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)
NPR

Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
NPR

Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
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America's First Ladies

They walk a tricky line: closest adviser to the President of the United States and hostess in chief. A new book examines the evolution of the role of first lady of the United States.

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Last week, the D.C. Council voted to designate e-cigarettes and "similar vapor products containing nicotine" as tobacco products. That means that their sales tax will jump from the regular 5.75% sales tax to the 70% tax that's tacked onto sales of products like cigarettes and cigars. We explore what this means for the evolving public health debate surrounding e-cigarettes.

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