WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    05/16-17/56 Matter of the Medium Well Done Pts. 3-4 (Sus.)(CBS)(26:58)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/21/52 #141 Big Producer (NBC)(26:28)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    03/12/55 #152 The Trial (CBS)(26:32)
  • 08:30 p.m. Archie
    12/13/47 Christmas Shopping (Swift)(NBC)(29:40)
  • 09:00 p.m. Phil Harris/Alice Faye
    12/23/51 Stolen Christmas Presents (RCA)(NBC)(28:46)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Tales of the Texas Rangers
    12/23/51 Christmas Payoff (Sus.)(NBC)(25:02)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    12/20/48 Miracle on 34th Street (Lux)(CBS)(59:50)
WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.


Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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