A roundup of world events during the year 1958 from the American perspective.
Various locations. Cut story with American commentary.
MS. of French President General Charles de Gaulle in open car driving through crowded streets in Algeria. Travelling past crowds. MS. Cameramen. MS. of de Gaulle taking his seat before microphone. CU. de Gaulle speaking, pan to show microphones. Big G.V. of crowd in St. Peter's Square. MS. White smoke signal that Angelo Giuseppe Cardinal Roncalli has been elected Pope John XXIII. CU. New Pope being carried on chair. MS. of Pope blessing crowd from balcony. Big G.V. of crowd. Big G.V.of Monaco. GV. of crowd. MS. Prince Rainier and Princess Grace with their two children, Albert and Caroline, on balcony. CU. of crowd. CU. of them on balcony , Princess Caroline waving her hand. Various shots of Van Cliburn playing at concert. GV. of Washington. Various shots of Sherman Adams presidential aide accused of wrong-dealing with Boston industrialist Bernard Goldfine, cut-ins of cameramen taking pictures. LS.of demonstrators (Middle East). CU. King Feisal of Iraq in open car. Various shots of King Hussein of Jordan. Various shots of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's visit to the Kremlin. Various shots of British troops arriving by air and U.S. forces by sea, in Lebanon. CU. Map showing arrow pointing to Quemoy (Nationalist China). Various shots, fighting in Quemoy. Various shots of Chiang Kai Shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, making a report. Various shots of street scenes in Berlin, including ruins. Various shots of the atomic powered American submarine 'Nautilus' (Interior and exterior). Various shots of the Skipper William R. Anderson of the Nautilus, being decorated by American President Dwight Eisenhower. Various shots of the first earth Satellite being launches at Cape Canaveral. Various shots at the Brussels Exhibition.