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KQED World: Friday, May 3, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, May 3, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10619] Obama Heads to Mexico * Morning-After Pill Legal & Political Battle * Deadly Month in Iraq * "The New Digital Age" * Cannibalism in Jamestown Settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32107Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - the mutual fund industry has grown to $27 trillion worldwide. Gary Johnson, CEO of Franklin Templeton, joins us to talk markets and mutual funds. Plus, healthy eating isn't cheap. NBR will show you just how much costs have risen. And ING's U.S. unit is the second largest IPO of the year. ING U.S. CEO Rodney Martin joins us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2893] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#203] Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Asia Insight [#103] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2894] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#101] Tim Egan, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The riveting story of Edward Curtis, whose now-famous Native American photographs earned him scorn and poverty during his own lifetime. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Great Decisions In Foreign Policy [#406] The Intervention Calculation The U.S., for better or worse, is often seen as the world's policeman. But the question of when to intervene in other nations' affairs with military force has long stymied American policymakers, from Afghanistan and Iraq to Libya and Syria. Why do we intervene in some conflicts and stand on the sidelines in others? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1126] A Village Called Versailles Tucked away on the eastern edge of New Orleans, a community of Vietnamese refugees has thrived for 30 years in a neighborhood they call Versailles. This film recounts the residents successful fight against the opening of a toxic government-imposed landfill after Hurricane Katrina struck and transformed their neighborhood. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    West Encounters East The Brazilian capital of Sao Paulo hosts the largest Japanese population outside of Japan. Within this little-known niche - the result of a century-old diaspora - lies a thriving arts community. This documentary explores the unique fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in the works of well-known and emerging Japanese-Brazilian artists. It examines their lifestyles, traditions, culture and art while exploring the themes of immigration, dual identity, alienation and assimilation in their work. Art historian and collector Stella M. Holmes guides viewers through Brazil's art world, introducing the artists and discussing their modes of expression and creative processes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Every Day Is A Holiday Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. Viewers explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. We discover why, despite much suffering, "every day is a holiday." duration 56:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#203] Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2894] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2893] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#101] Tim Egan, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The riveting story of Edward Curtis, whose now-famous Native American photographs earned him scorn and poverty during his own lifetime. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Great Decisions In Foreign Policy [#406] The Intervention Calculation The U.S., for better or worse, is often seen as the world's policeman. But the question of when to intervene in other nations' affairs with military force has long stymied American policymakers, from Afghanistan and Iraq to Libya and Syria. Why do we intervene in some conflicts and stand on the sidelines in others? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1126] A Village Called Versailles Tucked away on the eastern edge of New Orleans, a community of Vietnamese refugees has thrived for 30 years in a neighborhood they call Versailles. This film recounts the residents successful fight against the opening of a toxic government-imposed landfill after Hurricane Katrina struck and transformed their neighborhood. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    West Encounters East The Brazilian capital of Sao Paulo hosts the largest Japanese population outside of Japan. Within this little-known niche - the result of a century-old diaspora - lies a thriving arts community. This documentary explores the unique fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in the works of well-known and emerging Japanese-Brazilian artists. It examines their lifestyles, traditions, culture and art while exploring the themes of immigration, dual identity, alienation and assimilation in their work. Art historian and collector Stella M. Holmes guides viewers through Brazil's art world, introducing the artists and discussing their modes of expression and creative processes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Every Day Is A Holiday Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. Viewers explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. We discover why, despite much suffering, "every day is a holiday." duration 56:41   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4025] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9089] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2894] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32108] Tonight on Nightly Business Report -- A historic day on Wall Street. The bulls were out and the market hit new highs. But how long will the rally last? NBR will ask Mario Gabelli, Chairman and CEO of Gabelli Funds, where he's investing his money. Today's gains were fueled by a better than expected jobs report. So who's hiring, where are the jobs and is the economy stronger than many think? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10620] US Added 165,000 Jobs in April * Increase in Suicide Rate * Unemployment Among Older Workers * Shields and Gerson * "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32108] Tonight on Nightly Business Report -- A historic day on Wall Street. The bulls were out and the market hit new highs. But how long will the rally last? NBR will ask Mario Gabelli, Chairman and CEO of Gabelli Funds, where he's investing his money. Today's gains were fueled by a better than expected jobs report. So who's hiring, where are the jobs and is the economy stronger than many think? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2200] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17123Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10620] US Added 165,000 Jobs in April * Increase in Suicide Rate * Unemployment Among Older Workers * Shields and Gerson * "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19095] (original broadcast date: 5/03/13)
    * Harrison Ford on his film "42 "
    * Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2895] Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#709H] The team sits down with Rep. Barney Frank in Washington D.C. After taking in the sights of the nation's capital, the team travels to Norfolk, Virginia to watch a roller derby scrimmage and interview Margaret Wagner and her fellow skaters, hoping to gain insights into how to become fearless. Finally, it is on to New York City to visit with Liz Mandarano, former lawyer-turned-yoga instructor and studio owner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10620] US Added 165,000 Jobs in April * Increase in Suicide Rate * Unemployment Among Older Workers * Shields and Gerson * "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3330] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2200] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10620] US Added 165,000 Jobs in April * Increase in Suicide Rate * Unemployment Among Older Workers * Shields and Gerson * "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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