Today's Headlines: Report from Monaco on Grace Kelly wedding, reported by Jinx Falkenburg. In sports news, middleweight Gene Fullmer defeats Tiger Jones, Brooklyn Dodger baseball news, Jim (Junior Gilliam) and Roger Craig's no-hitter until the 7th inning. News on Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford.
Don Peterson reporting for United Press International.
Don Larsen and Don Newcombe, just two days before Larsen's perfect game at Yankee Stadium vs. Brooklyn Dodgers.
Also featured a Bert and Harry Piels commercial starring the Bob and Ray comedy team of Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding.
Budapest in negotiations with the Russians about the withdrawal of the Red Army, Russia will allow refugees to cross the border into Austria. Report from the UN on ceasefire attempt and talks to send UN forces, the United States urges Russia to withdraw troops, Abba Eban agrees to ceasefire proposal by the UN.
Highlights: fake bombs planted in New York City, The police try to track down the real "Mad Bomber," Fires in the Malibu Beach area of California, a negro woman is wounded by shots fired while riding a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, update on bus segregation, ex-gov Curley of Massachusetts seriously ill.
Highlights: Political chaos in France, General De Gaulle willing to assume power following rioting between extremist groups related to Algerian policy, Vice-President Nixon gets a heros welcome in Washington following an explosive trip to South America, comment by Nixon.
Highlights: The New York Yankees defeat the Milwaukee Braves in game 7 of the 1958 World Series, 6-2 taking back the title from the same Braves who defeated them a year earlier. There is a brief description of the final game, many mourn the death of Pope Pius X11, conclave to elect the new Pope.
Saturday WCBS TV broadcast with Ned Calmer reporting the World news from 6:45pm to 6:50pm each Saturday evening.
US Pioneer rocket is launched and on its way to the moon. It may be off course. The launching is described from Cape Canaveral by CBS TV correspondent, Richard Bate.
College Of Cardinals to meet on October 12th for the election of the new Pope.
Highlights: The US puts a monkey 600 miles up in space but is lost at sea, the first time a high order of animal is in space, Nato chiefs to meet in Paris concerning Berlin, four Britains sail in a balloon from the Canary Islands to the West Indies, Italian filmmaker Gillo Pontecorvo to get Lenin prize.
Highlights: Khrushchev attacks Senator Humphrey's remarks regarding his comments on the failure of Russian-Chinese communes, Humphrey detects possible Soviet-Chinese rift, President Eisenhower considers a visit to Russia, ICBM "Titan" missile is tested.
Topic: Caryl Chessman seeks appeal to stay his execution scheduled for the next day.
NOTE: Chessman would be executed in the San Quentin gas chamber on May 2, 1960 for kidnapping, rape, and grand larceny crimes he committed in January 1948. He wrote many articles while awaiting execution on death row over a period of 12 years. He appealed his conviction 42 times but it was never overturned.
Also, news of Queen Elizabeth who gave birth to a son.
Highlights: Khrushchev attacks Eisenhower'doubts, Eisenhower visits Russia, claims it would be mad to greet him in Russia due to U-2 incident, Eisenhower defends U-2 missions over Russia to avoid new Pearl Harbors, the swiss order two Russian diplomats to leave Switzerland due to spying, Senator Kennedy presidential chances increase due to West Virginia primary win, Senator Kennedy talks about the opposition and primary success, says he will be nominated by the Democratic party as their presidential candidate. John David Rockefeller Jr. dies at 86.
Highlights: Strike to close NYC theaters in dispute between actors equity and the producers, US to stop U-2 flights over any communist territory, NYC donates Typhoidand smallpox vaccine to victims of last week's earthquake in Chile, Senator John Kennedy warning of new Democratic challenges.
All Beverley Hills theaters are closed due to actors equity strike, Secretary Thomas Gates closes out the U-2 investigations, Sam Rayburn puts Senator Lyndon Johnson into the race for the Democratic nomination for president, Governor Williams of Michigan will support Senator Kennedy, teenage burglary gang is caught.
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,
Russians in Japan for anti-Eisenhower riots, against proposed us-Japanese security pact, Eisenhower in Alaska on his way to the Philippines, Governor Rockefeller will support Nixon if he wins the nomination, Stevenson will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination,
Pre-convention news. Sam Rayburn comments on John Kennedy's chances of winning Texas, John Connelly comments on Lyndon Johnson's chances, certain Hollywood stars including Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin support Kennedy while Yul Brynner doesn't believe celebrities should involve themselves in politics. Hulan Jack jury is still out, Mexican leader believes Mexico should side with Cuba, US franchise in Cuba is moved out, rioting in Italy is led by the communists, Democratic convention begins in Los Angeles, Truman might change his mind and go to the convention, Johnson predicts a victory for himself, other convention news.
Nixon wants Governor Rockefeller to be his running mate but Rocky says the Republican platform is not to his taste, Atlas missile blows up, leftists in Venezuela burn US flag, Lodge says RB missile is not over Russian territory.
The Republican convention opens tomorrow, Governor Rockefeller not satisfied with the Republican platform, will not accept the Vice Presidential offering, Ambassador Lodge thought of as a possible vice presidential candidate, Congo premier Patrice Lumumba arrives in New York for a UN meeting, Red Chinese delegation attacks the US in Cuba.
Highlights: Moscow assails Nixon as a "Wall Street Tool" and warmonger, US tourists harassed in Russia, Nixon prefers Ambassador Lodge as the vice president, an interview with Lodge, John Kennedy news conference, Dag Hammarskjold welcomed in the Congo. Continuation of the Republican National Convention, balloting for a vice presidential candidate, Lodge wins.
Highlights: Francis Gary Powers trial opens in Moscow, President Eisenhower comments on the trial, Gallop poll among others gives Nixon favorable odds to a victory in the fall. Indonesia breaks off diplomatic relations with the Netherlands.
NOTE: Francis Gary Powers was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission in the Soviet Union airspace, causing a1960
Highlights: Telephone information on viewing the Echo 1 satellite plane catches returning space capsule out from orbit, Russia orbits live cargo in capsule, expect to recover them alive, Francis Gary Powers convicted and sentenced to ten years confinement, Powers acknowledges guilt and seeks clemency saying he's sorry.
New York City Police Commissioner Stephen Kennedy slur on Jewish cops, Rabbi comments on insult, Pierre Salinger comments on Kennedy's campaign, Captain William Bradley of ILA comments on demonstrations by dockworkers against Khrushchev.
More on Castro hotel problems, Hungarian refugees riot against Khrushchev, Eisenhower says troublemakers coming to the US, Russians protest wording on anti-Castro signs, political chaos in the Congo, Mayor Wagner summons NYC police commissioner Stephen Kennedy about anti-Jewish remarks, Laos reports under rebel attack by the communists.
Eisenhower speaks at the UN, Khrushchev at the plaza reception receives boos, nine-year-old Venezuelan girl dies after being shot by Cuban fanatics, Castro gives interview in Harlem hotel, honored by people of Harlem, hopes Khrushchev will visit him in Cuba, Togoland president Olympio comments on possible Khrushchev visit to his country.
Senator John F. Kennedy, Democratic Presidential nominee, and Vice President Richard M.Nixon, Republican Presidential nominee will have their TV debate, Castro makes 4 1/2 hour speech attacking US at UN, negro leaders accuse Castro of communism, Rabbi still wants an apology from NYC police commissioner Stephen Kennedy.
Khrushchev throws a tantrum at the UN, Khrushchev heckles Harold Macmillan UN talk and pounds on the table, Khrushchev wants allies to accept Russian disarmament terms, fifty-seven Americans harassed by Cubans in Havana, five hundred Americans leave Cuba, reporter comments on condition in police state Cuba, Nixon calls Kennedy a "monumental failure". Adolf Eichman trial to begin soon.
During this 15th assembly of the United Nations, Khrushchev wants Dag Hammerasklod to resign, he wants a troika, Nehru prefers the status quo, prefers Hammarskjold, Hammarskjold speaks for himself defies Khrushchev.