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: Pope John 23rd marks Easter week, U-Thant comments on the world situation, Laos fighting breaks out in Plain Des Jars-comment by Dean Rusk, Canadians elect Lester Pearson as Prime Minister, scientists working on neutron bomb, negro demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Martin Luther King is jailed, a gasoline bomb is thrown at a negro home, steel prices are raised, the Senate finally passes a Kennedy bill, Senator Hubert Humphrey attacks critics of foreign aid, the US submarine "Thresher" is lost at sea with 129 aboard, Sir Winston Churchill is made an honorary citizen of the US, President Kennedy confers the honor, the baseball season opens, Branch Rickey comments on the New York Mets.
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.