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KQED World: Thursday, January 17, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Thursday, January 17, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10543] Obama's Gun Proposals * General McChrystal * Daily Download * Lance Armstrong duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32031] Banking giants JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs post positive earnings news. NBR's Erika Miller looks at whether they'll be able to keep up the pace. The growing concern over the U.S.'s ability to pay its IOUs is turning into a debate over the definition of a "debt default." NBR's Darren Gersh has more on why Washington's wrangling could hurt the U. S. economy. And, from Chipotle to Wendy's...are fast food chains meeting investors' appetites for big returns? NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Miller Tabak's Stephen Anderson. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2817] Tavis continues his celebration of 10 years on PBS with highlights of past visits from one of the music industry's most influential artists, Prince, described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a "force of nature." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent This film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of 3 years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3291] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2818] Tavis' 10th anniversary week continues with Liberian peace advocate and Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee. Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to Tavis about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics. Also, a preview of "Vision for a New America" - a special broadcast next week on the issue of poverty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1537] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#903] Foot Pain Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#3905#] Ice Age Death Trap In a race against developers in the Rockies, archaeologists uncover a unique site packed with astonishingly preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons and other giant extinct beasts, opening a vivid window on the vanished world of the Ice Age. duration 55:41   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Life On Fire [#103H] The Surprise Salmon In Alaska, the fresh water that feeds the rivers is snowmelt from North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes. Time and again, they erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists have only just begun to piece together what might have happened nearly 2,000 years ago, when one race of salmon faced the death of their natal river and were forced back to the open ocean on an exceptional adventure. Navigating between the sulphurous waters, bears, sharks and eagles, the fish escaped the Earth's wrath to give birth to descendants that continue their pioneering journey to the heart of an active volcano. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1002H] Deadliest Battle Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 was the largest troop offensive in military history. And the Battle of Stalingrad is arguably the deadliest single battle the world has ever seen. The eventual Russian victory has long been lauded as a shining example of Stalin's military genius. He is said to have baited a much more powerful and technologically advanced German army with a carefully executed withdrawal, then caught the Nazis unprepared in a vicious city-block-by-city-block counterattack that decimated the German forces. By the time the battle was over, more than 1 million lives had been lost and the course of the war had been permanently altered. But 70 years after the battle was fought, newly uncovered documents, survivor accounts, and stunning archival footage are revealing a very different picture of a forced retreat, not a tactical one, and of fiercer fighting in the countryside that has previously been suggested. Secrets of the Dead: Deadliest Battle tells the true story of the battle that turned World War II, and established the Soviet Union as a world superpower for the looming Cold War. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent This film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of 3 years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2818] Tavis' 10th anniversary week continues with Liberian peace advocate and Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee. Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to Tavis about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics. Also, a preview of "Vision for a New America" - a special broadcast next week on the issue of poverty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2817] Tavis continues his celebration of 10 years on PBS with highlights of past visits from one of the music industry's most influential artists, Prince, described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a "force of nature." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1537] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#903] Foot Pain Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3905#] Ice Age Death Trap In a race against developers in the Rockies, archaeologists uncover a unique site packed with astonishingly preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons and other giant extinct beasts, opening a vivid window on the vanished world of the Ice Age. duration 55:41   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#103H] The Surprise Salmon In Alaska, the fresh water that feeds the rivers is snowmelt from North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes. Time and again, they erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists have only just begun to piece together what might have happened nearly 2,000 years ago, when one race of salmon faced the death of their natal river and were forced back to the open ocean on an exceptional adventure. Navigating between the sulphurous waters, bears, sharks and eagles, the fish escaped the Earth's wrath to give birth to descendants that continue their pioneering journey to the heart of an active volcano. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1002H] Deadliest Battle Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 was the largest troop offensive in military history. And the Battle of Stalingrad is arguably the deadliest single battle the world has ever seen. The eventual Russian victory has long been lauded as a shining example of Stalin's military genius. He is said to have baited a much more powerful and technologically advanced German army with a carefully executed withdrawal, then caught the Nazis unprepared in a vicious city-block-by-city-block counterattack that decimated the German forces. By the time the battle was over, more than 1 million lives had been lost and the course of the war had been permanently altered. But 70 years after the battle was fought, newly uncovered documents, survivor accounts, and stunning archival footage are revealing a very different picture of a forced retreat, not a tactical one, and of fiercer fighting in the countryside that has previously been suggested. Secrets of the Dead: Deadliest Battle tells the true story of the battle that turned World War II, and established the Soviet Union as a world superpower for the looming Cold War. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3291] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9013] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2818] Tavis' 10th anniversary week continues with Liberian peace advocate and Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee. Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to Tavis about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics. Also, a preview of "Vision for a New America" - a special broadcast next week on the issue of poverty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32032] Grounded. Regulators around the world tell Boeing to park it... pulling the troubled 787 from service. NBR's Darren Gersh has a look at the what it will take for regulators to allow the Dreamliner to fly again. From a pickup in housing to strength in manufacturing. NBR's Suzanne Pratt looks at whether the U.S. economy has finally turned a corner. And, a big earnings miss from Citigroup and a mea culpa from its new ceo. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with SNL Finacial's Nancy Bush. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10544] Algerian Hostage Operation * Gun Debate * Bradley Manning Update * India's Power System * Remembering Pauline Phillips duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32032] Grounded. Regulators around the world tell Boeing to park it... pulling the troubled 787 from service. NBR's Darren Gersh has a look at the what it will take for regulators to allow the Dreamliner to fly again. From a pickup in housing to strength in manufacturing. NBR's Suzanne Pratt looks at whether the U.S. economy has finally turned a corner. And, a big earnings miss from Citigroup and a mea culpa from its new ceo. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with SNL Finacial's Nancy Bush. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2124] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3291] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10544] Algerian Hostage Operation * Gun Debate * Bradley Manning Update * India's Power System * Remembering Pauline Phillips duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3254] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19019] (original broadcast date: 01/17/13)
    * a discussion about Mali and Algeria with Margaret Brennan of CBS News; Max Boot of the Council on Foreign Relations; Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council; and Jennifer Cooke, director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
    * actor Jeff Bridges and Zen Buddhist Bernie Glassman on their book "The Dude and the Zen Master."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3254] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2819] Any reflection on Tavis' 10 seasons of enlightening conversations on PBS has to include memorable visits with legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor. In his past appearances, the Rock and Rock Hall of Famer reflected on the rough period of his addiction and the reason he doesn't like to listen to himself on the radio. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3254] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#805H] Albuquerque, NM / Chicago, IL The Roadtrippers are in Albuquerque, NM, salvaging what they can from their burnt Green RV-the aftermath of a mechanical fire that caused the vehicle to burn down. After they decide that they want to continue their Roadtrip, a few of the Roadtrip Nation staff arrive and they're given a new Green RV named "Norm." Moving onward to Atlanta, Ga., they speak with notable portrait artist Ross R. Rossin. Next, in Chicago, Ill., they meet with entrepreneur and famed business executive Alana Ward Robinson. The Roadtrippers hear her story of struggle as an African-American female trying to make it in the burgeoning (and mainly white male) tech industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3254] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10544] Algerian Hostage Operation * Gun Debate * Bradley Manning Update * India's Power System * Remembering Pauline Phillips duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2124] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10544] Algerian Hostage Operation * Gun Debate * Bradley Manning Update * India's Power System * Remembering Pauline Phillips duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Wave 157

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XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Wave 154

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