Voices in The Headlines was an American news program broadcast on ABC radio featuring the top news stories of the day. It was hosted by long-time radio and television announcer Fred Foy.
A review of the's week's news: A mine disaster in Carmichael, Pennsylvania, political squabble on Stevenson Cuban policy, comments by Nelson Rockefeller on government spending, Senator Allen J. Ellender on an African tour makes a snide remark negro government capabilities in Africa, union chief Jimmy Hoffa escapes an assassination attempt while on trial, a comment on Hoffa's ambitions.
Host: Fred Foy.
October 29th, 1956-July 31st, 1970.
The Huntley-Brinkley report replaced the Camel News Caravan with John Cameron Swayze on October 29th, 1956. Originally a fifteen-minute news broadcast it was expanded to a half-hour on September 9th, 1963, a week after the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite expanded to a half-hour. Chet Huntley was in New York City and David Brinkley was in Washington, DC.
A rowdy scene at House hearing-boycotting by bearded leftists "concerning travel to Cuba," student rioters in Birmingham, George Wallace will enter the 1964 presidential primaries, the goal is to defeat President Kennedy, the Arab League is concerned over the Israelis interest in Black African and Asian countries, Jimmy Hoffa attacks Robert Kennedy-says the US is run by his "police force," Britain vetoes in UN on white Rhodesian Government.
Israeli planes hit Arab Guerrilla camps in Syria and Lebanon in retaliation for deaths of Israeli athletes at Olympic games.
White House refuses to make public investigation of break-in at Democratic National Headquarters. Jimmy Hoffa makes trip to North Vietnam for prisoner of war talks.