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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

Texas Bookseller Picks 3 Summer Reads

Julia Green of Front Street Books recommends Moonlight on Linoleum by Terry Helwig, City of Women by David R. Gillham and The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly.
NPR

He Used To Live On The Streets Of Mumbai. Now, His Cafe Welcomes Everyone

Amin Sheikh's new cafe is a rarity in class-stratified India: It's open to people from all walks of life. Sheikh is a former street child, and so are many of his employees.
NPR

For Many Black Voters, Trump's 'What Do You Have To Lose?' Plea Isn't Enough

Donald Trump promises to help bring jobs and security to black neighborhoods. But his poll numbers with African-Americans are in the low single digits, and many say his message is insulting.
NPR

WATCH: Squishy 'Octobot' Moves Autonomously

The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.

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