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The Big Broadcast: February 12, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    06/04/61 #743 Stock Trade Matter (CBS) (15:00)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/09/50 #036 The Big Girl (NBC) (26:28)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/09/53 #055 The Buffalo Hunter (CBS) (28:12)
  • 08:30 p.m. Space Patrol
    09/05/53 #141 The Valley Of Dread (Chex) (ABC) (26:44) 
  • 09:00 p.m. Gangbusters
    09/29/45 #401 Case of John K. Giles (23:08)
  • 09:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    #07 Case of the Model Murder (Synd) (26:16)
  • 10:00 p.m. MGM Theater
    1949-1950 #19 Queen Christina w/Raymond Edward Johnson and Brett Morrison (Synd) (54:32)
NPR

From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

Beth Howland died in December at age 74. One of her best known roles, was as the original Amy in Stephen Sondheim's "Company." Looking into her past can lead you down a pop culture spiral.
NPR

'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
NPR

Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.
NPR

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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