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KQED World: Friday, July 12, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, July 12, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10709] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32157] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks soared to record highs thanks to comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Nuveen's Bob Doll tells us where he's finding the best investment opportunities now. And, predictions of pain at the pump. How high will gas prices go and how long will it last? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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)
  • 2:00 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)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4075] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2944] Tavis talks with journalist Michael D'Antonio, author of Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal. The Pulitzer Prize winner unpacks his new text on the sexual abuse cover-ups by the Catholic Church. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#111] Chris Cleave, Gold Two ultra-competitive Olympic speed cyclists are forced to decide whether winning means more than friendship in popular British author Cleave's latest novel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Great Decisions In Foreign Policy [#408] Joint Strike: Nato and the Us in the 21st Century NATO enjoyed a surge in popularity following the quick success of its air campaign in Libya. The much needed boost in morale comes as NATO moves into its twelfth year in Afghanistan, fighting a war that many see as destined to fail. Can the NATO alliance - forged during the Cold War - ensure global stability in the 21st Century? And should the U.S. continue to foot most of the bill? Next, on Great Decisions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4005H] Building Pharaoh's Chariot Around 3,600 years ago, reliefs in Egyptian tombs and temples depicted pharaohs and warriors proudly riding into battle on horse-drawn chariots. Some historians claim that the chariot launched a technological and strategic revolution, and was the secret weapon behind Egypt's greatest era of conquest known as the New Kingdom. But was the Egyptian chariot really a revolutionary design? How decisive a role did it play in the bloody battles of the ancient world? In this film, a team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers join forces to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. They discover astonishingly advanced features, including spoked wheels, springs, shock absorbers, anti-roll bars and even a convex shaped rear mirror, leading one of them to compare the level of design to the engineering standards of 1930's-era Buicks! By driving our pair of replicas to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history. duration 55:31   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1205H] Ultimate Tut Ninety years ago in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological find in history was made: the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and its golden treasures. It made Tutankhamen the most famous name in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story has become shrouded in myth -- with many mysteries around the tomb unsolved to this day. This two-hour special combines the latest evidence from a team of archaeologists, anatomists, geologists and Egyptologists to build the ultimate picture of Tutankhamen. Blending 3D graphics, stylized reconstruction and action-adventure forensic investigation, the programs take a 21st-century approach to ancient history, following new scientific research and presenting fresh insights into how Tutankhamen was buried, why his tomb was the only one to remain intact and the enduring enigma around how he died. duration 1:53:22   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2944] Tavis talks with journalist Michael D'Antonio, author of Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal. The Pulitzer Prize winner unpacks his new text on the sexual abuse cover-ups by the Catholic Church. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    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)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#111] Chris Cleave, Gold Two ultra-competitive Olympic speed cyclists are forced to decide whether winning means more than friendship in popular British author Cleave's latest novel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Great Decisions In Foreign Policy [#408] Joint Strike: Nato and the Us in the 21st Century NATO enjoyed a surge in popularity following the quick success of its air campaign in Libya. The much needed boost in morale comes as NATO moves into its twelfth year in Afghanistan, fighting a war that many see as destined to fail. Can the NATO alliance - forged during the Cold War - ensure global stability in the 21st Century? And should the U.S. continue to foot most of the bill? Next, on Great Decisions. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4005H] Building Pharaoh's Chariot Around 3,600 years ago, reliefs in Egyptian tombs and temples depicted pharaohs and warriors proudly riding into battle on horse-drawn chariots. Some historians claim that the chariot launched a technological and strategic revolution, and was the secret weapon behind Egypt's greatest era of conquest known as the New Kingdom. But was the Egyptian chariot really a revolutionary design? How decisive a role did it play in the bloody battles of the ancient world? In this film, a team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers join forces to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. They discover astonishingly advanced features, including spoked wheels, springs, shock absorbers, anti-roll bars and even a convex shaped rear mirror, leading one of them to compare the level of design to the engineering standards of 1930's-era Buicks! By driving our pair of replicas to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history. duration 55:31   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1205H] Ultimate Tut Ninety years ago in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological find in history was made: the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and its golden treasures. It made Tutankhamen the most famous name in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story has become shrouded in myth -- with many mysteries around the tomb unsolved to this day. This two-hour special combines the latest evidence from a team of archaeologists, anatomists, geologists and Egyptologists to build the ultimate picture of Tutankhamen. Blending 3D graphics, stylized reconstruction and action-adventure forensic investigation, the programs take a 21st-century approach to ancient history, following new scientific research and presenting fresh insights into how Tutankhamen was buried, why his tomb was the only one to remain intact and the enduring enigma around how he died. duration 1:53:22   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4075] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9139] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2944] Tavis talks with journalist Michael D'Antonio, author of Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal. The Pulitzer Prize winner unpacks his new text on the sexual abuse cover-ups by the Catholic Church. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32158Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, UPS, the world's biggest package delivery company, issues a warning to investors that its earnings won't be as strong as originally thought. What does this bellwether say about the health of the economy? And, more baby boomers are taking up options trading. But do the risks outweigh the rewards? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10710] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32158Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, UPS, the world's biggest package delivery company, issues a warning to investors that its earnings won't be as strong as originally thought. What does this bellwether say about the health of the economy? And, more baby boomers are taking up options trading. But do the risks outweigh the rewards? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2250] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17193Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10710] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19145H] (original broadcast date: 7/12/13)
    * Guest host Frank Bruni discusses Italian food with Michael White, chef-owner of the New York restaurants Marea and Costate; Mario Carbone, chef-owner of Torrisi Italian Specialties, Parm and the brand-new Carbone; and Kate Krader, restaurant editor of Food and Wine magazine.
    * a look at summer movies with A.O. Scott of the New York Times, Alison Bailes of More magazine, Dana Stevens of Slate, and David Denby of the New Yorker.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2945] Tavis talks with pioneering neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart, author of High Price - a text that's part memoir and part medical investigation - who explains why the war on drugs is being fought with the wrong weapons. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#708H] Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. In Cleveland, they visit with Van Taylor Monroe, sneaker artist, whose custom-painted Obama sneakers were donated to the Smithsonian Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10710] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3380] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2250] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10710] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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