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KQED World: Monday, July 28, 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.

Monday, July 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
    Chasing Shackleton [#102] Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass. And extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shackleton's cameraman left off and record for the first time, how Shackleton and his men managed to survive against all the odds. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Great Conversations [#501] Elaine Pagels and Gustav Niebuhr Elaine Pagels, religion scholar and author of Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation, is considered one of the world's foremost religion scholars. In a time when global religious violence surges, Revelations explores and illuminates the roots of dissent, violence and division in the world's religions. She is interviewed by Gustav Niebuhr, Associate Professor in Religion & the Media, Syracuse University, and the former Religion Correspondent for The New York Times. Prof. Niebuhr also does occasional commentaries on religion for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5086] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3255] Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning neurologist Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner. The award-winning physician explains his journey from pariah to prophet and discusses a possible breakthrough for understanding Alzheimer's. Tavis also chats with athlete-turned-actor and new "Millionaire" host Terry Crews. The co-star of the Golden Globe-winning sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, talks about his turn as game show host and his memoir, Manhood. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    LinkAsia [#257] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1747] LATINO CONVERTS TO ISLAM - We visit the Islamic Center of Greater Miami to look at the rising number of Latino Muslims in the US - as many as 250,000, according to estimates. Some of the converts say that in Islam they have found theological simplicity and "no intermediaries with God." The Islamic Circle of North America reports that more than half of the US Latino converts are women. "I just felt that the minute I put my head down to the ground," says Nadia Echevrria, "I felt like I was really talking to God."
    RESPONDING TO THE MIGRANT CRISIS - How are religious groups trying to help children caught at the US border? "It's not like your typical disaster, where churches clean up after a hurricane or a tornado," says Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. "This is much more complicated."
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#102] The Ape Who Went to College This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person. " duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#102] The War Years Documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. aviation industry unites to tackle the biggest production job in industrial history. With Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation factories working around the clock, they produce some of the most legendary aircraft in American history-giving the Allies air supremacy in both the European and Pacific theaters and, ultimately, victory in World War II. Highlights include:
    * Newly discovered footage of the Second World War's most storied military operation: the 1942 Doolittle/Tokyo Raid, flown by North American Aviation's B-25 "Mitchell bomber.
    * Newly discovered footage of Jimmy Doolittle's triumphant return to North American Aviation to share his victory with Dutch Kindelberger and the North American employees.
    * Newly recovered newsreel footage from the1940s, offering a rare glimpse inside the wartime factories at Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation.
    * A Lowell Thomas-narrated World War II newsreel of the legendary North American P-51 Mustang in the skies over Berlin.
    duration 56:19   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#709] My So-Called Enemy Spanning 7 years, this film follows 6 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women's leadership program called Building Bridges for Peace. This heart and mind-opening film documents how the young women's transformative experience of knowing their "enemies" as human beings in the US meets with the realities of their lives back home in the Middle East. A film about building bridges of understanding in our own communities, it offers audiences profound messages about tolerance, inclusion and respect, conflict prevention and resolution - and the vital role of women in peacemaking. duration 1:26:32   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 [#3255] Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning neurologist Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner. The award-winning physician explains his journey from pariah to prophet and discusses a possible breakthrough for understanding Alzheimer's. Tavis also chats with athlete-turned-actor and new "Millionaire" host Terry Crews. The co-star of the Golden Globe-winning sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, talks about his turn as game show host and his memoir, Manhood. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3254] Tavis talks with Jacobin magazine founder Bhaskar Sunkara, who discusses how his magazine - dedicated to shaking up the status quo - has caught the attention of thought-leaders across the media landscape. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    LinkAsia [#257] duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 10:30 am
    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly [#1747] LATINO CONVERTS TO ISLAM - We visit the Islamic Center of Greater Miami to look at the rising number of Latino Muslims in the US - as many as 250,000, according to estimates. Some of the converts say that in Islam they have found theological simplicity and "no intermediaries with God." The Islamic Circle of North America reports that more than half of the US Latino converts are women. "I just felt that the minute I put my head down to the ground," says Nadia Echevrria, "I felt like I was really talking to God."
    RESPONDING TO THE MIGRANT CRISIS - How are religious groups trying to help children caught at the US border? "It's not like your typical disaster, where churches clean up after a hurricane or a tornado," says Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. "This is much more complicated."
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#102] The Ape Who Went to College This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person. " duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#102] The War Years Documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. aviation industry unites to tackle the biggest production job in industrial history. With Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation factories working around the clock, they produce some of the most legendary aircraft in American history-giving the Allies air supremacy in both the European and Pacific theaters and, ultimately, victory in World War II. Highlights include:
    * Newly discovered footage of the Second World War's most storied military operation: the 1942 Doolittle/Tokyo Raid, flown by North American Aviation's B-25 "Mitchell bomber.
    * Newly discovered footage of Jimmy Doolittle's triumphant return to North American Aviation to share his victory with Dutch Kindelberger and the North American employees.
    * Newly recovered newsreel footage from the1940s, offering a rare glimpse inside the wartime factories at Boeing, Douglas, and North American Aviation.
    * A Lowell Thomas-narrated World War II newsreel of the legendary North American P-51 Mustang in the skies over Berlin.
    duration 56:19   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    The Kennedy Half-Century Based on Larry Sabato's book, this program chronicles the impact and influence of John F. Kennedy's life, administration and tragic death on the general public, the media and every subsequent US president. John F. Kennedy's legacy endured due to the early efforts of family and friends, Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" programs, Ronald Reagan's tax cuts and Cold War strategies, Bill Clinton's infatuation with the 35th president, and the "twinning" of JFK and Barrack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign.
    The compelling documentary features interviews with major political and media figures, including Bob Schieffer, Ron Reagan Jr., Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Ari Fleischer, James Carville, Julian Bond,Andrew Bell and Larry Sabato, among others.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5086] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10149] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3255] Tavis talks with Nobel Prize-winning neurologist Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner. The award-winning physician explains his journey from pariah to prophet and discusses a possible breakthrough for understanding Alzheimer's. Tavis also chats with athlete-turned-actor and new "Millionaire" host Terry Crews. The co-star of the Golden Globe-winning sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, talks about his turn as game show host and his memoir, Manhood. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33149] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11020] MIDEAST VIOLENCE - Efforts to broker a cease fire between Israel and Hamas continue to fail as the violence rages on in Gaza. Gwen Ifill is joined by Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Mark Perry, a writer and foreign policy analyst, to explore the difficulties of reaching a diplomatic solution.
    FIXING THE VA - The leaders of the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs held a joint press conference today to announce a bipartisan deal aimed at improving patient care. Judy Woodruff debriefs with the chairmen of both committees, Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, and Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
    LIBYA - The US embassy in Libya has been evacuated in response to the escalating violence in recent weeks. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Frederic Wehrey a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to analyze the situation.
    TRICKLE DOWN OR MIDDLE OUT - As part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news, economic correspondent Paul Solman examines both sides of the debate over how to fix the country'seconomic problems.
    EBOLA UPDATE - The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now spread to four countries in West Africa. The lead Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone and two American aid workers are among those currently infected. Gwen Ifill discusses the outbreak and its impact with Estrella Lasry, the tropical medical advisor for Doctors Without Borders.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33149] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4001] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5086] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11020] MIDEAST VIOLENCE - Efforts to broker a cease fire between Israel and Hamas continue to fail as the violence rages on in Gaza. Gwen Ifill is joined by Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Mark Perry, a writer and foreign policy analyst, to explore the difficulties of reaching a diplomatic solution.
    FIXING THE VA - The leaders of the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs held a joint press conference today to announce a bipartisan deal aimed at improving patient care. Judy Woodruff debriefs with the chairmen of both committees, Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, and Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
    LIBYA - The US embassy in Libya has been evacuated in response to the escalating violence in recent weeks. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Frederic Wehrey a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to analyze the situation.
    TRICKLE DOWN OR MIDDLE OUT - As part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news, economic correspondent Paul Solman examines both sides of the debate over how to fix the country'seconomic problems.
    EBOLA UPDATE - The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now spread to four countries in West Africa. The lead Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone and two American aid workers are among those currently infected. Gwen Ifill discusses the outbreak and its impact with Estrella Lasry, the tropical medical advisor for Doctors Without Borders.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20156] (original broadcast date: 7/28/14)
    An exclusive interview with Khaled Mashal, the political leader of Hamas.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3256] Tavis talks with military vet and founder of the Veterans Writing Project Ron Capps. The former professional military officer and diplomat offers a sobering reminder of the cost of war with his memoir, Seriously Not All Right. Tavis also chats with Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey. The multiple Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recounts inspirational stories from his memoir, Shining Star. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#901H] Portland - Cambridge A new team of Roadtrippers shares a desire to search for something bigger in life. Brooklyn, a self-proclaimed dreamer who left an unfulfilling job in New York City to move back in with her parents and eight siblings, hopes this Roadtrip will "jumpstart" her life. Elliott, a former high school English teacher, gets out of the classroom to explore a life around education, community and creativity. Nekeed escaped a rough childhood in Yonkers, N.Y., where he lost a brother to gang violence. Now, as the first male in his family to graduate college, Nekeed wants to define his next steps in life. At the New Skete monastery in New York, they interview Brother Stavros, co-founder of the monastery; he also works with its famous German Shepherd breeding program. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11020] MIDEAST VIOLENCE - Efforts to broker a cease fire between Israel and Hamas continue to fail as the violence rages on in Gaza. Gwen Ifill is joined by Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Mark Perry, a writer and foreign policy analyst, to explore the difficulties of reaching a diplomatic solution.
    FIXING THE VA - The leaders of the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs held a joint press conference today to announce a bipartisan deal aimed at improving patient care. Judy Woodruff debriefs with the chairmen of both committees, Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, and Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
    LIBYA - The US embassy in Libya has been evacuated in response to the escalating violence in recent weeks. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Frederic Wehrey a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to analyze the situation.
    TRICKLE DOWN OR MIDDLE OUT - As part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news, economic correspondent Paul Solman examines both sides of the debate over how to fix the country'seconomic problems.
    EBOLA UPDATE - The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now spread to four countries in West Africa. The lead Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone and two American aid workers are among those currently infected. Gwen Ifill discusses the outbreak and its impact with Estrella Lasry, the tropical medical advisor for Doctors Without Borders.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3651H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4001] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11020] MIDEAST VIOLENCE - Efforts to broker a cease fire between Israel and Hamas continue to fail as the violence rages on in Gaza. Gwen Ifill is joined by Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Mark Perry, a writer and foreign policy analyst, to explore the difficulties of reaching a diplomatic solution.
    FIXING THE VA - The leaders of the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs held a joint press conference today to announce a bipartisan deal aimed at improving patient care. Judy Woodruff debriefs with the chairmen of both committees, Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, and Representative Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida.
    LIBYA - The US embassy in Libya has been evacuated in response to the escalating violence in recent weeks. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Frederic Wehrey a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to analyze the situation.
    TRICKLE DOWN OR MIDDLE OUT - As part of his ongoing reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news, economic correspondent Paul Solman examines both sides of the debate over how to fix the country'seconomic problems.
    EBOLA UPDATE - The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now spread to four countries in West Africa. The lead Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone and two American aid workers are among those currently infected. Gwen Ifill discusses the outbreak and its impact with Estrella Lasry, the tropical medical advisor for Doctors Without Borders.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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