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Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler (Episode #2802H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students, archival performances and home movies. His story embodies the paradox of artistic genius: how a mortal man lives with immortal gifts, honored at a lifelong price.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself (Episode #2702H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

This film showcases the life of the legendary writer, actor, risk-taker -- from his youth, to his co-founding of the Paris Review, to his life as an American journalist, writer, editor, actor, and occasional amateur sportsman. George Plimpton was famous for "participatory journalism," and in this portrait, we meet the man, the writer, and the "experiencer," who through his willingness to do anything for a story, brought his readers and viewers into the lives and careers of those he joined, so that they could be shared by all.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
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