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KQED World: Friday, January 11, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, January 11, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10539] Treasury Secretary Nomination * Bombings in Pakistan * Mortgage Lending Guidelines * Chavez Inauguration Delayed * Zero Dark Thirty duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32027] duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2813] Tavis talks with 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Aspen Institute Presents [#106] War & Peace in the Modern World On the heels of the presidential debate, which at least in part focused on foreign policy, the discussions in tonight's episode are both timely and pressing. The show opens with Jane Harman, Craig Nixon, Michael O'Hanlon, James Steinberg, Dina Temple-Raston discussing America's future military role in the world. There are enormous challenges including climate change, education, economy, failed states, terrorism, and other broad issues that affect our security and international stability. How much is our national security embedded in these broader challenges? Should we be spending more or less on our military? When should we intervene? How often should we be using drones? Should we reinstate the draft or mandatory National Service? This episode explores significant questions about the nature of war and the potential for peace. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#3285] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2814] Tavis talks with two-time Oscar winner Sally Field, star of the biopic on the 16th president, Lincoln, who describes her role as the first lady in one of this year's most talked about films. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman [#320] Rich State Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. Several states have eliminated the personal income tax and there are movements in several more to pass similar measures. What is the demonstrable economic benefit of eliminating the income tax and what are the downsides? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1101] Time at Sea Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play? Some physicists and philosophers say No-time is an Illusion; time is not real. How can that be? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Safe Harbor An incredible story of strength and determination, told through the eyes of the slaves and the people who risked their lives to save them. From free black communities to middle-class white society, groups of freedom fighters defied race and gender in one of the greatest survival stories of all time. This program follows the Underground Railroad through a little-known passage to freedom in the northernmost corner of Pennsylvania. Character voices, reenactments, documents and diaries create a vivid account of Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the Civil War. duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad In the first half of the 19th century, the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad functioned to funnel fugitive slaves from their lives in captivity to freedom in the North. A corridor of courage existed from Maryland's eastern shore through the border state of Delaware and into Pennsylvania. Two men formed an extraordinary relationship that successfully helped to free thousands of slaves. Thomas Garrett, a white Quaker abolitionist in Wilmington, Delaware and William Still, a black son of slaves in Philadelphia, (along with Harriet Tubman and many others) heroically risked their own freedom for that of others. Actors Edward Asner and Blair Underwood respectively play these roles in dramatic reenactments in this documentary, which highlights unique racial cooperation not seen again until the 1960's in America. The program includes dramatic reenactments of escapes, trials, slave auctions and clandestine meetings. duration 59:20   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Abolitionists: American Experience, The [#101H] The Abolitionists, Part One Shared beliefs about slavery bring together Angelina Grimke, the daughter of a Charleston plantation family, who moves north and becomes a public speaker against slavery; Frederick Douglass, a young slave who becomes hopeful when he hears about the abolitionists; William Lloyd Garrison, who founds the newspaper The Liberator, a powerful voice for the movement; Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose first trip to the South changes her life and her writing; and John Brown, who devotes his life to the cause. The abolitionist movement, however, is in disarray and increasing violence raises doubts about the efficacy of its pacifist tactics. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Aspen Institute Presents [#106] War & Peace in the Modern World On the heels of the presidential debate, which at least in part focused on foreign policy, the discussions in tonight's episode are both timely and pressing. The show opens with Jane Harman, Craig Nixon, Michael O'Hanlon, James Steinberg, Dina Temple-Raston discussing America's future military role in the world. There are enormous challenges including climate change, education, economy, failed states, terrorism, and other broad issues that affect our security and international stability. How much is our national security embedded in these broader challenges? Should we be spending more or less on our military? When should we intervene? How often should we be using drones? Should we reinstate the draft or mandatory National Service? This episode explores significant questions about the nature of war and the potential for peace. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2814] Tavis talks with two-time Oscar winner Sally Field, star of the biopic on the 16th president, Lincoln, who describes her role as the first lady in one of this year's most talked about films. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2813] Tavis talks with 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman [#320] Rich State Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. Several states have eliminated the personal income tax and there are movements in several more to pass similar measures. What is the demonstrable economic benefit of eliminating the income tax and what are the downsides? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1101] Time at Sea Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play? Some physicists and philosophers say No-time is an Illusion; time is not real. How can that be? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Safe Harbor An incredible story of strength and determination, told through the eyes of the slaves and the people who risked their lives to save them. From free black communities to middle-class white society, groups of freedom fighters defied race and gender in one of the greatest survival stories of all time. This program follows the Underground Railroad through a little-known passage to freedom in the northernmost corner of Pennsylvania. Character voices, reenactments, documents and diaries create a vivid account of Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the Civil War. duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad In the first half of the 19th century, the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad functioned to funnel fugitive slaves from their lives in captivity to freedom in the North. A corridor of courage existed from Maryland's eastern shore through the border state of Delaware and into Pennsylvania. Two men formed an extraordinary relationship that successfully helped to free thousands of slaves. Thomas Garrett, a white Quaker abolitionist in Wilmington, Delaware and William Still, a black son of slaves in Philadelphia, (along with Harriet Tubman and many others) heroically risked their own freedom for that of others. Actors Edward Asner and Blair Underwood respectively play these roles in dramatic reenactments in this documentary, which highlights unique racial cooperation not seen again until the 1960's in America. The program includes dramatic reenactments of escapes, trials, slave auctions and clandestine meetings. duration 59:20   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Abolitionists: American Experience, The [#101H] The Abolitionists, Part One Shared beliefs about slavery bring together Angelina Grimke, the daughter of a Charleston plantation family, who moves north and becomes a public speaker against slavery; Frederick Douglass, a young slave who becomes hopeful when he hears about the abolitionists; William Lloyd Garrison, who founds the newspaper The Liberator, a powerful voice for the movement; Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose first trip to the South changes her life and her writing; and John Brown, who devotes his life to the cause. The abolitionist movement, however, is in disarray and increasing violence raises doubts about the efficacy of its pacifist tactics. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3285] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9009] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2814] Tavis talks with two-time Oscar winner Sally Field, star of the biopic on the 16th president, Lincoln, who describes her role as the first lady in one of this year's most talked about films. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32028] It's one of the worst flu seasons in a decade. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at how all those sick days could impact a company's bottom line...and the economy. Wells Fargo posts better than expected earnings. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Stone Castle Partners Founder Joshua Siegel and breaks down the numbers. And, for those who find the gym daunting...there's Zumba. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the dance craze that's getting people moving without using the "F" word. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10540] US Troop Reduction in Afghanistan * Boeing Dreamliner * Consumer Electronics Show * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32028] It's one of the worst flu seasons in a decade. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at how all those sick days could impact a company's bottom line...and the economy. Wells Fargo posts better than expected earnings. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Stone Castle Partners Founder Joshua Siegel and breaks down the numbers. And, for those who find the gym daunting...there's Zumba. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the dance craze that's getting people moving without using the "F" word. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10540] US Troop Reduction in Afghanistan * Boeing Dreamliner * Consumer Electronics Show * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17011Z] duration 28:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10540] US Troop Reduction in Afghanistan * Boeing Dreamliner * Consumer Electronics Show * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19015] (original broadcast date: 01/11/13)
    * Lena Dunham, creator and star of the HBO program "Girls."
    * a discussion about the 2013 Oscar Nominations with Tony Scott of the New York Times; David Denby of the New Yorker; Dana Stevens of Slate; and Annette Insdorf of Columbia University.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2815] Tavis continues his conversation with actress Sally Field. In part two of his conversation with the multiple Oscar and Emmy winner, Field reflects on her work in both film and television. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#801H] Los Angeles Meet Antoine, Hannah, and Nika of team Crazy, Babbling, Sunshine. Antoine has never left Southern California, but feels that he's ready to get out and explore. Hannah left her job as a weather broadcaster in South Korea to move back to the US to figure out what she really wants to do with her life; while Nika grapples with whether she should transfer to a performing arts school or do what is expected of her. After the Roadtrippers meet for the first time in Southern California, they head to their first interview in the Green RV with LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) president Hannah Song who tells them to "tap into their inner passions." After their conversation, the team is inspired and ready to take on their next interview in Los Angeles. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32028] It's one of the worst flu seasons in a decade. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at how all those sick days could impact a company's bottom line...and the economy. Wells Fargo posts better than expected earnings. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Stone Castle Partners Founder Joshua Siegel and breaks down the numbers. And, for those who find the gym daunting...there's Zumba. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the dance craze that's getting people moving without using the "F" word. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 pm
    Truth About Money with Ric Edelman [#209H] Financial advisor Ric Edelman looks at the reality behind every golfer's dream - the legendary 17th hole at Sawgrass. Later, he gives a pedicab driver in San Francisco advice on money market funds and talks to BET found Bob Johnson about the hard lessons of his upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3250] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2120] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10540] US Troop Reduction in Afghanistan * Boeing Dreamliner * Consumer Electronics Show * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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