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KQED Public Radio: Friday, November 1, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Friday, November 1, 2013
  • 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.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    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.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition The Complexities of Luxury, Race, and Class in America Many African-Americans weren't surprised when they heard about police stopping black customers at a fancy New York department store. And now hip hop artist Jay Z is caught up in the controversy. The program discusses the complexities of luxury, race, and class in America.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
    The Do List Host Cy Musiker and San Francisco Chronicle Executive Datebook editor David Wiegand look ahead at the hottest tickets and most spectacular shows this coming week in Northern California.
  • 7:00 am
  • 8:33 am
    The Do List The Do List This week we're never growing old, welcoming back an old star, and joining a caravan.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum FAA Loosens Rules on Electronic Devices On Halloween, the Federal Aviation Administration gave travelers a treat by loosening its restrictions on electronic devices likes iPads and Kindles used in flight. Passengers will soon be able to use portable electronics during takeoffs, landings, and the full duration of flights. Cell phone use is still prohibited, and travelers are still barred from going online when the plane is less than 10,000 feet in the air. We discuss the new rules and take your questions about holiday air travel.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum 40th Anniversary of Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying' In 1973, poet-writer Erica Jong challenged conventional ideas of sexual desires and female roles in her groundbreaking novel "Fear of Flying." She joins us in the studio to discuss how gender relations and attitudes toward female sexuality have changed in the 40 years since the book was first published.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday A Year After Hurricane Sandy A year after Hurricane Sandy, how have the coastlines recovered? Host Ira Flatow takes a look at the recovery efforts. Should we rebuild or retreat? And what might future coastlines look like? The show also talks about how to build your own digital camera.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Einstein's Lesser-Known Breakthroughs Many have heard of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, but few know he also pioneered quantum theory. Host Ira Flatow discusses Einstein's lesser-known breakthroughs, and talks with astronaut Chris Hadfield.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Remembering Stuntman Hal Needham The program looks back on an archived interview with Hollywood stuntman Hal Needham, who died last week at the age of 82 -- after a career of death-defying stunts. He doubled for John Wayne and Burt Reynolds, and directed "Smokey and the Bandit" and "The Cannonball Run."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Cyber Defenders in Israel What is the possibility of cyberattack in Israel, where the entire country could lose power all at once? Israel is more isolated - and vulnerable - than most nations. The program speaks with first responders on alert.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Anxiety of Marketing Executives in Film The program discusses why marketing executives in the film industry today may have the most job anxiety of anyone in the business.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Education reformers claim technology in the classroom can revolutionize how students learn and give them the tools they'll need to compete in today's work world. But on the ground -- in schools -- the picture isn't always so rosy. KQED's Katrina Schwartz tells the story of two East Oakland schools that jumped at the promise that technology could help struggling learners.
  • 5:00 pm
    All Things Considered
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    The Consequences of Cutting Food Stamps -- Food stamp recipients will see a cut in their benefits starting Friday. For the hungry and unemployed, more cuts may be coming. The program discusses how that's a challenge for the affected families, but it could also be a drain on the broader economy.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Education reformers claim technology in the classroom can revolutionize how students learn and give them the tools they'll need to compete in today's work world. But on the ground -- in schools -- the picture isn't always so rosy. KQED's Katrina Schwartz tells the story of two East Oakland schools that jumped at the promise that technology could help struggling learners.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Remembering Stuntman Hal Needham The program looks back on an archived interview with Hollywood stuntman Hal Needham, who died last week at the age of 82 -- after a career of death-defying stunts. He doubled for John Wayne and Burt Reynolds, and directed "Smokey and the Bandit" and "The Cannonball Run."
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Governor Bill Richardson: How to Sweet Talk a Shark Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson shares his stories and insights on the art of negotiation with Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan and now distinguished practitioner of law and public policy at the Goldman School at UC Berkeley. Richardson shares his unique perspective on the current impasse in Washington, as well as foreign policy challenges confronting the U.S.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum 40th Anniversary of Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying' In 1973, poet-writer Erica Jong challenged conventional ideas of sexual desires and female roles in her groundbreaking novel "Fear of Flying." She joins us in the studio to discuss how gender relations and attitudes toward female sexuality have changed in the 40 years since the book was first published.
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report The California Report Magazine Education reformers claim technology in the classroom can revolutionize how students learn and give them the tools they'll need to compete in today's work world. But on the ground -- in schools -- the picture isn't always so rosy. KQED's Katrina Schwartz tells the story of two East Oakland schools that jumped at the promise that technology could help struggling learners.
  • 11:30 pm
    All Things Considered Kenya's World Class Runners Tens of thousands of runners gather in New York City this weekend to run the annual marathon. If recent history is any guide, the race winner likely will be a Kenyan runner from the highlands above the Rift Valley.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will meet with President Obama Friday, and is expected to ask for more and stronger military aid. Iraq is suffering increased sectarian fighting, and a resurgent al-Qaida presence. The program talks with the Iraq's Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, about what the leadership in Baghdad is asking for, and whether they're doing enough to merit assistance.
Friday, November 1, 2013

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