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)
NPR

Credibility Concerns Overshadow Release Of Gay Talese's New Book

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Paul Farhi of the Washington Post about Gay Talese's new book, The Voyeur's Hotel. The credibility of the book, which follows a self-proclaimed sex researcher who bought a hotel to spy on his guests through ventilator windows, has been called into question after Farhi uncovered problems with Talese's story.
NPR

Amid Craft Brewery Boom, Some Worry About A Bubble — But Most Just Fear Foam

Fueled by customers' unquenchable thirst for the next great flavor note, the craft beer industry has exploded like a poorly fermented bottle of home brew.
NPR

White House Documents Number Of Civilians Killed In U.S. Drone Strikes

The Obama administration issued a long awaited report Friday, documenting the number on civilians who have been accidentally killed by U.S. drone strikes. Human rights activists welcome the administration's newfound transparency, though some question whether the report goes far enough.
NPR

Tesla 'Autopilot' Crash Raises Concerns About Self-Driving Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a fatal crash involving a Tesla car using the "autopilot" feature. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Alex Davies of Wired about the crash and what it means for self-driving car technology.

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