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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, February 4, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Conflicting Economic Analyses of London's Olympics After the 2012 Summer Olympics, the British government hired a firm to conduct an exhaustive analysis of the games. The "independent" study concluded that the games were a huge financial success. That conclusion contradicts the findings of most economists who have looked at the issue, including one economist who served as a peer advisor to the authors of this study.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Keeping a Foothold in Pakistan The top secret raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan pretty much summed up the relationship between the US and Pakistan-- one of mutual distrust and minimal cooperation. Both nations have made mistakes with this tragic and often tormented relationship, but foreign relations expert Daniel Markey argues for better or worse, the US must continue to invest time and resources into this geostrategic partner.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition After The Shins, 'After the Disco' When the independent band The Shins went through a rough patch, front man James Mercer found refuge in a new partnership. He and super-producer Danger Mouse started a band called Broken Bells. They talk about their second album, "After the Disco."
  • 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 Battling Drug Addiction The tragic news of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death by apparent heroin overdose, after more than two decades of sobriety, calls attention to the immense challenges faced by those dealing with addiction. We discuss drug addiction, relapse and the most effective methods of treatment, rehabilitation and prevention.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Linda Ronstadt on Her Life in Music One of the most celebrated singers of her time, Linda Ronstadt looks back on her 40-year career in her memoir, "Simple Dreams." Ronstadt joins us to discuss her career, which brought her 12 Grammy awards and an Emmy, her political activism and her recent battle with Parkinson's disease.
  • 11:00 am
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The Internet's New Real Estate About 1,000 new generic top-level domain names, or gTLDs, will come into existence this year. Starting today, anybody will be able to create and start running a website on the first of the new domains. The argument is that the Internet -- or .com at least -- is running out of space. So many names on .com are taken that people and businesses struggle to find a suitable one.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Is Parenting 'All Joy and No Fun'? After reporting on research finding that parents are no happier than non-parents, Jennifer Senior has written a new book examining how children affect the lives of their parents. Terry Gross talks with Senior about her new book, "All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood."
  • 2:00 pm
    World A Passion for Communist Ephemera There's a growing market for old leaflets, posters and handbills from Stalin's Russia and Chairman Mao's China.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Sneakers Go Couture Chanel and Dior dressed their models in sneakers in their last runway show. Are they about to eat Nikes lunch?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Mezcal Dreams, From Oaxaca to Silicon Valley -- A young Mexican immigrant working at a tequila bar in Silicon Valley and his cousin, back home in a tiny village in the mountains of Oaxaca, are about to realize a decade-old dream. They will export for the first time a batch of the smoky, mountain mezcal their region has been bootlegging for centuries. The villages in these mountains have been emptying out for half a century because there's so little work. Planet Money tells the story of how the two cousins put a global trade deal to work in their favor.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Sneakers Go Couture Chanel and Dior dressed their models in sneakers in their last runway show. Are they about to eat Nikes lunch?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Is Parenting 'All Joy and No Fun'? After reporting on research finding that parents are no happier than non-parents, Jennifer Senior has written a new book examining how children affect the lives of their parents. Terry Gross talks with Senior about her new book, "All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood."
  • 8:00 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.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Linda Ronstadt on Her Life in Music One of the most celebrated singers of her time, Linda Ronstadt looks back on her 40-year career in her memoir, "Simple Dreams." Ronstadt joins us to discuss her career, which brought her 12 Grammy awards and an Emmy, her political activism and her recent battle with Parkinson's disease.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Apology Overload With high-profile apologies from the likes of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, we're in apology overload. Dov Seidman is calling for an apology cease-fire. Seidman is CEO of a company that helps corporations develop values-based cultures and strengthen their ethics and compliance effort. He tells Audie Cornish why he takes issue with recent apologies and what he believes makes a good one.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Microsoft's New CEO Satya Nadella is just the third CEO in Microsoft's 39-year history. He's a Microsoft insider tasked with re-energizing the company and making it more relevant in a future likely to be dominated by mobile technology. As Nadella moves into his new role, he will be supported by Bill Gates, who is stepping down as chairman to become more involved with technology development.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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