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Friday, January 25 2013

Over the Edge - “Universe” Part One

January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
We begin a series on something much bigger – the universe – and we’ll cover anything related to it. What it is, what’s in it, how it works, science fiction’s view, and all the physics too. Wobbly and I begin tonight with a general universe overview, as if there was such a thing…

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Up Front, January 25,2013

January 25, 2013 - 7:00am
Up Front

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Letters and Politics

January 25, 2013 - 10:00am
CIA officer John Kariakou, who leaked information about waterboarding, was sentenced to 2 and a half years to prison. We have the details and we talk to Jessylin Raddick of the Government Accountability Project.; A deal is struck on filibuster reform, but it doesn’t go as far...

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Sutro Sam: The Return of the River Otter

January 25, 2013 - 1:00pm
Terra Verde fetes San Francisco's newest celebrity: river otter Sutro Sam

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Making Contact - Dam Shame: Rivers and Resistance

January 25, 2013 - 1:30pm
As we look for a solution to global energy problems and a way out of the climate crisis- some are turning to dams and hydroelectric power as a source of “green” energy. But at what cost? On this edition, we’ll take a closer look at the damage caused by hydropower projects...

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Open Book

January 25, 2013 - 3:00pm
Reyna Cowan investigates the depiction of slavery in Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Tarantino's "Django Unchained" with UCSC Professor Herman Gray.

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