WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/14-15/55 The Broderick Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:20)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/07/50 #065 Big Poison (NBC) (26:12)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/12/53 #086 The Cast (Post Toasties) (CBS) (24:36) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    10/18/42 Jack Gives the Maxwell for Scrap (Grape Nuts Flakes) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 09:00 p.m. Sky King
    04/12/51 The Lady Sheriff (Peter Pan) (MBS) (25:22) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Suspense
    07/02/61 #883 Night of the Storm w/Rosemary Rice (CBS) (21:40)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    06/30/41 #314 I Love You Again  w/Cary Grant and Myrna Loy (CBS) (Lux) (59:38) 
NPR

Poetry Behind Bars: The Lines That Save Lives — Sometimes Literally

Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.
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When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
NPR

Trump And Cruz Campaign At California GOP Convention

The remaining Republican presidential candidates have been making their case at the party's state convention. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains the divisions on display among Republicans.
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'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.

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