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KQED World: Thursday, March 28, 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.

Thursday, March 28, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10593] Supreme Court Case on Same-Sex Marriage * A New Way of Engaging Low Income Students in the Classroom * Elite Colleges & Lower-Income Students * Cyber Attacks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32081] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2867Z] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning musician, singer and songwriter Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary fame. The longtime activist talks about his latest project, the book and CD, I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#120] A Lion's Trail In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. duration 55:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3361] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2868Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actress Thandie Newton about her latest project, the new original series, Rogue, for DirecTV's Audience Network. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1547] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#913] Angina While there are different causes of angina, the symptoms can be scary and a sign of an underlying heart problem. Fortunately, there are good treatments available. Meet Joan and Fred Jahnke as they describe how they live with Joan's microvascular disease and the often-frightening angina that it causes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#3906H] Hunting The Elements What are things made of? It's a simple question with an astonishing answer. Fewer than 100 naturally occurring elements form the ingredients of everything in our world -- from solid rocks to ethereal gases, from scorching acids to the living cells in our body. David Pogue, lively host of Nova's popular "Making Stuff" series and personal technology correspondent for "The New York Times," spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry on a quest to unlock the secrets of the elements. Why are some elements, like platinum and gold, relatively inert while others, like phosphorus and potassium, are violently explosive? Why are some vital to every breath we take while others are potentially lethal? Punctuated by surprising and often alarming experiments, Pogue takes NOVA on a roller coaster ride through nature's hidden lab and the compelling stories of discovery that revealed its secrets. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#120] A Lion's Trail In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. duration 55:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2868Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actress Thandie Newton about her latest project, the new original series, Rogue, for DirecTV's Audience Network. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2867Z] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning musician, singer and songwriter Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary fame. The longtime activist talks about his latest project, the book and CD, I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1547] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#913] Angina While there are different causes of angina, the symptoms can be scary and a sign of an underlying heart problem. Fortunately, there are good treatments available. Meet Joan and Fred Jahnke as they describe how they live with Joan's microvascular disease and the often-frightening angina that it causes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3906H] Hunting The Elements What are things made of? It's a simple question with an astonishing answer. Fewer than 100 naturally occurring elements form the ingredients of everything in our world -- from solid rocks to ethereal gases, from scorching acids to the living cells in our body. David Pogue, lively host of Nova's popular "Making Stuff" series and personal technology correspondent for "The New York Times," spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry on a quest to unlock the secrets of the elements. Why are some elements, like platinum and gold, relatively inert while others, like phosphorus and potassium, are violently explosive? Why are some vital to every breath we take while others are potentially lethal? Punctuated by surprising and often alarming experiments, Pogue takes NOVA on a roller coaster ride through nature's hidden lab and the compelling stories of discovery that revealed its secrets. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3361] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9063] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2868Z] Tavis talks with award-winning actress Thandie Newton about her latest project, the new original series, Rogue, for DirecTV's Audience Network. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32082] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10594] "Shame on us if we've forgotten" Newtown * Same-Sex Marriage * Sequester Impact * Roots of Empathy * Touchscreen Generation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32082] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2174] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3361] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10594] "Shame on us if we've forgotten" Newtown * Same-Sex Marriage * Sequester Impact * Roots of Empathy * Touchscreen Generation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19069] (original broadcast date: 03/28/13)
    * Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services
    * Nick D'Aloisio, creator of the Summly application
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2869] Tavis talks with Shameless co-star Emmy Rossum. The versatile actress-singer talks about her multiple projects, including a film, TV show and new CD. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#204] Learn about the park superintendent of Mount Rushmore's career path, which is driven by passion; the decisions of a rancher in Wyoming to pursue his interest and a food critic in New Orleans. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10594] "Shame on us if we've forgotten" Newtown * Same-Sex Marriage * Sequester Impact * Roots of Empathy * Touchscreen Generation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3304] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2174] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10594] "Shame on us if we've forgotten" Newtown * Same-Sex Marriage * Sequester Impact * Roots of Empathy * Touchscreen Generation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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