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KQED World: Friday, November 2, 2012

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, November 2, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31349Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3214] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10489H] Hurricane Sandy * Campaign 2012 * Senate Spending * Arizona Senate Race * Daily Download duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18224H] (original broadcast date: 11/01/12)
    * a look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy with Bryan Walsh of Time Magazine, Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek, and Steve Coll of the New Yorker.
    * We continue with Dr. Jonathan LaPook, medical correspondent for CBS News who witnessed the evacuation of 200 patients from NYU Langone Medical Center when generators failed.
    * We conclude with Alejandro Poire Romero, Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of Felipe Calderon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2724] Tavis talks with Golden Globe-nominated actor Jack Black, star of the indie dramedy, Bernie - a performance that's getting much Oscar buzz. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31349Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10489H] Hurricane Sandy * Campaign 2012 * Senate Spending * Arizona Senate Race * Daily Download duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2069] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    History Detectives [#207Z] Ventriloquist Dummy/Witch's House/Poems * Ventriloquist Dummy - An African-American woman in Brooklyn, New York, has her father's black ventriloquist dummy, "Sam. " Her father, John Cooper, was the first famous African-American ventriloquist. In a time of minstrel stereotypes, did "Sam" help transform how Americans viewed race in the early 20th century? How was this dummy created and was it meant to be a protest against racial prejudice?
    * Witch's House - Could a house in Essex County, Massachusetts, have once belonged to an accused witch? HD heads to New England to research the likelihood with local historians and a descendant of the accused witch, Martha Carrier, who was executed by hanging in 1692 during the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Might the woman who was called the "Queen of Hell" have owned this home?
    * Poems - In the first half of the 20th century, nearly 250,000 Chinese immigrants attempted to enter the United States. Because of discrimination against Chinese and laws meant to impede their passage, most were detained and interrogated on Angel Island, America's West Coast immigration center in San Francisco. The experience of these immigrants is documented in hundreds of poems that have been carved into the walls of the Angel Island detention center. Many of these have been translated, but little is known about the authors. Kathleen Wong, a second-generation Chinese American, believes that her grandfather and great- grandfather spent time on the island and that her great-grandfather may have died there. She knows little about her ancestors' experience on Angel Island and their possible connection with the poems. HD investigates the story of her family's passage to the United States to find out if any of the poems were written by her ancestors.
    duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#604H] Can I Eat That? What are the secrets behind your favorite foods? Why are some treats - like chocolate chip cookies - delectable, while others - like cookies made with mealworms - disgusting? You may think you understand what makes something sweet, salty or bitter, but David Pogue gets a taste of a much more complicated truth as he ventures into labs and kitchens where everything from apple pie to Thanksgiving turkey to juicy grasshoppers is diced, sliced, dissected and put under the microscope. If scientists can uncover exactly what's behind the mouth-watering flavors and textures we take for granted every day, could they help us enjoy our food more - without packing on the pounds? duration 55:17   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1601] Michael Kranish - The Real Romney Mitt Romney has masterfully positioned himself as the front-runner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. In "The Real Romney, " a definitive, unflinching biography by Boston Globe investigative reporter Michael Kranish, with Scott Helman, readers will finally discover the true Romney. Even though he's become a household name, the former Massachusetts governor remains an enigma to many in America, his character and core convictions elusive, his record little known. Who is the man behind that sweep of dark hair, distinguished white sideburns, and high-wattage smile? Romney often seems to be two people at once: a savvy politician, and someone who will simply say anything to win. A business visionary, and a calculating dealmaker. A man comfortable in his faith and with family, and one who can have trouble connecting with average voters. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    History Detectives [#207Z] Ventriloquist Dummy/Witch's House/Poems * Ventriloquist Dummy - An African-American woman in Brooklyn, New York, has her father's black ventriloquist dummy, "Sam. " Her father, John Cooper, was the first famous African-American ventriloquist. In a time of minstrel stereotypes, did "Sam" help transform how Americans viewed race in the early 20th century? How was this dummy created and was it meant to be a protest against racial prejudice?
    * Witch's House - Could a house in Essex County, Massachusetts, have once belonged to an accused witch? HD heads to New England to research the likelihood with local historians and a descendant of the accused witch, Martha Carrier, who was executed by hanging in 1692 during the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Might the woman who was called the "Queen of Hell" have owned this home?
    * Poems - In the first half of the 20th century, nearly 250,000 Chinese immigrants attempted to enter the United States. Because of discrimination against Chinese and laws meant to impede their passage, most were detained and interrogated on Angel Island, America's West Coast immigration center in San Francisco. The experience of these immigrants is documented in hundreds of poems that have been carved into the walls of the Angel Island detention center. Many of these have been translated, but little is known about the authors. Kathleen Wong, a second-generation Chinese American, believes that her grandfather and great- grandfather spent time on the island and that her great-grandfather may have died there. She knows little about her ancestors' experience on Angel Island and their possible connection with the poems. HD investigates the story of her family's passage to the United States to find out if any of the poems were written by her ancestors.
    duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#604H] Can I Eat That? What are the secrets behind your favorite foods? Why are some treats - like chocolate chip cookies - delectable, while others - like cookies made with mealworms - disgusting? You may think you understand what makes something sweet, salty or bitter, but David Pogue gets a taste of a much more complicated truth as he ventures into labs and kitchens where everything from apple pie to Thanksgiving turkey to juicy grasshoppers is diced, sliced, dissected and put under the microscope. If scientists can uncover exactly what's behind the mouth-watering flavors and textures we take for granted every day, could they help us enjoy our food more - without packing on the pounds? duration 55:17   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1601] Michael Kranish - The Real Romney Mitt Romney has masterfully positioned himself as the front-runner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. In "The Real Romney, " a definitive, unflinching biography by Boston Globe investigative reporter Michael Kranish, with Scott Helman, readers will finally discover the true Romney. Even though he's become a household name, the former Massachusetts governor remains an enigma to many in America, his character and core convictions elusive, his record little known. Who is the man behind that sweep of dark hair, distinguished white sideburns, and high-wattage smile? Romney often seems to be two people at once: a savvy politician, and someone who will simply say anything to win. A business visionary, and a calculating dealmaker. A man comfortable in his faith and with family, and one who can have trouble connecting with average voters. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2070] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8220] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2724] Tavis talks with Golden Globe-nominated actor Jack Black, star of the indie dramedy, Bernie - a performance that's getting much Oscar buzz. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    LinkAsia [#113] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18224H] (original broadcast date: 11/01/12)
    * a look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy with Bryan Walsh of Time Magazine, Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek, and Steve Coll of the New Yorker.
    * We continue with Dr. Jonathan LaPook, medical correspondent for CBS News who witnessed the evacuation of 200 patients from NYU Langone Medical Center when generators failed.
    * We conclude with Alejandro Poire Romero, Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of Felipe Calderon.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31350Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10490H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17307H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10490H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17307Z] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10490H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18225H] (original broadcast date: 11/02/12)
    * Commissioner Ray Kelly on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
    * a political update with John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director of CBS News
    * a discussion about the history and future of books with Tim O'Reilly, Jane Frieman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Ken Auletta, and David Kastan
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2725] Tavis talks with a leading voice on the digital revolution in medicine and pioneering cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol, who talks about his text, The Creative Destruction of Medicine; and with author and MarketWatch.com columnist Jon Friedman, who shares stories from his text, Forget About Today, in which he examines the enduring legacy of folk rock superstar, Bob Dylan. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31350Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10490H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3200] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2070] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31350Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    BBC Newsnight [#17307Z] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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Wave 9 and HD 164
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Wave 10
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

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V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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