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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

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  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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Caption: Trump as Baahubali
Sandip Roy looks at all the ways Trump’s recent visit to India has been a benefit to all concerned.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy spoke with James Crabtree about his new book "The Billionaire Raj."

  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The police patrolling the Kolkata Book Fair, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip takes us to one of his favorite places, the Kolkata Book Fair, now in it’s 44th year!

  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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In this episode we’ll hear how Time's Up co-founder Amber Tamblyn presaged the #MeToo Movement with an OpEd about believing women; how she went fro...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Katherine Eban's book "Bottle of Lies" exposes the criminal dealings of some of India pharma's drug producers

  • Added: Feb 03, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip explores the very unique sounds that make up a Kolkata winter.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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Meet the woman who helped develop The Green New Deal--and how you can make a difference in the climate crisis. Rhiana Gunn-Wright is the former p...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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After watching “Tales of the City” on Netflix, Sandip reflects on his own tale of the city.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 06:00
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Meet Heather McTeer Toney.. the National Field Director at Moms Clean Air Force, which fights for climate safety to protect our children's health. ...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
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Sandip Roy reflects on the fast paced decade that defined “Social Media.”

  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 06:00