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"The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 12/16 7-11pm est
WAMU ^ | 12/16/12 | Ed Walker

Posted on 12/16/2012 2:10:05 PM PST by Vision

Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs...

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KEYWORDS: classicradio; thebigbroadcast
"The Big Broadcast is a Sunday night tradition for families throughout the WAMU listening area. Each week, Big Broadcast host Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s. Priceless, especially, for a man whose first sentence as a child was, 'Turn the radio on.' "
1 posted on 12/16/2012 2:10:18 PM PST by Vision
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To: 4everontheRight; Arthur McGowan; BluesDuke; Calvin Locke; citizen; Cold Heat; Country Eagle; ...
Happy Sunday Night...Classic Radio Time...


2 posted on 12/16/2012 2:11:18 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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3 posted on 12/16/2012 2:12:40 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision
Evening all, are you getting into the Christmas spirit yet?

Nice 10pm hour...

4 posted on 12/16/2012 2:13:31 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision
Hello, FRiends.

It's been a horrible few days for America. Our prayers are with the families and friends of the shooting victims in Connecticut.

The Dragnet is a bad one and bad to have this weekend.

Thanks to J.David Goldin's RadioGOLDINdex for these brief synopses.

7 PM EST Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. December 20, 1955. Part 2. CBS net. "The Nick Shurn Matter". Sustaining. An old lady with a broken arm, a shivering girl, and a bullet in the snow. Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen, Ken Christy, Amerigo Moreno (musical supervisor), Sam Edwards, Peggy Webber, Don Diamond, Ben Wright, Barney Phillips. 15:14.

7:15 PMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar. December 21, 1955. Part 3. CBS net. "The Nick Shurn Matter". Sustaining. A lonely vigil in the snow, a killer prowls the night, and a lady vanishes. Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen, Ken Christy, Amerigo Moreno (musical supervisor), Sam Edwards, Peggy Webber, Don Diamond, Ben Wright, Barney Phillips. 15:22.

7:30 PM Dragnet. December 22, 1949. Program #30. NBC net. Sponsored by: Fatima. A young boy named Stanley Johnstone is missing, and so is the .22 caliber rifle he was going to get for Christmas. The script would be used as a Christmas program four more times over the years. Well-written, dramatic radio. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough, William P. Rousseau (director), Bud Tollefson (sound effects), Wayne Kenworthy (sound effects), Walter Schumann (music), Hal Gibney (announcer), Herb Butterfield, Peggy Webber, William Johnstone, George Fenneman (commercial spokesman). 29:30.

8 PM Gunsmoke. December 25, 1955. CBS net. "Twelfth Night". Sponsored by: Chesterfield, L & M. Eban Hakes has walked all the way from the Ozarks, just to kill Joff Monger. A family feud going on for years is about to break out in Dodge...but never on Sunday! The script was used again on Gunsmoke on December 25, 1955 (see cat. #59418) and on the Gunsmoke televiion series on December 28, 1957. The system cue is added live. William Conrad, Parley Baer, John Meston (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Rex Koury (composer, conductor), John Dehner, George Fenneman (commercial spokesman), Vic Perrin, Helen Kleeb, Howard McNear, Tom Hanley (sound patterns), Bill James (sound patterns), Georgia Ellis, George Walsh (announcer). 25:47.

8:30 PM Night Beat. December 21, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. Randy Stone gets a 5 day Christmas vacation and doesn't know what to do with it. A well-written story! Frank Lovejoy, William Conrad, Warren Lewis (writer, producer, director), David Ellis (writer), Larry Marens (editor), Robert Armbruster (music), Don Rickles (announcer), Kate McKenna, Sammy Ogg, Ralph Moody, Jan Arvan, Gail Bonney, Lou Rusoff (writer). 29:30.

9 PM Nick Carter. December 25, 1943. Mutual net. "Nick Carter's Christmas Adventure". Sustaining. Lon Clark, Helen Choate, Ed Latimer, John Kane. 1/2 hour.

9:30 PM Big Town. December 21, 1948. NBC net. "Prelude To Christmas". Sponsored by: Rinso, Lifebuoy. "The story of a child's simple faith." Edward Pawley, Fran Carlon, Jerry McGill (producer, writer), Casey Allen, Donald McDonald, Larry Haines, Bill Adams, Stefan Schnabel, Michael O'Day, Jimsey Sommers, Gloria Stegney (?), Jack Payne (engineer), John Powers (sound effects), Westin Conan (sound effects), James Hayes (NBC producer), Jon Gart (music arrangement), Hugh James (announcer). 29:51.

10 PM Escape. December 24, 1947. CBS net. "Back For Christmas". Sustaining. A botany professor digging a "Devil's Garden" in the basement, decides to kill his wife and bury her in it. John Collier (author), Paul Frees, Robert Tallman (adaptor), William N. Robson (director). 1/2 hour.

10:30 PM The Whistler. December 25, 1949. CBS Pacific net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Letter From Cynthia". It's Christmas Eve and a doctor in a small hospital suddenly gets an unusual responsibility. See cat. #49671 for a quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of this broadcast. David Ellis, Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Isabel Jewell, Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Wilbur Hatch (music). 25:40.

5 posted on 12/16/2012 2:39:14 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina
Hi Gina, was it a good week?
6 posted on 12/16/2012 3:16:17 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Are they preempting the Big Broadcast? Surely not!


7 posted on 12/16/2012 4:06:04 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision

BB is being broadcast on the “Intersection 88.5-3” tonight...

http://wamu.org/listen/

wamu.org/streams/live/3/live.asx


8 posted on 12/16/2012 4:08:34 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: WXRGina

See #8...


9 posted on 12/16/2012 4:22:11 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Yes, thanks for that, Vision. We tuned right in, but I’ve been super-busy with housework and making our first fatty. We’re not doing the traditional sausage, but instead, a bacon weave with ground beef. Inside, I put bell pepper, onion, mushroom, Greek olives and sharp cheddar, pepper and garlic. Keith’s about to put it on to smoke.

Our week was smooth, how about yours?


10 posted on 12/16/2012 4:58:35 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Your first fatty! Nice.

I got a smartphone. Do you have one? This thing is freakin’ amazing.


11 posted on 12/16/2012 5:10:24 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Oh, cool, a new smart phone! No, we don’t have one. They’re little super computers! I’ll bet you’ll have lots of fun with it.


12 posted on 12/16/2012 5:18:17 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision

Bing Ping!


13 posted on 12/16/2012 5:29:38 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: WXRGina
You can talk into this, ask it any question, and it will tell you the answer. I've only tried it a few times but have not been able to stump it.

It translates.

If you're in a store and see an item, you can zap the bar code and it will tell you where else (locally) you can buy it and what the prices are.

It's freakin’ nuts.

Oh, and of course there's an otr app which streams shows on demand.

This is sci fi stuff.

14 posted on 12/16/2012 5:34:50 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: WXRGina
There's an app that will identify what song is playing if you let the phone listen to it.

There's another that will identify a movie/tv show by listening to some of the audio.

It's nuts.

15 posted on 12/16/2012 5:40:00 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

We just lost the stream on all channels...


16 posted on 12/16/2012 6:07:54 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision; WXRGina

Hi everyone!


17 posted on 12/16/2012 6:09:42 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Vision

Yeah, they dumped the Big Broadcast. We’re playing the Big Town show off of Archive.org.

Vision, your phone sounds scary-high-tech. :-)


18 posted on 12/16/2012 6:16:56 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision

I bought the Tyler Hamilton book on Kindle. Thanks for recommending it. I’m finding it very interesting!


19 posted on 12/16/2012 6:17:22 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Vision
BB is now continuing on on “Intersection 88.5-3” and they restarted with Johnny Dollar on the normal channel.
20 posted on 12/16/2012 6:18:18 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Hi, Doc! It seems like a long time since we saw you. My memory may be bad, but maybe you were gone last Sunday.

I hope your weekend’s been a good one. :-)


21 posted on 12/16/2012 6:18:35 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Hi Doc, how’s everything?

You like the book huh? It’s pretty good...


22 posted on 12/16/2012 6:20:04 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

I have an iphone & love it. It keeps me awake at night! How do you do the bar code?


23 posted on 12/16/2012 6:23:04 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Price Rhythm.

Also, check out OldTimeRadio and you can listen to programs at night...


24 posted on 12/16/2012 6:28:25 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Are there any apps you like?


25 posted on 12/16/2012 6:29:52 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: WXRGina; Vision

We were on a Caribbean cruise for some R & R. Having the Kindle was really nice. My husband did the zip line. Back to reality now...

Going for pre-admission testing tomorrow for shoulder surgery in Jan.


26 posted on 12/16/2012 6:30:33 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Oh, how nice, Doc! I’m glad you had the nice time.

I hope your surgery trip goes smoothly all the way.


27 posted on 12/16/2012 6:32:13 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision

Downloaded Price Rhythm...
The apps I use are Facebook, Twitter, IHeartRadio, TVGuide, Words with Friends, my local newspapers, tv stations, Amazon.com, Google. I actually have a lot more that I don’t use too much. Downloaded a flashlight app for the next power failure...


28 posted on 12/16/2012 6:48:13 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: WXRGina

Thanks Gina


29 posted on 12/16/2012 6:50:21 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Dr. Scarpetta; WXRGina
Goodnight ladies.
30 posted on 12/16/2012 7:58:46 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision; Dr. Scarpetta

Bye, Vision and Doc! See you next Sunday, Lord willing.


31 posted on 12/16/2012 8:23:34 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina; Dr. Scarpetta
I can't believe they cut out of the Whistler with 5 minutes left. No respect for the BB last night.
32 posted on 12/17/2012 4:31:25 AM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Yeah! I wonder what was up with their erratic programming.

We ended up listening to all the shows off the archive website.


33 posted on 12/17/2012 9:14:05 AM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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