KQED Public Radio Highlights

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With Michael Krasny

KQED's live two-hour call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions of local, state, national and international issues, as well as in-depth interviews. Every week day from 9:00 to 11:00am.

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The Takeaway

Ferguson’s New Police Chief

Tuesday at 12:00pm

The city of Ferguson has a new police chief. Delrish Moss retired as head of communications for the Miami police department, where he had served since 1984, and headed west. He is the first black man to lead the Ferguson police.

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Fresh Air

Mary Roach "Grunts"

Tuesday at 1:00pm
Repeats at 7:00pm

Better ways to protect soldiers from bullets, burns, explosions, heat, insomnia, and disease - a talk with Mary Roach about the latest in military science. It's the subject of her new book "Grunt."

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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.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

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

  • Perspectives


    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.