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Secrets of the Dead Previous Broadcasts

Jamestown's Dark Winter (Episode #1403)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a 14-year-old English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604H)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604H)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604H)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED?s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh?s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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