WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Feb. 10, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/11-12/56 Todd Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/08/51 #087 Big Cast (NBC) (25:48)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/22/54 #109 Monopoly (Sus.) (CBS) (24:46)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    02/13/49 Jack's Birthday (CBS) (25:08)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye
    02/13/49 #20 Flowers to Alice (RExall) (NBC) (29:40)
  • 09:30 p.m. Casey, Crime Photographer
    04/17/47 #181 Box Of Death (Anchor Hocking) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 10:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    02/05/44 Corpse in the Cab (Sus.) (MBS) (28:58)
  • 10:30 p.m. Gangbusters
    09/15/45 #399 Case of Harry Red Bever (Waterman's Pens) (ABC) (29:04)
NPR

Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
NPR

Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
WAMU 88.5

Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

WAMU 88.5

Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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