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KQED World: Monday, September 30, 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.

Monday, September 30, 2013
  • 12:30 am
    Global Voices [#422] A Son's Sacrifice Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. duration 25:17   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Frontline [#3020] Dropout Nation What does it take to save a student? Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school without diplomas -- an epidemic so out of control that nobody knows the exact number. What is clear is that massive dropout rates cripple individual career prospects and cloud the country's future. At Houston's Sharpstown High, once a notorious "dropout factory," a high-stakes experiment is under way to rescue students from the edge. Frontline spent a semester immersed in Sharpstown to produce a portrait of four students in crisis and the teachers, counselors and principal waging a daily, personal struggle to get them to graduation. A troubling and inspiring journey through the maze of an inner-city high school, "Dropout Nation" investigates the causes, challenges and potential solutions of a national emergency. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4131] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3000] Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart.The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#214] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1704] Religion and the Affordable Care Act - With enrollment in Obamacare beginning on October 1st and some in Congress seeking to de-fund it, Saul Gonzalez reports on the role of religious leaders, both for and against it, in the many, multi-million dollar campaigns underway to sell the law to the uninsured. A critical target is the so-called "Young Invincibles" whose participation is considered vital to offset the high costs of care for the aged. Pakistan's Christians - In the aftermath of last week's deadly attack on a church compound in Pakistan, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Karachi that one legacy of the West's former colonialism is deep resentment among Pakistani Muslim extremists of everything they see as Western, including Christianity. Meanwhile, Pakistan's anti-blasphemy laws permit mobs to label any non-Muslim a target making many Christians fearful and causing others to flee the nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#104H] South America Condors and scarlet macaws take us to the Andes and the Amazon. Giant petrels in Patagonia shadow killer whales. Hummingbirds feed at Iguazu Falls, vultures ride the thermals over Rio de Janiero, and black vultures target turtle eggs in Costa Rica. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Global Health Frontiers: Dark Forest, Black Fly In poor, remote communities across Africa, parasitic worms transmitted by small black flies infect millions. The resulting river blindness torments sufferers with intense itching, and eventually robs them of their sight. This documentary travels to the front lines of Uganda's fight to eradicate this devastating disease. Narrated by Mia Farrow, it highlights the field work and insights of scientists, health professionals and humanitarians, including former President Jimmy Carter, committed to combating river blindness. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#617] Girl, Adopted A contemporary coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia's capital city to an adoptive American family in rural Arkansas. It captures an irrepressibly adolescent Weynsht as she works to figure out who she is in the aftermath of her adoption, follows her struggle to find love among strangers in the US, and to understand what to make of this love on an unexpected return trip to Ethiopia. Her story offers a real-time, child's-eye view of being adopted across race and culture. Without taking a pro- or anti-adoption position, it acknowledges the complexity involved in this increasingly common experience. The film revolves around the central question: what is it like to get everything you need but to lose everything you know? duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Global Voices [#422] A Son's Sacrifice Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. duration 25:17   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3000] Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart.The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2999] Tavis concludes his conversation with iconic singer Linda Ronstadt. In the second part of a revealing conversation, Ronstadt discusses her career and recent Parkinson's diagnosis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#214] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1704] Religion and the Affordable Care Act - With enrollment in Obamacare beginning on October 1st and some in Congress seeking to de-fund it, Saul Gonzalez reports on the role of religious leaders, both for and against it, in the many, multi-million dollar campaigns underway to sell the law to the uninsured. A critical target is the so-called "Young Invincibles" whose participation is considered vital to offset the high costs of care for the aged. Pakistan's Christians - In the aftermath of last week's deadly attack on a church compound in Pakistan, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Karachi that one legacy of the West's former colonialism is deep resentment among Pakistani Muslim extremists of everything they see as Western, including Christianity. Meanwhile, Pakistan's anti-blasphemy laws permit mobs to label any non-Muslim a target making many Christians fearful and causing others to flee the nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation [#104H] South America Condors and scarlet macaws take us to the Andes and the Amazon. Giant petrels in Patagonia shadow killer whales. Hummingbirds feed at Iguazu Falls, vultures ride the thermals over Rio de Janiero, and black vultures target turtle eggs in Costa Rica. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Global Voices [#617] Girl, Adopted A contemporary coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia's capital city to an adoptive American family in rural Arkansas. It captures an irrepressibly adolescent Weynsht as she works to figure out who she is in the aftermath of her adoption, follows her struggle to find love among strangers in the US, and to understand what to make of this love on an unexpected return trip to Ethiopia. Her story offers a real-time, child's-eye view of being adopted across race and culture. Without taking a pro- or anti-adoption position, it acknowledges the complexity involved in this increasingly common experience. The film revolves around the central question: what is it like to get everything you need but to lose everything you know? duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:31 pm
    Global Voices [#422] A Son's Sacrifice Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. duration 25:17   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4131] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9195] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3000] Tavis talks with Emmy-winning comedy legend Bob Newhart.The TV veteran and comedy icon reflects on his first primetime Emmy win after more than 50 years in show business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32214] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what a potential government shutdown could mean for your investments. And, on the eve of open enrollment, what does the new health law mean for you if you buy individual insurance, get it from your company or are on Medicare? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10766] Countdown to a Government Shutdown * Affordable Care Act * A Visit to the White House * Plight of Pakistani Christians duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32214] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what a potential government shutdown could mean for your investments. And, on the eve of open enrollment, what does the new health law mean for you if you buy individual insurance, get it from your company or are on Medicare? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3046] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4131] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10766] Countdown to a Government Shutdown * Affordable Care Act * A Visit to the White House * Plight of Pakistani Christians duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19201H] (original broadcast date: 9/30/13)
    * Discussion about a possible government shutdown with New York Times bureau chief David Leonhardt, Al Hunt of Bloomberg View and Chris Matthews, author and host of MSNBC's Hardball.
    * Lakhdar Brahimi, special envoy to Syria from the United Nations and the Arab League.
    * part two of Charlie's conversation with Nabil Fahmy, Foreign Minister for Egypt's interim government.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3001] Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington. Tavis also talks with Oscar-nominated filmmaker and author M. Night Shyamalan. The famed moviemaker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the US. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1003H] The Power of Serendipity Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. Deon joined the navy as a teenager to escape the drugs and violence of his neighborhood, and stresses the importance of rejecting peer pressure. Moving onto New Mexico, the team meets two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, whose non-linear life experiences teach the Roadtrippers to embrace serendipity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10766] Countdown to a Government Shutdown * Affordable Care Act * A Visit to the White House * Plight of Pakistani Christians duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3436] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3046] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10766] Countdown to a Government Shutdown * Affordable Care Act * A Visit to the White House * Plight of Pakistani Christians duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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