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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, December 27, 2012

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, December 27, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Russia-Adoption Ban In a tit-for-tat measure, Russia's parliament has approved a bill to ban adoptions of Russian children by American citizens. President Putin has not said whether he will sign the bill, though he has voiced support for the measure. The move is in retaliation for a U.S. law that sanctions Russians accused of human rights abuses.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials A Season's Griot 2012 Hear an hour-long Kwanzaa celebration in story and song, again hosted by Madafo Lloyd Wilson. This year's program features youth as the special guest griots, reading their own original and traditional stories. Familiar and favorite elements of Griot will also be in place with plenty of music, and an original composition by the show's poet laureate, Beverly Fields Burnette.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Leaning into the Vegan Lifestyle Going vegan may seem like a drastic change, but vegan activist Kathy Freston discovered that doing it gradually was the key.c
  • 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 The Environmental Costs of Growing Pot The rise of medical marijuana and resulting boom in pot farms has stressed the delicate habitats of California's North Coast and other regions. Scientists say marijuana farmers are spraying pesticides, removing trees and siphoning water. We'll discuss the ecological impacts of this growing industry.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Rise and Fall of California Professor and political analyst Larry Gerston's latest book chronicles what led to the Golden State's economic and cultural upsurge, and its subsequent fall from grace. Among other things, the book, "Not So Golden After All," asks whether California can return to glory again.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The Modern Family The family has for centuries been the foundation of human society. But in the modern world, that's starting to change, especially in the wealthiest nations. Joel Kotkin on the family-less life, plus, in a bold move, one author goes out on a limb in praise of the clich. Better late than never!
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday How to be Black When Baratunde Thurston decided to write a book about race, he was very careful about choosing a title. He says, "'How Black Are You?' is very undermining. You're challenging someone's authenticity." He goes on to say, "How To Be Black" is like an offering and it's more open. And it's unachievable." Baratunde Thurston on "How to Be Black" when you can't really BE black.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Holiday Special Fresh Air continues its holiday series featuring a few of our favorite interviews of the year. Hear from Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the TV series "The West Wing," and this years HBO series "The Newsroom." Plus, hear from this years national league Cy Young winner, R.A. Dickey, who is famous for his knuckleball. This month, he was traded to by the Mets to the Bluejays.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Marijuana and Venture Capitalists In Washington and Colorado marijuana is now legal. And for venture capitalists it's a big opportunity to swoop in.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Marijuana and Venture Capitalists In Washington and Colorado marijuana is now legal. And for venture capitalists it's a big opportunity to swoop in.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Holiday Special Fresh Air continues its holiday series featuring a few of our favorite interviews of the year. Hear from Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the TV series "The West Wing," and this years HBO series "The Newsroom." Plus, hear from this years national league Cy Young winner, R.A. Dickey, who is famous for his knuckleball. This month, he was traded to by the Mets to the Bluejays.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials The Moth Show Live From Cooper Union in NYC The Moth -- Adam Gopnik and his wife love cooking but cannot find compromise in their opposite stances on meat: well-done versus rare. David Chang is face to face with the head of the Michelin guide at his famous restaurant, Momofuko Ko. Lisa Lampanelli wants to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle with a visit to a wellness camp, but finds everything about it less than agreeable.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum The Environmental Costs of Growing Pot The rise of medical marijuana and resulting boom in pot farms has stressed the delicate habitats of California's North Coast and other regions. Scientists say marijuana farmers are spraying pesticides, removing trees and siphoning water. We'll discuss the ecological impacts of this growing industry.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Cliff Planning Oddsmakers say the federal government is headed over the fiscal cliff. Government agencies remain hopeful, however, that a deal will be reached early in the new year. And as NPR's Brian Naylor reports, they hope to stave off market panic by saying they'll take care of any budget cuts later in the year.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered EPA Chief Resigns After a rough and tumble four years, Lisa Jackson announced Thursday that she is stepping down as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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