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)
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

Scientists To Bid A Bittersweet Farewell To Rosetta, The Comet Chaser

To cap its 12-year scientific voyage, the Rosetta spacecraft will take a final plunge Friday. Scientists will signal Rosetta to crash into the surface of a comet — and gather data all the way down.

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