difficult tasks people take on in the name of science!
January 26, 1970 WDRC personality Dick McDonough became
an on-air human guinea pig to illustrate the dangers of drinking
and driving. Over the course of his afternoon show, Dick consumed
seven drinks under the watchful eyes of newsman Pat Sheehan,
a doctor and a Connecticut state trooper.
completed various tests to demonstrate how the booze was affecting
his physical responses.
on the icon to hear segments of the show.
begins, ring test, first drink
- more drinks, another ring test
- Dick butchers a commercial
- Joe Hager takes over