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The Big Broadcast: December 18, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/16/56 #518 The Missing Mouse Matter (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/22/53 #227 The Big Little Jesus (NBC) (28:14)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/20/59 Beeker's Barn  (Multiple Sponsors) (CBS) (29:10)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    12/24/46 Fixing Toys (Johnsons's Wax) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 09:00 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/22/51 Christmas Shopping for Cuff Links (CBS) (24:40)
  • 09:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    12/24/53 Stranded by a Snowstorm (Post Brand Flakes) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Have Gun Will Travel
    12/21/59 Hanging Cross (CBS) (Multiple Sponsors)
  • 10:30 p.m. Columbia Workshop
    12/21/46 They Day They Gave Babies Away (Sus.) (CBS) (29:50)
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Actress Carey Mulligan Stands Out Amid The 'Madding Crowd'

The English actress has been nominated for a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway revival of Skylight. She also stars in the film adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel Far From the Madding Crowd.
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A Tome For Peruvian Food, By Its Most Acclaimed Ambassador

Gaston Acurio is the world's premiere cheerleader for Peruvian cuisine, and he's just written a cookbook. It features 500 recipes from around the country — including more than 20 kinds of ceviche.
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U.S. House Calls On Iran To Release American Political Prisoners

Congress may soon pass a resolution calling on Iran to free several Americans being held prisoner there, and demanding information about a former FBI agent who went missing.
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The Quantified Student: An App That Predicts GPA

Researchers found that a phone's activity tracker can automatically predict students' school performance.

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