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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 19, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/04/55     The Valentine Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:32)
  • 07:15 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/07/55    Lorco Diamond Matter Pt. 1 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:32)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/17/50 #062 Big Youngster (NBC) (26:48) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    11/21/53 #083 Custer (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (24:54)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    02/13/49 Stretch Basketball Star (Colgate) (CBS) (29:40) 
  • 09:00 p.m. Line Up
    10/18/51 The Nicely Nixed Nixon Case (Sus.) (CBS) (29:22)
  • 09:30 p.m. Curtain Time
    03/29/47 #90 Lightning Strikes Twice (Mars Candy) (NBC) (29:10) 
  • 10:00 p.m. Suspense
    02/14/48 The Lodger w/Robert Montgomery and Peggy Webber (Sus.) (CBS) (59:46)
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On Television, More Transgender Characters Come Into Focus

Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.
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Slowly And Sweetly, Vietnam's Chocolate Industry Grows

French colonists planted cacao in Vietnam in the 1800s, but the crop was outpaced by coffee and cashews. Now French expats are helping the country become a respected producer of high-end chocolate.
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Pennsylvania Congresswoman Goes All In For Obamacare

Does Rep. Allyson Schwartz's pro-Affordable Care Act television ad signal a new thinking among Democrats running in statewide races?
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Brazil Becomes One Of The First To Adopt Internet 'Bill Of Rights'

President Dilma Rouseff signed the bill into law to kick off an international conference about the governance of the Internet.

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