WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
WAMU 88.5

Anne Tyler: "A Spool Of Blue Thread" (Rebroadcast)

In her first live radio interview ever, Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler joins Diane to talk about her 20th novel, "A Spool of Blue Thread."


Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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