Communist China says two US planes flew over its territory, President Kennedy to inspect the space centers, two negro girls are shot in Mississippi, Dr. Robert Soblen commits suicide in London, attorney James Donovan to go to Cuba to negotiate the release of 1100 invasion prisoners, the Soviets warn the Us not to intervene in Cuba.
Herbert Kaplow reporting.
Topics: Today's crisis Alabama Governor George Wallace stands at the door to bar negro admittance to Alabama University, President Kennedy talks about civil rights.
Report from NBC newsman Robert Abernathy. Ray Scherer and Herbert Kaplow report from Washington, DC.
President Johnson reports on his Honolulu conference with General William Westmoreland and South Vietnamese President Nguyen Cao Ky. He arrives in Los Angeles, California to opposition protest approving of the Vietnam war and is greeted by vice president Hubert Humphrey.
Bill Stout, Harry Reasoner, Walter Cronkite, and Marvin Kalb report for CBS news. Herbert Kaplow and Ray Shearer report for NBC. In a round table discussion, President Johnson meets with members of the press for a discussion about the war, and the present USA status.
An analysis of 1970s headline-making events and a forecast of the year to come. The 12 news correspondents (linked by satellite) reviewing the issues : Sander Vanocur, Herbert Kaplow and Richard Valeriani in Washington, Fred Briggs, Jack Perkins, and Steve Delaney in Chicago, Ray Scherer, Douglas Kiker, and Garrick Utley in London, and John Rich and Richard Hunt in Tokyo. John Chancellor in New York is the anchorman.