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The Big Broadcast: July 27, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    09/10-11/56 Confidential Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:16)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    10/19/52 #174 The Big Pill (NBC) (25:54)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    10/09/55 #183 The Coward (CBS) (21:00)
  • 08:30p Duffy's Tavern
    11/09/45 Eddie Wants to Quit (AFRS) (29:26)
  • 09:00p Gangbusters
    09/10/49 #597 Case of the Red Hot Readers (25:00)
  • 09:30p Box 13
    12/12/48 #17 The Haunted Artist (Synd) (26:48)
  • 10:00p Screen Director's Playhouse
    11/09/50 Shadow of a Doubt w/Cary Grant (RCA Victor/Anacin) (NBC) (57:56)
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Elephant On The Menu? It's Not Just A Birthday Dish For Robert Mugabe

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Maryland Sen. Mikulski Says She Won't Seek Reelection In 2016

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Ben Franklin's Famous 'Liberty, Safety' Quote Lost Its Context In 21st Century

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