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Story of China Previous Broadcasts

The Last Empire/The Age of Revolution (Episode #103)

KQED World: Sat, May 18, 2019 -- 5:00 PM

Journey back in time to see the splendor of the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing. Witness the fateful First Opium War, which sparked the fall of the empire, and, after the 20th-century revolutions, the birth of today's China.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 18, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Golden Age/The Ming (Episode #102)

KQED World: Sat, May 11, 2019 -- 5:00 PM

See the stunning achievements of two of China's most brilliant dynasties: the Song, creators of a Chinese Renaissance, and the Ming, builders of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 11, 2019 -- 9:00 PM

Ancestors/Silk Roads and China Ships (Episode #101)

KQED World: Sat, May 4, 2019 -- 5:00 PM

Explore China's early history with host Michael Wood as he joins a million people at a festival devoted to ancient gods, hear the tale of China's bloodthirsty First Emperor and travel the Silk Road to discover the brilliant Tang dynasty.

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  • KQED World: Sat, May 4, 2019 -- 9:00 PM
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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