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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, February 2, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, February 2, 2014
  • 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 1001 Nights The bedtime stories of Sinbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin are enchanting stories. They're also much more: violent, sexually explicit, political, and feminist.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Cold Adventures The downhill skiers in Sochi know cold weather, but for real cold -- try diving into freezing water above the Arctic Circle! In this hour, some sports too cold even for the Winter Olympics.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth The Environmental State of the Union In the 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama said climate change is real and a threat that must be dealt with-- but he also pledged to continue his commitment to use multiple energy sources with a strong focus on natural gas. Host Steve Curwood discusses the president's contradictory goals and his environmental agenda with UCLA environmental law professor Ann Carlson.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Bracing for Saturday This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, one last live broadcast from The Fitzgerald Theater before a short winter break (the show will be back in March). With special guests, roots rock radical Neko Case, comedian and author Paula Poundstone, gospel-bluegrassers Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, and vocalist Hilary Thavis.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:30 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Encore: John Updike John Updike was a prolific and popular American novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary and art critic. Updike's best known work is the "Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom" series, including the novels "Rabbit, Run," "Rabbit Redux," "Rabbit is Rich" and the novella, "Rabbit Remembered." John Updike published more than twenty novels during his lifetime. His literary and art criticism appeared regularly in "The New Yorker" and "The New York Review of Books." Updike died in 2009.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media The Belfast Project Begun in 2000, the Belfast Project was an oral history project that aimed to document combatants' stories in the clashes between the Irish Republican Army and the Irish Loyalist Army in the 1970s through the 1990s. But the charged nature of what interviewees told the project has brought immense pressure on the project's organizers to release records of the interviews, which they'd promised to keep secret. Brooke talks with Anthony McIntyre who recorded many of the interviews for the project.
  • 3:00 pm
    Latino USA Rico Roman: Paralympic Hockey Player Paralympic hockey player Rico Roman tells his story of injury, recovery, and success in becoming a hockey player in the upcoming Paralympics.
  • 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 Napolitano Taking UC Values to Sochi Olympics The Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, Russia next Friday and heading up the officials U.S. Delegation is the University of California's new President, Janet Napolitano. President Obama tapped his former Secretary of Homeland Security to lead the delegation as concern is high that terrorists will try to disrupt the Games. Host Scott Shafer talks with her about the upcoming trip.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Famed Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner and Katie Davis of the University of Washington's Information School discuss the ways in which digital media are changing the way young people learn and relate to the world. Focusing on adolescents, they explore what it means to be app-dependent versus app-enabled. How does life for this generation differ from life before the digital age? What downsides do they see to young peoples deep involvement with apps? What benefits?
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge 1001 Nights The bedtime stories of Sinbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin are enchanting stories. They're also much more: violent, sexually explicit, political, and feminist.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Cold Adventures The downhill skiers in Sochi know cold weather, but for real cold -- try diving into freezing water above the Arctic Circle! In this hour, some sports too cold even for the Winter Olympics.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Advertisers aren't the only ones spending big bucks on Super Bowl Sunday. A survey found that on average, each viewer will spend over a little over $68 on game day, mostly on food and bowl-gear. But in addition to the chicken wings, beer and team jerseys, there is an additional $99 million being wagered in Nevada. And that's just Vegas! Host Carmen Wong Ulrich is joined by RJ Bell, sports betting expert and founder of the www.pregame.com, to talk about what's being wagered on this game day.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour The End Of Privacy In this hour, TED speakers explore our changing notions of privacy, the consequences, and whether privacy will soon be a relic of the past.
  • 11:00 pm
    Tech Nation A weekly program focusing on the impact of technology in our lives.
  • 12:00 am
    On the Media The Belfast Project Begun in 2000, the Belfast Project was an oral history project that aimed to document combatants' stories in the clashes between the Irish Republican Army and the Irish Loyalist Army in the 1970s through the 1990s. But the charged nature of what interviewees told the project has brought immense pressure on the project's organizers to release records of the interviews, which they'd promised to keep secret. Brooke talks with Anthony McIntyre who recorded many of the interviews for the project.
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