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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, June 20, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Detroit Debt Fight Heats Up Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager says the city is bankrupt and the fight over who will get what is heating up. In the next month, Kevyn Orr will try to wring concessions out of the city's creditors before he decides whether to take the whole mess to bankruptcy court. Orr's plan proposes "shared sacrifice among all creditor groups." But in reality, that pits the city's retirees against its bondholders -- and bondholders against each other.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials The View From Here Autism Grows Up -- In the 1990s, autism rates around the U.S. began to rise. Each year since then, thousands of California children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Now, these children are "aging out" of school-based special education programs. Each enters adulthood with a unique combination of social deficits that promises a challenging life, even with support. But is the adult world ready for them?
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Cookbooks, From Clay Tablets to iPads One ancient gourmet loved his favorite dish so much, he wrote the recipe in verse. Another killed himself when he ran out of money for banquets. Food writer William Sitwell talks about his new book, "A History of Food in One Hundred Recipes."
  • 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 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Is the Economy Really Recovering? Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday said the Fed will start winding down monetary stimulus later this year if employment numbers continue to improve. Bernanke said the economy is expanding at a moderate rate, and risks to the recovery have "diminished since last fall." But experts disagree about how optimistic we should be about the economy. UCLA's June forecast says that despite improvement, the U.S. economy is not in recovery. We take stock of the national and state economies.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Michael Levi on America's Energy Future Michael Levi heads the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations. He joins us to talk about his new book, "The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for America's Future," which investigates the growing energy revolution in the U.S.
  • 11:00 am
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday 'Blood and Beauty' Sarah Dunant digs through dusty archives and library stacks to research her tales of the Italian renaissance. Her next act on the Borgias opened to glowing reviews in London. Dunant joins the show to discuss her new novel, "Blood and Beauty."
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jonathan Alter on How Obama Won 2012 How was the Obama campaign able to beat Mitt Romney in 2012? Journalist Jonathan Alter says it was, in part, by ignoring the human desire not to be irritating with online fundraising appeals. Alter joins the show to discuss the Obama team out-geeking the Romney campaign, and other factors in what he calls "the most consequential" election of recent times. Alter's new book is "The Center Holds."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Reviving Amaranth The grain known as amaranth was once as common in Mexican food as corn and beans. But when the Spanish arrived, they banned it. It was also used in Aztec rituals involving human sacrifice. Now, there are efforts to bring amaranth back -- not only for nutritional reasons, but also because it's resistant to drought, heat and pests.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Dispatches From the Teen Job Front From how to dress to what to say, for teens, sometimes the biggest obstacle to landing a job is figuring out how to not act like a teenager.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Farm Bill Defeated in the House -- The U.S. House defeated its version of the farm bill Thursday. The bill would have cut the food stamps program and transformed subsidies for farmers from direct payments to crop insurance premium support. But Republicans lost 60 of their own members who voted no, along with most Democrats.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Dispatches From the Teen Job Front From how to dress to what to say, for teens, sometimes the biggest obstacle to landing a job is figuring out how to not act like a teenager.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jonathan Alter on How Obama Won 2012 How was the Obama campaign able to beat Mitt Romney in 2012? Journalist Jonathan Alter says it was, in part, by ignoring the human desire not to be irritating with online fundraising appeals. Alter joins the show to discuss the Obama team out-geeking the Romney campaign, and other factors in what he calls "the most consequential" election of recent times. Alter's new book is "The Center Holds."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Panetta Lectures 2013 Middle East Turmoil: Chaos or Reform? -- Former CIA director Leon E. Panetta returns as moderator for the Panetta Institute's highly acclaimed lecture series, bringing national leaders, policy experts and journalists to the Monterey Peninsula. This episode's discussion features Ehud Barak, former Israeli prime minister and former minister of defense; Joe Lieberman, former United States senator; and Richard Lugar, former United States senator and former chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Michael Levi on America's Energy Future Michael Levi heads the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations. He joins us to talk about his new book, "The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for America's Future," which investigates the growing energy revolution in the U.S.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Border Security Deal Includes a 700-mile Fence Senators have reached a deal to build 700 miles of border fence along the Mexican border and increase patrols. The agreement could deliver a big, bipartisan vote to pass an immigration overhaul.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Protests in Brazil The protests that have erupted in Brazil are rooted in the vast economic and social inequalities in that South American nation. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro profiles one woman's struggle to get health care.
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