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KQED World: Friday, December 21, 2012

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, December 21, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32012Z] An historic sale here on Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange, home to the world's greatest companies, agrees to a takeover by The Intercontinental Exchange. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at what this $8 billion dollar deal means for the 220-year-old big board. The tone in Washington turns nasty as House Republicans prepare to vote on "Plan B" for avoiding the Fiscal Cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh has details on what's next. And, 'tis the season to shop til you drop. Retailers hope the stores will be crowded this weekend and shoppers hope the lines will be short. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at "tap and go" mobile payment technology that is surging in popularity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Newsline [#3263] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18259H] (original broadcast date: 12/20/12)
    * a political update with with Julianna Goldman & Al Hunt of Bloomberg News
    * George Stevens, founder of the American Film Institute on his life and career in film
    * a look at the film This Is 40 with director Judd Apatow and actors Paul Rudd & Leslie Mann
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2759] Tavis talks with Damian Lewis. The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama's comment on Lewis' latest star vehicle, Showtime's Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland. Tavis also talks with Mad Men's John Slattery. The Emmy-nominated actor discusses the fifth season finale of AMC's Mad Men, the evolution of the show's depiction of women and life before fame from the award-winning series. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32012Z] An historic sale here on Wall Street: The New York Stock Exchange, home to the world's greatest companies, agrees to a takeover by The Intercontinental Exchange. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at what this $8 billion dollar deal means for the 220-year-old big board. The tone in Washington turns nasty as House Republicans prepare to vote on "Plan B" for avoiding the Fiscal Cliff. NBR's Darren Gersh has details on what's next. And, 'tis the season to shop til you drop. Retailers hope the stores will be crowded this weekend and shoppers hope the lines will be short. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at "tap and go" mobile payment technology that is surging in popularity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10524H] Fiscal Cliff * Polio Eradication * Benghazi * Retail Consumption * Heidi Heitkamp duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#2104] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    History Detectives [#302] Black Star Line Stock Certificates/Mickey Mouse's Origin/Pro-Nazi Newspaper in Texas * Black Star Line Stock Certificates - A North Carolina woman recently found two Black Star Line stock certificates that had been purchased by her great grandfather in 1919. She didn't know the significance of the documents, but what looked like a Marcus Garvey signature on the papers saved them from the trashcan. Garvey founded the steamship company through his United Negro Improvement Association in 1919. Could this document be a rare artifact from Garvey's heyday? HD takes a closer look at this controversial and enigmatic figure who fought for economic self-reliance and political self- determination for African Americans.
    * Mickey Mouse's Origin - Popular history has it that Mickey Mouse was born from a drawing sketched on a napkin by Walt Disney during a train ride from New York to Los Angeles in 1928. Mickey Mouse became the biggest fictional character moneymaker in the world, bringing in over $5.8 billion annually. A San Francisco toy collector, however, believes his small mouse figurine may turn the legend of Mickey on its ears. With a red label on its chest that reads "Micky" and a patent label on the bottom of one foot that says "Pat. Aug. 17, 1926, "the figure appears to have been produced two years before Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse. HD traces the ancestry of America's most famous mouse and sheds light on some of the earliest bare-knuckle business fights in the toy industry.
    * Pro-Nazi Newspaper in Texas - A resident of Hearne, Texas, recently heard rumors that a German POW camp was based in her town during World War II. A tiny printing block from a pro-Nazi newspaper, discovered by a Texas A&M archaeologist, just may hold the key to this mystery. HD learns more about the history of POW camps in this country and reveals a hidden episode of violent wartime Nazism inside the United States.
    duration 56:07   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Kalb Report [#504] duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1608] Michele Dunne - Crisis In Syria Michele Dunne is director of the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. She has served in the White House on the National Security Council staff, on the State Department's Policy Planning staff, in its Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and as a diplomat in Cairo and Jerusalem. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    History Detectives [#302] Black Star Line Stock Certificates/Mickey Mouse's Origin/Pro-Nazi Newspaper in Texas * Black Star Line Stock Certificates - A North Carolina woman recently found two Black Star Line stock certificates that had been purchased by her great grandfather in 1919. She didn't know the significance of the documents, but what looked like a Marcus Garvey signature on the papers saved them from the trashcan. Garvey founded the steamship company through his United Negro Improvement Association in 1919. Could this document be a rare artifact from Garvey's heyday? HD takes a closer look at this controversial and enigmatic figure who fought for economic self-reliance and political self- determination for African Americans.
    * Mickey Mouse's Origin - Popular history has it that Mickey Mouse was born from a drawing sketched on a napkin by Walt Disney during a train ride from New York to Los Angeles in 1928. Mickey Mouse became the biggest fictional character moneymaker in the world, bringing in over $5.8 billion annually. A San Francisco toy collector, however, believes his small mouse figurine may turn the legend of Mickey on its ears. With a red label on its chest that reads "Micky" and a patent label on the bottom of one foot that says "Pat. Aug. 17, 1926, "the figure appears to have been produced two years before Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse. HD traces the ancestry of America's most famous mouse and sheds light on some of the earliest bare-knuckle business fights in the toy industry.
    * Pro-Nazi Newspaper in Texas - A resident of Hearne, Texas, recently heard rumors that a German POW camp was based in her town during World War II. A tiny printing block from a pro-Nazi newspaper, discovered by a Texas A&M archaeologist, just may hold the key to this mystery. HD learns more about the history of POW camps in this country and reveals a hidden episode of violent wartime Nazism inside the United States.
    duration 56:07   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Kalb Report [#504] duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1608] Michele Dunne - Crisis In Syria Michele Dunne is director of the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. She has served in the White House on the National Security Council staff, on the State Department's Policy Planning staff, in its Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and as a diplomat in Cairo and Jerusalem. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2105] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8255] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2759] Tavis talks with Damian Lewis. The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama's comment on Lewis' latest star vehicle, Showtime's Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland. Tavis also talks with Mad Men's John Slattery. The Emmy-nominated actor discusses the fifth season finale of AMC's Mad Men, the evolution of the show's depiction of women and life before fame from the award-winning series. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    LinkAsia [#120] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18259H] (original broadcast date: 12/20/12)
    * a political update with with Julianna Goldman & Al Hunt of Bloomberg News
    * George Stevens, founder of the American Film Institute on his life and career in film
    * a look at the film This Is 40 with director Judd Apatow and actors Paul Rudd & Leslie Mann
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32013Z] Washington spills over to Wall Street. Stocks tumble as talks to avert the fiscal cliff fall apart. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has reaction from both sides of the aisle. Tonight's "Market Monitor" guest is not scared off by cliff worries. He's buying stocks and believes the markets will do well in the new year. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Steinberg Global Asset Management's Richard Steinberg. And, Warren Bufffett has plenty to say on taxes and the fiscal cliff. We'll speak with his long-time friend and Fortune Magazine journalist Carol Loomis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10525H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17356H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10525H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17356Z] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10525H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18260H] (original broadcast date: 12/21/12)
    an hour with director Quentin Tarantino about his new movie Django Unchained.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2760] Tavis talks with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer musician Gregg Allman. The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text, My Cross to Bear, and the Allman Brothers' contribution to music. Tavis also talks with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer singer-songwriter Carole King, who reflects on her past songs and the inspiration for her art, as described in her memoir, A Natural Woman. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32013Z] Washington spills over to Wall Street. Stocks tumble as talks to avert the fiscal cliff fall apart. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has reaction from both sides of the aisle. Tonight's "Market Monitor" guest is not scared off by cliff worries. He's buying stocks and believes the markets will do well in the new year. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Steinberg Global Asset Management's Richard Steinberg. And, Warren Bufffett has plenty to say on taxes and the fiscal cliff. We'll speak with his long-time friend and Fortune Magazine journalist Carol Loomis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10525H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3235] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2105] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32013Z] Washington spills over to Wall Street. Stocks tumble as talks to avert the fiscal cliff fall apart. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has reaction from both sides of the aisle. Tonight's "Market Monitor" guest is not scared off by cliff worries. He's buying stocks and believes the markets will do well in the new year. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Steinberg Global Asset Management's Richard Steinberg. And, Warren Bufffett has plenty to say on taxes and the fiscal cliff. We'll speak with his long-time friend and Fortune Magazine journalist Carol Loomis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    BBC Newsnight [#17356Z] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
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XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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