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KQED World: Thursday, September 20, 2012

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, September 20, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31318Z] Existing home sales hit a two-year high. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo economist Richard Dekaser about what that could mean for home prices this fall. The U.S. national debt is a "national security issue" according to Former Senator Sam Nunn. He'll join us in the program. Record low interest rates on bonds are wreaking havoc on people who invest in government issued debt. Should investors be concerned? Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney gives us tonight's Street Critique. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3171] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18193H] (original broadcast date: 9/19/12)
    * Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times on China
    * Turki al-Faisal, former ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2693] Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated actor Tony Danza, who recounts his experience as a high school English teacher, which he details in his text, I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31318Z] Existing home sales hit a two-year high. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Wells Fargo economist Richard Dekaser about what that could mean for home prices this fall. The U.S. national debt is a "national security issue" according to Former Senator Sam Nunn. He'll join us in the program. Record low interest rates on bonds are wreaking havoc on people who invest in government issued debt. Should investors be concerned? Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney gives us tonight's Street Critique. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10458H] Fast & Furious * Aung San Suu Kyi * Chicago Teacher Strike Ends * American Snapshot * Bob Woodward duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2038] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1303] The Intimate Machine They're called personal computers, but human interactions with them are utterly impersonal, via keyboard and mouse. Alan Alda gets to communicate with computers that know who he is, where he is, what he' s doing and even how he's feeling. The ultimate such computer - actually a cute and cuddly robot - is being developed in a unique collaboration between Hollywood and MIT. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2603H] American Eagle Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak and penetrating eyes. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of extinction. Following their protection as an endangered species, bald eagles have come roaring back. Photographed by Emmy-winning cinematographer Neil Rettig, this film focuses on the drama of the nest. Even in the best of times, it's a surprisingly tough struggle to maintain a one-ton home and raise chicks until they can hunt on their own. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Nova [#3802H] Making Stuff Stronger From carbon nanotubes to artificial skin, our world is poised at the frontier of a revolution in materials science as far-reaching as the biotech breakthroughs of the last two decades. This series explores how materials changed history and are shaping the future, ranging from cost-effective fuel cells and solar panels to quantum computers and ultra-light automobiles. The New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue brings his trademark goofball humor and techie zeal to this exploration of the future of "stuff." Each episode explores the talent, luck and determination that can turn a wild idea into a cutting-edge material or high-tech breakthrough.
    This episode: What is the strongest material in the world? Is it iron? Are Kevlar and carbon nanotubes the way of the future, or will the powerful properties discovered in natural spider silk one day replace steel? Nova begins the ambitious four-hour program with a quest for the world's strongest stuff. Host David Pogue helps viewers understand what defines strength, examining everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and testing the world's strongest materials. Pogue travels from the deck of a US naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby to the country's top research labs to check in with the experts who are re-engineering what nature has given us to create the next generation of strong "stuff."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1303] The Intimate Machine They're called personal computers, but human interactions with them are utterly impersonal, via keyboard and mouse. Alan Alda gets to communicate with computers that know who he is, where he is, what he' s doing and even how he's feeling. The ultimate such computer - actually a cute and cuddly robot - is being developed in a unique collaboration between Hollywood and MIT. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Nature [#2603H] American Eagle Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak and penetrating eyes. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of extinction. Following their protection as an endangered species, bald eagles have come roaring back. Photographed by Emmy-winning cinematographer Neil Rettig, this film focuses on the drama of the nest. Even in the best of times, it's a surprisingly tough struggle to maintain a one-ton home and raise chicks until they can hunt on their own. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3802H] Making Stuff Stronger From carbon nanotubes to artificial skin, our world is poised at the frontier of a revolution in materials science as far-reaching as the biotech breakthroughs of the last two decades. This series explores how materials changed history and are shaping the future, ranging from cost-effective fuel cells and solar panels to quantum computers and ultra-light automobiles. The New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue brings his trademark goofball humor and techie zeal to this exploration of the future of "stuff." Each episode explores the talent, luck and determination that can turn a wild idea into a cutting-edge material or high-tech breakthrough.
    This episode: What is the strongest material in the world? Is it iron? Are Kevlar and carbon nanotubes the way of the future, or will the powerful properties discovered in natural spider silk one day replace steel? Nova begins the ambitious four-hour program with a quest for the world's strongest stuff. Host David Pogue helps viewers understand what defines strength, examining everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and testing the world's strongest materials. Pogue travels from the deck of a US naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby to the country's top research labs to check in with the experts who are re-engineering what nature has given us to create the next generation of strong "stuff."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2039] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8189] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2693] Tavis talks with Emmy-nominated actor Tony Danza, who recounts his experience as a high school English teacher, which he details in his text, I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3172] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18193H] (original broadcast date: 9/19/12)
    * Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times on China
    * Turki al-Faisal, former ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31319Z] From China to Japan to Europe there are fresh signs of slowing economies and they are raising new worries about global growth. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas. The American government borrows billions of dollars from China. Is it a threat to small business? NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh continues our look at the national debt. On Capitol Hill there were new questions about the role of high frequency trading and U.S. markets. NBR's Sylvia Hall reports from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10459H] Syria Explosion * The Presidential Campaign * Shrinking Ice Cap * Deadly Street Drugs * Thai Shrimp * Ancient Papyrus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17264H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10459H] Syria Explosion * The Presidential Campaign * Shrinking Ice Cap * Deadly Street Drugs * Thai Shrimp * Ancient Papyrus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3172] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10459H] Syria Explosion * The Presidential Campaign * Shrinking Ice Cap * Deadly Street Drugs * Thai Shrimp * Ancient Papyrus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18194H] (original broadcast date: 9/20/12)
    * a look at Apple's iPhone 5 with David Pogue of the New York Times and John Gruber of daringfireball.net.
    * Chef Daniel Humm, head chef at Eleven Madison Park discusses his book "Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook" < br />* Karen Elliott House, author of "On Saudi Arabia"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2694] Tavis talks with Richard Gere. The actor-activist talks about his latest film, the financial thriller Arbitrage, and his human rights work. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31319Z] From China to Japan to Europe there are fresh signs of slowing economies and they are raising new worries about global growth. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas. The American government borrows billions of dollars from China. Is it a threat to small business? NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh continues our look at the national debt. On Capitol Hill there were new questions about the role of high frequency trading and U.S. markets. NBR's Sylvia Hall reports from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10459H] Syria Explosion * The Presidential Campaign * Shrinking Ice Cap * Deadly Street Drugs * Thai Shrimp * Ancient Papyrus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3169] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2039] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31319Z] From China to Japan to Europe there are fresh signs of slowing economies and they are raising new worries about global growth. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas. The American government borrows billions of dollars from China. Is it a threat to small business? NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh continues our look at the national debt. On Capitol Hill there were new questions about the role of high frequency trading and U.S. markets. NBR's Sylvia Hall reports from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3172] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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