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KQED Public Radio: Monday, November 5, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, November 5, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 1:30 am
    Latino USA Desert America Author Ruben Martinez shares a very personal take on desert communities of the Southwest in his book "Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West." He explores the economic and cultural contradictions in these Southwestern communities with host Maria Hinojosa.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money Sandy's Aftermath The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy has left many Americans vulnerable, and not just the ones who were caught in the storm.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Presidential Election Drawing to a Close Thirty-one debates, two huge conventions, countless speeches, and now it's almost over. The presidential election is drawing to a close. Mitt Romney and President Obama are in the last lap of the 2012 election.
  • 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
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Lessons From Hurricane Sandy The Bay Area includes half of the state's shoreline. Could the flooding we saw in New York and New Jersey happen in Northern California? We talk to Jeffrey Mount, professor of geology and founding director of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, about natural disaster risk in the Bay Area and the lessons we can learn from Hurricane Sandy.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Your Voting Questions and Update on Mystery AZ Donation As voters head to the polls, we check in with Kim Alexander of the California Voter Foundation about online registration, the increased popularity of mail-in ballots, voting technology and last-minute online resources.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Presidential Election: Views From Abroad How attention-grabbing is the U.S. election to people in Asia, Africa, Europe or South America? We'll talk with experts from around the world to get international perspectives on the U.S. election.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday A Week After Sandy A week later, hear an update on the lives changed by Superstorm Sandy.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Why People Run for Public Office Tune in to Talk of the Nation for a discussion about the real reasons people run for public office.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air 'Oddly Normal' From the time their son Joe was three, John Schwartz, a national correspondent for The New York Times, and his wife Jean Mixon suspected their son was gay. Even though they supported him as he faced difficulties in school fitting in, as a teen he attempted suicide. Terry Gross talk with them about their memoir, "Oddly Normal."
  • 2:00 pm
    World How South Africans View American Leadership U.S. presidents have left their mark on sub-Saharan Africa. But American influence is on the decline there. China has become Africa's number one trading partner.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Tim Pawlenty Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Tim Pawlenty about the election and his new role as the head of the Financial Services Roundtable.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


    Presidential Transition -- While Mitt Romney spent this last day campaigning in swing states, he's got a busy team back in Washington D.C. The Republican presidential nominee's staff has been preparing for months for a possible transition into the presidency should Romney win the election. Over at the White House, members of President Obama's staff have also been thinking about what would have to happen should the President lose his re-election bid. Robert Siegel looks into what's going on behind the scenes of a possible presidential transition.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Tim Pawlenty Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Tim Pawlenty about the election and his new role as the head of the Financial Services Roundtable.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air 'Oddly Normal' From the time their son Joe was three, John Schwartz, a national correspondent for The New York Times, and his wife Jean Mixon suspected their son was gay. Even though they supported him as he faced difficulties in school fitting in, as a teen he attempted suicide. Terry Gross talk with them about their memoir, "Oddly Normal."
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) How Does the US Compare? It is often said, that "America is the greatest nation on Earth," but is it true? While complete objective comparison may not be possible, there are certain areas where quantitative analysis allows for direct comparison. Join United Nations statistician and health economist Howard Friedman for an analysis of five key measures of quality of life -- health, safety, education, democracy and equality -- and how the U.S. compares with other countries around the world.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Lessons From Hurricane Sandy The Bay Area includes half of the state's shoreline. Could the flooding we saw in New York and New Jersey happen in Northern California? We talk to Jeffrey Mount, professor of geology and founding director of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, about natural disaster risk in the Bay Area and the lessons we can learn from Hurricane Sandy.
  • 10:30 pm
    Forum Your Voting Questions and Update on Mystery AZ Donation As voters head to the polls, we check in with Kim Alexander of the California Voter Foundation about online registration, the increased popularity of mail-in ballots, voting technology and last-minute online resources.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Back to School After Sandy in New York Schools in New York City opened for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit the city last Monday. Some buildings had to be cleaned up before students arrived and a few had no heat. Still more than 90 schools remained closed due to storm damage or because they are still being used as evacuation shelters.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Final Pre-Election Pew Poll Over the past few weeks, we've been checking in regularly with pollster Andrew Kohut, president of Pew Research Center. On the eve of Election Day, he talked to Robert Siegel about the difficulties of polling during this campaign and the center's final poll, in which President Obama regained the lead.
Monday, November 5, 2012

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