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The Big Broadcast: March 16, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/18-19-/56 The Perling Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:46)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/15/52 #153 Big Mail (NBC) (26:42)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    06/04/55 #164 Jealousy (CBS) (25:32)
  • 08:30p Burns & Allen
    03/17/41 Gracie in the St. Patrick's Day Parade (Spam) (NBC) (29:24)
  • 09:00p Philco Radio Time
    03/17/48 #25 St. Patrick Day Show w/Margaret O'Brien (Philco) (ABC) (29:30)
  • 09:30p Beat the Band
    03/1740 St. Patrick's Day Show (Kix) (NBC) (26:36)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    12/27/48 #639 Luck of the Irish (Lux) (CBS) (59:50)
NPR

Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
NPR

More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
NPR

Hillary Clinton Set To Become Formal Democratic Nominee For President

Bill Clinton speaks Tuesday night after his wife Hillary Clinton formally becomes the Democratic nominee for president. One open question is how smoothly the nominating process will go.
NPR

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Historic Circumnavigation

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi, where its journey began 17 flights ago in March 2015. Alternating with another pilot, Bertrand Piccard flew around the world with no fuel.

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