NEW TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS Peter Snell of New Zealand sets a U.S. mile mark as he leads Jim Beatty and others home in a run at the Modesto, California meet. Another world record is set as Brian Sternberg soars 16 feet 7 inches in the pole vault. Phil Shinnick set a broad jump record, 24 feet 4 inches only to have it disqualified due to wind velocity.
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.
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".
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.
U.S. AIR FORCE JET PLANES A U.S. Air Force jet plane takes off form Tokyo carrying a smaller plane beneath it. It releases the smaller plane in the air and the smaller plane lands safely in London. A computer generated map of the flight pattern from Tokyo to London.
RUSK TELLS GERMANS 'TROOPS WILL STAY' Secretary of State Dean Rusk visits West Germany's new Chancellor, Ludwig Erhardt, in Bonn, West Germany. After the success of "Operation Airlift" the West Germans feared that the United States would withdraw some troops in Europe. Mr. Rusk gave assurances that this would not happen.
DOUGLAS-HOME WINS ELECTION Until he renounced his titles to become Prime Minister he was better known as Lord Home, Britain's Foreign Minister. He easily wins the election to the House of Commons and now, within the year, he must call a general election which the Laborites hope to win.
U.S. TO SELL GRAIN TO SOVIET BLOC At his news conference President John F. Kennedy makes the announcement that the United States will sell surplus wheat to Russia and her satellites. The 310,000,000 purchase will be from U.S. surplus stocks and will help reduce the 1,000,000,000 tons in storage while at the same time benefit the U.S. balance-of-payments deficit.
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