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The Guys Next Door (Episode #304)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Erik and Sandro, like many married couples, hope to become parents. Their friend Rachel decides she can help by becoming a surrogate for them - even though Rachel and her husband Tony have three biological children of their own. As Erik and Sandro's two daughters grow older, the two fathers face the challenges of parenthood. Is nature or nurture going to define who these children grow up to be? Shot over three years, The Guys Next Door is story that redefines choice, generosity, and what it means to be a family in today's America.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Finding America II (Episode #303)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

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  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Finding America I (Episode #302)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

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  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Works In Progress (Episode #202)

KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Follow five high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing daily challenges and barriers on that path. "Works in Progress" presents a slice of life on each student and the issues that test them, including poverty, violence and drug abuse.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

K-Town '92-Reporters (Episode #301)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

K-TOWN '92 REPORTERS is a short documentary film that looks at the city-wide civil unrest that erupted in 1992 after the acquittal of police officers accused of brutally beating a black man named Rodney King. Journalists Hector Tobar, Tammerlin Drummond, and John Lee covered the story for the Los Angeles Times, the city's paper of record, providing major and in-depth reporting on the destruction and deaths that resulted. Twenty-five years later, they revisit their stories and impressions of those tumultuous events, and the media coverage they helped to create.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Works In Progress (Episode #202)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Follow five high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing daily challenges and barriers on that path. "Works in Progress" presents a slice of life on each student and the issues that test them, including poverty, violence and drug abuse.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

K-Town '92-Reporters (Episode #301)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

K-TOWN '92 REPORTERS is a short documentary film that looks at the city-wide civil unrest that erupted in 1992 after the acquittal of police officers accused of brutally beating a black man named Rodney King. Journalists Hector Tobar, Tammerlin Drummond, and John Lee covered the story for the Los Angeles Times, the city's paper of record, providing major and in-depth reporting on the destruction and deaths that resulted. Twenty-five years later, they revisit their stories and impressions of those tumultuous events, and the media coverage they helped to create.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
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