RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Forty-Five Automatic, The

Forty-Five Automatic, The

Broadcast: November 9, 1955
Added: Dec 02 2021

One of the most serious crime problems in the country today is the teenage gang. In many gangs, the leader is the boy who has managed to procure a pistol and is willing to use it. Many of the pistols sold to these boys are stolen on the waterfront from overseas shipments, and as such they are local police problems. But one consignment of pistols was U.S. government property, bound for an army base in Europe. One hundred military model .45 caliber, automatic pistols were stolen - and that's what brought the FBI into the case...