Dag Hammarskjöld; Thomas Kanza; Henry Cabot Lodge; Christian Archibald Herter[...]

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(1) Sen. Everett Dirksen (R-IL) on the post-convention congressional session, "I expressed the hope that this would be a non-partisan, non-political session" (8/8). (2) Henry M. Jackson (D-WA), Democratic national chairman, on President Eisenhower's challenge to Congress to act on specific legislation, "It's most encouraging to hear from the president that he now supports the Democratic program" (8/8). (3) Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary-General of the United Nations, warns that "immediate solution of the Congolese problem is a question of peace or war" (8/8). (4) Dag Hammarskjöld remarks that a "vicious circle" has developed in Katanga, where the entry of UN troops is objectionable, and so the withdrawal of Belgian forces becomes impossible (8/8). (5) Thomas Kanza, the Congo's delegate-designate to the United Nations, remarks that the Congolese have faith in the United Nations and that "some action will be taken, and our country returned to peace and tranquility" (8/8). (6) Belgian Foreign Minister Pierre Wigny says, "We have had to intervene militarily, against our wishes, in the Congo, in order to safeguard the lives of our nationals'' (8/8). (7) Henry Cabot Lodge, head of the United States delegation, says "local authorities in Katanga will have no grounds to object to United Nations forces...to insure law and order and thereby Belgian withdrawal." (2 cuts, 8/8). (8) Summary of the Aug. 8 emergency meeting of the UN's General Assembly by Oscar Rose, radio division, UN's English language service (8/8). (9) Secretary of State Christian Herter advises Russia that the 1960 election campaign will not hamper the Eisenhower administration's ability to act swiftly in a crisis; the seizure in Cuba is virtually all remaining American-owned property is being protested through diplomatic channels (8/9). (10) President Eisenhower, at a news conference, denies that he has frozen defense funds voted by Congress as charged by Lyndon Johnson; in another reply to Democratic critics, he said there was nothing in the economic picture to indicate a coming recession; remarks on Nixon (5 cuts, 8/10). (11) David J. MacDonald, president of the Steel Workers Union, says steelworkers not officially behind Kennedy, disputes Eisenhower's statement on no recission (8/10). (12) William P. Dickson, Jr., president of the Virginia Bar Association, speaking on the trial of Frances Gary Powers; Powers' wife, Barbara, also comments (8/11). (13) Sen. Homer E. Capehart (R-IN) on his plan for aid to Latin America (8/11). (14) President Eisenhower's voice heard via the Project Echo satellite balloon, bouncing a microwave signal from a facility in Goldstone, California to another in Holmdel, NJ (8/12). (15) Two news stories from Art Gardner at Boston's WBZ-AM: UN Ambassador and Republican vice-presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge denies that his involvement with the upcoming UN Disarmament Commission was a political trick to advance the Nixon-Lodge ticket; Thurgood Marshall, chief counsel for the National Association of Colored People, criticizes both parties in their handling of civil rights (8/12). (16) Sen. John F. Kennedy on legislation to raise the minimum wage and medical aid for the elderly (8/15).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes
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Catalog Key: bcast-077157; Other: 0492-MMC

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