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KQED World: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32004Z] A key democrat talks about medicare cuts that could be part of a fiscal cliff deal. NBR's Darren Gersh speaks with Maryland Congressman Chris van Hollen. FedEx predicts today will be its busiest shipping day ever-- over 19 million packages....today is also known as "Green Monday"...and, as NBR's Erika Miller reports it kicks off one of the best weeks of the year for online retailers. For the second year in a row parts of the northeast are rebuilding after a hurricane. Ruben Ramirez reports from New Jersey on how areas un-accustomed to major storms are coming to terms with the after-math. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3253] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10516H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Labor Debate in Michigan * Making Sen$e: Tax Changes * Illegal Immigration * Sandy Flooding * Bangladesh duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18251H] (original broadcast date: 12/10/12)
    an hour with Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2751] Tavis talks with Kristen Stewart about what's next for her following the Twilight series, and why she committed to the role she plays in the upcoming feature release, On the Road. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32004Z] A key democrat talks about medicare cuts that could be part of a fiscal cliff deal. NBR's Darren Gersh speaks with Maryland Congressman Chris van Hollen. FedEx predicts today will be its busiest shipping day ever-- over 19 million packages....today is also known as "Green Monday"...and, as NBR's Erika Miller reports it kicks off one of the best weeks of the year for online retailers. For the second year in a row parts of the northeast are rebuilding after a hurricane. Ruben Ramirez reports from New Jersey on how areas un-accustomed to major storms are coming to terms with the after-math. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10516H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Labor Debate in Michigan * Making Sen$e: Tax Changes * Illegal Immigration * Sandy Flooding * Bangladesh duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2096] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#402] Bobby Sanabria Musician, conductor, and composer Bobby Sanabria has performed with Mario Bauza, Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente, and is one of the most celebrated percussionists in Latin Jazz today. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#265H] NTK examines how the Texas legislature has slashed funding to reproductive planning programs because conservative lawmakers believe they encourage abortions. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Pam Belluck, a health and science writer for The New York Times, who looks at what's happening to these programs in other states. And from "American Voices," Judy Norsigian, one of the authors of "Our Bodies, Ourselves," provides an historical account of women's health policy debates over the past 40 years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    America's Wildest Refuge: Discovering the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Tucked into a remote corner of Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place where wilderness is experienced on an epic scale. From forested lowlands in the south to the towering mountains of the Brooks Range and north to the coastal plains, this is where we can go back in time to see how the earth was before modern civilization. With sweeping views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its wildlife, and interviews with those that know it best, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this corner of Alaska. Meet the key figures that first identified this area as worthy of protection and worked to preserve it through the National Wildlife Refuge System. Meet Alaskan Native residents that live near the refuge and rely on it to maintain their ancient subsistence way of life. Meet some of the refuge's wildest residents, including musk ox, caribou, and bears, and the scientists studying them. Filmed in stunning high definition, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this distant corner of Alaska. Establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on December 6, 1960 was a milestone in conservation history. In response to concerns about rapid changes to our environment in the post war era, Americans rose to the challenge to preserve special areas including the Arctic Refuge. Here was the opportunity to protect entire ecosystems unfettered by the influence of humans. Later with the passage of the Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act in 1980, the original range doubled its size - approximately the size of the state of South Carolina - and became the refuge we know today. duration 56:04   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Olmsted and America's Urban Parks 151 years after Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) designed New York City's Central Park with Calvert Vaux, it remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amid one of the largest, tallest and most unnatural places in the world. This program, narrated by actress Kerry Washington, examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect's impact on the development of America's first great city parks in the late 19th century.
    With incredible foresight, Olmsted brought nourishing green spaces to New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Louisville and dozens of other US cities. Throughout his working life, Olmsted and his firm carried out more than 500 commissions, including nearly 100 public parks. He believed parks should serve as vital democratic spaces, where citizens from all walks of life could converge and feel restored. Prior to officially committing to landscape architecture, Olmsted worked as a New York Times correspondent to the Confederate states, the manager of a California gold mine and General Secretary of the United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War.
    Olmsted, a workaholic by today's standards, devoted the latter half of his life to creating green spaces for overworked city dwellers. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words (voiced by Oscar winning actor Kevin Kline), this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind.
    duration 57:12   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#402] Bobby Sanabria Musician, conductor, and composer Bobby Sanabria has performed with Mario Bauza, Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente, and is one of the most celebrated percussionists in Latin Jazz today. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#265H] NTK examines how the Texas legislature has slashed funding to reproductive planning programs because conservative lawmakers believe they encourage abortions. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Pam Belluck, a health and science writer for The New York Times, who looks at what's happening to these programs in other states. And from "American Voices," Judy Norsigian, one of the authors of "Our Bodies, Ourselves," provides an historical account of women's health policy debates over the past 40 years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    America's Wildest Refuge: Discovering the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Tucked into a remote corner of Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place where wilderness is experienced on an epic scale. From forested lowlands in the south to the towering mountains of the Brooks Range and north to the coastal plains, this is where we can go back in time to see how the earth was before modern civilization. With sweeping views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its wildlife, and interviews with those that know it best, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this corner of Alaska. Meet the key figures that first identified this area as worthy of protection and worked to preserve it through the National Wildlife Refuge System. Meet Alaskan Native residents that live near the refuge and rely on it to maintain their ancient subsistence way of life. Meet some of the refuge's wildest residents, including musk ox, caribou, and bears, and the scientists studying them. Filmed in stunning high definition, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this distant corner of Alaska. Establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on December 6, 1960 was a milestone in conservation history. In response to concerns about rapid changes to our environment in the post war era, Americans rose to the challenge to preserve special areas including the Arctic Refuge. Here was the opportunity to protect entire ecosystems unfettered by the influence of humans. Later with the passage of the Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act in 1980, the original range doubled its size - approximately the size of the state of South Carolina - and became the refuge we know today. duration 56:04   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Olmsted and America's Urban Parks 151 years after Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) designed New York City's Central Park with Calvert Vaux, it remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amid one of the largest, tallest and most unnatural places in the world. This program, narrated by actress Kerry Washington, examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect's impact on the development of America's first great city parks in the late 19th century.
    With incredible foresight, Olmsted brought nourishing green spaces to New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Louisville and dozens of other US cities. Throughout his working life, Olmsted and his firm carried out more than 500 commissions, including nearly 100 public parks. He believed parks should serve as vital democratic spaces, where citizens from all walks of life could converge and feel restored. Prior to officially committing to landscape architecture, Olmsted worked as a New York Times correspondent to the Confederate states, the manager of a California gold mine and General Secretary of the United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War.
    Olmsted, a workaholic by today's standards, devoted the latter half of his life to creating green spaces for overworked city dwellers. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words (voiced by Oscar winning actor Kevin Kline), this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind.
    duration 57:12   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2097] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8247] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2751] Tavis talks with Kristen Stewart about what's next for her following the Twilight series, and why she committed to the role she plays in the upcoming feature release, On the Road. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18251H] (original broadcast date: 12/10/12)
    an hour with Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32005Z] The fiscal cliff debate hits the floor of the U.S. House but not much progress is made. Warren Buffett and others tell lawmakers to look for more money from the estate tax. NBR's Darren Gersh has details. Could another major bond-buying program be on the way? We'll take a look at what's likely to come out of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. And, ever wonder what goes into making those cardboard store displays? NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at how one box company is reinventing itself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10517H] Michigan Right-to-Work Laws * Rallies in Egypt * Fiscal Cliff Series *HSBC Settlement * Ai Weiwei * Kids Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17346H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10517H] Michigan Right-to-Work Laws * Rallies in Egypt * Fiscal Cliff Series *HSBC Settlement * Ai Weiwei * Kids Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10517H] Michigan Right-to-Work Laws * Rallies in Egypt * Fiscal Cliff Series *HSBC Settlement * Ai Weiwei * Kids Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18252H] (original broadcast date: 12/11/12)
    * a look at the television series Downton Abbey with actors Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter and Joanne Froggatt)
    * Garrison Keillor, author and host of "A Prairie Home Companion"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2752] Tavis talks with Matt Damon about his latest projects. The Oscar winner recaps his new feature, Promised Land - in which he stars and also co-wrote and co-produced. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32005Z] The fiscal cliff debate hits the floor of the U.S. House but not much progress is made. Warren Buffett and others tell lawmakers to look for more money from the estate tax. NBR's Darren Gersh has details. Could another major bond-buying program be on the way? We'll take a look at what's likely to come out of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. And, ever wonder what goes into making those cardboard store displays? NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at how one box company is reinventing itself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10517H] Michigan Right-to-Work Laws * Rallies in Egypt * Fiscal Cliff Series *HSBC Settlement * Ai Weiwei * Kids Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3227] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2097] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32005Z] The fiscal cliff debate hits the floor of the U.S. House but not much progress is made. Warren Buffett and others tell lawmakers to look for more money from the estate tax. NBR's Darren Gersh has details. Could another major bond-buying program be on the way? We'll take a look at what's likely to come out of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. And, ever wonder what goes into making those cardboard store displays? NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at how one box company is reinventing itself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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