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KQED World: Thursday, October 3, 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.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10768] * Federal Shutdown * Affordable Care Act * Indian Brides * Civil War in Syria duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32216] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama tells investors they should be concerned because this shutdown is different. So what steps should you take to protect your money? And, the head of the Cleveland Clinic discusses the changing economics of health care landscape and the future of care. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3002] Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Tavis Smiley Reports [#301] Education Under Arrest Many public schools are still operating under the 1999 "Zero Tolerance" initiative, which tied federal funding to this mandate. "Zero Tolerance," which came about after the horrifying Columbine tragedy, demands that kids be removed from schools the first time they transgress - even for minor offenses. This puts them into the juvenile justice system - a system that those who work within its confines admit too often does a better job of punishment than rehabilitation and re-integration into schools. This program looks at the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens and the efforts to end this link. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4134] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3003] Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1622] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#901] Grief After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Take 2 For more than two decades, saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen enjoyed both a critically acclaimed musical collaboration and a nurturing father/son-type bond. This documentary traces the final stages of their act following Sifferlen's terminal diagnosis of inoperable prostate cancer. it poignantly explores the musical and interpersonal relationship between these two jazz virtuosos, as they reflect on their decades-long partnership and continue to perform together while facing a painful, yet inevitable, separation. duration 28:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1418(] Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey This film follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years. duration 1:59:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3008] Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown The definitive account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. With exclusive eye-witness testimony from key figures - including the Japanese Prime Minister and senior executives at the power company Tepco - Frontline tells the story of the workers struggling frantically to reconnect power inside the plant???s pitch-dark and highly radioactive reactor buildings; the nuclear experts and officials in the Prime Minister's office fighting to get information as the crisis spiraled out of control; and the plant manager who disobeyed his executives' orders when he thought it would save the lives of his workers. The investigation profiles the Japanese soldiers and firefighters who were drafted to cool the reactors and were wounded when the reactor housings exploded; and the families living near the nuclear plant, who unknowingly fled in the same direction as the radioactive plume, exposing themselves to dangerously high radiation levels. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Tavis Smiley Reports [#301] Education Under Arrest Many public schools are still operating under the 1999 "Zero Tolerance" initiative, which tied federal funding to this mandate. "Zero Tolerance," which came about after the horrifying Columbine tragedy, demands that kids be removed from schools the first time they transgress - even for minor offenses. This puts them into the juvenile justice system - a system that those who work within its confines admit too often does a better job of punishment than rehabilitation and re-integration into schools. This program looks at the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens and the efforts to end this link. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3003] Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3002] Tavis talks with the most successful crossover Latin artist of all time, Gloria Estefan. The 7-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, "The Standards." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1622] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#901] Grief After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Take 2 For more than two decades, saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen enjoyed both a critically acclaimed musical collaboration and a nurturing father/son-type bond. This documentary traces the final stages of their act following Sifferlen's terminal diagnosis of inoperable prostate cancer. it poignantly explores the musical and interpersonal relationship between these two jazz virtuosos, as they reflect on their decades-long partnership and continue to perform together while facing a painful, yet inevitable, separation. duration 28:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1418(] Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey This film follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a world-renowned band on their most extensive world tour in years. duration 1:59:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3008] Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown The definitive account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. With exclusive eye-witness testimony from key figures - including the Japanese Prime Minister and senior executives at the power company Tepco - Frontline tells the story of the workers struggling frantically to reconnect power inside the plant???s pitch-dark and highly radioactive reactor buildings; the nuclear experts and officials in the Prime Minister's office fighting to get information as the crisis spiraled out of control; and the plant manager who disobeyed his executives' orders when he thought it would save the lives of his workers. The investigation profiles the Japanese soldiers and firefighters who were drafted to cool the reactors and were wounded when the reactor housings exploded; and the families living near the nuclear plant, who unknowingly fled in the same direction as the radioactive plume, exposing themselves to dangerously high radiation levels. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4134] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9198] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3003] Tavis talks with Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32217] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, high anxiety in Washington. The Treasury says a U.S. default would be catastrophic and stocks did not like that one bit. The ramifications of the ongoing gridlock in the Capitol. Plus the CEO of Tenet Healthcare on what the new health care laws mean for hospitals. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10769] Gunfire Near the Capitol * Federal Government Shutdown * Syria's Civil War * Veterans and Addictive Painkillers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32217] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, high anxiety in Washington. The Treasury says a U.S. default would be catastrophic and stocks did not like that one bit. The ramifications of the ongoing gridlock in the Capitol. Plus the CEO of Tenet Healthcare on what the new health care laws mean for hospitals. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3049] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4134] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10769] Gunfire Near the Capitol * Federal Government Shutdown * Syria's Civil War * Veterans and Addictive Painkillers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19204] (original broadcast date: 10/03/13)
    * Sebastian Pinera, President of Chile
    * a look at the play "The Glass Menagerie" with actors Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brian J. Smith and Cherry Jones.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3004] Tavis talks with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his latest CD. Described as having "the next great voice in jazz," Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#908H] In-Studio Interviews: Mike Song and Paul Dateh Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Hannah and Mariana interview Mike Song, Assistant Choreographer for the film Step Up Revolution, and Paul Dateh, a Hip-Hop Violinist and Youtube Sensation. Audience members learn about the struggle Paul faced in pursuing his life dream, and how he overcame 'The Noise' of doubt directed at him from others. Paul gives the audience a performance of his work before handing the stage off to Mike Song. Addressing his own struggle with "The Noise," Mike shares the roadblocks he's faced, and provides a unique perspective on staying true to his path. The two guests join series director Maya to present a combined music and dance performance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10769] Gunfire Near the Capitol * Federal Government Shutdown * Syria's Civil War * Veterans and Addictive Painkillers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3439] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3049] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10769] Gunfire Near the Capitol * Federal Government Shutdown * Syria's Civil War * Veterans and Addictive Painkillers duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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