WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    09/25-26/56 Meg's Palace Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:18)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    11/09/52 #177 Big Dive (NBC) (25:28)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    10/30/55 #186 The Choice (CBS) (20:38)
  • 08:30p Fibber McGee & Molly
    11/21/39 Overdue Library Book (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 09:00p MGM Theater
    1949-50 #41 Public Hero Number One (Synd) (55:52)
  • 10:00p Suspense
    05/31/45 August Heat w/Ronald Coleman (Roma Wines) (CBS) (29:36)
  • 10:30p Escape
    03/14/48 Log of the Evening Star w/Jack Web (Sus.) (CBS) (29:24)
WAMU 88.5

Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.


Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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