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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Obama Visits Flood-Ravaged Baton Rouge President Obama visited flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today, just days after Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump paid a visit.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Jane Mayer and Jeffrey Toobin Jane Mayer has been a New Yorker staff writer since 1995. She covers politics, culture, and national security for the magazine. Previously, she worked at the Wall Street Journal, where she covered the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, the Persian Gulf War, and the fall of the Berlin Wall. In 1984, she became the papers first female White House correspondent. She is the author of The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals, and the co-author, with Jill Abramson, of Strange Justice, and, with Doyle McManus, of Landslide: The Unmaking of the President 1984-1988. Her forthcoming book is Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Egypts Prisons History of Making Militants In Egypt, after a coup forced the Muslim Brotherhood from power thousands of its supporters were thrown in jail. For many young men, that was the beginning of their road to extremism. We'll hear about Egypt's history of making militants in its prisons including the story of one man currently imprisoned and being recruited by ISIS.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:22am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


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

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Inside the Mind of an Arsonist Residents of Lake County are starting to return home as firefighters put out the last remnants of the Clayton Fire, which burned nearly 4,000 acres and destroyed approximately 300 homes and buildings. The Clearlake man arrested for starting the fire is suspected to be a serial arsonist he's charged with starting 12 fires in the area and has been under investigation over the past year. In this hour, we talk with forensic investigators about what motivates arsonists and why so few are convicted in court.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum 'Jungle of Stone' Traces the Discovery of Mayan Civilization In Jungle of Stone, journalist William Carlsen recounts the story of John Lloyd Stephens andFrederick Catherwood whose perilous trek through the jungles of Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico that led to the discovery of ancient Mayan civilization. We'll talk with Carlsen about their 2500-mile journey, which he retraced in a beat-up Toyota Corolla. We'll also discuss the Mayan's great achievements, why their sophisticated culture vanished and what can be learned from its collapse.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now American Soldiers Abroad The White House downplays the combat role for American troops in the fight against terrorist groups. But a U.S. service member was just killed in Afghanistan and three others have died fighting ISIS. We'll look at the role American troops are actually playing.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Losing a Child to Terrorism The Takeaway launches a partnership with News Deeply, and we begin with a conversation with Christianne Boudreau, whose son left Canada to join ISIS in Syria, where he was eventually killed. Boudreau now works to help other families who have experience the horror of losing a child to terrorism.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air John Krasinski Dave Davies talks with John Krasinksi, who co-starred in The Office, and directed and stars in the new film The Hollars, about a dysfunctional family dealing with the illness of its matriarch, played by Margo Martindale.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Known and Strange Things Race at this moment in time in the U.S. The World explores the topic today with Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole. His new collection of essays is called "Known and Strange Things."
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace How We Transport Crude Oil Oil transportation by train has jumped in recent years but pipelines may shakeup this trend. A look at the different ways we transport crude oil and the controversies around it.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace How We Transport Crude Oil Oil transportation by train has jumped in recent years but pipelines may shakeup this trend. A look at the different ways we transport crude oil and the controversies around it.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air John Krasinski Dave Davies talks with John Krasinksi, who co-starred in The Office, and directed and stars in the new film The Hollars, about a dysfunctional family dealing with the illness of its matriarch, played by Margo Martindale.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Innovation Hub: Reinventing Childhood What does childhood look like in the 21st century? That's the question Innovation Hub explores in its latest 1-hour offering, as cutting-edge thinkers examine how technology and new ways of parenting are shaping young minds.In this special show, we look at the reinvention of childhood. We'll investigate whether technology is rewiring young brains. Plus, we look at how parental behavior has evolved, molding children in entirely new ways. Guests include UC Berkeley historian Paula Fass and University of Virginia psychologist Daniel Willingham, among others.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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