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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, May 16, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, May 16, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Sale of New High Tech Rifle Raises Questions A new rifle goes on sale Wednesday, and it's unlike any other gun on the market. It uses lasers and computers to make shooters very accurate -- even at long-range. But some gun enthusiasts aren't so sure the technology should be offered to the public.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Crossing East Brides and Children -- Wars create poverty conditions and a surplus of dispossessed women and children. In the past 50 years, many Asian women have married American service men and many Asian children have been adopted and sent to the U.S. The program focuses on Asian immigrants who immediately become part of an American family -- women from Japan, Vietnam, and Korea married to American servicemen and children adopted from Korea, Vietnam, and China.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Fall TV Preview TV executives are in New York discussing the next season's line-up with advertisers and the media. Even though networks are facing more competition than ever, at least one will be raising its advertising rates. The program previews the upcoming season in television.
  • 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 Richard Haass: Foreign Policy Begins at Home Between a nuclear Iran, climate change, and a rising China, the challenges to U.S national security are manifold. But in his new book, "Foreign Policy Begins at Home," Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass argues that the largest threats to this country come from within. With second-rate schools, a decrepit infrastructure, and growing debt, Haass writes, America should focus on improving itself.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Michael Pollan's 'Cooked' As in his previous books, Michael Pollan argues in "Cooked" that relying on processed food disrupts our link to the natural world and weakens our interpersonal relationships. But this time he takes a more hands-on approach, doing apprenticeships with a variety of culinary masters who teach him the fine points of fermentation, the benefits of bacteria, and other secrets of honest cuisine. He joins us in the studio.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Kenneth Feinberg and the One Fund for Boston After the Boston Marathon bombings last month, corporate donors and the public wondered how they could help. In response, Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Tom Menino established "The One Fund for Boston," and named Kenneth Feinberg to oversee disbursement of the donations - so far more than $30 million. Feinberg joins the program to discuss the fund - and who gets what.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Looking Ahead with Robert Krulwich Journalist and Radiolab co-host Robert Krulwich lives in a world of marvels, large and small -- where moths drive cars, monkeys sip Mai Tais, and honey bees are better politicians than humans. Krulwhich joins the program as part of its "Looking Ahead" series.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Being Unprepared for Retirement Host Terry Gross speaks with economist and policy analyst Robert Hiltonsmith about the widespread lack of retirement savings among Americans, the hidden fees that come with 401(k)'s, and why young people are likely to retire with less than baby boomers.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Demanding More for Barbie Barbie has had many careers and matching outfits - such as engineer, ambassador and snow-boarder. But at the new life-size Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin, you choose from just two Barbie experiences: fashion model and pop star. The program discusses how German feminists are demanding more for Barbie.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Donald Rumsfeld: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life Host Kai Ryssdal interviews former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. In his new book, "Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life," Rumsfeld outlines his 380 rules for living life.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    omen in Combat: Israel's Experience -- The U.S. military has begun the process of eliminating the combat exclusion, which kept women out of combat jobs. As the services figure out how to integrate women into these roles, they might take a look at Israel, which has started a high profile co-ed combat unit along the country's Sinai border.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Donald Rumsfeld: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life Host Kai Ryssdal interviews former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. In his new book, "Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life," Rumsfeld outlines his 380 rules for living life.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Being Unprepared for Retirement Host Terry Gross speaks with economist and policy analyst Robert Hiltonsmith about the widespread lack of retirement savings among Americans, the hidden fees that come with 401(k)'s, and why young people are likely to retire with less than baby boomers.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials America Abroad Global Energy and Innovations -- The program looks at the best "energy mix" for the United States, and discusses how the energy community in the U.S. has debated the need for a balance between oil, gas, and renewables. How are India and China, with their own booming populations and increasing energy needs, planning out their own energy needs? The program also discusses energy technologies being developed at MIT that are shaping future technologies -- and being exported to the oil-rich Middle East.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Michael Pollan's 'Cooked' As in his previous books, Michael Pollan argues in "Cooked" that relying on processed food disrupts our link to the natural world and weakens our interpersonal relationships. But this time he takes a more hands-on approach, doing apprenticeships with a variety of culinary masters who teach him the fine points of fermentation, the benefits of bacteria, and other secrets of honest cuisine. He joins us in the studio.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Reviving Egypt's Neglected Spaces with Art In a rundown theater in downtown Cairo, two revolutionary artists belt out folk tunes. It is the same place where legendary diva Om Kolthoum once enraptured audiences. The program discusses how the Downtown Contemporary Arts festival hopes it can highlight and revive Egypt's neglected spaces that once vibrated with art and culture.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Tornados Rip Through North Texas A series of tornadoes ripped across north Texas on Wednesday night, killing six people and injuring dozens of others. The strongest tornado hit the city of Granbury, with winds approaching 200 mph. Rescue crews were going door-to-door on Thursday searching for survivors. The program has the latest out of north Texas.
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