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KQED World: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10567H] * "After Newtown": Video Games and Violence - Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown reports on the ongoing debate about the connections-or lack of connections-between violent video games and violent behavior.
    Also: * Cyber Attacks * Supreme Court Case * Oscar Pistorius Trial
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32055Z] Office Depot and Office Max could be the next big Wall Street merger. NBR's Suzanne Pratt takes a look at what this year's surge in mergers could mean for the markets. Dell posts better than expected results but profits slide in its latest quarter. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Carr Lanphier, Hardware Analyst at Morningstar about what could be company's last quarterly report as a publicly traded company. President Obama makes another push to get Congress to avoid another round of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes as deficit watchdogs roll out a plan to reduce government debt. NBR's Darren Gersh has a look at what the plan calls for. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2841] Tavis talks with Dwight Henry about his role in the indie drama, Beasts of the Southern Wild - winner of four Oscar nods, including best picture. The first-time actor details his story of New Orleans cafe owner turned actor, and comments on his newfound respect for actors and his future movie plans. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#302] 125 Franco's Boulevard/Nora 125 Franco's Boulevard - For 40 years, Franco the Great used his talents to paint murals on the storefront roll-down gates on 125th Street in Harlem. Re-zoning legislation and a recently passed city law threaten to remove these gates, along with the art and culture painted on them. Who will step up and preserve Franco's art in the wake of big plans to change Harlem?

    Nora - "Nora" is based on true stories of Nora Chipaumire, a dancer born in Zimbabwe in 1965. In the film, Nora returns to the landscape of her childhood and journeys through some vivid memories of her youth: family dramas, difficult love affairs and militant politics. Using performance and dance, she brings her history to life in a swiftly moving poem of sound and image. Shot entirely on location in Southern Africa.
    duration 57:48   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3325] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2842] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal, an artist who's considered an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection". Tavis also chats with R&B singer Lloyd Price. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame R&B singer recounts stories from his 60 years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2838] duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#346] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    NCRM Freedom Awards [#2012] Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 2012. This year's honorees include Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis; Dr. Bernard Lafayette, one of the 1961 Freedom Riders; Muhammad Yunis, who created Grameen Bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with micro-loans; and Dr. Rameck Hunt, Dr. Sampson Davis and Dr. George Jenkins, better known as the Three Doctors. The program includes a musical performance by Patti LaBelle. Hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1408] The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders and responding to attacks from the militant Black Power movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3106H] Raising Adam Lanza In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, in a special collaboration with the Hartford Courant, Frontline examines the life of a young man and the town he changed forever.
    Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. The mass killer had no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. In partnership with The Hartford Courant, Frontline looks for answers to the central, and so far elusive, question: "Who was Adam Lanza?"
    In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns in America. Nowhere is that conversation more intense than in Newtown itself.
    In a second story, Frontline visits Newtown, Connecticut to explore how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with our nation's gun culture and laws.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#302] 125 Franco's Boulevard/Nora 125 Franco's Boulevard - For 40 years, Franco the Great used his talents to paint murals on the storefront roll-down gates on 125th Street in Harlem. Re-zoning legislation and a recently passed city law threaten to remove these gates, along with the art and culture painted on them. Who will step up and preserve Franco's art in the wake of big plans to change Harlem?

    Nora - "Nora" is based on true stories of Nora Chipaumire, a dancer born in Zimbabwe in 1965. In the film, Nora returns to the landscape of her childhood and journeys through some vivid memories of her youth: family dramas, difficult love affairs and militant politics. Using performance and dance, she brings her history to life in a swiftly moving poem of sound and image. Shot entirely on location in Southern Africa.
    duration 57:48   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2842] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal, an artist who's considered an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection". Tavis also chats with R&B singer Lloyd Price. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame R&B singer recounts stories from his 60 years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2841] Tavis talks with Dwight Henry about his role in the indie drama, Beasts of the Southern Wild - winner of four Oscar nods, including best picture. The first-time actor details his story of New Orleans cafe owner turned actor, and comments on his newfound respect for actors and his future movie plans. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2838] duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#346] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    NCRM Freedom Awards [#2012] Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 2012. This year's honorees include Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis; Dr. Bernard Lafayette, one of the 1961 Freedom Riders; Muhammad Yunis, who created Grameen Bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with micro-loans; and Dr. Rameck Hunt, Dr. Sampson Davis and Dr. George Jenkins, better known as the Three Doctors. The program includes a musical performance by Patti LaBelle. Hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1408] The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders and responding to attacks from the militant Black Power movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3106H] Raising Adam Lanza In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, in a special collaboration with the Hartford Courant, Frontline examines the life of a young man and the town he changed forever.
    Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. The mass killer had no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. In partnership with The Hartford Courant, Frontline looks for answers to the central, and so far elusive, question: "Who was Adam Lanza?"
    In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns in America. Nowhere is that conversation more intense than in Newtown itself.
    In a second story, Frontline visits Newtown, Connecticut to explore how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with our nation's gun culture and laws.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3325] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9037] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2842] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal, an artist who's considered an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection". Tavis also chats with R&B singer Lloyd Price. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame R&B singer recounts stories from his 60 years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32056] Stocks fall on fresh signs that even Federal Reserve policymakers aren't sure how much is enough when it comes to boosting the economy. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis. More mixed numbers on the housing market. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what may be some bright spots. And, two big, and struggling, office supply companies are teaming up in a billion dollar deal. NBR's Erika Miller breaks down what the deal means for the office supply space. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10568] * "After Newtown": Medical Research Into the Minds of Mass Killers - Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior.
    * Sequestration * Sonia Sotomayor * Breakthrough Prize * Mapping the Brain
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32056] Stocks fall on fresh signs that even Federal Reserve policymakers aren't sure how much is enough when it comes to boosting the economy. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis. More mixed numbers on the housing market. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what may be some bright spots. And, two big, and struggling, office supply companies are teaming up in a billion dollar deal. NBR's Erika Miller breaks down what the deal means for the office supply space. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2148] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3325] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10568] * "After Newtown": Medical Research Into the Minds of Mass Killers - Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior.
    * Sequestration * Sonia Sotomayor * Breakthrough Prize * Mapping the Brain
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19043H] (original broadcast date: 02/20/13)
    * former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on her book "Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948."
    * a discussion about the Turtle Conservancy with Eric Goode.
    * Garry Wills on his book "Why Priests? A Failed Tradition."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2843Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director Anthony Edwards. The Golden Globe and 3-time SAG winner describes his return to network TV in ABC's new drama, Zero Hour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#607] In Santa Fe, the team interviews Celine Cousteau, filmmaker and granddaughter of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau. They then drive into West Texas and visit with Doug Baum, owner of Texas Camel Corps. Driving east to Austin, they interview Terry Lickona, producer of the television program Austin City Limits and finish up their tour of Texas in Houston where they talk with blogger and author Gwendolyn Zepeda. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10568] * "After Newtown": Medical Research Into the Minds of Mass Killers - Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior.
    * Sequestration * Sonia Sotomayor * Breakthrough Prize * Mapping the Brain
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3278] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2148] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10568] * "After Newtown": Medical Research Into the Minds of Mass Killers - Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior.
    * Sequestration * Sonia Sotomayor * Breakthrough Prize * Mapping the Brain
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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