Need To Know
This current affairs series' mission is to provide a deep understanding of the issues before the electorate through personal, character-driven stories. With essays and analysis from journalists, historians and thought leaders; interviews; and media critiques, NTK is an essential contribution to the coverage of the 2012 presidential campaign. Hosting duties are shared by: Scott Simon, longtime host of NPR's "Weekend Edition"; Maria Hinojosa, host and managing editor of NPR's "Latino USA"; Ray Suarez, co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour; and Jeff Greenfield, seasoned political, media and culture reporter and commentator.
Need To Know Previous Broadcasts
KQED 9: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay investigates readmission penalties, an element of the Affordable Care Act designed to reduce costs and lead to more coordinated healthcare once patients are released from the hospital.
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED World: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
KQED 9: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in Need to Know's series of "Main Street" reports.
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED World: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
- KQED Life: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
KQED 9: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Need to Know's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's health care system is working six years (now seven years) after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines.
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
- KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED World: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
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