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KQED World: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10896H] * Climate change * State of veterans * ACA deadline * Ukraine * Operation Paperclip duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33064H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. Congress will question General Motors CEO Mary Barra tomorrow about the automaker's expanded recall. How did GM get to this point? And what might happen next? And, stocks end the quarter on a high-note on comments from Fed Chair Yellen. Is it a sign of things to come in the second? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    POV [#2505H] The Light In Her Eyes Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway -- women are claiming space within the mosque. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, "The Light in Her Eyes" offers a portrait of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their aspirations. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5002] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3171Z] Tavis talks with two advocates for immigrant rights, Erika Andiola, co-director of the DRM Action Coalition, and the National Immigration Law Center's Marielena Hincapie. Andiola and Hincapie weigh in on the DREAM Act and the struggle for immigrant rights. Tavks also chats with talented Nathan East, A much-sought-after bass player, who talks about stepping into the spotlight and also demonstrates his talent with a track from his long-awaited debut solo release. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Asia Insight [#129] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3213] Russians Invest Millions In Austria AUSTRIA: IN THE VALLEY OF THE RUBLE MILLIONAIRES - Austria is popular with wealthy Russians. The small town of Kitzbuhel is one of the places profiting from its rich guests. Now there are fears that sanctions will scare away the Russian elite. To Reinhold Mitterlehner, Austria's Economy Minister, it's long been clear that sanctions are an own goal for his country. In the high season in winter, charter flights from Russia land hourly at the small airports serving Salzburg and Innsbruck. Last year, 1.4 million Russians vacationed in Austria, most in popular ski resorts such as Kitzbuhel. Many Russian millionaires and even billionaires have bought property here. In doing so, they're combining business with pleasure, because Austria offers favorable tax conditions to well-heeled private investors.
    MACEDONIA: MONUMENTAL BATTLE - "Skopje 2014" is the name of an expensive government project that is increasingly dividing the country. From Alexander the Great to Mother Teresa, the city is home to increasing numbers of statues. When building began two years ago, "Skopje 2014" was meant to beautify the old town center. But it is now clear to everyone involved that it has much more to do with the issue of whose history is being immortalized in bronze and whose isn't. In a small country in which Macedonians, Turks, Albanians, Serbs and Roma live more alongside than with each other, each new statue leads to a heated dispute. The Albanians in particular feel they're inadequately represented in the sea of monuments, and a statue of Stefan Dusan, the self-proclaimed medieval Emperor of the Serbs, has infuriated the mainly Muslim Albanian minority.
    FRANCE: HIGH-FLYING HELMET CAMERAS - Michael Schumacher had one - and thousands of other skiers do as well: a micro-video camera mounted on a helmet. But the pursuit of impressive skiing pictures often leads skiers to take greater risks. In Europe's highest ski resort, Val Thorens, piste attendants have long been aware of a dangerous trend. More and more people are skiing in deep powder snow off-piste. What's new is that most amateur skiers intentionally go out when the risk of avalanche is at its greatest, simply because that's when they can get the best pictures of deep-powder skiing.
    SPAIN: BELATED JUSTICE FOR FRANCO'S VICTIMS? - To this day, Spain's legal system has not dealt with the crimes of the Franco era. A female Argentinian judge is now giving many victims new hope. Because of an amnesty, even torturers from the Franco era have been able to live unpunished in Spain. Protection from criminal prosecution was originally meant to facilitate the peaceful transition to democracy. Many victims, however, are demanding that the amnesty be lifted at last. A female judge from Buenos Aires is also seeking belated justice for these victims. Now Spain faces a flood of litigation: some two hundred lawsuits have been filed by Argentinian lawyers living in Madrid. They want to try perpetrators still living in Spain before courts in Argentina.
    duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#101] The Beginning The story of the Jewish experience begins 3000 years ago with the emergence of a tribal people in a contested land and their extraordinary book, the Hebrew Bible, a chronicle of their stormy relationship with a faceless, formless, jealous God. It was loyalty to this "God of Words" that defined the distinct identity of the ancient Jews and preserved it despite all that history could throw their way - war, invasion, deportation, enslavement, exile and assimilation. The story unfolds with a dazzling cast of historical characters: Sigmund Freud dying in exile in London; Victorian evangelicals and explorers following "in the footsteps" of Moses; Jewish mercenaries living, prospering and intermarrying in the pagan land of Egypt; Messianic Jews dreaming of the Apocalypse; and a Jewish historian, Josephus, who witnessed first-hand the moment when the apocalypse finally came and the Romans destroyed the Jewish High Temple in Jerusalem. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#102] Among Believers Simon Schama's epic series continues with the story of medieval Jews struggling to preserve their identity - and sometimes their lives - under the rule of Christianity and Islam. Whether labeled "Christ-killers" by the Christians or "dhimmi" (non-Muslim citizens of an Islamic community) by the Muslims, diaspora Jews built new lives and invented new ways of being Jewish in exile in the face of discrimination, blood-libels and persecution interspersed with periods of tolerance, protection and peaceful co-existence. Drawing on some of the extraordinary documents they left behind, this episode offers a vivid portrait of Jewish bankers, merchants, doctors, poets and artists flourishing in Lincoln, Cordoba, Venice and Cairo and tells the heart-rending story of their mass expulsion from Spain in 1492. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Local USA [#107] Beehive Spirits Utah is not exactly the first place you think of when talking about alcohol and liquor. But since the early days of prohibition, The Beehive State has a unique foray into distilling spirits. We retrace Utah's fight for and against alcohol with a look at the characters keeping it alive today. duration 27:23   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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
    POV [#2505H] The Light In Her Eyes Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway -- women are claiming space within the mosque. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, "The Light in Her Eyes" offers a portrait of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their aspirations. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3171Z] Tavis talks with two advocates for immigrant rights, Erika Andiola, co-director of the DRM Action Coalition, and the National Immigration Law Center's Marielena Hincapie. Andiola and Hincapie weigh in on the DREAM Act and the struggle for immigrant rights. Tavks also chats with talented Nathan East, A much-sought-after bass player, who talks about stepping into the spotlight and also demonstrates his talent with a track from his long-awaited debut solo release. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    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
  • 10:00 am
    Asia Insight [#129] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3213] Russians Invest Millions In Austria AUSTRIA: IN THE VALLEY OF THE RUBLE MILLIONAIRES - Austria is popular with wealthy Russians. The small town of Kitzbuhel is one of the places profiting from its rich guests. Now there are fears that sanctions will scare away the Russian elite. To Reinhold Mitterlehner, Austria's Economy Minister, it's long been clear that sanctions are an own goal for his country. In the high season in winter, charter flights from Russia land hourly at the small airports serving Salzburg and Innsbruck. Last year, 1.4 million Russians vacationed in Austria, most in popular ski resorts such as Kitzbuhel. Many Russian millionaires and even billionaires have bought property here. In doing so, they're combining business with pleasure, because Austria offers favorable tax conditions to well-heeled private investors.
    MACEDONIA: MONUMENTAL BATTLE - "Skopje 2014" is the name of an expensive government project that is increasingly dividing the country. From Alexander the Great to Mother Teresa, the city is home to increasing numbers of statues. When building began two years ago, "Skopje 2014" was meant to beautify the old town center. But it is now clear to everyone involved that it has much more to do with the issue of whose history is being immortalized in bronze and whose isn't. In a small country in which Macedonians, Turks, Albanians, Serbs and Roma live more alongside than with each other, each new statue leads to a heated dispute. The Albanians in particular feel they're inadequately represented in the sea of monuments, and a statue of Stefan Dusan, the self-proclaimed medieval Emperor of the Serbs, has infuriated the mainly Muslim Albanian minority.
    FRANCE: HIGH-FLYING HELMET CAMERAS - Michael Schumacher had one - and thousands of other skiers do as well: a micro-video camera mounted on a helmet. But the pursuit of impressive skiing pictures often leads skiers to take greater risks. In Europe's highest ski resort, Val Thorens, piste attendants have long been aware of a dangerous trend. More and more people are skiing in deep powder snow off-piste. What's new is that most amateur skiers intentionally go out when the risk of avalanche is at its greatest, simply because that's when they can get the best pictures of deep-powder skiing.
    SPAIN: BELATED JUSTICE FOR FRANCO'S VICTIMS? - To this day, Spain's legal system has not dealt with the crimes of the Franco era. A female Argentinian judge is now giving many victims new hope. Because of an amnesty, even torturers from the Franco era have been able to live unpunished in Spain. Protection from criminal prosecution was originally meant to facilitate the peaceful transition to democracy. Many victims, however, are demanding that the amnesty be lifted at last. A female judge from Buenos Aires is also seeking belated justice for these victims. Now Spain faces a flood of litigation: some two hundred lawsuits have been filed by Argentinian lawyers living in Madrid. They want to try perpetrators still living in Spain before courts in Argentina.
    duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#101] The Beginning The story of the Jewish experience begins 3000 years ago with the emergence of a tribal people in a contested land and their extraordinary book, the Hebrew Bible, a chronicle of their stormy relationship with a faceless, formless, jealous God. It was loyalty to this "God of Words" that defined the distinct identity of the ancient Jews and preserved it despite all that history could throw their way - war, invasion, deportation, enslavement, exile and assimilation. The story unfolds with a dazzling cast of historical characters: Sigmund Freud dying in exile in London; Victorian evangelicals and explorers following "in the footsteps" of Moses; Jewish mercenaries living, prospering and intermarrying in the pagan land of Egypt; Messianic Jews dreaming of the Apocalypse; and a Jewish historian, Josephus, who witnessed first-hand the moment when the apocalypse finally came and the Romans destroyed the Jewish High Temple in Jerusalem. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#102] Among Believers Simon Schama's epic series continues with the story of medieval Jews struggling to preserve their identity - and sometimes their lives - under the rule of Christianity and Islam. Whether labeled "Christ-killers" by the Christians or "dhimmi" (non-Muslim citizens of an Islamic community) by the Muslims, diaspora Jews built new lives and invented new ways of being Jewish in exile in the face of discrimination, blood-libels and persecution interspersed with periods of tolerance, protection and peaceful co-existence. Drawing on some of the extraordinary documents they left behind, this episode offers a vivid portrait of Jewish bankers, merchants, doctors, poets and artists flourishing in Lincoln, Cordoba, Venice and Cairo and tells the heart-rending story of their mass expulsion from Spain in 1492. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Local USA [#107] Beehive Spirits Utah is not exactly the first place you think of when talking about alcohol and liquor. But since the early days of prohibition, The Beehive State has a unique foray into distilling spirits. We retrace Utah's fight for and against alcohol with a look at the characters keeping it alive today. duration 27:23   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 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 [#5002] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10065] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3171Z] Tavis talks with two advocates for immigrant rights, Erika Andiola, co-director of the DRM Action Coalition, and the National Immigration Law Center's Marielena Hincapie. Andiola and Hincapie weigh in on the DREAM Act and the struggle for immigrant rights. Tavks also chats with talented Nathan East, A much-sought-after bass player, who talks about stepping into the spotlight and also demonstrates his talent with a track from his long-awaited debut solo release. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33065H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, lawmakers press General Motors CEO about why it took a decade to recall cars with defective parts. Were her answers enough? And, could earnings season derail the market's move higher? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10897] * General Motors * CIA report * Preschool education * Israel spy release duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33065H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, lawmakers press General Motors CEO about why it took a decade to recall cars with defective parts. Were her answers enough? And, could earnings season derail the market's move higher? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3177] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5002] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10897] * General Motors * CIA report * Preschool education * Israel spy release duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20072] (original broadcast date: 4/01/14)
    Michael Lewis discusses his latest book: Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3172Z] Tavis talks with Lehigh University's Dr. Saladin Ambar, who examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the US and UK with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X. Tavis also chats with Italian-born guitarist Zucchero Fornaciari. The Grammy-nominated musician talks about his Americana tour and offers a glimpse of his artistry in a performance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#806H] Chicago, IL / Washington, DC While in Chicago, the team encounters a roadblock - the Green RV's transmission breaks. After leaving the RV at a mechanic, the Roadtrippers meet up with Food Network host and chef Gale Gand who greets them with home-baked muffins. Gale tells the team about her life of traveling, working in France, and meeting Julia Child. Afterward, the Roadtrippers meet with Alex Ross, a comic book artist who tells them about his incredible luck in his career, but stresses that anyone can do anything they want-they just have to put in the effort. Afterward, the team hears bad news: the RV won't be fixed in time for their next interviews. So, they decide to book flights to their next stop in Washington, DC, despite that Antoine has never been on a plane before. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10897] * General Motors * CIA report * Preschool education * Israel spy release duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3567H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3177] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10897] * General Motors * CIA report * Preschool education * Israel spy release duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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