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KQED World: Thursday, March 27, 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, March 27, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10893] Mudslide * Affordable Care Act * Ukraine * Jimmy Carter * Virtual reality duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33061] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Facebook's surprise $2b purchase of virtual reality headset maker Oculus has many investors wondering how it fits into Facebook's long term strategy? And, Blackrock CEO Larry Fink has a warning for every CEO in the S&P 500. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3167] Tavis talks with former US labor secretary Robert Reich, one of America's leading experts on work, who shares his thoughts on the state of the US economy. Tavis also chats with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Benmont Tench. One of music's great session men talks about seguing to frontman with his debut solo album, You Should Be So Lucky. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#518] Chahinaz: What Rights for Women? Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. duration 54:27   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4259] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3168] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris. The award-winning filmmaker previews his documentary, The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, one of the principal architects of the Iraq War. Tavis also chats with multiple Grammy nominee, singer-songwriter-producer Ledisi. The songstress who's been called one of the best soul singers of her generation comments on her "favorite album ever." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1647] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#913] Angina While there are different causes of angina, the symptoms can be scary and a sign of an underlying heart problem. Fortunately, there are good treatments available. Meet Joan and Fred Jahnke as they describe how they live with Joan's microvascular disease and the often-frightening angina that it causes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1513H] All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship and love. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Frontline [#3117H] TB Silent Killer Frontline tells the heart-wrenching stories behind the spread of a deadly infection threatening people around the world. Despite efforts to eradicate it, Tuberculosis remains one of the world's deadliest diseases, a contagious airborne illness infecting more than eight million people a year. But what has global health officials most alarmed are spreading strains of TB that are highly resistant to drug treatments. In this intimate film, Frontline travels to the epicenter of the TB crisis - the Southern African nation of Swaziland - where families are waging an often hopeless fight for survival. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 am
    Local USA [#117] Caring at the End Stories from North Carolina, California, and Ohio. As our loved ones near the end of their lives, the difficulty in comforting them reverberates in the lives of family members, caretakers, and communities: a woman with young children of her own must find balance as she cares for her ailing mother; a look at the intimate bond between patient and caretaker; the story of a man who personifies "in sickness and in health"; and how the power of music can awaken sleeping minds. duration 26:54   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#518] Chahinaz: What Rights for Women? Chahinaz, a 20-year-old student in Algeria, has mixed feelings about the Western world and its values, but she admires the freedom of Western women. Through her curiosity and voyage of self-discovery, Chahinaz begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world and why things are slow to change in Algeria. duration 54:27   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3168] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris. The award-winning filmmaker previews his documentary, The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, one of the principal architects of the Iraq War. Tavis also chats with multiple Grammy nominee, singer-songwriter-producer Ledisi. The songstress who's been called one of the best soul singers of her generation comments on her "favorite album ever." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3167] Tavis talks with former US labor secretary Robert Reich, one of America's leading experts on work, who shares his thoughts on the state of the US economy. Tavis also chats with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Benmont Tench. One of music's great session men talks about seguing to frontman with his debut solo album, You Should Be So Lucky. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1647] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#913] Angina While there are different causes of angina, the symptoms can be scary and a sign of an underlying heart problem. Fortunately, there are good treatments available. Meet Joan and Fred Jahnke as they describe how they live with Joan's microvascular disease and the often-frightening angina that it causes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1513H] All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship and love. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Frontline [#3117H] TB Silent Killer Frontline tells the heart-wrenching stories behind the spread of a deadly infection threatening people around the world. Despite efforts to eradicate it, Tuberculosis remains one of the world's deadliest diseases, a contagious airborne illness infecting more than eight million people a year. But what has global health officials most alarmed are spreading strains of TB that are highly resistant to drug treatments. In this intimate film, Frontline travels to the epicenter of the TB crisis - the Southern African nation of Swaziland - where families are waging an often hopeless fight for survival. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Local USA [#117] Caring at the End Stories from North Carolina, California, and Ohio. As our loved ones near the end of their lives, the difficulty in comforting them reverberates in the lives of family members, caretakers, and communities: a woman with young children of her own must find balance as she cares for her ailing mother; a look at the intimate bond between patient and caretaker; the story of a man who personifies "in sickness and in health"; and how the power of music can awaken sleeping minds. duration 26:54   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4259] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10062] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3168] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris. The award-winning filmmaker previews his documentary, The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, one of the principal architects of the Iraq War. Tavis also chats with multiple Grammy nominee, singer-songwriter-producer Ledisi. The songstress who's been called one of the best soul singers of her generation comments on her "favorite album ever." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33062] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind the recent drop in some of the biggest names in technology and how much lower will they go? And, Microsoft's CEO reveals the company's first big product in years. Will there be more to come? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10894] * Mudslide * Obama / Pope Francis meeting * Autism * Voter ID * Pritzker Prize * Human trafficking duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33062] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind the recent drop in some of the biggest names in technology and how much lower will they go? And, Microsoft's CEO reveals the company's first big product in years. Will there be more to come? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3174] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4259] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10894] * Mudslide * Obama / Pope Francis meeting * Autism * Voter ID * Pritzker Prize * Human trafficking duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20069] (original broadcast date: 3/26/14)
    * Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University
    * George Will on his new book "A Nice Little Place on the North Side"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3169] Tavis talks with Shyima Hall, an Egyptian human trafficking survivor who overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Now a US citizen, the former child slave opens up about her harrowing real-life story, as detailed in her book, Hidden Girl, and her subsequent life in the US. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#803H] Las Vegas, Phoenix After arriving in Las Vegas, NV, the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. Afterward, the team gets back on the road where - after taking in the picturesque scenery at the Grand Canyon - they head to Phoenix, AZ., to speak with Larry Colbert, a blind motivational speaker and author. The Roadtrippers hear Larry's moving story of overcoming obstacles to do what made him happy, despite others not believing in him. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10894] * Mudslide * Obama / Pope Francis meeting * Autism * Voter ID * Pritzker Prize * Human trafficking duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3564H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3174] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10894] * Mudslide * Obama / Pope Francis meeting * Autism * Voter ID * Pritzker Prize * Human trafficking duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, March 27, 2014

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XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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