Radio: Pennies from Heaven

Mrs. Dennis J. Mullane did not want to go to the broadcast anyway. She had a cold. But her husband persuaded her, and before she knew precisely what had happened she was on stage in Manhattan's NBC studio participating in Truth or Consequences. "How many Kings of England possessed the name Henry?" asked the M.C. Mrs. Mullane guessed five because it was her lucky number. It was the luckiest use she had ever made of it.

Unable to produce the truth, Mrs. Mullane had to accept the consequences. They were to open the letters which the announcer asked his listeners to write,...

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