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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, November 15, 2012

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Thursday, November 15, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered New Energy Geopolitics For years, the dominant geopolitical story in the energy world has been the grip that Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members have had over the United States and its Western allies. But recently there's been a significant shift in petro-power relations. OPEC's clout is declining due to a boom in energy production in other areas of the world, especially the Western Hemisphere. The decline in U.S. dependence on Middle East oil may facilitate U.S. disengagement from the region. China and India, meanwhile, have emerged as new competitors for energy. The show reviews new developments in energy geopolitics.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials American Graduate: Lets Make it Happen One million teens drop out of high school annually. This special program addresses the dropout crisis and engages communities in solutions. The show is hosted by Andrea Seabrook, former NPR Congressional correspondent.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Did Coca-Cola Set a Price-Stability Record? For 70 years, the price of Coca-Cola didn't change. Despite wars, competition and Prohibition, from the time Coke was first sold in 1886 until the 1950s, it cost a nickel. NPR's Planet Money team looks at what could be a retail record.
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum President Obama Visits Asia President Barack Obama makes his first post-election trip to Asia this week. It will be the first time a sitting American president goes to Myanmar, also known as Burma, where opposition leaders like Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi have been pushing for democracy. The president's trip also includes stops in Thailand and Cambodia, where he will attend this year's East Asia Summit.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Barbara Kingsolver Every winter, millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico. But what if climate change altered their course and redirected them to a small town in Tennessee? That's the story of Barbara Kingsolver's latest book, "Flight Behavior." The author of "The Poisonwood Bible" joins us to talk about her background as a scientist, and to share her thoughts on climate change.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Syria's Opposition Coalition On some days, the violence in Syria is as bad as Iraq at its worst. On some days, more than 10,000 people flee across the border. Now a new opposition coalition gets an immediate a vote of confidence from France, and maybe weapons as well. The show looks at Syria's rebels, its refugees and options for a re-elected President Obama.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Is There a Shoplifting Season? For some, crowds in the stores during the holidays provide cover for shoplifting. And whether that's an act of desperation, an illicit thrill or a profession, retailers try everything from sophisticated surveillance to tagging turkeys to catch the criminals.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tony Kushner on Writing 'Lincoln' Screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner talks with Dave Davies about writing the screenplay for the new Steven Spielberg biopic, "Lincoln." For the film, Kushner adapted Doris Kearns-Goodwin's book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1993 play "Angels in America" and co-wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film "Munich."
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Occupy on Wall Street? Occupy Wall Street is trying a new strategy: entering the financial markets. But is it working?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm & 6pm


    Some in GOP Reject Romney's 'Gift' Comments -- Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comment that he lost the election because of "gifts" President Obama gave to the poor, young people and minorities are being rejected by some Republicans. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports from the Republican Governors Association meeting in Las Vegas.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Occupy on Wall Street? Occupy Wall Street is trying a new strategy: entering the financial markets. But is it working?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tony Kushner on Writing 'Lincoln' Screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner talks with Dave Davies about writing the screenplay for the new Steven Spielberg biopic, "Lincoln." For the film, Kushner adapted Doris Kearns-Goodwin's book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1993 play "Angels in America" and co-wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film "Munich."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials TED Radio Hour The Future of Cities -- For centuries, cities have been bringing people together. Now, for the first time in history, more than half the world's population lives in cities. What draws people to them? What changes when we live closer together? How can cities offer humanity its best hope for a sustainable future? Several TED speakers investigate the future of our urban zones.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Barbara Kingsolver Every winter, millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico. But what if climate change altered their course and redirected them to a small town in Tennessee? That's the story of Barbara Kingsolver's latest book, "Flight Behavior." The author of "The Poisonwood Bible" joins us to talk about her background as a scientist, and to share her thoughts on climate change.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Reservation Water Woes When companies pump oil, lots of water comes up too. The vast majority of companies re-inject that dirty water deep underground. But NPR has obtained internal documents from the Environmental Protection Agency that show the agency has long been allowing oil companies to release this polluted water on an Indian reservation in Wyoming. Millions of gallons every month create streams of the water that end up in natural rivers.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered BP to Pay $4.5 Billion Over Gulf Spill Oil giant BP will plead guilty to criminal misconduct related to the 2010 Gulf Oil spill. The settlement deal will also include the largest-ever penalty in a criminal case, $4.5 billion.
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