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KQED World: Wednesday, December 19, 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 19, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32010Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3261] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32010Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10522H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Newtown Shooting * Gun Restrictions * Indian Elections * Remembering Daniel Inouye * Mr. Rogers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2102] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#506] The Story of More Stuff Three short animated documentaries change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. The stories of Bottled Water, Cosmetics and Electronics expose the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. This is a fast-paced, fact-filled look that will teach you something, make you laugh, and have you thinking twice about "more stuff." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 am
    Changing Seas [#401H] Tracking Tigers Tiger sharks are the ultimate apex predators. Scientists use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand the migrations of this magnificent species and to investigate the impacts of the world shark fin trade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Changing Gears: End of An Era Changing Gears is a documentary film about the changes in the manufacturing industry and its effects throughout the Midwest. With the historical and sociological context of the Middletown studies, the film examines the continuing decline of industry in and around Muncie, Indiana, which experienced a boom of industrial growth in the 1890s that thrived into the 1980s. The end of Muncie's manufacturing era is illustrated with the 2009 closing of Borg Warner (formerly Warner Gear). Borg Warner's legacy "the creation of the differential gear and automatic transmission" is forever tied to the U.S. auto industry and lives on each year when the winner of the Indianapolis 500 is presented with the Borg Warner trophy. duration 56:44   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Dabbawallas This documentary explores a form of work that has existed in Bombay, India for more than 100 years. Each day 4,000 Dabbawallas (box persons) deliver 100,000 lunches at high levels of reliability. This delivery system functions without any of the trappings of modern day work, such as technology, business procedures and practices, and so on. The program focuses on what people in more-developed countries can learn from workers in less-developed countries, the reliance upon human and social ingenuity for organizing rather than relying on external mechanisms such as technology, and according respect for the seldom-heard voices of disadvantaged populations in India. By Paul Goodman. duration 56:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#506] The Story of More Stuff Three short animated documentaries change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. The stories of Bottled Water, Cosmetics and Electronics expose the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. This is a fast-paced, fact-filled look that will teach you something, make you laugh, and have you thinking twice about "more stuff." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Changing Seas [#401H] Tracking Tigers Tiger sharks are the ultimate apex predators. Scientists use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand the migrations of this magnificent species and to investigate the impacts of the world shark fin trade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Changing Gears: End of An Era Changing Gears is a documentary film about the changes in the manufacturing industry and its effects throughout the Midwest. With the historical and sociological context of the Middletown studies, the film examines the continuing decline of industry in and around Muncie, Indiana, which experienced a boom of industrial growth in the 1890s that thrived into the 1980s. The end of Muncie's manufacturing era is illustrated with the 2009 closing of Borg Warner (formerly Warner Gear). Borg Warner's legacy "the creation of the differential gear and automatic transmission" is forever tied to the U.S. auto industry and lives on each year when the winner of the Indianapolis 500 is presented with the Borg Warner trophy. duration 56:44   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Dabbawallas This documentary explores a form of work that has existed in Bombay, India for more than 100 years. Each day 4,000 Dabbawallas (box persons) deliver 100,000 lunches at high levels of reliability. This delivery system functions without any of the trappings of modern day work, such as technology, business procedures and practices, and so on. The program focuses on what people in more-developed countries can learn from workers in less-developed countries, the reliance upon human and social ingenuity for organizing rather than relying on external mechanisms such as technology, and according respect for the seldom-heard voices of disadvantaged populations in India. By Paul Goodman. duration 56:11   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2103] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8253] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 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
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3262] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32011Z] President Obama urges House Speaker John Boehner to take the deal on the fiscal cliff...calling it something Republicans can be proud of. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the negotiations going on in Washington. Johnson Controls says business is looking good for 2013 but going over the fiscal cliff could change that. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Johnson Controls President & CEO Stephen Roell. And, the U.S. Treasury revs-up plans to sell its stake in General Motors. But, is the automaker ready to stand alone? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17354H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3262] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18258H] (original broadcast date: 12/19/12)
    * George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer discusses Austerity in Britain
    * Richard Stengel on Time Magazine's Person of the Year: President Barack Obama.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2758] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Noel Paul Stookey. "Paul" of Peter, Paul & Mary fame and a longtime activist describes his newest solo project, "One & Many." duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32011Z] President Obama urges House Speaker John Boehner to take the deal on the fiscal cliff...calling it something Republicans can be proud of. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the negotiations going on in Washington. Johnson Controls says business is looking good for 2013 but going over the fiscal cliff could change that. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Johnson Controls President & CEO Stephen Roell. And, the U.S. Treasury revs-up plans to sell its stake in General Motors. But, is the automaker ready to stand alone? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3233] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2103] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32011Z] President Obama urges House Speaker John Boehner to take the deal on the fiscal cliff...calling it something Republicans can be proud of. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the negotiations going on in Washington. Johnson Controls says business is looking good for 2013 but going over the fiscal cliff could change that. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Johnson Controls President & CEO Stephen Roell. And, the U.S. Treasury revs-up plans to sell its stake in General Motors. But, is the automaker ready to stand alone? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3262] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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