The story of William Kennedy from the Watsonville, California Registrar Pajaronian who uncovered corruption in high office in Santa Cruz County. The district attorney and the vice syndicates were in cahoots. As the show ends, Kennedy receives the Big Story Award. "Ben Grauer narrates the story that won a Pulitzer Prize for reporter William Kennedy of Watsonville, California. After covering a murder trial, Kennedy suspects that the D.A. was bribed.
Reporter George Thompson of the Philadelphia News races to stop a man who plans to kill in order to be killed. The man, an unhappy husband who wants to die but is afraid to commit suicide, figures that the police will kill him if he shoots a few passersby.