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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, January 1, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation Count down, sing along and dance to live music all night long. Travel from coast to coast with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. It's the perfect holiday special for any New Year's event. Spirited, improvised, grooving, and swinging, with strings, horns, voices and drums, each segment is a stop in a sequence of parties, each one contributing something new to the musical feast. WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton anchors, with additional voices along the way.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Joseph Stiglitz Drawing on his distinguished career in economics, Joseph Stiglitz will address America's growing inequality and why, in his view, it is not inevitable. In an increasingly divided society, finding nuanced solutions to the most pressing global issues has become seemingly impossible; Stiglitz will examine this phenomenon and explore its implications for democracy, for monetary and budgetary policy, and for globalization.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition The Breast Cancer Debate Cancer experts disagree over whether women are being treated for tumors in the breasts that may never cause them harm, and whether screening should be so frequent.
  • 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 From the Archives: Sandra Cisneros When author Sandra Cisneros lost her mother, she says she felt alone like "a glove left behind at the bus station." That loneliness is central to Cisneros' latest book "Have You Seen Marie?" a colorful fable about the search for a lost cat, illustrated by Ester Hernandez. The author of "The House on Mango Street" joins us to talk about storytelling, Chicano art and what it takes to overcome the loss of someone beloved.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum From the Archives: Nathan Englander We talk with writer Nathan Englander about his acclaimed new collection of short stories, "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank."
  • 10:00 am
    Forum From the Archives: Robert Hass In his collection of essays "What Light Can Do," Robert Hass offers insights and ruminations on a diverse range of subjects. The former U.S. poet laureate draws on his vast literary knowledge in essays that examine artistic works, the relationship between literature and religion and the backstory of a UC Berkeley protest. He joins us to discuss his essays and career.
  • 10:30 am
    Forum From the Archives: Poet Tracy K. Smith In April, Brooklyn-based poet and author Tracy K. Smith received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book "Life on Mars," a collection of poems that touches on childhood, the universe and the loss of her late father, an engineer who worked on the Hubble telescope. Smith joins us to discuss the award, her writings and why she looked to outer space to gain perspectives on issues closer to home.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The 'Fiscal Cliff' and You As Washington struggles to avoid drastic tax hikes and spending cuts, employers wonder if they should make new hires, investors wonder if the markets are safe, lenders and buyers eye the housing market. How have the fiscal cliff negotiations affected your decisions?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Jared Diamond On the face of it, traditional societies have little in common with us today -- no cars, no smartphones, no books. But Jared Diamond argues there's actually a lot we can learn from them about universal human problems, like elder care, fitness and conflict resolution.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Holiday Series Fresh Air concludes its series featuring some of their favorite interviews from 2012. Hear from actor and musician Jack Black; plus comic W. Kamau Bell, host of the FX political comedy series "Totally Biased," which begins its new season January 17.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Personal Trainers and the New Year Every New Year we resolve to get back into shape. So why aren't personal trainers raking in money hand over fist?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Personal Trainers and the New Year Every New Year we resolve to get back into shape. So why aren't personal trainers raking in money hand over fist?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Holiday Series Fresh Air concludes its series featuring some of their favorite interviews from 2012. Hear from actor and musician Jack Black; plus comic W. Kamau Bell, host of the FX political comedy series "Totally Biased," which begins its new season January 17.
  • 8:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Andrew Weil Dr. Andrew Weil is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. His views on leading a healthy life, philosophy on aging, and critique of western medicine and health care have been widely read in his many best-selling books including "Spontaneous Healing," "8 Weeks to Optimum Health," "Eating Well for Optimum Health" and "Healthy Aging." Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. His forthcoming book "True Food," includes recipes from his restaurant True Food Kitchen, as well as essays on topics ranging from farmers' markets and proper proportions to identifying true whole grains and the lifelong benefits of following an anti-inflammatory diet.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum From the Archives: Robert Hass In his collection of essays "What Light Can Do," Robert Hass offers insights and ruminations on a diverse range of subjects. The former U.S. poet laureate draws on his vast literary knowledge in essays that examine artistic works, the relationship between literature and religion and the backstory of a UC Berkeley protest. He joins us to discuss his essays and career.
  • 10:30 pm
    Forum From the Archives: Poet Tracy K. Smith In April, Brooklyn-based poet and author Tracy K. Smith received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book "Life on Mars," a collection of poems that touches on childhood, the universe and the loss of her late father, an engineer who worked on the Hubble telescope. Smith joins us to discuss the award, her writings and why she looked to outer space to gain perspectives on issues closer to home.
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

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