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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)

The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much

Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."

Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal Welfare

The world's largest food company is requiring all of its suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry and egg products to comply with tighter animal welfare standards. Animal rights groups applaud the move.

Outside Group Mirrors Successful Strategies Of Political Parties

A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in Iowa, and the GOP has opened 11 field offices statewide. But there's also a new team working the state, the Virginia-based group Americans for Prosperity.

Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.

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