7:08 World AIDS Day- A look at AIDS Nationally and Internationally
Carla Dillard Smith, Deputy Director of the California Prevention and Education Project research focusing on HIV/AIDS in African American communities
Diederik Lohman Senior Researcher with the HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Program, Human Rights Watch
7:33 Maxine Hong Kingston
Author of The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, The Fifth Book of Peace, and editor of Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace . Event: Maxine Hong Kingston and some of the veteran writers in Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace will be reading at Book Shop West Portal in San Francisco December 5th and at Orinda Books on December 6th
TICKET GIVEAWAY-(4 pairs) for a performance of Kronos Quartet at Stanford’s Dinkelspiel Audiorium, Fri, Dec 1st, 8:00pm, 471 Lagunita Dr.
8:08 Reyna Cowan reviews
Jon Waters’ film "This Filthy World" and "Wrestling with Angels" a new documentary film about playwright Tony Kushner, directed by Frieda Lee Mock
8:36 PEN Book Awards
Joyce Jenkins Editor and publisher of Poetry Flash, recipient of a Pen-Oakland Lifetime achievement award
Mona Lisa Saloy, will be receiving a Pen-Oakland poetry award for her book, "Red Beans and Ricely Yours"