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The Big Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/28-29/55 Forbes Matter 3-4 (CBS)(27:42)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    01/04/51 #82 The Big Holdup (NBC)(26:04)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    04/17/54 #104 What the Whiskey Drummer Heard (Sus.)(CBS)(24:34)
  • 08:30 p.m. Nick Carter
    01/22/44 Records of Death (Sus.)(MBS)(29:20)
  • 09:00 p.m. Sam Spade
    06/27/48 #105 The Bail Bond Caper (Wildroot)(CBS)(29:44)
  • 09:30 p.m. Cavalcade of America
    10/28/46 #495 Flying Tigers Fly Again (Dupont)(NBC)(29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Weird Circle
    08/29/43 #01 The Fall of the House of Usher (Synd)(26:10)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
    12/15/42 #21 Til Death Do Us Part w/Peter Lorre (Sus.)(CBS)(29:54)
NPR

'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wilder's memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you'd ever know from her children's books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.
NPR

Coffee Horror: Parody Pokes At Environmental Absurdity Of K-Cups

The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig's K-Cups. But they aren't recyclable, and critics say that's making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.
NPR

The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8

The Air Force says the decision came down to the American-made 747-8 or the Airbus A380, which is manufactured in France. But even with that pick, the 747 program might not last much longer.
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Charles Townes, Laser Inventor, Black Hole Discoverer, Dies At 99

Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn't end there.

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