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The Big Broadcast: April 8, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/28/62  #776 The Can't Be So Matter (CBS) (25:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    04/13/50 #044 Big Watch (NBC) (25:50)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    07/04/53 #063 Dirt (Sus.) (CBS) (29:42)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    04/17/49 Walking in the Easter Parade (CBS) (26:06) 
  • 09:00 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye
    04/17/49 #29 Dinner For The School Principal (Rexall) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:30 p.m. Melody Ranch
    04/12/52 Easter Program (Wrigley's Gum) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 10:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    03/23/48 Molly's Easter Creation  (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 10:30 p.m. Greatest Story Ever Told
    04/06/47 #11 The Resurrection (Sus.) (ABC) (28:50)
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David Oyelowo On Acting, His Royal Roots And The One Role He Won't Take

The British-born Nigerian actor talks about playing an American veteran in Nightingale, the reasons he stays in character for weeks at a time and his aversion to playing "the black best friend."
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Bugs: Not What's For Dinner — Until They're Tastier, Maybe

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet."
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5 Things You Should Know About George Pataki

For most voters, the name George Pataki might not ring a bell. But he was the last Republican elected to major statewide office in New York in more than 20 years. And he's running for president.
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Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In There

The debate over whether digital books are better continues. Yet in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.

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