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KQED World: Wednesday, December 5, 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.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31372Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3247] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10512H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18247H] (original broadcast date: 12/04/12)
    an hour with Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the challenges facing America
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2747] Tavis talks with Nobel laureate and political activist Wole Soyinka about his new text. The celebrated writer comments on the unrest in his Nigerian homeland and the motivation for his latest text, Of Africa. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31372Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10512H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2092] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#504] Brower Youth Awards 2009 Meet six extraordinary young people who were recognized in 2009 for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. The Brower Youth Awards honor founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower, and call forth a new generation of leaders. He urged environmentalists to heed the words of the German poet Goethe, "Anything you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 am
    Body's Secret Army Every day of our lives, silently and invisibly, our bodies do battle against a never-ending onslaught of hostile forces. Bacteria. Viruses. Microbes of all kinds. Fortunately, we win the lion's share of these battles. If we didn't, we'd all die.
    The foot soldiers in this daily battle are the microscopic cells and molecules of the body's immune system. For centuries, its workings were shrouded in mystery. But over the past hundred years, thanks in large part to the groundbreaking discoveries of Nobel Prize-winning scientists, we have unraveled its basic principles. And in recent years, immunology has made even bolder advances - taking on diseases that once seemed beyond its reach.
    In an eye-opening journey that takes us deep inside the human body and explores how Nobel Prize-winning pioneers have unlocked the secrets of the immune system, producer Michael Schwarz tells the life-and-death story of the body's invisible defenders.
    duration 28:33   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Rebels On Lake Erie A story of intrigue, conspiracy and adventure, set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Virginia native John Yates Beall - a wealthy, college-educated Southern plantation owner - served in the Confederate army under the legendary General Stonewall Jackson. Wounded in battle, Beall continued to serve the cause as a privateer, attacking Union ships on Chesapeake Bay. Later, he would lead two ambitious (and ultimately unsuccessful) missions: to liberate the Confederate soldiers imprisoned on Johnson's Island Prisoner-of-War Depot near Sandusky, Ohio and to free captured Confederate officers by derailing a passenger train in Upstate New York. 3 years in the making, this program recounts Beall's wartime exploits through interviews with Civil War authors, historians and scholars; photographs, maps and illustrations from libraries and archives across the US and Canada; and period music from the Civil War era. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Natural Heroes [#504] Brower Youth Awards 2009 Meet six extraordinary young people who were recognized in 2009 for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. The Brower Youth Awards honor founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower, and call forth a new generation of leaders. He urged environmentalists to heed the words of the German poet Goethe, "Anything you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Body's Secret Army Every day of our lives, silently and invisibly, our bodies do battle against a never-ending onslaught of hostile forces. Bacteria. Viruses. Microbes of all kinds. Fortunately, we win the lion's share of these battles. If we didn't, we'd all die.
    The foot soldiers in this daily battle are the microscopic cells and molecules of the body's immune system. For centuries, its workings were shrouded in mystery. But over the past hundred years, thanks in large part to the groundbreaking discoveries of Nobel Prize-winning scientists, we have unraveled its basic principles. And in recent years, immunology has made even bolder advances - taking on diseases that once seemed beyond its reach.
    In an eye-opening journey that takes us deep inside the human body and explores how Nobel Prize-winning pioneers have unlocked the secrets of the immune system, producer Michael Schwarz tells the life-and-death story of the body's invisible defenders.
    duration 28:33   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Rebels On Lake Erie A story of intrigue, conspiracy and adventure, set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Virginia native John Yates Beall - a wealthy, college-educated Southern plantation owner - served in the Confederate army under the legendary General Stonewall Jackson. Wounded in battle, Beall continued to serve the cause as a privateer, attacking Union ships on Chesapeake Bay. Later, he would lead two ambitious (and ultimately unsuccessful) missions: to liberate the Confederate soldiers imprisoned on Johnson's Island Prisoner-of-War Depot near Sandusky, Ohio and to free captured Confederate officers by derailing a passenger train in Upstate New York. 3 years in the making, this program recounts Beall's wartime exploits through interviews with Civil War authors, historians and scholars; photographs, maps and illustrations from libraries and archives across the US and Canada; and period music from the Civil War era. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2093] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8243] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2747] Tavis talks with Nobel laureate and political activist Wole Soyinka about his new text. The celebrated writer comments on the unrest in his Nigerian homeland and the motivation for his latest text, Of Africa. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3248] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18247H] (original broadcast date: 12/04/12)
    an hour with Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the challenges facing America
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32001Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10513H] Citigroup Cuts Jobs * Fiscal Cliff * Syria Update * Florida Coral Reefs * Remembering Dave Brubeck duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17340H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10513H] Citigroup Cuts Jobs * Fiscal Cliff * Syria Update * Florida Coral Reefs * Remembering Dave Brubeck duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3248] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10513H] Citigroup Cuts Jobs * Fiscal Cliff * Syria Update * Florida Coral Reefs * Remembering Dave Brubeck duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18248H] (original broadcast date: 12/05/12)
    * Stuart Stevens, Mitt Romney's top campaign strategist in the Presidential elections discusses why they lost the election
    * Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News tells us about her interview with President Obama, his first since being re-elected
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2748] Tavis talks with singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys. The 14-time Grammy Award winner talks about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32001Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10513H] Citigroup Cuts Jobs * Fiscal Cliff * Syria Update * Florida Coral Reefs * Remembering Dave Brubeck duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3223] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2093] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32001Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3248] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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