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)
NPR

Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
WAMU 88.5

The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

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