WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Dec. 22, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/22-232/55 Nick Shurn Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.)(CBS)(27:08)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    12/22/53 #227 The Big Little Jesus (NBC)(28:14)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/20/59 #246 Beeker's Barn (CBS)(22:42)
  • 08:30 p.m. Father Knows Best
    12/24/53 Stranded by a Snowstorm (Post Brand Flakes)(NBC)(29:40)
  • 09:00 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    12/25/49 Magic Christmas Tree (Colgate)(CBS)(29:42)
  • 09:30 p.m.  Nightbeat
    12/21/51 Five Days Off for Christmas (Sus.)(NBC)(29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Nick Carter
    12/25/43 Nick Carter's Christmas Adventure (Sus.)(MBS)(29:36)
  • 10:30 p.m. Let George Do It
    12/25/50 Santa Claus in Glass (Standard Oil)(MBS)(29:42)
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.
WAMU 88.5

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.

WAMU 88.5

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.

NPR

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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