ATOMS-FOR-PEACE PARLEY OPENS In Vienna, the first meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency opens, bringing one step closer to fruition President Eisenhower's proposal for a U.N.-sponsored atoms-for-peace program. 60 nations, large and small, take part.
CONGO WAR - BATTLE FOR KATANGA United Nations troops battle Katangese in the streets of Elizabethville as the attempt to force Moise Tshombe to rid his army of mercenaries and sit down with the Central Government and plan for a unification of his secessionist Province with the Government of President Adoula.
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.
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.
KATANGA TROOPS FIGHT U.N. FORCE New violence flares in the unhappy Congo as United Nations troops move in force against rebellious elements in Katanga Province. The troops of the secessionist province vow to follow a "scorched earth" policy and fight to the end. A fighter escort now accompanies U.S. cargo planes bringing in supplies.
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