WORLD WEIGHT-LIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS Muscle men from all over the world vie in the World Weight-lifting championships in Austria. Shemansky of the U.S. wins the heavyweight title with a thrilling lift of 300 pounds, a new record.
LOCUSTS PLAGUE CANARY ISLANDS The worst insect plague of recent years hits the Canary Islands' fertile fields. Aided by crop-dusting planes, farmers battle to save at least part of their crops from the locust hordes.
PRESIDENT PLEADS FOR RACE EQUALITY President Eisenhower addresses the Freedom Fulfillment Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, assuring his full support for the goals of the organization, as the N.A.A.C.P. launches the strongest campaign in its history.
STYLE NOTES FROM ITALY Italy's "New Look" in fashions and a far cry from Dior's. Refined lines and graceful ornamentation are the keynotes here, while the feminine figure retains its curves in these new modes.
RUMANIAN PRISONERS ARRIVE IN AMERICA Teen-age Constantin and Peter Georgescu, held by Rumania's Red government 7 years in effort to force their father to spy on the U.S. are greeted at the airport by their mother--a happy family reunion.
RECORD RAIN FLOODS CHICAGO A multi-million dollar freak flood inundates Chicago after the heaviest rain in the city's history. City and suburbs are hard hit as skyscrapers are flooded, many forced from their homes, and traffic and industry disrupted.
92ND DIVISION HOME FROM KOREA A gala civic reception marks the homecoming of the Pacific Northwest's own "Indianhead" Division, after 4 years in Korea. The big day is climaxed by a mammoth ticker-tape parade for the returning G.I's.
26 DIE IN TRANS-OCEAN AIRLINER CRASH 26 die when an Italian trans-Atlantic airliner crashes on its fourth landing attempt at Idlewild Airport, and sinks in Jamaica Bay after striking a jetty and bursting into flame.
HIGH STYLE IN THE DEEP SILVER SPRINGS Something new under the sun--and under the water--a style showing of new miracle fabrics. Pretty models display the new creations in a unique setting--at the bottom of a sun-lit lake. A fashion show that really makes a splash.
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