WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)

NPR

'Booker Dozen' Stirs In A Hefty Batch Of American Authors

Thirteen novels are in the hunt for the Man Booker Prize, the U.K.'s biggest literary award. The Booker is open to Americans for only the second year, and this year's list pits rookies against titans.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Windows 10 Rolls Out, Along With Concern Over Sharing Wi-Fi Passwords

The new operating system includes user-friendly features, such as a personal assistant named Cortana. But its Wi-Fi Sense feature has sparked security concerns.

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