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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

100 Years Ago, 'New Republic' Helped Define Modern Liberalism

Robert Siegel speaks with The New Republic editor Franklin Foer about the new book Insurrections of the Mind, a collection of seminal essays from the magazine's first 100 years.
NPR

Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.
WAMU 88.5

Senator's Legislation Would Strip NFL Of Nonprofit Status

The Redskins' refusal to change its name has prompted the legislation from U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
NPR

The Kaypro II: An Early Computer With A Writer's Heart

Commentator Andrei Codrescu remembers the first word processor he had — the Kaypro II in the 1980s. Its inventor, Andrew Kay, died Aug. 28, at the age of 95.

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