KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Hall of Fame 49er Steve Young

Today at 10:00am

Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young is remembered for leading the 49ers to a Super Bowl victory in 1995. But he also struggled with anxiety. Young talks about his life in football, his Mormon Faith, and the concussion that ended his career at age 37.

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Fresh Air

Anthony Bourdain

Today at 1:00pm
Repeats at 7:00pm

Dave Davies talks to Chef Anthony Bourdain. In his Peabody award winning TV series "Parts Unknown" he travels the globe sampling foods from diverse cultures--but his new cookbook “Appetites” focuses on the food he makes for his family at home.

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KQED Election Special

Politics of Capital Punishment

Today at 6:00pm
Repeats at 11:00pm

Join host Scott Shafer for a live special on the death penalty in California, and how it is politicized in the state. This show will take live calls.

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