WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Sept. 16, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/16-17/55 The Broderick Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:18)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/14/50 #066 Big Make (NBC) (29:16)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/19/53     #087 Big Girl Lost (Sugar Krinkles) (CBS) (25:04) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Aldrich Family
    10/13/39 (Jello Pudding) (NBC) (29:32)
  • 09:00 p.m. Lone Ranger
    11/25/42 #1536/749 Murder for Profit (MBS) (25:22) 
  • 09:30 p.m. FBI in Peace and War
    06/10/53 The Traveling Man (Multi-Sponsored) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 10:00 p.m. Mr. District Attorney
    04/11/51 Case of the Money Machine (Bristol Meyers) (Synd) (29:56) 
  • 10:30 p.m. X Minus One
    11/21/56 #076 Chain of Command (Sus.) (NBC) (29:12) 
NPR

'Eyes On The Street' Details Jane Jacobs' Efforts To Put Cities First

Robert Kanigel's new biography recounts the life of Jacobs, a Greenwich Village public intellectual who championed street life and community. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it a powerful work.
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A Matter Of Taste: What Prix Fixe Menus Say About D.C.'s Dining Scene

Is a meal for a special occasion worth hundreds of dollars?

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Journalist Says Trump Foundation May Have Engaged In 'Self-Dealing'

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."
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I Guess We Need To Talk About Pepe The Frog

A cartoon frog became popular, then a pariah. Now the Anti-Defamation League has identified it as a hate symbol. We take a short look at the amphibious, ambiguous meme.

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