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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

A Love Letter To Literature: Reading Gabo In 'The Paris Review'

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday. It would be hard to overstate the importance of his novels, but author Gustavo Arellano recommends getting to know him in a different medium.
NPR

In The Land Of Razor Clams, Dinner Hides Deep Within The Sand

Clam digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of 15 clams.
NPR

Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card?

Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.
NPR

Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.

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