WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: June 3, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/05-06/55 McCormick Matter  Pts. 3 & 4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:30)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    06/15/50 #053 Big Press (NBC) (26:32)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    09/05/53 #072 The Sutler (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    12/05/48 #10 Frankie Borrows Alice and the Kids (Rexall) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Gangbusters
    09/15/45 #399 Case of Henry Red Bever    (Waterman's Pens) (ABC) (29:02)
  • 09:30 p.m. Big Show
    03/18/51 #20 w/Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Phil Baker, Eddie Cantor, Ella Fitzgerald, Eddie Fisher, Ethel Waters (Multi-Sponsored) (NBC) (1:27:18)

Reading Gaol, Where Oscar Wilde Was Imprisoned, Unlocks Its Gates For Art

In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it's hosting an unusual art exhibit.

Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda's Efforts To Fend Off Taxes

Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - October 21, 2016

Virginia’s online voter registration will be extended after a system crash. Montgomery County keeps Marriott headquarters local with big incentives. And Washington D.C. dukes it out with Washington state over their shared moniker.


Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.

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