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KQED Public Radio: Monday, October 8, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, October 8, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Cambridge Forum Robert G. Kaiser Veteran Washington Post correspondent Robert G. Kaiser exposes the impact of lobbyists and their money on American government. From the cost of political campaigns to the way legislation is written, how has lobbying changed in recent decades? How does the growing power of the lobbyists affect ordinary citizens?
  • 1:30 am
    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.
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Reading and the Brain A professor of literature got interested in the theme of distractibility. She teamed up with neuroscientists to do a study. Using Jane Austen novels, they compare casual browsing to sustained reading and examine what happens in the brain.
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Pain at the Pump in California California drivers faced a second day of record gasoline prices on Sunday. In response, Gov. Jerry Brown directed the Air Resources Board to take emergency steps to increase the state's gas supply. What's causing California's price spike, and how are drivers coping?
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Jobs, the Economy and the Presidential Race President Obama had one welcome bright spot in a week when challenger Mitt Romney was widely considered to have won their first debate: the jobs report. The nation's unemployment rate is at the lowest level since the month Obama took office, according to the latest Labor Department report. We'll talk about the state of the economy and the two candidates' economic plans.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Point Reyes' 50 Year Anniversary Point Reyes National Seashore celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. From its trademark lighthouse to 150 miles of trails, the seashore attracts over 2 million visitors a year and is home to ranchers, oyster farmers and abundant wildlife. But the story of how environmentalists and politicians joined forces to save the area from development is less well known. We talk about the seashore's storied history and plans for the future.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Psychologist Steven Pinker on Violence News of the crackdowns in Syria and mass shootings across the nation suggests a very violent world. Psychologist Steven Pinker disagrees. He says, we don't think about all of the other violent acts that could occur given the size of the Earth's population. Is this the most peaceful era in human history?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Science and the religious divide over Adam and Eve The Bible tells us God created man in his own image, starting with Adam and Eve. Modern scientists -- even many Christian ones -- say that would contradict decades worth of scientific evidence.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Standup comic Tig Notaro Standup comic Tig Notaro turned the worst events of her life into a stand-up routine: her diagnosis of breast cancer, and the sudden death of her mother, not to mention pneumonia, and a deadly bacterial infection all in the span of four months this year. She performed the routine one time on August 3rd in L.A. to a stunned and admiring audience. Louis CK tweeted, "I've seen a handful of truly great, masterful sets. One was Tig Notaro last night."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Eisenhower and Nuclear Weapons President Dwight Eisenhower had an easy-going smile. Everybody liked Ike. But he had to manage a nuclear arsenal with cold-war cunning. How Eisenhower wrote the book on nuclear weapons policy.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Merging Socialism and Venture Capitalism A young entrepreneur is merging socialism with venture capitalism, all while creating jobs for farmers. That and all the day's business headlines.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


    War on Coal Ad -- In the critical battleground of Ohio, the coal mining region has become a niche advertising market. Both President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are running ads advising coal miners that their opponent hates them.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Merging Socialism and Venture Capitalism A young entrepreneur is merging socialism with venture capitalism, all while creating jobs for farmers. That and all the day's business headlines.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Standup comic Tig Notaro Standup comic Tig Notaro turned the worst events of her life into a stand-up routine: her diagnosis of breast cancer, and the sudden death of her mother, not to mention pneumonia, and a deadly bacterial infection all in the span of four months this year. She performed the routine one time on August 3rd in L.A. to a stunned and admiring audience. Louis CK tweeted, "I've seen a handful of truly great, masterful sets. One was Tig Notaro last night."
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) The Next Frontier of International Justice Ambassador Stephen RappStephen Rapp, Ambassador at Large for the Department of State's Office of Global Criminal Justice discusses how the U.S. can further accountability for mass atrocities and crimes against humanity at a time when important tribunals and special courts are coming to a close, and when the International Criminal Court has limited reach and capacity.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Point Reyes' 50 Year Anniversary Point Reyes National Seashore celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. From its trademark lighthouse to 150 miles of trails, the seashore attracts over 2 million visitors a year and is home to ranchers, oyster farmers and abundant wildlife. But the story of how environmentalists and politicians joined forces to save the area from development is less well known. We talk about the seashore's storied history and plans for the future.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Nobel-Physiology or Medicine The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced Monday in Sweden to two scientists: John Gurdon of England and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan. The two will share the prize for their landmark work on stem cells. These cells hold great promise for treating human disease, but they are also a source of controversy.
  • 12:00 am
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