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KQED World: Friday, August 22, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, August 22, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11038H] ISLAMIC STATE MILITANT GROUP TACTICS - As new details emerge surrounding the death of American journalist James Foley, from ransom requests to a failed rescue mission, questions arise regarding the brutal tactics of the Islamic State militant group. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Karen DeYoung, senior national security correspondent for the Washington Post.
    BANK OF AMERICA - Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling risky mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. Hari Sreenivasan analyzes the agreement with Dennis Kelleher, the president and CEO of Better Markets Inc., a nonprofit that promotes the public interest in the US and global financial markets, and Lynn Stout, a professor of corporate and business law at Cornell University Law School.
    MCDONNELL - Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell took the stand today for the second time in his public corruption trial. Judy Woodruff sits down with the Washington Post's Rosalind Helderman to examine McDonnell's testimony. MIDEAST - Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed by Israeli air strikes. Thousands marched through the streets of Gaza today in their funeral procession. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the ongoing conflict with Josef Federman of the Associated Press.
    EBOLA - The two Americans being treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital have been discharged. Both were treated with an experimental drug while in Liberia, but the Emory team has said the drug's role in their recovery is still unknown.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33167H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the S&P 500 closes at record levels, are you better off investing in an index fund that tracks the market or picking stocks? And, why natural gas is being deliberately burned across the oil-rich fields of North Dakota. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3273] Tavis talks with actor and activist George Takei. One of the original Star Trek cast members, Takei discusses the new documentary on his life, To Be Takei. Tavis also chats with human rights activist and actor Mira Sorvino. The Oscar-winner talks about her new BBC America series, the science fiction thriller Intruders. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#5105] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3274] Tavis talks with Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella. The 3-time Tony-winning thespian and best-selling author shares his thoughts on celebrating more than 50 years in the business. Originally aired on April 9, 2014 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#330] Tom Nissley, A Reader's Book of Days "Jeopardy" winner Nissley's new book details big happenings and fascinating trivia from the world of literature for every day of the year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1212] What Is Nothing? What if nothing ever existed? Scientists claim that the universe came from nothing. But what's the nature of nothing? That's where the confusion lies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#3814H] Finding Life Beyond Earth - Moons and Beyond Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: are we alone? Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling CGI, "Finding Life Beyond Earth" immerses audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system. We used to think our neighboring planets and moons were fairly boring -- mostly cold, dead rocks where life could never take hold. Today, however, the solar system looks wilder than we ever imagined. Powerful telescopes and unmanned space missions have revealed a wide range of dynamic environments -- atmospheres thick with organic molecules, active volcanoes, and vast saltwater oceans. This ongoing revolution is forcing scientists to expand their ideas about what kinds of worlds could support life. And if we do find primitive life forms elsewhere in the solar system, it may well be that life is common in the universe -- the rule, and not the exception. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Nova [#4110] Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest? What would it be like to go inside the mind of an animal? We have all gazed into a creature's eyes and wondered: what is it thinking about? What does it really know? Now, the revolutionary science of animal cognition is revealing hard evidence about how animals understand the world around them, uncovering their remarkable problem-solving abilities and exploring the complexity of their powers of communication and even their emotions. In this mini-series, Nova explores these breakthroughs through three iconic creatures: dogs, birds and dolphins. We'll travel into the spectacularly nuanced noses of dogs and wolves, and ask whether their reliance on different senses has shaped their evolution. We'll see through the eyes of a starling in flight and test the tool-using skills of the smartest of birds, the crow. We'll listen in as scientists track dolphins in the Caribbean and elephants on the African savannah, trying to unlock the secrets of animal communication. As we discover how researchers are pushing the animal mind to its limits, we'll uncover surprising similarities to - and differences from - the human mind. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Sex in the Wild [#103] Kangaroos In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth - the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth - the Australian Outback. In Queensland's eucalyptus forests, he sees how tree-living marsupials - koalas - have mastered gravity-defying sex. At a kangaroo sanctuary, Joy witnesses a tiny newborn's first steps as it crawls to the pouch, and in Adelaide, she learns how endangered rock wallabies are being saved using foster mothers. During a kangaroo dissection, she learns what makes marsupial reproductive anatomy unique. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#104] Head Trauma at War Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont. duration 26:52   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3274] Tavis talks with Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella. The 3-time Tony-winning thespian and best-selling author shares his thoughts on celebrating more than 50 years in the business. Originally aired on April 9, 2014 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3273] Tavis talks with actor and activist George Takei. One of the original Star Trek cast members, Takei discusses the new documentary on his life, To Be Takei. Tavis also chats with human rights activist and actor Mira Sorvino. The Oscar-winner talks about her new BBC America series, the science fiction thriller Intruders. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#330] Tom Nissley, A Reader's Book of Days "Jeopardy" winner Nissley's new book details big happenings and fascinating trivia from the world of literature for every day of the year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1212] What Is Nothing? What if nothing ever existed? Scientists claim that the universe came from nothing. But what's the nature of nothing? That's where the confusion lies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#3814H] Finding Life Beyond Earth - Moons and Beyond Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: are we alone? Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling CGI, "Finding Life Beyond Earth" immerses audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system. We used to think our neighboring planets and moons were fairly boring -- mostly cold, dead rocks where life could never take hold. Today, however, the solar system looks wilder than we ever imagined. Powerful telescopes and unmanned space missions have revealed a wide range of dynamic environments -- atmospheres thick with organic molecules, active volcanoes, and vast saltwater oceans. This ongoing revolution is forcing scientists to expand their ideas about what kinds of worlds could support life. And if we do find primitive life forms elsewhere in the solar system, it may well be that life is common in the universe -- the rule, and not the exception. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Nova [#4110] Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest? What would it be like to go inside the mind of an animal? We have all gazed into a creature's eyes and wondered: what is it thinking about? What does it really know? Now, the revolutionary science of animal cognition is revealing hard evidence about how animals understand the world around them, uncovering their remarkable problem-solving abilities and exploring the complexity of their powers of communication and even their emotions. In this mini-series, Nova explores these breakthroughs through three iconic creatures: dogs, birds and dolphins. We'll travel into the spectacularly nuanced noses of dogs and wolves, and ask whether their reliance on different senses has shaped their evolution. We'll see through the eyes of a starling in flight and test the tool-using skills of the smartest of birds, the crow. We'll listen in as scientists track dolphins in the Caribbean and elephants on the African savannah, trying to unlock the secrets of animal communication. As we discover how researchers are pushing the animal mind to its limits, we'll uncover surprising similarities to - and differences from - the human mind. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sex in the Wild [#103] Kangaroos In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth - the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth - the Australian Outback. In Queensland's eucalyptus forests, he sees how tree-living marsupials - koalas - have mastered gravity-defying sex. At a kangaroo sanctuary, Joy witnesses a tiny newborn's first steps as it crawls to the pouch, and in Adelaide, she learns how endangered rock wallabies are being saved using foster mothers. During a kangaroo dissection, she learns what makes marsupial reproductive anatomy unique. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#5105] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10168] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3274] Tavis talks with Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella. The 3-time Tony-winning thespian and best-selling author shares his thoughts on celebrating more than 50 years in the business. Originally aired on April 9, 2014 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33168H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the economy is improving but not enough to worry the market about moving up the rate-hiking time table. And, people are once again flipping homes but this time around the game has changed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11039H] UKRAINE - The conflict in Ukraine escalated today as a convoy of Russian trucks rolled across the border without approval from the government in Kiev. Russian officials say the trucks carried only humanitarian aid, but the Ukrainian government has condemned the action, though it will not use force to stop the trucks. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this development and its potential impact with New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer, who is in Donetsk.
    IRAQ - Kurdish military forces fighting to defend Iraq's northern frontier say they need additional US support, including more modern American weapons, to battle the Islamic State militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Jalawla, outside of Baghdad.
    ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK - The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday night, and "Orange is the New Black" is one of the most celebrated shows of the season. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir that inspired the hit series.
    SUMMER LEARNING LOSS - As the start of the school year approaches, teachers anticipate that students may have forgotten some of what they learned last year. Is there any way to prevent "summer learning loss"? Special correspondent for education John Merrow of Learning Matters explores some possible solutions.
    MARCUS & GERSON - Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson of the Washington Post analyze this week's top stories.
    ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" is sweeping the nation. Individuals, including many celebrities, have posted videos of themselves pouring ice water over their heads, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Judy Woodruff speaks with Barbara Newhouse, president and CEO of the ALS Association, one of the charities at the center of the challenge.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33168H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the economy is improving but not enough to worry the market about moving up the rate-hiking time table. And, people are once again flipping homes but this time around the game has changed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4020] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17234H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11039H] UKRAINE - The conflict in Ukraine escalated today as a convoy of Russian trucks rolled across the border without approval from the government in Kiev. Russian officials say the trucks carried only humanitarian aid, but the Ukrainian government has condemned the action, though it will not use force to stop the trucks. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this development and its potential impact with New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer, who is in Donetsk.
    IRAQ - Kurdish military forces fighting to defend Iraq's northern frontier say they need additional US support, including more modern American weapons, to battle the Islamic State militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Jalawla, outside of Baghdad.
    ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK - The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday night, and "Orange is the New Black" is one of the most celebrated shows of the season. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir that inspired the hit series.
    SUMMER LEARNING LOSS - As the start of the school year approaches, teachers anticipate that students may have forgotten some of what they learned last year. Is there any way to prevent "summer learning loss"? Special correspondent for education John Merrow of Learning Matters explores some possible solutions.
    MARCUS & GERSON - Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson of the Washington Post analyze this week's top stories.
    ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" is sweeping the nation. Individuals, including many celebrities, have posted videos of themselves pouring ice water over their heads, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Judy Woodruff speaks with Barbara Newhouse, president and CEO of the ALS Association, one of the charities at the center of the challenge.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20175H] (broadcast date: 08/22/14)
    a re-broadcast of Radio Love Fest, with Ira Glass, Karen Brooks Hopkins, Kurt Andersen, Robert Krulwich, and Jad Abumrad.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3275] Tavis talks with 5-time Emmy winning actor Allison Janney, who discusses her roles in her latest - and very different - projects: CBS' comedy, Mom, and the Showtime drama series, Masters of Sex. Originally aired on June 10, 2014 duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#204] Learn about the park superintendent of Mount Rushmore's career path, which is driven by passion; the decisions of a rancher in Wyoming to pursue his interest and a food critic in New Orleans. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11039H] UKRAINE - The conflict in Ukraine escalated today as a convoy of Russian trucks rolled across the border without approval from the government in Kiev. Russian officials say the trucks carried only humanitarian aid, but the Ukrainian government has condemned the action, though it will not use force to stop the trucks. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this development and its potential impact with New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer, who is in Donetsk.
    IRAQ - Kurdish military forces fighting to defend Iraq's northern frontier say they need additional US support, including more modern American weapons, to battle the Islamic State militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Jalawla, outside of Baghdad.
    ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK - The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday night, and "Orange is the New Black" is one of the most celebrated shows of the season. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir that inspired the hit series.
    SUMMER LEARNING LOSS - As the start of the school year approaches, teachers anticipate that students may have forgotten some of what they learned last year. Is there any way to prevent "summer learning loss"? Special correspondent for education John Merrow of Learning Matters explores some possible solutions.
    MARCUS & GERSON - Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson of the Washington Post analyze this week's top stories.
    ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" is sweeping the nation. Individuals, including many celebrities, have posted videos of themselves pouring ice water over their heads, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Judy Woodruff speaks with Barbara Newhouse, president and CEO of the ALS Association, one of the charities at the center of the challenge.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3670H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#4020] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11039H] UKRAINE - The conflict in Ukraine escalated today as a convoy of Russian trucks rolled across the border without approval from the government in Kiev. Russian officials say the trucks carried only humanitarian aid, but the Ukrainian government has condemned the action, though it will not use force to stop the trucks. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this development and its potential impact with New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer, who is in Donetsk.
    IRAQ - Kurdish military forces fighting to defend Iraq's northern frontier say they need additional US support, including more modern American weapons, to battle the Islamic State militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Jalawla, outside of Baghdad.
    ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK - The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday night, and "Orange is the New Black" is one of the most celebrated shows of the season. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Piper Kerman, author of the memoir that inspired the hit series.
    SUMMER LEARNING LOSS - As the start of the school year approaches, teachers anticipate that students may have forgotten some of what they learned last year. Is there any way to prevent "summer learning loss"? Special correspondent for education John Merrow of Learning Matters explores some possible solutions.
    MARCUS & GERSON - Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson of the Washington Post analyze this week's top stories.
    ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" is sweeping the nation. Individuals, including many celebrities, have posted videos of themselves pouring ice water over their heads, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Judy Woodruff speaks with Barbara Newhouse, president and CEO of the ALS Association, one of the charities at the center of the challenge.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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