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12:00 am – 1:00 am
BBC World Service
A one-hour radio program that provides international news, analysis and information in English and 42 other languages. Their global network of correspondents provide impartial news and reports on location.
1:00 am – 2:00 am
Reveal
The Bad Place
The graffiti told a chilling story: “This is a bad place.” More than 40 states have sent children to facilities run by Sequel Youth & Family Services, despite dozens of cases of abuse.
2:00 am – 9:00 am
Morning Edition
Approach to Pyongyang
  • 4:51 am – 5:00 amMarketplace Morning Report
  • 5:51 am – 6:00 amThe California Report
  • 6:42 am – 6:51 amPerspectives
  • 6:51 am – 7:00 amThe California Report
  • 7:51 am – 8:00 amMarketplace Morning Report
  • 8:42 am – 8:51 amPerspectives
  • 8:51 am – 9:00 amThe California Report
For decades the relationship between the U.S. and North Korea has been hostile. With a new president and a new cabinet, how might the approach differ from previous presidents? Will President Biden strike a deal with Pyongyang?
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Forum
Examining Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s Global Empire
For more than 10 years, Bloomberg’s Senior Executive Editor Brad Stone has covered Amazon, the company and its founder Jeff Bezos. Stone’s new book "Amazon Unbound" examines how Bezos’ creation has become one of the largest corporations on the planet. But what is the cost to workers, the environment and to Bezos himself? We’ll talk about Amazon, Bezos and how the pandemic helped solidify the fortune of the richest man in the world.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Forum
How Becoming a Parent Rewires the Brain
In her new book “Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct,” author Abigail Tucker explores what’s behind terms such as "mom brain," “maternal instinct” and other so-called parenting myths that have some truth to them. As it turns out, having children changes parents’ brains. Tucker researched the cellular-level revamping of parental brains that led her to some startling conclusions about how we perceive motherhood and raise children. We talk with Tucker about what parenting does to our brains and how that relates to the pandemic.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
Defining Freedom
The desire for freedom is one of the most powerful forces in human society but it's very hard to define. Sebastian Junger set out to try to define that desire in his timely new book. You'll hear his thoughts, and the latest news.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Takeaway
Back to the Movies
After a very rough 2020, the months ahead are starting to look more promising for movie theaters nationwide. Last month, “Godzilla vs. Kong” earned the highest global box office of any movie released during the pandemic. But as more people get vaccinated, questions remain over how comfortable people feel returning to theaters. And on top of that, studios are still holding off on releasing some of the most prominent releases that were delayed because of the pandemic. The Takeaway speaks with film critic Rafer Guzman about his feelings on going back to theaters and which movies he’s most excited to see this summer.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The World
The Fish Came; The Tourists Did Not
Schools of mullet swim up the Brazilian coast every year. And fishing villages gather on shore to haul in the fish. In other years, the catch would feed the community and provide much needed income from curious visitors. Not this year. The fish came. The tourists did not. How COVID is threatening the livelihoods of fishing communities in Brazil.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour is an hour-long evening news broadcast, hosted by Judy Woodruff which offers news updates, analysis, live studio interviews, discussions...
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Marketplace
Hiring for Cybersecurity
President Biden has signed an executive order bolstering the government’s cybersecurity standards. But what about beefing up on personnel? A look at how hiring could improve federal cybersecurity, and why that might be easier said than done.
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
All Things Considered
Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every weekday, the program presents two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features. A one-hour edition of the program is produced on the weekend.
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Marketplace
Hiring for Cybersecurity
President Biden has signed an executive order bolstering the government’s cybersecurity standards. But what about beefing up on personnel? A look at how hiring could improve federal cybersecurity, and why that might be easier said than done.
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fresh Air
‘Zero Fail’
Failure and dysfunction at the U.S. Secret Service. Dave Davies talks with reporter Carol Leonnig about under-staffing, low morale and other issues at the agency. When a man with a knife jumped the White House fence in 2014, he wasn’t stopped until he reached the stairs to the President’s living quarters. Leonnig’s book is called “Zero Fail.”
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
World Affairs Council
World Affairs is a nationally syndicated radio broadcast that airs every Monday at 8:00 pm on KQED public radio and is uploaded for rebroadcast by NPR stations across the nation. World Affairs brings you, the listener, informative and engaging conversations that explore issues and opportunities that transcend 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.
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1A
1A is a show for a changing America. It convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports, and humor. 1As goal is to act as a national mirror, taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be. 1A airs Mondays through Thursdays from 11pm - 12 midnight.
10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Forum
KQED's live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
11:00 pm – 12:00 am
BBC World Service
A one-hour radio program that provides international news, analysis and information in English and 42 other languages. Their global network of correspondents provide impartial news and reports on location.
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