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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, May 28, 2016

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Baylor Investigation Baylor University demoted its president and suspended the head football coach for their handling of allegations of sexual assault by members of the school's football team. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paula Lavigne of ESPN's Outside the Lines, who reported on the cases and how Baylor officials failed to investigate the allegations and violated Title IX federal law.
  • 1:00 am
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week Clinton faces criticism over State Department emails; Trump secures Republican nomination; Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima Hillary Clinton continues to deal with the fallout from a State Department report critical of her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. The Democratic frontrunner is also reaching out to appeal to rival Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters to unite behind her campaign ahead of what is likely to be a contentious general election match-up against Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman surpassed the 1,238 delegates he needed to secure the Republican nomination this week. But Trump is still waiting for House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican to endorse him. Plus, Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times will have analysis of President Obama's meetings with G-7 leaders in Japan and his historic trip visit to Hiroshima, the site of the worlds first nuclear attack.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP How do you lead with purpose? Bill McDermotts unique start as a young entrepreneur helped solidify his journey to lead SAP, the worlds largest business software company. Hear his thoughts on leadership and innovation in todays competitive global market.
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe Holding Off the Right, Turkish Migrant Deal, Flipbooks in Berlin A sigh of relief as an anti-immigrant candidate fails to become Europe's first far-right head of state - Prisoner exchange ends diplomatic spat between Russia and Ukraine - Will Turkey pull the plug on its migrant deal with the EU? - A sour note at Czech music festival - Poland's constitutional standoff with the EU - The challenges of doing business in Moldova - 10 years of independence for Montenegro - Flicking through flipbooks in Berlin.
  • 4:00 am
    World Affairs Council Greece and the Future of the Eurozone No country in Europe has been hit harder by the 2008 global economic crisis and subsequent downturn than Greece. After years of polarizing austerity measures and fears of a Greek exit from the Eurozone, the country is slowly emerging from an extended period of economic instability. The Greek recovery, however, is far from over. How is the Greek economy faring today and how has the Eurozone crisis affected the rest of the global economy? What lessons can be learned about the risks and benefits of a shared economic system? How can we protect those most vulnerable to economic shocks from another economic crisis?
  • 5:00 am
    Weekend Edition What Really Happened to Kitty Genovese Kitty Genovese was murdered 50 years ago on the streets of New York. Her death became a symbol of urban indifference when it came out that dozens of people could have come to her aid, but didn't. Now a new documentary explores what really happened that night and that some of her neighbors did try to help her.
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me This quiz show takes a fresh, fast-paced and irreverent look at the weeks events.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life The Middle of Nowhere Stories from faraway, hard-to-get-to places, where all rules are off, nefarious things happen because no one's looking, and there's no one to appeal to.
  • 1:00 pm
    Snap Judgment A Loss For Words It never happens at a good time. Only on momentous occasions, under the spotlight, when history demands you say just the right thing and you've got nothing.
  • 2:00 pm
    Radiolab After Life What happens at the moment when we slip from life...to the other side? Is it a moment? If it is, when exactly does it happen? And what happens afterward? It's a show of questions that don't have easy answers. So, in a slight departure from our regular format, we bring you eleven meditations on how, when, and even if we die.
  • 3:00 pm
    Freakonomics Radio The Economics of Marriage This week, a couple wins a diamond at a raffle and cant agree on whether to keep it or sell it. Stephen Dubner helps the unhappy couple by finding out why weve come to think of the diamond as a good investmentand whether thats true. Also, why marriage is at an all-time low.
  • 4:00 pm
    Living On Earth Donald Trumps Other Wall, and Restoring Wetlands Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump says he doesnt believe in man-made global warming, yet rising seas and fiercer storms due to climate change are cited to get planning approval for a huge sea wall to protect his opulent Irish golf course. Also, San Francisco Bay Area residents will soon vote whether to tax themselves to fund wetlands restoration to protect their shores from sea level rise.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion Keep it Light, Keep it Moving This week the show is live from the Filene Center at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia. Future host Chris Thile joins in with his mandolin and a bag of sharp songs; Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks head down from New York City for a blast of big-band jazz; and Heather Masse travels from even farther north in New York, the state, to sing songs that will start your Memorial Day weekend off right. Plus: the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; pianist and music director Rich Dworsky and the band (drummer Bernie Dresel, Larry Kohut on bass, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle duties, and the many guitars of Chris Siebold); and an update from the host on the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
  • 8:00 pm
    Selected Shorts Children Will Listen Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories about growing up. First, tensions arise at a big Dominican family party in Fiesta, 1980, by Junot Diaz. The reader is Felix Solis, whose films include Man on a Ledge and Arbitrage. On television hes appeared in The Good Wife, Criminal Minds, The Sopranos, and The West Wing, among other programs. Then, John OHaras How Old, How Young, was published in 1967, but its setting is the country club world of the 1920s. An Ivy League boy falls for a debutante in trouble and learns something about love and life. This story is read by Alec Baldwin, whose many credits include 30 Rock, Still Alice, and his podcast Heres the Thing.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life The Middle of Nowhere Stories from faraway, hard-to-get-to places, where all rules are off, nefarious things happen because no one's looking, and there's no one to appeal to.
  • 10:00 pm
    The Moth Radio Hour Live From Sydney A special episode, recorded live at The Sydney Opera House. A young Malaysian Australian man begins to appreciate his culture through the lens of rap music, a comics questionable joke makes him the most hated man in Australia, and a journalist goes undercover in North Korea. Hosted by David Crabb with additional hosting by Jay Allison.
  • 11:00 pm
    Snap Judgment A Loss For Words It never happens at a good time. Only on momentous occasions, under the spotlight, when history demands you say just the right thing and you've got nothing.
  • 12:00 am
    Radiolab After Life What happens at the moment when we slip from life... to the other side? Is it a moment? If it is, when exactly does it happen? And what happens afterward? It's a show of questions that don't have easy answers. So, in a slight departure from our regular format, we bring you eleven meditations on how, when, and even if we die.
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