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 week's news: racial demonstrations in Cambridge, Maryland, in the North negroes protest segregation in an NYC diner, Senate hearings on civil rights comments by Dean Rusk, Strom Thurmond, Senator Gale W. McGee, Gov. Ross Barnett of Mississippi attack the Kennedys proposed march on Washington, blames communists in civil rights, proposed nuclear test ban treaty, comments by Averill Harriman, Thurmond, Dirkson, and Goldwater comment on both the treaty and Kennedy, a railroad strike is threatened because of automation, comment by President Kennedy, Rep. Charles Hallack, King Paul and Queen Frederica of Greece arrive in England and trouble-left wingers boo Queen Elizabeth, comment by King Paul, Robert McNamara is proud of government savings operations, Soviet-Chinese rift, the Chinese demand removal of Khrushchev as the price for ending the split, comment by McGeorge Bundy.
Narrator: Fred Foy.
NOTE: Fred Foy, best known for his voicing the opening of THE LONE RANGER on radio joined the ABC TV announcing staff in New York in 1961. For ABC RADIO he narrated the award winning news documentary, VOICES IN THE HEADLINES a 25 minute weekly wrap up of salient news events of the week with sound bites representing the news as it was recorded.