WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: April 29, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/01/62 Blue Rock Matter (CBS) (22:12)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/04/50 #047 Big Badge (NBC) (27:10)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    07/25/53 #066 Hickock (CBS) (29:44) 
  • 08:30 p.m. All Star Western Theater
    1946/47 #12 w/Ken Curtis and Griff Barnett (CBS/Pacific) (29:02)
  • 09:00 p.m. This is Your FBI
    02/18/49 The Three Fathom Frameup (Equitable Life Assurance) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Academy Award Theater
    07/24/46 Foreign Correspondent (Squibb) (CBS) (29:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Radio Hall of Fame
  • 01/21/45 w/Tom Breneman, Jimmy Durante, Carmen Miranda (Philco) (Blue) (59:28)
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Music critic Will Hermes reviews a new autobiography from Bruce Springsteen called Born To Run.
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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now encouraged at some upscale urban restaurants catering to wealthy young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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Many Young Voters Remain On The Fence After First Debate

Hillary Clinton is counting on major support from millennials in November. But so far, that generation hasn't been as enthusiastic about her as they were for Barack Obama. NPR explores whether Monday night's debate had any effect on millennials.
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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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