The Big News Of '56

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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61216. The Big News Of '56. December 30, 1956. CBS net. Commercials deleted. The ten big stories of the year are: 1. President Eisenhower's health, the conventions and Eisenhower's re-election. 2. The sinking of the Andrea Doria. 3. Two airplanes crash over the Grand Canyon. 4. Grace Kelly marries Prince Ranier. 5. Racial unrest in Clinton, Tennessee and other places. 6. Don Larson pitches a perfect World Series game. 7. The Hungarian revolution. An excerpt from the famous Radio Budapest broadcast is heard. 8. Civil unrest in Cypress. 9. Egypt nationalizes the Suez canal, Israel invade and quickly conquers Egypt. Charles Collingwood (host), Adlai Stevenson, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas Edwards, Don Larson, Ernest Lizer (? CBS reporter in Budapest), Henry Cabot Lodge, Frank Kerns (? CBS reporter in Cypress). 56:39. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

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