The evening's central characters are a mineral-prospecting professor, the president
of the National Safety Council, and a woman who lived on a credit card for a full
Date in History: October 1, 1957
characters include Enrico Caruso, creator of the poodle cut
hairstyle as well as the Italian cut; and Arthur C. Nielsen,
squash champion and TV ratings company president.
classic guessing game in which a panel questions three contestants
in order to discern the only expert, "To Tell the Truth"
remains an enduring Goodson-Todman panel show.
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