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)
NPR

Undead Hipsters And An Abstract Alien Star In Two Arty Horror Pics

Every so often an arthouse director dips a toe into the horror genre and you realize vampires and space aliens are subjects too rich to be the property of schlockmeisters, says critic David Edelstein.
NPR

Hunting For The Tastiest Egg: Duck, Goose, Chicken Or Quail?

We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?
NPR

Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long term.
NPR

Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.

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