KENNEDY URGES PHYSICAL FITNESS Addressing the Football Hall of Fame dinner, the President touches on his career in the Armed Forces under General MacArthur and the General gets a laugh. He then urges Americans to become participants, and not merely spectators, in sports.
QUEEN ENDS AFRICAN TOUR Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip end their African tour in Liberia as they head for home. The Queen built up the prestige of the Empire among newly independent nations on her trip.
ERNIE DAVIS WINS HEISMAN TROPHY The Syracuse wiz-kid, halfback Ernie Davis, receives the Heisman Trophy as the best college player of the year. He ran Syracuse's opponents ragged and now hopes to play eight or ten years as a pro.
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.
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.
WINSTON CHURCHILL CELEBRATES The grand old elder statesman of Great Britain marks his 87th birthday. His pace may have slowed, but he's as indomitable as ever as he goes to the House of Commons for a tribute.
ARMY-NAVY: MIDDIES WIN 62ND CLASSIC That classic climax to any football season--the ARMY-NAVY game--sees a hundred thousand jamming Philadelphia Stadium. The traditional pre-game color sees the Middies and Cadets march on the field in measured strides. President Kennedy, an old Nayy man, tosses the coin for the two captains as they take the field and Navy sinks the Army 13 to 7. The educated toe of Greg Mather accounts for two Navy field goals.
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