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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

From Her Dad To Her 'Jamish' Roots, A Poet Pieces Her Story Together

Salena Godden grew up in 1970s England with a Jamaican mom and an absent English-Irish dad. In her memoir, Springfield Road, she looks back on her struggle to find her personal identity.
NPR

If You've Ever Looked For Faces In Your Potato Chips, Thank Myrtle Young

The Potato Chip Lady, aka Myrtle Young, died in August of this year. She was 90. Young became famous after showing her collection of unusually shaped chips to Tonight Show host Johnny Carson in 1987.
NPR

Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.
NPR

Die-In, Vortex, Selfie Stick: What's The Word Of 2014?

In January, members of the American Dialect Society will vote on the 2014 Word of the Year. Linguist Ben Zimmer runs through some contenders — including words both old and new.

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