News items and voice clips
(1) The wreckage of a missing U-2 plane, presumably returning from a mission over Cuba, is found in the Gulf of Mexico. There was no trace of the pilot. (Jim Snyder). (2) (2) Sid Davis reports on Kennedy’s first day in Texas which takes the president to San Antonio, Houston and Fort Worth (two versions). (3) Remarks from Thomas E. Gaddis on the death of Robert Stroud, “the Birdman of Alcatraz.” (4) New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller promises Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton that he will not attempt to seek commitments from the state’s 64 delegates to the Republican national convention (Paul Parker). (5) Voice cuts of an unidentified individual (possibly Sen. Sam Ervin) commenting on an unspecified investigation (possibly concerning Bobby Baker). (6) Voice cuts of Gov. Scranton stresses the importance of an uncommitted delegation in Pennsylvania. (7) Voice cut of Gov. Rockefeller promising that he will not seek committed delegates in Pennsylvania. (8) News item about Scranton and Rockefeller’s agreement. (Paul Parker). (9) Rep. John Byrnes (R-WI) denies any unethical conduct in buying stock in a Wisconsin insurance company (Tom Bryson). (10) Sen. Everett Dirksen (R-IL) and Rep. Charles Halleck (R-IN) say Kennedy’s legislative program “is in a mess” and his own mismanagement and blunders are to blame, not Congress (Jim Snyder).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
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sound tape reel
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Catalog Key: bcast-077342; Other: 0492-MMC
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