WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: February 19, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    09/24/61 #759 The Double Barraled Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (24:58)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/23/50 #037 The Big Grifter (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/16/53 #056 The Big Con (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Destination Freedom
    10/17/48 #17 The Boy Who Was Traded for A Horse (Geo. Washington Carver)  (Sus.) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Halls of Ivy
    03/31/50 Chamber Music Knockwurst Spciety (Schlitz Beer) (NBC) (29:22)
  • 09:30 p.m. Boston Blackie
    06/11/46 #061 The Disappearing Plane (Synd) (25:20)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    11/17/47 #590 Nobody Lives Forever w/Jane Wyman, Ronald Reagan (Lux) (CBS) (59:40)
NPR

Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell'

Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.
NPR

Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

NPR

After Departure Of Uber, Lyft In Austin, New Companies Enter The Void

Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.

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