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KQED Public Radio: Monday, November 12, 2012

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Monday, November 12, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    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?
  • 1:30 am
    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.
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 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
    Morning Edition Cultural Divides in Parenting When American children do well in school, their parents are likely to praise them for being smart. When children do well in China and Japan, researchers say, their parents are more likely to praise their hard work.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum The Future of the GOP Following President Obama's successful re-election despite the weak economy, political observers are asking what lies ahead for the GOP. Some within the party are questioning whether it needs to change its stance on immigration to realign itself with certain voters. Others disagree. We discuss the party's future.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Veterans' Courts When veterans get in trouble with the law, substance abuse and mental health issues stemming from their military service are often contributing factors. A growing number of counties in the U.S., including Santa Clara, have set up special courts for veterans that favor treatment over punishment. How well do such programs work?
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday When Your Child Returns From War You send your child off to war -- and they join a new family. When they return home, how does that affect yours?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Living by Water Hurricane Sandy served as the latest lethal reminder that many of the places we most want to live are also the most dangerous. Why do we risk it to live where we want?
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air When Kids Fall 'Far From the Tree' What's it like for parents who have a child who is profoundly different, or likely to be stigmatized? A child born with downs syndrome, autism or dwarfism? Or a child who is transgendered? Terry Gross talks with Andrew Solomon about his new book, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity."
  • 2:00 pm
    World How a British Veteran Keeps Going British soldier David Richmond was wounded in Afghanistan. Four years after surgery to save his leg, he's serving his nation again. The show explores how Britain helps disabled war vets get the support they need, and the respect they deserve.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air When Kids Fall 'Far From the Tree' What's it like for parents who have a child who is profoundly different, or likely to be stigmatized? A child born with downs syndrome, autism or dwarfism? Or a child who is transgendered? Terry Gross talks with Andrew Solomon about his new book, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity."
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Burma: A New Way Forward? Burma is back in the international spotlight with a string of important events and domestic reforms, most notably the release of pro-democracy opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Many hope that Burma is finally on the cusp of true democratic change after recent reforms undertaken by the ruling military junta, despite being plagued by poverty, sectarian violence and accusations of human rights abuses. The program presents a panel discussion of the current state of affairs in Burma.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Veterans Writing Project This Veterans Day marks the first issue launch of "O-Dark-Thirty," a literature quarterly composed entirely of veterans' fiction and non-fiction. It's published by The Veterans Writing Project, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. Robert Siegel speaks with retired Army Lt. Col. Ron Capps, now an award-winning author and director of the project.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered The World's Fastest Computer Titan, the new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, has been crowned the fastest in the world. It can clock 17.59 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second). Audie Cornish talks to Steve Henn for more.
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