WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/28/55 Henderson Matter Pt. 01 (Sus.) (CBS) (10:54)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/12/50 #070 Big Quack (NBC) (25:58) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/23/54 #092  Nina (Sus.) (CBS) (23:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Michael Shayne
    1948 #08 Case of the Generous Killer (Synd) (26:42)
  • 09:00 p.m. Box 13
    09/19/48 #05 Extra! Extra (Synd) (26:26)
  • 09:30 p.m. Suspense
    06/01/58 Rave Notice w/Vincent Price (CBS) (18:58)   
  • 10:00 p.m. MGM Theater
    1949-50 #20 Come Live with Me w/Peter Lawford (Synd) (55:00)
WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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