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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)
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How To Sell Diverse Books: A Bookstore Owner's Advice

It's not news that the publishing world isn't very diverse. But over on the other side of the industry, how do owners of neighborhood bookstores try to sell books for or about people of color?
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Can Quinoa Take Root On The 'Roof Of The World'?

Quinoa, once a homebody crop, crossed the Atlantic for the first time this century. Now the Food and Agriculture Organization has a hunch it can thrive in Central and Southwest Asia.
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North Carolina Senate Race Shapes Up As Unpopularity Contest

One of the most expensive Senate races this year is in North Carolina, where Democratic incumbent Kay Hagen is trying to keep her job. Her approval numbers are dismal, but so are those for her GOP opponent, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis.
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Islamic State Uses Online Strategies To Get Its Message Out

Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.

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