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The Big Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/12-13/55 Lansing Fraud Matter 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:14)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    11/23/50 #076 Big Betty (NBC) (25:50)  
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    03/13/54 #099 Confederate Money (Sus.) (CBS) (24:34) 
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/26/43 Christmas at Jack's (Grape Nuts Flakes) (NBC) (29:16)
  • 09:00 p.m. Archie
    12/13/47 Christmas Shopping (Swift) (NBC) (29:40) 
  • 09:30 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    12/24/50 Christmas Present (Sus.) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    12/20/48 Miracle on 34th Street (Lux) (CBS) (59:50)
NPR

'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear

The award-winning author of Holes has just published a new novel for young readers, called Fuzzy Mud. It mixes middle-school social puzzles with a more sinister mystery: a rogue biotech threat.
NPR

Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
NPR

Jon Stewart's Private White House Meetings

Comedian Jon Stewart was called to the White House on at least two occasions for private meetings with President Obama, according to Politico. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Darren Samuelsohn.
NPR

An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row

A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.

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