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.
I am sure the feature article in this issue of Esquire Magazine will raise eyebrows. The main title is, "The Use and Abuse of Billy Graham."
Over a picture of Graham and his associates praying after a session with President Truman is the statement, "After an unpromising White House meeting, Truman ordered that Graham not be admitted anywhere near his vicinity ever again."... Click for details
This is a very nice issue of Country Music Magazine from October 1980 featuring the Red-Headed Stranger, Willie Nelson, himself. The title page reads: Willie Nelson: Being A Movie Star Sure Beats Working. The article discusses Willie"s role in the movie Honeysuckle Rose.
The article about Rosanne Cash, "Don"t Label Rosanne Cash," discusses the influence her father, Johnny Cash, had on her and her music. It is a pe... Click for details
This is a nice copy of Country Music magazine with the feature article on Dolly Parton and her trip to Hollywood and back. It features pictures from her hilarious movie, 9 To 5.
There are feature articles about John Conlee of Rose-Colored Glasses fame and one of my favorite country singers, Gene Watson. The article titles "Presidents, Pickers and Politics" has some nice photos of past Presidents Nixon and Carter with ... Click for details
Tragically we lost the great Johnny Cash only a few weeks ago! The Man In Black helped define country music and this issue of Country Music was his day in the sunshine! Except for a few articles and the regular magazine features, this entire issue is all about Johnny Cash!
Instead of one rambling article, the magazine is divided into many articles about Johnny Cash, his family, career and more. Some of the article ti... Click for details