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The Big Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/04/56 Indestructible Mike Matter Pts. 01-02 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:52)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    04/10/52 #148 Big Show (NBC) (26:00)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    04/30/55 #159 Reward for Matt (CBS) (25:12)
  • 08:30p Sam Spade
    11/09/47 #72 The Bow Window Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (27:32)
  • 09:00p Michael Shayne
    06/25/49 #08 Generous Killer (Synd) (26:42)
  • 09:30p Whistler
    09/10/44 Local Storm (Singal Oil) (CBS) (26:10)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    11/28/49 Key Largo (Lux) (CBS) (52:32)
NPR

Birkin Bag Is Fine But Namesake Actress Wants 'Birkin Croco' Rebranded

After seeing a video that PETA published on the treatment of crocodiles, Jane Burkin asks Hermes to remove her name from the line's crocodile-skin version.
NPR

The Golden Age Of Cocktails: When Americans Learned To Love Mixed Drinks

The Manhattan, the daiquiri, the martini. These classic cocktails were all born between the 1860s and Prohibition, an era when American bartending got inventive — and theatrical.
NPR

Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr. Charged For Political Corruption

Rep. Fattah, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, was indicted Wednesday over alleged involvement in a scheme that included bribery, illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.
NPR

Google Brings Cell Phone Service To Sri Lanka Through, Balloons?

Google has successfully launched its "Project Loon" in Sri Lanka. The goal of the program is to use a series of high-altitude balloons to bring 3G service to underserved areas.

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