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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)
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'House Of Cards' Threatens To Ditch Baltimore For Chicago

Tax credits have long been used to attract film and TV productions. But with the loss of revenue, critics of the practice say those investments are not worth it.
NPR

Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.
NPR

Obama Adds Malaysia To His Asia Itinerary

Obama travels to Malaysia next week, where the government is under fire for the handling of a missing airliner. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to Josh Kurlantzick of the Council on Foreign Relations.
NPR

Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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