CTVA US Documentary - "Eyewitness" (CBS)(1960-63)

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Documentary Series

Eyewitness (1960-63)
Originally titled "Eyewitness to History" title shortened to "Eyewitness" by the Fall of  1961
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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EYEWITNESS
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 'CBS News' Production
US Documentary series 1960-63   30 minute Documentary program

Hosted by Charles Kuralt (1960-61)
Hosted by Walter Cronkite (1961-1962)
Hosted by Charles Collingwood (1962-1963)

Not to be confused with:
Eye Witness (NBC)(1953) "Live" Mystery Anthology series, hosted by Lee Bowman

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CBS KOIN-TV Ch. 6 Oregon Fridays 10:30pm 
  CBS WAFB Baton Rouge Fridays 9:30pm

[01] Eyewitness to History:
23Sep1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
CBS correspondents report over the week's events at the United Nations General Assembly and present taped
highlights including President Eisenhower's address and the scheduled talk by Khrushchev. Charles Kuralt,
Richard C. Hottelet, Marvin Kalb (here from his Moscow assignment) and Dan Schorr (back from Bonn) are
among the participating reporters.
*News item:
Background reports on top news events of each week will be presented on EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY which will
premiere at 10:30pm Fridays. Charles Kuralt will be anchorman for the CBS series, which will use live,
videotaped and filmed coverage of events as they happen, with reports and commentary by CBS news correspondents
throughout the world. The program will be presented for 52 consecutive weeks in the same timeslot.

[02] Eyewitness to History: CONGO. THE U.N. IN THE JUNGLE
30Sep1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Story of how that seething, far-off land has confronted the United Nations with its biggest job and its gravest
crisis since Korea. Includes films brought back from Congo by narrator Charles Kuralt and Ernest Leiser.
Late breaking Congo related events in the Assembly session will be covered.

[03] Eyewitness to History: THE SERIES
07Oct1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Past heroes of the great diamond patch (baseball diamond), Floyd Bevens, Al Gionfriddo, Nippy Jones, Don Larsen
and Dusty Rhodes are all interviewed against films of their historic moments at play.

[04] Eyewitness to History: THE CAMPAIGN
14Oct1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
After a round (via films) on the stump with Senator Kennedy, whistle-stopping through Michigan, and a round with
Vice President Nixon on his way through the University of Southern California, the feature of the show tonight
is an analysis by Elmo Roper and Howard K. Smith of issues as the voters see them.

[05] Eyewitness to History:
21Oct1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
aired no detail

[06] Eyewitness to History: CONTEST FOR A KEY STATE
28Oct1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Illinois is the state considered here tonight, one of the six big plums both candidates seem to be claiming.
Though all the issues concerning the electorate in Chicago and the rural areas are indiciated via films and
interviews, the religious issue is covered in detail.

[07] Eyewitness to History: THE WINDUP
04Nov1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Via film clips and segments on tape, highlights of this last week of the campaign by Vice President Nixon,
Senator John F. Kennedy, President Eisenhower and former President Truman, keep you up to date. In addition,
Edward R. Murrow discusses the possible effects of the Eisenhower-Truman efforts on the outcome of the election
Howard K. Smith reviews the issues involved, and Paul Niven and Charles von Fremd spell out the public's
reaction to the candidates themselves.

[08] Eyewitness to History:
11Nov1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
aired no detail

[09] Eyewitness to History: DECISION IN JAPAN
18Nov1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Pre-election campaign, Japanese style, gets an on-the-spot once-over from CBS cameras and correspondents
Charles Kuralt and Peter Kalischer. The Japanese have borrowed a leaf from our "Great Debates" with a three-way
bout between the leaders of the Liberald Democrats, Socialists and Democratic Socialists.

[10] Eyewitness to History: GOLD RUSH - 1960
25Nov1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
CBS Correspondents take a look at the current reactions to our depleted gold reserve, featuring a study of the
recent directive to our military families overseas and an interview with Dr. John Galbraith of Harvard.

[11] Eyewitness to History:
02Dec1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The lastest developments in New Orleans covering the school segregation issue.
Also in Caracas, Venezula in the aftermath of the riots which prompted President Betancourt to invoke martial law.

[12] Eyewitness to History: DE GAULLE'S ALGERIAN MISSION
09Dec1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The crisis in Algeria pending developments following the departure of President Charles de Gaulle.

[13] Eyewitness to History:
16Dec1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Anchorman Charles Kuralt assisted by CBS camera crews and correspondents, will discuss the Cabinet appointments
of President-elect John F. Kennedy

[14] Eyewitness to History: CONSTELLATION DISASTER
23Dec1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Anchorman Charles Kuralt and the CBS camera crew cover the disastrous fire on the nuclear-armed Constellation in
Brooklyn, N.Y. and its ramifications in terms of our defense program.

[15] Eyewitness to History: REMEMBER 1960?
30Dec1960 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
This roundup is a filmed reminder of the incidents that loomed large and small over the 1960 horizon. Everything
from the break-up of the summit conference, Khrushchev's desk-pounding spree at the United Nations, and the election
of Casey Stengel, Marilyn Monroe and the Chessman affair will be reviewed in the "album" of the year's pictures.

[16] Eyewitness to History: CUBA
06Jan1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
CBS correspondents and camera crews in Havana bring you an on-the-spot picture of Cuba since the break-off of
diplomatic relations by the United States. Also you'll hear a report on the effects of the break-off on our naval
base at Guantanamo, reactions in Washington, Miami and the U.N. emergency session of this week.

[17] Eyewitness to History:
13Jan1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The resurgent Congo crisis, in which Katanga Province is under attack by pro-Lumumba forces is discussed.
Charles Kuralt narrates.

[18] Eyewitness to History:
20Jan1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Filmed highlights of the inauguration and segments of the Inaugural Ball.

[19] Eyewitness to History:
27Jan1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The strange saga of the Portuguese cruise ship and its seizure by a group of 70 aboard may be the subject.

[20] Eyewitness to History: THE SANTA MARIA
03Feb1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
A report on the pirated ship Santa Maria.
CBS has three separate crews covering the latest in the moment by moment saga of "piracy" on the high seas,
20th century style. Charles Kuralt and Philip Scheffler head two of them down on the Brazilian coast and
Ernest Leiser heads the third with a chartered boat at his command ready to move as close as he can to get
to the wandering Santa Maria. Also two camerament who have been parachuted onto the ship itself may have
some firsthand pictures to show of their adventure.

[21] Eyewitness to History: A TOP PRIORITY TOWN
10Feb1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The story of Cairo, Ill., one of the chronically depressed areas on the U.S. the government plans to rehabilitate,
will be presented by Walter Cronkite. Secretary of Labor Arthur J. Goldberg will be shown arriving in Chicago Friday
on his current tour of depressed areas, conferring with Governor Otto Kerner Jr. of Illinois and visiting an
employment office in Chicago to talk to unemployed workers. Sen. Paul H. Douglas, author of the task force report
on depressed areas which was submitted to President Kennedy last month will be interviewed by Charles Kuralt.

[22] Eyewitness to History:
17Feb1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Tonight's news story of the week will be a review of President Kennedy's four weeks in office with the accent on
this week's National Industrial Conference board speech, his press conference and education message to Congress.
Also the status of the Congo crisis following the death of Patrice Lumumba.

[23] Eyewitness to History: THE CONGO
24Feb1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
An analysis and review of the Congo crisis tonight includes a report by correspondent Blaine Littel on the spot,
plus an examination of the latest efforts being made by the United Nations to avert a civil war there.

[24] Eyewitness to History: SPRING ARRIVES FROM PARIS
03Mar1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The Spring of the title refers to ladies' fashions Paris style and comentators like Walter Cronkite, David Schoenbrun
and Charles Kuralt give them their all.

[25] Eyewitness to History:
10Mar1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
On-the-spot coverage of two news stories involving American interests - Scotland's Holy Loch, controversial site
of an American Polaris submarine base and Latin America where Castroism poses a threat to American foreign policy.

[26] Eyewitness to History:
17Mar1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
aired no detail

[27] Eyewitness to History: TEST FOR THE SPACE MACHINE
24Mar1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
On the spot coverage of Friday's final test launching of the Mercury man-in-space capsule at Cape Canaveral, the
outcome which will determine whether or not the first American Astronaut will be shot into space next mothn, will
be seen. Program includes initimate report on the three Mercury Astronauts, one of whom is scheduled to be sealed
inside the capsule and sent into Space next month.

[28] Eyewitness to History: LAOS - THE DIPLOMATIC FRONT
31Mar1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
CBS correspondents in Bangkok, Laos, Paris and London, report on the SEATO conference held in Bangkok this week.
Feature highlights include statements by Secretary of State Dean Rusk, British Foreign Secretary Lord Home, an
interview with former Laotian premier Souvanna Phouma, plus films of the conference itself.

[29] Eyewitness to History:
07Apr1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
aired no detail

[30] Eyewitness to History: MAN INTO ORBIT
14Apr1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
With Walter Cronkite as narrator, CBS newsmen offer further information on Russia's successful man-in-space project,
side-by-side with reports on the present status of our man-in-space efforts from installations throughout the country.

[31] Eyewitness to History:
21Apr1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]

[32] Eyewitness to History: REVOLT OF THE GENERALS
28Apr1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
CBS correspondents report on the latest developments of the French-Algerian crisis. From Paris, David Schoenbrun
describes the day and night activities in the French capital.

[33] Eyewitness to History: OUR MAN IN SPACE
05May1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
A complete account of Navy Commander Alan B. Shepard's flight in the Project Mercury capsule - 115 miles into space
300 miles down range. Including films of the astronaut's recovery in the Atlantic Ocean.

[34] Eyewitness to History: TRUCE AND TROUBLE IN ASIA
12May1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
This report concentrates on our problems in Laos and Vietnam in South East Asia, featuring an on-the-spot analysis
by correspondent Charles Kuralt. It also touches on the neighboring countries of Thailand and Malaya, in an attempt
to round out the picture of the threat of communism in the area as a whole. [RF]

[35] Eyewitness to History: THE KENNEDYS IN CANADA
19May1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
This week visit to Canada by President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy, their first joint visit to another country
since Mr. Kennedy became President.
Excerpts from the President's speech before the Canadian Parliament in the House of Commons Chamber in Ottawa and
details of Mr. Kennedy's official itinerary, correspondent Charles Kuralt offers an informative piece on the economy
of Canada and some background history on U.S.-Canadian relations.

[36] Eyewitness to History:
26May1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
The effort of private American citizens to obtain the release of 1,200 rebel prisoners held by Cuban Premiere Fidel
Castro in return for the shipment to Cuba of 500 American tractors.

[37] Eyewitness to History: PRESIDENT KENNEDY MEETS PRESIDENT DE GAULLE
02Jun1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
A report on the U.S. President's meeting with the French leader.

[38] Eyewitness to History:
09Jun1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
A program dealing with European reaction to meeting Mrs. John F. Kennedy is scheduled.

[39] Eyewitness to History: THE UNCERTAIN CONTINENT [Season 1 finale]
16Jun1961 WAFB Friday 9:30pm [State Times, Baton Rouge]
Synopsis:
Report on U.N. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson's current goodwill visit to Latin America.

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CBS KOIN-TV Ch. 6 Oregon Fridays 10:30pm

2.x [--] Eyewitness to History: THE U.N. IN PERIL  [Season 2 Premiere]
22Sep1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
This weekly top news program brings you an analysis of the problems the United Nations is facing following the tragic
death of Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, and a review of the sessions of the UN General Assembly to date including
the tentatively scheduled speech of President Kennedy today. Richard C. Hottelet reports from the UN, Walter Cronkite
is anchorman as usual, and Daniel Schorr is standing by in Berlin for whatever repercussions may crop up in that quarter.[RF]
*Originally titled "Eyewitness to History" the title would be shortened by the New Year.

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE MEN IN THE MIDDLE
29Sep1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
An examination of the neutral nations and their rising influence in the United Nations. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: A PLACE TO HIDE
06Oct1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A wide variety of opinions on the need for fallout shelters, the cost and planning of individual and group shelters,
the ethics incolved for the householder who owns one, and the attitude prevalent in the Soviet Union (quiet so as not
to arouse fear in the people) on any fallout effort there. Participating in this roundup are Nobel Prize winner
Dr. Willard Libby, physicist Dr. Edward Teller, Rev. M.C. McHugh, householders, contractors, members of the city council
of Livermore, California. (They're planning seven giant shelters for the town's inhabitants) and CBS Moscow correspondent
Marvin Kalb. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: GUNFIRE ALONG THE WALL
13Oct1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
This week's terrorist tactics in East Berlin and the subsequent state of West Berlin morale is the subject.
Dan Schorr interviews an East Berlin escapee, and an eyewitness of a shooting incident and analyzes the
reasoning behind the latest tactical Soviet maneuvers. Also, Dick Hottelet reports on the significance of
the Gromyko talks, and Bill Downs interviews West Germany's Ambassador to the U.S. Wilhelm Grewe. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: 1980 - KHRUSHCHEV
20Oct1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The 22nd Communist Party Congress in Moscow includes films provided by the Russians of the meetings
of the Congress itself, plus reports and analysis of Premier Khrushchev's speech on Berlin, his 1980
blueprint of economic advance over the United States and an evaluation of his remarks. Also, Walter Cronkite
compares on film the Moscow he knew in 1946 and Moscow today. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
27Oct1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Interview of Werner Von Braun following the highlights of the firing of the Saturn missile. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE BIGGEST BOMB
03Nov1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A report on Soviet nuclear testing and its effects on the United States. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
10Nov1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Queen Elizabeth's visit to Ghana is the subject for report. CBS correspondent Blaine Littell has been in Ghana for a
few weeks now, filming scenes of village life in Accra, analyzing the current economic picture of the land and commenting
on the question of possible U.S. aid in building the Volta Dam. Also Queen Elizabeth's arrival and her reception will
be filmed. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
17Nov1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
President Kennedy's trip out West this week is the subject for report. His arrival in Seattle, Washington Thursday,
his foreign policy speech at the University of Washington in the afternoon, his address at the testimonial dinner for
Senator Warren Magnuson in the evening, and his arrival in Phoenix, Arizona are covered. George Herman CBS White House
correspondent will be on hand as your special guide. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
24Nov1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
An analysis of the Finland-Russian crisis as President Kekkonen meets with Premier Khrushchev. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
01Dec1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The crisis in Vietnam with correspondent Peter Kalischer, interviewing President Diem's official
hostess sister-in-law Mme. Nhu showing films of a jungle patrol, illustration the physical terrain
of the country as a whole and analyzing the complications and the conflicts involved in its future. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
08Dec1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis: No Details

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
15Dec1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The President's trip to South America is the subject.
In addition to a tape showing the arrival of the President and Mrs. Kennedy in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dick Hottelet discusses the next stop on the President's agenda, Venezula from his Caracas
vantage point, and Charles Kuralt briefs you from his spot in Bogota, the President's third and last
stop on the weekend trip. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
22Dec1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
President Kennedy's plans are reported on-the-spot story of the Kennedy-Macmillan conference
in Bermuda with Eric Sevareid and George Herman. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: REMEMBER 1961?
29Dec1961 CBS Fri
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A review of memorable events of 1961, from President Kennedy's inauguration including Robert
Frost's fascinating conflict with the sunshine; Commander Shepard's manshoot; Gagarin's orbital
shot; Hammarskjold's funeral; the World Series; the Miss America Contest etc. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE SHAPE OF '62
05Jan1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
CBS correspondents discuss major world problems like Berlin, China, Russia, the U.N., space, etc., and their
probable course in '62. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
12Jan1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Excerpts from President Kennedy's State of the Union message; comments on the legislation involved
from Chairman Wilbur D. Mills of the Ways and Means Committee and Speaker of the House John W.
McCormack and a gander at the social whirl of political Washington are featured. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
19Jan1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Lt. Col. John H. Glenn Jr. whose orbit shoot has been delayed from Tuesday January 23, to Wednesday
January 24 and Astronaut Glenn's personal drives, the attitude of his parents and friends, Cape Canaveral's
on-the-spot status regarding the shoot and some technical information the layman can understand are reported. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE CASE OF CUBA
26Jan1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A review of this week's Conference of Foreign Ministers of the organization of American states in Punta del Este,
Uruguay are reported through films of the meetings and interviews with U.S. representatives at the conference,
the progress of the resolution to censure Cuba and the attitudes of the individual Latin American countries to its
overtones will be explored. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
02Feb1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The news story concerns itself with audience reaction to television programming in key cities from coast to coast
including Washington D.C., Houston Texas and Portland Maine among others. CBS correspondent George Herman
interviews FCC Chairman Newton Minow about the commission's hearings on network television. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: DARK HORSE
09Feb1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A study of Mr. George Romney of Michigan, whose entry into the political fold as Republican candidate for Governor
of his state will be decided this week. In addition an interview by Walter Cronkite and a commentary from Bernard
Eismann on the Michigan political scene, Mrs. Romney's participation in the Michigan constitutional convention,
films of stockholders' meeting of the American Motors Corporation and a segment on the Romney family are included. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
16Feb1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Bobby and Ethel Kennedy in Indonesia are the subject of this on-the-spot report. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
23Feb1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Highlights of the ceremonies honoring Lt. Col. John Glenn.

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
02Mar1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The case of Gary Francis Powers and some of the questions which have arisen following his ill-fated U-2 flight
over the Soviet Union. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
09Mar1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Continuing story of the unique case of Gary Francis Powers with an analysis of the findings of the special board
of inquiry on his performance during the fateful U-2 flight, filmed excerpts of his testimony at the August 1960,
Moscow trial, and comment on his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, there's an interview
with intelligence expert Ian Fleming by correspondent Hughes Rudd in Jamaica, British West Indies on the
questions the case poses in the field of international law. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
16Mar1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Highlights of Mrs. John F. Kennedy's trip.

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
23Mar1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
President Kennedy's one-day visit to California including his address at University of California at Berkeley
and inspection of missile sites at Vandenberg Air Force Base. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: CUBA TODAY
30Mar1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
Recent films of the trials of invasionary forces and a Mardi Gras celebration are shown. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE DANGER LANE
06Apr1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The present Russian inspired crisis along the Berlin air corridor is the danger lane
story with an interview of General Lucius Clay flying on a plane through the corridor. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
13Apr1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
A special program involving the price increase in the steel industry and the reaction of Government and labor to it. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: ALGERIA - A PROBE INTO ITS PRESENT AND FUTURE
20Apr1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
27Apr1962
Host Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The report covers the subject of American resumption of nuclear testing in the atmosphere. Highlights will include
comments and reaction from London, Moscow and Geneva by correspondents on-the-spot, plus statements from such public
figures as former U.N. Ambassador James J. Wadsworth and Ambassador Arthur Dean, test ban negotiator in Geneva. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
04May1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
A report on Soviet Cosmonaut Major Gherman Titov's visit to the U.S. this week and the
day-to-day coverage of his sightseeing tour of Washington with Mrs. Titov, the joint Glenn-
Titov press conference at the COSPAR meeting, the Soviet Embassy press conference and reception. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
11May1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The program concerns the United States stake in Vietnam. [RF]

[--] Eyewitness:
18May1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
no detail

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
25May1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The report will be on Cuba of today as seen first hand by correspondent Charles Kuralt
and his camera crew just back from a 25-day tour of Havana. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: INDIANAPOLIS 500
01Jun1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
Memorial Day's greatest sports show the Indianapolis 500. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
08Jun1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The Democratic state convention in Springfield, Mass., for a consensus on the party's backing of its two senate contenders.
As a matter of record, both Edward (Ted) Kennedy and Edward McCormack have said they will run in the forthcoming primary.[RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE FLIGHT FROM FAMINE
15Jun1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The report covers the story of the Hong Kong refugees up to the present hour. Film footage of the situation in Macao
and Hong Kong and interviews with the most recent refugee arrivals in the United States, a report on the controversial
question of sending surplus food to China. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: FIGHT OVER MEDICARE
22Jun1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The battle raging for and against the administration's medicare bill (King- Anderson Bill by name) and centers on its
current status in the House Ways and Means Committee where it is under active consideration. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
29Jun1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The President and Mrs. Kennedy spend the first day of their visit to Mexico. Their activites like arrival motorcade
to Mexican President Lopez Mateo's residence in Los Pinos outside Mexico City, luncheon at the President's palace where
Mrs. Kennedy may be heard greeting her hosts in Spanish and speeches by President Kennedy and President Lopez. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
06Jul1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
no detail

[--] Eyewitness:
13Jul1962
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The top story on the news front, focuses on-the-spot up-to-the-minute review of the doctors' strike in Saskatchewan.
Bernard Eisman appears at his momentary post in Saskatchewan and Charles Collingwood is anchorman from New York. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE FUGITIVE FINANCIERS
20Jul1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Kuralt
Synopsis:
Barring unforseen developments on the top news front, tonight's half hour explores the current habits and habitat
of the four fugitives from prosecution, Edward Gilbert, Lowell Birrell, Benjack Cage and Earl Belle, who've found
a have in Brazil. Charles Kuralt has talked to all of them and gives us some on-the-spot information on their general
state of mind. In addition,Kuralt's interview with Earl Belle, background memorabilia on their financial hijunks and
the unratified state of our extradition treaty with Brazil are included. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
27Jul1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
Except for an unusual news break, tonight's report examines the deadlock between President Kennedy
and Congress on the subject of major domestic legislation. There'll be interviews with Congressional leaders,
representatives of the Executive departments and with government and American history scholars, to
determine whether any basic operating changes are taking place in the roles of the Congress and the Administration. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE ALBANY MOVEMENT
03Aug1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
All things being equal on the top news front, tonight's report comes to you from Albany, Ga., where
correspondent Hughes Rudd and his camera crew bring you interviews with white and Negro leaders
on the status of "The Albany Movement" from the legal, moral, social and governmental point of view. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: WHO KILLED MARILYN MONROE?
10Aug1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
A consideration of the life and times of Marilyn Monroe, including interviews with close friends of the
late actress, comments on the Hollywood star system by leading figures in the motion picture industry.
Also excerpts from some of the films in which she appeared. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness:
17Aug1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
Another program on the reserves was scheduled for this slot but as soon as the producers heard
that the Russians had sent two cosmonauts into space, all previous plans were changed.
A discussion of this new Russian achievement and what it means to our space program is expected to be on plus any
film that's available by air time. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: THE DEACTIVATION OF THE RESERVISTS
24Aug1962 CBS KOIN-TV Ch 6 Fri 10:30pm [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The story of the deactivation of the 150,000 reservists who were called up during the Berlin crisis. Using a combat
support company of the 32nd Division, 128th Infantry. Wisconsin National Guard (Platville, Wis.) as it's major focal
point, the show will try to answer some of the questions surrounding the reserve issue. Scenes of the men training
at Fort Lewis, Wash. and their return home will be seen. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara will be interviewed along
with many of the reservists. [RF]

2.x [--] Eyewitness: REVERSE TOURISM
31Aug1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
As of press time this program has again scheduled the show on "Reverse Tourism" which was originally set for last
week. Program traces the success of this year's U.S. campaign to bring Europeans to our shores for a change.
A group of French tourists are followed as they travel around America. [RF]

[--] Eyewitness:
07Sep1962
no detail

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3.x [--] Eyewitness: THE COMMUNIST SQUEEZE
14Sep1962 CBS KOIN-TV Ch 6 Fri 10:30pm [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
Through interviews and reports from Berlin, Washington and Havana, Friday's program tries to assess the intesity
of the current round of communist threats in Berlin and Cuba as well as the pressures put on the President to
strengthen his course of action. [RF]

3.x [--] Eyewitness:
21Sep1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
An up-to-the-minute report on the progress of the America's Cup races between the U.S.'s Weatherly and Australia's Gretel.
In addition to films of the races themselves, there'll be coverage of the enthusiastic watchers in Newport, and a history
of the race over the years. [RF]

3.x [--] Eyewitness:
28Sep1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
All things being equal on the news front, Friday's report will explore the case of James Meredith, the University
of Mississippi, and Governor Ross Barnett. [RF]

[--] Eyewitness:
05Oct1962
Host Charles Collingwood
no detail

3.x [--] Eyewitness:
12Oct1962 [Oregonian]
Host Charles Collingwood
Synopsis:
The opening ceremonies of the 21st Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican highlight this report,
along with scenes of the processions which precede them, and interviews with participating Cardinals and non-Catholoic
observers from all over the World. [RF]

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