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KQED Public Radio: Monday, February 6, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, February 6, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Cambridge Forum Celebrating the Literary Legacy of C.S. Lewis - Part I Award-winning writer Kathleen Norris, Harvard psychiatrist Armand M. Nicholi and author Peter Kreeft lead a special panel discussion on how "The Screwtape Letters" would change were Lewis to write it today, expanding into a general talk about the impact of his work on world culture and the literary landscape.
  • 1:30 am
    Latino USA Not Politically Correct This week, the show dives deep into satire, comedy and the notion of political correctness. Three artists join the conversation - comedian Russell Peters, cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, and performance artist Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz. All are using comedy in provocative ways to talk about issues that can make us laugh, but also can make us squirm in our seats.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money Jobs in Egypt Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports as part of a special series on post-revolutionary Egypt. It's called "One Year On." Today, he looks at the plight of young unemployed Egyptians.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Sugar Substitute With an American Edge Some venture capitalists are very interested in the sugar substitute stevia. It's not just because it's a natural sweetener -- but because they think stevia can easily be grown in California. Right now, a lot of stevia comes from China. The show looks at a new industry where American companies could have a competitive edge.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    Quest A National Park Expands Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which includes Alcatraz Island, the Marin Headlands, Muir Woods and many other Bay Area landmarks, has added one more piece to its portfolio: a large chunk of the Peninsula south of Devils Slide. Negotiations to incorporate Rancho Corral de Tierra into the park took 10 years, and ended plans by a developer to build pricey homes in the Half Moon Bay area. Still, not all of the tensions with local residents have been resolved.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum The Athena Breast Health Network The Athena Breast Health Network is launching a series of face-to-face forums where patients, breast cancer experts and community members can exchange direct experience and research in breast health care. The first forum will examine breast cancer risk assessment and prevention - and the results will be fed back into the UC-based Athena Network of 150,000 women to improve survival and reduce suffering from breast cancer.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg joins us to discuss the role of the FDA in protecting public health, how the agency approves new drugs and her views on what she calls "smart regulation."
  • 10:00 am
    Forum 'My Faraway One' Painter Georgia O'Keeffe and photographer Alfred Stieglitz are among art history's foremost couples. And they left an amazingly detailed record of their relationship in the form of more than 5,000 letters. Sarah Greenough of the National Gallery of Art has edited a new volume of these letters. She joins us to discuss the couple's relationship and their work.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The Responsibility to Protect The failure of the world to intervene in Rwanda spawned a principle called "the responsibility to protect," which compels the international community to step in and prevent genocide and war crimes. But principles don't determine who intervenes, and when.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday The Challenge of Occupy Wall Street Last September, several hundred angry Americans set up camp in a previously obscure corner of Manhattan. Within a few weeks, Occupy Wall Street spread to dozens of cities and the national debate. But six months out, it's still unclear whether Occupy will have a lasting effect.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Meryl Streep Terry Gross talks with actress Meryl Streep about her films, her life and about playing two very different strong women: Julia Child and Margaret Thatcher. Streep has been nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Thatcher in the new film, "The Iron Lady."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Girl Power Comes to Burma Censorship in Myanmar has loosened up as the Burmese try on democracy. That means new opportunity for the nation's artists, including Burma's first pop music girl group.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Elder Financial Abuse Some call it an "epidemic" and "truly despicable." The program explores elder financial abuse.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


    Iran's Arab Spring Confab -- Audie Cornish talks with New York Times reporter Robert Worth about Iran's attempt to rebrand the Arab Spring. The Iranian government recently flew in hundreds of young activists from around the region for a conference on "the Islamic Awakening." But some delegates there questioned Tehran's staunch support of the Syrian regime, which has continued to crack down on anti-government protesters.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Elder Financial Abuse Some call it an "epidemic" and "truly despicable." The program explores elder financial abuse.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Meryl Streep Terry Gross talks with actress Meryl Streep about her films, her life and about playing two very different strong women: Julia Child and Margaret Thatcher. Streep has been nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Thatcher in the new film, "The Iron Lady."
  • 8:00 pm
    World Affairs What Can the U.S. Learn from China? Today China is the second-largest economy in the world, and many believe it will overtake the U.S. by 2020. The U.S. cannot ignore China's shortcomings, but must realize that learning is a two-way street. What can we learn from China so that the U.S. may remain strong throughout the century? The program's guest is Ann Lee, adjunct professor of economics and finance at New York University.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum 'My Faraway One' Painter Georgia O'Keeffe and photographer Alfred Stieglitz are among art history's foremost couples. And they left an amazingly detailed record of their relationship in the form of more than 5,000 letters. Sarah Greenough of the National Gallery of Art has edited a new volume of these letters. She joins us to discuss the couple's relationship and their work.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered School District Goes Broke The Chester Upland school district - a small, mostly minority district outside Philadelphia - is on the verge of going broke. State budget cuts and mismanagement by both local and state leadership have put the district in such financial straits that teachers and some other employees agreed last month to work without pay for the rest of the school year. A judge ordered the state to advance Chester Upland $3 million - but that will only keep the schools open for a few weeks.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Syria Update Syrian government forces continued the bombardment of the central city of Homs for the third straight day. Anti-government activists say over 200 people have been killed in the city since Saturday. As the violence escalated around the country, the U.S. shut down its embassy in Damascus, and the U.K. withdrew its ambassador from the Syrian capital.
Monday, February 6, 2012

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