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  • Barney Frank

City Arts and Lectures

Barney Frank

Today at 1:00pm

In his new autobiography "Frank," he explores the emotional toll of living in the closet and how he became the first member of Congress to voluntarily disclose his homosexuality. He is a regular commentator on MSNBC and lives near Portland, Maine, with his husband.

  • Nepal earthquake

KQED Newsroom

Building Seismically Safe Structures

Today at 6:00pm

Janise Rodgers of GeoHazards talks about building seismically safe structures in developing countries like Nepal.

  • Vietnam War

To the Best of Our Knowledge

Recalling the Vietnam War

Tonight at 8:00pm

Forty years ago, the U.S. ended its war in Vietnam -- but we're still fighting over its legacy in foreign policy and military strategy, and also in books and movies. But there's one question Americans rarely ask: What does the war mean to the Vietnamese?

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