CBS Special: The New Frontiers Of Science.
Highlights include electron computers, new drugs to curtail diseases, new heart surgery techniques, (heart-lung machine),
radioisotopes used in the study of photosynthesis, Dr. Jonas Salk polio vaccine in full production, new live virus vaccine related by Dr. Sabin, drugs for the treatment of mental illness, Dr.Lawrence Snyder President of AAS, speaks on behalf of science. Also commentary from Robert Trout, Ned Calmer, and Douglas Edwards.
Will Rogers is the host.
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.
The US Senate passes the civil rights bill-comments by newsmen, Senator Strom Thurmond, Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King, and Senator Kenneth Keating of New York. The US might use force in defending Southeast Asia, possible war with China, Marvin Kalb reports.
Host: Ned Calmer
President Johnson campaigns in New York City, Ned Calmer reports, Martin Luther King wins the Nobel Peace Prize,
William Jenkins (special assistant to President Johnson is ill) former president Harry Truman receives get well greetings from Barry Goldwater, former president Dwight Eisenhower celebrates his 75th birthday, some comments.
Fourth bombing by US, vs. North Vietnam, test rocket explosion, FBI finds no evidence of wrongdoing in Bobby Baker investigation, Robert Kennedy subcommittee tried to plant stories against Jimmy Hoffa, Roger Mudd reports.
Host: Ned Calmer.
Interview with Robert Kennedy, President Johnson declares supplemental rent aide to needy through the Urban Renewal Program. "Operation Hard Sell" in South. Swindlers luring perspective buyers to purchase what is actually swampland,
Madi Gras in New Orleans, New York Senatorial race between Robert Kennedy and Kenneth Keating, Roy Cohn relationship controversy.
Attack on Moscow embassy by Russian students, Alexander Kendrick reporting, in New York City, Zionist demonstrators vs. German government, Steve Rowan reports, Neil Strausser reports on the reenactment of actor Robert Ryan's Gettysburg Address, March 4th, 1865 and Lincoln's swearing in as President. Ben Holman with Black Muslim report on defection of members, interview by Malcolm X before his death, half of Black Muslim members have left, Dr. Martin Luther King receives Eleanor Roosevelt medal, Dr. King says "Time is always right to do right." Dan Rather from the UK about ten orphaned children who want to stay together.
Host: Ned Calmer