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KQED World: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31337Z] Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit calls it quits. From Pandit's legacy to challenges facing Citi's new boss. The resignation is one of the biggest surprises on Wall Street this year. Two tech titans report better than expected results but both stocks fall in after-hours trading. NBR's Ruben Ramirez runs down the numbers and what the future may look like for IBM and Intel. Student loan servicers get an "F" from regulators who complain school loans are handled a lot like the sub-prime mortgage market. NBR's Sylvia Hall has more from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3198] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10477H] Presidential Debate #2 Tonight * Meningitis Outbreak Update * Middle East Violence * Making Sen$e * Cuban travel restrictions duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18212H] (original broadcast date: 10/16/12)
    Analysis of the Presidential Debate with Al Hunt, executive Washington editor for Bloomberg News; John Dickerson, Political Director of CBS News; Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News; Katty Kay of BBC World News America; Jon Meacham, Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of The New York Times; Mark Halperin, Senior Political Analyst for Time magazine; and John Heilemann of New York Magazine.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2712Z] Tavis talks with the author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, politics professor Peter Dreier, who discusses his text. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31337Z] Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit calls it quits. From Pandit's legacy to challenges facing Citi's new boss. The resignation is one of the biggest surprises on Wall Street this year. Two tech titans report better than expected results but both stocks fall in after-hours trading. NBR's Ruben Ramirez runs down the numbers and what the future may look like for IBM and Intel. Student loan servicers get an "F" from regulators who complain school loans are handled a lot like the sub-prime mortgage market. NBR's Sylvia Hall has more from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour Debates: A Special Report [#203H] 2012 - Presidential Debate Live coverage and analysis of the presidential candidates' debate. Candy Crowley, CNN Chief Political Correspondent, moderates this debate, which will take the form of a town meeting from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Topics: foreign and domestic policy. Citizens will ask questions of the candidates on both foreign and domestic issues. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.
    Note: KQED World (Comcast 190, DT9.3 over the air) will broadcast Democracy Now's coverage of this debate, which will include additional responses from Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson, and Constitution Party nominee Virgil Goode, tonight - Tues 10/16 9: 30pm-midnight.
    duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    This American Land [#211] Idaho Wilderness, Loggerhead Turtles, Sandfish Lizard, Wrangling Water Idaho Wilderness: Its wild residents could fill a volume of some of the most iconic American wildlife: From elk and moose to spawning salmon, mountain goats and sheep to black bears and cougars. Efforts are underway to protect central Idaho's Boulder-White Clouds Mountains, designating 330,000 acres as wilderness. The proposed federal legislation would both protect these lands, and ensure economic sustainability.
    Loggerhead Turtles: These animals make one of the most treacherous journeys of any creatures, without any parental involvement. Human development is making their survival even more dangerous. Sharon Collins of Georgia Public Broadcasting shows us how these amazing reptiles struggle in an epic journey. These large sea turtles are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
    Sandfish Lizard: The sandfish is a little lizard that lives in the Sahara Desert. Scientists are fascinated by its slithering moves. It can tuck its limbs close to its body, and literally "swim" through the sand, just like an eel wiggles its way through water. Physicists are studying this little creature, and using it to inspire new robotic moves that could one day help search-and-rescue crews find survivors in piles of rubble, left from disasters like Hurricane Katrina. The little sandfish is teaching us a lot about what it takes to worm through rugged terrain and debris.
    Wrangling Water: Cattle are not the only things being rounded up in Florida. Ranchers are also herding water! For years, experts have searched for answers about how to increase water storage in the northern Everglades, and reduce the pollution levels. A pilot program pays ranchers to use their low-lying lands for "environmental services" - namely to store water. Water that's captured during the June through October wet season can then be slowly released during dry months into the tributaries of Lake Okeechobee. And it's proving to be a good thing both for the economy and the environment.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    QUEST [#608H] Agricultural Pests, Sylvia Earle As winters have become warmer, California is becoming more hospitable to destructive insect pests. QUEST investigates how climate change is impacting the state's massive farming industry. Plus, meet two ocean scientists: Stephen Palumbi, who reflects on his career studying tropical corals; and renowned deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sierra #3 Locomotive: A Star Is Reborn Over a 90-year span, the legendary Sierra #3 locomotive appeared in more than 100 movies and television productions, including the iconic Westerns The Virginian (1929), High Noon(1952) and Unforgiven (1992). In its heyday, the oil-burning locomotive crisscrossed the country delivering lumber, but it eventually fell into disrepair, gathering dust and rust in a California rail yard. THE SIERRA #3 LOCOMOTIVE: A STAR IS REBORN chronicles the restoration of one of the oldest operating steam locomotives in the United States and the passionate restorers committed to bringing it back to life. Experts detail the complexities of the restoration, which posed a variety of mechanical and engineering challenges for the crew of dedicated specialists, project managers, engineers and volunteers. With funding running out and technical issues to overcome, the team feverishly attempts to complete the project before the scheduled Fourth of July debut. duration 49:42   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Paraiso for Sale What price would you pay for paradise? And who would you be willing to take it from? Panama is one of the most sought after real estate destinations in the world. The archipelago of Bocas del Toro, a gem hidden away in the Caribbean side of Panama, attracts retirees and developers from the US with its crystal clear waters and luscious trees. Filmmaker Anayansi Prado returns to her homeland to document the effects the fast-growing migration of American retirees and developers to Bocas del Toro is having on the local community. Feliciano, a Ngobe Bugle indigenous leader, organizes his people in an effort to protect their land from the government and foreign developers. Local boatsman Dario runs for Mayor with the hopes of bringing change to development in Bocas del Toro. American retiree couple Karan and Willy spent their life savings on their dream home in paradise, only to pay the real price for it later. PARAISO FOR SALE explores issues of modern day colonialism, residential tourism, global gentrification and reverse migration as it reveals that immigration between Latin America and the US is not just a one-way street. duration 56:26   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    This American Land [#211] Idaho Wilderness, Loggerhead Turtles, Sandfish Lizard, Wrangling Water Idaho Wilderness: Its wild residents could fill a volume of some of the most iconic American wildlife: From elk and moose to spawning salmon, mountain goats and sheep to black bears and cougars. Efforts are underway to protect central Idaho's Boulder-White Clouds Mountains, designating 330,000 acres as wilderness. The proposed federal legislation would both protect these lands, and ensure economic sustainability.
    Loggerhead Turtles: These animals make one of the most treacherous journeys of any creatures, without any parental involvement. Human development is making their survival even more dangerous. Sharon Collins of Georgia Public Broadcasting shows us how these amazing reptiles struggle in an epic journey. These large sea turtles are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
    Sandfish Lizard: The sandfish is a little lizard that lives in the Sahara Desert. Scientists are fascinated by its slithering moves. It can tuck its limbs close to its body, and literally "swim" through the sand, just like an eel wiggles its way through water. Physicists are studying this little creature, and using it to inspire new robotic moves that could one day help search-and-rescue crews find survivors in piles of rubble, left from disasters like Hurricane Katrina. The little sandfish is teaching us a lot about what it takes to worm through rugged terrain and debris.
    Wrangling Water: Cattle are not the only things being rounded up in Florida. Ranchers are also herding water! For years, experts have searched for answers about how to increase water storage in the northern Everglades, and reduce the pollution levels. A pilot program pays ranchers to use their low-lying lands for "environmental services" - namely to store water. Water that's captured during the June through October wet season can then be slowly released during dry months into the tributaries of Lake Okeechobee. And it's proving to be a good thing both for the economy and the environment.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    QUEST [#608H] Agricultural Pests, Sylvia Earle As winters have become warmer, California is becoming more hospitable to destructive insect pests. QUEST investigates how climate change is impacting the state's massive farming industry. Plus, meet two ocean scientists: Stephen Palumbi, who reflects on his career studying tropical corals; and renowned deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Sierra #3 Locomotive: A Star Is Reborn Over a 90-year span, the legendary Sierra #3 locomotive appeared in more than 100 movies and television productions, including the iconic Westerns The Virginian (1929), High Noon(1952) and Unforgiven (1992). In its heyday, the oil-burning locomotive crisscrossed the country delivering lumber, but it eventually fell into disrepair, gathering dust and rust in a California rail yard. THE SIERRA #3 LOCOMOTIVE: A STAR IS REBORN chronicles the restoration of one of the oldest operating steam locomotives in the United States and the passionate restorers committed to bringing it back to life. Experts detail the complexities of the restoration, which posed a variety of mechanical and engineering challenges for the crew of dedicated specialists, project managers, engineers and volunteers. With funding running out and technical issues to overcome, the team feverishly attempts to complete the project before the scheduled Fourth of July debut. duration 49:42   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Paraiso for Sale What price would you pay for paradise? And who would you be willing to take it from? Panama is one of the most sought after real estate destinations in the world. The archipelago of Bocas del Toro, a gem hidden away in the Caribbean side of Panama, attracts retirees and developers from the US with its crystal clear waters and luscious trees. Filmmaker Anayansi Prado returns to her homeland to document the effects the fast-growing migration of American retirees and developers to Bocas del Toro is having on the local community. Feliciano, a Ngobe Bugle indigenous leader, organizes his people in an effort to protect their land from the government and foreign developers. Local boatsman Dario runs for Mayor with the hopes of bringing change to development in Bocas del Toro. American retiree couple Karan and Willy spent their life savings on their dream home in paradise, only to pay the real price for it later. PARAISO FOR SALE explores issues of modern day colonialism, residential tourism, global gentrification and reverse migration as it reveals that immigration between Latin America and the US is not just a one-way street. duration 56:26   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2058] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8208] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2712Z] Tavis talks with the author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, politics professor Peter Dreier, who discusses his text. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3199] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18212H] (original broadcast date: 10/16/12)
    Analysis of the Presidential Debate with Al Hunt, executive Washington editor for Bloomberg News; John Dickerson, Political Director of CBS News; Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News; Katty Kay of BBC World News America; Jon Meacham, Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of The New York Times; Mark Halperin, Senior Political Analyst for Time magazine; and John Heilemann of New York Magazine.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31338Z] New home construction is going through the roof as Americans are house-hunting again. NBR's Susie Gharib looks at new evidence that housing is getting back to normal. Turbulence for the airline industry could mean cheaper fares come the holiday season. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at what's ahead for the airline sector as they start to report third quarter results. And, how contract workers are changing the field of public relations. NBR's Sylvia Hall has that story as we continue our look at America's "Freelance Nation" duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10478H] Campaign 2012: Post-debate * Fact-checking the Debate * US-China Trade * "Agents for Change" * "Listening In" to Kennedy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17291H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10478H] Campaign 2012: Post-debate * Fact-checking the Debate * US-China Trade * "Agents for Change" * "Listening In" to Kennedy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3199] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10478H] Campaign 2012: Post-debate * Fact-checking the Debate * US-China Trade * "Agents for Change" * "Listening In" to Kennedy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18213H] (original broadcast date: 10/17/12)
    * John Harris, editor in chief for Politico
    * conductor Leonard Slatkin
    * Michael J. Saylor, co-founder of MicroStrategy Incorporated
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2713] Tavis talks with noted physician and behavioral scientist Dr. Peter Ubel. The Duke University professor explains his groundbreaking work, detailed in the text, Critical Decisions. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31338Z] New home construction is going through the roof as Americans are house-hunting again. NBR's Susie Gharib looks at new evidence that housing is getting back to normal. Turbulence for the airline industry could mean cheaper fares come the holiday season. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at what's ahead for the airline sector as they start to report third quarter results. And, how contract workers are changing the field of public relations. NBR's Sylvia Hall has that story as we continue our look at America's "Freelance Nation" duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10478H] Campaign 2012: Post-debate * Fact-checking the Debate * US-China Trade * "Agents for Change" * "Listening In" to Kennedy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3188] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2058] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31338Z] New home construction is going through the roof as Americans are house-hunting again. NBR's Susie Gharib looks at new evidence that housing is getting back to normal. Turbulence for the airline industry could mean cheaper fares come the holiday season. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at what's ahead for the airline sector as they start to report third quarter results. And, how contract workers are changing the field of public relations. NBR's Sylvia Hall has that story as we continue our look at America's "Freelance Nation" duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3199] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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