Israelis advance into Egypt within eighteen miles of the Suez Canal. Tension in Washington as Eisenhower conducts an emergency meeting with top chiefs, press secretary Hagerty says the United States will assist in reconciling Middle East problems, Elvis Presley receives a polio shot, Maria Callas appears in Metropolitan Opera House season opener, Former New Jersey Govenor Walter Edge dies, Hungary says Russia will begin withdrawing troops from Budapest but fighting continues. There is a Piels Beer commercial featuring the voices of Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding.
Highlights: Worldwide reaction to Sputnik 1- Russian satellite, Press Secretary James Hagerty says US is not in the satellite race, US expects to launch satellite next Spring, criticism of US research programs demanded, Secretary of State Dulles meets with Andrei Gromyko on international topics, riots continue in Warsaw, Poland.
Topics include the summit crisis, Khrushchev threatens to leave if unable to reconcile with Eisenhower, Eisenhower comments on current US policy on U-2, flights will not be resumed, Khrushchev wants Eisenhower to apologize and punish those involved, Eisenhower refuses, press secretary Hagerty comments on current US policy on U-2.
New demonstrations by Japanese extreme anti- US leftists,
urge Eisenhower to stay home and not come to Japan, James Hagerty mobbed in Tokyo airport by jeering left-wing groups, car attacked with stones and clubs, PM Kishi says Eisenhower will still visit Japan, Stevenson might be a draft candidate for president, Nixon calls for GOP unity and predicts November victory, Castro seizes nightclubs, Castro to seize American oil refineries in Cuba,