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The Big Broadcast: June 9, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    02/29-03/01/56 Fathom Five Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:30)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    07/19/51 #110 Big Sophomore (NBC) (26:08)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    09/06/54 #125 The Handcuffs (CBS) (26:50)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    04/30/40 McGee the Theatrical Director (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 09:00 p.m. Gangbusters
    08/07/48 #541 Case of the Golf Course Murder (24:28)
  • 09:30 p.m. Romance
    09/26/53 Treadmill (Sus.) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 10:00 p.m. NBC University Theater
    01/08/50 #70 Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passo w/Ann Diamond (Sus.) (NBC) (59:46)
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For Wintry Weather, An Especially Cold And Snowy Tale

This week we celebrated not only Christmas, but also the solstice — the shortest day of the year. In honor of this wintry weather, author Edward Carey recommends his favorite winter fairy tale.
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Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

Nutmeg is a feel-good holiday spice. But it once caused serious bloodshed and may have even been a reason the Dutch were willing to part with Manhattan in the 1600s.
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Special Prosecutors Should Handle Civilian Shootings By Police, Holmes Norton Says

Norton says mayors and governors could stem anger over civilian shootings by police by appointing special prosecutors to handle them.
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2014 Hashtags: #MuslimApologies Grew Out Of Both Anger And Whimsy

Maha Hilal helped launch #MuslimApologies partly as a rebuttal to the more earnest hashtag, #NotInOurName. She tells Audie Cornish how it reflects a divisive conversation in the Muslim community.

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