Turn to KQED for the Historic Supreme Court Hearings on Prop. 8 and DOMA

Scott Shafer reports from Washington, D.C., all next week for KQED Public Radio’s The California Report.

KQED 9’s This Week Northern California on March 22 is dedicated to the hearings and features interview with Gavin Newsom.

KQED News offers context and historical perspective on the hearings.

KQED, the public media organization that serves Northern California, is your radio, television and online destination for in-depth coverage of the historic Supreme Court hearings on Prop. 8 and DOMA. All next week beginning at 5:50am each day, tune into KQED 88.5 FM for host Scott Shafer’s coverage of the hearings for KQED Public Radio’s The California Report. The audio and transcripts of the oral arguments will be available each day of the proceedings on kqed.org/prop8.

KQED Public Television’s This Week in Northern California will dedicate the episode on Friday, March 22, at 7:30pm, hosted by Scott Shafer, to the Supreme Court hearings. The KQED 9 program will feature interviews with Gavin Newsom about his controversial decision to grant marriage licenses to gay couples in 2004 and Andrew Pugno, general counsel of ProtectMarriage.com, the official proponents of Prop. 8, and a roundtable discussion analyzing legal issues considered in the Prop. 8 and DOMA cases. More information at kqed.org/thisweek.

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