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The Big Broadcast: March 18, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/19/61 #767 The Guide to Murder Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (23:40) 
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    03/23/50 #041 The Big Gangster, Part 1 (NBC) (26:38) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    06/13/53 #060 Spring Term (CBS) (29:40)  
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    01/23/49 Head of the English Department (Colgate) (CBS) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Information Please
    11/01/38 #025 Franklin P. Adams, John Kieran, Marcus Duffield, Oswald Jacoby (Sus.) (NBC) (29:18)
  • 09:30 p.m. Crime Classics
    07/20/53 #06 The Death Of A Picture Hanger (Sus.) (CBS) (29:54)
  • 10:00 p.m. Suspense
    01/03/48 #278 The Black Curtain w/Robert Montgomery, Lurene Tuttle (Sus.) (CBS) (55:54)

Comedian George Carlin Is National Portrait Gallery's Newest Face

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Kelly Carlin, the daughter of the late comedian George Carlin, about the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's unveiling of her father's portrait Friday.

Calif. Governor Can't Make It Rain, But Can Make Relief Money Pour

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers.

Nigerian President Faces Tough Reelection Campaign

Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to vote for their new president. The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces former military leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who says he's tough on security and corruption.

App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

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