KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Oscar-Nominated 'Last Day of Freedom'

Today at 10:30am

In "Last Day of Freedom" Bill Babbitt recalls the agonizing decision to turn his younger brother Manny in for killing someone. We'll talk to filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman about the Oscar-nominated short documentary.

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The California Report

The Unauthorized Diary of Silicon Valley

Today at 4:30pm
Repeats at 6:30 and 11pm

On the next California Report magazine, an “unauthorized diary” of Silicon Valley, by folks struggling to survive there. Also, a new symphony exploring the intersection between music and football.

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Struggling for the American Dream

Today at 4:00pm

In this final look at life on the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico the story of two teenagers and their struggle to achieve the American dream through education.

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