WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: November 20, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/12/61 #731 The Ring of Death Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (22:30)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/01/49 #27 Spring Street Gang (NBC) (26:56)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    03/14/53 #47 Cyclone (Sus.) (CBS) (29:42)
  • 08:30 p.m. Lum & Abner
    Chester the Turkey
  • 08:45 p.m. Vic & Sade
    11/20/41 Rush Humiliated On Thanksgiving (NBC) (14:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    11/16/41 #012 Thanksgiving (Kraft) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 09:30 p.m. Aldrich Family
    11/23/52 The Last Turkey (Sus.) (NBC) (27:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Dr. Christian
    11/22/39 Prelude to Thanksgiving (Vaseoline) (CBS) (28:36)
  • 10:30 p.m. Family Theater
    11/27/47 Home for Thanksgiving (Sus.) (MBS) (29:02)

Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell'

Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.

Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
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The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.


After Departure Of Uber, Lyft In Austin, New Companies Enter The Void

Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.

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