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

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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