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Story of China Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED World: Fri, May 18, 2018 -- 4:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 21, 2018 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 5:00 AM

Golden Age/The Ming (Episode #102)

KQED World: Fri, May 11, 2018 -- 4:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 14, 2018 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 5:00 AM

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

KQED World: Fri, May 4, 2018 -- 4:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 7, 2018 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 5, 2018 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 5, 2018 -- 5:00 AM
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