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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, May 19, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, May 19, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Art and Craft Art and craft can be more than gluing macaroni to cardboard. From the halls of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, to MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms, the program argues what we make shapes our future.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Soothing Sound of Silence The program looks into the sound of silence, including the book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," one man's quest for absolute silence, and John Cage's "4'33."
  • 4:00 am
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Once More From the Top The program rebroadcasts the season's opener from The Fitzgerald Theater. The Derailers bring Texas honky tonk with "She Left Me Cold," Ira Glass appears in an episode of "Guy Noir" as a fugitive named Irwin Krpsntzch, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele bring the house down with "Soothe Me," and Holly Jones sings "Duquesne Whistle."
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:30 pm
    City Arts & Lectures The New Yorker: An Evening with David Remnick David Remnick is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author, and the editor of The New Yorker magazine. Before he joined The New Yorker in 1998, Remnick was the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. He is the author of several works of non-fiction, including "Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire," for which he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, and "King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero." His most recent book, "The Bridge," is a meticulously researched account of President Obama's historic election. Based on hundreds of on-the-record interviews, the book offers a richly detailed narrative about the president's life, work, and the complexities of race in American politics. He spoke with Steven Winn on May 6, 2013 at the Nourse Theater.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA Cutting Chicago Schools The program looks into the shutting down of elementary schools by Chicago officials, leaving many people angry and upset. Walt Disney bows to Latino online mobilization after it tries to trademark "Dia de los Muertos." And in Tijuana, Mexico, women roller derby fanatics give life to a fast growing sport.
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area KQED Public Television's popular restaurant review series returns to the radio. Bay Area residents discuss their dining experiences in a lively roundtable format, moderated by host Leslie Sbrocco. This week, the program visits Hunan Home's Restaurant (San Francisco), Radius Restaurant and Cafe (San Francisco), and Guerilla Cafe (Berkeley).
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Art and Craft Art and craft can be more than gluing macaroni to cardboard. From the halls of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, to MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms, the program argues what we make shapes our future.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge The Soothing Sound of Silence The program looks into the sound of silence, including the book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," one man's quest for absolute silence, and John Cage's "4'33."
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Tackling Debt The program tackles the topic of debt: it hears from a debt collector, shares a story of digging out of debt, and has some advice for listeners struggling to pay back their student loans.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour Giving It Away You can give away almost anything -- your time, money, food, your ideas. Giving helps define who we are and helps us connect with others. Thanks to the Internet and a rise in social consciousness, there's been a seismic shift not only in what we're giving, but how. The program hosts speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 12:00 am
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