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KQED World: Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10861H] * Syria * Coming out * Life in Iran * The grid * "The Limits of Partnership" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33029H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, McDonald's sales last month were soft in the U.S. but strong in China. What's the company's strategy in that key and lucrative market? And, how vulnerable are your retirement benefits? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3135] Tavis concludes his 2-part conversation with Merry Clayton and Darlene Love, two of the talented artists featured in 20 Feet from Stardom. Love and Clayton recount backstories of their indelible vocal work behind some of the greatest musical legends in the business. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#403] 4 4 violinists in 4 different corners of the globe perform one of the world's most beloved pieces: Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons." This musical journey travels from springtime in Tokyo and summer in Australia to winter in Finland and autumn in New York, combining stunning visuals and cultural experiences with performances by an international array of musicians. duration 53:44   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4227] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3136] Tavis talks with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, a senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy program. Lemmon - the best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana - assesses the escalation of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Tavis also talks with award-winning actress and children's book author Jamie Lee Curtis, who candidly discusses her personal struggle with addiction, her 15 years of sobriety and things that can be done to help others. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    Asia This Week [#345] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3206] Russia: Scorched Earth Switzerland: Initiative against immigration - Switzerland is about to hold a vote on immigration caps. If quotas for immigrants are set, this would also affect many EU residents and could threaten existing agreements with the European Union. The initiative was started by the Swiss People's Party. The far-right, populist party wants to limit immigration to people who meet their preferred social, professional and financial criteria. Although Germans are not the sole target of this campaign, they are often cited as a negative example. In Zurich, signs of antipathy toward Germans are not uncommon. Only a minority supports the initiative, but there are many undecided voters. Britain: The Controversy over "Benefits Street" - In Britain, a television show called "Benefits Street" has caused a furor. The show focuses on James Turner Street in Birmingham, depicting its residents as "welfare scroungers". Many say that is unfair and the show is unbalanced. Channel 4, which made the show, says it aims to show what life is like for people at the bottom of the social ladder. Critics say it deliberately set out to show the poor in the worst possible light. The residents of James Turner Street feel betrayed, saying the film team had claimed they were making a serious documentary. The show has added fuel to the ongoing debate about social welfare and immigration in Britain. Russia: Scorched Earth - The Winter Olympic Games are about to kick off in Sochi. But 150 years ago the slopes where the athletes are to compete was the site of a brutal war of conquest, when Russian troops drove the hundreds of thousands of Circassians from their homeland. Members of the Circassian community say that the athletes will be skiing on mass graves. The Circassians who still live in Russia are hoping to use the games to attract attention to the fate of their ancestors. But most Circassians live abroad. Belgium: A boon for families - The birth rate in Germany is low, but in neighboring Belgium it's booming. According to a study by the Max Planck Institute, the Belgian side of the German-Belgian border region has a large number of families with many children. But just across the border, the birth rate is stagnating, even though the German side shares many cultural features and enjoys a similar standard of living. The difference is that Belgium set up an affordable, full-time daycare system three decades ago. Many young German families wish they had the same access to daycare, but the public support available to childcare in Germany lags far behind that of its neighbor. duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1405] Soul Food Junkies Baffled by his dad's reluctance to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this culinary tradition and it's relevance to black cultural identity. The African American love affair with soul food is deep-rooted, complex, and in some tragic cases, deadly. This film puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its benefits and consequences. Hurt looks at the socioeconomics of predominantly black neighborhoods, where it can be difficult to find healthy options and wonders if soul food has become an addiction in his community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#605H] Boys of Summer The Curacao youth baseball team faces injuries and obstacles as they try to maintain their winning streak at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. Team manager Vernon Isabella and his players also learn the meaning of national pride while travelling from a humble ball field in the Caribbean to the international spotlight and back. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:30 am
    Closing The Gap [#101] Skipping Up/Still Segregated "SkippingUp" - Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a new and highly successful dropout-prevention project that helps students who were previously behind catch up quickly. Students in the program have seen their chances of dropping out fall from 90% to 10% while their tests scores in many cases exceed that of their peers, and it has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations. duration 26:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#403] 4 4 violinists in 4 different corners of the globe perform one of the world's most beloved pieces: Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons." This musical journey travels from springtime in Tokyo and summer in Australia to winter in Finland and autumn in New York, combining stunning visuals and cultural experiences with performances by an international array of musicians. duration 53:44   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3136] Tavis talks with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, a senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy program. Lemmon - the best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana - assesses the escalation of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Tavis also talks with award-winning actress and children's book author Jamie Lee Curtis, who candidly discusses her personal struggle with addiction, her 15 years of sobriety and things that can be done to help others. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3135] Tavis concludes his 2-part conversation with Merry Clayton and Darlene Love, two of the talented artists featured in 20 Feet from Stardom. Love and Clayton recount backstories of their indelible vocal work behind some of the greatest musical legends in the business. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:00 am
    Asia This Week [#345] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3206] Russia: Scorched Earth Switzerland: Initiative against immigration - Switzerland is about to hold a vote on immigration caps. If quotas for immigrants are set, this would also affect many EU residents and could threaten existing agreements with the European Union. The initiative was started by the Swiss People's Party. The far-right, populist party wants to limit immigration to people who meet their preferred social, professional and financial criteria. Although Germans are not the sole target of this campaign, they are often cited as a negative example. In Zurich, signs of antipathy toward Germans are not uncommon. Only a minority supports the initiative, but there are many undecided voters. Britain: The Controversy over "Benefits Street" - In Britain, a television show called "Benefits Street" has caused a furor. The show focuses on James Turner Street in Birmingham, depicting its residents as "welfare scroungers". Many say that is unfair and the show is unbalanced. Channel 4, which made the show, says it aims to show what life is like for people at the bottom of the social ladder. Critics say it deliberately set out to show the poor in the worst possible light. The residents of James Turner Street feel betrayed, saying the film team had claimed they were making a serious documentary. The show has added fuel to the ongoing debate about social welfare and immigration in Britain. Russia: Scorched Earth - The Winter Olympic Games are about to kick off in Sochi. But 150 years ago the slopes where the athletes are to compete was the site of a brutal war of conquest, when Russian troops drove the hundreds of thousands of Circassians from their homeland. Members of the Circassian community say that the athletes will be skiing on mass graves. The Circassians who still live in Russia are hoping to use the games to attract attention to the fate of their ancestors. But most Circassians live abroad. Belgium: A boon for families - The birth rate in Germany is low, but in neighboring Belgium it's booming. According to a study by the Max Planck Institute, the Belgian side of the German-Belgian border region has a large number of families with many children. But just across the border, the birth rate is stagnating, even though the German side shares many cultural features and enjoys a similar standard of living. The difference is that Belgium set up an affordable, full-time daycare system three decades ago. Many young German families wish they had the same access to daycare, but the public support available to childcare in Germany lags far behind that of its neighbor. duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1405] Soul Food Junkies Baffled by his dad's reluctance to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this culinary tradition and it's relevance to black cultural identity. The African American love affair with soul food is deep-rooted, complex, and in some tragic cases, deadly. This film puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its benefits and consequences. Hurt looks at the socioeconomics of predominantly black neighborhoods, where it can be difficult to find healthy options and wonders if soul food has become an addiction in his community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange [#605H] Boys of Summer The Curacao youth baseball team faces injuries and obstacles as they try to maintain their winning streak at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. Team manager Vernon Isabella and his players also learn the meaning of national pride while travelling from a humble ball field in the Caribbean to the international spotlight and back. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Closing The Gap [#101] Skipping Up/Still Segregated "SkippingUp" - Set primarily in Mark Twain Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, Skipping Up follows a group of eighth graders as they finish their year in the Middle School Partners Program, a new and highly successful dropout-prevention project that helps students who were previously behind catch up quickly. Students in the program have seen their chances of dropping out fall from 90% to 10% while their tests scores in many cases exceed that of their peers, and it has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations. duration 26:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4227] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10030] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3136] Tavis talks with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, a senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy program. Lemmon - the best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana - assesses the escalation of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Tavis also talks with award-winning actress and children's book author Jamie Lee Curtis, who candidly discusses her personal struggle with addiction, her 15 years of sobriety and things that can be done to help others. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33030] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks have their best four-day winning streak in almost two years as the new head of the Federal Reserve says she'll continue her predecessor's accommodative strategy. And, why are food companies warning of tough times ahead? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10862] * Drones * Tenderloin, CA * Extreme sports * Protecting the grid * "The Monuments Men" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33030] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks have their best four-day winning streak in almost two years as the new head of the Federal Reserve says she'll continue her predecessor's accommodative strategy. And, why are food companies warning of tough times ahead? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3142] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4227] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10862] * Drones * Tenderloin, CA * Extreme sports * Protecting the grid * "The Monuments Men" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20037] (original broadcast date: 02/11/2014)
    * Larry Fink, chairman and chief executive officer of BlackRock
    * Luis Videgaray, Mexican Secretary of Finance
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3137] Tavis talks with one of the great - and pioneering - Disney animators, Floyd Norman. The Disney legend reviews his long and varied career as an animator, including his work on The Jungle Book. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#809H] San Francisco Meet team Here, There, Everywhere-Denise, Carolyn, and Sarah-and follow their six-week cross-country journey as they search to learn more about themselves and their futures. Denise, a hair stylist, wants to break out and explore what the world has to offer. Carolyn left her steady job at an advertising agency to find out how she can use her skills for more humanitarian causes, while Sarah, who wants to do something creative, is still learning to not let fear hold her back from trying new things. Traveling to San Francisco, CA, the team meets Jesse Jacobs, owner of Samovar Tea Lounge, and then hears powerful words from poets at Youth Speaks who encourage them to listen to their hearts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10862] * Drones * Tenderloin, CA * Extreme sports * Protecting the grid * "The Monuments Men" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3532H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3142] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10862] * Drones * Tenderloin, CA * Extreme sports * Protecting the grid * "The Monuments Men" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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