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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, March 20, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, March 20, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Worries Begin Over California Fire Season As California's warmest and driest winter on record wraps up, worried eyes are now turning toward the future -- and the upcoming fire season, which many expect to be particularly tough this year.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Should We Grant Snowden Clemency? Has Edward Snowden done the U.S. a great service? There is no doubt that his release of highly classified stolen documents has sparked an important public debate, even forcing what could be a major presidential overhaul of the N.S.A.'s surveillance programs. But have his actions -- which include the downloading of an estimated 1.7 million files -- tipped off our enemies and endangered national security? Is Snowden a whistleblower, or is he a criminal? Guests include: Ben Wizner, legal adviser to Edward Snowden and attorney for the ACLU; Andrew C. McCarthy, former federal prosecutor and contributing editor for the National Review; and Ambassador R. James Woolsey, former director of the C.I.A.
  • 3:00 am
  • 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
    Morning Edition New Band Focuses on Classic Southern Sounds Paul Janeway doesn't look much like a singer. In fact, he studied to become an accountant. But the frontman for the band St. Paul and the Broken Bones has a voice his bandmates call an "earthshaking soul roar."
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Egyptian Activists Fear Erosion of Rights Tension is building in Egypt following the government's crackdown on opponents as the nation's next round of elections approaches. We talk with Hossam Baghat, founder of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, a Cairo-based human rights organization. He joins us to discuss the state of civil liberties in Egypt and the latest political developments there.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum How to Help Kids Become Healthy Eaters If you struggle with getting healthy meals on the table for your kids after a long day at work, you're not alone. Dietitian Jill West talked to 400 nutritionists to ask what they feed their own kids. It turns out that even for nutrition experts, dinner sometimes means choosing the healthiest drive-through option. We'll talk with West and two pediatricians about how to help kids develop healthy eating habits, what food battles are worth fighting, and how to keep our kids eating well without having to become a full-time organic gardener and chef.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Actor Ansel Elgort Actor Ansel Elgort is in two new movies based on bestselling young adult books, playing a bad guy -- and a good guy. Will viewers be confused?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway New Face of 9/11 Attacks Takes the Stand A new face of the 9/11 terrorist attacks took to the stand this week in a federal courtroom in Manhattan. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is the most senior adviser to Osama bin Laden to ever be tried in a civilian court since 9/11. He offered his own account of the days leading up to the terrorist attack.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air America's Test Kitchen Takes the Gluten-Free Challenge It isn't easy finding good gluten-free breads, cakes and cookies. So by popular demand, the cooks at America's Test Kitchen started experimenting to see if they could devise recipes that would taste as good as the gluten versions. Editors Jack Bishop and Julia Collin Davison join the show to discuss their favorite gluten-free recipes in their new cookbook.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Domesticating the Fox A Russian grad student discusses an unusual research project that doubles as a pet. It fetches and may wag its tail, but it's not a dog. The show gets the lowdown on a decades-long experiment to domesticate the fox.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace From Investment Bankers to Startup Bros Wall Street is starting to lose a battle it has long dominated in the war for talent. Its biggest competitor? Silicon Valley.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace From Investment Bankers to Startup Bros Wall Street is starting to lose a battle it has long dominated in the war for talent. Its biggest competitor? Silicon Valley.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air America's Test Kitchen Takes the Gluten-Free Challenge It isn't easy finding good gluten-free breads, cakes and cookies. So by popular demand, the cooks at America's Test Kitchen started experimenting to see if they could devise recipes that would taste as good as the gluten versions. Editors Jack Bishop and Julia Collin Davison join the show to discuss their favorite gluten-free recipes in their new cookbook.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials How Government Can Help or Harm Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship is hailed as a way to reduce unemployment and preserve our competitive edge abroad. But how does government work best to promote new businesses and keep them afloat, especially here in the United States? Politicians tend to celebrate such things as government-sponsored enterprise zones and business incubators. But in the large scheme of things, dry but important things such as bankruptcy law and property rights may be much more effective in supporting new entrepreneurs.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Cartel Leader's Capture Highlights HSBC Money Laundering Mexican drug cartels have laundered billions through banks worldwide -- including HBSC, which laundered millions for the Sinaloa cartel. The capture of Joaquin Guzman, the cartel's leader, highlights how the money has been reinvested in the U.S.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered U.S. Widens Sanctions Against Russia The Obama administration is widening the scope of economic sanctions aimed at Russia. The White House hopes to penalize its annexation of Crimea and discourage any further incursion into Ukraine.
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