November 7 in San Antonio history…
First live broadcast over WOAI-TV got underway this afternoon at Alamo Stadium gymnasium. Co-sponsored by the San Antonio Appliance Association, the shows will extend over a three-day period and will feature professional and amateur talent.
President Eisenhower’s margin of victory in yesterday’s election grew to 18,768 in Bexar County from the 15,131 vote margin he had in 1952.
The Texas Election Bureau reports that although Richard Nixon won the Presidential election, Texas’s 25 electoral votes went to Hubert Humphrey. It was the first time in nearly 40 years that the votes did not go to the President-elect.