WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: March 9, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/14-15/56 Laughing Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:42)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/08/52 #152 Big Gamble (NBC) (26:58)   
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    05/28/55 #163 Cow Doctor (CBS) (24:24)
  • 08:30p Father Knows Best
    02/22/51 Always Tell the Truth (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:38)
  • 09:00p Line Up
    08/10/50 #06 Suspect Dies of Poisoning (AFRS) (28:34)
  • 09:30p Mr. Keen
    05/25/50 The Broken Window Murder Case (Anacin) (CBS) (28:34)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    04/26/37 #130 Magnificent Obession  w/Robert Taylor & Irene Dunne (Lux) (CBS) (59:26)
WAMU 88.5

Colson Whitehead On The Importance Of Historical Fiction In Tumultuous Times

Kojo talks with author Colson Whitehead about his new novel "The Underground Railroad" and its resonance at this particular moment in history.

NPR

'Cup Noodles' Turns 45: A Closer Look At The Revolutionary Ramen Creation

Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
WAMU 88.5

Rating The United States On Child Care

A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.

NPR

Scientists To Bid A Bittersweet Farewell To Rosetta, The Comet Chaser

To cap its 12-year scientific voyage, the Rosetta spacecraft will take a final plunge Friday. Scientists will signal Rosetta to crash into the surface of a comet — and gather data all the way down.

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