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KQED World: Thursday, November 15, 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, November 15, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31358Z] President Obama says he's open to new ideas on raising government revenues, but eliminating tax deductions for the rich doesn't go far enough. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. There are increasing worries about the underlying strength of the consumer after retail sales slide more than expected in October. NBR's Suzanne Pratt reports from New York. And, with a national health care insurance overhaul underway a company's share of health insurance has risen at its smallest pace in a decade. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3227] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10498H] Obama Press Conference * Petraeus * Obama's Agenda * Israeli Airstrikes * Meningitis Outbreak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18233H] (original broadcast date: 11/14/12)
    * Analysis of President Obama's press conference with Al Hunt of Bloomberg News; Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent for ABC News and Julianna Goldman, chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News
    * a look at the film Life of Pi with director Ang Lee and actors Irrfan Khan and Suraj Sharma.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2733] Tavis talks with Keira Knightley, star of the new film, Anna Karenina. The Oscar-nominated actress outlines what attracted her to the role of Anna, and talks about her upcoming projects. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31358Z] President Obama says he's open to new ideas on raising government revenues, but eliminating tax deductions for the rich doesn't go far enough. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. There are increasing worries about the underlying strength of the consumer after retail sales slide more than expected in October. NBR's Suzanne Pratt reports from New York. And, with a national health care insurance overhaul underway a company's share of health insurance has risen at its smallest pace in a decade. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10498H] Obama Press Conference * Petraeus * Obama's Agenda * Israeli Airstrikes * Meningitis Outbreak duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2078] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1402] Don't Forget Alan Alda investigates how people create memories - and how as they age, memories become slippery and elusive, sometimes vanishing forever. He visits two men who live entirely in the present or the distant past, unable to recall events that happened even a few minutes ago. Viewers peer inside Alda's own brain and find out what's at work as he memorizes names and faces. Alda discovers how ice water can boost memory (no, not drinking it) and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted. He also meets a volunteer in an experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease, gets the latest on the search for an Alzheimer's vaccine and joins a group of baby boomers who are learning how to keep their brains young and their memories intact. duration 56:25   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#3004] An Original DUCKumentary Working with "Hummingbirds" producer Ann Prum, Nature features another popular, beautiful and fascinating bird - the duck. The story follows a wood duck family and discovers how a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks and come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. But our stars are just one of some 150 species of ducks. They come in all shapes and sizes and abilities - some are dabblers popping in and out of the surface of a glass lake and others swim with powerful webbed feet underwater. They fly through the air on short, stubby wings, traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Nova [#3915H] Ultimate Mars Challenge It could be NASA's last chance to set wheels down on Mars until the end of the decade: in August 2012, a rover named Curiosity touched down inside Mars' Gale Crater, carrying 10 new instruments that advanced the quest for signs that Mars might have once been suitable for life. But Curiosity's mission is risky. After parachuting through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, Curiosity is gently lowered to the planet's surface by a "sky crane." This first-of-its-kind system has been tested on Earth, but will it work on Mars?
    With inside access to the massive team of scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity's on-the-ground experiments, Nova is there for the exhilarating moments after Curiosity's landing - and for the spectacular discoveries to come. But no rover does it alone: Curiosity is joining a team that includes the Mars Odyssey, Express and Reconnaissance orbiters, along with the tireless Opportunity rover. As we reveal the dynamic new picture of Mars that these explorers are painting, we discover the questions raised by 40 years of roving Mars: How do we define life? How does life begin and what does it need to survive? Are we alone in the universe?
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers [#1402] Don't Forget Alan Alda investigates how people create memories - and how as they age, memories become slippery and elusive, sometimes vanishing forever. He visits two men who live entirely in the present or the distant past, unable to recall events that happened even a few minutes ago. Viewers peer inside Alda's own brain and find out what's at work as he memorizes names and faces. Alda discovers how ice water can boost memory (no, not drinking it) and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted. He also meets a volunteer in an experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease, gets the latest on the search for an Alzheimer's vaccine and joins a group of baby boomers who are learning how to keep their brains young and their memories intact. duration 56:25   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Nature [#3004] An Original DUCKumentary Working with "Hummingbirds" producer Ann Prum, Nature features another popular, beautiful and fascinating bird - the duck. The story follows a wood duck family and discovers how a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks and come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. But our stars are just one of some 150 species of ducks. They come in all shapes and sizes and abilities - some are dabblers popping in and out of the surface of a glass lake and others swim with powerful webbed feet underwater. They fly through the air on short, stubby wings, traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3915H] Ultimate Mars Challenge It could be NASA's last chance to set wheels down on Mars until the end of the decade: in August 2012, a rover named Curiosity touched down inside Mars' Gale Crater, carrying 10 new instruments that advanced the quest for signs that Mars might have once been suitable for life. But Curiosity's mission is risky. After parachuting through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, Curiosity is gently lowered to the planet's surface by a "sky crane." This first-of-its-kind system has been tested on Earth, but will it work on Mars?
    With inside access to the massive team of scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity's on-the-ground experiments, Nova is there for the exhilarating moments after Curiosity's landing - and for the spectacular discoveries to come. But no rover does it alone: Curiosity is joining a team that includes the Mars Odyssey, Express and Reconnaissance orbiters, along with the tireless Opportunity rover. As we reveal the dynamic new picture of Mars that these explorers are painting, we discover the questions raised by 40 years of roving Mars: How do we define life? How does life begin and what does it need to survive? Are we alone in the universe?
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2079] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8229] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2733] Tavis talks with Keira Knightley, star of the new film, Anna Karenina. The Oscar-nominated actress outlines what attracted her to the role of Anna, and talks about her upcoming projects. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3228] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18233H] (original broadcast date: 11/14/12)
    * Analysis of President Obama's press conference with Al Hunt of Bloomberg News; Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent for ABC News and Julianna Goldman, chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News
    * a look at the film Life of Pi with director Ang Lee and actors Irrfan Khan and Suraj Sharma.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31359Z] BP pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay more than $4 billion dollars in fines for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Loyola University Law Professor Mitchell Crusto. China makes its once-a-decade leadership change just as the Chinese economy faces more internal and external pressures. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with the Conrad Group's Managing Partner William Norbrega. And, Chrysler is adding jobs here in the United States. NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at whether we'll see more automakers follow suit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10499H] Israel/Hamas * BP Oil Spill * Sleep Patterns * China Leadership duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17320H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10499H] Israel/Hamas * BP Oil Spill * Sleep Patterns * China Leadership duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3228] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10499H] Israel/Hamas * BP Oil Spill * Sleep Patterns * China Leadership duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18234H] (original broadcast date: 11/15/12)
    * A discussion about the transition of Chinese leadership with Ian Bremmer, President and founder of The Eurasia Group; Richard McGregor of the Financial Times and author of "The Party", & Jim Fallows of the Atlantic and author of "China Airborne."
    * Sir Tom Stoppard and Joe Wright discuss their film adaption of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel Anna Karenina.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2734] Tavis talks with Sally Field, star of the new biopic on the 16th US president, Lincoln. The two-time Oscar winner describes her role as the First Lady in one of this year's most talked about films (part 1 of 2). duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31359Z] BP pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay more than $4 billion dollars in fines for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Loyola University Law Professor Mitchell Crusto. China makes its once-a-decade leadership change just as the Chinese economy faces more internal and external pressures. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with the Conrad Group's Managing Partner William Norbrega. And, Chrysler is adding jobs here in the United States. NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at whether we'll see more automakers follow suit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10499H] Israel/Hamas * BP Oil Spill * Sleep Patterns * China Leadership duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3209] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2079] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31359Z] BP pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay more than $4 billion dollars in fines for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Loyola University Law Professor Mitchell Crusto. China makes its once-a-decade leadership change just as the Chinese economy faces more internal and external pressures. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with the Conrad Group's Managing Partner William Norbrega. And, Chrysler is adding jobs here in the United States. NBR's Diane Eastabrook looks at whether we'll see more automakers follow suit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3228] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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