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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, August 24, 2017

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Benghazi Attacker On Trial On September 11, 2012, intruders attacked a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya and killed four Americans. The attack set off a political firestorm and many Congressional investigations, but in five years, no one has been tried for playing a role in the attack -- until now. NPR discusses the upcoming trial of a suspected Benghazi attacker.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman Facebooks Sheryl Sandberg and Alphabets Eric Schmidt on Innovation and Managed Chaos -- Host Reid Hoffman talks with Sheryl Sandberg about the keys to leading a fast-changing organization. She sares her practical, tactical on-the-ground lessons she learned at both Google and Facebook everything from hiring people for roles that never existed before, celebrating birthdays for an enormous team and navigating make-or-break crises as a management team. And former Google CEO and current chairman of parent company Alphabet Eric Schmidt shares the controversial management techniques he created to cultivate an environment of free-flowing ideas plus disciplined decision making that lead to breakthrough ideas.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Fighting for Venezuela Massive street protests against Venezuelan government have lasted for months. Thousands have been injured or arrested. But as President Nicolas Maduro continues to consolidate his authoritarian power and crush dissent, protesters are doubling down.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Removing President Trump and Where Next for Democrats Jackie Speier joins us as part of Forum's series featuring Bay Area members of Congress. Speier represents California's 14th district, which stretches from the southern portion of San Francisco through San Mateo County to Redwood City. Speier will discuss her call to remove President Trump from office under the 25th amendment, the latest news from Washington and what's next for Democrats trying to take back Congress in 2018.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky Explores Free Speech vs. Public Safety The events earlier this month in Charlottesville once again highlighted the tension between free speech and safety. This tension is particularly acute on college campuses where beyond simply protecting First Amendment rights, schools aim to expose students to new ideas and to develop critical thinking skills. Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the UC Berkeley Law School, examines the polarization of expression and protection in his new book,"Free Speech on Campus," which he co-wrote with UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Chinas Sex and the City A new show in China is being compared to "Sex In The City" and it's launching debates, including one about what the state calls unmarried women in their late 20s.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Tracking Trumps Lies The Washington Post has been tracking false or misleading claims made by President Trump for the seven months that he has been in office. The tally now stands at 1,057. We look back at some of the biggest misstatements or outright lies he has made and how theyve played to the American public.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Psychological Cost of War When Marine sergeant Thomas Brennan was wounded in Afghanistan, veteran war photographer Finbar OReilly was there to capture the images. Their joint memoir about his brain injury and the trauma they both experienced is called Shooting Ghosts.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Did Tariffs Cause the Great Depression? Tariffs and protectionist policies are meant to help American business, but in the 1930s one infamous tariff act was blamed for starting the Great Depression. Was it really a cause?
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Did Tariffs Cause the Great Depression? Tariffs and protectionist policies are meant to help American business, but in the 1930s one infamous tariff act was blamed for starting the Great Depression. Was it really a cause?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Psychological Cost of War When Marine sergeant Thomas Brennan was wounded in Afghanistan, veteran war photographer Finbar OReilly was there to capture the images. Their joint memoir about his brain injury and the trauma they both experienced is called Shooting Ghosts.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials With Good Reason: Degrees of Separation Primary -- We ask a lot of primary schools: to teach kids about themselves and their communities, to prepare them to read and write and to instill the right values in our youngest citizens. On top of that, schools are increasingly asked to take responsibility for the other stuff, like making sure kids are sleeping well and eating enough. In the second episode of our ongoing series, Degrees of Separation, we look at how primary schools are meeting these demands to reduce inequality, as well as the subtle ways they may be reinforcing it.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    1A with Joshua Johnson Preparing for The Big One True or false: if you dont live on the West Coast, earthquakes should not keep you up at night. The answer: false. The entire country is at risk and that includes areas seismologists say are way overdue for The Big One or at least, a big one. How big is the risk? And are we making that risk, worse?
  • 12:00 am
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    • KQED-FM, Sat 5/06-Sun 5/07: shift to auxiliary antenna

      KQED-FM is likely to be operating on its auxiliary transmit antenna this Saturday and possibly Sunday as well. There will be workers redoing the tower light wiring on the tower that supports the KQED-FM main antenna. They have asked to begin work at 6AM and work the whole day on Saturday and finish on Sunday […]

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