QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS THE U.S. Queen Elizabeth arrives by plane in Williamsburg, Virginia to begin an historic 6-day visit in the U.S. With Prince Philip, the monarch motors to historic Jamestown for the 350th anniversary of the first British settlement in the new world. Later, she flies to Washington. President Dwight D. Eisenhower welcomes her at the airport and then drives with her through cheering throngs to the White House.
TENNIS AT FOREST HILLS Althea Gibson downs Louise Brough in straight sets to become the first African American to win the U.S. Singles crown. Mal Anderson becomes the first unseeded player to take the men's crown, upsetting Australian champ Ashley Cooper with a smashing attack.
NEW YORK HAILS QUEEN ELIZABETH New York gives Queen Elizabeth the biggest reception of her American visit. From her ferry ride across the harbor through the ticker-tape parade up the "canyon of heroes" to her appearance at the United Nations, the royal visitor receives a celebrity reception.
DEAN RUSK MEETS WITH PRESIDENT TITO The U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk stops over in Belgrade on the way home from Pakistan to meet with President Josip Tito. Relations between the United States and Yugoslavia have been strained of late and the meeting may lead to a renewed friendship.
KENNEDY IN EUROPE They roll out the red carpet for President John F. Kennedy on his arrival in West Germany. He receives a roaring welcome from an estimated 2,000,000 in Cologne and Bonn. He attends mass in the Cologne Cathedral and again pledges that the U.S. will remain in Europe "as long as desired or required".
HULK HOGAN DIVORCE TRIAL In the hallway of a Florida courthouse, Hulk Hogan has a spat with his wife's divorce attorney. At the trial, the judge releases the Hulk's frozen assets to his soon-to-be ex-wife.
Date: March 14, 2009 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
FLOODS AND WINDS DEVASTATE 4 STATES A massive clean-up job is underway in four Southern States in the aftermath of floods that sent a dozen rivers overflowing their banks. Bridges collapsed houses were flooded, and business owners sift through the wreckage.
UNITED STATES BANS A-BOMB TEST UNTIL "BIG THREE" TALKS President John F. Kennedy announces that the U.S. and Britain will send high-level negotiators to Moscow in July for conferences on a nuclear test ban. Meanwhile, the President says that the U.S. will discontinue nuclear tests unless some other country resumes them.
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