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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, February 9, 2013

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Saturday, February 9, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Soccer Scandal A European police agency this week made what should have been a startling announcement: Hundreds of professional soccer matches around the world may have been rigged by gamblers in recent years. But the news was greeted inside the sport less as a shock than confirmation of a rampant problem.
  • 1:00 am
    This Week in Northern California Medical Marijuana, Silicon Valley Boom, and more Medical marijuana advocates argued this week before the California Supreme Court that cities do not have the power to ban pot dispensaries, saying that it undermines the 1996 voter-approved state law allowing cannabis for medical use. Opponents say the law's language is vague. The case has sweeping ramifications for local governments across the state and in the Bay Area, where dozens of cities have enacted dispensary bans.
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week Drone Strikes, S&P Lawsuit and GOP Reinvention Washington Week looks at the justification for targeted killings of terror targets, the internal battles in the Republican Party, President Obama's use of the bully pulpit for his second term agenda, and the Department of Justice lawsuit against Standard & Poor's.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Sonia Sotomayor The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with candor and intimacy, she recounts the arc of her life from a Bronx housing project to an appointment on the nation's highest court. Sotomayor graduated from Princeton in 1976 and from Yale Law School in 1979. In May 2009, President Obama nominated her as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, a role she assumed in August 2009. Justice Sotomayor talks about her new book "My Beloved World" with M. Elizabeth Magill, dean and Richard E. Lang professor of law at Stanford Law School.
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe Ireland's Forced Labor, Gay Marriage in the UK, and More On this week's Inside Europe: Anger in Ireland over the government's failure to apologize for its role in forced labor, gay marriage gets the go-ahead in the UK, more controversy in Denmark over Islam and Spanish ham proves resilient despite the economic crisis.
  • 4:00 am
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) The Politics of Energy: An Issue of International Security Energy plays a vital role in all aspects of modern economies from transportation to communication, from health care to national defense systems. That reliance on energy creates vulnerabilities and competition over its supply, and plays an important role in every country's national security. The program's guest is Michael Levi, senior fellow for energy and the environment and director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations. He'll examine the key drivers affecting the global energy landscape and their implications for international security. How will the global community collectively achieve a peaceful transition to a sustainable energy future?
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life Kid Logic Stories of kids using perfectly logical arguments, and arriving at perfectly wrong conclusions.
  • 1:00 pm
    Radio Specials Climate One - From the Commonwealth Club Clean Clothes -- From organic cotton to recycled zippers many clothing brands are trying to establish their bona fides with consumers who care about the health of their bodies and the planet. In a world of increasing transparency about environmental and labor practices consumers expect to know more about the clothes they wear. What lies ahead for product labeling and making the $200 billion US clothing industry more sustainable? Are efforts encouraging consumers to wash their clothes less a smart move or a retailer dodge? Do U.S. brands really monitor their factories in China? Join us for a conversation with leaders in the effort to run sustainable companies that make durable and responsible products. Guests include Chip Bergh, CEO of Levi's andCasey Sheahan, CEO of Patagonia.
  • 2:00 pm
    Moyers & Company How Big Telecom Increases Our Political Divide Susan Crawford joins Bill to discuss how powerful media conglomerates put profit ahead of the public interest when it comes to Internet access.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Living On Earth US Carbon Emissions Down Sharply US carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by 13 percent in the last five years to the lowest levels since 1994. A new report finds that President Obamas energy policy that includes renewable energy along with increased efficiency, and more use of natural gas largely explain the reduced emissions.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion The Heart is a Tender Thing Coming to you this week from The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, Buddhist-inspired folk musician Ellis, and men's choir Cantus. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Lindsay Marcy, and Fred Newman, guitar man Dean Magraw sits in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • 8:00 pm
    Selected Shorts Wanting More with guest host Neil Gaiman "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence, performed by Fionnula Flanagan and "The Book" by Ben Loory, performed by Jane Kaczmarek.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life Kid Logic Stories of kids using perfectly logical arguments, and arriving at perfectly wrong conclusions.
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • 12:00 am
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