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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Indiana Manufacturing Manufacturing plays a bigger part in the economy of Indiana than in any other state. But the state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    World Affairs Council Narco-Terrorism: Terrorists in the Drug Trade? After 9/11, the Drug Enforcement Administration reframed its mission, warning that terrorists had gotten into the illegal drug trade to finance their attacks. From al Qaeda and the Taliban to Hezbollah and the FARC, the agency has pursued drug trafficking charges in association with many terrorist groups. While the two may be related in some regions, such as Colombia and Afghanistan, questions have arisen around the scope of narco-terrorism. How effective is the DEAs work on narco-terrorism in thwarting terrorist activities?
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition A Federal Contractor Gone Missing Robert Levinson is a former FBI agent who was working as a private investigator until he disappeared in Iran nine years ago. His family says he was working for the CIA. But the agency is keeping silent.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum GOP Presidential Campaigns Vie for California's Votes For the first time in decades, voters in California's Republican primary may have a decisive role in picking the GOP presidential nominee. As the June 7 primary approaches, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich are fighting tooth-and-nail to secure the state's 172 delegates. In this hour, we discuss immigration, the economy and a range of other domestic and foreign policy issues with representatives for the final three GOP candidates.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Janis Joplin's Short, Bluesy Life Explored in New Documentary Janis Joplin discovered her powerful, bluesy voice while growing up in Port Arthur Texas, but it wasn't until moving to San Francisco that she found herself on the path toward rock stardom and an early demise at the age of 27. Forum looks back on the life and music of Joplin, who once described herself as "one of those regular weird people." We'll talk with Joplin's sister, one of her bandmates and the director of "Janis: Little Girl Blue," part of PBS' American Masters documentary series, which airs on KQED TV Tuesday night.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Cream and Cash As Here & Nows minimum wage series continues - hear from the owner of an ice cream shop in New York who says when the government forces her to raise wages...the ice cream will get more expensive.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Alliance in Indiana In a strategic move, a shaky alliance was hatched between Senator Ted Cruz and Governor John Kasich with Kasich vowing not to campaign in Indiana and Cruz clearing the way for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico. How is that message resonating with Kasich supporters in Indiana? Will it keep them from voting today for Kasich in the crucial Indiana primary?
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Larry Wilmore Larry Wilmore talks about President Obama's final White House correspondent's dinner Saturday night where Wilmore was the featured comic - and has been the subject of controversy for some of his jokes. Wilmore is the host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Yemens Civil War A reporter enters an ancient city in Yemen that's surrounded by one army, while an opposing army inside the city fights back. She meets civilians caught in the crossfire. Documenting the civil war inside Yemen.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    NPR News The Indiana Primary Scott Detrow will host this special coverage of the Indiana Primary. The Special will feature newsmaker interviews and analysis from NPRs Political Team.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Pain of Deportation "Orange Is the New Black" actress Diane Guerrero talks about the impact her parents' deportation had on her life.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Larry Wilmore Larry Wilmore talks about President Obama's final White House correspondent's dinner Saturday night where Wilmore was the featured comic - and has been the subject of controversy for some of his jokes. Wilmore is the host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show.
  • 8:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures An Evening with Maria Bamford Described as the most unique, bizarre, imaginative comedian out there, by Judd Apatow, Maria Bamford draws much of her inspiration from her Minnesotan family, as well as her own struggle with anxiety, OCD, and depression. She is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special!, star of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, and the first female comic with two half-hour specials by Comedy Central. She starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis, and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and the Netflix documentary Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. Her Netflix television series, Lady Dynamite, is slated for release later this spring.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Janis Joplin's Short, Bluesy Life Explored in New Documentary Janis Joplin discovered her powerful, bluesy voice while growing up in Port Arthur Texas, but it wasn't until moving to San Francisco that she found herself on the path toward rock stardom and an early demise at the age of 27. Forum looks back on the life and music of Joplin, who once described herself as "one of those regular weird people." We'll talk with Joplin's sister, one of her bandmates and the director of "Janis: Little Girl Blue," part of PBS' American Masters documentary series, which airs on KQED TV Tuesday night.
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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