Live from Andover, Maine to Telstar, back to Andover and to Holmdel, New Jersey. The first Telstar-relayed signals. Video tape of the American flag and the playing of the National Anthem. Dave Duggan at Andover. Douglas Edwards anchorman in New York.
Live coverage from all three networks on "Telstar 1" describing its current and future transmissions. "Telstar 1" transmissions of Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson, Newton Minow, and other personalities.
The three network correspondents to first voice their communications via "Telstar 1" are ABC science editor Jules Bergman, Ray Neal of NBC, and CBS's Charles Collingwood reporting from Andover, Maine. The first telephone message in the world via an active satellite is Vice-President Lyndon Johnson, first relay from space Dave Duggan of CBS. Fred Kappel, the president of AT&T gives an address via "Telstar 1" and FCC communications director Newton Minow is in Washington, DC.