CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow reviews results of the 1950 elections throughout the US, including campaign of Millard Tydings. Henry Lehman returns to Senate, Governor William Alexander of Oklahoma. Sam Rayburn returns for 20th time to House Of Representatives. Vincent Impellitteri wins the New York City Mayoral election, Thomas E. Dewey wins for New York State Governor.
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.
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.
Highlights: Balloting for presidential nomination (roll call of states), Sam Rayburn nominates Lyndon Johnson with a subsequent demonstration for him, Governor Orville Freeman of Minnesota nominates John KennedyAdlai Stevenson is nominated by Senator Eugene McCarthy.