KQED Public Radio Highlights
This American Life
Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9pm
The show spends a month at a Jeep dealership on Long Island as they try to make their monthly sales goal: 129 cars. If they make it, they'll get a huge bonus from the manufacturer. If they don't make it, it'll be the second month in a row.
Today at 2:00pm
Hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand, the show takes an hour-long journey into the world of clandestine cooking, kitchen rituals and traditions.
A Prairie Home Companion
Today at 6:00pm
Repeats tomorrow at 11am
The show broadcasts from The Town Hall on West 43rd Street in Manhattan, with vintage-pop singer Kat Edmonson, bandleader Vince Giordano, pianist and clarinetist Butch Thompson, trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso and actress Kate Beahen.
The Moth Radio Hour
Tonight at 10:00pm
The first African-American chess grandmaster details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him. And a socialite trying to escape an unhappy marriage accidentally crashes the coronation of the king of Nepal.
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The California Report
- Californians React to President Obama's Action on Immigration
- Labor Issues Trouble Southern California Port Complex
- Final Vote on UC Tuition Hike Follows Student Protests
- California Revenues Up as Reserves Continue to Grow
- Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Consider Strike
- Undocumented Asian Immigrants Eagerly Await Presidential Action