WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: July 29, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    10/27-28/55 Alvin Summers Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/27/50 #059 Big Gent Pt. 2 (NBC) (26:50) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/31/53 #080 How To Kill A Woman (Post Toasties) (CBS) (25:02) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Sixshooter
    09/27/53 #02 The Coward (Sus.) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 09:00 p.m. Halls of Ivy
    03/10/50 Victoria's New Review (Schlitz Beer) (NBC) (29:20) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    09/16/50 #11 Candy Man (NBC) (29:54)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mystery House
    1940s #037 Death with a Punch (Synd) (26:02) 
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
    01/19/43 #25 The Devil's Saint w/Peter Lorre (Sus.) (CBS) (29:38) 
NPR

A Glimpse Of Listeners' #NPRpoetry — From The Punny To The Profound

It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old's ode to her dad's bald spot.
NPR

When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
NPR

Every Party But The Real One: A Night Chasing The #WHCD

Washington's biggest night has gotten big because of all the parties happening around the main event. A weekend of nerd prom excess could be seen as D.C. at its worst, or D.C. at its best.
NPR

'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.

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