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KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Radiolab

Colors

Today at 1:00pm

Our world is saturated in color, but it's hard to put your finger on how something so intangible can have such a visceral punch. We ask how the pigments around us color our thoughts, and wonder how much of what we see is on the outside ... and how much is created in our heads.

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This American Life

Not It!

Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9:00pm

Hear stories of people, cities and commonwealths touching their noses and proclaiming "not it!" Including the story of how one city used a rocking chair to take retribution against a late night TV show host, and an island that takes people it doesn't want to deal with and ships them away.

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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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Perspectives

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Radio Specials

Radio Specials

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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.