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KQED World: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12095] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36225] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4233] Tavis talks with actor Andrew Garfield about his latest film Breathe and with actress Jennifer Jason Leigh about her latest film LBJ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    American War Stories: Vietnam [#101] Escalation Escalation focuses on the growing U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia from the mid-50's and early 60's, a time when America sent 'military assistance and advice' to a beleaguered South Vietnam increasingly under attack by the Communist North. American involvement escalated dramatically after the first combat Marines arrived in 1965 and the bombing campaign known as Rolling Thunder began. Through first-hand accounts of the men and women who were there, the documentary explores how they flew the planes, cruised up the Mekong Delta, and slogged through the jungles and rice paddies to try to locate an elusive enemy. Veterans of the rear echelon describe how they supplied the mountains of materiel necessary to support the growing forces. Escalation also explores the new tactics our military used in this war to fight an almost unseen enemy, including the same guerilla tactics they employed, and embracing the groundbreaking technology of helicopter warfare. duration 56:47   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Second Opinion [#1402] Head & Neck Cancer As an incredibly fit triathlete, Lou Iovoli was shocked to hear that he had a late-stage cancer that could possibly kill him. As Lou and his own doctor share the story of the drastic measures they took to treat him, they give hope to those diagnosed with this disease that is often disfiguring, devastating, and deadly. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Consuelo Mack WealthTrack [#1421] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2636] Bonnie Erbe and ......
    Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards, (D-MD)
    Hilary Rosen, Democratic Strategist
    Carrie Lukas, Pres., Independent Women's Forum
    Jennifer Higgins, GOP Political Strategist
    The Topics
    *Sexual Assault scandals spur a culture change. But does it reach all women?
    *Women and big Democratic victories.
    *More women and minority lawmakers.
    *Is it the resistance? What does it mean for 2018.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Washington Week [#5719] Republican leaders and the White House are saying that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore should step aside if allegations that he had inappropriate relations with teenagers when he was in his 30s (link is external) are true. Moore is denying the charges and says he will continue his campaign to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.

    *We will take a closer look at the controversial political career of this former judge and explain why the December 12 special election could be pivotal for both parties.

    *Democrats claimed big wins in the 2017 election from coast to coast, raising questions about Republicans ability to maintain their majority after next year's midterm elections.

    *A strong showing by an inspired and diverse Democratic electorate in Virginia's urban centers and college towns, and suburban Washington, DC turned a gubernatorial race considered too tight to call into a blow-out victory for Democrats. It was a similar story in the New Jersey governor's race, where a first-time Democratic candidate defeated the sitting lieutenant governor.

    *GOP Speaker Paul Ryan says the losses are not a rejection of President Trump's agenda, and he and fellow House and Senate Republicans remain focused on passing tax reform. But while Ryan and party leadership try to stay focused on their legislative agenda, sixteen Republican members of Congress have announced they are not seeking re-election next year.

    *On the other side of the world, an unexpectedly low-key President Trump continues his 12-day trip to Asia. Arriving in China, Trump delivered effusive praise to Chinese President Xi Jinping saying China deserves "great credit" for "taking advantage" of the U. S. on trade

    *He then argued that a level economic playing field would improve the two countries' relationship. The president is also trying to convince Xi to work with the U.S. to defuse North Korea's nuclear threat to the region and beyond.

    *Robert Costa discusses Trump's high stakes visit to Asia and analyzes the results and repercussions of Tuesday's election with:

    Peter Baker of The New York Times
    Molly Ball of TIME
    Chuck Todd of NBC News
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Va and the Human Cost of War Explore the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the troubled beginnings of the Veterans Bureau of 1920s to the modern VA system. Learn details of this vast, crucial American institution: its successes, failures and need for reforms. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Beyond The Divide Nearly 50 years have passed since the beginning of the Vietnam War. While the politics and casualties are now a part of history, deep scars remain between those who served and those who fought a different war at home. This documentary hopes to illuminate a path to healing old wounds by portraying authentic peace-building.
    In the early 80s in Missoula, Mont., a group of residents decided to commit an act of civil disobedience by painting a peace symbol on the face of an enormous communications panel that sat atop a hillside overlooking the town. The reaction essentially divided the community between anti-war and military-establishment supporters, as past resentments resurfaced. The documentary traces the aftermath of this act and follows the story of how two individuals - former Vietnam explosives engineer Dan Gallagher and fervent peace advocate Betsy Mulligan-Daguea - come to a deeper understanding of each other's differences through conversation and collaboration, ultimately finding that the ideals they share are much stronger than imagined.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Day of Days: June 6, 1944 On June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, tasked with liberating western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Over the ensuing hours and days, the men faced decimating machine-gun fire, mortars and artillery, eventually fighting their way inland, but not before suffering a staggering number of casualties. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing, four D-Day veterans gather at the famed Museum of World War II outside of Boston, Mass. to share their experiences from that fateful "Day of Days." Cameras eavesdrop on their conversations as they vividly recall details from their ordeal - from the perils of the amphibious assault to the invasion's gruesome aftermath. Their interactions with one another yield long-buried, and often painful, memories. They recount their transformations from boys to men, reveal their uneasiness with the term "hero," and grapple with why they survived when so many others did not. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airmen This documentary tells the story of struggle and the ultimate triumph of the brave African-American soldiers who served their country during World War II. The film chronicles the "Tuskegee Airmen" program, a controversial military initiative designed to measure African-Americans' competence for flying the engines of war. It features the stories of the more than 40 aviators from western Pennsylvania, including the pilots, navigators and bombardiers who flew fighter and bomber planes during the war, as well as the maintenance and support staff, instructors and personnel who kept the planes in the air. duration 57:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 9:00 am
    Company of Heroes Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in US military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. They fought their way through Belgium, France and Germany, survived overwhelming odds, liberated concentration camps, and drank a victory toast in April 1945 at Hitler's hideout in the Alps.
    In 2009, 20 of the few remaining survivors from Easy Company shared their rarely told stories of sacrifice and courage for Marcus Brotherton's oral-history book project, We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold Stories From the Band of Brothers. In this documentary, those same veterans - along with the families of three deceased others - recount the horrors and the victories, the bonds they made, the tears and blood they shed, and the friends they lost.
    duration 57:10   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Dick Winters: "Hang Tough" This documentary honors one of World War II's most respected combat leaders - Major Richard D. Winters (1918-2011). Emmy-winning British actor Damian Lewis narrates, and shares his thoughts on Winters, who he portrayed in the acclaimed HBO mini-series Band of Brothers. The program traces Winters' formative years growing up in Pennsylvania, his development as a leader in the US Army, the famed attack on Brecourt Manor on D-Day, and the dedication on June 6, 2012 of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Normandy, France. In addition to Winters' own recollections, original members of Winters' unit, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne, speak of his commitment to his men, his heroism and his legacy. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Eagles of Mercy This documentary recounts a seldom-told chapter in the World War II narrative, picking up in the opening moments of D-Day. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, two young American medics with the 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles" parachuted into France, and soon found themselves trapped in a 12th-century Norman church in the small village of Angoville-au-Plain. Medics Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore provided first aid to the first casualties of D-Day while a savage battle raged outside between American and German forces. During the film, Wright and Moore recount the rigors of basic training, parachuting into Normandy ahead of the amphibious landing on Utah Beach, surviving German anti-aircraft artillery and carrying on their life-saving work even when their unit retreated. The program supplements these compelling stories with newsreel footage, re-enactments and interviews with fellow medics and residents of Angoville. duration 56:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Last Ridge On a freezing winter night in February 1945, the US Army's 10th Mountain Division accomplished the impossible: they scaled a 2000-foot cliff in northern Italy to knock the seemingly invincible Germans from their impenetrable perch. This program recounts the remarkable story of the legendary 10th Mountain Division, whose extraordinary efforts turned the tide for the Allied forces in Italy, revolutionized winter mountain warfare abroad, transformed winter sports and inspired an entire generation of soldiers. Narrated by NPR's Scott Simon, the documentary traces the 10th Mountain Division's history: from their uphill battles in WWII to their current campaigns in troubled Afghanistan. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    The Ghost Army This program tells the true story of American G.I.s -- many of whom would go on to have illustrious careers in art, design and fashion -- who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects and visual illusions during the World War II. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops staged a traveling road show of deception designed to con the Germans right on the front lines. From Normandy to the Rhine, they conjured up phony convoys, phantom divisions and make-believe headquarters to fool the enemy about the strength and location of American units. Every move they made was top secret and their story was hushed up for decades after the war's end. Many of the men chosen to carry out these deceptions were young artists recruited from art schools across the country. In their spare time, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique and moving visual record of their war. Some would go on to become famous, including fashion designer Bill Blass, painter Ellsworth Kelley and photographer Art Kane. This documentary features interviews with 19 Ghost Army veterans, as well as retired general Wesley Clark and other military historians. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Iwo Jima: from Combat to Comrades Follow survivors of perhaps the fiercest battle of WWII as they return to Iwo Jima for a Reunion of Honor on the only battlefield where former enemies come together in shared remembrance. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Journey Home to the USS Arizona Narrated by Matthew Broderick, the one-hour documentary JOURNEY HOME TO THE USS ARIZONA follows the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. as they travel 5,000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship. Following the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, 19-year-old Ray was blown into the water and swam through oil and fire to Ford Island, an islet in the center of Pearl Harbor, Oahu. There he found a rifle and opened fire on Japanese planes. Later, Ray helped to recover the bodies of his fallen shipmates. One of the few remaining crew members from the USS Arizona who survived the Japanese attack during World War II, Ray Haerry Sr. passed away at the age of 94 on September 27, 2016. In April of 2017, his ashes were interred in the USS Arizona, where he rejoined more than 1,000 of his shipmates who lost their lives on that fateful day. duration 57:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    War Journal: The Incredible WWII Escape of Major Damon Rocky Gause WAR JOURNAL: THE INCREDIBLE WORLD WAR II ESCAPE OF MAJOR DAMON "ROCKY" GAUSE tells the true story of one of the most impossible escapes in World War II. American airman Damon "Rocky" Gause escaped a prison camp on the Bataan Peninsula in 1942, swam to nearby Corregidor Island, and then sailed with U.S. serviceman William Lloyd Osborne in a leaky 20-foot fishing boat from the Philippines to Australia. Fifty-two days and 3,200 miles later, the two Americans reached freedom. Despite facing typhoons, constant threats from Japanese ships, submarines and airplanes, a lack of water and food, and even a visit to the world's largest leper colony, both Gause and Osborne survived to recount their harrowing ordeal. Filmed in Bataan, Corregidor, and in Manila, the 90-minute documentary is narrated by three-time Emmy Award-winning daytime soap opera star Chandler Massey. Actor Kyle Chandler (NBC's Friday Night Lights and the films Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Carol) provides the voice of Rocky Gause, with Tom Kane voicing William Lloyd Osborne. duration 1:25:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Ice Warriors - USA Sled Hockey This film portrays the US Sled Hockey team preparing for and competing in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games. Their personal stories are riveting, from a teenager making his debut to four military "wounded warriors," proud to represent America in Paralympic sports. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • EVENING
  • 7:00 pm
    America Reframed [#515] On A Knife Edge On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. With 5 million cans sold a year, the devastating results include public drunkenness and violence. George joins the American Indian Movement in protesting the liquor stores, and his growing political awareness leads him on a collision course with the police and the reservation's tribal council. Filmed over four years, the documentary follows George as he learns to define the concepts of warrior, tradition, and duty in new ways. duration 59:22   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans In American History Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability in this history of disabled veterans. Witness moving interviews with some of the country's most prominent disabled veterans. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    Ice Warriors - USA Sled Hockey This film portrays the US Sled Hockey team preparing for and competing in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games. Their personal stories are riveting, from a teenager making his debut to four military "wounded warriors," proud to represent America in Paralympic sports. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 pm
    Lest We Forget - A Survivor's Story Traces the life of World War II veteran Gustav Potthoff, from his birth in Indonesia to his imprisonment in the Japanese slave labor camp responsible for building the infamous bridge over the River Kwai. Potthoff survived the brutal heat, lack of food and vicious captors but remained haunted by his nightmarish four-year captivity in Thailand. Decades later, he began painting visceral yet spiritual scenes of POW camp life - the guards, beatings, jungle, escape attempts and those left behind. During the film, Potthoff, his family and friends, museum curators and an art collector each convey the historical and cultural value of Potthoff's work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    America Reframed [#515] On A Knife Edge On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. With 5 million cans sold a year, the devastating results include public drunkenness and violence. George joins the American Indian Movement in protesting the liquor stores, and his growing political awareness leads him on a collision course with the police and the reservation's tribal council. Filmed over four years, the documentary follows George as he learns to define the concepts of warrior, tradition, and duty in new ways. duration 59:22   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans In American History Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability in this history of disabled veterans. Witness moving interviews with some of the country's most prominent disabled veterans. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)
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