Screen favorite Dana Andrews stars as undercover informer Matt Cvetic in tales of espionage, duplicity, and Cold War adventure in the syndicated hit I Was a Communist for the FBI! These exploits, suggested by real life adventures, are artifacts of a unique time in American culture. Listen in as the Bureau seeks out the enemies of democracy, moving ever deeper into secrecy and intrigue.
Radio Spirits is pleased to present 20 classic episodes of Suspense, one of radio's longest running and best mystery anthology series. This collection features programs from the early 1950's as produced and directed by Elliott Lewis.
In 1941, the FBI asked citizen Matt Cvetic to join the Communist Party and report back on their activities. After emerging in 1950 to testify before congress about his experience, his exploits were chronicled in magazines, on the silver screen, and in a taut and entertaining radio series suggested by his real life adventures: I Was a Communist for the FBI. Starring Dana Andrews as Cvetic, this exciting radio series conveys the machinations of the Communists in the U.S. during the period.
A fellow-traveler in Congress is promoting a Communist-inspired bill. Dana Andrews, Marvin Miller, Truman Bradley (announcer).
Cvetic has to recover an incriminating phonograph record... from his mother! Dana Andrews, Sam Edwards, Truman Bradley (announcer).
The Party tries to swindle a newly rich couple of several million dollars. Dana Andrews, Truman Bradley (announcer).
After a fellow Communist dies, Cvetic tries to find a list of other Communists that was left in his suit pocket and given to the Salvation Army. Dana Andrews, Truman Bradley (announcer).
Cvetic is being sent to the Caribbean to help start a revolution or to move the one in progress toward the Communists.