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KQED World: Wednesday, July 10, 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, July 10, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10707] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32155] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Barnes & Noble's CEO resigns, but can the one-time king of booksellers compete in a world dominated by Amazon? And, will rising mortgage rates turn potential home buyers into renters? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2941] Tavis talks with Israel's ambassador to the US Michael Oren, who weighs in on the situation in Egypt and its impact on US policy in the Middle East. Tavis also chats with former members of the pioneering hip-hop group, the Sugarhill Gang. Wonder Mike and Master Gee discuss their decades-long battle to reclaim their legacy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1103] China's Terracotta Warriors The extraordinary story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. But how was a terracotta army of this size made in less than two years using the technology of 2200 years ago? Led by archaeologist Agnes Hsu, the investigation shows that the Chinese may have used assembly lines to produce the 8,000-strong terracotta army. After the revelation of what the army really looked like when it was buried, archaeologists use biometric analysis to find out if these clay soldiers were individually modeled on living men. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4073] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2942] Tavis talks with tennis great Jimmy Connors. The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#205] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#414] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Summer of Birds This documentary details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, it chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. Narrated by Emmy-winning actress Sela Ward, the film explores the profound influence of Louisiana's natural environment and birdlife on Audubon's development as an artist and writer, and conversely, Audubon's undeniable impact on the region and its cultural identity.
    Today, the Audubon mystique is deeply ingrained in Louisiana culture, where annual community rituals keep it alive. Each year, visitors flock to Oakley Plantation, the Audubon Pilgrimage and the Audubon Bird Fest, a three-day bird-watching expedition. This program tells this colorful story through Audubon's most iconic bird images; historical re-enactments; original journal entries; interviews with wildlife painters, scientists and conservationists working to preserve Audubon's legacy; and scenes of the region's wild and fragile landscapes and its rare and threatened bird species. Cameras accompany modern-day birding enthusiasts and naturalists through Louisiana's bayous and woodsy pathways to experience their "paradise of birds" the same way Audubon did nearly 200 years ago.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Lost Bird Project This captivating nature documentary charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It follows McGrain and his brother-in-law Andy as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. An elegy to the five birds, the program is a thoughtful and sometimes humorous look at the artist and his mission. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2603] American Eagle Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak and penetrating eyes. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation, as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of extinction. Following their protection as an endangered species, bald eagles have come roaring back. Photographed by three-time Emmy-winning cinematographer Neil Rettig, this first-ever HD hour on bald eagles focuses on the drama of the nest. Even in the best of times, it's a surprisingly tough struggle to maintain a one-ton home and raise chicks until they can hunt on their own. This is an intimate portrait of these majestic raptors' lives in the wild. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1103] China's Terracotta Warriors The extraordinary story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. But how was a terracotta army of this size made in less than two years using the technology of 2200 years ago? Led by archaeologist Agnes Hsu, the investigation shows that the Chinese may have used assembly lines to produce the 8,000-strong terracotta army. After the revelation of what the army really looked like when it was buried, archaeologists use biometric analysis to find out if these clay soldiers were individually modeled on living men. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2942] Tavis talks with tennis great Jimmy Connors. The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2941] Tavis talks with Israel's ambassador to the US Michael Oren, who weighs in on the situation in Egypt and its impact on US policy in the Middle East. Tavis also chats with former members of the pioneering hip-hop group, the Sugarhill Gang. Wonder Mike and Master Gee discuss their decades-long battle to reclaim their legacy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#205] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#414] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Summer of Birds This documentary details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, it chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. Narrated by Emmy-winning actress Sela Ward, the film explores the profound influence of Louisiana's natural environment and birdlife on Audubon's development as an artist and writer, and conversely, Audubon's undeniable impact on the region and its cultural identity.
    Today, the Audubon mystique is deeply ingrained in Louisiana culture, where annual community rituals keep it alive. Each year, visitors flock to Oakley Plantation, the Audubon Pilgrimage and the Audubon Bird Fest, a three-day bird-watching expedition. This program tells this colorful story through Audubon's most iconic bird images; historical re-enactments; original journal entries; interviews with wildlife painters, scientists and conservationists working to preserve Audubon's legacy; and scenes of the region's wild and fragile landscapes and its rare and threatened bird species. Cameras accompany modern-day birding enthusiasts and naturalists through Louisiana's bayous and woodsy pathways to experience their "paradise of birds" the same way Audubon did nearly 200 years ago.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Lost Bird Project This captivating nature documentary charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It follows McGrain and his brother-in-law Andy as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. An elegy to the five birds, the program is a thoughtful and sometimes humorous look at the artist and his mission. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nature [#2603] American Eagle Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak and penetrating eyes. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation, as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of extinction. Following their protection as an endangered species, bald eagles have come roaring back. Photographed by three-time Emmy-winning cinematographer Neil Rettig, this first-ever HD hour on bald eagles focuses on the drama of the nest. Even in the best of times, it's a surprisingly tough struggle to maintain a one-ton home and raise chicks until they can hunt on their own. This is an intimate portrait of these majestic raptors' lives in the wild. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4073] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9137] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2942] Tavis talks with tennis great Jimmy Connors. The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32156] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, should the Federal Reserve start to put the brakes on its stimulus program sooner rather than later? NBR will talk to Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard. And, have you seen the back-to-school sales? Yes, it may be early July, but retailers are already pushing deals on things like notebooks, pens and erasers - and there's a big reason why. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10708] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32156] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, should the Federal Reserve start to put the brakes on its stimulus program sooner rather than later? NBR will talk to Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard. And, have you seen the back-to-school sales? Yes, it may be early July, but retailers are already pushing deals on things like notebooks, pens and erasers - and there's a big reason why. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2248] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4073] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10708] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19143] (original broadcast date: 7/10/13)
    * Guest host Al Hunt discusses immigration reform with Senator Bob Corker; Republican strategist Vin Weber and Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior editor at the National Review.
    * Guest host Matt Dowd on morality in politics with Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post; filmmaker Alex Gibney and Frank Bruni of the New York Times.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2943] Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Tom Reiss, who shares the backstory of his award-winning and fascinating biography, "The Black Count", about the real Count of Monte Cristo, Gen. Alexander Dumas. Tavis also chats with R&B singing group The Whispers. Twin brothers Wallace & Walter Scott reflect on their modern soul group's 50 years in the music-making business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#706H] The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. Their first interview is with Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and author of Dancing Naked in the Mind Field. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10708] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3378] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2248] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10708] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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