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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Election Day The show will cover the voting in battleground states like Florida and Ohio, and in states hit by the superstorm, like New York and New Jersey. The program will also have results from Guam, whose straw poll has correctly predicted the popular vote for every president since Reagan.
  • 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 New Leaders for China China's Communist Party is getting ready for a leadership transition -- something that happens once a decade. Starting Nov. 8, a new generation of party leaders will begin to take the helm. Who will become the new top officials, and how might the shift affect U.S.-China relations?
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Political Movies As voters head to the polls, we go to the movies. What is your favorite film about campaigns, elections or the political process?
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Sandy, One Week Later A week ago, Armand from Long Island called the show as he hid from Superstorm Sandy. He described trees falling, and getting a last charge to his computer and phones before the power went out. A week later, the show gets an update on the lives changed by Superstorm Sandy.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Challenges for Part-Time Workers Many part-time employees work two and three-hour shifts. They also get lower pay, fewer benefits and a schedule that changes from week to week. As more companies turn to part-time employees, many of those workers face new challenges.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Oliver Sacks on 'Hallucinations' Renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks joins Terry Gross to talk about his new book, "Hallucinations." In part, he'll explore how grief, trauma, brain injury, medications and neurological disorders can trigger hallucinations. He'll also discuss his personal experimentation with hallucinogenic drugs in the 1960s.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Iranian Views on Obama and Romney What do U.S. elections mean to people around the globe? Not so much for some Europeans. But in Iran, many are holding their breath. The show gets Iranian views of Obama and Romney, as part of a global take on America's vote.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Unemployment and the Election The show looks at what's at stake in this election for the states with the lowest and highest unemployment rates.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


  • 5:00 pm
    NPR News NPR News Special Presentation Election Night 2012 -- NPR News presents special live coverage of the 2012 presidential election, featuring results and analysis as election returns come in across the country. Hosts Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Guy Raz and Audie Cornish will also get the latest results on U.S. Congressional, Senate and Gubernatorial races. Analysts include NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Political Junkie Ken Rudin, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and Matt Continetti of the Washington Free Beacon. NPR's special election coverage runs until 1:00 am.
  • 5:30 pm
    KQED News KQED News Special Reports Every hour beginning at 5:30 pm, KQED News will present a two-minute report featuring the latest election news on Bay Area races and measures.
  • EVENING
  • 8:20 pm
    The California Report The California Report Every half-hour beginning at 8:20 pm, the California Report will have results and analysis of statewide ballot measures and key congressional matchups. Host Scott Shafer will be joined in the studio by Mark DiCamillo, director of the non-partisan Field Poll. Other guests include Maria Elena Durazo. executive secretary treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO; Jeanne Woodford, executive director of Death Penalty Focus; Tom Del Beccaro, chairman of the California Republican Party; Henry Brady, UC Berkeley director of Public Policy; and Raphe Sonenshein, executive director of the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at California State University, Los Angeles.
  • 12:00 am
    NPR News NPR News Special Presentation Election Night 2012 -- NPR News presents special live coverage of the 2012 presidential election, featuring results and analysis as election returns come in across the country. Hosts Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Guy Raz and Audie Cornish will also get the latest results on U.S. Congressional, Senate and Gubernatorial races. Analysts include NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Political Junkie Ken Rudin, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and Matt Continetti of the Washington Free Beacon. NPR's special election coverage runs until 1:00 am.
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