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One Man Jury

One Man Jury

Broadcast: October 22, 1945
Starring: Marvin Miller
Added: Feb 11 2013
To the people of South Fort Dan Parcher was more than just a newspaper editor he was a kind of community conscience. Businessmen would read his column carefully before deciding whether the new bond issue was right or wrong. Housewives looked to his editorial first then made up their minds about divorce and juvenile delinquency so it was natural that when Cara Wentworth was brought to trial for the murder of her husband the people of South Fort quoted Dan Parcher in the discussions taking place everywhere in town while the issue was being decided in the courtroom. Dan had placed himself and the paper solidly behind Mrs Wentworth, a fact that didn’t set too well with the publisher of his paper…