WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: January 8, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/19/61 #732 The Informer Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (20:58)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/29/48 #031 The Roseland Roof Murder (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    04/04/53 #050 Jayhawkers (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/16/49 Student Government Day (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nighbeat
    03/13/50 My Brother's Keeper (Sus.) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m. Phillip Marlowe
    02/07/50 #70 The Long Arm (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    11/25/40 #283 Jezebel w/Loretta Young, Brian Donlevy (Lux) (CBS) ( 59:50)
WAMU 88.5

Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

NPR

If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
WAMU 88.5

What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

NPR

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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