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KQED's Perspectives

KQED

Our series of of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Our series of of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Networks:

KQED

Description:

Our series of of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Language:

English


Episodes

Joan Steinau Lester: SCOTUS and Same-Sex Marriage

10/5/2022
Joan Steinau Lester worries that the Supreme Court is coming after her same-sex marriage.

Evan Ho: The Crow and the Pitcher

10/4/2022
Evan Ho says an historic drought means Californians have to save a lot of water, a little bit at a time.

Duration:00:02:16

Alice Wong: I Still Have a Voice

10/3/2022
Alice Wong can no longer speak. But she still has a voice.

Duration:00:01:57

Michael Ellis: Vaux's Swifts

9/30/2022
Michael Ellis has this perspective on a sociable and long flying bird.

Duration:00:02:21

Johanna Rauhala: A Salute to Richmond

9/29/2022
Johanna Rauhala is a proud resident of Richmond, a city with a less-than-deserved reputation.

Duration:00:02:19

Gillian Reynolds: Exceptionally Unexceptional

9/28/2022
Gillian Reynolds is exceptionally unexceptional at everything she tries. But she’s learned how exceptional that can be.

Duration:00:02:18

Anna Yang: I Can't Read

9/27/2022
Anna Yang visits Beijing where her lack of language skills make it hard to connect to her family and culture.

Duration:00:02:11

Richard Friedlander: The Box of Forgotten Memory

9/26/2022
While clearing a loft of junk to toss, Richard Friedlander encounters a box of forgotten memory.

Duration:00:02:06

Jeremy Friedlander: Deane and I

9/23/2022
Jeremy Friedlander and a good friend disagree about most things, but not their friendship.

Duration:00:01:57

Susan Dix Lyons: Age

9/22/2022
Susan Dix Lyons knows that age may be a number, but its not just a number.

Duration:00:02:21

Natalie Bivas: The Blood of Innocents

9/21/2022
The war against Ukraine is personal for Natalie Krauss Bivas, and buried in soil soaked with the blood of innocents.

Duration:00:02:23

Yvonne Baginski: They Paved Paradise

9/20/2022
Yvonne Baginski knows just what Joni Mitchell meant when she famously sang, "They paved paradise, put up a parking lot."

Duration:00:02:20

Angelina Montgomery: The Hidden Outdoors

9/19/2022
Angelina Montgomery's grandmother has lived here for 60 years but she never knew there were redwoods in Oakland.

Duration:00:01:55

Richard Swerdlow: School's Out, For Good

9/16/2022
Richard Swerdlow reflects on his 34 years as a teacher.

Duration:00:02:12

Nina Thompson: Navigating Politics as a Teen

9/15/2022
Y-R Media's Nina Thompson struggles to connect to politics dominated by much older officeholders.

Duration:00:01:54

Alex Giardino: Circle of Hope

9/14/2022
Alex Giardino returns to the neonatal intensive care unit after 18 years and learns that hope is a circle.

Duration:00:01:55

Holly Hubbard Preston: Chain of Good

9/13/2022
In the lost and found of life, Holly Hubbard Preston learned that what you find isn’t necessarily what you were looking for.

Duration:00:02:02

Pablo Quintanilla: Climate Justice

9/12/2022
Pablo Quintanilla asks what do we owe those most affected by climate change and least responsible for it.

Duration:00:02:05

Erin Poppler: Oakland's Resilience

9/9/2022
Erin Poppler has her answer when asked why she stays in troubled Oakland. Resilience.

Duration:00:02:05

Christine Schoefer: Holding On To Too Much

9/8/2022
Christine Schoefer watches as her 19-month old grandchild learns that its hard to move forward when hanging on to too much.

Duration:00:02:01