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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

For Wintry Weather, An Especially Cold And Snowy Tale

This week we celebrated not only Christmas, but also the solstice — the shortest day of the year. In honor of this wintry weather, author Edward Carey recommends his favorite winter fairy tale.
NPR

Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

Nutmeg is a feel-good holiday spice. But it once caused serious bloodshed and may have even been a reason the Dutch were willing to part with Manhattan in the 1600s.
WAMU 88.5

Special Prosecutors Should Handle Civilian Shootings By Police, Holmes Norton Says

Norton says mayors and governors could stem anger over civilian shootings by police by appointing special prosecutors to handle them.
NPR

2014 Hashtags: #MuslimApologies Grew Out Of Both Anger And Whimsy

Maha Hilal helped launch #MuslimApologies partly as a rebuttal to the more earnest hashtag, #NotInOurName. She tells Audie Cornish how it reflects a divisive conversation in the Muslim community.

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