WKAR World TV Schedule

Thursday, December 18
Time
Program
10:00 AM
Frontline
“Separate and Unequal”
A look at the effort by some in East Baton Rouge Parish, La., to form a new city and school system in order to provide their children with schools better than those provided by the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
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11:00 AM
Nazi Mega Weapons
“Atlantic Wall”
The series about the military hardware and technology created by Nazi Germany opens with a look at the Atlantic Wall, which was a series of coastal fortifications built along the Western European coast in order to protect against an Allied invasion.
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12:00 PM
Tavis Smiley
Lindsey Buckingham.
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12:30 PM
Tavis Smiley
Angelina Jolie.
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1:00 PM
Scully: The World Show
“Gil Blutrich”
Skyline International Developments president Gil Blutrich discusses his company, which specializes in resuscitating vintage properties.
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1:30 PM
Second Opinion
“Controlling Hypertension”
Hypertension is discussed. Included: whether salt causes hypertension; five ways to keep hypertension in check.
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2:00 PM
Independent Lens
“Soul Food Junkies”
Filmmaker Byron Hurt examines the soul-food tradition of black culture. Because soul food is often cooked with lots of fat, sugar and salt, it can lead to obesity and other health issues, as happened to Hurt's father, who died at age 63.
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3:00 PM
Cafeteria Man
An examination of chef Tony Geraci's efforts to reverse the childhood-obesity epidemic by introducing healthier menus in the school cafeterias of Baltimore and Memphis.
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4:00 PM
Frontline
“Separate and Unequal”
A look at the effort by some in East Baton Rouge Parish, La., to form a new city and school system in order to provide their children with schools better than those provided by the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
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5:00 PM
Charlie Rose
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6:00 PM
Nazi Mega Weapons
“V2 Rocket”
The story of the first long-range rocket, the V-2, including how it laid the foundation for the space race.
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7:00 PM
NOVA
“Making Stuff Wilder”
Part 2 of 4. A look at innovations inspired by life, including underwater Wi-Fi based on how dolphins communicate; robotic "mules" and "cheetahs" for the military; robotic bees; bacteria-driven metallurgy; virus-built batteries; and "living" computers.
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8:00 PM
Xmas Without China
Chinese immigrant Tom Xia, who believes his homeland is misunderstood by the American people and media, challenges his neighbors in a Southern California suburb to avoid made-in-China products during the holiday season.
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9:00 PM
America by the Numbers With Maria Hinojosa
“Native American Boomtown”
The benefits and consequences of the North Dakota oil boom for Native Americans on the Fort Berthold Reservation, which has 1000-plus oil wells.
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9:30 PM
America by the Numbers With Maria Hinojosa
“Our Private Idaho”
A look at exurban communities, which remain primarily white, even as the suburban communities they surround become more diverse. Included: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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10:00 PM
PBS NewsHour
Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.
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11:00 PM
Journey to Planet Earth
“Extreme Realities”
The threats to national security posed by climate change and extreme weather are investigated, including how competing claims to the Arctic, which is home to previously inaccessible oil and gas reserves, could lead to armed conflict.
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