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The Big Broadcast: June 30, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/08-09/56 Plant Agent Matter Pts. 4-5    (Sus.) (CBS) (27:12)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    08/16/51 #114 Big Winchester (NBC) (26:20)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    09/27/54 #128 Helping Hand (CBS) (25:50)
  • 08:30 p.m. You Are There
    03/21/48 July 4, 1776 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:10)
  • 09:00 p.m. Jean Shepherd
    1974 The Carbide Cannon (WOR) (37:44)
  • 09:40 p.m. Suspense
    07/15/62 #934 Snow On 66 w/Grayson Hall, Jimmie Blaine (CBS) (21:18)
  • 10:00 p.m. Options
    07/04/78 The 4th of July w/Ed Walker (NPR) (60:00)
NPR

Richard Trentlage, Oscar Mayer Weiner Song Writer, Dies At 87

In 1962, Richard Trentlage recorded an advertising jingle in his living room that began "I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner..." He was no one-slogan wonder.
NPR

This Historian Wants You To Know The Real Story Of Southern Food

Michael Twitty wants credit given to the enslaved African-Americans who were part of Southern cuisine's creation. So he goes to places like Monticello to cook meals slaves would have eaten.
NPR

A Local Sheriff's Race Is Drawing National Attention And A Hefty Price Tag

One of the country's most expensive races for local office is in Arizona's Maricopa County where Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a noted opponent of illegal immigration, has the toughest challenge of his career.
NPR

#NPRreads: Two Looks At America — And One Look At America's Pastime

Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading.

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