Truth or Consequence Debuted 3-23-1940

Ralph EdwardsOn this day in 1940, the radio quiz and gag show Truth or Consequence debuted starring Ralph Edwards which lasted almost a decade.

Please enjoy this late-fourties episode starring Miss Hush of 1947. In the first consequence, a woman take the solo lead with a fifty voice male choir! Sponsored by Duz, Drene shampoo ($25,000 contest).

[audio:Truth-Or-Consequences-47-10-18-New-Miss-Hush-Of-1947.mp3]

(Harlow Wilcox was also the famed announcer of the popular old time radio series, Fibber McGee and Molly.)

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