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KQED World: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31336Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3197] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10476H] Preparations For Second Presidential Debate * Massachusetts Senate Race * Upcoming Senate Races * Syria Update * Space Jump * Arlen Specter duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18211H] (original broadcast date: 10/15/12)
    * Evan Osnos discusses his New Yorker article about Chinese growth: "Boss Rail: The Disaster that Exposed the Underside of the Boom"
    * French film icon Anouk Aimee on her life in cinema.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2711Z] Tavis talks with New York magazine's national affairs editor John Heilemann, co-author of the best-selling book, Game Change, who weighs in on the presidential campaign. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31336Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10476H] Preparations For Second Presidential Debate * Massachusetts Senate Race * Upcoming Senate Races * Syria Update * Space Jump * Arlen Specter duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2056] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#404] Ben Fong-Torres A rock journalist, author, and broadcaster, Ben Fong-Torres is best known for his work with Rolling Stone magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle. In his interview with Maria Hinojosa, he discusses the highlights of his award-winning career; a career so unique that he was portrayed in the 2000 film Almost Famous by actor Terry Chen. Fong-Torres also discusses his father's immigration to the United States and growing up Chinese- American in the '50s and '60s. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Need To Know [#257H] Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a round table discussion about the likelihood of going over the "fiscal cliff", the effect on the American economy, and possible solutions to avoiding another recession. Guests on the panel include economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, former four-term Oklahoma Senator Don Nickles, economist Bo Cutter and Maya Rockeymore, Chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 7:00 am
    Rare This documentary follows an inspiring and extraordinary mother in a race against time as she unites a group of isolated people from around the world in a quest to cure her daughter's rare genetic disease. Together, they discover that community, laughter and hope are some of the greatest therapies.
    When Donna Appell learned that her baby daughter Ashley suffered from a rare genetic disorder that would kill her in 30 years, she was told there were less than 30 people in the US who had been diagnosed with it and no one knew where to find them. Realizing that no one was going to help cure "just one child," Donna set about forming an advocacy group and harnessing the internet to gather as many patients as possible who suffered from Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS), which includes albinism, blindness, a bleeding disorder and often a fatal pulmonary fibrosis.
    Filmed with intimate access over 3 years, as the clock ticks and the stakes get higher, this film follows Donna and her advocacy group as they travel to Puerto Rico and throughout the US in a race to fill a drug trial they hope could prolong her daughter's life. Along the way we become part of a sweet love story when Donna's daughter Ashley falls for an earnest young man who has the same fatal disease.
    duration 55:58   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Body and Soul: Diana and Kathy When they met 37 years ago, Diana and Kathy faced early death or a restricted life in a nursing home. Instead, they slipped out of the "system," became advocates for all people with disabilities and began a grand experiment in living meaningful, independent lives. This observational documentary explores the remarkable bond that has made that possible. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#404] Ben Fong-Torres A rock journalist, author, and broadcaster, Ben Fong-Torres is best known for his work with Rolling Stone magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle. In his interview with Maria Hinojosa, he discusses the highlights of his award-winning career; a career so unique that he was portrayed in the 2000 film Almost Famous by actor Terry Chen. Fong-Torres also discusses his father's immigration to the United States and growing up Chinese- American in the '50s and '60s. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Need To Know [#257H] Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a round table discussion about the likelihood of going over the "fiscal cliff", the effect on the American economy, and possible solutions to avoiding another recession. Guests on the panel include economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, former four-term Oklahoma Senator Don Nickles, economist Bo Cutter and Maya Rockeymore, Chair of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Rare This documentary follows an inspiring and extraordinary mother in a race against time as she unites a group of isolated people from around the world in a quest to cure her daughter's rare genetic disease. Together, they discover that community, laughter and hope are some of the greatest therapies.
    When Donna Appell learned that her baby daughter Ashley suffered from a rare genetic disorder that would kill her in 30 years, she was told there were less than 30 people in the US who had been diagnosed with it and no one knew where to find them. Realizing that no one was going to help cure "just one child," Donna set about forming an advocacy group and harnessing the internet to gather as many patients as possible who suffered from Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS), which includes albinism, blindness, a bleeding disorder and often a fatal pulmonary fibrosis.
    Filmed with intimate access over 3 years, as the clock ticks and the stakes get higher, this film follows Donna and her advocacy group as they travel to Puerto Rico and throughout the US in a race to fill a drug trial they hope could prolong her daughter's life. Along the way we become part of a sweet love story when Donna's daughter Ashley falls for an earnest young man who has the same fatal disease.
    duration 55:58   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Body and Soul: Diana and Kathy When they met 37 years ago, Diana and Kathy faced early death or a restricted life in a nursing home. Instead, they slipped out of the "system," became advocates for all people with disabilities and began a grand experiment in living meaningful, independent lives. This observational documentary explores the remarkable bond that has made that possible. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2057] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8207] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2711Z] Tavis talks with New York magazine's national affairs editor John Heilemann, co-author of the best-selling book, Game Change, who weighs in on the presidential campaign. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3198] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18211H] (original broadcast date: 10/15/12)
    * Evan Osnos discusses his New Yorker article about Chinese growth: "Boss Rail: The Disaster that Exposed the Underside of the Boom"
    * French film icon Anouk Aimee on her life in cinema.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31337Z] Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit calls it quits. From Pandit's legacy to challenges facing Citi's new boss. The resignation is one of the biggest surprises on Wall Street this year. Two tech titans report better than expected results but both stocks fall in after-hours trading. NBR's Ruben Ramirez runs down the numbers and what the future may look like for IBM and Intel. Student loan servicers get an "F" from regulators who complain school loans are handled a lot like the sub-prime mortgage market. NBR's Sylvia Hall has more from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10477H] Presidential Debate #2 Tonight * Meningitis Outbreak Update * Middle East Violence * Making Sen$e * Cuban travel restrictions duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17290H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10477H] Presidential Debate #2 Tonight * Meningitis Outbreak Update * Middle East Violence * Making Sen$e * Cuban travel restrictions duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3198] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10477H] Presidential Debate #2 Tonight * Meningitis Outbreak Update * Middle East Violence * Making Sen$e * Cuban travel restrictions duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18212H] (original broadcast date: 10/16/12)
    Analysis of the Presidential Debate with Al Hunt, executive Washington editor for Bloomberg News; John Dickerson, Political Director of CBS News; Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News; Katty Kay of BBC World News America; Jon Meacham, Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of The New York Times; Mark Halperin, Senior Political Analyst for Time magazine; and John Heilemann of New York Magazine.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2712Z] Tavis talks with the author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, politics professor Peter Dreier, who discusses his text. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3187] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Democracy Now! Special [#103] Presidential Debate 10/16 Our "Expanding the Debate" series continues with highlights from the second presidential debate. Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson, and Constitution Party nominee Virgil Goode will join us live on the show to offer responses to the same questions asked to President Obama and Mitt Romney. [We have extended an invitation to Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson.] duration 2:29:30   STEREO
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31337Z] Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit calls it quits. From Pandit's legacy to challenges facing Citi's new boss. The resignation is one of the biggest surprises on Wall Street this year. Two tech titans report better than expected results but both stocks fall in after-hours trading. NBR's Ruben Ramirez runs down the numbers and what the future may look like for IBM and Intel. Student loan servicers get an "F" from regulators who complain school loans are handled a lot like the sub-prime mortgage market. NBR's Sylvia Hall has more from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3198] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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