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KQED World: Wednesday, July 31, 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.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10722] Bradley Manning * Cancer Studies * Military Sexual Assaults * Honduras * Assisted Living duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32170] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what's behind the surge in home prices, which just posted their biggest annual gain in seven years? And, who pays for college? It's not mom and dad. They're paying less these days, shifting more of the financial burden to the student. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2956] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal - considered by many as an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and latest release, the box set "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Intelligence Squared U.S. [#105] Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited? Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. But even if the science could be perfected, is it morally wrong? Would it lead to eugenics and a stratified society where only the rich enjoy the benefits of genetic enhancement? Or would the real injustice be depriving our children of every scientifically possible opportunity? duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2957] Tavis talks with Mary Williams, author of The Last Daughter, and her mother, Hollywood icon - and 2013 Emmy nominee - Jane Fonda. The writer and her Oscar-winning actress-mom describe how an encounter at a summer camp many years ago transformed both their lives forever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#207] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#417] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nature [#3004] An Original DUCKumentary Working with "Hummingbirds" producer Ann Prum, Nature features another popular, beautiful and fascinating bird - the duck. The story follows a wood duck family and discovers how a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks and come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. But our stars are just one of some 150 species of ducks. They come in all shapes and sizes and abilities - some are dabblers popping in and out of the surface of a glass lake and others swim with powerful webbed feet underwater. They fly through the air on short, stubby wings, traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:10 am
    Jewish People: A Story of Survival "Through thirty and more centuries, he has wandered about on earth, despised and rejected, bruised and beaten, yet all the time wandering on ... He has seen far-flung empires crack and crumble, and mighty peoples dwindle to naught... But he, the Jew, still lives on... Lewis Browne, 1926.
    This is their story, the story of Jewish survival. How did a band of desert nomads, against such overwhelming odds, survive four millennia and shape the course of world history?
    duration 1:20:00   STEREO
  • 7:30 am
    Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve Narrated by Peter Thomas (Nova), this program tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that continues to inspire deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the last great wild places in the world. On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the sawgrass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - a mosaic of marshes, cypress trees, pinelands and prairies once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. In 1974, unlikely allies - conservationists and hunters - brokered a controversial deal which attempted to satisfy both environmental and recreational interests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Intelligence Squared U.S. [#105] Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited? Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. But even if the science could be perfected, is it morally wrong? Would it lead to eugenics and a stratified society where only the rich enjoy the benefits of genetic enhancement? Or would the real injustice be depriving our children of every scientifically possible opportunity? duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2957] Tavis talks with Mary Williams, author of The Last Daughter, and her mother, Hollywood icon - and 2013 Emmy nominee - Jane Fonda. The writer and her Oscar-winning actress-mom describe how an encounter at a summer camp many years ago transformed both their lives forever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2956] Tavis talks with musician Taj Mahal - considered by many as an American blues original. The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and latest release, the box set "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection." duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#207] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#417] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3004] An Original DUCKumentary Working with "Hummingbirds" producer Ann Prum, Nature features another popular, beautiful and fascinating bird - the duck. The story follows a wood duck family and discovers how a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks and come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds. But our stars are just one of some 150 species of ducks. They come in all shapes and sizes and abilities - some are dabblers popping in and out of the surface of a glass lake and others swim with powerful webbed feet underwater. They fly through the air on short, stubby wings, traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:10 pm
    Jewish People: A Story of Survival "Through thirty and more centuries, he has wandered about on earth, despised and rejected, bruised and beaten, yet all the time wandering on ... He has seen far-flung empires crack and crumble, and mighty peoples dwindle to naught... But he, the Jew, still lives on... Lewis Browne, 1926.
    This is their story, the story of Jewish survival. How did a band of desert nomads, against such overwhelming odds, survive four millennia and shape the course of world history?
    duration 1:20:00   STEREO
  • 1:30 pm
    Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve Narrated by Peter Thomas (Nova), this program tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that continues to inspire deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the last great wild places in the world. On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the sawgrass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - a mosaic of marshes, cypress trees, pinelands and prairies once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. In 1974, unlikely allies - conservationists and hunters - brokered a controversial deal which attempted to satisfy both environmental and recreational interests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9152] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2957] Tavis talks with Mary Williams, author of The Last Daughter, and her mother, Hollywood icon - and 2013 Emmy nominee - Jane Fonda. The writer and her Oscar-winning actress-mom describe how an encounter at a summer camp many years ago transformed both their lives forever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32171] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the central bank keeps its big stimulus program in place. Now investors will hang on every word spoken by every member of the central bank. But is there a risk to too much transparency? And, NBR will begin a special series 'how to navigate long-term care' with a look at when's the right time to buy insurance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10723] NSA * Unrest in Egypt * Military Sexual Assaults * Indian Child Labor * Drug Enforcement Agency Scandal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32171] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the central bank keeps its big stimulus program in place. Now investors will hang on every word spoken by every member of the central bank. But is there a risk to too much transparency? And, NBR will begin a special series 'how to navigate long-term care' with a look at when's the right time to buy insurance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3003] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10723] NSA * Unrest in Egypt * Military Sexual Assaults * Indian Child Labor * Drug Enforcement Agency Scandal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19158H] (original broadcast date: 7/31/13)
    An hour with Vince Gilligan, creator of "Breaking Bad"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2958] Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his latest feature release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#811H] Oklahoma / Texas / Louisiana At the University of Oklahoma, the team meets Mike Biggerstaff, a professor of meteorology, where they learn what it is about weather that lights him up. Moving on to Houston, TX, they visit Jennifer Arnold, a 3-foot, 2-inch-tall doctor and star of the reality series, The Little Couple, where they hear her story of overcoming personal obstacles to realize her dreams. Finally, in New Orleans, LA, the team talks with Charline Gipson, a corporate lawyer, and discovers what 'success' means to her and the steps she took to achieve it. Charline's story of taking her own path despite others' disapproval inspires Denise who realizes she can do the same in life. duration 26:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10723] NSA * Unrest in Egypt * Military Sexual Assaults * Indian Child Labor * Drug Enforcement Agency Scandal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3393] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3003] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10723] NSA * Unrest in Egypt * Military Sexual Assaults * Indian Child Labor * Drug Enforcement Agency Scandal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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