WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: June 1, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    08/01-02/56 Sea Legs Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (28:00)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    08/28/52 #166 The Big Test (NBC) (26:58)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    08/20/55 #175 Indian Scout (CBS) (24:40)
  • 08:30p Great Gildersleeve
    04/23/47 #246 JoAnne Meets Leila (Kraft) ( NBC) (29:02)
  • 09:00p Richard Diamond
    05/15/49 The Ralph Chase Case (Sus.) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:30p Frank Race
    06/19/49 #08 The Airborne Adventure (Synd) (26:28)
  • 10:00p Four Star Playhouse
    08/14/49 The Hunted (Sus.) (NBC) (28:56)
  • 10:30p Lights Out
    03/23/43 The Flame (Ironized Yeast) (CBS) (29:50)
NPR

In New Neapolitan Novel, Fans Seek Clues About Mysterious Author's Past

Elena Ferrante is the pen name of an anonymous Italian author. Very little is known about her, but Ferrante's books — widely believed to be a thinly veiled autobiography — have achieved cult status.
NPR

For Centuries, People Have Searched For Answers In The Bottom Of A Tea Cup

The practice of reading tea leaves had its heyday during Victorian times, when fascination with the occult and self-analysis thrived. It was safer than other forms of divination and persists today.
WAMU 88.5

Why An Amusement Park Has Dominion Over Virginia School Calendars

Passed in 1986, the Kings Dominion Law was passed at the behest of the amusement park, and it legally prohibits school divisions from opening before Labor Day unless they qualify for a waiver.
WAMU 88.5

Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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