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

Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
NPR

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
WAMU 88.5

Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

NPR

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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