This issue of Look Magazine features Part 2 of The Death Of A President by William Manchester. This part is titled The Day JFK Died. In it, Mr. Manchester discloses the terrifying chaos that followed the shooting in Dallas.
Please check my other listings for Part 1 & Part 3 in this series. Sorry, I do not have Part 4.
This issue of Look Magazine features Part 3 of The Death Of A President by William Manchester. This part is titled Flight From Dallas. In it Mr. Manchester tells of the abrasive relationship between Kennedy and Johnson partisans during the hours aboard Air Force One.
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This issue of Life Magazine dated September 10, 1971 features the first 25 years of television. Interestingly enough, the cover asks "Are we happy with what we're watching." That question could still be asked today!
The other articles discussing television include: TV's Impact on Society; Do We Like What We Watch?; How a Network Boss Picks Shows; Notes in a Viewer's Album; Our First TV Star. ... Click for details
This is a nice issue of Life Magazine dated October 3, 1969. The feature stories are titled "The Grace Of Ballet" and "The Tumult Of Hendrix." Tumult according to Webster is defined as: with uproar and confusion of voices, commotion, violent agitation of mind or feelings - all of which could define Jimi Hendrix and his music.
Long before Ralph Nader was running for president as a Green Party candidate, he was fightin... Click for details
This issue of Life features Part 4 of A Thousand Days written by historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (Sorry, I do not have Parts 1, 2, or 3). Part 4: Life in the White House. How "White Housitis" affected J.F.K., his family and friends. Even though the parts leading up to this issue are missing, there are still many nice pictures of the President and his family with touching details into his life.
If you are a Baby-Boomer, then you were born some time near when this November 17, 1947, issue of Life Magazine was printed. This is an extra large issue - boasting 164 pages of nice vintage articles and advertisements.
For those who enjoy sports, you will enjoy several of the articles. In "the Place-Kicking Specialists," you'll see a photo of toeless Ben Agajanian of the Los Angeles Dons. Agajanian was paid a mere $... Click for details
This issue of Life Magazine dated November 14, 1969, will take you back to when the U.S. was at war in Vietnam. A key figure during this period was Green Beret Colonel Robert Rheault. In the article "The Fall of a Lost Soldier", covers his life through his duty in Vietnam.
"Big Lew Against the Big Men" tells about 7'2" tall Lew Alcindor, pro basketball player. The article includes some great pro basketball live shot... Click for details
Today we are awed and amazed by the latest pictures from Mars, however, in 1966, we had the same feeling about Surveyor"s pictures of the lunar surface - that of the moon! One such picture is on the cover of this Life Magazine dated July 1, 1966. More pictures are included.
Read about Indonesia"s bloody reign of vengeance against its communists in the article "Haunted Face of a Red Defeat."... Click for details
This issue of Life Magazine is dated December 27, 1968. It is a 2-in-1 issue dedicated to Picasso and his paintings. It has many great pictures of Picasso's paintings, as well as, pictures of Picasso in his personal life.
Pictures include the women in Picasso"s life, some dated back to 1906. In also include Picasso with his wife prior to 1953. Picasso was 65 years old - his wife, Francoise Gilot was in her 20's. De... Click for details
This is a nice vintage copy of Holiday Magazine dated March, 1958. There are many interesting articles and advertisements from that year!
My fellow Texans might enjoy the article by Robert Penn Warren titled "How Texas Won Her Freedom." It is the story of Sam Houston and his incredible rout of the Mexican Army in the Battle of San Jacinto.
This is a wonderful, vintage cartoon by Gilbert Bundy. His worked appeared in a number of magazines including The Saturday Evening Post and Esquire Magazine. He not only did cartoons, but also was the artists for many advertisements in the 1940's and 1950's.