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KQED World: Thursday, June 20, 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.

Thursday, June 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10653] Afghan Government Refuses Peace Negotiations with Taliban * President Obama Calls for Decrease in Nuclear Weapons * Cicadas Return After a 17-Year Hibernation * The Continuing Debate on Immigration Reform * A Call for Humanities in Higher Education duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32141Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his long-awaited press conference and gives the market a big hint as to the future of his stimulus program. NBR will ask Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics what it means for the economy and Jim Paulsen of Wells Fargo what it means for the market and your investments. And, the American Medical Association classifies obesity as a disease - and it could have implications for doctors, patients, insurers and health care costs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2927] Tavis talks with Val Kilmer. One of the most prolific actors of his generation, he shares the backstory of his new one-man show, Citizen Twain. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1101H] Lost Ships of Rome In 2009 a team of marine archeologists, carrying out a sonar survey of the seabed around the remote Italian island of Ventotene, made an astonishing discovery. The wrecks of five ancient Roman ships were found in pristine condition, each one fully laden with exotic goods. Remarkably, much of the cargo remained exactly as the ancient Roman crews had loaded it, suggesting that these ships had not capsized but had gone to the bottom of the sea intact and upright. What happened to these ancient ships? What were they carrying and why had they traveled to this remote, rocky island in the first place? "Lost Ships of Rome" follows the team as they explore the sites in detail, salvage artifacts and piece together the history of the ships and why they were lost at Ventotene 2,000 years ago. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4059] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2928] Tavis talks with Morgan Spurlock. The Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker talks about his new venture, the CNN original series, Inside Man, which he hosts and produces. Tavis also chats with actor Michael McKean. The multi-talented performer discusses his role as co-star of the play, Yes, Minister. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1607] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1304H] Deaf Jam National poetry slams for youth have been gaining momentum, but few, if any, deaf teens have ever been included in these contests. In this documentary, a group of New York City deaf teens reveal their passions, frustrations and senses of humor as they discover American Sign Language poetry - eventually stepping into the world of the youth poetry slams with their hearing peers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1417H] The Revolutionary Optimists Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums -- awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3108] The Retirement Gamble Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the groundbreaking special Money, Power and Wall Street, Frontline raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. The Retirement Gamble reveals how fees, self-dealing, and kickbacks bring great profits to Wall Street while imperiling the prospects of a secure future for individuals. The film questions who has the consumer's best interests in mind, and whether there is a better way to manage our retirements. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1101H] Lost Ships of Rome In 2009 a team of marine archeologists, carrying out a sonar survey of the seabed around the remote Italian island of Ventotene, made an astonishing discovery. The wrecks of five ancient Roman ships were found in pristine condition, each one fully laden with exotic goods. Remarkably, much of the cargo remained exactly as the ancient Roman crews had loaded it, suggesting that these ships had not capsized but had gone to the bottom of the sea intact and upright. What happened to these ancient ships? What were they carrying and why had they traveled to this remote, rocky island in the first place? "Lost Ships of Rome" follows the team as they explore the sites in detail, salvage artifacts and piece together the history of the ships and why they were lost at Ventotene 2,000 years ago. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2928] Tavis talks with Morgan Spurlock. The Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker talks about his new venture, the CNN original series, Inside Man, which he hosts and produces. Tavis also chats with actor Michael McKean. The multi-talented performer discusses his role as co-star of the play, Yes, Minister. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2927] Tavis talks with Val Kilmer. One of the most prolific actors of his generation, he shares the backstory of his new one-man show, Citizen Twain. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1607] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1304H] Deaf Jam National poetry slams for youth have been gaining momentum, but few, if any, deaf teens have ever been included in these contests. In this documentary, a group of New York City deaf teens reveal their passions, frustrations and senses of humor as they discover American Sign Language poetry - eventually stepping into the world of the youth poetry slams with their hearing peers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1417H] The Revolutionary Optimists Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums -- awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3108] The Retirement Gamble Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the groundbreaking special Money, Power and Wall Street, Frontline raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. The Retirement Gamble reveals how fees, self-dealing, and kickbacks bring great profits to Wall Street while imperiling the prospects of a secure future for individuals. The film questions who has the consumer's best interests in mind, and whether there is a better way to manage our retirements. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4059] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9123] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2928] Tavis talks with Morgan Spurlock. The Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker talks about his new venture, the CNN original series, Inside Man, which he hosts and produces. Tavis also chats with actor Michael McKean. The multi-talented performer discusses his role as co-star of the play, Yes, Minister. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32142Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - stocks, bonds and commodities suffer huge losses after yesterday's Fed statement. What do investors do now? One bright spot - housing. Sales spike and prices rise, but one set of buyers is on the outside looking in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10654] Immigration Debate Heats Up Over Border Security * Supreme Court Rules Against "Anti-Prostitution" Stance for AIDS Funding * HPV Vaccine Reduces Infections in Teenage Girls by Half * Does Wealth Make You Happier? * Two Championships on the Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32142Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - stocks, bonds and commodities suffer huge losses after yesterday's Fed statement. What do investors do now? One bright spot - housing. Sales spike and prices rise, but one set of buyers is on the outside looking in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2234] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4059] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10654] Immigration Debate Heats Up Over Border Security * Supreme Court Rules Against "Anti-Prostitution" Stance for AIDS Funding * HPV Vaccine Reduces Infections in Teenage Girls by Half * Does Wealth Make You Happier? * Two Championships on the Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19129H] (original broadcast date: 6/20/13)
    * Jennifer Bradley and Bruce Katz on their book "The Metropolitan Revolution."
    * Vishaan Chakrabarti of Columbia University on his book "Country of Cities."
    * a discussion about Presidential libraries with James Polshek, Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture; Robert Stern, Dean of the Yale University's School of Architecture and Margaret Russell, Editor in Chief at Architectural Digest.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2929] Tavis talks with W. Richard West, Jr., president and CEO of the Autry National Center of the American West, who explains his mission to tell the compelling story of the American West and the people who created its history and shape the present and future. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#601H] 3 young Americans fly to New Zealand to embark on a 4-week roadtrip on the other side of the world. Meeting up in Los Angeles, Ray, Fawna, and Allison fly to Auckland. Upon arrival, they paint their RV home and experience the challenge of driving on the other side of the road. Soon, they head out for their first interview with adventurer and mountain climber Peter Hillary. They then meet up with fashion designer Trelise Cooper and hip-hop and graffiti artist DLT. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10654] Immigration Debate Heats Up Over Border Security * Supreme Court Rules Against "Anti-Prostitution" Stance for AIDS Funding * HPV Vaccine Reduces Infections in Teenage Girls by Half * Does Wealth Make You Happier? * Two Championships on the Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3364] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2234] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10654] Immigration Debate Heats Up Over Border Security * Supreme Court Rules Against "Anti-Prostitution" Stance for AIDS Funding * HPV Vaccine Reduces Infections in Teenage Girls by Half * Does Wealth Make You Happier? * Two Championships on the Line duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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