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KQED World: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10742H] Syria * March on Washington * Governing * Smart Meters duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32190Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks slide as tensions with Syria escalate. And, it's not just U.S. markets that are feeling the heat, but global ones as well. And, NBR will hear from Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about the potential for a showdown over the debt ceiling this fall. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2976] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 1 of 3 Tavis kicks off programming in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with historian Taylor Branch. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the three-part history of the civil rights movement and its most charismatic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sets the frame for the 1963 march. Tavis also chats with Rep. John Lewis. The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement - as a then-23-year-old student leader - in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#412] Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 2 From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. duration 56:39   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4108] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2977] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 2 of 3 Tavis talks with Dr. Algernon Austin from the Economic Policy Institute, who summarizes the EPI's "The Unfinished March" report, which addresses changes that have - or have not - occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Tavis also talks with Marian Wright Edelman of the Children's Defense Fund and history professor Dr. Mary Frances Berry. The two longtime activists - the Children's Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair - discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia Insight [#114] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#421] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#103H] Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959) / Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) This episode begins with The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, which accelerated the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Advances in engineering gave rise to the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, paralleling the era of great bridge building. World War II saw the Bay transformed into the greatest shipbuilding center the world had ever known. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#104H] Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) In the final episode, the very survival of the Bay is threatened by the postwar boom. Viewers are introduced to the leaders of the Save the Bay campaign of the 1960s and the birth of the national mass environmental movement. As the Bay Area looks to the future, the issue becomes how best to balance the competing demands of a major urban center set amidst an environmentally significant landscape. duration 56:33   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Nature [#2907H] Raccoon Nation Are we, in an effort to outwit raccoons, actually making them smarter and unwittingly contributing to their evolutionary success? Are the ever more complex obstacles that our fast-paced urban world throws at them actually pushing the development of raccoon brains? In this film, scientists from around the world share their thoughts and work to help explore this scientific theory. Attempting to do something that has never been done before, they closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#412] Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 2 From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries, this program is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. duration 56:39   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2977] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 2 of 3 Tavis talks with Dr. Algernon Austin from the Economic Policy Institute, who summarizes the EPI's "The Unfinished March" report, which addresses changes that have - or have not - occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Tavis also talks with Marian Wright Edelman of the Children's Defense Fund and history professor Dr. Mary Frances Berry. The two longtime activists - the Children's Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair - discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2976] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 1 of 3 Tavis kicks off programming in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with historian Taylor Branch. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the three-part history of the civil rights movement and its most charismatic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sets the frame for the 1963 march. Tavis also chats with Rep. John Lewis. The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement - as a then-23-year-old student leader - in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asia Insight [#114] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#421] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Saving the Bay [#103H] Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959) / Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) This episode begins with The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, which accelerated the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Advances in engineering gave rise to the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, paralleling the era of great bridge building. World War II saw the Bay transformed into the greatest shipbuilding center the world had ever known. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Saving the Bay [#104H] Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) In the final episode, the very survival of the Bay is threatened by the postwar boom. Viewers are introduced to the leaders of the Save the Bay campaign of the 1960s and the birth of the national mass environmental movement. As the Bay Area looks to the future, the issue becomes how best to balance the competing demands of a major urban center set amidst an environmentally significant landscape. duration 56:33   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Nature [#2907H] Raccoon Nation Are we, in an effort to outwit raccoons, actually making them smarter and unwittingly contributing to their evolutionary success? Are the ever more complex obstacles that our fast-paced urban world throws at them actually pushing the development of raccoon brains? In this film, scientists from around the world share their thoughts and work to help explore this scientific theory. Attempting to do something that has never been done before, they closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city. duration 55:16   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4108] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9172] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2977] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 2 of 3 Tavis talks with Dr. Algernon Austin from the Economic Policy Institute, who summarizes the EPI's "The Unfinished March" report, which addresses changes that have - or have not - occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Tavis also talks with Marian Wright Edelman of the Children's Defense Fund and history professor Dr. Mary Frances Berry. The two longtime activists - the Children's Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair - discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32191Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, oil prices climb to their highest levels in more than two years as tensions with Syria rise. Will prices at the pump follow? And, how will the new rules to take risk out of the mortgage market impact investors, home buyers and the housing recovery? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10743H] Interview with Obama * March on Washington * Syria * Age Friendly City duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32191Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, oil prices climb to their highest levels in more than two years as tensions with Syria rise. Will prices at the pump follow? And, how will the new rules to take risk out of the mortgage market impact investors, home buyers and the housing recovery? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3023] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4108] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10743H] Interview with Obama * March on Washington * Syria * Age Friendly City duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19178H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2978] 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, part 3 of 3 Tavis talks MLK - the man and his legacy - with Dr. Clayborne Carson, director of Stanford University's Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute. Carson reflects on the 1963 march - his first demonstration - and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tavis also chats with Martin Luther King III and Rev. Bernice King. Two of Dr. King's three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#702H] Traveling up Highway 101 to San Francisco, the team takes in the iconic sights of the West coast, from sea lions to the Golden Gate Bridge, before stopping to speak with Aleks Zavaleta, Executive Director of Loco Bloco, a community outreach program. In Sebastopol they interview Jay Shafer, designer of Tumbleweed Tiny Homes, sustainable homes as small as 65 square feet, whose home makes the RV seem spacious. Continuing into the Pacific Northwest, the team is invited into the home of Lori Pappas, CEO of Global Team for Local Initiatives, an Ethiopian aid organization. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10743H] Interview with Obama * March on Washington * Syria * Age Friendly City duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3413] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3023] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10743H] Interview with Obama * March on Washington * Syria * Age Friendly City duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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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
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.