Ed, ward R. Murrow has died of cancer, tributes from Lyndon Johnson and Eric Sevareid. President Johnson seeks peace in Vietnam willing to hold talks, US will stand their ground versus North Vietnam will send trained paratroopers, anti-US riots in Tokyo, Senators Russell Long, and Wayne Morse argue heatedly about The US role in Vietnam Eric Sevareid comments,
Voices in The Headlines was an American news program broadcast on ABC radio featuring the top news stories of the day. It was hosted by long-time radio and television announcer Fred Foy.
A review of the week's top news stories: The Russians land moon probe, it sends contact to earth, comments by James Lovell, others, the US resumes bombing in North Vietnam, reactions from Wayne Morse, Russell Long, Ramsey Clark, Robert Kennedy, George McGovern, Averill Harriman, Britain, General Curtis LeMay, Arthur Goldberg, Robert McNamara
Russia's Denis Fedorenko at the UN, Dean Rusk says peace channels have failed, President Johnson to go to Hawaii to meet with South Vietnamese leader, General Ky and General William Westmoreland, report on search and destroy mission in Vietnam, death claims Buster Keaton and Hedda Hopper.
Narrator: Fred Foy.
NOTE: Fred Foy, best known for his voicing the opening of THE LONE RANGER on radio joined the ABC TV announcing staff in New York in 1961. For ABC RADIO he narrated the award-winning news documentary, VOICES IN THE HEADLINES a 25-minute weekly wrap up of salient news events of the week with sound bites representing the news as it was recorded.
News events of the day, Senator Edward Kennedy defeats Senator Russell Long for assistant majority leader of the Senate, New York Congressman Adam Clayton Powell tries to obtain a seat in the House. He has been voted against twice.