Highlights: Fidel Castro awarded the Vladimir Lenin peace prize, the crisis in Laos, and possible action by the US, favored by Senator James William Fullbright, and also in South Viet Nam, Bill Downs reports. The US to launch its first astronaut, a report on the carnival atmosphere in Cape Canaveral, Florida, condemns public spectacle of the occasion.
November 27, 1960-November 8, 1981. Newsmakers were interviewed by journalists on this public affairs program, ABC's counterpart of CBS's "Face The Nation" and NBC's "Meet The Press." In its earliest weeks, the series was entitled "ABC Press Conference."
The guest is the Deputy Secretary Of Defense Cyrus Vance who discusses the Vietnam war with Howard K. Smith. Also on the panel are Bill Downs and Jules Bergman.
Howard K. Smith is the host.
This program includes commercials.
Mine disaster in West Virginia
Vietnam peace talks
Demonstration in India
Nixon with commentary
Campus unrest in California
New York City schools
Norman Thomas Birthday (Presidential Socialist candidate turns 84.)