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KQED World: Wednesday, January 15, 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.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10842] Spending Bill * Newsmaker Interview: former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates * Egypt Update * Tech Security * Frontline's new documentary, "The Secret State of North Korea" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33010] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks snap back from yesterday's steep losses as two of the nation's biggest banks report earnings. And, a legal ruling handed down today that could change the economics of the internet and impact anyone who logs on and clicks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3116] Tavis talks with sociologist Michael Kimmel. The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men. Tavis also chats with veteran rock and roller Johnny Rivers. The "Secret Agent Man" reflects on 50 years of rock and roll, including his stint at the legendary LA music venue, the Whiskey a Go Go. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#524] Stealing Africa How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Based on original research into public documents, the film describes the tax system employed by multinational companies in Africa. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#216] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#441] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#208] My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process.
    Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men's Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats, the clothing of a bygone era, the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.
    duration 1:56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#616] Rent-a-Family, Inc. On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. He has a wife and two sons, and a good job in the customer service department at a toy factory. Yet unbeknownst to most - including his own family - he moonlights running his own business providing family members, friends, and even spouses for hire. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarrassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. duration 53:19   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#524] Stealing Africa How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Based on original research into public documents, the film describes the tax system employed by multinational companies in Africa. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3116] Tavis talks with sociologist Michael Kimmel. The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men. Tavis also chats with veteran rock and roller Johnny Rivers. The "Secret Agent Man" reflects on 50 years of rock and roll, including his stint at the legendary LA music venue, the Whiskey a Go Go. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#216] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#441] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#208] My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process.
    Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men's Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats, the clothing of a bygone era, the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.
    duration 1:56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#616] Rent-a-Family, Inc. On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. He has a wife and two sons, and a good job in the customer service department at a toy factory. Yet unbeknownst to most - including his own family - he moonlights running his own business providing family members, friends, and even spouses for hire. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarrassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. duration 53:19   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10011] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33011] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33011] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20018] (original broadcast date: 01/15/2014)
    * National Security Agency reform with David Sanger of the New York Times
    * James Dyson, best known for the invention of the Dyson bagless vacuum cleaner
    *Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker on French President Francois Hollande
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3118] Tavis talks with acclaimed actor Bruce Dern, co-star of the feature film, Nebraska. The scion of a distinguished family of politicians and an Oscar nominee, Dern explains why he chose acting as his career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#212] The final episode of the series includes an interview with the chancellor of the New York School District who was the former Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, and a cofounder of the Blue Man Group. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10843] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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