I Was a Communist For the Fbi

November 30, 1951 to October 14, 1953
79 episodes known to exist
I Was a Communist for the FBI is the name of a series of stories written by Matt Cvetic that appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. The stories were later turned into a best-selling book, an American espionage thriller radio series and motion picture in the early 1950s. The story follows Cvetic, who infiltrated a local Communist Party cell for nine years and reported back to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on their activities. More on Wikipedia
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November 30, 1951 - October 14, 1953
I Was a Communist For the Fbi
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I Was a Communist For the Fbi
November 30, 1951 - October 14, 1953
79 episodes known to exist
Stars: Dana Andrews as MATT CVETIC who infiltrated top ranks of the
Announcer: Truman Bradley
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AUD 
November 30, 1951 
Little Red Schoolhouse 
AUDITION SHOW Redone in episode 3. 
28:30 
 
April 23, 1952 
I Walk Alone 
 
28:40 

 
April 30, 1952 
I Can't Sleep 
 
27:30 

 
May 7, 1952 
Little Red Schoolhouse 
 
28:00 

 
May 14, 1952 
Red Red Herring 
 
28:00 

 
May 21, 1952 
Pit Viper 
William Conrad 
28:20 

 
May 28, 1952 
Traitors For Hire 
 
27:00 

 
June 4, 1952 
Card Game in the Clouds 
William Conrad 
28:00 

 
June 11, 1952 
American Kremlin 
 
28:00 

 
June 18, 1952 
Tight Wire 
 
28:30 

 
10 
June 25, 1952 
A Riot Made to Order 
 
28:00 

 
11 
July 2, 1952 
Where the Red Men Roam 
Sam Edwards, Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
12 
July 9, 1952 
The Dangerous Dollars 
 
28:00 

 
13 
July 16, 1952 
Rich Man, Poor Man 
 
28:00 

 
14 
July 23, 1952 
Canadian Crossfire 
 
28:00 

 
15 
July 30, 1952 
Draw the Red Curtain 
 
28:00 

 
16 
August 6, 1952 
Red Clouds On the Good Earth 
 
28:00 

 
17 
August 13, 1952 
Exit On the Left 
 
28:00 

 
18 
August 20, 1952 
The Red Record 
 
28:00 

 
19 
August 27, 1952 
Burnt Offering 
Peter Leeds 
28:00 

 
20 
September 3, 1952 
Squeeze Play 
Olan Soule', Byron Kane 
28:00 

 
21 
September 10, 1952 
Violence Preferred 
Olan Soule', Parley Baer 
28:00 

 
22 
September 17, 1952 
The Rat Race 
 
28:00 

 
23 
September 24, 1952 
Jump to the Whip 
 
28:00 

 
24 
October 1, 1952 
Pennies From the Dead 
 
28:00 

 
25 
October 8, 1952 
A Suit For the Party 
 
28:00 

 
26 
October 15, 1952 
The Party Got Rough 
 
28:00 

 
27 
October 22, 1952 
Little Boy Red 
Jeff Silver, Byron Kane 
28:00 

 
28 
October 29, 1952 
The Unwelcome Hosts 
Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
29 
November 5, 1952 
No Second Chance 
 
28:00 

 
30 
November 12, 1952 
The Red Gate 
Peter Leeds 
28:00 

 
31 
November 19, 1952 
Red Rover, Red Rover 
 
28:00 

 
32 
November 26, 1952 
Home Improvement 
 
28:00 

 
33 
December 3, 1952 
Red Clay 
 
28:00 

 
34 
December 10, 1952 
Kiss of Death 
 
28:00 

 
35 
December 17, 1952 
Treason Comes in Cans 
Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
36 
December 24, 1952 
The Flames Burned Red 
 
28:00 

 
37 
December 31, 1952 
Hate Song 
Jeff Silver 
28:00 

 
38 
January 7, 1953 
Little Boy Blue Turned Red 
Sam Edwards 
28:00 

 
39 
January 14, 1953 
Red Gold 
Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
40 
January 21, 1953 
Capital City Square Dance 
Marvin Miller 
28:00 

 
41 
January 28, 1953 
A Study in Oils 
 
28:00 

 
42 
February 4, 1953 
The Sleeper 
 
28:00 

 
43 
February 11, 1953 
Against the Middle 
 
28:00 

 
44 
February 18, 1953 
The Black Gospel 
Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
45 
February 25, 1953 
The Red Ladies 
 
28:00 

 
46 
March 4, 1953 
One Way Ticket 
 
28:00 

 
47 
March 11, 1953 
Word Game 
 
28:00 

 
48 
March 18, 1953 
The Red Waves 
Olan Soule' 
28:00 

 
49 
March 25, 1953 
Trial by Fear 
 
26:30 

 
50 
April 1, 1953 
The Wrong Green 
 
26:30 

 
51 
April 8, 1953 
The Brass Monkey 
 
28:00 

 
52 
April 15, 1953 
Forged Faces 
 
28:00 

 
53 
April 22, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
28:00 

 
54 
April 29, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
28:00 

 
55 
May 6, 1953 
An Unamerican Activity 
 
27:50 

 
56 
May 13, 1953 
My Friend the Enemy 
 
27:40 

 
57 
May 20, 1953 
The Canadian Backbone 
 
27:40 

 
58 
May 27, 1953 
The Elspeth Club 
 
27:40 

 
59 
June 3, 1953 
The Crossed Heart 
 
27:20 

 
60 
June 10, 1953 
The Red Octopus 
 
27:30 

 
61 
June 17, 1953 
Abby, As in Abbigale 
 
27:30 

 
62 
June 24, 1953 
Tour of Duty 
 
27:40 

 
63 
July 1, 1953 
Fifteen Minutes to Murder 
 
27:40 

 
64 
July 8, 1953 
Use Only As Directed 
 
27:10 

 
65 
July 15, 1953 
Double Exposure 
 
27:40 

 
66 
July 22, 1953 
Courier of Disaster 
 
27:30 

 
67 
July 29, 1953 
The Line Is Busy 
 
27:20 

 
68 
August 5, 1953 
The Red Snow 
 
27:30 

 
69 
August 12, 1953 
Very Private Funeral 
 
27:30 

 
70 
August 19, 1953 
Rapsody in Red 
 
27:30 

 
71 
August 26, 1953 
Kangaroo Court 
 
27:20 

 
72 
September 2, 1953 
The Inhuman Element 
 
27:20 

 
73 
September 9, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:40 

 
74 
September 16, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:40 

 
75 
September 23, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:40 

 
76 
September 30, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:40 

 
77 
October 7, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
27:40 

 
78 
October 14, 1953 
Exit On the Left 
 
27:40 

 
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