Highlights: Russian satellite to be visible over the USA, Western observers fear Russians have an overwhelming lead in the space race, speculations that Russians may launch a rocket to the moon, US prestige takes a downward turn especially among Europeans, Middle East congressional investigation opens to find out if waste exists in US programs.
Highlights: Martin Luther King acquited of income tax evasion, a new government in Turkey replaces Adnan Menderes, Ambassador Lodge responds to Russian "slogans." Gromyko charges the US torpedoed the summit, Syngman Rhee seeks asylum in the USA.
NOTE: This was the final WCBS late news broadcast anchored, by Ron Cochran (Saturday evening 11pm) after six years on the air for CBS News.
Boris Pasternak has died, freak accident Indy 500 temporary scaffolding collapsed, two fans killed, at least 300 dead on nation's highways during Memorial Day holiday, theater strike is threatened, Malinovsky of Russia says Russians will annihilate rocket bases that launched the U-250 rockets.
NOTE: This is the premiere broadcasts of Prescott Robinson replacing Ron Cochran on WCBS Television late news.
Highlights: Controversial leaders, including Nikita Khrushchev and Castro coming to New York, New York police take precautions, Hungarian refugees comment on their hatred for Khrushchev, OLA plans raucous greeting for Khrushchev, Khrushchev truculent against pickets and demonstrations, State Department will restrict his movements.
Election returns, coverage from all three networks, CBS, NBC, and ABC. The Huntley-Brinkley returns on NBC sponsored by Texaco, CBS coverage with Prescott Robinson sitting in for Robert Trout, and ABC coverage with John Daly. Huntley and Brinkley turn over their broadcast to Dave Garroway and Frank Blair at the "Today" show.
The NBC RCA 501 Computer says that the odds are 6.3 to 1 that John F. Kennedy will win the election. However, the ABC computer Univac predicts that Richard M. NIxon will win the election. For the first time computers are used to predict a Presidential Election via television coverage.
Highlights: More on Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in space, Kennedy evaluates the position of the US in space, Soviets deny that an earlier attempt failed, Israeli prosecutor defends Israel's right to try Eichmann for crimes against Jews.
Highlights: More news on US space lag, Eichmann trial off for one day, a hotel is damaged by a bomb in Havana, General Edwin Walker reported to be indoctrinating his troops on extremist John Birch Society ideas. John Welsch in a row with a newsman on the question of calling Eisenhower a communist, New York Senator Jacob Javits comments on the society, suggests an investigation, Adam Clayton Powell freed on an income tax charge.
Highlights: Deputy Director on the proposed "crash program" to put a man on the moon, Eichmann trial, Eichmann's personality described, General Edwin Walker, denies John Birch Society indoctrination of troops, Elijah Muhammad denies Black Muslims preach black supremacy.
Highlights: News on the Cuban invasion, Cuba accuses the US of directly aiding Cuban invasion in an "international crime of aggression," the US denies direct aid, a mass uprising on the island of Cuba is predicted, Adolf Eichmann pleads not guilty, General Edwin Walker relieved of army command because of John Birch Society views.
Highlights: The US will not permit outside intervention in Cuba, in answer to Khrushchev threat, Cuban invaders under MIG attack, Castro claims victory over the invaders at the Bay Of Pigs, Israeli prosecutor details Nazi horrors in Eichmann trial,
Highlights: Gary Cooper is critically ill with Cancer, new beachheads established in Cuba, rebels scale down the scope of the invasion suffer some reverses, anti-Castro demonstrations before Russian embassy on Park Ave in New York City,
Highlights: The Shepard space flight, New York City Mayor Robert Wagner suggests a ticker-tape parade, Russians claim the space flight is inferior to theirs, street interviews with the public regarding space flight.