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KQED Public Radio: Monday, December 24, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, December 24, 2012
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Cambridge Forum The Literary Legacy of C.S. Lewis - Part II The program features more discussion with award-winning writer Kathleen Norris, Harvard psychiatrist Armand M. Nicholi and author Peter Kreeft on C.S. Lewis' "The Screwtape Letters" and the impact of his work on world culture and the literary landscape. How do they account for Lewis' continuing impact on readers and writers?
  • 1:30 am
    Latino USA Merry Mex-Mas From El Vez For almost 25 years, Robert Lopez has been putting on an Elvis suit and becoming El Vez, the Mexican Elvis. Latino USA producer Nadia Reiman presents a profile of the performer, and takes listeners through his Merry Mex-Mas Christmas show.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money The Pros and Cons of Google Wallet A Marketplace technology reporter goes shopping in San Francisco using Google wallet, an Android app that makes your phone your wallet. But if you have to take your phone out of your pocket to pay for things, why not just use your credit card? Guest host Tony Cox talks with Queena Kim about the pros and cons of Google's mobile payment system.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition 20 Years of 'The Santaland Diaries' Twenty years ago, Bill Clinton was preparing for his inauguration, Jay Leno had just begun hosting "The Tonight Show" and David Sedaris was an unknown writer. Morning Edition listeners met Sedaris as his alter ego, Crumpet the Elf. The show celebrates the 20th anniversary of "The Santaland Diaries."
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Adam Johnson As part of our special holiday programming, we revisit our interview with Adam Johnson about his novel "The Orphan Master's Son," which The New York Times called "daring and remarkable" for the extraordinary lens it provides on life in North Korea. The detail in Johnson's novel is a result of his travels there in 2007.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum David Talbot's 'Season of the Witch' In the 1970s, San Francisco emerged from the summer of love into a much darker period. From the assassinations of George Moscone and Harvey Milk to the massacre at Jonestown to the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, the city was rocked with calamities. Journalist David Talbot takes on the tumultuous years from 1967 to 1982 in his book "Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in in the City of Love." We listen back to a portion of our interview with David Talbot, founder and former editor in chief of Salon.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum What Great Bosses Know For years, managers have been asking Jill Geisler where to go for advice on how to improve the workplace and lead their staff effectively. Known for her Poynter.org column and podcasts, Geisler builds on the tools and tips given there in her book, "Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know." We listen back to an interview with the management guru about her book and her step-by-step approach to improving bosses and work environments.
  • 10:30 am
    Forum 'The End of Men' As part of our special holiday programming, we revisit our interview with Hanna Rosin about her book, "The End of Men and the Rise of Women." The journalist argues that women are winning in the new economy, surpassing men in education and at work while continuing to exercise power at home. Hanna Rosin talks about the changing social order, and what both sexes have to do to adapt.
  • 11:00 am
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Year in Film and TV The show features its end-of-year wrap-up in TV and film. David Bianculli will discuss his list of best and worst TV shows of 2012. Film critic David Edelstein stubbornly refuses to keep to a top 10 list. He'll give his top 12 films of the year.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Exploring the Cult of Mithras There's early evidence in Rome of a 2,000-year-old religion involving baptism, breaking of bread, and even a birthday celebration on December 25. But it's not Christianity.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Dickensian Economics This year marks the 200th anniversary of "A Christmas Carol" author Charles Dickens' birth. To celebrate, the show looks at the economics of the man and his work.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Dickensian Economics This year marks the 200th anniversary of "A Christmas Carol" author Charles Dickens' birth. To celebrate, the show looks at the economics of the man and his work.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Year in Film and TV The show features its end-of-year wrap-up in TV and film. David Bianculli will discuss his list of best and worst TV shows of 2012. Film critic David Edelstein stubbornly refuses to keep to a top 10 list. He'll give his top 12 films of the year.
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Inside North Korea's Gulags The rogue nation of North Korea is known for its many secrets. One of the most closely guarded is that of its ill-fated labor camps which, until recently, have scarcely been documented. The program's guest is author and journalist Blaine Harden. He'll discuss the experiences of an escapee who spent his entire life in a prison camp, and who is now shedding light on the conditions of these camps.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum What Great Bosses Know For years, managers have been asking Jill Geisler where to go for advice on how to improve the workplace and lead their staff effectively. Known for her Poynter.org column and podcasts, Geisler builds on the tools and tips given there in her book, "Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know." We listen back to an interview with the management guru about her book and her step-by-step approach to improving bosses and work environments.
  • 10:30 pm
    Forum 'The End of Men' As part of our special holiday programming, we revisit our interview with Hanna Rosin about her book, "The End of Men and the Rise of Women." The journalist argues that women are winning in the new economy, surpassing men in education and at work while continuing to exercise power at home. Hanna Rosin talks about the changing social order, and what both sexes have to do to adapt.
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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