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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, November 11, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, November 11, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Memory and Forgetting How clearly do you remember your last vacation? Or what you did last weekend? Do you think your memory is an exact record of what actually happened? Chances are, it's not. Scientists have found that with every act of remembering our brains produce new neural circuits, creating new memories. The show talks with two Nobel laureates about the science of memory.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Surrounded by Sound Bernie Krause has spent more than 40 years travelling all over the world to record natural sounds. Sounds like jaguars prowling through the Amazon rain forest at night and cracking glaciers in Alaska. The Bay Area-based Krause joins the show to share some of his wild soundscapes, many of which no longer exist in nature. Also, electronic music pioneer and Bay Area resident Suzanne Ciani joins the show to talk about her electronic music and sound work.
  • 4:00 am
    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 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
  • 11:00 am
    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.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Nick Hornby British writer Nick Hornby made his debut in 1992 with the autobiographical "Fever Pitch," which chronicled his adventures as an obsessed fan of the Arsenal Football Club. Since then, Hornby has written four other books of nonfiction, including numerous articles and critical pieces, and seven novels, including "High Fidelity" and "About a Boy" -- both made into major motion pictures. Hornby also wrote the screenplay for the widely acclaimed 2009 film, "An Education." His new book "More Baths, Less Talking" is a collection of his long-running column for The Believer magazine, "Stuff I've Been Reading." Nick Hornby appeared in conversation with Judson True on October 24, 2012.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA Nadia's First American Vote Latino USA producer Nadia Reiman was born in Costa Rica. She became a citizen in 2010, so this November she cast her first presidential vote. She tells of her experience.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Religious Tolerance in America Historian and presidential speechwriter Ted Widmer discusses the curious history of religious tolerance in America. George Washington's 1790 letter to the Jewish community of Newport Rhode Island is seen as a foundation stone of American religious liberty and the principle of separation between church and state. How did the concept of religious tolerance become part of the American set of societal values? How has the U.S. lived up to Washington's promise? Where are the key challenges to religious tolerance likely to be in the upcoming administration?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Memory and Forgetting How clearly do you remember your last vacation? Or what you did last weekend? Do you think your memory is an exact record of what actually happened? Chances are, it's not. Scientists have found that with every act of remembering our brains produce new neural circuits, creating new memories. The show talks with two Nobel laureates about the science of memory.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Surrounded by Sound Bernie Krause has spent more than 40 years travelling all over the world to record natural sounds. Sounds like jaguars prowling through the Amazon rain forest at night and cracking glaciers in Alaska. The Bay Area-based Krause joins the show to share some of his wild soundscapes, many of which no longer exist in nature. Also, electronic music pioneer and Bay Area resident Suzanne Ciani joins the show to talk about her electronic music and sound work.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Money and Local Elections While the presidential election race tends to draw the most attention and the biggest donors, Gretchen Cuda Kroen reports that when it comes to the power of the purse, voters should look a little closer to home.
  • 10:00 pm
    Tech Nation 'Spillover' Infections From Animals Host Moira Gunn talks with David Quammen about his book "Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic."
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 12:00 am
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