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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Astronaut's story of the thrust into space
24
Space flight
Hero's welcome and week off
32
Alan B. Shepard (Jr.)
Two men go over the tarp and both come out unhurt
36
Tarpaulins
What's wrong with tv
38
Television program reviews
What's wrong with New York
38
New York (N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Peter, the great showman
81
Peter Ustinov (English actor and dramatist.)
Romanoff and Juliet
81
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Portrait painter and an actress
88
Rene Robert Bouche; 1905-1963, Tammy Grimes; 1934-., Portrait painting
Teen-age lab for musical shows
90
Lee BENJAMIN, College and school drama
Parachute like a pinwheel
106
Parachutes

His Lordship loses a seat
41
Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn STANSGATE; 2d viscount, Great Britain Parliament House of Commons
Cubans remember the Maine
44
Havana (Cuba) (Monuments, statues, etc)
Laotian king's funeral
51
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Laos
Finale of a music robbery
56
Criminal investigation, Fraud
Harpo leers, frowns and speaks
65
Harpo Marx; 1888-1964
Man in a pickle unthinkable, is not only safe but unsinkable
71
Boats and boating
Bunyan job for a banyan
76
Tree planting
No end of no-hit games
109
Chris TARANTO, Baseball
Eyes on the heartbeat
115
Heart beat, Medical supplies
Epitaph for the Albatross
121
Schooners, Shipwrecks
Mystery of the mixed-up twins
129
Infants (Identification), Twins
Ike's awkward alliance with the old guard
134
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Republican Party (U.S.), United States (Politics and government)
Bevy of bassets on bash
149
Basset hounds

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