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KQED Public Radio: Friday, February 1, 2013

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Friday, February 1, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Stopping Kaepernick Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has speed and zip on his passes. Those skills led to the remarkable first season as a starter for the San Francisco 49ers. He'll be tested by the strong defense of the Baltimore Ravens when the two teams meet in Sunday's Super Bowl. The teams are coached by brothers John and Jim Harbaugh. NPR's Mike Pesca reports on what it will take to stop the young, driven quarterback.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Freakonomics Radio You Eat What You Are -- Americans are in the midst of a food paradox. We have access to more, better and cheaper food than ever before. But at the same time, we're surrounded by junk food and a rise in obesity and heart disease. The show examines our massive but balky food network with economist Tyler Cowen, who argues that agribusiness and commercialization are not nearly the villains that your foodie friends might have you think. The show also hears from food author and philosopher Michael Pollan, who weighs in on a number of food topics and urges, along with chef Alice Waters, a renewed appreciation for the American farmer.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Super Bowl Ads Every Super Bowl, advertisers try to make their spots the most talked about. Some companies have already released their ads -- and a few of those are already generating controversy. What's the best way to impress the biggest audience on television?
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
    The Do List Host Cy Musiker and San Francisco Chronicle Executive Datebook editor David Wiegand look ahead at the hottest tickets and most spectacular shows this coming week in Northern California.
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    The Do List The Do List This week we've got a kick-starting Berkeley band, and a play which must not be named.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum California's New Prison Chief Four years ago, as head of Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections, Jeffrey Beard testified in federal court that California's prisons were dangerously overcrowded. Now, as the new head of California's corrections system, Beard says the crisis is over and the courts should release state prisons from a federal population cap. We talk with Secretary Beard about conditions in state lockups and his plans for improvement.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Filmmaker Sari Gilman We talk with San Francisco filmmaker Sari Gilman, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary short "Kings Point." The film, which spotlights the lives of residents at a Florida retirement community, raises complex questions about aging in America.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Hillary Clinton's Legacy Today is Hillary Clinton's last day as U.S. secretary of state. During her tenure, she worked to boost global economic development, health and women's rights. But she also faced a heated review of her handling of the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. Will Benghazi be her legacy? Where else has she made an impact? Clinton told NPR, "I don't see myself getting back into politics." But is a 2016 presidential run still in the cards?
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The Pitfalls of Online Science Journalism Do the comments made on a website change your view of the news? They might, whether you notice or not. Host Ira Flatow and guests look at some of the pitfalls of science journalism in our online world. The show also gets a roundup of quirky discoveries, such as how dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate and how owls twist their heads 270 degrees.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Climate Change, With or Without Us China emits one quarter of the world's CO2, and has 300 more coal plants in the works. But China also leads the world in wind energy, and they're trying cap-and-trade, too. The show looks at how the world is tackling climate change, with or without the U.S.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air 'Glock: The Rise of America's Gun' How did the Glock -- the high-capacity magazine Austrian pistol -- become the gun of choice for criminals and law enforcement? And how did it find its way into crime movies, TV shows and rap lyrics? Terry Gross talks with Paul Barrett, author of "Glock: The Rise of America's Gun."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Drinking and Driving in Rural Ireland Ireland has tightened its drunk driving laws. Pub owners say that discourages the longtime rural customer who no longer dares to drive to a bar. Now, there's a move to allow some drinking and driving in the Irish countryside.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Boise, Bastion of Entrepreneurship Boise, Idaho hemorrhaged jobs during the recession -- but now it's come roaring back thanks to entrepreneurship.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine When you think of a live music experience, you probably think of a concert or a nightclub. But one of the hottest markets for live performance equipment is about as far away from a nightclub as you can get: church. We found out at last weekend's NAMM show, the giant music merchant convention in Anaheim.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
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    White House Proposes Compromise on Contraception Coverage -- The Obama administration has issued a proposal detailing how coverage for contraception will be paid for under Obamacare. The health overhaul law requires insurance plans to provide birth control coverage, but those opposed to artificial contraception argue they should not be made to use their own funds to pay for it.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine When you think of a live music experience, you probably think of a concert or a nightclub. But one of the hottest markets for live performance equipment is about as far away from a nightclub as you can get: church. We found out at last weekend's NAMM show, the giant music merchant convention in Anaheim.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air 'Glock: The Rise of America's Gun' How did the Glock -- the high-capacity magazine Austrian pistol -- become the gun of choice for criminals and law enforcement? And how did it find its way into crime movies, TV shows and rap lyrics? Terry Gross talks with Paul Barrett, author of "Glock: The Rise of America's Gun."
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Where is the Economy Headed? As we come off an election year and face a series of new and ongoing challenges, the program presents a lively discussion with two former top presidential economic advisers on where the U.S. and global economies are headed in 2013. What should be done to put them -- and keep them -- on track? Panelists include Keith Hennessey, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, director of the National Economic Council Under President George W. Bush and member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission; and Christina Romer, professor of economics at UC Berkeley and immediate past chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Hillary Clinton's Legacy Today is Hillary Clinton's last day as U.S. secretary of state. During her tenure, she worked to boost global economic development, health and women's rights. But she also faced a heated review of her handling of the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. Will Benghazi be her legacy? Where else has she made an impact? Clinton told NPR, "I don't see myself getting back into politics." But is a 2016 presidential run still in the cards?
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine When you think of a live music experience, you probably think of a concert or a nightclub. But one of the hottest markets for live performance equipment is about as far away from a nightclub as you can get: church. We found out at last weekend's NAMM show, the giant music merchant convention in Anaheim.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered January Jobs Report Employers added 157,000 jobs to payrolls in January, but the unemployment rate ticked up a notch anyway, to 7.9 percent. The monthly jobs report from the Labor Department also said job growth was much better in November and December than originally reported.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Horse Meat in British Burgers? Food products containing horse meat could have been on sale in Britain for a year. The country's Food Standards Agency admitted on Thursday that only 800 tests were conducted on meat products during the last 12 months. It also admitted that it's been 10 years since the agency or local authorities tested for the presence of horse meat in food products sold in Britain. The revelations came when it was discovered that the frozen burger supplier at the center of the equine food scandal had sourced beef products containing horse meat from a supplier in Poland. Supermarkets have removed 10 million burgers off shelves since the scandal emerged.
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