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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)

From Trembling Teacher To Seasoned Mentor: How Tim Gunn Made It Work

Gunn, the mentor to young designers on Project Runway, has been a teacher and educator for decades. But he spent his childhood "absolutely hating, hating, hating, hating school," he says.

How Do We Get To Love At 'First Bite'?

It's the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, "First Bite: How We Learn to Eat."

Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

The Seminole Tribe of Florida works with Florida State University to ensure it that its football team accurately presents Seminole traditions and imagery.

Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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