PRESIDENT DEDICATES DAM, VISITS WESTERN STATES President Eisenhower dedicates McNary Dam, newest of the Army Engineers, muti-purpose river projects, and flies to Los Angeles to continue his campaign through the west with an appearance at a mammoth Republican rally in the Hollywood Bowl.
U.S. DIPLOMATS SEEK NEW DEFENSE ACCORD Secretary of State Dulles arrives on flying visit to confer with Chancellor Adenauer on West German rearmament within the framework of European defense pacts. Deputy Undersecretary of State Robert Murphy arrives from talks with Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito, reportedly hopeful of achieving Yugo-Italian accord on the trouble-spot of Trieste.
U.S. VERSUS SOVIET UNION IN TRACK AND FIELD - 3 Fred Hansen breaks his own record in the pole vault event at the U.S. versus Soviet Union Sports Spectacle. Dallas Long comes through with a new world shot put record. Valeriy Brumel wins the high jump event but doesn't break his own record.
DONALD CAMPBELL BREAKS LAND SPEED RECORD Donald Campbell prepares his Bluebird for a land speed trial. He breaks the world record topping off at over 400 miles per hour on the sands on an Australian beach. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
FRENCH LIBERATION ANNIVERSARY The famed Gardes Republicaines lead the parade celebrating the 10th anniversary of the World War II liberation of Paris, climaxing 3 days of celebrations in which France remembers her deliverance by her allies, even as a new crisis faces the Western nations.
MENDES-FRANCE MEETS CHURCHILL French Premier Mendes-France meets Winston Churchill and Foreign Minister Anthony Eden in England, following the deadlocked Brussels conference which upset European Army plans and put the Continent at a new turning point in its
FUR FASHIONS ON PARADE A fur collection featuring fashions for the boulevards of the world, brings an eye-filling display of mink and sable to the screen, with lovely models showing the latest in fashion finery to full advantage.
BRAZILIANS MOURN GETULIO VARGAS Brazil is shocked by the suicide of President Getulio Vargas, following a series of stormy political crises in which he had been deposed by the army. Grief stricken mourners in Rio De Janeiro gather at the presidential bier, as the nation is thrown into political chaos by his death.
FUNERAL MARCH FOR ALCIDE DE GASPERI Rome is the scene of deep and solemn mourning for Alcide de Gasperi, long time Prime Minister of Italy, and a staunch proponent of Western unity. Throngs follow the funeral cortege through the streets of the Eternal City to the 73 year old leader's final resting place in the magnificent Basilica San Lorenzo.
ROYAL TAN WINS GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE The 108th running of the Grand National Steeplechase in England, one of the world's most grueling turf classics. 29 entries get away but the pitfalls of the rugged course prove the doom of 1, and take out 15 more as Royal Tan wins by a neck in a thrilling finish.
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