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Contents

U.S. and Japan
8
Japan (Foreign relations, United States), United States (Foreign relations, Japan)
Table-top photographs
12
Nina Leen; 1909-1995, Photographs
Franklin Roosevelt wins another chance to be great leader of united people
25
Franklin Delano Roosevelt; 1882-1945
What about unity?
29
NATIONAL unity
Popular vote in the 1940 presidential elections
30
Elections
Charley's aunt
47
Brandon Thomas (English actor, playwright and songwriter.); 1856-1914, Theater reviewsSingle works
Johnson rifle stirs up great military squabble around them and the army's Garand
55
Rifles
New all-American fashions
60
Fashion
Ducks and geese
70
Birds (Protection), Water birds
Five precious grams of radium are handled in Memorial hospital vault
75
Radium

Crusade must go on
30
Wendell Lewis Willkie; 1892-1944
Some winners
32
Congressmen, Governors
Republican party's future
34
Republican Party (U.S.)
Tacoma Narrows bridge crashes in Puget sound
38
Bridges (Accidents)
Deaf-blind children learn to see and hear through sense of touch
41
Blind (Education), Deaf (Education), NEW YORK institute for the blind
Arizona
81
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Life visits an English village
87
Villages (Great Britain), Churchill (England)
Great Saroyan
96
William Saroyan; 1908-1981
Italian bombers menace priceless art of ancient Athens and its Acropolis
106
Athens (Greece)
Growing owls
124
Birds (Photographs), Owls

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