herding water! And it's proving to be a good thing both for the economy and the environment. A pilot program pays ranchers to use their low-lying lands to store water. Water that's captured during the wet season can then be slowly released during dry months into the tributaries of Lake Okeechobee. < br />Body Electric: Ever listen to a fish? It's possible with an electric knifefish! While better known electric eels use electricity to stun their prey, these creatures use electricity to navigate and communicate. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are intrigued by this sixth "electro sense," and are learning more about how these fish use this tool to find their way around - and locate their next meal.
    Census in the Smokies: This nature audit has been going on for 10 years and gives scientists a good idea about the trends of life in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A small army of "citizen scientists" help researchers collect specimens, and then analyze their findings.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    QUEST [#606H] Future of Nuclear/Weddell Seals Meet a scientist working to make a safer nuclear reactor design to help meet the world's energy demands. Then head out to the Pacific Flyway to track the timeless rhythms of bird migration. And, travel to icy Antarctica to study hardy Weddell seals with UC Santa Cruz marine biologist Dan Costa. duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Storm That Swept Mexico The Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century, not only changed the course of Mexican history, but also profoundly impacted its relationships with the rest of the world. This program looks at the complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution, influenced its course, and determined its consequences and legacy. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2038] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8188] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2692] Tavis talks with singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam. The two-time Grammy winner talks about his latest project, "3 Pears" - his first new studio album in 7 years. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3171] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18192H] (original broadcast date: 9/18/12)
    * Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter
    * Bill Browder, CEO and co-founder of the investment fund Hermitage Capital
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31318Z] Existing home sales hit a two-year high. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo economist Richard Dekaser about what that could mean for home prices this fall. The U.S. national debt is a "national security issue" according to Former Senator Sam Nunn. He'll join us in the program. Record low interest rates on bonds are wreaking havoc on people who invest in government issued debt. Should investors be concerned? Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney gives us tonight's Street Critique. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17263H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3171] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18193H] (original broadcast date: 9/19/12)
    * Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times on China
    * Turki al-Faisal, former ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2693] Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated actor Tony Danza, who recounts his experience as a high school English teacher, which he details in his text, I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31318Z] Existing home sales hit a two-year high. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo economist Richard Dekaser about what that could mean for home prices this fall. The U.S. national debt is a "national security issue" according to Former Senator Sam Nunn. He'll join us in the program. Record low interest rates on bonds are wreaking havoc on people who invest in government issued debt. Should investors be concerned? Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney gives us tonight's Street Critique. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3168] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2038] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31318Z] Existing home sales hit a two-year high. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo economist Richard Dekaser about what that could mean for home prices this fall. The U.S. national debt is a "national security issue" according to Former Senator Sam Nunn. He'll join us in the program. Record low interest rates on bonds are wreaking havoc on people who invest in government issued debt. Should investors be concerned? Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney gives us tonight's Street Critique. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3171] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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