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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Budget Meets Debt, Deficit President Trump is proposing a budget plan that gives up the fight against deficit spending, which has long been a Republican goal. But Trump's budget concedes that goal is gone; tax revenues will not catch up to spending as far as the eye can see.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Misty Copeland Born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in San Pedro, California, Misty Copeland began her ballet studies at the late age of 13. She studied at the San Francisco Ballet School and American Ballet Theatres Summer Intensive on full scholarship and was declared ABTs National Coca-Cola Scholar in 2000. Misty joined ABTs Studio Company in September 2000, joined American Ballet Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet in April 2001, and in August 2007 became the companys second African American female soloist, and the first in two decades. In June 2015, Misty was promoted to principal dancer, making her the first African American woman promoted to the position in the companys 75-year history. Misty is the author of the memoir Life In Motion, a picture book titled Firebird and most recently the book Ballerina Body.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Love, Divorce And Rock-n-Roll Emily Cross and Dan Duszynski were living a rock-n-roll fairytale. They fell in love, went on tour and got married. But they fell out of love while working on the latest album for their band Loma. On this Valentines day, an interview about divorce, and the album it shaped.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum David Cay Johnston: Donald Trump is Dismantling Democracy In "It's Even Worse Than You Think," David Cay Johnston chronicles the unprecedented actions -- many covert -- that President Trump has taken to upend the structures of American government. Johnston argues that the administration's attempts to alter federal policies, from immigration to education, threaten modern democracy. Johnston joins us to discuss the potential long-term effects of Trump's presidency.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Open Phones: Relationship Deal Breakers Most of us have thought about the traits we desire most in a romantic partner, but what about the character flaws, beliefs or annoying habits that make for relationship non-starters? In this segment, we're talking about petty deal breakers, those little non-negotiables that move people from a potential mate to someone you wouldn't even date. What are your relationship deal breakers? Are you paired with someone despite their once-fatal flaws? Tell us about it!
  • 10:30 am
    Forum A Heart Says 'Love' -- But Why? Around Valentine's Day hearts are everywhere, but do you know where the symbol originally came from? This Valentines Day, we talk with scholar Marilyn Yalom about her new book, "The Amorous Heart." Yalom follows heart imagery throughout history, from the origins of its two-lobed shape to how it became a worldwide emblem of romantic longing, lust and loss.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Belt Road to Europe Chinese companies are buying European ports as part of a global trade initiative. What does that mean for the future of the EU? Here & Now discusses how the "Belt and Road" initiative challenges Europe.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway White Power Propaganda White supremacist propaganda on college campuses increased by 258 percent between the fall of 2016 and the fall of 2017, according to a report from the Anti-Defamation League. In the second half of its series about white supremacist incidents at schools, The Takeaway examines what the messages actually look like, and how universities are responding.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Long Haul Terry Gross talks with long haul trucker Finn Murphy, who has a new memoir out. Murphy has logged over a million miles hauling people's belongings across the country. He loves being on the road, and has some great stories about the objects hes moved.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Love Across Languages He spoke Swedish, but she spoke Finnish, so composer Jean Sibelius tried to write in her language. Bilingual love letters, on a Valentines Day edition of The World.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Working Women in Muslim World Approximately 150 million women are working in the Muslim world, but they might still not have a say when it comes to purchasing decisions. A look at the barriers and opportunities for working women in the Muslim world.
  • 4:30 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Working Women in Muslim World Approximately 150 million women are working in the Muslim world, but they might still not have a say when it comes to purchasing decisions. A look at the barriers and opportunities for working women in the Muslim world.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Long Haul Terry Gross talks with long haul trucker Finn Murphy, who has a new memoir out. Murphy has logged over a million miles hauling people's belongings across the country. He loves being on the road, and has some great stories about the objects hes moved.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Snap Judgment: No Perfect Love Snap Judgment gets real about relationships. Stories about dating a gangster, creative pranks, love at first sight and a disabled horse who changed a human friends life.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    1A with Joshua Johnson Bye Bye Bibi? Whats next for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu? Police now say he should be charged over alleged bribery cases. On Tuesday, investigators announced there was enough evidence to indict Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases. Speaking on Israeli television Netanyahu said the allegations were baseless and that he would continue as prime minister. The allegations, he said, "will end with nothing. Is that how it will end?
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered The White House and GOP Oversight The House Oversight Committee is investigating the White House's handling of a top level aide accused of domestic violence. The question is who at the White House knew what and when.
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