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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, October 14, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, October 14, 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 Under Your Skin Do you have a tattoo? Forty percent of Americans between the ages of 30 and 40 do. In Madison, Wisconsin, there are tattoo parlors everywhere. What's most popular? Quotes from great works of literature.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Thinking About Thinking Daniel Kahneman is a Nobel laureate psychologist. So he's the perfect person to give us a new way of thinking about thinking, which is exactly what he does in his new book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow." Kahneman tells us about the two systems that drive the way we think.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Tapping Volcanoes for Energy Scientists are exploring new technologies to harness the power of dormant volcanoes for geothermal energy. David Blackwell, an earth sciences professor at Southern Methodist University, says that volcanoes could power millions of homes.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Tristesse Suspendue This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's a live broadcast performance from The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. With special guests, French-pop girl group Chic Gamine, blues songstress Hilary Thavis and vocalist Holly Jones. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and sound effects man Steve Kramer, Dean Magraw sits in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Jeffrey Toobin Jeffrey Toobin is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the senior legal analyst at CNN. Well known for his ability to illuminate the complexities of our judicial system, Toobin has covered some of the country's most sensational news stories and high-profile cases, such as the Starr investigation of President Clinton, Martha Stewart's legal battles, the O.J. Simpson trial, and many Supreme Court cases. His newest book, "The Oath: The Obama White House vs. the Supreme Court," is a gripping insider's account of the ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama Administration, beginning with the moment Roberts blundered through the Oath of Office at Obama's inauguration.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media All About Elections This week On the Media focuses on elections, including why voters make the decisions they do, and how campaigns try to influence them.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 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 The New Mexico Difference Latinos make up half of all New Mexicans and two out of five voters. But New Mexican Latinos tend to be independent, challenging orthodoxies about Latinos and party loyalties that play out in other places.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Renewing Democracy: Change Congress Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig argues that American democracy is broken and that only a concerted effort to change the way that Congress is funded can change the way that it operates. How can Congress be made more representative of the citizens who elect legislators? What will it take to make these changes come about?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Under Your Skin Do you have a tattoo? Forty percent of Americans between the ages of 30 and 40 do. In Madison, Wisconsin, there are tattoo parlors everywhere. What's most popular? Quotes from great works of literature.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Thinking About Thinking Daniel Kahneman is a Nobel laureate psychologist. So he's the perfect person to give us a new way of thinking about thinking, which is exactly what he does in his new book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow." Kahneman tells us about the two systems that drive the way we think.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Personal Finance Tips Marketplace Money answers personal finance questions about credit cards, student loans and more.
  • 10:00 pm
    Tech Nation A weekly program focusing on the impact of technology in our lives.
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media All About Elections This week On the Media focuses on elections, including why voters make the decisions they do, and how campaigns try to influence them.
  • 12:00 am
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