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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)
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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Wet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

The virtual reality company Oculus is close to releasing a headset for games, movies and other entertainment. The company premiered an animated short called Henry that will come with the headsets.

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