WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar: 05/21-22/56 Tears of Night Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:50)
  • 07:30p Dragnet: 03/06/52 #143 Big Evans (NBC) (26:28)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke: 03/26/55 #154 The Horse Deal (CBS) (26:36)
  • 08:30p Charlie McCarthy: 12/26/48 Final Broadcast for Chase & Sanborn (Chase & Sanborn) (NBC) (29:14)
  • 09:00p Scarlet Pimpernel: 08/12/53 Stolen Necklace (Sus.) (NBC) (28:22)
  • 09:30p Broadway is My Beat: 05/05/51 #062 Harry Foster Murder Case (Sus.) (CBS) (29:46)
  • 10:00p Box 13: 08/29/48 #02 Insurance Fraud Scheme (Synd) (MBS) (26:36)
  • 10:30p Mysterious Traveler: 02/19/52 Strange New World (Sus.) (MBS) (29:38)
NPR

A Glimpse Of Listeners' #NPRpoetry — From The Punny To The Profound

It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old's ode to her dad's bald spot.
WAMU 88.5

Eating Insects: The Argument For Adding Bugs To Our Diet

Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.

WAMU 88.5

A Federal Official Shakes Up Metro's Board

After another smoke incident and ongoing single tracking delays for fixes, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced a shake-up of Metro's board.

NPR

Australian Man Says He Is Bitcoin's Founder

Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright has come forward as the elusive founder of bitcoin, a fact that has been in question for years. Rachel Martin talks to Ludwig Siegele of The Economist.

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