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The Big Broadcast: October 23, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/13/60 #714 The Bad One Matter (CBS) (22:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/17/49 #16 James Vickers (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/14/53 #43 The Round-up (Sus.) (CBS) (28:56)
  • 08:30 p.m. Red Skelton
    02/05/50 A Day at the Races (Tide) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nightbeat
    03/06/50 Number 13 (Sus.) (NBC) (29:04)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nero Wolfe
    01/05/51 Case of the Deadly Sell-Out (Sus.) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 10:00 p.m. This is Your FBI
    11/26/48 The Unwilling Draft Dodger (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 10:30 p.m. Whistler
    01/28/51 Trademark (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:50)

'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.

Hillary Clinton Holds 'Tough, Candid' Meeting With Black Lives Matter Activists

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with DeRay McKesson of the group, "We The Protesters," about the meeting with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Washington, D.C., 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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