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The Big Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    10/01-02/56 The Picture Postcard Matter Pts. 1-2 (Sus.) (CBS) (27:24)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    11/23/52 #179 Big Guilty (NBC) (26:22)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    11/13/55 #188 The Preacher (CBS) (21:10)
  • 08:30p Aldrich Family
    05/21/40 #047 School Picnic (Jello) (NBC) (29:30)
  • 09:00p Casey, Crime Photographer
    05/08/47 #184 The Laughing Killer (Anchor-Hocking Glass) (CBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30p Under Arrest
    06/06/48 Case of the Accidental Murders (Sus.) (MBS) (29:22)
  • 10:00p Mercury Summer Theater
    06/21/46 The Hitchhiker (Pabst) (CBS) (29:14)
  • 10:30p Mystery House
    1940s #36 Murder Takes Practice (Synd) (27:06)
NPR

Poetry Behind Bars: The Lines That Save Lives — Sometimes Literally

Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.
NPR

When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
NPR

Trump And Cruz Campaign At California GOP Convention

The remaining Republican presidential candidates have been making their case at the party's state convention. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains the divisions on display among Republicans.
NPR

'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.

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