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KQED Public Radio: Monday, October 15, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, October 15, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    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?
  • 1:30 am
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money Personal Finance Tips Marketplace Money answers personal finance questions about credit cards, student loans and more.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition New Ways to Prevent the Itch If you're sensitive to poison ivy, you know that if you wash the oily sap off right away, you might escape a rash. But it's hard to tell that you've been exposed. Now a chemist who's allergic to poison ivy is developing a spray to detect the plant's oils.
  • 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 Ro Khanna Small businesses and Silicon Valley innovation are the keys to re-invigorating U.S. manufacturing. That's the message of Ro Khanna's new book, "Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America's Future." What are his plans for reviving the economy? Ro Khanna joins us to discuss his job creation ideas and his political aspirations.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Ang Lee In 2005, Ang Lee became the first Asian-American to win the Academy Award for best director for "Brokeback Mountain." His newest film is "The Life of Pi," an adaptation of Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning novel about a young boy stranded at sea with a Bengal tiger. We talk to Ang Lee about adapting novels to film, and about his past works including "The Ice Storm" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday In commercial radio, "in-depth" means one minute and 30 seconds. On much of public radio, you can hear stories stretched as six or seven minutes. On Talk of the Nation, we're not talking "in-depth" until we've hit the half hour mark. Take your time with a discussion on Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Driving and the Elderly For many older drivers, the car represents independence. But experts say it can be difficult for their children to intervene, even when they might need to. What happens when it's time to take away the keys.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tyler Perry Tyler Perry wrote, directed, produced, and acted in the films "Madea's Family Reunion," "Madea Goes to Jail" and "Madea's Witness Protection." Terry Gross talks with Tyler Perry about his films and his surprising role as the action hero in the new thriller "Alex Cross."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Bidding Adieu to Cambodia's Controversial King The former King of Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk, died in China after suffering a heart attack. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing about Sihanouk's controversial history as leader both revered and reviled.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Japanese Company Buys Into Sprint Japan's Softbank Corp. has announced its 70 percent investment in U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel Corp, making it the largest overseas buy from a Japanese firm.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


    Big Money, Secret Money -- In the network of conservative groups that kept Mitt Romney viable in the presidential race, unregulated corporate contributions have been important. But what's essential is the anonymous money that finances the so-called social welfare organizations.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Japanese Company Buys Into Sprint Japan's Softbank Corp. has announced its 70 percent investment in U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel Corp, making it the largest overseas buy from a Japanese firm.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tyler Perry Tyler Perry wrote, directed, produced, and acted in the films "Madea's Family Reunion," "Madea Goes to Jail" and "Madea's Witness Protection." Terry Gross talks with Tyler Perry about his films and his surprising role as the action hero in the new thriller "Alex Cross."
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Global Security Challenges Facing the Next Administration This election season has been focused primarily on the economy and job creation, but one topic that will surely be debated in the run up to Election Day is the security challenges facing the U.S. and how the next president will handle them. Nothing highlights the importance of this debate like recent attacks on U.S. missions abroad and continued unrest around the world. Drawing on decades of experience within the U.S. government, William Cohen, twentieth U.S. Secretary of Defense and chairman and CEO of the Cohen Group, will provide his insights into these challenges facing the next administration.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Ang Lee In 2005, Ang Lee became the first Asian-American to win the Academy Award for best director for "Brokeback Mountain." His newest film is "The Life of Pi," an adaptation of Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning novel about a young boy stranded at sea with a Bengal tiger. We talk to Ang Lee about adapting novels to film, and about his past works including "The Ice Storm" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Scotland's Independence Referendum Scotland has won the right to hold a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. Scotland's leader signed an agreement with Britain's prime minister, finalizing a vote in 2014.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Softbank Acquires Sprint Japan's Softbank has announced it will spend $20 billion to take a majority stake in Sprint-Nextel. The deal will provide Sprint, the third largest carrier in the U.S. market, with some much-needed cash. It also gives Softbank the opening it's been looking for to break into the U.S. market.
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