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KQED Public Radio: Friday, January 12, 2018

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Friday, January 12, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Selling The DACA Deal Reaching an agreement on a DACA fix is only half the battle. The House and Senate would then have to approve it -- and that could be tough, given how entrenched both parties' bases are on immigration issues.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival: Black in America Since MLK Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Walter Isaacson discuss the tremendous gains and persistent challenges since the civil rights era, from key events and turning points to struggles and victories of daily life, ideas not often spoke aloud, and questions many are afraid to ask.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Folsom Prison Blues Country music legend Johnny Cash had always wanted to record in a prison. 50 years ago, on Saturday, he made that happen at Californias Folsom Prison. When most of us hear the words "Folsom Prison," they think of country legend Johnny Cash. Look back at his iconic performance.
  • MORNING
  • 8:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Mudslide Kills 17 in Santa Barbara County as Frantic Search for Survivors Continues At least 17 people have died and 8 remain missing after heavy rain caused massive mudslides in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday. The slides also destroyed at least 50 homes and damaged 450 more in Santa Barbara County. We'll get the latest on the disaster and find out how burned out areas of the North Bay can avoid a similar catastrophe.
  • 9:30 am
    Forum FAA Investigates Another Near Miss at SFO An Aeromexico plane almost landed on a runway occupied by another commercial jet at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday, marking the third close call at the airport in the past six months. The Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating the latest incident, recently changed rules for staffing at the airport's control tower and for night landings. We'll discuss recent incidents and passenger safety at the airport.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum How to Foster Quality Early Childhood Education Recent research suggests that a childs first years are critical to neurological development. And some education experts view preschool as a prime opportunity to close the educational gap faced by children from lower-income households. With so much riding on the first few years, early childhood education warrants attention and some say more funding. A recent article in the New York Times Magazine explored the many issues surrounding how to craft effective early childhood educationIn this hour, well talk to the author of that article and explore topics such as increasing teacher pay and training, and talk to experts about how to foster quality early education.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Mechanical Cells Pushing, stretching, even squishing: all these are ways to tell your cells to divide...die...and differentiate. Join Ira Flatow on Science Friday for a conversation about how mechanical forces can shape biology and how this could lead to new medical interventions. Plus the mysterious case of a missing satellite, and a hydrologist whos monitoring the mine polluting waters of the Navajo Nation.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Comic Book Physics Comic book superheroes use and abuse physics for their special powers. But how many can actually talk about cutting edge particle physics? Theoretical physicist Clifford Johnson taught himself to draw, to create The Dialogues a beautiful graphic novel where the characters discuss and debate black holes and theories of everything. Plus, the lively ecosystem that lives beneath winters frozen soil.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Pete Holmes Fresh Air talks with comic, writer, producer Pete Holmes. His HBO series Crashing begins season two on Sunday. Its loosely based on his own life, playing a guy from a Christian background whose marriage broke up and he crashes on his friends' couches while he attempts to make it as a standup comic. The show is produced by Judd Apatow. Holmes also has the podcast You Made It Weird. And his cartoons have been published in The New Yorker.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Recreating Haiti The Haitian diaspora includes savvy business people who have taken their skills back home to start companies. They're creating jobs where there were none. Hear how people are succeeding in Haiti, eight years after the earthquake.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Changing the Family Business The Rockefeller family has made climate change the target of its activism. But that complicates things when your fortune is built on oil.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report Bad Luck or Bad Mojo? Behind the Curse of Bodie Now we cross the Sierra Nevada to the remote California ghost town of Bodie. It's a place that's famous not just for its Gold Rush history, but for something darker: A curse, that supposedly falls on anyone who dares to take something from the abandoned town. And even though some visitors swear theyve been cursed, this legend isnt exactly what you think. Carly Severn went to Bodie to find out more.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report Bad Luck or Bad Mojo? Behind the Curse of Bodie Now we cross the Sierra Nevada to the remote California ghost town of Bodie. It's a place that's famous not just for its Gold Rush history, but for something darker: A curse, that supposedly falls on anyone who dares to take something from the abandoned town. And even though some visitors swear theyve been cursed, this legend isnt exactly what you think. Carly Severn went to Bodie to find out more.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Pete Holmes Fresh Air talks with comic, writer, producer Pete Holmes. His HBO series Crashing begins season two on Sunday. Its loosely based on his own life, playing a guy from a Christian background whose marriage broke up and he crashes on his friends' couches while he attempts to make it as a standup comic. The show is produced by Judd Apatow. Holmes also has the podcast You Made It Weird. And his cartoons have been published in The New Yorker.
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Khizr Khan: Hope and Sacrifice One of the most memorable speeches from last years Democratic National Convention was given by Gold Star parent Khizr Khan. With his wife Ghazala by his side, Khan spoke about equality, sacrifice and the ideals symbolized by the U.S. Constitution. Khans son Humayun Khan, a U.S. Army captain, was killed in the line of duty in Iraq and posthumously awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Like many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed, Khan said. We believed in American democracythat with hard word and the goodness of this country, we could share in and contribute to its blessings. From his familys move from Pakistan to becoming an American citizen, Khan shares his personal story of immigration, courage and patriotism.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report Bad Luck or Bad Mojo? Behind the Curse of Bodie Now we cross the Sierra Nevada to the remote California ghost town of Bodie. It's a place that's famous not just for its Gold Rush history, but for something darker: A curse, that supposedly falls on anyone who dares to take something from the abandoned town. And even though some visitors swear theyve been cursed, this legend isnt exactly what you think. Carly Severn went to Bodie to find out more.
  • 11:30 pm
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Insurers Dropping Fire Risk Insurance companies are increasingly dropping homeowners in California because of wildfire risk. There's concern the problem will grow worse after this year's destructive fire season.
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