WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    05/10-11/56 Silver Blue Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.)(CBS)(26:43)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    01/31/52 #138 Big Almost No Show (NBC)(26:16)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    02/26/55 #150 Crack-Up (CBS)(26:20)
  • 08:30 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/04/38 Murder at the Movies (Jello)(NBC)(29:44) 
  • 09:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    03/25/45 #176 Death Behind the Scenes (Lin-X)(MBS)(29:08)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Counterspy
    04/27/50 Case of the Murdered Confessor (Pepsi)(ABC)(27:36)
  • 10:00 p.m. Whistler
    01/28/46 The Strange Sisters (Signal Oil)(CBS)(28:34)
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
    03/30/43 Money, Money, Money (Synd) (29:41)
NPR

Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
NPR

Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
WAMU 88.5

Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

WAMU 88.5

Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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