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The Big Broadcast: December 4, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/24/49 Department Store Swindle (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/15/48 #29 Garbage Chute Murder (NBC) (27:14)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    03/28/53 #49 Quarter Horse (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    12/23/51 Stolen Christmas Presents (RCA Victor) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    12/21/48 #566 Christmas Card from Elizabeth (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:20)
  • 09:30 p.m. Let George Do It
    12/25/50 Santa Claus in Glass (Standard Oil) (MBS) (29:42)
  • 10:00 p.m. 21st Precinct
    12/22/54 The Giver (Sus.) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 10:30 p.m. This is You FBI
    12/21/51 The Innocent Santa Claus (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:58)
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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.
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Carnegie Deli Says It Is Closing Down Its Landmark NYC Restaurant

As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.
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Obama Delivers Speech At Funeral For Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

President Obama spoke at the funeral for former Israeli president and founding father Shimon Peres, saying Peres' dream of peace with the Palestinians should stay alive.
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The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardness

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

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