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KQED Public Radio: Monday, August 26, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, August 26, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Tech Nation Ray Kurzweil Host Moira Gunn talks with Ray Kurzweil, winner of the National Medal of Technology and author of "How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed."
  • 1:00 am
    Latino USA Essays on Gang Life The program looks back on the story of a former gang member turned NPR producer John Guardo, He shares essays about his escape from gang life and experience as an immigrant. The program also remembers civil rights icon Cesar Chavez, and Selena, the queen of Tejano music.
  • 1:30 am
    Cambridge Forum From the Archives: 'The Third Chapter' Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot of the Harvard Graduate School of Education identifies a new developmental stage in her latest book, "The Third Chapter." In the 25 years after age 50, Americans are in transition, changing careers, continuing their education, traveling, volunteering. Why is this happening? How can the years after 50 become a source of transformative and generative experience?
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money What You Need to Know About the Housing Market In July, new home sales plunged by 13 percent. But overall, they were still 7 percent higher than last year. What do you need to ask yourself before you enter the market? The show poses this question to Alison Rogers, a real estate agent and a columnist for Time.com
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Medal of Honor Recipient Ty Michael Carter Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter endured a 12-hour ambush during a major Afghanistan battle, and brought back a gravely wounded comrade under heavy fire. Now he'll receive the Medal of Honor. He joins the program and recalls a harrowing day in the Afghanistan War
  • 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
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Syria Update: U.S. Calls for Investigation Into Possible Chemical Warfare The U.S. and Russia are asking the Syrian government to allow the United Nations to investigate evidence of an alleged chemical weapons attack on a rebel stronghold near Damascus. Syrian officials have denied use of chemical weapons, but the international community is calling for action if proof is found. President Obama said the gassing was "of grave concern," but also stressed he did not expect to involve the U.S. military. We discuss the latest from Syria, and what evidence of a chemical attack might mean for U.S. involvement.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Yosemite Rim Fire We discuss the latest news out of Tuolumne County's Rim Fire, which has burned just under 150,000 acres and is expected to push further into Yosemite National Park on Monday.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Empty Nesters Face Home Alone It's late August and flocks of future college freshmen have begun their migration to campuses around the country. For parents left at home, it can also be a stressful and sad time. But recent studies suggest that an empty nest can boost parents' relationships with each other. Whether you're a mom or dad, we want to hear from you: How are you coping now that the kids have left home for college or a first job?
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Digging into Dr. King's Archives As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the program visits Dr. Martin Luther King's archives.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The Generational Tech Divide The program speaks with 12-year-old Quin Etnyre, who is a teacher, entrepreneur and all-around tech prodigy, about the generational tech divide.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Late Night Week The program kicks off "Late Night Week," a week of interviews with David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, and Questlove of The Roots. The program begins the week with TV critic David Bianculli, who discusses a history of Late Night -- from its beginnings with Steve Allen and the "Tonight Show," through today
  • 2:00 pm
    World Stories of Family Choice in Africa The program shares stories of family choice in Africa. In Ethiopia, the government wants to see smaller families; in Kenya, a wife wants birth control, but her husband says no; and in South Africa, a couple seeks fertility treatment.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Insuring Properties in High-Risk Fire Zones The program discusses how there's a way to insure properties in high-risk fire zones -- but critics are concerned this encourages more development in these dangerous areas.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    The Rim Fire Continues the Burn -- Thousands of firefighters are battling the massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park in California. The fire has already burned more than 130,000 acres. The program discusses the latest from the fire, and speaks with Steve Anker, owner of Priest Station Cafe, about how the Yosemite Fire is devastating his business.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Insuring Properties in High-Risk Fire Zones The program discusses how there's a way to insure properties in high-risk fire zones -- but critics are concerned this encourages more development in these dangerous areas.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Late Night Week The program kicks off "Late Night Week," a week of interviews with David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, and Questlove of The Roots. The program begins the week with TV critic David Bianculli, who discusses a history of Late Night -- from its beginnings with Steve Allen and the "Tonight Show," through today
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Climate Crisis: Obligation and Opportunity Hurricane Sandy, record wildfires and intensified cycles of drought and flood have awakened the American public to the climate crisis at hand. What few know is that the U.S. has become a global leader in the fight to reduce carbon pollution. Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, discusses how averting the potential global catastrophe caused by climate disruption is also a historic chance to create a better world, powered by clean energy prosperity.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Empty Nesters Face Home Alone It's late August and flocks of future college freshmen have begun their migration to campuses around the country. For parents left at home, it can also be a stressful and sad time. But recent studies suggest that an empty nest can boost parents' relationships with each other. Whether you're a mom or dad, we want to hear from you: How are you coping now that the kids have left home for college or a first job?
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered L.A. Sheriff Under Fire Lee Baca, the sheriff of Los Angeles County, oversees the largest municipal jail system in the U.S. His department is at the center of a federal probe into widespread allegations of prisoner abuse. The program discusses how he's also facing calls to step down and not seek a fifth term.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered The International Response to Syria Even as United Nations inspectors try to determine whether and what kind of chemical weapons were used in Syria last week, international diplomats are trying to determine how to respond. Russia has made clear it wants no part of any intervention. It is a veto holder on the U.N. Security Council, so there's no chance the U.N. will authorize military force. If the U.S. and its partners want to act, they will have to do so without U.N. legal cover.
Monday, August 26, 2013

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