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The Big Broadcast: October 16, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    09/25/60 #707 The Five Down Matter  (5th Ann. Pgm.) (CBS) (21:46)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/10/49 #15 The Sullivan Kidnapping (NBC) (29:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/07/53 #42  Cain (CBS) (28:17)
  • 08:30 p.m. Baby Snooks
    10/09/41 New School (08:05)
  • 08:45 p.m. Jack Benny
    The Railroad Station
  • 08:50 p.m. Fred Allen
    The Maxwell w/Jack Benny (06:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/24/48 Surprise Birthday Party for Connie (Colgate) (CBS) (26:31)
  • 09:30 p.m. Dr. Kildare
    03/01/50 #05 Benjamin Barkley (Synd) (25:35)
  • 10:00 p.m. MGM Theater
    1949-50 #42 A Letter to Evie with Marsha Hunt, Hume Cronyn and Marsha Hunt (Synd) (53:24)
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Lowly Worm Is Back! Richard Scarry Jr. Brings Dad's Manuscript To Life

The younger Scarry, also an illustrator, found a draft of Best Lowly Worm Book Ever! in his dad's Swiss chalet. He says all that was missing was the final art, "so that's what I did."
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A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.
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McDonnell Corruption Trial: Former Gov Defends Relationship With Jonnie Williams

On the stand today, the former Virginia governor defended his relationship with the businessman at the heart of the trial, saying it was appropriate.
NPR

New Camouflage Material Is A Color-Change Artist

Researchers say they've produced octopus-inspired materials that can sense color and change accordingly. NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Rogers, professor of engineering at the University of Illinois.

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