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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