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The Big Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/16-17/56 Shepperd Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:00)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/06/51 #130 Big Canaries (NBC) (26:40) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/01/55 #142 Bottleman (CBS) (26:10)
  • 08:30 p.m. Duffy's Tavern
    05/04/49 w/James Coburn (Ipana/Vitalis) (NBC) (29:19) 
  • 09:00 p.m. Challenge of the Yukon
    08/02/47 #492 Messenger Of Mercy (Sus.) (ABC) (29:16)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Line Up
    10/08/52 Hit & Run Murder (AFRS) (28:44)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    06/28/37 The Front Page (Lux) (CBS) (59:32)
NPR

From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

Beth Howland died in December at age 74. One of her best known roles, was as the original Amy in Stephen Sondheim's "Company." Looking into her past can lead you down a pop culture spiral.
NPR

'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
NPR

Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.
NPR

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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