KQED Public Radio Highlights

  • Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald


Edward Snowden, the NSA and 'Citizenfour'

Today at 9:00am

We talk with filmmaker Laura Poitras, the first person to learn about the classified documents that would be leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Her eagerly awaited documentary is "Citizenfour."

  • Actor Edward Norton

Fresh Air

Actor Edward Norton on 'Birdman'

Today at 1:00pm

Terry Gross talks with Edward Norton about co-starring in the new film "Birdman" as a gifted but pretentious and self-absorbed actor. Norton's other films include "Moonrise Kingdom," "The 25th Hour" and "Fight Club."

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City Arts & Lectures

Ebola: Beyond the Headlines

Tonight at 8:00pm

Partners In Health, Last Mile Health of Liberia, and Wellbody Alliance of Sierra Leone have launched an ambitious campaign to scale up Ebola response and rebuild primary health systems serving over 1 million people.

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KQED's 2014 Election Guide

Getting ready for Nov. 4? Still unsure about some of the props and races? This might help.

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    The California Report

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  • The Do List

    The Do List

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

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