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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

Risky egg hunt by Norwegians
8
Birds (Eggs), Rost Island (Norway)
Billion-dollar flash flood follows hurricane Diane
16
Floods
Sudden death and swift help
22
Helicopters in rescue work
Breath, and a fall in Rio de Janeiro
25
Fires (Photographs)
Portrait
25
Margaret (Princess, Countess of Snowdon); 1930-2002
Elegant furniture for a Grecian parlor
60
Duncan Phyfe (American cabinetmaker.); 1768-1854, Furniture, American
Patterns that caught the eye
62
Decoration and ornament
Lasting monuments to the imagination of Americans
64
Architecture, American, Philadelphia (Pa.) (Architecture)
Eli Whitney and the cotton kingdom
66
Eli Whitney; 1765-1825
Star-studded spoof
71
Television broadcasting (Drama)

John Marshall's living legacy
26
John Marshall; 1755-1835, United States Supreme Court
Moral mandate for all Americans
31
Korean War, 1950-1953 (Prisoners and prisons), Prisoners of war, United States (Armed Forces)
Irish fanatics fire old feud
39
Irish Republican Army
Swiss salute to fine wines
42
Festivals, Vevey (Switzerland)
Gaily the Japanese launch a ship
47
Ships (Launching)
Nuns take on tv in Boston
53
Nuns, Television broadcasting (Study and teaching)
Skin of our teeth
71
Thornton Wilder; 1897-1975, Theater reviews (Single works)
MacArthur's rendezvous with history
76
Korean War, 1950-1953
Special happy world for a grandson
99
Billy CONNER, Grandparents
Pete Kelly's blues
109
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Frogs from trees on a trapeze
115
Frogs
Checkup on channelers
121
Swimming

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