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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, February 7, 2016

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    Radiolab Of Men and Myths A hat that goes viral, an idea that gives birth to computer science, and a life-saving maneuver. In this episode of Radiolab, we look at the men behind some of the most famous inventions of our time and wonder what they really created, and what legacy they will leave behind them.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Big Soda Soda sales in the U.S. are dropping, but Coke and Pepsi are still some of the most powerful corporations in the world. This week, how Big Soda markets to poor and minority communities. And how Coca-Cola invented a new kind of capitalism.
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Wearing It On Your Sleeve (Update) It's fashion month and people are turning their eyes to runways. But does fashion really matter? Truth is, the garment industry is worth trillions of dollars, and employs millions of people. In this hour, we take a look at the social significance of what you wear.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Protection for a Vital Temperate Rainforest 85% of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia is now protected, after decades of negotiations between environmental activists, the timber industry, First Nations, and the BC government. Host Steve Curwood discusses how these groups came together with reporter Andrew MacLeod of the magazine The Tyee, who explains whats been protected and whats open for logging.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the weeks events.
  • 11:00 am
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:30 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen is an American novelist and essayist. Since his debut novel, The Twenty-Seventh City in 1988, he has been writing brilliantly about the unraveling of the American Dream in its many permutations. In his novels The Corrections, Freedom, and the forthcoming Purity, Franzen tackles difficult subjects and complex characters, in a style marked by his Midwest upbringing and his unique brand of social criticism. Franzen is also the author of five works of nonfiction and translation, including Farther Away and The Kraus Project. His work has won numerous awards, including the Nation Book Award for The Corrections. In 2010, he was named a Great American Novelist by Time Magazine. Franzen lives in New York City and Santa Cruz, California.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media Howard Deans Scream, Revisited A "Dean Scream" is shorthand for a campaign disaster. But did Howard Dean's 2004 shriek even happen the way it's remembered? And did the moment really doom his campaign? In this excerpt of a documentary from FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films, producer Galen Druke investigates the post-Iowa call to action through interviews with Howard Dean, his former campaign staffers, and On the Medias own Jennifer Munson -- who uses her technical expertise to analyze why the Dean Scream sounded so strange on the airwaves.
  • 3:00 pm
    Latino USA Why is Puerto Rico Billions of Dollars in Debt? Puerto Rico is drowning is $72 billion in government debt. Latino USA unpacks how the island's fiscal crisis came to be, with help from Robert Smith of NPR's Planet Money.
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Remembering Freedom Summer Jack Landron, a young musician known as Jackie Washington traveled to Mississippi during the Freedom Summer. He worked in the Freedom Schools and, at one point, was personal assistant to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr . He discusses his unique perspective on the Civil Rights Movement with folklorist Millie Rahn.
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Big Soda Soda sales in the U.S. are dropping, but Coke and Pepsi are still some of the most powerful corporations in the world. This week, how Big Soda markets to poor and minority communities. And how Coca-Cola invented a new kind of capitalism.
  • 8:00 pm
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Weekend Jaegermeister Wants to be More Classy Jaegermeister hopes to drop its frat party reputation and courts a classier crowd. Then, do you have your phone on you? This year, you can watch the Super Bowl on it. Tech and the big game.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour In Search Of How far would you go to find something that's just out of reach, or maybe not even real? In this hour, TED speakers tell stories about searching for elusive sea creatures and distant aliens.
  • 11:00 pm
    Tech Nation Both Sides of Your Brain UC Santa Barbara professor Michael Gazzaniga tells us about both sides of our brains in fact, there are many parts to our brains not just a right hemisphere, and a left.Then on BioTech Nation, Moira speaks with Professor Dame Sally Davies, the UK Governments Senior Medical Advisor, and author of The Drugs Dont Work A Global Threat.
  • 12:00 am
    On the Media Howard Deans Scream, Revisited A "Dean Scream" is shorthand for a campaign disaster. But did Howard Dean's 2004 shriek even happen the way it's remembered? And did the moment really doom his campaign? In this excerpt of a documentary from FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films, producer Galen Druke investigates the post-Iowa call to action through interviews with Howard Dean, his former campaign staffers, and On the Medias own Jennifer Munson -- who uses her technical expertise to analyze why the Dean Scream sounded so strange on the airwaves.
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