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11:10pm

Sun July 1, 2012
End of Year Chuckle

Comedy from the Capitol Steps

It's been a year ripe with potential for political satire.  Hear what the talented members of the Capitol Steps have put together in sketch and song, for this end-of-year special.   Monday, December 31 at 7pm.

12:15am

Sun July 1, 2012
KALW Special 7/2 & 7/3

Elders by the Bay

Host Lauren Meltzer takes listeners back in time to listen to the stories of three Bay Area pioneers whose initiatives and actions influenced the cultural, technological and environmental landscape of the Bay Area.  In an hour documentary, Meltzer interviews: ·       Julius Blank - one of the founders of Silicon Valley·       Sylvia McLaughlin - who helped push legislation to stop the San Francisco bay from being developed into water front property·       Frank Jackson - legend and pioneer of the Fillmore jazz era The conversations will reveal that despite working in different sectors, the

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9:06am

Tue June 19, 2012
City Visions June 25, 2012

Religion in a Secular Society: The Divided States of America

http://hrringleader.com/2010/12/13/religion-and-politics-at-work/politics-religion/

Religion has been the social backbone of human civilization for thousands of years.  It helps explain the unexplainable, gives hope to the hopeless, and its places of worship have been the common spaces whose members get to know each other, practice common traditions, build trust, and help each other in an enormous and frightening world.  But what happens when the world gets smaller, and people of different faiths, or no faith at all, live together - and in a democracy none the less? Next week we'll discuss the influence faith-based organizations have on secular society.

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7:40am

Thu June 14, 2012
City Visions: June 18, 2012

Difficult Diagnosis: Treating Mental Illness in the Bay Area

photo from ehealth frontier

On June 18th, City Visions explored new research on and interventions for mental illness. Questions discussed included: how are health professionals in the Bay Area identifying and treating people with mental illness? What is the role of family members and family history in the treatment process? And how does the stigma of mental illness impact patients who seek diagnosis and treatment? Guests were:

Dr. Terence Ketter of the Bipolar Disorders Clinic at Stanford University

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1:53pm

Tue June 5, 2012
City Visions: June 11, 2012

Understanding and Preventing Teen Dating Violence in the Bay Area

For many of us, adolescent romance conjures images of little more than awkward kisses, missed curfews, and outsized phone bills. But recent data reveal a much darker reality: young adults experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence of any age group. A study released in March of more than 1400 seventh graders found that more than one in three reported experiencing psychological dating violence, and almost one in six reported being physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.

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