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KQED

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Networks:

KQED

Description:

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Language:

English


Episodes

Richard Friedlander: A Bill of Responsibilities

1/22/2021
Richard Friedlander says it time for an addition to the Bill of Rights — a Bill of Responsibilities.

Duration:00:02:03

Sandhya Acharya: Raising a Good Loser

1/20/2021
Sandhya Acharya contemplates being a good loser - on the playground and in politics.

Duration:00:02:14

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Inauguration

1/19/2021
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau talks about what the word inauguration it has to do with our feathered friends.

Duration:00:02:02

Li Miao Lovett: MLK’s Legacy of Diversity

1/18/2021
Li Miao Lovett remembers how the Civil Rights Movement helped to diversify America.

Duration:00:02:14

Elizabeth Scarboro: Hope

1/15/2021
Elizabeth Scarboro knows it takes hope to power through a pandemic's many side effects.

Duration:00:02:14

Richard Swerdlow: Active Shooter Drill

1/14/2021
Richard Swerdlow says school children and members of Congress now have something in common neither welcomes.

Duration:00:02:13

Angela Omulepu: As American as Apple Pie

1/13/2021
While watching a mob storm the Capitol, Angela Omulepu bakes an apple pie.

Duration:00:02:15

Dan Lieberman: Das Ist Normal

1/12/2021
Language, family and history weigh on Dan Lieberman as he mulls the prospects for a new year.

Duration:00:02:20

Marilyn Englander: Curious, Not Furious

1/11/2021
When her initial response to everyday annoyances is anger, Marilyn Englander practices a better way.

Duration:00:01:53

Meg Waite Clayton: These Things Called Books

1/8/2021
Meg Waite Clayton looks at the toxic stew of book banning and political intolerance.

Duration:00:02:15

Steven Saum: Things We Carried

1/7/2021
Steven Saum finds the weightiest things he and his son carried on their hike wasn't in their backpacks.

Duration:00:02:41

Selina Kaing: Birthday Candles

1/6/2021
Selina Kaing's family tradition of blending old ways with new American habits resides in a box of birthday candles.

Duration:00:02:05

Matthew Vernon: A Murmuration in Marin

1/5/2021
Matthew Vernon didn't know what a murmuration is, but he's glad he went to see one.

Duration:00:02:05

Dr Baldeep Singh: The Shot

1/4/2021
Dr. Baldeep Singh gets one of the early shots of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Duration:00:01:57

Nina Roehl: Mental Health

12/31/2020
It’s New Year's Eve and 2020 is finally coming to an end. For YR Media’s Nina Roehl this challenging year has helped her learn more about her mental health and find ways to cope.

Duration:00:02:09

Nirmy Kang: Celebrations Past

12/30/2020
For Nirmy Kang, Christmas Eve celebrations map an immigrant's personal and political history.

Duration:00:02:02

Paul Staley: Two Churches

12/29/2020
Growing up in a religiously diverse family taught Paul Staley lessons not necessarily in the sacred texts.

Duration:00:01:58

Richard Levitt: The Hills Are Alive

12/28/2020
The hills are alive, and Richard Levitt has a long-ago scoutmaster to thank for being able to experience it.

Duration:00:01:58

Lloyd Jones: Lloyd’s Story

12/25/2020
When he was down and out, a friend helped him feed his kids, even though she didn’t have to. It was a kindness Lloyd Jones has never stopped repaying.

Duration:00:02:08

Michael Ellis: Mistletoe

12/24/2020
Michael Ellis says the origins of mistletoe as a seasonal rite are surprising.

Duration:00:02:13