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KQED World: Monday, September 16, 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.

Monday, September 16, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Global Voices [#324] The Last Tightrope Dancer In Armenia Zhora (76 years old) and Knyaz (77 years old) were once the most celebrated masters of tightrope dancing in Armenia. Today, they are the only surviving performers who can keep this ancient art alive against the current of contemporary society. Having been bitter rivals throughout their lives, a common objective has finally brought them together: to train the only student of tightrope dancing left in the country. Hovsep, a 16-year-old orphan boy, has to decide whether or not to accept the role of the last tightrope dancer in Armenia, in a society that has abandoned both him and the art of tightrope dancing. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Carrier [#107] Rites of Passage The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return hours later, still carrying the same bombs. As the Nimitz crosses the equator, the entire ship takes part in the Crossing the Line Ceremony, an ancient maritime ritual. In the middle of flight operations, a storm arises in the South Indian Ocean. The deck pitches violently, turning the already dangerous task of landing on the carrier into a nail-biting, heart-pounding drama. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Carrier [#108] True Believers This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission of the ship and the president's call to arms. The major religious groups on board are Catholic and Protestant, but there also is a coven of Wiccans, as well as a Pentecostal group whose newest member is challenged by the duality of his beliefs and the temptations of liberty as the ship drops anchor in Perth, Australia. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Asia This Week [#324] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2990] Tavis talks with Douglas Jones, lead prosecutor in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing case. The former US attorney reflects on the significance of events in Alabama 50 years ago. Tavis also talks with Lisa McNair and Dianne Braddock, sisters of two of the young victims of the explosion. In separate conversations, they comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the US. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#212] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1702] THE SYRIA CONFLICT - Can diplomacy replace missile strikes in the crisis over chemical weapons in Syria? William Galston, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, talks with Bob Abernethy and Kim Lawton about the moral choices now as the US decides how to proceed.
    BIRMINGHAM CHURCH BOMBING 50TH ANNIVERSARY - Less than 3 weeks after the 1963 March on Washington, on Sunday, September 15th, a Ku Klux Klan-planted bomb went off at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama, just before the 11 am worship service began. 4 young girls were killed, and the entire nation was rocked by the tragedy. Kim Lawton looks at the impact of the bombing and how, 50 years later, the church hopes to be a witness of the past and a sign of hope for the future.
    KEVER AVOT - Rabbi David Wolpe, of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, talks about the Jewish practice, Kever Avot. During the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur - a time of prayer, repentance and charity - many Jews visit the graves of their loved ones and ancestors. Rabbi Wolpe leads a community Kever Avot service at Mt. Sinai Hollywood Hills Memorial Park.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#102] Africa Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingoes, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild [#102] We Live with the Land (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#601] Where Heaven Meets Hell Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#324] The Last Tightrope Dancer In Armenia Zhora (76 years old) and Knyaz (77 years old) were once the most celebrated masters of tightrope dancing in Armenia. Today, they are the only surviving performers who can keep this ancient art alive against the current of contemporary society. Having been bitter rivals throughout their lives, a common objective has finally brought them together: to train the only student of tightrope dancing left in the country. Hovsep, a 16-year-old orphan boy, has to decide whether or not to accept the role of the last tightrope dancer in Armenia, in a society that has abandoned both him and the art of tightrope dancing. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2990] Tavis talks with Douglas Jones, lead prosecutor in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing case. The former US attorney reflects on the significance of events in Alabama 50 years ago. Tavis also talks with Lisa McNair and Dianne Braddock, sisters of two of the young victims of the explosion. In separate conversations, they comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the US. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2989] Tavis talks health with one of America's foremost cardiothoracic surgeons and host of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz. The prominent health expert previews season 5 of his Emmy-winning syndicated TV show. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#212] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1702] THE SYRIA CONFLICT - Can diplomacy replace missile strikes in the crisis over chemical weapons in Syria? William Galston, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, talks with Bob Abernethy and Kim Lawton about the moral choices now as the US decides how to proceed.
    BIRMINGHAM CHURCH BOMBING 50TH ANNIVERSARY - Less than 3 weeks after the 1963 March on Washington, on Sunday, September 15th, a Ku Klux Klan-planted bomb went off at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama, just before the 11 am worship service began. 4 young girls were killed, and the entire nation was rocked by the tragedy. Kim Lawton looks at the impact of the bombing and how, 50 years later, the church hopes to be a witness of the past and a sign of hope for the future.
    KEVER AVOT - Rabbi David Wolpe, of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, talks about the Jewish practice, Kever Avot. During the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur - a time of prayer, repentance and charity - many Jews visit the graves of their loved ones and ancestors. Rabbi Wolpe leads a community Kever Avot service at Mt. Sinai Hollywood Hills Memorial Park.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#102] Africa Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingoes, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild [#102] We Live with the Land (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#601] Where Heaven Meets Hell Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia This Week [#324] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9185] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2990] Tavis talks with Douglas Jones, lead prosecutor in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing case. The former US attorney reflects on the significance of events in Alabama 50 years ago. Tavis also talks with Lisa McNair and Dianne Braddock, sisters of two of the young victims of the explosion. In separate conversations, they comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the US. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32204] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the blue chip average comes within a few points of all-time highs as investors cheer the withdrawal of a top candidate to be the next Fed Chief. And, a busy agenda in Washington that includes a Fed meeting, debt ceiling debate and possible budget stalemate. How should you position your portfolio? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10756] Navy Yard Shooting * Syria * Paulson * Arctic Crab duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32204] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the blue chip average comes within a few points of all-time highs as investors cheer the withdrawal of a top candidate to be the next Fed Chief. And, a busy agenda in Washington that includes a Fed meeting, debt ceiling debate and possible budget stalemate. How should you position your portfolio? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3036] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4121] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10756] Navy Yard Shooting * Syria * Paulson * Arctic Crab duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19191H] (original broadcast date: 9/16/13)
    * Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times
    * Astro Teller of Google X, discusses Google's upcoming projects and it's continued search of innovation < br />* Ricky Gervais on his new Netflix series "Derek."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2991] Tavis talks with long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad about her epic journey from Cuba to Florida. The world-class athlete reflects on the mental, physical and spiritual strength that brought her to her goal. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1001H] Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone Joined by the common desire to get out of their comfort zones, a new team of Roadtrippers embarks on a cross-country journey to interview innovative Leaders who can provide insight on building a fulfilling life. Roadtripper Jackie has just earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry at the University of Texas, and left her home in Mexico to do so. With her family's high hopes hinging on her success, she seeks to find a balance between her academic demands and outside interests. Recent-grad Megan has always wanted to become a teacher, but feels she must break out of her insulated surroundings to determine whether that dream is still right for her. Zachariah, an animated student at Ohio State, seeks to channel his many interests into one concrete path. After meeting each other (and their 36-foot home-on-wheels), the crew hits the beach to interview Dr. Graeme Rae, the Chief Scientist for Surfline.com, who discusses leaving the world of academia to help surfers score waves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10756] Navy Yard Shooting * Syria * Paulson * Arctic Crab duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3426] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3036] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10756] Navy Yard Shooting * Syria * Paulson * Arctic Crab duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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