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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    World Affairs In Conversation with Senator George Mitchell and Alon Sachar This week, World Affairs CEO Jane Wales is in conversation with Senator George Mitchell, former Senate Majority Leader and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and Alon Sachar, lawyer and former advisor to Senator Mitchell. The two recently co-authored the book, A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East. As a new administration takes over, are there new avenues for diplomatic solutions in the Middle East?
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Orphan Drug Investigation An investigation by Kaiser Health News and NPR has found that companies are gaming a 1983 law to make huge profits on already lucrative drugs. The aim of the Orphan Drug Act was to encourage development of drugs for rare diseases.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Bernard-Henri Levy Reflects on Anti-Semitism and Israel in 'The Genius of Judaism' Bernard-Henri Levy has been many things: activist, filmmaker and prominent French intellectual.He is also author of dozens of books and the newest, "The Genius of Judaism," is arguably his most personal. He joins us to discuss the book, how the Jewish tradition shaped his world view and the new faces of anti-Semitism.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan on Psychosomatic Illnesses, the Mind and the Body For more than 20 years, neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan has treated patients who have debilitating physical symptoms -- such as pain and seizures -- with no identifiable cause. These patients, O'Sullivan notes, "find themselves trapped in a zone between the worlds of medicine and psychiatry, with neither community taking full responsibility." O'Sullivan joins Forum to talk about her new book "Is It All in Your Head?," an exploration of psychosomatic disorders and their causes.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Public Lands Under Trump Donald Trump will be sworn in as president on Friday. And, there are a lot of unanswered questions about how hell govern the country. There a lot of unanswered questions. One issue rural America is looking for answers on is public lands. How will they be managed under a Trump administration and whether or not the government should transfer control of them to states, or even sell off the property. Its a huge topic in rural Washington State. Emily Schwing from the Northwest News Network reports.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Betsy DeVos School choice advocate Betsy DeVos goes before the Senate on Tuesday in her hearing to become Secretary of Education. Defenders of DeVos say her efforts to disrupt the education establishment can only improve low graduation rates across the country and efforts to make kids more college ready.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is an American historian of early America and the history of women and a professor at Harvard University. Ulrich discusses her most recent book A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Womens Rights in Early Mormonism Ulrich identifies as both a Mormon and a feminist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her book A Mid-wives Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard. At Harvard, Ulrich is actively involved in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is also the author of Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Erie Employment For the next installment of the Marketplace election series with Frontline and PBS, "How the Deck is Stacked," Kai Ryssdal travels to Erie, Pennsylvania. In a town where manufacturing jobs are dwindling, many are hoping a Trump presidency will bring employment.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Trumps Approval Ratings -- New poll numbers suggest Donald Trump will take office with historically low approval ratings. His transition team has said "unity" is the theme of the inaugural, but the president-elect's tweets these past few weeks have done little to foster that idea.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Erie Employment For the next installment of the Marketplace election series with Frontline and PBS, "How the Deck is Stacked," Kai Ryssdal travels to Erie, Pennsylvania. In a town where manufacturing jobs are dwindling, many are hoping a Trump presidency will bring employment.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is an American historian of early America and the history of women and a professor at Harvard University. Ulrich discusses her most recent book A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Womens Rights in Early Mormonism Ulrich identifies as both a Mormon and a feminist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her book A Mid-wives Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard. At Harvard, Ulrich is actively involved in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is also the author of Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.
  • 8:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures On Equal Justice: Post-Obama Jeff Adachi has served as elected Public Defender of the City and County of San Francisco since March 2002 and has worked as a deputy public defender in San Francisco for 15 years. The office represents more than 23,000 people each year and provides a panoply of innovative programs, including Drug Court, Mental Health Court, Clean Slate expungement services, and a full-service juvenile division. DeRay Mckesson is a protestor, activist, and educator focused primarily on issues of innovation, equity, and justice. Spurred by the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Mckesson has become a leading voice in the effort to confront the system and structures that have led to the mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations. Favianna Rodriguez is an artist and activist. She has self-identified as queer and Latina with Afro-Peruvian roots. Her designs and projects range a variety of different issues including globalization, immigration, feminism, patriarchy, interdependence, and genetically modified foods. W. Kamau Bell is a socio-political comedian and host of KALWs Kamau Right Now!, a live radio show that transform the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls a three-ring circus of relevance. Bell is also the host of CNNs The United Shades of America, a documentary series in which Bell travels around the country exploring subjects and locations out of his comfort zone and digging into the complexities of race and culture in America.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan on Psychosomatic Illnesses, the Mind and the Body For more than 20 years, neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan has treated patients who have debilitating physical symptoms -- such as pain and seizures -- with no identifiable cause. These patients, O'Sullivan notes, "find themselves trapped in a zone between the worlds of medicine and psychiatry, with neither community taking full responsibility." O'Sullivan joins Forum to talk about her new book "Is It All in Your Head?," an exploration of psychosomatic disorders and their causes.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Trumps Approval Ratings New poll numbers suggest Donald Trump will take office with historically low approval ratings. His transition team has said "unity" is the theme of the inaugural, but the president-elect's tweets these past few weeks have done little to foster that idea.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Older Americans and Student Debt Seth Frotman, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Student Loan Ombudsman, speaks on the CFPB's recent report finding a growing number of older Americans taking on student loan debt and the repercussions, such as Social Security benefits being taken away, for those who can't pay.
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