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Equal Time Previous Broadcasts

Racial Identity (Episode #211H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The face of America is changing and is becoming more mixed. Even the President of the United States is part of this emerging identity. How do these individuals define themselves and how do others define them? These questions are explored and discussed in this episode of Equal Time.

Poetry Or Profanity? (Episode #210H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Reporter Unsa Suhail explores the world of hip hop and rap music and its impact on children and teenage rappers. This episode of Equal Time takes a look at the current hip hop music scene and speculates as to where it might be headed. The "rap image" is also discussed. Rappers Freddie Gibbs, Kendrick Lamar, Blue Scholars and Casey Veggies lend their voices and share their music.

San Jose Mayors (Episode #209H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed joins four former San Jose mayors to discuss city progress and problems, past and present. Mayors are asked why they did not foresee the current budget crisis. Public service pensions and downtown development are also addressed in this lively discussion, part of the Don Edwards Lecture Series at San Jose State University. Participants include Norm Mineta, Janet Gray Hayes, Susan Hammer and Ron Gonzales. Host: Bob Rucker Discussion Moderator: Terry Christensen

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