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

Colson Whitehead On The Importance Of Historical Fiction In Tumultuous Times

Kojo talks with author Colson Whitehead about his new novel "The Underground Railroad" and its resonance at this particular moment in history.

NPR

'Cup Noodles' Turns 45: A Closer Look At The Revolutionary Ramen Creation

Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
WAMU 88.5

Rating The United States On Child Care

A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.

NPR

Tech Group To Set Industry Standards For Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of everyday life: think Apple's Siri. Major tech firms formed a group to help the public understand AI and develop standards so it isn't misused.

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