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The Big Broadcast: May 6, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/15/62 #787 Wrong Idea Matter (CBS) (24:38)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/11/50 #049 Big Pug (NBC) (26:33)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/01/53 #067 Boy (CBS) (29:52)
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's Tavern
    09/28/45 w/Deems Taylor (AFRS) (28:46)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    11/10/43 #031 Drug Ring Murder    (Sus.) (MBS) (29:14)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nightbeat
    03/13/50 My Brother's Keeper (Sus.) (NBC) (29:26)
  • 10:00 p.m. Escape
    10/29/47 Pollack & The Porroh Man (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
  • 07/29/48 #300 The Yellow Wallpaper w/Agnes Moorehead (Auto-Lite) (CBS) (29:34)
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A new trend is sweeping the tech world: hiring real people. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wired reporter Julia Greenberg about why tech giants are learning to trust human instinct instead of algorithms.

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