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)

No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


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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