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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

In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.
NPR

Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
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Democrats Burned By Charges Of A Rigged Nomination, But Some In GOP Watch With Envy

Even some of Hillary Clinton's foremost fans and staunchest party regulars — such as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi — are ready to talk about a fresh infusion of populism for the next round.
NPR

Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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