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KQED World: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10852] State of the Union Coverage NOTE: the 6pm edition of the PBS NewsHour will include the President's annual State of the Union Address, along with the Republican response and analysis, and will run as long as necessary to include all coverage. All other editions will be the standard hour-long pre-SOTU NewsHour program.
    Hour-long version topics: * SOTU Preview * Sochi Security * West Virginia Spill * Ukraine Unrest *Pete Seeger * Shields & Brooks
    duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#102H] The War Years Documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. aviation industry unites to tackle the biggest production job in industrial history. With Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation factories working around the clock, they produce some of the most legendary aircraft in American history-giving the Allies air supremacy in both the European and Pacific theaters and, ultimately, victory in World War II. Highlights include:
    * Newly discovered footage of the Second World War's most storied military operation: the 1942 Doolittle/Tokyo Raid, flown by North American Aviation's B-25 "Mitchell bomber.
    * Newly discovered footage of Jimmy Doolittle's triumphant return to North American Aviation to share his victory with Dutch Kindelberger and the North American employees.
    * Newly recovered newsreel footage from the1940s, offering a rare glimpse inside the wartime factories at Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation.
    * A Lowell Thomas-narrated World War II newsreel of the legendary North American P-51 Mustang in the skies over Berlin.
    duration 56:19   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4218] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3127] Tavis talks with Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera. Universally regarded as an American national treasure, Rivera reflects on her history-making career duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#217] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#443H] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#209] The Pruitt-Igoe Myth This program tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home. At the film's historical center is an analysis of the massive impact of the national urban renewal program of the 1950s and 1960s, which prompted the process of mass suburbanization and emptied American cities of their residents, businesses, and industries. Those left behind in the city faced a destitute, rapidly de-industrializing St. Louis, parceled out to downtown interests and increasingly segregated by class and race. The residents of Pruitt-Igoe were among the hardest hit. Their gripping stories of survival, adaptation, and success are at the emotional heart of the film. duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1404H] Solar Mamas Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Rafea -- a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four -- is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend Barefoot's solar engineering program. Once there, she will join women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    American Masters [#2503] Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel No ordinary writer and no ordinary woman -- "Gone with the Wind" created two of the world's greatest lovers, Scarlett and Rhett, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937 and has sold more than 30 million copies. Born into Atlanta's upper crust in 1900, Margaret Mitchell challenged stifling social restrictions at every turn. A charismatic force to be reckoned with, she had a great sense of humor, was one of Georgia's first newspaper women and was extremely generous with the money she made from "Gone with the Wind." She struggled with the changing role of women and the liberation of African Americans but also suffered from lifelong bouts of depression, until a tragic accident lead to her death in 1949. This film examines the amazing endurance of "Gone with the Wind" and reveals the seminal events of Mitchell's life through dramatic re-enactments based on her letters, as scenes from the movie weave together her life and her work. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#102H] The War Years Documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. aviation industry unites to tackle the biggest production job in industrial history. With Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation factories working around the clock, they produce some of the most legendary aircraft in American history-giving the Allies air supremacy in both the European and Pacific theaters and, ultimately, victory in World War II. Highlights include:
    * Newly discovered footage of the Second World War's most storied military operation: the 1942 Doolittle/Tokyo Raid, flown by North American Aviation's B-25 "Mitchell bomber.
    * Newly discovered footage of Jimmy Doolittle's triumphant return to North American Aviation to share his victory with Dutch Kindelberger and the North American employees.
    * Newly recovered newsreel footage from the1940s, offering a rare glimpse inside the wartime factories at Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation.
    * A Lowell Thomas-narrated World War II newsreel of the legendary North American P-51 Mustang in the skies over Berlin.
    duration 56:19   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3127] Tavis talks with Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera. Universally regarded as an American national treasure, Rivera reflects on her history-making career duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3126Z] Tavis previews the State of the Union Address with Los Angeles first-term Mayor Eric Garcetti, who looks ahead to this year's address and the possibilities for designated "Promise Zones." Tavis also talks with Todd Wagner, CEO of Chideo. The visionary entrepreneur shares how his new digital platform, Chideo, works to change the world for the better. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#217] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#443H] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#209] The Pruitt-Igoe Myth This program tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home. At the film's historical center is an analysis of the massive impact of the national urban renewal program of the 1950s and 1960s, which prompted the process of mass suburbanization and emptied American cities of their residents, businesses, and industries. Those left behind in the city faced a destitute, rapidly de-industrializing St. Louis, parceled out to downtown interests and increasingly segregated by class and race. The residents of Pruitt-Igoe were among the hardest hit. Their gripping stories of survival, adaptation, and success are at the emotional heart of the film. duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1404H] Solar Mamas Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Rafea -- a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four -- is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend Barefoot's solar engineering program. Once there, she will join women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    American Masters [#2503] Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel No ordinary writer and no ordinary woman -- "Gone with the Wind" created two of the world's greatest lovers, Scarlett and Rhett, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937 and has sold more than 30 million copies. Born into Atlanta's upper crust in 1900, Margaret Mitchell challenged stifling social restrictions at every turn. A charismatic force to be reckoned with, she had a great sense of humor, was one of Georgia's first newspaper women and was extremely generous with the money she made from "Gone with the Wind." She struggled with the changing role of women and the liberation of African Americans but also suffered from lifelong bouts of depression, until a tragic accident lead to her death in 1949. This film examines the amazing endurance of "Gone with the Wind" and reveals the seminal events of Mitchell's life through dramatic re-enactments based on her letters, as scenes from the movie weave together her life and her work. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4218] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10021] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3127] Tavis talks with Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera. Universally regarded as an American national treasure, Rivera reflects on her history-making career duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33021] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks fall as the Federal Reserve decides to stick with its strategy to wind down its stimulus despite the recent emerging market turmoil. What does that mean for the economy and your money? And, Turkey's massive rate hike fails to stabilize its currency. NBR will have a report from Istanbul where business owners are getting frustrated and looking for answers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10853] Frozen South * SOTU Reaction * Viewer Response * German Outrage * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33021] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks fall as the Federal Reserve decides to stick with its strategy to wind down its stimulus despite the recent emerging market turmoil. What does that mean for the economy and your money? And, Turkey's massive rate hike fails to stabilize its currency. NBR will have a report from Istanbul where business owners are getting frustrated and looking for answers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3133] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4218] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10853] Frozen South * SOTU Reaction * Viewer Response * German Outrage * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20028] (original broadcast date: 01/29/2014)
    * Scott Stossel on his book about anxiety from medical, cultural, philosophical, and experiential perspectives, called "My Age of Anxiety"
    * E.L. Doctorow on his new novel is called "Andrew's Brain"
    * musician BIlly Joel
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3128] Tavis talks with Teller, the silent half of the famed performing duo Penn & Teller, who describes the project that served as his feature documentary directorial debut, Tim's Vermeer. Tavis also talks with two-time Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn. An advocate for new music, Hahn talks about her cross-genre collaborations and pushing musical boundaries. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#710H] The finale of Season 7 finds the team seeing the sights of New York City before interviewing singer-songwriter Zee Avi, as she relates her road from YouTube posting to successful recording artist. Their final interview is with Nathan Vincent, crochet artist. The team reflects on the places that they visit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10853] Frozen South * SOTU Reaction * Viewer Response * German Outrage * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3523H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3133] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10853] Frozen South * SOTU Reaction * Viewer Response * German Outrage * Stem Cells duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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