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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, February 14, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Stranded Cruise Ship For passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph, a four-day pleasure cruise has turned into a nightmare. The ship lost power in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and is being slowly towed to port in Alabama. The company says it's working to ensure safety and passenger comfort. But onboard, passengers say toilets aren't working, food is scarce and conditions are horrible.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The Art of Winning with Dr. Maya Angelou This special program features conversations with Maya Angelou and African-American winners from the Olympics, Grammys, Academy Awards, Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize categories. Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Maya Angelou will weave the stories of current African-American accomplishments together with our history. Angelou will include her unique, poetic insights regarding the history of the recognition of successful African-Americans nationally and internationally.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition New Factory Jobs Not Much Help for Haitians Manufacturing jobs are returning to Haiti. Foreign companies are lured by access to the U.S. and low wages. But the wages are so low, workers stay stuck in poverty. The program finds out why a factory job is only a little bit better than no job at all in Haiti.
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum What Makes a Good Preschool? President Obama said in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday that every child in the U.S. should get a high-quality preschool education. So, what makes a good preschool? We'll discuss play-based versus more academic preschools, and what the latest research says is the best way to prepare a toddler for the world.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Univision and the Importance of Ethnic Media Univision is the dominant Spanish-language TV channel in the United States, and it's looking to further expand its base. It recently teamed up with Disney to launch Fusion, the first 24-hour cable channel aimed at Latinos who speak English. Univision's Isaac Lee joins us to discuss outreach to the booming Latino population, how it tackles immigration coverage and the importance of ethnic media.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The New Debate on Torture The Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" opens with a declaration that the story is based on firsthand accounts of actual events. But senators Dianne Feinstein and John McCain say the film got it seriously wrong when it showed suspects giving up information under torture. The show discusses "Zero Dark Thirty," Osama bin Laden and the new debate on torture.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Rise and Fall of the KKK Terry Gross talks with David Cunningham, author of "Klansville USA." He'll discuss the history of how the Klan started wearing sheets and hoods, burning crosses and terrorizing African-Americans.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Students Find Meaning in Bollywood Dance-Off Indian-American college kids pay tribute to Bollywood, but it's more than just campy stereotypes and musical numbers. These students bring their separate Indian and American identities together on stage in a Bollywood dance-off.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Aging Action Hero Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Grantland writer Wesley Morris about action heroes, and why they're so much older than they were a decade ago.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    American Airlines, US Airways Merger -- The boards of US Airways Group and AMR have approved the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. The resulting company will become the world's largest airline. American is in bankruptcy, so its creditors will own a big chunk of the new company and US Airways shareholders will own the rest.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Aging Action Hero Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Grantland writer Wesley Morris about action heroes, and why they're so much older than they were a decade ago.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Rise and Fall of the KKK Terry Gross talks with David Cunningham, author of "Klansville USA." He'll discuss the history of how the Klan started wearing sheets and hoods, burning crosses and terrorizing African-Americans.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Hearing Voices Love's Labors: For Valentine's Day -- This special program is hosted by Amy Dickinson of the Chicago Tribune's "Ask Amy" column. It features lovelorn letters to "Ask Amy," tales of what Nancy Updike calls "cringe love" and a parent and child discussion between Jessica and Scott Carrier on what makes a good marriage, from This American Life.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum What Makes a Good Preschool? President Obama said in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday that every child in the U.S. should get a high-quality preschool education. So, what makes a good preschool? We'll discuss play-based versus more academic preschools, and what the latest research says is the best way to prepare a toddler for the world.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Florida's Nuclear Boondoggle Duke Energy's decision to shutter Florida's Crystal River nuclear plant gets rid of a problem it inherited when it merged with another energy company. But it leaves ratepayers on the hook for more than $1 billion. It's also a milestone -- the first nuclear plant to shut down in the Southeastern U.S. Its closure leaves a small, rural county wondering how it will replace the jobs and taxes from the plant it has depended on for 30 years.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Sequester Effects The Senate Budget Committee heard from top administration officials what automatic spending cuts would mean for their agencies and to taxpayers. Unless Congress and President Obama agree on a way to avert them, they will start to take effect March 1.
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