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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, May 18, 2017

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Congressional Republicans React to Trump-FBI Story Congressional Republicans are saying investigations into President Trump's alleged actions with regard to the FBI should be given the time and space they require. Some suggest Trump -- neither an experienced politician nor an attorney -- simply did not understand the implications of his conversation with former Director James Comey. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee joined the Senate Intelligence and House Oversight Committees requesting copies of Comey's memo.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials America Abroad After Paris: Global Approaches to Climate Change -- On this episode, circle the globe to see how various countries are tackling the issue of climate change since the historic Paris climate agreement. The program checks in on two of the worlds top carbon producers China and India. Both countries are committed to decreasing their carbon footprints but with different approaches. China is emphasizing innovation while India is focused on subsidizing the green energy market. Plus, visit two places where global warming is most dramatic, the Arctic and the North Africa. Learn about the limits the Canadian government has had in enacting national laws in the face of strong opposition from industry and how the Moroccan monarchy is betting big on emerging green technology as a means to bolster its energy security. Finally, an assessment of the US approach to climate change and why the military and others are calling for the Trump Administration to stay in the Paris Agreement.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Rosenstein to Speak to Senate On Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gives a briefing to the Senate about his role in firing FBI Director James Comey. Comeys former Assistant Ron Hosko talks about the search for a new bureau director, and the future of the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
  • 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
  • 9:00 am
    Forum DOJ Names Former FBI Director Mueller as Special Counsel for Russia Investigation Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday announced that the Department of Justice has named former FBI director Robert Mueller special counsel for its investigation into Russian election tampering. The announcement comes amid controversy over President Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey, who according to the New York Times, wrote a memo stating that Trump asked him to shut down the investigation into former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn's Russia ties. Mueller, who served as FBI chief from 2001 to 2013, is "authorized to prosecute federal crimes" arising from the Russia probe, according to the DOJ order. We bring you the latest updates and take your legal questions.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum As California Moves to Early Release, U.S. Attorney General Orders Stiffer Penalties U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo last week instructing federal prosecutors toseek the maximum sentences possible. The order reverses Obama-era guidelines that limitedpenalties for low-level and nonviolent offenders. The federal policy change comes as Californiabegins implementation of Proposition 57, a measure passed last fall that allows early release ofthose in prison for some nonviolent felonies. We'll look at how both policy changes could affectCalifornia and the ideological and practical contradictions they raise.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Bill Moyers on Trump, Comey, and His New Film 'Rikers' Journalist and filmmaker Bill Moyers joins us to talk about the latest developments in Washington, including the appointment of a special counsel for the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. We'll also hear about his new PBS documentary about Riker's Island, New York's largest prison.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Trump Heads Overseas President Trump heads to the Middle East - his first overseas trip as president. Will the trip be a chance to re-focus his administration after controversy at home? Or will his recent intelligence leaks make for a cooler welcome abroad, especially in Israel?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Prison Health Care In the Takeaways continued exploration of the immigration detention infrastructure, we look at the health care systems in these for profit prisons. There have been a number of deaths at the Adelanto Detention Facility, a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Southern California, in recent months. Urevich recently broke the story of Norma Gutierrez, a 41 year old woman who has been in custody for a number of months. She lost full use of her right arm and leg after suffering from what appears to be a stroke, and was refused treatment.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Hasan Minhaj Comic Hasan Minhaj is The Daily Show's Senior Correspondent. And he recently hosted the White House Correspondent's Dinner - the one which President Trump didn't attend. Minhaj is Muslim American and was born in the U.S. His parents emigrated from India. He has a new Netflix comedy special, Homecoming King, which premiers May 23rd.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Fact-Checking the Syrian War How a woman in London monitors the war in Syria, while her kids are at school. Using social media from inside Syria, she can count the war dead and identify which side did the shooting.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Smart Garbage These days it seems like everything is getting smarter. There are smart phones, smart cars and now smart garbage in Pittsburg.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Presidential Credibility -- Credibility is the ability to confidently convey critical information. It's an essential quality for all presidents in difficult times, and the self-inflicted crisis of the last few weeks -- the shifting narratives to explain the news -- have severely damaged this White House's credibility. NPR looks at what's happened and why it matters.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Smart Garbage These days it seems like everything is getting smarter. There are smart phones, smart cars and now smart garbage in Pittsburg.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Hasan Minhaj Comic Hasan Minhaj is The Daily Show's Senior Correspondent. And he recently hosted the White House Correspondent's Dinner - the one which President Trump didn't attend. Minhaj is Muslim American and was born in the U.S. His parents emigrated from India. He has a new Netflix comedy special, Homecoming King, which premiers May 23rd.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Embedded from NPR Embedded -- A one-hour special broadcast combines all three stories from the NPR podcast Embedded. Created, reported and hosted by All Things Considered host Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep with long-form, sound-rich reporting. This time, Kelly and her team have set their sights on a single topic: videos of police encounters.Every time one of these recordings surfaces in the news, it becomes clear how important it is to understand whats happening, and to see it from all perspectives. In each of these episodes, Embedded will tell the story of a different police encounter: the shooting death of a black man in Charlotte, NC, the sudden killing of a police officer in Flagstaff, AZ, and the harrowing and surprising story of a man who confronted authorities twice in one day in New Richmond, OH. Listeners will hear how more videos of police shootings dont always mean more answers or easy solutions.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Bill Moyers on Trump, Comey, and His New Film 'Rikers' Journalist and filmmaker Bill Moyers joins us to talk about the latest developments in Washington, including the appointment of a special counsel for the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. We'll also hear about his new PBS documentary about Riker's Island, New York's largest prison.
  • 11:00 pm
    1A with Joshua Johnson How Will Congress Respond to the President? Many are now looking to House and Senate members to act after a series of damaging revelations. Joshua Johnsons guests include Congressman Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Pressure for Brazilian Presidents Resignation In Brazil, the Supreme Court has ordered an investigation into allegations that President Michel Temer has been caught on tape endorsing bribery payments to a witness in a corruption probe. Stocks plunged on the news and opposition politicians called for Temer to resign.
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    • KQED-FM, Sat 5/06-Sun 5/07: shift to auxiliary antenna

      KQED-FM is likely to be operating on its auxiliary transmit antenna this Saturday and possibly Sunday as well. There will be workers redoing the tower light wiring on the tower that supports the KQED-FM main antenna. They have asked to begin work at 6AM and work the whole day on Saturday and finish on Sunday […]

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