WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/10-11/12 Lorco Diamond Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (25:32)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/31/50 #064 Big Check     (NBC) (26:44)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/05/53 #085 The Lamb (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (24:58) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    07/31/49 New Job at Norwich, CT (Colgate) (CBS) (29:38)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show
    11/07/48 A Job for Willie (Rexall) (NBC) (29:32) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Martin & Lewis
    11/28/49 Dean is Accused of Violating Child Labor Laws (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Father Knows Best
    09/25/52 Should Women Work? (Postum) (NBC) (29:38) 
  • 10:30 p.m. My Friend Irma
    02/17/52 Jane Quits Her Job (Eygene/Pearson) (CBS) (29:32) 
NPR

No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
WAMU 88.5

The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

NPR

The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous '90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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