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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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Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
NPR

Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
NPR

House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who are unable to access VA services to see private doctors.
NPR

Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search?

Pinterest has created a database of things that matter to humans. And with a programming team that's largely been hired away from Google, the company has begun offering what it calls "guided search."

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