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KQED World: Monday, August 5, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Monday, August 5, 2013
  • 12:30 am
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Krakatoa This program revisits the events that led to the Indian Ocean's previously most-devastating tsunami, the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa. Using dramatic recreations and CGI, the program brings the May 20, 1883, eruption to life. The eruption reduced the island of Krakatoa to a third of its former size and sent waves that reportedly topped 100 feet high crashing onto Asian shores, killing 36,000 people. Segments of the program tie the resulting tsunami destruction to the December 26, 2004, tsunami. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 2:30 am
    Last Harvest: The Yemenis of the San Joaquin This program explores the lives and times of Muslim immigrants from Yemen who settled in California's San Joaquin Valley. Yemeni migrant workers started coming to the US in the post-1965 era when the new immigration law opened the gates to non-Europeans. While most settled in the Detroit area, a small band of villagers from the mountainous Ibb region found work in the San Joaquin Valley where they tended the vineyards that produce a yearly bounty of internationally renowned table grapes. At the peak of the sojourn migration, some 5000 Yemenis were employed in the fields. Today only several hundred remain. This is their story. duration 22:28   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4091] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2960] Tavis talks with Taylor Branch about his latest text, The King Years. The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explains his latest text, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#206] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1648H] INTERFAITH VILLAGE IN ISRAEL - Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have resumed, beginning with a State Department iftar for the two sides hosted by John Kerry on July 29. Another meeting is planned within the next two weeks. In 2011, we visited "Oasis of Peace," a village in Israel where Jews, Muslims, and Christians intentionally live together and say that Middle East peace is possible. (Originally broadcast September 23, 2011).
    CHURCHES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - "Priests generally do not talk about it. And most dioceses in the United States have no services, or very limited services, for victims of domestic violence," says Father Charles Dahm, who is leading a campaign in Chicago to change that. (Originally broadcast April 12, 2013).
    LDS PAGEANT - Last year was the 75th anniversary of the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant near Palmyra, New York, a lavish outdoor theatrical production of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, based on the Book of Mormon. R & E visited a performance and spoke with artistic director Brent Hanson. (Originally broadcast August 24, 2012).
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#108] My Louisiana Love This film traces a young woman's quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation. Monique Verdin returns to Southeast Louisiana to reunite with her Houma Indian family. But soon she sees that her people's traditional way of life is threatened by a cycle of man-made environmental crises. Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil leak are just the latest rounds in this century-old cycle that is forcing Monique's clan to adapt in new ways. Monique must overcome the loss of her house, her father, and her partner, and redefine the meaning of home. duration 1:17:09   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Out of Order Now more than ever, American citizens are discontented and disillusioned with national politics, with approval ratings for Congress consistently ranking low regardless of the party in power. Senior politicians also note the disappearance of the collegiality they once shared with peers of differing political ideologies. As a result, the ability to discuss issues from varying points of view and negotiate solutions, appears to be fading from the American political process.
    Among many topics, this program addresses the decline in civil discourse and the news media's role in it, partisan gridlock, gerrymandering, vanishing commitment to reasonable compromise, the vilification of moderates and declining civic engagement. It relies on interviews with a broad range of political experts and observers from journalists, academics and political strategists to senior elected officials. They include: journalist Bob Schieffer (CBS News), Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), Fmr Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN), Fmr Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY), Fmr Sen. John Warner (R-VA) .
    duration 27:17   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#610] Blessed Is The Match The first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, a World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, Hannah joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Hannah parachuted behind enemy lines, was captured, tortured, and ultimately executed by the Nazis. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2960] Tavis talks with Taylor Branch about his latest text, The King Years. The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explains his latest text, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2959] Tavis talks with Golden Globe winner - and 2013 Emmy nominee - actress Laura Dern, who talks about her character in the HBO series, Enlightened, which she also co-created. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#206] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1648H] INTERFAITH VILLAGE IN ISRAEL - Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have resumed, beginning with a State Department iftar for the two sides hosted by John Kerry on July 29. Another meeting is planned within the next two weeks. In 2011, we visited "Oasis of Peace," a village in Israel where Jews, Muslims, and Christians intentionally live together and say that Middle East peace is possible. (Originally broadcast September 23, 2011).
    CHURCHES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - "Priests generally do not talk about it. And most dioceses in the United States have no services, or very limited services, for victims of domestic violence," says Father Charles Dahm, who is leading a campaign in Chicago to change that. (Originally broadcast April 12, 2013).
    LDS PAGEANT - Last year was the 75th anniversary of the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant near Palmyra, New York, a lavish outdoor theatrical production of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, based on the Book of Mormon. R & E visited a performance and spoke with artistic director Brent Hanson. (Originally broadcast August 24, 2012).
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#108] My Louisiana Love This film traces a young woman's quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation. Monique Verdin returns to Southeast Louisiana to reunite with her Houma Indian family. But soon she sees that her people's traditional way of life is threatened by a cycle of man-made environmental crises. Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil leak are just the latest rounds in this century-old cycle that is forcing Monique's clan to adapt in new ways. Monique must overcome the loss of her house, her father, and her partner, and redefine the meaning of home. duration 1:17:09   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Global Voices [#610] Blessed Is The Match The first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, a World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, Hannah joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Hannah parachuted behind enemy lines, was captured, tortured, and ultimately executed by the Nazis. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4091] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9155] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2960] Tavis talks with Taylor Branch about his latest text, The King Years. The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer explains his latest text, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32174] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10726] Doping in Baseball * Terror Threat * Iran's New President * Bulger Trial * Chris Thile * Climate Change and Violence duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32174] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3006] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4091] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10726] Doping in Baseball * Terror Threat * Iran's New President * Bulger Trial * Chris Thile * Climate Change and Violence duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19161] (original broadcast date: 8/05/13)
    * Discussion about Iran's new President with Jay Solomon, Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Ray Takeyh, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations
    * Mark Mazzetti, National Security Correspondent for the New York Times and Jay Solomon on the closing of 19 US Embassies due to warnings of an unspecified threat
    * We conclude with Atul Gawande on the speed of innovation.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2961] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee reflects on embracing new challenges in his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. (Originally aired on May 1, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#902H] Boston - New York City The team lands at the doorstep of the MIT Media Lab, where they speak with a graduate assistant in the robotics department. Next, they talk with two women who created sOccket, a soccer ball that generates electricity, and the co-founder of Bamboo Bike Studio. The Roadtrippers also stop at the USA Shaolin Temple in New York City, where they meet founder Shi Yan Ming who is known for his super-human abilities-such as breaking rocks with his skull. They end the week meeting with Nat Paynter, director of water programs at Charity Water. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10726] Doping in Baseball * Terror Threat * Iran's New President * Bulger Trial * Chris Thile * Climate Change and Violence duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3396] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3006] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10726] Doping in Baseball * Terror Threat * Iran's New President * Bulger Trial * Chris Thile * Climate Change and Violence duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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