WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
NPR

Villainous Scheme Makes Dozens A Few Minutes Late

A 40-foot inflatable "minion" — the yellow, unintelligible sidekicks from the Despicable Me movies who recently were given their own spinoff — broke loose and blocked traffic in Dublin this week.
WAMU 88.5

The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

WAMU 88.5

President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

NPR

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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