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KQED World: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10737] Turmoil in Egypt * Al Jazeera * Gay Marriage * Sportsman in Chief * Lyme Disease duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32185] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Best Buy was able to turn sharp losses into big profits. How did it engineer its comeback and can JC Penney take a page from its playbook? And, just six weeks until open enrollment. But will the new health exchanges be open for business by the deadline? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2971] Tavis talks with the man many believe is the greatest coach in the history of basketball, Phil Jackson. The legendary NBA coach sparks controversy with his new text, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. (Originally aired on June 5, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#411] Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1 From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. duration 56:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4103] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2972] Tavis talks to Stax Records' soul legend Booker T. The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, "Sound the Alarm." (Originally aired on June 27, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia Insight [#111] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Insight [#113] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#101H] Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848) / Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906 In the first episode, photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. It introduces the first inhabitants along the Bay's shores, including Native Peoples along with flora and fauna, and continues through European exploration and settlement, including Spanish, Russian and ultimately, American influences that dramatically altered the region. duration 56:28   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#102H] Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906) This episode follows San Francisco's "rapid monstrous maturity" into a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city meant radical change for San Francisco Bay. By the century's end, San Francisco Bay was the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. duration 56:29   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2810] Outback Pelicans The Australian outback is the driest place on the driest inhabited continent on the planet. It is a place you might expect to see kangaroos but certainly not waterbirds. Yet once every 10 years, rains flood into dried-up river beds and head inland to create the largest lake in Australia, and 100,000 pelicans -- a third of all the pelicans in Australia -- arrive for the event. Leaving their homes on coasts and harbors, they come to feed on fish washed in on the floods and on billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days in water twice as salty as the Dead Sea. The pelicans have come home to court and raise as many families as possible before the water and the food disappear once more. duration 54:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#411] Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1 From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. duration 56:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2972] Tavis talks to Stax Records' soul legend Booker T. The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, "Sound the Alarm." (Originally aired on June 27, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2971] Tavis talks with the man many believe is the greatest coach in the history of basketball, Phil Jackson. The legendary NBA coach sparks controversy with his new text, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. (Originally aired on June 5, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Asia Insight [#111] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Insight [#113] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#101H] Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848) / Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906 In the first episode, photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. It introduces the first inhabitants along the Bay's shores, including Native Peoples along with flora and fauna, and continues through European exploration and settlement, including Spanish, Russian and ultimately, American influences that dramatically altered the region. duration 56:28   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Saving the Bay [#102H] Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906) This episode follows San Francisco's "rapid monstrous maturity" into a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city meant radical change for San Francisco Bay. By the century's end, San Francisco Bay was the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. duration 56:29   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Nature [#2810] Outback Pelicans The Australian outback is the driest place on the driest inhabited continent on the planet. It is a place you might expect to see kangaroos but certainly not waterbirds. Yet once every 10 years, rains flood into dried-up river beds and head inland to create the largest lake in Australia, and 100,000 pelicans -- a third of all the pelicans in Australia -- arrive for the event. Leaving their homes on coasts and harbors, they come to feed on fish washed in on the floods and on billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days in water twice as salty as the Dead Sea. The pelicans have come home to court and raise as many families as possible before the water and the food disappear once more. duration 54:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4103] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9167] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2972] Tavis talks to Stax Records' soul legend Booker T. The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, "Sound the Alarm." (Originally aired on June 27, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32186] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the minutes of the last Fed meeting provide any clues as to when the central bank might start to scale back its stimulus program? And, will young Americans sign up for insurance when open enrollment begins? The answer could determine the success or failure of the President's new health law. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10738] Syria * Manning * NSA * March on Washington duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32186] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the minutes of the last Fed meeting provide any clues as to when the central bank might start to scale back its stimulus program? And, will young Americans sign up for insurance when open enrollment begins? The answer could determine the success or failure of the President's new health law. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3018] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4103] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10738] Syria * Manning * NSA * March on Washington duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19173] (original broadcast date: 8/21/13)
    An hour with actress Cate Blanchett.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2973Z] Tavis talks with award-winning comedienne-actress Carol Burnett about her book celebrating her daughter, Carrie and Me. (Originally aired on May 7, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#606] The RV breaks down as the team heads from Los Angeles to San Francisco before they interview Thomas Nazario, law professor and children's rights activist. They then go to Golden Gate Park to talk with David Miles, Jr., the "godfather of skating." Driving east into Utah, they visit the Great Salt Lake and talk with David and Sandy Jensen, theater owners. The team pushes on to New Mexico and meets up with Christina Heyniger, an adventure tourism consultant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10738] Syria * Manning * NSA * March on Washington duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3408] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3018] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10738] Syria * Manning * NSA * March on Washington duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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