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The Big Broadcast: January 1, 2012

  • 08:00 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/31/39 Annual New Year's Party (NBC)(29:45)
  • 08:30 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/01/56 #195 Puckett's New Year (CBS) (21:57)
  • 09:00 p.m. Dragnet
    03/08/51 #91 Big New Years (NBC)(26:12)
  • 09:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/01/50 New Year's Eve $5 Tickets (Colgate)(NBC)(29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Burns & Allen
    01/03/46 New Year's Resolution (Maxwell House)(NBC)(29:22) (Postum)(14:14)
  • 10:30 p.m. Ozzie & Harriet
    01/02/49 New Year's Resolution (Int'l Silver)(NBC)(29:45)
  • 11:00 p.m. Shadow
    01/01/39 Man Who Murdered Time (MBS)(28:46)
  • 11:30 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    01/05/47 New Year's Nightmare (Sus.)(MBS)(29:45)
NPR

Getting A Tattoo Is An Unlikely Rite Of Passage For This Teen

Commentator Katie Davis helped with an unlikely coming of age ceremony for a young man she mentored and tutored for years. She took him to get his first tattoo.
NPR

There Are 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Than 25 Years Ago

That's the good news. The bad news is that there are still 795 million people who don't get enough to eat — and enough nutrients in their food.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Candidates Spending Big On Consultants, Postage

The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
NPR

Tech Startup Harnesses Virtual Reality For Use In Architecture

A startup company called The Third Fate envisions virtual reality as a way for architects and builders to offer tours of their designs before they're even constructed.

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