Radio: The Last Threshold

Many people get a guilty thrill out of listening in on a party line, spying on the family next door or reading other folks' postcards. Last week, radio listeners were enjoying the same sort of snooping on a new show called Candid Microphone (Sun. 7 p.m., ABC).

Candid Mike eavesdrops on people and records their unguarded remarks for broadcasting. In seven weeks on the air, the show has picked up the meows from a beauty parlor, lurked behind two unsuspecting expectant fathers in an obstetrician's office, listened in on a man's attempts to pick up a girl, argued with a bill collector,...

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