WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
NPR

A Compelling Plot Gives Way To Farce In Franzen's Purity

The new novel reveals sharp observations and a great, sprawling story. But critic Roxane Gay says the book gets bogged down with absurdly-drawn characters and misfired critiques of modern life.
NPR

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

The aquaculture project would be the same size as New York's Central Park and produce 11 million pounds of yellowtail and sea bass each year. But some people see it as an aquatic "factory farm."
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Europe's Ongoing Migrant And Refugee Crisis And The Future Of Open Borders

The Austria-Hungary border has become the latest pressure point in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. An update on the huge influx of migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa and the future of open borders within the E.U.

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Environmental Outlook: How to Build Smarter Transportation And More Livable Cities

A new report says the traffic in the U.S. is the worst it has been in years. Yet, some urban transportation experts say there's reason to be optimistic. They point to revitalized city centers, emerging technology and the investment in alternative methods of transportation. A conversation about how we get around today, and might get around tomorrow.

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