RUSC Radio - 4th July
Clock On The Tower

Clock On The Tower

Broadcast: 10th December 1950
Added: Dec 10 2006
After a dismal breakfast Joe Brill stood silently smoking a cigarette staring through the narrow window of his prison cell at the big electric clock on the tower of the mercantile building a few blocks away. Joe had once believed that the more pleasant the circumstances the more rapid the passage of time but now he knew otherwise. The eight weeks since he’d been tried, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his wife Martha had passed with incredible speed…