Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Ruth Roman guest-stars as Riva Sentel, the Evita-like widow of a popular Latin American leader. Santel plans to make a television broadcast that will enable her to abolish democracy in her nations and set herself up as dictator. Banking on Sentel's notorious vanity, the IMF hopes to ruin her scheme by means of a "miraculous" eternal-youth formula. Written by Robert E. Thompson, "The Elixir" first aired on November 24, 1968.