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The Big Broadcast: January 29, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/16/61 #736 The Latro Dectus Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (23:5)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    01/19/50 #034 Big Man Pt. 02 (NBC) (27:26)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    04/25/53 #053 The Solider (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    02/28/51 #394 Trying to Name the Twins (Kraft) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 09:00 p.m. Broadway is My Beat
    06/30/51 #069 The Pablo Molari Murder Case (Sus.) (CBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30 p.m. Cavalcade of America
    09/23/46 #490 The Old Fall River Line (Dupont) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    07/02/44 #31 The Queen Of The Cats (Sus.) (MBS) (29:46)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
    08/19/42 #10 The Cave Of Ali Baba w/Romney Brent, William Malten (Sus.) (CBS) (29:24)
  • NPR

    Searching For Buried Treasure In China, A Writer Discovers Himself

    During the Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to keep it safe. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.
    NPR

    Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

    Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
    NPR

    Proposed Payday Industry Regulations Must Strike Delicate Balance

    The federal government is moving to reign in the payday loan industry, which critics say traps consumers in a damaging cycle of debt. A look at the possible effects of proposed regulations.
    NPR

    App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

    Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

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