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The Big Broadcast: May 13, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    06/03/62 #794 The Wayward Gun Matter (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (23:24)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/25/50 #050 Big Key (NBC) (26:44)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/15/53 #069 Moon (Sus.) (CBS) (29:52)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    05/08/38 Mother's Day Show (Jello) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    05/08/49 #32 Mother's Day Present (Rexall) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:30 p.m. Family Theater
    05/06/48 Mother's Halo was Tight (Sus.) (MBS) (29:24)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    01/22/40 #247 Bachelor Mother w/Ginger Rogers and Fredric March (Lux) (CBS) (59:36)

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Rapper Jin Tries To Stretch His '15 Minutes' Of Fame

In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.
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Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.
WAMU 88.5

Mixed Grades For Virginia's Ethics Overhual

The last-minute compromise was designed to pass in the General Assembly, but it wasn't built to please everybody.

WAMU 88.5

Transportation App Bridj Has Bus-Sized Ambitions For D.C.

It works similar to other ride-sharing apps, in that you establish a location and destination, and order a ride. But you'll be shown where to catch a Bridj bus, instead of getting a vehicle at your door.

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