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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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Searching For Buried Treasure In China, A Writer Discovers Himself

During the Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to keep it safe. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.
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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
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Proposed Payday Industry Regulations Must Strike Delicate Balance

The federal government is moving to reign in the payday loan industry, which critics say traps consumers in a damaging cycle of debt. A look at the possible effects of proposed regulations.
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App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

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