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The Big Broadcast: May 20, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    09/30/62 #811 The Tip-Off Matter (CBS) (24:00)  
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    06/01/50 #051 Big Fake (NBC) (25:42)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    08/22/53 #070 Gone Straight (CBS) (29:54)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    02/06/49 Working in the Stock Room (Colgate) (CBS) (29:44)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    09/23/50 #12 Open And Shut (Sus.) (NBC) (29:48)
  • 09:30 p.m. Matinee Theater
    11/12/44 #04 Penny Serenade (Vicks) (CBS) (29:34)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    05/03/43 #394 The Navy Comes Through w/Pat O'Brien, George Murphy  (Lux) (CBS) (59:38)
NPR

Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for Jack Davis to move from Georgia to New York.
NPR

Cookie Dough Blues: How E. Coli Is Sneaking Into Our Forbidden Snack

Most people know not to eat raw cookie dough. But now it's serious: 46 people have now been sickened with E. coli-tainted flour. Here's how contamination might be occurring.
NPR

At The Democratic Convention, Choreographing A Sea Of Signs

Watch even a few minutes and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — brightly colored placards with slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.
NPR

Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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