WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: April 15, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/04/62  #777 The Nugget of Truth Matter (CBS) (24:20)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    04/20/50 #045 Big Trial (NBC) (26:34)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    07/11/53 #064 Grass (CBS) (29:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    06/22/50 #043 A New Housekeeper (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:14)
  • 09:00 p.m. Encore Theater
    07/16/46 #07 Now Voyager (Schenley Laboratories) (CBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30 p.m. Bell Telephone Encores
    09/15/68 w/Ezio Pinza (Bell Telephone) (NBC) (29:34)
  • 10:00 p.m. Whistler
    08/28/49 The Eager Pigeon (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:18)
  • 10:30 p.m. Tales of Fatima
    05/21/49 A Much Expected Murder (CBS) (27:26)

Reading Gaol, Where Oscar Wilde Was Imprisoned, Unlocks Its Gates For Art

In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it's hosting an unusual art exhibit.

Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda's Efforts To Fend Off Taxes

Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - October 21, 2016

Virginia’s online voter registration will be extended after a system crash. Montgomery County keeps Marriott headquarters local with big incentives. And Washington D.C. dukes it out with Washington state over their shared moniker.


Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.

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