WNEW Disc jockey William B. Williams is the host of this special news report broadcast from the SALUTE TO FREEDOM FLIGHT in the air headed with celebrities toward, the first integrated LIVE entertainment show in segregated Birmingham, Alabama.
Joey Adams, president of AGVA addresses those on the plane relating the logistics that all will be involved, including the many adversities and challenges putting this show on...including redress from the KKK. The primary purpose of this event is to allow the country to believe in Freedom For All.
WNEW's Billy Taylor and William B. Williams interview celebrities on the plane as it heads for The MIles University Stadium where the concert will be held later that night.
Those expressing why they have decided to join this historical protest, only two weeks prior to Dr. Martin Luther King's March on Washington rally in Washington D.C. are Al Birney, Johnny Mathis and Joe Louis.
Reporting live from The MIles University Stadium just prior to the beginning of the show is WNEW's Richard Marcin.
Guests are Joe Louis, Joey Adams, Johnny Mathis, others.