KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Today at 1:00pm

What do you do when your own worst enemy is you? This hour, Radiolab looks for ways to gain the upper hand over those forces inside us from unhealthy urges, to creative insights that seem to have a mind of their own.

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Living on Earth

Racism and Recovery

Today at 4:00pm

New Orleans is celebrating a recovery in places ten years after Katrina. Many black residents lost their jobs and have yet to return. Outside developers pump money into the city and push black New Orleans residents out.

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Selected Shorts

Greenwich Village, Next Stop

Tonight at 8:00pm

A celebration of Greenwich Village, with Laurie Colwin’s “Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant,” read by Kelli O’Hara and John Updike’s “Snowing in Greenwich Village,” read by Curtin.

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