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KQED World: Friday, March 7, 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.

Friday, March 7, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10879] * Ukraine update * New approaches to AIDS * Economic indicators * "A Breast Cancer Alphabet" * Alzheimer's deaths duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33047] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a record close for the S&P. What's driving it? And, what are the sector you should invest in for the long haul? And, is the person you trust with your money - your broker - hiding information from you? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#116] Immigration: on the Border Stories from Arizona and California. Issues on immigration - from both sides of the fence; the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States;danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4245] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3154] Tavis talks with med student-turned-megaselling singer-songwriter Emeli Sande. The British-born singer-songwriter shares her feelings about her success in dominating the airways and the British and European charts. Tavis also chats with steel guitar great Robert Randolph, who plays one of the most difficult musical instruments there is - the pedal steel guitar - tells how he perfected his artistry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#314] David Laskin, The Family What do the founding of Israel, the Holocaust, and Maidenform bras have in common? The answer is found in the fascinating genaeology of Laskin's family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1201] Did The Universe Have A Beginning? Some scientists claim that the universe did not have a beginning. Some theologians contend that the universe did not need a beginning. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#3710H] Mt. St. Helens Back from the Dead When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, every living thing in the blast zone was buried beneath 300 feet of avalanche debris, covered with steaming mud and, finally, topped with a superheated layer of frothy rock from deep within the earth. It seemed as though Mount St. Helens might remain a wasteland forever. When biologist Charlie Crisafulli first flew over the disaster zone, finding no sign of life, little did he realize that his own life would be forever changed. Crisafulli has remained at the site for 27 years, documenting the dramatic return of plant and animal life to the barren landscape and pioneering a new understanding of the interaction between geologic forces and the life surrounding the mountain. Nova brings viewers on a journey of a landscape brought back from the dead. duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Transformative Chefs Hosted by Alison Stewart, this program features captivating conversations with acclaimed chefs Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson and Ming Tsai about their life and work. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#116] Immigration: on the Border Stories from Arizona and California. Issues on immigration - from both sides of the fence; the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States;danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3154] Tavis talks with med student-turned-megaselling singer-songwriter Emeli Sande. The British-born singer-songwriter shares her feelings about her success in dominating the airways and the British and European charts. Tavis also chats with steel guitar great Robert Randolph, who plays one of the most difficult musical instruments there is - the pedal steel guitar - tells how he perfected his artistry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    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)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#314] David Laskin, The Family What do the founding of Israel, the Holocaust, and Maidenform bras have in common? The answer is found in the fascinating genaeology of Laskin's family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1201] Did The Universe Have A Beginning? Some scientists claim that the universe did not have a beginning. Some theologians contend that the universe did not need a beginning. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3710H] Mt. St. Helens Back from the Dead When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, every living thing in the blast zone was buried beneath 300 feet of avalanche debris, covered with steaming mud and, finally, topped with a superheated layer of frothy rock from deep within the earth. It seemed as though Mount St. Helens might remain a wasteland forever. When biologist Charlie Crisafulli first flew over the disaster zone, finding no sign of life, little did he realize that his own life would be forever changed. Crisafulli has remained at the site for 27 years, documenting the dramatic return of plant and animal life to the barren landscape and pioneering a new understanding of the interaction between geologic forces and the life surrounding the mountain. Nova brings viewers on a journey of a landscape brought back from the dead. duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Transformative Chefs Hosted by Alison Stewart, this program features captivating conversations with acclaimed chefs Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson and Ming Tsai about their life and work. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4245] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10048] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3154] Tavis talks with med student-turned-megaselling singer-songwriter Emeli Sande. The British-born singer-songwriter shares her feelings about her success in dominating the airways and the British and European charts. Tavis also chats with steel guitar great Robert Randolph, who plays one of the most difficult musical instruments there is - the pedal steel guitar - tells how he perfected his artistry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33048] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, hiring was surprisingly strong in February. Is it a sign the economy is not only growing, but also accelerating? And, our Market Monitor guest tonight explains why buying defensive stocks may be your best offense. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10880] * Gen. Dempsey * Shields & Gerson * Miles O'Brien duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33048] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, hiring was surprisingly strong in February. Is it a sign the economy is not only growing, but also accelerating? And, our Market Monitor guest tonight explains why buying defensive stocks may be your best offense. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3160] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17066Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10880] * Gen. Dempsey * Shields & Gerson * Miles O'Brien duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20055] (original broadcast date: 3/07/14)
    * Lord John Brown, former CEO of British Petroleum on his book, Seven Elements That Changed the World
    * Annette Bening on her latest film, The Face of Love
    * B.J. Novak on his book, One More Thing
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3155] Tavis talks with internationally acclaimed opera tenor Lawrence Brownlee. One of the most celebrated tenors in the opera world, Brownlee describes his L.A. opera debut and his CD, Spiritual Sketches. Tavis also chat with Grammy-nominated blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland, who also performs. The multiple Grammy nominee shows why, although she's heir to a rich blues tradition, she's making her own mark in music. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1007H] Be Well-Rounded In New York City, the team meets with Mariette DiChristina, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American, who was able to combine her interests in writing, science, and art into a meaningful career. Mariette urges the Roadtrippers to incorporate their passions into their work - even if they face criticism from others. Moving north, the Roadtrippers arrange a visit with Vicki Smith, a game designer at Vicarious Visions. Vicki shares her circuitous route to game design, explaining that she initially abandoned her own dreams in favor of following her parents' expectations. In offering advice to the Roadtrippers, she stresses the importance of being well-rounded, and educating oneself in a wide range of disciplines - even if they don't particularly interest you. That way, you have an arsenal of knowledge to inform the work you do. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10880] * Gen. Dempsey * Shields & Gerson * Miles O'Brien duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3550H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3160] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10880] * Gen. Dempsey * Shields & Gerson * Miles O'Brien duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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