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KQED World: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10633] Recovery in Oklahoma * IRS Scrutiny Mounts * Factory Conditions in Bangladesh * Immigration Reform * Operatic Outreach duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32121] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hints at when the central bank may start reeling in all the stimulus and it could be sooner than many think. NBR talks to JPMorgan Chief Economist Bruce Kasman about what it could mean for your money. And, a game changer in health care. In part two of our series, we'll look at how real-time data is helping doctors treat patients so they stay healthy and out of the hospital. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2907] Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth "Papers" is the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status. Eleven million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. Of those, four and a half million were brought to the U.S. as children. These are young people who were educated in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon high school graduation, find the door to their future slammed shut. 65,000 undocumented students graduate every year from high school without "papers." It is against the law to work or drive. It is difficult, if not impossible in some states, to attend college. They live at risk of arrest, detention and deportation to countries they may not even remember. Currently, there is no path to citizenship for most of these young people. Graham Street Productions produced this film in association with El Grupo Juvenil (the "Papers" Youth Crew). These youth producers were actively involved in all aspects of the production. They have worked in collaboration with immigrant youth around the country who want to tell their stories and change immigration policy. duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4039] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2908] Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1603] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#908] Shingles Shingles is a viral infection that varies in severity. While on vacation, Laurie Holmes started showing signs of shingles, resulting in a long trip back home and back to health. Discover how you can avoid getting the infection and how early treatment can decrease the chance of complications and shorten treatment time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#3907H] Secrets of the Sun It contains 99.9% of all the matter in our solar system and sheds hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the universe. Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun in labs here on Earth. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. But more critically, it may help us predict and track solar storms that have the power to zap our power grid, shut down telecommunications, and ground global air travel for days, weeks, or even longer. Such storms have happened before-but never in the modern era of satellite communication. Thid episode reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star-one that might help keep our planet from going dark. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 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)
  • 7:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#602H] Can Science Stop Crime? What's the secret to stopping crime? David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology - not only to solve horrific murders, but also to try to prevent crimes. Pogue learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain to tracking the creation of a psychopath's mind. And a genius crime-stopper has made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack - not just your laptop, but your kids' toys, your pacemaker and even your car. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth "Papers" is the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status. Eleven million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. Of those, four and a half million were brought to the U.S. as children. These are young people who were educated in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon high school graduation, find the door to their future slammed shut. 65,000 undocumented students graduate every year from high school without "papers." It is against the law to work or drive. It is difficult, if not impossible in some states, to attend college. They live at risk of arrest, detention and deportation to countries they may not even remember. Currently, there is no path to citizenship for most of these young people. Graham Street Productions produced this film in association with El Grupo Juvenil (the "Papers" Youth Crew). These youth producers were actively involved in all aspects of the production. They have worked in collaboration with immigrant youth around the country who want to tell their stories and change immigration policy. duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2908] Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2907] Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1603] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#908] Shingles Shingles is a viral infection that varies in severity. While on vacation, Laurie Holmes started showing signs of shingles, resulting in a long trip back home and back to health. Discover how you can avoid getting the infection and how early treatment can decrease the chance of complications and shorten treatment time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3907H] Secrets of the Sun It contains 99.9% of all the matter in our solar system and sheds hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the universe. Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun in labs here on Earth. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. But more critically, it may help us predict and track solar storms that have the power to zap our power grid, shut down telecommunications, and ground global air travel for days, weeks, or even longer. Such storms have happened before-but never in the modern era of satellite communication. Thid episode reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star-one that might help keep our planet from going dark. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 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)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nova scienceNOW [#602H] Can Science Stop Crime? What's the secret to stopping crime? David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology - not only to solve horrific murders, but also to try to prevent crimes. Pogue learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain to tracking the creation of a psychopath's mind. And a genius crime-stopper has made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack - not just your laptop, but your kids' toys, your pacemaker and even your car. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4039] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9103] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2908] Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32122] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, another day of big swings in the market. Is this the start of a period of increased volatility and is now the time to change your long-term investment strategy? Plus, the third part of our special series focuses on the hot new job in health care and how this new key player is helping doctors and nurses improve care for everyone. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10634] President Obama's Speech on Foreign Policy * British Terror Attack * First Funeral for Oklahoma Victim * Inside Immigration Reform * Military Response to Sexual Assault duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32122] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, another day of big swings in the market. Is this the start of a period of increased volatility and is now the time to change your long-term investment strategy? Plus, the third part of our special series focuses on the hot new job in health care and how this new key player is helping doctors and nurses improve care for everyone. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2214] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4039] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10634] President Obama's Speech on Foreign Policy * British Terror Attack * First Funeral for Oklahoma Victim * Inside Immigration Reform * Military Response to Sexual Assault duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19109] (original broadcast date: 5/23/13)
    * a discussion about President Obama's speech with Philip Mudd, David Kilcullen, Karen Greenberg and more
    * author Dylan Ratigan and retired Major General Melvin Spiese on the veteran employment project
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2909] Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#901H] Portland - Cambridge A new team of Roadtrippers shares a desire to search for something bigger in life. Brooklyn, a self-proclaimed dreamer who left an unfulfilling job in New York City to move back in with her parents and eight siblings, hopes this Roadtrip will "jumpstart" her life. Elliott, a former high school English teacher, gets out of the classroom to explore a life around education, community and creativity. Nekeed escaped a rough childhood in Yonkers, N.Y., where he lost a brother to gang violence. Now, as the first male in his family to graduate college, Nekeed wants to define his next steps in life. At the New Skete monastery in New York, they interview Brother Stavros, co-founder of the monastery; he also works with its famous German Shepherd breeding program. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10634] President Obama's Speech on Foreign Policy * British Terror Attack * First Funeral for Oklahoma Victim * Inside Immigration Reform * Military Response to Sexual Assault duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3344] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2214] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10634] President Obama's Speech on Foreign Policy * British Terror Attack * First Funeral for Oklahoma Victim * Inside Immigration Reform * Military Response to Sexual Assault duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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