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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

From Her Dad To Her 'Jamish' Roots, A Poet Pieces Her Story Together

Salena Godden grew up in 1970s England with a Jamaican mom and an absent English-Irish dad. In her memoir, Springfield Road, she looks back on her struggle to find her personal identity.
NPR

If You've Ever Looked For Faces In Your Potato Chips, Thank Myrtle Young

The Potato Chip Lady, aka Myrtle Young, died in August of this year. She was 90. Young became famous after showing her collection of unusually shaped chips to Tonight Show host Johnny Carson in 1987.
NPR

Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.
NPR

Die-In, Vortex, Selfie Stick: What's The Word Of 2014?

In January, members of the American Dialect Society will vote on the 2014 Word of the Year. Linguist Ben Zimmer runs through some contenders — including words both old and new.

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