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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, November 18, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Meet Your Mind: Wiring the Brain Remember the book "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain"? You know, right-brain people are supposed to be intuitive and creative, while the left-brained are logical and analytical. Well, most scientists scoffed at the idea, but now some are taking a second look. The show talks about how the brain works, and why a British psychiatrist thinks the divided brain has shaped modern history.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The 51 Percent There's been a hot spotlight shining down on women this past year. From the definition of rape to reproductive rights and political representation, it's hard to tell how far women have come and just where they're going. What does new wave feminism look like? The first woman governor of Vermont says these days it's a family affair. And do we still need feminism when, according to one journalist, we're witnessing the decline of men and the ascendance of women?
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Extreme Climate Projections Scientists agree that the planet is warming, but there is a wide range of projections as to how hot it's going to get. A new analysis from scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research argues that the more alarming estimates may be the most accurate. John Fasullo, one of the climate scientists responsible for the analysis, joins host Steve Curwood to discuss the future of our warming planet.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Hotter Than a Texas Pistol The show broadcasts from the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas. Special guests include Texas Renaissance man Joe Ely, 21st Century troubadours Johnnyswim and vocalist Christine DiGiallonardo.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Jonathan Lethem Jonathan Lethem is the author of eight novels, including "Chronic City," "You Don't Love Me Yet" and "The Fortress of Solitude." Lethem is one of the more prolific among a generation of young, dynamic writers, and his tastes and literary output range from science fiction to the hard-boiled novel, westerns, music writing and academic essays. His recent volume, "The Ecstasy of Influence," is a collection of essays that shed light on topics ranging from sex in cinema to drugs, graffiti, Bob Dylan, cyberculture, 9/11, book touring and Marlon Brando. Jonathan Lethem appeared in conversation with Robert Mailer Anderson on October 25, 2012.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA Noticiando: Latino Decisions If results from the presidential election are true, Latino voters were key in tipping the balance that gave Barack Obama four more years to usher in all the change he promised. For more in-depth results on how the Latino vote influenced this past election, the show speaks to Matt Barretto, associate professor of political science at the University of Washington and co-founder of political research firm Latino Decisions.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum 'What's the Economy for, Anyway?' Activist, author and filmmaker John de Graaf looks beyond the current downturn to explore the assumptions underlying our economy. In an election cycle focused on our economic future, his new book "What's the Economy for, Anyway?" offers a fresh perspective on quality of life, health, security, work-life balance, leisure, social justice and perhaps most important, sustainability.
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Meet Your Mind: Wiring the Brain Remember the book "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain"? You know, right-brain people are supposed to be intuitive and creative, while the left-brained are logical and analytical. Well, most scientists scoffed at the idea, but now some are taking a second look. The show talks about how the brain works, and why a British psychiatrist thinks the divided brain has shaped modern history.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The 51 Percent There's been a hot spotlight shining down on women this past year. From the definition of rape to reproductive rights and political representation, it's hard to tell how far women have come and just where they're going. What does new wave feminism look like? The first woman governor of Vermont says these days it's a family affair. And do we still need feminism when, according to one journalist, we're witnessing the decline of men and the ascendance of women?
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Living Wills for Singles If you're married and have children, where your money goes when you die is usually pretty cut and dry. But what if you live on your own? Host Tess Vigeland talks with New York Times writer Laura Holson about how singles can and should make a living will.
  • 10:00 pm
    Tech Nation Steven Johnson Host Moira Gunn talks with Steven Johnson about his new book, "Future Perfect."
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 12:00 am
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