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KQED World: Wednesday, July 30, 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, July 30, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11021] UKRAINE - RUSSIA - The United States and the European Union have agreed to new sanctions targeting Russia, in an effort to stop the nation from supporting the separatists in Ukraine. Judy Woodruff debriefs with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner. < br>NCAA CONCUSSIONS - The NCAA agreed today to settle a class action head injury lawsuit. If approved, the settlement will create a fund for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former collegiate athletes. Gwen Ifill analyzes the settlement with Rachel Axon, an investigative reporter covering the story for USA Today Sports Media Group.
    LONGER SCHOOL DAYS - As academic expectations rise, extending the school day is one proposal for closing the achievement gap between the US and other industrialized countries. John Tulenko of Learning Matters television has the report.
    MEDIA & SURVEILLANCE - A new report from the ACLU and Human Rights Watch states that the US government's large-scale surveillance methods are hindering journalists' ability to cover stories. Jeffrey Brown discusses the report with Dana Priest, an investigative reporter for the Washington Post, and Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland security and a former general counsel at the NSA.
    PRISON SENTENCES - Democratic Senator Cory Booker and Republican Rand Paul are behind a bipartisan effort to reform the nation's criminal justice system. Judy woodruff sits down with the lawmakers to examine their proposal.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33150] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    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)
  • 2:00 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)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3257] Tavis talks with Bill Medley, one half of a hit-making duo that produced some of the biggest hits of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares stories from his book, The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir, which covers his five decades in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#308] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#515] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#209] The Pruitt-Igoe Myth This program tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home. At the film's historical center is an analysis of the massive impact of the national urban renewal program of the 1950s and 1960s, which prompted the process of mass suburbanization and emptied American cities of their residents, businesses, and industries. Those left behind in the city faced a destitute, rapidly de-industrializing St. Louis, parceled out to downtown interests and increasingly segregated by class and race. The residents of Pruitt-Igoe were among the hardest hit. Their gripping stories of survival, adaptation, and success are at the emotional heart of the film. duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    New Metropolis [#101] A Crack in the Pavement This documentary unravels the national infrastructure and regional land-use debate through the stories of two public officials from southern Ohio trying to save their aging towns from losing residents and businesses to newer suburban communities. It intertwines their stories with commentary from national experts who examine the policies and practices that favor sprawl development over revitalizing existing, older communities. Features: Tom Moeller, City Manager, Madeira, OH; Richard Ellison, Mayor, Elmwood Place, OH; Members of the First Suburbs Consortium of Ohio; Myron Orfield, Bruce Katz, Dr. Carla Chifos and Kim Gibson. Narrated by actor Peter Coyote. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    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)
  • 8:00 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)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3257] Tavis talks with Bill Medley, one half of a hit-making duo that produced some of the biggest hits of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares stories from his book, The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir, which covers his five decades in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    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)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#308] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#515] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#209] The Pruitt-Igoe Myth This program tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home. At the film's historical center is an analysis of the massive impact of the national urban renewal program of the 1950s and 1960s, which prompted the process of mass suburbanization and emptied American cities of their residents, businesses, and industries. Those left behind in the city faced a destitute, rapidly de-industrializing St. Louis, parceled out to downtown interests and increasingly segregated by class and race. The residents of Pruitt-Igoe were among the hardest hit. Their gripping stories of survival, adaptation, and success are at the emotional heart of the film. duration 1:29:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    New Metropolis [#101] A Crack in the Pavement This documentary unravels the national infrastructure and regional land-use debate through the stories of two public officials from southern Ohio trying to save their aging towns from losing residents and businesses to newer suburban communities. It intertwines their stories with commentary from national experts who examine the policies and practices that favor sprawl development over revitalizing existing, older communities. Features: Tom Moeller, City Manager, Madeira, OH; Richard Ellison, Mayor, Elmwood Place, OH; Members of the First Suburbs Consortium of Ohio; Myron Orfield, Bruce Katz, Dr. Carla Chifos and Kim Gibson. Narrated by actor Peter Coyote. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (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 [#5088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10151] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3257] Tavis talks with Bill Medley, one half of a hit-making duo that produced some of the biggest hits of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares stories from his book, The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir, which covers his five decades in the music business. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33151] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11022] ECONOMY - After a slump this winter the US economy has rebounded with a 4% growth rate in the second quarter of 2014. Jeffrey Brown examines the country's economic outlook with Wells Fargo senior economist Mark Vitner, Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe, and senior partner at Summit Economics Tom Binnings
    SEXUAL ASSAULTS - A bipartisan group of senators has introduced new legislation aimed at improving the way colleges deal with sexual assaults on campus. Gwen Ifill debriefs with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, two of the lawmakers behind the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.
    AL QAEDA RANSOMS - A New York Times investigation published today revealed that, since 2008, $125 million in ransoms for kidnappings has been paid to Al Qaeda by various European governments. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi.
    MICROBEADS - The tiny microbeads found in many hand sanitizers and facial scrubs are supposed to remove dead skin cells and tighten pores. However, there is a growing concern about the beads' environmental impact.
    BETWEEN TWO HARIS - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Hari Kondabolu, a rising comedian who is not afraid to discuss ethnicity and the nation's changing demographics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33151] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4003] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#5088] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11022] ECONOMY - After a slump this winter the US economy has rebounded with a 4% growth rate in the second quarter of 2014. Jeffrey Brown examines the country's economic outlook with Wells Fargo senior economist Mark Vitner, Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe, and senior partner at Summit Economics Tom Binnings
    SEXUAL ASSAULTS - A bipartisan group of senators has introduced new legislation aimed at improving the way colleges deal with sexual assaults on campus. Gwen Ifill debriefs with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, two of the lawmakers behind the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.
    AL QAEDA RANSOMS - A New York Times investigation published today revealed that, since 2008, $125 million in ransoms for kidnappings has been paid to Al Qaeda by various European governments. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi.
    MICROBEADS - The tiny microbeads found in many hand sanitizers and facial scrubs are supposed to remove dead skin cells and tighten pores. However, there is a growing concern about the beads' environmental impact.
    BETWEEN TWO HARIS - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Hari Kondabolu, a rising comedian who is not afraid to discuss ethnicity and the nation's changing demographics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20158] (original broadcast date: 7/30/14)
    * Continued coverage of the conflict in Gaza with Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the US
    * Sabrina Tavernise of the New York Times on the crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in Ukraine
    * Driss El Yazami, President of Morocco's National Council for Human Rights
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3258] Tavis talks with Good Morning America anchor and best-selling author Robin Roberts. The veteran broadcaster recounts lessons learned from her incredible journey, as told in her memoir, Everybody's Got Something. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#903H] Philadelphia - Chicago Arriving in Philadelphia, the team meets with Rosemarie Certo, the owner of Dock Street Brewing Co., where they get a taste of her award-winning beer and her passion for the craft. Next, they travel to Chicago to speak with Grammy Award-winning children's folk singer Ella Jenkins, who teaches the Roadtrippers a song. The team also meets with Paolo Davanzo and Lisa Marr-a happy-go-lucky couple that expresses their love for filmmaking by helping students through affordable film and media arts classes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11022] ECONOMY - After a slump this winter the US economy has rebounded with a 4% growth rate in the second quarter of 2014. Jeffrey Brown examines the country's economic outlook with Wells Fargo senior economist Mark Vitner, Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe, and senior partner at Summit Economics Tom Binnings
    SEXUAL ASSAULTS - A bipartisan group of senators has introduced new legislation aimed at improving the way colleges deal with sexual assaults on campus. Gwen Ifill debriefs with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, two of the lawmakers behind the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.
    AL QAEDA RANSOMS - A New York Times investigation published today revealed that, since 2008, $125 million in ransoms for kidnappings has been paid to Al Qaeda by various European governments. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi.
    MICROBEADS - The tiny microbeads found in many hand sanitizers and facial scrubs are supposed to remove dead skin cells and tighten pores. However, there is a growing concern about the beads' environmental impact.
    BETWEEN TWO HARIS - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Hari Kondabolu, a rising comedian who is not afraid to discuss ethnicity and the nation's changing demographics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3653H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4003] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11022] ECONOMY - After a slump this winter the US economy has rebounded with a 4% growth rate in the second quarter of 2014. Jeffrey Brown examines the country's economic outlook with Wells Fargo senior economist Mark Vitner, Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe, and senior partner at Summit Economics Tom Binnings
    SEXUAL ASSAULTS - A bipartisan group of senators has introduced new legislation aimed at improving the way colleges deal with sexual assaults on campus. Gwen Ifill debriefs with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, two of the lawmakers behind the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.
    AL QAEDA RANSOMS - A New York Times investigation published today revealed that, since 2008, $125 million in ransoms for kidnappings has been paid to Al Qaeda by various European governments. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi.
    MICROBEADS - The tiny microbeads found in many hand sanitizers and facial scrubs are supposed to remove dead skin cells and tighten pores. However, there is a growing concern about the beads' environmental impact.
    BETWEEN TWO HARIS - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Hari Kondabolu, a rising comedian who is not afraid to discuss ethnicity and the nation's changing demographics.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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