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The Big Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    04/20/56 Shepperd Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:34)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/27/51 #133 Big Sorrow (NBC) (25:58)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/15/55 #144 Chester's Murder (CBS) (26:38)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/16/49 School Safety Advisor (Colgate) (CBS) (26:22)
  • 09:00 p.m. Suspense
    08/23/59 #816 Headshrinker (CBS) (19:08)
  • 09:30 p.m.  X Minus One
    11/23/55 #26 Zero Hour (Sus.) (NBC) (14:34)
  • 10:00 p.m. Biography in Sound
    02/28/56 Magnificent Rougue-The Adv. Of W.C. Fields (Sus.) (NBC) (52:16)

No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


What Is Li-Fi And When Will You Use It To Download Everything Faster?

Li-Fi is a lot like Wi-Fi, but it uses light to transmit data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man who invented the faster alternative: Harald Haas.

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