WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Feb. 2, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    05/31-06/01/56 Matter of Reasonable Doubt Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:52)
  •  07:30p Dragnet
    05/03/52 #147 Big Streetcar (NBC) ( 26;28)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    04/23/55 #158 Born to Hang (CBS) (25:36)
  • 08:30p My Favorite Husband
    03/10/50 Women's Rights Pt. 2 (Jello) (CBS) (29:32)
  • 09:00p Boston Blackie
    04/22/47 Millicent Bromley Kidnapped (Ziv) (27:36)
  • 09:30p Suspense
    01/27/44 The Locked Room (Roma Wines) (CBS) (29:40)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    02/11/46 Now Voyager (Lux) (CBS) (58:58)
NPR

No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
WAMU 88.5

The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

NPR

The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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