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The Big Broadcast: July 8, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/19-20/55 Chesapeake Fraud Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (27:22)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/06/50 #056 Big Frame     (NBC) (26:34) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/10/53 #077 How To Die For Nothing (Post Toasties) (CBS) (29:36) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Broadway is My Beat
    08/25/49 #07 The Val Dane Murder Case (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    11/28/39 #224 Finance Company Troubles (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:50) 
  • 09:30 p.m. NBC Short Story
    03/14/51 #04 The Lottery (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    04/03/39 #213 Silver Dollar w/Edward Arnold and Anita Louise (Lux) (CBS) (59:44)
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