WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/02-03/55 The Valentine Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/10/50 #061 Big Actor (NBC) (26:32)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/14/53 #082 Professor Lute Bone (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:50) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's
    10/19/43 w/Peter Lorre (Bristol Myers) (Blue) (28:20)
  • 09:00 p.m. Mercury Theater
    10/23/38 #16 Around The World In 80 Days (Sus.) (CBS) (59:40) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Box 13
    09/12/48 #04 Actor's Alibi (Synd) (26:18)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    09/24/44 #042 Death Laughs Last (Sus.) (MBS) (28:04) 
NPR

In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.
NPR

Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

NPR

Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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