KQED Public Radio Highlights

  • Alex Honnold


Alex Honnold: Rock Climbing's Rising Star

Today at 10:00am

Alex Honnold has scaled some of the world's toughest mountains without a rope or harness. The former UC Berkeley student joins us to talk about his scariest climbs, and his plans to scale one of the world's tallest buildings.

  • Christopher Lee

The California Report

Transgender Activist's Death Opens Political Battle

Today at 4:30pm

Filmmaker and transgender activist Christopher Lee fought to bring light to the struggles of transgender people. Now, his untimely death has become the focus of proposed legislation in Sacramento.

  • Ron Paul

Commonwealth Club

Ron Paul: Liberty Defined

Tonight at 8:00pm

Do we still know what "liberty" means? Can we recognize tyranny when it is disguised as liberty? Ron Paul explains why he thinks liberty means trusting in the spontaneous order that emerges when the state does not intervene in human volition.

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The Do List

This week, Cy Musiker and David Wiegand talk about the photos that made Yosemite, a giant robot and a music crawl through Oakland.

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    The California Report

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  • The Do List

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