A look back at the year 1957. Highlights include, the Russians launch Sputnik satellite, Bigots and segregationists riot in the South, includes a report from John Secondari, labor corruption, a detailed report by ABC correspondents, Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa denounced by Senator John McClellan, Senate committee excerpts
including Senator McClellan, Robert Kennedy, Senator Irving Ives, Jimmy Hoffa plays dumb, many unions are investigated for possible corruption, integration problems, riots in Little Rock, Arkansas, spurred on by Gov. Orval Faubus, Federal troops restore order, comments by Faubus, Eisenhower, and Negro students, Sputnik launched US prestige is lowered, US values need changing, Khrushchev threatens US "Sputnik Diplomacy," comments by Dr. Edward Teller, Werner Von Braun, General Jimmy Doolittle, on space crisis. Comment on Khrushchev by Cecil Brown, President Eisenhower's illnesses, Nato troubles and Nato summit meeting in Paris not much accomplished, reports from France and England, Quincy Howe comments on the potential crisis from the Middle East and Asia to be capitalized by Russia, US suffers a further setback in failure to launch a satellite.
John Daly is the host.