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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, November 9, 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.

Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Privacy in the Age of Amazon Key On Wednesday, Amazon Key will be rolled out. With this program, consumers would install an Internet-connected door lock and an Amazon camera, which would let couriers inside your home to deliver packages. Privacy researchers are watching this program to see how much trust people put in corporations to protect their private lives in exchange for convenience.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Climate One: From The Commonwealth Club Oppressive Heat: Climate Change And Civil Rights While solar panels and electric cars are typically associated with upper-class white folk, the transition to clean energy is also a civil rights issue. Communities of color often live closest to factories and refineries that spew toxic pollution. That's one reason why polls show more African Americans and Latinos say climate is a serious concern than non-Hispanic whites. Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley works with preachers and activists across the country advocating for a cleaner and more inclusive economy. Join us for a conversation about the climate and civil rights movements.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Midterm Campaigning A year after the presidential election, we'll go to Pennsylvania. Democrats there are hopeful but face challenges in the midterm elections. Several Republican Congressional seats are vulnerable or open. But Democrats are unpopular in polls. And they don't quite agree on where to campaign -- or what to talk about.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Justice Department Tells Time Warner to Sell Off CNN Before Merging with AT&T As a prerequisite for approving its pending $85.4 billion merger with AT&T, the Justice Department is calling for Time Warner to sell off Turner Broadcasting, a group of cable channels that includes CNN. The reported move marks a major departure from existing antitrust policy. Well get the latest on the long-in-the-works merger.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum Graphic Novel Explores the History of Drone Warfare Investigative journalist Pratap Chatterjee and editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib present a history of drone warfare and mass surveillance in "VERAX," a graphic novel. The first half of the book profiles famous whistleblowers like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. In the second half, Chatterjee investigates the murky background of drone warfare and its ethical implications. We talk to both authors about their new book and unexpected approach.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Lonely Planet Co-Founder Tony Wheeler Wants You to Travel the World Travel was much different when Maureen and Tony Wheeler published their first Lonely Planet travel book in 1973. Airports were public spaces and luggage was checked, not screened. The Wheelers' guidebooks helped thousands of travelers navigate the world and visit exotic spots for the first time. Tony Wheeler joins us to discuss how travel has changed since the company's early days and his involvement with the Global Heritage Fund's sustainable tourism efforts.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Pete Souza Pete Souza left his job as White House photographer when President Obama left office - now he's getting political with his photos on Instagram.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Failure to Report The Pentagon is supposed to report felonies to the federal gun database, but a look at the numbers reveals that the DOD has only one active domestic violence case listed. Convicted felons, fugitives, unlawful users of controlled substances, and individuals convicted of domestic violence or subject to a restraining are not eligible to own firearms, and should be listed under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The consequences in Texas of the Air Forces failure to report are tremendous.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Reinventing Money Terry talks bitcoin and digital currency with Nathaniel Popper who covers it for the New York Times. Bitcoin is being used in underground markets selling drugs, its how youre told to pay ransoms when your computer is held hostagebut you can also use it in the Microsoft and Xbox stores, and to buy Bjorks new album.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Legacy of Dance Meet a nine-year old boy, who has a phenomenal talent for dance. He's the American-born son of a family that came from Cambodia. They live with crushing memories of Cambodia's genocide. But this boy is focused on a different family story. It's about his great-grandfather. And it might explain why he's so good at dancing. His story, plus President Trump's travels in Asia.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Eatery Evolution What ever happened to the food court? It evolved. Nowadays the food hall is the trendiest place to grab a bite. So how are the new eateries changing neighborhoods?
  • 4:30 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Eatery Evolution What ever happened to the food court? It evolved. Nowadays the food hall is the trendiest place to grab a bite. So how are the new eateries changing neighborhoods?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Reinventing Money Terry talks bitcoin and digital currency with Nathaniel Popper who covers it for the New York Times. Bitcoin is being used in underground markets selling drugs, its how youre told to pay ransoms when youre computer is held hostagebut you can also use it in the Microsoft and Xbox stores, and to buy Bjorks new album.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Vet Vox For Veterans Day, Vietnam, Korean, and World War Two vets, recorded by StoryCorps, along with a Marine Sergeants recent Dont Ask Dont Tell discharge. And we plug into the iPods of active-duty troops in Iraq, asking them what theyre listening to, and what their lives are like.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    1A with Joshua Johnson When We Say "Support the Troops" No other collective group of Americans receives more respect, honor and admiration than members of the U.S. military. But those who serve are also used by politicians to drive home sided perspectives on all kinds of hot-button issues like medical benefits and protests in the NFL. These days, there are all kinds of ways to show support for America's troops a donation at the store register tacked onto your purchase, a yellow ribbon strategically placed in your front yard, televised tributes to war heroes but what exactly constitutes "support"? The show talks about what active service members and veterans need in terms of financial, medical and emotional assistance. And learn to recognize when "the troops" are being played for political gain.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Texas School District Copes After Shootings Two of the people shot and killed inside the Sutherland Springs church on Sunday attended a local school. Following their deaths, the school district is trying to figure how to help their classmates deal with what happened.
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    • KQEI Off The Air 11/4/2017

      The KQEI transmitter will be turned off Saturday morning (11/4). Utility work in the area requires de-energizing the lines for the safety of the workers. It is expected to be off for 5 hours.  Once the power returns, the broadcast will return to normal.

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