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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, February 24, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, February 24, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Film and Philosophy When we've had enough of reality, we often seek escape in a movie. But we don't have to shut off our brains when we visit the cinema. Some films actually encourage us to use our minds. The program explores philosophy through the lens of film.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge American Invention What's your billion dollar idea? You know, the one that's going to change the world? America's the land of invention, right? And it's that can-do spirit that makes this country great. America's no longer the global innovation giant it once was. Where have you gone, Thomas Edison? Why isn't America inventing anymore?
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth National Parks on the Chopping Block Unless there's a last minute deal between Congress and the White House, draconian spending cuts will take effect across the federal government on March 1st. Joan Anzelmo, spokesperson for the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, tells host Steve Curwood that the National Park Services already limited budget will be squeezed another 5 percent hit, causing delayed park openings and reduced staff.
  • 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 Someone's In The Kitchen This week on A Prairie Home Companion, the show is live from The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota with a show celebrating all things banjo. With special guests, five-string masters Noam Pikelny, Joe Newberry and Bill Evans, singer Suzy Bogguss and country music historian Bill C. Malone. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, guitarist Dean Magraw joins The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction. Born in Antigua, the acclaimed writer first gained recognition for her "Talk of the Town" pieces and short stories published in The New Yorker in the late 1970s. She published her first book, "At the Bottom of the River," a collection of short stories, in 1981. Her first novel, Annie John, was published four years later, and made her a literary sensation. Kincaid is also the author of" Lucy," "My Garden" and "A Small Place," an indictment of tourism and colonialism. Her forthcoming novel, "See Now Then" -- her first in ten years -- is a tale of marriage and family that examines how the passing of time operates on the human consciousness.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media How to Accidentally Start a Rumor About a U.S. Senator This month, the conservative site Breitbart.com suggested that Senator Chuck Hagel, Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, had secret financial ties to a group called "Friends of Hamas." It did not look good: a U.S. politician had allegedly received money from a terrorist organization that's called for Israel's destruction. Turns out though, it wasn't true. New York Daily News reporter Dan Friedman tells Brooke about his theory that he was the source of the rumor.
  • 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 Bless Me, Miriam The new film "Bless Me, Ultima," based on the Rudolfo Anaya novel, is out now in theaters. Maria Hinojosa speaks to actor Miriam Colon, who stars as the curandera Ultima.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science Biographer Christoph Irmscher examines the life of this controversial figure in its Victorian cultural context. Undeniably a world-renowned scientist, credited with bringing the modern study of science to American universities, Agassiz's career placed him in the thick of scientific and cultural debates on evolution and race that continue to affect American science, education and social policy today. What can we learn from this 19th century life?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Film and Philosophy When we've had enough of reality, we often seek escape in a movie. But we don't have to shut off our brains when we visit the cinema. Some films actually encourage us to use our minds. The program explores philosophy through the lens of film.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge American Invention What's your billion dollar idea? You know, the one that's going to change the world? America's the land of invention, right? And it's that can-do spirit that makes this country great. America's no longer the global innovation giant it once was. Where have you gone, Thomas Edison? Why isn't America inventing anymore?
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Student Loan Debt Student loan debt is now larger than credit card debt and no doubt, a heavy burden for young people, but is it a national crisis?
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media How to Accidentally Start a Rumor About a U.S. Senator This month, the conservative site Breitbart.com suggested that Senator Chuck Hagel, Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, had secret financial ties to a group called "Friends of Hamas." It did not look good: a U.S. politician had allegedly received money from a terrorist organization that's called for Israel's destruction. Turns out though, it wasn't true. New York Daily News reporter Dan Friedman tells Brooke about his theory that he was the source of the rumor.
  • 12:00 am
    Tech Nation Gavin Newsom Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California and former two-term mayor of San Francisco, discusses his book "Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government."
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