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The Big Broadcast: April 21, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/03/56 Flight Six Matter Pt. 5  (Sus.) (CBS) (14:30)
  • 07:15 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/06/56    Qui Bono Matter Pt. 1  (Sus.) (CBS) (14:30)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    05/31/51 #103 Big Bindle (NBC) (26:06)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    07/19/54 #118 The Queue (CBS) (26:00)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    02/08/44 Homemade Ice Cream    (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:00 p.m. Rocky Jordan
    12/19/48    Up in Flames (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 09:30 p.m. Sherlock Holmes
    05/07/45 The Purloined Ruby (Petri Wine) (MBS) (29:10)
  • 10:00 p.m. Rogers of the Gazette
    07/15/53 Jimmy Reynolds Story (Sus.) CBS) (29:46)
  • 10:30 p.m. Bright Star
    11/13/52 Miss America Vists (Synd) (26:54)

Kids' Films And Stories Share A Dark Theme: Dead Mothers

Why do so many animated movies star motherless kids? Sarah Boxer, a graphic novelist, cartoon-lover and mother, talks to NPR's Kelly McEvers about the phenomenon and the message it sends to children.

Saskawhat? A Novel Berry From Canada Takes Root On Michigan Farms

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, an imported shrub from Canada that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.

What Will Become Of Obama's Request For Immigration Relief Funds?

NPR's Arun Rath talks to political correspondent Mara Liasson about the chances of a political agreement over how to handle the migration of thousands of Central American children.

Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

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