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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)
NPR

Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
NPR

Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
WAMU 88.5

A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

NPR

Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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