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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)
NPR

No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
NPR

#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
NPR

Michelle Obama: From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon

The first lady speaks Monday night at her third Democratic National Convention. Her popular image is a transformation from how she was first introduced to the country eight years ago.
NPR

The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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