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KQED World: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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, January 30, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10552H] Obama on Immigration * Defense Budget * The Fight Over Hagel * Mali's Liberated Towns * Timbuktu's Manuscripts * New Arms duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32040Z] Home prices continue climbing, marking their best gains since the recession began five years ago. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with MKM Partners' Megan McGrath. Ford Motor is firing on all cylinders as strong U.S. sales help offset weakness in Europe. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at what's next for the U.S. automaker. President Obama makes his case for sweeping immigration reform calling it a "boost" for the economy. NBR's Darren Gersh breaks down the President's plan. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2826] Tavis talks with journalist and Rolling Stone contributing editor Michael Hastings, best-selling author of Panic 2012, about the presidential campaign. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#502] Dear Mandela Destroyed homes, threats at gunpoint and high-court action, this battle by three young people to stand up for their rights is a testimony to people power. When the South African government promises to "eradicate the slums" and begins to evict shack dwellers far outside the city, three friends who live in Durban's vast shantytowns refuse to be moved. Dear Mandela follows their journey from their shacks to the highest court in the land as they invoke Nelson Mandela's example and become leaders in a growing social movement. By turns inspiring, devastating and funny, the film offers a new perspective on the role that young people can play in political change and is a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3304] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2827] Tavis talks with David Magee, screenwriter for the Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi, who reflects on the film's 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2835] Food Fads and Diet Trends for the New Year John McLaughlin joins guests Michael Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest and Tom Vierhile, ProductScan Online. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#343] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Schools That Change Communities A unique, engaging documentary that turns the current focus of education on its head. While most US schools keep their students bottled up in classrooms as a way of increasing their test scores, this very upbeat special focuses on a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states that instead break down the walls between the school and its neighborhood. By viewing their surroundings as classrooms, students are not only invigorated, but also more motivated to learn the basics and how to think critically about solving problems they and the larger world they inhabit now face. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1407H] The Revisionaries In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3004] A Perfect Terrorist It has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. On the night of November 26, 2008, 10 men armed with guns and grenades launched an assault on Mumbai with a military precision that left 166 dead. India quickly learned the attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group associated with Pakistan's secretive intelligence agency, the ISI. But what wasn't known then was that a Lashkar/ISI operative had been casing the city for two years, developing a blueprint for terror. His name was David Coleman Headley, and he'd been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen. Frontline and ProPublica reporter Sebastian Rotella team up to investigate the mysterious circumstances behind Headley's rise from heroin dealer and US government informant to master plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#502] Dear Mandela Destroyed homes, threats at gunpoint and high-court action, this battle by three young people to stand up for their rights is a testimony to people power. When the South African government promises to "eradicate the slums" and begins to evict shack dwellers far outside the city, three friends who live in Durban's vast shantytowns refuse to be moved. Dear Mandela follows their journey from their shacks to the highest court in the land as they invoke Nelson Mandela's example and become leaders in a growing social movement. By turns inspiring, devastating and funny, the film offers a new perspective on the role that young people can play in political change and is a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2827] Tavis talks with David Magee, screenwriter for the Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi, who reflects on the film's 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2826] Tavis talks with journalist and Rolling Stone contributing editor Michael Hastings, best-selling author of Panic 2012, about the presidential campaign. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2835] Food Fads and Diet Trends for the New Year John McLaughlin joins guests Michael Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest and Tom Vierhile, ProductScan Online. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#343] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Schools That Change Communities A unique, engaging documentary that turns the current focus of education on its head. While most US schools keep their students bottled up in classrooms as a way of increasing their test scores, this very upbeat special focuses on a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states that instead break down the walls between the school and its neighborhood. By viewing their surroundings as classrooms, students are not only invigorated, but also more motivated to learn the basics and how to think critically about solving problems they and the larger world they inhabit now face. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1407H] The Revisionaries In Austin, Texas, 15 people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3004] A Perfect Terrorist It has been called the most spectacular terror attack since 9/11. On the night of November 26, 2008, 10 men armed with guns and grenades launched an assault on Mumbai with a military precision that left 166 dead. India quickly learned the attackers belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani militant group associated with Pakistan's secretive intelligence agency, the ISI. But what wasn't known then was that a Lashkar/ISI operative had been casing the city for two years, developing a blueprint for terror. His name was David Coleman Headley, and he'd been chosen for the job because he had the perfect cover: he was an American citizen. Frontline and ProPublica reporter Sebastian Rotella team up to investigate the mysterious circumstances behind Headley's rise from heroin dealer and US government informant to master plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3304] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9022] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2827] Tavis talks with David Magee, screenwriter for the Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi, who reflects on the film's 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32041Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10553H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32041Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2133] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3304] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10553H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3263] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19028H] (original broadcast date: 01/30/13)
    An hour with Bill Gates, Co-Chair of The Gates Foundation and Co-Founder of Microsoft
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3263] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2828] Tavis talks with Ping Fu, co-founder and CEO of Geomagic, about her memoir, "Bend, Not Break", in which she recounts her unusual journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3263] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#702H] Traveling up Highway 101 to San Francisco, the team takes in the iconic sights of the West coast, from sea lions to the Golden Gate Bridge, before stopping to speak with Aleks Zavaleta, Executive Director of Loco Bloco, a community outreach program. In Sebastopol they interview Jay Shafer, designer of Tumbleweed Tiny Homes, sustainable homes as small as 65 square feet, whose home makes the RV seem spacious. Continuing into the Pacific Northwest, the team is invited into the home of Lori Pappas, CEO of Global Team for Local Initiatives, an Ethiopian aid organization. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3263] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10553H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2133] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10553H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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