Due to a PBS Newshour special, the September 10th KLRU schedule will change. The new schedule for the evening is as follows:
7 pm POV‘s “Ping Pong” follows eight table tennis players as they play in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China’s Inner Mongolia. This is an unusual story of hope, regret, friendship, ambition, love – and sheer human tenacity in the face of aging and mortality.
8 pm PBS Newshour “President Obama address”
Live coverage of President Obama’s address to the nation on the situation in Syria.
9 pm American Masters “Billie Jean King” commemorates the 40th anniversaries of both the infamous Billie Jean King / Bobby Riggs tennis match — the Battle of the Sexes — and the launch of the Women’s Tennis Association, this film looks back to the 12-year old southern California girl who played tennis on public courts, observed disparity and unfairness and, as she soared athletically, never stopped trying to remedy the situation.
10:30 pm Frontline The Suicide Plan explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time – told not only by the people choosing to die, but also by their “assisters,” individuals and right-to-die organizations that put themselves in legal jeopardy by helping others to die.