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KQED World: Thursday, December 13, 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.

Thursday, December 13, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32006Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3255] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32006Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10518H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * North Korea * Daily Download * Global Trek * Remebering Ravi Shankar duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2098] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1406] Coming to America Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Atlantic Crossing: A Robot's Daring Mission Visionary oceanographer Scott Glenn leads a team of passionate and daring scientists as they race against time to launch the first autonomous underwater robot across the vast and dangerous Atlantic Ocean. Destined for Spain, the 8-foort bright yellow robot named RU27, or "Scarlet," is launched off the coast of New Jersey. Throughout her journey, data collected by Scarlet is fed into oceanographic navigation and forecasting models. Engulfed by the powerful ocean, our robot hero faces extreme weather conditions, ship traffic and aggressive sea life that can terminate her mission. With limited power and never before tested hardware, Scarlet faces daunting challenges. Fighting currents and storms, she breaks world records. When unknown ocean organisms begin attaching to Scarlet, scientists risk their lives in the high seas of the mid-Atlantic to free her of biological growth. If Scarlet can successfully cross the vast Atlantic Ocean, her historic mission will inspire a future robotic oceanographic observation network critical for monitoring and predicting climate change. The robot hero, "Scarlet" now has her own exhibit in the Smithsonian Museum's Ocean Hall. "Atlantic Crossing" has been screened at the Liberty Science Center, Smithsonian Museum, NOAA and US State Department as well as 8 international film festivals. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1406] Coming to America Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Atlantic Crossing: A Robot's Daring Mission Visionary oceanographer Scott Glenn leads a team of passionate and daring scientists as they race against time to launch the first autonomous underwater robot across the vast and dangerous Atlantic Ocean. Destined for Spain, the 8-foort bright yellow robot named RU27, or "Scarlet," is launched off the coast of New Jersey. Throughout her journey, data collected by Scarlet is fed into oceanographic navigation and forecasting models. Engulfed by the powerful ocean, our robot hero faces extreme weather conditions, ship traffic and aggressive sea life that can terminate her mission. With limited power and never before tested hardware, Scarlet faces daunting challenges. Fighting currents and storms, she breaks world records. When unknown ocean organisms begin attaching to Scarlet, scientists risk their lives in the high seas of the mid-Atlantic to free her of biological growth. If Scarlet can successfully cross the vast Atlantic Ocean, her historic mission will inspire a future robotic oceanographic observation network critical for monitoring and predicting climate change. The robot hero, "Scarlet" now has her own exhibit in the Smithsonian Museum's Ocean Hall. "Atlantic Crossing" has been screened at the Liberty Science Center, Smithsonian Museum, NOAA and US State Department as well as 8 international film festivals. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2099] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8249] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 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
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3256] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32007Z] With the January 1st deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff about two weeks away...neither side appears to be giving any ground. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. The U.S. stock market is expected to be the world's best performer in 2013...at least that's the prediction of The CFA Institute's John Rogers. He'll speak with NBR's Susie Gharib. And, new rules for health care are around the corner. NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look at how small businesses are preparing for the changes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10519H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * Medicare Eligibility * Addiction * Afghanistan/Pakistan Envoy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17348H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10519H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * Medicare Eligibility * Addiction * Afghanistan/Pakistan Envoy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3256] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10519H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * Medicare Eligibility * Addiction * Afghanistan/Pakistan Envoy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18254H] (original broadcast date: 12/13/12)
    an hour with actor Jessica Chastain about her film "Zero Dark Thirty"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2754] Tavis talks with singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan about the return of the Grammy-winning band, The Wallflowers, with the new disc, "Glad All Over" - the group's first album in 7 years. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32007Z] With the January 1st deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff about two weeks away...neither side appears to be giving any ground. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. The U.S. stock market is expected to be the world's best performer in 2013...at least that's the prediction of The CFA Institute's John Rogers. He'll speak with NBR's Susie Gharib. And, new rules for health care are around the corner. NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look at how small businesses are preparing for the changes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10519H] Syria Update * Fiscal Cliff * Medicare Eligibility * Addiction * Afghanistan/Pakistan Envoy duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3229] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2099] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32007Z] With the January 1st deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff about two weeks away...neither side appears to be giving any ground. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. The U.S. stock market is expected to be the world's best performer in 2013...at least that's the prediction of The CFA Institute's John Rogers. He'll speak with NBR's Susie Gharib. And, new rules for health care are around the corner. NBR's Diane Eastabrook takes a look at how small businesses are preparing for the changes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3256] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Thursday, December 13, 2012

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