WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/29-30/55 Henderson Matter Pts. 2-3 (CBS) (24:30)    Synd 
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/19/50 #071 Big Grandma (NBC) (26:14) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/30/54 #093 Gun Smuggler (Sus.) (24:22)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/31/48 Halloween (Colgate) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    10/24/39 Gildy's Halloween Party (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:30 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    10/31/43 Halloween Party (Kraft) (NBC) (29:30)  
  • 10:00 p.m. Sam Spade
    10/31/48 #123 Fairly Bright Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (29:40)
  • 10:30 p.m. Escape
    01/14/48 Leinengan vs. the Ants (Sus.) (CBS) (29:30)

Patti Smith Reveals Her Solitary Soul In The 'M Train'

Smith follows up to her National Book Award-winning memoir, Just Kids, with another memoir, M Train. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it is a haunting story about weathering life's storms.

California City Orders Restaurants To Use Disposable Plates, Cups

Officials in Fort Bragg also ordered restaurants to serve water to customers only upon request. As part of a stage 3 water emergency, things like washing cars using city water are prohibited, too.

GOP Candidates Criticized For Oregon Shooting Response

Most Republicans are calling for a renewed focus on mental health services, but some of the presidential candidates have been criticized for their word choice in responding.
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Environmental Outlook: Lessons From Israel's Search For Water

For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.

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