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) 

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As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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