SHOOTING IN CONGRESS Ruthless fanatic violence strikes in the halls of Congress. Three men and a woman believed to be members of the Puerto Rican nationalist gang that attempted to assassinate President Truman in 1950 open fire on Congressmen from the Visitor's Gallery. Five lawmakers are wounded, in an act of violence that shocks the nation.
RED HOSTAGES FREED Bitter memories of guerilla war are revived with the return from Iron Curtain captivity of 1251 Greeks seized as hostages by the Reds as long as four years ago. Tearful reunions on the docks as the hostages leave their boat and return to Greek shores.
NEHRU'S TREK TO TIBET India's Prime Minister Nehru treks north to visit Tibet and the neighboring "hermit kingdom" of Bhutan, seldom seen by Western eyes. Progress over the lofty Himalayan ridges is by jeep, then mule, and finally by yak. Mountaineer warriors hail Nehru's arrival with clashing tambourines.rn
MR. AND MRS. DIMAGGIO IN JAPAN The arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dimaggio (Marilyn Monroe) at Tokyo airport brings out a throng of four-thousand baseball and movie fans who surge through police lines to cheer their idols--a hectic beginning for a honeymoon.
DISPUTE IN MOROCCO Thousands of Arab tribesmen protest the French appointment of a new Sultan and spiritual leader in Morocco, and ask the help of Spain in spiritual secession from his leadership. Promised support by Franco is an omen of new troubles in North Africa.
LIDO OPENING Traditional Paris gaiety and brilliance marks the opening on the Champs Elysees of a new and piquant show. Everyone, from Salvador Dali to the Duke of Windsor is there to cheer the Parisian dancers. Maurice Chevalier, Yves Montand and other celebrities attend. An exterior of the Lido and close ups of the showgirls.
FOREIGN MINISTERS AT GERMAN CONFERENCE At the conference of French, British, Russian, and U.S. Foreign Ministers in Berlin, deadlock on an agenda continues as the Reds seek to delay German peace talks with a demand for a parley on world issues to include Red China--a bid for "spheres of influence" denounced by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles.
TREE-LIGHTING AT THE WHITE HOUSE President Eisenhower, Vice-President Nixon and their wives meet at the White House for the holiday tree-lighting ceremony. A large crowd watches the stage decorated with banners celebrating peace.
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