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The Big Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/20-21/55 Nick Shurn Matter 2-3 (Sus.)(CBS)(27:16)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/22/49 .22 Rilfle for Christmas (Sus.) (NBC) ( 27:04)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/25/55 12th Night (CBS) (22:14)
  • 08:30 p.m. Nightbeat
    12/21/51 Five Days Off for Christmas (Sus.)(NBC)(29:28)
  • 09:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    12/25/43 Nick Carter's Christmas Adventure (sus.)(MBS)(29:36)
  • 09:30 p.m. Big Town
    12/21/48 Prelude to Christmas (Lifeboy)(NBC) (29:52)
  • 10:00 p.m. Escape
    12/24/47 Back for Christmas (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 10:30 p.m. Whistler
    12/25/49 A Letter from Cynthia (Signal Oil)(CBS)(29:34)
NPR

A 'Wiener-Dog' Sows The Seeds Of Tragedy In New Film

Todd Solondz's new film consists of four episodes linked by a female dachshund, who has four different owners and four different names. Critic David Edelstein calls Wiener-Dog tragic and inspiring.
NPR

Nothing Says 'Hip' Like Ancient Wheat

Many consumers in North America and Europe are willing to pay a premium for nutritious, organic grains. That makes the market ripe for a revival of millennia-old bread wheat, some plant breeders say.
NPR

Elizabeth Warren Campaigns With Hillary Clinton, Goes After Donald Trump

In their first appearance together of the 2016 campaign, the progressive hero and Massachusetts senator enthusiastically endorsed the presumptive nominee.
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Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?

Can a computer write a sonnet that's indistinguishable from what a person can produce? A contest at Dartmouth attempted to find out. With our online quiz, you too can give it a try.

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