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KQED World: Friday, March 28, 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 28, 2014
  • 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)
  • 1:00 am
    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)
  • 1:30 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)
  • 2:00 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)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#106] Defying Disabilities Three stories question the limits of any disability: the loving marriage of two intellectually-challenged individuals in New York City; a volunteer program that introduces unlikely candidates to surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii; and a blind North Carolina hiker sets out to climb the Appalachian Trail. duration 27:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4260] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#317] Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul A spy thriller with innumerable twists and turns, where nobody is quite who they seem to be. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1204] What's The New Atheism? I hope God exists, which is why I listen to atheists and follow their arguments. If hope trumps reason I may be entombed in false belief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4022H] Cold Case JFK For decades, the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, 50 years later, Nova asks: Could modern investigators do better? We'll see how state-of-the art forensic tools would be applied to the investigation were it to happen today. At the same time, Nova takes a critical look at contemporary cases, like the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, to reveal how charges of evidence mishandling and human error can mar even scientifically sophisticated detective work. Will forensics ever be truly foolproof, or does modern technology just give a scientific sheen to a practice that will always be more art than science? duration 54:35   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1302] The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone's birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer's lost diary. It reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. And the writings in this diary suggest he was a far different man than the legend that surrounds him. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1301] JFK: One PM Central Standard Time Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 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)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#106] Defying Disabilities Three stories question the limits of any disability: the loving marriage of two intellectually-challenged individuals in New York City; a volunteer program that introduces unlikely candidates to surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii; and a blind North Carolina hiker sets out to climb the Appalachian Trail. duration 27:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    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)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#317] Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul A spy thriller with innumerable twists and turns, where nobody is quite who they seem to be. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1204] What's The New Atheism? I hope God exists, which is why I listen to atheists and follow their arguments. If hope trumps reason I may be entombed in false belief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4022H] Cold Case JFK For decades, the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, 50 years later, Nova asks: Could modern investigators do better? We'll see how state-of-the art forensic tools would be applied to the investigation were it to happen today. At the same time, Nova takes a critical look at contemporary cases, like the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, to reveal how charges of evidence mishandling and human error can mar even scientifically sophisticated detective work. Will forensics ever be truly foolproof, or does modern technology just give a scientific sheen to a practice that will always be more art than science? duration 54:35   STEREO TVPG-V
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1302] The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone's birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer's lost diary. It reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. And the writings in this diary suggest he was a far different man than the legend that surrounds him. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1301] JFK: One PM Central Standard Time Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4260] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10063] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33063] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10895] * Malaysia Airlines * Saudi Arabia * Arne Duncan * Shields & Brooks * Angelique Kidjo duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33063] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3175] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17087Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10895] * Malaysia Airlines * Saudi Arabia * Arne Duncan * Shields & Brooks * Angelique Kidjo duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20070H] (original broadcast date: 3/27/14)
    * Writer and actor Mindy Kaling on her show The Mindy Project
    * John Feinstein discusses his book about minor league baseball: Where Nobody Knows Your Name < br>* a discussion about Impossible.com with Lily Cole, Jonathan Zittrain, and David Kirkpatrick
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3170] Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Miriam Pawel. The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez. Tavis also chats with guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan. The 4-time Grammy nominee demonstrates his extraordinary guitar sound with a performance of a track from his "Friends" CD. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#804H] Tempe, AZ / Albuquerque, NM The Roadtrippers start out in Tempe, AZ, where they speak with Todd McFarlane, the creator of the best-selling comic book series Spawn, and Antoine's personal hero. The team is given encouraging advice by Todd to move away from the idea that they "need to have everything now." Next, the team heads to Albuquerque, NM, where they meet with lobbyist and co-founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Tom Rutherford. Afterward, as they head back on the Road, an unfortunate event happens-an unexpected mechanical issue leads the Green RV to catch fire. The Roadtrippers pull over and no one is seriously injured; but emotions are high as the stark realization sets in as to whether they'll be able to continue their journey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10895] * Malaysia Airlines * Saudi Arabia * Arne Duncan * Shields & Brooks * Angelique Kidjo duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3565H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3175] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10895] * Malaysia Airlines * Saudi Arabia * Arne Duncan * Shields & Brooks * Angelique Kidjo duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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