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KQED World: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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

Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10863] * Mammogram study * Closing the gap * 3D printing * Sochi update * European immigration duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33031] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, here we go again. As another snowstorm slams the south and the northeast, what will be the full economic impact on things like job growth, GDP and auto sales and which numbers are the most vulnerable? And, the United Auto Workers union attempts to make history at a Southern plant. What's at stake if the vote is defeated? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#526] Land Rush How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms? duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4229] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3138] Tavis talks with Tony- and Emmy-winning actor-director David Hyde Pierce. The 4-time Emmy winner talks about his latest projects, including directing the LA production of the Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1641] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1408] The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders and responding to attacks from the militant Black Power movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1511] Spies of Mississippi This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and '60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3208] Syria's Second Front Frontline makes a dangerous trip to the battlefields of Syria, gaining exclusive access to rebel forces as they try to unify against extremist Islamic factions that have thwarted the fight against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. With international peace efforts foundering and Western news organizations unable to safely report inside the country, journalist Muhammad Ali crosses into Syria to travel with moderate rebel commanders and fighters as they launch what they are calling "The Second Revolution," this time against jihadis from the Al Qaeda-linked group known as ISIS. From inside the war zone, Frontline gives the most timely view yet of this newest front in the Syrian revolution.

    Also in this hour, a report from the besieged city of Aleppo, where more than 2000 children have been killed in the fighting. This intimate portrait exposes what life is like for children who stay behind and are forced to adapt, as the world around them slips further into chaos.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#526] Land Rush How do you feed the world? 75% of Mali's population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agribusiness farms. Many Malian peasants do not welcome these efforts, seeing them as yet another manifestation of imperialism. As Mali experiences a military coup, the developers are scared off ? but can Mali's farmers combat food shortages and escape poverty on their own terms? duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3138] Tavis talks with Tony- and Emmy-winning actor-director David Hyde Pierce. The 4-time Emmy winner talks about his latest projects, including directing the LA production of the Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    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)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1641] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#907] Lyme Disease Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1408] The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights Whitney M. Young Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. This documentary follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders and responding to attacks from the militant Black Power movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1511] Spies of Mississippi This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and '60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3208] Syria's Second Front Frontline makes a dangerous trip to the battlefields of Syria, gaining exclusive access to rebel forces as they try to unify against extremist Islamic factions that have thwarted the fight against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. With international peace efforts foundering and Western news organizations unable to safely report inside the country, journalist Muhammad Ali crosses into Syria to travel with moderate rebel commanders and fighters as they launch what they are calling "The Second Revolution," this time against jihadis from the Al Qaeda-linked group known as ISIS. From inside the war zone, Frontline gives the most timely view yet of this newest front in the Syrian revolution.

    Also in this hour, a report from the besieged city of Aleppo, where more than 2000 children have been killed in the fighting. This intimate portrait exposes what life is like for children who stay behind and are forced to adapt, as the world around them slips further into chaos.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4229] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10032] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3138] Tavis talks with Tony- and Emmy-winning actor-director David Hyde Pierce. The 4-time Emmy winner talks about his latest projects, including directing the LA production of the Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33032] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, A mega media deal. Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable combining the nation's two largest cable providers. Why? What does it mean for consumers? And what will the regulators say? And shoppers stayed home last month causing retail sales to drop. Is the weather to blame? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10864] * Cable acquisition * United Auto Workers * Robot economics * Closing the gap duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33032] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, A mega media deal. Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable combining the nation's two largest cable providers. Why? What does it mean for consumers? And what will the regulators say? And shoppers stayed home last month causing retail sales to drop. Is the weather to blame? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3144] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4229] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10864] * Cable acquisition * United Auto Workers * Robot economics * Closing the gap duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20039] (original broadcast date: 02/13/2014)
    * Beau Willimon on season two of the Netflix series: "House of Cards"
    * Seth Davis on his book about basketball coach John Wooden called: "Wooden: A Coach's Life"
    * artist Matthew Barney on his new film "River of Fundament"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3139] Tavis talks with actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, nominated this season for numerous awards, including a Golden Globe and an Oscar. The British actor reflects on his work in 12 Years a Slave and seeing the story the film tells from inside the brutal experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#811H] Oklahoma / Texas / Louisiana At the University of Oklahoma, the team meets Mike Biggerstaff, a professor of meteorology, where they learn what it is about weather that lights him up. Moving on to Houston, TX, they visit Jennifer Arnold, a 3-foot, 2-inch-tall doctor and star of the reality series, The Little Couple, where they hear her story of overcoming personal obstacles to realize her dreams. Finally, in New Orleans, LA, the team talks with Charline Gipson, a corporate lawyer, and discovers what 'success' means to her and the steps she took to achieve it. Charline's story of taking her own path despite others' disapproval inspires Denise who realizes she can do the same in life. duration 26:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10864] * Cable acquisition * United Auto Workers * Robot economics * Closing the gap duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3534H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3144] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10864] * Cable acquisition * United Auto Workers * Robot economics * Closing the gap duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, February 13, 2014

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