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KQED World: Thursday, December 28, 2017

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.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12128] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36258] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#112] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#105] Return Simon Schama examines how the Holocaust and the creation of Israel have fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish. Mixing personal recollection with epic history, Schama tells the story of the remarkable personalities and unprecedented events that turned the Zionist dream of creating a modern state of Israel into reality - and the consequences for the world. With contributions from writer David Grossman, photographer Micha Bar-Am, kibbutz founder Freddie Kahan, West Bank settler Zvi Cooper and Palestinian villager Yacoub Odeh, the film explores the tension between the high ideals and dire necessities that led to the creation of a Jewish homeland and the realities of conflict, dispossession and occupation that have followed in its wake. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#2034] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Second Opinion [#1409] Atrial Fibrillation Unsure of the cause of his racing heart and extreme fatigue, Joel Dittman was finally diagnosed with the very common disorder, Atrial Fibrillation. As he shares his story, medical experts discuss the treatments that are available to help people with this condition lead full and active lives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    NHK Newsline duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Inspiring Landscapes [#46] No fewer than 700 species of saltwater and freshwater fish and shellfish, including phantasmal crabs with huge claws, are all part of the special brackish water environment of Lake Hamana. duration 14:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#270] MIT professor and cultural anthropologist Ian Condry explores the development, evolution and global impact of Japanese subcultures rap, hip-hop, anime and manga. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Jewish Film Showcase [#101] Raise The Roof Rivaling the greatest wooden architecture in history, the synagogues of 18th-century Poland-the last of which were destroyed by the Nazis- inspired artists Rick and Laura Brown to embark on a 10-year pursuit to reconstruct the elaborate roof and painted ceiling of the Gwo Y dziec synagogue. Aided by a team of 300 artisans and students, the show-stopping building was realized and installed as the centerpiece of the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. This beautifully photographed film chronicles this ambitious project against the backdrop of the 1000-year history of Jews in Poland. By the end of the project, they had done more than reconstruct a lost synagogue; they recovered a lost world. "How often do you get a chance to reach deep into history and bring something back?" -Rick Brown. Raise the Roof has enjoyed a wildly successful film festival run, screening at more than 150 film festivals and winning six Best Documentary Awards. The "Raise the Roof" project has received wide press coverage, including in The New York Times, New Republic, The Boston Globe, CNN, Tablet, Forbes. duration 1:25:37   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1802] Meet The Patels Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life - love. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama [#105] Return Simon Schama examines how the Holocaust and the creation of Israel have fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish. Mixing personal recollection with epic history, Schama tells the story of the remarkable personalities and unprecedented events that turned the Zionist dream of creating a modern state of Israel into reality - and the consequences for the world. With contributions from writer David Grossman, photographer Micha Bar-Am, kibbutz founder Freddie Kahan, West Bank settler Zvi Cooper and Palestinian villager Yacoub Odeh, the film explores the tension between the high ideals and dire necessities that led to the creation of a Jewish homeland and the realities of conflict, dispossession and occupation that have followed in its wake. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#113] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#112] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#2034] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#1409] Atrial Fibrillation Unsure of the cause of his racing heart and extreme fatigue, Joel Dittman was finally diagnosed with the very common disorder, Atrial Fibrillation. As he shares his story, medical experts discuss the treatments that are available to help people with this condition lead full and active lives. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Jewish Film Showcase [#101] Raise The Roof Rivaling the greatest wooden architecture in history, the synagogues of 18th-century Poland-the last of which were destroyed by the Nazis- inspired artists Rick and Laura Brown to embark on a 10-year pursuit to reconstruct the elaborate roof and painted ceiling of the Gwo Y dziec synagogue. Aided by a team of 300 artisans and students, the show-stopping building was realized and installed as the centerpiece of the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. This beautifully photographed film chronicles this ambitious project against the backdrop of the 1000-year history of Jews in Poland. By the end of the project, they had done more than reconstruct a lost synagogue; they recovered a lost world. "How often do you get a chance to reach deep into history and bring something back?" -Rick Brown. Raise the Roof has enjoyed a wildly successful film festival run, screening at more than 150 film festivals and winning six Best Documentary Awards. The "Raise the Roof" project has received wide press coverage, including in The New York Times, New Republic, The Boston Globe, CNN, Tablet, Forbes. duration 1:25:37   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Independent Lens [#1802] Meet The Patels Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life - love. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Asia Insight [#511] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14259] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Scully/The World Show [#2034] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12129] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8194] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7109] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12129] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Frontline [#3503H] Terror In Europe Inside Europe's fight against the rise of Islamist terrorism. As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top counter-terror officials describe their struggle to contain the unprecedented threat revealed by attacks in France and Belgium. duration 56:46   STEREO TVM
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36259] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Amanpour On PBS [#113] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12129] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4544H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#7109] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#12129] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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