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A collection of reports by KQED Radio productions, including KQED Radio News, The California Report and Forum. Reports are listed in reverse chronological order.

Forum | Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014, 10:00 AM

UC Berkeley Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement

Fifty years ago this fall, students at UC Berkeley started protesting restrictions on campus political activity and debate. The Free Speech Movement gained international attention and helped pave the way for the anti-war and civil rights movements, as well as for the election of Ronald Reagan as governor of California. Forum talks to veterans of the movement about its history and legacy.

Forum | Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013, 10:00 AM

Author Tom Barbash on Storytelling and the 9/11 Anniversary

The New York Times Book Review calls Tom Barbash "a true craftsman who sweats over every sentence," and says the stories in his new collection are "addictive." The Marin County-based fiction writer and journalist joins us in the studio to talk about his new book, "Stay Up With Me." We will also mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks -- which Barbash dealt with in his 2003 bestseller "On Top of the World" -- and talk with him about the legacy of those tragic events.

The California Report | Friday, Sep 09, 2011, 4:30 PM

A Military Family Grapples With Deployment

Most of us feel the impact of 9/11 by longer waits in airport security lines, and more obtrusive body scans and pat downs. But those inconveniences pale compared with the sacrifice and disruption felt by thousands of military families in California. We hear the story of one woman with a 20-year Army career, whose deployment after 9/11 transformed her family's life.

The California Report | Friday, Sep 09, 2011, 4:30 PM

San Diego's Muslim Community, 10 Years Later

Two of the 9/11 hijackers lived for a time in San Diego. As a result, the Muslim community there has endured suspicion from neighbors, and more scrutiny from law enforcement. Distrust still lingers on both sides -- but efforts are under way to diminish it.

The California Report | Friday, Sep 09, 2011, 4:30 PM

'WTC 9/11'

This week, Nonesuch Records released a musical reflection on the 9/11 attacks. "WTC 9/11" is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich. The piece was commissioned by the San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet. We talk with Kronos Quartet founder and violinist David Harrington.

The California Report | Friday, Sep 09, 2011, 4:30 PM

LAPD's Counterterrorism Program

A decade after 9/11, we're still feeling the impact of that horrible day. We begin in Los Angeles, where three of the four planes used in the 9/11 attacks were heading. How did the attacks transform the city's police department?

Forum | Friday, Sep 09, 2011, 10:00 AM

Ten Years After 9/11

As the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 nears, we check back in with guests we spoke to shortly after the attacks about how their views on patriotism have changed a decade later. What are your reflections on the nation 10 years after the attacks?

The California Report | Thursday, Sep 08, 2011, 8:50 AM

A Decade After 9/11, Port Security is More Comprehensive, Complicated

Most people understand tightened security to mean long lines at the airport, haggling with TSA personnel over sippy cups and violins. But in the last decade, the government has also focused its attention on tightening our land and sea borders.

KQED News | Thursday, Sep 08, 2011, 8:33 AM

A 9/11 Flight Attendant's Final Calm Call

Betty Ong grew up in San Francisco. She was onboard Flight 11, the first of the two planes from Boston to hit the World Trade Center 10 years ago.

Forum | Monday, Aug 29, 2011, 10:00 AM

Ten Years Later: Muslims in the Bay Area

Ten years after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, we talk with members of the Bay Area Muslim community. How have the lives of local Muslims changed over the past decade? Are tensions between Muslims and non-Muslims, heightened in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, getting better or worse?

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