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KQED World: Thursday, January 31, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10553H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32041Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2827] Tavis talks with David Magee, screenwriter for the Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi, who reflects on the film's 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Schools That Change Communities A unique, engaging documentary that turns the current focus of education on its head. While most US schools keep their students bottled up in classrooms as a way of increasing their test scores, this very upbeat special focuses on a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states that instead break down the walls between the school and its neighborhood. By viewing their surroundings as classrooms, students are not only invigorated, but also more motivated to learn the basics and how to think critically about solving problems they and the larger world they inhabit now face. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3305] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2828] Tavis talks with Ping Fu, co-founder and CEO of Geomagic, about her memoir, "Bend, Not Break", in which she recounts her unusual journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1539] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#905] Breast Cancer In Young Women Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4004] Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby? In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh became the most famous human being on earth. When he and his wife, Anne, had a son, Charlie, the press dubbed him Little Lindy. On March 1, 1932, kidnappers snatched Little Lindy from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey. Negotiations stretched out for weeks, but Charlie never returned. His body was discovered not five miles from Hopewell. Now, Nova is reopening one of the most confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby - and why. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Life On Fire [#105] Ash Runners Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. On the flanks of this still active mountain, the vegetation has been burnt away by lava flows leaving barren stretches that are recolonized over hundreds of years. At the foot of the volcano, fields, pastures and towns have grown over the oldest lava flows. In this harsh environment, nature struggles to conquer ash and lava before the next eruption erases its efforts ... and the phoenix must rise again. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#902H] Airmen and the Headhunters This episode investigates the survival story of a crew of airmen shot down over the jungles of Japanese occupied Borneo during Word War II. A US bomber crew, stranded in a snake infested jungle, was rescued by Dayak tribesmen -- a tribe known for taking the heads of their enemies. The Dayaks fed and protected the airmen before leading them to the base of the maverick British special ops officer, Major Tom Harrisson, who was fighting a guerrilla war against the Japanese with a band of Australian Commandoes. In what is the most unlikely survival story of World War II, the Airmen's hopes of escape were left in the hands of the eccentric Major Harrisson who orchestrated their rescue by building a bamboo runway deep in the Borneo interior. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Schools That Change Communities A unique, engaging documentary that turns the current focus of education on its head. While most US schools keep their students bottled up in classrooms as a way of increasing their test scores, this very upbeat special focuses on a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states that instead break down the walls between the school and its neighborhood. By viewing their surroundings as classrooms, students are not only invigorated, but also more motivated to learn the basics and how to think critically about solving problems they and the larger world they inhabit now face. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2828] Tavis talks with Ping Fu, co-founder and CEO of Geomagic, about her memoir, "Bend, Not Break", in which she recounts her unusual journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2827] Tavis talks with David Magee, screenwriter for the Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi, who reflects on the film's 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1539] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#905] Breast Cancer In Young Women Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4004] Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby? In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh became the most famous human being on earth. When he and his wife, Anne, had a son, Charlie, the press dubbed him Little Lindy. On March 1, 1932, kidnappers snatched Little Lindy from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey. Negotiations stretched out for weeks, but Charlie never returned. His body was discovered not five miles from Hopewell. Now, Nova is reopening one of the most confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby - and why. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#105] Ash Runners Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. On the flanks of this still active mountain, the vegetation has been burnt away by lava flows leaving barren stretches that are recolonized over hundreds of years. At the foot of the volcano, fields, pastures and towns have grown over the oldest lava flows. In this harsh environment, nature struggles to conquer ash and lava before the next eruption erases its efforts ... and the phoenix must rise again. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#902H] Airmen and the Headhunters This episode investigates the survival story of a crew of airmen shot down over the jungles of Japanese occupied Borneo during Word War II. A US bomber crew, stranded in a snake infested jungle, was rescued by Dayak tribesmen -- a tribe known for taking the heads of their enemies. The Dayaks fed and protected the airmen before leading them to the base of the maverick British special ops officer, Major Tom Harrisson, who was fighting a guerrilla war against the Japanese with a band of Australian Commandoes. In what is the most unlikely survival story of World War II, the Airmen's hopes of escape were left in the hands of the eccentric Major Harrisson who orchestrated their rescue by building a bamboo runway deep in the Borneo interior. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3305] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9023] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2828] Tavis talks with Ping Fu, co-founder and CEO of Geomagic, about her memoir, "Bend, Not Break", in which she recounts her unusual journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32042Z] The U.S. sues to block a $20B beer deal. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what's at stake and why regulators think it's a bad idea for the makers of Budweiser and Corona to merge. Stocks were red hot in January. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo's Scott Wren about whether that's a green light for the rest of the year. And, the number of women starting businesses is growing. NBR's Ruben Ramirez talks to a couple of women who are cooking up business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10554H] Hagel Confirmation Hearings * Syrian Refugees * Israel and Iran * Al Gore * Pew Poll * New York Times Hacked duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32042Z] The U.S. sues to block a $20B beer deal. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what's at stake and why regulators think it's a bad idea for the makers of Budweiser and Corona to merge. Stocks were red hot in January. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo's Scott Wren about whether that's a green light for the rest of the year. And, the number of women starting businesses is growing. NBR's Ruben Ramirez talks to a couple of women who are cooking up business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2134] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3305] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10554H] Hagel Confirmation Hearings * Syrian Refugees * Israel and Iran * Al Gore * Pew Poll * New York Times Hacked duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3264] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19029H] (original broadcast date: 01/31/13)
    From the 92nd Street Y in New York City, an hour with former Vice President Al Gore about his book "The Future."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3264] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2829] Tavis talks with four-time Grammy Award-winning soul/R&B legend Aaron Neville about the backstory of his latest project, his new CD "My True Story." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3264] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#703H] The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3264] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10554H] Hagel Confirmation Hearings * Syrian Refugees * Israel and Iran * Al Gore * Pew Poll * New York Times Hacked duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2134] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10554H] Hagel Confirmation Hearings * Syrian Refugees * Israel and Iran * Al Gore * Pew Poll * New York Times Hacked duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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