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Tag: Belva Davis

Maya Angelou: Remembering a Cultural Giant’s Life in San Francisco

May 28, 2014 | 9:22 am

Maya Angelou: Remembering a Cultural Giant’s Life in San Francisco

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For the poet and novelist, courage was a cardinal virtue, a lesson learned in part during her life here.

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November 9, 2012 | 9:28 pm

Pioneering Bay Area Journalist Belva Davis Retires Today; Video Tribute

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Belva Davis, longtime host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, retired today. (You can watch her last show when it’s posted here.) Just about the entire staff of KQED gathered this afternoon to say goodbye to Belva and watch this video tribute. Narrated by KRON anchor Pam Moore, it’s a great look back at […]

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September 10, 2012 | 11:39 am

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Assault Rifles, Mitt Romney, and the Republican Agenda

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U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is up for reelection this year, facing Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken. Belva Davis, host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, sat down with Feinstein during last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Feinstein sounded off about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Republican agenda and banning assault rifles. […]

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Meet the Gay Republican From California On the New Hampshire Ballot Today; Video Interview

January 10, 2012 | 3:31 pm

Meet the Gay Republican From California On the New Hampshire Ballot Today; Video Interview

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Covering the New Hampshire primary for This Week in Northern California, I had hardly checked into Concord’s Residence Inn when I saw Newt Gingrich’s wife Callista pass by in the hallway.  There was no mistaking her blonde hair-do… The next morning Gingrich was sharing the Inn’s free breakfast and chatting up guests as he prepared […]

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July 17, 2011 | 9:22 am

Video: Interview With State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Fallout for California if US Defaults on Its Debt

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As you no doubt have heard by now, there’s a little to-do in Washington over the issue of raising the debt ceiling, the amount of money the U.S. can borrow through the selling of treasury bonds. The limit is set by Congress, and till now has been a rather routine affair, for the most part. […]

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