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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, November 10, 2012

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Saturday, November 10, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Petraeus Resigns The CIA's director suddenly resigned on Friday. David Petraeus cited an extramarital affair in his resignation letter. NPR's Tom Gjelten has the latest.
  • 1:00 am
    This Week in Northern California Tribute to Maya Angelou In host Belva Davis' final broadcast as host, she looks at the importance of friendship in a special segment honoring author and performer Maya Angelou. Davis spoke with Angelou at her home in North Carolina about creativity and the importance of giving back.
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week Obama's Second Term and What's Next for the GOP In his re-election victory speech President Barack Obama pledged "the best is yet to come." But first the president has to find a way to get a divided Congress to reach an agreement to prevent a fiscal crisis or risk pushing the country into recession.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Fighting Patient Mistreatment in America The program's guest is Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society and co-author of "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America." Finance, Brawley asserts, is inextricably linked to health care in America's current system. Even the very procedures patients undergo, he says, are frequently determined more by doctors' expected payment for performing them than their actual appropriateness in mitigating the ailment with which the patient is afflicted. Brawley will discuss the extent of this problem as well as possible solutions with moderator Lisa Aliferis, KQED's health editor.
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe Europe Warmly Congratulates Obama World leaders have warmly welcomed the re-election of President Barack Obama. Of course, this is part of the diplomatic ritual that usually follows a U.S. presidential election. But there are reasons to believe that the congratulations were mostly heart felt. Many governments seem genuinely pleased that Obama prevailed, especially those governments in Europe.
  • 4:00 am
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) How Does the U.S. 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.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 11:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life Remember Me The show features stories about people who are remembered very differently than they'd wished. The ghost of a kindly, distinguished philanthropist supposedly plays pranks on guests at a Ramada hotel in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. A dying mother makes a tape for her developmentally disabled daughter, hoping she'll watch it someday, knowing she might not.
  • 1:00 pm
    Radio Specials 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.
  • 2:00 pm
    Moyers & Company The Election is Over - Now What? The election is over. What's next for America? Bill Moyers tackles that question with journalists James Fallows, Bob Herbert and Reihan Salam.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Living On Earth President Obama's Second Term Agenda Americans have voted to give President Obama a second term. Now he has four more years to make progress on environmental issues, such as climate change. The show discusses the possible environmental priorities with ConservAmericas Vice President for Government and Political Affairs, Dave Jenkins, and the Natural Resources Defense Councils Director of the Climate and Clean Air Program, Dan Lashof.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion Not So Shy in Chi-Town The show broadcasts from the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. Special guests include Grammy Award-winning baritone Nathan Gunn, author and public radio quizmaster Peter Sagal and sultry Southern chanteuse Lera Lynn.
  • 8:00 pm
    Selected Shorts Money, Greed and Power Jack Davidson reads "Where the Money Went," by Kevin Canty; Teagle Bougere reads "One Day I Will Write About This Place" by Binyavanga Wainaina; and Harris Yulin reads "My Flamboyant Grandson" by George Saunders.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life Remember Me The show features stories about people who are remembered very differently than they'd wished. The ghost of a kindly, distinguished philanthropist supposedly plays pranks on guests at a Ramada hotel in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. A dying mother makes a tape for her developmentally disabled daughter, hoping she'll watch it someday, knowing she might not.
  • 10:00 pm
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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