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KQED Public Radio: Friday, October 6, 2017

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Friday, October 6, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Corker Uncorked On Taxes Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker could be a make-or-break vote on the Republican Party's top priority -- tax cuts. And since the Tennessee Republican announced last week he's not running for reelection, he's speaking more freely on the issue.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The Rules of Life What causes Alzheimers disease? What causes cancers to form? Can we make jet fuel and plastics out of germs? To get these answers, scientists are working hard to uncover the rule book that governs every aspect of every living thing on Earth, from the molecular scale to the entirety of Earths ecosystems.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Arbitration Agreements Suing your boss on your own can be a scary thought. Many workers advocates say that's why collective action is key to protecting employee rights. But arbitration clauses that prevent workers from doing that are becoming increasingly common. Now the Supreme Court will weigh in on the legality of those kinds of agreements.
  • MORNING
  • 6:22 am
  • 8:00 am
  • 8:22 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Las Vegas Massacre Heightens Concerns About Security at Outdoor Venues New evidence emerged Thursday that gunman Stephen Paddock scouted other locations -- including the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago -- before massacring 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas last weekend. As San Francisco prepares for several large outdoor events this weekend, we'll discuss how law enforcement is addressing potential security risks. We'll also get an update on the police investigation of the shooting.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Life and Struggles of a Vietnamese Refugee Family Told in Illustrated Memoir Thi Bui was only 3 years old when her family fled North Vietnam in the 1970s to start a new life in California. But Bui says she inherited some of the fear and trauma of her parents experiences in the war. Bui's illustrated memoir, "The Best We Can Do," explores her parent's lives: the sacrifices they made and the struggles they went through that took their children years to understand.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Zo Quinn On Gamergate, Fighting Online Harassment Zo Quinn was trying to establish herself as a video game developer when she unwillingly became famous as the face of the Gamergate controversy in 2014. An ex-boyfriend published a blog post with false accusations that led Quinn and other feminists in the video game industry to be subjected to a two-year online harassment campaign. Quinn joins us in studio to talk about the personal impact of Gamergate, how she fought back, and the book she wrote about her experience, Crash Override.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Cryptocurrency Whats a blockchain, and why should you care? Join Ira Flatow on Science Friday for the ABCs of Bitcoin, blockchain and the head-scratching world of cryptocurrency. Plus, how one of the worlds largest mammals is staging its comeback in New York.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Wild, Wild Horses Seventy-five thousand wild horses still roam the American west. But their growing numbers are costing taxpayers millions. Join Ira Flatow on Science Friday for a look at how the U.S. manages mustangs and the evolutionary tricks the hardy horses use to survive in harsh deserts. Plus, the science club is back - go find a neat rock.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air David Bianculli Fresh Airs TV critic David Bianculli tells Terry about his book, The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to the Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific. It's now out in paperback. He looks at some of the quality TV shows and how theyve evolved from the early days of the medium. This is a rebroadcast from November 2016.
  • 2:00 pm
    World The Stoop The creators of The Stoop podcast are two women, public radio colleagues, one African-American, the other an American from Africa. They talk about what Africans and African-Americans say about each other.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Future of Movies The box office took a hit this year with summer blockbusters underperforming for the most part. Hear a conversation with Hollywoods new establishment on the future of the movie business.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report Remembering Arnulfo Garcia, Refugee Traumas, Reflecting on Las Vegas Californias journalistic community buried one of its own this week. Arnulfo Garcia was editor-in-chief of the San Quentin News...a paper produced, written and edited by inmates. As Joanne Jennings reports, Garcias accomplishments reached far beyond the prison newsroom. Then, The California Reports Central Valley Reporter Vanessa Rancao looks at how second generation Hmong are reclaiming their language and history , 20 years after eight Hmong teenagers committed suicide in Fresno. Plus, for many of us, our worst fear is ending up just like our mother, or father. Its easy for our parents traits and habits to get passed down to us. The same is true for the tragedies they experienced, like the children of Vietnamese refugees. And on Sunday night, Las Vegas was upended when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival, killing 58 people and wounding nearly 500. More than half of those killed were from or lived in California. The California Reports LA Bureau Chief Steve Cuevas explains that the terrible event has changed how Californians view their neighbors to the east.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report Remembering Arnulfo Garcia, Refugee Traumas, Reflecting on Las Vegas Californias journalistic community buried one of its own this week. Arnulfo Garcia was editor-in-chief of the San Quentin News...a paper produced, written and edited by inmates. As Joanne Jennings reports, Garcias accomplishments reached far beyond the prison newsroom. Then, The California Reports Central Valley Reporter Vanessa Rancao looks at how second generation Hmong are reclaiming their language and history , 20 years after eight Hmong teenagers committed suicide in Fresno. Plus, for many of us, our worst fear is ending up just like our mother, or father. Its easy for our parents traits and habits to get passed down to us. The same is true for the tragedies they experienced, like the children of Vietnamese refugees. And on Sunday night, Las Vegas was upended when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival, killing 58 people and wounding nearly 500. More than half of those killed were from or lived in California. The California Reports LA Bureau Chief Steve Cuevas explains that the terrible event has changed how Californians view their neighbors to the east.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air David Bianculli Fresh Airs TV critic David Bianculli tells Terry about his book, The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to the Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific. It's now out in paperback. He looks at some of the quality TV shows and how theyve evolved from the early days of the medium. This is a rebroadcast from November 2016.
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Unbelievable: The Trump Campaign and Katy Tur Over the course of 16 months, NBC and MSNBC correspondent Katy Tur took the high road as she devoted her life to covering the 2016 presidential campaign and in particular now-President Donald Trump. A former foreign correspondent, Tur began her stint on the Trump campaign under the impression that shed be back home in London in just six weeks, but her experiences on the campaign trail altered her career and life forever. From being publicly asked by candidate Trump to be quiet during a press conference to needing Secret Service protection to escort her to her car safely, Tur received personal and professional critiques from President Trump and beyond on a regular basis.It didnt stop there: she was threatened by rowdy crowds both online and in her everyday life, but in response, thousands of her supporters took to Twitter to applaud her efforts. By the end of the campaign, Tur was a new journalism star, and at just 33, her profile continues to rise. Today, shes a correspondent for NBC News and an MSNBC Live anchor. In her new book, Tur shares her eye-opening, first-hand accounts of being an embed reporter on the 2016 presidential campaign, her thoughts on the current media landscape and President Trump, while exposing the intrigue and power at play in the 2016 election.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report Remembering Arnulfo Garcia, Refugee Traumas, Reflecting on Las Vegas Californias journalistic community buried one of its own this week. Arnulfo Garcia was editor-in-chief of the San Quentin News...a paper produced, written and edited by inmates. As Joanne Jennings reports, Garcias accomplishments reached far beyond the prison newsroom. Then, The California Reports Central Valley Reporter Vanessa Rancao looks at how second generation Hmong are reclaiming their language and history , 20 years after eight Hmong teenagers committed suicide in Fresno. Plus, for many of us, our worst fear is ending up just like our mother, or father. Its easy for our parents traits and habits to get passed down to us. The same is true for the tragedies they experienced, like the children of Vietnamese refugees. And on Sunday night, Las Vegas was upended when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival, killing 58 people and wounding nearly 500. More than half of those killed were from or lived in California. The California Reports LA Bureau Chief Steve Cuevas explains that the terrible event has changed how Californians view their neighbors to the east.
  • 11:30 pm
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Contraceptive Mandate The Trump administration announces plans to make it easier for companies to opt out of paying for contraception through their health plans if they have religious or moral objections.
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