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KQED World: Wednesday, December 12, 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.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 3:30 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
  • 4:00 am
    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 am
    Democracy Now! [#2097] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#505] The Edge of the Sea Since the late 1960's, Puerto Rico's small fishing villages have undergone expansive coastal development, driven by tourism and the growing demand for beachfront property. The Edge of the Sea follows a third generation fisherman in his battle against a developer planning to build a mega condo project on one of Rincon's most popular public beaches. This film explores both sides of the privatization of public areas, and the sensitive social and environmental consequences of excessive coastal development. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 am
    War Against Microbes, The Producer Michael Schwarz (Mystery of Memory, The Body's Secret Army, Botany of Desire, Muhammad: Legacy of A Prophet), brings his gift for unraveling complex topics to the subject of infectious diseases. In the past century, the tremendous expansion of scientific knowledge about the causes of infectious diseases has helped to more than double average global life expectancy. But as far as we've come, we still face some very daunting scientific challenges. The War Against Microbes takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through some of the most important advances in our understanding of infectious diseases, focusing on the relentless efforts of Nobel Prize laureates to uncover the mysteries of the body's smallest adversaries. From the dawn of bacteriology up through today's cutting-edge research, each generation of scientists continues to pursue the same question: can we one day declare victory in the war against microbes? The filmmakers travel to California to examine the effects of polio on a survivor and then look at the work of generations of scientiest who defied conventional wisdom as they searched for a vaccine. In Australia, we meet Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, who in the 1980s encountered steep resistance when they found evidence that bacteria called helicobacter pylori caused stomach ulcers - a discovery that flew in the face of conventional medical wisdom. But nearly two decades later, Marshall and Warren were rewarded for their tenacity with the 2005 Nobel Prize. The War Against Microbes charts both the progress we've made in understanding infectious diseases and the challenges that still remain. As Barry Marshall puts it, "we have come a very long way in infectious disease science over the last hundred or so years. But don't assume that everything has been discovered." duration 28:52   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Heart of the Civil War Recounting critical battles of the Civil War, The Heart of the Civil War tells stories from some of the most fought-over U.S. territory during the War Between the States. Between 1861 and 1865, Confederate and Union forces clashed again and again for control of strategic points throughout three counties in west-central Maryland - as the war marched north-to-south from the confederacy to the union, and back again. The Heart of the Civil War recounts the war's far-reaching impact on the lives of ordinary but battle-weary Marylanders caught up in now-famous local battles, the conflicted struggles of believers in the confederate cause living on Union soil, and the turbulent, unpredictable politics of war that ultimately helped to preserve the Union. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Shiloh: Fiery Trial Compelling recreations and poignant first hand accounts bring to life the Civil War battle author Shelby Foote referred to as "a cauldron of pure hell." Shiloh, fought in south central Tennessee in April 1862, was the first large titanic battle of the war. The Union victory produced the kind of casualties the United States had never experienced, and was a harbinger of the carnage and horror that was to come. The staggering casualties of more than 23-thousand Union and Confederate soldiers sent shockwaves into every home in America,. After Shiloh, it was written, "the South never smiled." duration 46:19   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#505] The Edge of the Sea Since the late 1960's, Puerto Rico's small fishing villages have undergone expansive coastal development, driven by tourism and the growing demand for beachfront property. The Edge of the Sea follows a third generation fisherman in his battle against a developer planning to build a mega condo project on one of Rincon's most popular public beaches. This film explores both sides of the privatization of public areas, and the sensitive social and environmental consequences of excessive coastal development. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    War Against Microbes, The Producer Michael Schwarz (Mystery of Memory, The Body's Secret Army, Botany of Desire, Muhammad: Legacy of A Prophet), brings his gift for unraveling complex topics to the subject of infectious diseases. In the past century, the tremendous expansion of scientific knowledge about the causes of infectious diseases has helped to more than double average global life expectancy. But as far as we've come, we still face some very daunting scientific challenges. The War Against Microbes takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through some of the most important advances in our understanding of infectious diseases, focusing on the relentless efforts of Nobel Prize laureates to uncover the mysteries of the body's smallest adversaries. From the dawn of bacteriology up through today's cutting-edge research, each generation of scientists continues to pursue the same question: can we one day declare victory in the war against microbes? The filmmakers travel to California to examine the effects of polio on a survivor and then look at the work of generations of scientiest who defied conventional wisdom as they searched for a vaccine. In Australia, we meet Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, who in the 1980s encountered steep resistance when they found evidence that bacteria called helicobacter pylori caused stomach ulcers - a discovery that flew in the face of conventional medical wisdom. But nearly two decades later, Marshall and Warren were rewarded for their tenacity with the 2005 Nobel Prize. The War Against Microbes charts both the progress we've made in understanding infectious diseases and the challenges that still remain. As Barry Marshall puts it, "we have come a very long way in infectious disease science over the last hundred or so years. But don't assume that everything has been discovered." duration 28:52   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Heart of the Civil War Recounting critical battles of the Civil War, The Heart of the Civil War tells stories from some of the most fought-over U.S. territory during the War Between the States. Between 1861 and 1865, Confederate and Union forces clashed again and again for control of strategic points throughout three counties in west-central Maryland - as the war marched north-to-south from the confederacy to the union, and back again. The Heart of the Civil War recounts the war's far-reaching impact on the lives of ordinary but battle-weary Marylanders caught up in now-famous local battles, the conflicted struggles of believers in the confederate cause living on Union soil, and the turbulent, unpredictable politics of war that ultimately helped to preserve the Union. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Shiloh: Fiery Trial Compelling recreations and poignant first hand accounts bring to life the Civil War battle author Shelby Foote referred to as "a cauldron of pure hell." Shiloh, fought in south central Tennessee in April 1862, was the first large titanic battle of the war. The Union victory produced the kind of casualties the United States had never experienced, and was a harbinger of the carnage and horror that was to come. The staggering casualties of more than 23-thousand Union and Confederate soldiers sent shockwaves into every home in America,. After Shiloh, it was written, "the South never smiled." duration 46:19   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2098] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8248] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 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
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3255] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32006Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17347H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3255] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18253H] (original broadcast date: 12/12/12)
    * Jake Tapper, Senior White House correspondent for ABC News, discusses his book "The Outpost - An Untold Story of American Valor."
    * Ian McEwan on his latest book "Sweet Tooth."
    * Norm Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute on his book "It's Even Worse than it Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2753] Tavis continues his conversation with actor-screenwriter-producer Matt Damon. The outspoken Hollywood power player discusses his philanthropic work and his pending projects. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32006Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3228] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2098] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32006Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3255] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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