WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: May 11, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/10-11/56 Shady Lane Matter Ps. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:44)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    08/07/52 #163 Big Impression (NBC) (26:46)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/30/55 #172 Tap Day for Kitty (CBS) (25:49)
  • 08:30p Jack Benny
    05/08/38 Mother's Day Show (Jello) (NBC) (29:36)
  • 09:00p Phil Harris/Alice Faye
    05/08/49 #32 Mother's Day Present (Rexall) (NBC) (29:06)
  • 09:30p Life of Riley
    05/11/46 Mother's Day (Teel) (NBC) (29:08)
  • 10:00p Our Miss Brooks
    05/08/49 Mother's Day (Colgate) (CBS) (29:20)
  • 10:30p Family Theater
    05/06/48 Mother's Halo was Tight (Sus.) (MBS) (29:24)
NPR

Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
NPR

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
WAMU 88.5

Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

WAMU 88.5

Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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