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KQED World: Thursday, October 24, 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 24, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10783] Affordable Care Act * Detroit Bankruptcy * Detroit Poetry * Toxic Shellfish * Book Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32231] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a tale of two blue chips. Why is Boeing climbing to record highs while Caterpillar sees rough roads ahead? And, Detroit officially makes its case for bankruptcy - but not without a fight from retirees and pensioners. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3017] Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#2701] Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions The returning saga of Cloud, the wild, white stallion finds us back in the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana. Cloud is now a confident band stallion in his prime. As he rules the mountains, gathering mares and expanding his reign, the story turns to his two sons. Bolder is his by birth -- beautiful and golden, the success of his father and grandfather flowing in his veins. Flint, sired by another stallion, is the colt Cloud raised. Now, Bolder has gathered some mares of his own while Flint has joined a group of bachelor stallions, young guns roaming the mountains. Who will rise to challenge the mighty Cloud? Will nature or nurture produce the next great stallion of the Arrowheads? duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4149] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3018] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1625] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#904] Foodborne Illness E. Coli is one of several dangerous foodborne pathogens that can cause severe illness and even death. Learn from experts how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, which is often referred to as food poisoning. Meet Elizabeth Armstrong, who shares the story of her daughter's experience with E.Coli as a toddler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Living Courageously: The Spirit of Women This program celebrates the courage of women in times of crisis. It also features insights from actor and advocate Jane Seymour, and profiles 3 American women whose lives have been transformed by challenging - even devastating - circumstances. Alison Levine overcame a life-threatening heart condition to become an international mountain climber, lead the first US women's Everest expedition and head a foundation that helps Ugandan women find work as mountain guides. Once involved with drugs and alcohol, Francine Ward's near-fatal car accident transformed her; she earned her law degree and now coaches women on self-esteem issues and works with teenagers struggling with addiction. Photographer Sheila Hagler - the first member of her family to graduate from college - now works with at-risk teens in a rural Alabama community devastated by Hurricane Katrina. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1419] The Waiting Room/Let Me Down Easy Highland Hospital, a vital part of the city of Oakland, California and the surrounding county, is stretched to the breaking point. It is the primary care facility for 250,000 patients of nearly every nationality, race, and religion, with 250 patients crowding its emergency room every day. This remarkably diverse population -- and the hospital staff charged with caring for them -- is battling its way through seismic shifts in the nation's healthcare system, while weathering the storm of a national recession. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3114] Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria "Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. Frontline reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation's most prestigious hospital, where eighteen patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies, squeezed by Wall Street expectations, have abandoned the development of new antibiotics. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature [#2701] Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions The returning saga of Cloud, the wild, white stallion finds us back in the Arrowhead Mountains of Montana. Cloud is now a confident band stallion in his prime. As he rules the mountains, gathering mares and expanding his reign, the story turns to his two sons. Bolder is his by birth -- beautiful and golden, the success of his father and grandfather flowing in his veins. Flint, sired by another stallion, is the colt Cloud raised. Now, Bolder has gathered some mares of his own while Flint has joined a group of bachelor stallions, young guns roaming the mountains. Who will rise to challenge the mighty Cloud? Will nature or nurture produce the next great stallion of the Arrowheads? duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3018] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3017] Tavis talks with Patrick McCarthy, CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children's well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the US. Tavis also talks with The Nation's Greg Kaufmann about the persistence of poverty in America. Called "one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America," Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1625] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#904] Foodborne Illness E. Coli is one of several dangerous foodborne pathogens that can cause severe illness and even death. Learn from experts how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, which is often referred to as food poisoning. Meet Elizabeth Armstrong, who shares the story of her daughter's experience with E.Coli as a toddler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Living Courageously: The Spirit of Women This program celebrates the courage of women in times of crisis. It also features insights from actor and advocate Jane Seymour, and profiles 3 American women whose lives have been transformed by challenging - even devastating - circumstances. Alison Levine overcame a life-threatening heart condition to become an international mountain climber, lead the first US women's Everest expedition and head a foundation that helps Ugandan women find work as mountain guides. Once involved with drugs and alcohol, Francine Ward's near-fatal car accident transformed her; she earned her law degree and now coaches women on self-esteem issues and works with teenagers struggling with addiction. Photographer Sheila Hagler - the first member of her family to graduate from college - now works with at-risk teens in a rural Alabama community devastated by Hurricane Katrina. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1419] The Waiting Room/Let Me Down Easy Highland Hospital, a vital part of the city of Oakland, California and the surrounding county, is stretched to the breaking point. It is the primary care facility for 250,000 patients of nearly every nationality, race, and religion, with 250 patients crowding its emergency room every day. This remarkably diverse population -- and the hospital staff charged with caring for them -- is battling its way through seismic shifts in the nation's healthcare system, while weathering the storm of a national recession. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3114] Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria "Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. Frontline reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation's most prestigious hospital, where eighteen patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies, squeezed by Wall Street expectations, have abandoned the development of new antibiotics. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4149] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9213] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3018] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning jazz great Herb Alpert about his new release, "Steppin' Out." The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32232] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, who's really at fault for the botched rollout of the new health exchanges? Developers pointed fingers on Capitol Hill and tonight NBR will ask a former White House Health Care Advisor if he thinks the problems can be fixed. And, NBR will meet Wall Street's new sheriff, responsible for numerous new bank fines and find out how he's changing the way some big institutions do business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10784] Affordable Care Act * Newsmaker Interview * Intelligence Outrage * Future of the GOP duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32232] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, who's really at fault for the botched rollout of the new health exchanges? Developers pointed fingers on Capitol Hill and tonight NBR will ask a former White House Health Care Advisor if he thinks the problems can be fixed. And, NBR will meet Wall Street's new sheriff, responsible for numerous new bank fines and find out how he's changing the way some big institutions do business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3064] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4149] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10784] Affordable Care Act * Newsmaker Interview * Intelligence Outrage * Future of the GOP duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19219] (original broadcast date: 10/24/13)
    * A conversation about the roots of terrorism with Maajid Nawaz, author of "Radical: My Journey out of Islamic Extremism" and John Miller, correspondent for CBS News and a Former Assistant Director at the FBI.
    * a look at the film "All Is Lost" with director J.C. Chandor and actor Robert Redford.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3019] Tavis talks with the conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, who reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#703H] The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10784] Affordable Care Act * Newsmaker Interview * Intelligence Outrage * Future of the GOP duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3454] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3064] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10784] Affordable Care Act * Newsmaker Interview * Intelligence Outrage * Future of the GOP duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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