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KQED World: Wednesday, February 27, 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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10572H] Sequester * Secretary of Defense * Supreme Court Cases * Kenyan Election * Gloria Steinem: "Makers: Women Who Make America" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32060Z] Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke shows signs that the central bank will continue buying government bonds to help support the economy. NBR's Darren Gersh has more from Washington. The housing recovery continues building ground with new home sales and prices hitting multi-year highs. NBR's Erika Miller has details on whether the recovery is sustainable. And, the banking business may have fewer employees but Wall Street bonuses are up. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at the latest numbers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2846] Tavis talks with an American blues original, musician Taj Mahal. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    American Masters [#2602H] Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll During the 1940s, 50s and 60s, Southern-born, Chicago-raised and New York-made Sister Rosetta Tharpe introduced the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of popular rock 'n roll, inspiring the male icons of the genre. This flamboyant African-American gospel superstar, with her spectacular virtuosity on the newly electrified guitar, was a natural-born performer and a rebel - one of the most important singer-musicians of the 20th century. She is acknowledged as a major influence not only on generations of black musicians - including Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Isaac Hayes and Etta James - but also on white stars such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3332] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2847] Tavis talks with California's lieutenant governor and former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom about his new text, Citizenville. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2839] Cyber Security and Privacy John McLaughlin Joins Evan Hendricks and Stuart Pratt to Discuss Cyber Security and Privacy. Evan Hendricks, Editor and Publisher, Privacy Times; Stuart Pratt, President and CEO, Consumer Data Industry Association. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#347] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound Change This documentary profiles the inspirational life and distinguished career of the revered harpist. It follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor and driving force behind music-education programs for underserved minorities. The program uses her professional journey to explore the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world. duration 27:11   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1409#] Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Weiwei expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up, bulldozed his newly built studio and held him in secret detention. This documentary is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Weiwei while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1217] The Desert of Forbidden Art This story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    World Channel Special Report: Behind Stolen Part 1 WORLD CHANNEL SPECIAL REPORT: BEHIND STOLEN PART 1, produced by WGBH WORLD Channel in association with NBPC, is a companion show to AFROPOP: STOLEN. Part 1 introduces the complicated issues that have arisen in response to the filmmaker's story. duration 15:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:15 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#504] Stolen In 2007, Ayala and Fallshaw were drawn to the cause of the Polisario Liberation Front, which represents the Sahrawi people, who have long struggled for control of the Western Sahara against the competing interests of Morocco and other factions. Once they started shooting, however, they gradually stumbled on a story about modern slavery that has become hugely controversial. The filmmakers focused on a black woman in her thirties named Fetim Sellami, who is reunited with her mother through a United Nations program. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:11 am
    World Special Report: Behind Stolen A World special report that further explores the issues raised by the film STOLEN, an episode of AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2839] Cyber Security and Privacy John McLaughlin Joins Evan Hendricks and Stuart Pratt to Discuss Cyber Security and Privacy. Evan Hendricks, Editor and Publisher, Privacy Times; Stuart Pratt, President and CEO, Consumer Data Industry Association. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#347] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound Change This documentary profiles the inspirational life and distinguished career of the revered harpist. It follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor and driving force behind music-education programs for underserved minorities. The program uses her professional journey to explore the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world. duration 27:11   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1409#] Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Weiwei expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up, bulldozed his newly built studio and held him in secret detention. This documentary is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Weiwei while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1217] The Desert of Forbidden Art This story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3332] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9042] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2847] Tavis talks with California's lieutenant governor and former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom about his new text, Citizenville. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32061Z] Wall Street's rally extends to a second day helping erase much of the week's losses and pushing the DJIA to a 5 year high. NBR's Suzanne Pratt looks at what's behind the market's turn. Helping the markets higher were more commitments by the Federal Reserve to keep doing what it's doing until the economy improves. NBR's Darren Gersh has details. And, every company wants a globally recognized brand but what happens when artists start including them in their art. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the debate around corporate logos in art. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10573H] Voting Rights Act * Gun Control * Working From Home * Climate Change *Van Cliburn * Rosa Parks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32061Z] Wall Street's rally extends to a second day helping erase much of the week's losses and pushing the DJIA to a 5 year high. NBR's Suzanne Pratt looks at what's behind the market's turn. Helping the markets higher were more commitments by the Federal Reserve to keep doing what it's doing until the economy improves. NBR's Darren Gersh has details. And, every company wants a globally recognized brand but what happens when artists start including them in their art. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at the debate around corporate logos in art. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2153] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3332] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10573H] Voting Rights Act * Gun Control * Working From Home * Climate Change *Van Cliburn * Rosa Parks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19048H] (original broadcast date: 02/27/13)
    * A conversation with 6-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks.
    * Taylor Branch, author and historian, best known for his award-winning trilogy of books chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the history of the American civil rights movement.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2848] Tavis talks with groundbreaking funnyman George Wallace. One of America's most successful comedians reflects on being a resident headliner in Las Vegas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#803H] Las Vegas, Phoenix After arriving in Las Vegas, NV, the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. Afterward, the team gets back on the road where - after taking in the picturesque scenery at the Grand Canyon - they head to Phoenix, AZ., to speak with Larry Colbert, a blind motivational speaker and author. The Roadtrippers hear Larry's moving story of overcoming obstacles to do what made him happy, despite others not believing in him. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10573H] Voting Rights Act * Gun Control * Working From Home * Climate Change *Van Cliburn * Rosa Parks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3283] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2153] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10573H] Voting Rights Act * Gun Control * Working From Home * Climate Change *Van Cliburn * Rosa Parks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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