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KQED World: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10637H] Chinese Hackers * Obama Tours Sandy Recovery * Bomb Forensics * Collapsing Infrastructure * Richard Haas duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32125Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, home prices are up the most in 7 years. Is housing the new driver of the economy? And consumers are feeling the best since 2008. So what does this all mean for the economy? NBR will ask PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2911Z] Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Service: When Women Come Marching Home This program takes the audience on a journey from the deserts of Afghanistan to rural Tennessee and from Iraq to urban New York City. It shows women functioning as fully accepted and contributing members of a military unit as well as the devastating isolation and persecution of those who report rape. We see these women as veterans fighting to find homes, demanding services, responding to therapy and gaining their independence. Through interviews in their kitchens, bathrooms, even therapy sessions this program reveals the raw truths of our women warriors fighting in the battlefield called "home." duration 55:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2912Z] 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
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2852] NOTE: After 29 years on the air, John McLaughlin's One on One will produce its final program on Friday, May 24, 2013. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#408] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Calling My Children Gail Farrow, a devoted mother and wife, died when she was just 27. She left behind four young sons, Ronald Jr., Frank, Kenny and Benny, and her husband Ronald. David Binder began photographing Gail and her family in 1987, documenting Gail's last year of life and her family's early adjustment to continuing without her. With insight and honesty, his film and photographs explore the pieces Gail left-photographs, letters, guidance and memories... Twenty years after her death, Gail's hopes for her family collide with the reality of their lives. Calling My Children is a testament of a family's life and a mother's love. duration 29:08   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1415] Detropia Detroit was the birthplace of the middle-class; a great city that came with the guarantee of the American dream. Today, the Motor City is suffering from a bad case of post-industrialism. Hit with the deadly combination of myopic executives, corrupt politicians, severe racial tensions and a lack of innovation, Detroit now stands as a shell of its former self. And according to an increasingly loud chorus in the media, Detroit is "dead." But look a little closer and find that Detroit just may be the ultimate incubator for fresh ideas - a Petri dish of creativity borne out of frustration and unwillingness to give up. With quintessential American pluck and grit, this city just may rise from the ashes thanks to a dynamic cluster of innovators, entrepreneurs and proud, self-proclaimed "hustlers." duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3110] Outlawed In Pakistan When Pakistani teenager Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, the courageous young woman did not put her suffering behind her. For this unforgettable documentary, which premiered at Sundance, filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann spent five years tracing both Kainat's odyssey through Pakistan's broken justice system-and her alleged rapists' quest to clear their names. The result is a powerful and nuanced profile of courage in a society where rape victims and their families are often considered dishonorable and subjected to humiliation, poverty, and mortal danger. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Service: When Women Come Marching Home This program takes the audience on a journey from the deserts of Afghanistan to rural Tennessee and from Iraq to urban New York City. It shows women functioning as fully accepted and contributing members of a military unit as well as the devastating isolation and persecution of those who report rape. We see these women as veterans fighting to find homes, demanding services, responding to therapy and gaining their independence. Through interviews in their kitchens, bathrooms, even therapy sessions this program reveals the raw truths of our women warriors fighting in the battlefield called "home." duration 55:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2912Z] 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
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2911Z] Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2852] NOTE: After 29 years on the air, John McLaughlin's One on One will produce its final program on Friday, May 24, 2013. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#408] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Calling My Children Gail Farrow, a devoted mother and wife, died when she was just 27. She left behind four young sons, Ronald Jr., Frank, Kenny and Benny, and her husband Ronald. David Binder began photographing Gail and her family in 1987, documenting Gail's last year of life and her family's early adjustment to continuing without her. With insight and honesty, his film and photographs explore the pieces Gail left-photographs, letters, guidance and memories... Twenty years after her death, Gail's hopes for her family collide with the reality of their lives. Calling My Children is a testament of a family's life and a mother's love. duration 29:08   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1415] Detropia Detroit was the birthplace of the middle-class; a great city that came with the guarantee of the American dream. Today, the Motor City is suffering from a bad case of post-industrialism. Hit with the deadly combination of myopic executives, corrupt politicians, severe racial tensions and a lack of innovation, Detroit now stands as a shell of its former self. And according to an increasingly loud chorus in the media, Detroit is "dead." But look a little closer and find that Detroit just may be the ultimate incubator for fresh ideas - a Petri dish of creativity borne out of frustration and unwillingness to give up. With quintessential American pluck and grit, this city just may rise from the ashes thanks to a dynamic cluster of innovators, entrepreneurs and proud, self-proclaimed "hustlers." duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3110] Outlawed In Pakistan When Pakistani teenager Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, the courageous young woman did not put her suffering behind her. For this unforgettable documentary, which premiered at Sundance, filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann spent five years tracing both Kainat's odyssey through Pakistan's broken justice system-and her alleged rapists' quest to clear their names. The result is a powerful and nuanced profile of courage in a society where rape victims and their families are often considered dishonorable and subjected to humiliation, poverty, and mortal danger. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9107] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2912Z] 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32126Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, another day of big market swings. Should investors suit up for a summer of volatility? And a modern family milestone. Find out why the old saying about 'dad bringing home the bacon' no longer holds true. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10638] Economic Recovery * Pakistani Strike * Women Breadwinners * Facial Recognition * Immigration: Border Security * Imagination Library duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32126Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, another day of big market swings. Should investors suit up for a summer of volatility? And a modern family milestone. Find out why the old saying about 'dad bringing home the bacon' no longer holds true. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2218] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10638] Economic Recovery * Pakistani Strike * Women Breadwinners * Facial Recognition * Immigration: Border Security * Imagination Library duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19113] (original broadcast date: 5/29/13)
    * Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei of Politico
    * David Karp, CEO of Tumblr
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2913] Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#905H] Los Angeles After traveling more than 4500 miles in 30 days, the Roadtrippers book a last-minute interview with Randii Wessen, an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles. Randii shares his story of constant determination-wisdom that resonates with Nekeed. The Roadtrip ends with an interview with Laura Danly, curator at the Griffith Observatory. Laura tells her story of arduous schooling to land a job as a NASA astronomer-only to realize that she's happiest when she shares her astronomical knowledge with others. Ending their journey with a better sense of themselves and their futures, the team gives their final reflections and says their goodbyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10638] Economic Recovery * Pakistani Strike * Women Breadwinners * Facial Recognition * Immigration: Border Security * Imagination Library duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3348] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2218] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10638] Economic Recovery * Pakistani Strike * Women Breadwinners * Facial Recognition * Immigration: Border Security * Imagination Library duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.