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An Honest Liar (Episode #1712)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 -- 3:30 PM

Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, the famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated his life to exposing frauds. But when dealing with a master deceiver, the truth can be hard to find.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 20, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Dolores (Episode #1912)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 4:00 PM

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant - and unheralded - feminist activists of the 20th century.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 -- 5:00 AM

East of Salinas (Episode #1704)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 3:00 PM

East of Salinas is a story about immigration, childhood, and circumstance. With little support at home, Salinas, California third grader Jose Ansaldo often turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Oscar helps Jose imagine a future beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. But Jose was born in Mexico - and he's on the cusp of understanding the implications of that. As we watch this play out, we begin to understand the cruelty of circumstance - for Jose and many millions of migrant kids like him. East of Salinas asks: What is lost when kids like Jose are denied opportunities?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 -- 2:00 AM
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