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KQED Public Radio: Friday, March 22, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Friday, March 22, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Humankind The Diet-Climate Connection -- Understanding the footprint of what we eat is a revelation for many of us who contact our food not in the sunlit fields, but in the fluorescent-lit aisle of the grocery store. And people concerned about climate change are just starting to focus on the large but under-appreciated role our food system plays in the problem. The program talks with health experts, climate scientists and the emerging movement of urban farmers who grow their own food in sustainable ways.
  • 3:30 am
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
    The Do List Host Cy Musiker and San Francisco Chronicle Executive Datebook editor David Wiegand look ahead at the hottest tickets and most spectacular shows this coming week in Northern California.
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    The Do List The Do List This week, we're at dances both modern and classical and listening to an old Monkee.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum NCAA Tournament Tips Off in San Jose San Jose is hosting several NCAA Tournament games this week at HP Pavilion -- and local officials hope the tournament will provide an economic boost to the South Bay. Bay Area basketball fans have a lot to cheer about on the court, with Cal's men's and women's teams both participating, along with the top-seeded Stanford women. In a special broadcast from KQED Silicon Valley, we talk about the tournament and discuss the state of college hoops.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum First Person: Susan Wojcicki Susan Wojcicki is a central player in the origin story of Google. In 1998 she rented her Menlo Park garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page to start the company. She became Google's 16th employee and now, as the head of the company's advertising products, she brought in $43.7 billion last year - 95 percent of Google's revenue. As part of our First Person series profiling notable leaders in the Bay Area, we talk with Susan Wojcicki about the changing world of digital advertising, and about raising four children and a flock of chickens while holding one of the most powerful business positions in the world.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Grand Central - Hub of Innovation Did you know today's standard time zones began with the clocks at New York's Grand Central Terminal? Guest host John Dankosky finds out what other innovations were pioneered by the famous station.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Gulf War Illness: Still a Mystery More than 20 years after the first Gulf War, thousands of veterans are still suffering from an array of unexplained medical ailments. Guest host John Dankosky looks at Gulf War Illness, and what researchers are learning about its possible causes and treatments.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Justin Timberlake The show listens back to a conversation with musician and actor Justin Timberlake. He has a new album, "The Twenty-Twenty Experience." It's his first in seven years. Timberlake got his start as a Mouseketeer in the 1990s show "The New Mickey Mouse Club." Timberlake has collaborated with Timbaland, 50 Cent, Madonna and many other pop stars. His acting career includes the films "Black Snake Moan" and several "Shrek" movies. He's also well known for his appearances in short skits on "Saturday Night Live," and for hosting multiple episodes of the show.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Homes Remain Primary Financial Anchors Despite the lackluster economy, many Americans still hope to buy and hold onto their own homes as their primary financial assets.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine On Tuesday, March 26, more than four years after California voters approved Proposition 8, the state's ban on same-sex marriage will get a full hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court. It's been a long and winding road to the nation's high court -- a road paved with joy, anger, euphoria and fear. Host Scott Shafer retraces the history of Proposition 8, from the moment it became a ballot measure in 2008.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    FCC Head Steps Down -- Julius Genachowski announced on Friday that he will be stepping down as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He began his tenure with an ambitious National Broadband Plan and made broadband access for all Americans his most frequent talking point. However many say his actual accomplishments fall short of his stated goals. The program discusses the move and its implications.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine On Tuesday, March 26, more than four years after California voters approved Proposition 8, the state's ban on same-sex marriage will get a full hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court. It's been a long and winding road to the nation's high court -- a road paved with joy, anger, euphoria and fear. Host Scott Shafer retraces the history of Proposition 8, from the moment it became a ballot measure in 2008.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Justin Timberlake The show listens back to a conversation with musician and actor Justin Timberlake. He has a new album, "The Twenty-Twenty Experience." It's his first in seven years. Timberlake got his start as a Mouseketeer in the 1990s show "The New Mickey Mouse Club." Timberlake has collaborated with Timbaland, 50 Cent, Madonna and many other pop stars. His acting career includes the films "Black Snake Moan" and several "Shrek" movies. He's also well known for his appearances in short skits on "Saturday Night Live," and for hosting multiple episodes of the show.
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Water: Innovating for the Essential Resource The program features a conversation on the global water crisis and those working on creative new approaches for providing clean drinking water. Leaders in the field discuss innovative projects like a town run entirely off recycled water, collaborative coalitions and breakout projects that deliver reliable and safe water for those who need it most. Panelists include: Peter Gleick, MacArthur Fellow and co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute; Jake Norton, co-founder and lead climber, Challenge 21; Evan Thomas, assistant professor and director of The SWEET Lab; Jon Rose, professional surfer and founder of Waves for Water. The conversation is moderated by Jason Mark, editor of the Earth Island Journal.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum First Person: Susan Wojcicki Susan Wojcicki is a central player in the origin story of Google. In 1998 she rented her Menlo Park garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page to start the company. She became Google's 16th employee and now, as the head of the company's advertising products, she brought in $43.7 billion last year - 95 percent of Google's revenue. As part of our First Person series profiling notable leaders in the Bay Area, we talk with Susan Wojcicki about the changing world of digital advertising, and about raising four children and a flock of chickens while holding one of the most powerful business positions in the world.
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine On Tuesday, March 26, more than four years after California voters approved Proposition 8, the state's ban on same-sex marriage will get a full hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court. It's been a long and winding road to the nation's high court -- a road paved with joy, anger, euphoria and fear. Host Scott Shafer retraces the history of Proposition 8, from the moment it became a ballot measure in 2008.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered A Day in the Life of a School Resource Officer The Newtown school shooting forced many to re-examine school safety and access to guns. It also raised questions about the role of armed school resource officers. What exactly do they do? Do they really make schools safer? The program spends a day with one such officer in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Chinua Achebe Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe has died in Boston. His first novel, "Things Fall Apart" was published in 1958 and is still the most widely-read piece of African literature. The program discusses Achebe and his life.
Friday, March 22, 2013

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