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Contents

Birthday flexing of red biceps
35
Celebrations, Communism (Soviet Union)
Moment in history: President speaks as the citizens listen
40
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Harold Macmillan; 1894-1986, United States (Defenses)
Sputnik II and pioneer rider
42
Artificial satellites
Destination, outer space
44
Rocket engines (Fuel)
How to navigate around the moon and beyond
46
Space flight
Pack of college prexies in search of cash
108
Colleges and universities (Finance)
Lena lights up Jamaica
112
Lena Horne
Jamaica
112
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
Little-known hit man
116
Harold Arlen; 1905-1986
School of skylights
119
School buildings (Lighting), Skylights

Man who will guide U.S. military science
48
James Rhyne Killian; 1904-1988
Proposal for a giant step
53
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Harold Macmillan; 1894-1986, International security, United States (Economic relations, Foreign relations)
Flu report: not too bad yet, worse ahead
61
Influenza
Hefty pros get even heftier
68
Football, Football players
Rocky realms of Buddha
76
Cave temples, China (Antiquities)
U.S. gets a look at Brigitte
83
Brigitte Bardot
Babydoll the rodeo cowboys all love
93
Horses, Rodeos
Noted model designs late late wear
98
Lisa FONSSAGRIVES, Sleepwear
Devastation repaired
105
Tornadoes
Arguing the case for being panicky
125
Civilization, Guided missiles, Soviet Union (Foreign relations), United States (Defenses)
Seer of space
133
Wernher Von Braun; 1912-1977, Guided missiles
Plain talk from Von Braun
136
Research, Space flight
Flying fun and a family tea
138
Wernher Von Braun; 1912-1977, Von Braun family
Childrens records play better tune
143
Phonograph records (Children's music, Recording)
Luxury with leftovers
150
Cooking (Leftovers, Meat)
Modern prophet of Israel
154
David Ben-Gurion; 1886-1973, Jewish-Arab relations, Zionism, Israel (Politics and government)
On-stage party at the opera
177
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Caterpillar with 10/10 vision
180
Caterpillars

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