Local USA Previous Broadcasts

Finding America I (Episode #302)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Portrait of Harry (Episode #211)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

This renowned painter Harry Somers endured an incredible trauma and is now suffering from a terminal illness. In this portrait of the successful impressionist painter, Harry talks about growing up in Zweibruecken, Germany, in the shadows of the Nazi Socialist Party, escaping on a Kindertransport to Australia, and losing almost every relative to the death camps of the Holocaust. More than anything, Harry talks about the beauty of life, hope, survival, forgiveness and about the best frankfurter he ever had in his life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Veterans Coming Home: Women in the Military (Episode #210)

KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

America has 165,000 women enlisted and active, and an additional 35, 000 serving as officers - but our female soldiers are still fighting a battle of perception. Five shorts from the Veterans Coming Home Project looks at women in the military. From Nashville Public Television, WIFE, MOTHER, SOLDIER is the story of a female vet who held the line on the battlefield while her civilian husband held the line at home. FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TEAM profiles an Army veteran and recruiter who missed the close bonds of military service - then found that camaraderie in the all-female sport of roller derby. From Wisconsin Public Television, PEACEFULLY ORGANIC looks at the difficult struggle many soldiers face in transitioning back to civilian life. In AMERICA'S FUNNIEST VETS ARE SERIOUS ABOUT SERVICE, a veteran uses comedy to share her story, including the harassment she endured in the military. And ON THE HOME FRONT reflects on the career of an Army intelligence officer who received a Bronze star for her military service - a recognition that doesn't always translate to the civilian world, especially for female veterans.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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