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KQED World: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11025] TOLEDO WATER - The mayor of Toledo lifted a ban on drinking tap water Monday morning. The ban was put in place over the weekend after officials discovered unsafe levels of toxins at a treatment plant, a likely result of algae blooms in Lake Erie. Gwen Ifill has the story. US-AFRICA SUMMIT - Nearly 50 heads of state and many other officials are attending the first US-African summit in Washington, DC this week. Judy Woodruff sits down with former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and US secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker to discuss Africa's promise and troubles.
    EBOLA--GROUND ZERO - The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in West Africa. Gwen Ifill debriefs with journalist Jeffrey Stern.
    WORLD WAR I 100TH ANNIVERSARY - 100 years after the start of World War I, we commemorate the soldiers who fought in the "war to end all wars."
    REMEMBERING JAMES BRADY - The White House announced today that former White House press secretary James Brady, who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33154] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3260] Tavis talks with the pre-eminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman. The classical superstar discusses his passion for using music to build bridges between disparate people and political ideologies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman: An Untold Story of Leadership Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Hailed as a leader who bridged political divides and transcended ideological differences, Edelman provides a hopeful alternative to the current politics of polarization and stalemate. Through rich archival footage and interviews with luminaries such as Michael Dukakis, Frank Gehry, Peter Sellars and historian, Kevin Starr, the film provides a unique lens for viewing the political and community life of one of America's great cities - Los Angeles - from the sixties to the present day. The film is produced by Ed's wife, Mari Edelman. duration 58:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#5092] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3261] Tavis talks with Angela Lansbury about her rise to fame, including her iconic role in TV's Murder, She Wrote, and her award-winning stage career. The London-born actress-singer shares her feelings on receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work. (Originally aired on December 16, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asia This Week [#416] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3231] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Time Scanners [#101] Egyptian Pyramids The team travels to Egypt to scan the pyramids - the tombs of the mighty pharaohs - to find out how the necropolis evolved from simple mud-brick structures to the most impressive buildings in the ancient world. They use their cutting-edge laser technology to scan Djoser's Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Meidum's collapsed pyramid, the mysterious Bent Pyramid at Dashur and the famous Great Pyramid at Giza. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Time Scanners [#102] St. Paul's Cathedral Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes his team of laser-scanning experts to St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its groundbreaking three-part structure; determine how the cathedral's architect, Sir Christopher Wren, overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces to support his dome; and investigate how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during the London Blitz. The laser scans produce genuine revelations and give the team new insight into this iconic architectural masterpiece. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 am
    Local USA [#101] Through The Past Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. We explore four stories that connect us to times gone by. A family business that started a major fast food innovation, a man trying to keep a legacy alive, a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. duration 24:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman: An Untold Story of Leadership Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Hailed as a leader who bridged political divides and transcended ideological differences, Edelman provides a hopeful alternative to the current politics of polarization and stalemate. Through rich archival footage and interviews with luminaries such as Michael Dukakis, Frank Gehry, Peter Sellars and historian, Kevin Starr, the film provides a unique lens for viewing the political and community life of one of America's great cities - Los Angeles - from the sixties to the present day. The film is produced by Ed's wife, Mari Edelman. duration 58:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3261] Tavis talks with Angela Lansbury about her rise to fame, including her iconic role in TV's Murder, She Wrote, and her award-winning stage career. The London-born actress-singer shares her feelings on receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work. (Originally aired on December 16, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3260] Tavis talks with the pre-eminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman. The classical superstar discusses his passion for using music to build bridges between disparate people and political ideologies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asia This Week [#416] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Focus On Europe [#3231] duration 26:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Time Scanners [#101] Egyptian Pyramids The team travels to Egypt to scan the pyramids - the tombs of the mighty pharaohs - to find out how the necropolis evolved from simple mud-brick structures to the most impressive buildings in the ancient world. They use their cutting-edge laser technology to scan Djoser's Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Meidum's collapsed pyramid, the mysterious Bent Pyramid at Dashur and the famous Great Pyramid at Giza. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Time Scanners [#102] St. Paul's Cathedral Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes his team of laser-scanning experts to St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its groundbreaking three-part structure; determine how the cathedral's architect, Sir Christopher Wren, overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces to support his dome; and investigate how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during the London Blitz. The laser scans produce genuine revelations and give the team new insight into this iconic architectural masterpiece. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 27:00   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 pm
    Local USA [#101] Through The Past Wherever we go, the past is never far behind. We explore four stories that connect us to times gone by. A family business that started a major fast food innovation, a man trying to keep a legacy alive, a muralist who keeps the iconic images of yesteryear around for generations to come and the fragility of life is examined through the memories we keep, and the ones we forget. duration 24:12   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#5092] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10155] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3261] Tavis talks with Angela Lansbury about her rise to fame, including her iconic role in TV's Murder, She Wrote, and her award-winning stage career. The London-born actress-singer shares her feelings on receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work. (Originally aired on December 16, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33155] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33155] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4007] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#5092] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20162] (original broadcast date: 8/05/14)
    * The African Summit in Washington DC with Paul Kagame, Macky Sall, Jacob Zuma, Jakaya Kikwete, and Moncef Marzouki
    * Douglas Brinkley on his book: The Nixon Tapes
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3262] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo. The world music artist explains how her expansive career is marked as much by her musical achievement as by her passionate advocacy for her Africa homeland. (Originally aired on January 31, 2014) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#907H] In-Studio Interview: Veronica Belmont Past Roadtrippers Mariana and Hannah join RTN staffer Jason on the Roadtrip Nation Winnebago stage to interview Veronica Belmont, Gamer and Host of Tekzilla, a technology news podcast. The audience hears about Veronica's love for technology and the moment of serendipity that led her from humble beginnings to internet fame. Veronica urges the audience to "Think big," and fields questions from her fans about gaming, technology, and the Road she's paved to arrive at a meaningful job. The show finishes with Veronica playing a game of "Mario Kart" against members of the audience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3657H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4007] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11026] ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
    US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
    INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
    CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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