WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: August 28, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    05/15/60 #690 The Mystery Gal Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (24:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/28/49 #008 Missing Persons - Junaita Lasky (Sus.) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/13/52 #034 Post Martin (Sus.) (CBS) (29:520
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    11/21/48 Model School Teacher (Colgate) (CBS) (29:14)
  • 09:00 p.m. Let George Do It
    11/07/52 #04 Portrait of a Suicide (Synd) (27:14)
  • 09:30 p.m. The Clock
    07/14/47 The Manicurist (Sus.) (ABC) (29:24)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    12/19/38 Kid Galahad (Lux) (CBS) (59:26)
WAMU 88.5

Anne Tyler: "A Spool Of Blue Thread" (Rebroadcast)

In her first live radio interview ever, Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler joins Diane to talk about her 20th novel, "A Spool of Blue Thread."


Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.