WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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

    Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: 'No One Expected Me To Do It'

    The Interpreter of Maladies author is a successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language writer. But she found writing in Italian gave her true freedom; "Language is a very messy thing," she says.
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    Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

    For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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    What's Behind Trends In U.S. Violent Crime Rates

    FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in violent crime in the first half of last year, but overall violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years. What led to the long-term decline, and why do some say it’s likely to continue?

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    Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

    Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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