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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Morning Edition 2012 Election Wrap-up The 2012 election is one for the record books, with Americans casting their ballots early, by mail and in areas without power. We'll have the results and insights from NPR reporters and political analysts from around the country.
  • 3:00 am
  • 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 Election 2012: National Results The results of Election 2012 are in. We discuss the outcomes with a panel of political experts, from the presidential race to some of the bitterly fought congressional contests, as well as how the vote played out in Ohio and other states. How did our nation's changing demographics affect the outcomes?
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Election 2012: California and Bay Area Results Californians decided major issues in Tuesday's election, including whether to abandon the death penalty, label genetically modified foods and raise taxes to fund schools. We discuss those propositions and more results from local and state races.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Political Junkie For political junkies, this is Christmas morning. Ken Rudin joins host Neal Conan to unwrap the results, deconstruct the demographics and savor the surprises. What happened where, who voted and what comes next?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Election Results On Election Day, voters chose the next chief executive, decided control of the legislative branch, and in many places, also made law. Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses the crucial races for the House and Senate, as well as hundreds of ballot measures from gay marriage to medical marijuana to taxes and health care.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Norm Ornstein The program looks back on the election and ahead to the future with Norm Ornstein, who has written about election reform to make voting easier, campaign finance reform and how the Republican Party moved far to the right. He is co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism."
  • 2:00 pm
    World International Views on America's Election The World is talking with people from all around the globe about America's vote, and what lies ahead for the next four years.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace YouTube Seeks Traditional TV Viewers YouTube is pumping big bucks into program development to attract a group of viewers traditional televisions had a hard time appealing to.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace YouTube Seeks Traditional TV Viewers YouTube is pumping big bucks into program development to attract a group of viewers traditional televisions had a hard time appealing to.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Norm Ornstein The program looks back on the election and ahead to the future with Norm Ornstein, who has written about election reform to make voting easier, campaign finance reform and how the Republican Party moved far to the right. He is co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials American Radioworks Keyboard College: How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education -- Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st-century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways. In this documentary, Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and bring down the cost of college without sacrificing learning.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Voters Legalize Pot In historic moves, Colorado and Washington state voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday. Its sale will be regulated and taxed, with some of the money going for drug education.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Gay Marriage Advances The number of states where gay marriage is legal will grow by at least two. On Tuesday, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular referendum. That brings the number of states where such unions are allowed to eight. In the state of Washington, the vote on a similar measure is still too close to call. In Minnesota, voters turned down an amendment to the state constitution that would have banned gay marriage. Tovia Smith looks at the impact of yesterday's election on the future of the issue.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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