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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, October 27, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, October 27, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Building Stories Chicago public housing was filled with violence and neglect that created horrible living conditions for more than 15,000 residents. But was it hopeless? They were demolished two years ago, and the program talks with former residents about the hope they found in their old community.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Ghost Stories In a Halloween special, the program shares spooky ghost stories and tales of the paranormal.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth What We Learned from Hurricane Sandy It's been a year since Hurricane Sandy brought devastating floods to the East Coast and destroyed many homes and businesses. Urban Planning professor Elliott Sclar joins the program to discuss what lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy, and how to protect our coasts and cities for a warming world with wilder storms.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Where the Beat is Tough The program airs live from the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, with special guests: folk duo The Milk Carton Kids, singer Hilary Thavis, and theatre organist Tony Thomas. Also, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Beth Gilleland, and Fred Newman; saxophonist Kenni Holmen joins The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Christopher Guest Christopher Guest is an actor, director, writer, and composer best known for mockumentaries like "This Is Spinal Tap," "Waiting for Guffman," "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind." He also had a prominent role as the evil, six-fingered Count Rugen in the film "The Princess Bride." And he is the creator of the documentary-style television comedy "Family Tree," which premiered this May on HBO. Guest appeared in conversation with Adam Savage on October 8, 2013.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media A weekly, one-hour program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
  • 3:00 pm
    Latino USA Lost and Found On the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the program visits Staten Island, where the storm caused severe losses in immigrant communities. They examine echoes of Sandy's effects in Colorado's recent floods; hear about people of Haitian descent who have lost their citizenship in the Dominican Republic; listen to tales of immigrants deported, saved from detention, and saving an indigenous Mexican language. The show also discusses why radio is important, especially in emergencies, two musical odysseys, and some words of wisdom from a Marine who recovers the long lost.
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    KQED Newsroom Obamacare Rolls Out in California As technical glitches hobble the rollout of new health care exchanges around the country under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), California's customized system has been earning higher marks. The program discusses how, despite the law's goal of increasing access to health insurance, some Californians are bracing themselves for a marked increase in the cost of their coverage.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era -- Part 1 Joseph Nye of the Harvard Kennedy School examines the foreign policies of 20th century American presidents, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. He identifies two main types of presidential temperaments -- transformational and transactional -- and argues that both types were important in the development of the nation's international power. What lessons from the American Century can we take into the unstable international arena of the early 21st century?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Building Stories Chicago public housing was filled with violence and neglect that created horrible living conditions for more than 15,000 residents. But was it hopeless? They were demolished two years ago, and the program talks with former residents about the hope they found in their old community.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Ghost Stories In a Halloween special, the program shares spooky ghost stories and tales of the paranormal.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Poverty's Effect on Decision-Making Studies show that poverty directly affects how the poor make decisions. The program speaks with Harvard professor Sendhil Mullainathan about how everyone's decision-making is affected when they feel poor.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour Turning Points Our lives are often defined by major turning points. They can happen gradually or in an instant. But how do we reconcile the before and the after -- our former selves with who we've become? The program shares stories from TED speakers who have been shaped by profound turning points in their lives.
  • 11:00 pm
    Tech Nation A weekly program focusing on the impact of technology in our lives.
  • 12:00 am
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