WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/05-06/55 Cronin Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:02)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    11/02/50 #073 Big Church (NBC) (26:20) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/20/54 #096 Last Fling (Sus.) (CBS) (24:22)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    10/05/50 #050 Family Spending (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:34)
  • 09:00 p.m. Boston Blackie
    04/30/46 #055 The Frances Gielding Murder (Synd) (27:02) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Mystery House
    1940s #41 Bury Me Not (Synd) (25:48)   
  • 10:00 p.m. NBC University Theater
    03/06/49 #30 Tales Of Edgar Allen Poe (Sus.) (NBC) (59:46)
NPR

'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of Old and modern English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.
NPR

Philly Preps Blessed Beer And Other Edible Swag To Greet Pope Francis

Enterprising businesses will mark the pope's visit to Philadelphia next month with irreverent tchotchkes — including beers brewed with holy water and toasters that etch the pontiff's face on bread.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - August 28, 2015

We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.

NPR

New Tesla Breaks Consumer Reports' Ratings Scale, Bolsters Company's Stock

"It kind of broke the system," says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine's auto test division. Tesla's stock rose 8 percent Thursday.

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