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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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As artificial intelligence alters human connection, Louisa Hall's characters wrestle with whether machines can truly feel. Some "feel they have to stand up for a robot's right to exist," Hall says.
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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

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A new trend is sweeping the tech world: hiring real people. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wired reporter Julia Greenberg about why tech giants are learning to trust human instinct instead of algorithms.

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