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KQED World: Wednesday, May 7, 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.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10922] * Climate change * Polio * Cursive writing * College outcomes * Raising girls duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33090] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3196] Tavis talks with Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). An outspoken critic of the status quo, he assesses the minimum wage debate, poverty and presidential politics. Tavis also chats with singer-songwriter Carla Bruni. The former top fashion model and first lady of France discusses her first North American tour and fourth CD, "Little French Songs." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    POV [#2308] Salt In his search for "somewhere I could point my camera into pure space, " award-winning photographer Murray Fredericks began making annual solo camping trips to remote Lake Eyre and its salt flats in South Australia. These trips have yielded remarkable photos of a boundless, desolate yet beautiful environment where sky, water and land merge. Made in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus, "Salt" is the film extension of Fredericks' work at Lake Eyre, interweaving his photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer viewers the liberating and disorienting experience of being thrown into an infinite dimension of mind and spirit.
    "Salt" will be accompanied by a selection of shorts: Ellen Frick's "A Healing Art" delves into the world of artificial eye makers as they rekindle hope for victims of tragedy; and animated shorts from the Peabody Award-winning oral-history project StoryCorps - these shorts capture the stories of everyday Americans in their own voices.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5028] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3197] Tavis talks with award-winning actress and best-selling author Marlo Thomas, who unpacks her latest text, It Ain't Over Till It's Over, about inspirational women who've reinvented themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#303] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Insight [#136] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#216] Rachel Is Filmmaker Charlotte Glynn moves home to chronicle her sister Rachel's last year in school. Rachel is developmentally disabled, and the resulting film, Rachel is, moves past the safety of political correctness and into the most intimate and honest moments in their family's life. Rachel is mysterious, funny, difficult and full of contradictions but she wants what most people her age want -- to move out of her mother's house. This dream of independence seems impossible. Rachel can't be left alone and the social services needed for her to live an "adult life" are unavailable. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#505] Last Days of the Arctic An elegy for a disappearing landscape and the people who inhabit it. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 8:00 am
    POV [#2308] Salt In his search for "somewhere I could point my camera into pure space, " award-winning photographer Murray Fredericks began making annual solo camping trips to remote Lake Eyre and its salt flats in South Australia. These trips have yielded remarkable photos of a boundless, desolate yet beautiful environment where sky, water and land merge. Made in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus, "Salt" is the film extension of Fredericks' work at Lake Eyre, interweaving his photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer viewers the liberating and disorienting experience of being thrown into an infinite dimension of mind and spirit.
    "Salt" will be accompanied by a selection of shorts: Ellen Frick's "A Healing Art" delves into the world of artificial eye makers as they rekindle hope for victims of tragedy; and animated shorts from the Peabody Award-winning oral-history project StoryCorps - these shorts capture the stories of everyday Americans in their own voices.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3197] Tavis talks with award-winning actress and best-selling author Marlo Thomas, who unpacks her latest text, It Ain't Over Till It's Over, about inspirational women who've reinvented themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3196] Tavis talks with Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). An outspoken critic of the status quo, he assesses the minimum wage debate, poverty and presidential politics. Tavis also chats with singer-songwriter Carla Bruni. The former top fashion model and first lady of France discusses her first North American tour and fourth CD, "Little French Songs." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#303] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Insight [#136] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#216] Rachel Is Filmmaker Charlotte Glynn moves home to chronicle her sister Rachel's last year in school. Rachel is developmentally disabled, and the resulting film, Rachel is, moves past the safety of political correctness and into the most intimate and honest moments in their family's life. Rachel is mysterious, funny, difficult and full of contradictions but she wants what most people her age want -- to move out of her mother's house. This dream of independence seems impossible. Rachel can't be left alone and the social services needed for her to live an "adult life" are unavailable. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#505] Last Days of the Arctic An elegy for a disappearing landscape and the people who inhabit it. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5028] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10091] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3197] Tavis talks with award-winning actress and best-selling author Marlo Thomas, who unpacks her latest text, It Ain't Over Till It's Over, about inspirational women who've reinvented themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33091] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10923] * Nigeria * Elections * Ukraine * Raising boys * Syrian opposition duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33091] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3203] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5028] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10923] * Nigeria * Elections * Ukraine * Raising boys * Syrian opposition duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20098] (original broadcast date: 5/07/14)
    * Louis C.K. on the upcoming season of his FX series 'Louie'
    * David Leonhardt of the New York Times discusses his book "The Upshot"
    * Rodney Brooks, co-founder of iRobot
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3198] Tavis talks food safety with Vermont's Governor Peter Shumlin, who explains why he's signing legislation that makes his state the first in the US to require labeling of all genetically modified food. Tavis also chats with Ken Cook, president and co-founder of Environmental Working Group. One of the environmental community's most prominent critics of US farm and food policy describes his organization's new food database and mobile app. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#704H] In Fort Collins, Colorado, Calvin, Tina, and Vanessa stop to have a pint with Jennifer Orgolini, Sustainability Director, and Bryan Simpson, Media Relations Director, of New Belgium Brewing Company. The team then proceeds to Kansas City to interview Greg Carroll, CEO of the American Jazz Museum. Across town, they are also able to connect with Michelle Dreher, printmaker, owner, and operator of Two Tone Press. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10923] * Nigeria * Elections * Ukraine * Raising boys * Syrian opposition duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3593H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3203] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10923] * Nigeria * Elections * Ukraine * Raising boys * Syrian opposition duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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