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KQED World: Thursday, March 20, 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.

Thursday, March 20, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10888] * Car trouble * Ukraine update * Rising sea levels * Fed watch * "The Next America" * "Miro: The Experience of Seeing" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33056] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Fed Chair Janet Yellen causes some confusion and volatility on Wall Street. What did she say and what did she really mean? And, Toyota will pay a record settlement to resolve a criminal investigation into safety issues. Will this deal serve as a roadmap for GM? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3162] Tavis talks with the Grammy Award-winning songwriting team of Bruce Sussman and Barry Manilow. The longtime collaborators talk about their newest project, the musical production, Harmony. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Rebel: Voces Special Presentation [#105] Rebel Explore the mysterious true story of Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant who was one of the estimated 1000 women who secretly served as soldiers during the Civil War. Why has her story been erased from the history books? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3163] Tavis talks with The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert. The award-winning journalist unpacks her new text on the state of our planet, The Sixth Extinction. Tavis also chats with comedian-actor-writer Greg Edwards. The host of the critically-acclaimed Thug Notes web series shares the backstory of "Sparky Sweets, PhD" and the series as an educational tool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1646] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Barefoot College This documentary from producer Bob Gliner examines a unique community based education program in rural India. Yet, while seemingly far removed from the American experience, it offers telling lessons for how the current debate around educational reform might be focused and curriculum transformed in the US. When we think about schools in the US, we generally think of places separated from the larger community, places where students go to learn. Like government schools in India, much of what is taught often seems to have little relationship to the problems students face in their day to day lives.
    In contrast, at Barefoot College, located in the Indian State of Rajasthan, education takes place off campus, in nearby impoverished villages, among all age groups, with a unique interdisciplinary curriculum intimately encompassing rural village life and the issues villagers must grapple with. Filled with stunning visuals, poignant and insightful interviews, this cross cultural documentary offers powerful insights not only in terms of addressing world poverty, but changing possible education outcomes here at home.
    duration 28:05   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1216H] Pushing The Elephant When civil war came to Rose's Congolese village, her harrowing experience included the nighttime arrest of her entire family, the execution of her husband and grim negotiations with guards which lead to her separation from her 5-year-old daughter, Nangabire. More than a decade later, after eventually resettling in Phoenix, AZ, with 9 of her 10 children, she is reunited with Nangabire. Rose emerged from her experience advocating forgiveness and reconciliation, and has become a pillar of strength for her family, community and as we see in this film, her daughter who is integrating into a new life in America. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3113] Life and Death In Assisted Living More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a major investigation with ProPublica, Frontline examines the operations of the nation's largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Rebel: Voces Special Presentation [#105] Rebel Explore the mysterious true story of Loreta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant who was one of the estimated 1000 women who secretly served as soldiers during the Civil War. Why has her story been erased from the history books? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3163] Tavis talks with The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert. The award-winning journalist unpacks her new text on the state of our planet, The Sixth Extinction. Tavis also chats with comedian-actor-writer Greg Edwards. The host of the critically-acclaimed Thug Notes web series shares the backstory of "Sparky Sweets, PhD" and the series as an educational tool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3162] Tavis talks with the Grammy Award-winning songwriting team of Bruce Sussman and Barry Manilow. The longtime collaborators talk about their newest project, the musical production, Harmony. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1646] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Barefoot College This documentary from producer Bob Gliner examines a unique community based education program in rural India. Yet, while seemingly far removed from the American experience, it offers telling lessons for how the current debate around educational reform might be focused and curriculum transformed in the US. When we think about schools in the US, we generally think of places separated from the larger community, places where students go to learn. Like government schools in India, much of what is taught often seems to have little relationship to the problems students face in their day to day lives.
    In contrast, at Barefoot College, located in the Indian State of Rajasthan, education takes place off campus, in nearby impoverished villages, among all age groups, with a unique interdisciplinary curriculum intimately encompassing rural village life and the issues villagers must grapple with. Filled with stunning visuals, poignant and insightful interviews, this cross cultural documentary offers powerful insights not only in terms of addressing world poverty, but changing possible education outcomes here at home.
    duration 28:05   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1216H] Pushing The Elephant When civil war came to Rose's Congolese village, her harrowing experience included the nighttime arrest of her entire family, the execution of her husband and grim negotiations with guards which lead to her separation from her 5-year-old daughter, Nangabire. More than a decade later, after eventually resettling in Phoenix, AZ, with 9 of her 10 children, she is reunited with Nangabire. Rose emerged from her experience advocating forgiveness and reconciliation, and has become a pillar of strength for her family, community and as we see in this film, her daughter who is integrating into a new life in America. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3113] Life and Death In Assisted Living More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a major investigation with ProPublica, Frontline examines the operations of the nation's largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10057] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3163] Tavis talks with The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert. The award-winning journalist unpacks her new text on the state of our planet, The Sixth Extinction. Tavis also chats with comedian-actor-writer Greg Edwards. The host of the critically-acclaimed Thug Notes web series shares the backstory of "Sparky Sweets, PhD" and the series as an educational tool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33057] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, when rates rise - and they will at some point - what does that mean for your investments, the housing market and savers? And, could the new sanctions on Russia be disruptive to the world economy? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10889] * US response to Ukraine * Malaysian airliner * Sinclair court marshal * Aging innovation * 2014 Senate races duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33057] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, when rates rise - and they will at some point - what does that mean for your investments, the housing market and savers? And, could the new sanctions on Russia be disruptive to the world economy? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3169] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4254] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10889] * US response to Ukraine * Malaysian airliner * Sinclair court marshal * Aging innovation * 2014 Senate races duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20064] (original broadcast date: 3/20/14)
    Continued discussion about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group and Stephen Cohen, professor at New York and Princeton Universities.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3164] Tavis talks with African American history scholar, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph. The award-winning author dissects his biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael. Tavis also chats with one of country music's most successful singers, Martina McBride. The 4-time CMA female vocalist of the year explains why she's charting new territory on her latest CD, "Everlasting." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#708H] Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. In Cleveland, they visit with Van Taylor Monroe, sneaker artist, whose custom-painted Obama sneakers were donated to the Smithsonian Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10889] * US response to Ukraine * Malaysian airliner * Sinclair court marshal * Aging innovation * 2014 Senate races duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3559H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3169] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10889] * US response to Ukraine * Malaysian airliner * Sinclair court marshal * Aging innovation * 2014 Senate races 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
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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.