Broadcast: September 23, 1953
Added: Feb 24 2022
Of all the forms of human wrongdoing, nothing is more despicable and degrading than that of threat by exposure. There are many ways of committing this crime, but perhaps the worst is accusing a man of allegedly indecent behavior. Naturally, a man shrinks from facing up to such an ordeal, however innocent he may be, or even should his accuser be unmasked and punished, the stigma unfortunately clings to the former good name of the victim. It is upon this basic threat that the blackmailer depends, whether in the form of letters, photographs, or the newly available invention - the tape recorder...