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KQED World: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10607] Boston Marathon Bombings * Interview with a First Responder * Daily Download * Supreme Court Child Custody Battle * Report: USTortured Detainees after 9/11 duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32095] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks bounce back and now attention turns to technology. Will Intel and Yahoo's earnings move the market tomorrow? And find out what individuals are doing with their gold as the price continues to fluctuate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2881] Tavis talks with Vermont's Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, a member of the Budget committee, who weighs in on the latest White House budget proposal. Tavis also speaks with director-producer-turned-author Chris Columbus about his first novel, House of Secrets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Seeds of Resiliency This program introduces diverse individuals who have survived tragedies and traumas, and overcome mental and physical challenges, and now use their experiences to affect change and help others. Each thrives today because they refused to give up their struggle, even when all hope seemed lost. These compelling, uplifting and inspirational portraits attest to the strength of the human spirit and the power of positive thinking and action. Profiles include: a professional wheelchair athlete, Holocaust survivors, a homeless counselor, refugees from war-torn countries and a terminally ill cancer advocate. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4013] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2882] Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2846] The Life and Genius of Albert Einstein John McLaughlin joins guests Alice Calaprice and Robert Schulmann to discuss their book "The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein." duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#402] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1301H] Wham! Bam! Islam! When a Kuwaiti psychologist launches a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah, he runs up against suspicion from Muslims and the harsh realities of the global marketplace. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1411H] Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, the film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3024] Poor Kids These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the recession. Frontline spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin. The result is an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it's rarely seen, through the eyes of children. At a time when one in five American kids lives below the poverty line, Poor Kids is an unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children, and to the country's future. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Seeds of Resiliency This program introduces diverse individuals who have survived tragedies and traumas, and overcome mental and physical challenges, and now use their experiences to affect change and help others. Each thrives today because they refused to give up their struggle, even when all hope seemed lost. These compelling, uplifting and inspirational portraits attest to the strength of the human spirit and the power of positive thinking and action. Profiles include: a professional wheelchair athlete, Holocaust survivors, a homeless counselor, refugees from war-torn countries and a terminally ill cancer advocate. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2882] Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2881] Tavis talks with Vermont's Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, a member of the Budget committee, who weighs in on the latest White House budget proposal. Tavis also speaks with director-producer-turned-author Chris Columbus about his first novel, House of Secrets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2846] The Life and Genius of Albert Einstein John McLaughlin joins guests Alice Calaprice and Robert Schulmann to discuss their book "The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein." duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#402] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1301H] Wham! Bam! Islam! When a Kuwaiti psychologist launches a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah, he runs up against suspicion from Muslims and the harsh realities of the global marketplace. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1411H] Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, the film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3024] Poor Kids These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the recession. Frontline spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin. The result is an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it's rarely seen, through the eyes of children. At a time when one in five American kids lives below the poverty line, Poor Kids is an unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children, and to the country's future. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4013] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9077] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2882] Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32096] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - another big swing in the market. NBR will look beyond the volatility to help you invest for the long term. And who wins and who loses with interest rates at record low levels? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10608] Boston Marathon Bombings * Senate Votes on Gun Bill * Ricin Found in Letters * Margaret Thatcher Funeral * Supreme Court Ruling * "Clean" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32096] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - another big swing in the market. NBR will look beyond the volatility to help you invest for the long term. And who wins and who loses with interest rates at record low levels? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2188] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4013] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10608] Boston Marathon Bombings * Senate Votes on Gun Bill * Ricin Found in Letters * Margaret Thatcher Funeral * Supreme Court Ruling * "Clean" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19083] (original broadcast date: 4/17/13)
    we continue to look at the tragedy of the Boston Marathon explosions with Jonathan Elias, Anchor of WBZ-TV News in Boston and later Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner of the City of New York.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2883] Tavis talks with Robert Battle and Alicia Graf Mack of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Artistic director Battle and dancer Mack discuss their roles with the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#606] The RV breaks down as the team heads from Los Angeles to San Francisco before they interview Thomas Nazario, law professor and children's rights activist. They then go to Golden Gate Park to talk with David Miles, Jr., the "godfather of skating." Driving east into Utah, they visit the Great Salt Lake and talk with David and Sandy Jensen, theater owners. The team pushes on to New Mexico and meets up with Christina Heyniger, an adventure tourism consultant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10608] Boston Marathon Bombings * Senate Votes on Gun Bill * Ricin Found in Letters * Margaret Thatcher Funeral * Supreme Court Ruling * "Clean" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3318] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2188] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10608] Boston Marathon Bombings * Senate Votes on Gun Bill * Ricin Found in Letters * Margaret Thatcher Funeral * Supreme Court Ruling * "Clean" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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