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KQED Public Radio: Friday, February 15, 2013

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Friday, February 15, 2013
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition A Brave New World of Science Fundraising Scientists have made a new discovery: they can get funding on the Internet. Crowdfunding sites have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for research into topics like the microbes in the human body.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    The Do List The Do List This week we're listening to hometown composers and celebrating the year of the snake.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Meteor Hits Russia, Causes Injuries A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains today, causing a shock wave that damaged buildings across a vast territory and injured hundreds of people with flying glass.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Michael Krasny Marks 20 Years as Forum Host Michael Krasny hosted his first Forum program on February 15, 1993 -- 20 years ago today. During that first show, he promised to continue the program's commitment to in-depth news and political programming while opening up "new vistas in the arts...and the life of the mind." We mark Michael's milestone by turning the tables on him: he joins Dave Iverson to talk about his two decades behind the Forum microphone.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Asteroid Flyby An asteroid half the size of a football field is headed our way. It won't hit Earth -- but it will pass closer than most satellites, and through the field of orbiting space junk. Host Ira Flatow and guests provide live coverage of the space rock's flyby and closest approach.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Coming to Terms With Hearing Loss Author Katherine Bouton joins the show to discuss how she came to terms with losing her hearing. It's a condition that affects some 50 million Americans. Bouton is the author of "Shouting Won't Help: Why I - and 50 Million Other Americans - Can't Hear You."
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tony Kushner on 'Lincoln' Screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner talks about writing the screenplay for the Steven Spielberg biopic "Lincoln." His screenplay has been nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. For the film, Kushner adapted Doris Kearns-Goodwin's book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1993 play "Angels in America," and co-wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film "Munich."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Protecting Afghan Partners Faces Hurdles Afghans who worked with the U.S. military now fear retribution, especially as the pullout nears and many protections fade. A group of Americans -- including veterans -- is trying to bring these Afghan helpers to safety in the U.S. But getting them visas could take years.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Toll of 'Preventable Harm' Have you ever gone to the hospital for one thing and ended up sick from something else? Doctors call this "preventable harm" -- and every year more than 200,000 people die from it.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Huge advances in medical science are letting people living with HIV rekindle goals and dreams, including the dream of having a family. A San Francisco program that's helped HIV-positive women have babies for years has recently launched a program thought to be the first of its kind. It helps HIV-positive straight men become dads.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
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    Disabled Olympian Charged With Murder -- South African sports star Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears when he appeared in court Friday to face a charge of murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day. The double amputee is known as the Blade Runner for his athletic prowess on the track.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Huge advances in medical science are letting people living with HIV rekindle goals and dreams, including the dream of having a family. A San Francisco program that's helped HIV-positive women have babies for years has recently launched a program thought to be the first of its kind. It helps HIV-positive straight men become dads.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Tony Kushner on 'Lincoln' Screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner talks about writing the screenplay for the Steven Spielberg biopic "Lincoln." His screenplay has been nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. For the film, Kushner adapted Doris Kearns-Goodwin's book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1993 play "Angels in America," and co-wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film "Munich."
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Jared Diamond Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond examines how Amazonian Indians, Inuit and other traditional societies have adapted and evolved for nearly 6 million years. He explains what we can still learn from these traditional societies regarding universal human problems like elder care, child rearing, physical fitness and conflict resolution. Diamond's latest book is "The World Until Yesterday." His previous books include "Guns, Germs, and Steel."
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Michael Krasny Marks 20 Years as Forum Host Michael Krasny hosted his first Forum program on February 15, 1993 -- 20 years ago today. During that first show, he promised to continue the program's commitment to in-depth news and political programming while opening up "new vistas in the arts...and the life of the mind." We mark Michael's milestone by turning the tables on him: he joins Dave Iverson to talk about his two decades behind the Forum microphone.
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Huge advances in medical science are letting people living with HIV rekindle goals and dreams, including the dream of having a family. A San Francisco program that's helped HIV-positive women have babies for years has recently launched a program thought to be the first of its kind. It helps HIV-positive straight men become dads.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered School Door Security Adam Lanza shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School by blowing holes in the school's front door. But had that door been something more sophisticated and more secure, might Lanza at least have been slowed in his attack? After Newtown, there's been a lot of discussion on whether to improve the security of school buildings and, if so, how. One company that devotes itself to just this question is Assa Abloy, an outfit based in New Haven, Conn., that says it specializes in "secure, safe and convenient door solutions."
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Madoff Payout Irving Picard and David Sheehan are attorneys representing those defrauded in Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme. They're on a quest to recover their clients' investments, and to date they've recovered more than $9 billion. Robert Seigel speaks with them about the process and how far they still have to go.
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