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KQED Public Radio: Monday, September 9, 2013

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Monday, September 9, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    On the Media Iraq vs. Syria Coverage of the proposed military intervention in Syria is attracting inevitable comparisons to the run-up to the Iraq war, which began 10 years ago. But this time around, with Iraq still fresh in the country's collective memory, the media seem to be more careful. The program speaks to Max Fisher, foreign affairs blogger for the Washington Post, about the media's coverage of Syria, and how the inevitable comparison to Iraq may not be that useful.
  • 1:00 am
    Latino USA Class of 2030: Dual Language in the South A demographic surge of young Latinos is making their way through school, and by the time they're out of college, the year will be 2030. In this first installment of our year-long series, Maria Hinojosa talks to teacher Elizabeth Bonitz about how dual language programs have become more popular in her town of Siler City, North Carolina.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Money Who You Are is How You Save There's nothing quite like retirement planning for a unique blend of math and magical thinking. We imagine everything will work out fine. That the money we invest will grow and will be there when we need it. Also, who we are affects how we decide to use our retirement dollars. Suzanne Shu, assistant professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management, studies the consumer behavior of retirees. She joins guest host Lizzie O'Leary to talk about personality and personal finance choices.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition American Troops Letting Go in Helmand American Marines fought some of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan War in Helmand Province. Now, they're getting ready to leave and Afghans are taking over the fighting. The show finds out how American troops are learning to let go in Helmand.
  • 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 Congress Set to Vote on Syria Strikes President Obama will address the American people on Tuesday about the crisis in Syria, as he tries to convince Congress to support his plans for military intervention. We'll discuss the latest developments in Syria and Washington D.C.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Inspiring Girls and Women to Code In the mid-1980s, women made up 38 percent of the computer and IT workforce. But recent reports show that number has dropped to about 20 percent. Today, a growing number of organizations are teaching women and girls of all ages how to code. We'll discuss why the gender gap is growing, and examine efforts to reduce it.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Congress Prepares for Syria Vote As Congress returns from its summer break, will other lawmakers join Senator Marco Rubio of Florida who voted against military intervention in Syria?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jonathan Lethem Terry Gross talks with writer Jonathan Lethem. His new novel "Dissident Gardens" is loosely based on his life growing up with lefty radical parents. He's also the author of the semi-autobiographical novel "The Fortress of Solitude," about a white kid growing up in an African-American and Latino neighborhood in New York.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Will California Pass the TRUST Act? The "secure communities program" is supposed to make communities more secure by deporting dangerous illegal immigrants. But critics say harmless immigrants are getting caught up. The show checks in as California tries to pass the TRUST Act.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Oil Industry Prepares for Rising Seas, Stronger Storms The oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico is already taking measures to protect its assets from rising sea levels and intense storms caused by global warming.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Focus Turns to Getting Syria to Give Up Weapons -- Secretary of State John Kerry says there is one thing Bashar al-Assad's government can do to avoid a punitive U.S. air strike -- turn over Syria's chemical weapons stockpile to international control. Russia's foreign minister picked up on the idea, perhaps calling Kerry's bluff, and made the proposal to Syria's foreign minister who happens to be visiting Moscow.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Oil Industry Prepares for Rising Seas, Stronger Storms The oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico is already taking measures to protect its assets from rising sea levels and intense storms caused by global warming.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jonathan Lethem Terry Gross talks with writer Jonathan Lethem. His new novel "Dissident Gardens" is loosely based on his life growing up with lefty radical parents. He's also the author of the semi-autobiographical novel "The Fortress of Solitude," about a white kid growing up in an African-American and Latino neighborhood in New York.
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Feeding the Next 7 Billion With the global population increasing at a rapid rate, sustainable agriculture is a key component of the development agenda. There is a need to improve productivity and access to meet global needs for nutrition while protecting the natural environment. What are the factors shaping agriculture and nutrition today and in the future? What are the barriers to scaling innovations? And what are the linkages among nutrition and health, learning and development? Speakers include Jane Karuku, president, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA); Carter Roberts, president and CEO, World Wildlife Fund-US; and Trevor Tomkins, founder and president, venture | dairy.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Inspiring Girls and Women to Code In the mid-1980s, women made up 38 percent of the computer and IT workforce. But recent reports show that number has dropped to about 20 percent. Today, a growing number of organizations are teaching women and girls of all ages how to code. We'll discuss why the gender gap is growing, and examine efforts to reduce it.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered The Monetary Value of Your College Degree Your college major has a bigger impact on your future earnings than you might think. At least that's what one economist at Georgetown University believes. Census data show that people who graduated with a counseling psychology degree earned $29,000 a year, while those who majored in petroleum engineering made more than four times as much.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered School Principal Turnover Rate Back to school can be a nervous time for many children -- new teachers, new books, new classmates. It's also a stressful time for principals, especially those leading a school for the first time. There tends to be a higher rate of new principals in high-poverty urban districts, and how those leaders fare can have a lasting impact on student achievement.
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