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KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions of local, state, national and international issues, as well as in-depth interviews.



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Forum discusses a court ruling on the siting of new 'big box' stores.
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Michael talks to journalist William Shawcross about the British-American alliance during the war in Iraq.
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Forum looks at the scientific and ethical issues related to cloning and stem cell research.
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Forum discusses a proposal that would allow the federal government to negotiate with the pharmaceutical industry for lower prescription drug prices.
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Forum does a further assessment of Hewlett Packard's proposed plan to purchase and merge with Compaq.
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Forum discusses a recent study that found California's coast redwood and Douglas firs are susceptible to the fungus that causes Sudden Oak Death. What are the repercussions for the ecology and economy of the state?
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Vocational school can lead to high-paying work soon after high school. So why spend four years and many thousands of dollars at a liberal arts college? Forum looks at the vocational school alternative.
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Forum discusses the Iraq crisis with members of California's Congressional delegation.
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Forum discusses the life and legacy of novelist Saul Bellow.
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As conspiracy charges against five more San Francisco police officials are dropped, Forum revisits the case against the SFPD. What have we learned from it, and how will it affect relations between police and prosecutors in the city?
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KQED Forum with Michael Krasny
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The show discusses the journeys of theatre productions that begin locally and gain greater recognition nationally and internationally.
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Hear a discussion with the author of the Pulitzer-prize winning "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay." He'll talk about his new book "Te Yiddish Policemen's Union."
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Forum discusses the book 'Teachers Have It Easy,' about the work teachers do and the pay they receive.
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A one-on-one interview with author Francine Prose. Her new novel is 'A Changed Man.'
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A Labor Day special -- Forum assesses the 'constitutionality of work.' (original air date: September 1st, 2003)
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Forum discusses Democratic plans to select a candidate for the fall gubernatorial election.
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Michael Krasny talks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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Forum discusses police accountability in light of a recent series on police use of force in the San Francisco Chronicle.
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The program discusses the legal ruling protecting the Delta smelt that led to the state's shutting down Delta diversion pumps.
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We'll hear an open hour with Friday Forum host Angie Coiro discussing, assessing and contrasting the California perspective on the invasion of Iraq with that of the rest of the nation.
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Forum looks at the history of Hindu-Muslim conflict in India, in light of the recent violence surrounding the site of the Babari Mosque in Ayodhya.
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In the second hour of this special two-hour broadcast, Forum assesses strategies for survival and recovery.
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Forum looks at the field of Artificial Intelligence.
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Forum discusses the role of engineering in American history - from the Hoover Dam to Boston's Big Dig - and the future of big building.
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Forum welcomes author Salman Rushdie to discuss his new novel 'Shalimar the Clown.'
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Forum discusses the global environment with environmental policy expert, James Gustave Speth.
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In light of President Bush's recent remarks concerning terrorist threats from Iraq, Iran, and North Korea, Forum assesses the war on terrorism, and where it may take us next.
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Forum discusses how state budget cuts will affect the teachers and students of public schools.
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Forum takes a look at in-law apartments and secondary housing units - could they help to relieve California's housing crisis?
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Forum examines Contra Costa County's proposed ban on 50 caliber rifles.
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Forum examines a controversial $200 million waterfront development proposal in San Francisco and discusses the future of such developments in the city.
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Guest host Penny Nelson talks to Michael Chorost about his journey from human to cyborg.
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Forum reviews the best and worst of this summer's films.
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Journalist and UC-Berkeley School of Journalism professor Mark Danner joins Forum to discuss his forthcoming book "The Secret Way To War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War's Buried History."
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Angie Coiro in conversation with Birrell Walsh about praying for others.
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Forum concludes its three part series on juvenile justice with a look at prevention and intervention programs available to at-risk youth, as well as alternatives to incarceration.
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Following the 49er's dramatic playoff win this weekend, a win that has been attributed to a bad call by referees, Forum takes a look at the sport of football.
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Forum discusses the relevance of Jesus' Jewish roots to a full understanding of his teachings with religion scholar Amy-Jill Levine, author of "The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus."
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Forum discusses international relations with the French ambassador to the United States, Jean-David Levitte.
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Forum discusses recent developments at the Supreme Court - its rulings on Miranda protection and family leave, and its refusal to hear an appeal regarding secret deportation hearings.
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Forum speaks with poet Adrienne Rich.
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Following the admission of Pakistan's chief nuclear scientist that he leaked nuclear secrets to Libya, North Korea and Iran, Forum discusses the question of nuclear safety worldwide.
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Forum learns much more about history with Kenneth C. Davis, author of 'Don't Know Much About History.'
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Forum discusses the proceedings of the 14th International AIDS Conference currently being held in Barcelona, Spain.
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Forum asseses electronic security and electronic privacy.
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Forum discusses a proposal to remove partisanship from the process of drawing political districts in California.
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Forum discusses the history of taxes and where our tax dollars go.
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Ruben Martinez discusses his book 'Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail.'
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Friday Forum commemorates the 75th anniversary of the first successful television transmission.
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Forum discusses last week's US Supreme Court ruling upholding California's 'three strikes' mandatory sentencing law.
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The San Jose Repertory celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, starting with the premiere of a new, home-grown musical: 'The Haunting of Winchester.'
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Following a swarm of small earthquakes in the East Bay, Forum looks at the latest earthquake science, the availability of Bay Area earthquake insurance, and the likelihood of more serious earthquakes in the future.
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Forum discusses Iran's nuclear future and the attempts by other countries to influence it.
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Forum has a conversation with Michael Beschloss, author of 'The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman, and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945.'
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Forum looks at the future of the California Coastal Commission in the wake of a recent state appeals court decision, which upheld a lower court ruling that the commission is unconstitutional.
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Forum discusses changes in public school enrollments and the budgetary, racial and demographic factors that lead to them.
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Forum discusses a proposal to post letter grades in windows of San Francisco restaurants based on the cleanliness of the establishment.
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Forum discusses an outreach project that brings Bay Area families together through the creation of art. W. Oakland on Display African-American Museum and Library at OaklandApril 27th, 2006 – May 27th, 2006659 14th St, Oakland100 Families: Art and Social Change - culmination of all works: Oakland Museum of California January 20, 2007 - April 22,…
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Forum looks at ways to encourage greater voter participation in national and local elections.
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Michael Krasny discusses the importance and relevance of classics in the modern world.
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Forum takes a look at 14 years of San Francisco's Noise Pop Music Festival, as well as what it takes to make it as an indie band in today's music industry. Noise Pop kicks off today.
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With the recent release of the 2007 college ranking lists, Forum evaluates the academic, financial, political and social landscape of obtaining higher education in California.
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Forum takes your calls and concerns on current issues and topics of interest.
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Michael Krasny talks to science writer Janine Benyus about biomimicry, a new science that studies nature's models and then imitates or takes inspiration from these designs and processes to solve human problems. Benyus is a natural science writer and her latest book is 'Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.'
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Forum discusses last week's layoffs at the San Francisco Examiner and the Examiner's transformation into a free newspaper.
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Forum talks about the political fortunes of the Democratic party.
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With only four shopping days left before Christmas, Angie Coiro discusses the history and psychology of consumerism.
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Forum welcomes political commentator Bill Press, former chair of the California Democratic Party.
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Forum talks to San Francisco Chronicle Executive Editor Phil Bronstein.
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Forum looks at the upsides and upsets of moving.
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Michael Krasny talks to author Francine Prose. She is the author of many books, including 'Blue Angel,' 'Household Saints,' and 'Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas.' Her latest book is 'The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired.' (recorded on October 10, 2002)
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Forum looks at the latest developments in hormone replacement therapy and the benefits and risks in light of a new federal study.
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Forum discusses the promises and challenges of designing functional, affordable and secure homes and facilities for the homeless.
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