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KQED World: Friday, March 1, 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.

Friday, March 1, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10574] Pope's Last Day * Bradley Manning * US Aid to Syrian Opposition * Women in Turkey * Violence Against Women Act duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32062] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2848] Tavis talks with groundbreaking funnyman George Wallace. One of America's most successful comedians reflects on being a resident headliner in Las Vegas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1217] The Desert of Forbidden Art This story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3334] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2849] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director-producer Ed Harris. The four-time Oscar nominee explains the premise of his latest film, Phantom. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman [#307] Academically Adrift: How College Students and Professors Aren't Making the Grade Guests: Josipa Roksa, co-author, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campus; Kim Clark, Senior Writer for Money Magazine; James Piereson, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. College is still considered key to the American dream. But is that dream hollow? "Academically Adrift" a new book by two college professors contends that many of today's college students show little-to-no improvement in critical thinking or written communication throughout their time at college. So why aren't our college students learning more - and are any schools getting it right? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1108] What Is God's Eternity? Does God exist in time, experiencing time's flow? Or is God eternal, existing outside of time, creating time? These questions help assess God's existence and discern God's essence. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Conquistadors with Michael Wood [#101] The Fall of the Aztecs The first program tells the story of the conquest in 1519-21 of the Aztec empire in Mexico by Hernan Cortes and 500 Spanish conquistadors. Michael Wood follows the path of gambler and womanizer Cortes from his home in Spain to the Mayan pyramids on the shores of the Yucatan, on through the tropical forests of Tabasco to the snow-capped volcanoes of Mexico. Trekking over the mountains in torrential storms, Wood considers how a small band of Spanish adventurers could overthrow an empire of millions, and why the Aztec ruler Montezuma could have believed the Spanish were gods. In modern Mexico City, Wood pieces together the climax of the tale, using dramatic and little-known Aztec eyewitness accounts of the final battle between the Spanish and Aztec armies, a battle that changed the course of history. Before the only surviving portrait of Cortes painted from life, Wood returns to the riddle of the gambler who achieved his dream but in the process destroyed a civilization. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Conquistadors with Michael Wood [#102] The Conquest of the Incas Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. Telling the story of the Inca resistance, and using Inca accounts discovered only in modern times, Wood journeys on over the passes of the high Andes, up 17,000-foot glaciers and finally down into tropical rainforests on an epic trek to the lost city of the Incas, their last refuge, at Vilcabamba, which was identified only 30 years ago. duration 56:45   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Cave People of the Himalaya Everest climber and thrill seeker, Pete Athans, returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they will risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown, 1500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1217] The Desert of Forbidden Art This story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2849] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director-producer Ed Harris. The four-time Oscar nominee explains the premise of his latest film, Phantom. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2848] Tavis talks with groundbreaking funnyman George Wallace. One of America's most successful comedians reflects on being a resident headliner in Las Vegas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman [#307] Academically Adrift: How College Students and Professors Aren't Making the Grade Guests: Josipa Roksa, co-author, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campus; Kim Clark, Senior Writer for Money Magazine; James Piereson, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. College is still considered key to the American dream. But is that dream hollow? "Academically Adrift" a new book by two college professors contends that many of today's college students show little-to-no improvement in critical thinking or written communication throughout their time at college. So why aren't our college students learning more - and are any schools getting it right? duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1108] What Is God's Eternity? Does God exist in time, experiencing time's flow? Or is God eternal, existing outside of time, creating time? These questions help assess God's existence and discern God's essence. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Conquistadors with Michael Wood [#101] The Fall of the Aztecs The first program tells the story of the conquest in 1519-21 of the Aztec empire in Mexico by Hernan Cortes and 500 Spanish conquistadors. Michael Wood follows the path of gambler and womanizer Cortes from his home in Spain to the Mayan pyramids on the shores of the Yucatan, on through the tropical forests of Tabasco to the snow-capped volcanoes of Mexico. Trekking over the mountains in torrential storms, Wood considers how a small band of Spanish adventurers could overthrow an empire of millions, and why the Aztec ruler Montezuma could have believed the Spanish were gods. In modern Mexico City, Wood pieces together the climax of the tale, using dramatic and little-known Aztec eyewitness accounts of the final battle between the Spanish and Aztec armies, a battle that changed the course of history. Before the only surviving portrait of Cortes painted from life, Wood returns to the riddle of the gambler who achieved his dream but in the process destroyed a civilization. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Conquistadors with Michael Wood [#102] The Conquest of the Incas Six years after the fall of Mexico, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, exploring south of the equator, uncovers another civilization unknown to the European world: the empire of the Incas, which extended 3,000 miles from Ecuador to Chile. Michael Wood recounts Pizarro's daring march into Peru with fewer than 200 men and tells the almost incredible tale of his capture of the Inca Atuahuallpa and his promise to ransom himself with a roomful of gold. Traveling across the Peruvian desert along ancient Inca roads, Wood climbs the Andes with a train of llamas, continues to the ancient city of Cuzco, the Incas' "navel of the earth," where massive Inca buildings still stand, and to the stupendous Sacred Valley ruins, including Macchu Picchu. Telling the story of the Inca resistance, and using Inca accounts discovered only in modern times, Wood journeys on over the passes of the high Andes, up 17,000-foot glaciers and finally down into tropical rainforests on an epic trek to the lost city of the Incas, their last refuge, at Vilcabamba, which was identified only 30 years ago. duration 56:45   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Cave People of the Himalaya Everest climber and thrill seeker, Pete Athans, returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they will risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown, 1500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3334] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9044] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2849] Tavis talks with award-winning actor-director-producer Ed Harris. The four-time Oscar nominee explains the premise of his latest film, Phantom. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32063] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10575] Sequestration * Sequestration Around the Country * Detroit's State of Emergency * Egypt's Economy * "A Place at the Table" * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32063] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2155] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17060Z] duration 28:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10575] Sequestration * Sequestration Around the Country * Detroit's State of Emergency * Egypt's Economy * "A Place at the Table" * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19050] (original broadcast date: 03/01/13)
    * 100 Years of Grand Central Station with: Peter Stangl, former President of Metro-North railroad; Kenneth Jackson of Columbia University; Sam Roberts of The New York Times and architect James Sanders
    * a discussion about the Marron Institute with Donald b. Marron, Chairman of Lightyear Capital; Richard Revesz, Director of the Marron Institute; Mitchell Moss of the NYU Wagner School of Public Service; and Paul Romer of the NYU Stern School of Business.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2850] Tavis talks with educator Dr. Marvin Thompson, principal of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School, who talks about his approach to school leadership and being the subject of the OWN docu-series, Blackboard Wars. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#805H] Albuquerque, NM / Chicago, IL The Roadtrippers are in Albuquerque, NM, salvaging what they can from their burnt Green RV-the aftermath of a mechanical fire that caused the vehicle to burn down. After they decide that they want to continue their Roadtrip, a few of the Roadtrip Nation staff arrive and they're given a new Green RV named "Norm." Moving onward to Atlanta, Ga., they speak with notable portrait artist Ross R. Rossin. Next, in Chicago, Ill., they meet with entrepreneur and famed business executive Alana Ward Robinson. The Roadtrippers hear her story of struggle as an African-American female trying to make it in the burgeoning (and mainly white male) tech industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10575] Sequestration * Sequestration Around the Country * Detroit's State of Emergency * Egypt's Economy * "A Place at the Table" * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3285] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2155] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10575] Sequestration * Sequestration Around the Country * Detroit's State of Emergency * Egypt's Economy * "A Place at the Table" * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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