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The Big Broadcast: July 6, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    08/31/56 Kranesburg Matter Pt. 1 (CBS) (Sus.) (14:30)
  • 07:15p Johnny Dollar
    09/03/56 Curse of Kamashek Pt. 1 (CBS) (Sus.) (14:30)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    09/21/52 #170 Big Shot (NBC) (25:42)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    09/17/55 #179 Throughbreds (CBS) (25:42)
  • 08:30p My Friend Irma
    04/11/47 #01 Jane Meets Irma (Sus.) (CBS) (28:50)
  • 09:00p Sam Spade
    09/12/48 The Lazarus Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (29:22)
  • 09:30p Tales of the Texas Rangers
    07/29/50 Broken Spur (Wheaties) (NBC) (29:48)
  • 10:00p Theater Guild On the Air
    10/20/46 The Green Goddess (US Steel) (ABC) (59:28)
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100 Years Ago, 'New Republic' Helped Define Modern Liberalism

Robert Siegel speaks with The New Republic editor Franklin Foer about the new book Insurrections of the Mind, a collection of seminal essays from the magazine's first 100 years.
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Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.
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Rep. Gowdy To Lead New Benghazi Committee In First Public Hearing

House lawmakers will give the Sept. 11 attacks in Libya two years ago a fresh look. Wednesday's hearing will be the first public one since Gowdy (R-S.C.) became chair of a special Benghazi committee.
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The Kaypro II: An Early Computer With A Writer's Heart

Commentator Andrei Codrescu remembers the first word processor he had — the Kaypro II in the 1980s. Its inventor, Andrew Kay, died Aug. 28, at the age of 95.

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