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Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
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San Francisco, CA

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Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

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English


Episodes

The Brain: The Story of You With Dr. David Eagleman, Part Two

10/27/2017
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What makes us who we are, how we think, why we do what we do, is all centered in that three pound organ housed in our noggins. We continue our discussion with Stanford neuroscientist, researcher, and best-selling author, Dr. David Eagleman, an internationally renowned brain expert, offering scientific explanations of human behavior from crime to race relations to political persuasion to creativity and innovation. And, as he explains to In Depth host Jane McMillan, this knowledge offers...

Duration: 00:27:14


The Brain: The Story of You With Dr. David Eagleman, Part 1

9/22/2017
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What makes us who we are, how we think, why we do what we do, is all centered in that three pound organ housed in our noggins. Stanford neuroscientist, researcher, and best-selling author, Dr. David Eagleman is an internationally renowned brain expert, offering scientific explanations of human behavior from crime to race relations to political persuasion to creativity and innovation. And, as he explains to In Depth host Jane McMillan, this knowledge offers solutions for a better future.

Duration: 00:28:53


The Path To A Better Future Through California Community Colleges

9/13/2017
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As more and more well-paying jobs require college degrees and certified skills, California's Community Colleges are playing a bigger and more critical role in preparing the state's workforce. The Chancellor of California's Community Colleges, Eloy Ortiz Oakley tells KCBS' Jane McMillan it's time to look at this new role of his campuses in the overall state system of higher education, and expand access to every Californian, regardless of legal status or financial situation.

Duration: 00:28:56


Recovering From Disasters By Building Safer Communities

9/5/2017
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Cleaning up and rebuilding. The people of Houston and the surrounding region are looking to the future after Hurricane Harvey. But, rebuilding should include changes to make the community safer like building standards, geographic disclosures about potential dangers from natural disasters, or man-made ones, such as proximity to tindustry toxins. Doctor Richard Jackson is a public health and disaster preparedness expert who says when it comes to public safety, regulations should be seen as...

Duration: 00:28:31


NextGen America Founder, Tom Steyer.

8/28/2017
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San Francisco's Tom Steyer is a force in progressive politics. A successful former professional investor, Steyer is now dedicated to addressing climate change, inequality, immigration reform, and voter registration and civic engagement. He backs his advocay with personal philanthropy as well as the efforts of his grassroots organization, NextGen America. You may one day see his name on a ballot, as well, and he discusses all this with KCBS' Jane McMillan.

Duration: 00:28:27


Assessing the Threat of North Korea

8/18/2017
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News that North Korea may have successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead to fit on a intercontinental ballistic missile set off a flurry of threats from both President Trump and Kim Jong Un, as well as worries of war across the globe. Jane McMillan enlists expert David Schmerler for a realistic assesment of North Korea's nuclear advancements and the level of threat this presents. Mr. Schmerler is a Research Associate at the James Martin Center for Non-Proliferation at The Middlebury...

Duration: 00:28:05


Valuing and Protecting Free Speech in a Time of Hate Speak

8/18/2017
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Protecting the right to free speech is not the same as aggreeing with the message of the speaker, but it is imperative to health of our Republic. Jane McMillan asks Matthew Coles, Professor of Constitutional Law at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, to explain what is, and is not, protected by the First Amendment.

Duration: 00:28:33


In Depth - 073017 - The Brave New World of Assisted Reproduction

8/1/2017
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Advances in medical science and technology have brought the miracle of birth to women and families who may otherwise have gone without children. And, while there is no denying the great benefits of this technology, there is little regulation over invitro and surrogacy, a private and lucrative global industry, and no policy for protecting the rights of the children of technology assisted reproduction. That's the concern KCBS' Jane McMillan heard from Doctor Mary Ann Mason, U-C Graduate...

Duration: 00:26:59


In Depth - 072317 - Mental Health Stigma

8/1/2017
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As the national dialogue continues about the best way to deliver health care to every American, access to mental health care often takes a back seat in the discussion. Prominent U-C psychologist and author, Dr. Steve Hinshaw, says this is because of a continued lack of understanding of mental health issues, and the persistent and damaging stigmatizing of them. To change that, he has put his own family history of mental illness in a new book; 'Another Kind of Madness, A Journey Through the...

Duration: 00:28:05


KCBS In Depth: Babies of Technology

7/31/2017
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Advances in medical science and technology have brought the miracle of birth to women and families who may otherwise have gone without children. And, while there is no denying the great benefits of this technology, there is little regulation over the private and lucrative global industry of invitro and surrogacy which allows for choosing specific traits in donor eggs and sperm. There is also no framework for protecting the rights of the children of technology assisted...

Duration: 00:26:59


Dispelling the Stigma of Mental Illness- A Personal Story

7/24/2017
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When one in four Americans will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime, why is it often an afterthought in discussions of health care access? The answer, says U-C Professor of Psychology Dr. Steve Hinshaw, is stigma; the same lack of knowledge and understanding society has been anchored with for centuries. As Dr. Hinshaw tells KCBS' Jane McMillan, what's needed to break the stigma of mental illness is the open sharing of personal stories of everyday people managing their illness...

Duration: 00:28:35


KCBS In Depth: Pregnancy Behind Bars

7/17/2017
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Despite the fact that women are now the fastest growing segment of incarcerated persons, their physical and medical needs aren’t always met, and there is no accurate count of how many are pregnant. Jane McMillan’s guest on this topic is Dr. Carolyn Sufrin, OB-GYN at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Sufrin treated pregnant women in the San Francisco County Jail for several years. As a Medical Anthropologist with this experience she’s authored the new book JAILCARE, Finding the Safety Net For Women...

Duration: 00:28:00


KCBS In Depth: Following the money in the Senate GOP Healthcare Bill

7/10/2017
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With congress back to work following the Fourth of July holiday break, the fate of the Senate's GOP health care bill is back in the spotlight. Such legislation, which will have a massive impact on the American people and the nation's economy, is a perfect case study to examine the influence of money in our current political system; both industry lobby money, as well as very wealthy individual donors who can, and do, buy their way into our public policy. Jane McMillan discusses this with...

Duration: 00:27:12


KCBS In Depth: Preventing Gun Violence

6/23/2017
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Following another week of mass shootings in the U.S., including the rampage at the UPS facility in San Francisco, there are renewed calls for solutions to America's gun violence epidemic. Jane McMillan's guest this week is Robyn Thomas, the Executive Director of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence based in San Francisco and organized by the legal community following the 1993 mass shooting at 101 California Street.

Duration: 00:28:12


KCBS In Depth: The Paris Climate Agreement

6/4/2017
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Reaction to President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement has been swift and strong, around the world and here at home. To sort out what this means for the U-S and the planet., KCBS' Jane McMillan is joined by the Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences, Doctor Jonathon Foley. Dr. Foley is a globally recognized scientist...and leads a globally recognized scientific and educational institution working to understand and protect life...

Duration: 00:29:38


KCBS In Depth: The Bay Area Affordability Gap

5/30/2017
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The Bay Area conundrum; unbeatable weather, stunning geography, world class colleges and culture, and an economy that's on fire. But, we also have a growing divide between rich and poor, six-figure salaries considered low income, a crushing shortage of affordable housing, and productivity-draining commutes. The affordability gap in our region is threatening its sustainability as the thriving place we love, so says former Labor Secretary and Cal Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy,...

Duration: 00:27:59


KCBS In Depth: Teen Suicide:13 Reasons Why

5/21/2017
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How do we as individuals, and a society, talk about and address suicide? Especially the tragedy of a young person dying in such a way? And what role does media portrayal play? The NetFlix series 13 Reasons Why, based on the book of the same name, has brought this debate to the forefront. The story of an abused teen who dies by suicide then leaves taped messages as to why has gone viral. It's sparked open coversation about teen suicide, but has also triggered concerns of copycat behavior...

Duration: 00:27:49


KCBS In Depth: Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing

5/15/2017
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The Oakland Museum of California houses an incredible array of iconic 20th Century Photoghrapher Dorothea Lange's work, telling the story of her artistry and why she saw her gift as a responsibility to shine a light on those in need. Art, history, activism, American citizenship. It can all be seen in the new exhibition," Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing." Jane McMillan interviews Drew Johnson, the Oakland Museum’s curator of photography and visual culture.

Duration: 00:28:01


KCBS In Depth: The Intersection of Society, Race, Politics and Sports

5/8/2017
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Following incidents of baseball fans in Boston heckling an opposing player using racial slurs, we discuss the intersection of sports and society. As well as breaking social barriers, and sometimes being the victims of backlash, athletes have also been among those to speak out against injustice...and have often been criticized for it. Jane McMillan discusses this with Dr. Harry Edwards, professor emeritus of Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, where he specializes in...

Duration: 00:28:26

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