WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: July 28, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    Jolly Roger Fraud Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.)(CBS) (27:28)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    09/13/51 #118 Big Waiter (NBC)(26:50)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    10/23/54 Ma Tennis (CBS)(26:00)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    10/16/45 #449 Getting a Pullman Reservation (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00 p.m. Hopalong Cassidy
    10/11/50 Gunhawk Convention (Synd) (26:24)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Mr. Keen
    10/06/49 Case of the Man Who Invented Death (White Hall Pharmical) (CBS) (29:12)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    10/23/39 Invitation to Happiness (Lux)(CBS)(59:46)
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He Died At 32, But A Young Artist Lives On In LA's Underground Museum

When Noah Davis founded the museum, he wanted to bring world-class art to a neighborhood he likened to a food desert, meaning no grocery stores or museums. Davis died a year ago Monday.
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The Strange, Twisted Story Behind Seattle's Blackberries

Those tangled brambles are everywhere in the city, the legacy of an eccentric named Luther Burbank whose breeding experiments with crops can still be found on many American dinner plates.
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State Taxes, School Budgets And The Quality Of Public Education

Budget cutbacks have made it impossible for many states to finance their public schools. But some have bucked the trend by increasing taxes and earmarking those funds for education. Taxes, spending and the quality of public education.

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A Robot That Harms: When Machines Make Life Or Death Decisions

An artist has designed a robot that purposefully defies Isaac Asimov's law that "a robot may not harm humanity" — to bring urgency to the discussion about self-driving and other smart technology.

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