WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
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Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.


Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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