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The Big Broadcast: September 18, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    07/31/60 #699 The Rhymer Collection Matter (AFRS) (20:56)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/18/49 #011 Jewel Thieves (Sus,) (NBC) (29:48)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/10/53 #38 Word Of Honor (Sus.) (CBS) (29:44)
  • 08:30 p.m. Burns & Allen
    08/19/40 Why Was George Late for the Show (Hormel) (NBC) (29:38)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phillip Marlowe
    01/07/50 #66 The Torch Carriers (Ford) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 09:30 p.m. I Was a Communist for the FBI
    05/06/53 An Un-American Activity (28:56) Synd
  • 10:00 p.m. Boston Blackie
    04/23/46 #54 The Stolen Car Ring (Synd) (26:48)
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
    08/24/46 The Signal Man (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30) 

Sandra Cisneros Crosses Borders And Boundaries In 'A House Of My Own'

The author's new memoir collects three decades worth of her journeys in search of a sense of home. "I guess I didn't realize I was gonna be crossing borders my whole life," she says.

For Israeli-Born Chef, Hummus And 'Tehina' Are A Bridge To Home

Chef Michael Solomonov sees his mission as connecting people to the food of his homeland. "That, to me, is my life's work," he says. Solomonov's new cookbook is Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.

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FAA Proposes Record Fine Against Drone Operator

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