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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Turkey: A Partner In Crisis (#905) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Once seen as a model of democracy, Turkey may be slipping toward autocracy. Critics charge that President Recip Tayyip Erdogan used a failed coup d'etat in 2016 as a means of consolidating power - power he says is necessary to secure the state. Great Decisions producers traveled to Turkey to examine the relationship with this key U.S. ally.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Crossroads: America's Defense Strategy (#906) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The global power balance is rapidly evolving, leaving the United States at a turning point with respect to its level of engagement and the role of its military. How does the military function in today's international order, and what role should Diplomacy play in U.S. defense strategy?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 4, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 4, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

South Africa: in the Shadow of Mandela (#907) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

South Africa's transition from apartheid to a democracy captivated the world in the early 1990's. While it remains the most advanced country in Africa, allegations of state corruption and huge disparities in wealth threaten its revolutionary dream.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Global Health: Preventing Pandemic (#908) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

For decades, the U.S. has been a leader in promoting global health. But foreign assistance has fallen out of favor in some circles in Washington, they argue the U.S. should help America first. Is the golden age of global health coming to an end, or just getting started?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

International Trade (#802) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

International trade has transformed the way we live. Supporters of free trade say it creates the greatest amount of wealth for the highest number of people, fostering growth and lifting nations out of poverty. Opponents say free trade eliminates jobs at home and makes the country vulnerable.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      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

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED World

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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.