LABOR STRIKES CONTINUE IN 1946 Telegraph workers in New York City go on strike picketing outside Western Union buildings. In Detroit the labor picture looks brighter Henry Kaiser and his partner J.W. Frazer reach an agreement with union leaders for the manufacture of their new cars at the former Ford Willow Run bomber plant.
WEST GERMANS PROTEST BERLIN WALL On the anniversary of the Berlin Wall, West Berlin mayor Willy Brandt holds a memorial service for those who died seeking freedom. Demonstrators protest and the Freedom Bell tolls.
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT & JAMES MEREDITH ORDEAL Blacks stage nonviolent sit-ins, and are arrested nevertheless. After a church is burned, MLK says: "When man will seek to destroy the church of God, they had degenerated to a tragic level of inhumanity, sin and evil." U.S. Federal Marshals rally around James Meredith's enrollment at the University of Mississippi.
BERLIN WALL & FREEDOM BELL - GERMANY East German soldiers reinforce the Berlin Wall. After a teenage boy is shot dead while trying to cross the barrier, West Germans vent their anger on a bus carrying Russian guards to a War memorial. The Freedom Bell tolls. U.S. General Lucius Clay helps govern Germany after World War II.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - 2 Montage Cuban Missile Crisis. At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Adlai Stevenson calls "for the immediate dismantling and withdrawl from Cuba of all missiles and offensive weapons."
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