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The Big Broadcast: October 30, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/27/60 #716 The Empty Threat Matter (CBS) (21:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/24/49 #17 The Brick Bat Slayer (NBC) (29:30)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/21/53 #44 The Meshougah (Sus.) (CBS) (29:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Suspense
    12/05/46 The House in Cypress Canyon  w/Robert Taylor (Roma Wines) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Escape
    11/05/47 #013 Evening Primrose (Sus.) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Quiet Please
    08/09/48 The Thing on the Fourble Board (Sus.) (MBS) (24:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    10/30/38 #17 War of the Worlds (Sus.) (CBS) (59:34)
NPR

Comparing Both Conventions As TV: Did Either One Get An Edge?

Now that the national conventions have concluded, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks back on both, judging them purely as television programs. Policy aside, did either convention make for compelling TV?
NPR

Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
NPR

Kaine Highlights His Catholic Faith On The Trail — But Will It Sway Catholic Voters?

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine has put his Jesuit upbringing front and center in the campaign, raising the question: What role will Catholic voters play in the upcoming election?
NPR

Hackers Break Into Another Democratic Party Computer System

The DNC's congressional campaign arm is the latest hacking victim.

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