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KQED Public Radio Highlights

  • Placebo

Radiolab

Placebo

Today at 1:00pm

With new research demonstrating the startling power of the placebo effect, this hour of Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination. Could the best medicine be no medicine at all?

  • Car talk

The Best of Car Talk

The Best of Car Talk

Today at 10:00am

Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.

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A Prairie Home Companion

Dig the Say

Today at 6:00pm

A live broadcasts continue this week from The Town Hall deep in the heart of Manhattan, with special guests Brooklyn Rider, a string quartet hailed as "the future of chamber music." And rightly so.

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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum

    Forum

    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives

    Perspectives

    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.