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KQED World: Thursday, December 20, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Thursday, December 20, 2012
  • 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
    NHK Newsline [#3262] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 3:30 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
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10523H] Gun Control * Benghazi Attacks * Damascus * Joe Lieberman * Remembering Robert H. Bork duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2103] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1404] Hot Times In Alaska Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically - permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Digital_Man / Digital_World Only a few decades ago, computers filled entire rooms, and consumed enough electricity to power over 100 households. The Digital Equipment Corporation transformed the entire industry, making computers smaller, less expensive and more accessible. DEC's founder, Ken Olsen, led the revolution, and in the process developed innovations that became the basic principles of the Information Age. Olsen led DEC on a meteoric rise as one of the nation's largest and most successful corporations. Just as precipitously, DEC became a casualty of the industry and expectations that they had helped to create. Digital Man, Digital World presents the history of the Digital Equipment Corporation, and its lasting impact on American culture. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Linus Pauling Linus Pauling is considered one of the greatest chemists of the 20th century. A brilliant scientist and humanitarian he made revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine; then used his international fame and popularity to promote world peace. Targeted by the FBI and labeled a Communist during the height of the Cold War, Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes. duration 56:25   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1404] Hot Times In Alaska Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically - permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Digital_Man / Digital_World Only a few decades ago, computers filled entire rooms, and consumed enough electricity to power over 100 households. The Digital Equipment Corporation transformed the entire industry, making computers smaller, less expensive and more accessible. DEC's founder, Ken Olsen, led the revolution, and in the process developed innovations that became the basic principles of the Information Age. Olsen led DEC on a meteoric rise as one of the nation's largest and most successful corporations. Just as precipitously, DEC became a casualty of the industry and expectations that they had helped to create. Digital Man, Digital World presents the history of the Digital Equipment Corporation, and its lasting impact on American culture. duration 57:02   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Linus Pauling Linus Pauling is considered one of the greatest chemists of the 20th century. A brilliant scientist and humanitarian he made revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine; then used his international fame and popularity to promote world peace. Targeted by the FBI and labeled a Communist during the height of the Cold War, Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes. duration 56:25   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2104] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8254] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 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
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3263] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32012Z] An historic sale here on Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange, home to the world's greatest companies, agrees to a takeover by The Intercontinental Exchange. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at what this $8 billion dollar deal means for the 220-year-old big board. The tone in Washington turns nasty as House Republicans prepare to vote on "Plan B" for avoiding the Fiscal Cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh has details on what's next. And, 'tis the season to shop til you drop. Retailers hope the stores will be crowded this weekend and shoppers hope the lines will be short. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at "tap and go" mobile payment technology that is surging in popularity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17355H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3263] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18259H] (original broadcast date: 12/20/12)
    * a political update with with Julianna Goldman & Al Hunt of Bloomberg News
    * George Stevens, founder of the American Film Institute on his life and career in film
    * a look at the film This Is 40 with director Judd Apatow and actors Paul Rudd & Leslie Mann
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2759] Tavis talks with Damian Lewis. The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama's comment on Lewis' latest star vehicle, Showtime's Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland. Tavis also talks with Mad Men's John Slattery. The Emmy-nominated actor discusses the fifth season finale of AMC's Mad Men, the evolution of the show's depiction of women and life before fame from the award-winning series. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32012Z] An historic sale here on Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange, home to the world's greatest companies, agrees to a takeover by The Intercontinental Exchange. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at what this $8 billion dollar deal means for the 220-year-old big board. The tone in Washington turns nasty as House Republicans prepare to vote on "Plan B" for avoiding the Fiscal Cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh has details on what's next. And, 'tis the season to shop til you drop. Retailers hope the stores will be crowded this weekend and shoppers hope the lines will be short. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at "tap and go" mobile payment technology that is surging in popularity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3234] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2104] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32012Z] An historic sale here on Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange, home to the world's greatest companies, agrees to a takeover by The Intercontinental Exchange. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at what this $8 billion dollar deal means for the 220-year-old big board. The tone in Washington turns nasty as House Republicans prepare to vote on "Plan B" for avoiding the Fiscal Cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh has details on what's next. And, 'tis the season to shop til you drop. Retailers hope the stores will be crowded this weekend and shoppers hope the lines will be short. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at "tap and go" mobile payment technology that is surging in popularity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3263] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Thursday, December 20, 2012

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