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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, October 31, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Preparing for Floods in NYC The program discusses how business owners in lower Manhattan are taking matters into their own hands to prepare for when flooding threatens, hardening buildings and investing in barriers they can put up on their own to create a dry perimeter around their properties. Sea level rise is expected to make the area much more prone to inundation in just a few decades.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The Computer History Museum Presents: Game Changers: Trip Hawkins with the New York Times' John Markoff -- Trip Hawkins is a game changer and a revolutionary, who considered interactive games to be a new art form and their creators, artists. He founded Electronic Arts, 3DO and Digital Chocolate, and is a Hall of Fame game industry and digital media consultant. He appeared in conversation with the New York Times' John Markoff, where they talk about everything from Hawkins' early days at Apple working for Steve Jobs, to founding Electronic Arts. Hawkins shares his thoughts on how the gaming industry has evolved, the state of gaming today and how 3D technologies may change the ways we interact with devices. This event is part of the Museum's acclaimed Revolutionaries speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in enthralling conversations often with leading journalists.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Neil Gaiman's 'The Sandman Overture' Twenty five years ago, writer Neil Gaiman took an obscure comic book character and created a beloved graphic novel series, "The Sandman." The program speaks with Gaimain about his new series, "The Sandman Overture."
  • 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 New UC President Janet Napolitano On September 30, Janet Napolitano took over as president of the University of California, marking the first time a women has led the system in its 145-year history. The former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and Arizona governor joins us to talk about her vision for the 10-campus system at a time of tight budgets and rising tuition.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Santa Rosa Teen Shooting Sparks Protests More than a thousand protesters swarmed the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office headquarters this week, in response to the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a sheriff's deputy. Lopez was carrying a toy gun that resembled an AK-47 assault rifle. Protestors are calling for justice and greater transparency from local police, as the FBI launched an investigation into the case. We talk about the shooting and the community's response.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Priced Out: Coping with the Bay Area's Soaring Housing Costs Skyrocketing rents. Stratospheric home prices. Housing costs in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, and there is little relief in sight. As part of our "Priced Out" series on the high cost of living in the Bay Area, we look at what's driving the market, what it means for the region, and what to expect in the short and long term.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now The Art of the Horror Film Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" makes many "best of" movie lists. What is it about the film? The program speaks with young filmmaker Chris LaMartina about his take on the art of the horror film.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Burn Pits and their Effect on Veterans For some time now doctors have seen an alarming number of U.S. military veterans return from the front lines with respiratory diseases and rare forms of cancer. The program discusses how it may have to do with the "burn pits" the military uses to get rid of its garbage.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Jared Leto Host Terry Gross speaks with actor Jared Leto, who is currently starring as a transgendered woman with AIDS in the new film, "The Dallas Buyer's Club." His other films include "Requiem for a Dream," "Mr. Nobody," "Fight Club," "Prefontaine," and "The Thin Red Line." He got his start in the TV teenage drama series, "My So-Called Life," and is also the leader of the band 30 Seconds to Mars.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Astronaut Chris Hadfield Commander Chris Hadfield took a David Bowie song into space and managed to excite kids across Canada -- and the world. Now, many of them plan to be Chris Hadfield for Halloween. The program speaks to Hadfield about astronaut costumes, how to inspire kids, and what it means to be Canada's first man to walk in space.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Why Do Tech Startups Love Meetings? While most people dread meetings, why can't tech startups and investors get enough of them?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Getting the Youth to Sign Up for Obamacare -- Getting young, healthy people to sign up for health insurance is seen as critical for the success of the Affordable Care Act. Lots of young people with low incomes will qualify for subsidies, and that should make the program appealing to them. But what if you've never even heard of the health care law? Or, if you have, you don't want to buy even a really cheap policy?
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Why Do Tech Startups Love Meetings? While most people dread meetings, why can't tech startups and investors get enough of them?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Actor Jared Leto Host Terry Gross speaks with actor Jared Leto, who is currently starring as a transgendered woman with AIDS in the new film, "The Dallas Buyer's Club." His other films include "Requiem for a Dream," "Mr. Nobody," "Fight Club," "Prefontaine," and "The Thin Red Line." He got his start in the TV teenage drama series, "My So-Called Life," and is also the leader of the band 30 Seconds to Mars.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials 2013 Stanford Roundtable Are You Happy Now? -- The science of happiness is a growing and intriguing field. Research about what truly makes people happy is not only surprising, but applicable no matter how much money we make or where we live. Moderator Katie Couric joins a panel of experts in psychology, business, neuroscience, history, mindfulness and compassion for a roundtable discussion about the happiness and sense of well-being that elude so many, but are sought by all. The discussion took place on October 18, 2013 at the Maples Pavilion at Stanford University.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Priced Out: Coping with the Bay Area's Soaring Housing Costs Skyrocketing rents. Stratospheric home prices. Housing costs in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, and there is little relief in sight. As part of our "Priced Out" series on the high cost of living in the Bay Area, we look at what's driving the market, what it means for the region, and what to expect in the short and long term.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered America's Privacy Pendulum In the decade since September 11, 2001, the public's focus seems to have swung from a fear of individual terrorist attacks to a fear that the government will go too far in trying to prevent the next attack. Right now there is a backlash against NSA spying. The program discusses how, ultimately, it's a larger effort to strike a balance between privacy and security.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Protesting for Women's Rights in Kenya On Thursday, Kenyan activists marched outside police headquarters to protest "the world's worst punishment for rape," where six young men were told by police to "mow the lawn" after they allegedly gang-raped a 16-year-old girl. But Thursday's rally also represented a pivot in strategy for African women activists who feel that protest marches and placards have little influence in a place like Kenya. The program discusses how, behind the scenes, activists are trying to marshal powerful Kenyans on their side.
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