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KQED Public Radio: Friday, May 17, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Friday, May 17, 2013
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials America Abroad Global Energy and Innovations -- What is the best "energy mix" for the United States? The program 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.
  • 3:30 am
    Morning Edition Exporting America's Natural Gas Natural gas is more plentiful than ever in the U.S, -- and some producers want to export it. But some analysts worry that exporting it could increase prices back at home. The program discusses the prospects of exporting American natural gas.
  • 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 talking about orange peels, podcasts, and music on a mountain.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum News in Review: Benghazi Emails, IRS Audits, Secret Surveillance From the ongoing investigation into a purported Benghazi cover-up, to the IRS targeting right-wing groups, to the Justice Department secretly collecting journalists' phone records, it has been a tough week for the White House. We review the week's news and assess the potential political fallout from the scandals.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Paul Theroux: 'The Last Train to Zona Verde' Travel writer Paul Theroux has taken his readers on adventures across Europe, India and the Middle East by railroad. His latest book, "The Last Train to Zona Verde," details his journey to the heart of Africa, the continent he knows and loves the best. He joins us in the studio.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Are Insects the Food of the Future? Want a snack of crunchy cricket? How about some mealworm orzo? Host Ira Flatow discusses a new UN report that says insects could be the food of the future. The program also discusses blogger Andrew Revkin's "Cerebral Misadventure" and speaks with Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Great Scientific Blunders Is time real -- or an illusion? The program looks at the theory of time, and why the laws of physics may not be as stable as we think. Did Darwin not understand genetics, the key to his theory of natural selection? Host Ira Flatow leads a discussion on great scientific blunders.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Bill Hader The program features an interview with Bill Hader, who makes his final appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend, after eight years with the show. He's best known for his characters Stefon, a hipster nightlife correspondent in New York City, and Vinny Vedecci, the clueless celebrity interviewer. He's also had supporting roles in the films "Superbad," "Pineapple Express," "Adventureland" and "Paul."
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Marketing Mental Disorders The American Psychiatric Association is about to release the first revision of its "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" in 13 years. The program looks at the marketing around the new DSM, and discusses the day's business headlines.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine In Los Angeles, two City Hall insiders with nearly identical philosophies -- but very different personalities -- are vying to replace Antonio Villaraigosa as L.A.'s next mayor. The program discusses what's at stake, and why the outcome will be a first for the city -- no matter who wins.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
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    Doctors in Syria -- The program speaks with Stephen Cornish of the organization Doctors Without Borders. He was in Syria recently, and explains how medical personnel are managing to reach patients in the war-torn nation. He claims there is a lack of respect for doctors on both sides of the conflict.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine In Los Angeles, two City Hall insiders with nearly identical philosophies -- but very different personalities -- are vying to replace Antonio Villaraigosa as L.A.'s next mayor. The program discusses what's at stake, and why the outcome will be a first for the city -- no matter who wins.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Bill Hader The program features an interview with Bill Hader, who makes his final appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend, after eight years with the show. He's best known for his characters Stefon, a hipster nightlife correspondent in New York City, and Vinny Vedecci, the clueless celebrity interviewer. He's also had supporting roles in the films "Superbad," "Pineapple Express," "Adventureland" and "Paul."
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Kenneth Feinberg: The Master of Disasters Prominent alternative dispute mediator and attorney Kenneth Feinberg has negotiated settlements in some of the most challenging and emotional crises of our times. The American Bar Association called Feinberg "the Master of Disasters," and he was dubbed "The Pay Czar" for his hands-on administrative work in the federal bailout assistance program TARP. He has also taken on similar tasks for the September 11th Compensation Fund and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Victim Compensation Fund. He was recently appointed to run The One Fund Boston, for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Paul Theroux: 'The Last Train to Zona Verde' Travel writer Paul Theroux has taken his readers on adventures across Europe, India and the Middle East by railroad. His latest book, "The Last Train to Zona Verde," details his journey to the heart of Africa, the continent he knows and loves the best. He joins us in the studio.
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine In Los Angeles, two City Hall insiders with nearly identical philosophies -- but very different personalities -- are vying to replace Antonio Villaraigosa as L.A.'s next mayor. The program discusses what's at stake, and why the outcome will be a first for the city -- no matter who wins.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered Week in Politics The program speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and David Brooks of the New York Times. They discuss controversial IRS audits, the release of White House emails on Benghazi talking points and Justice Department's seizure of AP phone logs.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered America's Cup Troubles As America's Cup officials investigate the tragic drowning of Oylmpian Andrew Simpson last week in San Francisco, some in the sailing community are questioning the safety of the ultra-fast high tech catamarans featured in the upcoming race.
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