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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Congress Goes Back to Work Congress returned from a two-week break with a shutdown looming and pressure to go back to their derailed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Roxane Gay Roxane Gays writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, A Public Space, McSweeneys, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, and many others. She is an associate professor of English at Purdue University, contributing op-ed writer at The New York Times, founder of Tiny Hardcore Press, essays editor for The Rumpus, and co-editor of PANK, a nonprofit literary arts collective. She is also the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, and Bad Feminist. Her forthcoming publications include Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, a sharp, honest memoir about food, weight, self-image and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself, and the short story collection, Difficult Women, slated to be released in January. That conversation was recorded on February 21st.
  • 3:00 am
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Judge Rules to Temporarily Halt Trump's Funding Freeze to Sanctuary Cities A federal judge ruled in favor of Santa Clara and San Francisco County on Tuesday, temporarily halting President Trumps executive order to freeze federal funding for sanctuary cities. In a special broadcast from Contra Costa College, situated at the border of Richmond and San Pablo, both sanctuary cities, we'll discuss the ruling and what it means going forward for the Trump administration, U.S. immigration policy and Bay Area communities.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Veterans Speak Out on Challenges, Opportunities of School After Service More than half of the veterans who use their education benefits at a California public school do so at a community college. Enter Contra Costa College's Veteran Resource Center, which aims to help students navigate the transition from military life to student life. In this hour, we'll hear from three veterans about the challenges they face at school -- everything from accessing their G.I. benefits to bonding with other students to the lingering effects of brain injuries.
  • 10:30 am
    Forum 'Richmond Renaissance' Highlights City's Rich Cultural Heritage The Ryse Center's upcoming production of Richmond Renaissance brings to life one of the legendary blues clubs or "juke joints" that thrived in north Richmond during the 1940s. The play explores the cultural scene that grew alongside the shipyards that famously built America's fleet of WWII liberty ships. In this segment, we'll talk to two of the show's young producers and a historian about the citys early economic prosperity and rich cultural heritage.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Broadcasts From Mexico City President Trump has been pushing the border wall again this week... and Mexicans are not happy.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Canadian Trade President Trump continued to escalate a hardline on Canada on Tuesday, days after his administration announced it would impose a 20 percent tariff on lumber imported from the country. Trump has also said he would like to address dairy pricing and overproduction in Canada, which he blames for a glut in prices that is affecting farmers in the states.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Frank Rich Terry Gross talks with Frank Rich, an executive producer of the HBO series Veep, that satirizes American politics. Season 6 is underway. Rich is a former New York Times theater critic who also had a Sunday Times column about the intersection of politics and popular culturea subject he continues to write about in New York Magazine.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Soda Water Coke and Pepsi still fight for market share in Mexico. But they're cooperating in one area -- spending millions to improve the water supply there. Because without water, there's no Coke or Pepsi.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Americans Feel Left Behind A new poll by Marketplace and Edison Research shows that three-quarters of Americans say the federal government has forgotten about them. What are these people, who feel forgotten, not getting?
  • 4:30 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Americans Feel Left Behind A new poll by Marketplace and Edison Research shows that three-quarters of Americans say the federal government has forgotten about them. What are these people, who feel forgotten, not getting?
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Frank Rich Terry Gross talks with Frank Rich, an executive producer of the HBO series Veep, that satirizes American politics. Season 6 is underway. Rich is a former New York Times theater critic who also had a Sunday Times column about the intersection of politics and popular culturea subject he continues to write about in New York Magazine.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Trump's Approach to the Middle East As the Trump administration begins ironing out its strategy in the Middle East, America Abroad examines what may lie ahead in regards to Israel, Syria, Iran, and the fight against ISIS. This episode offers broad analysis of the current situation in the Middle East and the choices the new administration faces. We also look at the state of the US State Department and what Israeli's think of the new plan to broker peace with the Palestinians using the assistance of Sunni Arabs.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    Indivisible Day 97 As Donald Trump approaches 100 days in office and Indivisible comes to an end -- conservative host Charlie Sykes gets a visit from some of his earliest guests to look back on whats happened since they last spoke. Plus: 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post... and your calls.
  • 12:00 am
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