WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    09/27/-28/56 Meg's Palace Pts. 4-5 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:40)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    11/16/52 #178 Big Walk ( NBC) (26:15)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    11/06/55 #187 The Second Choice (CBS) (21:06)
  • 08:30p Father Knows Best
    06/18/51 Wedding Preparations (Maxwell House) (NBC) (29:20)
  • 09:00p Casebook of Gregory Hood
    09/30/46 #18 Gregory Hood, Suspect (Petre Wine) (MBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30p New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    01/25/48 Case of the Enigneer's Thumb (Trimount Clipper Craft) (MBS) (29:06)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    10/14/46 To Have and Have Not (Lux) (CBS) (59:06)
NPR

'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.
NPR

Do Fish Names Encourage Fishy Business?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
WAMU 88.5

A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

NPR

Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first to "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine.

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