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KQED World: Thursday, January 2, 2014

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, January 2, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10833] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33001] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, ringing in the new year with our Predictions 2014. And, what lies ahead for stocks and the key sectors of the economy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3107] (repeat) Tavis talks with saxophonist, prolific composer and jazz great Wayne Shorter. The gifted, multiple Grammy winner explains why he's celebrating his milestone birthday with new music. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Xmas Without China Pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors to survive the Christmas season without any Chinese products. Fed up with toy and food recalls, the Jones family down the street eagerly accept the consumer mission-impossible and are drawn into a surprising intercultural exchange with the Xia family. While the Joneses strive to adapt without all their Chinese-made coffee makers, hair dryers and Christmas lights, Tom hopes that in missing the lifestyle that cheap goods afforded them, they'll begin to appreciate the place he's from. But when Tim Jones begins to challenge Tom about why he's so proud of communist China, Tom gets far more than he bargained for. Struggling to explain China and get beyond the stereotypes, Tom realizes he's on a journey of self-discovery, torn between his own competing loyalties to the U.S. and China. "Xmas Without China" is a playful yet poignant exploration, on an intimate level, of America's increasing interdependence with China in a time when, as President Obama says, "the relationship between the United States and China will shape the 21st century." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4199] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3108] (repeat) Tavis talks with one of the most respected talents in the music business today, musician-singer-songwriter Dave Stewart. The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, "Lucky Numbers." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1635] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#901] Grief After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Return When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. This documentary recounts Sondermann's remarkable journey to understanding, as he begins to appreciate the complexities and multiple realities of the time. Adapted from Sondermann's memoirs, it explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, it also features interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend. Contemporary video and photography of Dachau Concentration Camp and Sondermann's hometown of Horn are interchanged with archival images and documents, period news footage and the few surviving family photographs. duration 28:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1507] How to Survive A Plague This film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment Action Group -- made up of innovative activists, many of them HIV-positive, who fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home In the late 1930s - with the violence and destruction of Kristallnacht foreshadowing the devastation of European Jewry - a determined group of German-Jewish refugees left behind well-established lives and most of their possessions and immigrated to Chicago. There, they set out to create a supportive community for themselves and other German, Austrian and Czech Jews fleeing Nazi persecution. Eventually, they founded Selfhelp, an organization providing temporary housing, food, English classes, job placement and, in 1950, a residential home for elderly emigres and Holocaust survivors. REFUGE: STORIES OF THE SELFHELP HOME features the deeply personal stories of these residents, who spent the war years surviving by any means necessary. Vividly, they reflect on these experiences - of separations, deportations, selections and life-and-death decisions. REFUGE moves back and forth seamlessly between these often heartbreaking stories and examines how the trajectories of residents and founders diverged during the war and came together again around Selfhelp. duration 58:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Xmas Without China Pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors to survive the Christmas season without any Chinese products. Fed up with toy and food recalls, the Jones family down the street eagerly accept the consumer mission-impossible and are drawn into a surprising intercultural exchange with the Xia family. While the Joneses strive to adapt without all their Chinese-made coffee makers, hair dryers and Christmas lights, Tom hopes that in missing the lifestyle that cheap goods afforded them, they'll begin to appreciate the place he's from. But when Tim Jones begins to challenge Tom about why he's so proud of communist China, Tom gets far more than he bargained for. Struggling to explain China and get beyond the stereotypes, Tom realizes he's on a journey of self-discovery, torn between his own competing loyalties to the U.S. and China. "Xmas Without China" is a playful yet poignant exploration, on an intimate level, of America's increasing interdependence with China in a time when, as President Obama says, "the relationship between the United States and China will shape the 21st century." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3108] (repeat) Tavis talks with one of the most respected talents in the music business today, musician-singer-songwriter Dave Stewart. The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, "Lucky Numbers." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3107] (repeat) Tavis talks with saxophonist, prolific composer and jazz great Wayne Shorter. The gifted, multiple Grammy winner explains why he's celebrating his milestone birthday with new music. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1635] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#901] Grief After a loss, grief is the natural process of recovery. From losing a job to the death of a loved one, it is important to learn how to process feelings in a healthy way. A panel of experts is joined by Terry Congdon, a father whose daughter was tragically killed, as he offers insights into working through the emotions of grief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Return When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. This documentary recounts Sondermann's remarkable journey to understanding, as he begins to appreciate the complexities and multiple realities of the time. Adapted from Sondermann's memoirs, it explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, it also features interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend. Contemporary video and photography of Dachau Concentration Camp and Sondermann's hometown of Horn are interchanged with archival images and documents, period news footage and the few surviving family photographs. duration 28:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1507] How to Survive A Plague This film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment Action Group -- made up of innovative activists, many of them HIV-positive, who fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home In the late 1930s - with the violence and destruction of Kristallnacht foreshadowing the devastation of European Jewry - a determined group of German-Jewish refugees left behind well-established lives and most of their possessions and immigrated to Chicago. There, they set out to create a supportive community for themselves and other German, Austrian and Czech Jews fleeing Nazi persecution. Eventually, they founded Selfhelp, an organization providing temporary housing, food, English classes, job placement and, in 1950, a residential home for elderly emigres and Holocaust survivors. REFUGE: STORIES OF THE SELFHELP HOME features the deeply personal stories of these residents, who spent the war years surviving by any means necessary. Vividly, they reflect on these experiences - of separations, deportations, selections and life-and-death decisions. REFUGE moves back and forth seamlessly between these often heartbreaking stories and examines how the trajectories of residents and founders diverged during the war and came together again around Selfhelp. duration 58:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia Insight [#120] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10002] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3108] (repeat) Tavis talks with one of the most respected talents in the music business today, musician-singer-songwriter Dave Stewart. The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, "Lucky Numbers." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33002] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks begin the new year with a thud. But many are betting on another big year for the market. Find out where the pros are putting their money. And, the government warns that Bakken crude may be more flammable than traditional crude. And, as more gets shipped via rail, will the focus return to building out pipelines? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10834] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33002] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks begin the new year with a thud. But many are betting on another big year for the market. Find out where the pros are putting their money. And, the government warns that Bakken crude may be more flammable than traditional crude. And, as more gets shipped via rail, will the focus return to building out pipelines? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3114] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4199] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10834] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20009] (original broadcast date: 1/02/14)
    Claire Danes & Damien Lewis, stars of Showtime's "Homeland."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3109] (repeat) Tavis talks with one of the stars of the feature, The Best Man Holiday, Nia Long. The versatile actress discusses her role in the romantic comedy sequel to the 1999 hit movie, The Best Man. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#203] Interviews include an environmental scientist in New Mexico; an exhibit builder at The Exploratorium in San Francisco and a DJ at KEXP, a community radio station in Seattle. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10834] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3504H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3114] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10834] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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