WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/24-25/55 The Amy Bradshaw Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (20:56)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/05/50 #069 Big .38 (NBC) (25:54) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/09/54 #090 The Joke's On Us     (Sus.) (CBS) (24:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Philco Radio Time
    01/29/44 w/Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour (Philco) (ABC) (29:38)
  • 09:00 p.m. Gangbusters
    11/01/40 #210 Case of the Ape Bandit (23:22)
  • 09:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    1948 #05 The Hare That Killed (Synd) (26:44)   
  • 10:00 p.m. Mysterious Traveler
    10/11/49 #225 The Last Survivor (Sus.) (MBS/Don Lee) (28:22)
  • 10:30 p.m. Whistler
    04/04/46 Panic (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:36)
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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