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KQED World: Friday, November 22, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, November 22, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10804] Senate Changes * Afghan Deal * Nuclear Negotiations * JFK Assassination duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32252] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3038] Tavis talks with acclaimed stage and screen star Jeffrey Wright. The Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor explains the choices of characters he portrays. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#105] Native American Culture Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4170] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3039] Tavis talks with distinguished historian Robert Dallek about his latest text. The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy's brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration. Tavis also talks with waitress-turned-best-selling author Ayana Mathis. The acclaimed writer reacts to the buzz around her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#204] Frederick Hoxie, This Indian Country Prominent historian Frederick Hoxie traces the history and heroes of Indian political activism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1204] What's The New Atheism? I hope God exists, which is why I listen to atheists and follow their arguments. If hope trumps reason I may be entombed in false belief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4023H] At The Edge of Space Between the blue sky above us and the infinite blackness of space lies a frontier that scientists have only just begun to investigate. In "At the Edge of Space," Nova takes viewers on aN exploration of the earth-space boundary zone that's home to some of nature's most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and fleeting flashes that shoot upwards from thunderclouds, known as sprites. Only discovered in 1989, sprites have eluded capture because they flicker into existence for a mere split-second -- 40 times faster than an eye blink. In a high-flying weather observation plane, we ride with scientists as they hunt for sprites and finally succeed in snaring them in 3D video, gaining vital clues to unraveling their mystery. Combining advanced video technology with sequences shot from the International Space Station, this film probes the enigmas of the boundary zone and brings viewers an intriguing new viewpoint on their planet. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nova [#4024H] Asteroid: Doomsday Or Payday? The asteroid that exploded in the skies over Siberia injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a football field to the size of a small city, the space rocks called asteroids have the potential to be killers: in a collision with Earth, they could set off deadly blast waves, raging fires and colossal tidal waves. But some audacious entrepreneurs look up at asteroids and see payday, not doomsday. That's because some asteroids are loaded with billions of dollars-worth of elements like iron, nickel and even platinum. While NASA plans an ambitious mission to return samples from a potentially hazardous asteroid, would-be asteroid miners are dreaming up their own program to scout for potentially profitable asteroids. Will asteroids turn out to be our economic salvation -- or instruments of extinction? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Comet Encounter Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. Traditionally seen as harbingers of doom, they can influence some people even to this day. For scientists though, comets are a great opportunity. This year a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock is hurtling our way, an object that will fascinate billions and should create the space show of the century. Right now Comet ISON, somewhere between one and 10 kilometers in diameter, is just beyond the orbit of Jupiter. As it races past us toward the sun it should develop a tail that will light up the skies brighter than a full moon. Then the comet will slingshot around the back of the sun and could emerge brighter than ever, treating the entire northern hemisphere to an unforgettable sight. It could even be visible in daylight. Simultaneously astronomers will be able to glean vital clues on the origins of our solar system. In this program, scientists all over the world follow a once-in-a-lifetime event and shoot breath-taking images of the sun-grazer comet, spewing its essence into the void. But there is jeopardy too; the comet could evaporate completely or the sun's massive gravity could tear it apart. If the latter happens it will produce a so-called "string of pearls," several much smaller comets arching right across the night sky. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#105] Native American Culture Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language. duration 26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3039] Tavis talks with distinguished historian Robert Dallek about his latest text. The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy's brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration. Tavis also talks with waitress-turned-best-selling author Ayana Mathis. The acclaimed writer reacts to the buzz around her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3038] Tavis talks with acclaimed stage and screen star Jeffrey Wright. The Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor explains the choices of characters he portrays. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#204] Frederick Hoxie, This Indian Country Prominent historian Frederick Hoxie traces the history and heroes of Indian political activism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1204] What's The New Atheism? I hope God exists, which is why I listen to atheists and follow their arguments. If hope trumps reason I may be entombed in false belief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4023H] At The Edge of Space Between the blue sky above us and the infinite blackness of space lies a frontier that scientists have only just begun to investigate. In "At the Edge of Space," Nova takes viewers on aN exploration of the earth-space boundary zone that's home to some of nature's most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and fleeting flashes that shoot upwards from thunderclouds, known as sprites. Only discovered in 1989, sprites have eluded capture because they flicker into existence for a mere split-second -- 40 times faster than an eye blink. In a high-flying weather observation plane, we ride with scientists as they hunt for sprites and finally succeed in snaring them in 3D video, gaining vital clues to unraveling their mystery. Combining advanced video technology with sequences shot from the International Space Station, this film probes the enigmas of the boundary zone and brings viewers an intriguing new viewpoint on their planet. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nova [#4024H] Asteroid: Doomsday Or Payday? The asteroid that exploded in the skies over Siberia injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a football field to the size of a small city, the space rocks called asteroids have the potential to be killers: in a collision with Earth, they could set off deadly blast waves, raging fires and colossal tidal waves. But some audacious entrepreneurs look up at asteroids and see payday, not doomsday. That's because some asteroids are loaded with billions of dollars-worth of elements like iron, nickel and even platinum. While NASA plans an ambitious mission to return samples from a potentially hazardous asteroid, would-be asteroid miners are dreaming up their own program to scout for potentially profitable asteroids. Will asteroids turn out to be our economic salvation -- or instruments of extinction? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Comet Encounter Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. Traditionally seen as harbingers of doom, they can influence some people even to this day. For scientists though, comets are a great opportunity. This year a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock is hurtling our way, an object that will fascinate billions and should create the space show of the century. Right now Comet ISON, somewhere between one and 10 kilometers in diameter, is just beyond the orbit of Jupiter. As it races past us toward the sun it should develop a tail that will light up the skies brighter than a full moon. Then the comet will slingshot around the back of the sun and could emerge brighter than ever, treating the entire northern hemisphere to an unforgettable sight. It could even be visible in daylight. Simultaneously astronomers will be able to glean vital clues on the origins of our solar system. In this program, scientists all over the world follow a once-in-a-lifetime event and shoot breath-taking images of the sun-grazer comet, spewing its essence into the void. But there is jeopardy too; the comet could evaporate completely or the sun's massive gravity could tear it apart. If the latter happens it will produce a so-called "string of pearls," several much smaller comets arching right across the night sky. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4170] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9234] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3039] Tavis talks with distinguished historian Robert Dallek about his latest text. The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy's brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration. Tavis also talks with waitress-turned-best-selling author Ayana Mathis. The acclaimed writer reacts to the buzz around her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32253] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Wall Street questions Intel's mobile strategy and the stock drops sharply. NBR will look at what's going on inside the world's largest semiconductor maker. And, NBR's market monitor guest tonight has a list of stocks that may grow their dividends and increase their buybacks in the new year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10805] 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination * Stock Market Surge * Health Care Update * Geneva Talks * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32253] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Wall Street questions Intel's mobile strategy and the stock drops sharply. NBR will look at what's going on inside the world's largest semiconductor maker. And, NBR's market monitor guest tonight has a list of stocks that may grow their dividends and increase their buybacks in the new year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3085] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17326Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10805] 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination * Stock Market Surge * Health Care Update * Geneva Talks * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19240] (original broadcast date: 11/22/13)
    A discussion about the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy with:
    Robert Dallek, author of Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House
    Richard Reeves , general editor of The Kennedy Years;
    Jeff Greenfield, political analyst and author of If Kennedy Lived;
    Jill Abramson; executive editor of the New York Times and
    Michael Beschloss, presidential historian and a regular contributor to NBC NewsHour and NBC News.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3040] Tavis talks with one of the most respected talents in the music business today, musician, singer, songwriter Dave Stewart. The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, "Lucky Numbers". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#812H] Atlanta, GA / Outer Banks, NC In Atlanta, GA, wrapping up their last series of interviews, the Roadtrippers meet the first all-female, all-African American flight crew to operate a commercial jet in the US to learn how they got to where they are. Then the team talks with Penny Brown Reynolds, a judge and ordained minister, where they are energized by her story of perseverance and determination. Afterward, the friends travel to Outer Banks, NC, where they share their final thoughts on what they learned about themselves and their futures before ending their journey of self-discovery together. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10805] 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination * Stock Market Surge * Health Care Update * Geneva Talks * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3475] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3085] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10805] 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination * Stock Market Surge * Health Care Update * Geneva Talks * Shields and Brooks duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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