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The Big Broadcast: April 13, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/26-27/56 The Long Shot Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:28)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    06/12/52 #157 Big Donation (NBC) (26:56)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/02/55 #168 General Parley Smith (CBS) (25:52)
  • 08:30p Fibber McGee & Molly
    01/04/44 Fibber Figures Out his Income Taxes (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (27:24)
  • 09:00p Burns & Allen
    01/15/48 Gracie Does George's Income Taxes (Maxwell Hous) (NBC) (29:49)
  • 09:30p Archie Andrews
    03/10/51 Mailing the Income Tax (Sus.) (NBC) (29:05)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    04/17/39 Bullets or Ballots (Lux) (CBS) (59:36)
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The Role Of Music In Presidential Campaigns

Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs"...often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections. In the 1800s songs were used out of necessity: to reach potential voters who could not read. We investigate the history, evolution, and modern-day role of music in political campaigns.

NPR

From Dock To Dish: A New Model Connects Chefs To Local Fishermen

Prominent chefs are signing up for restaurant-supported fisheries: They commit to buying fresh-caught seafood, whatever the species, from local small fishermen. A pilot program launched in California.

WAMU 88.5

The Role Of Music In Presidential Campaigns

Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs"...often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections. In the 1800s songs were used out of necessity: to reach potential voters who could not read. We investigate the history, evolution, and modern-day role of music in political campaigns.

NPR

Yahoo CEO To Take Limited Leave After Giving Birth To Twins

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate DoubleX Gabfest's Hanna Rosin about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to take just two weeks worth of parental leave after having twins in December.

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