Dick Gregory; Robert F. Kennedy; John L. Lewis Greenwood, Mississippi voter registration effort
(1) Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-TN) on boxing legislation that would assure a close check in the physical condition of licensed fighters (3/25). (2) Radio operator describes Cuban strafing attack on an American cargo ship, the Floridian (3/30). (3) Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy on civil rights, "I don't think legislation per se is going to eliminate this problem for the United States" (4/2). (4) Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory in Greenwood, MS on voter registration effort, interviewed by Jim Snyder via telephone (4/2). (5) President John F. Kennedy on anti-Castro Cuban raiding; on U.S. Russian moon race (4/3). (6) John L. Lewis, President Emeritus of the United Mine Workers, recollects the old days in mining; unemployment is the nation's major problem (4/4). (7) Sen. Kenneth Keating (R-NY) urges economic pressure against Castro (4/4). (8) New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller on President Kennedy's Cuban policy; on need to increase employment; on presidential campaign TV debates; on political extreme groups (4/10). (9) Voices of unidentified businessmen on the new Internal Revenue Service rules on expense accounts (4/9). (10) Capt. Shirley Holt of Kittery, Maine, the Portsmouth harbor pilot who took the nuclear-powered USS Thresher submarine out to sea (4/11).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
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sound tape reel
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Catalog Key: bcast-077073; Other: 0492-MMC
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