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)

Kentucky Boy Solves Rubik's Cube In Record Time

A 14-year-old boy from Lexington, Ky., has solved a Rubik's Cube in less than five seconds. As Guinness World Records declares this a record-breaker, we hear how NPR covered a Rubik's Cube competition in 1981.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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