The Anti-Americans. A report on anti-American sentiments and activities in various areas of the world.
"Yankee Go Home" is an English phrase that seems to be understood all over the world. Reporter Charles Collingwood explores the depth and extent of anti-America feeling aboard , and what the U.S. Government is doing to improve our image.
Two dams burst in Northwestern Montana, killing 28. Another 115 missing. 15 year-old Arizona boy arrested for making obscene phone call. Gerald Gault was placed in a juvenile detention center in Gila Bend, Arizona.
A "Stop Goldwater" movement led by George Romney and Richard Nixon fails at the Governor's conference in Cleveland, comments from Romney and Nixon, an increase in crime in Brooklyn, NY community-local citizens form vigilante groups, An American Nazi interrupts a racial council meeting, he shouts invectives at group and Jews.
Subbing for Walter Cronkite is Harry Reasoner.
Federal court in Kansas City Kansas convicts army deserter George John Gessner of passing US secrets to the Soviet Union and sentenced him to life imprisonment. His conviction was later overturned on findings his confession was made under duress. On March 8th, 1966, the Justice Department dropped the charges against Gessner due to there being no case without a confession.
US Senators vote closure against southern filibuster on civil rights bill-comments by Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, and Barry Goldwater, CBS correspondent Henry Cassidy comments on "Do Americans Know What is Going On in South Vietnam?"
Governor William Scranton announces he will enter the GOP race for the presidential nomination in an attempt to stop Goldwater, he claims the Republican party will be in danger if Goldwater wins, interview with Scranton.
Recap of events includes: Scranton seeks the GOP nomination, comments by Goldwater, Rockefeller, and Nixon, candidacy, and viewpoints on issues.
Host: Harry Reasoner discusses the GOP race with Robert Trout and Walter Cronkite.
Three civil rights workers (two whites and one negro) disappear mysteriously on a Mississippi road after arrest on speeding charges, Nelson Benton reports from Mississippi, "swim-in" on a Florida beach sets off a racial flurry, Henry Cabot Lodge resigns as Ambassador to Saigon and is replaced by General Maxwell Taylor-comments on this event by President Johnson, Senator Wayne Morse, Senator Barry Goldwater, and defense secretary Robert McNamara, there are implications that the US will increase their war-role in South Vietnam.
Host: Walter Cronkite. Report from Nelson Benton.
Former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan dedicates a memorial in England for John F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey campaigns in New York City with Robert Kennedy, parents protest bussing, comments at City Hall in New York City,
Host: Walter Cronkite. Also some NBC News coverage with Chet Huntley and David Brinkley but mostly CBS.
President Johnson campaigns in New York City, Ned Calmer reports, Martin Luther King wins the Nobel Peace Prize,
William Jenkins (special assistant to President Johnson is ill) former president Harry Truman receives get well greetings from Barry Goldwater, former president Dwight Eisenhower celebrates his 75th birthday, some comments.
Nikita Khrushchev is ousted as the Russian Premier, he's replaced by Alexi Kosygin and Leonid Brezhnev, Stuart Novins reports, Walter Jenkins, special assistant to President Johnson is arrested on morals charges, Johnson continues to campaign.
Host: Walter Cronkite.
Red China explodes a nuclear device, the Walter Jenkins affair, violence in South Vietnam, Labor Party wins in England, Harold Wilson selects his cabinet, Nikita Khrushchev "Fired," Barry Goldwater, Vietnam updates, Yogi Berra fired as manager of the New York Yankees, to be replaced by St.Louis Cardinals manager Johnny Keane.
President Johnson campaigns in the south, Senator Goldwater campaigns in Maryland, while GOP vice presidential running-mate Bill Miller campaigns in Georgia, Democratic vice-presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey campaigns in Chicago and accuses Goldwater of being a "radical," Louis Lomax comments on last hours of three white youths who were slain in Mississippi.
Bomber crashes in California, Goldwater launches bitter campaign in Tennessee, President Johnson in Boston comments on Russian leadership tactics and goals, John Glenn receives a promotion to Colonel by President Johnson, Senator Thomas Dodd says television violence may cause juvenile crime, voter registration drive in Los Angeles conducted by Martin Luther King.
South Vietnamese General Khanh has problems with Buddhists and feuds with General Maxwell Taylor, Winston Churchill pre-funeral plans, comments by the Duke of Windsor, Dow Jones breaks the 900 mark, comments on Churchill death by Dwight Eisenhower.
Harry Reasoner subs for Walter Cronkite
News on South Vietnam and President Johnson, US will let the South Vietnamese help themselves, Charles De Gaulle suggests the UN be revamped, he challenges the US regarding European offering.
Walter Cronkite reports.
Gemini flight a success, a recap, the Ranger 9 spacecraft speeds toward the moon, the Russian cosmonauts are welcomed in Moscow, the Alabama civil rights movement marches half-way to Montgomery in wet weather, President Johnson is not consulted on the use of non-lethal gas in Vietnam-comment by Robert McNamara, comments also by China, London, and Paris, President Johnson talks to astronauts John Young and Virgil Grissom,
Subbing for Walter Cronkite is Harry Reasoner.
A white woman in Selma march 9Viola Liuzzo) shot dead by KKK, an angry President Johnson reacts and announces their arrest, a report from Vietnam, George Wallace comments but refers to crimes in other states, KKK leader Robert Shelton calls President Johnson a liar, a report from an outpost in Ben Cat, South Vietnam mission control against Viet Cong.
Harry Reasoner subs for Walter Cronkite.
Ed, ward R. Murrow has died of cancer, tributes from Lyndon Johnson and Eric Sevareid. President Johnson seeks peace in Vietnam willing to hold talks, US will stand their ground versus North Vietnam will send trained paratroopers, anti-US riots in Tokyo, Senators Russell Long, and Wayne Morse argue heatedly about The US role in Vietnam Eric Sevareid comments,
President Johnson says Vietnam war will get worse before it gets better, Robert Kennedy criticizes US policy in Vietnam, General Maxwell Taylor resigns as ambassador, replaced by Henry Cabot Lodge, Jack Dempsey comments on the state of today's boxing, Walter Cronkite reports from Zone-"D" in South Vietnam, a report from the Da Nang Air Force base.
The death of Adlai Stevenson, Robert McNamara suggests calling up reserves, National Guard draft call to meet Vietnam demands, McNamara contradiction of one year ago, Walter Cronkite interviews airborne brigade in Vietnam, Viet Cong called cowards and bums, US support for troops.
An intense review on the course of the Vietnam war, more Americans may have to be sent to Vietnam, 200,000 might be sent, North Vietnam says US troops are not suitable for a guerilla war, Walter Cronkite reports, other reports from Vietnam, US marines burn village in retaliation for a burst of gunfire, report by Morley Safer,
Martin Agronsky analysis, the Dominican Republic conflict, comment by Senator William Fulbright.
Commercial plugs for the return of Beverly Hillbillies and other CBS shows scheduled for the CBS TV fall line-up.