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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, October 7, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, October 7, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Deep Blue Sea Even now, the oceans of the world are terra incognita. We've explored only 5-to-10 percent of them on a planet mostly comprised of water. What we're missing could surprise us. To the Best of Our Knowledge explores the mysteries of the deep. We'll hear about the oceans' oddest creatures and why they matter. Also, hast thou read about the white whale? One writer makes the case for getting off your duff and reading "Moby Dick" already. Plus, the remarkable minds of dolphins.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Writing War Fiction Sometimes the truth about war isn't a headline in the newspaper or an in-depth report on the radio. Sometimes, it takes fiction to tell the truth. A young adult writer tackles the story of children imprisoned at Guantanamo. A graphic novel takes us inside Iran's pro-democracy movement. And Israeli novelist David Grossman talks about losing a son to war.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth The Candidates and Science The Presidential candidates disagreed on energy in their first debate, but the important issue of science got scant attention. The journal Scientific American posed some vital science challenges and questions to the campaigns and evaluated their written responses. Also, in coal country, the fuel that drives local employment has become a campaign flash-point.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Five O'Clock Jump Coming to you this week live from The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, legendary Swedish jazz orchestra Kustbandet, three-girl choir Mountain Man, fiddle champion Catie Jo Pidel and singer Molly Dean. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott and Steve Kramer, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:30 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Wyclef Jean Wyclef Jean is a Grammy-winning musician, a record producer, and a politician. A Haitian immigrant who was raised singing in his father's church choir, Jean gained notoriety as the leader of the widely popular hip-hop group, The Fugees. In his forthcoming memoir, "Purpose: An Immigrant's Story," co-authored with Anthony Bozza, Jean recounts his path to fame from his impoverished childhood in Haiti, Brooklyn, and Newark. Jean spoke with Peter Rosenberg at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre on Sept. 24, 2012.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media Anatomy of a Publicity Stunt, The Problem with 'Muslim Rage' and more Breaking down David Blaine's latest publicity stunt, Nate Silver on predictions, and how the media got the "Muslim Rage" story all wrong.
  • 3:00 pm
    Radio Specials Tax Revolt 2.0 - Who Will Pay for the Society We Want? During Jerry Brown's first term as governor, California voters passed Proposition 13 to roll back property taxes and require a two-thirds majority for lawmakers to raise any tax. Today, Californians say they want great schools, effective infrastructure, long prison terms and a social safety net for the poor. But they still don't want to pay more taxes. So, Gov. Brown -- in his second stay in office -- is fighting an uphill battle for a measure asking voters to chip-in more. This election has become a referendum on the size and scope of government.
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA A Year of Radio Nature As we look back at a year of Radio Nature, we go back to where it all started: the Bronx Rivera. Latino USA went out on a canoe ride with a group of volunteers cleaning up the riverbanks. Radio Nature is a year-long series that looks at how people of color connect with nature.
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area Every week, KQED Public Television's Check, Please! Bay Area features three guests who are local diners, not professional restaurant critics. Each guest chooses their favorite restaurant and the other two guests visit that restaurant under total anonymity. After trying each other's restaurant recommendations, the guests come on the show to discuss, dispute and celebrate their dining experiences. This week, the show visits Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant.
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Deep Blue Sea Even now, the oceans of the world are terra incognita. We've explored only 5-to-10 percent of them on a planet mostly comprised of water. What we're missing could surprise us. To the Best of Our Knowledge explores the mysteries of the deep. We'll hear about the oceans' oddest creatures and why they matter. Also, hast thou read about the white whale? One writer makes the case for getting off your duff and reading "Moby Dick" already. Plus, the remarkable minds of dolphins.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Writing War Fiction Sometimes the truth about war isn't a headline in the newspaper or an in-depth report on the radio. Sometimes, it takes fiction to tell the truth. A young adult writer tackles the story of children imprisoned at Guantanamo. A graphic novel takes us inside Iran's pro-democracy movement. And Israeli novelist David Grossman talks about losing a son to war.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Tough Choices This week on Marketplace Money, 46 million Americans are poor. Struggling to get by every day can take a real toll on how you make money decisions.
  • 10:00 pm
    Tech Nation Marc Prensky Marc Prensky, author of "Brain Gain: Technology and the Quest for Digital Wisdom," joins Tech Nation.
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media Anatomy of a Publicity Stunt, The Problem with 'Muslim Rage' and more Breaking down David Blaine's latest publicity stunt, Nate Silver on predictions, and how the media got the "Muslim Rage" story all wrong.
  • 12:00 am
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