WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

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)
WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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