Category: Dangerous Assignment

Dangerous Assignment: Operation Fish Hook (EP4037)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve is sent to Haiti to find out if some missing scientists are alive and to recover their research on submarine warfare.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 6, 1951

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Dangerous Assignment: Intercept Dr. Korvel (EP4031)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve has to intercept the leading citizen of an Eastern European country before he walks into a trap set by a false friend.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 30, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Missing Civil War Map (EP4025)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Richmond to find out why a foreign agent stole a Civil War map.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 16, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: The Bhandara Story (Video Theater 244)

Steve goes to Bombay to meet with a witness who accused an American businessman of gunrunning. The witness wants to change his story, but he is killed, and Steve has to go on the run from the police.

Original Air Date: Fall 1951

Season 1, Episode 7

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Dangerous Assignment: Berlin Kidnapping Ring (EP4019)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Berlin to stop a kidnapping and extortion racket that kidnaps German citizens and threatens to hand them over to the Eastern Bloc if their relatives don’t pay a ransom.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 9, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: The Empty Matchbook (EP4013)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to a South American country where the President of a US ally is accused of plotting war against a neighbor with the assistance of the U.S.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 2, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: The Football Play (EP4007)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to North Indo-China (modern-day Vietnam) to retrieve an American clerk who’d been framed as a spy and then captured by guerillas.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 25, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Memory Chain Equation (EP4001)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Munich to intercept a stolen formula that’s traveling by way of an inventive new route – the Memory Chain.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 18, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: The Key Story (Video Theater 242)

Steve goes to the Swiss alps to obtain a foreign document that could stabilize a friendly country.

Season 1, Episode 6

Original Air Date: Fall 1951

Based on Radio Play that aired March 20, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Contact Marta Gelber and Smash Sabotage Ring (EP3995)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Tokyo to investigate a sabotage operation for which an old flame is the prime suspect.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: October 6, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Forged Identification Papers Racket (EP3989)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve has to put a stop to an organization that’s killing American tourists overseas and stealing their identities in order to smuggle their agents across the border.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 29, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Retrieve Slarga from Latin America (EP3983)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Latin America to retrieve a foreign agent who is willing to give the US vital secrets if they can protect him from the police and his former organization.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 27, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: Contact Lefty the Trained Seal (EP3977)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve goes to Istanbul where a seal and his trainer are at the center of a murder case involving an agent investigating a spy ring.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 20, 1950

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Dangerous Assignment: The Manger Story (Video Theater 240)

The son of a man who knows the truth about a lecture circuit spy ring disappears from a Swiss boarding school and steve has to find the missing boy.

Original Release Date: Fall 1951

Season 1, Episode 5

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Dangerous Assignment: Chromite Mine Disaster (EP3971)


Today’s Mystery:

Steve is sent to the Balkans to find out what’s behind a series of murders at an allegedly cursed chromite mine.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: September 6, 1950

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