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KQED World: Thursday, May 29, 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, May 29, 2014
  • 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)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33106] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3212] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#204] Hula: The Language of the Heart The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," is a four day competition and exhibition that showcases the elegance, power, and rich storytelling that this ancient art form beholds. This program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, will present an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present, and future of Hawai'i's people. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5044] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3213] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1704] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#904] Foodborne Illness E. Coli is one of several dangerous foodborne pathogens that can cause severe illness and even death. Learn from experts how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, which is often referred to as food poisoning. Meet Elizabeth Armstrong, who shares the story of her daughter's experience with E.Coli as a toddler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Forsaken Fields "Internment happened more than fifty years ago, and yet when [they] allowed themselves to remember things, years of pent-up emotions quickly came to the surface." - Producer Midori Sperandeo
    This program documents what happened to the first and second generation of Japanese-American farmers after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Emmy award-winning journalist Jan Yanehiro interviews farmers who worked the land in California before the war, as well as those citizens who were incarcerated in relocation centers or forced to move to the interior of the United States by executive order. The program honors the Japanese-Americans who helped build California agriculture and explores the racism and intolerance that gripped the country at that time.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Indelible Lalita This program tells the story of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment. Meditatively flowing between surface and interior, it follows Lalita as she migrates from Bombay to Paris to Montreal, and becomes completely White along the way. Lalita learns to let go of her body as the sign of her ethnicity and femininity, and ultimately realizes that her body is just a temporary vessel for her spirit. duration 1:26:34   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3213] Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria Frontline goes inside the raging battle zones of Ukraine and Syria. In Ukraine, with personal and dramatic footage, Frontline reveals the deep-seeded hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists with historic ties to the Nazis, and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country. And in Syria, Frontline finds rebel fighters who say they're being secretly armed and trained by the United States. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#204] Hula: The Language of the Heart The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," is a four day competition and exhibition that showcases the elegance, power, and rich storytelling that this ancient art form beholds. This program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, will present an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present, and future of Hawai'i's people. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3213] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3212] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1704] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#904] Foodborne Illness E. Coli is one of several dangerous foodborne pathogens that can cause severe illness and even death. Learn from experts how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, which is often referred to as food poisoning. Meet Elizabeth Armstrong, who shares the story of her daughter's experience with E.Coli as a toddler. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Forsaken Fields "Internment happened more than fifty years ago, and yet when [they] allowed themselves to remember things, years of pent-up emotions quickly came to the surface." - Producer Midori Sperandeo
    This program documents what happened to the first and second generation of Japanese-American farmers after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Emmy award-winning journalist Jan Yanehiro interviews farmers who worked the land in California before the war, as well as those citizens who were incarcerated in relocation centers or forced to move to the interior of the United States by executive order. The program honors the Japanese-Americans who helped build California agriculture and explores the racism and intolerance that gripped the country at that time.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Indelible Lalita This program tells the story of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment. Meditatively flowing between surface and interior, it follows Lalita as she migrates from Bombay to Paris to Montreal, and becomes completely White along the way. Lalita learns to let go of her body as the sign of her ethnicity and femininity, and ultimately realizes that her body is just a temporary vessel for her spirit. duration 1:26:34   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3213] Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria Frontline goes inside the raging battle zones of Ukraine and Syria. In Ukraine, with personal and dramatic footage, Frontline reveals the deep-seeded hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists with historic ties to the Nazis, and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country. And in Syria, Frontline finds rebel fighters who say they're being secretly armed and trained by the United States. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5044] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10107] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3213] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33107] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10939] VETERANS AFFAIRS SCANDAL - A review by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General determined that VA officials falsified records to hide the amount of time that former service members waited for medical appointments in Pheonix. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has remained in his position despite mounting pressure to resign. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at the report and discusses its implications with USA Today reporter Gregg Zoroya.
    NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW - JOHN KERRY - US Secretary of State John Kerry sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss the Obama administration's foreign policy and America's role in hotspots around the world.
    RWANDA HEALTH - In part 2 of our 20th anniversary coverage of the Rwandan genocide, when nearly 1 million people died during a civil war, Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the country's progress in providing health care and reducing extreme poverty.
    FOOD FIGHT - First lady Michelle Obama has prioritized healthy eating and exercise, particularly in schools. But, after hearing from several school districts about complications with implementing healthy food programs, Republicans are now pushing to roll back new regulations. Judy Woodruff examines this debate with Mark Bishop, Vice President of Policy at the Healthy Schools Campaign, and Jon Dickl, who serves on the board of the School Nutrition Association and also is the director of school nutrition for the Knox County Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33107] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3219] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5044] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10939] VETERANS AFFAIRS SCANDAL - A review by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General determined that VA officials falsified records to hide the amount of time that former service members waited for medical appointments in Pheonix. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has remained in his position despite mounting pressure to resign. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at the report and discusses its implications with USA Today reporter Gregg Zoroya.
    NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW - JOHN KERRY - US Secretary of State John Kerry sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss the Obama administration's foreign policy and America's role in hotspots around the world.
    RWANDA HEALTH - In part 2 of our 20th anniversary coverage of the Rwandan genocide, when nearly 1 million people died during a civil war, Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the country's progress in providing health care and reducing extreme poverty.
    FOOD FIGHT - First lady Michelle Obama has prioritized healthy eating and exercise, particularly in schools. But, after hearing from several school districts about complications with implementing healthy food programs, Republicans are now pushing to roll back new regulations. Judy Woodruff examines this debate with Mark Bishop, Vice President of Policy at the Healthy Schools Campaign, and Jon Dickl, who serves on the board of the School Nutrition Association and also is the director of school nutrition for the Knox County Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20114] (original broadcast date: 5/29/14)
    * Susan Rice, US National Security Advisor
    * we remember author & poet Maya Angelou
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3214] Tavis talks with influential entrepreneur Arianna Huffington. The international media mogul unpacks her latest text, Thrive, an exploration of the pursuit of two traditional metrics of success - money and power. Tavis also chats with contemporary jazz star Brian Culbertson. The multi-instrumentalist explains why he's celebrating his 20th anniversary as a recording artist with a remake of his debut CD and also performs the track, "Horizon." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#810H] Seattle, WA / Santa Fe, NM While in Seattle, WA, the team connects with Miss Indigo Blue, a renowned burlesque instructor and performer, and discovers why she decided to take up the bold art form. Her story particularly intrigues Carolyn who finds Miss Indigo Blue's confidence and fearlessness desirable. In Santa Fe, NM, the Roadtrippers link up with Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, co-founders of Bioneers, an organization that brings scientific innovators together to promote social and environmental change. Their story of risk-taking resonates with Sarah who realizes that maybe she "doesn't have to play it so safe." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10939] VETERANS AFFAIRS SCANDAL - A review by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General determined that VA officials falsified records to hide the amount of time that former service members waited for medical appointments in Pheonix. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has remained in his position despite mounting pressure to resign. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at the report and discusses its implications with USA Today reporter Gregg Zoroya.
    NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW - JOHN KERRY - US Secretary of State John Kerry sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss the Obama administration's foreign policy and America's role in hotspots around the world.
    RWANDA HEALTH - In part 2 of our 20th anniversary coverage of the Rwandan genocide, when nearly 1 million people died during a civil war, Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the country's progress in providing health care and reducing extreme poverty.
    FOOD FIGHT - First lady Michelle Obama has prioritized healthy eating and exercise, particularly in schools. But, after hearing from several school districts about complications with implementing healthy food programs, Republicans are now pushing to roll back new regulations. Judy Woodruff examines this debate with Mark Bishop, Vice President of Policy at the Healthy Schools Campaign, and Jon Dickl, who serves on the board of the School Nutrition Association and also is the director of school nutrition for the Knox County Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3609H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3219] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10939] VETERANS AFFAIRS SCANDAL - A review by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General determined that VA officials falsified records to hide the amount of time that former service members waited for medical appointments in Pheonix. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has remained in his position despite mounting pressure to resign. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at the report and discusses its implications with USA Today reporter Gregg Zoroya.
    NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW - JOHN KERRY - US Secretary of State John Kerry sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss the Obama administration's foreign policy and America's role in hotspots around the world.
    RWANDA HEALTH - In part 2 of our 20th anniversary coverage of the Rwandan genocide, when nearly 1 million people died during a civil war, Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the country's progress in providing health care and reducing extreme poverty.
    FOOD FIGHT - First lady Michelle Obama has prioritized healthy eating and exercise, particularly in schools. But, after hearing from several school districts about complications with implementing healthy food programs, Republicans are now pushing to roll back new regulations. Judy Woodruff examines this debate with Mark Bishop, Vice President of Policy at the Healthy Schools Campaign, and Jon Dickl, who serves on the board of the School Nutrition Association and also is the director of school nutrition for the Knox County Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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