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The Big Broadcast: July 22, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/25-26/55 Alvin Summers Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/20/50 #058 Big Gent Pt. 1 )NBC) (26:10)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/24/53 #079 The Buffalo Hunter (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (24:36) 
  • 08:30 p.m. You Bet Your Life
    10/12/49 #085 "Secret Word is Smile" (Elgin-American) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phillip Marlowe
    03/14/50 #075 The Vital Statistic (Sus.) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 09:30 p.m. Nick Carter
    11/17/43 #032 Case of the Substitute Bride (Sus.) (MBS) (29:04)
  • 10:00 p.m. Sealed Book
    08/05/45 #21 Murder Must be Payed For (Synd) (29:52)   
  • 10:30 p.m. Inner Sanctum Mysteries
    12/13/48 Murder Faces East     (AFRS) (23:18)
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A Love Letter To Literature: Reading Gabo In 'The Paris Review'

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday. It would be hard to overstate the importance of his novels, but author Gustavo Arellano recommends getting to know him in a different medium.
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In The Land Of Razor Clams, Dinner Hides Deep Within The Sand

Clam-digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam-diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of fifteen clams.
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In Virginia, Politicians Fish For Support At Old-Fashioned Event

Even as technology and social media transform politics, some traditions still live on — like the annual Shad Planking festival in Wakefield. It's a must-attend event on Virginia's political calendar.
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Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.

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