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)
NPR

Credibility Concerns Overshadow Release Of Gay Talese's New Book

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Paul Farhi of the Washington Post about Gay Talese's new book, The Voyeur's Hotel. The credibility of the book, which follows a self-proclaimed sex researcher who bought a hotel to spy on his guests through ventilator windows, has been called into question after Farhi uncovered problems with Talese's story.
NPR

Amid Craft Brewery Boom, Some Worry About A Bubble — But Most Just Fear Foam

Fueled by customers' unquenchable thirst for the next great flavor note, the craft beer industry has exploded like a poorly fermented bottle of home brew.
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7 Takeaways, 14 Top Cases From A Short-Handed High Court

The loss of Antonin Scalia led to a number of 4-4 ties, allowing lower court decisions to stand. Harder to quantify is the impact his absence had on the thinking and decision making of other justices.
NPR

Tesla 'Autopilot' Crash Raises Concerns About Self-Driving Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a fatal crash involving a Tesla car using the "autopilot" feature. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Alex Davies of Wired about the crash and what it means for self-driving car technology.

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