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Direct Talk Previous Broadcasts

Episode #142

KQED World: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #183

KQED World: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #160

KQED World: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

From super-famous global brands to fast fashion, everyone uses Shima Seiki knitting machines. Today the creations of founder and president Masahiro Shima have applications in medicine and industry.

Episode #159

KQED World: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Designer/artist Tokujin Yoshioka's creative identity is based on the themes of light and nature. What is the design philosophy behind his work, which is held in permanent museum collections worldwide?

Episode #126

KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #194

KQED World: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #127

KQED World: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #152

KQED World: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Tatsuo Kawada is the CEO of Seiren, a manufacturer of synthetic fibers that pioneered the use of IT within its industry in the 1980s. Their computerized color dyeing system is truly one of a kind.

Episode #143

KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #151

KQED World: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #196

KQED World: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #147

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #180

KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #210

KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #167

KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Hajime Yoneda is a chef and former electronic engineer. His 2008 French restaurant won three stars in a record 17 months. He talks about looking outside the food world in his pursuit of originality.

Episode #206

KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #187

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis.

Episode #203

KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Mechai Viravaidya saved millions of lives with his AIDS campaign in Thailand, promoting the use of condoms and sex education for all. He urges people to challenge taboos, and to take NO as a question.

Episode #202

KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Maritza Morales Casanova started her own environmental organization at just 10 years old, and has since founded a new kind of theme park; a place to teach kids to truly value our "grandmother earth".

Episode #205

KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 4:45 AM

Toshio Suzuki is producer and chairman at Hayao Miyazaki's animation house Studio Ghibli. He offers insights into the creative process behind Miyazaki's internationally beloved films.

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