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KQED World: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10571H] * Sequester * The Vatican * Senator Leahy in Cuba * Indian ID * Healthcare duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32059Z] Worries about political gridlock in Italy and in Washington caused investors to dump stocks. NBR's Suzanne Pratt takes a look at why sequestration may not be the reason for a market breather. With $85 billion in federal spending cuts just days away...NBR's Darren Gersh speaks with Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers about the sequester. And, the man who founded Barnes & Noble wants to buy back his bookstores, but not the Nook business. NBR's Erika Miller has the latest on why the bookstore may not be a dying business after all. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2845] Tavis talks with theologian and assistant professor of theological ethics at Loyola Marymount University, Dr. Gina Messina-Dysert, who weighs in on the challenges facing the Catholic Church and the future of Catholicism in America. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Intelligence Squared U.S. [#102] Should Drugs Be Legalized? It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. Is it time to legalize drugs or is this a war that we're winning? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3331] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2846] Tavis talks with an American blues original, musician Taj Mahal. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia 7 Days [#248] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    European Journal [#3108] The Swiss Vote On Limiting Corporate Salaries Italians go to the polls later this month. The center-left coalition is favored to win. Many ordinary Italians - as well as investors and the banks - view its leader Mario Monti as a guarantor of economic stability. But scandal-plagued former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is trying to close the gap. The details:
    ITALY: BERLUSCONI'S FINAL BATTLE - Italians go to the polls later this month. The face of former prime minister and current candidate Silvio Berlusconi can be seen on virtually every TV channel. He's promising jobs, tax cuts and better times. Yet Italy was verging on bankruptcy when he left office less than a year and a half ago. Berlusconi's coalition is still trailing the center-left in the opinion polls. Still his popularity increases with every television interview - in spite of the fact that he's been charged with paying for sex with an underage prostitute. The former prime minister wants to sit in parliament again. He'd even be content just to win in Lombardy, where recent polls say his coalition is out in front. This would allow him to prevent the formation of a stable majority government, to block reforms and even demand a government post, in the hopes of achieving immunity from prosecution.
    GERMANY/SWEDEN: A VIKING STORY - The Viking villages of northern Europe had planned to band together to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But now the Swedes have changed their minds. Having UNESCO collectively recognize the places in northern Europe where the Vikings lived and worshipped would have meant more subsidies and more tourism. In the German Viking village of Haithabu they're disappointed with the Swedes' decision to withdraw from the project.
    SWITZERLAND: REFERENDUM ON 'FAT CAT' PAY - On March 3, Swiss voters will decide whether the salaries of top executives should be set by the company's shareholders. The 'yes' side is thought to stand a good chance of winning. The referendum campaign was launched by MP Thomas Minder, a small businessman turned politician from the town of Schaffhausen. If successful, bonuses and salaries for top managers could be limited and golden handshakes eliminated.
    TURKEY: ISTANBUL'S MODERNIZATION CRAZE - With a population of 15 million, Istanbul is one of Europe's fastest-growing cities. In recent years, areas of the city that have been around for centuries have fallen victim to the wrecking ball. Most of the lucrative property is being scooped up by large-scale investors. Owners who refuse to sell can do little to stop the demolitions. By law, the state is allowed to expropriate land in the interest of the common good. Legal challenges to the law have already been dismissed. Now entire districts are controlled by holding companies and a building boom has begun - even though Istanbul is located in an earthquake zone.
    duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    World Channel Special Report: Behind Stolen Part 1 WORLD CHANNEL SPECIAL REPORT: BEHIND STOLEN PART 1, produced by WGBH WORLD Channel in association with NBPC, is a companion show to AFROPOP: STOLEN. Part 1 introduces the complicated issues that have arisen in response to the filmmaker's story. duration 15:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:15 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#504] Stolen In 2007, Ayala and Fallshaw were drawn to the cause of the Polisario Liberation Front, which represents the Sahrawi people, who have long struggled for control of the Western Sahara against the competing interests of Morocco and other factions. Once they started shooting, however, they gradually stumbled on a story about modern slavery that has become hugely controversial. The filmmakers focused on a black woman in her thirties named Fetim Sellami, who is reunited with her mother through a United Nations program. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:11 am
    World Special Report: Behind Stolen A World special report that further explores the issues raised by the film STOLEN, an episode of AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2802H] A Murder of Crows Crows do not have the best of reputations. They are generally dismissed as spooky - Hitchcock used them quite successfully to frighten moviegoers, or as a general nuisance - scarecrows were, after all, invented to scare crows away from crops. But their image is about to take a real turn. New research has shown they are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools as only elephants and chimpanzees do, able to recognize each other's voices and 250 distinct calls. They are very social, mate for life and raise their young for up to five years. And they are able to recognize individual humans and pick them out of a crowd up to two years later. Crow experts from around the world sing their praises and present us with captivating new footage of crows as we have never seen them before. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Intelligence Squared U.S. [#102] Should Drugs Be Legalized? It was 1971 when President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." $ 2.5 trillion dollars later, drug use is half of what it was 30 years ago and thousands of offenders are successfully diverted to treatment instead of jail. Still, 22 million Americans - nine percent of the population - still use illegal drugs; and with the highest incarceration rate in the world, we continue to fill our prisons with drug offenders, leaving shattered families and communities in the wake. Is it time to legalize drugs or is this a war that we're winning? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2846] Tavis talks with an American blues original, musician Taj Mahal. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2845] Tavis talks with theologian and assistant professor of theological ethics at Loyola Marymount University, Dr. Gina Messina-Dysert, who weighs in on the challenges facing the Catholic Church and the future of Catholicism in America. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asia 7 Days [#248] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    European Journal [#3108] The Swiss Vote On Limiting Corporate Salaries Italians go to the polls later this month. The center-left coalition is favored to win. Many ordinary Italians - as well as investors and the banks - view its leader Mario Monti as a guarantor of economic stability. But scandal-plagued former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is trying to close the gap. The details:
    ITALY: BERLUSCONI'S FINAL BATTLE - Italians go to the polls later this month. The face of former prime minister and current candidate Silvio Berlusconi can be seen on virtually every TV channel. He's promising jobs, tax cuts and better times. Yet Italy was verging on bankruptcy when he left office less than a year and a half ago. Berlusconi's coalition is still trailing the center-left in the opinion polls. Still his popularity increases with every television interview - in spite of the fact that he's been charged with paying for sex with an underage prostitute. The former prime minister wants to sit in parliament again. He'd even be content just to win in Lombardy, where recent polls say his coalition is out in front. This would allow him to prevent the formation of a stable majority government, to block reforms and even demand a government post, in the hopes of achieving immunity from prosecution.
    GERMANY/SWEDEN: A VIKING STORY - The Viking villages of northern Europe had planned to band together to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But now the Swedes have changed their minds. Having UNESCO collectively recognize the places in northern Europe where the Vikings lived and worshipped would have meant more subsidies and more tourism. In the German Viking village of Haithabu they're disappointed with the Swedes' decision to withdraw from the project.
    SWITZERLAND: REFERENDUM ON 'FAT CAT' PAY - On March 3, Swiss voters will decide whether the salaries of top executives should be set by the company's shareholders. The 'yes' side is thought to stand a good chance of winning. The referendum campaign was launched by MP Thomas Minder, a small businessman turned politician from the town of Schaffhausen. If successful, bonuses and salaries for top managers could be limited and golden handshakes eliminated.
    TURKEY: ISTANBUL'S MODERNIZATION CRAZE - With a population of 15 million, Istanbul is one of Europe's fastest-growing cities. In recent years, areas of the city that have been around for centuries have fallen victim to the wrecking ball. Most of the lucrative property is being scooped up by large-scale investors. Owners who refuse to sell can do little to stop the demolitions. By law, the state is allowed to expropriate land in the interest of the common good. Legal challenges to the law have already been dismissed. Now entire districts are controlled by holding companies and a building boom has begun - even though Istanbul is located in an earthquake zone.
    duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    World Channel Special Report: Behind Stolen Part 1 WORLD CHANNEL SPECIAL REPORT: BEHIND STOLEN PART 1, produced by WGBH WORLD Channel in association with NBPC, is a companion show to AFROPOP: STOLEN. Part 1 introduces the complicated issues that have arisen in response to the filmmaker's story. duration 15:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:15 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#504] Stolen In 2007, Ayala and Fallshaw were drawn to the cause of the Polisario Liberation Front, which represents the Sahrawi people, who have long struggled for control of the Western Sahara against the competing interests of Morocco and other factions. Once they started shooting, however, they gradually stumbled on a story about modern slavery that has become hugely controversial. The filmmakers focused on a black woman in her thirties named Fetim Sellami, who is reunited with her mother through a United Nations program. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:11 pm
    World Special Report: Behind Stolen A World special report that further explores the issues raised by the film STOLEN, an episode of AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nature [#2802H] A Murder of Crows Crows do not have the best of reputations. They are generally dismissed as spooky - Hitchcock used them quite successfully to frighten moviegoers, or as a general nuisance - scarecrows were, after all, invented to scare crows away from crops. But their image is about to take a real turn. New research has shown they are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools as only elephants and chimpanzees do, able to recognize each other's voices and 250 distinct calls. They are very social, mate for life and raise their young for up to five years. And they are able to recognize individual humans and pick them out of a crowd up to two years later. Crow experts from around the world sing their praises and present us with captivating new footage of crows as we have never seen them before. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3331] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9041] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2846] Tavis talks with an American blues original, musician Taj Mahal. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32060Z] Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke shows signs that the central bank will continue buying government bonds to help support the economy. NBR's Darren Gersh has more from Washington. The housing recovery continues building ground with new home sales and prices hitting multi-year highs. NBR's Erika Miller has details on whether the recovery is sustainable. And, the banking business may have fewer employees but Wall Street bonuses are up. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at the latest numbers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10572H] Sequester * Secretary of Defense * Supreme Court Cases * Kenyan Election * Gloria Steinem: "Makers: Women Who Make America" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32060Z] Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke shows signs that the central bank will continue buying government bonds to help support the economy. NBR's Darren Gersh has more from Washington. The housing recovery continues building ground with new home sales and prices hitting multi-year highs. NBR's Erika Miller has details on whether the recovery is sustainable. And, the banking business may have fewer employees but Wall Street bonuses are up. NBR's Ruben Ramirez looks at the latest numbers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2152] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3331] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10572H] Sequester * Secretary of Defense * Supreme Court Cases * Kenyan Election * Gloria Steinem: "Makers: Women Who Make America" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19047H] (original broadcast date: 02/26/13)
    * Larry Summers of Harvard University on the health of the US economy
    * Salman Khan, Founder of the Khan Academy on his book "The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2847] Tavis talks with California's lieutenant governor and former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom about his new text, Citizenville. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#802H] Los Angeles, Part 2 In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the US, to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. Next, the team speaks with Joe Rogan, a stand-up comedian, who tells them to do what you do because you love it, not for money. Just as the Roadtrippers are leaving their interview, they snag an impromptu and unexpectedly musical interview with actor Craig Robinson. Playing the piano and in a sing-songy voice, the actor of the The Office empowers Nika to not be afraid to pursue her dream as a performing artist. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10572H] Sequester * Secretary of Defense * Supreme Court Cases * Kenyan Election * Gloria Steinem: "Makers: Women Who Make America" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3282] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2152] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10572H] Sequester * Secretary of Defense * Supreme Court Cases * Kenyan Election * Gloria Steinem: "Makers: Women Who Make America" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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