WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
WAMU 88.5

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.
WAMU 88.5

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.

WAMU 88.5

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.

NPR

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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