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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered New Report on Benghazi In a 7,000-word investigative report published by The New York Times on Sunday, David Kirkpatrick revisits last year's assault on the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. Kirkpatrick finds that -- contrary to much commentary from mostly Republican members of Congress -- al-Qaida was not involved. He joins the program to talk about his reporting and the backlash against his conclusions.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Modern China: The Creation of a Global Power How did China emerge from the decline and unrest of the 19th century to become the global power that we see today? According to Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, the country's past provides an understanding of the forces that molded modern China. Schell offers insights into how China's past shaped its present, and what we might expect in the future.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Pharrell Williams on the Leading Edge of Pop The music of producer and performer Pharrell Williams is everywhere. He's created sounds for artists like Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Snoop Dog, and Daft Punk. He joins the program and discusses the leading edge of pop.
  • 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 Endangered Species Act Turns 40 On December 28th, 1973, President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law. Environmentalists are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Act, which they say is a powerful and successful tool for preserving the nation's biodiversity. But critics say the law is costly, poorly administered and has resulted in the recovery of only a fraction of protected species.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Joy of Singing with the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble Founded in 1986, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble has toured around the world and performed before audiences that have included Nelson Mandela and Mikhail Gorbachev. They've even appeared on Grammy Award-winning albums by MC Hammer and Linda Ronstadt. We'll talk with members of the choir about their distinctive take on gospel music, and we'll hear them perform live.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now President Obama's 2014 Outlook From the healthcare rollout to NSA revelations, there were a lot of downs for President Obama this past year. What's the outlook for 2014?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The Vatican's Aggressive PR Strategy While the Pope has become a popular figure among Catholics, how much change will there actually be in doctrine and in practice? The program discusses how some argue that the Vatican's aggressive public relations strategy deserves more credit than the pontiff himself.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Lonely Island and Key & Peele The holiday series of popular interviews continues with the comedy group, The Lonely Island, who created the hip-hop parodies featuring celebrity cameos. Also, from the Comedy Central show, "Key & Peele," host Terry Gross talks with Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Amateur Night at the Apollo It takes guts to compete at an amateur night -- especially at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. The program joins a young Caribbean singer who takes a shot at American fame.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Economics of Fighting Citrus Greening in Florida Florida's orange juice industry is hoping for a solution to citrus greening -- a deadly disease that is squeezing the citrus industry dry. The program looks at the economics of staving off disaster.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    The NHL Winter Classic -- The program discusses the NHL Winter Classic on New Year's Day, which will be hosted by Ann Arbor, Michigan. The outdoor game is expected to break an all-time hockey attendance record by drawing well over 100,000 people. It pits the Detroit Red Wings against the Toronto Maple Leafs, two cities with old hockey traditions and die-hard fans.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Economics of Fighting Citrus Greening in Florida Florida's orange juice industry is hoping for a solution to citrus greening -- a deadly disease that is squeezing the citrus industry dry. The program looks at the economics of staving off disaster.
  • 7:00 pm
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton Washington, DC. -- From Boston to Monterey California, stopping in Washington, New York, Chicago and Denver. Host Rhonda Hamilton rings in 2014 with Toast of the Nation. Jazz mingles with Latin, classical and spiritual sounds, and listeners from coast to coast swing in a happy new year...from WBGO and NPR Music. This hour features guest performers Cecile McLorin Salvant with the Aaron Diehl Trio from the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Festival.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton New York -- This hour The Wynton Marsalis Septet plays live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, at New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center, with WBGO M.C. Josh Jackson.
  • 9:00 pm
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton Chicago -- This hour features Paquito D'Rivera with Strings and More at Chicago's Mayne Stage with Elbio Barilarius, host of WFMT's Fiesta!
  • 10:00 pm
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton Denver -- This hour showcases Convergence with special guest keyboardist Larry Goldings at Denver's DazzleJazz with KUVO M.C. Carlos Lando.
  • 11:00 pm
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton Monterey -- The program closes out the year with Bobby McFerrin and the Spirityouall Band from the 56th Monterey Jazz Festival.
  • 12:00 am
    Radio Specials Toast of the Nation with Rhonda Hamilton This hour features Donald Harrison Quintet rollover from Berklee College of Music with MC Eric Jackson from 89.7 WGBH.
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