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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.

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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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP2834: Dragnet: The Big Mask, Part Two

12/16/2017
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After arresting a copycat, Friday and Smith continue their search for the masked bandit, who confounds them further by changing up his methods. Original Air Date: January 4, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:41:23


EP2382: Boston Blackie: The Carl Brown Murder

12/14/2017
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A gangster threatens a man’s life if he doesn’t pay protection money. The man is murdered by his best friend after asking Boston Blackie’s help. Original Air Date: December 31, 1946... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:31


EP2381: Richard Diamond: The Merry Go Round Case

12/13/2017
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A hood shoots a policeman who mentored Diamond and Diamond goes searching for the shooter. Original Air Date: January 4, 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: 00:30:47


Rocky Fortune: Murder Among the Statues

12/12/2017
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Rocky is hired as assistant and night watchman to a shop that sells plaster statue reproductions. Original Air Date: December 1, 1953 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: 00:30:04


Night Beat: Railroaded

12/11/2017
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Randy becomes convinced that a 19-year old woman was railroaded into a conviction for manslaughter of a politician’s wife. Original Air Date: June 19, 1952 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:28


EP2378: Dragnet: The Big Mask, Part One

12/9/2017
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Friday and Smith investigate a series of robberies of grocery stores committed by a masked man. Original Air Date: December 28, 1952 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: 00:32:47


Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Morning After Matter

12/8/2017
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A woman is about to receive $600,000 if her husband is declared dead after seven years of being missing. She pressures the insurance company to bring Johnny in to locate her husband. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:28:38


Boston Blackie: The Harry Perkins Murder

12/7/2017
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A woman in the country asks Blackie to find her brother. Blackie discovers he’s tied to a mysterious car left on the railroad tracks in the path of a train carrying a shipment of gold. Original... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:46


Richard Diamond: The Plaid Overcoat Case

12/6/2017
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A man in a distinctive overcoat walks into Diamond’s office and beats him up for no apparent reason. Original Air Date: December 28, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:29:10


Rocky Fortune: Murder on the Aisle

12/5/2017
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Rocky is hired to play bodyguard to an alcoholic theater critic. When the critic is murdered, Rocky has to find out who did it or be fingered for the crime. Original Air Date: November 24, 1953... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

EP2373: Night Beat: The Marvelous Machine

12/4/2017
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A once-promising scientist visits the scene of a murder Randy is covering. Original Air Date: June 5, 1952 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:36:35


Dragnet: The Big Eavesdrop

12/2/2017
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While waiting for a contact, Friday and Smith overhear a drunk confessing to murder. Original Air Date: December 14, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

EP2371: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Touch-Up Matter

12/1/2017
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Johnny is called at 2 a.m. in the morning to a party where a jewel theft has occurred. Original Air Date: February 26, 1961 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: 00:28:02


EP2370: Boston Blackie: Blackie’s Framed By An Impersonator

11/30/2017
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A gangster hires an impersonator to pretend to be Blackie and finger a rival mobster. When the rival gangster survives, he comes after Blackie. Original Air Date: December 17, 1946 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:31:05


EP2369: Richard Diamond: The Brown Envelope Case

11/29/2017
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Diamond’s car is wrecked, but that’s just the start of his troubles. Original Air Date: December 7, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:37:30


EP2368: Rocky Fortune: Some Cat’s Killed the Canary

11/28/2017
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Rocky takes a job filling in as a bass player and stumbles on the body of a dead woman. Original Air Date: November 17, 1953 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: 00:26:54


EP2367: Night Beat: The Jockeys Were Brothers

11/27/2017
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A star jockey’s younger brother returns to Chicago. Little Brother is determined to prove himself a better jockey and will do anything to prove it. Original Air D Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:02


EP2366: Dragnet: The Big Mole

11/25/2017
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Friday and Smith investigate a series of burglaries. Original Air Date: December 7, 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: 00:30:33


EP2365: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wayward Fireman Matter

11/24/2017
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Johnny sets out to solve a pair of $200,000 warehouse fires. Original Air Date: February 12, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:27:50


Boston Blackie: Mary’s Patient Commits Suicide

11/23/2017
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Mary is hired to serve as a nurse for a bed-ridden man and then is immediately dismissed after giving him a sedative injection. Later that day, the man is found dead after leaving a suicide note.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:17

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