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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, August 29, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Chemical Weapons Briefing The program speaks with Republican Representative Mike J. Rogers, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, about his briefing on evidence regarding the chemical attack in Syria, and if he still has questions about whether the Syrian government is responsible or not.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials American Radioworks One Child at a Time: Custom Learning in the Digital Age -- Researchers have long known the best way to learn is with a personal tutor. But tutoring is expensive, and providing the benefits of tutoring to everyone hasn't been possible. Experts now say, however, technology creates new ways for schools to customize education for each student. This program documents the rise of so-called "personalized learning." It takes listeners to schools that are reinventing their approach to education, and explores how teaching and learning change when personalization replaces one-size-fits-all in the classroom.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition How Car Companies Plan to Reconnect with Teens There was a time when meeting up with friends meant hopping in the car. Now social media and smart technology are giving automakers a run for the money when it comes to young drivers. The program discusses how car companies plan to reignite their relationship with teens.
  • 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: A Red Line is Crossed President Obama has said repeatedly that the use of chemical weapons in Syria would cross a "red line" for the U.S. With banned chemical weapons purportedly unleashed on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus last week, a U.S. intervention in Syria seems unavoidable. We'll ask our experts what the next steps are for the U.S and Syria. And we want to hear from you: Should the U.S. intervene militarily in Syria?
  • 10:00 am
    Forum What Can Farming Teach Us About Living? When physician Daphne Miller visited farms across the country, she wondered how she could relate farming to treating her patients. In her new book "Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing," Miller shares her experience at seven family farms and suggests that if people treated their bodies the way farmers treat soil, we would be a lot healthier and happier. She joins us to discuss ecological farm habits and its relation to healthy living.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now The Latest from Syria The program brings the latest on the conflict in Syria, where United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the conflict has reached its most serious stage.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The Legal Implications of Facial Recognition Technology Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center and professor at George Washington Law School, joins the program to discuss the legal implications of facial recognition technology and other forms of electronic surveillance. Where does the law stand on these issues?
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Late Night Week: Jimmy Fallon The program continues its "Late Night Week" with Jimmy Fallon, former cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and the host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. He'll become the new host of "The Tonight Show" when Jay Leno steps down next year. Fallon's known for his celebratory music sketches and for his enthusiasm, goofy good-natured humor, and lack of snarkiness.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Building the Perfect Army Boot The program discusses how army researchers are working to solve a problem that has plagued soldiers for generations -- sore feet. Grunts need boots that'll handle whatever the situation demands. Flexing them, freezing them, burning them, cutting them - there are many steps to building the perfect army boot.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Who Should Pay for Flood Protection in Louisiana? Many are questioning who should pay for flood protection in Louisiana. The program discusses how, for some, the answer is easy: big oil.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Waiting for the U.N. Weapons Inspection Team in Syria -- A U.N. weapons inspection team is due to leave Syria on Saturday, but it will take time for them to review all of the material theyve gathered about an alleged chemical weapons attack. The British government now says it will wait to hear the report before taking any military action to punish Bashar al-Assads regime. The program discusses how that leaves the U.S. in an awkward position. It has written off the U.N. route because of Russias opposition to any action.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Fresh Air Late Night Week: Jimmy Fallon The program continues its "Late Night Week" with Jimmy Fallon, former cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and the host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. He'll become the new host of "The Tonight Show" when Jay Leno steps down next year. Fallon's known for his celebratory music sketches and for his enthusiasm, goofy good-natured humor, and lack of snarkiness.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Late Night Week: Jimmy Fallon The program continues its "Late Night Week" with Jimmy Fallon, former cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and the host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. He'll become the new host of "The Tonight Show" when Jay Leno steps down next year. Fallon's known for his celebratory music sketches and for his enthusiasm, goofy good-natured humor, and lack of snarkiness.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials The Computer History Museum Presents: America's Cup Comes to San Francisco: Technology Under Sail This is the 2013 "Summer of Racing," with some of the most sophisticated technology ever deployed in both America's Cup racing and for the televised coverage of the race itself. The program hosts a special panel just before the America's Cup finals in September. Stan Honey, director of technology for America's Cup Event Authority, discusses the challenges inherent in televising sailing and how they were overcome with LiveLine, which he created to help distinguish who's in the lead, between-boat distances and other data to help viewers more easily follow the competition. Matthew Mason and Ian Burns, members of Team Oracle USA, will also discuss the technology deployed in the command center, the boats and on board the helicopters following the boats. The discussion is moderated by John Hollar.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum What Can Farming Teach Us About Living? When physician Daphne Miller visited farms across the country, she wondered how she could relate farming to treating her patients. In her new book "Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing," Miller shares her experience at seven family farms and suggests that if people treated their bodies the way farmers treat soil, we would be a lot healthier and happier. She joins us to discuss ecological farm habits and its relation to healthy living.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered New Findings on Age-Related Memory Loss The program discusses how new research suggests that age-related memory loss can be unrelated to Alzheimer's disease. Scientists have discovered that when a particular substance in the hippocampus declines, so does the ability to form new memories. And in mice, at least, the memory loss can be reversed.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered NFL Agrees to Pay Huge Settlement The National Football League has agreed to a $765 million settlement with more than 4,500 former players and families over concussions. The money will fund medical exams and treatment and provide compensation to players and families. The program discusses the settlement and what it means for professional football.
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