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The Big Broadcast: September 4, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    06/16/60 #696 The Wholly Unexpected Matter (AFRS) (23:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/04/49 #009 Benny Trounsel (Sus.) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/27/52 #36 The Cabin (Sus.) (CBS) (29:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    11/21/48 #08 Health Food Diet (Rexall) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    08/12/50 #06 Quicksilver (Wheaties) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    #04 Case of the Phantom Gun (Synd) (26:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Whistler
    01/07/51 Hit and Run (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 10:30 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    04/09/44 #19 Beware of Tomorrow (Sus.) (MBS) (29:24)

'Steve Jobs': As Ambitious As Its Title Character

Danny Boyle's new biopic, Steve Jobs, is a look at the man who made Apple mean computers, not fruit. NPR film critic Bob Mondello says it's an invigorating story told in three acts of crisis.

Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.

'Quartet' Member: Nobel Peace Prize Is 'Very Important For Tunisia'

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Wided Bouchamaoui, president of the Tunisian Employers' Union, and a member of the National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia, about winning the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.

Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.

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