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Washington, DC - Hour Three (#1518H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

At the Smithsonian Art Museum's Lunder Conservation Lab in Washington, DC, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nancy Druckman carefully examine fragile miniature portraits from the 18th and 19th centuries normally kept in climate-controlled storage at the neighboring Luce Foundation Center. Highlights include a 1964 Chrysler Turbine model and manual; a circa 1840 temperance banner; and a circa 1925 oil painting by Jessie Willcox Smith, the Philadelphia artist famous for her depictions of children, valued at $75,000.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 6:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Hotel del Coronado Hour 3 (#2309H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Des Moines, IA - Hour One (#1507H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG

Host Mark L. Walberg is joined by appraiser Wes Cowan at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines to look at its collection of highly prized sand bottles by 19th-century Iowa folk artist Andrew Clemens. Highlights include a late-Victorian 14-karat gold vest chain and fob; a pair of 1963 and 1966 Green Bay Packers signed footballs; and a rare collection of promotional movie memorabilia from Hollywood's Golden Age, valued at $25,000 to $28,000.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me

Philbrook Museum Hour 1 (#2310H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Des Moines, IA - Hour Two (#1508H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Des Moines, Iowa, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren explore an impressive extra-illustrated book set based on a biography of Charles Dickens at Salisbury House and Gardens, the estate of 1920s cosmetics tycoon Carl Weeks. Highlights include a collection of late-1950s and 1960s Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo pottery; a 1820 Russian Loutkin snuff box inscribed with the imperial arms of the Romanov dynasty; and an extremely rare 1623 Shakespeare First Folio, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me

Philbrook Museum Hour 2 (#2311H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Philbrook Museum Hour 3 (#2312H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me

Des Moines, IA - Hour Three (#1509H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Host Mark L. Walberg, in full beekeeper's regalia, gets a lesson in honey farming near Des Moines, Iowa, while - at a safer distance - appraiser Stuart Whitehurst discusses examples of antiques with bee motifs. Highlights include a circa 1856 Des Moines city plan, printed just before it officially became Iowa's new capital; a circa 1838 E.C. Brewster beehive clock; and a circa 1925 round European-cut diamond and platinum ring, valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
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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

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