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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 Peden: Alone, But Connected

4/7/2020
We are alone, but connected as never before. Richard Peden considers what we will do with this moment.

Duration:00:01:55

Karina Moreno: Communion

4/6/2020
For Karina Moreno and many others, being unable to attend church is one of the sadder victims of the pandemic.

Duration:00:01:56

Paul Staley: ‘San Francisco’

4/3/2020
Paul Staley and his shut-in family experience a surge of pride — and hope for the future — by singing a love song to their hometown of San Francisco.

Duration:00:02:00

Richard Swerdlow: Days of Yore

4/2/2020
Catching up on his Sunday Times reading, Richard Swerdlow is aghast at the world that existed way back in February.

Duration:00:01:54

Lev Kushner: The Plunge

4/1/2020
The economy may resemble a "Bullitt"-like ride down San Francisco hills, but Lev Kushner says we can plan now for the economy of the future.

Duration:00:02:09

Marilyn Englander: Supply Chain

3/31/2020
Marilyn Englander lauds the many people who put themselves in harm's way to deliver the many services we need during the shutdown.

Duration:00:02:17

Mayra Azanza: My Mom Is Dying

3/30/2020
Travel restrictions affect more than vacation cruises. Mayra Azanza can't visit her dying mother in Mexico.

Duration:00:02:11

Eric Yeh: Home Front

3/27/2020
Eric Yeh's wife is on the front lines of the pandemic with other doctors and health care workers.

Duration:00:02:02

Will Courtenay: Healthy Connections

3/26/2020
Social isolation was called America's number one health problem. Now, says Dr. Will Courtenay, it's a health necessity.

Duration:00:02:16

Susan Dix Lyons: Distance

3/25/2020
Susan Dix Lyons' father is in a memory care center far away and now even more impossible to reach.

Duration:00:02:01

Andrew Lewis: Public Good

3/24/2020
Andrew Lewis sees farm workers as imperiled first responders in the ongoing emergency.

Duration:00:02:01

Alan Lessik: Trauma

3/23/2020
What many of us are experiencing is no less than traumatic. Alan Lessik details how he copes.

Duration:00:01:59

Rachel Tripathy: Learning From The Pandemic

3/20/2020
Rachel Tripathy believes closed schools are an opportunity to explore new ways of learning.

Duration:00:02:05

Talitha Aho: The Least of Us

3/19/2020
Rev. Talitha Amadea Aho says that none of us are safe unless the least of us are safe.

Duration:00:01:52

Debbie Findling: Chicken Soup

3/18/2020
A batch of chicken soup is a gold mine for Debbie Findling's shut-in neighbors.

Duration:00:02:15

Richard Levitt: Public Service

3/16/2020
Richard Levitt looks to the Framers for guidance on the kind of people they thought should lead us.

Duration:00:02:00

Jack Sinatra: Daydreaming

3/13/2020
Most people associate daydreaming with slacking off and inattention. Not Jack Sinatra.

Duration:00:02:00

Terence Krista: Tree TV

3/12/2020
Terence Krista says that looking at trees is not only entertaining, it's good for your health.

Duration:00:01:59

Anita Lowe Taylor: Eco-anxiety

3/11/2020
If the immensity of climate change has you freaking out, Anita Lowe Taylor says it's not you, it's the reality of global warming.

Duration:00:01:53

Margie O’Driscoll: Legal But Unethical

3/10/2020
A client's demand forces Margie O'Driscoll to choose between the legal and the unethical.

Duration:00:01:51