WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: April 13, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/26-27/56 The Long Shot Matter Pts. 2-3 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:28)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    06/12/52 #157 Big Donation (NBC) (26:56)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/02/55 #168 General Parley Smith (CBS) (25:52)
  • 08:30p Fibber McGee & Molly
    01/04/44 Fibber Figures Out his Income Taxes (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (27:24)
  • 09:00p Burns & Allen
    01/15/48 Gracie Does George's Income Taxes (Maxwell Hous) (NBC) (29:49)
  • 09:30p Archie Andrews
    03/10/51 Mailing the Income Tax (Sus.) (NBC) (29:05)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    04/17/39 Bullets or Ballots (Lux) (CBS) (59:36)
NPR

Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
NPR

Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
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America's First Ladies

They walk a tricky line: closest adviser to the President of the United States and hostess in chief. A new book examines the evolution of the role of first lady of the United States.

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Last week, the D.C. Council voted to designate e-cigarettes and "similar vapor products containing nicotine" as tobacco products. That means that their sales tax will jump from the regular 5.75% sales tax to the 70% tax that's tacked onto sales of products like cigarettes and cigars. We explore what this means for the evolving public health debate surrounding e-cigarettes.

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