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KQED World: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10568] * "After Newtown": Medical Research Into the Minds of Mass Killers - Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien explores what scientists know, and don't know, about adolescent brain development, and what risk factors may lead a young person to violent behavior.
    * Sequestration * Sonia Sotomayor * Breakthrough Prize * Mapping the Brain
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32056] Stocks fall on fresh signs that even Federal Reserve policymakers aren't sure how much is enough when it comes to boosting the economy. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis. More mixed numbers on the housing market. NBR's Darren Gersh takes a look at what may be some bright spots. And, two big, and struggling, office supply companies are teaming up in a billion dollar deal. NBR's Erika Miller breaks down what the deal means for the office supply space. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2842] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal, an artist who's considered an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection". Tavis also chats with R&B singer Lloyd Price. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame R&B singer recounts stories from his 60 years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    America In Primetime [#103H] The Misfit Celebrate the unique characters who defied comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"); Diablo Cody ("The United States of Tara"); Greg Daniels and Rainn Wilson ("The Office"); Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld"); Paul Feig and Judd Apatow ("Freaks and Geeks"); Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") ; Mike Judge ("Beavis and Butthead"); and Garry Shandling ("The Larry Sanders Show"), among others. duration 56:11   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#3326] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2843Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director Anthony Edwards. The Golden Globe and 3-time SAG winner describes his return to network TV in ABC's new drama, Zero Hour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1542] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#908] Shingles Shingles is a viral infection that varies in severity. While on vacation, Laurie Holmes started showing signs of shingles, resulting in a long trip back home and back to health. Discover how you can avoid getting the infection and how early treatment can decrease the chance of complications and shorten treatment time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4008H] Mind of a Rampage Killer What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can science in any way help us understand these horrific events and provide clues as to how to prevent them in the future?
    As the nation tries to understand the tragic events at Newtown, Miles O'Brien separates fact from fiction, investigating new theories that the most destructive rampage killers are driven most of all, not by the urge to kill, but the wish to die. Could suicide and the desire to go out in a media-fueled blaze of glory be the main motivation? How much can science tell us about a brain at risk for violence? Most importantly, can we recognize dangerous minds in time - and stop the next Newtown?
    duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. This documentary features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. Combined with historic family photographs,vintage press footage and period music, it offers insight into the famous friends and a rare glimpse of the men behind their public personas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Untold Stories: Mina Miller Edison, The Wizard's Wife Mina Miller Edison, while perhaps best-known as Thomas Edison's wife, was a remarkable woman in her own right. Mina's diary entries hint at a side of the prolific inventor not always seen by the public, while her personal - and often candid - letters to friends and family reflect her own struggles and accomplishments. This program explores Mina's direct and lasting impact, specifically on the Edison's winter estate in Fort Myers, Florida and their Glenmont estate in New Jersey. Like the private and public gardens she sowed and tended, Mina Miller Edison's charity work planted the seeds for growth, change and beautification that can still be seen today. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#904H] Japanese Supersub Spring, 1946. Ten months after the end of World War II, an explosion rocked the Pacific off the coast of Hawaii. America had just destroyed one of Japan's most advanced weapons systems. But this was no belated attack against the defeated Japanese. Rather, it was an attempt to keep an advanced, top-secret submarine out of the hands of the Russians. What was this sub and where had it come from? This program investigates, revealing the startling story of Japan's successful creation of a technological masterpiece-an aircraft carrier submarine that could blow up the Panama Canal, reach the US main land undetected, and unleash panic-inducing air attacks on American civilians. How close did Japan's secret sub come to attacking America? And how did America's own top-secret super-weapon put an end to the Japanese threat? duration 54:47   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    America In Primetime [#103H] The Misfit Celebrate the unique characters who defied comic stereotypes and societal expectations to reflect America's diverse personalities. Interviews include Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"); Diablo Cody ("The United States of Tara"); Greg Daniels and Rainn Wilson ("The Office"); Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld"); Paul Feig and Judd Apatow ("Freaks and Geeks"); Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") ; Mike Judge ("Beavis and Butthead"); and Garry Shandling ("The Larry Sanders Show"), among others. duration 56:11   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2843Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director Anthony Edwards. The Golden Globe and 3-time SAG winner describes his return to network TV in ABC's new drama, Zero Hour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2842] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal, an artist who's considered an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection". Tavis also chats with R&B singer Lloyd Price. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame R&B singer recounts stories from his 60 years in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1542] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#908] Shingles Shingles is a viral infection that varies in severity. While on vacation, Laurie Holmes started showing signs of shingles, resulting in a long trip back home and back to health. Discover how you can avoid getting the infection and how early treatment can decrease the chance of complications and shorten treatment time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4008H] Mind of a Rampage Killer What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can science in any way help us understand these horrific events and provide clues as to how to prevent them in the future?
    As the nation tries to understand the tragic events at Newtown, Miles O'Brien separates fact from fiction, investigating new theories that the most destructive rampage killers are driven most of all, not by the urge to kill, but the wish to die. Could suicide and the desire to go out in a media-fueled blaze of glory be the main motivation? How much can science tell us about a brain at risk for violence? Most importantly, can we recognize dangerous minds in time - and stop the next Newtown?
    duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG-V
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. This documentary features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. Combined with historic family photographs,vintage press footage and period music, it offers insight into the famous friends and a rare glimpse of the men behind their public personas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Untold Stories: Mina Miller Edison, The Wizard's Wife Mina Miller Edison, while perhaps best-known as Thomas Edison's wife, was a remarkable woman in her own right. Mina's diary entries hint at a side of the prolific inventor not always seen by the public, while her personal - and often candid - letters to friends and family reflect her own struggles and accomplishments. This program explores Mina's direct and lasting impact, specifically on the Edison's winter estate in Fort Myers, Florida and their Glenmont estate in New Jersey. Like the private and public gardens she sowed and tended, Mina Miller Edison's charity work planted the seeds for growth, change and beautification that can still be seen today. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#904H] Japanese Supersub Spring, 1946. Ten months after the end of World War II, an explosion rocked the Pacific off the coast of Hawaii. America had just destroyed one of Japan's most advanced weapons systems. But this was no belated attack against the defeated Japanese. Rather, it was an attempt to keep an advanced, top-secret submarine out of the hands of the Russians. What was this sub and where had it come from? This program investigates, revealing the startling story of Japan's successful creation of a technological masterpiece-an aircraft carrier submarine that could blow up the Panama Canal, reach the US main land undetected, and unleash panic-inducing air attacks on American civilians. How close did Japan's secret sub come to attacking America? And how did America's own top-secret super-weapon put an end to the Japanese threat? duration 54:47   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3326] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9038] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2843Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director Anthony Edwards. The Golden Globe and 3-time SAG winner describes his return to network TV in ABC's new drama, Zero Hour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32057Z] Stocks weren't the only investments falling today. NBR's Erika Miller takes look at what's at the root of the commodities sell-off and whether it will continue. The White House is threatening to use trade enforcement authority and sanctions to punish nations that steal U.S. trade secrets. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the challenges of getting tough on cyber thieves. And, one bright spot in the lackluster economy has been auto sales. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at whether that demand holds the potential for more jobs in the auto sector. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10569H] * After Newtown: Florida - A report from Florida, the first state to record more than one million requests for permits to carry concealed weapons. PBS NewsHour explores the increase in requests for gun licenses in the wake of Newtown, and the arguments for and against concealed-carry laws in the state where Trayvon Martin's killing is still a fresh memory.
    Also: * Fast Food * State Medicaid Expansion * Syria Update * After Newtown: High School Students * The Oscars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32057Z] Stocks weren't the only investments falling today. NBR's Erika Miller takes look at what's at the root of the commodities sell-off and whether it will continue. The White House is threatening to use trade enforcement authority and sanctions to punish nations that steal U.S. trade secrets. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the challenges of getting tough on cyber thieves. And, one bright spot in the lackluster economy has been auto sales. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at whether that demand holds the potential for more jobs in the auto sector. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2149] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#3326] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10569H] * After Newtown: Florida - A report from Florida, the first state to record more than one million requests for permits to carry concealed weapons. PBS NewsHour explores the increase in requests for gun licenses in the wake of Newtown, and the arguments for and against concealed-carry laws in the state where Trayvon Martin's killing is still a fresh memory.
    Also: * Fast Food * State Medicaid Expansion * Syria Update * After Newtown: High School Students * The Oscars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19044] (original broadcast date: 02/21/13)
    * Steven Brill on his Time Magazine cover story "Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us."
    * Nicolas Berggruen, co-author of "Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century - A Middle Way between West and East."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2844] Tavis talks with two Grammy-winning musicians, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite. The singer-songwriter-guitarist and famed blues harmonica player explain how they united for the new CD, "Get Up!" duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#608] The team heads north to Chicago and interview chef Homaru Cantu and go to a White Sox baseball game - a first for this team of Australians. They then drive to Cleveland and interview Terry Stewart, President of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The team then drives east to New York City to visit with tattoo artist Eli Quinters and pianist and tae kwon do champion Elaine Kwon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10569H] * After Newtown: Florida - A report from Florida, the first state to record more than one million requests for permits to carry concealed weapons. PBS NewsHour explores the increase in requests for gun licenses in the wake of Newtown, and the arguments for and against concealed-carry laws in the state where Trayvon Martin's killing is still a fresh memory.
    Also: * Fast Food * State Medicaid Expansion * Syria Update * After Newtown: High School Students * The Oscars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3279] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2149] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10569H] * After Newtown: Florida - A report from Florida, the first state to record more than one million requests for permits to carry concealed weapons. PBS NewsHour explores the increase in requests for gun licenses in the wake of Newtown, and the arguments for and against concealed-carry laws in the state where Trayvon Martin's killing is still a fresh memory.
    Also: * Fast Food * State Medicaid Expansion * Syria Update * After Newtown: High School Students * The Oscars
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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