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KQED World: Monday, December 23, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Monday, December 23, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Global Voices [#413] The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Disturbed only by gigantic stinging mosquitoes, the townsfolk celebrate the atomic hurray by engraving the nuclear power plant logo on buildings and soup bowls. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember. An island holding terrifying secrets. Stories of shocking and horrible crimes loom on the city just like the dark clouds of mosquitoes descending on its citizens. duration 54:07   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Easy Like Water In flood-prone Bangladesh, visionary architect Mohammed Rezwan seeks to turn the front lines of climate change into a community of learning. His innovative floating boat schools - outfitted with solar-powered Internet - bring education to children, especially girls, whose schools lie underwater for 3 to 4 months of the year. This program follows "Bangladesh's Noah" as struggles to overcome both adversity and the high-pressure competition for resources to turn his vision into reality. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Water Pressures Water is a central element of life, yet 1 in 8 people worldwide - 1.2 billion - lack access to safe drinking water. In the coming years, the water scarcity in some drought-stricken regions will turn into a global crisis. Hosted by actor-producer Adrian Grenier, this program sheds light on this critical, complex issue by documenting the partnership between villagers in water-distressed Rajasthan, India and students and faculty at Northwestern University, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan. Students in a Northwestern environmental policy class see a model of conservation and community cooperation firsthand on a 10-day trip to India, where a leading nonprofit organizations illustrates the power of pairing traditional wisdom with simple teamwork to solve the water crisis in the Thar Desert. They also meet with political leaders, corporate executives and water experts to create their own local partnerships and try to make a difference in their own communities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4191] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3060Z] Tavis talks with actor Stacy Keach, who bares all in his new memoir. The seasoned thespian offers a glimpse into his Hollywood moments and friendships. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#226] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1716] 50 years after Gideon - The Supreme Court's unanimous Gideon decision in 1963 required that everyone accused of a serious crime - rich or poor - is entitled to a defense lawyer. But Tim O'Brien found a mixed result. In some places the Gideon defendants are adequately represented but in too many others they are not; taxpayers cannot or do not want to pay for poor people's legal defense.
    Christmas Peace - "Peace on Earth" is a major theme this time of year. According to the Christmas story in the Bible, angels proclaimed that message when they announced the birth of Jesus. But how do contemporary Christians understand that in an often chaotic world? Kim Lawton talks with Christians about what peace on earth means to them.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nature [#3008] Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo For thousands of years, wolves hunted buffalo across the vast North American plains until the westward settlement of the continent saw the virtual extinction of these vast herds and their eternal predators, the wolves. However, this ancient relationship was not lost altogether and continues uninterrupted in just one location -- on the northern edge of the continent's central plains in a place named Wood Buffalo National Park. Today the ancestors of those ancient buffalo and wolves still engage in epic life and death dramas across this northern land. Packs of wolves up to 30 strong hunt the largest land mammals on the continent -- buffalo. By getting to know a specific pack of wolves and the individuals that make up the pack, we get a sense of how these two animal species (wolves and buffalo) live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Adventists This program explores the realities, and some of the ironies, of one of the few American-born religions: Seventh-day Adventism. Historical reenactments offer a glimpse into the church's beginnings, including its defining moment: the mid-19th century event known as the Great Disappointment. Several decades later, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg built a breakfast food empire and pioneered a new kind of healthcare facility based on Adventist principles of a healthy lifestyle: a plant-based diet; regular exercise; the avoidance of alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs, and a holistic focus on education and community life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#613] A Village Called Versailles The incredible story of this little-known, tight-knit community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. When the storm devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Versailles residents rebuilt their neighborhood faster than any other damaged neighborhood in the city, only to find themselves threatened by a new toxic landfill slated to open just two miles away. Forced out of Vietnam by the war 30 years ago, many residents felt their homes were being taken away from them once again. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#413] The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories A small town and its hopeful citizens are about to embark on a bright new journey. Massive rusty cranes, foreign investors, and the joyful chants of cheerleaders carry the dream of a great nuclear future. Disturbed only by gigantic stinging mosquitoes, the townsfolk celebrate the atomic hurray by engraving the nuclear power plant logo on buildings and soup bowls. Amidst the apparent atomic prosperity, lies a past that no one wants to remember. An island holding terrifying secrets. Stories of shocking and horrible crimes loom on the city just like the dark clouds of mosquitoes descending on its citizens. duration 54:07   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3060Z] Tavis talks with actor Stacy Keach, who bares all in his new memoir. The seasoned thespian offers a glimpse into his Hollywood moments and friendships. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3059Z] Tavis talks with one of the most important and influential architects of our time, Frank Gehry. The world-famous and visionary architect talks about his love of the interplay of the arts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#226] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1716] 50 years after Gideon - The Supreme Court's unanimous Gideon decision in 1963 required that everyone accused of a serious crime - rich or poor - is entitled to a defense lawyer. But Tim O'Brien found a mixed result. In some places the Gideon defendants are adequately represented but in too many others they are not; taxpayers cannot or do not want to pay for poor people's legal defense.
    Christmas Peace - "Peace on Earth" is a major theme this time of year. According to the Christmas story in the Bible, angels proclaimed that message when they announced the birth of Jesus. But how do contemporary Christians understand that in an often chaotic world? Kim Lawton talks with Christians about what peace on earth means to them.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3008] Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo For thousands of years, wolves hunted buffalo across the vast North American plains until the westward settlement of the continent saw the virtual extinction of these vast herds and their eternal predators, the wolves. However, this ancient relationship was not lost altogether and continues uninterrupted in just one location -- on the northern edge of the continent's central plains in a place named Wood Buffalo National Park. Today the ancestors of those ancient buffalo and wolves still engage in epic life and death dramas across this northern land. Packs of wolves up to 30 strong hunt the largest land mammals on the continent -- buffalo. By getting to know a specific pack of wolves and the individuals that make up the pack, we get a sense of how these two animal species (wolves and buffalo) live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Adventists This program explores the realities, and some of the ironies, of one of the few American-born religions: Seventh-day Adventism. Historical reenactments offer a glimpse into the church's beginnings, including its defining moment: the mid-19th century event known as the Great Disappointment. Several decades later, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg built a breakfast food empire and pioneered a new kind of healthcare facility based on Adventist principles of a healthy lifestyle: a plant-based diet; regular exercise; the avoidance of alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs, and a holistic focus on education and community life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#613] A Village Called Versailles The incredible story of this little-known, tight-knit community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. When the storm devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Versailles residents rebuilt their neighborhood faster than any other damaged neighborhood in the city, only to find themselves threatened by a new toxic landfill slated to open just two miles away. Forced out of Vietnam by the war 30 years ago, many residents felt their homes were being taken away from them once again. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia This Week [#338] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9255] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3060Z] Tavis talks with actor Stacy Keach, who bares all in his new memoir. The seasoned thespian offers a glimpse into his Hollywood moments and friendships. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32274Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Apple strikes a deal with the world's largest wireless carrier, China Mobile. What does this mean for shares of Apple, which is a major holding in many mutual funds? And, who made a difference in 2013? Tonight we begin our series with a look at veteran investor Carl Icahn's impact on a number of companies, including Dell and Apple. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10826H] An Extension on Health Care * Newsmaker Interview * Reforms to Surveillance Programs * The Grinch Who Asked Why to Giving * Immigration Debate duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32274Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Apple strikes a deal with the world's largest wireless carrier, China Mobile. What does this mean for shares of Apple, which is a major holding in many mutual funds? And, who made a difference in 2013? Tonight we begin our series with a look at veteran investor Carl Icahn's impact on a number of companies, including Dell and Apple. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3106] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4191] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10826H] An Extension on Health Care * Newsmaker Interview * Reforms to Surveillance Programs * The Grinch Who Asked Why to Giving * Immigration Debate duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20001H] (original broadcast date: 12/23/13)
    * A look at the film Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues with Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Paul Rudd
    * Anita Elberse, author of Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking and the Big Business of Entertainment
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3101Z] Tavis talks with 2-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins. The hit-maker discusses his latest ventures, including the Frosty the Snowman CD and picture book and the Blue Sky Riders band. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#705H] Team "Tabula Rasa" winds up their Roadtrip with a series of final interviews. In Asheville, North Carolina, Kitty Love, tattoo artist, talks about the unusual path that led her to become an Arts activist and community organizer. On their way to Philadelphia, they have a conversation with The Knux, hip-hop artists, performing at the All Points West Music & Arts Festival in New Jersey. Their final interview is with Daniela Romero, ESL Coordinator at the Nationalities Service Center. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10826H] An Extension on Health Care * Newsmaker Interview * Reforms to Surveillance Programs * The Grinch Who Asked Why to Giving * Immigration Debate duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3496] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3106] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10826H] An Extension on Health Care * Newsmaker Interview * Reforms to Surveillance Programs * The Grinch Who Asked Why to Giving * Immigration Debate duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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XFINITY 190
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