WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: June 29, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    08/29-30/56 Kranesburg Matter Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:28)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    07/03/52 #160 Big Trio (NBC) (26:50)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    09/10/55 #178 Alarm at Pleasant Valley (CBS) (26:04)
  • 08:30p Great Gildersleeve
    06/09/46 The Jolly Boys 4th of July Picnic (Kraft) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00p Our Miss Brooks
    07/03/49 4th of July at Eagle Springs (Colgate) (CBS) (29:44)
  • 09:30p You Are There
    03/21/48 Philadelphia, July 4, 1776 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:10)
  • 10:00p Options
    07/04/78 The 4th of July w/Ed Walker (NPR) (60:00)
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Readers' Review: "The Good Lord Bird" By James McBride

For our next Readers' Review: National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. The 2013 novel follows an enslaved boy who gets caught up in John Brown's abolitionist mission...and must disguise himself as a girl to survive.

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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A Primary Challenge For A Top Arlington County Democrat

Could bipartisanship be the ouster of Arlington County's board chair?

NPR

In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

The privately funded, $7 million Do Space provides free access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers, and laser cutters. It's a learning and play space, as well as an office for entrepreneurs.

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