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Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 10:00 AM Novella Carpenter Reflects on Her Elusive Dad, Counterculture Roots in 'Gone Feral'

Novella Carpenter is known for championing urban farming, and for writing about her experiences growing food and raising livestock in West Oakland. But in her latest memoir, Carpenter follows the trail of her missing father, a back-to-land believer who left when she was young. Carpenter joins us to talk about paternity, discovery and the difficult process of reunification.

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 9:30 AM
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 9:30 AM Ro Khanna: Candidate for Congressional District 17

As part of our on-going election coverage, Ro Khanna joins us in the studio. The Fremont attorney and former Obama administration official is challenging seven-term Congressman Mike Honda for the district at the heart of Silicon Valley.

Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 9:00 AM Drag Queens Contest Facebook Policy on Anonymity

Facebook has agreed to meet with a group of drag queens and others angered over their accounts being suspended for not using their legal names. The social network's policy against pseudonyms raised concerns in the past after political dissidents complained that the requirement could put them in danger. Forum discusses Facebook's approach to online anonymity.

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Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 10:00 AM Martin Yan Explores the 'Taste of Vietnam'

Martin Yan is best-known for bringing his zeal for Chinese cooking to American audiences through his longstanding public television program "Yan Can Cook." Now, the renowned chef and cookbook author is focusing on the cuisine of another country: Vietnam. Presented by KQED, "Martin Yan's Taste of Vietnam" charts Yan's culinary adventures across the country and his collaboration with Vietnamese chefs. We'll talk to him about the new series and get tips for cooking Vietnamese staples like vermicelli noodle soup and shaking beef.

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 9:00 AM Will Scotland Vote for Its Independence?

Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom for more than 300 years. But that may soon change. On Thursday, Scottish citizens will hold a referendum on whether to leave the U.K. Polls show a neck-and-neck vote with single-digit margins, spurring British Prime Minister David Cameron to beg the Scots not to break up the "family of nations" and to warn them that leaving would hurt Scotland's economy and security. We discuss the pros and cons of Scottish independence.

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