WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
WAMU 88.5

Anne Tyler: "A Spool Of Blue Thread" (Rebroadcast)

In her first live radio interview ever, Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler joins Diane to talk about her 20th novel, "A Spool of Blue Thread."


Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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