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KQED Public Radio: Friday, January 13, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Friday, January 13, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Canadian Oil to Asia The conservative government of Canada says Americans are meddling in the country's internal affairs. They say foreign money is fueling the resistance to the development of Canada's oil sands. Specifically, they point to environmental NGOs, which get some funding from the U.S., that are working hard to block a proposed oil pipeline meant to ship Canadian oil to Asia and the U.S. West Coast. Canadian environmental groups are shocked by the attacks, and they fear the politics of oil just got more bitter, polarized -- and American.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities Facing the Rising Tide -- RISE takes listeners on a journey of the San Francisco Bay: underneath the surface to swim with harbor seals and phytoplankton, overhead to soar with a million migratory birds, and along the coast to explore marshlands and skyscrapers that ring the Bay. On the way, the program addresses the impact of climate change. Even when we do understand climate change and its impacts, we often do nothing. Why is this? The program's second episode features portraits of two families, a farmer and a land developer. The Mellos and the Fosters provide two different answers to this question.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Social Conservatives Dissatisfied with GOP Primaries Some religious conservatives aren't happy with Mitt Romney's success in the Republican presidential race. They're meeting to try and choose a candidate to support for the nomination.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
    The Do List Host Cy Musiker and San Francisco Chronicle Executive Datebook editor David Wiegand look ahead at the hottest tickets and most spectacular shows this coming week in Northern California.
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    The Do List The Do List This week we're celebrating Martin Luther King Day, a play about losing a father and the next wave in stand-up comedy.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum New Budget, Big Changes to School Funding Governor Jerry Brown's proposed state budget includes a big change in the way schools are funded. Under the plan, school funding would be greatly simplified, with most of the control over how money is spent moving from the state to local districts. How would the proposed changes affect our schools and students?
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Changing Face of Farming Officials say the average farmer in California is nearly 60 years old - and nearly 20 percent are older than 70. They say without an influx of younger and more ethnically diverse farmers, the state's $37 billion industry will suffer.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Cosmology and Dark Matter How do you create something out of nothing? Host Ira Flatow talks with cosmologist Lawrence Krauss about the origins of the universe. The show also looks at efforts to map dark matter, and at the smallest exoplanets ever discovered.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday 'Confessions of a Surgeon' What really happens when you go under the knife? Ira Flatow talks with Dr. Paul Ruggieri, author of "Confessions of a Surgeon," an eye-opening look inside the operating room. Plus, Arianna Huffington joins the show to explain why The Huffington Post added science to its sections.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Timothy Olyphant The FX series "Justified" begins its third season next week. The show listens back to an interview with Timothy Olyphant, who plays U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens. He'll also discuss his work on other shows like "Deadwood," "The Office" and "Damages."
  • 2:00 pm
    World The Art and Politics of Shay Charka Political cartoonist Shay Charka lives in a world of extremes. His home is in the West Bank, and he's an Israeli settler. But Israelis of all political stripes love his cartoons.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Weekly Wrap What happened on Wall Street? What about Main Street? The show looks at the biggest business news of the week gone by.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine High-speed rail has turned into a political football here in California -- but not in Spain. A similar system built there enjoys widespread support, even in farm country.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
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    S&P Downgrades Eurozone Countries -- Standard & Poor's hasn't confirmed it yet, but there are numerous reports that it has downgraded the credit ratings of five Eurozone countries, including France and Italy. S&P has had 15 Eurozone countries on a "negative credit watch" for weeks, so an announcement today will not come as a surprise. Analysts, though, are concerned about possible ripple effects.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine High-speed rail has turned into a political football here in California -- but not in Spain. A similar system built there enjoys widespread support, even in farm country.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Timothy Olyphant The FX series "Justified" begins its third season next week. The show listens back to an interview with Timothy Olyphant, who plays U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens. He'll also discuss his work on other shows like "Deadwood," "The Office" and "Damages."
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club William Clay Ford, Jr. The program's guest is William Clay Ford Jr., executive chairman of the Ford Motor Co. With the number of cars in the world projected to double to 2 billion, the future of personal mobility is a compelling concern. Some see a huge business opportunity, and others see social and environmental disasters. Ford will discuss the move toward electric cars, government regulations, new technologies and environmental stewardship.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum The Changing Face of Farming Officials say the average farmer in California is nearly 60 years old - and nearly 20 percent are older than 70. They say without an influx of younger and more ethnically diverse farmers, the state's $37 billion industry will suffer.
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine High-speed rail has turned into a political football here in California -- but not in Spain. A similar system built there enjoys widespread support, even in farm country.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered Romney and the Olympics Mitt Romney and his supporters often cite his role in the organization of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City as a solid credential for the Oval Office. Romney was brought in as CEO in 1999 after a bribery scandal froze fundraising and left the organizing committee struggling for credibility. But 10 years after the games, there are competing accounts of Romney's Olympic role -- and motivation.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Bain Film Truth Squad The pro-Gingrich superPAC Winning Our Future has distributed a 29 minute film about former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney's time at the private-equity firm Bain Capital. Melissa Block talks with Bill Adair of the fact-checking website Politifact about the film, called "King of Bain: When Mitt Romney Came to Town."
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