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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition At 71, Solo Guitarist Debuts at South by Southwest Harry Taussig released his first solo guitar album in 1965. He just put out his second -- and he's about to give his first live concert, at age 71. The show reports on Harry Taussig's comeback, at the South by Southwest music conference.
  • 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 A New Pope White smoke rose from the Vatican chimney on Wednesday: a signal to the world that the Roman Catholic Church had elected a new pope. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, hereafter known as Pope Francis I, was elected the 266th pontiff, the first South American and the first Jesuit to lead the Church. We'll discuss the new pope, his background and what his selection means for Catholics in Latin America and around the world. We'll also examine the challenges he faces, including priest shortages and sexual abuse scandals.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Science of Winning and Losing What makes some people thrive in the heat of competition, and others drop the ball? How important are genes in predicting success? Those are among the questions explored by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman in their new book "Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing." Bronson joins us to discuss the book, which challenges many commonly held assumptions about success and failure.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Crime or Fantasy? The defense argued that a former New York cop only fantasized about cooking and eating women. A federal jury disagreed. They convicted the so-called "cannibal cop" of conspiracy to kidnap and other charges. Where's the line between thought and deed?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Marketing at a Crossroads United Airlines spends millions of dollars on marketing to build trust and fill seats. And a single viral video called "United Breaks Guitars" knocked the wind from beneath the company's wings. Companies no longer control their own reputations, and as Bob Garfield of "On the Media" says, that's good for us. Garfield is the author of the new book "Can't Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results."
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Hottest Year on Record Last year was the hottest year in the United States' historical record, which dates back to 1895. The show talks with Justin Gillis about his New York Times series "Temperature Rising," which examines the latest research on climate change.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Reaction to Pope Francis The show gets reaction in Argentina and worldwide to the election of Pope Francis. The program also previews a new film showing how the lives of girls around the globe are getting better with decent education.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace School Districts Weigh Armed Security The NRA wants more armed security in schools -- but school districts are unsure of how they will pay for this investment and how effective it would really be.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace School Districts Weigh Armed Security The NRA wants more armed security in schools -- but school districts are unsure of how they will pay for this investment and how effective it would really be.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Hottest Year on Record Last year was the hottest year in the United States' historical record, which dates back to 1895. The show talks with Justin Gillis about his New York Times series "Temperature Rising," which examines the latest research on climate change.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials The Raw and the Cooked Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand hosts an hour of stories produced by The Kitchen Sisters. Included are tales of kitchens that suddenly pop up, kitchens that stay underground to survive and kitchens that are the keepers of a culture. The show travels the country in search of hidden kitchens and little-known corners of American food culture, from the Sheepherder's Ball in the Basque Country in Boise to the breadbasket of California's Central Valley.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered The Changing Champs Elysees As multinational chain stores and fast food restaurants move on to the Champ Elysees, uniquely French shops and cafes are being forced out by exorbitant rents. The most famous -- and some say the most beautiful -- avenue in Paris is being transformed. Some say it has gone downhill, but a historian notes that the old buildings have been restored and the sidewalks widened and the beauty is still there.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered CPAC and Immigration Amid GOP soul-searching over a dismal 2012 election, a consensus has emerged that Republicans must appeal better to Latino voters. The effort has even appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference, with a panel on immigration reform on Thursday morning.
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