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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)
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'Battle Creek' Tries To Shake Up CBS' Cop Show Formula

CBS' new cop show Battle Creek is based on a 12-year-old script by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan. It's among three new network shows that aim to reinvent old TV concepts.
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Italian Cheese Lovers Find Their Bovine Match Through 'Adopt A Cow'

The cheeses of the Italian Alps are prized for their flavor. But the tradition of cheese-making here is dying off. Now remaining farmers are banding together around an unusual adoption program.
NPR

How Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Washington Visit Playing In Israel?

The prime minister is headed to Washington to address Congress despite objections from the White House. Host Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Emily Harris iabout how Israelis regard the controversial trip.
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A Neuroscientist Weighs In: Why Do We Disagree On The Color Of The Dress?

Robert Siegel speaks with Dr. Bevil Conway, a neuroscientist at Wellesley College, about the dress that has the whole Internet asking: What color is it?

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