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KQED World: Thursday, December 5, 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, December 5, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10813] Newsmaker Interview: Amb. Wendy Sherman * Millennials and Health Care * Women of Vision * Central African Republic duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32261] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, does today's strong economic data mean the Fed will cut back on stimulus sooner rather than later? And, are pensions as we know it about to change? What the Detroit bankruptcy ruling and Illinois' overhaul may mean for future retirees. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3047] Tavis talks with two Grammy-winning singer-songwriters: acclaimed folk artist Peter Yarrow and neo-classic soul artist India.Arie.
    Yarrow, one-third of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, introduces his children's book, based on one of the trio's most beloved songs. Arie, the multiple Grammy winner, explains why the CD, "SongVersation," is her first in 4 years.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Walking Into The Unknown This Emmy-nominated documentary traces the intimate journey of an American Indian physician and national health columnist as he navigates the health care system and gains a deeper understanding of himself and his health risks. Dr. Arne Vainio works on the Fond du Lac (Ojibwe) Reservation in northern Minnesota, where his Native patients face grim health statistics. His impending 50th birthday - coupled with his frustration with middle-aged Native men who avoid health screenings - prompts a revelation: he needs to heed his own advice. At high risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer, Vainio chooses to confront the health issues that jeopardize his future by undergoing medical screenings, making diet changes and adopting a lifestyle necessary to prevent a fatal outcome. This poignant story reveals Dr. Vainio's vulnerability as he reverses roles and finds himself a patient. The program also includes several powerful testimonials from community members who have experienced the premature loss of Native men in their families, along with explanations of several diagnostic tests told from the patient's point of view. duration 56:44   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3048] Tavis talks with two exceptional jazz musicians: saxophonist Dave Koz and legendary bassist Charlie Haden.
    Koz, the 8-time Grammy nominee, describes his collaboration with 3 of his most trusted musical colleagues on his latest CD. Jazz great Haden reflects on his celebrated career and being honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1631] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#910] Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder affecting the large intestines, which often has life-altering effects. While the syndrome can be both physically and emotionally disruptive, good treatments are available. Hear about the options from the experts and about the challenges from Erin Slater, who was diagnosed with IBS when she was only 17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith [#101] This award winning 2-part documentary examines how contemporary Jews and Christians perceive each other, confront prejudice and stereotypes, and how they can understand and respect one another despite their differences. The program is based on the book Our Father Abraham: The Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith by Marvin R. Wilson, Ph.D.For the first time ever, a documentary that explores common beliefs, traditions and rituals shared by Judaism and Christianity. It also examines how contemporary Jews and Christians perceive each other, confront prejudice and stereotypes, and how they can understand and respect one another despite their differences. duration 56:46   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith [#102] (see description in part 1.) duration 56:46   TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Asian and Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America [#101] An exploration of the beliefs, practices and rituals of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. The documentary offers an in-depth look at the differences and surprising similarities among the Asian religions and the "Abrahamic" faiths of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Also examined are the challenges of interfaith marriage, the younger generation's struggle to reconcile their families' traditional expectations with the desire to forge their own identity, and the difficulties in maintaining one's cultural and religious heritage in a largely Judeo-Christian environment. Cinema verite- style scenes capture a variety of religious ceremonies, festivals, rituals and sacred dance: a Hindu holiday celebrating Ganesha's birthday; a service recounting the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana, at a temple in Maryland; a royal Hindu wedding; and the 300th anniversary celebration of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scriptures. In addition, cameras visit the oldest Buddhist temple in the U.S., located in San Francisco's Chinatown, and contrast a Buddhist monastery in West Virginia with its Catholic counterpart in Washington, D.C. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Waterbuster Filmmaker J. Carlos Peinado revisits his ancestral homeland in North Dakota to investigate the impact of the massive Garrison Dam project. Constructed in the 1950s by the Army Corps of Engineers, the dam destroyed a self-sufficient American Indian community, submerging 156, 000 acres of fertile farmland and ranchland, and ultimately displaced Peinado's family and others at the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
    Peinado traces the footsteps of his maternal grandmother back to the reservation, where he learns more about the building of the Garrison Dam and the effects of the federal government's relocation policies upon sovereign Indian nations. Through interviews with elders, he begins to understand the proud and resilient nature of the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation, their contributions to American culture and history, and their deep attachment to the harsh and storied landscape of the Northwestern prairie an attachment for which they paid a heavy price.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3048] Tavis talks with two exceptional jazz musicians: saxophonist Dave Koz and legendary bassist Charlie Haden.
    Koz, the 8-time Grammy nominee, describes his collaboration with 3 of his most trusted musical colleagues on his latest CD. Jazz great Haden reflects on his celebrated career and being honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3047] Tavis talks with two Grammy-winning singer-songwriters: acclaimed folk artist Peter Yarrow and neo-classic soul artist India.Arie.
    Yarrow, one-third of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, introduces his children's book, based on one of the trio's most beloved songs. Arie, the multiple Grammy winner, explains why the CD, "SongVersation," is her first in 4 years.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1631] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#910] Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder affecting the large intestines, which often has life-altering effects. While the syndrome can be both physically and emotionally disruptive, good treatments are available. Hear about the options from the experts and about the challenges from Erin Slater, who was diagnosed with IBS when she was only 17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith [#101] This award winning 2-part documentary examines how contemporary Jews and Christians perceive each other, confront prejudice and stereotypes, and how they can understand and respect one another despite their differences. The program is based on the book Our Father Abraham: The Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith by Marvin R. Wilson, Ph.D.For the first time ever, a documentary that explores common beliefs, traditions and rituals shared by Judaism and Christianity. It also examines how contemporary Jews and Christians perceive each other, confront prejudice and stereotypes, and how they can understand and respect one another despite their differences. duration 56:46   TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith [#102] (see description in part 1.) duration 56:46   TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Asian and Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America [#101] An exploration of the beliefs, practices and rituals of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. The documentary offers an in-depth look at the differences and surprising similarities among the Asian religions and the "Abrahamic" faiths of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Also examined are the challenges of interfaith marriage, the younger generation's struggle to reconcile their families' traditional expectations with the desire to forge their own identity, and the difficulties in maintaining one's cultural and religious heritage in a largely Judeo-Christian environment. Cinema verite- style scenes capture a variety of religious ceremonies, festivals, rituals and sacred dance: a Hindu holiday celebrating Ganesha's birthday; a service recounting the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana, at a temple in Maryland; a royal Hindu wedding; and the 300th anniversary celebration of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scriptures. In addition, cameras visit the oldest Buddhist temple in the U.S., located in San Francisco's Chinatown, and contrast a Buddhist monastery in West Virginia with its Catholic counterpart in Washington, D.C. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9243] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3048] Tavis talks with two exceptional jazz musicians: saxophonist Dave Koz and legendary bassist Charlie Haden.
    Koz, the 8-time Grammy nominee, describes his collaboration with 3 of his most trusted musical colleagues on his latest CD. Jazz great Haden reflects on his celebrated career and being honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32262] Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. The economy grows at its fastest rate in more than a year, putting talk of a possible Fed taper back on the table. But just how strong is the economy? Also, fast food workers nationwide walk off the job, marking the biggest push yet for higher wages. What would doubling the base wage mean for both workers and businesses? duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10814] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32262] Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. The economy grows at its fastest rate in more than a year, putting talk of a possible Fed taper back on the table. But just how strong is the economy? Also, fast food workers nationwide walk off the job, marking the biggest push yet for higher wages. What would doubling the base wage mean for both workers and businesses? duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3094] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4179] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3484] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10814] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3484] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19249] (original broadcast date: 12/05/13)
    * Morgan Freeman on Nelson Mandela
    * Kurt Campbell, Chairman and CEO of The Asia Group on Nelson Mandela
    * Haim Saban, Chairman and CEO of the Saban Capital Group
    * U2's Bono on Nelson Mandela
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3484] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3049] Tavis talks with med student-turned-megaselling singer-songwriter Emeli Sande and with steel guitar great Robert Randolph.
    Sande, the British-born jazz-soul artist, shares her feelings about her success in dominating the airways and the British and European charts. Randolph, who plays one of the most difficult musical instruments there is, tells how he perfected his artistry.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3484] 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 [#3484] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10814] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3484] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3094] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10814] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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