1950s TV show exposes medical quacks

Confidential File was a television series that ran from 1953-1959, hosted by Paul Coates. In the episode above, they tackle quack medical treatments and devices.

And here's a sensational episode of the program created to scare people about comic books, which were villainized as corrupters of young minds in the 1950s:

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