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)
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No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

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The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous '90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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