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KQED World: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Thursday, May 16, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10628] Holder Testimony * Sexual Assault in the Military * Preparing Cities for Weather Disasters * The Medicine Behind Angelina Jolie's Decision duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32116] Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. Google is one of this year's most talked about stocks. Today it closed above $900 a share as the company rolled out a new line of products. Will it be the first tech company to break $1,000? And, with $360m up for grabs, we'll take a look at the Powerball fever that's gripping the nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2902] Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Among B-Boys Christopher Woon's first documentary feature explores the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin' (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture. But instead of the usual generational conflict, Among B-Boys unveils a story of the modern and the traditional actually affirming each other, visually weaving between the older generation's memory of ethnicity and war and the younger generation's toprocks, footwork, freezes and power-moves. Woon focuses on three breakers - Impact and Vlln of Underground Flow, and Sukie of Velocity/Soul Rivals Crew-who reveal the path towards b-boy cultural citizenship in America, but continually steer us back to their families, history and community. Produced as a short in 2004 and originally focused on the California Central Valley, the feature film follows the expansion of the Hmong community into the Midwest, with its main protagonists now in Tulsa, Oklahoma. duration 55:24   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4034] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2903] Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1602] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4002H] Decoding Neanderthals Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans - people physically identical to us today - left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. Then, in 2010, a team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announced stunning news. Not only had they reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome - an extraordinary technical feat that would have seemed impossible only a decade ago - but their analysis showed that "we" modern humans had interbred with Neanderthals, leaving a small but consistent signature of Neanderthal genes behind in everyone outside Africa today. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1204H] Cavemen Cold Case A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. What happened here 49,000 years ago will take viewers on a much bigger journey - from El Sidron to the other end of the Iberian Peninsula, where scientists are excavating beneath the seas off Gibraltar in search of Neanderthal sites. duration 53:51   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#601H] What Makes Us Human? Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Among B-Boys Christopher Woon's first documentary feature explores the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin' (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture. But instead of the usual generational conflict, Among B-Boys unveils a story of the modern and the traditional actually affirming each other, visually weaving between the older generation's memory of ethnicity and war and the younger generation's toprocks, footwork, freezes and power-moves. Woon focuses on three breakers - Impact and Vlln of Underground Flow, and Sukie of Velocity/Soul Rivals Crew-who reveal the path towards b-boy cultural citizenship in America, but continually steer us back to their families, history and community. Produced as a short in 2004 and originally focused on the California Central Valley, the feature film follows the expansion of the Hmong community into the Midwest, with its main protagonists now in Tulsa, Oklahoma. duration 55:24   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2903] Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2902] Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1602] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4002H] Decoding Neanderthals Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans - people physically identical to us today - left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. Then, in 2010, a team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announced stunning news. Not only had they reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome - an extraordinary technical feat that would have seemed impossible only a decade ago - but their analysis showed that "we" modern humans had interbred with Neanderthals, leaving a small but consistent signature of Neanderthal genes behind in everyone outside Africa today. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1204H] Cavemen Cold Case A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. What happened here 49,000 years ago will take viewers on a much bigger journey - from El Sidron to the other end of the Iberian Peninsula, where scientists are excavating beneath the seas off Gibraltar in search of Neanderthal sites. duration 53:51   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nova scienceNOW [#601H] What Makes Us Human? Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animals who have evolved on this planet. David Pogue explores the traits we once thought were uniquely ours - language, tool-making, even laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants - and learns how much of his own DNA came from a Neanderthal ancestor. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4034] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9098] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2903] Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32117Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - You're paying less for just about everything. NBR will tell you why low inflation may be good for your wallet, but raise some questions about the health of the economy. And we have a sweet comeback story for you. Find out how Krispy Kreme cut the fat and is now rolling in the dough. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10629] Obama's Political Controversies * Obama and Erdogan Address Syria * Religion and Immigration * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32117Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - You're paying less for just about everything. NBR will tell you why low inflation may be good for your wallet, but raise some questions about the health of the economy. And we have a sweet comeback story for you. Find out how Krispy Kreme cut the fat and is now rolling in the dough. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2209] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4034] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10629] Obama's Political Controversies * Obama and Erdogan Address Syria * Religion and Immigration * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19104H] (original broadcast date: 5/16/13)
    a discussion about philanthropy and rock music with Bono, lead singer of the band U2.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2904] Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#808H] New York City / Atlanta, GA It's the last week of the team's six-week Roadtrip-and also Hannah and Antoine's first time in New York City. While there, they meet up with MMA (Mixed Marital Arts) reporter Ariel Helwani who talks about his beginnings as a shy kid to becoming one of the most notable MMA sports reporters in the world. At the end of their conversation, he stresses to the team, "don't give up on your dreams." Antoine, Hannah, and Nika then move on to their last interview at the CNN headquarters where they meet with anchor Soledad O'Brien who talks about the hard work it takes to follow a dream. Afterward, the team reflects on the events of the trip and the people they met before signing the Green RV and saying their goodbyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10629] Obama's Political Controversies * Obama and Erdogan Address Syria * Religion and Immigration * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3339] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2209] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10629] Obama's Political Controversies * Obama and Erdogan Address Syria * Religion and Immigration * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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