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This American Life

Grand Gesture

Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9:00pm

Stories of people going to extreme measures to demonstrate their feelings. Elna Baker makes a questionable trip to Africa, while a man in Florida commits a series of disturbing acts in the name of love. Ira goes to a high school to talk to kids before a dance.

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Radiolab

Inheritance

Today at 2:00pm
Repeats at midnight

Once a kid is born, their genetic fate is pretty much sealed. Or is it? This hour, we put nature and nurture on a collision course and discover how outside forces can find a way inside us, shaping not just our hearts and minds, but the basic biological blueprint that we pass on to future generations.

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Reveal

The Limits of Religious Freedom

Today at 4:00pm

We know that America was built on the idea of protecting religious liberty... But what happens when religious groups take advantage of these special freedoms to make money, skirt rules, or hurt children?

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Perspectives

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Radio Technical Issues

Radio Technical Issues

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    • loss of KQED 88.5 on channel 960 for some Comcast/Xfinity customers

      We are aware that some Comcast/Xfinity customers have lost access to local radio stations in the upper 900 channels, particularly KQED 88.5 Public Radio on channel 960. Comcast has begun another system-wide upgrade of their equipment. It is our understanding that late last year some Xfinity customers received notices along with their bills that, in […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our Radio Technical Issues page.

 

Radio Specials

Radio Specials

KQED airs some of the best programs from independent radio producers and public radio networks around the world including: America Abroad, Hearing Voices, and Radiolab.
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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum

    Forum

    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives

    Perspectives

    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.