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KQED World: Friday, November 15, 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.

Friday, November 15, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10799] Mistakes in the Health Care Law * Death in the Philippines * Newsmaker Interview * Iran Deal Pushback * Book Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32247] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama says Americans can keep their cancelled insurance policies. But his fix may be easier said than done. Cisco shares tumble after warning of softening demand. Does this tech bellwether have a plan to turn things around? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3033] Tavis talks with Emmy- and 3-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone. As the US marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, Stone looks back at his 1991 blockbuster film, JFK, and forward to new projects. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4165] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3034] Tavis talks with the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," R&B superstar Mary J. Blige. The multi-faceted Grammy winner discusses her first-ever holiday CD and her new film, Black Nativity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#203] Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell The latest in Richelle Mead's "Bloodline" series follows Sydney the alchemist, a human teen keeping the existence of vampires secret from the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1203] What Would It Feel Like to Be God? God is said to be all-powerful, all-knowing, all-good. But what is God's private mental life? Is this asking too much, going too far? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    POV [#2612H] Brooklyn Castle This public school powerhouse in junior high chess competitions has won more than 30 national championships, the most of any school in the country. Its 85-member squad boasts so many strong players that the late Albert Einstein, a dedicated chess maven, would rank fourth if he were on the team. Most astoundingly, I.S. 318 is a Brooklyn school that serves mostly minority students from families living below the poverty line. "Brooklyn Castle" is the story of five of the school's aspiring young players and how chess became the school's unlikely inspiration for academic success. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 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)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3034] Tavis talks with the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," R&B superstar Mary J. Blige. The multi-faceted Grammy winner discusses her first-ever holiday CD and her new film, Black Nativity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3033] Tavis talks with Emmy- and 3-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone. As the US marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, Stone looks back at his 1991 blockbuster film, JFK, and forward to new projects. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#203] Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell The latest in Richelle Mead's "Bloodline" series follows Sydney the alchemist, a human teen keeping the existence of vampires secret from the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1203] What Would It Feel Like to Be God? God is said to be all-powerful, all-knowing, all-good. But what is God's private mental life? Is this asking too much, going too far? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    POV [#2612H] Brooklyn Castle This public school powerhouse in junior high chess competitions has won more than 30 national championships, the most of any school in the country. Its 85-member squad boasts so many strong players that the late Albert Einstein, a dedicated chess maven, would rank fourth if he were on the team. Most astoundingly, I.S. 318 is a Brooklyn school that serves mostly minority students from families living below the poverty line. "Brooklyn Castle" is the story of five of the school's aspiring young players and how chess became the school's unlikely inspiration for academic success. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    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)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4165] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9229] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3034] Tavis talks with the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," R&B superstar Mary J. Blige. The multi-faceted Grammy winner discusses her first-ever holiday CD and her new film, Black Nativity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32248] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P posts its longest win streak in nine months. And with stocks hitting records and rates expected to stay low, will dividend plays payoff for investors? And, President Obama meets with insurance company executives at the White House. What happens next and will any of the deadlines be met? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10800] Affordable Care Act * Changes in China's Society * Ethanol * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32248] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P posts its longest win streak in nine months. And with stocks hitting records and rates expected to stay low, will dividend plays payoff for investors? And, President Obama meets with insurance company executives at the White House. What happens next and will any of the deadlines be met? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3080] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17319Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10800] Affordable Care Act * Changes in China's Society * Ethanol * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19235] (original broadcast date: 11/15/13)
    * A discussion about the current state of Television with Josh Sapan, President and CEO of AMC Networks; Terence Winter, executive producer and writer for HBO's Boardwalk Empire; Emily Nussbaum of the New Yorker and David Carr of the New York Times
    * Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on his PBS 6-part documentary The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3035] Tavis talks with biographer and cultural critic Stanley Crouch. The noted jazz historian unpacks his text, Kansas City Lightning, part one of his biography of jazz giant Charlie Parker. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#807H] Washington, DC / New York City While in Washington, DC, the Roadtrippers head over to the International Child Art Foundation's headquarters to meet with its founder, Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq. He tells them about the importance of nurturing creativity in young minds. Then the team moves on to the popular DC-based restaurant Busboys and Poets to speak with its owner, Andy Shallal. The Roadtrippers hear about learning from failures, and they leave feeling uplifted. From there, they fly back to Chicago to pick up the Green RV from the mechanic to hit the road to New York. In New York City, they meet with dance legend Judith Jamison and catch a performance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Central Park. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10800] Affordable Care Act * Changes in China's Society * Ethanol * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3470] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3080] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10800] Affordable Care Act * Changes in China's Society * Ethanol * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Friday, November 15, 2013

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