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The Big Broadcast: March 23, 2014

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    06/20-21/56 The Perling Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:26) 
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    05/22/52 #154 Big Shakedown (NBC) (26:58) 
  •  08:00p Gunsmoke
    06/11/55 #165 Trust (CBS) (24:52) 
  •  08:30p My Friend Irma
    02/09/48 Richard Loans Al $1000 (Swan) (CBS) (29:28) 
  • 09:00p This is Your FBI
    04/06/51 Soybean Shakedown (Equitable Life) (ABC) (29:40) 
  •  09:30p Escape
    03/11/54 Bird of Paradise (Sus.) (CBS) (29:00) 
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    05/06/40 #252 Our Town w/William Holden (Lux) (CBS) (59:24)
NPR

Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
NPR

Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

NPR

Debris In The Indian Ocean May Have Come From Vanished Airliner

A source tells NPR a piece of wing found on an island appears to be from a large passenger plane. Other media say sources link it to a Boeing 777 like the Malaysian jet that disappeared last year.

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