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Every week, KQED airs some of the best programs from independent radio producers and public radio networks around the world.

Recently on Radio Specials:

Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:00 PM Hearing Voices

Father Figures -- The show explores paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love. Scott Carrier gives his son Milo a "Ski Lesson." Comic strip artist Lynda Barry wishes her divorced dad a "Happy Father's Day." A doctor tells his daughter about her granddad in "StoryCorps: Dr. William Weaver." "Grilling Me Softly" is how host Jay Allison describes his daughter's questions about his love life. And Dave Masch wants to be "A Better Father."

Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM Panetta Lectures 2013

Gun Control: Are There Limits to the 2nd Amendment? -- Former CIA director Leon E. Panetta returns as moderator for the Panetta Institute's highly acclaimed lecture series, bringing national leaders, policy experts and journalists to the Monterey Peninsula. This episode's discussion features guests including Michael Bloomberg, New York City mayor and Lindsey Graham, United States senator for South Carolina.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 8:00 PM Panetta Lectures 2013

Gun Control: Are There Limits to the 2nd Amendment? -- Former CIA director Leon E. Panetta returns as moderator for the Panetta Institute's highly acclaimed lecture series, bringing national leaders, policy experts and journalists to the Monterey Peninsula. This episode's discussion features guests including Michael Bloomberg, New York City mayor and Lindsey Graham, United States senator for South Carolina.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 AM America Abroad

Immigration and the Global Talent Search -- It's the American Dream: move to the United States, start your own business, build a successful life. But has the United States lost its edge in attracting the best and brightest entrepreneurs? The show learns about the significant role immigrants play in creating small and mid-sized businesses, and finds out how the American visa process could be deterring potential entrepreneurs. What are other countries doing to attract foreign talent?

Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 8:00 PM America Abroad: Immigration and the Global Talent Search

It's the American Dream: move to the United States, start your own business, build a successful life. But has the United States lost its edge in attracting the best and brightest entrepreneurs? The show learns about the significant role immigrants play in creating small and mid-sized businesses, and finds out how the American visa process could be deterring potential entrepreneurs. What are other countries doing to attract foreign talent?

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