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  • Noah Cowan


San Francisco Film Society's New Director

Today at 10:00am

Noah Cowan took the helm of the San Francisco Film Society just two months before the organization's biggest event: the San Francisco International Film Festival, which starts next week.

  • Houses on San Francisco's Capp Street in the Mission

Here & Now

The San Francisco Gentrification Debate

Today at 11:00am

Perhaps nowhere has the debate over gentrification gotten as heated as in San Francisco, where the tech boom is forcing longtime residents out.

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The Really Big Questions

Why Do We Share?

Tonight at 8:00pm

What drives us to be greedy one day and giving the next? This new series brings scientists and philosophers together to explore what makes us human. Today, the mysteries of cooperation, collaboration and altruism.

  • Edward Snowden

Fresh Air

Uncovering 'The Snowden Saga'

Today at 1:00pm

Terry Gross talks with Bryan Burrough, lead writer of the new Vanity Fair article about Edward Snowden, called "The Snowden Saga: A Shadowland of Secrets and Light."

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