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KQED World: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10877] * Ukraine * FY 2015 budget * Mental health in the military * Hidden Genius Project duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33045] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, easing of tensions in Ukraine ignites a rally on Wall Street. But will the optimism last? And, what's inside the President's $3.9 trillion budget plan? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3151] Tavis talks with two of this year's Grammy winners: singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and trumpeter Herb Alpert. Keys, a talented singer, songwriter and producer, talks about the project for which she won her 15th Grammy this year (best R&B album), "Girl on Fire." Alpert, who picked up another Grammy this year for "Steppin' Out" (best pop instrumental album), reflects on his 50+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    America Revealed [#104H] Made in the U.S.A. This episode examines how American industry creates, whether it's a simple cardboard box, a sleek new car, a jumbo jet or a tiny silicon chip, and how supply and demand, manufacturing and assembly are interconnected. duration 53:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3152] Tavis talks with one of the world's most honored conductors and composers, Esa-Pekka Salonen. The conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic and a 2014 Grammy nominee shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tavis also chats with jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter. The Grammy winner this year for best improvised jazz solo ("Orbits" from his live album Without a Net), Shorter demonstrates his ageless artistry in breaking musical barriers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia Insight [#124] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#448] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Global Voices [#406] Shayfeen.Com Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of 3 women working to assure the election's legitimacy. The women provide unprecedented access to activists operating in and around the highest levels of both government and opposition groups. duration 54:03   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    America Reframed [#213] Lulu Sessions LuLu is unlike anyone you've ever met. A hard-living, chain-smoking rebel with a tender heart. A poet with a potty mouth. Farm girl. Former cheerleader. World-class cancer researcher. Beloved professor. Dr. Louise Nutter, or LuLu has just discovered a new anti-cancer drug when she finds out she is dying of breast cancer herself at 42. Shot during those last 15 months of LuLu's life, this program is a raw, intimate, yet surprisingly humorous story about the filmmaker showing up for her best friend and ex-something, and together, testing the limits of their bond while taking on life's ultimate adventure. duration 1:27:15   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 am
    Living Courageously: The Spirit of Women This program celebrates the courage of women in times of crisis. It also features insights from actor and advocate Jane Seymour, and profiles 3 American women whose lives have been transformed by challenging - even devastating - circumstances. Alison Levine overcame a life-threatening heart condition to become an international mountain climber, lead the first US women's Everest expedition and head a foundation that helps Ugandan women find work as mountain guides. Once involved with drugs and alcohol, Francine Ward's near-fatal car accident transformed her; she earned her law degree and now coaches women on self-esteem issues and works with teenagers struggling with addiction. Photographer Sheila Hagler - the first member of her family to graduate from college - now works with at-risk teens in a rural Alabama community devastated by Hurricane Katrina. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    America Revealed [#104H] Made in the U.S.A. This episode examines how American industry creates, whether it's a simple cardboard box, a sleek new car, a jumbo jet or a tiny silicon chip, and how supply and demand, manufacturing and assembly are interconnected. duration 53:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3152] Tavis talks with one of the world's most honored conductors and composers, Esa-Pekka Salonen. The conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic and a 2014 Grammy nominee shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tavis also chats with jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter. The Grammy winner this year for best improvised jazz solo ("Orbits" from his live album Without a Net), Shorter demonstrates his ageless artistry in breaking musical barriers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3151] Tavis talks with two of this year's Grammy winners: singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and trumpeter Herb Alpert. Keys, a talented singer, songwriter and producer, talks about the project for which she won her 15th Grammy this year (best R&B album), "Girl on Fire." Alpert, who picked up another Grammy this year for "Steppin' Out" (best pop instrumental album), reflects on his 50+ years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asia Insight [#124] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#448] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Global Voices [#406] Shayfeen.Com Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of 3 women working to assure the election's legitimacy. The women provide unprecedented access to activists operating in and around the highest levels of both government and opposition groups. duration 54:03   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America Reframed [#213] Lulu Sessions LuLu is unlike anyone you've ever met. A hard-living, chain-smoking rebel with a tender heart. A poet with a potty mouth. Farm girl. Former cheerleader. World-class cancer researcher. Beloved professor. Dr. Louise Nutter, or LuLu has just discovered a new anti-cancer drug when she finds out she is dying of breast cancer herself at 42. Shot during those last 15 months of LuLu's life, this program is a raw, intimate, yet surprisingly humorous story about the filmmaker showing up for her best friend and ex-something, and together, testing the limits of their bond while taking on life's ultimate adventure. duration 1:27:15   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 pm
    Living Courageously: The Spirit of Women This program celebrates the courage of women in times of crisis. It also features insights from actor and advocate Jane Seymour, and profiles 3 American women whose lives have been transformed by challenging - even devastating - circumstances. Alison Levine overcame a life-threatening heart condition to become an international mountain climber, lead the first US women's Everest expedition and head a foundation that helps Ugandan women find work as mountain guides. Once involved with drugs and alcohol, Francine Ward's near-fatal car accident transformed her; she earned her law degree and now coaches women on self-esteem issues and works with teenagers struggling with addiction. Photographer Sheila Hagler - the first member of her family to graduate from college - now works with at-risk teens in a rural Alabama community devastated by Hurricane Katrina. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10046] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3152] Tavis talks with one of the world's most honored conductors and composers, Esa-Pekka Salonen. The conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic and a 2014 Grammy nominee shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tavis also chats with jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter. The Grammy winner this year for best improvised jazz solo ("Orbits" from his live album Without a Net), Shorter demonstrates his ageless artistry in breaking musical barriers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33046] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, two reports on the labor market are raising concerns for would-be job seekers. Will Friday's government employment report confirm the hiring slump? And, why is Google investing in a website that auctions real estate? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10878] * SAT shake-up * Fish in Fukushima * Journalists in danger * Coal settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33046] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, two reports on the labor market are raising concerns for would-be job seekers. Will Friday's government employment report confirm the hiring slump? And, why is Google investing in a website that auctions real estate? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3158] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4243] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10878] * SAT shake-up * Fish in Fukushima * Journalists in danger * Coal settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20053] (original broadcast date: 3/05/14)
    * Henry Kissinger on the crisis in Ukraine
    * author James Patterson discusses donating millions of dollars to independent book stores
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3153] Tavis talks with 2014 Grammy winners Gregory Porter, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite. Winner of the 2014 Grammy for best jazz vocal album ("Liquid Spirit"), Porter comments on making his mark as a songwriter, as well as a singer. Harper and Musselwhite, a singer-songwriter-guitarist and blues harmonica virtuoso, discuss their Grammy-winning collaboration, "Get Up!" - their first CD together. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1005H] No More What If's Leaving Houston, the team takes a brief hiatus from interviews with a 2-day drive to Chicago that allows them to reflect on the experience thus far. Once in the Windy City, they find themselves speaking with Zach Kaplan, the CEO and Co-founder of Inventables, a company that connects product developers with novel materials. Zach recounts the many rejections he's been dealt over the years, emphasizing perseverance in the face of challenge. Next, the team heads to Chicagoland Skydive to meet with skydiving instructor Ward Hessig. Once a policeman on track to becoming a lawyer, Ward discusses the fortuitous turn of events that led to his shift in paths. After their chat, the Roadtrippers nervously prepare for a skydive, but are ultimately able to let go of trepidation by following Ward's advice to 'push through fear and embrace the reward.' duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10878] * SAT shake-up * Fish in Fukushima * Journalists in danger * Coal settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3548H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3158] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10878] * SAT shake-up * Fish in Fukushima * Journalists in danger * Coal settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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