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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Ryan Releases GOP 10-Year Budget Plan House budget chairman and former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan released his chamber's version of a 10-year budget plan. It eliminates deficits in 10 years, thanks to a $600 billion tax increase in the fiscal cliff agreement, but would also repeal President Obama's health care law.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Joyce Carol Oates Joyce Carol Oates is the author of some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers "We Were the Mulvaneys," "Blonde," which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller, "The Falls." She is also the author of several critically acclaimed collections of short fiction and essays, plays and poetry. Writing for The Nation, critic Henry Louis Gates Jr. said of her work, "A future archeologist equipped only with her oeuvre could easily piece together the whole of postwar America." Oates' new novel is titled "The Accursed." She appeared in conversation with former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass on March 5, 2013.
  • 3:00 am
  • 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
  • 7:00 am
    Morning Edition Six Words on Race You can say a lot in a few words, if they're the right words. NPR's Michele Norris challenged people to sum up their thoughts about race and culture in just six words. The result is "The Race Card Project."
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Bill Would Ban Smoking in Apartments, Condos California would ban smoking indoors for people living in townhouses, condos, apartments and other attached units under a bill introduced by state Assembly member Marc Levine. The San Rafael Democrat says he wants to protect the one-third of Californians who live in multi-unit complexes, and who may be forced to breathe secondhand smoke from their neighbors. If approved, it would be the strictest anti-smoking law in the country. We'll talk to Levine and an opponent of the idea.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Anti-Jihad Ads Return to SF Muni Buses For the second time in a year, San Francisco Muni buses are featuring ads critical of Islam. The latest ones feature pictures of and quotes from Osama bin Laden and the Times Square car bomber. Local officials and Muslim groups have denounced the ads -- but the city has refused to pull them on free speech grounds. We talk to critics of the ads, and the woman behind the campaign.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum J-Street Founder Jeremy Ben-Ami When Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was confirmed last month despite opposition from conservative Jewish groups, some observers declared it a victory for the more moderate Israel lobby group J-Street, which supported Hagel. J-Street founder and president Jeremy Ben-Ami joins us to talk about his group's work and about President Obama's trip to Israel next week.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Political Junkie Competing budgets battle in congress and the president reaches out for a grand bargain. Another Bush may have designs on the presidency; Carl Levin plans to retire and as Mark Sanford stands for Congress. Political junkie Ken Rudin joins Neal Conan, along with former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, who will discuss second chances in American political life.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Mohsin Hamid on Rising Asia Author Mohsin Hamid joins Terry Gross to talk about his new novel, "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia." The answer for his main character is by passing off boiled tap water as expensive bottled mineral water in an Asian city which closely resembles Lahore, Pakistan, where Hamid lives. His previous novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" was made into a movie which opens next month.
  • 2:00 pm
    World In South Africa, New Challenges for a Remarkable School A public high school in South Africa helps kids break out of poverty. Authorities want to build on its success, so they've more than doubled the number of students -- and that worries the principal. Some of the incoming students may not be prepared to learn.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace How Super is Samsung's Super Phone? You've heard of smartphones. On Thursday, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S IV super phone. Is it really all that super?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace How Super is Samsung's Super Phone? You've heard of smartphones. On Thursday, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S IV super phone. Is it really all that super?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Mohsin Hamid on Rising Asia Author Mohsin Hamid joins Terry Gross to talk about his new novel, "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia." The answer for his main character is by passing off boiled tap water as expensive bottled mineral water in an Asian city which closely resembles Lahore, Pakistan, where Hamid lives. His previous novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" was made into a movie which opens next month.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Driving Growth A flood of natural gas released by hydraulic fracturing is turning energy markets upside down. What will be the impact on the way America powers its economy and moves people and goods around? Many countries are investing in clean fuels and putting a price on carbon emissions. Will the United States also start to price fuels to include their full costs? How will that impact the economy? The program presents a broad conversation with Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund; and Rhonda Zygocki, vice president of policy and planning for Chevron.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Steubenville Rape Trial M.L. Schultze talks to Melissa Block about the opening day of the trial of two Steubenville High School football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Ohio. The case has attracted nationwide attention, in part due to photos and comments about the incident that were circulated on social media.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Sexual Harassment in the Military Victims of sexual assault in the military testified Wednesday on Capitol Hill. They spoke of commanders who brushed aside their charges and a culture that ridiculed women. It's why most victims never come forward, according to Pentagon polls.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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