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KQED World: Monday, July 15, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Monday, July 15, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Global Voices [#119] Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States Since 1866, Cubans have lovingly played baseball, a game that represented independence and modernity. Both Cuba and the U.S. embraced the game, but in distinct ways. Set against the backdrop of the choppy history of U.S.-Cuban relations, this program documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool and how the sport has operated as both bridge and barrier between the two lands. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 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)
  • 2:00 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: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Asia This Week [#315] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#203] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1645] BLOODLESS SURGERY - For Jehovah's Witnesses receiving blood transfusions is a sin. Betty Rollin reports on a bloodless surgery program at Englewood Hospital in New Jersey which serves not only Jehovah's Witnesses but nearly all of their patients. Neurosurgeon Dr. Abe Steinberger says "The risks of giving blood in many cases outweigh the benefits of giving blood."
    GIBRAN'S LEGACY - This time of year, at many wedding ceremonies, participants read excerpts from Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet." That little book, first published in 1920, has sold 9 million copies in the US and more than 100 million worldwide. That makes Gibran the third best-selling poet of all time behind Shakespeare and Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism. But, as Lucky Severson reports, despite Gibran's lasting popularity, he remains controversial among critics.
    EGYPT'S TURMOIL - Host Bob Abernethy talks with Kate Seelye, senior vice president of the Middle East Institute, about the conflict in Egypt and the extent to which it is a struggle between that country's secularists and Islam.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#119] After Happily Ever After Emmy winning filmmaker Kate Schermerhorn's quirky, funny and movingpersonal quest for the secret to a happy marriage and for answers to some timely questions about an institution which might just be due for some review. This engaging doc features an eclectic mix of long married couples - from a couple who dress alike every day; to a pair of nudists and a newlywed pair of mothers, to a feisty English widow. A lively and world-renowned group of marriage experts - including psychologist John Gottman (who can predict divorce with 90% accuracy), marrriage historian Stephanie Coontz, and a Beverly Hills divorce attorney, ground the film in fact as they piece together the history and possible future and motivations for marriage. Along the way, Schermerhorn chronicles the joys and heartbreaks of her own marriage and finds that even the best advice can?t always guarantee a happily ever after. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Question One "Question One" is a probing and insightful look at one of the most bitterly divisive and issues facing our nation today - same sex marriage. Award winning journalists, Joe Fox and James Nubile got unprecedented access to cover both sides of Maine's historic 2009 marriage referendum election. The result is a searing documentary that brings us up close and personal to one election, that tore a state apart and was instrumental in shaping the national landscape of this fast evolving civil rights issue. In war room style fashion, "Question One" has done what no other film has; chronicles the behind-the scenes workings of the pro and anti same-sex marriage campaigns as they fought for the hearts, minds and votes of the people of Maine. For three months, the filmmakers imbedded themselves in war rooms and strategy sessions as they captured the private thoughts, fears and conflicts expressed by key leaders as well as followed the foot soldiers and volunteers as they knocked on countless doors and made endless phone calls in an attempt to persuade and plead their neighbors and strangers to vote yes or no on "Question One". duration 57:36   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#607] Invoking Justice Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#119] Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States Since 1866, Cubans have lovingly played baseball, a game that represented independence and modernity. Both Cuba and the U.S. embraced the game, but in distinct ways. Set against the backdrop of the choppy history of U.S.-Cuban relations, this program documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool and how the sport has operated as both bridge and barrier between the two lands. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    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)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#203] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1645] BLOODLESS SURGERY - For Jehovah's Witnesses receiving blood transfusions is a sin. Betty Rollin reports on a bloodless surgery program at Englewood Hospital in New Jersey which serves not only Jehovah's Witnesses but nearly all of their patients. Neurosurgeon Dr. Abe Steinberger says "The risks of giving blood in many cases outweigh the benefits of giving blood."
    GIBRAN'S LEGACY - This time of year, at many wedding ceremonies, participants read excerpts from Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet." That little book, first published in 1920, has sold 9 million copies in the US and more than 100 million worldwide. That makes Gibran the third best-selling poet of all time behind Shakespeare and Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism. But, as Lucky Severson reports, despite Gibran's lasting popularity, he remains controversial among critics.
    EGYPT'S TURMOIL - Host Bob Abernethy talks with Kate Seelye, senior vice president of the Middle East Institute, about the conflict in Egypt and the extent to which it is a struggle between that country's secularists and Islam.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#119] After Happily Ever After Emmy winning filmmaker Kate Schermerhorn's quirky, funny and movingpersonal quest for the secret to a happy marriage and for answers to some timely questions about an institution which might just be due for some review. This engaging doc features an eclectic mix of long married couples - from a couple who dress alike every day; to a pair of nudists and a newlywed pair of mothers, to a feisty English widow. A lively and world-renowned group of marriage experts - including psychologist John Gottman (who can predict divorce with 90% accuracy), marrriage historian Stephanie Coontz, and a Beverly Hills divorce attorney, ground the film in fact as they piece together the history and possible future and motivations for marriage. Along the way, Schermerhorn chronicles the joys and heartbreaks of her own marriage and finds that even the best advice can?t always guarantee a happily ever after. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Question One "Question One" is a probing and insightful look at one of the most bitterly divisive and issues facing our nation today - same sex marriage. Award winning journalists, Joe Fox and James Nubile got unprecedented access to cover both sides of Maine's historic 2009 marriage referendum election. The result is a searing documentary that brings us up close and personal to one election, that tore a state apart and was instrumental in shaping the national landscape of this fast evolving civil rights issue. In war room style fashion, "Question One" has done what no other film has; chronicles the behind-the scenes workings of the pro and anti same-sex marriage campaigns as they fought for the hearts, minds and votes of the people of Maine. For three months, the filmmakers imbedded themselves in war rooms and strategy sessions as they captured the private thoughts, fears and conflicts expressed by key leaders as well as followed the foot soldiers and volunteers as they knocked on countless doors and made endless phone calls in an attempt to persuade and plead their neighbors and strangers to vote yes or no on "Question One". duration 57:36   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#607] Invoking Justice Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia This Week [#315] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9140] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32159Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, many thought the consumer was holding up well. So why did they keep their wallets shut last month and what does that say about the health of the economy? And, how the great recession prompted an increasing number of women to take control of their money and become more financially secure. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10711H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32159Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, many thought the consumer was holding up well. So why did they keep their wallets shut last month and what does that say about the health of the economy? And, how the great recession prompted an increasing number of women to take control of their money and become more financially secure. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2251] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4076] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10711H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19146H] (original broadcast date: 7/15/13) Charlie Rose Brain Series 2, Episode 14: The Brain Initiative
    Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Thomas Insel of the National Institute of Mental Health, Story Landis of the National Institute of Health, Cornelia Bargmann of Rockefeller University and William Newsome of Stanford University.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2946] Tavis talks with Brown University professor Tricia Rose. The internationally respected scholar and director of Brown University's Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America analyzes the racial implications in the US of trials like the Zimmerman case. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#709H] The team sits down with Rep. Barney Frank in Washington D.C. After taking in the sights of the nation's capital, the team travels to Norfolk, Virginia to watch a roller derby scrimmage and interview Margaret Wagner and her fellow skaters, hoping to gain insights into how to become fearless. Finally, it is on to New York City to visit with Liz Mandarano, former lawyer-turned-yoga instructor and studio owner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10711H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3381] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2251] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10711H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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