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KQED World: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10601] Margaret Thatcher * State Gun Laws * Social Impact Bonds duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32089] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Alcoa kicks off earnings season. CEO Klaus Kleinfeld discusses the results and shares his outlook for the company. And, NBR will show you how to protect your nest egg as some big tax changes take effect. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2875] Tavis talks with legendary musician Stephen Stills about his new release. One of rock music's most enduring figures, Stills also reflects on his five decades in the business. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#523] Give Us The Money How do you change the world? From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to politicians' weaknesses for glitz and popularity. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4007] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2876] Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. One of only eight living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia This Week [#301] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3114] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#404] Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus This documentary takes a compelling look at one Nobel Peace Prize winner's attempt to harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger and inequality. Muhammad Yunus - 1 of only 7 people in the world to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal - pioneered the innovative banking program known as microcredit. The program, which provides poor people with small loans they can use to launch businesses, has since spread to every continent and has benefited more than 100 million families. More recently, Yunus felt the need to move beyond microcredit into other fields, including healthcare. This doc examines how he, in partnership with some of the world's most visionary businesses, launched ventures designed to tackle social problems. One such collaboration with Danone provides affordable, nutritious yogurt for malnourished children in Bangladesh. duration 57:20   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#3009H] What Plants Talk About This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. It is a world of pulsing activity, where plants communicate, co-operate and sometimes, wage all-out war. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#523] Give Us The Money How do you change the world? From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to politicians' weaknesses for glitz and popularity. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2876] Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. One of only eight living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2875] Tavis talks with legendary musician Stephen Stills about his new release. One of rock music's most enduring figures, Stills also reflects on his five decades in the business. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Asia This Week [#301] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3114] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#404] Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus This documentary takes a compelling look at one Nobel Peace Prize winner's attempt to harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger and inequality. Muhammad Yunus - 1 of only 7 people in the world to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal - pioneered the innovative banking program known as microcredit. The program, which provides poor people with small loans they can use to launch businesses, has since spread to every continent and has benefited more than 100 million families. More recently, Yunus felt the need to move beyond microcredit into other fields, including healthcare. This doc examines how he, in partnership with some of the world's most visionary businesses, launched ventures designed to tackle social problems. One such collaboration with Danone provides affordable, nutritious yogurt for malnourished children in Bangladesh. duration 57:20   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nature [#3009H] What Plants Talk About This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the "secret world of plants," revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. It is a world of pulsing activity, where plants communicate, co-operate and sometimes, wage all-out war. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4007] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9071] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2876] Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. One of only eight living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32090] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, we're on the ground floor of J.C. Penney to find out what customers really think of the struggling retailer. And, Sir Richard Branson discusses everything from cheap tickets to competition in the industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10602] Background Checks * "Syria: Behind the Lines" * Social Impact Bonds * Thatcherism duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32090] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, we're on the ground floor of J.C. Penney to find out what customers really think of the struggling retailer. And, Sir Richard Branson discusses everything from cheap tickets to competition in the industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2182] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4007] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10602] Background Checks * "Syria: Behind the Lines" * Social Impact Bonds * Thatcherism duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19077] (original broadcast date: 04/09/13)
    * Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times on his book "The Way of the Knife - The CIA, A Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth"
    * David Carr of The New York Times on the future of media and journalism
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2877] Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#212] The final episode of the series includes an interview with the chancellor of the New York School District who was the former Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, and a cofounder of the Blue Man Group. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10602] Background Checks * "Syria: Behind the Lines" * Social Impact Bonds * Thatcherism duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3312] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2182] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10602] Background Checks * "Syria: Behind the Lines" * Social Impact Bonds * Thatcherism duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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