WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Jan. 26, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    05/29-30/56 Matter of Reasonable Doubt Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:05)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    03/27/52  #146 Big Rose (Sus.) (NBC) (26:08)    
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    04/16/55 #157 Gypsum Hills Fued (Sus.) (CBS) (25:24)    
  • 08:30p My Favorite Husband 
    03/03/50 Women's Rights Pt. 1 (Jello) (CBS) (29:28)
  • 09:00p Sam Spade
    10/05/47 The Adam Figg Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (25:20)
  • 09:30p FBI in Peace and War
    08/02/51 Unfinished Business (Wheaties/Wildroot) (CBS) (29:48)
  • 10:00p Mercury Theater
    09/25/38 #12 The Immortal Sherlock Holmes (Sus.) (CBS) (56:10)
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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