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KQED World: Thursday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10623] Benghazi Hearing * Cleveland Victims Return Home * Conversation with Jack Lew * Guatemalan Genocide * Hospital Bills duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32111] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - With the global markets powering higher, is now the time for the individual investor to stay in or get out? NBR will speak with Fidelity's Executive Vice President John Sweeney who oversees the management of more than $100 billion. And why are hospitals across the country charging vastly different prices for the same procedure? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2897] Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American movie star. She started out in silent films when she was 17 and went on to make dozens of films in Hollywood, London and Berlin, co-starring with Marlene Dietrich, Anthony Quinn and Douglas Fairbanks. She was glamorous, talented and cosmopolitan. Yet she spent most of her career typecast either as a painted doll or a scheming dragon lady. Filmmaker Yunah Hong paints a vivid portrait of a Hollywood original, narrated in Wong's own words by actress Doan Ly. Generous excerpts from Wong's films, archival photographs and interviews enhance this richly detailed picture of a woman and her times. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4029] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2898] Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1601] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#906] Conversion Disorder Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4013] Meteor Strike A blinding streak of light screaming across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February 15th, a 7000 ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural mountains. According to NASA, the Siberian Meteor, which exploded with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, was the largest object to burst in the atmosphere since a 1908 event near Siberia's Tunguska river. That time there were few eyewitnesses and no record of the event except for thousands of acres of flattened trees. This time however the event was captured by countless digital dashboard cameras, which have lately become a common fixture in Russian autos and trucks.
    Within days, armed with this unprecedented crowd-sourced material, Nova crews hit the ground in Russia along with impact scientists as they hunt for debris from the explosion and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. To understand how lucky we were this time, we explore even greater explosions in the past, from Tunguska to the asteroid that extinguished the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. This episode puts it all together and asks: Is our solar system a deadly celestial shooting gallery - with Earth in the cross-hairs? What are the chances that another, even more massive asteroid is heading straight for us? Are we just years, months or days away from a total global reboot of civilization, or worse?
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1203] Death on the Railroad A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery to understand what happened to a group of Irish men who came to America for a better life but found only misery. In 1832, railroad contractor, Philip Duffy, hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. But, less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. Did they all die - as was widely believed - due to a cholera pandemic? Or, were some of them murdered? In 2003, twin brothers discovered a secret file among their grandfather's papers that led them to investigate the deaths of these men and find the location of their final resting place in a valley now known as Duffy's Cut. Using the latest forensic and scientific investigative techniques, DNA, forensic analysis, facial reconstruction and historical detective work in Ireland and the USA, modern detectives and experts will unravel this extraordinary story. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#506H] What's The Next Big Thing? What are the technologies most likely to revolutionize life in the future? duration 55:15   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American movie star. She started out in silent films when she was 17 and went on to make dozens of films in Hollywood, London and Berlin, co-starring with Marlene Dietrich, Anthony Quinn and Douglas Fairbanks. She was glamorous, talented and cosmopolitan. Yet she spent most of her career typecast either as a painted doll or a scheming dragon lady. Filmmaker Yunah Hong paints a vivid portrait of a Hollywood original, narrated in Wong's own words by actress Doan Ly. Generous excerpts from Wong's films, archival photographs and interviews enhance this richly detailed picture of a woman and her times. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2898] Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2897] Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1601] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#906] Conversion Disorder Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4013] Meteor Strike A blinding streak of light screaming across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February 15th, a 7000 ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural mountains. According to NASA, the Siberian Meteor, which exploded with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, was the largest object to burst in the atmosphere since a 1908 event near Siberia's Tunguska river. That time there were few eyewitnesses and no record of the event except for thousands of acres of flattened trees. This time however the event was captured by countless digital dashboard cameras, which have lately become a common fixture in Russian autos and trucks.
    Within days, armed with this unprecedented crowd-sourced material, Nova crews hit the ground in Russia along with impact scientists as they hunt for debris from the explosion and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup. To understand how lucky we were this time, we explore even greater explosions in the past, from Tunguska to the asteroid that extinguished the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. This episode puts it all together and asks: Is our solar system a deadly celestial shooting gallery - with Earth in the cross-hairs? What are the chances that another, even more massive asteroid is heading straight for us? Are we just years, months or days away from a total global reboot of civilization, or worse?
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1203] Death on the Railroad A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery to understand what happened to a group of Irish men who came to America for a better life but found only misery. In 1832, railroad contractor, Philip Duffy, hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. But, less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. Did they all die - as was widely believed - due to a cholera pandemic? Or, were some of them murdered? In 2003, twin brothers discovered a secret file among their grandfather's papers that led them to investigate the deaths of these men and find the location of their final resting place in a valley now known as Duffy's Cut. Using the latest forensic and scientific investigative techniques, DNA, forensic analysis, facial reconstruction and historical detective work in Ireland and the USA, modern detectives and experts will unravel this extraordinary story. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nova scienceNOW [#506H] What's The Next Big Thing? What are the technologies most likely to revolutionize life in the future? duration 55:15   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4029] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9093] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2898] Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32112] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Dow is up 20% since the November lows and the S&P is going for seven straight months of gains, despite some soft economic data. Can anything stop this teflon market? And, why is it so difficult to cash-in your hard earned frequent flyer miles? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10624] Immigration Reform * Cleveland Update * Benghazi Testimony * Female Genital Mutilation * Inside the Supreme Court duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32112] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Dow is up 20% since the November lows and the S&P is going for seven straight months of gains, despite some soft economic data. Can anything stop this teflon market? And, why is it so difficult to cash-in your hard earned frequent flyer miles? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2204] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4029] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10624] Immigration Reform * Cleveland Update * Benghazi Testimony * Female Genital Mutilation * Inside the Supreme Court duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19099] (original broadcast date: 5/09/13)
    * a look at the Benghazi hearings with Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah and later Margaret Brennan, State Department Correspondent for CBS News.
    * Vali Nasr on his book "The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2899] Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#803H] Las Vegas, Phoenix After arriving in Las Vegas, NV, the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. Afterward, the team gets back on the road where - after taking in the picturesque scenery at the Grand Canyon - they head to Phoenix, AZ., to speak with Larry Colbert, a blind motivational speaker and author. The Roadtrippers hear Larry's moving story of overcoming obstacles to do what made him happy, despite others not believing in him. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10624] Immigration Reform * Cleveland Update * Benghazi Testimony * Female Genital Mutilation * Inside the Supreme Court duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3334] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2204] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10624] Immigration Reform * Cleveland Update * Benghazi Testimony * Female Genital Mutilation * Inside the Supreme Court duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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