Director's Choice

KSFC: Saturday 6pm-7pm

Every week you'll discover interesting programs on Director's Choice.  It's a showcase for some of the best public radio has to offer.  You'll hear documentaries, one-off programs, limited-run series, and other great shows that you might not hear otherwise.  Hand-picked by Brian Lindsey, you can tune in each Saturday evening at 6 for informative and sometimes eclectic radio. 

Director's Choice, Saturday's at 6pm on KSFC 91.9.

April Programs

Apr 29, 2016

April 30, 2016

Purple Reign: The Life, Music, and Legacy of Prince

December Programs

Dec 17, 2015

December 5, 2015

America Abroad - How Drones are Reshaping the World
Drones are becoming the must have gadget for everyone from hobbyists to humanitarians.   On a global level they're being used to deliver aid to the world's most challenged regions and to find and kill the worlds most wanted terrorists without putting US soldier's lives at risk.  In this hour-long program, we look at how drones are revolutionizing the skies, and how this technology has so quickly moved from science fiction to ubiquitous reality.

November Programs

Nov 6, 2015

November 7, 2015
Political Junkie Special - Election 2016: One Year Out

October Programs

Oct 2, 2015

October 3, 2015
Immigration Uncovered:  
Untold Stories of Moving North

September Programs

Sep 2, 2015

September 5, 2015
FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work

Technological advances have put us on the edge of a new industrial revolution. Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and Susan Hassler, Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Spectrum Magazine, are joined by engineers, scientists, and futurists from MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, Rice Univ., and the Institute for the Future to give listeners insights into how technology will redefine work in the not too distant future.

August Programs

Aug 1, 2015

August 1, 2015
Intelligence Squared U.S. - Is Smart Technology Making us Dumb?

July Programs

Jul 9, 2015

July 11, 2015

In July, we look at people who get hurt at work and who’s responsible for protecting them: companies, governments and sometimes, the workers themselves. This episode includes Reveal’s collaborative investigation with FRONTLINE, Univision, the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and KQED into the sexual assault of women who clean our offices and workspaces on the night shift*.

June Programs

Jun 3, 2015

June 6, 2015

In this episode, Reveal continues its in-depth look at law and disorder: 

We expose some of the tensions between police and the communities they serve, and how video cameras are dramatically changing the public's relationship with law enforcement.

May 2, 2015

We look at law and disorder: Reveal and Center for Public Integrity investigate why more minorities and kids with special needs are ending up with felony charges for acting out in school. With The Seattle Times, we uncover a toxic aspect of being a police officer. We trace how people are piecing together semi-automatic weapons from gun parts they buy on eBay.

April 4, 2015

In this episode, we look at the power of a photo, what happens when a VA doctor hands out opiates to veterans like candy and surgery patients who got screwed out of the real deal.