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KQED World: Friday, November 29, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, November 29, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10809] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32257] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, many retailers are opening their doors on Thanksgiving. But what do these companies have riding on this strategy? And, will stock investors see holiday cheer this year? NBR will take a look at the past to figure out where the market goes from here. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3043] Tavis talks with the heir to a rich blues tradition who's making her own mark, Shemekia Copeland. The 2-time Grammy nominee shares her backstory and demonstrates why she's being called "the new Queen of the Blues," performing a track from her CD, "33 1/3." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#106] Defying Disabilities Three stories question the limits of any disability: the loving marriage of two intellectually-challenged individuals in New York City; a volunteer program that introduces unlikely candidates to surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii; and a blind North Carolina hiker sets out to climb the Appalachian Trail. duration 27:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 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)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4175] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3044] Tavis talks with international recording artist Jonathan Butler. The acclaimed South African singer-songwriter-guitarist talks about his time away from the spotlight and performs songs from his holiday CD. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#205] Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Ayana Mathis' novel follows the lives of Hattie Shepherd and her 12 children. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1205] How Does Personal Identity Persist Through Time? Is the self an illusion? Decades roll by; every molecule of my body changes many times over. Yet I sense myself the same. Not just continuity, but unity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Frontline [#3010H] The Real CSI From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A Frontline investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. From the sensational murder trial of Casey Anthony and the FBI's botched investigation of the Madrid terrorist bombing to capital cases in rural Mississippi, Frontline documents how a field with few uniform standards and unproven science can undermine the search for justice. As part of the investigative series Post Mortem, Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports in a joint investigation with ProPublica and the Investigative Reporting Program at UCBerkeley. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century This program combines re-enactments, stills, expert commentary and archival footage to piece together one of the most famous criminal trials in US history. In the summer of 1907, the long-simmering tensions between trade unionists and capitalists finally played out in an Idaho courtroom when "Big Bill" Haywood, the secretary-treasurer of the Western Federation of Miners, stood charged with orchestrating the murder of former governor Frank Steunenberg. The 3-month trial thrust Idaho into the national spotlight, as two of the West's sharpest legal minds, criminal lawyer James Hawley and newly elected United States Senator William Borah, clashed with legendary defense attorney Clarence Darrow in a "struggle for the soul of America." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3115] A Death In St. Augustine On the night she broke up with her boyfriend, a Florida deputy sheriff, Michelle O'Connell was found dead from a gunshot in the mouth. Next to her was her boyfriend's semi-automatic service pistol. The sheriff's office called it suicide, but was it?
    Frontline and The New York Times investigate this death of a young, single mother, and what can go wrong when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#106] Defying Disabilities Three stories question the limits of any disability: the loving marriage of two intellectually-challenged individuals in New York City; a volunteer program that introduces unlikely candidates to surfing on the North Shore of Hawaii; and a blind North Carolina hiker sets out to climb the Appalachian Trail. duration 27:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3044] Tavis talks with international recording artist Jonathan Butler. The acclaimed South African singer-songwriter-guitarist talks about his time away from the spotlight and performs songs from his holiday CD. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3043] Tavis talks with the heir to a rich blues tradition who's making her own mark, Shemekia Copeland. The 2-time Grammy nominee shares her backstory and demonstrates why she's being called "the new Queen of the Blues," performing a track from her CD, "33 1/3." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#205] Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Ayana Mathis' novel follows the lives of Hattie Shepherd and her 12 children. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1205] How Does Personal Identity Persist Through Time? Is the self an illusion? Decades roll by; every molecule of my body changes many times over. Yet I sense myself the same. Not just continuity, but unity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Frontline [#3010H] The Real CSI From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A Frontline investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. From the sensational murder trial of Casey Anthony and the FBI's botched investigation of the Madrid terrorist bombing to capital cases in rural Mississippi, Frontline documents how a field with few uniform standards and unproven science can undermine the search for justice. As part of the investigative series Post Mortem, Correspondent Lowell Bergman reports in a joint investigation with ProPublica and the Investigative Reporting Program at UCBerkeley. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century This program combines re-enactments, stills, expert commentary and archival footage to piece together one of the most famous criminal trials in US history. In the summer of 1907, the long-simmering tensions between trade unionists and capitalists finally played out in an Idaho courtroom when "Big Bill" Haywood, the secretary-treasurer of the Western Federation of Miners, stood charged with orchestrating the murder of former governor Frank Steunenberg. The 3-month trial thrust Idaho into the national spotlight, as two of the West's sharpest legal minds, criminal lawyer James Hawley and newly elected United States Senator William Borah, clashed with legendary defense attorney Clarence Darrow in a "struggle for the soul of America." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3115] A Death In St. Augustine On the night she broke up with her boyfriend, a Florida deputy sheriff, Michelle O'Connell was found dead from a gunshot in the mouth. Next to her was her boyfriend's semi-automatic service pistol. The sheriff's office called it suicide, but was it?
    Frontline and The New York Times investigate this death of a young, single mother, and what can go wrong when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4175] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9239] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3044] Tavis talks with international recording artist Jonathan Butler. The acclaimed South African singer-songwriter-guitarist talks about his time away from the spotlight and performs songs from his holiday CD. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32258] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10810] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32258] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3090] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17333Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3480] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10810] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3480] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19245H] (original broadcast date: 11/29/13)
    * Director Ron Howard on his film 'Rush'
    * Niki Lauda, 3-time Formula 1 World Champion and one of the subject's of Howard's film 'Rush.'
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3480] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3045Z] Tavis talks with accomplished actor and producer Wendell Pierce. The versatile Juilliard-trained actor describes his role in the new comedy, The Michael J. Fox Show, and in the final season of the Peabody Award-winning drama, Treme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3480] 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 [#3480] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10810] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3480] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3090] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10810] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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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.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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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.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

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.