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KQED Public Radio: Monday, March 20, 2017

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Monday, March 20, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    On the Media The View From Poverty The Trump White House released its first budget blueprint this week, which proposes a boost in spending for Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs and a cut...for pretty much everything else. The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell helps explain what the budget does and doesn't contain and tells us how you should actually read it: as a campaign document. As a campaign document, the budget proposal, like the GOP healthcare plan that is also being discussed, serves primarily as a statement of intent and of priorities. And in both proposals, one thing is explicitly clear: when looking to save a few bucks, start with those who already have the least.
  • 1:00 am
    Latino USA The Southwest The Southwest was once a part of Mexico, but that doesnt mean that Mexicans have always felt welcome there. The region has a long and little-told history of segregation, discrimination, and state-sanctioned violence towards Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. Latino USA looks into that history, from the tale of outlaw Juan Cortina and the dark side of the Texas Rangers to stories of school segregation and lynchings.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Weekend Dutch Elections, Conor Oberst A look at the Dutch elections and the post-Brexit political climate in Europe. Plus Conor Oberst talks carousel horses and music when hetakes the Marketplace Quiz on the next episode of Markeptlace Weekend.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition The Gorsuch Hearings Begin Hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch begin this week. Michael McConnell, a former judge, served with the nominee on the 10th Circuit Court of appeals. McConnell says that Gorsuch is a "very objective judge," who doesn't always line up with his fellow Republicans.
  • 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 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    NPR News NPR News Special Coverage House Intelligence Committee Hearings -- Did the Russians interfere in the 2016 U.S. election? This morning the House Intelligence Committee holds its first public hearing. FBI Director James Comey and the director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Mike Rogers, are among those who are being called to testify. NPR will have special live coverage of the intelligence hearings.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway No More Mr. Negotiator On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson determined that diplomatic negotiation with North Korea would no longer be a viable option for nuclear deterrence.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Ron Powers Journalist Ron Powers new book is part memoir/part history about the way the mentally ill are treated in the U.S. His two sons both became schizophrenic; his youngest son committed suicide when he was 20 after struggling with schizophrenia; and a few years later his oldest son was diagnosed. Powers new book is No One Cares about Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America. Powers is former media commentator for CBS Sunday Morning, and author of a bestselling biography of Mark Twain, and the bestseller Flags of our Fathers, which was adapted into a film by Clint Eastwood.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Transformista Hear how some LGBT Cubans harmonize work and life. One singer finds acceptance on stage, where she performs as a man. Sometimes, though, she has to hide the fact that she's a woman. Transformista culture in Havana
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace A History Lesson on NAFTA Promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the core tenets of President Trumps 2016 campaign.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    House Intelligence Committee Analysis -- Members of Congress on the House Intelligence Committee questioned witnesses on Monday about the role played by Russia in the 2016 presidential race, including its potential ties to the Trump campaign.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace A History Lesson on NAFTA Promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the core tenets of President Trumps 2016 campaign.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Ron Powers Journalist Ron Powers new book is part memoir/part history about the way the mentally ill are treated in the U.S. His two sons both became schizophrenic; his youngest son committed suicide when he was 20 after struggling with schizophrenia; and a few years later his oldest son was diagnosed. Powers new book is No One Cares about Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America. Powers is former media commentator for CBS Sunday Morning, and author of a bestselling biography of Mark Twain, and the bestseller Flags of our Fathers, which was adapted into a film by Clint Eastwood.
  • 8:00 pm
    World Affairs President Trump and Executive Power In the first months of his new administration, President Donald Trump's controversial use of executive power has reset US international relations. With his renewed suspension of immigration from six Muslim-majority nations, Trump has caused chaos for thousands around the world. Has he gone too far? Daniel Farber, Peter Schuck, and John Yoo, three of the nations leading legal scholars, discuss whether his executive orders are constitutional, and they debate what legal authority a president really has.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum George Saunders Explores Love, Death and Purgatory in 'Lincoln in the Bardo' Award-winning author George Saunders joins Forum to talk about his debut novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. Set in a graveyard at the outset of the Civil War, the story centers on Abraham Lincoln as he grieves for his son Willie, who died of typhoid was he was eleven years old. Bardo refers to the Tibetan concept of purgatory, a state Lincoln finds himself in as he mingles with spirits and tries to make sense of his sons death. Well talk to Saunders about the novel, its Buddhist themes and what inspired it.
  • 11:00 pm
    Indivisible Thoughts on Russia Hear a discussion about the revelations from FBI director James Comey in his congressional hearing. Then, call in with your thoughts about Russia and why the country inspires different reactions across political parties.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Chuck Berry in Space In 1977, a recording of Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" was included on a golden disc sent to space with the Voyager mission. The mission continues today.
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