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KQED World: Tuesday, December 18, 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.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32009Z] With just 15 days to go...President Obama and House Speaker Boehner meet again for negotiation on the fiscal cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at whether the talks are reaching a new level. What happens to stock prices if we over the fiscal cliff? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has more on what higher taxes and government spending cuts could mean for your portfolio. And, Sprint agrees to pay just over $2 billion to buy the rest of cellular technology company Clearwire that it doesn't already own. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with TheStreet.com's Joe Deaux. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3260] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10521H] Newton, Connecticut Shooting * Assault Weapons Ban * A Community Mourns * Public Policy Panel duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18256H] (original broadcast date: 12/17/12)
    * a look at the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Chairman of Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute, John Miller, former FBI official and Richard Aborn, President of the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City.
    * Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio & Joaquin Castro, representative in the Texas Legislature.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2756] Tavis talks with best-selling author Anne Lamott about her latest text, Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32009Z] With just 15 days to go...President Obama and House Speaker Boehner meet again for negotiation on the fiscal cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at whether the talks are reaching a new level. What happens to stock prices if we over the fiscal cliff? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has more on what higher taxes and government spending cuts could mean for your portfolio. And, Sprint agrees to pay just over $2 billion to buy the rest of cellular technology company Clearwire that it doesn't already own. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with TheStreet.com's Joe Deaux. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10521H] Newton, Connecticut Shooting * Assault Weapons Ban * A Community Mourns * Public Policy Panel duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2101] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#420] Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist, and a Tony nominated actor, best known for writing and starring in the hit Broadway musical In the Heights. He worked with Stephen Sondheim to translate song lyrics into Spanish for the bilingual revival of West Side Story. In this interview he talks to Maria Hinojosa about Latinos and Broadway. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#266H] Correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Memphis to examine if the city's experimental "Family Rewards" program is helping combat poverty. The program pays low-income students and their parents for everything from good attendance and good grades to regular visits to doctors and dentists. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor in New York, where Michael Bloomberg is a major backer of the program. The "American Voices" essay is by playwright Katori Hall. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 am
    Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades Travel with filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus along the Kissimmee River and surrounding regions. Meet the "Keepers of the Land" and experience a "sense of place" in the vast open spaces in the cattle country of Florida's private and public lands. Throughout the centuries, the Everglades have inspired strong emotion and debate among soldiers and poets, politicians and citizens. Its history is as broad and sprawling as the "River of Grass" itself. Although many stories have been told about the Everglades - from drainage to restoration - few have been told about where it all begins: the Kissimmee River Basin. Restoration and protection of the natural values of this vast, watery landscape may well hold the key to restoration of the Greater Everglades ecosystem. The Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades invites you to take a trip up the Kissimmee Valley back through time to discover the well-reasoned, yet unforeseen consequences of a flood control project that turned the 103-mile long meandering river full of life, into a 52-mile long, multi-million dollar over-engineered channel that drained the surrounding wetlands, caused the disappearance of large flocks of wading birds, and a significant decline of an abundant freshwater fishery. "Kissimmee Basin area ... that's one of the areas of Florida that you can still go to and, if you look for it, it's there. You can see Florida just like it was seventy-five, a hundred, or more years ago." Patrick Smith, Author, A Land Remembered. duration 56:44   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Five Rivers Five Voices Across a vast landscape, rivers cut to the very heart of life in the American West. Some are wild, some harnessed by man. Some inspire and renew us, others stand as boundaries and battlegrounds. Meet remarkable individuals who define their lives through five remarkable rivers. In his latest film, Five Rivers Five Voices, John Howe tells the story of five great American rivers and the evocative voices that define them. duration 56:40   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#420] Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist, and a Tony nominated actor, best known for writing and starring in the hit Broadway musical In the Heights. He worked with Stephen Sondheim to translate song lyrics into Spanish for the bilingual revival of West Side Story. In this interview he talks to Maria Hinojosa about Latinos and Broadway. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#266H] Correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Memphis to examine if the city's experimental "Family Rewards" program is helping combat poverty. The program pays low-income students and their parents for everything from good attendance and good grades to regular visits to doctors and dentists. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor in New York, where Michael Bloomberg is a major backer of the program. The "American Voices" essay is by playwright Katori Hall. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades Travel with filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus along the Kissimmee River and surrounding regions. Meet the "Keepers of the Land" and experience a "sense of place" in the vast open spaces in the cattle country of Florida's private and public lands. Throughout the centuries, the Everglades have inspired strong emotion and debate among soldiers and poets, politicians and citizens. Its history is as broad and sprawling as the "River of Grass" itself. Although many stories have been told about the Everglades - from drainage to restoration - few have been told about where it all begins: the Kissimmee River Basin. Restoration and protection of the natural values of this vast, watery landscape may well hold the key to restoration of the Greater Everglades ecosystem. The Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades invites you to take a trip up the Kissimmee Valley back through time to discover the well-reasoned, yet unforeseen consequences of a flood control project that turned the 103-mile long meandering river full of life, into a 52-mile long, multi-million dollar over-engineered channel that drained the surrounding wetlands, caused the disappearance of large flocks of wading birds, and a significant decline of an abundant freshwater fishery. "Kissimmee Basin area ... that's one of the areas of Florida that you can still go to and, if you look for it, it's there. You can see Florida just like it was seventy-five, a hundred, or more years ago." Patrick Smith, Author, A Land Remembered. duration 56:44   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Five Rivers Five Voices Across a vast landscape, rivers cut to the very heart of life in the American West. Some are wild, some harnessed by man. Some inspire and renew us, others stand as boundaries and battlegrounds. Meet remarkable individuals who define their lives through five remarkable rivers. In his latest film, Five Rivers Five Voices, John Howe tells the story of five great American rivers and the evocative voices that define them. duration 56:40   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2102] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8252] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2756] Tavis talks with best-selling author Anne Lamott about her latest text, Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3261] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18256H] (original broadcast date: 12/17/12)
    * a look at the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Chairman of Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute, John Miller, former FBI official and Richard Aborn, President of the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City.
    * Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio & Joaquin Castro, representative in the Texas Legislature.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32010Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17353H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3261] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18257H] (original broadcast date: 12/18/12)
    * Ken Rogoff of Harvard University on fiscal cliff negotiations and the global economy
    *a look at the film Promised Land with director Gus Van Sant, actors & co-writers Matt Damon and John Krasinski.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2757] Tavis talks with jazz artist Marcus Miller. The two-time Grammy-winning musician, composer and producer shares the inspiration for his new CD, "Renaissance," and performs a track from the disc. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32010Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3232] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2102] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32010Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3261] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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