WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
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National Museum of African American History Opens Its Doors

More than 100 years after it was originally proposed, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening its doors in Washington, D.C.
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While Everyone Was Partying At Woodstock, I Was Stuck At Schrafft's

The chain restaurant that catered to women helped redefine how Americans eat, according to a new book. For NPR's Lynn Neary, it also defined how she did and didn't fit with the counterculture.
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Newspaper Endorsements Matter Most When They're Unexpected

The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday, but an endorsement that came the day before from a smaller paper may matter more to its readers, for the simple fact that it was unexpected.
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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

How will the economy provide economic opportunities if employers need fewer workers in the future? A growing number of people in Silicon Valley are saying the only realistic answer is a basic income.

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