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The Big Broadcast: March 17, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/24-25/56 Duke Red Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:10)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    04/26/51 #098 Big Saint (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    06/26/54 #114 Claustrophia (CBS) (25:48)
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's Tavern
    04/06/45 Finnegan the Millionaire (AFRS) (28:44)
  • 09:00 p.m. Burns & Allen
    03/17/41 Gracie in the St. Patrick's Day Parade (Spam) (NBC) (29:24)
  • 09:30 p.m. Philco Radio Time
    03/17/48 #25 St. Patrick Day Show w/Margaret O'Brien (Philco) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 10:00 p.m. Town Hall Tonight
    03/17/37 St. Patrick's Day Show (Ipana/Sal Hepatica) (NBC) (59:30)
NPR

'Kingdom' Examines Afghanistan Through The Prism Of The Karzai Family

Journalist Joshua Partlow was in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012, a time of corruption, government dysfunction and civilian hostility to U.S. military operations. His new book is A Kingdom of Their Own.
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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now encouraged at some upscale urban restaurants catering to wealthy young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
NPR

Do Fact Checks Matter?

Voters' minds are stubborn, and politicians habitually spout falsehoods. That doesn't mean fact-checking is a failure, though.
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This Afternoon, Elon Musk Unveils His Plan For Colonizing Mars

In a speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the billionaire tech entrepreneur is expected to detail his vision for sending humans to the Red Planet.

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