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Boise, ID

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Adam Graham podcasts every Saturday with another episode from the 1950s Dragnet Radio Series including insights, as well as humor and general oddity in the pre and post show wrap-up.

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English


Episodes

EP2311: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Bad One Matter

9/22/2017
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Johnny is called out to Little Rock to investigate the death of the insured where a young man with a record holds the key to the solution. Original Air Date: November 13, 1960 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:20


EP2310: Boston Blackie: The Kennel Club Murder

9/21/2017
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The breeder of two prize-winning dogs is murdered and one of her nieces asks Blackie to investigate. Original Air Date: October 8, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:33:51


EP2309: Richard Diamond: The Rawlins Case

9/20/2017
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A wealthy man wants to hire Diamond to protect him from his recently paroled brother. Diamond isn’t interested until someone tries to threaten him off the case. Original Air Date: January 26,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:31:11


EP2308: The Judge: The Death of the Playboy

9/19/2017
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The Judge investigates the death of the stepson of a wealthy woman who is a reform activist. Audition Date: February 13, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:37:18


Night Beat: Byline for Frank

9/18/2017
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A dying has-been reporter asks Randy to get the truth behind the man who framed him for liable and ruined his career. Original Air Date: June 29, 1951 Support th Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Dragnet: The Big Brain

9/16/2017
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Friday and Smith search for a gang that are robbing motorists and then shoving them in the trunks of their car. Original Air Date: September 28, 1952 Thanks to Care.com for supporting The Great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:37:54


EP2305: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Super Salesman Matter

9/15/2017
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Johnny is called in when suspicion for switching a genuine jewel with a fake copy falls on the jeweler who identified the switch. Original Air Date: October 10, 1960 Thanks to Care.com for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:49


EP2304: Boston Blackie: The Undersea Murder

9/14/2017
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A diver in a treasure hunting expedition is nearly murdered by his partner after discovering millions in sunken gold. When he makes it to shore, he pledges to kill his partner. His sister asks... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:35


Richard Diamond: Man With a Scar

9/13/2017
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A member of the parole board is being blackmailed by friends of a criminal who have accused his son of murder. He wants Diamond to prove his son innocent. Original Air Date: January 19, 1951 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

EP2302: Follow That Man: The Trail of the Terrified Temptress

9/12/2017
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A woman runs into Steve Mallory’s office asking for protection from the man who’s pursuing her. Mallory finds the pursuer dead and discovers the pursuer was his partner. Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:34:48


EP2301: Night Beat: Sanctuary

9/11/2017
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A mad man is holding a missing five year old boy in a church’s bell tower. Original Air Date: June 22, 1951 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:02


EP2300s: Cloud Nine: Visiting Famous Radio Detectives

9/10/2017
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A man travels via Cloud Nine to an office building where all the world’s famous radio detectives work and is mistaken for Sam Spade and hired to find a woman’s murderer if she’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:34:18


EP2300: Dragnet: The Big Shot

9/9/2017
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The owner of a nightclub is killed in a robbery. Original Air Date: September 21, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:36:33


EP2299: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The What Goes Matter

9/8/2017
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One of Earl Poorman’s insurance clients is in trouble but he doesn’t know who. Original Air Date: October 30, 1960 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:31:34


EP2298: Boston Blackie: The Abbott Painting Frame

9/7/2017
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To stop a blackmailer from framing his friend Shorty for murder, Blackie agrees to steal a painting no one believes can be stolen. Original Air Date: September 24, 1946 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:25


EP2297: Richard Diamond: The Marilyn Connors Case

9/6/2017
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Diamond is hired by a woman to protect her from her husband who is being released from prison. Original Air Date: January 12, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:37:13


EP2296: Crime Correspondent: The Chair for Dino

9/5/2017
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Radio reporter Larry Mitchell tries to find out the truth behind the death of a well-known thug. Original Air Date: November 4, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:36:41


EP2295: Night Beat: Otto, the Music Man

9/4/2017
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Duration: 00:37:32


EP2294s: Sherlock Holmes: The Elusive Agent, Part Three

9/3/2017
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Holmes and Watson are trapped by German agents and threatened with torture to turn over their half of the British tank plans. Original Air Date: April 4, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:31:35


EP2294: Dragnet: The Big Bull

9/2/2017
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An escaped criminal threatens Frank Smith’s family. Original Air Date: September 14, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:01

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