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KQED World: Tuesday, May 20, 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.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10931] INDIAN ELECTIONS - The Justice Department leveled charges against five Chinese military officials today, accusing them of trying to steal American companies' trade secrets through cyber-espionage. Gwen Ifill examines the digital threats facing U.S. businesses with Laura Galante, manager of threat intelligence at Mandiant, and Susan Shirk, professor of China and Pacific Relations at the University of California San Diego.
    UKRAINE - As tensions in Eastern Ukraine continue to simmer, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Donetsk and talks with Gwen Ifill about the future of the country.
    HYDROGEN CARS - After more than a decade of experimenting, car makers are finally gearing up to release a new generation of hydrogen-powered cars in California. And while the state has made a serious commitment to exploring alternative energy, the cars still face an uncertain future. Scott Shafer, from KQED in San Francisco, explores the future of hydrogen-powered cars.
    ELIZABETH WARREN - Senator Elizabeth Warren joins Judy Woodruff to talk about her new book, "A Fighting Chance" and the future of the middle class.
    PRIMARY PREVIEW - With primary elections opening tomorrow in six states, Gwen Ifill previews some of the most interesting and consequential races with the NewsHour's Political Editor, Domenico Montenaro.
    CHANGING LIVES - Jeffrey Brown brings us the story of Kyaw Thu, a man who was once one of the biggest film stars in Myanmar, who gave up his life on the big screen to pursue a career in activism.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33099H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, AT&T buys DirecTV while Pfizer's bid for AstraZeneca is rejected. Is this just the start of a wave of deal making activity? And, the U.S. accuses members of the Chinese military of conducting economic cybercrimes against American companies. Which firms were hacked and what happens next? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3205Z] Tavis concludes his 2-part visit with comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks, who has stories to tell in the conclusion of his conversation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1325] Left by the Ship JR, Charlene, Margarita and Robert are half American; they are among the many children born to U.S. servicemen who were stationed in military bases in the Philippines until 1992. Like most Filipino Amerasians, they were left behind by their biological fathers and largely forgotten. Over the course of two years, they delve into the psychological and social consequences of the U.S. military presence and its legacy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3206Z] Tavis talks with Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore and issues advocacy specialist Amber Khan. Sowore, publisher of the Sahara Reporters website, and Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, examine the crisis of Nigeria's stolen girls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Asia Insight [#138] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:30 am
    European Journal [#3220] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Japanese American Lives [#102] Don't Lose Your Soul/Honor & Sacrifice "Don't Lose Your Soul" by Jim Choi and Chihiro Wimbush - This documentary is an intimate portrait of Asian American musical legends bassist Mark Izu and Grammy-nominated drummer Anthony Brown, two founders of the Asian American Jazz Movement. Both have been revered throughout the Asian American community both as artists and community activities since the 1960's.
    "Honor & Sacrifice" by Lucy Ostrander - "Honor & Sacrifice" tells the complex story of a Japanese immigrant family ripped apart by WWII. The Matsumoto family included five sons; two who fought for the Americans and three who fought for the Japanese. The eldest, Hiroshi (Roy), became a hero, fighting against the Japanese with Merrill's Marauders, an American guerrilla unit in Burma.
    duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#203] Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Local USA [#119] Building An Identity As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture. duration 28:14   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 am
    Local USA [#111] Urban Gardening Sowing the Seeds of Change... planting ideas for sustainability and self-sufficiency. You might think of it as a Midwest rust belt town, but community gardeners in Flint, Michigan are undergoing a variety of projects and planting the seeds of hope for economic revitalization. From green belts to green thumbs -- a couple works with children to hone their martial arts and gardening skills; and two women toil with the local Flint government to get their garden growing. duration 27:18   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1325] Left by the Ship JR, Charlene, Margarita and Robert are half American; they are among the many children born to U.S. servicemen who were stationed in military bases in the Philippines until 1992. Like most Filipino Amerasians, they were left behind by their biological fathers and largely forgotten. Over the course of two years, they delve into the psychological and social consequences of the U.S. military presence and its legacy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3206Z] Tavis talks with Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore and issues advocacy specialist Amber Khan. Sowore, publisher of the Sahara Reporters website, and Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, examine the crisis of Nigeria's stolen girls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3205Z] Tavis concludes his 2-part visit with comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks, who has stories to tell in the conclusion of his conversation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Asia Insight [#138] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:30 am
    European Journal [#3220] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Japanese American Lives [#102] Don't Lose Your Soul/Honor & Sacrifice "Don't Lose Your Soul" by Jim Choi and Chihiro Wimbush - This documentary is an intimate portrait of Asian American musical legends bassist Mark Izu and Grammy-nominated drummer Anthony Brown, two founders of the Asian American Jazz Movement. Both have been revered throughout the Asian American community both as artists and community activities since the 1960's.
    "Honor & Sacrifice" by Lucy Ostrander - "Honor & Sacrifice" tells the complex story of a Japanese immigrant family ripped apart by WWII. The Matsumoto family included five sons; two who fought for the Americans and three who fought for the Japanese. The eldest, Hiroshi (Roy), became a hero, fighting against the Japanese with Merrill's Marauders, an American guerrilla unit in Burma.
    duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Pacific Heartbeat [#203] Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Local USA [#119] Building An Identity As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture. duration 28:14   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 pm
    Local USA [#111] Urban Gardening Sowing the Seeds of Change... planting ideas for sustainability and self-sufficiency. You might think of it as a Midwest rust belt town, but community gardeners in Flint, Michigan are undergoing a variety of projects and planting the seeds of hope for economic revitalization. From green belts to green thumbs -- a couple works with children to hone their martial arts and gardening skills; and two women toil with the local Flint government to get their garden growing. duration 27:18   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10100] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3206Z] Tavis talks with Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore and issues advocacy specialist Amber Khan. Sowore, publisher of the Sahara Reporters website, and Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, examine the crisis of Nigeria's stolen girls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33100H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks drop sharply on weak retail earnings. How concerned should investors be about the health of the sector and the consumer? And, what did President Obama tell some prominent global business leaders at the White House today? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10932] HIDDEN ASSETS - Credit Suisse plead guilty to felony charges late yesterday for conspiring to aid tax evasion by helping thousands of people hide wealth. The Swiss bank will pay $2.6 billion in penalties as a result of this plea. Judy Woodruff looks at the latest with this case and the bigger picture with expert guests.
    UKRAINE - Ukraine is gearing up for presidential elections on May 25th amid separatist unrest in the country's eastern industrial heartland. Tonight, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner reports from the ground in Mariupol on one tycoon's bid to deploy his influence - and his employees - to turn the tide in Ukraine.
    TELECOM/MEDIA MERGERS - AT&T proposed a $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV this week, constituting another mega-merger from the telecom industry. Gwen Ifill will examine what this deal could mean for consumers and why telecom giants are moving to consolidate.
    WHERE POETRY LIVES - Chief Arts, Culture and Society Correspondent Jeffrey Brown continues his travels with US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as they explore poetry in various corners of American life. This last report their series "Where Poetry Lives," takes us to Los Angeles to look at a graduate writing program at Antioch University.
    MEDICAL RESEARCH GENDER BIAS - Trials for new drugs or pharmaceuticals are often conducted on male lab animals, with researchers saying their carefully calibrated experiments can be impacted by hormonal fluctuations in female specimens. Last week, the National Institutes of Health said that routine gender bias in lab testing may cloud our understanding of the effects of a new drug or treatment on women. The NIH will now require its researchers to test their work on both female and male animals during trials. Judy Woodruff sits down with Dr. Janine Clayton, the director of NIH's Office of Research on Women's Health, and Phyllis Greenberger, the President of the Society for Women's Health Research to gain some insight into what these changes mean.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33100H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks drop sharply on weak retail earnings. How concerned should investors be about the health of the sector and the consumer? And, what did President Obama tell some prominent global business leaders at the White House today? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3212] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5037] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3602H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10932] HIDDEN ASSETS - Credit Suisse plead guilty to felony charges late yesterday for conspiring to aid tax evasion by helping thousands of people hide wealth. The Swiss bank will pay $2.6 billion in penalties as a result of this plea. Judy Woodruff looks at the latest with this case and the bigger picture with expert guests.
    UKRAINE - Ukraine is gearing up for presidential elections on May 25th amid separatist unrest in the country's eastern industrial heartland. Tonight, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner reports from the ground in Mariupol on one tycoon's bid to deploy his influence - and his employees - to turn the tide in Ukraine.
    TELECOM/MEDIA MERGERS - AT&T proposed a $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV this week, constituting another mega-merger from the telecom industry. Gwen Ifill will examine what this deal could mean for consumers and why telecom giants are moving to consolidate.
    WHERE POETRY LIVES - Chief Arts, Culture and Society Correspondent Jeffrey Brown continues his travels with US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as they explore poetry in various corners of American life. This last report their series "Where Poetry Lives," takes us to Los Angeles to look at a graduate writing program at Antioch University.
    MEDICAL RESEARCH GENDER BIAS - Trials for new drugs or pharmaceuticals are often conducted on male lab animals, with researchers saying their carefully calibrated experiments can be impacted by hormonal fluctuations in female specimens. Last week, the National Institutes of Health said that routine gender bias in lab testing may cloud our understanding of the effects of a new drug or treatment on women. The NIH will now require its researchers to test their work on both female and male animals during trials. Judy Woodruff sits down with Dr. Janine Clayton, the director of NIH's Office of Research on Women's Health, and Phyllis Greenberger, the President of the Society for Women's Health Research to gain some insight into what these changes mean.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3602H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20107] (original broadcast date: 5/20/14)
    * David Sanger of the New York Times and Richard McGregor of the Financial Times on the accusation of Chinese army officers hacking into American companies
    * actor Daniel Radcliffe discusses his role in the play "The Cripple of Inishmaan"
    * a look at the film "The Immigrant" with Marion Cotillard and James Gray
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3602H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3207Z] Tavis talks with 4-time Grammy-winning opera diva Renee Fleming. The versatile soprano reflects on her career and discusses her role in A Streetcar Named Desire, which she's played at Carnegie Hall and in Los Angeles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3602H] 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 [#3602H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10932] HIDDEN ASSETS - Credit Suisse plead guilty to felony charges late yesterday for conspiring to aid tax evasion by helping thousands of people hide wealth. The Swiss bank will pay $2.6 billion in penalties as a result of this plea. Judy Woodruff looks at the latest with this case and the bigger picture with expert guests.
    UKRAINE - Ukraine is gearing up for presidential elections on May 25th amid separatist unrest in the country's eastern industrial heartland. Tonight, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner reports from the ground in Mariupol on one tycoon's bid to deploy his influence - and his employees - to turn the tide in Ukraine.
    TELECOM/MEDIA MERGERS - AT&T proposed a $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV this week, constituting another mega-merger from the telecom industry. Gwen Ifill will examine what this deal could mean for consumers and why telecom giants are moving to consolidate.
    WHERE POETRY LIVES - Chief Arts, Culture and Society Correspondent Jeffrey Brown continues his travels with US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as they explore poetry in various corners of American life. This last report their series "Where Poetry Lives," takes us to Los Angeles to look at a graduate writing program at Antioch University.
    MEDICAL RESEARCH GENDER BIAS - Trials for new drugs or pharmaceuticals are often conducted on male lab animals, with researchers saying their carefully calibrated experiments can be impacted by hormonal fluctuations in female specimens. Last week, the National Institutes of Health said that routine gender bias in lab testing may cloud our understanding of the effects of a new drug or treatment on women. The NIH will now require its researchers to test their work on both female and male animals during trials. Judy Woodruff sits down with Dr. Janine Clayton, the director of NIH's Office of Research on Women's Health, and Phyllis Greenberger, the President of the Society for Women's Health Research to gain some insight into what these changes mean.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3602H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3212] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10932] HIDDEN ASSETS - Credit Suisse plead guilty to felony charges late yesterday for conspiring to aid tax evasion by helping thousands of people hide wealth. The Swiss bank will pay $2.6 billion in penalties as a result of this plea. Judy Woodruff looks at the latest with this case and the bigger picture with expert guests.
    UKRAINE - Ukraine is gearing up for presidential elections on May 25th amid separatist unrest in the country's eastern industrial heartland. Tonight, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner reports from the ground in Mariupol on one tycoon's bid to deploy his influence - and his employees - to turn the tide in Ukraine.
    TELECOM/MEDIA MERGERS - AT&T proposed a $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV this week, constituting another mega-merger from the telecom industry. Gwen Ifill will examine what this deal could mean for consumers and why telecom giants are moving to consolidate.
    WHERE POETRY LIVES - Chief Arts, Culture and Society Correspondent Jeffrey Brown continues his travels with US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as they explore poetry in various corners of American life. This last report their series "Where Poetry Lives," takes us to Los Angeles to look at a graduate writing program at Antioch University.
    MEDICAL RESEARCH GENDER BIAS - Trials for new drugs or pharmaceuticals are often conducted on male lab animals, with researchers saying their carefully calibrated experiments can be impacted by hormonal fluctuations in female specimens. Last week, the National Institutes of Health said that routine gender bias in lab testing may cloud our understanding of the effects of a new drug or treatment on women. The NIH will now require its researchers to test their work on both female and male animals during trials. Judy Woodruff sits down with Dr. Janine Clayton, the director of NIH's Office of Research on Women's Health, and Phyllis Greenberger, the President of the Society for Women's Health Research to gain some insight into what these changes mean.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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