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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Rosa Parks Statue President Obama and the top congressional leaders gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday morning for the dedication of a new statue honoring civil rights activist Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up a seat on a public bus sparked a boycott and a movement.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Intelligence Squared U.S. Should We Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies? -- Parents can already screen a fetus for its sex and test for genetic diseases. The day when they can choose their child's height, eye color and intelligence may be closer than we think. Is this a form of eugenics? Is it morally wrong for parents to engineer their babies, or is it morally wrong to deprive their children of the benefits of genetic enhancement? The Oxford-style debate program takes up these questions and more.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Why Aid Hasn't Solved Haiti's Problems After the earthquake in Haiti, the international community promised billions of dollars in aid. Three years later, hundreds of thousands of Haitians are still homeless. The program finds out why international aid hasn't solved Haiti's problems.
  • 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 Should SFO be Renamed for Harvey Milk? John Wayne, JFK, Reagan and Bob Hope aren't just celebrities and politicians - they're also airports. Supporters are hoping Harvey Milk will join that roster. One city supervisor is proposing renaming San Francisco International Airport after the former supervisor and gay rights pioneer. But a recent poll suggests 61 percent of likely San Francisco voters oppose that idea. Do you think SFO should be named for Harvey Milk? What would you rename the airport?
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Mike Tyson on His 'Undisputed Truth' Retired boxer Mike Tyson promises to talk about everything in his one-man show, from biting Evander Holyfield's ear to his prison time for rape charges. "Nothing is off limits," Tyson says. The play, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," is directed by Spike Lee and runs for three nights at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre. The show chronicles the former heavyweight champion's life, from his days being bullied as a kid in Brooklyn to his struggle with drugs and the death of his young daughter.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Max Boot: Tracing the History of Guerrilla Warfare War isn't what it used to be, at least according to the conventional wisdom that modern warfare is now irregular and asymmetric, making traditional forces largely obsolete. But military historian Max Boot argues that guerrilla warfare and insurgency are hardly recent developments. Those tactics were actually common for most of human history. In his new book "Invisible Armies," Boot traces the history of irregular warfare.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Years After the Spill, How is the Gulf Faring? A year after the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, Neal Conan talked to environmental researcher Ed Overton about his studies of the coast. He said he couldn't see a difference between heavily oiled areas and places that hadn't had any oil at all. As the Deepwater Horizon trial gets underway, the show checks in on the environment and the economy in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Israeli Filmmaker on 'The Gatekeepers' The Oscar-nominated documentary "The Gatekeepers" features interviews with six retired Israeli intelligence chiefs who speak candidly about their roles in intelligence-gathering and anti-terrorism activities. And they question their country's rule of the occupied territories. Guest host Dave Davies talks with Israeli director Dror Moreh.
  • 2:00 pm
    World With New Legalizations, Uruguay Looks Ahead The South American nation of Uruguay is legalizing abortion, marijuana and same-sex marriage -- and people are talking. Opinion divides some families, and draws others closer together. The program visits one household in Montevideo where three generations confront change.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Most Unemployed of Veterans Recent veterans not only have higher unemployment than the rest of the population, they also have higher unemployment rates relative to other veterans.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Steven Chu Retrospective -- Outgoing Energy Secretary Steven Chu spoke this week at a government-funded expo for energy innovation. The failure of the Solyndra solar company has cast a shadow over Chu's tenure. But supporters say only with that kind of risk-taking can the government plant the seeds for future energy success stories.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Most Unemployed of Veterans Recent veterans not only have higher unemployment than the rest of the population, they also have higher unemployment rates relative to other veterans.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Israeli Filmmaker on 'The Gatekeepers' The Oscar-nominated documentary "The Gatekeepers" features interviews with six retired Israeli intelligence chiefs who speak candidly about their roles in intelligence-gathering and anti-terrorism activities. And they question their country's rule of the occupied territories. Guest host Dave Davies talks with Israeli director Dror Moreh.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials American RadioWorks An Imperfect Revolution: Voices From the Desegregation Era -- The 1970s saw a tidal change in American race relations. For the first time, large numbers of white, black and other children of color began attending school together. It was an experience that shaped them for life. Using first-person accounts of the era of "forced busing," the program explores the ways school desegregation changed the nation.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Should SFO be Renamed for Harvey Milk? John Wayne, JFK, Reagan and Bob Hope aren't just celebrities and politicians - they're also airports. Supporters are hoping Harvey Milk will join that roster. One city supervisor is proposing renaming San Francisco International Airport after the former supervisor and gay rights pioneer. But a recent poll suggests 61 percent of likely San Francisco voters oppose that idea. Do you think SFO should be named for Harvey Milk? What would you rename the airport?
  • 10:30 pm
    Forum Mike Tyson on His 'Undisputed Truth' Retired boxer Mike Tyson promises to talk about everything in his one-man show, from biting Evander Holyfield's ear to his prison time for rape charges. "Nothing is off limits," Tyson says. The play, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," is directed by Spike Lee and runs for three nights at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre. The show chronicles the former heavyweight champion's life, from his days being bullied as a kid in Brooklyn to his struggle with drugs and the death of his young daughter.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered The Sequester and the Justice Dept. President Obama says FBI agents will be furloughed and prosecutors will have to close cases and let criminals go if the sequester takes effect. But NPR's Carrie Johnson reports the worst of the pain is likely to be felt by state and local law enforcement and victims' rights groups that rely on federal grants to stay afloat.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Shale Gas Study A new study of the Barnett Shale formation in Texas shows that the natural gas produced there will last for decades. And that means gas production will remain strong around the country, if prices don't get too low.
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