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: two survive a seven-week ordeal
in the northern wilderness of Alaska, a US freighter is attacked by Cuban MIGS, anti-Castro exiles continue sneak raids on Cuba,-Washington tries to deter it, Moscow protests such provocations, Latin-American political problem, Hubert Humphrey warns about the threat of communism in the US, racial strife and violence in Greenwood, Mississippi as negroes try to register, southerners blame communists for the trouble, Dick Gregory comments, Senator Allen Ellender says negroes need whites to govern them both in Africa and the USA, funds wasted in certain foreign aid-the US tries to cut budget-comment by Senator Humphrey and Charles Halleck, Labor Secretary Williard Wirtz defends youth bill, the New York City newspaper strike is over after 114 days.
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.
Adlai Stevenson.tribute on the day of his funeral. Introduction by Charles Kuralt. Other guests include Hubert Humphrey, Prime Minister Harold Wilson, poet and writer Archibald Macleish, and Labor Secretary Williard Wirtz.
Eric Sevareid hosts from London.