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The Big Broadcast: May 18, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/12-13/56 Shady Lane Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:42)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    08/14/52 #164 Big Drive (NBC) (26:58)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    08/06/55 #173 Innocent Broad (CBS) (25:58)
  • 08:30p Aldrich Family
    06/24/48 #430 Painting the Garage (Jello) (NBC) (28:48)
  • 09:00p Philo Vance
    12/27/49 #077 The Identical Murder Case (Synd) (26:36)
  • 09:30p Sherlock Holmes
    04/22/46 The Tankerville Club (Petri Wines) (MBS) (29:30)
  • 10:00p Whistler
    07/09/45 Highway of Escape (Signal Oil) (CBS) (29:32)
  • 10:30p Inner Sanctum
    04/17/50 Beneficiary Death (Bromo Seltzer) (CBS) (29:36)
NPR

'One Of Us' Examines The Damaged Inner Terrain Of Norwegian Mass Shooter

Journalist Asne Seierstad chronicles the 2011 shooting massacre in her country in her latest book. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls the work "engrossing, important and undeniably difficult to read."
NPR

Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago

People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world. So who made the GMO?
NPR

Obama To Nominate Gen. Joseph Dunford As Joint Chiefs Chairman

President Obama said Tuesday he will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's highest-ranking military officer. Dunford commanded coalition forces in Afghanistan.
NPR

As Emoji Spread Beyond Texts, Many Remain [Confounded Face] [Interrobang]

There's a growing tendency to bring the tiny hieroglyphs off of phones, but not everyone is fluent. New takes on emoji integration suggest misunderstanding may be remedied with universal translation.

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