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The Big Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/08/56  Indestructible Mike Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:30)
  • 07:15p Johnny Dollar
    06/11/56 Laughing Matter  Pt. 01 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:30)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    04/24/52 #150 Big Elevator (NBC) (26:42)    
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    05/14/55 #161 Robber Bridegroom (CBS) (25:36)    
  • 08:30p Broadway is My Beat
    11/03/50 Laura Barton (Sus.) (CBS) (29:26)
  • 09:00p Richard Diamond
    10/04/50 Pete Rosco Breaks Jail (Rexall) (NBC) (29:26)
  • 09:30p Destination Freedom
    07/02/50 Kansas City Phone Call - The Story of Nat "King Cole"    (Sus.) (NBC/WMAQ) (29:22)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    05/31/37 #135 The Plainsmen  w/Fredrick March (Lux) (CBS) (58:50)
NPR

Award-Winning Campaign To Eliminate Prostitution Takes A Dark Approach

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Riccardo Fregoso, executive creative director of McCann Paris, about their Clio Award-winning ad called "The Girls of Paradise," which draws potential johns in for a rude surprise.
NPR

Whales, Sea Turtles, Seals: The Unintended Catch Of Abandoned Fishing Gear

An endangered whale was found dead over the weekend, entangled in derelict fishing gear. Such incidents have been on the rise in recent years. A new California law aims to combat the problem.
NPR

No, Donald Trump Didn't Win Post-Debate 'Polls'

The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.
NPR

I Guess We Need To Talk About Pepe The Frog

A cartoon frog became popular, then a pariah. Now the Anti-Defamation League has identified it as a hate symbol. We take a short look at the amphibious, ambiguous meme.

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