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KQED World: Monday, April 28, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Monday, April 28, 2014
  • 12:30 am
    Serving America: Memories of Peace Corps This program highlights the experiences of some of the nearly 3000 volunteers who served during the early years of the Peace Corps. A mix of archival film and photographs, along with personal stories from former volunteers, tells a story of service and idealism. Interviews convey the volunteers' passion, commitment and bravery as they lived and worked in developing countries, including South and Central America, Africa and the Middle East. From almost fatal obstacles to spiritual epiphanies, these men and women describe their transformative experiences. Donna Shalala, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services (1993-2001), recounts the adventure of serving in Iran between 1962 and 1964. "What the Peace Corps really did is make me a citizen of the world," says Shalala. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Rebels with a Cause Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand, this program spotlights a group of dedicated conservationists who fought to preserve open space, protect agriculture and wildlife, and establish public parks near San Francisco. Beginning in the 1950s, ordinary citizens from all walks of life, concerned by the intentions of residential land developers and the environmental cost of "progress," began banding together to save a vast stretch of Northern California coastline. Their passionate activism at both the local and federal level helped create Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. These precedent-setting efforts also raised Californians' awareness of their power to promote change, fostered a national movement to preserve open spaces, and shaped the environmental movement of today. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Olmsted and America's Urban Parks 151 years after Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) designed New York City's Central Park with Calvert Vaux, it remains an undisputed haven of tranquility amid one of the largest, tallest and most unnatural places in the world. This program, narrated by actress Kerry Washington, examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect's impact on the development of America's first great city parks in the late 19th century.
    With incredible foresight, Olmsted brought nourishing green spaces to New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Louisville and dozens of other US cities. Throughout his working life, Olmsted and his firm carried out more than 500 commissions, including nearly 100 public parks. He believed parks should serve as vital democratic spaces, where citizens from all walks of life could converge and feel restored. Prior to officially committing to landscape architecture, Olmsted worked as a New York Times correspondent to the Confederate states, the manager of a California gold mine and General Secretary of the United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War.
    Olmsted, a workaholic by today's standards, devoted the latter half of his life to creating green spaces for overworked city dwellers. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words (voiced by Oscar winning actor Kevin Kline), this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind.
    duration 57:12   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5021] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3190] Tavis talks with one of the most recognized, versatile and respected conductors today, James Conlon. Maestro Conlon shares the backstory of his dedication to championing the music of composers who've been marginalized by history. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#244] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1734] INDIA'S INVISIBLE DOMESTICS - From India's impoverished villages, millions of girls and young women flock to the cities - or are forced to go - to find work as domestic servants. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from New Delhi on the hidden, sometimes almost enslaved workers who endure little legal protection, minimal pay and widespread indifference to their situation and efforts to improve their conditions.
    JERUSALEM THE MOVIE - Reports about Jerusalem often focus on conflicts and tensions. But a stunning new 3D film, Jerusalem, by National Geographic Entertainment, looks instead at the beauty and sacredness of the city. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the city's holiest sites. Jerusalem, which is currently playing in IMAX theaters in the US and around the world, features 3 young women, a Jew, a Muslim and a Christian, who are all from Jerusalem. Kim Lawton spoke with the women during their recent visit to the US. Her report also includes clips from the film.
    CANONIZATION OF POPES JOHN XXIII AND JOHN PAUL II - On Sunday (April 27) at the Vatican, Pope Francis will preside over a double canonization ceremony to elevate Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II to sainthood. Bob Abernethy talks with Kim Lawton and Kevin Eckstrom about the legacies of these two new saints and what their canonization means to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nature [#3110#] Snow Monkeys The Japanese macaque, or snow monkey, is the most northern-living monkey in the world, surviving winter temperatures below 15 degrees. It is a very intelligent species, and the only animal other than humans and raccoons that is known to wash its food before eating it. Macaques have other unusual behaviors, including communal bathing in hot springs and rolling snowballs for fun. Also, in recent studies it has been found that Japanese macaques can develop different accents, like humans. It was found that macaques in areas separated by only a couple of hundred miles can have very different pitches in their calls, their form of communication. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#304] Na Loea: The Masters This program beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. It includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional k?kau (tattooing); The Great Heart of Waiok?ne features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#414] The Siege A powerful documentary on the infamous 1996 siege in Lima. The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), lead by Nestor Cerpa, storms a party at the Japanese Ambassador's residence, taking hundreds of hostages and demanding the release of MRTA members from prison, including Cerpa's wife. President Alberto Fujimori's response is uncompromising and fatal. With unprecedented access to archival footage, police recordings, and key interviews, the film documents 4 extraordinary months as the siege builds to an astonishing conclusion. duration 1:20:30   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Serving America: Memories of Peace Corps This program highlights the experiences of some of the nearly 3000 volunteers who served during the early years of the Peace Corps. A mix of archival film and photographs, along with personal stories from former volunteers, tells a story of service and idealism. Interviews convey the volunteers' passion, commitment and bravery as they lived and worked in developing countries, including South and Central America, Africa and the Middle East. From almost fatal obstacles to spiritual epiphanies, these men and women describe their transformative experiences. Donna Shalala, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services (1993-2001), recounts the adventure of serving in Iran between 1962 and 1964. "What the Peace Corps really did is make me a citizen of the world," says Shalala. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3190] Tavis talks with one of the most recognized, versatile and respected conductors today, James Conlon. Maestro Conlon shares the backstory of his dedication to championing the music of composers who've been marginalized by history. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3189] Tavis talks with best-selling writer and activist Barbara Ehrenreich. A journalist, historian and social critic, the award-winning writer dissects her latest text, Living with a Wild God. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#244] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1734] INDIA'S INVISIBLE DOMESTICS - From India's impoverished villages, millions of girls and young women flock to the cities - or are forced to go - to find work as domestic servants. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from New Delhi on the hidden, sometimes almost enslaved workers who endure little legal protection, minimal pay and widespread indifference to their situation and efforts to improve their conditions.
    JERUSALEM THE MOVIE - Reports about Jerusalem often focus on conflicts and tensions. But a stunning new 3D film, Jerusalem, by National Geographic Entertainment, looks instead at the beauty and sacredness of the city. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the city's holiest sites. Jerusalem, which is currently playing in IMAX theaters in the US and around the world, features 3 young women, a Jew, a Muslim and a Christian, who are all from Jerusalem. Kim Lawton spoke with the women during their recent visit to the US. Her report also includes clips from the film.
    CANONIZATION OF POPES JOHN XXIII AND JOHN PAUL II - On Sunday (April 27) at the Vatican, Pope Francis will preside over a double canonization ceremony to elevate Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II to sainthood. Bob Abernethy talks with Kim Lawton and Kevin Eckstrom about the legacies of these two new saints and what their canonization means to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3110#] Snow Monkeys The Japanese macaque, or snow monkey, is the most northern-living monkey in the world, surviving winter temperatures below 15 degrees. It is a very intelligent species, and the only animal other than humans and raccoons that is known to wash its food before eating it. Macaques have other unusual behaviors, including communal bathing in hot springs and rolling snowballs for fun. Also, in recent studies it has been found that Japanese macaques can develop different accents, like humans. It was found that macaques in areas separated by only a couple of hundred miles can have very different pitches in their calls, their form of communication. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Pacific Heartbeat [#304] Na Loea: The Masters This program beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. It includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional k?kau (tattooing); The Great Heart of Waiok?ne features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Rebels with a Cause Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand, this program spotlights a group of dedicated conservationists who fought to preserve open space, protect agriculture and wildlife, and establish public parks near San Francisco. Beginning in the 1950s, ordinary citizens from all walks of life, concerned by the intentions of residential land developers and the environmental cost of "progress," began banding together to save a vast stretch of Northern California coastline. Their passionate activism at both the local and federal level helped create Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. These precedent-setting efforts also raised Californians' awareness of their power to promote change, fostered a national movement to preserve open spaces, and shaped the environmental movement of today. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5021] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10084] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3190] Tavis talks with one of the most recognized, versatile and respected conductors today, James Conlon. Maestro Conlon shares the backstory of his dedication to championing the music of composers who've been marginalized by history. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33084H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, inside Pfizer's $100b blockbuster offer for AstraZeneca. Is a more favorable tax rate in Britain the real reason behind the deal? And, Microsoft's Xbox gets into original programming. But can it compete in an already crowded space? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10916H] * Tornado * Ukraine * NBA * GDP * High school graduation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33084H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, inside Pfizer's $100b blockbuster offer for AstraZeneca. Is a more favorable tax rate in Britain the real reason behind the deal? And, Microsoft's Xbox gets into original programming. But can it compete in an already crowded space? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3196] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5021] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3586H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    Panetta Institute Lectures [#902] Role of Government: Depression, Wars, Equality Mary Schapiro, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (invited) and John Snow, former secretary of the Treasury (invited) discuss the issues.
    Mary Schapiro served as the 29th chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was the first woman to be the agency's permanent chairman. From 1988 to 1994, Ms. Schapiro served as a commissioner of the SEC. She was appointed to the post by President Ronald Reagan, reappointed by President George H.W. Bush in 1989, and named acting chairman by President Bill Clinton in 1993.
    John Snow, served as the 73rd secretary of the Treasury working closely with President George W. Bush. Secretary Snow's previous public service included several high-ranking positions in the Department of Transportation during the Ford administration where he led the efforts to reform regulation of the motor carrier, airline, barge and rail industries.
    duration 1:29:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20091] (original broadcast date: 4/28/14)
    An hour with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime minister of Turkey.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3586H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1005H] No More What If's Leaving Houston, the team takes a brief hiatus from interviews with a 2-day drive to Chicago that allows them to reflect on the experience thus far. Once in the Windy City, they find themselves speaking with Zach Kaplan, the CEO and Co-founder of Inventables, a company that connects product developers with novel materials. Zach recounts the many rejections he's been dealt over the years, emphasizing perseverance in the face of challenge. Next, the team heads to Chicagoland Skydive to meet with skydiving instructor Ward Hessig. Once a policeman on track to becoming a lawyer, Ward discusses the fortuitous turn of events that led to his shift in paths. After their chat, the Roadtrippers nervously prepare for a skydive, but are ultimately able to let go of trepidation by following Ward's advice to 'push through fear and embrace the reward.' duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3586H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10916H] * Tornado * Ukraine * NBA * GDP * High school graduation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3586H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3196] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10916H] * Tornado * Ukraine * NBA * GDP * High school graduation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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