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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) 
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Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.
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Farmers Wait, And Wait, For Guest Workers Amid H-2A Visa Delays

For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.
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Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth

He's beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart progressive congressional candidates and state legislators, lending his fundraising prowess and national fame to boost their bids.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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