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The Big Broadcast: July 15, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/21 & 24/55 Ches. Fraud Pt. 5/Alvin Summers Matter Pt. 1  (Sus.) (CBS) (27:10)  
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/13/50 #057 Big Bomb (NBC) (26:28)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/17/53 #078 Yorky (Post Toasties) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    09/30/45 1st Show of the Season (NBC) (26:12)
  • 09:00 p.m. Rocky Jordan
    02/13/49 Red Stands for Blood (CBS) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m. Adventures of Michael Shayne
    #08 Case of the Generous Killer (Synd) (26:42)   
  • 10:00 p.m. Radio Hall of Fame
    01/28/45 w/Dick Powell (Philco) (Blue) (59:22)

100 Years Ago, 'New Republic' Helped Define Modern Liberalism

Robert Siegel speaks with The New Republic editor Franklin Foer about the new book Insurrections of the Mind, a collection of seminal essays from the magazine's first 100 years.

Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.
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Senator's Legislation Would Strip NFL Of Nonprofit Status

The Redskins' refusal to change its name has prompted the legislation from U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA).

The Kaypro II: An Early Computer With A Writer's Heart

Commentator Andrei Codrescu remembers the first word processor he had — the Kaypro II in the 1980s. Its inventor, Andrew Kay, died Aug. 28, at the age of 95.

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