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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

'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear

The award-winning author of Holes has just published a new novel for young readers, called Fuzzy Mud. It mixes middle-school social puzzles with a more sinister mystery: a rogue biotech threat.
NPR

Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
NPR

Jon Stewart's Private White House Meetings

Comedian Jon Stewart was called to the White House on at least two occasions for private meetings with President Obama, according to Politico. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Darren Samuelsohn.
NPR

An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row

A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.

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