KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Fresh Air

Iris Dement

Today at 1:00pm

Singer Iris Dement plays songs from new album The Trackless Woods. And she'll perform a gospel song she grew up with. Her song Let the Mystery Be is used as the theme for the new season of HBO's The Leftovers.

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The World

Thanksgiving for New Americans

Today at 2:00pm

Afghan-Americans in California update the Thanksgiving feast. With spices from Central Asia. And a certified halal turkey.

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Paris Climate Conference

Today at 4:00pm

A look at what's in store at the Paris Climate Conference that begins Monday.

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