WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: February 5, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    05/28/61 #742 The Yak Mystery Matter (CBS) (23:22)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/02/50 #035 Claude Jimmerson-Child Killer (NBC) (27:18)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/02/53 #054 Tacetta (Sus.) (CBS) (29:10)
  • 08:30 p.m. Destination Freedom
    11/07/48 Echoes of Harlem/Duke Ellington (Sus.) (NBC) (28:40)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    07/15/50 #002 The White Elephant (Wheaties) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:30 p.m. I Was a Communist for the FBI
    04/30/52 #02  I Can't Sleep (ZIV/Synd) (26:14)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    12/09/40 #285 My Favorite Wife w/Laurence Olivier, Rosalind Russell (Lux) (CBS) (59:48)
WAMU 88.5

Anne Tyler: "A Spool Of Blue Thread" (Rebroadcast)

In her first live radio interview ever, Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler joins Diane to talk about her 20th novel, "A Spool of Blue Thread."


Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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