Science: Truth Wanted

"The lie detector," said Mrs. Edna Hancock, "lied."

The veracity of lie detectors was headed for trial last week in a Brooklyn court. On the trial's outcome may hinge whether one Murray Goldman, accused of attempting to rape Mrs. Hancock, goes to prison for ten years.

Mrs. Hancock, a sailor's wife, worked as a nurse's assistant in the Brooklyn State Hospital. One day last July a fellow employe walked into her room in the hospital and discovered Goldman cowering in a corner. Mrs. Hancock, properly indignant, cried wolf, had Goldman arrested for breaking...

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