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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, January 6, 2013

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Sunday, January 6, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Cracking Up When we think of psychopaths, we tend to think of serial killers like Ted Bundy, rapists and mad bombers. But not all psychopaths are violent. And we can actually learn some positive things from them. The program explores the wisdom of psychopaths - and Oliver Sacks discusses his latest book, "Hallucinations."
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Great American Scoundrel Are you a knave? A scalawag? A varlet? Are you a scoundrel? Maybe you're not but secretly you want to be. Being a scoundrel kind of has a ring to it. It's romantic. The show talks roguish with an opposition researcher and the founder of a cult, and goes back to the Civil War to find out about the greatest American scoundrel ever.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Assessing 2012 and Anticipating 2013 Host Steve Curwood discusses the environmental highs and lows of 2012, and hopes for 2013 with Frank O'Donnell of Clean Air Watch, the Center for Biological Diversity's Kieran Suckling, and Carl Safina from the Blue Ocean Institute.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Happy New Year, San Francisco The program broadcasts from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. Special guests include bluesman and jam-master Elvin Bishop and his band; pianist and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and singer Laurie Lewis.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Malcolm Gladwell & Adam Gopnik The author of four books and numerous New Yorker articles, Malcolm Gladwell brings astute observations and graceful prose to contemporary issues of sociology, psychology and culture. His books "The Tipping Point," "Blink" and "Outliers" all deal with human behavior and its cultural implications. Adam Gopnik has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986. His background in art history and broad and sophisticated perspective on culture make him a frequent and popular voice on many subjects. He has written fiction and humor pieces, book reviews, profiles, reporting pieces, and more than a hundred stories for "The Talk of the Town" and "Comment." His books, ranging from essay collections about Paris and food to children's novels, include "Paris to the Moon," "Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin" and "Lincoln." Gladwell and Gopnik appeared in conversation on November 19, 2012.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media Our Privacy Delusions We all claim to want privacy online, but that desire is rarely reflected in our online behavior. The program looks into the futile attempts we make to protect our digital identities.
  • 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 The Year Ahead in Politics The influence of the Latino vote grabbed the headlines in this past election, and has brought comprehensive immigration reform back into the political agenda. But how can Latinos take advantage of this political opening, and what other issues will they try to influence next?
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum The Second Nuclear Age Yale national security strategist Paul Bracken argues that a new nuclear age is dawning. This second nuclear age will transform the way international crises develop and call for new strategies for coping and containment. What role will the United States play in the new nuclear landscape? How should we plan for this nuclear future? How dangerous will the second nuclear age be?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Cracking Up When we think of psychopaths, we tend to think of serial killers like Ted Bundy, rapists and mad bombers. But not all psychopaths are violent. And we can actually learn some positive things from them. The program explores the wisdom of psychopaths - and Oliver Sacks discusses his latest book, "Hallucinations."
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Great American Scoundrel Are you a knave? A scalawag? A varlet? Are you a scoundrel? Maybe you're not but secretly you want to be. Being a scoundrel kind of has a ring to it. It's romantic. The show talks roguish with an opposition researcher and the founder of a cult, and goes back to the Civil War to find out about the greatest American scoundrel ever.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money The Fiscal Cliff and Your Paycheck This year will include a tax increase -- and it's coming out of your first paycheck. Back In 2010, payroll taxes were cut by 2 percent. Now that cut has expired. So, whether you make a lot of money or not so much, your take-home pay is going to shrink -- at least a little. The show talks with taxpayers about how this change affects their wallets.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour Our Buggy Brain Our amazing brain, with all of its harmonious functions, also performs any number of peculiar actions which we might find unexpected and counterintuitive. What tricks do our minds play when we think it's okay to lie, cheat or steal? How in control are we of our own decisions? And why do our brains systematically misjudge what will make us happy?
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media Our Privacy Delusions We all claim to want privacy online, but that desire is rarely reflected in our online behavior. The program looks into the futile attempts we make to protect our digital identities.
  • 12:00 am
    Tech Nation Better Health Care and the Digital Revolution Host Moira Gunn speaks with Dr. Eric Topol about how the digital revolution will create better health care. Then on BioTech Nation, attorney Jen Gordon talks about intellectual property in the age of personalized medicine.
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