The Big News Of 1958

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


73032. The Big News Of 1958. December 28, 1958. CBS net. Sustaining. David Schoenbrun reports on the fall of the fourth French Republic and the triumph of Charles De Gaulle. Peter Kalischer reports on the Communist Chinese bombardment of Quemoy and Matsu. Ernest Lizer reports on the Berlin crisis. The Nautilus sails under the North Pole. George Herman reports on the U. S.-U. S. S. R. missile development programs. Charles Von Fremd describes the launching of the U. S. "Explorer I" artificial satellite. Edward R. Murrow reports on the possibility of a summit conference. Eric Sevareid reports on the Sherman Adams scandal. Howard K. Smith reports on school intergration. Robert Trout reports on other domestic stories. Welles Church reports on Vice President Nixon's tour of Latin America. Dallas Townsend reports on the statehood of Alaska. Lou Cioffi reports on the death of Pope Pius XII and the election of Pope John XXIII. Louis Armstrong plays, "The St. Louis Blues" and comments on the death of W. C. Handy. Paul Niven reports on the awarding of the Nobel Prize for literature to Boris Pasternak for "Dr. Zhivago." Winston Burdett and Frank Kerns report on developments in the Middle East. See cat. #1804 for a similar program from CBS television. Walter Cronkite (narrator), David Schoenbrun, Peter Kalischer, Ernest Lizer, George Herman, Charles Von Fremd, Edward R. Murrow, Eric Sevareid, Howard K. Smith, Robert Trout, Theodore Welles Church (as Welles Church), Dallas Townsend, Lou Cioffi, Louis Armstrong, Paul Niven, Winston Burdett, Frank Kerns, Dan Bloom (producer). 1:24:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

1804. The Big News Of 1958. January 9, 1959. CBS-TV net. Actuality reports of the big news stories of the year, with CBS correspondents. See cat. #73032 for a similar program from CBS radio. Douglas Edwards (narrator), Robert Trout, Lou Cioffi, Sam Zelman, Howard K. Smith, Ernest Leiser, David Schoenbrun, Winston Burdett, Peter Kalischer, Harry Reasoner. 1 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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