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The Big Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/18-19/56 Shepperd Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus,) (CBS) (26:52)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/13/51 #131 Big Overtime (NBC) (26:46)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/08/55 #143 Robin Hood (CBS) (26:14)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    04/26/51 Aunt Martha Visits (Maxwell House Coffee) (NBC) (29:23)
  • 09:00 p.m. Calling All Cars
    04/28/39 #283 The Man Who Ran Away  (Rio Grande Gasoline) (CBS) (28:30)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Luke Salughter of Tombstone
    03/02/58 #02 Tracks Out of Tombstone (Sus.) (CBS) (24:38)
  • 10:00 p.m. Counterspy
    01/07/51 Kleptomaniac Clues (Sus,) (NBC) (27:58)
  • 10:30 p.m. Whistler
    09/03/44 Practically Foolproof (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:24)
NPR

A Historic Backdrop Frames Forbidden Love In 'The Paying Guests'

Sarah Waters' latest novel, set in 1920s London, examines the moral consequences of passion. Though slightly too long, this book brings the past to life with exquisite clarity.
NPR

Before You Take A Bite Of That Mushroom, Consider This

Guess what scientists found lurking inside a common-looking packet of supermarket porcini? Three entirely new species of fungi. That's what happens when you DNA sequence your dinner.
NPR

Move To Curb U.S. Corporate Tax Dodges Could Delay Reform

Business and consumer groups say Congress needs to reform taxes, but few expect change soon. In fact, Treasury's tweaks to tax law may diminish the political will to address broader tax reform.
WAMU 88.5

Montgomery County's Drones Are Ready, But Policy Isn't

The county government has purchased four drones for use by its fire department and innovation office, but bureaucracy is keeping them grounded for now.

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