Channel Videos from KQED

Martin Makes Noodles | Yan Can Cook | KQED
554 views - 02/24/20
In this episode of Yan Can Cook, Martin decides to host a "pasta party" and whips up three tasty noodle dishes: Jajangmyeon (noodles with...
Maya Angelou Recites 'Heritage' -1968 | KQED
550 views - 02/21/20
The great Maya Angelou recites the Countee Cullen poem "Heritage" in this classic clip pulled from her 1968 KQED series, "Blacks, Blues,...
How To Cook Vegetarian Chinese Food | Yan Can Cook | KQED
26,383 views - 02/17/20
In this episode of Yan Can Cook, tofu takes center stage as Martin prepares three vegetarian Chinese dishes (if you leave out the dried...
Dragon Beard Candy, Shrimp Rolls, & Cheese-Filled Golden Crab | Yan Can Cook | KQED
1,488 views - 02/10/20
In this episode of Yan Can Cook, Martin experiments with "Nouvelle Chinese". The dishes on the menu include Crispy Shrimp Rolls,...
How To Make Dim Sum | Yan Can Cook | KQED
9,533 views - 02/03/20
A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach, this episode of Yan Can Cook is all about dim sum. Learn how to make Four Color Sumi, Har...
Seriously Fishy Business | Yan Can Cook | KQED
1,836 views - 01/29/20
In this episode, Martin Yan introduces us to recipes from Shanghai. Do you know how to tell if a fish is fresh? Martin tells us what to...
Wok Versus Microwave | Yan Can Cook | KQED
1,994 views - 01/28/20
It's Martin Versus Machine in this classic episode of Yan Can Cook, as an epic battle ensues between traditional cooking and the...
Martin's Brother Drops By! | Yan Can Cook | KQED
3,505 views - 01/27/20
Sometimes food not only smells and tastes good, but it also *sounds* good. Case in point: the sizzling Szechuan dishes in this episode of...
Winter Melon Soup, Steamed Sea Bass, & Black Bean Chicken | Yan Can Cook | KQED
6,989 views - 01/24/20
In this classic episode of Yan Can Cook, Chef Martin Yan cooks up three tasty Cantonese dishes: eight treasure winter melon soup, steamed...
Martin Luther King at UC Berkeley Sproul Plaza, 1967 | KQED
1,966 views - 01/17/20
In May 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at UC Berkeley to deliver his final address to the Bay Area. In his speech he denounced the...
Jane Fonda discusses Vietnam War protests - 1973 | KQED
1,659 views - 12/21/19
Actress, fitness guru, and political activist Jane Fonda discusses her involvement in the Vietnam anti-war movement in this 1973...
Vintage Christmas in San Francisco | KQED
2,506 views - 12/19/19
Holiday shoppers fill the streets around Union Square in this rare footage from 1970s San Francisco. Kids press their noses against shop...
Caprese Salad (without tomato!) | Joanne Weir | KQED
1,249 views - 12/18/19
Join chef Joanne Weir in the kitchen as she prepares a fresh new take on the caprese classic with her salad composed entirely of green...
Exploring Asheville | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes & Destinations | KQED
6,459 views - 12/04/19
Just outside the city of Asheville, North Carolina, lies an American landmark — The Biltmore. The Vanderbilt family built their sprawling...
Undiscovered Danube | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes & Destinations | KQED
3,029 views - 11/27/19
Small towns line the picturesque Danube River on its journey through Austria, Germany, and Slovakia to the Black Sea. Surrounded by...
The Real Calistoga | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes & Destinations | KQED
4,863 views - 11/19/19
Ancient hot springs, erupting geysers, and volcanic rock define modern vineyards and a new way to dine in Calistoga. Leslie Sbrocco joins...
Sesame Street Car in '60s San Francisco | KQED
1,221 views - 11/15/19
Picking up happy kids all over town, this cute and colorful Sesame Street jeep was the original ride share. Enjoy this classic 1969 clip...
Driving the Bay Bridge in the '70s | KQED
3,110 views - 11/12/19
The Bay Bridge officially opened for traffic on November 12th, 1936. Cruise along with this cool short clip from the KQED archives...
Eating in Vienna | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes & Destinations | KQED
3,766 views - 11/12/19
Vienna is a city of music and a city of dreams. From dramatic architecture on the stately Ringstrasse to cozy coffee houses; from...
San Francisco Chinatown with Martin Yan | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes, & Destinations | KQED
30,275 views - 11/05/19
San Francisco’s Chinatown is home to barbeque pork, steamed bao, dragon beard candy, and enough dim sum to fill the table. There’s no one...
Reno & Tahoe Food Tour | 100 Days: Drinks, Dishes & Destinations | KQED
6,956 views - 10/29/19
Primarily known for its world-class skiing, the Sierra Nevada region is rapidly becoming a hotbed of culinary activity. This episode...
100 Days: Drinks, Dishes, Destinations - Trailer | KQED
817 views - 10/28/19
Pack your bags and join Leslie Sbrocco, host of Check Please, Bay Area! as she whisks audiences off for cultural and culinary adventures...
Just The Recipes: Joanne Weir's Eggs in Purgatory | KQED
1,490 views - 10/17/19
Join chef Joanne Weir in the kitchen to learn how to make her Eggs in Purgatory Amatriciana, a dish that reflects her lifelong love for...
Just The Recipes: Joanne Weir's Risotto | KQED
711 views - 10/17/19
Join chef Joanne Weir in the kitchen to learn how to make her risotto inspired by the Veneto region of Italy. Joanne recommends tasting...
Family Ties | Episode 6 | Truth Be Told
460 views - 06/20/19
We’ve all had that one big question in our lives that looms over us and keeps us up at night. Maybe you are making a life-altering...
Motherhood | Episode 5 | Truth Be Told
783 views - 06/13/19
Before we even know who we are and what we want out of life, women are expected to mother, to ultimately be mothers. And for women of...
Well-Meaning White Folks | Episode 4 | Truth Be Told
419 views - 06/06/19
Allies are necessary to our collective pursuit of racial equity and anti-racism, but sometimes talking across and through differences can...
Am I Enough? | Episode 3 | Truth Be Told
312 views - 05/30/19
Have you ever been made to feel like you aren’t enough? Not black enough, not queer enough, not Asian enough, not enough? In this...
Colonized Desire | Episode 2 | Truth Be Told
433 views - 05/23/19
Do you have “a type?”. What if you’re a person of color and you only have crushes on white folks? There’s a lot of mystery about what...
Is It OK To Feel Joy When The World Is Burning? | Episode 1 | Truth Be Told
1,000 views - 05/16/19
Our first episode of Truth Be Told is finally here and we're going in deep to take on one of the biggest questions of our time: How can...
Podcast Series Trailer | Truth Be Told
4,367 views - 05/02/19
Truth Be Told, from KQED, is an advice show made by and for people of color. It’s like the friend you call after a long, exhausting day –...
Season 14 Trailer | KQED Truly CA
333 views - 04/23/19
Whether exploring forgotten histories or finding a way to persevere beyond tragedy, California has a story to tell. Watch a brand-new...
Food Trends: Actually Tasty or Just Instagram Fodder? | KQED
781 views - 01/17/19
Are unicorn foods, edible gold, Instant Pot, and other food trends actually tasty or are they just Instagram fodder? People on the...
Danzantes Aztec Dancers | KQED
1,856 views - 01/04/19
“When we go outside of our areas, we take our traditions and cultures in our heart. So wherever we go, we have it with us.” —Bernanda...
Rodents of Unusual Size - Broadcast Trailer | KQED
685 views - 01/03/19
Premiering on KQED 9 on January 14th, 'Rodents of Unusual Size' profiles New Orleans' uniquely gritty community response to an invasion...
Preserving Culture at the Dancing Feathers Youth Pow Wow | KQED
718 views - 11/17/18
"I dance for the ones at the Pow Wow who can't dance no more, like my uncle...." See how young people are continuing Indigenous...
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)| KQED
1,815 views - 11/16/18
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) provide space for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Native Americans and...
Indigenous Sovereignty: One Land Plot at a Time | KQED
2,444 views - 10/19/18
The Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, in East Oakland is an urban Indigenous women-led community organization that facilitates the return of...
The Great American Read - Kids Pt. IV | KQED
551 views - 09/21/18
What are kids reading these days? Get the scoop straight from the source as Bay Area youth talk about their favorite books. Be sure to...
The Great American Read - Kids | KQED
860 views - 09/18/18
Kids talk about their favorite books. Be sure to check out PBS' 'The Great American Read' series and cast your vote for the best book in...
How We Are - Trailer | KQED
1,111 views - 07/30/18
In the Season 13 finale of Truly CA, two short films explore the lives and achievements of the differently abled. In 'Hale', we meet...
The Corridor - Trailer | KQED
945 views - 06/07/18
Documentary film 'The Corridor' follows a semester at Five Keys Charter School - the first U.S. high school built inside of a county...
Great American Read - Trailer 1 | KQED
509 views - 04/18/18
What is the best book in America? Make your voice heard when THE GREAT AMERICAN READ premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 8/7c on KQED 9.
The Great American Read - Trailer 2 | KQED
392 views - 04/18/18
What is the best book in America? Make your voice heard when THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by Meredith Vieira, premieres Tuesday, May...
Check, Please! Bay Area - Season 13 Trailer | KQED
1,496 views - 04/18/18
KQED’s James Beard and Emmy Award-winning program 'Check, Please! Bay Area' is back. The 13th season premieres on Thursday, April 26,...
Vietnam War Reflections : John Palmer | KQED
659 views - 11/14/17
John Palmer says he saw himself as a patriotic American but never envisioned serving his country during the Vietnam War. Although he...
Vietnam Stories: Van Lan Truong on helping immigrants | KQED
665 views - 10/03/17
Van Lan Truong’s refugee experience motivates her to help her fellow immigrants integrate into American society. Because of her...
Vietnamese Immigration Stories: Tuonganh Nguyen | KQED
786 views - 10/03/17
Tuonganh Nguyen is a speech and language pathologist who believes it was a bit difficult getting used to American culture, despite...
Vietnamese Immigration Stories: Tien Do Bui | KQED
183 views - 10/03/17
Because the Communist government greatly limited her opportunities for socioeconomic advancement, Tien Do Bui says she believes she had...
Vietnam Stories: Tam Nguyen on Vietnam and San Jose | KQED
669 views - 10/03/17
Tam Nguyen’s painful memories as a civilian during the Vietnam War remain vivid today. But as a member of the San Jose City Council, he...
Quyen Vuong talks leaving Communist Vietnam at a young age
581 views - 09/30/17
In Vietnam, Quyen Vuong’s status as a member of the middle class afforded her family a comfortable quality of life. But that all came...
Quyen Nguyen opens up about his experience in Communist Vietnam
1,762 views - 09/30/17
Quyen Nguyen is a Vietnamese refugee, who had a brutal experience with the Viet Cong. The Communists shot Nguyen in the leg, leaving him...
Long Nguyen discusses his experience in Communist Vietnam
2,002 views - 09/30/17
Despite being young when the Communists took over Vietnam, Long Nguyen vividly remembers how the new government treated his family and...
Linda Ta reflects on her experience in Communist Vietnam
1,258 views - 09/30/17
Linda Ta—a Vietnam refugee—vividly recalls that her life drastically changed under Vietnam’s Communist government. Today she says she is...
My Q:  Anthony Spears
308 views - 09/19/17
Anthony Spears discusses his experience at KQED and his strong connection with the San Francisco Giants.
Darrell Manful struggles to receive his complete benefits for his service in Vietnam
213 views - 09/13/17
Darrell Manful earned several honors for his service. But that matters little to him today, as he is struggling to receive the proper...
Bill Ridel discusses reintegrating into civilian life and supporting the veterans community
167 views - 09/13/17
Bill Ridel is a member of the board of directors for Stand on the Delta, a volunteer group committed to helping struggling veterans...
Ambbeei Hall argues that veterans continue to deal with “moral injury” to this day
139 views - 09/13/17
As a young man from Chicago, Ambbeei Hall said he didn’t know what he was exactly getting himself into when he enlisted in the Navy...
William Sharp talks about being shot down during a mission and escaping temporary captivity.
580 views - 09/13/17
As a pilot, William Sharp routinely faced the danger of being shot down. When that time finally came, Sharp found himself in a life or...
William Sharp recalls one of his fondest memories in service
206 views - 09/13/17
It didn’t take long for William Sharp to understand that he couldn’t lightly approach his duties or have a care-free attitude. But a...
William Sharp discusses maturing into his role in the Navy
337 views - 09/13/17
William Sharp neared the end of his time in college and decided to pursue his interest in aviation in order to help serve his country....
My Q: Red Dana
381 views - 03/29/17
Red Dana--Manager, Audience Services--has spent 40+ years as a valued KQED employee. This is her Q.
A Message from John Boland, KQED President
552 views - 03/23/17
Want to show your support for public media like KQED right now? Join and urge anyone who cares and benefits from...
Disabled Veteran Finds a New Life with His Service Dog
496 views - 12/15/16
Marv Tuttle is a Vietnam War veteran who served in the army. When Marv was hospitalized for paraplegia, he was introduced to Canine...
How Monica Ortiz Overcame Homelessness as a Veteran and Single-Mother
236 views - 12/15/16
After graduating high school in 1990 and working a series of unfulfilling jobs, Monica Ortiz felt that she needed to do something...
The Paradox of a Gay Native American Veteran | KQED
9,107 views - 12/15/16
Miko Thomas, who also goes by Landa Lakes when performing in drag, is a Native American veteran of the U.S. Navy and served between 1989...
A Translator for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan Hopes for a Happy Future in America
295 views - 12/15/16
Yasin Rahimi worked at a military camp in Kabul City, Afghanistan as a translator for the U.S. Army until, after three years, he felt his...
Honor, Courage and Commitment; a Veteran’s Story
146 views - 12/15/16
Andi Tendaji served in the U.S. Navy and, even though she was subjected to sexism, racism, and homophobia during her enlistment, she...
A U.S. Veteran Explain Life as a Queer Woman in the Marines
297 views - 12/15/16
Kane Andrade served as not only a woman, but also a queer person in the military. Recalling on the time she spent in the United States...
Start the Conversation: Dave & Jeannie | KQED News
674 views - 03/16/16
San Franciscans Jeannie, a Pacific Heights financial planner, and “Rasta” Dave, an aspiring filmmaker, come from very different...
Start the Conversation: Karen & Alex | KQED News
947 views - 02/29/16
We wanted to find out what would happen if two strangers listened to a KQED 88.5 FM story together and shared a conversation. Karen and...
Secret Girlfriend: Ira Glass & Stephen Colbert
1,188 views - 01/20/16
Hear Stephen Colbert tell This American Life's Ira Glass why he actually likes public radio pledge drives. Why not support KQED with a...
This is Q30 | October 2015 - Latino Heritage Month | KQED
313 views - 01/16/16
KQED celebrates Latino Heritage Month with our programming and community events. Video created by Mario Zuniga
This is Q30 | November 2014 | KQED
104 views - 01/16/16
The first in the experimental project for KQED Social Media, a 30 seconds video series to promote content and brand awareness. This video...
This is Q30 | June 2015 - LGBTQ Heritage Month | KQED
95 views - 01/16/16
A promo celebrating the Supreme Court decision of marriage equality and the Bay Area milestones that lead up to it.
This is Q30 | May 2015 Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month | KQED
202 views - 01/15/16
A love of food unites us all. We celebrate APA Heritage Month by highlighting our food coverage and bringing family together.
This is Q30 | April 2015 | KQED
170 views - 01/15/16
Antiques Roadshow Bay Area episode premieres! We take this opportunity to appraise a very special item. Script by Matthew Fernandez
This is Q30 | March 2015 - Women's History Month | KQED
103 views - 01/15/16
A promo for Women's History Month to highlight "Makers", a PBS documentary series that examines how women have helped shape America over...
Black History Month | KQED
328 views - 01/15/16
February's Q 30 pulls from two episodes of Independent Lens — "American Denial" and "Through A Lens Darkly" featured in our Black History...
KQED 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes: Dr. Nilima Singh Sabharwal
388 views - 05/11/15
Dr. Nilima Singh Sabharwal practiced pathology at Kaiser Permanente for 23 years and recently retired to fully concentrate on her efforts...
KQED 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes: Jeff Chang
374 views - 05/11/15
Jeff Chang has written extensively on culture, politics, the arts and music. His first book, "Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip...
KQED 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes: Dr. Joan Jeung
544 views - 05/11/15
Dr. Joan Jeung is a pediatrician working at Oakland's Asian Health services, a community health center serving mostly Asian immigrants...
Forum: How to Save Water at Home and Work | KQED Radio
1,420 views - 05/05/15
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently announced the state's first-ever mandatory water restrictions. As part of KQED’s Drought Watch...
KQED 2015 Black History Month Heroes Eason Ramson and Rev. Dr. Joseph Bryant, Jr
876 views - 01/30/15
KQED honors Black History Month Local Heroes Eason Ramson, Director of CARE Program, YMCA SF Bayview Hunters Point; and Rev. Dr. Joseph...
This is Q30 | December 2014 | KQED
447 views - 01/13/15
Year-end Q30 celebrating our six decades in the community.
This is Q30 | January  2015 | KQED
531 views - 01/12/15
A fun 30 second look at KQED for January 2015. Mrs. Patmore and Daisy discuss baking when a surprise visitor appears! To watch full...
KQED 2014 American Indian Heroes: Nathan Blacksmith
803 views - 12/16/14
Nathan has made a significant impact while working as the Senior Substance Abuse Counselor at Friendship House Association of American...
KQED 2014 American Indian Heroes: Christine Antone
697 views - 12/16/14
Christine is a mother, grandmother, auntie and sister to many American Indians in San Francisco. She is a big advocate in the community...
KQED 2014 American Indian Heroes: Randolph Pico
707 views - 12/16/14
Randolph is the Engineering Directorate Senior Superintendent at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory located in Livermore,...
KQED 2014 American Indian Heroes: Renita Brien
635 views - 12/16/14
Renita is an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho and descendant of Old Chief Joseph and Old Chief Looking Glass who are of...
KQED 2014 LGBT Local Hero Seth Kilbourn
641 views - 06/24/14
Seth Kilbourn has been executive director of Openhouse since 2008. Since then, Seth has more than doubled the capacity of the...
KQED 2014 LGBT Local Hero Cassie Blume
663 views - 06/24/14
Cassie Blume serves as program coordinator for the LGBTQ Youth Space, a program of Family and Children Services of Silicon Valley. Under...
KQED 2014 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes: Royce C. Lin, M.D.
956 views - 05/09/14
Royce C. Lin, M.D. is a physician specialist with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, serving low-income and at-risk clients...
KQED 2014 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes: Nancy L. Chang, RN, M.S.
1,803 views - 05/09/14
Nancy L. Chang, RN, M.S. is the executive director and co-founder of Asian Network Pacific Home Care and Hospice, which provides...
2014 KQED Black History Month Hero Gina Fromer
907 views - 02/10/14
Gina Fromer is district vice president of the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA in San Francisco. Born and raised in Bayview, Ms. Fromer has...
2014 KQED Black History Month Hero Kimberly Bryant
888 views - 02/10/14
Kimberly Bryant is a biotechnology and engineering professional, who founded the San Francisco-based Black Girls CODE in 2011 to help...
2013 Latino Local Heroes: Orson Aguilar
683 views - 09/10/13
Orson Aguilar is the executive director of the Greenlining Institute, one of the nation's largest multi-ethnic public-policy nonprofit...
2013 Latino Local Heroes: Rose Amador-Le Beau
668 views - 09/10/13
Rose Amador-Le Beau is president and CEO of Center for Training and Careers Inc. (CTC) and has served CTC for over 30 years. CTC's...
2013 Latino Local Heroes: Stephanie Bravo
865 views - 09/10/13
Stephanie Bravo is founder and president of As a result of her meeting with President Obama and White House officials,...
2013 Latino Local Heroes: María Marroquín
531 views - 09/10/13
María Marroquín serves as executive director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, whose mission includes connecting workers and...
2013 LGBT Pride Celebration
1,856 views - 06/22/13
KQED proudly celebrates individuals whose work has helped to create a better Bay Area for all. Nominated by the community, these local...