Russian Astronaut in United States; Chief of Steel Worker's Union on steel prices
Voice cuts: (1) JFK on “wholly unjustifiable” increased steel prices (4/11). (2) David J. McDonald, president of the United Steelworkers Union, denies that the price increases were triggered by higher labor costs 4/11). (3) Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-TN), chairman of the Senate anti-trust subcommittee, calls the price increase “shocking and irresponsible” (4/11) (4) Roger M. Blough, chairman of the board of U.S. Steel, defends the industry’s action in raising prices (4/12). (5) Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara orders defense contractors to shift to "those companies which have not increased prices” (4/13). (6) Bethlehem Steel, the second largest steel producer in the U.S. says “in order to remain competitive.” it has “rescinded the price increases on rolled steel products;” U.S. Steel President Leslie B. Worthington rescinded the price increase “in light of competitive developments” (4/13). (7) Front de Libération Nationale spokesman, quoting de Gaulle, remarks the “Algeria of Papa is dead” (3/30). (8) Defense Secretary McNamara shocked by higher steel prices when “our military budget has already increased to an all-time high” (4/13). (9) Kennedy’s radio and television address on nuclear testing and disarmament (3/2). (10) McNamara announces resumption of travel of military dependents to Europe at government expense (4/25). (11) Dr. Edward S. Lewis, executive director of the Urban League of Greater New York, on New York City’s aid to six black New Orleans residents tricked into moving north in what was called a “reverse freedom ride” (Tom Bryson, 5/2). (13) Remarks from Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov (through translator) upon meeting President Kennedy and U.S. astronaut John Glenn in Washington, DC (5/2).
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