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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, January 20, 2013

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Sunday, January 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Making of a President Journalist Michael Lewis spent half a year shadowing President Obama -- talking with him, flying on Air Force One and even playing in one of his pick-up basketball games. Obama biographer David Maraniss traveled around the world to piece together a portrait of the boy and young man who later became president. The show gets a close-up look at Obama as he launches his second term.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Philip K. Dick Nobody blurred the line between his life and his literature more than legendary science fiction author Philip K. Dick. And that's only fitting since one of the major themes of his fiction is, "What is reality?" The show examines the life and work of the man who's been described as "one of the most valiant psychological explorers of the twentieth century," in part to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Chemicals Contributing to Obesity Diet and exercise are seen as the key factors that cause obesity, but new research suggests that certain chemicals called obesogens contribute to the global weight problem. Bruce Blumberg, professor of developmental and cell biology at the University of California at Irvine tells host Steve Curwood that the effects of an obesogenic chemical he studied seem to persist for several generations.
  • 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 At Sunset's Gate The show broadcasts from ASU Gammage in Tempe, Arizona. Special guests include songwriter and cowboy poet Gail Steiger and old-time bluegrass outfit Run Boy Run.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures The Science of Yoga Yoga has been shown to effectively improve over 50 medical conditions including stress-induced injuries and illnesses. By combining the mindfulness techniques of meditation with physical movement of yoga, people all over the world have witnessed reductions of stress and physical ailments. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is known for combining the practices of mindfulness meditation and Hatha yoga in his world renowned Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Kabat-Zinn appeared in conversation with Kelly McGonigal on January 9, 2013.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media Violent Videogames and Violence On Wednesday, President Obama outlined his proposals for gun control. Among them was a request to Congress for $10 million to study the impact of media on violence, with a nod specifically to video games. The show talks to Jason Schreier, a reporter for Kotaku, about 25 years' worth of studies on the effect of violent games, and what researchers have found.
  • 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 News Taco Editor Victor Landa The show speaks to News Taco Editor Victor Landa for a roundup on recent changes in U.S. politics, from Republicans regrouping in Florida to signs of hope for culturally relevant courses in Arizona schools.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Israel and the Palestinians: The Future of Diplomacy Canadian-Palestinian attorney and former adviser to Mahmoud Abbas Diana Buttu discusses the history of diplomatic peace overtures in the Middle East and the prospects for peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. What role has the United States played in negotiations? How has that role changed over time? How are Palestinian leaders using the United Nations and international law to further the peace process? What other forces can help promote a resolution of this long-running conflict?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Making of a President Journalist Michael Lewis spent half a year shadowing President Obama -- talking with him, flying on Air Force One and even playing in one of his pick-up basketball games. Obama biographer David Maraniss traveled around the world to piece together a portrait of the boy and young man who later became president. The show gets a close-up look at Obama as he launches his second term.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Philip K. Dick Nobody blurred the line between his life and his literature more than legendary science fiction author Philip K. Dick. And that's only fitting since one of the major themes of his fiction is, "What is reality?" The show examines the life and work of the man who's been described as "one of the most valiant psychological explorers of the twentieth century," in part to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Avoiding a Superstorm Sandy Lemon You may not have known it, but many of the 230,000 cars marinated in the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy are being bought and sold, often for salvage or to buyers who are looking for a deal. But some unscrupulous owners are engaging in what's called "title washing," altering a car's paperwork to disguise the damage, and then reselling to unwitting customers. The show goes shopping for tips on how to avoid a Hurricane Sandy lemon.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour Food Matters The show features a cornucopia of TED talks about food: growing it, cooking it, consuming it -- and making sure there's enough for everyone. Feast on stories about saving seeds to protect the future of food, the daily miracle of feeding a city, and what's in kids' lunches. For dessert, hear a chef's tale of the best fish he ever ate.
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media Violent Videogames and Violence On Wednesday, President Obama outlined his proposals for gun control. Among them was a request to Congress for $10 million to study the impact of media on violence, with a nod specifically to video games. The show talks to Jason Schreier, a reporter for Kotaku, about 25 years' worth of studies on the effect of violent games, and what researchers have found.
  • 12:00 am
    Tech Nation Math Guy Keith Devlin Host Moira Gunn talks with Keith Devlin, NPR's math guy. He takes listeners back to 16th century Italy to Pisa and its leaning tower, in part to find out why we aren't using roman numerals.
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