Nation's Tree- President Opens Festive Season; President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon, with their wives, greet each other at the annual christmas tree lighting ceremony. We see a large crowd watching as President Eisenhower speaks and then turns on the lights covering the giant tree.

Sports; Texas; Highlights are shown from a football game at Dallas: Notre Dame 54 at Southern Methodist 21.

Satellite a Bust- Rocket Blows Up in First U.S. Try (Dept. of Defense) (part 1 of 2); We see as scientists prepare the satellite and as it is placed in the rocket.