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The Big Broadcast: September 11, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    07/17/60 #698 The Back to the Back Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (24:44)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/11/49 #010 Maniac Murderer (Sus.) (NBC) (29:56)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/03/53 #37 Westbound (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    01/15/39 #319 The Lunch Counter (Jello) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Sam Spade
    08/01/48 #110 The Dry Martini Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (29:44)
  • 09:30 p.m. Broadway is My Beat
    08/18/49 #6 The Silks Bergen Murder Case (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 10:00 p.m. Cavalcade of America
    10/27/47 The Admiral Who Had No Name (Dupont) (NBC) (29:24)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
    11/18/56 #674 The Long Night w/ Frank Lovejoy, Stacy Harris (Sus.) (CBS) (29:40)
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'Rolling The R's' Is A Story About Coming Of Age And Coming Out

Rolling the R's tells the stories of restless teenagers in the disco era in a gritty neighborhood in Hawaii. Author R. Zamora Linmark discusses the book's impact, 20 years after it first came out.
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
NPR

Trump Rolls Into Washington For Biker Rally

The presumptive Republican nominee for president addressed Rolling Thunder, the annual gathering of motorcyclists, on Sunday. The group seeks to raise awareness of veterans' issues.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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