WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: April 27, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/04-05/56 Midas Touch Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:50)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    07/10/52 #161 Big Hate (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/16/55 #170 20-20 (CBS) (24:40)
  • 08:30p Jimmy Durante
    03/31/48 w/Rose Marie (Rexall) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:00p Nick Carter
    03/25/45 #176 Death Behind the Scenes (Lin-X) (MBS) (29:08)
  • 09:30p Screen Director's Playhouse
    10/10/49 Criss Cross w/Burt Lancaster (Sus.) (NBC) (28:52)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    09/23/40 The Westerner w/Gary Cooper (Lux) (CBS) (59:54)
NPR

A Compelling Plot Gives Way To Farce In Franzen's Purity

The new novel reveals sharp observations and a great, sprawling story. But critic Roxane Gay says the book gets bogged down with absurdly-drawn characters and misfired critiques of modern life.
NPR

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

The aquaculture project would be the same size as New York's Central Park and produce 11 million pounds of yellowtail and sea bass each year. But some people see it as an aquatic "factory farm."
WAMU 88.5

Europe's Ongoing Migrant And Refugee Crisis And The Future Of Open Borders

The Austria-Hungary border has become the latest pressure point in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. An update on the huge influx of migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa and the future of open borders within the E.U.

WAMU 88.5

Environmental Outlook: How to Build Smarter Transportation And More Livable Cities

A new report says the traffic in the U.S. is the worst it has been in years. Yet, some urban transportation experts say there's reason to be optimistic. They point to revitalized city centers, emerging technology and the investment in alternative methods of transportation. A conversation about how we get around today, and might get around tomorrow.

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