Why does Maxine Lowe refuse to disclose her past when disclosure might clear her of the charge of murder? Why does the young prosecutor change her tactics? Maxine Lowe is on trial for her life for the murder of her husband. She is defended by an untried attorney and has against her the great talents of the prosecuting attorney, ably abetted by a young woman fresh out of law school. Maxine seems ready to admit guilt rather than reveal her past. Then, as the young attorney for the defense continues his probing, there's a sudden and dramatic shift of roles and the mysterious past is slowly revealed. One int. set.