ALL AUDIO PROGRAMS

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1A with Joshua Johnson

1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.
Airs on:
MON-THU 11pm-12am
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All Things Considered

Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, and Kelly McEvers present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
Airs on:
MON-THU 4:30pm-6:30pm
TUE-SAT 12am-1am
FRI 5pm-6:30pm, 11:30pm-12am
SAT-SUN 5pm-6pm
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American Suburb: The Podcast

Gentrification is changing cities across America, forcing people from neighborhoods they have long called home. Call them the displaced. Now those priced out of the Bay Area are looking for a better life in an unlikely place. American Suburb follows this migration to one California town along the Delta, 45 miles from San Francisco. But is this once sleepy suburb ready for them?
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Bay

Host Devin Katayama walks you through the biggest story of the day with reporters and newsmakers.
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Bay Curious

KQED’s new podcast, Bay Curious, gets to the bottom of the mysteries — both profound and peculiar — that give the Bay Area its unique identity. And we’ll do it with your help! You ask the questions. You decide what Bay Curious investigates. And you join us on the journey to find the answers.
BBC World Service

BBC World Service

The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 9pm-10pm, TUE-FRI 1am-2am
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California Report

KQED’s statewide radio news program providing daily coverage of issues, trends and public policy decisions.
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California Report Magazine

Every week, The California Report Magazine takes you on a road trip for the ears: to visit the places and meet the people who make California unique. The in-depth storytelling podcast from the California Report.
Airs on:
FRI 4:30pm-5pm, 6:30pm-7pm, 11pm-11:30pm
City Arts & Lectures

City Arts & Lectures

A one-hour radio program to hear celebrated writers, artists and thinkers address contemporary ideas and values, often discussing the creative process. Please note: tapes or transcripts are not available
Airs on:
SUN 1pm-2pm, TUE 8pm-9pm, WED 2am-3am
Commonwealth Club of California

Commonwealth Club of California Podcast

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcast feed is usually updated twice a week and is always un-edited.
Airs on:
FRI 8pm-9pm, SAT 2am-3am
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Cooler

A weekly podcast from KQED Pop that tackles popular culture in a smart, fun and personal way.
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Forum

KQED’s live call-in program discussing local, state, national and international issues, as well as in-depth interviews.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 9am-11am, 10pm-11pm
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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio is a one-hour award-winning podcast and public-radio project hosted by Stephen Dubner, with co-author Steve Levitt as a regular guest. It is produced in partnership with WNYC.
Airs on:
SUN 1am-2am, SAT 3pm-4pm
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Fresh Air

Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 1pm-2pm, 7pm-8pm
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Here & Now

A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it's happening in the middle of the day, with timely, in-depth news, interviews and conversation. Hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson.
Airs on:
MON-THU 11am-12pm
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Hidden Brain

Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Airs on:
SUN 10pm-11pm
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How I Built This with Guy Raz

Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
Airs on:
SUN 7:30pm-8pm
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Inside Europe

Inside Europe, a one-hour weekly news magazine hosted by Helen Seeney and Keith Walker, explores the topical issues shaping the continent. No other part of the globe has experienced such dynamic political and social change in recent years.
Airs on:
SAT 3am-4am
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KQED Science News

KQED Science explores science and environment news, trends, and events from the Bay Area and beyond.
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Latino USA

Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only national, English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective.
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MON 1am-2am, SUN 6pm-7pm
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Leap

Stories about people making dramatic, risky changes, told by award-winning public radio reporter Judy Campbell.
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Live from Here Highlights

Chris Thile steps to the mic as the host of Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), a live public radio variety show. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.
Airs on:
SAT 6pm-8pm, SUN 11am-1pm
American Public Media

Marketplace

Our flagship program, helmed by Kai Ryssdal, examines what the day in money delivered, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. Updated Monday through Friday at about 3:30 p.m. PT.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 4pm-4:30pm, MON-WED 6:30pm-7pm
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Marketplace Weekend

When the financial world shifts, where do we all fit? Marketplace Weekend® brings you powerful conversation on economies both large and personal, at a pace that suits your weekend life. Host Lizzie O'Leary delivers an hour of lively reporting with guests ranging from entertainers and entrepreneurs to government leaders and listeners, too. It's real people dealing with our ever-changing economy. Marketplace Weekend is part of the Marketplace® portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®, and Marketplace Tech®. Listen on-air or online at marketplaceweekend.org, with new episodes every Friday. From American Public Media.
Airs on:
SUN 8pm-9pm, MON 2am-3am
WaitWhat

Masters of Scale

Masters of Scale is an original podcast in which LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock Partner Reid Hoffman sets out to describe and prove theories that explain how great entrepreneurs take their companies from zero to a gazillion in ingenious fashion.
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Every other Wednesday June 12 through October 16 at 8pm (repeats Thursdays at 2am)
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MindShift

The MindShift podcast explores the innovations in education that are shaping how kids learn. Hosts Ki Sung and Katrina Schwartz introduce listeners to educators, researchers, parents and students who are developing effective ways to improve how kids learn. We cover topics like how fed-up administrators are developing surprising tactics to deal with classroom disruptions; how listening to podcasts are helping kids develop reading skills; the consequences of overparenting; and why interdisciplinary learning can engage students on all ends of the traditional achievement spectrum. This podcast is part of the MindShift education site, a division of KQED News. KQED is an NPR/PBS member station based in San Francisco. You can also visit the MindShift website for episodes and supplemental blog posts or tweet us @MindShiftKQED or visit us at MindShift.KQED.org
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Morning Edition

Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts Steve Inskeep, David Greene and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 3am-9am
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Moth Radio Hour

Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.
Airs on:
SAT 10pm-11pm
WNYC

New Yorker Radio Hour

The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine's editor, David Remnick, and produced by WNYC Studios and The New Yorker. Each episode features a diverse mix of interviews, profiles, storytelling, and an occasional burst of humor inspired by the magazine, and shaped by its writers, artists, and editors. This isn't a radio version of a magazine, but something all its own, reflecting the rich possibilities of audio storytelling and conversation. Theme music for the show was composed and performed by Merrill Garbus of tUnE-YArDs.
Airs on:
SAT 10am-11am
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On The Media

Our weekly podcast explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we see the world and the world sees us
Airs on:
SUN 2pm-3pm, MON 12am-1am
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PBS NewsHour

Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 3pm-4pm
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Planet Money

The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy. Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
Airs on:
SUN 7pm-7:30pm
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Political Breakdown

Political Breakdown is a new series that explores the political intersection of California and the nation. Each week hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos are joined with a new special guest to unpack politics -- with personality — and offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics happens.
Airs on:
THU 6:30pm-7pm
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PRI's The World: Latest Edition

Each weekday, host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour of radio that reminds us just how small our planet really is.
Airs on:
MON-FRI 2pm-3pm
WNYC

Radiolab

A two-time Peabody Award-winner, Radiolab is an investigation told through sounds and stories, and centered around one big idea. In the Radiolab world, information sounds like music and science and culture collide. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media and many more.
Airs on:
SUN 12am-1am, SAT 2pm-3pm
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Reveal

Created by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Reveal is public radios first one-hour weekly radio show and podcast dedicated to investigative reporting. Credible, fact based and without a partisan agenda, Reveal combines the power and artistry of driveway moment storytelling with data-rich reporting on critically important issues. The result is stories that inform and inspire, arming our listeners with information to right injustices, hold the powerful accountable and improve lives.Reveal is hosted by Al Letson and showcases the award-winning work of CIR and newsrooms large and small across the nation. In a radio and podcast market crowded with choices, Reveal focuses on important and often surprising stories that illuminate the world for our listeners.
Airs on:
SAT 4pm-5pm
Pipit and Finch

Says You!

Public radio's game show of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy. The warmest, wittiest cocktail party - it's spirited and civil, brainy and boisterous, peppered with musical interludes. Fast paced and playful, it's the most fun you can have with language without getting your mouth washed out with soap. Our motto: It's not important to know the answers, it's important to like the answers!
Airs on:
SUN 4pm-5pm
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Science Friday

Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide. Each week, the show focuses on science topics that are in the news and tries to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join host Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Airs on:
FRI 11am-1pm
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Selected Shorts

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
Airs on:
SAT 8pm-9pm
WNYC

Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another. WNYC studios is the producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, Note To Self, Here’s The Thing With Alec Baldwin, and more.
Airs on:
SAT 1pm-2pm, 11pm-12am
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Takeaway

The Takeaway is produced in partnership with its national audience. It delivers perspective and analysis to help us better understand the day’s news. Be a part of the American conversation on-air and online.
Airs on:
MON-THU 12pm-1pm
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Tech Nation Radio Podcast

Tech Nation is a weekly public radio program, hosted by Dr. Moira Gunn. Founded in 1993, it has grown from a simple interview show to a multi-faceted production, featuring conversations with noted technology and science leaders, and a weekly science and technology-related commentary.
Airs on:
SUN 11pm-12am
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TED Radio Hour

The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
Airs on:
SUN 3pm-4pm
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This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
Airs on:
SAT 12pm-1pm, 9pm-10pm
KQED

Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told is an advice show by and for people of color. If Miss Manners is telling you how to behave, Truth Be Told explores how you can be you in a world that doesn't always want you to be.
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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis host the weekly NPR News quiz show alongside some of the best and brightest news and entertainment personalities.
Airs on:
SUN 10am-11am, SAT 11am-12pm
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Washington Week

For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
Airs on:
SAT 1:30am-2am
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Weekend Edition Saturday

Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon.
Airs on:
SAT 5am-10am
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Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.
Airs on:
SUN 5am-10am
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White Lies

In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Three men were tried and acquitted, but no one was ever held to account. Fifty years later, two journalists from Alabama return to the city where it happened, expose the lies that kept the murder from being solved and uncover a story about guilt and memory that says as much about America today as it does about the past.
World Affairs

World Affairs

World Affairs is a nationally syndicated radio broadcast that airs every Monday at 8:00 pm on KQED public radio and uploaded to for rebroadcast by NPR stations across the nation. World Affairs brings you, the listener, informative and engaging conversations that explore issues and opportunities that transcends borders. Tune in to hear thought leaders, change makers and engaged citizens share ideas and learn from one another in conversations that matter. Founded in 1947, following the San Francisco conference that established the United Nations, World Affairs remains one of the most vibrant global affairs organizations in the United States.
Airs on:
MON 8pm-9pm, TUE 2am-3am, SAT 4am-5am
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