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KQED World: Thursday, February 27, 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 27, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10873] * Ukraine * Childhood obesity * Cooking stoves * Off-shore taxes * Future of labor duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33041H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, mixed signals on the housing market. Ivy Zelman, the analyst who called housing's top and bottom, makes sense of the conflicting numbers. And, the third part of our health series looks at whether the taxpayer could be on the hook if the federally-funded insurance co-ops don't work out as planned. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3147Z] Tavis talks with actor Harry Lennix, currently co-starring in The Blacklist, about the state of American movies. The accomplished film, television and stage actor talks about his latest role, in NBC's breakout action-thriller hit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#527] Education Education What does an education get you? In ancient times in China, education was the only way out of poverty, in recent times it has been the best way. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that to study is to escape poverty. But these days China's higher education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation to unemployment and despair. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4239] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3148] Tavis talks with Dr. David B. Agus, one of the world's leading cancer doctors. An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, Agus explains his latest text, A Short Guide to a Long Life. Tavis also chats with actress Julianne Nicholson, one of the stars of August: Osage County, who discusses her role in the new Sundance TV original series, The Red Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1643] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#909] ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating, progressive neurological disease with no cure. Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS physically and mentally affects each person differently. In this heartfelt episode, experts present data and Gary Temoyan shares his story, talking about his diagnosis, treatments, progression, and symptom management, which is maximizing his quality of life for as long as possible. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Frontline [#3116H] Secrets of the Vatican Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first Pope to step down voluntarily in 600 years. In his wake he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in scandals. But is Benedict's successor, Pope Francis, taming the forces that helped destroy Benedict's papacy? Is he succeeding in lifting the Church out of crisis?
    Nearly a year in the making, this film goes inside the Vatican - one of the world's most revered and mysterious institutions - to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world. Through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened - cardinals, priests, convicted criminals, police, prosecutors and whistle-blowers - Frontline gives a first-hand account of the final days of Benedict's papacy and the current battle to set the Church on a new path under Francis.
    duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Crisis of Faith Narrated by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant, this program examines how slavery and biblical interpretations on its morality divided religious denominations and ultimately, the nation, in the Civil War era. Most Southerners deemed slavery integral to their way of life, and the Bible seemingly reinforced this belief. Christian figures in both the Old Testament and the New Testament never object to, nor do they condemn, the practice. Abolitionists, meanwhile, viewed slavery as an evil inconsistent with values of Christianity. In interviews, prominent religious scholars and historians discuss the evolution of arguments over slavery - from the rhetoric of freedom and equality stoked by the American Revolution; to the divisions of the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches into northern and southern factions; to the dividing of the nation and the eruption of Civil War. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Damrell's Fire On a mild November weekend in 1872, a spark in a downtown basement eventually reduced Boston's commercial center to 65 acres of rubble. But the damage, including the loss of life, could have been much worse. This program traces the extraordinary life of John S. Damrell, the courageous fire chief who directed the defense that saved the city's densely populated neighborhoods. He would forever change firefighting history by shifting the nation's focus from saving not only property, but lives. Concerned with the water supply, lack of fire equipment and delayed response times, Damrell advocated long-term improvements in construction practices and the establishment of inspection services with the authority to enforce fire and building codes. This program includes a virtual model of 1872 Boston, turn-of-the-century archival films, rare full-color lithographs, evocative original music and trenchant interviews with historians and firefighters. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#527] Education Education What does an education get you? In ancient times in China, education was the only way out of poverty, in recent times it has been the best way. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that to study is to escape poverty. But these days China's higher education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation to unemployment and despair. duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3148] Tavis talks with Dr. David B. Agus, one of the world's leading cancer doctors. An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, Agus explains his latest text, A Short Guide to a Long Life. Tavis also chats with actress Julianne Nicholson, one of the stars of August: Osage County, who discusses her role in the new Sundance TV original series, The Red Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3147Z] Tavis talks with actor Harry Lennix, currently co-starring in The Blacklist, about the state of American movies. The accomplished film, television and stage actor talks about his latest role, in NBC's breakout action-thriller hit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1643] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#909] ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating, progressive neurological disease with no cure. Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS physically and mentally affects each person differently. In this heartfelt episode, experts present data and Gary Temoyan shares his story, talking about his diagnosis, treatments, progression, and symptom management, which is maximizing his quality of life for as long as possible. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Frontline [#3116H] Secrets of the Vatican Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first Pope to step down voluntarily in 600 years. In his wake he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in scandals. But is Benedict's successor, Pope Francis, taming the forces that helped destroy Benedict's papacy? Is he succeeding in lifting the Church out of crisis?
    Nearly a year in the making, this film goes inside the Vatican - one of the world's most revered and mysterious institutions - to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world. Through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened - cardinals, priests, convicted criminals, police, prosecutors and whistle-blowers - Frontline gives a first-hand account of the final days of Benedict's papacy and the current battle to set the Church on a new path under Francis.
    duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Crisis of Faith Narrated by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant, this program examines how slavery and biblical interpretations on its morality divided religious denominations and ultimately, the nation, in the Civil War era. Most Southerners deemed slavery integral to their way of life, and the Bible seemingly reinforced this belief. Christian figures in both the Old Testament and the New Testament never object to, nor do they condemn, the practice. Abolitionists, meanwhile, viewed slavery as an evil inconsistent with values of Christianity. In interviews, prominent religious scholars and historians discuss the evolution of arguments over slavery - from the rhetoric of freedom and equality stoked by the American Revolution; to the divisions of the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches into northern and southern factions; to the dividing of the nation and the eruption of Civil War. duration 28:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Damrell's Fire On a mild November weekend in 1872, a spark in a downtown basement eventually reduced Boston's commercial center to 65 acres of rubble. But the damage, including the loss of life, could have been much worse. This program traces the extraordinary life of John S. Damrell, the courageous fire chief who directed the defense that saved the city's densely populated neighborhoods. He would forever change firefighting history by shifting the nation's focus from saving not only property, but lives. Concerned with the water supply, lack of fire equipment and delayed response times, Damrell advocated long-term improvements in construction practices and the establishment of inspection services with the authority to enforce fire and building codes. This program includes a virtual model of 1872 Boston, turn-of-the-century archival films, rare full-color lithographs, evocative original music and trenchant interviews with historians and firefighters. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4239] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10042] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3148] Tavis talks with Dr. David B. Agus, one of the world's leading cancer doctors. An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, Agus explains his latest text, A Short Guide to a Long Life. Tavis also chats with actress Julianne Nicholson, one of the stars of August: Osage County, who discusses her role in the new Sundance TV original series, The Red Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33042] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10874] * Ukraine * Refugees in Syria * My Brother's Keeper * Changing food labels * Webcam spying * "The Act of Killing" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33042] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3154] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4239] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10874] * Ukraine * Refugees in Syria * My Brother's Keeper * Changing food labels * Webcam spying * "The Act of Killing" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20049] (original broadcast date: 2/27/14)
    The Charlie Rose Oscar Special featuring Sandra Bullock, Alfonso Cuar?n, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, David O. Russell, Bradley Cooper, Steve Coogan, Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Cate Blanchett.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3149] Tavis talks with Oscar- and Emmy-winning actor-producer and humanitarian Forest Whitaker, who previews his latest film, the psychological thriller Repentance, and comments on the work of his foundation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1001H] Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone Joined by the common desire to get out of their comfort zones, a new team of Roadtrippers embarks on a cross-country journey to interview innovative Leaders who can provide insight on building a fulfilling life. Roadtripper Jackie has just earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry at the University of Texas, and left her home in Mexico to do so. With her family's high hopes hinging on her success, she seeks to find a balance between her academic demands and outside interests. Recent-grad Megan has always wanted to become a teacher, but feels she must break out of her insulated surroundings to determine whether that dream is still right for her. Zachariah, an animated student at Ohio State, seeks to channel his many interests into one concrete path. After meeting each other (and their 36-foot home-on-wheels), the crew hits the beach to interview Dr. Graeme Rae, the Chief Scientist for Surfline.com, who discusses leaving the world of academia to help surfers score waves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10874] * Ukraine * Refugees in Syria * My Brother's Keeper * Changing food labels * Webcam spying * "The Act of Killing" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3544H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3154] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10874] * Ukraine * Refugees in Syria * My Brother's Keeper * Changing food labels * Webcam spying * "The Act of Killing" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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