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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, June 22, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Saturday, June 22, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered NPR Reporter Turned Spy Novelist As an NPR reporter, Mary Louise Kelly covered the CIA and the intelligence beat, traveling around the world and interviewing some of the world's foremost spies. Now, she's used that experience in a new career as a spy novelist. Her thriller, "Anonymous Sources," has just been published. Mary Louise Kelly joins the program to explore how her experiences at NPR turned fact into fiction.
  • 1:00 am
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week Political Roundtable Peter Baker of The New York Times joins the program to discuss the success and setbacks President Obama had at this week's G8 summit, and how his influence on the world stage has changed since his first term in office. Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News explains attempts by the U.S. to start talks with the Taliban to help end the 12-year old Afghan war and why President Hamid Karzai has suddenly decided to boycott the peace talks. Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post will take a closer look at the politics surrounding a tentative bipartisan deal on immigration reform in the Senate and the defeat of a sweeping farm bill in the House. And NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the NSA surveillance program.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Temple Grandin The number of children and adults diagnosed with autism has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, with a recent CDC report estimating that 1 out of 88 U.S. children are on the autism spectrum. Temple Grandin will share her own experiences and discuss how we can better understand and diagnose autism. From advances in neuroimaging to cutting-edge genetic research, what unique and revolutionary treatments might soon be available? Grandin is professor of animal science at Colorado State University and co-author of "The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum."
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe Government Crackdown in Turkey Unprecedented anti-government protests are continuing in Turkey -- not just in Istanbul and the capital, Ankara, but in many provincial cities as well. The unrest has become the greatest challenge to Prime Minister Erdogan's decade-old rule. But Erdogan appears determined to crush the movement -- and a legal crackdown on protestors has begun.
  • 4:00 am
    World Affairs Venezuela in the Post Chavez Era The death of Hugo Chavez leaves behind a complex legacy and a country suffering from crumbling infrastructure, high crime rates and food shortages. Many around the world are mourning the loss of the leader, while others are looking ahead to a new future for Venezuela. Will a change in leadership set the country on a new path or will 'Chavismo' live on long into the future? The program's guest is Rory Carroll, U.S. West Coast bureau chief for The Guardian.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life This Week The program shares stories of things that have taken place in the last seven days. They've got their own take on the big, national stories of the week but they also turn a searchlight across America and find the smaller, more personal and more spectacular stories that most of us never hear.
  • 1:00 pm
    Radio Specials Freakonomics Radio Save Me From Myself -- Sometimes we have a hard time committing ourselves -- whether it's quitting a bad habit or following through on a worthy goal. The program shares stories about "commitment devices" -- a clever way to force yourself to do something that you know will be hard. Host Stephen Dubner talks to a struggling gambler who signs himself up for a program that bans him from state casinos -- only to return, win a jackpot, and have it confiscated. Steve Levitt offers a few of his own off-the-wall commitment devices, and then Brown economist Anna Aizer talks about using commitment devices to fight domestic violence.
  • 2:00 pm
    Moyers & Company The United States of ALEC A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC -- the American Legislative Exchange Council -- presents itself as a "nonpartisan public-private partnership". But the program discusses how behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion No Turning Back The show performs live from the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois with special guests soulful folk duo honeyhoney and sultry country chanteuse Lera Lynn. Also, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • 8:30 pm
    Selected Shorts Alternative Endings Anika Noni Rose reads "Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep (Begin, Slip together, Increase, Continue, Repeat)" by Amy Hempel; and Jane Curtin reads "Sarah's Story," by Galina Vroman.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life This Week The program shares stories of things that have taken place in the last seven days. They've got their own take on the big, national stories of the week but they also turn a searchlight across America and find the smaller, more personal and more spectacular stories that most of us never hear.
  • 10:00 pm
    The Moth Radio Hour Pregnancy, Cigarettes and Desert Islands Mike Birbiglia goes through a breakup on a remote island, two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets, a father admits he was not quite ready for a second child, and a live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner.
  • 11:00 pm
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the week's events. NPR veteran newscaster Carl Kassell is the program's judge, scorekeeper, and quiz show impersonator extraordinaire.
  • 12:00 am
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