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KQED Public Radio: Monday, August 11, 2014

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Monday, August 11, 2014
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Latino USA Genius Is... The program presents stories of perspiration and inspiration. First, guest host Daisy Rosario looks into how we define intellgence. The show also hears about a physics teacher driving success in California, and how one congressman's efforts to pass immigration reform just aren't genius enough. Plus, Latino mega-stars you might not have heard of, online, in soccer, and in music.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Weekend Debt and Collections: What To Do One in three Americans have debt so past due, they've been placed in collections. David Lazarus from the LA Times gives advice on what to do if you're in that situation.
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum U.S. Launches Airstrikes in Iraq The United States launched a series of airstrikes on Friday against Islamic State militants in Northern Iraq, near the city of Erbil. The strikes occurred amid a growing humanitarian crisis in the region, including the reported kidnapping of hundreds of women of the Yazidi religious minority by members of the Islamic State. We assess the Obama administration's military and political strategies in Iraq and their implications for the Middle East as a whole.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum John Dean on 'The Nixon Defense' Key Watergate figure John Dean has published his third book about President Richard Nixon, titled "The Nixon Defense." In it, the former White House counsel gives a day-by-day description of the Watergate cover-up, complete with notes and quotes from newly transcribed tapes. Dean joins us to discuss what really happened behind the scenes during the Watergate scandal, and why it still matters today.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Mississippi Abortion Doctor Pushes Back One of the only doctors performing abortions in Mississippi says while protesters are devout Christians, he is too -- and he's helping women.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Nebraska: Land of Refugee Kurds? Lincoln, Nebraska is currently home to more than 700 Yazidi Kurds. Is it prepared to provide refuge for hundreds or thousands more if they are forced out of Iraq?
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Eric Schlosser on Nuclear Weapons and the Illusion of Safety On a November morning in 1979, computers at the underground command center of NORAD in Colorado sent an alarming message that a major Soviet missile attack on the United States was underway. It turned out to be a false alarm -- but that wasn't the only one. Guest host Dave Davies talks with Eric Schlosser about his book "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety." Schlosser is the author of the bestsellers "Fast Food Nation" and "Reefer Madness."
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Changing the African-American Beauty Industry The show meets the man whose company is changing the African-American health and beauty industry, one shaving kit at a time.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    The Latest on Iraq -- Vivian Salama of the Associated Press joins Melissa Block to talk about the latest developments in Iraq -- including political turmoil in Baghdad and the U.S. response to dangers facing Kurdish and Yazidi peoples.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Changing the African-American Beauty Industry The show meets the man whose company is changing the African-American health and beauty industry, one shaving kit at a time.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Eric Schlosser on Nuclear Weapons and the Illusion of Safety On a November morning in 1979, computers at the underground command center of NORAD in Colorado sent an alarming message that a major Soviet missile attack on the United States was underway. It turned out to be a false alarm -- but that wasn't the only one. Guest host Dave Davies talks with Eric Schlosser about his book "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety." Schlosser is the author of the bestsellers "Fast Food Nation" and "Reefer Madness."
  • 8:00 pm
    It's Your World (a broadcast of the World Affairs Council) Turkey at the Crossroads On the boundary between East and West, Turkey's democracy has thrived by balancing its Islamic heritage with a modern secular state. However, recent protests and increasing authoritarian actions taken by Prime Minister Erdogan's government have observers questioning Turkey's current political leadership. The loss of over 300 miners in the country's biggest industrial disaster and the recent corruption allegations leveled against Erdogan adds fuel to existing tensions between the government and Turkey's citizens. Turkish political commentator and author Mustafa Akyol will discuss recent developments in Turkey and explain what they mean for the broader Muslim world.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum John Dean on 'The Nixon Defense' Key Watergate figure John Dean has published his third book about President Richard Nixon, titled "The Nixon Defense." In it, the former White House counsel gives a day-by-day description of the Watergate cover-up, complete with notes and quotes from newly transcribed tapes. Dean joins us to discuss what really happened behind the scenes during the Watergate scandal, and why it still matters today.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Aftermath of St. Louis Police Shooting of Unarmed Teenager St. Louis Public Radio's Rachel Lippman reports on the aftermath of rioting in the city's suburb of Ferguson, where police shot and killed an unarmed teenager on Sunday. The community is reeling from riots some consider the worst in recent memory. The FBI has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting that preceded the riots.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Fracking Politics in ColoradoColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced a last-minute compromise to avert a costly political battle over oil and gas drilling. As Dan Boyce of Inside Energy reports, the deal is meant to find a solution to disputes related to fracking -- but it also serves the political interests of Colorado Democrats.
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