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KQED Public Radio: Friday, July 12, 2013

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Friday, July 12, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered The Senate 'Nuclear Option' Senate Democrats appear so fed up enough by Republicans blocking President Obama's appointments that they are preparing to change Senate rules. The so-called "nuclear option" would end the use of the filibuster when it comes to appointments, dramatically diminishing the power of the minority party in the chamber.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The New York Times Global Forum --The Next New World How is "The Next New World" changing your job, your workplace, and your competition? How are cyberattacks and monetary crises the new national security threats - threats to global businesses as well as nations? And how are brands threatened as never before by new players? Thomas Friedman hosted a global forum on "The Next New World" on June 20 in San Francisco.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition The Wave of Health Insurance Advertising Ahead It's not easy to watch television without seeing an insurance advertisement -- and it might get even tougher soon, as the new health insurance exchanges are about to start competing for customers. The program discusses the wave of health insurance advertising ahead.
  • 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 feasting on festivals and spending a night at the museum.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Genetic Mutation Holds Promise for Cholesterol-Busting Drug After two women with similar genetic mutations were found to have astoundingly low cholesterol, drug companies began racing to release a super-drug that mimics that cholesterol-destroying mutation. New York Times science writer Gina Kolata and the director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Dr. Gary Gibbons, discuss these findings, and whether a super-drug could make high cholesterol a thing of the past.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum KQED Launches New Show Replacing 'This Week In Northern California' KQED News announced this week that it will launch a new multi-platform service called "KQED Newsroom." Taking its name from the nightly newscast that premiered during the 1968 San Francisco newspaper strike, the new service will integrate television, radio, online, mobile and social media, and will feature interviews, field reporting and debate segments. Longtime journalist and TV anchor Thuy Vu will host the program, and The California Report's host and reporter Scott Shafer will be its senior correspondent. We speak to them about their hopes and goals for the freshly incarnated "KQED Newsroom."
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Hitting a High Note with the Stanford Jazz Festival The Stanford Jazz Festival kicked off its summer season a few weeks ago with piano great Herbie Hancock. This weekend's headliners include drummer Allison Miller, singer Madeline Eastman, and Brazilian jazz with Trio da Paz. The director of the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Jim Nadel, joins us to talk about the festival's upcoming acts and about teaching jazz to children and aspiring professionals alike.
  • 10:30 am
    Forum Happy 40th Birthday, Kronos Quartet! The San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary. The group is known for performing a wide range of music, from Mexican folk music to the rock band Nine Inch Nails, and even played live with poet Allen Ginsberg. We talk with the quartet's founder David Harrington about the group's 40-year legacy.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday How to Protect Your Online Privacy Does the NSA's eavesdropping and Google's sharing of your personal information bother you? Host Ira Flatow takes a look at how to protect one's privacy online. The program also discusses how artificial sweeteners may have not-so-sweet side effects for your body and brain.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Pathogens at the Beach Host Ira Flatow looks at the pathogenic bacteria and viruses swimming in seawater, and lurking in the sand. And can we build a more intelligent electrical network?
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Jeff Daniels Guest host Dave Davies speaks with actor Jeff Daniels. Daniels' acting career spans over three decades, with films such as "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Dumb & Dumber," and "The Squid and the Whale." He plays cable news anchor Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom," which begins its second season this Sunday.
  • 2:00 pm
    World The Global Effects of Snowden's NSA Leak The show discusses how Edward Snowden's NSA leaks blew the lid off European surveillance programs. The program also looks at the Muslim Brotherhood point of view on the crisis in Egypt, and looks back to a 19th century medical college in Pennsylvania that made world history -- by teaching women to be doctors.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The World of Concierge Care The program explores the world of Concierge Care -- a place where patients can see their doctor 24/7 without worrying about HMOs and paperwork.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine KQED Radio's weekly statewide news service. Hosted by Scott Shafer, the program contains reporting, commentaries, and analysis about California news, issues, and trends.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered How to Remedy Egypt's Deep Economic Troubles
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    The program speaks with Egyptian economist Samir Radwan about options to remedy Egypt's deep economic troubles. Radwan was one of the people being considered as interim prime minister of Egypt, and served as the finance minister after the fall of Hosni Mubarak.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report KQED Radio's weekly statewide news service. Hosted by Scott Shafer, the program contains reporting, commentaries, and analysis about California news, issues, and trends.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Jeff Daniels Guest host Dave Davies speaks with actor Jeff Daniels. Daniels' acting career spans over three decades, with films such as "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Dumb & Dumber," and "The Squid and the Whale." He plays cable news anchor Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom," which begins its second season this Sunday.
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Sir Ken Robinson: Revolutionizing You Sir Ken Robinson's 2006 TED Talk about revolutionizing education by having it nurture rather than undermine creativity is the most viewed in TED1s history. He is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources in education and in business. Robinson works with governments and educational systems in Europe, Asia and the United States, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world1s leading cultural organizations. He was a professor of education at the University of Warwick in the UK and author of "The Element" and its new follow-up, "Finding Your Element," a practical guide to self-fulfillment. He spoke with Ninive Calegari, co-founder of 826 Valencia and author of "Teachers Have it Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America's Teachers."
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Hitting a High Note with the Stanford Jazz Festival The Stanford Jazz Festival kicked off its summer season a few weeks ago with piano great Herbie Hancock. This weekend's headliners include drummer Allison Miller, singer Madeline Eastman, and Brazilian jazz with Trio da Paz. The director of the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Jim Nadel, joins us to talk about the festival's upcoming acts and about teaching jazz to children and aspiring professionals alike.
  • 10:30 pm
    Forum Hitting a High Note with the Stanford Jazz Festival The Stanford Jazz Festival kicked off its summer season a few weeks ago with piano great Herbie Hancock. This weekend's headliners include drummer Allison Miller, singer Madeline Eastman, and Brazilian jazz with Trio da Paz. The director of the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Jim Nadel, joins us to talk about the festival's upcoming acts and about teaching jazz to children and aspiring professionals alike.
  • 11:00 pm
    Forum Happy 40th Birthday, Kronos Quartet! The San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary. The group is known for performing a wide range of music, from Mexican folk music to the rock band Nine Inch Nails, and even played live with poet Allen Ginsberg. We talk with the quartet's founder David Harrington about the group's 40-year legacy.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered Reuniting Miss Indian Americans This weekend, Miss Indian America pageant winners are reuniting for the first time since the competition ended 20 years ago. The pageant began in Sheridan, Wyoming in 1953. Initially, it was meant to help counter racism against Native Americans in the town. But the program discusses how in many ways it also functioned as a traditional beauty pageant and ended up reinforcing stereotypes about Native Americans.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Wal-Mart Won't Build in D.C. After City Demands Higher Wages Wal-Mart says it will not build three of the six stores planned for Washington, D.C., after the city council passed a bill that would require the retailer to pay a wage nearly 50 percent higher than the city's minimum wage. Those three stores would be located in mostly low-income areas, with high unemployment and few places to shop. A similar situation once played out in Chicago.
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