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City Arts and Lectures

Michael Lewis

Today at 1:00pm

A best-selling author and contributing editor to Vanity Fair Magazine, Michael Lewis is known for his meticulous research on far reaching subjects. His newest book, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," reveals the top-secret world of high-frequency trading.

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KQED Newsroom

Can Scientists Accomplish De-Extinction?

Today at 6:00pm

Scientists are investigating new genetic technologies that could bring back extinct species, from the wooly mammoth to what was once the most abundant bird in the world, the passenger pigeon. But just because we can, should we?

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Latino USA

Bill Cosby: Salsa Meets Jazz

Today at 3:00pm
Repeats at 1am

Bill Cosby is known for his love of Jazz, but that's not the only music he cares about. Salsa has played a big part in his life. Host Maria Hinojosa talks to Mr. Cosby about her experience seeing him on stage with Latin Music legends in her college years.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Selfie Portraits

Today at 2:00am
Repeats at 7pm

When's the last time you took a selfie? You know, a snapshot of yourself that you shared online. From feminist selfies to funeral selfies to politicians' selfies, there's been hot debate about selfies lately. This week artists, critics and psychologists weigh in.

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