KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Latino USA

Under Pressure

Today at 6:00pm

Stories about high-pressure situations that boil over and leave the world a slightly different place. Revisit an iconic moment in activism and sports when Cuban-American John Carlos raised a black-gloved fist on the Olympic podium in 1968.

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KQED Newsroom

South Bay Congressional Race

Tonight at 8:00pm

Congressman Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna are battling again to represent Silicon Valley on Capitol Hill, after the eight-term incumbent narrowly beat Khanna. Scott Shafer sits down with each of the candidates to talk about what they bring to the table.

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TED Radio Hour


Tonight at 10:00pm

It's an unpleasant thought, but we're exposed to toxins every day. This episode, TED speakers ask: should we accept our toxic world as reality or can we make change?

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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


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

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    KQED News

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

  • Perspectives


    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.