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KQED World: Wednesday, December 18, 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.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10822] Budget Deal * Tech Chiefs Visit President Obama * Ukraine and Russia Deal * Masterpiece * El Salvador duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32270Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, GlaxoSmithKline becomes the first major drug company to quit two of the industry's most common and controversial practices - the way it promotes its products and compensates its sales force. Will other companies follow? And, how is Congress spending your tax dollars? NBR has a list of projects one Senator calls "wasteful." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3056] Tavis talks with Angela Lansbury about her rise to fame, including her iconic role in TV's Murder, She Wrote and her award-winning stage career.The London-born actress-singer reflects on recently receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#526] Land Rush How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms? duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4188] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3057Z] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston. Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#215] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#437] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#108] My Louisiana Love This film traces a young woman's quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation. Monique Verdin returns to Southeast Louisiana to reunite with her Houma Indian family. But soon she sees that her people's traditional way of life is threatened by a cycle of man-made environmental crises. Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil leak are just the latest rounds in this century-old cycle that is forcing Monique's clan to adapt in new ways. Monique must overcome the loss of her house, her father, and her partner, and redefine the meaning of home. duration 1:17:09   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection The Chitimacha, the 1000-member tribe known as "the People of Many Waters," are heirs to an unbroken 8000-year past. Living off the bounty of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin, one of the richest inland estuaries on the continent, this indigenous nation persists and rejuvenates its culture despite gradually losing its ancestral territory to environmental and man-made forces. This program journeys into sacred places of the Atchafalaya Basin with author Roger Stouff, the son of the last chief of the Chitimacha Indians and a keeper of his family's oral tradition. Stouff shares native stories, beliefs and perspectives about this often overlooked people. An avid fly-fisherman, Stouff laments the certain demise of the river basin, the depletion of its sacred fishing and hunting grounds and the painful "vanishings" of the time-honored Chitimacha way of life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#612] Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai tells the story of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and follows Maathai, the movement's founder and the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects. duration 55:01   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#526] Land Rush How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms? duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3057Z] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston. Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3056] Tavis talks with Angela Lansbury about her rise to fame, including her iconic role in TV's Murder, She Wrote and her award-winning stage career.The London-born actress-singer reflects on recently receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#215] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#437] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#108] My Louisiana Love This film traces a young woman's quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation. Monique Verdin returns to Southeast Louisiana to reunite with her Houma Indian family. But soon she sees that her people's traditional way of life is threatened by a cycle of man-made environmental crises. Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil leak are just the latest rounds in this century-old cycle that is forcing Monique's clan to adapt in new ways. Monique must overcome the loss of her house, her father, and her partner, and redefine the meaning of home. duration 1:17:09   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection The Chitimacha, the 1000-member tribe known as "the People of Many Waters," are heirs to an unbroken 8000-year past. Living off the bounty of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin, one of the richest inland estuaries on the continent, this indigenous nation persists and rejuvenates its culture despite gradually losing its ancestral territory to environmental and man-made forces. This program journeys into sacred places of the Atchafalaya Basin with author Roger Stouff, the son of the last chief of the Chitimacha Indians and a keeper of his family's oral tradition. Stouff shares native stories, beliefs and perspectives about this often overlooked people. An avid fly-fisherman, Stouff laments the certain demise of the river basin, the depletion of its sacred fishing and hunting grounds and the painful "vanishings" of the time-honored Chitimacha way of life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#612] Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai tells the story of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and follows Maathai, the movement's founder and the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects. duration 55:01   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4188] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9252] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3057Z] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston. Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32271Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Fed pulls back on its stimulus measures and stocks soar. Is the central bank sending a message that the economy is stronger than many think? And, how much will American's boom in natural gas save you over the coming years? The numbers may surprise you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10823H] NSA Surveillance * Federal Reserve * Report from the Philippines * Access to the President duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32271Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Fed pulls back on its stimulus measures and stocks soar. Is the central bank sending a message that the economy is stronger than many think? And, how much will American's boom in natural gas save you over the coming years? The numbers may surprise you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3103] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4188] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10823H] NSA Surveillance * Federal Reserve * Report from the Philippines * Access to the President duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19258H] (original broadcast date: 12/18/13)
    An hour with Tom Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for The New York Times, and a bestselling author.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3058Z] Tavis talks with NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving. The Hall of Famer and one of basketball's living legends shares stories from his first-ever book, his autobiography Dr. J. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#702H] Traveling up Highway 101 to San Francisco, the team takes in the iconic sights of the West coast, from sea lions to the Golden Gate Bridge, before stopping to speak with Aleks Zavaleta, Executive Director of Loco Bloco, a community outreach program. In Sebastopol they interview Jay Shafer, designer of Tumbleweed Tiny Homes, sustainable homes as small as 65 square feet, whose home makes the RV seem spacious. Continuing into the Pacific Northwest, the team is invited into the home of Lori Pappas, CEO of Global Team for Local Initiatives, an Ethiopian aid organization. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10823H] NSA Surveillance * Federal Reserve * Report from the Philippines * Access to the President duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3493] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3103] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10823H] NSA Surveillance * Federal Reserve * Report from the Philippines * Access to the President duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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