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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2014

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    09/12-13/56 Confidential Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:20)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    10/26/52 #175 The Big Number (NBC) (25:32)
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    10/16/55 #184 Trouble in Kansas (CBS) (20:48)
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  • 09:00p Luke Slaughter of Tombstone
    03/09/58 #03 Yancy's Pride (Sus.) (CBS) (24:58)
  • 09:30p Boston Blackie
    09/24/46 #76 The Abbott Painting (Synd) (25:12)
  • 10:00p Mercury Theater
    07/25/38 A Tale of Two Cities (Sus.) (CBS) (59:24)
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