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KQED World: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10937] AFGHANISTAN - President Barack Obama announced his plan to keep 9,800 American troops in Afghanistan following the final withdrawal of US combat forces in December. The proposal, which is contingent on the new Afghan president's cooperation, leaves US troops to train and advise the nation's military. Gwen Ifill gets two views on the president's announcement by speaking with Michele Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy and current Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security, and retired General Jack Keane, a former Army Vice Chief of Staff.
    UKRAINE - An air attack between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk gave way to additional violence on the ground. Schools were closed Tuesday and city officials warned residents to shelter in place. Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner provides an update from Kiev.
    DEATH PENALTY - The Supreme Court struck down a Florida law that restricts execution for felons with an IQ score of 70 or below. Judy Woodruff sits down with the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle to discuss the court's decision.
    LOUISIANA WETLANDS - The Louisiana coastline has lost nearly 2000 square miles to the Gulf of Mexico in the last 80 years. Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan delivers a report on the political conflict over who will pay to help repair the eroded shoreline.
    INDIA AND PAKISTAN - Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with India's newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the region's development and stability. Jeffrey Brown talks with Pakistan's former ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, and Indiana University professor of political science, Sumit Ganguly about the historic meeting.
    PORTABLE CLASSROOMS - A temporary solution for overcrowded US schools has presented unforeseen costs. Special Correspondent Katie Campbell of KCTS Seattle examines the toll that portable classrooms have taken on our wallets and on children's health.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33105H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the S&P 500 closes at record levels, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shares his insight into the market and what he's keeping a close eye on. And, the top performing sector this year - utility stocks. What's behind its run and will it continue? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3211Z] Tavis talks with David Goodman about the legacy of his brother, Andrew, and the impact of Freedom Summer on the civil rights movement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Humble Beauty: Skid Row Artists This program documents the ability of art to inspire and reveals how despite humble circumstances, people can strive to create art and at times even overcome life's adversities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3212Z] Tavis talks with activist-author Nell Bernstein, who shares startling backstories of her groundbreaking text, Burning Down the House, an indictment of the juvenile justice system. Tavis also chats with actor Ed O'Neill. The veteran actor talks about his role as patriarch Jay Pritchett-for which he's received three consecutive Emmy noms-on ABC's top comedy, Modern Family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#304] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#506] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#221] Reserved to Fight In May 2003, Fox Company of Marine Reserve Unit 2/23 returned home from front-line combat in Iraq. Reserved To Fight follows four Marines of Fox Company for four years through their postwar minefield of social and psychological reintegration into civilian life. The return to their communities proves as formidable a battle as the more literal firefights of previous months. Living among loved ones who don't yet understand them and how they have changed, contending with a media focused on the politics rather than the human experience of war, and suffering from a psychological disorder that is difficult to acknowledge, these young veterans grapple to find purpose and healing. duration 1:23:27   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Gathering of Heroes In 2004, the United States dedicated a long-awaited memorial to the 16 million men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II, the 400,000 who died in Europe and the Pacific and those who toiled in factories on the home front. This program recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, DC, to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice. On the 12-hour bus ride, the veterans (most in their 80s and 90s) reminisce about their war experiences, sharing their emotional tales of struggle and survival. duration 26:50   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Matter of Duty: The Continuing War Against PTSD This program tells the stories of Maine soldiers who were deployed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Gulf War and the Vietnam War and returned home to face a new, relentless enemy: post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is a condition that is not well understood here in Maine and it will have lasting implications for the entire state. It is a national epidemic.
    This documentary details Kennebec Sheriff Randy Liberty's personal battle with PTSD and several veterans in his charge at the Kennebec County Jail. Liberty's honesty about his own condition and his efforts to help other veterans vividly depicts the continuing impact of war on the men and women who have served our country.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Humble Beauty: Skid Row Artists This program documents the ability of art to inspire and reveals how despite humble circumstances, people can strive to create art and at times even overcome life's adversities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3212Z] Tavis talks with activist-author Nell Bernstein, who shares startling backstories of her groundbreaking text, Burning Down the House, an indictment of the juvenile justice system. Tavis also chats with actor Ed O'Neill. The veteran actor talks about his role as patriarch Jay Pritchett-for which he's received three consecutive Emmy noms-on ABC's top comedy, Modern Family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3211Z] Tavis talks with David Goodman about the legacy of his brother, Andrew, and the impact of Freedom Summer on the civil rights movement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#304] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#506] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#221] Reserved to Fight In May 2003, Fox Company of Marine Reserve Unit 2/23 returned home from front-line combat in Iraq. Reserved To Fight follows four Marines of Fox Company for four years through their postwar minefield of social and psychological reintegration into civilian life. The return to their communities proves as formidable a battle as the more literal firefights of previous months. Living among loved ones who don't yet understand them and how they have changed, contending with a media focused on the politics rather than the human experience of war, and suffering from a psychological disorder that is difficult to acknowledge, these young veterans grapple to find purpose and healing. duration 1:23:27   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Gathering of Heroes In 2004, the United States dedicated a long-awaited memorial to the 16 million men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II, the 400,000 who died in Europe and the Pacific and those who toiled in factories on the home front. This program recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, DC, to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice. On the 12-hour bus ride, the veterans (most in their 80s and 90s) reminisce about their war experiences, sharing their emotional tales of struggle and survival. duration 26:50   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Matter of Duty: The Continuing War Against PTSD This program tells the stories of Maine soldiers who were deployed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Gulf War and the Vietnam War and returned home to face a new, relentless enemy: post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is a condition that is not well understood here in Maine and it will have lasting implications for the entire state. It is a national epidemic.
    This documentary details Kennebec Sheriff Randy Liberty's personal battle with PTSD and several veterans in his charge at the Kennebec County Jail. Liberty's honesty about his own condition and his efforts to help other veterans vividly depicts the continuing impact of war on the men and women who have served our country.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10106] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3212Z] Tavis talks with activist-author Nell Bernstein, who shares startling backstories of her groundbreaking text, Burning Down the House, an indictment of the juvenile justice system. Tavis also chats with actor Ed O'Neill. The veteran actor talks about his role as patriarch Jay Pritchett-for which he's received three consecutive Emmy noms-on ABC's top comedy, Modern Family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33106H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, are corporate buybacks the main driver of the market right now? And, if so, is that good for investors? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10938] OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY - In his commencement address to the US Military Academy at West Point, President Obama laid out his vision for American leadership abroad. Building off this week's earlier announcement about the withdraw of American soldiers from Afghanistan by 2016, the president defended his handling of crises in Ukraine, Syria and other hotspots while making the case for a muscular but methodical foreign policy. Judy Woodruff examines the president's remarks.
    DIVERSITY AT GOOGLE - Google will release statistics on the racial and gender diversity of its workforce on the PBS NewsHour tonight. While Google and other major US employers have filed these numbers with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Google's diversity records have never been made public until now. Gwen Ifill takes a look at the significance of this data and the overall trends within the technology industry with Laszlo Bock, Google's Senior Vice President of People Operations; Telle Whitney, President of the Anita Borg I nstitute for Women and Technology; and Vivek Wadhwa, an entrepreneur and academic.
    EGYPT ELECTIONS - Egypt's presidential election has been extended through Wednesday to provide citizens more chances to vote. Even with the extension, former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is predicted to win over leftist opposition figure Hamdeen Sabahi. Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan discusses the election with Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times.
    RWANDA GENOCIDE - Nearly one million Rwandans were killed between April and June 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. 20 years later, Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks back at the genocide and its legacy as part of our Agent for Change Series.
    MAYA ANGELOU - Legendary author and poet Maya Angelou died at age 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, NC today. Her work, including her acclaimed 1969 autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," inspired a wide audience. Jeffrey Brown remembers her tonight.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33106H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, are corporate buybacks the main driver of the market right now? And, if so, is that good for investors? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3218] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5043] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10938] OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY - In his commencement address to the US Military Academy at West Point, President Obama laid out his vision for American leadership abroad. Building off this week's earlier announcement about the withdraw of American soldiers from Afghanistan by 2016, the president defended his handling of crises in Ukraine, Syria and other hotspots while making the case for a muscular but methodical foreign policy. Judy Woodruff examines the president's remarks.
    DIVERSITY AT GOOGLE - Google will release statistics on the racial and gender diversity of its workforce on the PBS NewsHour tonight. While Google and other major US employers have filed these numbers with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Google's diversity records have never been made public until now. Gwen Ifill takes a look at the significance of this data and the overall trends within the technology industry with Laszlo Bock, Google's Senior Vice President of People Operations; Telle Whitney, President of the Anita Borg I nstitute for Women and Technology; and Vivek Wadhwa, an entrepreneur and academic.
    EGYPT ELECTIONS - Egypt's presidential election has been extended through Wednesday to provide citizens more chances to vote. Even with the extension, former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is predicted to win over leftist opposition figure Hamdeen Sabahi. Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan discusses the election with Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times.
    RWANDA GENOCIDE - Nearly one million Rwandans were killed between April and June 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. 20 years later, Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks back at the genocide and its legacy as part of our Agent for Change Series.
    MAYA ANGELOU - Legendary author and poet Maya Angelou died at age 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, NC today. Her work, including her acclaimed 1969 autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," inspired a wide audience. Jeffrey Brown remembers her tonight.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20113] (original broadcast date: 5/28/14)
    * A discussion about President Obama's West Point commencement address with Michele Flournoy, CEO of the Center for a New American Security; EJ Dionne of the Brookings Institution and op-ed columnist for the Washington Post; Jeff Goldberg of Bloomberg View; and David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief and Lexington Columnist of the Economist magazine
    * Google's driverless car project with project leader Chris Urmson and Ron Medford, Director of Safety
    * George Saunders on his book "Congratulations, By the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3213Z] Tavis talks with former Wall Street executive Nomi Prins. Now a writer, she examines the genealogy of American power, about which she writes in her latest text, All the Presidents' Bankers Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning musician Ziggy Marley. The multiple Grammy winner talks about his latest CD, "Fly Rasta," and his debut children's book. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#809H] San Francisco Meet team Here, There, Everywhere-Denise, Carolyn, and Sarah-and follow their six-week cross-country journey as they search to learn more about themselves and their futures. Denise, a hair stylist, wants to break out and explore what the world has to offer. Carolyn left her steady job at an advertising agency to find out how she can use her skills for more humanitarian causes, while Sarah, who wants to do something creative, is still learning to not let fear hold her back from trying new things. Traveling to San Francisco, CA, the team meets Jesse Jacobs, owner of Samovar Tea Lounge, and then hears powerful words from poets at Youth Speaks who encourage them to listen to their hearts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10938] OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY - In his commencement address to the US Military Academy at West Point, President Obama laid out his vision for American leadership abroad. Building off this week's earlier announcement about the withdraw of American soldiers from Afghanistan by 2016, the president defended his handling of crises in Ukraine, Syria and other hotspots while making the case for a muscular but methodical foreign policy. Judy Woodruff examines the president's remarks.
    DIVERSITY AT GOOGLE - Google will release statistics on the racial and gender diversity of its workforce on the PBS NewsHour tonight. While Google and other major US employers have filed these numbers with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Google's diversity records have never been made public until now. Gwen Ifill takes a look at the significance of this data and the overall trends within the technology industry with Laszlo Bock, Google's Senior Vice President of People Operations; Telle Whitney, President of the Anita Borg I nstitute for Women and Technology; and Vivek Wadhwa, an entrepreneur and academic.
    EGYPT ELECTIONS - Egypt's presidential election has been extended through Wednesday to provide citizens more chances to vote. Even with the extension, former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is predicted to win over leftist opposition figure Hamdeen Sabahi. Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan discusses the election with Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times.
    RWANDA GENOCIDE - Nearly one million Rwandans were killed between April and June 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. 20 years later, Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks back at the genocide and its legacy as part of our Agent for Change Series.
    MAYA ANGELOU - Legendary author and poet Maya Angelou died at age 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, NC today. Her work, including her acclaimed 1969 autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," inspired a wide audience. Jeffrey Brown remembers her tonight.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3608H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3218] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10938] OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY - In his commencement address to the US Military Academy at West Point, President Obama laid out his vision for American leadership abroad. Building off this week's earlier announcement about the withdraw of American soldiers from Afghanistan by 2016, the president defended his handling of crises in Ukraine, Syria and other hotspots while making the case for a muscular but methodical foreign policy. Judy Woodruff examines the president's remarks.
    DIVERSITY AT GOOGLE - Google will release statistics on the racial and gender diversity of its workforce on the PBS NewsHour tonight. While Google and other major US employers have filed these numbers with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Google's diversity records have never been made public until now. Gwen Ifill takes a look at the significance of this data and the overall trends within the technology industry with Laszlo Bock, Google's Senior Vice President of People Operations; Telle Whitney, President of the Anita Borg I nstitute for Women and Technology; and Vivek Wadhwa, an entrepreneur and academic.
    EGYPT ELECTIONS - Egypt's presidential election has been extended through Wednesday to provide citizens more chances to vote. Even with the extension, former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is predicted to win over leftist opposition figure Hamdeen Sabahi. Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan discusses the election with Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times.
    RWANDA GENOCIDE - Nearly one million Rwandans were killed between April and June 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. 20 years later, Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks back at the genocide and its legacy as part of our Agent for Change Series.
    MAYA ANGELOU - Legendary author and poet Maya Angelou died at age 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, NC today. Her work, including her acclaimed 1969 autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," inspired a wide audience. Jeffrey Brown remembers her tonight.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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