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All Things Considered
Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every weekday, the program presents two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features. A one-hour edition of the program is produced on the weekend.
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7:00 am – 8:00 am
All Things Considered
Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every weekday, the program presents two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features. A one-hour edition of the program is produced on the weekend.
8:00 am – 9:00 am
BBC World Service
A one-hour radio program that provides international news, analysis and information in English and 42 other languages. Their global network of correspondents provide impartial news and reports on location.
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Radio Specials
Making Beyoncé (WBEZ)
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a media mogul. A philanthropist. A feminist hero. But before the Grammys, the platinum records and Destiny’s Child, there was just a shy girl growing up in Houston. This hour-long special hears from many of the people instrumental in the very beginning of her career as it follows Beyoncé from the stages of local talent shows to her first crack at a record deal with the group Girls Tyme.
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Morning Edition
Essential Protections
Inside warehouses and processing plants, in delivery trucks and behind the register – jobs that help feed Americans have become essential during the coronavirus pandemic. But these low-wage jobs traditionally come with few protections. How are companies keeping their grocery store workers safe while America needs to eat?
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Forum
KQED's live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Forum
Bay Area Imposes Further Restrictions on Shelter in Place
Six Bay Area counties on Tuesday imposed more restrictive shelter in place orders, including closing playgrounds and dog parks. The new orders come as health officials and doctors say the Bay Area may be seeing signs of successfully "flattening the curve" by slowing the rate of coronavirus infections. Forum talks about what we're learning from the Bay Area, California and globally about how sheltering in place is helping to slow hospital admissions and how to bend the curve.
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