WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: July 21, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/16/13 Clinton Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:30)
  • 07:15 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    03/19/13 Jolly Roger Fraud Matter (Sus. ) (CBS) (14:34)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/06/51 #117 Big Seventeen (NBC) (26:08)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/16/54 #131 Kitty Caught (CBS) (26:02)
  • 08:30 p.m. Charlie McCarthy
    11/02/47 Charlie Needs a Tooth Pulled (Chase & Sanborn) (29:24)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales Of The Texas Rangers
    08/31/52 #94 Misplaced Person (Sus.) (NBC) (29:25)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Cavalcade of America
    12/18/35 #011 Defiance of Nature (Dupont) (NBC) (29:42)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    12/13/43 Five Graves to Cairo (Lux) (CBS) (59:38)

In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.

Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.


Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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